§ 8-1501 Application of sections in article 15
§ 8-1503 Required obedience to lawful order of police officer or fireman; misdemeanor
§ 8-1504 Rights and duties of person riding animal or driving animal-drawn vehicle
§ 8-1505 Application of traffic laws to highway construction or maintenance operations
§ 8-1506 Authorized emergency vehicles; rights, duties and liability of drivers thereof
§ 8-1507 Official traffic-control devices; required obedience; placement; presumptions
§ 8-1508 Traffic-control signal legend
§ 8-1509 Pedestrian control signals
§ 8-1510 Flashing traffic signals
§ 8-1511 Lane-direction-control signals
§ 8-1512 Placement, maintenance or display of unauthorized signs, signals, markings or devices
§ 8-1513 Interference with official traffic-control devices or railroad signs or signals; misdemeanor
§ 8-1514 Driving on right side of roadway required; exceptions
§ 8-1515 Overtaking and passing; vehicles proceeding in opposite directions
§ 8-1516 Same; vehicles and bicycles proceeding in same direction
§ 8-1517 Same; when passing on the right permitted; transit bus authorized on right shoulder
§ 8-1518 Same; limitations on passing on the left
§ 8-1519 Driving on left side of roadway prohibited; exceptions
§ 8-1520 No-passing zones; designation by secretary of transportation or local authorities; duties of drivers
§ 8-1520a Unlawful passing of stopped emergency vehicle or authorized vehicle engaged in highway construction
§ 8-1521 One-way highways, roadways or traffic lanes; designation by secretary of transportation or local authorities; duties of drivers; rotary traffic islands
§ 8-1522 Driving on roadways laned for traffic; driving in right lane required; exceptions
§ 8-1523 Following another vehicle too closely
§ 8-1524 Driving limitations on divided highways and controlled-access highways; certain turns prohibited; parking prohibited, when
§ 8-1525 Regulation and restrictions on use of controlled-access highways and facilities; misdemeanor
§ 8-1526 Right-of-way; approaching or entering intersection
§ 8-1527 Same; turning left
§ 8-1528 Stop signs and yield signs; duties of drivers
§ 8-1529 Vehicle entering or crossing roadway
§ 8-1530 Duty of driver upon approach of authorized emergency vehicle
§ 8-1531 Highway construction or maintenance operations; duty of driver
§ 8-1531a Road construction zone, failing to comply with traffic regulations in
§ 8-1532 Pedestrians; obedience to official traffic-control devices required
§ 8-1533 Same; right-of-way at crosswalks; interference with vehicular traffic; duties of drivers
§ 8-1534 Same; crossing roadway at location other than crosswalk
§ 8-1535 Same; drivers to exercise due care
§ 8-1536 Same; movement in crosswalk
§ 8-1537 Same; use of roadways
§ 8-1538 Soliciting rides, business or contributions; exception
§ 8-1539 Driving through safety zone prohibited
§ 8-1540 Pedestrians’ right-of-way on sidewalks
§ 8-1541 Pedestrians must yield right-of-way to authorized emergency vehicle
§ 8-1542 Blind pedestrian’s right-of-way
§ 8-1543 Pedestrians under influence of alcohol or drugs; misdemeanor
§ 8-1544 Obedience of pedestrian to bridge and railroad signals required
§ 8-1545 Required position and method of turning vehicles
§ 8-1546 Limitations on “U” turns
§ 8-1547 Starting parked vehicle
§ 8-1548 Turning movements and required signals
§ 8-1549 Methods of giving notice of intention to turn
§ 8-1550 Same; hand and arm signals
§ 8-1551 Obedience to signal indicating approach of train or other on-track equipment
§ 8-1552 Designation of dangerous railroad grade crossings; vehicles required to stop, when
§ 8-1553 Certain vehicles required to stop at railroad grade crossings; exceptions
§ 8-1554 Moving heavy equipment at railroad grade crossings; notice to railroad’s station agent
§ 8-1555 Vehicle emerging from alley, building, private road or driveway
§ 8-1556 Overtaking and passing school bus; actuation of visual signals by driver of bus, when; required school bus markings
§ 8-1556a Passing church and day care program buses; use of signals
§ 8-1557 Basic rule governing speed of vehicles
§ 8-1558 Maximum speed limits
§ 8-1559 Alteration of maximum speed limits; establishing speed limits in road construction zones; powers of secretary of transportation
§ 8-1560 Alteration of maximum speed limits; powers of local authorities, limitations and restrictions; establishing speed limits in road construction zones
§ 8-1560a Wabaunsee county improvement district speed limits; how fixed; local authority status
§ 8-1560b Maximum and minimum speed limits fixed by Kansas turnpike authority
§ 8-1560c Certain violations of maximum speed limits not construed as moving traffic violations
§ 8-1560d Certain violations of maximum speed limits not public record; not to be considered for liability insurance
§ 8-1560e Rural school zone speed limits
§ 8-1561 Minimum speed regulation
§ 8-1562 Special speed limitation on motor-driven cycles
§ 8-1563 Special speed limitations applicable to certain vehicles and portions of highways; powers of secretary and local authorities; violations, evidence of safe speed
§ 8-1564 Violations of speed limits; requirements for complaint, summons and notice to appear; effect of maximum speed limits in civil action
§ 8-1565 Racing on highways; misdemeanor
§ 8-1566 Reckless driving, penalties
§ 8-1567 Driving under the influence; penalties
§ 8-1567a Driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs by any person less than 21 years of age; blood alcohol concentration; penalties
§ 8-1568 Fleeing or attempting to elude a police officer; penalties
§ 8-1569 Stopping, standing or parking outside of business or residence district
§ 8-1570 Authority of police officer to remove vehicle in violation of 8-1569 from highway
§ 8-1571 Stopping, standing or parking prohibited in specified places
§ 8-1572 Additional parking regulations; powers of secretary and local authorities
§ 8-1573 Unattended motor vehicle
§ 8-1574 Limitations on backing vehicle
§ 8-1575 Driving upon sidewalk
§ 8-1576 Driving vehicle prohibited when driver’s view or driving mechanism obstructed
§ 8-1577 Opening and closing vehicle doors
§ 8-1578 Riding in house trailer or mobile or manufactured home prohibited
§ 8-1578a Riding on vehicle prohibited, when; exceptions
§ 8-1579 Driving in defiles or canyons or on steep grades
§ 8-1580 Coasting prohibited
§ 8-1581 Following fire apparatus prohibited
§ 8-1582 Driving over fire hose prohibited
§ 8-1583 Putting glass, etc., on highway prohibited
§ 8-1584 Restrictions on driving into intersection or crosswalk or onto railroad grade crossing
§ 8-1585 Limitations on operation of snowmobile
§ 8-1586 Unlawful acts; application of regulations
§ 8-1587 Traffic laws apply to persons riding bicycles
§ 8-1588 Riding on bicycles
§ 8-1589 Same; clinging to other vehicles prohibited
§ 8-1590 Riding on bicycles or mopeds; riding on roadways and bicycle paths
§ 8-1591 Same; carrying articles
§ 8-1592 Lamps, brakes and other equipment on bicycles
§ 8-1592a Application of 8-1586 to 8-1592 to motorized bicycles
§ 8-1592b Electric-assisted bicycles; traffic law application; no registration or driver’s license required
§ 8-1593 Rights and duties of persons riding motorcycles
§ 8-1594 Operation of motorcycles
§ 8-1595 Same; roadways laned for traffic
§ 8-1596 Same; clinging to other vehicles prohibited
§ 8-1597 Same; equipment on motorcycles for passengers
§ 8-1598 Operation of motorcycles; equipment required for operators and riders
§ 8-1599 Transportation of liquor in opened containers unlawful; exceptions; penalty; report of prior convictions; city or county not prohibited from enacting comparable ordinance or resolution, requirements
§ 8-15,100 Operation of all-terrain vehicles; where; when; exceptions
§ 8-15,101 Unlawful operation of low-speed vehicle
§ 8-15,102 Littering
§ 8-15,103 Failure to obey school crossing guard
§ 8-15,104 School crossing guards; appointment; training; limitations
§ 8-15,106 Operation of micro utility trucks; where; when
§ 8-15,107 Removal of vehicles obstructing traffic; requirements
§ 8-15,108 Operation of golf cart; where; when
§ 8-15,109 Operation of work-site utility vehicle; where; when; exceptions
§ 8-15,110 Covering license plate with plastic-like material
§ 8-15,111 Text messaging, prohibited; exceptions
§ 8-15,112 Unlawful passing of a waste collection vehicle
§ 8-15,113 Operation of electric-assisted scooter; where; exceptions

Terms Used In Kansas Statutes > Chapter 8 > Article 15

  • ABLE savings account: means an individual savings account established in accordance with the provisions of this act. See Kansas Statutes 75-652
  • Account owner: means the person who enters into an ABLE savings agreement pursuant to the provisions of this act. See Kansas Statutes 75-652
  • Accreditation team: means a designated group of existing university of Kansas school of medicine staff who make occasional trips to affiliate locations for the purpose of reviewing the affiliated family practice residency training program at such locations as deemed necessary by the university of Kansas school of medicine. See Kansas Statutes 76-367
  • Act: means the Kansas charitable gaming act. See Kansas Statutes 75-5173
  • Act: means the Kansas development finance authority act. See Kansas Statutes 74-8902
  • Adaptive behavior: means the effectiveness or degree with which an individual meets the standards of personal independence and social responsibility expected of that person's age, cultural group and community. See Kansas Statutes 76-12b01
  • Adjourn: A motion to adjourn a legislative chamber or a committee, if passed, ends that day's session.
  • Administrator: means the agency selected to receive funds from the department for provision of transportation services in the designated area. See Kansas Statutes 75-5053
  • Administrator: means the administrator of charitable gaming designated by the secretary pursuant to K. See Kansas Statutes 75-5173
  • Advice and consent: Under the Constitution, presidential nominations for executive and judicial posts take effect only when confirmed by the Senate, and international treaties become effective only when the Senate approves them by a two-thirds vote.
  • Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
  • Affiliate: means a medical care facility or nonprofit community organization which has submitted jointly with the university an application for accreditation of a family practice residency training program to the council on medical education of the American medical association or the successor to such council. See Kansas Statutes 76-367
  • Affirmed: In the practice of the appellate courts, the decree or order is declared valid and will stand as rendered in the lower court.
  • agency: shall mean any agency or instrumentality of the state of Kansas which stores, gathers or generates public information. See Kansas Statutes 74-9301
  • Agency head: means the chief administrative officer of a state agency, as that term is defined in subsection (3) of K. See Kansas Statutes 75-5802
  • Agricultural business enterprises: means facilities supporting or utilized in the operation of farms, ranches and other agricultural, aquacultural or silvicultural commodity producers and services provided in conjunction with the foregoing. See Kansas Statutes 74-8902
  • Allegation: something that someone says happened.
  • Alternative project delivery: means an integrated comprehensive building design and construction process, including all procedures, actions, sequences of events, contractual relations, obligations, interrelations and various forms of agreement all aimed at the successful completion of the design and construction of buildings and other structures whereby a construction manager or general contractor team is selected based on a qualifications and best value approach. See Kansas Statutes 76-7,126
  • Amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
  • Amortization: Paying off a loan by regular installments.
  • Ancillary lottery gaming facility operations: means additional non-lottery facility game products and services not owned and operated by the state which may be included in the overall development associated with the lottery gaming facility. See Kansas Statutes 74-8702
  • Ancillary technical services: include , but shall not be limited to, geology services and other soil or subsurface investigation and testing services, surveying, adjusting and balancing air conditioning, ventilating, heating and other mechanical building systems and testing and consultant services that are determined by the institution to be required for the project. See Kansas Statutes 76-7,126
  • Annuity: A periodic (usually annual) payment of a fixed sum of money for either the life of the recipient or for a fixed number of years. A series of payments under a contract from an insurance company, a trust company, or an individual. Annuity payments are made at regular intervals over a period of more than one full year.
  • Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Appellate: About appeals; an appellate court has the power to review the judgement of another lower court or tribunal.
  • Appraisal: A determination of property value.
  • Appropriation: The provision of funds, through an annual appropriations act or a permanent law, for federal agencies to make payments out of the Treasury for specified purposes. The formal federal spending process consists of two sequential steps: authorization
  • approval date: means the date on which such approval is given by the secretary of administration. See Kansas Statutes 75-5501a
  • Arbitration: means interpretation of the terms of an existing or a new memorandum of agreement or investigation of disputes by an impartial third party whose decision may or may not be final and binding. See Kansas Statutes 75-4322
  • Architectural services: means those services described as the "practice of architecture" as defined in K. See Kansas Statutes 76-7,126
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • Association: means the Kansas university endowment association. See Kansas Statutes 76-345
  • Association lands: means the following described real property: All of lots 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, and 16 in block seventeen (17), and all of lots 1, 2, 3, 4, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, and 16 in block eighteen (18), and all of lots 1, 2, 7, and 8 in block nineteen (19), and all of lots 1, 2, 3, 6, 7, 8, 9, and 10 in block twenty (20), and all of lots 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 17, 18, 19, and 20 in block twenty-one (21), and all of lots 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, and 20 in block twenty-two (22), and all of lots 6, 7, 8, 9, and 10 in block twenty-three (23), all of which lots are situated in University Place Annex, an addition to the city of Lawrence, Douglas county, Kansas. See Kansas Statutes 76-345
  • association lands: shall mean the following described property located in Riley county, Kansas: Lot 3 of section 21, and the west half of the northwest quarter of section 27, township 10 south, range 7 east; parts of lots 2 and 3 in section 27, township 10 south, range 7 east of the 6th P. See Kansas Statutes 76-452
  • Attachment: A procedure by which a person's property is seized to pay judgments levied by the court.
  • Attorney general: means the attorney general of the state of Kansas and any authorized agent or designee thereof. See Kansas Statutes 75-7d13
  • Authority: means the Kansas development finance authority created by K. See Kansas Statutes 74-8902
  • Authorized officer: means any official of this state or any of its departments, agencies, boards, or other instrumentalities or any of its political or taxing subdivisions whose signature to a public security or instrument of payment is required or permitted. See Kansas Statutes 75-4001
  • Bail: Security given for the release of a criminal defendant or witness from legal custody (usually in the form of money) to secure his/her appearance on the day and time appointed.
  • Bank: means a bank incorporated under the laws of this state, or organized under the laws of the United States or another state and which has a main or branch office in this state. See Kansas Statutes 75-4201
  • Banking industry: means banks, savings and loan associations and credit unions;

