Kansas Statutes 72-64b02 - Notice of claim prior to filing suit
Kansas Statutes > Chapter 72 > Article 64b > § 72-64b02 - Notice of claim prior to filing suit
Current as of: 2009
(a) Before commencing an action pursuant to K.S.A. 2009 Supp. 72-64b03, and amendments thereto, a party alleging a violation of article 6 of the Kansas constitution shall file a written notice as provided in this section. The notice shall be filed with the chief clerk of the house of representatives and the secretary of the senate and shall contain the following: (1) The name and address of the party or parties and the name and address of the party's or parties' attorney, if any; (2) a concise statement of the factual basis of the alleged violation, including supporting documentation; and (3) a statement of the amount of monetary damages a specific relief that is being requested. In the filing of a notice of claim, substantial compliance with the provisions and requirements of this subsection shall constitute valid filing of a claim. The contents of such notice shall not be admissible in any subsequent action arising out of the claim. Once notice of the alleged violation is filed, no action shall be commenced until after the party has received a written response by the legislature or until after 120 days has passed following the filing of the notice of claim, whichever occurs first.
(b) Except as otherwise provided, before any alleged violation is presented to the legislature or before any alleged violation is acted upon by the legislature, the alleged violation shall be investigated by the legislative counsel.
History: L. 2005, ch. 2, § 24 (Special Session); July 28.
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