Chapter 2


An Act abolishing the Stormont medical library fund and the Stormont library permanent fund; amending K.S.A. 75-2525 and repealing the existing section; also repealing K.S.A. 75-2526, 75-2528, 75-2529, 75-2533 and K.S.A. 1995 Supp. 75-2527.

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

Section 1. K.S.A. 75-2525 is hereby amended to read as follows: 75- 2525. The gift of Mrs. Jane C. Stormont of Topeka, Kansas, widow of the late Dr. David W. Stormont, generously presenting to the state of Kansas the sum of five thousand dollars ($5,000) in money for the purpose of establishing and maintaining a medical library for the use and benefit of the state of Kansas, and particularly the medical profession thereof, is hereby accepted for the uses and purposes, and subject to all the terms, conditions and limitations mentioned and expressed in such gift, to wit: That no part of said principal sum shall ever be expended for any purpose, but that the same shall be invested and reinvested, as the state of Kansas may by law direct, for the benefit of said library fund, and the interest and accumulations thereof shall be expended in the purchase of books, charts and magazines relating to the science of medicine and surgery, which shall be purchased from time to time by such person, board or an officer of the state of Kansas as may be provided by law. Such purchase is to constitute a part of the library of the state of Kansas, and known and designated as ``the Stormont medical library,'' and shall be forever free for the people of Kansas, and particularly for the medical profession thereof, under such rules and regulations as may from time to time be prescribed by the state librarian. The Stormont medical library fund and the Stormont library permanent fund are hereby abolished.

Sec. 2. K.S.A. 75-2525, 75-2526, 75-2528, 75-2529 and 75-2533 and K.S.A. 1995 Supp. 75-2527 are hereby repealed.

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

Approved February 8, 1996.