An Act concerning consumer protection; relating to the civil penalty for odometer fraud;
amending K.S.A. 50-651 and repealing the existing section.
Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Kansas:

Section 1. K.S.A. 50-651 is hereby amended to read as follows: 50-
651. (a) The commission of any act or practice declared to be a violation
of K.S.A. 21-3757 or K.S.A. 50-653, and amendments thereto, shall make
the violator liable to the aggrieved consumer, or to the state, for the
payment of a civil penalty, recoverable in an individual action or in an
action brought by the attorney general in a sum set by the court of not
more than $2,000 per violation of K.S.A. 50-653, and amendments thereto,
and not more than $10,000 per violation of K.S.A. 21-3757, and amend-
ments thereto.

(b) The remedies provided in subsection (a) are in addition to any
remedies available under federal odometer law.

Sec. 2. K.S.A. 50-651 is hereby repealed.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 14, 1998