As Amended by Senate Committee

          Session of 1998
By Committee on Elections and Local Government
          10             AN ACT concerning the resetting of cornerstones; amending K.S.A. 19-
11             1432 and repealing the existing section.
13       Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Kansas:
14           Section 1. K.S.A. 19-1432 is hereby amended to read as follows:
15       19-1432. The surveyor shall upon receipt of such notice, without unnec-
16       essary delay, Upon receipt of notice pursuant to K.S.A. 19-1432 19-1430,
17       and amendments thereto, that a cornerstone or monument projects above
18       the usual grade of a roadbed, the surveyor shall notify the governing body
19       having jurisdiction over such road. The governing body for township
20       roads shall be the township board. The governing body of county roads
21       shall be the board of county commissioners. The governing body of state
22       and federal roads shall be the state highway commission Kansas de-
23       partment of transportation. If the appropriate governing body deter-
24       mines the cornerstone or monument needs to be reset, the surveyor shall
25       proceed to reset such cornerstone or monument and set at least two (2)
26       witness monuments, in a manner calculated to permanently preserve and
27       mark the proper location of said the cornerstone or monument, and. The
28       surveyor shall record such proceedings, together with a substantial de-
29       scription of the cornerstone or monument, and the witness monuments,
30       with distances and courses to same, in the manner provided by the law
31       of permanent surveys. It shall not be necessary to notify any interested
32       parties. If the governing body determines a cornerstone or monument
33       which projects above the usual grade of a roadbed needs to be reset,
34       the cost of resetting cornerstones or monuments on township roads shall
35       be paid from township road funds, on county roads from county road
36       funds, state and federal roads from the state highway fund; and. The cost
37       of resetting cornerstones or monuments on property of persons, firms or
38       corporations the costs shall be paid by the parties for whom the service
39       is performed.
40        Nothing in this section shall be construed as prohibiting the re-
41       setting of cornerstones or monuments by any land surveyor during
42       the course of a survey paid for by the landowner requesting such
43       survey.

SB 562--Am.


  1           Sec. 2. K.S.A. 19-1432 is hereby repealed.
  2           Sec. 3. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its
  3       publication in the statute book.