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25-4119d.Membership on commission; qualifications for. (a) From and after the effective date of this act, no person shall be appointed to membership on the commission who has held the office of chairperson, vice chairperson or treasurer of any county, district or state political party committee, or who within five years preceding the date of such appointment has been a candidate for or the holder of any partisan political office or who has within three years preceding the date of such appointment: (1) Held an elective state office; (2) held the office of secretary of any department of state government; (3) been a lobbyist as defined by K.S.A. 46-222, and amendments thereto; (4) been an officer or employee who directly participated in the making of a contract on behalf of a vendor of goods and services with the state of Kansas or any agency thereof; or (5) provided services under contract to the state of Kansas or any agency thereof.

(b) While serving on the commission created by K.S.A. 25-4119a, and amendments thereto, no member shall: (1) Be an individual subject to the provisions of the campaign finance law or the provisions of K.S.A. 46-215 et seq., and amendments thereto, administered or enforced by the commission; (2) serve as a chairperson or treasurer for any candidate or committee subject to the provisions of the campaign finance act; (3) actively solicit contributions subject to the provisions of the campaign finance act; (4) be a lobbyist as defined by K.S.A. 46-222, and amendments thereto; (5) be an officer or employee who directly participated in the making of a contract on behalf of a vendor of goods and services with the state of Kansas or any agency thereof; (6) provide services under contract to the state of Kansas or any agency thereof; (7) be a candidate for or the holder of any partisan political office; (8) be the chairperson, vice chairperson or treasurer of any county, district or state political party committee; (9) directly or indirectly solicit contributions for any partisan political party or any organization thereof or any candidate for partisan political office; or (10) endorse any candidate for any partisan political office subject to the provisions of this act.

(c) Whenever any member of the commission is ineligible to serve as a member thereof under the provisions of subsections (a) and (b) of this section, the membership of such person shall terminate and such person shall no longer be eligible to participate in any action or proceeding by the commission. Such vacancy shall be filled in the manner prescribed by K.S.A. 25-4119a, and amendments thereto.

History: L. 1979, ch. 110, § 3; L. 1981, ch. 171, § 41; L. 1990, ch. 306, § 7; L. 1991, ch. 150, § 2; L. 1993, ch. 244, § 1; April 29.



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