Session of 1998
By Committee on Elections and Local Government
            9             AN ACT concerning the campaign finance act; relating to certain viola-
10             tions thereof; amending K.S.A. 25-4142 and repealing the existing
11             section.
13       Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Kansas:
14           Section 1. K.S.A. 25-4142 is hereby amended to read as follows:
15       25-4142. K.S.A. 25-4142 to 25-4179, inclusive, and amendments thereto
16       and 25-4119e, 25-4119f, 25-4119g, 25-4148a, 25-4153a, 25-4157a, 25-
17       4169a, 25-4180 to 25-4185, inclusive, and amendments thereto, and
18       K.S.A. 1997 Supp. 25-4186 and section 2, and amendments thereto, shall
19       constitute and may be cited as the ``campaign finance act.''
20           New Sec. 2. (a) A person is responsible for a violation of the cam-
21       paign finance act by another if such person intentionally aids, abets, ad-
22       vises, hires, counsels or procures the other to commit the violation.
23           (b) A person responsible under subsection (a) also is responsible for
24       any other violation of the campaign finance act committed in pursuance
25       of the intended violation if the violation is reasonably foreseeable by such
26       person as a probable consequence of committing or attempting to commit
27       the violation intended.
28           (c) A person responsible under this section may be charged with and
29       found to have violated the act although the person alleged to have directly
30       committed the violation lacked criminal or legal capacity or has not been
31       found to have violated the act.
32           (d) Any person found responsible under this section shall be subject
33       to the same penalty, fine, forfeiture or prosecution as for the underlying
34       violation.
35           (e) This section shall be part of and supplemental to the campaign
36       finance act.
37           Sec. 3. K.S.A. 25-4142 is hereby repealed.
38           Sec. 4. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its
39       publication in the statute book.