Kansas Statutes Annotated
Updated Through the 2017 Legislative Session

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Statute Number:66-1,108b
Chapter Title:PUBLIC UTILITIES
Article Title:POWERS OF STATE CORPORATION COMMISSION
Tax Type:Vehicles
Brief Description:Same; powers of state corporation commission.
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66-1,108b. Same; powers of state corporation commission. The state corporation commission is given full power, authority and jurisdiction to supervise and control motor carriers, as defined in 49 C.F.R. § 390.5, as in effect on July 1, 2017, or any later version as established in rules and regulations adopted by the state corporation commission, doing business or procuring business in Kansas, and is empowered to do all things necessary and convenient for the exercise of such power, authority and jurisdiction. The commission shall have general supervision of all motor carriers operating in this state. The commission shall inquire into any neglect or violations of the laws pertaining to the regulation of motor carriers of this state by any motor carrier or any person retaining the transportation services of that motor carrier. From time to time, the commission shall carefully examine and inspect the condition of each motor carrier, its equipment, the manner of its conduct and its management with reference to the public safety and convenience. Nothing in this section shall be construed as relieving any motor carrier from responsibility or liability for damage to person or property.
History: L. 2004, ch. 152, § 3; L. 2017, ch. 18, § 6; July 1.



Date Composed: 11/27/2017 Date Modified: 11/27/2017

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