SB 216--
Session of 1997
By Committee on Judiciary

8 AN ACT concerning civil procedure for limited actions; relating to ap- 9 plication of code of civil procedure; renumbering of case; amending 10 K.S.A. 61-1729 and repealing the existing section. 11 12 Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Kansas: 13 Section 1. K.S.A. 61-1729 is hereby amended to read as follows: 61- 14 1729. An action filed under chapter 61 of the Kansas Statutes Annotated, 15 except an action filed pursuant to the small claims procedure act, may 16 upon motion of a party and order of the court for good cause shown, be 17 thereafter governed by the provisions of chapter 60 of the Kansas Statutes 18 Annotated. The party obtaining an order under this section shall pay any 19 additional docket fee required had the action been filed under chapter 20 60 of the Kansas Statutes Annotated. Upon such order of the court and 21 payment of any additional docket under this section, the clerk of the dis- 22 trict court shall renumber the case as a case filed under chapter 60 of the 23 Kansas Statutes Annotated in the same manner as required by K.S.A. 60- 24 2418 and amendments thereto. 25 Sec. 2. K.S.A. 61-1729 is hereby repealed. 26 Sec. 3. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its 27 publication in the statute book.