Find Bill
Find Your Legislator
Legislative Deadlines
Oct. 16, 2017
RSS Feed Permanent URL -A +A

2016 Statute



Prev Article 17. - OVERHEAD POWER LINE ACCIDENT PREVENTIONNext


66-1714.Penalties; presumption of negligence. (a) Except as provided further, every person as defined herein who violates any of the provisions of this act may be subject to a civil penalty in a sum set by the court of not more than $1,000 for each violation. The provisions of this subsection shall not apply to a person who, at the time the act or acts occur which constitute a violation, is acting as an agent or employee under the direction of an individual, firm, joint venture, partnership, corporation, association, municipality or governmental unit.

(b) When it is shown by evidence in a civil action that personal injury, death or other damages, including damage to any high voltage overhead line, occurred as a result of a violation of this act, there shall be a rebuttable presumption of negligence on the part of the violator.

(c) Nothing in this act is intended to limit or modify the provisions of:

(1) K.S.A. 60-258a, and amendments thereto; or

(2) the national electrical safety code, which would otherwise be applicable.

History: L. 1993, ch. 119, § 6; July 1.



Prev Article 17. - OVERHEAD POWER LINE ACCIDENT PREVENTIONNext
2017. Powered by KLISS. Rendered: 2017-10-16T09:05:37. Head Rev No: 273686