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2012 Statute


19-4803.Property crime compensation; establishment of fund and board. (a)  A commission may establish a special revenue fund to implement this act.  Such fund shall be the county's property crime compensation fund.

(b) Moneys in such fund shall be used only pursuant to authority granted in this act.  Money appropriated or received in one fiscal year for use in the local fund pursuant to this act may be spent in the same or subsequent fiscal years.

(c) In conjunction with recommendations by the county or district attorney, a commission establishing a local fund under this section shall appoint a three-person local board to administer the local fund.  Such local board shall from time to time review and make recommendations to the commission regarding amounts to be awarded under this act.  Local board members appointed by the commission shall be residents of the county.  Payments from the fund shall be made pursuant to warrant and shall be approved by the commission at a regularly scheduled meeting.

(d) A local board may apply for, receive or accept money from any source, including financial contributions from inmates as provided by subsection (b) of K.S.A. 75-5211 and amendments thereto for the purposes specified in this act.  Upon receipt of any such money, at least monthly the commission shall cause all amounts received to be remitted to the county treasurer and deposited in and credited to the local fund.

(e) A commission may appropriate funds from other revenue sources to the local fund for use pursuant to this act.

History: L. 1990, ch. 321, § 4; July 1.