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2023 Statute


74-624.Corporation commission successor to certain property and records; transfer of funds and appropriations. The state corporation commission shall succeed to all property and records of the Kansas department of health and environment which were used for, or pertained to, the performance of the powers, duties and functions transferred pursuant to K.S.A. 74-623 through 74-628, and amendments thereto. On July 1, 1995, the balance of all funds appropriated and reappropriated to the department of health and environment for the activities of the department of health and environment relating to the protection of surface water and groundwater from pollution by oil and gas activities, which activities shall include all practices involved in the exploration for oil and gas and the drilling, production, lease storage, treatment, abandonment and postabandonment of oil and gas wells and salt water disposal or injection wells are hereby transferred to the state corporation commission and shall be used only for the purposes for which the appropriation was originally made. Any conflict as to the proper disposition of such property or records or the unexpended balances of any appropriation or reappropriation arising under this section shall be resolved by the governor, and the decision of the governor shall be final.

History: L. 1986, ch. 201, § 2; L. 1995, ch. 204, § 15; July 1.

2024. Powered by KLISS. Rendered: 2024-05-22T15:43:55. Head Rev No: 774571(I)