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66-1,114.Public motor carriers certificates of convenience and necessity; to transport household goods or passengers; procedure to obtain; basis for issuance. (a) Except as hereinafter provided, it shall be unlawful for any public motor carrier to operate as a carrier of household goods or passengers in intrastate commerce within this state without first having obtained from the commission a certificate of convenience and necessity to transport household goods or passengers. The commission, upon the filing of an application for a certificate, shall fix a time and place for hearing thereon, which shall be not less than 20 and not more than 60 days after the filing and shall be conducted in accordance with the provisions of the Kansas administrative procedure act. Notices of hearings shall be published electronically on the commission's web site within three days of the filing of the application. Any person may offer testimony at such hearing.

(b) If the commission finds that the proposed service or any part thereof is proposed to be performed by the applicant, that the applicant is fit, willing and able to perform such service, and that the applicant is in compliance with the commission's safety rules and regulations, liability and cargo insurance requirements and other applicable state laws, the commission shall issue the certificate of convenience and necessity to transport household goods and passengers, except that if the commission finds that the proposed service is inconsistent with the public convenience and necessity, the commission shall not issue the certificate.

(c) Within 18 months of the issuance to a public motor carrier of a certificate of convenience and necessity to transport household goods or passengers, the commission shall verify that such public motor carrier continues to be fit, knowledgeable and in compliance with the commission's safety rules and regulations, liability and cargo insurance requirements and other applicable state laws.

History: L. 1931, ch. 236, § 7; L. 1970, ch. 269, § 1; L. 1973, ch. 260, § 1; L. 1974, ch. 264, § 1; L. 1981, ch. 259, § 1; L. 1982, ch. 275, § 3; L. 1983, ch. 223, § 2; L. 1988, ch. 356, § 236; L. 1995, ch. 98, § 7; L. 2000, ch. 78, § 6; L. 2003, ch. 124, § 19; L. 2010, ch. 39, § 1; July 1.



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