Session of 2000
By Committee on Energy and Natural Resources

10             AN  ACT concerning the equus beds aquifer; providing for collection and
11             compilation of certain information regarding sources of existing and
12             potential pollution.
14       Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Kansas:
15             Section  1. (a) The secretary of health and environment shall identify
16       all sources of existing and potential pollution of the equus beds aquifer
17       and shall collect and compile information regarding such existing and
18       potential pollution, including, but not limited to:
19             (1) All sources of such existing or potential pollution;
20             (2) the location, nature and extent of all such existing pollution;
21             (3) each current or proposed program to regulate or prevent such
22       existing or potential pollution and the federal, state or local agency having
23       authority over such program;
24             (4) each current or proposed program for remediation of such exist-
25       ing pollution and the federal, state or local agency having authority over
26       such program; and
27             (5) all current or proposed projects for remediation of such existing
28       pollution and the estimated cost, source of moneys and time schedule for
29       each project.
30             (b) All state and local agencies shall cooperate with the secretary of
31       health and environment to collect and compile information pursuant to
32       this section and shall comply with all reasonable requests of the secretary
33       for that purpose.
34             (c) On or before February 1 of each year the secretary of health and
35       environment shall submit to the senate standing committee on energy
36       and natural resources and the house standing committee on environment
37       a summary of the information compiled pursuant to this section.
38             (d) All information collected and compiled pursuant to this section
39       shall be available to the public in accordance with the open records act.
40        Sec.  2. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its
41       publication in the statute book.