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2012 Statute


2-1931. Penalty for violation of act or contract. [See Revisor's Note] (a) Any person who commits any of the following may incur a civil penalty as provided by this section:

(1) Any violation of the Kansas water right transition assistance program act or any rule and regulation adopted thereunder; and

(2) any violation of term, condition or limitation defined and or imposed within the contractual agreement between the Kansas department of agriculture division of conservation and the water right owner.

(b) Any participant who violates any section of a water right transition assistance program contract shall be subject to either one or both of the following:

(1) A civil penalty of not less than $100 nor more than $1,000 per violation. Each day shall constitute a separate violation for purposes of this section; and

(2) repayment of the grant amount in its entirety plus a penalty at 6% of the full grant amount.

(c) Any penalties or reimbursements received under this act shall be reappropriated for use in the water right transition assistance program.

(d) The provisions of this section shall expire on July 1, 2022.

History: L. 2006, ch. 174, § 2; L. 2012, ch. 105, § 2; July 1.

Revisor's Note:

Section was amended twice in the 2012 session, see also 2-1931a.