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The cap on mortgage recording fees found in K.S.A. 2019 Supp. 28-115(j) applies to initial mortgages as well as second mortgages or successive subordinate lien mortgages. Further, the cap applies to ...
March 09, 2020PDF84.20 KB
The Kansas Commission for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing selects and employs the executive director and sets the duties and responsibilities of the executive director. The Commission is required to ma...
February 10, 2020PDF178.07 KB
A physician licensed by the Kansas State Board of Healing Arts to practice medicine and surgery may delegate acts which would constitute the practice of healing arts to a person licensed by the Kansa...
February 04, 2020PDF185.33 KB
If a county imposes a countywide retailers’ sales tax to finance designated health care services, and a city within the county has not previously exercised its authority to impose a city retailers’ s...
January 10, 2020PDF141.88 KB
The supermajority requirement of Article 2, § 13 of the Kansas Constitution is precatory language. The Kansas Legislature may by rule adopt a two-thirds vote requirement to ratify federal constitutio...
December 04, 2019PDF247.66 KB
A proposed process for the disposition of a dead human body that includes cryogenically freezing the body, applying vibration to shatter the frozen body into particles, and freeze-drying the particle...
November 26, 2019PDF146.38 KB
Kansas has no legally adopted standard by which the Department of Revenue may comply with the command of K.S.A. 79-3702(h)(1)(F) that the statute be applied only to those retailers required “to colle...
September 30, 2019PDF190.42 KB
The Kansas Insurance Department lacks authority to deny an application for a certificate to a utilization review organization, a registration to a pharmacy benefit manager, or a license to a third pa...
September 09, 2019PDF154.29 KB
A juvenile who is found guilty in an extended jurisdiction juvenile prosecution is convicted, not adjudicated, of the offense charged. Under the Kansas Offender Registration Act (KORA), the duty to r...
August 27, 2019PDF177.60 KB
The Kansas State Board of Education is subject to the requirements of subsection (b) of K.S.A. 74-120. Cited herein: K.S.A. 58-4113; 65-1751; 65-1820a; 65-1908; 65-1947; 72-2155; 72-2165; 74-120; 7...
June 13, 2019PDF252.92 KB

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