Terms Used In Kansas Statutes 75-6101

  • Tort: A civil wrong or breach of a duty to another person, as outlined by law. A very common tort is negligent operation of a motor vehicle that results in property damage and personal injury in an automobile accident.

(a) K.S.A. 75-6101 to 75-6115, inclusive, shall be known and may be cited as the Kansas tort claims act.

(b) The Kansas tort claims act shall be applicable to claims arising from acts or omissions occurring on and after the effective date of this act.

(c) Municipalities may not exempt themselves from the provisions of the Kansas tort claims act by charter ordinance, charter resolution or other action.