HB 2216--
By Committee on Governmental Organization and Elections

AN ACT concerning townships; relating to compensation of township officers; amending K.S.A. 1996 Supp. 80-207 and repealing the existing section. Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Kansas: Section 1. K.S.A. 1996 Supp. 80-207 is hereby amended to read as follows: 80-207. (a) The township officers of any township shall be re- imbursed for any expenses incurred while actually and necessarily at- tending to township business. (b) Members of the township board shall receive compensation for their services while actually and necessarily conducting township busi- ness. (c) The township board, by adoption of a resolution, may fix the amount of compensation to be received by the members of the board. Such resolution shall be published at least once each week for two con- secutive weeks in a newspaper of general circulation within the township. If the total amount of compensation to be received annually by each mem- ber of the board is $100 or less, such resolution shall not be required to be published and shall be effective upon adoption of the resolution. A resolution providing for an increase in compensation shall not be effective until 30 days following the date of the last publication of the resolution. Sec. 2. K.S.A. 1996 Supp. 80-207 is hereby repealed. Sec. 3. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its publication in the statute book.