Session of 1998
HOUSE BILL No. 2866
By Representative O'Neal
AN ACT concerning cities; relating to the
powers and duties of the gov-
10 erning body
12 Be it enacted by the Legislature of the
State of Kansas:
13 Section 1. (a) When
used in this section:
14 (1) (A) ``Debt''
shall include, but not be limited to, any special as-
15 sessment; fine or penalty imposed by a
municipal court; service fee; ex-
16 cise; fee, charge or other exaction; permit
fee; or license fee.
17 (B) ``Debt'' shall not
include any property tax.
18 (2) ``Debtor'' means any
person who owes a debt to a city.
19 (b) The governing body
of any city may adopt an ordinance author-
20 izing the acceptance of credit cards in
payment of any debt due and owing
21 to such city. The type of credit cards
accepted shall be determined by the
22 governing body.
23 (c) The governing body
may fix a fee to be added to each credit card
24 transaction equal to the charge paid by the
city for the use of the credit
25 card by the debtor.
26 Sec. 2. This act
shall take effect and be in force from and after its
27 publication in the statute book.