Substitute for HOUSE BILL No. 2322*
An  Act concerning visually impaired or blind persons; relating to billing procedures
for certain services.
Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Kansas:

      Section  1. On and after July 1, 2000, upon request of a visually im-
paired or blind customer, any provider of sewer, water, electric, gas or
telephone service, or any provider of two or more of such services,
whether public or private, shall provide the customer's bills, indicating
usage and the amount owed, in one of the following formats, as agreed
to by the customer and the service provider: Braille, print of not less
than 24-point type or audio. The provision of such bills in an alternative
format shall be at no additional charge to the customer making the re-

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

Approved March 21, 2000.
 Published in the Kansas Register March 30, 2000.