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2014

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2014-011
The Brokerage Relationships in Real Estate Transactions Act (BRRETA) limits, but does not entirely supplant, the common law liability of real estate licensees. The provisions of K.S.A. 58-30,111 appl...
May 30, 2014PDF34.19 KB
2014-012
K.S.A. 19-1901 requires every county to maintain a county jail at the county seat. For purposes of this statute, the term “jail” should be given its ordinary meaning. Nothing in K.S.A. 19-1901 requir...
June 03, 2014PDF28.92 KB
2014-013
An area that is currently included in a community college district may not be removed or transferred from such district. Territory that may be added to a community college district pursuant to K.S.A....
July 28, 2014PDF39.69 KB
2014-014
Effective July 1, 2014, a law-abiding person may openly carry a rifle, shotgun or other long gun without violating state or municipal laws. However, a person may not openly carry any firearm into a b...
July 28, 2014PDF78.66 KB
2014-015
A clerk of a district court is authorized to sign orders of sale issued pursuant to K.S.A. 79-2804. Cited herein: K.S.A. 79-2803 and 79-2804.
September 30, 2014PDF68.13 KB
2014-016
An ordinary ordinance may include a contingency. The “day” of the contingency may be stated as a specific calendar day or the occurrence of an action or event. Cited herein: K.S.A. 2014 Supp. 12-3007.
October 22, 2014PDF28.80 KB
2014-017
The notification center created by the Kansas Underground Utility Damage Prevention Act is a public agency. Cited herein: K.S.A. 66-1801; K.S.A. 2014 Supp. 66-1802; K.S.A. 66-1803; K.S.A. 2014 Supp. ...
November 18, 2014PDF29.06 KB
2014-018
A vehicle is “publicly owned” for purposes of K.S.A. 8-301 if it is owned by a governmental entity, even if the governmental entity used private donations to purchase the vehicle. With the repeal of...
November 25, 2014PDF25.57 KB
2014-019
The language “temporary hair removal from the face or any part of the body by use of the hands or mechanical or electrical appliances” in K.S.A. 2014 Supp. 65-1901(d)(1) does not permit a cosmetologi...
December 12, 2014PDF40.94 KB
2014-020
Under K.S.A. 2014 Supp. 65-6119, paramedics are not strictly limited to working at the scene of a response or in an ambulance during patient transport. During emergencies, subsection (d)(3) of the st...
December 18, 2014PDF38.97 KB

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