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2012 Statute


75-5082.Same; definitions. As used in K.S.A. 2012 Supp. 75-5081 through 75-5087, and amendments thereto:

(a) "Cost" means as applied to any qualified project, any or all costs, whenever incurred, approved by the department, for carrying out a qualified project;

(b) "department" means the department of transportation, established under K.S.A. 75-5001, and amendments thereto;

(c) "fund" means the Kansas intermodal transportation revolving fund established by K.S.A. 2012 Supp. 75-5084, and amendments thereto;

(d) "governmental unit" means any town, city, district, county, commission, agency, authority, board or other instrumentality of the state or of any of its political subdivisions, including any combination thereof, which has a qualified project located within the boundaries of such entity or within the jurisdiction of such entity;

(e) "intermodal facility" means land, improvements, personal property and fixtures developed primarily to handle the transfer, storage and distribution of freight through railway and trucking operations with a cost in excess of $150,000,000;

(f) "intermodal transportation area" means an area including an intermodal facility and such additional area certified by the secretary to be impacted by such intermodal facility;

(g) "intermodal transportation project" means any bridge, culvert, highway, road, street, underpass, railroad crossing or combination thereof located within an intermodal transportation area;

(h) "private enterprise" means a private person or entity that has entered into a contract with a governmental unit to design, finance, construct or operate a qualified project that is within the jurisdiction of such public authority;

(i) "project" means the acquisition, construction, improvement, repair, rehabilitation, maintenance or extension of transportation facilities;

(j) "project costs" means all costs or expenses which are necessary or incident to a qualified project and which are directly attributable thereto, including, but not limited to, land acquisition;

(k) "qualified borrower" means any governmental unit or private enterprise which is authorized to construct, operate or own a qualified project;

(l) "qualified project" means any public or private intermodal transportation project, including, without limitation, the construction, reconstruction, resurfacing, restoration, rehabilitation or replacement of public or private intermodal transportation projects within the state, that is determined by the secretary to be of statewide as well as local importance and by the city or county in which the qualified project is located to be of local importance;

(m) "revenues" means when used with respect to the department, any receipts, fees, revenues or other payments received or to be received by the department under K.S.A. 2012 Supp. 75-5081 through 75-5087, and amendments thereto; and

(n) "secretary" means the secretary of the department of transportation.

History: L. 2009, ch. 78, § 2; Apr. 23.