Chapter 192


An Act concerning the secretary of transportation; relating to certain powers and duties; relating to the feasibility of certain toll or turnpike projects.

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

Section 1. (a) In addition to other powers and duties granted to the secretary of transportation, the secretary of transportation may study the feasibility of constructing a new toll project or turnpike project or des- ignating existing highways or any portion of such highways as a toll project or turnpike project.

(b) The study of the feasibility of such toll project or turnpike project shall include, but not be limited to:

(1) The total cost of such project;

(2) a determination of the funding of such projects, including the use of one or a combination of public funds, private funds or toll revenues;

(3) a determination of the duration of the collection of tolls on such projects and if such projects are to become toll-free, a projected date when such projects would become toll-free; and

(4) such other data deemed necessary by the secretary for a deter- mination of the project's feasibility.

Sec. 2. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its publication in the statute book.

Approved May 3, 1996.