(Alternative index: Kansas library laws by law numbers)

Accounting and auditing

  • Accounts must be itemized and certified: 10-802
  • Audit not paid until act complied with: 75-1129
  • Petition for audit: 75-1125
  • Audit reports filed with state auditor: 75-1124
  • Auditor of state's duties: 75-1121
  • Annual audits: 75-1122, 75-1123
  • Audits for counties and cities of first and second class: 75-1122
  • Investigations by state auditor: 75-1121
  • When to pay for audit: 75-1129
  • Penalties: 75-1130
  • Procedure when audit reveals law violation: 75-1126
  • Reimbursement of municipality for audit: 75-1127
  • Standardized accounting: 75-1120
  • Standardized auditing: 75-1121
  • Uniform fiscal procedure: 75-1120, 75-1120a
  • Unlawfully acting as public accountant: 75-1128

Advisory Commission, see "State Library Advisory Commission" below

Aid and assistance of State Librarian: 75-2542

Assessments levied by other municipality, levy to pay: 79-1808

Balanced budget required: 79-2927

Bids for public improvements of first class cities: 13-1017

Blind and physically handicapped sub-regional libraries (Kansas Administrative Regulations)

  • Definitions: 54-3-1
  • Procedures for determining eligibility for grant: 54-3-2
  • Procedure for determining contract payments: 54-3-3

Boards of Education and cities, acceptance of gifts: 12-1252, 12-1253

Boards, see under:

  • "City, county and township libraries" below.
  • "District libraries" below.
  • "Regional libraries" below.
  • "Regional systems of cooperating libraries" below.
  • "Urban county libraries" below.

Bonds, see under:

  • "City, county and township libraries" below.
  • "District libraries" below.
  • "Regional libraries" below.
  • "Regional systems of cooperating libraries" below.
  • "Urban county libraries" below.

Budget Law

Buildings

  • Building fund for library purposes: 79-4001
  • Building fund for financing public building: 12-1736
  • Building funds for cities from 120,000 to 150,000: 12-1254, 12-1255
  • Bonds for township, county and regional library buildings: 12-1221, 19-15, 116
  • Bonds for district library buildings: 12-1244
  • Capital improvement funds: 12-1258
  • County and township library: Bonds for library site, building and equipment: 12-1221
  • Defacing: 12-1228
  • District library: Establishment, petition, resolution, election, transfer of city property, etc: 12-1236
  • District library: Election on building and equipping library: 12-1244
  • Joint county-municipality building: 19-15,114, 19-15,115, 19-15,116, 19-15,117, 19-15, 118
  • Maintenance and support of library including capital improvements: 12-1217
  • Repair of Carnegie libraries: 80-808
  • Third class cities sale or lease of public park property: 12-1256
  • Cities between 120,000 and 150,000 levying tax for building: 12-1254
  • Cities between 120,000 and 150,000 investing monies in building fund: 12-1255
  • See also "Buildings" in right-hand menu, under "Articles and Attorney General Opinions"

Capital improvement funds: 12-1258

Cash Basis Law

  • Clerks not to issue warrants in excess of funds on hand: 10-1114
  • Definitions: 10-1101
  • Exemptions: 10-1116, 10-1116a, 10-1116b, 10-1116c
  • Indebtedness in excess of funds unlawful: 10-1112
  • When limits of indebtedness may be exceeded: 10-1116
  • Treasurer not to pay warrants in excess of funds on hand: 10-1115
  • Treasurer keep record of moneys on hand in each fund, and exhibit record or written statement: 10-1118
  • Clerk or secretary keep records of moneys, contracts, indebtedness, and exhibit upon request: 10-1117
  • Methods of financing authorized: 12-1737
  • Unlawful to vote for indebtedness in excess of funds on hand: 10-1113
  • Warrants unlawful in excess of funds on hand: 10-1112, 1o-1113

Carnegie libraries, warrants for repair: 80-808

Certifying levies: 79-1801

Checks, see "Warrants and Warrant checks" below

City, county, and township libraries

Concealed weapons

Contracts for library service: 12-1230

  • Limits of indebtedness may be exceeded: 10-1116
  • See also "Contracting for library services" in right-hand menu, under "Articles and Attorney General Opinions"

County libraries, see "City, county and township libraries" above.

County library boards, see under "Library boards of cities, counties and townships" above.

County treasurer - distribution of tax collections: 12-1678a

Depository libraries, see State depository libraries below.

Disabilities Act, Kansas

  • Accessibility standards for public buildings or facilities: 58-1301
  • Definitions: 58-1301b
  • Legislative intent: 58-1303
  • Accessibility standards and enforcement: 58-1304
  • See also "Disabilities" in right-hand menu, under "Articles and Attorney General Opinions"

Disabilities materials, see "Blind and physically handicapped sub-regional libraries"

Distribution of tax collections by county treasurer: 12-1678a

District Libraries

Employee benefit fund

  • Authorization: 12-16,102
  • See also "Employee Benefit Fund" in right-hand menu, under "Articles and Attorney General Opinions"

Establishing libraries

Exemption from taxes

Free service

  • Use of the library: 12-1227
  • Required by regional system members to those living in system: K.A.R. 54-1-8
  • See also "Free service" in right-hand menu, under "Articles and Attorney General Opinions"

Funding

  • See "Grants-in-aid to libraries" below
  • See "Bonds" and "Tax levy" under:
    • "City, county and township libraries" above.
    • "District libraries" above.
    • "Regional libraries" below.
    • "Regional systems of cooperating libraries" below.
  • See also "Funding . . .," "State aid," and "Gifts and grants" in right-hand menu, under "Articles and Attorney General Opinions"