    (b) "contribution" means and includes the donation of cash or property other than used clothing in an amount or value of $250 or more. See Kansas Statutes 74-99c02

  • Bankruptcy: Refers to statutes and judicial proceedings involving persons or businesses that cannot pay their debts and seek the assistance of the court in getting a fresh start. Under the protection of the bankruptcy court, debtors may discharge their debts, perhaps by paying a portion of each debt. Bankruptcy judges preside over these proceedings.
  • Baseline: Projection of the receipts, outlays, and other budget amounts that would ensue in the future without any change in existing policy. Baseline projections are used to gauge the extent to which proposed legislation, if enacted into law, would alter current spending and revenue levels.
  • Beneficiary: A person who is entitled to receive the benefits or proceeds of a will, trust, insurance policy, retirement plan, annuity, or other contract. Source: OCC
  • Benefit fund: means the moneys and other assets available:

    (1) To provide property, services or entertainment for persons in a state institution or in the legal custody of the secretary of corrections;

    (2) to provide incentives for program and work participation and performance and other activities related to offender management for persons in the legal custody of the secretary of corrections; or

    (3) for other purposes that benefit persons in a state institution or in the legal custody of the secretary of corrections. See Kansas Statutes 75-3728e

  • Bequest: Property gifted by will.
  • blind person: means a person whose central visual acuity does not exceed 20 over 200, in the better eye with correcting lens or whose visual acuity if better than 20 over 200, is accompanied by a limit to the field of vision in the better eye to such a degree that its widest diameter subtends an angle of no greater than 20 degrees. See Kansas Statutes 75-3338
  • Board: means the library board of any library established or operating under authority of the laws of Kansas. See Kansas Statutes 75-2548
  • Board: means the unmarked burial sites preservation board. See Kansas Statutes 75-2743
  • Board: means the secretary for aging and disability services. See Kansas Statutes 75-3329
  • Board: means the pooled money investment board. See Kansas Statutes 75-4201
  • Board: means the public employee relations board established pursuant to this act. See Kansas Statutes 75-4322
  • Board: means the board of trustees of Kansas City Kansas community college;

    (2) "foundation" means the Kansas multi-sport and recreation foundation;

    (3) "increment" means that amount of state and local sales tax revenue imposed pursuant to K. See Kansas Statutes 74-8936

  • Board: means the state board of regents. See Kansas Statutes 75-7222
  • Board: means the Kansas state board of regents. See Kansas Statutes 76-345
  • Board: means the state board of regents;

    (b) "Kansas state university" means the college of agriculture of Kansas state university; and

    (c) "service" means the Kansas forest service created by K. See Kansas Statutes 76-425a

  • Board: means the state board of regents. See Kansas Statutes 76-6a01
  • Board of directors: means the board of directors of the authority created by K. See Kansas Statutes 74-8902
  • Board of regents: means the state board of regents provided for in the constitution of this state and described in article 32 of chapter 74 of Kansas Statutes Annotated and amendments thereto. See Kansas Statutes 76-711
  • Bonds: means any bonds, notes, lease certificates of participation or other evidences of indebtedness, whether or not the interest on which is subject to federal income taxation, issued by the Kansas development finance authority on behalf of the board of regents pursuant to this act to finance a scientific research and development facility. See Kansas Statutes 76-779
  • Bonds: means any bonds, notes, debentures, interim certificates, grant and revenue anticipation notes, interest in a lease, lease certificate of participation or other evidences of indebtedness, whether or not the interest on which is subject to federal income taxation, issued by the authority pursuant to this act. See Kansas Statutes 74-8902
  • Branch: means any office, agency or other place of business within this state, other than the main office, at which deposits are received, checks paid or money lent with approval of the appropriate regulatory authorities. See Kansas Statutes 75-4201
  • Breakage: means the odd cents by which the amount payable on each dollar wagered exceeds:

    (1) A multiple of $. See Kansas Statutes 74-8802

  • Broadband technology-based video communication: means a class of communications technologies which may include switched ethernet services, DSL, cable modem, private line service, multiprotocol label switching (MPLS) based networks, managed or dedicated internet technologies and other future technologies capable of supporting such applications. See Kansas Statutes 75-7222
  • Budget submission date: means (1) for any public employers subject to the budget law in K. See Kansas Statutes 75-4322
  • Building construction: means furnishing labor, equipment, material or supplies used or consumed for the design, construction, alteration, renovation, repair or maintenance of a building or structure. See Kansas Statutes 76-7,126
  • Business agent: means any authorized person who is a full-time official of an employee organization and whose principal duties are to act or to attempt to act for an employee organization (1) in proceedings to meet and confer and other proceedings involving a memorandum of agreement, (2) in servicing existing memorandums of agreement, or (3) in organizing employees into employee organizations. See Kansas Statutes 75-4322
  • Call bingo: means a game in which: (1) Each player pays a charge; (2) a prize or prizes are awarded to the winner or winners; (3) each player receives one or more cards or faces; and (4) each player covers the squares on each card or face as the operator of such game announces a number, letter or combination of numbers and letters appearing on an object selected by chance, either manually or mechanically from a receptacle in which have been placed objects bearing numbers, letters or combinations of numbers and letters corresponding to the system used for designating the squares. See Kansas Statutes 75-5173
  • Canteen: means a retail store which offers for sale items of necessity, comfort and morale which otherwise are not accessible to persons in the environment of a state institution. See Kansas Statutes 75-3728e
  • Canteen fund: means the moneys and other assets used for operation of a canteen. See Kansas Statutes 75-3728e
  • Capital improvements: means any physical public betterment or improvement or any preliminary plans, studies or surveys relative thereto; land or rights in land, including, without limitations, leases, air rights, easements, rights-of-way or licenses; and any furnishings, machinery, vehicles, apparatus or equipment for any public betterment or improvement. See Kansas Statutes 74-8902
  • Capital offense: A crime punishable by death.
  • Care: means supportive services, including, but not limited to, provision of room and board, supervision, protection, assistance in bathing, dressing, grooming, eating and other activities of daily living. See Kansas Statutes 76-12b01
  • Care or treatment: means such necessary services as are determined by the secretary to be in the best interests of the physical and mental health of a substance abuser. See Kansas Statutes 76-12a22
  • Caucus: From the Algonquian Indian language, a caucus meant "to meet together." An informal organization of members of the legislature that exists to discuss issues of mutual concern and possibly to perform legislative research and policy planning for its members. There are regional, political or ideological, ethnic, and economic-based caucuses.
  • center: means the Kansas center for entrepreneurship;

    (d) "department" means the department of commerce;

    (e) "distressed community" means an area in which 20% or more of the population of all ages for each census tract located within the area has an income below poverty level as reported in the most recently completed decennial census published by the United States bureau of the census;

    (f) "fund" means the Kansas community entrepreneurship fund;

    (g) "contributor" means a person or entity making a contribution to the Kansas center for entrepreneurship;

    (h) "Kansas business" means any business owned by an individual, any partnership, association or corporation domiciled in Kansas, or any corporation, even if a wholly owned subsidiary of a foreign corporation, that does business primarily in Kansas or does substantially all of its production in Kansas;

    (i) "member" means a member of the board of directors;

    (j) "qualified entrepreneur" means an entrepreneur who has exhibited a financial commitment to the business or who has proven business experience or who possesses either a bachelor or master of business administration degree or who has completed course work as directed by the Kansas center for entrepreneurship that certifies the individual as a qualified entrepreneur;

    (k) "regional and community organization" means a not-for-profit organization properly organized under Kansas statutes to provide funds to start-up entrepreneurs through loans, grants or agreements with financial institutions;

    (l) "rural community" means any city having a population of fewer than 50,000 or except as otherwise provided, any unincorporated area. See Kansas Statutes 74-99c02

