Session Law

Identifying Information:L. 2003 ch. 062
Other Identifying Information:2003 Senate Bill 63
Tax Type:Other
Brief Description:An Act concerning state boards and commissions, renaming the law enforcement telecom- munications committee; amending K.S.A. 74-5701, 74-5702, 74-5703, 74-5704 and 74- 5706 and repealing the existing sections.
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CHAPTER 62

SENATE BILL No. 63


An Act concerning state boards and commissions, renaming the law enforcement telecom-

munications committee; amending K.S.A. 74-5701, 74-5702, 74-5703, 74-5704 and 74-


5706 and repealing the existing sections.


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

Section 1. K.S.A. 74-5701 is hereby amended to read as follows: 74-

5701. There is hereby established the Kansas law enforcement telecom-

munications criminal justice information system committee, referred to

in this act as the committee, to be composed of the following persons or

their designated representative: (1) The secretary of administration, who

shall serve as chairperson; (2) the director of the Kansas bureau of inves-

tigation; (3) the superintendent of the Kansas highway patrol; (4) a sheriff

as designated by the Kansas sheriff's association; and (5) a chief of police

as designated by the Kansas chiefs of police association association of

chiefs of police; (6) the secretary of the Kansas department of corrections;

(7) the commissioner of the Kansas juvenile justice authority; (8) the ju-

dicial administrator of the office of judicial administration; (9) a prose-

cutor as designated by the Kansas county and district attorneys associa-

tion; (10) a court administrator or clerk as designated by the Kansas

association of district court clerks and administrators; and (11) an ad-

ministrator or director of a public 9-1-1 communications center as des-

ignated by the Kansas 9-1-1 providers association. The committee shall

meet, on call of the chairperson, as often as is necessary to carry out the

provisions of this act. Members of the law enforcement telecommunica-

tions criminal justice information system committee attending meetings

of such committee, or attending a subcommittee meeting thereof au-

thorized by such committee, shall be paid subsistence allowances, mileage

and other expenses as provided in K.S.A. 75-3223, and amendments

thereto.

Sec. 2. K.S.A. 74-5702 is hereby amended to read as follows: 74-

5702. The committee shall establish, maintain and upgrade the law en-

forcement telecommunications network criminal justice information sys-

tem, by adoption and enforcement of a minimum standard of

computerized data base information exchange, to interconnect each

county of the state into a unified electronic telecommunications infor-

mation system, with at least one designated outlet or terminal in each

county. Such minimum standard of computerized data base information

shall be established by the committee by rule and regulation and may be

changed as technology and system management may require. The com-

mittee shall approve substantive changes made by any state agency or

other agency to a data base, telecommunications format, programming

or other facilities accessed by, providing or using service of, the law en-

forcement telecommunications network criminal justice information sys-

tem before the changes may be implemented. The committee shall report

regularly to the criminal justice coordinating council, established by

K.S.A. 74-9501, and amendments thereto. The committee shall inform the

council and request its comments regarding proposed rules and regula-

tions, policies and standards proposed by the committee and proposed

projects which would expand or modify the criminal justice information

system or its services.

The committee is authorized to enter into agreements to lease or pur-

chase such facilities and equipment as may be necessary to establish,

operate and maintain such electronic telecommunications network infor-

mation system. The committee may designate a specific state agency or

group of agencies to provide a specific service or group of services to the

network system. The cost of establishing, maintaining and upgrading such

network system, except as otherwise provided in this act, shall be paid for

from funds appropriated or made available for such purpose by the leg-

islature. The committee is hereby authorized and directed to accept and

use any available federal funds for the establishment, upgrading and op-

eration of the telecommunications network information system. The

chairperson may appoint subcommittees to assist the committee in its

operation.

Sec. 3. K.S.A. 74-5703 is hereby amended to read as follows: 74-

5703. The board of county commissioners of each county shall establish,

maintain and equip at least one outlet or terminal within the county as

part of the statewide telecommunications network information system

created under this act. Upon application to and written approval of the

committee, additional outlets or terminals may be established within a

county by the board of county commissioners of such county or by the

governing body of any city within such county. Except as otherwise pro-

vided in this act, the cost of establishing and upgrading any such outlet

or terminal, including the cost of equipment and the cost of connecting

it to the statewide network system, shall be paid for by the political sub-

division so establishing such outlet or terminal from its general fund. The

board of county commissioners of each county and the governing body

of any city establishing or upgrading an outlet or terminal under this act

are hereby authorized and directed to accept and use any available federal

funds for the operation of the telecommunications network information

system.

Sec. 4. K.S.A. 74-5704 is hereby amended to read as follows: 74-

5704. The committee shall adopt and enforce such rules and regulations

as are necessary for the establishment, upgrading and operation of the

statewide telecommunications network information system.

Sec. 5. K.S.A. 74-5706 is hereby amended to read as follows: 74-

5706. The committee may provide for additional outlets or terminals in

any county and for upgrading any outlet or terminal in a county in which

there is more than one outlet or terminal. The cost of providing any

additional outlet or terminal required under authority of this section and

the cost of upgrading any outlet or terminal required under authority of

this section shall be paid in accordance with this section as determined

by the committee. The committee may determine that the board of

county commissioners or the governing body of the city in which any such

outlet or terminal is located or to be located shall pay the entire cost

thereof, or that the state and such county or city shall share such cost, or

that the state shall pay such entire cost. In making such determination

the committee is directed to provide that the state shall pay all or part of

any costs incurred under this section if the committee is of the opinion

that such costs are necessary to maintain or improve the effectiveness of

the statewide telecommunications network information system as a

whole.

Sec. 6. K.S.A. 74-5701, 74-5702, 74-5703, 74-5704 and 74-5706 are

hereby repealed.

Sec. 7. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its

publication in the statute book.

Approved April 14, 2002.


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