An  Act concerning counties; relating to statements of expenditures; amending K.S.A. 2002
Supp. 19-228 and repealing the existing section.
Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Kansas:

      Section  1. K.S.A. 2002 Supp. 19-228 is hereby amended to read as
follows: 19-228. (a) Except as provided by this section, the board of county
commissioners shall cause to be published at the end of each calendar
quarter or, if the county commissioners so provide, at the end of each
month, an itemized statement of all sums of money allowed in excess of
$50, and for what purpose during the preceding quarter or month. When-
ever salary and wages of employees or amounts paid to vendors or other
items of expense are required to be published, the amount published
shall reflect the total amount paid to such employee or vendor or the total
amount of such expense during the period covered by the publication.
Such statement shall be published once in a newspaper having the qual-
ifications required by K.S.A. 64-101, and amendments thereto.

      (b) In lieu of publishing an itemized statement of expenditures as
required by subsection (a), the board of county commissioners may pub-
lish a summary of expenditures from each fund and the cash balance of
each fund at the beginning and close of the quarter or month, as appro-
priate. If a summary of expenditures is published as authorized by this
subsection, a notice also shall be included that a detailed statement of
expenditures is available for public inspection at the county clerk's office.
Copies of such statement shall be available upon request.

      (c) If the governing body of the unified government of Wyandotte
County/Kansas City publishes a summary of expenditures in lieu of the
itemized statement of expenditures required by subsection (a), a notice
also shall be included that a detailed statement of expenditures is available
at the county clerk's office and at the main branch of, the Kansas City,
Kansas public library and each branch library thereof, Kansas City, Kan-
sas community college library and Bonner Springs library. Such notice
shall be printed in 10-point boldface type. 
Sec.  2. K.S.A. 2002 Supp. 19-228 is hereby repealed.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 26, 2003.