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55-167.Same; transfers to fund. (a) On the effective date of this act, the chairperson of the state corporation commission shall certify to the director of accounts and reports the amount of moneys in the conservation fee fund which is equal to: (1) All amounts credited to such fund pursuant to subsections (d)(3) and (d)(4) of K.S.A. 55-155, and amendments thereto; plus (2) any amounts recovered and credited to such fund pursuant to subsection (d) of K.S.A. 55-180, and amendments thereto, for plugging, replugging or repairing an abandoned well, drilling of which began on or after July 1, 1996; minus (3) any amounts expended from such fund pursuant to K.S.A. 55-161, and amendments thereto, or subsection (a)(2) of K.S.A. 55-179, and amendments thereto, for the purpose of: (A) Investigation of abandoned wells, and their well sites, drilling of which began on or after July 1, 1996; and (B) plugging, replugging or repairing abandoned wells, and remediation of the well sites, drilling of which began on or after July 1, 1996. Upon receipt of such certification, the director of accounts and reports shall transfer the amount certified from the conservation fee fund to the well plugging assurance fund.

(b) All liabilities of the conservation fee fund which are attributable to the following are hereby transferred to and imposed on the well plugging assurance fund: (1) Investigation of abandoned wells, and their well sites, drilling of which began on or after July 1, 1996; and (2) plugging, replugging or repairing abandoned wells, and remediation of the well sites, drilling of which began on or after July 1, 1996.

History: L. 2001, ch. 191, § 2; July 1.



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