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75-715.Disposition of recoveries in civil actions for antitrust law violations; attorney general's antitrust special revenue fund created. In any civil action prosecuted by the attorney general for violation of any federal or state antitrust law in which moneys are recovered by the attorney general on behalf of the state or any political subdivision thereof, or on behalf of any persons, firms, corporations, or associations, or any combination or class thereof, by reason of any judgment, consent decree, or settlement, the attorney general is hereby authorized and directed to remit 20% of any such moneys so recovered to the state treasurer in accordance with the provisions of K.S.A. 75-4215, and amendments thereto. Upon receipt of each such remittance, the state treasurer shall deposit the entire amount in the state treasury to the credit of a special fund hereby created in the state treasury to be known as the "attorney general's antitrust special revenue fund." As used in this section, "moneys so recovered" shall include damages, penalties, attorneys' fees, costs, disbursements, refunds, rebates or any other monetary payment made or paid by any defendant by reason of any such judgment, consent decree or settlement, after payment of any costs or fees allocated by court order. The balance of such recovered moneys shall be remitted to the state treasurer in accordance with the provisions of K.S.A. 75-4215, and amendments thereto. Upon receipt of each such remittance, the state treasurer shall deposit the entire amount in the state treasury to the credit of a special fund, or funds, as may be required by the attorney general, and shall be disbursed by the director of accounts and reports to the beneficiaries thereof upon order of the attorney general.

History: L. 1970, ch. 348, § 1; L. 1976, ch. 372, § 3; L. 2000, ch. 136, § 26; L. 2001, ch. 5, § 362; July 1.



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