An Act concerning the state educational institutions; relating to regulation and control of traffic and parking; amending K.S.A. 74-3209, 74-3210, 74-3211, 74-3212, 74-3213 and 74-3215 and repealing the existing sections; also repealing K.S.A. 74-3210a and 74-3214.
Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Kansas:
Section 1. K.S.A. 74-3209 is hereby amended to read as follows: 74- 3209. As used in this act:
(a) ``Institution'' means the university of Kansas, university of Kansas medical center, Kansas state university of agriculture and applied science, Wichita state university, Emporia state university, Pittsburg state univer- sity, Fort Hays state university, and Kansas state university -- Salina, college of technology;
``board'' ``governing authority''
means the state board of regents or the chief executive officer
of an institution if such officer has been designated by the state
board to act on its behalf in exercising the au- thority of the
board to care for, control, maintain and supervise all roads,
streets, driveways and parking facilities for vehicles on the
grounds of the institution; and
(c) ``vehicle'' means motor vehicle, motorized bicycle and bicycle.
Sec. 2. K.S.A. 74-3210 is hereby amended to read as follows: 74- 3210. (a) All roads, streets, driveways and parking facilities for vehicles on the grounds of each institution shall be under the care, control, main- tenance and supervision of the state board of regents. The state board of regents may designate the chief executive officers of the institutions to act on behalf of the state board in exercising the authority provided under this subsection for the care, control, maintenance and supervision of all roads, streets, driveways and parking facilities for vehicles on the grounds of the institutions.
(b) No vehicle, whether privately or publicly owned, may
be parked upon institution parking facilities except as authorized
board gov- erning authority of the
institution. The board governing authority
of an institution is authorized to allocate and designate
parking areas on the grounds of an the
institution and may authorize institutions to
issue per- mits to use such parking areas to its officers or
employees and to the students attending such
institutions institution; to allocate
parking areas to those persons having business appointments or to
guests of such insti- tutions institution;
and to fix such fees for misuse of such parking areas by the
officers, employees or students attending such
institutions insti- tution and by all other
persons parking a vehicle at such institution, as shall be
established by the rules and regulations
of the board policies.
Any vehicle parked upon any of the parking facilities of an
institution without the permission of the
its governing authority of the institution or the
authorized institution agents shall be deemed a common nuisance,
and the board governing authority shall
provide for the abate- ment of such nuisance by providing
by adoption of rules and regulations
for policies relating to the removal and impounding
of such vehicle. The cost of such abatement and removal and
impounding shall be a lien against the vehicle until paid by the
owner or the owner's representative.
Sec. 3. K.S.A. 74-3211 is hereby amended to read as follows: 74-
board governing authority of an
institution may adopt and enforce through its
authorized institution agents rules and
regulations policies governing the parking
of vehicles upon the roads, streets, drive- ways and parking
facilities of an the institution and also
rules and regu- lations policies
prescribing speed limits on the roads, streets, driveways and
grounds of an the institution. The rules
and regulations policies pre- scribing
speed limits shall be publicly posted at or on roads, streets,
drive- ways, grounds or parking facilities to which the same are
applicable and in the manner prescribed by the
board governing authority of the insti-
Sec. 4. K.S.A. 74-3212 is hereby amended to read as follows: 74-
3212. In those instances where an institution is located within the
cor- porate limits of a city, the
governing authority of the institution may agree or consent
that ordinances of such city pertaining to parking and traffic
regulations on city streets shall apply to all or part of the
roads, streets and driveways on the grounds of such institution,
and when such agreement or consent has been made or given by the
board governing authority of the
institution, then such city ordinances shall apply to all or
part of the roads, streets and driveways of the institution as
shall have been designated by the board
governing authority in its the
agreement or consent. Persons violating such ordinances shall be
subject to prose- cution in the municipal court of the city, and
summonses may be issued by the city for such violations.
Sec. 5. K.S.A. 74-3213 is hereby amended to read as follows: 74-
board governing authority of an
institution may provide for the charging and collection of fees
for the use of parking facilities at an the
institution, and these and all fees for misuse of parking areas so
col- lected shall be placed in a separate account and may be used
by the institution where collected for payment of
the expense of enforcing the rules and regulations
policies governing parking and speed limits and the
construction, acquisition, maintenance and repair of parking
facilities for vehicles at such institution.
Sec. 6. K.S.A. 74-3215 is hereby amended to read as follows: 74-
3215. Any person, firm, association or corporation
shall violate which violates any of the provisions
of this act or any rule or regulation
policy made thereunder shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and,
upon conviction, shall be punished by a fine of not more than
twenty-five dollars ($25) $25.
Sec. 7. K.S.A. 74-3209, 74-3210, 74-3210a, 74-3211, 74-3212, 74- 3213, 74-3214 and 74-3215 are hereby repealed.
Sec. 8. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its publication in the statute book.
Approved May 11, 1996.