Kansas Statutes Annotated
Updated Through the 2013 Legislative Session
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INTOXICATING LIQUORS AND BEVERAGES
LICENSURE AND REGULATION OF SALE OF LIQUOR BY THE DRINK
Alcoholic Beverage Control
Application for licensure, renewal, suspension or
revocation; notice to governing body of city or county; power of such governing
body to request suspension or revocation hearing; hearings.
41-2651. Application for licensure, renewal, suspension or revocation; notice to governing body of city or county; power of such governing body to request suspension or revocation hearing; hearings. (a) When application for licensure or renewal of licensure as a club or drinking establishment is received by the director, the director shall notify the governing body of the city or county where the premises to be licensed are located, if such governing body requests such notification.
(b) No such license or renewal shall be granted by the director until the expiration of at least 10 days from the time of filing the application for licensure or renewal with the director, during which period the governing body of any city or county notified pursuant to subsection (a) may request the director to hold a hearing on the granting or refusal to grant such license or renewal.
(c) At any time, the governing body of any city or county may request the director to hold a hearing on whether any license issued pursuant to this act should be revoked or suspended. The governing body shall provide the director reasonable cause to believe a hearing is necessary based upon factors included in rules and regulations by the secretary. The director may refuse the governing body's request absent such reasonable cause.
(d) Any hearing held pursuant to this section shall be conducted in accordance with the provisions of the Kansas administrative procedure act as provided in K.S.A. 41-2609, and amendments thereto.
(e) At any hearing held pursuant to this section the governing body of such city or county shall have the right to appear before the director and present testimony and evidence and make recommendations regarding the granting or refusal to grant such license or renewal, or whether such license should be revoked or suspended. In determining whether to grant or to refuse to grant such license or renewal, or to revoke or suspend such license, the director shall take into consideration the testimony and evidence and recommendations of the governing body of such city or county. The director may refuse to grant such license or renewal, or may revoke or suspend such license based on the evidence gathered at such hearing, in the interest of protecting the public welfare, and in accordance with rules and regulations adopted by the secretary.
(f) This section shall be part of and supplemental to the club and drinking establishment act. History: L. 1991, ch. 142, § 2; L. 2009, ch. 114, § 11; July 1.
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