Kansas Statutes Annotated
Updated Through the 2019 Legislative Session
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INTOXICATING LIQUORS AND BEVERAGES
LICENSURE AND REGULATION OF SALE OF LIQUOR BY THE DRINK
Alcoholic Beverage Control
Issuance of licenses; term; assignability; refund of fees,
41-2629. Issuance of licenses; term; assignability; refund of fees, when. (a) A class B club, drinking establishment, public venue or caterer's license shall be issued for a term not to exceed two years commencing on the effective date as specified on the license, except as otherwise provided by law, unless sooner suspended or revoked as provided in this act.
(b) The director may, at the director's sole discretion and after examination of the circumstances, extend the license term of any license for not more than 30 days beyond such date the license would expire pursuant to this section. Any extension of the license term by the director pursuant to this section shall automatically extend the due date for payment by the licensee of any occupation or license tax levied by a city or township pursuant to K.S.A. 41-2622, and amendments thereto, by the same number of days the director has extended the license term.
(c) A class B club, drinking establishment, public venue or caterer's license shall be purely a personal privilege and shall not constitute property, nor shall it be subject to attachment, garnishment or execution, nor shall it be alienable or transferable, voluntarily or involuntarily, or subject to being encumbered or hypothecated. A class B club, drinking establishment, public venue or caterer's license shall not descend by the laws of testate or intestate devolution but shall cease or expire upon the death of the licensee subject to subsection (d).
(d) An executor, administrator or representative of the estate of any deceased holder of a class B club, drinking establishment, public venue or caterer's license, or the trustee of any insolvent or bankrupt class B club, drinking establishment, public venue or caterer's license may continue the licensee's business under order of the appropriate court and may exercise the privilege of the deceased, insolvent or bankrupt licensee after the death of such licensee or after such insolvency or bankruptcy until the expiration of such license, but in no case longer than one year after the death, insolvency or bankruptcy of such licensee.
(e) When the licensee pays the full amount of the license fee upon application and is prevented from operating under such license in accordance with the provisions of this act for the entire second year of the license term, a refund shall be made of one-half of the license fee paid by such licensee. The secretary shall adopt, in accordance with K.S.A. 41-210, and amendments thereto, rules and regulations providing for the authorization of refunds of one-half of the license fee paid when the licensee does not use such license for the entire second year of the license term as a result of the cancellation of the license upon the request of the licensee for voluntary reasons.
History: L. 1965, ch. 316, § 29; L. 1977, ch. 169, § 2; L. 1985, ch. 170, § 21; L. 1987, ch. 182, § 80; L. 2010, ch. 142, § 17; L. 2012, ch. 144, § 40; L. 2019, ch. 57, § 23; May 2.
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