HOUSE BILL No. 3014*
An Act concerning the transportation of hazardous materials; authorizing certain
federal exemptions.
Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Kansas:

Section 1. (a) The provisions of 49 C.F.R. 173.5-agricultural opera-
tions; 49 C.F.R. 173.6-materials of trade; and 49 C.F.R. 173.8-exceptions
for nonspecification packagings used in intrastate transportation, in effect
on the effective date of this act, are hereby adopted.

(b) The following materials are authorized to be transported by in-
trastate farmers in nonspecification bulk packagings:

(1) Agricultural products specified in 49 C.F.R. 173.5 (b)(2); and

(2) flammable liquid petroleum distillates.

(c) Nonbulk packagings permanently secured to a transport vehicle
and protected against leakage or damage in the event of an overturn,
having a capacity of less than 450 liters (119 gallons) or less are authorized
for the transportation of flammable liquid petroleum distillates.

(d) Except as authorized in subsections (b) and (c), the packagings
must otherwise comply with the applicable requirements of 49 C.F.R.
171 through 180.

Sec. 2. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its
publication in the Kansas register.

Approved May 11, 1998

Published in the Kansas Registers May 21, 1998