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79-4804. Same; transfers to state economic development initiatives fund; authorized allocations and uses, accounts created; investment by director of investments, disposition of proceeds; transfers of moneys to state water plan fund. (a) After the transfer of moneys pursuant to K.S.A. 2016 Supp. 79-4806, and amendments thereto, an amount equal to 85% of the balance of all moneys credited to the state gaming revenues fund shall be transferred and credited to the state economic development initiatives fund. Expenditures from the state economic development initiatives fund shall be made in accordance with appropriations acts for the financing of such programs supporting and enhancing the existing economic foundation of the state and fostering growth through the expansion of current, and the establishment and attraction of new, commercial and industrial enterprises as provided by this section and as may be authorized by law and not less than 1/2 of such money shall be distributed equally among the congressional districts of the state. Except as provided by subsection (g), all moneys credited to the state economic development initiatives fund shall be credited within the fund, as provided by law, to an account or accounts of the fund which are created by this section.

(b) There is hereby created the Kansas capital formation account in the state economic development initiatives fund. All moneys credited to the Kansas capital formation account shall be used to provide, encourage and implement capital development and formation in Kansas.

(c) There is hereby created the Kansas economic development research and development account in the state economic development initiatives fund. All moneys credited to the Kansas economic development research and development account shall be used to promote, encourage and implement research and development programs and activities in Kansas and technical assistance funded through state educational institutions under the supervision and control of the state board of regents or other Kansas colleges and universities.

(d) There is hereby created the Kansas economic development endowment account in the state economic development initiatives fund. All moneys credited to the Kansas economic development endowment account shall be accumulated and invested as provided in this section to provide an ongoing source of funds which shall be used for economic development activities in Kansas, including, but not limited to, continuing appropriations or demand transfers for programs and projects which shall include, but are not limited to, specific community infrastructure projects in Kansas that stimulate economic growth.

(e) Except as provided in subsection (f), the director of investments may invest and reinvest moneys credited to the state economic development initiatives fund in accordance with investment policies established by the pooled money investment board under K.S.A. 75-4232, and amendments thereto, in the pooled money investment portfolio. All moneys received as interest earned by the investment of the moneys credited to the state economic development initiatives fund shall be deposited in the state treasury and credited to the Kansas economic development endowment account of such fund.

(f) Moneys credited to the Kansas economic development endowment account of the state economic development initiatives fund may be invested in government guaranteed loans and debentures as provided by law in addition to the investments authorized by subsection (e) or in lieu of such investments. All moneys received as interest earned by the investment under this subsection of the moneys credited to the Kansas economic development endowment account shall be deposited in the state treasury and credited to the Kansas economic development endowment account of the state economic development initiatives fund.

(g) Except as provided further, in each fiscal year, the director of accounts and reports shall make transfers in equal amounts on July 15 and January 15 which in the aggregate equal $2,000,000 from the state economic development initiatives fund to the state water plan fund created by K.S.A. 82a-951, and amendments thereto. No moneys shall be transferred from the state economic development initiatives fund to the state water plan fund on such dates during state fiscal year 2016, state fiscal year 2017 and state fiscal year 2018. No other moneys credited to the state economic development initiatives fund shall be used for: (1) Water-related projects or programs, or related technical assistance; or (2) any other projects or programs, or related technical assistance, which meet one or more of the long-range goals, objectives and considerations set forth in the state water resource planning act.

History: L. 1986, ch. 365, § 4; L. 1987, ch. 295, § 16; L. 1988, ch. 392, § 3; L. 1989, ch. 48, § 102; L. 1989, ch. 186, § 32; L. 1992, ch. 262, § 17; L. 1994, ch. 351, § 4; L. 1996, ch. 254, § 32; L. 2000, ch. 173, § 24; L. 2002, ch. 204, § 167; L. 2003, ch. 138, § 130; L. 2013, ch. 136, § 280; L. 2014, ch. 142, § 115; L. 2015, ch. 104, § 249; July 1.



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