HOUSE BILL No. 2896*
An Act concerning the Kansas sports hall of fame; relating to funding therefor.
Section. 1. (a) Notwithstanding the provisions of K.S.A. 74-5074, and
amendments thereto, on July 1, 2002, or as soon thereafter as moneys
are available, the secretary of commerce and housing is authorized and
directed to loan to the director of the Kansas sports hall of fame $100,000
from the Kansas export loan guarantee fund. The director of the Kansas
sports hall of fame is authorized and directed to use any moneys in the
Kansas sports hall of fame surcharge fund to provide for the ongoing
expenses of the Kansas sports hall of fame. Such loan shall not bear in-
terest. Such loan shall not be deemed to be an indebtedness or debt of
the state of Kansas within the meaning of section 6 of article 11 of the
constitution of the state of Kansas.
(b) Upon certification by the secretary of commerce and housing and
by the director of the Kansas sports hall of fame, the director of accounts
and reports shall transfer such amount from the Kansas export loan guar-
antee fund to the Kansas sports hall of fame surcharge fund.
(c) The loan authorized pursuant to subsection (a) shall be repaid in
one payment payable on or before June 30, 2003, of $50,000, and one
payment payable on or before June 30, 2004 of $50,000.
(d) The state of Kansas sports hall of fame board of trustees, in con-
sultation with postsecondary educational institutions and the accredited
independent institutions, shall develop and implement a voluntary plan
to have such institutions participate in the raising of funds for the Kansas
sports hall of fame.
(e) Quarterly, during fiscal year 2003 and 2004, the state of Kansas
sports hall of fame board of trustees shall submit a report to the chair-
person of the legislative budget committee concerning the progress and
provisions of this act when the legislature is not in session and the chair-
person of the committee on appropriations of the house of representatives
and the chairperson of the committee on ways and means of the senate
when the legislature is in session.
(f) ``Postsecondary educational institution'' means Kansas state uni-
versity, the university of Kansas, Wichita state university, Emporia state
university, Fort Hays state university, Pittsburg state university, Wash-
burn university and any community college.
Sec. 2. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its
publication in the Kansas register.
Approved May 30, 2002.
Published in the Kansas Register June 6, 2002.
Date Composed: 10/10/2002 Date Modified: 10/10/2002