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2-220.State fair special cash fund; change fund for use during fair; procedures and restrictions; sureties required. (a) The state fair special cash fund is hereby created in the state treasury. The state fair board may apply annually to the director of accounts and reports to establish a change fund for use during the period of the state fair which shall be maintained in the form of cash from the moneys of the state fair special cash fund which shall be transferred from the state treasury to a separate account of the state fair board in a bank in Reno county, Kansas, in accordance with subsection (c). The director of accounts and reports shall authorize the establishment of such change fund and shall establish a maximum amount for such change fund of not to exceed $200,000 in accordance with the need therefor.

(b) After establishing the maximum amount for a change fund under subsection (a) and not less than 10 days prior to the date fixed for the commencement of the state fair, the director of accounts and reports shall transfer an amount of money equal to such maximum amount from the state general fund to the state fair special cash fund. No such transfer from the state general fund shall exceed $200,000.

(c) For the purposes of a change fund authorized under this section, the moneys in the state fair special cash fund may be transferred by warrant, upon vouchers of the state fair board, from the state treasury to a separate account of such board in a bank in Reno county, Kansas. This bank account shall be awarded to a bank in Reno county, Kansas, by the pooled money investment board under a written agreement in accordance with procedures for state bank accounts under K.S.A. 75-4217, and amendments thereto, and shall be secured by pledge of securities in the manner prescribed for state bank accounts under K.S.A. 75-4218, and amendments thereto, and in the amount prescribed for fee agency accounts under that statute. The state treasurer and the director of accounts and reports shall honor all such vouchers and make such transfers as directed in accordance with this subsection, except that no such transfer shall be made more than 10 days prior to the date fixed for the commencement of the state fair.

(d) The change fund authorized under this section may be established by the state fair board not more than five days preceding the date fixed for the commencement of the state fair. Such change fund shall be maintained in the daily amounts necessary for the operation of the state fair as directed by the state fair board except that no such amount shall exceed the maximum amount established by the director of accounts and reports under subsection (a). Prior to the sixth day after the conclusion of the state fair each year, such change fund shall be finally reconciled and all the moneys in such change fund shall be deposited in the bank account of the state fair board from which the change fund was established. Upon such deposit, all such moneys shall be remitted to the state treasurer in accordance with the provisions of K.S.A. 75-4215, and amendments thereto. Upon receipt of each such remittance, the state treasurer shall deposit the entire amount in the state treasury to the credit of the state fair special cash fund. Each year upon the crediting of such moneys to the state fair special cash fund and after the conclusion of the state fair, the director of accounts and reports shall transfer all moneys in the state fair special cash fund to the state general fund.

(e) The moneys in the change fund authorized under this section shall be used exclusively for the making of change in operating and conducting the state fair during the period of the state fair. No advance or expenditure shall be made from such change fund.

(f) Except as otherwise provided in this section, the change fund authorized by this section shall be administered in the same manner as change funds authorized in accordance with K.S.A. 75-3078, and amendments thereto, and shall be subject to such procedures and reporting requirements as may be prescribed by the director of accounts and reports under that statute. The director of accounts and reports may authorize a reconciling entry in any reconciliation statement for the change fund authorized by this section in an amount of not to exceed the maximum authorized by K.S.A. 75-3078, and amendments thereto, for change funds authorized in accordance with that statute.

(g) All officers and employees of the state fair board having custody of moneys of the change fund authorized by this section shall be covered by a blanket surety contract purchased by the committee on surety bonds and insurance in such amount or amounts and upon such terms and conditions as the committee on surety bonds and insurance deems necessary and proper in accordance with the provisions of K.S.A. 75-4103, 75-4104 and 75-4105, and amendments thereto.

History: L. 1979, ch. 239, § 1; L. 1987, ch. 5, § 19; L. 1988, ch. 2, § 1; L. 2001, ch. 5, § 6; July 1.



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