Session Law

Identifying Information:L. 2003 ch. 056
Other Identifying Information:2003 House Bill 2120
Tax Type:Vehicles
Brief Description:An Act regulating traffic; concerning unattended motor vehicles; amending K.S.A. 8-1573 and repealing the existing section.
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CHAPTER 56

HOUSE BILL No. 2120


An Act regulating traffic; concerning unattended motor vehicles; amending K.S.A. 8-1573

and repealing the existing section.

Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Kansas:

Section 1. K.S.A. 8-1573 is hereby amended to read as follows: 8-

1573. (a) No person driving or in charge of a motor vehicle shall permit

it to stand unattended without first stopping the engine, locking the ig-

nition, removing the key from the ignition, effectively setting the brake

thereon and, when standing upon any grade, turning the front wheels to

the curb or side of the highway.

(b) For the purpose of this section, unattended shall not be construed

to mean a motor vehicle with an engine that has been activated by a

remote starter system, when the motor vehicle is locked and when the

ignition keys are not in the motor vehicle.

Sec. 2. K.S.A. 8-1573 is hereby repealed.

Sec. 3. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its

publication in the Kansas register.

Approved April 14, 2002.

Published in the Kansas Register April 24, 2002.


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Date Composed: 10/29/2003 Date Modified: 10/29/2003