SB 24--
Session of 1997
Substitute for SENATE BILL No. 24
By Committee on Elections and Local Government

9 AN ACT concerning the county treasurer; relating to vacancies in such 10 office; relating to persons eligible to hold such office; amending K.S.A. 11 19-504 and repealing the existing section; also repealing K.S.A. 19- 12 501a. 13 14 Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Kansas: 15 Section 1. K.S.A. 19-504 is hereby amended to read as follows: 19- 16 504. In case the office of county treasurer shall become vacant, there shall 17 be appointed a qualified elector of the county successor to perform the 18 duties of such treasurer, and the person so appointed, upon giving bond, 19 with the like sureties and conditions as that required in county treasurer's 20 bonds, and in such sum as the board of county commissioners shall direct, 21 shall be invested with all the duties of such treasurer. If the vacancy occurs 22 on or after May 1 of the second year of the term, the person so appointed 23 shall serve for the remainder of the unexpired term and until a successor 24 is elected and qualifies. If the vacancy occurs before May 1 of the second 25 year of the term, the person appointed to fill the vacancy shall serve until 26 a successor is elected and qualifies at the next general election to serve 27 the remainder of the unexpired term. Nomination and election of such 28 successor shall be in the same manner as nomination and election of a 29 county treasurer for a regular term. Appointments hereunder shall be 30 made in the manner provided by law for filling vacancies in the office of 31 member of the house of representatives. 32 Sec. 2. K.S.A. 19-501a and 19-504 are hereby repealed. 33 Sec. 3. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its 34 publication in the statute book.