Chapter 66


An Act concerning plant pests; relating to the secretary of agriculture's ability to become a member of the interstate pest control compact; amending K.S.A. 2-2114 and repealing the existing section.

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

Section 1. K.S.A. 2-2114 is hereby amended to read as follows: 2- 2114. The secretary, either independently, or in cooperation with coun- ties, cities, or other political subdivisions of the state, or with federal agencies, or with agencies of other states or private entities may enter into contracts and agreements and may carry out operations or measures to locate, and to suppress, control, eradicate, prevent, or retard the spread of, any plant pests. The secretary is authorized to take any actions nec- essary and convenient for the state to become a party to and participate as a member of the interstate pest control compact.

Sec. 2. K.S.A. 2-2114 is hereby repealed.

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

Approved March 22, 1996.

Published in the Kansas Register: March 28, 1996.