Session of 2000
HOUSE BILL No. 2636
By Representative Hermes
9 AN ACT
concerning certain library districts; relating to the Topeka
10 Shawnee county library
district; amending K.S.A. 1999 Supp. 12-1260
11 and repealing the
13 Be it enacted by the Legislature of the
State of Kansas:
1. K.S.A. 1999 Supp. 12-1260 is hereby amended to read as
15 follows: 12-1260. When used in this act and
unless otherwise specifically
16 provided therein:
17 (a) "County"
means Shawnee county;
18 (b) "city" means
the city of Topeka, Kansas;
19 (c) "library
district" means all territory located within Shawnee
20 county except that territory
located within Rossville township and Silver
Lake township excluded
or detached from the district pursuant to section
22 2, and amendments thereto;
23 (d) "board" means
the library board of trustees appointed pursuant
24 to the provisions of this act;
25 (e) "library"
means a library which serves the general public and is
26 supported in whole or in part with tax
money and shall be called the
27 Topeka and Shawnee county public
28 (f) "governing
body" means the governing body of a city or the board
29 of county commissioners of a county;
30 (g) "maintenance
and support" means the general and usual cost and
31 expense of operating a library.
32 New Sec.
2. (a) All territory of Shawnee county located within
33 ville township and Silver Lake township
shall be excluded from the library
35 (b) From and
after January 1, 2001, all territory located within the
36 city of Auburn, Kansas, shall be detached
from the library district. The
37 territory detached from the library
district pursuant to this section shall
38 remain liable for its proportionate share
of all outstanding bonded in-
39 debtedness of the library district as of
January 1, 2001.
40 Sec. 3. K.S.A. 1999 Supp.
12-1260 is hereby repealed.
41 Sec. 4. This act shall
take effect and be in force from and after its
42 publication in the statute book.