SENATE BILL No. 8
titlements; amending K.S.A. 2000 Supp. 72-6503 and repealing the existing section; also
repealing K.S.A. 2000 Supp. 72-6503a and 72-6505.
Section 1. K.S.A. 2000 Supp. 72-6503 is hereby amended to read as
follows: 72-6503. (a) In each fiscal year, commencing with fiscal year
2001, the university is entitled to an operating grant from the state general
fund in an amount to be determined by the state board. The state board
(1) Determine the average amount of moneys from the state general
fund expended per FTE lower division undergraduate student in the
preceding fiscal year at the regional state educational institutions;
(2) (A) in the 2001 fiscal year, compute 50% of the amount deter-
mined under (1); (B) in the 2002 fiscal year, compute 55% of the amount
determined under (1); (C) (B) in the 2003 fiscal year, compute 60% of
the amount determined under (1); (D) (C) in the 2004 fiscal year and in
each fiscal year thereafter, compute 65% of the amount determined un-
(3) multiply the amount computed under (2) by the number of FTE
students of the university. The product is the amount of the operating
grant the university is entitled to receive for the fiscal year.
(b) In each fiscal year, commencing with the 2003 fiscal year, the
university is eligible to receive a quality performance grant from the state
general fund. If the state board determines that the university has dem-
onstrated effectiveness in complying with its mission and goals statement
and has met or exceeded the core indicators of quality performance iden-
tified and approved for the university by the state board, the university
shall receive a quality performance grant in an amount which shall be
determined by the state board by computing 2% of the amount of the
operating grant the university received in the preceding fiscal year. The
computed amount is the amount of the quality performance grant the
university shall receive for the fiscal year.
(c) (1) For the purposes of this section, the FTE enrollment of the
university shall be based on: (A) Enrollment of students who are residents
of the state of Kansas; and (B) the greater of FTE enrollment in the
second or third fiscal year current fiscal year or FTE enrollment in the
preceding fiscal year preceding the fiscal year for which the appropriation
for the operating grant is made.
(2) As used in this section, the term regional state educational insti-
tutions means Emporia state university, Fort Hays state university and
Pittsburg state university and the term lower division undergraduate stu-
dent means a freshman or sophomore.
(d) Moneys received as state grants from the state general fund shall
not be expended for the purpose of expansion of graduate programs or
for the purpose of expansion of off-campus programs without the prior
approval of the state board.
Sec. 2. K.S.A. 2000 Supp. 72-6503, 72-6503a and 72-6505 are hereby
Sec. 3. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its
publication in the statute book.
Approved March 28, 2000.
Date Composed: 09/25/2001 Date Modified: 09/25/2001