  • Centralized securities depository: means a clearing agency registered with the securities and exchange commission which provides safekeeping and book-entry settlement services to its participants. See Kansas Statutes 75-4201
  • Certified batterer intervention program: includes any agent or employee thereof. See Kansas Statutes 75-7d13
  • Chambers: A judge's office.
  • Charitable gaming: means bingo, including call bingo, and instant bingo and charitable raffles. See Kansas Statutes 75-5173
  • Charitable raffle: means a raffle conducted by a nonprofit religious, charitable, fraternal, educational or veterans' organization. See Kansas Statutes 75-5173
  • Chief judge: The judge who has primary responsibility for the administration of a court but also decides cases; chief judges are determined by seniority.
  • children: means a person or persons under the age of 18. See Kansas Statutes 75-3329
  • Client: means any person who engages the services of a private detective. See Kansas Statutes 75-7b01
  • Code: means the standards adopted by this act. See Kansas Statutes 75-1212
  • Commission: means the Kansas lottery commission. See Kansas Statutes 74-8702
  • Commission: means the Kansas racing and gaming commission created by this act. See Kansas Statutes 74-8802
  • commissioner: means the commissioner of community services and programs. See Kansas Statutes 76-12a01
  • Common law: The legal system that originated in England and is now in use in the United States. It is based on judicial decisions rather than legislative action.
  • Communication system: means a system of communications to support the purposes of the department and public safety agencies. See Kansas Statutes 75-5073
  • Communication system equipment: means equipment necessary to use, implement, support and maintain the communication system, including, but not limited to, radio towers. See Kansas Statutes 75-5073
  • Community college librarians: means chief officers of libraries operated by community colleges established pursuant to K. See Kansas Statutes 75-2576
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Concessionaire licensee: means a person, partnership, corporation or association licensed by the commission to utilize a space or privilege within a racetrack facility to sell goods or services. See Kansas Statutes 74-8802
  • Concurrent resolution: A legislative measure, designated "S. Con. Res." and numbered consecutively upon introduction, generally employed to address the sentiments of both chambers, to deal with issues or matters affecting both houses, such as a concurrent budget resolution, or to create a temporary joint committee. Concurrent resolutions are not submitted to the President/Governor and thus do not have the force of law.
  • Conditions of employment: means salaries, wages, hours of work, vacation allowances, sick and injury leave, number of holidays, retirement benefits, insurance benefits, prepaid legal service benefits, wearing apparel, premium pay for overtime, shift differential pay, jury duty and grievance procedures, but nothing in this act shall authorize the adjustment or change of such matters which have been fixed by statute or by the constitution of this state. See Kansas Statutes 75-4322
  • Conservator: means an individual or corporation appointed by the court to act on behalf of a conservatee and possessed of some or all of the powers and duties set out in K. See Kansas Statutes 77-201
  • Conservator: means a person appointed by the court pursuant to K. See Kansas Statutes 75-652
  • Construct: means to acquire or build, in whole or in part, in such manner and by such method as the authority shall determine to be in the public interest and necessary to accomplish the purposes of and authority set forth in this act. See Kansas Statutes 74-8902
  • Construction management at-risk contract: means a contract under which an institution acquires from a construction manager or general contractor a series of preconstruction services and an at-risk financial obligation to carry out construction under a specified cost agreement. See Kansas Statutes 76-7,126
  • Construction management at-risk services: means the services provided by a firm which has entered into a contract with the institution to be the construction manager or general contractor for the value and schedule of the contract for a project, which is to hold the trade contracts and execute the work for a project in a manner similar to a general contractor, and which is required to solicit competitive bids for the trade packages developed for the project and to enter into the trade contracts for a project with the lowest responsible bidder therefor. See Kansas Statutes 76-7,126
  • Construction manager or general contractor: means any individual, partnership, joint venture, corporation, or other legal entity who is a member of the integrated project team with the institution, design professional and other consultants that may be required for the project, who utilizes skill and knowledge of general contracting to perform preconstruction services and competitively procures and contracts with specialty contractors assuming the responsibility and the risk for construction delivery within a specified cost and schedule terms including a guaranteed maximum price. See Kansas Statutes 76-7,126
  • Construction project services: means the process of planning, acquiring, building, equipping, altering, repairing, improving, or demolishing any structure or appurtenance thereto, including facilities, utilities or other improvements to any real property, excluding highways, roads, bridges, dams, turnpikes or related structures or stand-alone parking lots. See Kansas Statutes 76-7,126
  • Continuance: Putting off of a hearing ot trial until a later time.
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Contract: means an agreement, written or oral, between two or more persons, partnerships, corporations or associations, or any combination thereof, which creates an obligation between the parties. See Kansas Statutes 74-8802
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Coordinated transit district: means a public or private not-for-profit agency with an established purpose to distribute funds and monitor implementation of passenger transportation services in a designated area of the state. See Kansas Statutes 75-5053
  • Coordination: means where programmatically feasible, all entities involved in administrating and/or providing transportation and related services to elderly persons, persons with disabilities and the general public will work together in a smooth, concerted effort to effectively use resources and alleviate duplication of services. See Kansas Statutes 75-5034
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Council: means the coordinating council on early childhood developmental services established in K. See Kansas Statutes 75-5648
  • Council: means the advisory council on aging created by K. See Kansas Statutes 75-5902
  • Credit report: A detailed report of an individual's credit history prepared by a credit bureau and used by a lender in determining a loan applicant's creditworthiness. Source: OCC
  • Crossover employment: means a situation in which an occupational licensee is concurrently employed at the same racing facility by an organization licensee and a facility owner licensee or facility manager licensee. See Kansas Statutes 74-8802
  • Custodial bank: means a bank holding on deposit collateral which is security for state bank accounts. See Kansas Statutes 75-4201
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Deed: is a pplied to an instrument conveying lands but does not imply a sealed instrument. See Kansas Statutes 77-201
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Defense attorney: Represent defendants in criminal matters.
  • Department: means the Kansas department of transportation. See Kansas Statutes 75-5034
  • Department: means the department of revenue. See Kansas Statutes 75-5173
  • Department: means the Kansas department for aging and disability services created by K. See Kansas Statutes 75-5902
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • Deposition: An oral statement made before an officer authorized by law to administer oaths. Such statements are often taken to examine potential witnesses, to obtain discovery, or to be used later in trial.
  • Depository bank: means a bank, savings bank or savings and loan association authorized and eligible to receive state moneys. See Kansas Statutes 75-4201
  • Designated beneficiary: means a Kansas resident whose qualified disability expenses may be paid from the account. See Kansas Statutes 75-652
  • Detective business: means the furnishing of, making of or agreeing to make any investigation for the purpose of obtaining information with reference to:

    (1) Crime or wrongs done or threatened against the United States or any state or territory of the United States, or any political subdivision thereof when furnished or made by persons other than law enforcement officers;

    (2) the identity, habits, conduct, business, occupation, honesty, integrity, credibility, knowledge, trustworthiness, efficiency, loyalty, activity, movement, whereabouts, affiliations, associations, transactions, acts, reputation or character of any person;

    (3) the location, disposition or recovery of lost or stolen property;

    (4) the cause or responsibility for fires, libels, losses, frauds, accidents or damage or injury to persons or to property; or

    (5) securing evidence to be used before any court, board, officer or investigating committee. See Kansas Statutes 75-7b01

  • Devise: To gift property by will.
  • Director: means the director of the budget. See Kansas Statutes 75-4802
  • Director: means the director of taxation. See Kansas Statutes 75-5173
  • director: means the director of the cooperative agricultural extension service of Kansas state university of agriculture and applied science. See Kansas Statutes 76-459
  • Disabled person: includes incapacitated persons and incompetent persons as defined herein. See Kansas Statutes 77-201
  • disaster: includes disasters designated at level II and above in the American national red cross regulations and procedures. See Kansas Statutes 75-5547
  • Disbursement: means a payment of any kind whatsoever made from the state treasury or from any operating account, except transfer of moneys between or among operating accounts and investment accounts or either or both of them. See Kansas Statutes 75-4201
  • Discovery: Lawyers' examination, before trial, of facts and documents in possession of the opponents to help the lawyers prepare for trial.
  • Dismissal: The dropping of a case by the judge without further consideration or hearing. Source:
  • Distributor: means any person or entity that sells or distributes instant bingo tickets, bingo cards or bingo faces. See Kansas Statutes 75-5173
  • Division: means the division of the budget of the department of administration. See Kansas Statutes 75-4802
  • Docket: A log containing brief entries of court proceedings.
  • Donee: The recipient of a gift.
  • Donor: The person who makes a gift.
  • Dual racetrack facility: means a racetrack facility for the racing of both horses and greyhounds or two immediately adjacent racetrack facilities, owned by the same licensee, one for racing horses and one for racing greyhounds. See Kansas Statutes 74-8802
  • Early intervention services: means developmental services which are designed to meet the developmental needs of each eligible child and the needs of the family related to enhancing the child's development. See Kansas Statutes 75-5648
  • Educational facilities: means real, personal and mixed property of any and every kind intended by an educational institution in furtherance of its educational program. See Kansas Statutes 74-8902
  • Elderly persons: means those persons 60 years of age or older. See Kansas Statutes 75-5034
  • Elected and management officials: means any elective official and any appointed officer charged by law with major administrative and management responsibilities. See Kansas Statutes 75-4322
  • Electronic funds transfer: The transfer of money between accounts by consumer electronic systems-such as automated teller machines (ATMs) and electronic payment of bills-rather than by check or cash. (Wire transfers, checks, drafts, and paper instruments do not fall into this category.) Source: OCC
  • Electronic gaming device: means a device that, as a result of the insertion of a coin or other object, operates, either completely automatically or with the aid of some physical act by the player, in such a manner that, depending upon elements of chance, it may eject something of value. See Kansas Statutes 75-5173
  • Electronic gaming machine: means any electronic, electromechanical, video or computerized device, contrivance or machine authorized by the Kansas lottery which, upon insertion of cash, tokens, electronic cards or any consideration, is available to play, operate or simulate the play of a game authorized by the Kansas lottery pursuant to the Kansas expanded lottery act, including, but not limited to, bingo, poker, blackjack, keno and slot machines, and which may deliver or entitle the player operating the machine to receive cash, tokens, merchandise or credits that may be redeemed for cash. See Kansas Statutes 74-8702
  • Electronic means: means computer generated electronic or magnetic media, web based applications or similar electronic, magnetic or computer based methods or applications;

    (2) "paid preparer" means any person or business that prepares tax returns for compensation or employs or authorizes one or more persons to prepare such returns. See Kansas Statutes 75-5151a

  • Eligible educational institution: means any state educational institution, municipal university, community college, technical college or vocational education school under the governance or coordination of the state board of regents. See Kansas Statutes 76-773
  • Eligible individual: means an individual who is entitled to benefits based on blindness or disability under 42 U. See Kansas Statutes 75-652
  • Embezzlement: In most states, embezzlement is defined as theft/larceny of assets (money or property) by a person in a position of trust or responsibility over those assets. Embezzlement typically occurs in the employment and corporate settings. Source: OCC
  • employee: means any appointed or elective officer or any employee of the state of Kansas. See Kansas Statutes 75-5530
  • Employee organization: means any organization which includes employees of a public agency and which has as one of its primary purposes representing such employees in dealings with that public agency over conditions of employment and grievances. See Kansas Statutes 75-4322
  • Endowed professorship: means the position of a professor of the faculty of an eligible educational institution for which a qualifying gift is received by the endowment association of the eligible educational institution in accordance with the Kansas partnership for faculty of distinction program. See Kansas Statutes 76-773
  • Endowment association: means :

    (1) For the Fort Hays state university, the Fort Hays state university foundation;

    (2) for the Kansas state university of agriculture and applied science, the Kansas state university veterinary medical center, and the Kansas state university polytechnic campus, the Kansas state university foundation;

    (3) for the Emporia state university, the Emporia state university foundation;

    (4) for the Pittsburg state university, the Pittsburg state university foundation;

    (5) for the university of Kansas and the university of Kansas medical center, the Kansas university endowment association; and

    (6) for the Wichita state university, the Wichita state university board of trustees and the Wichita state university foundation. See Kansas Statutes 76-756

  • Energy conservation measure: means an energy study, audit, improvement or equipment which is designed to provide energy and operational cost savings at least equivalent to the amount expended by a participating political subdivision or state agency for such energy study, audit, improvement or equipment over a period of not more than 30 years after the date such improvement or equipment is installed or becomes operational, as the case may be. See Kansas Statutes 75-37,125
  • Engineering services: means those services described as the "practice of engineering" as defined in K. See Kansas Statutes 76-7,126
  • Engineering services: means those services described as the "practice of engineering" as defined in K. See Kansas Statutes 75-5802
  • Entitlement: A Federal program or provision of law that requires payments to any person or unit of government that meets the eligibility criteria established by law. Entitlements constitute a binding obligation on the part of the Federal Government, and eligible recipients have legal recourse if the obligation is not fulfilled. Social Security and veterans' compensation and pensions are examples of entitlement programs.
  • Equitable: Pertaining to civil suits in "equity" rather than in "law." In English legal history, the courts of "law" could order the payment of damages and could afford no other remedy. See damages. A separate court of "equity" could order someone to do something or to cease to do something. See, e.g., injunction. In American jurisprudence, the federal courts have both legal and equitable power, but the distinction is still an important one. For example, a trial by jury is normally available in "law" cases but not in "equity" cases. Source: U.S. Courts
  • Escrow: Money given to a third party to be held for payment until certain conditions are met.
  • Evaluation: means assessment by the state historical society of the nature of human skeletal remains and goods interred with such remains and the situation in which they are located to make recommendations for action and disposition of the remains or goods under this act. See Kansas Statutes 75-2743
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Ex officio: Literally, by virtue of one's office.
  • Executive director: means the executive director of the Kansas lottery. See Kansas Statutes 74-8702
  • Executive director: means the executive director of the commission. See Kansas Statutes 74-8802
  • Executive session: A portion of the Senate's daily session in which it considers executive business.
  • Executor: includes an administrator where the subject matter applies to an administrator. See Kansas Statutes 77-201
  • Extradition: The formal process of delivering an accused or convicted person from authorities in one state to authorities in another state.
  • face: means a piece of paper which is marked off into 25 squares arranged in five horizontal rows of five squares each and five vertical rows of five squares each, with each square being designated by a number, letter or combination of numbers and letters. See Kansas Statutes 75-5173
  • Facilities: means any real property, personal property or mixed property of any and every kind. See Kansas Statutes 74-8902
  • Facility manager licensee: means a person, partnership, corporation or association licensed by the commission and having a contract with an organization licensee to manage a racetrack facility. See Kansas Statutes 74-8802
  • Facility owner licensee: means a person, partnership, corporation or association, or the state of Kansas or any political subdivision thereof, licensed by the commission to construct or own a racetrack facility but does not mean an organization licensee which owns the racetrack facility in which it conducts horse or greyhound racing. See Kansas Statutes 74-8802
  • Facsimile signature: means a reproduction by engraving, imprinting, stamping, or other means of the manual signature of an authorized officer. See Kansas Statutes 75-4001
  • Fact-finding: means investigation of such a dispute by an individual, panel, or board with the fact-finder submitting a report to the parties describing the issues involved; the report shall contain recommendations for settlement and may be made public. See Kansas Statutes 75-4322
  • Fair association: means an association organized pursuant to K. See Kansas Statutes 74-8802
  • Fair Credit Reporting Act: A federal law, established in 1971 and revised in 1997, that gives consumers the right to see their credit records and correct any mistakes. Source: OCC
  • Fair Debt Collection Practices Act: The Fair Debt Collection Practices Act is a set of United States statutes added as Title VIII of the Consumer Credit Protection Act. Its purpose is to ensure ethical practices in the collection of consumer debts and to provide consumers with an avenue for disputing and obtaining validation of debt information in order to ensure the information's accuracy. It is often used in conjunction with the Fair Credit Reporting Act. Source: OCC
  • Fair market value: The price at which an asset would change hands in a transaction between a willing, informed buyer and a willing, informed seller.
  • Fairmount Towers: shall mean the property consisting of:

