Session of 2000
By Committee on Governmental Organization and Elections

10             AN  ACT concerning law enforcement officers; relating to training and
11             the cost thereof; amending K.S.A. 1999 Supp. 74-5609a and repealing
12             the existing section.
14       Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Kansas:
15             Section  1. K.S.A. 1999 Supp. 74-5609a is hereby amended to read
16       as follows: 74-5609a. (a) The law enforcement training center is author-
17       ized to charge tuition for each railroad policeman, each employee of a
18       tribal law enforcement agency and each school law enforcement officer
19       enrolled in a course at the training center. Such tuition shall not exceed
20       the training center's average operating cost per trainee. Tuition charges
21       authorized by this section shall cover the cost of room, board and all
22       necessary instructional supplies and material for any employee of a tribal
23       law enforcement agency, railroad policeman or school law enforcement
24       officer attending the law enforcement training center.
25             (b) Any city, county or state agency, political subdivision of the state
26       or agency thereof which commences employment of a police officer or
27       law enforcement officer within one year of the time such police officer
28       or law enforcement officer has completed a course of instruction at a
29       state or local law enforcement training school shall reimburse the city,
30       county or state agency, political subdivision or agency thereof which paid
31       the tuition for training such officer. This reimbursement shall include the
32       amount of the tuition paid, the officer's salary and travel expenses and
33       any other expenses incurred which were incidental to training such
34       officer. 
35       Sec.  2. K.S.A. 1999 Supp. 74-5609a is hereby repealed.
36        Sec.  3. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its
37       publication in the statute book.