Session Law

Identifying Information:L. 2002 ch. 147
Other Identifying Information:2002 Substitute for Senate Bill 508
Tax Type:Other
Brief Description:An Act concerning the emergency medical services board; relating to financial support therefor; amending K.S.A. 75-1508 and K.S.A. 2001 Supp. 75-1514 and repealing the existing sections.
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CHAPTER 147

Substitute for SENATE BILL No. 508


An Act concerning the emergency medical services board; relating to financial support

therefor; amending K.S.A. 75-1508 and K.S.A. 2001 Supp. 75-1514 and repealing the


existing sections.


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

New Section 1. (a) The emergency medical services board shall re-

mit all moneys received by or for the board from fees, charges or penalties

to the state treasurer in accordance with the provisions of K.S.A. 75-4215,

and amendments thereto. Upon receipt of each such remittance, the state

treasurer shall deposit the entire amount in the state treasury to the credit

of the emergency medical services operating fund. All expenditures from

the emergency medical services operating fund shall be made in accord-

ance with appropriation acts upon warrants of the director of accounts

and reports issued pursuant to vouchers approved by the administrator

of the board or by a person or persons designated by the administrator.

(b) The provisions of this section shall expire on June 30, 2004.

Sec. 2. K.S.A. 75-1508 is hereby amended to read as follows: 75-

1508. (a) For the purpose of maintaining the department of the state

fire marshal and the payment of the expenses incident thereto, each fire

insurance company doing business in this state shall pay to the commis-

sioner of insurance, on or before March 15 each year, beginning with the

year 1984, and each year thereafter, in addition to the taxes, fees and

charges now required by law to be paid by it, such levy as may be made

by the state fire marshal. The levy shall not be more than 1.25% 1.0%

for calendar years 2003 and 2004, and 1.25% for calendar year 2005 and

ensuing years, of a sum equal to the gross cash receipts as premiums of

such company on all fire business transacted by it in the state of Kansas

during the year next preceding, as shown by its annual statement under

oath to the state insurance department.

(b) For the purposes of maintaining the emergency medical services

board and the payment of the expenses incident thereto, each fire insur-

ance company doing business in this state shall pay to the commissioner

of insurance, on or before March 15 each year, beginning with the year

2003, and each year thereafter, in addition to the taxes, fees and charges

now required by law to be paid by it, such levy as may be made by the

emergency medical services board. The levy shall not be more than .25%

of a sum equal to the gross cash receipts as premiums of such company

on all fire business transacted by it in the state of Kansas during the year

next preceding, as shown by its annual statement under oath to the state

insurance department. The provisions of this subsection (b) shall expire

on December 31, 2004.

Sec. 3. K.S.A. 2001 Supp. 75-1514 is hereby amended to read as

follows: 75-1514. (a) The commissioner of insurance shall remit all mon-

eys received by the commissioner under subsection (a) of K.S.A. 75-1508,

and amendments thereto, to the state treasurer in accordance with the

provisions of K.S.A. 75-4215, and amendments thereto. Upon receipt of

each such remittance, the state treasurer shall deposit the entire amount

in the state treasury. The state treasurer shall credit 20% of each such

deposit to the state general fund and shall credit the remainder of each

such deposit to the credit of the fire marshal fee fund for the fiscal years

ending June 30, 2003, and June 30, 2004, and the state treasurer shall

credit 20% of each such deposit to the state general fund and shall credit

the remainder of each such deposit to the fire marshal fee fund for the

fiscal year ending June 30, 2005, and ensuing fiscal years.

(b) There is hereby created the fire marshal fee fund in the state

treasury. All expenditures from the fire marshal fee fund shall be made

in accordance with appropriations acts upon warrants of the director of

accounts and reports issued pursuant to vouchers approved by the state

fire marshal or a person or persons designated by the state fire marshal.

(c) The commissioner of insurance shall remit all moneys received by

the commissioner under subsection (b) K.S.A. 75-1508, and amendments

thereto, to the state treasurer in accordance with the provisions of K.S.A.

75-4215, and amendments thereto. Upon receipt of each such remittance,

the state treasurer shall deposit the entire amount in the state treasury to

the credit of the emergency medical services board operating fund.

Sec. 4. K.S.A. 75-1508 and K.S.A. 2001 Supp. 75-1514 are hereby

repealed.

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

publication in the Kansas register.

Approved May 17, 2002.

Published in the Kansas Register May 23, 2002.


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