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8-143k.Temporary harvest permit for trucks or truck tractors engaged in farm custom harvesting operations. (a) The owner of any truck or truck tractor which is duly registered and licensed in some other state and is engaged in farm custom harvesting operations and desiring to operate in intrastate commerce in this state for a temporary period only, may obtain a harvest permit, in lieu of the thirty-day license in K.S.A. 8-143b or 8-143h, and amendments thereto, authorizing the operation of such truck or truck tractor on the highways of this state for a period of not to exceed 60 days from the date of issuance of such permit. For a foreign-based truck or truck tractor, the fee for each permit shall be $26, on January 1, 2013, $36, on January 1, 2014, $46 or 1/6 of the annual license fee for such vehicle, whichever sum is the larger. Where such fee is paid on a truck or truck tractor, no registration or fee shall be required for a trailer or semitrailer duly registered in this or another state and propelled by such truck or truck tractor. Application for such harvest permit shall be made to the division of vehicles of the department of revenue. The secretary of revenue may adopt rules and regulations to implement the provisions of this section.

(b) For the purpose of this section, "farm custom harvesting operations" means a person, firm, partnership, association or corporation engaged in farm custom harvesting operations if the truck or truck tractor is used to:

(1) Transport farm machinery, supplies, or both, to or from a farm, for custom harvesting operations on a farm;

(2) transport custom harvested crops only from a harvested field to initial storage or to initial market locations; or

(3) transport agricultural products produced by such owner or commodities purchased by such owner for use on the farm owned or rented by the owner of such vehicle.

History: L. 1990, ch. 38, § 1; L. 1990, ch. 38, § 3; L. 2010, ch. 156, § 11; June 3.

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