    (1) The real property which is located in the city of Wichita, county of Sedgwick and state of Kansas and which is described as follows:

      Parcel 1: Lots 1 and 2, Campus Addition

      Parcel 2: Lot 1, Campus 2nd Addition

      Parcel 3: East one hundred forty (140) feet of Lot 55, Hillside Garden Subdivision; and

    (2) the buildings and improvements located on the real property described in subsection (1) above; and

    (3) all fixtures, facilities, machinery, apparatus, installations, furniture, equipment and other property, whether real, personal or mixed, located on or in the property described in subsections (1) and (2) above and used in connection with or on the property described in subsections (1) and (2) above, including all consumable personal property and inventories. See Kansas Statutes 76-6a31

  • Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation: A government corporation that insures the deposits of all national and state banks that are members of the Federal Reserve System. Source: OCC
  • Federal entity: means the government of the United States of America or any bureau, department, instrumentality or other agency of the federal government. See Kansas Statutes 74-8902
  • Federal funds: means funds which are received by a state agency directly or indirectly from any agency of the federal government and which may be expended to finance a research project. See Kansas Statutes 76-739
  • Federal Reserve System: The central bank of the United States. The Fed, as it is commonly called, regulates the U.S. monetary and financial system. The Federal Reserve System is composed of a central governmental agency in Washington, D.C. (the Board of Governors) and twelve regional Federal Reserve Banks in major cities throughout the United States. Source: OCC
  • Fee agency account: means a state bank account of any state agency consisting of moneys authorized by law prior to remittance to the state treasurer. See Kansas Statutes 75-4201
  • Fee simple: Absolute title to property with no limitations or restrictions regarding the person who may inherit it.
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Fiduciary: A trustee, executor, or administrator.
  • Financial interest: means an interest that could result directly or indirectly in receiving a pecuniary gain or sustaining a pecuniary loss as a result of ownership or interest in a business entity or activity or as a result of a salary, gratuity or other compensation or remuneration from any person. See Kansas Statutes 74-8802
  • Financial organization: means an organization authorized to do business in the state of Kansas and is:

    (1) Licensed or chartered by the commissioner of insurance;

    (2) licensed or chartered by the state bank commissioner;

    (3) chartered by an agency of the federal government; or

    (4) subject to the jurisdiction and regulation of the securities and exchange commission of the federal government. See Kansas Statutes 75-652

  • Firearm: means :

    (1) A pistol or revolver which is designed to be fired by the use of a single hand and which is designed to fire or capable of firing fixed cartridge ammunition; or

    (2) any other weapon which will or is designed to expel a projectile by the action of an explosive and which is designed to be fired by the use of a single hand. See Kansas Statutes 75-7b01

  • Firearm permit: means a permit for the limited authority to carry a firearm concealed on or about the person by one licensed as a private detective. See Kansas Statutes 75-7b01
  • Firm: means any individual, firm, partnership, corporation, association, or other legal entity permitted by law to practice the profession of engineering and provide engineering services or practice the profession of land surveying and provide land surveying services. See Kansas Statutes 75-5802
  • Fiscal year: The fiscal year is the accounting period for the government. For the federal government, this begins on October 1 and ends on September 30. The fiscal year is designated by the calendar year in which it ends; for example, fiscal year 2006 begins on October 1, 2005 and ends on September 30, 2006.
  • Foreclosure: A legal process in which property that is collateral or security for a loan may be sold to help repay the loan when the loan is in default. Source: OCC
  • Forgery: The fraudulent signing or alteration of another's name to an instrument such as a deed, mortgage, or check. The intent of the forgery is to deceive or defraud. Source: OCC
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Fund: means the Kansas communication system revolving fund established by K. See Kansas Statutes 75-5073
  • games of bingo: means the games of call bingo and instant bingo. See Kansas Statutes 75-5173
  • Gaming equipment: means any electric, electronic, computerized or electromechanical machine, mechanism, supply or device or any other equipment, which is: (1) Unique to the Kansas lottery and used pursuant to the Kansas lottery act; and (2) integral to the operation of an electronic gaming machine or lottery facility game; and (3) affects the results of an electronic gaming machine or lottery facility game by determining win or loss. See Kansas Statutes 74-8702
  • Gaming zone: means : (1) The northeast Kansas gaming zone, which consists of Wyandotte county; (2) the southeast Kansas gaming zone, which consists of Crawford and Cherokee counties; (3) the south central Kansas gaming zone, which consists of Sedgwick and Sumner counties; and (4) the southwest Kansas gaming zone, which consists of Ford county. See Kansas Statutes 74-8702
  • Garnishment: Generally, garnishment is a court proceeding in which a creditor asks a court to order a third party who owes money to the debtor or otherwise holds assets belonging to the debtor to turn over to the creditor any of the debtor
  • gateway: shall mean any centralized electronic information system by which public information shall be provided via dial-in modem or continuous link to the public through subscription or through public libraries. See Kansas Statutes 74-9301
  • General election: refers to the election required to be held on the Tuesday following the first Monday in November of each even-numbered year. See Kansas Statutes 77-201
  • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
  • Governing body: means the legislative body, policy board or other authority of the public employer possessing legislative or policymaking responsibilities pursuant to the constitution or laws of this state. See Kansas Statutes 75-4322
  • Grand jury: agreement providing that a lender will delay exercising its rights (in the case of a mortgage,
  • Grantor: The person who establishes a trust and places property into it.
  • Gray machine: means any mechanical, electro-mechanical or electronic device, capable of being used for gambling, that is: (1) Not authorized by the Kansas lottery; (2) not linked to a lottery central computer system; (3) available to the public for play; or (4) capable of simulating a game played on an electronic gaming machine or any similar gambling game authorized pursuant to the Kansas expanded lottery act. See Kansas Statutes 74-8702
  • Greyhound: means any greyhound breed of dog properly registered with the national greyhound association of Abilene, Kansas. See Kansas Statutes 74-8802
  • Grievance: means a statement of dissatisfaction by a public employee, supervisory employee, employee organization or public employer concerning interpretation of a memorandum of agreement or traditional work practice. See Kansas Statutes 75-4322
  • Gross vehicle weight: means the weight of a passenger motor vehicle or truck and any type of trailer in combination with either thereof, plus the maximum weight of cargo and passengers which will be transported on or with the same. See Kansas Statutes 75-4601
  • Guaranteed maximum price: means the cost of the work as defined in the contract. See Kansas Statutes 76-7,126
  • Guardian: means an individual or a nonprofit corporation certified in accordance with K. See Kansas Statutes 77-201
  • Guardian: means a person appointed by the court pursuant to K. See Kansas Statutes 75-652
  • Habeas corpus: A writ that is usually used to bring a prisoner before the court to determine the legality of his imprisonment. It may also be used to bring a person in custody before the court to give testimony, or to be prosecuted.
  • Health care facilities: means facilities for furnishing physical or mental health care. See Kansas Statutes 74-8902
  • Historic preservation: means the study, identification, protection, restoration and rehabilitation of buildings, structures, objects, districts, areas and sites significant in the history, architecture, archeology or culture of the state of Kansas, its communities or the nation. See Kansas Statutes 75-2716
  • Historic property: means any building, structure, object, district, area or site that is significant in the history, architecture, archeology or culture of the state of Kansas, its communities or the nation. See Kansas Statutes 75-2716
  • Holder of a temporary permit: includes any agent or employee thereof. See Kansas Statutes 75-7d13
  • Hospital: means a licensed hospital, as defined in K. See Kansas Statutes 75-7222
  • Host facility: means the racetrack at which the race is run or, if the race is run in a jurisdiction which is not participating in the interstate combined wagering pool, the racetrack or other facility which is designated as the host facility. See Kansas Statutes 74-8802
  • Host jurisdiction: means the jurisdiction where the host facility is located. See Kansas Statutes 74-8802
  • Human skeletal remains: means any part of the body of a deceased human being, in any stage of decomposition. See Kansas Statutes 75-2743
  • Impeachment: (1) The process of calling something into question, as in "impeaching the testimony of a witness." (2) The constitutional process whereby the House of Representatives may "impeach" (accuse of misconduct) high officers of the federal government for trial in the Senate.
  • implementation date: means the date fixed under this subsection by the secretary of administration. See Kansas Statutes 75-5501a
  • Incapacitated person: means an individual whose ability to receive and evaluate relevant information, or to effectively communicate decisions, or both, even with the use of assistive technologies or other supports, is impaired to the degree that the person lacks the capacity to manage the person's estate, or to meet essential needs for the person's physical health, safety or welfare, as defined in K. See Kansas Statutes 77-201
  • incoming governor: means the person who is the apparent successful candidate for the office of governor, as ascertained by the secretary of state following the general election for such office. See Kansas Statutes 75-132
  • Indemnification: In general, a collateral contract or assurance under which one person agrees to secure another person against either anticipated financial losses or potential adverse legal consequences. Source: FDIC
  • Indictment: The formal charge issued by a grand jury stating that there is enough evidence that the defendant committed the crime to justify having a trial; it is used primarily for felonies.
  • Individuals with disabilities: means individuals with intellectual disability, hearing impairments including deafness, speech or language impairments, visual impairments including blindness, serious emotional disturbance, orthopedic impairments, autism, traumatic brain injury, other health impairments or specific learning disabilities. See Kansas Statutes 75-5399
  • Industrial enterprise: means facilities for manufacturing, producing, processing, assembling, repairing, extracting, warehousing, distributing, communications, computer services, transportation, corporate and management offices and services provided in connection with any of the foregoing, in isolation or in any combination, that involve the creation of new or additional employment or the retention of existing employment. See Kansas Statutes 74-8902
  • Infants and toddlers with disabilities: means children from birth through two years of age who need early intervention services because:

    (1) They are experiencing developmental delays; or

    (2) they have a diagnosed mental or physical condition that has a high probability of resulting in developmental delay. See Kansas Statutes 75-5648

