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48-1204.Successors to office of governor. If the governor, under the constitution, is not able to exercise the powers and discharge the duties of the office, or is unavailable, an officer specified in K.S.A. 75-125 and amendments thereto, in the order of succession provided by that section, shall exercise the powers and duties of the office of governor. If all such officers are not able or are unavailable to exercise the powers and discharge the duties of the office of governor, the secretary of state, or, if the secretary of state is not able or is unavailable, the attorney general, shall exercise the powers and discharge the duties of the office of governor until a new governor is elected and qualified or until a preceding named officer becomes able and available. No emergency interim successor of an officer specified in K.S.A. 75-125 and amendments thereto or in this section may serve as governor.

History: L. 1961, ch. 423, § 4; L. 1973, ch. 157, §15; L. 1994, ch. 248, § 27; July 1.



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