Session Law

Identifying Information:L. 2002 ch. 202
Other Identifying Information:2002 House Substitute for Senate Bill 152
Tax Type:Other
Brief Description:An Act concerning congressional districts; providing for the redistricting thereof; repealing K.S.A. 4-128, 4-133 and 4-135.
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CHAPTER 202

HOUSE Substitute for SENATE BILL No. 152


An Act concerning congressional districts; providing for the redistricting thereof; repealing

K.S.A. 4-128, 4-133 and 4-135.

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

Section 1. (a) As used in sections 1 through 7, and amendments

thereto, ``voting district,'' ``tract,'' ``block group'' or ``block'' means, re-

spectively, a voting district (VTD), tract, block group or block identified

on the official United States 2000 decennial census maps.

(b) Voting districts, tracts, block groups and blocks are referred to in

sections 1 through 7, and amendments thereto, by the alphanumeric code

by which they are identified on the official United States 2000 decennial

census maps and data lists.

(c) The boundaries of counties, voting districts, tracts, block groups

and blocks referred to in sections 1 through 7, and amendments thereto,

are those boundaries as they exist and are identified on the official United

States 2000 decennial census maps.

Sec. 2. (a) If a county, voting district, tract, block group or block is

not included within a congressional district established by this act, such

county, voting district, tract, block group or block shall be attached to the

congressional district to which it is contiguous and, if contiguous to more

than one congressional district, it shall be attached to the contiguous

congressional district which has the least total population.

(b) If a county, voting district, tract, block group or block is included

in two or more congressional districts established by this act, such county,

voting district, tract, block group or block shall be attached to and become

a part of the congressional district which has the least total population.

Sec. 3. The provisions of this act shall not affect the term of any

representative to congress elected to represent a district at the general

election of 2000 or the term of any successor elected to succeed such

representative for an unexpired term, and all such representatives shall

continue to serve the districts from which elected until the representatives

elected from the congressional districts established by this act commence

their terms of office in January, 2003.

Sec. 4. Congressional district 1 shall consist of all of Barber county;

and all of Barton county; and all of Chase county; and all of Cheyenne

county; and all of Clark county; and all of Clay county; and all of Cloud

county; and all of Comanche county; and all of Decatur county; and all

of Dickinson county; and all of Edwards county; and all of Ellis county;

and all of Ellsworth county; and all of Finney county; and all of Ford

county; and the following voting districts in Geary county: (000010),

(000030), (000040), (000050), (000060), (00007A), (00007B), (00007C),

(00007D), (000080), (000090), (000100), (000110), (00012A), (00012B),

(00012C), (00012D), (00013A), (00013B), (000140), (000150), (00016A),

(00016B), (00017A), (00017B), (00017C), (000180), (000190), (00020A),

(00020B), (00021A), (00021B), (00022A), (00022B), (000230), (000240),

(000250), (000270), (000280), (00029A), (00029B), (00029C), (00029D);

and all of Gove county; and all of Graham county; and all of Grant county;

and all of Gray county; and all of Greeley county; and the following voting

districts in Greenwood county: (000070), (000080), (000090), (000130),

(000150); and the following blocks in voting district (000160), tract

9956.00, block group 1, in Greenwood county: block 260, block 427, block

430, block 431, block 432, block 460, block 461, block 462, block 463,

block 465, block 466, block 467, block 468, block 470, block 471, block

472, block 473, block 519, block 520, block 521, block 602, block 603,

block 608, block 609, block 610, block 611, block 612; and all of Hamilton

county; and all of Haskell county; and all of Hodgeman county; and all of

Jewell county; and all of Kearny county; and all of Kiowa county; and all

of Lane county; and all of Lincoln county; and all of Logan county; and

all of Lyon county; and all of McPherson county; and all of Marion county;

and all of Marshall county; and all of Meade county; and all of Mitchell

county; and all of Morris county; and all of Morton county; and the fol-

lowing voting districts in Nemaha county: (000020), (000060), (000070),

(000130), (000150), (000190), (00020B), (00020C), (000210), (000220),

(00023A), (00023B), (000240), (000250), (000260), (000270), (000280),

(000290); and all of Ness county; and all of Norton county; and all of

Osborne county; and all of Ottawa county; and all of Pawnee county; and

all of Phillips county; and all of Pratt county; and all of Rawlins county;

and all of Reno county; and all of Republic county; and all of Rice county;

and all of Rooks county; and all of Rush county; and all of Russell county;

and all of Saline county; and all of Scott county; and all of Seward county;

and all of Sheridan county; and all of Sherman county; and all of Smith

county; and all of Stafford county; and all of Stanton county; and all of

Stevens county; and all of Thomas county; and all of Trego county; and

all of Wabaunsee county; and all of Wallace county; and all of Washington

county; and all of Wichita county.