  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • INK: shall mean the information network of Kansas, Inc. See Kansas Statutes 74-9301
  • Instant bingo: means a game: (1) In which each player pays a charge; (2) in which a prize or prizes are awarded to the winner or winners; (3) in which each player receives one or more disposable pull-tab or break-open tickets which accord a player an opportunity to win something of value by opening or detaching the paper covering from the back of the ticket to reveal a set of numbers, letters, symbols or configurations, or any combination thereof; (4) that is conducted by a licensee under this act; (5) that may be dispensed by an instant bingo vending machine; and (6) that does not utilize any dice, normal playing cards, instant ticket with a removable latex covering or slot machines. See Kansas Statutes 75-5173
  • Instant bingo vending machine: means a machine or electronic device that is purchased or leased by a licensee, as defined by K. See Kansas Statutes 74-8702
  • Instant bingo vending machine: means the same as that term is defined in K. See Kansas Statutes 75-5173
  • Institution: means and includes any state educational institution operated and managed under the control and supervision of the state board of regents, any municipal university organized under the laws of Kansas, any community college, the northwest Kansas technical college and the north central Kansas technical college. See Kansas Statutes 76-6a13
  • Institution: means any institution under the control and supervision of the state board of regents. See Kansas Statutes 76-739
  • Institution: means the following institutions: Osawatomie state hospital, Rainbow mental health facility, Larned state hospital, Parsons state hospital and training center, and Kansas neurological institute. See Kansas Statutes 76-12a01
  • Institution: means a state institution for people with intellectual disability including the following institutions: Kansas neurological institute and Parsons state hospital. See Kansas Statutes 76-12b01
  • institution: means the university of Kansas, Kansas state university of agriculture and applied science, Wichita state university, Emporia state university, Pittsburg state university and Fort Hays state university. See Kansas Statutes 76-116d
  • institutions: means and includes the university of Kansas, university of Kansas school of medicine, Kansas state university of agriculture and applied science, Wichita state university, Emporia state university, Fort Hays state university, and Pittsburg state university, together with all other state institutions of learning now or hereafter under the control and supervision of the board. See Kansas Statutes 76-6a01
  • Instrument of payment: means a check, draft, warrant, or order for the payment, delivery, or transfer of funds. See Kansas Statutes 75-4001
  • Intellectual disability: means significantly subaverage general intellectual functioning existing concurrently with deficits in adaptive behavior. See Kansas Statutes 76-12b01
  • Interest rate: The amount paid by a borrower to a lender in exchange for the use of the lender's money for a certain period of time. Interest is paid on loans or on debt instruments, such as notes or bonds, either at regular intervals or as part of a lump sum payment when the issue matures. Source: OCC
  • Interrogatories: Written questions asked by one party of an opposing party, who must answer them in writing under oath; a discovery device in a lawsuit.
  • Interstate combined wagering pool: means a parimutuel pool established in one jurisdiction which is combined with comparable parimutuel pools from one or more racing jurisdictions for the purpose of establishing the amount of money returned on a successful wager in the participating jurisdictions. See Kansas Statutes 74-8802
  • Intertrack wagering: means wagering on a simulcast race at a licensed racetrack facility or at a facility which is licensed in its racing jurisdiction to conduct live races. See Kansas Statutes 74-8802
  • Intestate: Dying without leaving a will.
  • Intrastate combined wagering pool: means a parimutuel pool which is combined with comparable parimutuel pools from one or more racetrack facilities for the purpose of establishing the amount of money returned on a successful wager at the participating racetrack facilities. See Kansas Statutes 74-8802
  • Investment account: means a state bank account which is not payable on demand. See Kansas Statutes 75-4201
  • Irrevocable trust: A trust arrangement that cannot be revoked, rescinded, or repealed by the grantor.
  • Joint committee: Committees including membership from both houses of teh legislature. Joint committees are usually established with narrow jurisdictions and normally lack authority to report legislation.
  • Joint resolution: A legislative measure which requires the approval of both chambers.
  • jurisdiction: means a governmental authority which is responsible for the regulation of live or simulcast racing in its jurisdiction. See Kansas Statutes 74-8802
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Juror: A person who is on the jury.
  • Kansas lottery: means the state agency created by this act to operate a lottery or lotteries pursuant to this act. See Kansas Statutes 74-8702
  • Kansas-whelped greyhound: means a greyhound whelped and raised in Kansas for the first six months of its life. See Kansas Statutes 74-8802
  • Land surveying: means those services described as "professional surveying" as defined in K. See Kansas Statutes 75-5802
  • Law enforcement officer: means a law enforcement officer as defined in K. See Kansas Statutes 75-7b01
  • Lead agency: means the Kansas department of health and environment, designated by the governor to perform the duties described in K. See Kansas Statutes 75-5648
  • Lease: A contract transferring the use of property or occupancy of land, space, structures, or equipment in consideration of a payment (e.g., rent). Source: OCC
  • Legal tender: coins, dollar bills, or other currency issued by a government as official money. Source: U.S. Mint
  • Legislative session: That part of a chamber's daily session in which it considers legislative business (bills, resolutions, and actions related thereto).
  • Legislature: means the legislature of the state of Kansas. See Kansas Statutes 75-4322
  • Lessor: means the owner, co-owner, lessor or sublessor of premises upon which a licensee is permitted to manage, operate or conduct games of bingo. See Kansas Statutes 75-5173
  • Liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
  • Library: means : (1) The state library; (2) any public library established and operating under the laws of this state; or (3) any regional system of cooperating libraries, as defined in K. See Kansas Statutes 75-7222
  • Library network: means an organization of types of libraries interconnected to achieve their common purposes through cooperative use of communications, computer technology, library and human resources. See Kansas Statutes 75-2576
  • Licensee: means any nonprofit organization holding a license to manage, operate or conduct games of bingo or charitable raffles pursuant to K. See Kansas Statutes 75-5173
  • Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
  • Life estate: A property interest limited in duration to the life of the individual holding the interest (life tenant).
  • Litigation: A case, controversy, or lawsuit. Participants (plaintiffs and defendants) in lawsuits are called litigants.
  • Loans: means loans made for the purposes of financing any of the activities authorized within this act, including loans made to financial institutions for funding or as security for loans made for accomplishing any of the purposes of this act and reserves and expenses appropriate or incidental thereto. See Kansas Statutes 74-8902
  • Local education authority: means the special education interlocal or cooperative or school district responsible for the local special education program. See Kansas Statutes 75-5399
  • Lockout: means action taken by the public employer to provoke interruptions of or prevent the continuity of work normally and usually performed by the employees for the purpose of coercing the employees into relinquishing rights guaranteed by this act. See Kansas Statutes 75-4322
  • Lottery facility games: means any electronic gaming machines and any other games which, as of January 1, 2007, are authorized to be conducted or operated at a tribal gaming facility, as defined in K. See Kansas Statutes 74-8702
  • Lottery gaming enterprise: means an entertainment enterprise which includes a lottery gaming facility authorized pursuant to the Kansas expanded lottery act and ancillary lottery gaming facility operations that have a coordinated business or marketing strategy. See Kansas Statutes 74-8702
  • Lottery gaming facility: means that portion of a building used for the purposes of operating, managing and maintaining lottery facility games. See Kansas Statutes 74-8702
  • Lottery gaming facility expenses: means normal business expenses, as defined in the lottery gaming facility management contract, associated with the ownership and operation of a lottery gaming facility. See Kansas Statutes 74-8702
  • Lottery gaming facility management contract: means a contract, subcontract or collateral agreement between the state and a lottery gaming facility manager for the management of a lottery gaming facility, the business of which is owned and operated by the Kansas lottery, negotiated and signed by the executive director on behalf of the state. See Kansas Statutes 74-8702
  • Lottery gaming facility manager: means a corporation, limited liability company, resident Kansas American Indian tribe or other business entity authorized to construct and manage, or manage alone, pursuant to a lottery gaming facility management contract with the Kansas lottery, and on behalf of the state, a lottery gaming enterprise and lottery gaming facility. See Kansas Statutes 74-8702
  • Lottery gaming facility revenues: means the total revenues from lottery facility games at a lottery gaming facility after all related prizes are paid. See Kansas Statutes 74-8702
  • Lottery retailer: means any person with whom the Kansas lottery has contracted to sell lottery tickets or shares, or both, to the public. See Kansas Statutes 74-8702
  • Lottery ticket vending machine: means a machine or similar electronic device owned or leased by the Kansas lottery, the sole purposes of which are to:

    (A) Dispense a printed physical ticket, such as a lottery ticket, a keno ticket, a pull tab ticket or a coupon, the coupon of which must be redeemed through something other than a lottery ticket vending machine, after a purchaser inserts cash or other form of consideration into the machine;

    (B) allow purchasers to manually check the winning status of a Kansas lottery ticket; and

    (C) display advertising, promotions and other information pertaining to the Kansas lottery. See Kansas Statutes 74-8702

  • Magistrate judges: Judicial officers who assist U.S. district judges in getting cases ready for trial, who may decide some criminal and civil trials when both parties agree to have the case heard by a magistrate judge instead of a judge.
  • Main office: means the place of business specified in the articles of association, certificate of authority or similar document, where the business of the institution is carried on and which is not a branch. See Kansas Statutes 75-4201
  • Major procurement: means any gaming product or service, including, but not limited to, facilities, advertising and promotional services, annuity contracts, prize payment agreements, consulting services, equipment, tickets and other products and services unique to the Kansas lottery, but not including materials, supplies, equipment and services common to the ordinary operations of state agencies. See Kansas Statutes 74-8702
  • Management contract: means the contract executed by the treasurer and a financial organization selected to act as a depository and manager of the program. See Kansas Statutes 75-652
  • Manufactured home: means a structure which:

    (1) Is transportable in one or more sections which, in the traveling mode, is 8 body feet or more in width or 40 body feet or more in length, or, when erected on site, is 320 or more square feet, and which is built on a permanent chassis and designed to be used as a dwelling, with or without permanent foundation, when connected to the required utilities, and includes the plumbing, heating, air conditioning and electrical systems contained therein; and

    (2) is subject to the federal manufactured home construction and safety standards established pursuant to 42 U. See Kansas Statutes 77-201

  • Manufacturer: means any person who manufactures mobile homes or recreational vehicles. See Kansas Statutes 75-1212
  • Mediation: means effort by an impartial third party to assist in reconciling a dispute regarding conditions of employment between representatives of the public agency and recognized employee organizations through interpretation and advice. See Kansas Statutes 75-4322
  • Member of the family: has the meaning ascribed thereto in section 529A of the federal internal revenue code of 1986, as amended. See Kansas Statutes 75-652
  • Memorandum of agreement: means a written memorandum of understanding arrived at by the representatives of the public agency and a recognized employee organization which may be presented to the governing body of a public employer or its statutory representative and to the membership of such organization for appropriate action. See Kansas Statutes 75-4322
  • Mentally ill person: means a mentally ill person as defined in K. See Kansas Statutes 77-201
  • Mini bingo: means a game of call bingo in which the prizes awarded are not less than 50% of the gross receipts derived from the sale of cards or faces for participation in the game. See Kansas Statutes 75-5173
  • Minor: means any person defined by K. See Kansas Statutes 77-201
  • Minority leader: See Floor Leaders
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Mistrial: An invalid trial, caused by fundamental error. When a mistrial is declared, the trial must start again from the selection of the jury.
  • mobile home: means a structure, transportable in one or more sections, which has a body width of eight (8) feet or more and a body length of thirty-six (36) feet or more and which is built on a permanent chassis and designed to be used as a dwelling, with or without a permanent foundation, when connected to the required utilities, and includes the plumbing, heating, air-conditioning and electrical systems contained therein. See Kansas Statutes 75-1212
  • Mobile home: means a structure which:

    (1) Is transportable in one or more sections which, in the traveling mode, is 8 body feet or more in width and 36 body feet or more in length and is built on a permanent chassis and designed to be used as a dwelling, with or without a permanent foundation, when connected to the required utilities, and includes the plumbing, heating, air conditioning and electrical systems contained therein; and

    (2) is not subject to the federal manufactured home construction and safety standards established pursuant to 42 U. See Kansas Statutes 77-201

  • Moneys received from sales and other operations: shall include moneys received under K. See Kansas Statutes 76-466
  • Month: means a calendar month, unless otherwise expressed. See Kansas Statutes 77-201
  • Mortgage: The written agreement pledging property to a creditor as collateral for a loan.
  • Mortgagee: The person to whom property is mortgaged and who has loaned the money.
  • Motor vehicle: means a passenger motor vehicle or a truck. See Kansas Statutes 75-4601
  • municipality: means any county, township, city, municipal university, unified school district, library district, improvement district, drainage district, cemetery district, industrial district, irrigation district, park and recreation district, conservation district, extension council, airport or building authority, fire district, lighting district, park district, sewer district, watershed district, community junior college, groundwater management district, rural water district, zoning board, municipal energy agency or intergovernmental or joint agency, including all boards, commissions, committees, bureaus and departments of such municipalities charged with the management or administration of recreation activities, parks, hospitals, libraries, cemeteries, pensions, public improvements or any other public activities maintained or subsidized with public funds and any municipally owned or operated utility, firemen's relief association, or public or quasi-public corporation entitled to receive and hold public moneys pursuant to any provision of state law authorizing such public or quasi-public corporation to collect or receive such public moneys. See Kansas Statutes 75-1117
  • National Bank: A bank that is subject to the supervision of the Comptroller of the Currency. The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency is a bureau of the U.S. Treasury Department. A national bank can be recognized because it must have "national" or "national association" in its name. Source: OCC
  • Natural guardian: means both the biological or adoptive mother and father of a minor if neither parent has been found to be an adult with an impairment in need of a guardian or has had parental rights terminated by a court of competent jurisdiction. See Kansas Statutes 77-201
  • Negotiating committee: means a committee designated to negotiate as provided in this act, and consisting of: (1) The agency head of the state agency for which the proposed project is planned, or a person designated by such agency head; (2) the secretary of administration, or a person designated by such secretary; and (3) the chief administrative officer of the state institution for which the proposed project is planned, or when the proposed project is not planned for a state institution, the agency head shall designate a second person in lieu of the chief administrative officer of a state institution. See Kansas Statutes 75-5802
  • Net electronic gaming machine income: means all cash or other consideration utilized to play an electronic gaming machine operated at a racetrack gaming facility, less all cash or other consideration paid out to winning players as prizes. See Kansas Statutes 74-8702
  • Net income and revenue: means the income arising from the operation of a building remaining after providing for the costs of operation of such building and the costs of maintenance thereof. See Kansas Statutes 76-6a13
  • network manager: shall mean the entity or person engaged to manage and run the gateway or network on behalf of INK. See Kansas Statutes 74-9301
  • Nolo contendere: No contest-has the same effect as a plea of guilty, as far as the criminal sentence is concerned, but may not be considered as an admission of guilt for any other purpose.
  • Non-state moneys: means any funds received by a state educational institution from any source other than the state of Kansas or any agency thereof. See Kansas Statutes 76-7,126
  • Nonprofit charitable organization: means any organization which is organized and operated for:

    (1) The relief of poverty, distress, or other condition of public concern within this state;

    (2) financially supporting the activities of a charitable organization as defined in paragraph (1); or

