Kansas Statutes Annotated
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Statute Number:75-6204
Chapter Title:STATE DEPARTMENTS; PUBLIC OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES
Article Title:SETOFF AGAINST DEBTORS OF THE STATE, MUNICIPALITIES AND CERTAIN
Tax Type:All
Brief Description:Authority to setoff against debtors; collection of assistance fee;
agreements with municipalities, lottery gaming facility managers, racetrack
gaming facility managers, facility owner licensees.
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75-6204.Authority to setoff against debtors; collection of assistance fee; agreements with municipalities, lottery gaming facility managers, racetrack gaming facility managers, facility owner licensees.(a) Subject to the limitations provided in this act, if a debtor fails to pay a debt or fails to pay to the state of Kansas or any state agency, foreign state agency, municipality or the federal department of the treasury an amount owed, the director may setoff such amount and a reasonable collection assistance fee determined in accordance with K.S.A.75-6210, and amendments thereto, against any money held for, or any money owed to, such debtor by the state, any state agency or lottery gaming facility manager, racetrack gaming facility manager or facility owner licensee.
(b) The director may enter into an agreement with a municipality for participation in the setoff program for the purpose of assisting in the collection of a debt. The director shall include in any such agreement a provision requiring the municipality to certify that the municipality has made at least three attempts to collect a debt prior to submitting such debt to setoff pursuant to this act.
(c) The director shall enter into an agreement with a lottery gaming facility manager, racetrack gaming facility manager or facility owner licensee for participation in the setoff program for the purpose of assisting in the collection of a debt. The director shall include in any such agreement a provision agreeing to defend, indemnify and hold harmless a lottery gaming facility manager, racetrack gaming facility manager or facility owner licensee with regard to all claims, demands, suits, actions, damages, judgments, costs, charges and expenses, including attorney fees, that may be brought or asserted against a lottery gaming facility manager, racetrack gaming facility manager or facility owner licensee and that arise from the performance of an agreement to facilitate the collection of debts by a lottery gaming facility manager, racetrack gaming facility manager or facility owner licensee.
(d) (1) Except as provided in subsection (c)(2), the director shall add the cost of collection and the debt for a total amount subject to setoff against a debtor.
(2) Any debts due and owing to an individual, the state of Kansas or an agency of another state that are being enforced by the Kansas department for children and families under part D of title IV of the federal social security act, 42 U.S.C. 651 et seq., as amended, shall not have the cost of collection added to the debt owed and subject to setoff. Such cost of collection shall be paid by the Kansas department for children and families.
History:L. 1981, ch. 342, 4; L. 1993, ch. 232, 5; L. 2011, ch. 76, 2; L. 2011, ch. 76, 2; L. 2015, ch. 53, 7; L. 2018, ch. 96, 5; May 24.



Date Composed: 12/31/2018 Date Modified: 12/31/2018

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