Session of 1999
By Representative Toplikar

  9             AN ACT making and concerning appropriations for the fiscal year ending
10             June 30, 2000, for the department of transportation; relating to a com-
11             muter rail system demonstration project; authorizing certain transfers
12             and imposing certain restrictions and limitations, and directing or au-
13             thorizing certain receipts and disbursements and acts incidental to the
14             foregoing.
16       Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Kansas:
17             Section 1. (a) For the fiscal year ending June 30, 2000, appropriations
18       are hereby made, restrictions and limitations are hereby imposed, and
19       transfers, fees, receipts, disbursements and acts incidental to the fore-
20       going are hereby directed or authorized as provided in this act.
21        Sec. 2.
23        (a) There is appropriated for the above agency from the state general
24       fund the following:
25       Commuter rail system demonstration project $3,000,000
26       Provided, That all expenditures from the commuter rail system demonstration project ac-
27       count shall be for a grant for Johnson county for a demonstration project to develop and
28       operate a commuter rail system in accordance with contracts which are hereby authorized
29       to be entered into by the secretary of transportation and the board of commissioners of
30       Johnson county, one or more railroad companies, local governments and other appropriate
31       entities for this purpose: Provided further, That all expenditures from this account shall be
32       in accordance with a multi-year commuter rail system proposal which includes provisions
33       for matching federal grants and other moneys and which has been developed by the board
34       of commissioners of Johnson county in conjunction with one or more railroad companies
35       and appropriate local governments and other entities.
36        Sec. 3. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after July 1,
37       1999, or the date upon which the omnibus reconciliation spending limit
38       bill of 1999 becomes effective, whichever is later, and its publication in
39       the statute book.