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32-814. Same; division successor to transferred powers, duties and functions; references to prior agency or office; rules and regulations; orders and directives. (a) Except as otherwise provided by K.S.A. 2016 Supp. 32-810 through 32-818, and amendments thereto, the division of tourism and the director of tourism of the Kansas department of wildlife, parks and tourism shall be the successor in every way to the powers, duties and functions of the division of travel and tourism development and the director of travel and tourism development of the department of commerce in which the same were vested prior to the effective date of K.S.A. 2016 Supp. 32-810 through 32-818, and amendments thereto, and that are transferred pursuant to K.S.A. 2016 Supp. 32-813, and amendments thereto. Every act performed in the exercise of such transferred powers, duties and functions by or under the authority of the division of tourism and the director of tourism of the Kansas department of wildlife, parks and tourism shall be deemed to have the same force and effect as if performed by the division of travel and tourism development and the director of travel and tourism development of the department of commerce in which such powers, duties and functions were vested prior to the effective date of K.S.A. 2016 Supp. 32-810 through 32-818, and amendments thereto.

(b) Except as otherwise provided by K.S.A. 2016 Supp. 32-810 through 32-818, and amendments thereto, whenever the division of travel and tourism development of the department of commerce, or words of like effect, is referred to or designated by a statute, contract or other document, and such reference or designation is in regard to any function, power or duty of the division of travel and tourism development of the department of commerce, such reference or designation shall be deemed to apply to the division of tourism of the Kansas department of wildlife, parks and tourism.

(c) Except as otherwise provided by K.S.A. 2016 Supp. 32-810 through 32-818, and amendments thereto, whenever the director of travel and tourism development of the department of commerce, or words of like effect, are referred to or designated by a statute, contract, or other document, and such reference or designation is in regard to any function, power or duty of the director of travel and tourism development of the department of commerce, such reference or designation shall be deemed to apply to the director of tourism of the Kansas department of wildlife, parks and tourism.

(d) All rules and regulations, orders and directives of the secretary of commerce, that are in effect on the effective date of K.S.A. 2016 Supp. 32-810 through 32-818, and amendments thereto, and that relate to any function, power or duty of the director of travel and tourism development of the department of commerce, shall continue to be effective and shall be deemed to be rules and regulations, orders and directives of the secretary of wildlife, parks and tourism until revised, amended, revoked or nullified pursuant to law. All orders and directives of the division of travel and tourism development or the director of travel and tourism development of the department of commerce, that are in effect on the effective date of K.S.A. 2016 Supp. 32-810 through 32-818, and amendments thereto, and that relate to any function, power or duty of the division of travel and tourism development or the director of travel and tourism development of the department of commerce, shall continue to be effective and shall be deemed to be orders and directives of the division of tourism or the director of tourism of the Kansas department of wildlife, parks and tourism until revised, amended, revoked or nullified pursuant to law.

History: Executive Reorganization Order No. 36, § 5; L. 2011, ch. 132, § 5; July 1.



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