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75-36,104.Same; secretary of administration; powers and duties; guidelines and standards for memorials. (a) The secretary of administration shall review the historic structure report on the capitol and shall develop and maintain a preservation plan for the capitol grounds. In addition, the secretary of administration shall develop guidelines and standards for memorials on the grounds of the capitol. All guidelines and standards for memorials on the grounds of the capitol shall be consistent with the statement of purpose and use for the capitol grounds and shall be designed to:

(1) Ensure the subjects of memorials are of historic and lasting significance for Kansas;

(2) ensure the design excellence of all memorials on the grounds of the capitol;

(3) preserve, protect and enhance the limited amount of available space on the capitol grounds;

(4) preserve and further the implementation of the long-range plan of development for the capitol area;

(5) ensure that memorials proposed for the grounds of the capitol are appropriately planned, designed and sited and are reviewed, funded and constructed in a timely manner;

(6) ensure that adequate and appropriate opportunities are provided for the involvement of or comment by interested members of the public throughout the development of the proposal for the memorial; and

(7) ensure that individuals, groups and organizations have a clear understanding of the process that must be completed in order to propose and to have a memorial constructed or placed on the grounds of the capitol.

(b) After advising and consulting with the state historic preservation officer of the state historical society, the legislative coordinating council and the heads of other state agencies with offices located in the capitol, the secretary of administration shall recommend guidelines and standards for memorials on the grounds of the capitol to the capitol area plaza authority. After receipt of such guidelines and standards, the capitol area plaza authority shall review and consider such guidelines and standards. If the authority approves of the proposed guidelines and standards, the authority shall adopt the proposed guidelines and standards for memorials on the grounds of the capitol. If the authority does not adopt the recommended guidelines and standards or any amendments thereto, the authority shall make recommendations to the secretary of administration for amendments or additions to the proposed guidelines and standards or any amendments thereto.

(c) In the same manner, the secretary of administration may propose and recommend amendments or additions to the guidelines and standards for memorials on the grounds of the capitol for consideration by the capitol area plaza authority.

History: L. 2001, ch. 12, § 4; March 22.



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