SENATE BILL No. 294
An Act concerning the Kansas chemical control act; relating
to the chemical control fund;
amending K.S.A. 2000 Supp. 65-7012 and repealing the
Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Kansas:
Section 1. K.S.A. 2000 Supp.
65-7012 is hereby amended to read as
follows: 65-7012. (a) There is established a fund in the treasury
the chemical control fund.
(b) Revenues from the following sources
shall be deposited in the
state treasury and credited to the fund: (1) Moneys received by the
retary in the form of grants, gifts, bequests, reimbursements, or
priations from any source intended to be used for the purposes of
(2) interest attributable to the
investment of moneys in the fund; and
(3) moneys collected under K.S.A. 2000
Supp. 65-7010 and 65-7011
and amendments thereto.
(c) Moneys in the chemical control fund
can only be expended di-
rectly or through contracts for the costs of: (1) Administration
forcement of the provisions of this act;
(2) contracting for services needed to
supplement the department's
staff in alleged illegal drug manufacturing site clean ups;
(3) consultation needed concerning
alleged illegal drug manufactur-
ing site clean ups;
(4) activities to address immediate or
emergency threats to human
health or the environment related to alleged illegal drug
(5) development of educational materials
and programs for informing
the regulated community and the public about illegal drug
(d) On or before the 10th of each month
following the month in
which moneys are deposited into the chemical control fund, and
after on or before the 10th of each month, the director of accounts
reports shall transfer from the state general fund to the chemical
fund interest earnings based upon: (1) The average daily balance of
eys in the chemical control fund for the preceding month; and
(2) the net earnings rate of the pooled
money investment portfolio
for the preceding month.
(e) All expenditures from the fund shall
be made in accordance with
appropriation acts upon warrants of the director of accounts and
issued pursuant to vouchers approved by the secretary for the
set forth in this section.
(f) Moneys from the fund shall
not supplant any other local, state or
(f) Moneys from the fund shall not
supplant any other local, state or
federal funds unless the secretary finds that it is in the best
the state to supplant such other funds and to make expenditures
fund in a more timely manner to investigate or clean up
ical-contaminated materials, soil or groundwater resulting from
illegal drug manufacturing site or an arrest made pursuant to
chemical control act, to conduct any other clean up action
an alleged illegal drug manufacturing site, or to abate any
substantial danger to public health or safety or to the
to a release from an illegal drug manufacturing site.
Sec. 2. K.S.A. 2000 Supp. 65-7012
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 9, 2001.