    (3) conferring direct benefits on the community at large; and of which no part of the net earnings inures to the benefit of any private shareholder or individual member of such organization and has been determined by the administrator to be organized and operated as a bona fide charitable organization and which has been exempted from the payment of federal income taxes as provided by sections 501(c)(3), 501(c)(4), 501(c)(5), 501(c)(6) and 501(c)(7) of the federal internal revenue code of 1986, as amended, or determined to be organized and operated as a bona fide nonprofit charitable organization by the administrator. See Kansas Statutes 75-5173

  • Nonprofit educational organization: means any public or private elementary or secondary school or institution of higher education which has been determined by the administrator to be organized and operated as a bona fide educational organization and which has been exempted from the payment of federal income taxes as provided by section 501(c)(3) of the federal internal revenue code of 1986, as amended, or determined to be organized and operated as a bona fide nonprofit educational organization by the administrator. See Kansas Statutes 75-5173
  • Nonprofit fraternal organization: means any organization within this state which exists for the common benefit, brotherhood, or other interests of its members and is authorized by its written constitution, charter, articles of incorporation or bylaws to engage in a fraternal, civic or service purpose within this state and has been determined by the administrator to be organized and operated as a bona fide fraternal organization and which has been exempted from the payment of federal income taxes as provided by section 501(c)(8) or section 501(c)(10) of the federal internal revenue code of 1986, as amended, or determined to be organized and operated as a bona fide nonprofit fraternal organization by the administrator. See Kansas Statutes 75-5173
  • Nonprofit organization: means :

    (1) A corporation which is incorporated in Kansas as a not-for-profit corporation pursuant to the Kansas general corporation code and the net earnings of which do not inure to the benefit of any shareholder, individual member or person; or

    (2) a fair association. See Kansas Statutes 74-8802

  • Nonqualified withdrawal: means a withdrawal from an account which is not:

    (1) A qualified withdrawal; or

    (2) a rollover distribution. See Kansas Statutes 75-652

  • Oath: includes an affirmation in all cases where an affirmation may be substituted for an oath, and in similar cases "swear" includes affirm. See Kansas Statutes 77-201
  • Obligation: An order placed, contract awarded, service received, or similar transaction during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period.
  • Occupation licensee: means a person licensed by the commission to perform an occupation or provide services which the commission has identified as requiring a license pursuant to this act. See Kansas Statutes 74-8802
  • Off-track wagering: means wagering on a simulcast race at a facility which is not licensed in its jurisdiction to conduct live races. See Kansas Statutes 74-8802
  • Operating account: means a state bank account which is payable or withdrawable, in whole or in part, on demand. See Kansas Statutes 75-4201
  • Organization: means a corporation, trust, estate, partnership, cooperative or association. See Kansas Statutes 75-7b01
  • Organization licensee: has the meaning provided by K. See Kansas Statutes 74-8702
  • Organization licensee: means a nonprofit organization licensed by the commission to conduct races pursuant to this act and, if the license so provides, to construct or own a racetrack facility. See Kansas Statutes 74-8802
  • Oversight: Committee review of the activities of a Federal agency or program.
  • Parimutuel licensee: means a facility owner licensee or facility manager licensee under the Kansas parimutuel racing act. See Kansas Statutes 74-8702
  • Parimutuel licensee location: means a racetrack facility, as defined in K. See Kansas Statutes 74-8702
  • Parimutuel pool: means the total money wagered by individuals on one or more horses or greyhounds in a particular horse or greyhound race to win, place or show, or combinations thereof, as established by the commission, and, except in the case of an interstate or intrastate combined wagering pool, held by the organization licensee pursuant to the parimutuel system of wagering. See Kansas Statutes 74-8802
  • Parimutuel wagering: means a form of wagering on the outcome of horse and greyhound races in which those who wager purchase tickets of various denominations on one or more horses or greyhounds and all wagers for each race are pooled and the winning ticket holders are paid prizes from such pool in amounts proportional to the total receipts in the pool. See Kansas Statutes 74-8802
  • Parking lot: means a designated area constructed on the ground surface for parking motor vehicles. See Kansas Statutes 76-7,126
  • participating library: means a board or library or district that is cooperating and participating in a regional system of cooperating libraries. See Kansas Statutes 75-2548
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • Passenger motor vehicle: means a motor vehicle designed primarily for carrying passengers and having a gross vehicle weight of not more than twelve thousand (12,000) pounds. See Kansas Statutes 75-4601
  • Person: means an individual or organization. See Kansas Statutes 75-7b01
  • Person: means an individual, partnership, corporation, limited liability company, association, business entity, legal representative, trustee, trustee in bankruptcy or receiver, partnership, joint venture, company, firm, corporation, institution, governmental subdivision, state or federal department or agency or other legal entity. See Kansas Statutes 75-7d13
  • Person: means an individual, partnership, corporation or other legal entity. See Kansas Statutes 75-1212
  • Person: means any individual, firm, association, organization, partnership, business, trust, corporation or company. See Kansas Statutes 75-2716
  • Person: means any natural person, association, limited liability company, corporation or partnership. See Kansas Statutes 74-8702
  • Person: means any natural person, corporation, partnership, trust or association. See Kansas Statutes 75-5173
  • Personal property: includes money, goods, chattels, evidences of debt and things in action, and digital assets as defined in the revised uniform fiduciary access to digital assets act, K. See Kansas Statutes 77-201
  • Persons with disabilities: means those persons determined by the department of transportation to be disadvantaged in terms of the transportation services available to them due to physical or mental disability. See Kansas Statutes 75-5034
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • Plea: In a criminal case, the defendant's statement pleading "guilty" or "not guilty" in answer to the charges, a declaration made in open court.
  • Political subdivision: means political or taxing subdivisions of the state, including municipal and quasi-municipal corporations, boards, commissions, authorities, councils, committees, subcommittees and other subordinate groups or administrative units thereof, receiving or expending and supported, in whole or in part, by public funds and any municipality as defined in K. See Kansas Statutes 74-8902
  • Pooled bonds: means bonds of the authority, the interest on which is subject to federal income taxation, which are issued for the purpose of acquiring bonds issued by two or more political subdivisions. See Kansas Statutes 74-8902
  • Power of attorney: A written instrument which authorizes one person to act as another's agent or attorney. The power of attorney may be for a definite, specific act, or it may be general in nature. The terms of the written power of attorney may specify when it will expire. If not, the power of attorney usually expires when the person granting it dies. Source: OCC
  • Precedent: A court decision in an earlier case with facts and law similar to a dispute currently before a court. Precedent will ordinarily govern the decision of a later similar case, unless a party can show that it was wrongly decided or that it differed in some significant way.
  • Preconstruction services: means a series of services including, but not limited to: Design review, scheduling, cost control, value engineering, constructability evaluation and preparation and coordination of bid packages. See Kansas Statutes 76-7,126
  • Premises: means any room, hall, building, enclosure or outdoor area used for the management, operation or conduct of a game of bingo by a licensee. See Kansas Statutes 75-5173
  • Presiding officer: A majority-party Senator who presides over the Senate and is charged with maintaining order and decorum, recognizing Members to speak, and interpreting the Senate's rules, practices and precedents.
  • Private college librarians: means chief officers of libraries operated by accredited independent institutions as defined in K. See Kansas Statutes 75-2576
  • Private detective: means any person who, for any consideration whatsoever, engages in detective business. See Kansas Statutes 75-7b01
  • Private detective agency: means a person who regularly employs any other person, other than an organization, to engage in detective business. See Kansas Statutes 75-7b01
  • Private patrol operator: means a person who, for any consideration whatsoever, agrees to furnish or furnishes a watchman, guard, patrolman or other person to protect persons or property or to prevent the theft, unlawful taking, loss, embezzlement, misappropriation or concealment of any goods, wares, merchandise, money, bonds, stocks, notes, documents, papers or property of any kind, or performs the service of such watchman, guard, patrolman or other person for any such purposes. See Kansas Statutes 75-7b01
  • Prize: means any prize paid directly by the Kansas lottery pursuant to the Kansas lottery act or the Kansas expanded lottery act or any rules and regulations adopted pursuant to either act. See Kansas Statutes 74-8702
  • Probable cause: A reasonable ground for belief that the offender violated a specific law.
  • Probate: Proving a will
  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • Procurement committee: means the state educational institution procurement committee established by K. See Kansas Statutes 76-7,126
  • Professional employee: includes any employee: (1) Whose work is predominantly intellectual and varied in character as opposed to routine mental, manual, mechanical, or physical work; involves the consistent exercise of discretion and judgment; requires knowledge of an advanced type in a field of science or learning customarily acquired by prolonged study in an institution of higher learning; or (2) who has completed courses of prolonged study as described in paragraph (1) of this subsection, and is performing related work under the supervision of a professional person in order to qualify as a professional employee as defined in paragraph (1) of this subsection; or (3) attorneys-at-law or any other person who is registered as a qualified professional by a board of registration or other public body established for such purposes under the laws of this state. See Kansas Statutes 75-4322
  • Program: means the Kansas partnership for faculty of distinction program established by this act. See Kansas Statutes 76-773
  • Program: means the KAN-ED program created pursuant to this act to facilitate schools', libraries' and hospitals' use of broadband technology-based video communication for distance learning and telemedicine. See Kansas Statutes 75-7222
  • Program: means the affiliated family practice residency training program authorized by this act. See Kansas Statutes 76-367
  • Program: means the Kansas ABLE savings program established pursuant to this act. See Kansas Statutes 75-652
  • Program manager: means a financial organization selected by the treasurer to act as a depository and manager of the program. See Kansas Statutes 75-652
  • Progressive bingo: means a game of call bingo in which either the established prize amount or number of bingo balls or objects called, or both, may be increased from one session to the next scheduled session if no player completes the required pattern within the specified number of bingo balls or objects drawn. See Kansas Statutes 75-5173
  • project: means the process of designing, constructing, reconstructing, altering or renovating a building or other structure. See Kansas Statutes 76-7,126
  • Project: includes : (1) Activities directly undertaken by the state or any political subdivision of the state, or any instrumentality thereof;

    (2) activities undertaken by a person which are supported in whole or in part through grants, subsidies, loans or other forms of financial assistance from the state or any political subdivision of the state, or any instrumentality thereof; and

    (3) activities involving the issuance of a lease, permit, license, certificate or other entitlement for use, to any person by the state or any political subdivision of the state, or any instrumentality thereof. See Kansas Statutes 75-2716

  • Project: means any capital improvement project or any study, plan, survey or program activity of a state agency, including development of new or existing programs and preparation of federal grant applications. See Kansas Statutes 75-5802
  • project: means the construction of a multi-sport athletic complex and the improvement of facilities within the project area; and

    (5) "project area" means the boundaries of the area in which the project will be undertaken as described by the board, but shall not include the boundaries of any redevelopment district in a major tourism area which includes an auto race track facility located in Wyandotte county as follows: Beginning at the intersection of Interstate 70 and Interstate 435; west along Interstate 70 to 118th Street; north along 118th Street to State Avenue; northeasterly along proposed relocated State Avenue to 110th Street; north along 110th Street to Parallel Parkway; east along Parallel Parkway to Interstate 435; South along Interstate 435 to Interstate 70. See Kansas Statutes 74-8936

  • Property: includes personal and real property. See Kansas Statutes 77-201
  • Prosecute: To charge someone with a crime. A prosecutor tries a criminal case on behalf of the government.
  • Public defender: Represent defendants who can't afford an attorney in criminal matters.
  • Public employee: means any person employed by any public agency, except those persons classed as supervisory employees, professional employees of school districts, as defined by subsection (c) of K. See Kansas Statutes 75-4322
  • public employer: means every governmental subdivision, including any county, township, city, school district, special district, board, commission, or instrumentality or other similar unit whose governing body exercises similar governmental powers, and the state of Kansas and its state agencies. See Kansas Statutes 75-4322
  • public information: shall mean any information stored, gathered or generated in electronic or magnetic form by the state of Kansas, its agencies or instrumentalities, which is included within the information deemed to be public pursuant to the Kansas open records act, K. See Kansas Statutes 74-9301
  • Public law: A public bill or joint resolution that has passed both chambers and been enacted into law. Public laws have general applicability nationwide.
  • Public librarians: means the chief officers of the public libraries. See Kansas Statutes 75-2576
  • Public libraries: means libraries operated under the provisions of K. See Kansas Statutes 75-2576
  • public officer: means any officer, board, commission or agency of the state. See Kansas Statutes 75-3505
  • Public security: means a bond, note, certificate of indebtedness, or other obligation for the payment of money, issued by this state or by any of its departments, agencies, boards, or other instrumentalities or by any of its political or taxing subdivisions. See Kansas Statutes 75-4001
  • Public transportation services: means those services accessible to elderly persons, persons with disabilities and the general public. See Kansas Statutes 75-5034
  • Public utility: shall mean any business or enterprise providing or furnishing directly or indirectly any commodity or service to the public, the operation of which business or enterprise is so closely and intimately related to the public or any substantial part of any community as to make the welfare of the public or a substantial part thereof dependent on the proper conduct of such business or enterprise. See Kansas Statutes 75-2130
  • Publication: means any report, pamphlet, book or other materials provided by a state agency for use by the general public;

