Chapter 92


An Act concerning drainage districts; relating to the apportionment of certain costs; amend- ing K.S.A. 24-628 and repealing the existing section.

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

Section 1. K.S.A. 24-628 is hereby amended to read as follows: 24- 628. When two or more districts shall have their outlet or discharge into the same natural or man-made watercourse or stream and it shall become becomes necessary to maintain, deepen or, enlarge said or otherwise im- prove the natural or man-made watercourse or stream each district shall be assessed for the cost of such work in the same ratio to such total cost as the discharge of waters of such district bears to the combined discharge of waters of the several all districts emptying into said the natural or man- made watercourse or stream; but. No district shall be liable to contribute for any improvement or costs and expenses incurred in improving said the natural or man-made watercourse or stream above the point of dis- charge of the waters of such district into the same such natural or man- made watercourse.

Sec. 2. K.S.A. 24-628 is hereby repealed.

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

Approved March 29, 1996.