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12-870.Natural gas acquisition systems of cities; definitions. As used in this act, unless the context otherwise requires:

(a) "City" means any city in this state.

(b) "Authority" means the natural gas authority authorized under this act.

(c) "Board" means the members of the authority.

(d) "Natural gas acquisition system" or "system" means all contracts for the purchase of natural gas at the wellhead, contracts for the transmission and processing of natural gas, contracts for the sale and delivery of natural gas to consumers, contracts for the sale for resale and delivery of natural gas to distributors, and all other contracts made under authority of this act by the city or the authority, together with all expenditures for obligations under such contracts and all receipts from the sale or other disposition of natural gas and other products pursuant to such contracts. Notwithstanding the provisions of K.S.A. 66-104 which exempt municipally owned or operated gas utilities, the system defined herein is hereby expressly declared to be a public utility and shall be subject to the jurisdiction and control of the state corporation commission and shall be governed by the provisions of article 1 of chapter 66 of Kansas Statutes Annotated.

History: L. 1974, ch. 260, § 1; L. 1974, ch. 261, § 1; April 8.

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