Session Law

Identifying Information:L. 2001 ch. 156
Other Identifying Information:2001 Senate Bill 294
Tax Type:Other
Brief Description:An Act concerning the Kansas chemical control act; relating to the chemical control fund; amending K.S.A. 2000 Supp. 65-7012 and repealing the existing section.
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CHAPTER 156

SENATE BILL No. 294


An Act concerning the Kansas chemical control act; relating to the chemical control fund;

amending K.S.A. 2000 Supp. 65-7012 and repealing the existing section.

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

Section 1. K.S.A. 2000 Supp. 65-7012 is hereby amended to read as

follows: 65-7012. (a) There is established a fund in the treasury entitled

the chemical control fund.

(b) Revenues from the following sources shall be deposited in the

state treasury and credited to the fund: (1) Moneys received by the sec-

retary in the form of grants, gifts, bequests, reimbursements, or appro-

priations from any source intended to be used for the purposes of the

fund;

(2) interest attributable to the investment of moneys in the fund; and

(3) moneys collected under K.S.A. 2000 Supp. 65-7010 and 65-7011

and amendments thereto.

(c) Moneys in the chemical control fund can only be expended di-

rectly or through contracts for the costs of: (1) Administration and en-

forcement of the provisions of this act;

(2) contracting for services needed to supplement the department's

staff in alleged illegal drug manufacturing site clean ups;

(3) consultation needed concerning alleged illegal drug manufactur-

ing site clean ups;

(4) activities to address immediate or emergency threats to human

health or the environment related to alleged illegal drug manufacturing

sites; and

(5) development of educational materials and programs for informing

the regulated community and the public about illegal drug manufacturing

issues.

(d) On or before the 10th of each month following the month in

which moneys are deposited into the chemical control fund, and there-

after on or before the 10th of each month, the director of accounts and

reports shall transfer from the state general fund to the chemical control

fund interest earnings based upon: (1) The average daily balance of mon-

eys in the chemical control fund for the preceding month; and

(2) the net earnings rate of the pooled money investment portfolio

for the preceding month.

(e) All expenditures from the fund shall be made in accordance with

appropriation acts upon warrants of the director of accounts and reports

issued pursuant to vouchers approved by the secretary for the purposes

set forth in this section.

(f) Moneys from the fund shall not supplant any other local, state or

federal funds.

(f) Moneys from the fund shall not supplant any other local, state or

federal funds unless the secretary finds that it is in the best interests of

the state to supplant such other funds and to make expenditures from the

fund in a more timely manner to investigate or clean up chemicals, chem-

ical-contaminated materials, soil or groundwater resulting from an alleged

illegal drug manufacturing site or an arrest made pursuant to the Kansas

chemical control act, to conduct any other clean up action necessary at

an alleged illegal drug manufacturing site, or to abate any imminent and

substantial danger to public health or safety or to the environment related

to a release from an illegal drug manufacturing site.

Sec. 2. K.S.A. 2000 Supp. 65-7012 is hereby repealed.

Sec. 3. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its

publication in the statute book.

Approved May 9, 2000.


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Date Composed: 09/25/2001 Date Modified: 09/25/2001