    (b) "state agency" means any state office or officer, department, board, commission, institution, bureau, society or any agency, division or unit within any state office, department, board, commission or other state authority. See Kansas Statutes 75-2565

  • publication: means any report or document which is intended to be made available to the public and which is originated by a state agency. See Kansas Statutes 75-3048a
  • Qualified disability expense: means any qualified disability expense included in section 529A of the federal internal revenue code of 1986, as amended. See Kansas Statutes 75-652
  • Qualified withdrawal: means a withdrawal from an account to pay the qualified disability expenses of the designated beneficiary of the account. See Kansas Statutes 75-652
  • Qualifying gift: means a monetary donation which (1) is a single monetary donation from a single donor or entity or is a joint monetary donation from or on behalf of two or more donors or entities that are directly related or associated or that otherwise are determined by the state board of regents to have common characteristics or similarities such that the joint monetary donation conforms with the purposes of the program, (2) is made in cash or the equivalent of cash, (3) has been received by the endowment association of an eligible educational institution from a single donor or entity for the purpose of endowing a professorship at the eligible educational institution in accordance with the program, and (4) is:

    (A) For community colleges, technical colleges and vocational education schools, an aggregate amount of at least $50,000;

    (B) for Fort Hays state university, Emporia state university and Pittsburg state university, an aggregate amount of at least $200,000;

    (C) for Washburn university, an aggregate amount of at least $300,000;

    (D) for Wichita state university, an aggregate amount of at least $350,000; and

    (E) for the university of Kansas, the university of Kansas medical center and Kansas state university of agriculture and applied science, an aggregate amount of at least $500,000. See Kansas Statutes 76-773

  • Quasi-municipal corporation: shall mean any county, township, school district, drainage district, sewer district, water district, watershed district, hospital district or any similar subdivision of government created by the laws of this state which provides or furnishes any public service to the people of the state of Kansas or to any segment of said people who may live within the boundaries of such governmental subdivision. See Kansas Statutes 75-2130
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • Race meeting: means one or more periods of racing days during a calendar year designated by the commission for which an organization licensee has been approved by the commission to hold live or simulcast horse or greyhound races at which parimutuel wagering is conducted, including such additional time as designated by the commission for the conduct of official business before and after the races. See Kansas Statutes 74-8802
  • Racetrack facility: means a racetrack within Kansas used for the racing of horses or greyhounds, or both, including the track surface, grandstands, clubhouse, all animal housing and handling areas, other areas in which a person may enter only upon payment of an admission fee or upon presentation of authorized credentials and such additional areas as designated by the commission. See Kansas Statutes 74-8802
  • Racetrack gaming facility: means that portion of a parimutuel licensee location where electronic gaming machines are operated, managed and maintained. See Kansas Statutes 74-8702
  • Racetrack gaming facility management contract: means an agreement between the Kansas lottery and a racetrack gaming facility manager, negotiated and signed by the executive director on behalf of the state, for placement of electronic gaming machines owned and operated by the state at a racetrack gaming facility. See Kansas Statutes 74-8702
  • Racetrack gaming facility manager: means a parimutuel licensee specifically certified by the Kansas lottery to become a certified racetrack gaming facility manager and offer electronic gaming machines for play at the racetrack gaming facility. See Kansas Statutes 74-8702
  • Raffle: means a game of chance in which each participant buys a ticket or tickets from a nonprofit organization with each ticket providing an equal chance to win a prize and the winner being determined by a random drawing. See Kansas Statutes 75-5173
  • Ranking minority member: The highest ranking (and usually longest serving) minority member of a committee or subcommittee.
  • Real estate transaction: means to acquire real estate, or any right, title or interest therein, by purchase, grant, gift, devise, lease or otherwise or to sell, convey, lease, exchange, transfer or otherwise dispose of real estate, or any right, title or interest therein, but does not include the lease or rental of real estate, or any right, title or interest therein, for a term of five (5) years or less. See Kansas Statutes 75-3515
  • real property: include lands, tenements and hereditaments, and all rights to them and interest in them, equitable as well as legal. See Kansas Statutes 77-201
  • Recess: A temporary interruption of the legislative business.
  • Recognized employee organization: means an employee organization which has been formally acknowledged by the public agency or certified as representing a majority of the employees of an appropriate unit. See Kansas Statutes 75-4322
  • Recourse: An arrangement in which a bank retains, in form or in substance, any credit risk directly or indirectly associated with an asset it has sold (in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles) that exceeds a pro rata share of the bank's claim on the asset. If a bank has no claim on an asset it has sold, then the retention of any credit risk is recourse. Source: FDIC
  • Recreational vehicle: means a vehicular-type unit built on or for use on a chassis and designed primarily as living quarters for recreational, camping, vacation or travel use and which has its own motive power or is mounted on or drawn by another vehicle, and which has a body width not exceeding eight (8) feet and a body length not exceeding forty (40) feet; but such term shall not include a unit which has no electrical system which operates above twelve (12) volts and has no provisions for plumbing, heating and any other component or feature for which a standard is adopted by this act. See Kansas Statutes 75-1212
  • Regional system of cooperating libraries: means two or more libraries cooperating in a system approved by the state board and officially designated as a regional system of cooperating libraries under this act. See Kansas Statutes 75-2548
  • Regional systems of cooperating libraries: means the regional systems of cooperating libraries created under authority of K. See Kansas Statutes 75-2576
  • Remainder: An interest in property that takes effect in the future at a specified time or after the occurrence of some event, such as the death of a life tenant.
  • Reporter: Makes a record of court proceedings and prepares a transcript, and also publishes the court's opinions or decisions (in the courts of appeals).
  • representative of the public employer: means a team of persons, the head of which shall be a person designated by the secretary of administration and the heads of the state agency or state agencies involved or one person designated by each such state agency head. See Kansas Statutes 75-4322
  • Research facilities: means facilities for use in research and development activities, whether conducted for profit or not for profit, of an agricultural business enterprise, industrial enterprise or any other commercial enterprise or educational institution or health care institution. See Kansas Statutes 74-8902
  • Research project: means any sponsored project or activity which is conducted by an institution for a state agency pursuant to a contract with the state agency and which project or activity is financed by federal funds. See Kansas Statutes 76-739
  • Residence: means the place which is adopted by a person as the person's place of habitation and to which, whenever the person is absent, the person has the intention of returning. See Kansas Statutes 77-201
  • Respite care: means temporary, short-term care not exceeding 90 days per calendar year to provide relief from the daily pressures involved in caring for a person with intellectual disability. See Kansas Statutes 76-12b01
  • Restitution: The court-ordered payment of money by the defendant to the victim for damages caused by the criminal action.
  • Restraint: means the use of a totally enclosed crib or any material to restrict or inhibit the free movement of one or more limbs of a person except medical devices which limit movement for examination, treatment or to insure the healing process. See Kansas Statutes 76-12b01
  • Revenue bonds: means bonds issued by a board under authority of K. See Kansas Statutes 76-6a13
  • Revenues: means any receipts, fees, revenues or other payments received or to be received by the department under this act. See Kansas Statutes 75-5073
  • road: include public bridges and may be construed to be equivalent to "county way" "county road" "common road" "state road" and "territorial road. See Kansas Statutes 77-201
  • Rollover distribution: means a rollover distribution as defined in section 529A of the federal internal revenue code of 1986, as amended. See Kansas Statutes 75-652
  • Savings agreement: means an agreement between the program manager or the treasurer and the account owner. See Kansas Statutes 75-652
  • Savings and loan association: means a savings and loan association incorporated under the laws of this state or organized under the laws of the United States or another state, insured by the federal deposit insurance corporation or its successor and having a main or branch office in the county in which a state agency making collection of any fees, tuition or charges is located. See Kansas Statutes 75-4201
  • Savings bank: means a savings bank organized under the laws of the United States or another state insured by the federal deposit insurance corporation or its successor and having a main or branch office in the county in which a state agency making collection of any fees, tuition, or charges is located. See Kansas Statutes 75-4201
  • School: means : (1) Any unified school district, school district interlocal cooperative, school district cooperative or nonpublic school accredited by the state board of education; or (2) any community college, technical college, the institute of technology at Washburn university or Kansas educational institution, as defined in K. See Kansas Statutes 75-7222
  • School librarians: means the chief officers of libraries operated by unified school districts. See Kansas Statutes 75-2576
  • Scientific research and development facility: means any facility, including real and personal property, for which the primary purpose is to promote scientific research and development and which is under the control of a state educational institution. See Kansas Statutes 76-779
  • seal: includes an impression of the seal upon the paper alone, as well as upon wax or a wafer affixed to the paper. See Kansas Statutes 77-201
  • Seclusion: means being placed alone in a locked room where the individual's freedom to leave is thereby restricted and where such placement is not under continuous observation. See Kansas Statutes 76-12b01
  • Secretary: means the secretary of administration. See Kansas Statutes 75-1226
  • Secretary: means the secretary for aging and disability services. See Kansas Statutes 76-12a01
  • Secretary: means the secretary for aging and disability services or the designee of the secretary. See Kansas Statutes 76-12b01
  • Secretary: means the secretary of the department of transportation or designee. See Kansas Statutes 75-5034
  • Secretary: means the secretary of revenue or the secretary's designee. See Kansas Statutes 75-5173
  • Secretary: means the secretary for children and families or the designee of the secretary. See Kansas Statutes 75-5399
  • Secretary: means the secretary for aging and disability services. See Kansas Statutes 75-5902
  • secretary: means the secretary of the department of commerce; and

    (n) "seed capital" means financing that is provided for the development, refinement and commercialization of a product, process or innovation whether for the startup of a new firm, the expansion or the restructuring of a small firm. See Kansas Statutes 74-99c02

  • Secretary: means the secretary of the United States treasury. See Kansas Statutes 75-652
  • Securities: means , for the purposes of this section and K. See Kansas Statutes 75-4201
  • senior citizen: means a person 60 years of age or older. See Kansas Statutes 75-5902
  • Sentencing guidelines: A set of rules and principles established by the United States Sentencing Commission that trial judges use to determine the sentence for a convicted defendant. Source: U.S. Courts
  • Service of process: The service of writs or summonses to the appropriate party.
  • Services: means those services designed to provide assistance to the aged such as nutritional programs, facilities improvement, transportation services, senior volunteer programs, supplementary health services, programs for leisure-time activities, housing and employment counseling, other informational, referral and counseling programs to aid the aged in availing themselves of existing public or private services or other similar social services intended to aid the senior citizen in attaining and maintaining self-sufficiency, personal well-being, dignity and maximum participation in community life. See Kansas Statutes 75-5902
  • Session: means a day on which a licensee conducts games of bingo. See Kansas Statutes 75-5173
  • Settlement: Parties to a lawsuit resolve their difference without having a trial. Settlements often involve the payment of compensation by one party in satisfaction of the other party's claims.
  • Share: means any intangible manifestation authorized by the Kansas lottery to prove participation in a lottery game, except as provided by the Kansas expanded lottery act. See Kansas Statutes 74-8702
  • Simulcast: means a live audio-visual broadcast of an actual horse or greyhound race at the time it is run. See Kansas Statutes 74-8802
  • Special education program: means services that are provided pursuant to public law 94-142 (the education of all handicapped children's act) as implemented in Kansas through K. See Kansas Statutes 75-5399
  • Special librarians: means the chief officers of all other publicly supported and private libraries, including special purpose libraries and archives located in Kansas. See Kansas Statutes 75-2576
  • State: means the state of Kansas. See Kansas Statutes 76-779
  • State: when applied to the different parts of the United States, includes the District of Columbia and the territories. See Kansas Statutes 77-201
  • State: means the state of Kansas. See Kansas Statutes 74-8902
  • State agency: means any state agency, as defined in K. See Kansas Statutes 76-739
  • state agency: means any state office or officer, department, board, commission, institution, bureau, society or any agency, division or unit within any state office, department, board, commission or other state authority. See Kansas Statutes 75-3044
  • State agency: means any state office, officer, department, board, commission, institution, bureau or any other state authority, which is authorized by law to engage in any real estate transaction for and in the name of the state of Kansas. See Kansas Statutes 75-3515
  • State agency: means any state office or officer, department, board, commission, institution, bureau or any other state authority which may lawfully request a state appropriation. See Kansas Statutes 75-3728a
  • state agency: shall mean any state office or officer whether elected or appointed, department, board, commission, institution, bureau, authority or any agency, division or unit within any office, department, board or other state authority. See Kansas Statutes 75-4112
  • State agency: means the same as is ascribed thereto in K. See Kansas Statutes 75-4322
  • state agency: means only those state agencies whose offices are located in Shawnee county, but does not include the supreme court or any justice or officer thereof nor offices located in the Shawnee county courthouse. See Kansas Statutes 75-4511
  • State agency: means all departments, boards, commissions and agencies of the state of Kansas. See Kansas Statutes 75-4802
  • State agency: means any state office or officer, department, board, commission, institution, bureau or any agency, division or unit within any office, department, board, commission or other state authority or any person requesting a state appropriation;

