Session Law

Identifying Information:L. 2003 ch. 115
Other Identifying Information:2003 House Bill 2135
Tax Type:Other
Brief Description:An Act relating to roads and highways; concerning county roads; making certain designa- tions; amending K.S.A. 68-124 and 68-1029 and repealing the existing sections; also repealing K.S.A. 68-137, 68-138, 68-151b, 68-151c, 68-151d, 68-151e, 68-151k, 68-151l, 68-159, 68-160 and 68-166.
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CHAPTER 115

HOUSE BILL No. 2135


An Act relating to roads and highways; concerning county roads; making certain designa-

tions; amending K.S.A. 68-124 and 68-1029 and repealing the existing sections; also

repealing K.S.A. 68-137, 68-138, 68-151b, 68-151c, 68-151d, 68-151e, 68-151k, 68-151l,


68-159, 68-160 and 68-166.


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

Section 1. K.S.A. 68-124 is hereby amended to read as follows: 68-

124. Where under the laws of the state of Kansas, now in existence, or

that may hereafter be enacted, any road or highway that is not a county

road has been declared to be a public road or highway, it shall be the

duty of the township board of highway commissioners of the township in

which such road is located to repair, place and keep in condition for travel

such roads or highway. If such township board of highway commissioners

shall neglect, refuse or fail to comply with the provisions of this act, the

board of county commissioners of the county may repair and put in good

condition for travel such road or highway, and shall charge the expenses

therefor to the township in which such road is located.

New Sec. 2. From the junction of United States highway 36 with K-

99, south on K-99 highway to the junction of K-99 and interstate highway

70, is hereby designated as ``The Road to Oz.'' The secretary of trans-

portation shall place signs along the highway right-of-way at proper in-

tervals to indicate that the highway is ``The Road to Oz,'' except that such

signs shall not be placed until the secretary has received sufficient moneys

from gifts and donations to reimburse the secretary for the cost of placing

such signs. The secretary of transportation may accept and administer

gifts and donations to aid in obtaining and installing suitable signs.

Sec. 3. K.S.A. 68-1029 is hereby amended to read as follows: 68-

1029. (a) Except where designated by another name, the entire length of

United States highway 54 in the state of Kansas is hereby designated and

shall be called ``the Yellow Brick Road.'' as ``The Yellow Brick Road.'' The

secretary of transportation, with the advice of the travel, tourism and film

services division of the department of economic development, may des-

ignate short parts of highways which begin, end or cross United States

highway 54, as ``the Yellow Brick Road'' in conjunction with the tourism

program of the department of economic development shall place signs

along the highway right-of-way at proper intervals to indicate that the

highway is ``The Yellow Brick Road,'' except that any additional signs

shall not be placed until the secretary has received sufficient moneys from

gifts and donations to reimburse the secretary for the cost of placing such

signs. The secretary of transportation may accept and administer gifts and

donations to aid in obtaining suitable highway signs bearing the proper

approved inscription.

(b) The city of Liberal is hereby designated as ``The Land of Oz'' and

``The Home of Dorothy of the Wizard of Oz.''

Sec. 4. K.S.A. 68-124, 68-137, 68-138, 68-151b, 68-151c, 68-151d,

68-151e, 68-151k, 68-151l, 68-159, 68-160, 68-166 and 68-1029 are

hereby repealed.

Sec. 5. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its

publication in the statute book.

Approved April 21, 2002.


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