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50-656. Definitions. (a) "Authorized driver" means:

(1) The lessee;

(2) the lessee's spouse if such spouse is a licensed driver and satisfies the lessor's minimum age requirement;

(3) any person who operates the vehicle during an emergency situation; or

(4) any person listed by the lessor on such lessee's contract as an authorized driver.

(b) "Collision damage waiver" means any contract or contractual provision, whether separate from or a part of a motor vehicle rental agreement, whereby the lessor agrees for a charge, to waive any and all claims against the lessee for any damage to the rental motor vehicle during the term of the rental agreement.

(c) "Lessor" means any person or organization in the business of providing rental motor vehicles to the public. "Lessor" does not include a peer-to-peer vehicle sharing program, as defined in K.S.A. 2021 Supp. 8-2802, and amendments thereto, or a shared vehicle owner, as defined in K.S.A. 2021 Supp. 8-2802, and amendments thereto.

(d) "Lessee" means any person or organization obtaining the use of a rental motor vehicle from a lessor under the terms of a rental agreement. "Lessee" does not include a "shared vehicle driver" as defined in K.S.A. 2021 Supp. 8-2802, and amendments thereto.

(e) "Rental agreement" means any written agreement setting forth the terms and conditions governing the use of the rental motor vehicle by the lessee for a period of 60 days or less. "Rental agreement" does not include a vehicle sharing program agreement, as defined in K.S.A. 2021 Supp. 8-2802, and amendments thereto.

(f) "Rental motor vehicle" means a private passenger type vehicle or commercial type vehicle which, upon execution of a rental agreement, is made available to a lessee for the lessee's use. "Rental motor vehicle" does not include a shared vehicle, as defined in K.S.A. 2021 Supp. 8-2802, and amendments thereto.

History: L. 1988, ch. 193, § 5; L. 2006, ch. 82, § 1; L. 2021, ch. 55, § 14; January 1, 2022.



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