Session Law

Identifying Information:L. 2002 ch. 207
Other Identifying Information:2002 Senate Concurrent Resolution 1622
Tax Type:Other
Brief Description:A Concurrent Resolution urging the University of Kansas School of Law to establish an agriculture law teaching professorship and agriculture law clinic.
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CHAPTER 207

SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION No. 1622


A Concurrent Resolution urging the University of Kansas School of Law to establish

an agriculture law teaching professorship and agriculture law clinic.

WHEREAS, The State of Kansas is one of the greatest agricultural

producers in the entire world; and

WHEREAS, The agriculture industry and markets have become in-

creasingly competitive, sophisticated and complicated in recent years; and

WHEREAS, The State of Kansas must be aggressive in meeting the

demands of a rapidly developing competitive agriculture industry to main-

tain this state's premier status in agriculture; and

WHEREAS, Agriculture producers must have qualified professional

legal advice on contract terms, obligations and responsibilities to meet

the demands of the agriculture industry; and

WHEREAS, Agriculture producers must have qualified professional

legal advice to develop innovative ways to add value to their products,

secure premiums for increased performance and quality and develop

unique production or marketing alliances; and

WHEREAS, The number of qualified legal professionals with the

knowledge and expertise needed to meet these demands for agriculture

must be developed by this state: Now, therefore,

Be it resolved by the Senate of the State of Kansas, the House of Rep-

resentatives concurring therein: That we urge the University of Kansas

School of Law to establish an agriculture law teaching professorship to

attract and teach law students in this critically important area of law to

this state; and

Be it further resolved: That we urge the University of Kansas School

of Law to establish and maintain an agriculture law clinic to further de-

velop and foster expertise and experience in agriculture law which would

provide qualified law students and legal professionals to meet the legal

needs of agriculture producers in this state; and

Be it further resolved: That the Secretary of State be directed to send

an enrolled copy of this resolution to the Chancellor of the University of

Kansas and the Dean of the University of Kansas School of Law.

Adopted by the House March 26, 2002.

Adopted by the Senate

February 28, 2002.


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