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2-3710.Same; powers and duties. The board shall have the following powers, duties and functions:

(a) Administer the fund and the remediation reimbursement program.

(b) Subject to K.S.A. 2-3701 through 2-3714, and amendments thereto, adopt rules and regulations concerning the terms and conditions of any reimbursements from the fund.

(c) Adopt rules and regulations establishing, for purposes of the remediation linked deposit loan program and the remediation reimbursement program, criteria for classification and prioritization of properties where contamination was caused by a release of agricultural or specialty chemicals, or both. Classification and prioritization may account for the criteria contained in Kansas department of health and environment's voluntary clean up and property redevelopment program and state cooperator program.

(d) Establish operating standards and procedures which shall include, but not be limited to, the following:

(1) With respect to the remediation linked deposit loan program, provisions governing board approval of projects for which applications for loans may be made;

(2) with respect to the remediation reimbursement program, provisions governing application procedures, determination of eligible corrective action costs, determination of ineligible corrective costs and reimbursement or payment of eligible corrective action costs; and

(3) with respect to both programs, provisions governing conflicts of interest, appeals procedures, review and priority determinations and enforcement of the provisions of K.S.A. 2-3701 through 2-3714, and amendments thereto.

(e) Appoint or contract for qualified administrative services subject to the limitation that expenditures from the fund for the administrative expenses of the board and the programs established by K.S.A. 2-3701 through 2-3714, and amendments thereto, shall not exceed $150,000 in any fiscal year.

(f) Annually provide an independent audit of the fund.

(g) On or before February 1 of each year, submit to the governor, the senate standing committee on energy and natural resources and the house standing committee on environment an annual report of the activities and reimbursements for which money from the fund has been expended during the previous fiscal year, including a copy of the independent audit.

History: L. 2000, ch. 82, § 10; July 1.

2020. Powered by KLISS. Rendered: 2020-09-21T03:52:36. Head Rev No: 345400