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2012 Statute


12-1662.Federal aid to public agencies; definitions. For the purposes of this act: (a) "Public agency" means any county, township, city, school district and special district of any kind of the state of Kansas having the power to levy taxes.

(b) "Local program" means any study, planning, service, undertaking, improvement, facility or project which any public agency is authorized by law to carry on or construct alone or in cooperation with another public agency or any state department or agency.

(c) "Federal" or "federal government" means the government of the United States of America.

(d) "Federal agency" means any bureau, department, instrumentality or other agency of the federal government having the authority to make loans, advances, gifts or grants of funds of the federal government to any public agency for any local program.

(e) "Federal aid" means a loan, borrowing, advance, gift or grant of federal money or funds to a public agency whether the public agency receives the money or funds direct, or through a state agency either as federal aid alone or commingled with state funds, and even though in any shared local program payment to a creditor of the local program is paid in part direct by the federal government. It is immaterial whether funds are received by a public agency in advance of the beginning of or during a local program to be applied on current obligations or whether the funds are received after the program is partly or wholly completed and is for reimbursement of funds advanced by the public agency during the course of the local program. Such aid may be a loan, borrowing or advance which must be repaid to the federal government under stated conditions or may be an outright gift or grant which is not to be repaid.

History: L. 1967, ch. 422, § 1; L. 1978, ch. 64, § 1; L. 1979, ch. 54, § 1; L. 1980, ch. 67, § 1; July 1.