Session of 1999
HOUSE BILL No. 2477
By Representative Johnston
9 AN ACT concerning school districts; requiring boards of education to
10 adopt policies prohibiting the use of tobacco products in school build-
11 ings and facilities and surrounding premises; amending K.S.A. 72-
12 53,107 and repealing the existing section.
14 Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Kansas:
15 Section 1. K.S.A. 72-53,107 is hereby amended to read as follows:
16 72-53,107. (a) The
use of tobacco products in any school building is
hereby prohibited. No board of education of any each school district shall
allow any person to use tobacco products adopt and enforce a policy
19 prohibiting the use by any person of tobacco products in any school build-
20 ing or facilities and the surrounding premises.
21 (b) As used in this section, the term "school building" means any
22 enclosed building used for pupil attendance purposes by the board of
23 education of a unified school district and the term "facilities" means any
24 installation used by the board of education for school sponsored activities
25 or events. The term school building does not include a building, or part
26 thereof, used for residential purposes or leased from the school district
27 for nonschool sponsored activities or events.
28 Sec. 2. K.S.A. 72-53,107 is hereby repealed.
29 Sec. 3. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its
30 publication in the statute book.