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25-905.Same; penalties; effect of conviction; exemptions; notice to candidates. Every person who shall violate any of the provisions of K.S.A. 25-903 or 25-904, as amended, or who shall fail, neglect or refuse to comply with any of the provisions thereof, shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, and upon conviction thereof shall be fined in any sum not exceeding one thousand dollars ($1,000). The conviction of any person of a violation of any of the provisions of K.S.A. 25-903, as amended, shall at once vacate any office held by him, and such person shall be disqualified from holding any public office for a period of two (2) years: Provided, That the penalties and forfeitures herein imposed shall not apply to candidates for city of the third class or township offices.

Upon the failure of any candidate for nomination or election to any city of the first or second class, school district, community junior college, county or state office, to file his statement of expenses as provided in K.S.A. 25-904, as amended, it shall be the duty of the officer with whom such statement should be filed, within ten (10) days from the expiration of the time for filing such statement and before any action is brought to enforce the penalties above provided, to notify such candidate that he has failed to file such statement, and in case such candidate files such statement within ten (10) days from the time of receiving such notice, and such statement shows that he has not expended a sum greater than permitted by law, then the penalties and forfeitures herein provided shall not be imposed upon such candidates unless such statement is shown to be untrue.

History: L. 1915, ch. 211, § 3; R.S. 1923, 25-905; L. 1935, ch. 176, § 1; L. 1943, ch. 157, § 1; L. 1968, ch. 54, § 5; March 19.



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