Session Law

Identifying Information:L. 2002 ch. 076
Other Identifying Information:2002 Substitute for Senate Bill 116*
Tax Type:Other
Brief Description:An Act concerning civil actions; relating to authority to bring certain actions;firearms manufacturers and dealers.
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CHAPTER 76

Substitute for SENATE BILL No. 116*

An Act concerning civil actions; relating to authority to bring certain actions;

firearms manufacturers and dealers.


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

Section 1. (a) The authority to bring civil suit and right to recover

against any firearms or ammunition manufacturer or federally licensed

firearms or ammunition dealer, by or on behalf of the state or any political

subdivision of the state, for damages, abatement of nuisance or injunctive

relief arising from or relating to the lawful design, manufacture, market-

ing or sale of firearms or ammunition to the public shall be reserved

exclusively to the state.

(b) Nothing in this act shall prohibit a political subdivision from bring-

ing an action against a firearms or ammunition manufacturer or federally

licensed firearms or ammunition dealer for breach of contract, for breach

of implied or express warranty or for damages caused to the employees

or agents of such political subdivision by defects in firearms or ammu-

nition purchased or used by such political subdivision.

(c) The provisions of this act shall apply to any action brought on or

after January 24, 2001.

] Sec. 2. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its

publication in the statute book.

Approved April 18, 2002.


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