Session of 2000
By Representative Hermes

  9             AN  ACT concerning certain library districts; relating to the Topeka and
10             Shawnee county library district; amending K.S.A. 1999 Supp. 12-1260
11             and repealing the existing section.
13       Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Kansas:
14             Section  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
21       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 library;
28             (f) "governing body" means the governing body of a city or the board
29       of county commissioners of a county; and
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 Ross-
33       ville township and Silver Lake township shall be excluded from the library
34       district.
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 K.S.A. 1999 Supp. 12-1260 is hereby repealed.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.