Session of 2000
Effective: July 1, 2000

An Act concerning wildlife; relating to hunting on land by permission only; amending    K.S.A. 32-1013 and repealing the existing section.

Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Kansas:

      Section  1. K.S.A. 32-1013 is hereby amended to read as follows: 32-
1013. (a) Any landowner or person in lawful possession of any land may
post such land with signs stating that hunting, trapping or fishing on such
land shall be by written permission only. It is unlawful for any person to
take wildlife on land which is so posted as provided in this subsection,
without having in the person's possession the written permission of the
owner or person in lawful possession thereof.

      (b) Instead of posting land as provided in subsection (a), any land-
owner or person in lawful possession of any land may post such land by
placing identifying purple paint marks on trees or posts around the area
to be posted. Each paint mark shall be a vertical line of at least eight
inches in length and the bottom of the mark shall be no less than three
feet nor more than five feet high. Such paint marks shall be readily visible
to any person approaching the land. Land posted as provided in this
subsection shall be considered to be posted by written permission only as
provided in subsection (a).

      (c) A person licensed to hunt or furharvest and who is following or
pursuing a wounded animal on land so as provided in this section posted
without written permission of the landowner or person in lawful posses-
sion thereof shall not be deemed to be in violation of this provision section
while in such pursuit, except that the provisions of this subsection shall
not authorize a person to remain on such land if instructed to leave by
the owner or person in lawful possession of the land and. Any person
failing who fails to leave such land when so instructed is subject to the
provisions of K.S.A. 21-3721 and 21-3728, and amendments thereto.

     Sec.  2. K.S.A. 32-1013 is hereby repealed.
     Sec.  3. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its
publication in the statute book.