|Chapter 46 Article 2
||State Governmental Ethics
||Application of definitions.
||"Economic opportunity" defined.
||"Preceding calendar year" defined.
||"Legislative matter" defined.
||"State officer or employee" and "candidate for state office" defined.
||"Lobbyist" defined; exceptions.
||"State agency" and "rules and regulations" defined.
||"Lobbying" defined; exceptions; employment of legislator as a lobbyist prohibited.
||"Representation case" defined.
||"Associated person" defined.
||"Special interest" defined.
||"Substantial interest" and "client or customer" defined.
||Lobbying by state officer or employee; prohibited acts; exception.
||Contracts involving state officer or employee or
legislator; prohibited acts, exceptions; challenging constitutionality
of legislative action or enactment by legislator; prohibited acts;
exceptions for employees of closed state institutions.
||Restrictions on appointments of state officers to other state offices.
||Restrictions on compensation of state officers and employees.
||Certain solicitations by state officers and employees and candidates for state offices prohibited; exceptions.
||Gifts to state agencies, state officers and employees
and candidates for state office; limitations and prohibitions;
exceptions; hospitality; honoraria; gifts from foreign governments;
reimbursement of legislators for travel and subsistence expenses by
certain national and international organizations and foreign
||Gifts to certain state officers, employees and members of boards and commissions; limitations and prohibitions; penalties.
||Restrictions on sale or lease of property and
furnishing services by state officers and employees and candidates for
||Disclosure statements; state officers and employees
accepting representation cases; legislators contracting to perform
services for state agencies; state agencies contracting with
legislators or legislators' firms; reports by; time and procedure for
filing statements; information required; termination statement; failure
to file a true statement, class B misdemeanor.
||Same; restrictions on compensation.
||Disclosure or use of confidential information by state officer or employee.
||Restrictions on acceptance of representation case and conduct therein by state officer or employee.
||Censure or forfeiture of office or employment for violation.
||Same; commencement and final determination of action.
||Individuals required to file written statements of substantial interests. K.S.A. 2009 Supp 46-247a
||Statements of substantial interests; information required; time for filing; filed with secretary of state.
||Same; failure to file on time; notice.
||Same; content of statement.
||Same; forms; amendments.
||Failure to file true statement of substantial interests defined and classified as crime.
||Same; availability for public examination and copying; procedure.
||"Commission" defined; rules and regulations.
||Opinions; effect of compliance with opinion; filing, publication and disposition.
||Verified complaints; filing with commission; conditions; transmittal of copy to respondent.
||Complaint, confidentiality and determination of
sufficiency; investigation; notification of attorney general of
violation of other laws; dismissal or hearing on complaint; remedies
and protections for state employees filing complaints.
||Complaints of violations; examination and copying of
evidence and hearing transcript by respondent; subpoenas; hearing
before subcommittee of commission; powers of presiding officer; witness
fees and mileage; deposition; contempt.
||Hearings by commission; limitations on oral evidence; rights of parties; open to public.
||Record of commission's investigations, inquiries and
proceedings; confidentiality of records, complaints, documents and
reports; release of information or material to prosecutor; report of
criminal law violations; public records; classification of certain
violations as crimes.
||Investigations by commission; administration of oaths
and subpoena of witnesses, documents and records; notice to person
being investigated; order of court, contempt; person claiming testimony
or evidence may tend to incriminate or subject person to penalty or
||Withdrawal of complaint by complainant; civil action, when; admissibility of certain evidence.
||Statement of commission's findings of facts after hearing; disposition.
||Action upon commission's findings.
||Violations of certain sections classified as crimes.
||Intent required for act, action or conduct to constitute violation.
||Failure to register or file reports; civil penalty.
||Application of definitions in 46-282 to 46-285.
||"Major policy making" position defined.
||Heads of state agencies to submit lists of designees;
additional information regarding designees required; organizational
chart; certification; filing with secretary of state.
||Participation by state officer or employee in
licensure, regulation or in any contract with any organization with
which such person holds a position prohibited; exceptions.
||Violations of state governmental ethics laws; civil fine.
||Same; cease and desist order; emergencies.
||Same; injunction; restraining order; mandamus.
||Same; consent decree.
||Same; appeal of commission orders.
||Severability of chapter 150 of the Laws of 1991.