Chapter 103


An Act concerning the state board of regents; relating to the granting of easements upon land under the custody and control thereof; amending K.S.A. 74-3264 and repealing the existing section.

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

Section 1. K.S.A. 74-3264 is hereby amended to read as follows: 74- 3264. (a) In addition to the authority provided for the granting or con- veying of right-of-way easements under K.S.A. 75-2131, and amendments thereto, the state board of regents or a designee, with or without receiving consideration therefor, may grant or convey right-of-way easements across, over, under, upon or through any land belonging to the state, and under the custody and control of the board of regents, to any person. Such easements may permit use of the land for purposes of access, con- venience or necessity and such other right-of-way purposes as are cus- tomarily related to such easements. Such easements may be granted or conveyed by the board of regents or a designee without further legislative authorization but, before becoming operative, must be submitted to the attorney general for approval as to form.

(b) The state board of regents may designate the chief executive of- ficers of the state educational institutions to act on behalf of the state board in exercising the authority provided for the granting or conveying of right-of-way easements under subsection (a).

(c) The provisions of K.S.A. 75-2132, 75-2133 and 75-2134, and amendments of such sections, apply to the granting or conveying of ease- ments under authority of this section.

Sec. 2. K.S.A. 74-3264 is hereby repealed.

Sec. 3. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its publication in the statute book.

Approved April 3, 1996.