SENATE BILL No. 404
An Act concerning consumer protection; relating to the civil
penalty for odometer fraud;
amending K.S.A. 50-651 and repealing the existing
Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Kansas:
Section 1. K.S.A. 50-651 is hereby amended to read as
651. (a) The commission of any act or practice declared to be a
of K.S.A. 21-3757 or K.S.A. 50-653, and amendments thereto,
the violator liable to the aggrieved consumer, or to the state, for
payment of a civil penalty, recoverable in an individual action or
action brought by the attorney general in a sum set by the court of
more than $2,000 per violation of K.S.A. 50-653, and amendments
and not more than $10,000 per violation of K.S.A. 21-3757, and
(b) The remedies provided in subsection (a) are in addition to
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 K.S.A. 50-651 is hereby repealed.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