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72-3124. Same; provision of transportation authorized; applicability; conditions. (a) As used in this section:

(1) "School district" means a school district organized and operating under the laws of this state and no part of which is located in Johnson county, Sedgwick county, Shawnee county or Wyandotte county.

(2) "Non-resident pupil" or "pupil" means a pupil who is enrolled and in attendance at a school located in a district in which such pupil is not a resident and who: (A) Lives 21/2 or more miles from the attendance center the pupil would attend in the district in which the pupil resides and is not a resident of Johnson county, Sedgwick county, Shawnee county or Wyandotte county; or (B) is a member of the family of a pupil meeting the condition prescribed in subparagraph (A).

(3) "Member of the family" means a brother or sister of the whole or half blood or by adoption, a stepbrother or stepsister, and a foster brother or foster sister.

(b) The board of education of any school district may allow any pupil who is not a resident of the district to enroll in and attend school in such district. The board of education of such district may furnish or provide transportation to any non-resident pupil who is enrolled in and attending school in the district pursuant to this section. If the district agrees to furnish or provide transportation to a non-resident pupil, such transportation shall be furnished or provided until the end of the school year. Prior to providing or furnishing transportation to a non-resident pupil, the district shall notify the board of education of the district in which the pupil resides that transportation will be furnished or provided.

(c) Pupils attending school in a school district in which the pupil does not reside pursuant to this section shall be counted as regularly enrolled in and attending school in the district where the pupil is enrolled for the purpose of computations under the Kansas school equity and enhancement act, K.S.A. 2017 Supp. 72-5131 et seq., and amendments thereto, except computation of transportation weighting under such act, and for the purposes of the statutory provisions contained in article 64 of chapter 72 of the Kansas Statutes Annotated, and amendments thereto. Such non-resident pupil shall not be charged for the costs of attendance at school.

History: L. 1997, ch. 183, § 2; L. 1999, ch. 20, § 1; L. 2000, ch. 155, § 1; L. 2001, ch. 22, § 1; L. 2008, ch. 172, § 1; L. 2010, ch. 149, § 1; L. 2012, ch. 155, § 2; L. 2015, ch. 4, § 29; L. 2015, ch. 92, § 5; L. 2017, ch. 95, § 61; July 1.



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