SB 267--Am.
As Amended by Senate Committee
Session of 1997
By Committee on Judiciary

10 AN ACT concerning publication of documents in Kansas register; relating 11 to duties of secretary of state; amending K.S.A. 75-431 and repealing 12 the existing section. 13 14 Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Kansas: 15 Section 1. K.S.A. 75-431 is hereby amended to read as follows: 75- 16 431. (a) Each agency shall file materials for publication in the Kansas 17 register by delivering to the office of the secretary of state during normal 18 working hours two certified copies of the document to be filed, except 19 that rules and regulations required to be filed in the office of the secretary 20 of state under the provisions of article 4 of chapter 77 of the Kansas 21 Statutes Annotated shall be filed in triplicate. On receipt of a document 22 required by this act to be published in the register, the secretary of state 23 shall note the day and hour of filing on the certified copies. One certified 24 copy of each filed document shall be maintained in original form or on 25 microfilm in a permanent register in the office of the secretary of state 26 and, on filing, shall be made available immediately for public inspection 27 during regular business hours by the secretary of state for six months after 28 the publication of the document in the Kansas register. 29 (b) If there is a conflict, the official text of a rule and regulation is 30 the text on file with the secretary of state for six months after publication 31 of the document in the Kansas register, and not the text published in the 32 register or on file with the issuing agency. After such period of six months 33 the official text is the text published in the register. 34 (c) The secretary of state is hereby authorized to adopt rules and 35 regulations necessary to the effective administration of this act. Such rules 36 and regulations may include, but are not limited to, rules prescribing 37 paper size and the format of documents required to be published by this 38 act. The secretary of state may refuse to accept for filing and publication 39 any document that does not substantially conform to the promulgated 40 rules and regulations. 41 (d) Upon otherwise complying with the provisions of this section, the 42 secretary of state may maintain on microfilm the files of information re- 43 quired by this act to be published in the register and, after microfilming, SB 267--Am.

 1  destroy the original copies of all information submitted for publication.
 2    Sec. 2.  K.S.A. 75-431 is hereby repealed.
 3    Sec. 3.  This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its
 4  publication in the statute book.