Session of 1999
HOUSE BILL No. 2422
By Representatives Helgerson, Alldritt, Barnes, Crow, Findley, Flaharty,
Garner, Gilbert, Johnston, Kirk, Klein, McClure, Phelps, Reardon,
Ruff, Spangler, Thimesch, Toelkes and Wells
11 AN ACT concerning tobacco litigation settlement proceeds; deposit of
12 settlement proceeds in children's health care programs fund; amend-
13 ing K.S.A. 1998 Supp. 38-2008 and repealing the existing section.
15 Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Kansas:
16 Section 1. K.S.A. 1998 Supp. 38-2008 is hereby amended to read as
17 follows: 38-2008. (a) There is hereby established in the state treasury the
18 children's health care programs fund in the department of the secretary
19 of social and rehabilitation services.
20 (b) All of the moneys received by the state pursuant to the tobacco
21 litigation settlement agreement entered into or any judgment rendered,
22 regarding the litigation against tobacco industry companies and related
, 50% of such moneys shall be credited to the children's health
24 care programs fund.
25 (c) All moneys credited to the children's health care programs fund
26 shall be used for the purposes of providing additional funding for chil-
27 dren's health care, services for children and tobacco use prevention and
28 cessation programs.
29 (d) All expenditures from the children's health care programs fund
30 shall be made in accordance with appropriation acts upon warrants of the
31 director of accounts and reports issued pursuant to vouchers approved
32 by the secretary of social and rehabilitation services or the secretary's
34 Sec. 2. K.S.A. 1998 Supp. 38-2008 is hereby repealed.
35 Sec. 3. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its
36 publication in the Kansas register.