An Act concerning courts; relating to laboratory analysis fees; amending K.S.A. 1999

Supp. 28-176 and repealing the existing section.
Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Kansas:

      Section  1. K.S.A. 1999 Supp. 28-176 is hereby amended to read as
follows: 28-176. (a) Any person convicted or diverted, or adjudicated or
diverted under a preadjudication program, pursuant to K.S.A. 22-2906 et
seq., 38-1635 et seq., or 12-4414 et seq., and amendments thereto, of a
misdemeanor or felony contained in chapters 21, 41 or 65 of the Kansas
Statutes Annotated, or a violation of K.S.A. 8-1567 and amendments
thereto, involving drugs or controlled substances, shall pay a separate
court cost of $150 as a Kansas bureau of investigation laboratory analysis
fee for each offense if forensic science or laboratory services are rendered
or administered by the Kansas bureau of investigation in connection with
the case.

      (b) Such fee shall be in addition to and not in substitution for any
and all fines and penalties otherwise provided for by law for such offense.

      (c) Disbursements from the Kansas bureau of investigation laboratory
analysis fee deposited into the forensic laboratory and materials fee fund
of the Kansas bureau of investigation shall be made for the following:

      (1) Providing criminalistic laboratory services;

      (2) the purchase and maintenance of equipment for use by the lab-
oratory in performing analysis;

      (3) education, training and scientific development of Kansas bureau
of investigation personnel; and

      (4) the destruction of seized property and chemicals as prescribed in
K.S.A. 22-2512 and K.S.A. 65-4135 and amendments thereto.

      (d) Fees received into this fund shall be supplemental to regular ap-
propriations to the Kansas bureau of investigation.

 Sec.  2. K.S.A. 1999 Supp. 28-176 is hereby repealed.
 Sec.  3. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its
publication in the statute book.

Approved March 29, 2000.