Session Law

Identifying Information:L. 2003 ch. 145
Other Identifying Information:2003 Senate Bill 109
Tax Type:Other
Brief Description:An Act concerning certain municipalities; relating to the transfer of certain property ac- quired for cemetery purposes; amending K.S.A. 19-3101 and 19-3103 and repealing the existing sections; also repealing K.S.A. 19-3102.
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CHAPTER 145

SENATE BILL No. 109


An Act concerning certain municipalities; relating to the transfer of certain property ac-

quired for cemetery purposes; amending K.S.A. 19-3101 and 19-3103 and repealing the


existing sections; also repealing K.S.A. 19-3102.


Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Kansas:

Section 1. K.S.A. 19-3101 is hereby amended to read as follows: 19-

3101. (a) The governing body of any city of the third class having a pop-

ulation of not less than 1,500 nor more than 2,200 located in a county

having a population of not less than 3,000 nor more than 4,500 is hereby

authorized and empowered to may donate and convey to the county in

which such property is located any lands or property which it has acquired

for cemetery purposes or which is now being used as a cemetery by such

city. Such donation and conveyance shall be made by the passage of an

ordinance by the governing body of such city. The board of county com-

missioners of any such county may accept such donation and conveyance

by the adoption of a resolution by the board of county commissioners

providing for such acceptance.

(b) The township board of any township may donate and convey to

the county in which such property is located any lands or property which

the township has acquired for cemetery purposes or which is now being

used as a cemetery by such township. Such donation and conveyance shall

be made by the adoption of a resolution by the township board. The board

of county commissioners of any such county may accept such donation

and conveyance by the adoption of a resolution by the board of county

commissioners providing for such acceptance.

Sec. 2. K.S.A. 19-3103 is hereby amended to read as follows: 19-

3103. Upon acceptance of such property by the board of county commis-

sioners, all cemeteries and cemetery property donated and conveyed to

the county under the provisions of K.S.A. 19-3101 and 19-3102 upon the

acceptance of the same by the board of county commissioners, and

amendments thereto, shall become the property of the county and shall

be used for cemetery purposes. If at the time of the conveyance of any

such cemetery lands or property to the county, any city or township shall

have on hand any tax moneys which were levied for the purpose of paying

for the maintenance and care of the cemetery so donated and conveyed,

the governing body of such city or township shall pay the same into the

county treasury for the benefit of the county to be general fund and shall

be used for the same purposes as the tax levy authorized by K.S.A. 19-

3105, and amendments thereto.

Sec. 3. K.S.A. 19-3101, 19-3102 and 19-3103 are hereby repealed.

Sec. 4. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its

publication in the statute book.

Approved May 19, 2002.


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Date Composed: 10/29/2003 Date Modified: 10/29/2003