Session of 1998
HOUSE BILL No. 2998
By Committee on Federal and State Affairs
AN ACT enacting the selective service
registration awareness and com-
10 pliance act.
WHEREAS, The legislature finds 50 U.S.C. 451 et seq.
13 lective service act)
requires all male citizens and every other male person
14 residing in the United
States except for lawfully admitted non-immigrant
15 aliens upon reaching
their eighteenth birthday to register with the selec-
16 tive service system;
WHEREAS, The legislature further finds that federal statutes
18 eligibility for
federal student financial assistance and eligibility for em-
19 ployment within the
executive branch of the federal government to per-
20 sons who are in
compliance with the requirements of the military selective
21 service act.
23 Be it enacted by
the Legislature of the State of Kansas:
Section 1. A male person may not enroll in a
25 tution of
postsecondary education unless he is in compliance with the
26 military selective
service act, 50 U.S.C. 451 et seq.
Sec. 2. A male person may not receive a loan, grant,
28 other financial
assistance for postsecondary education funded by state
29 revenue, including
federal funds or gifts and grants accepted by this state,
30 or receive a student
loan guaranteed by the state unless he is in compli-
31 ance with the military
selective service act, 50 U.S.C. 451 et seq.
Sec. 3. No male person who has attained the age of 18
33 fails to be in
compliance with the military selective service act, 50 U.S.C.
34 451 et seq.
shall be eligible for employment by or service for the state,
35 a political
subdivision of the state, including all boards and commissions,
36 departments, agencies,
institutions and instrumentalities.
Sec. 4. It shall be the duty of all officials having
charge of and au-
38 thority over the
hiring of employees by the state or political subdivisions,
39 and over
state-supported institutions of postsecondary education, and
40 over the granting of
state-supported financial assistance for postsecondary
41 education as described
in this act to assure themselves that applicants are
42 in compliance with the
military selective service act, 50 U.S.C. 451 et seq.
Sec. 5. A person may not be denied a right, privilege or
1 this act by
reason of failure to present himself for and submit to the
2 requirement to
register pursuant to the military selective service act, 50
3 U.S.C. 451 et
(a) The requirement for the person to so register has
inapplicable to the person; and
(b) the person is or has already served in the armed forces or
7 condition that
would preclude acceptability for military service.
Sec. 6. If any provision of this act or the application
thereof to any
9 person or
circumstance is held invalid, the invalidity does not affect
10 provisions or
applications of the act which can be given effect without
11 the invalid provision
or application, and to this end the provisions of this
12 act are severable.
Sec. 7. This act shall take effect and be in force from
and after its
14 publication in the