Kansas Statutes Annotated
Updated Through the 2013 Legislative Session

Statute Number:65-34,149
Tax Type:Dry Cleaning Environmental Surcharge; Dry Cleaning Solvent Fee
Brief Description:Liability limitations.


65-34,149. Liability limitations. (a) The state of Kansas, the fund, the secretary or the department or agents or employees thereof, shall not be liable for loss of business, damages or taking of property associated with any corrective action taken pursuant to this act.
(b) Nothing in this act shall establish or create any liability or responsibility on the part of the secretary, the department or the state of Kansas, or agents or employees thereof, to pay any corrective action costs from any source other than the fund or to take corrective action if the moneys in the fund are insufficient to do so.
(c) To the extent that an owner or other person is eligible, under the provisions of this act, to have corrective action costs paid by the fund, no administrative or judicial claim may be made under state law against any such owner or other person by or on behalf of a state or local government or by any person to compel corrective action or seek recovery of the costs of corrective action which result from the release of drycleaning solvents from a drycleaning facility.
(d) Moneys in the fund shall not be used for compensating third parties for bodily injury or property damage caused by a release from a drycleaning facility, other than property damage included in the corrective action plan approved by the secretary.
History: L. 1995, ch. 162, 8; July 1.

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