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75-4923.Kansas public broadcasting council established; council of directors, composition; bylaws; open meetings and records. (a) There is hereby created a body politic and corporate to be known as the Kansas public broadcasting council. The Kansas public broadcasting council is hereby constituted a public instrumentality and the exercise of the authority and powers conferred by this act shall be deemed and held to be the performance of an essential governmental function.

(b) The Kansas public broadcasting council shall be governed by a council of directors. The council of directors shall consist of one representative of each station eligible to receive grants under this act.

(c) The Kansas public broadcasting council shall function under such bylaws as shall be written by its initial council of directors and amended from time to time, except that such bylaws shall be in conformity with the applicable laws of the state of Kansas and this act. The bylaws of the Kansas broadcasting council shall provide for (1) the election of a chair of the council of directors and a vice-chair of the council of directors from among the members of the council of directors, (2) terms of office for the chair and vice-chair of not longer than two years, and (3) the rotation of the offices of chair and vice-chair between representatives of television stations and representatives of radio stations among the members of the council of directors.

(d) The provisions of K.S.A. 75-4317 through 75-4320a and amendments thereto, which relate to open meetings, and the open records act are applicable to the Kansas public broadcasting council.

History: L. 1993, ch. 268, § 11; July 1.



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