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2-223. State fair capital improvements fund; authorized use; Kansas development finance authority, revenue bonds authorized; annual transfers to fund; certification of amounts by state fair board. (a) There is hereby established in the state treasury the state fair capital improvements fund. All expenditures of moneys in the state fair capital improvements fund shall be used for the payment of capital improvements and maintenance for the state fairgrounds and the payment of capital improvement obligations that have been financed. Capital improvement projects for the Kansas state fairgrounds are hereby approved for the purposes of subsection (b) of K.S.A. 74-8905, and amendments thereto, and the authorization of the issuance of bonds by the Kansas development finance authority in accordance with that statute.

(b) On each June 30, the state fair board shall certify to the director of accounts and reports an amount to be transferred from the state fair fee fund to the state fair capital improvements fund, which amount shall be not less than the amount equal to 5% of the total gross receipts during the current fiscal year from state fair activities and non-fair days activities, except that:

(1) For the fiscal year ending June 30, 2016, notwithstanding the other provisions of this section, on March 1, 2016, or as soon thereafter as moneys are available therefor, the director of accounts and reports shall transfer from the state fair fee fund to the state fair capital improvements fund the amount equal to the greater of $300,000 or the amount equal to 5% of the total gross receipts during fiscal year 2016 from state fair activities and non-fair days activities through March 1, 2016, except that, subject to approval by the director of the budget prior to March 1, 2016, after reviewing the amounts credited to the state fair fee fund and the state fair capital improvements fund, cash flow considerations for the state fair fee fund, and the amount required to be credited to the state fair capital improvements fund pursuant to this subsection to pay the bonded debt service payment due on April 1, 2016, the state fair board may certify an amount on March 1, 2016, to the director of accounts and reports to be transferred from the state fair fee fund to the state fair capital improvements fund that is equal to the amount required to be credited to the state fair capital improvements fund pursuant to this subsection to pay the bonded debt service payment due on April 1, 2016, and shall certify to the director of accounts and reports on the date specified by the director of the budget the amount equal to the balance of the aggregate amount that is required to be transferred from the state fair fee fund to the state fair capital improvements fund for fiscal year 2016. Upon receipt of any such certification, the director of accounts and reports shall transfer moneys from the state fair fee fund to the state fair capital improvements fund in accordance with such certification; and

(2) for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2017, notwithstanding the other provisions of this section, on March 1, 2017, or as soon thereafter as moneys are available therefor, the director of accounts and reports shall transfer from the state fair fee fund to the state fair capital improvements fund the amount equal to the greater of $300,000 or the amount equal to 5% of the total gross receipts during fiscal year 2017 from state fair activities and non-fair days activities through March 1, 2017, except that, subject to approval by the director of the budget prior to March 1, 2017, after reviewing the amounts credited to the state fair fee fund and the state fair capital improvements fund, cash flow considerations for the state fair fee fund, and the amount required to be credited to the state fair capital improvements fund pursuant to this subsection to pay the bonded debt service payment due on April 1, 2017, the state fair board may certify an amount on March 1, 2017, to the director of accounts and reports to be transferred from the state fair fee fund to the state fair capital improvements fund that is equal to the amount required to be credited to the state fair capital improvements fund pursuant to this subsection to pay the bonded debt service payment due on April 1, 2017, and shall certify to the director of accounts and reports on the date specified by the director of the budget the amount equal to the balance of the aggregate amount that is required to be transferred from the state fair fee fund to the state fair capital improvements fund for fiscal year 2017. Upon receipt of any such certification, the director of accounts and reports shall transfer moneys from the state fair fee fund to the state fair capital improvements fund in accordance with such certification.

(c) On each July 1, the director of accounts and reports shall transfer from the state general fund to the state fair capital improvements fund, an amount equal to the amount certified by the state fair board pursuant to subsection (b), except that: (1) No transfer from the state general fund under this subsection shall exceed $300,000 in any fiscal year except for the fiscal years ending June 30, 2016, and June 30, 2017, the transfer shall not exceed $100,000.

History: L. 1988, ch. 21, § 1; L. 1998, ch. 76, § 2; L. 2001, ch. 216, § 64; L. 2003, ch. 138, § 122; L. 2004, ch. 123, § 168; L. 2005, ch. 174, § 177; L. 2006, ch. 142, § 156; L. 2007, ch. 167, § 194; L. 2008, ch. 131, § 165; L. 2009, ch. 124, § 135; L. 2010, ch. 165, § 141; L. 2011, ch. 118, § 176; L. 2012, ch. 175, § 151; L. 2013, ch. 136, § 262; L. 2014, ch. 142, § 110; L. 2015, ch. 104, § 233; July 1.



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