1534             1997 Session Laws of Kansas             Ch. 188

Chapter 188


An Act relating to the financing of public water supply projects; amending K.S.A. 1996
Supp. 65-163d and repealing the existing section.

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

Section 1. K.S.A. 1996 Supp. 65-163d is hereby amended to read as
follows: 65-163d. As used in K.S.A. 1996 Supp. 65-163d through 65-163u
and amendments thereto:

(a) ``Fund'' means the public water supply loan fund established by
K.S.A. 1996 Supp. 65-163e and amendments thereto.

(b) ``Municipality'' means: (1) Any political or taxing subdivision au-
thorized by law to construct, operate and maintain a public water supply
system, including water districts; or (2) two or more such subdivisions
jointly constructing, operating or maintaining a public water supply sys-
tem; or (3) the Kansas rural water finance authority.

(c) ``Project'' means any acquisition, construction, reconstruction, im-
provement, equipping, rehabilitation or extension of all or any part of a
public water supply system. ``Project'' does not include any project related
to the diversion or transportation of water acquired through a water trans-
fer, as defined by K.S.A. 82a-1501 and amendments thereto.

(d) ``Project costs'' means all costs or expenses which are necessary
or incident to a project and which are directly attributable thereto.

(e) ``Public water supply system'' has the meaning provided by K.S.A.
65-162a and amendments thereto.

(f) ``Secretary'' means the secretary of health and environment.

Sec. 2. K.S.A. 1996 Supp. 65-163d is hereby repealed.

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

Approved May 15, 1997.