HOUSE BILL No. 2397*
An  Act concerning the state corporation commission; relating to intervention
by municipalities in certain proceedings.
Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Kansas:

      Section  1. (a) On timely filing of a petition for intervention, any mu-
nicipality shall be allowed to intervene, on behalf of persons located
within the boundary line of such municipality, in any rate proceeding
before the state corporation commission that involves the rates of a public
utility serving persons located within the boundary line of such munici-

      (b) For the purposes of this section, ``municipality'' means any county,
township, city, school district or other political or taxing subdivision of
the state.

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

Approved May 22, 2001.
 Published in the Kansas Register May 31, 2001.