HOUSE BILL No. 2680
concerning cash bonds; changing the name of Toronto state park to Cross Timbers state
park at Toronto Lake; amending K.S.A. 32-837 and 32-1050 and repealing the existing
Section 1. K.S.A. 32-1050 is hereby amended to read as follows: 32-
1050. (a) Whenever any person is issued a citation by a conservation
officer or deputy conservation officer of the wildlife and parks conser-
vation service or by any law enforcement officer for any of the violations
described in subsection (b), the officer may require such person to give
bond in the amount specified in subsection (b) for the offense for which
the person was charged, which bond shall be subject to forfeiture if the
person does not appear at the court at the time specified in the written
citation. The bond shall be a cash bond and shall be payable using cash
or legal tender identified as travelers checks, certified checks, cashiers
checks, personal checks and postal money orders. The cash bond shall be
taken in the following manner: The officer shall furnish the person
charged with a stamped envelope addressed to the judge or clerk of the
court named in the written citation and the person shall place in such
envelope the amount of the bond, and in the presence of the officer shall
deposit the same in the United States mail. After having complied with
these requirements, the person charged need not sign the citation, but
the officer shall note the amount of the bond mailed on the citation and
shall give a copy of such citation to the person.
(b) The offenses for which a cash bond may be required as provided
in subsection (a) and the amounts thereof shall be as follows, subject to
increase at the discretion of the court:
and regulations adopted thereunder for which a cash bond is not specified
in subsection (b), the court may establish a cash bond amount.
(d) There shall be added to the amount of cash bond required pur-
suant to subsections (b) and (c) the amount of the fish and game docket
fee as prescribed by K.S.A. 28-172a, and amendments thereto for crimes
defined in chapter 32 of the Kansas Statutes Annotated, and amendments
(e) In the event of forfeiture of any of the bonds set forth in this
section, the amount added by (d) to the amount of the cash bond shall
be regarded as a docket fee.
New Sec. 2. The name of Toronto state park in Woodson county is
hereby changed to Cross Timbers state park at Toronto Lake.
Sec. 3. K.S.A. 32-837 is hereby amended to read as follows: 32-837.
(a) The following parks have been designated as a part of the state park
system: (1) Kanopolis-Mushroom Rock state park in Ellsworth county;
(2) Cross Timbers state park at Toronto state park Lake in Woodson
county; (3) Fall River state park in Greenwood county; (4) Cedar Bluff
state park in Trego county; (5) Tuttle Creek state park in Pottawatomie
and Riley counties; (6) Pomona state park in Osage county; (7) Cheney
state park in Kingman and Reno counties; (8) Lake Crawford state park
in Crawford county; (9) Lovewell state park in Jewell county; (10) Lake
Meade state park in Meade county; (11) Prairie Dog state park in Norton
county; (12) Webster state park in Rooks county; (13) Wilson state park
in Russell county; (14) Milford state park in Geary county; (15) Lake Scott
state park in Scott county; (16) Elk City state park in Montgomery county;
(17) Perry state park in Jefferson county; (18) Glen Elder state park in
Mitchell county; (19) El Dorado state park in Butler county; (20) Eisen-
hower state park in Osage county; (21) Clinton state park in Douglas and
Shawnee counties; (22) Sand Hills state park in Reno county; and (23)
Hillsdale state park in Miami county.
(b) No state park named in subsection (a) shall be removed from the
state park system without legislative approval.
Sec. 4. K.S.A. 32-837 and 32-1050 are hereby repealed.
Sec. 5. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its
publication in the Kansas register.
Approved April 15, 2002.
Published in the Kansas Register April 25, 2002.
Date Composed: 10/10/2002 Date Modified: 10/10/2002