K.S.A. Chapter 8 Article 3
Publicly Owned Motor Vehicles
Current through 2011 Legislative Session
8-301 Private use forbidden.
8-303 Enforcement of act.
8-304 Marking of vehicles of political subdivisions; vehicle defined.
8-305 Marking of vehicles of political subdivisions; how marked; exceptions.
8-306 Same; operation or control of unmarked vehicle; removal of officer or employee from office.
8-301. Private use forbidden.
No person or employee of the state or county or any governmental subdivision shall operate or drive or cause to be operated or driven any state, county or other publicly owned automobile, automobile bus, motor bus, or other motor vehicle for private use or for private business or for pleasure.
History: L. 1933, ch. 174, § 1; March 7.
8-303. Enforcement of act.
It is hereby made the duty of every sheriff, deputy sheriff, and every and all other law-enforcement officers of any county, city or township in this state to enforce the provisions of this act.
History: L. 1933, ch. 174, § 3; March 7.
8-304. Marking of vehicles of political subdivisions; vehicle defined.
As used in this act, 'vehicle' means a passenger motor vehicle having a seating capacity of less than eight (8) persons and which is the property of a political subdivision of the state of Kansas.
History: L. 1951, ch. 119, § 1; L. 1972, ch. 29, § 15; July 1.
8-305. Marking of vehicles of political subdivisions; how marked; exceptions.
All motor vehicles owned or leased by any political subdivision of the state of Kansas shall bear the name of the political subdivision owning or leasing such vehicle plainly printed on both sides thereof. This act shall not apply to the following:
(a) Municipal fire apparatus, police patrols and ambulances;
(b) passenger vehicles used by plain clothes police officers, county or district attorney investigators or community corrections personnel working in the employ of any political subdivision; and
(c) motor vehicles owned or leased by any municipal university.
History: L. 1951, ch. 119, § 2; L. 1970, ch. 53, § 1; L. 1972, ch. 29, § 16; L. 1982, ch. 43, § 1; L. 1990, ch. 46, § 1; L. 1996, ch. 64, § 1; L. 2011, ch. 77, § 2; July 1.
8-306. Same; operation or control of unmarked vehicle; removal of officer or employee from office.
Any officer or employee of any political subdivision who operates or has under control any vehicle not lettered or numbered as required by this act or who violates any of the other provisions of this act shall be deemed guilty of malfeasance in office and shall be subject to removal from office or employment.
History: L. 1951, ch. 119, § 3; L. 1972, ch. 29, § 17; July 1.