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2020 Statute


75-3651.Powers of secretary of administration; office space for state agencies; modify, equip, lease and assign certain space; annual report to joint committee on state building construction. (a) Within the limits of appropriations and other funds available therefor, the secretary of administration shall have the power to:

(1) Modify and equip the property described in K.S.A. 75-3648, and amendments thereto;

(2) make contracts of every nature necessary or convenient for the orderly accomplishment of the acquisition, development and management of the property;

(3) to permit the use of the property by any state agency or others, enter into agreements therefor and to fix and alter charges for use of the property in such amounts as the secretary may determine as beneficial or necessary;

(4) assume leases entered into by executive branch state agencies, or enter into leases on behalf of executive branch state agencies;

(5) sublet any premises leased by executive branch state agencies to any executive branch state agency or others and to establish accounting procedures and accounts deemed necessary for the efficient exercise of such power;

(6) direct any executive branch state agency or agencies presently housed in publicly or privately owned office space, other than buildings or property specifically exempted under K.S.A. 75-3765, and amendments thereto, from the provisions of K.S.A. 75-3765, and amendments thereto, to occupy space in the building acquired under this act, or other space made available by the secretary of administration, and to assess a charge therefor subject to funding being available in appropriations or other funds;

(7) accept grants or gifts from any person, firm, association or corporation, the federal government or any of its agencies and to enter into contracts or other transactions with any federal agency in connection therewith; and

(8) do all things and acts necessary or convenient to carry out the powers granted to the secretary of administration by this act or any other acts, except that the secretary of administration shall have no power at any time, or in any manner, to pledge the taxing power or credit of the state except as authorized by K.S.A. 75-3649 or 75-3653, and amendments thereto.

(b) The secretary of administration shall present a report on or before December 31, 1994, and on or before each December 31 thereafter, to the joint committee on state building construction concerning any actions taken by the secretary pursuant to authority granted to the secretary under this section. The report shall describe the action taken and the statutory authority authorizing such action.

History: L. 1982, ch. 343, § 4; L. 1994, ch. 274, § 16; July 1.

2021. Powered by KLISS. Rendered: 2021-10-24T08:07:42. Head Rev No: 442992(I)