    (b) "disaster" includes disasters designated at level II and above in the American national red cross regulations and procedures. See Kansas Statutes 75-5547

  • State agency: means any office, department, board, commission, bureau, division, public corporation, agency or instrumentality of this state. See Kansas Statutes 74-8902
  • State bank account: means state moneys or fee agency account moneys deposited in accordance with the provisions of this act. See Kansas Statutes 75-4201
  • State board: means the state library of Kansas board. See Kansas Statutes 75-2548
  • State board: means the state board of regents. See Kansas Statutes 76-7,126
  • State board: means the state board of education. See Kansas Statutes 76-11a04
  • state board of education: means the state superintendent of public instruction until that office is abolished, and thereafter the constitutional state board of education. See Kansas Statutes 75-705a
  • State building advisory commission: means the state building advisory commission created by K. See Kansas Statutes 75-5802
  • State educational institution: means the university of Kansas, Kansas state university of agriculture and applied science, Wichita state university, Emporia state university, Pittsburg state university, and Fort Hays state university. See Kansas Statutes 76-711
  • State institution: means institution as defined in K. See Kansas Statutes 75-3329
  • State institution: means :

    (1) Any institution as defined by K. See Kansas Statutes 75-3728e

  • state librarian: means the state librarian appointed pursuant to K. See Kansas Statutes 75-2554
  • state library: means the Kansas state library created and operating under authority of K. See Kansas Statutes 75-2554
  • state lottery: means the lottery or lotteries operated pursuant to this act. See Kansas Statutes 74-8702
  • State moneys: means all moneys in the treasury of the state or coming lawfully into the possession of the treasurer. See Kansas Statutes 75-4201
  • state of Kansas: shall include political subdivisions of the state of Kansas, except schools, cities of the third class and townships. See Kansas Statutes 75-3338
  • state or any political subdivision of the state: means the state of Kansas, any office, department, agency, authority, bureau, commission, board, institution, hospital, college or university of the state, or any county, township, city, school district, special district, regional agency, redevelopment agency or any other political subdivision of the state. See Kansas Statutes 75-2716
  • State school: means the Kansas state school for the deaf and the Kansas state school for the blind. See Kansas Statutes 76-11a04
  • state zoning area: shall include and be the following described area in the city of Topeka, Kansas: Beginning at the centerline of west Seventh street and its intersection with the centerline of the north-south alley extended between Kansas avenue and Jackson street; thence westward along the centerline of west Seventh street to the center line of Polk street; thence southward along the centerline of Polk street to the centerline of west Fourteenth street; thence eastward along the centerline of west Fourteenth street to the centerline of Jackson street; thence southward along the centerline of Jackson street to its intersection with the centerline of west Fourteenth street and the centerline of the north-south alley extended between Kansas avenue and Jackson street; thence northward along the centerline of the north-south alleys extended between Kansas avenue and Jackson street to the place of beginning. See Kansas Statutes 75-3619
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Statute of limitations: A law that sets the time within which parties must take action to enforce their rights.
  • Strike: means an action taken for the purpose of coercing a change in the conditions, rights, privileges or obligations of employment through the failure by concerted action with others to report for duty or to work at usual capability in the performance of the normal duties of employment. See Kansas Statutes 75-4322
  • Student dormitory: means a building erected for, and used solely as, a place for housing and boarding students and other purposes incidental thereto. See Kansas Statutes 76-6a01
  • Student union building: means a building and related parking area constructed for, and used solely as, a recreational center for students, boarding students and other purposes incidental thereto. See Kansas Statutes 76-6a01
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Substance abuser: means : (1) Any alcoholic, intoxicated person or person incapacitated by alcohol, as such terms are defined in K. See Kansas Statutes 76-12a22
  • Summons: Another word for subpoena used by the criminal justice system.
  • Superintendent: means the chief administrative officer of the institution or the designee of the chief administrative officer. See Kansas Statutes 76-12b01
  • Supervisory employee: means any individual who normally performs different work from his subordinates, having authority, in the interest of the employer, to hire, transfer, suspend, lay off, recall, promote, discharge, assign, reward, or discipline other employees, or responsibly to direct them, or to adjust their grievances, or effectively to recommend a preponderance of such actions, if in connection with the foregoing the exercise of such authority is not of a merely routine or clerical nature, but requires the use of independent judgment. See Kansas Statutes 75-4322
  • System board: means the governing board comprised of representatives of libraries in a regional system of cooperating libraries, and which is authorized by this act to direct and plan library service for a regional system to the extent and in the manner provided by this act. See Kansas Statutes 75-2548
  • System librarian: means a person (not a state officer or employee) who has been certified by the state board as being qualified by education or experience to perform duties as a librarian for a regional system of cooperating libraries, and who shall attend system board meetings but shall not be a voting member thereof. See Kansas Statutes 75-2548
  • Systems librarians: means the chief officers of the regional systems of cooperating libraries. See Kansas Statutes 75-2576
  • Takeout: means the total amount of money withheld from each parimutuel pool for the payment of purses, taxes and the share to be kept by the organization licensee. See Kansas Statutes 74-8802
  • tax returns: means returns or reports filed for any tax administered by the department of revenue including, but not limited to, income tax, sales and use tax, motor fuel tax, mineral tax and other excise taxes. See Kansas Statutes 75-5151a
  • Teacher: means any unclassified employee of a state school who is required to hold a certificate to teach. See Kansas Statutes 76-11a04
  • Temporary restraining order: Prohibits a person from an action that is likely to cause irreparable harm. This differs from an injunction in that it may be granted immediately, without notice to the opposing party, and without a hearing. It is intended to last only until a hearing can be held.
  • Testator: A male person who leaves a will at death.
  • Testify: Answer questions in court.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • This act: means the university research and development enhancement act. See Kansas Statutes 76-779
  • Ticket: means any tangible evidence issued by the Kansas lottery to prove participation in a lottery game other than a lottery facility game. See Kansas Statutes 74-8702
  • Tie down: means any device designed for the purpose of anchoring a mobile home to ground anchors;

    (b) "Ground anchor" means any device designed to secure a mobile home to the ground;

    (c) "Pier" means one of the structural supports required by this act for a mobile home which is not secured to the ground on a permanent foundation;

    (d) "Roof protector" means a device designed to prevent over-the-top tie downs from damaging or penetrating the roof material; and

    (e) "Mobile home" shall have the meaning ascribed to it by K. See Kansas Statutes 75-1226

  • 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.
  • Training: means the provision of specific environmental, physical, mental, social and educational interventions and therapies for the purpose of halting, controlling or reversing processes that cause, aggravate or complicate malfunctions or dysfunctions of development. See Kansas Statutes 76-12b01
  • Transcript: A written, word-for-word record of what was said, either in a proceeding such as a trial or during some other conversation, as in a transcript of a hearing or oral deposition.
  • Transition planning services: means rehabilitation counseling, information and referral to community services for students age 16 and older in secondary special education programs. See Kansas Statutes 75-5399
  • Transition services: means a coordinated set of activities for a student, designed within an outcome-oriented process, which promotes movement from school to post-school activities, including post-secondary education, vocational training, integrated employment (including supported employment), continuing and adult education, adult services, independent living or community participation. See Kansas Statutes 75-5399
  • Transportation: means the movement of individuals and meals in a four or more wheeled motorized vehicle designed to carry passengers. See Kansas Statutes 75-5034
  • Transportation system: means all public and private transportation providers which provide public transportation services to elderly persons, persons with disabilities and the general public, and which receive federal support through 49 U. See Kansas Statutes 75-5034
  • Treasurer: means state treasurer. See Kansas Statutes 75-4201
  • Treasurer: means the state treasurer. See Kansas Statutes 75-652
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • Trust account: A general term that covers all types of accounts in a trust department, such as estates, guardianships, and agencies. Source: OCC
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.
  • Trustor: The person who makes or creates a trust. Also known as the grantor or settlor.
  • Under legal disability: includes persons who are within the period of minority, or who are incapacitated, incompetent or imprisoned. See Kansas Statutes 77-201
  • Undertaking: means a promise or security in any form where required by law. See Kansas Statutes 77-201
  • Uniform Commercial Code: A set of statutes enacted by the various states to provide consistency among the states' commercial laws. It includes negotiable instruments, sales, stock transfers, trust and warehouse receipts, and bills of lading. Source: OCC
  • University: means the university of Kansas school of medicine. See Kansas Statutes 76-367
  • university board: means the board of regents of the university of Wichita;

    (b) the term "state board" means the state board of regents;

    (c) the term "campus property" means the real estate, buildings, furnishings, fixtures, and equipment comprising the educational plant of the university of Wichita; and

    (d) the term "endowment property" means the investment real estate, the net earnings of which are devoted to general educational purposes of said university or to the retirement of revenue bonds, or to special university purposes as prescribed or authorized by the donors of such property, and investment personal property, endowment and scholarship funds of the university of Wichita. See Kansas Statutes 76-3a01

  • University lands: means the following described real property commonly known as the "Robinson farm" and all of which is located in Douglas county, Kansas: The east one-half (1/2) of the southeast quarter (1/4) of section eight (8), township twelve (12) south, range twenty (20) east, containing eighty (80) acres more or less; the southeast quarter (1/4) of the northeast quarter (1/4) of section eight (8), township twelve (12) south, range twenty (20) east; section seventeen (17), township twelve (12) south, range twenty (20) east, less the west sixty (60) acres of the south one-half (1/2) of the southwest quarter (1/4) of said section, said tract containing five hundred eighty (580) acres more or less; and section four (4), township twelve (12) south, range twenty (20) east, less the southwest quarter (1/4) of the southwest quarter (1/4) of said section four (4) and less the southwest quarter (1/4) of the northwest quarter (1/4) of the southwest quarter (1/4) of said section four (4), containing five hundred ninety (590) acres more or less. See Kansas Statutes 76-345
  • university lands: shall mean the following described property located in Riley county, Kansas: A tract of land in the west part of the north half of the southwest quarter of section 12, township 10 south, range 7 east of the 6th principal meridian, more particularly described as follows: Beginning at the intersection of Dickens avenue and Browning avenue, which is the northwest corner of said southwest quarter of section 12, thence east 945. See Kansas Statutes 76-452
  • Unmarked burial site: means any interment by whatever means of human skeletal remains, other than a burial site in a cemetery otherwise protected by Kansas statute. See Kansas Statutes 75-2743
  • user association: shall mean an association:

    (1) Whose membership is identifiable by regular payment of association dues and regularly maintained membership lists;

    (2) which is registered with the state or is a Kansas corporation;

    (3) which exists for the purpose of advancing the common occupation or profession of its membership; and

    (4) which, after the appointment of the initial board of INK, regularly promotes and encourages the subscription of its members to the gateway service provided by INK. See Kansas Statutes 74-9301

  • User fees: Fees charged to users of goods or services provided by the government. In levying or authorizing these fees, the legislature determines whether the revenue should go into the treasury or should be available to the agency providing the goods or services.
  • vending facility: includes , but is not limited to, automatic vending machines, cafeterias, snack bars, cart service, shelters, counters and such other appropriate auxiliary equipment as rules and regulations of the division of services for the blind of the Kansas department for children and families prescribe and as are necessary for the sale of the articles or services referred to in paragraph (4) of subsection (a) of K. See Kansas Statutes 75-3338
  • Vendor: means any person who has entered into a major procurement contract with the Kansas lottery. See Kansas Statutes 74-8702
  • Venue: The geographical location in which a case is tried.
  • Verdict: The decision of a petit jury or a judge.
  • Victim advocate: work with prosecutors and assist the victims of a crime.
  • Ward: means a person who has a guardian. See Kansas Statutes 77-201
  • Work therapy fund: means the moneys and other assets used to operate a work therapy project for persons in a state institution. See Kansas Statutes 75-3728e
  • Work therapy project: means a sheltered workshop or other similar vocational training activity provided by a state institution, whether on or off campus. See Kansas Statutes 75-3728e