An Act concerning the Kansas City area transportation authority; amending
K.S.A. 12-2531 and repealing the existing section.
Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Kansas:

      Section  1. K.S.A. 12-2531 is hereby amended to read as follows: 12-
2531. Successors (a) Persons appointed to fill vacancies shall be nomi-
nated and appointed to office in the manner provided in K.S.A. 12-2529,
and amendments thereto, for terms of four years each or for the unexpired
terms of their predecessors.

      (b) Each commissioner shall hold office until his or her a successor
has been appointed and qualified.

      (c)  (1) Subject to the provisions of paragraph (2), no person shall be
appointed to more than two consecutive terms. A commissioner appointed
to serve an unexpired term of more than two years may be appointed only
to one additional consecutive four-year term.

      (2) The provisions of paragraph (1) shall become effective upon the
effective date of a law enacted in the state of Missouri which limits ap-
pointment of commissioners to no more than two consecutive terms.

      (3) The provisions of this subsection (c) shall apply to terms of mem-
bers commencing prior to and on and after the effective date of this act.

 Sec.  2. K.S.A. 12-2531 is hereby repealed.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 5, 2000.