HOUSE BILL No. 2896*
An Act concerning the Kansas sports hall of fame; relating
to funding therefor.
Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Kansas:
Section. 1. (a) Notwithstanding the
provisions of K.S.A. 74-5074, and
amendments thereto, on July 1, 2002, or as soon thereafter as
are available, the secretary of commerce and housing is authorized
directed to loan to the director of the Kansas sports hall of fame
from the Kansas export loan guarantee fund. The director of the
sports hall of fame is authorized and directed to use any moneys in
Kansas sports hall of fame surcharge fund to provide for the
expenses of the Kansas sports hall of fame. Such loan shall not
terest. Such loan shall not be deemed to be an indebtedness or debt
the state of Kansas within the meaning of section 6 of article 11
constitution of the state of Kansas.
(b) Upon certification by the secretary
of commerce and housing and
by the director of the Kansas sports hall of fame, the director of
and reports shall transfer such amount from the Kansas export loan
antee fund to the Kansas sports hall of fame surcharge fund.
(c) The loan authorized pursuant to
subsection (a) shall be repaid in
one payment payable on or before June 30, 2003, of $50,000, and
payment payable on or before June 30, 2004 of $50,000.
(d) The state of Kansas sports hall of
fame board of trustees, in con-
sultation with postsecondary educational institutions and the
independent institutions, shall develop and implement a voluntary
to have such institutions participate in the raising of funds for
sports hall of fame.
(e) Quarterly, during fiscal year 2003
and 2004, the state of Kansas
sports hall of fame board of trustees shall submit a report to the
person of the legislative budget committee concerning the progress
provisions of this act when the legislature is not in session and
person of the committee on appropriations of the house of
and the chairperson of the committee on ways and means of the
when the legislature is in session.
(f) ``Postsecondary educational
institution'' means Kansas state uni-
versity, the university of Kansas, Wichita state university,
university, Fort Hays state university, Pittsburg state university,
burn university and any community college.
Sec. 2. This act shall take effect and be in force
from and after its
publication in the Kansas register.
Approved May 30, 2002.
Published in the Kansas Register June 6, 2002.