Session of 2000
By Committee on Agriculture

  9             AN  ACT concerning deer; relating to the taking thereof along state
10             highways.
12       Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Kansas:
13             Section  1. (a) If a motor vehicle accident that occurs on a state high-
14       way is caused by deer, the sheriff of the county where the accident oc-
15       curred may request the secretary of wildlife and parks to organize a deer
16       drive along such highway within the county. Upon receipt of such request,
17       the secretary shall organize a deer drive in the area located within 500
18       feet on each side of the highway. Such drive shall be conducted under
19       the supervision of the department of wildlife and parks. For the purpose
20       of the drive, it shall be lawful to use spotlights or other artificial lights for
21       the taking of deer.
22             (b) Not less than 14 days before a drive is held pursuant to this sec-
23       tion, the department shall notify all owners of the lands where the drive
24       will be held and must obtain the permission of each such owner before
25       the drive may be conducted on such owner's land. 
26        Sec.  2. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its
27       publication in the statute book.