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82a-770.Enforcement of act. (a) In addition to any other provision of this act or the Kansas water appropriation act, and subject to the provisions of subsection (b), the chief engineer may suspend the use of water under a term permit, an approved application for a permit to appropriate water for beneficial use, an appropriation right or a vested right, acquired pursuant to the provisions of the Kansas water appropriation act, for the failure to comply with the provisions of this act. The suspension may be for a defined period in a subsequent calendar year or years but does not include or prevent the enforcement of the terms, conditions and limitations of a water right or permit during the current year of use.

(b) The chief engineer shall suspend the use of water under a permit or water right pursuant to subsection (a) only upon notice and hearing in accordance with the provisions of the Kansas administrative procedure act.

(c) Orders of the chief engineer issued pursuant to this section are subject to review in accordance with the provisions of K.S.A. 2016 Supp. 82a-1901, and amendments thereto.

History: L. 2001, ch. 160, § 10; July 1.



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