HOUSE BILL No. 2368
An Act concerning antiquities; amending K.S.A.
74-5403 and repealing the
Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Kansas:
Section 1. K.S.A. 74-5403 is hereby
amended to read as follows: 74-
5403. (a) Except as provided by subsection (b), no
or corporation shall excavate in, remove material from, vandalize
face any site or area
set out described in
K.S.A. 74-5401 and amendments
thereto, on lands belonging to or controlled by the state of
Kansas or any
agency thereof, or to any county or municipality in the state, or
in which a qualified agency is conducting scientific archeological
tigations, without specific authorization pursuant to a permit
der K.S.A. 74-5404, and amendments thereto.
(b) If, in the opinion of the
commission or the commission's designee,
any survey, excavation or construction is necessary to prevent
mediate threat to the life or health of persons near a site or
in K.S.A. 74-5401, and amendments thereto, the commission or the
mission's designee may authorize such survey, excavation or
without issuing a permit under K.S.A. 74-5404, and amendments
Sec. 2. K.S.A. 74-5403 is hereby repealed.
Sec. 3. This act shall take effect and be in force
from and after its
publication in the statute book.
Approved April 17, 1999.