Kansas Statutes Annotated
Updated Through the 2013 Legislative Session
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STATE DEPARTMENTS; PUBLIC OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES
PAYROLL ACCOUNTING FOR STATE AGENCIES
Same; priority for payment of salary and wage payroll
75-5553. Same; priority for payment of salary and wage payroll obligations. (a) Except as otherwise provided by this section, among all obligations and other amounts that are payable from the state treasury in accordance with the provisions of appropriation acts, the department of administration and each other state agency shall give priority to payment of payroll obligations for salaries and wages for state officers and employees over payment of all other obligations and other amounts that are payable from the state treasury. After the payment of such payroll obligations for salaries and wages for state officers and employees, such other obligations and other amounts may be paid to the extent that resources are available therefor in the state treasury or shall be pended to be paid when sufficient resources are available. The secretary of administration shall implement and administer the provisions of this section. The priority of payment prescribed by this section shall be subject to all applicable requirements, limitations or restrictions under federal or state law, including, but not limited to, the federal American recovery and reinvestment act of 2009, and shall be subject to all applicable requirements, limitations or restrictions prescribed by contracts and other agreements authorized by law, including, but not limited to, debt service payments pursuant to contractual bond obligations, as determined by the secretary of administration, after conferring with the director of the budget.
(b) As used in this section, "salaries and wages" includes all amounts payable for direct and indirect compensation, benefits included in the annual summary of compensation under K.S.A. 75-5550, and amendments thereto, associated employer contributions and other associated payroll obligations and payments. History: L. 2009, ch. 138, § 2; May 28.
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