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75-4916.Grant pools for public television and radio stations; apportionment; rural service grants, amounts. (a) Funds appropriated for the purpose of making grants under the Kansas public broadcasting council act for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1997, shall be divided into two grant pools, with 75% of such appropriated funds constituting a grant pool for public television stations and 25% of such appropriated funds constituting a grant pool for public radio stations.

(b) Funds appropriated for the purpose of making grants under the Kansas public broadcasting council act for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1998, and for each fiscal year thereafter, shall be allocated as follows:

(1) First, rural service grants shall be allocated to stations as provided in subsection (c); and

(2) then the amount of the appropriated funds for the fiscal year remaining unallocated after the allocation of amounts for rural service grants shall be divided into two grant pools, with 50% of the remaining appropriated funds constituting a grant pool for basic service grants under K.S.A. 75-4917 and amendments thereto and 50% of the remaining appropriated funds constituting a grant pool for incentive grants under K.S.A. 75-4918 and amendments thereto.

(c) After June 30, 1997, each station having an average population density within the station's service area, as determined by the mean population density of all counties within that service area, which is less than 50% of the mean population density of the state, shall receive a rural service grant. The rural service grant for a public radio station shall be $35,000 and the rural service grant for a public television station shall be $120,000.

History: L. 1993, ch. 268, § 4; L. 1996, ch. 80, § 2; July 1.



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