Kansas Statutes Annotated
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Statute Number:8-404
Chapter Title:AUTOMOBILES AND OTHER VEHICLES
Article Title:PROCESS AGAINST NONRESIDENTS
Tax Type:Vehicles
Brief Description:Consent to personal service of process by acceptance of
operator's or chauffeur's license by resident of state; additional method for
serving process.
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8-404. Consent to personal service of process by acceptance of operator's or chauffeur's license by resident of state; additional method for serving process. The acceptance or retention by a resident of this state of an operator's or chauffeur's license issued pursuant to the operators' and chauffeurs' license act of this state, shall constitute the consent of the person that personal service of process may be made upon the person at any place where he or she may be found and whether or not the person is then a resident of this state, with the same force and effect as if served within this state, in any action or proceeding brought in the courts of this state against such person arising in this state out of his or her driving a motor vehicle upon a highway in this state. This section provides, and shall be construed as providing for an additional method for the serving of process in those cases to which it is applicable; and it shall not be construed as repealing or superseding any other existing law relating to the serving of process.
History: L. 1961, ch. 54, 4; July 1.


Date Composed: 04/04/2011 Date Modified: 04/04/2011

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