SB 355--
Session of 1997
By Senator Karr

9 AN ACT concerning adverse possession of real property; amending 10 K.S.A. 60-503 and repealing the existing section. 11 12 Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Kansas: 13 Section 1. K.S.A. 60-503 is hereby amended to read as follows: 60- 14 503. No action shall be maintained against any person for the recovery of 15 real property who if such person has been in open, exclusive and contin- 16 uous possession of such real property of less than 160 acres, either under 17 a claim knowingly adverse or under a belief of ownership, for a period of 18 fifteen (15) 15 years prior to the filing of the action and has paid all taxes 19 of every kind levied or assessed and due against such property for a period 20 of five years prior to the filing of the action. This section shall not apply 21 to any action commenced within one (1) year after the effective date of 22 this act. 23 Sec. 2. K.S.A. 60-503 is hereby repealed. 24 Sec. 3. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its 25 publication in the statute book.