Sec. 5. Congressional district 2 shall consist of all of Allen county;

and all of Anderson county; and all of Atchison county; and all of Bourbon

county; and all of Brown county; and all of Cherokee county; and all of

Coffey county; and all of Crawford county; and all of Doniphan county;

and the following voting districts in Douglas county: (000010), (000030),

(00006A), (00006B), (00006C), (00006D), (00010B), (00010C), (00012B),

(000170), (000180), (000200), (000210), (000220), (000230), (000240),

(000250), (000280), (000290), (000300), (00050A), (00050C), (00052A),

(00052B), (00053A), (00053B), (000540), (000560), (000570), (000580),

(000590), (00061A), (00061D), (000620), (000630), (000640), (00067B),

(000680); and all of Franklin county; and the following voting districts in

Geary county: (00002A), (00002B), (00002C), (00002D), (00002E),

(00002F), (00002G), (00002H), (00002I), (00002J), (00002K), (00002L),

(00002M), (00002N), (00002O), (00002P), (00002Q), (00002R),

(000260); and all of Jackson county; and all of Jefferson county; and all

of Labette county; and all of Leavenworth county; and all of Linn county;

and all of Miami county; and the following voting districts in Nemaha

county: (000010), (000030), (000040), (00005A), (00005B), (00005C),

(000080), (000090), (000100), (000110), (000120), (000140), (000160),

(000170), (000180), (00020A), (000300); and all of Neosho county; and

all of Osage county; and all of Pottawatomie county; and all of Riley

county; and all of Shawnee county; and all of Wilson county; and all of

Woodson county.

Sec. 6. Congressional district 3 shall consist of the following voting

districts in Douglas county: (000020), (000040), (000050), (00007A),

(00007B), (00007C), (000080), (000090), (00010A), (00010D), (000110),

(00012A), (000130), (000140), (000150), (000160), (000190), (000260),

(000270), (000310), (000320), (000330), (000340), (000350), (000360),

(000370), (000380), (000400), (000410), (000420), (000430), (00044A),

(00044B), (00044C), (00044D), (00044E), (000450), (000460), (000470),

(00048A), (00048B), (00048C), (00048D), (00049A), (00049B), (00050B),

(00050D), (000600), (00061B), (00061C), (000650), (000660), (00067A);

and all of Johnson county; and all of Wyandotte county.

Sec. 7. Congressional district 4 shall consist of all of Butler county;

and all of Chautauqua county; and all of Cowley county; and all of Elk

county; and the following voting districts in Greenwood county: (000010),

(000020), (000030), (000040), (000050), (000060), (000100), (000110),

(000120), (000140); and the following blocks in voting district (000160),

tract 9956.00, block group 1, in Greenwood county: block 256, block 257,

block 258, block 259, block 469, block 522, block 523, block 524, block

525, block 526, block 527, block 528, block 529, block 530, block 531,

block 532, block 533, block 534, block 535, block 536, block 537, block

538, block 539, block 540, block 541, block 542, block 543, block 544,

block 545, block 546, block 547, block 548, block 549, block 550, block

551, block 552, block 553, block 554, block 555, block 556, block 557,

block 558, block 559, block 560, block 561, block 562, block 563, block

564, block 565, block 566, block 567, block 568, block 569, block 570,

block 571, block 572, block 573, block 574, block 575, block 576, block

577, block 578, block 587, block 598, block 599, block 600, block 601,

block 604, block 605, block 606, block 607, block 616, block 977, block

981; and the following voting districts in Greenwood county: (000170),

(000180); and all of Harper county; and all of Harvey county; and all of

Kingman county; and all of Montgomery county; and all of Sedgwick

county; and all of Sumner county.

Sec. 8. K.S.A. 4-128, 4-133 and 4-135 are hereby repealed.

Sec. 9. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its

publication in the Kansas register.

Approved May 31, 2002.

Published in the Kansas Register June 6, 2002.


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Date Composed: 10/10/2002 Date Modified: 10/10/2002