Session of 1997
HOUSE BILL No. 2498
By Committee on Appropriations
9 AN ACT concerning the state of Kansas sports hall of fame; providing for
10 separation from the state historical society; amending K.S.A. 74-2906a
11 and K.S.A. 1996 Supp. 74-2912 and repealing the existing sections.
13 Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Kansas:
14 Section 1. K.S.A. 74-2906a is hereby amended to read as follows: 74-
15 2906a. (a) There is hereby created the state of Kansas sports hall of fame
16 board of trustees, hereinafter referred to as the board of trustees, which
17 board shall be composed of seven members appointed by the governor.
18 (b) Upon the expiration of the term of office of any member, a suc-
19 cessor shall be appointed for a term of four years. All vacancies in office
20 of members so appointed shall be filled by appointment for the unexpired
21 term of the member creating the vacancy.
Members of the Kansas all-
22 sports hall of fame board of trustees immediately prior to the effective
23 date of this act shall become members of the state of Kansas sports hall
24 of fame and shall serve as such members until the expiration of their term
25 of office established as members of the Kansas all-sports hall of fame
26 board of trustees.
27 (c) The board of trustees shall organize annually by electing one of
28 its members as chairperson and one as vice-chairperson. Meetings of the
29 board of trustees shall be held upon call of the chairperson, or may be
30 called by a majority of the board of trustees.
31 (d) The board of trustees shall have such powers and duties as are
32 provided by law. Members of the board of trustees attending meetings
33 of such board of trustees, or attending a subcommittee meeting thereof
34 authorized by such board of trustees, shall be paid amounts provided in
35 subsection (e) of K.S.A. 75-3223 and amendments thereto.
36 (e) The board of trustees may employ such professional and clerical
37 personnel, on a part-time or full-time basis, as may be necessary in its
38 judgment, and all such personnel shall be in the classified service under
39 the Kansas civil service act.
40 (f) The state of Kansas sports hall of fame board of trustees is hereby
41 attached to the state historical society as a part thereof. All budgeting,
42 purchasing and related management functions of the board of trustees
43 shall be administered under the direction and supervision of the state
historical society. The state historical society shall provide office space
2 and such clerical and other staff assistance as may be necessary to assist
3 the board of trustees in carrying out its functions, powers and duties.
4 (g) (f) Whenever the Kansas all-sports hall of fame board of trustees,
5 or words of like effect, is referred to or designated by any appropriations
6 act or other act of the legislature, or any statute, contract or other doc-
7 ument, such reference or designation shall be deemed to apply to the
8 state of Kansas sports hall of fame board of trustees which is created by
9 this act.
10 Sec. 2. K.S.A. 1996 Supp. 74-2912 is hereby amended to read as
11 follows: 74-2912. (a) There is hereby created in the state treasury the
12 state of Kansas sports hall of fame fund. The board of trustees shall remit
13 all moneys received by the board of trustees, including all moneys re-
14 ceived as gifts, grants, bequests and gratuities as provided in K.S.A. 74-
15 2909 and amendments thereto, to the state treasurer at least monthly.
16 Upon receipt of each such remittance the state treasurer shall deposit the
17 entire amount thereof in the state treasury and the same shall be credited
18 to the state of Kansas sports hall of fame fund.
19 (b) In accordance with and subject to the provisions of this act and
20 of appropriation acts, (a) The board of trustees may make expenditures
21 from the state of Kansas sports hall of fame fund for contracts entered
22 into with private entities, for the maintenance and operating expenditures
23 of the state of Kansas sports hall of fame and the board of trustees, for
24 the expenses of state of Kansas sports hall of fame induction ceremonies,
25 including the actual and necessary expenses of speakers and persons being
26 inducted into the state of Kansas sports hall of fame for their attendance
27 at such induction ceremonies, for official hospitality, for capital improve-
28 ment projects for remodeling of or for additions or repairs to the state of
29 Kansas sports hall of fame and for such other purposes as may be au-
30 thorized by law.
31 (c) (b) All expenditures from by the board of trustees of the state of
32 Kansas sports hall of fame fund shall be exempt from competitive bid
33 procedures under K.S.A. 75-3739 and amendments thereto and shall be
34 made in accordance with appropriation acts upon warrants of the director
35 of accounts and reports issued pursuant to vouchers approved by the
36 board of trustees or by a person or persons designated by the board of
38 (d) (c) On the effective date of this act July 1, 1997, the director of
39 accounts and reports shall transfer all moneys in the all-sports hall of fame
40 fund to the state of Kansas sports hall of fame fund to the bank account
41 established under this section in accordance with the procedures pre-
42 scribed by this section therefor. On the effective date of this act July 1,
43 1997, all liabilities of the all-sports hall of fame state of Kansas sports hall
1 of fame fund are hereby transferred to and imposed upon
the state of
2 Kansas sports hall of fame fund such bank account. On the effective date
3 of this act July 1, 1997, the all-sports hall of fame state of Kansas sports
4 hall of fame fund is hereby abolished.
5 (e) On or before the 10th of each month, the director of accounts
6 and reports shall transfer from the state general fund to the state of Kan-
7 sas sports hall of fame fund interest earnings based on:
8 (1) The average daily balance of moneys in the state of Kansas sports
9 hall of fame fund for the preceding month; and
10 (2) the net earnings rate of the pooled money investment portfolio
11 for the preceding month.
12 (f) (d) Upon the request of The state of Kansas sports hall of fame
13 board of trustees and in accordance with the provisions of appropriations
14 acts, the state historical society may transfer moneys in the state of Kansas
15 sports hall of fame fund to shall deposit all moneys of the state of Kansas
16 sports hall of fame in a bank to the account of the state of Kansas sports
17 hall of fame. Such bank account shall be awarded to a bank located in
18 the county in which the state of Kansas sports hall of fame is located by
19 the pooled money investment board under a written agreement in ac-
20 cordance with procedures for state bank accounts under K.S.A. 75-4217
21 and amendments thereto and shall be secured by pledge of securities in
22 the manner prescribed for state bank accounts under K.S.A. 75-4218 and
23 amendments thereto and in the amount prescribed for fee agency ac-
24 counts under that statute. Each such transfer shall be made upon vouch-
25 ers of the state historical society, which the director of accounts and re-
26 ports and the state treasurer are hereby authorized and directed to honor
27 by making such transfers, and the moneys so transferred shall be for use
28 All moneys in such bank account shall be used by the board of trustees
29 of the state of Kansas sports hall of fame in operating and conducting the
30 activities of the state of Kansas sports hall of fame. The board of trustees
31 of the state of Kansas sports hall of fame shall make a full and complete
32 report on a monthly basis and by object classification to the state historical
33 society of all expenditures for each fiscal year from such bank account
34 keep and maintain accounting records of receipts, expenditures and other
35 disbursements in accordance with procedures and guidelines approved by
36 the director of accounts and reports therefor. All receipts, accounts, ex-
37 penditures and other disbursements from the moneys of the state of Kan-
38 sas sports hall of fame shall be subject to audit in accordance with the
39 legislative post audit act.
40 Sec. 3. K.S.A. 74-2906a and K.S.A. 1996 Supp. 74-2912 are hereby
42 Sec. 4. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its
43 publication in the statute book.