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49-420. Mined-land conservation and reclamation fee fund and mined-land reclamation fund; administrative expenses. (a) The department shall remit all moneys received from the payment of fees or from civil penalties assessed by the secretary, including any interest thereon, 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. Ten percent of each such deposit shall be credited to the state general fund and the balance shall be credited to the mined-land conservation and reclamation fee fund. All expenditures from the mined-land conservation and reclamation fee fund shall be made in accordance with appropriation acts upon warrants of the director of accounts and reports issued pursuant to vouchers approved by the secretary or by a person or persons designated by the secretary and may be expended for the administration and enforcement of this act.

(b) The mined-land reclamation fund is hereby created in the state treasury. The secretary shall remit all moneys received from the forfeiture of bonds 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 mined-land reclamation fund. The expenditures from the mined-land reclamation fund which are used for the reclamation of land shall be made in accordance with appropriation acts upon warrants of the director of accounts and reports issued pursuant to vouchers approved by the secretary or by a person or persons designated by the secretary and shall be expended for reclamation of land affected by open pit, strip pit and surface types of mine operations. Administrative expenses associated with reclamation of the respective sites and not charged directly to the mined-land reclamation fund shall be made by intra-agency transfer to the mined-land conservation and reclamation fee fund.

History: L. 1968, ch. 395, § 20; L. 1974, ch. 229, § 6; L. 1981, ch. 213, § 11; L. 1988, ch. 192, § 24; L. 1990, ch. 194, § 3; L. 2001, ch. 5, § 185; L. 2011, ch. 53, § 18; July 1.



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