K.S.A. Chapter 8 Article 22

Uniform Act Regulating Traffic

Application and Effect

Current through end of 2011 Legislative Session

8-2201            Act not retroactive.

8-2202            Reference to prior law construed as reference to corresponding section in 1974 act.

8-2203            Uniformity of interpretation.

8-2204            Citation of act; sections included.


8-2201. Act not retroactive.

            This act shall not have a retroactive effect and shall not apply to any traffic accident, to any cause of action arising out of a traffic accident or judgment arising therefrom, or to any violation of the motor vehicle laws of this state, occurring prior to the effective date of this act.

History: L. 1974, ch. 33, § 8-2201; July 1.

8-2202. Reference to prior law construed as reference to corresponding section in 1974 act.

            Whenever reference is made in any statute or rule or regulation of this state to any section or provision in article 5 of chapter 8 of the Kansas Statutes Annotated, and any acts amendatory thereof or supplemental thereto, such reference shall be deemed to be made to the corresponding section or provision in this act, and any such corresponding section or provision in this act shall be construed as a continuation of the prior section or provision. Any rule or regulation in effect on the effective date of this act, which was adopted under authority of any provision in article 5 of chapter 8 of the Kansas Statutes Annotated, and acts amendatory thereof or supplemental thereto, shall continue in force and effect, unless the same is in conflict with the provisions of this act or until it shall be amended or repealed.

History: L. 1974, ch. 33, § 8-2202; July 1.

8-2203. Uniformity of interpretation.

            This act shall be so interpreted and construed as to effectuate its general purpose to make uniform the law of those states which enact it.

History: L. 1974, ch. 33, § 8-2203; July 1.

8-2204. Citation of act; sections included.

            This act shall be known and may be cited as the uniform act regulating traffic on highways. The uniform act regulating traffic on highways includes K.S.A. 1998 Supp. 8-1560a through 8-1560d; all sections located in articles 10, 14 through 22 and 25 of chapter 8 of the Kansas Statutes Annotated; K.S.A. 8-1,129, 8-1,130a, 8-1428a, 8-1742a, 8-2118 and K.S.A. 8-1599, and amendments thereto.

History: L. 1974, ch. 33, § 8-2204; L. 1984, ch. 44, § 1; L. 1984, ch. 39, § 49; L. 1988, ch. 45, § 4; L. 1993, ch. 259, § 9; L. 1994, ch. 353, § 13; L. 1996, ch. 15, § 10; L. 2011, ch. 45, § 8; July 1.