An Act regulating traffic; concerning unattended motor vehicles; amending K.S.A. 8-1573
and repealing the existing section.
Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Kansas:

      Section  1. K.S.A. 8-1573 is hereby amended to read as follows: 8-
1573. (a) No person driving or in charge of a motor vehicle shall permit
it to stand unattended without first stopping the engine, locking the ig-
nition, removing the key from the ignition, effectively setting the brake
thereon and, when standing upon any grade, turning the front wheels to
the curb or side of the highway.

      (b) For the purpose of this section, unattended shall not be construed
to mean a motor vehicle with an engine that has been activated by a
remote starter system, when the motor vehicle is locked and when the
ignition keys are not in the motor vehicle.

 Sec.  2. K.S.A. 8-1573 is hereby repealed.

 Sec.  3. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its
publication in the Kansas register.

Approved April 14, 2003.
 Published in the Kansas Register April 24, 2003.