Gifts and grants

  • See "Gifts" under "City, county and township libraries" above.
  • See "Gifts" under "District libraries" above.
  • See "Gifts" under "Regional libraries" below.
  • See "Gifts" under "Regional systems of cooperating libraries" below.
  • See also "Gifts and grants" in right-hand menu, under "Articles and Attorney General Opinions"

Grants-in-Aid to Libraries

  • Definitions: 75-2554
  • Apportionment and distribution: 75-2555
  • Eligibility: 75-2556
  • Determining amount of aid: 75-2556
  • Limitations on use: 75-2558
  • Annual reports: 75-2559
  • State librarian's duties in reviewing annual reports: 75-2560
  • State library's budget includes Grants-in-Aid to Libraries: 75-2561
  • See also "State aid" in right-hand menu, under "Articles and Attorney General Opinions"

Handicapped access to buildings: 58-1301, 58-1301b, 58-1303, 58-1304, 58-1306, 58-1307

Home Rule

Hutchinson: 12-1215

Independence District Library

Interviewing for employment - Discrimination: 44-1001

Inventory of library fixed assets: 75-1120a

Investment of public monies: 12-1675

Johnson County Public Library

  • Establishment: 12-1257
  • Board
    • Appointments: 12-1222
    • Terms: 12-1222
    • Corporate status of board including Johnson County: 12-1223
    • Library board powers and duties: 12-1225, 12-1225b
    • Treasurer bonding and duties including Johnson and Wyandotte counties: 12-1226
  • County Librarian's duties: 12-1225c
  • Duties of county treasurer: 12-1225a

KPERS, see under "Wages" below.

Leavenworth County Library District: 12-1276

Liability

Libraries, see under:

  • "City, county and township libraries" above.
  • "District libraries" above.
  • "Regional libraries" below.
  • "Regional systems of cooperating libraries" below.
  • "Urban county libraries" below.
Library Boards, see under:
  • "City, county and township libraries" above.
  • "District libraries" above.
  • "Regional libraries" below.
  • "Regional systems of cooperating libraries" below.
  • "Urban county libraries" below.
  • See also "Library boards" in right-hand menu, under "Articles and Attorney General Opinions"
Library Materials Protection Act: 21-3702 (See 4b)

Library property damage: 12-1228

Library types: 12-1218

Maintenance and support of library including capital improvements: 12-1217

Meetings, see under
  • "Open Meetings Act" below.
  • "City, county and township libraries" -> "Boards"
  • "District libraries" -> "Boards"
  • "Regional libraries" -> "Boards"
  • "Regional systems of cooperating libraries" -> "Boards"
Minimum wage - maximum hours, see under "Wages" below.

Oath of office: 54-106, 75-4308

Obscenity: 21-4301, 21-4301a

Old and survivor's insurance: 40-2303

Open Meetings Act
Open Records Act
  • Purpose: 45-216
  • Definitions to terms: 45-217
  • Requests, responses, refusals: 45-218
  • Making copies: 45-219
  • Procedures for obtaining copies: 45-220
  • Records not required to be open: 45-221
  • Penalties for violations45-223
  • See also "Open records" in right-hand menu, under "Articles and Attorney General Opinions"
Payment of indebtedness promptly
  • Definitions: 75-6402
  • Prompt payment required: 75-6403
  • Payments prior to final acceptance not prohibited: 75-6404
  • Payment of discount rate and penalties75-6405
  • See also "Prompt Payment Act" in right-hand menu, under "Articles and Attorney General Opinions"
Privately owned books or collections: 12-1229

Protection of library property
  • Evidence of intent to steal: 21-3702 (See 4b)
  • Damaging library property: 12-1228
Public Employees Retirement Act
Records open to the public, see "Open Records Act" above

Regional libraries

Regional System of Cooperating Libraries (Laws)

  • Defined: 75-2548
  • Definitions: 75-2548
  • Establishing systems: 75-2549, 75-2549b
  • Annual report, January 31: 75-2549h
  • Auditing, see "Accounting and auditing" above
  • Board
    • Appointments and terms: 75-2550
    • Executive committee selection and powers: 75-2550a
    • Corporate body: 75-2949a
    • Certification: 75-2550
    • Duties and powers: 75-2550, 75-2551
    • Meetings - open: see "Open Meetings Act" below.
    • Signatures, see "Signatures" below.
  • Budget: 75-2551. See also "Budget Law" above
  • Cash basis, see "Cash Basis Law" above
  • Gifts: 75-2550
  • Librarian, defined: 75-2548
  • Monies, administration of: 75-2551 See also "Taxation" below.
  • School library, contracts: 12-1225
  • Budget laws: 75-2551
  • Finance: 75-2551
  • Membership: 75-2550
  • Members of systems must offer free service: K.A.R. 54-1-8
  • Petition: 75-2549
  • Purpose: 75-2547
  • Standards: 75-2552
  • Tax Levy: 75-2550, 75-2551 See also "Taxation."
  • See also "Regional library systems . . ." in right-hand menu, under "Articles and Attorney General Opinions"

Regional System of Cooperating Libraries (KS Administrative Regulations)

Salina: 12-1215

Signatures

  • Warrants and warrant checks: 10-803, 10-805
  • Facsimile: 75-4001, 75-4002, 75-4004
  • See also "Signatures of checks" in right-hand menu, under "Articles and Attorney General Opinions"

Social Security, see under "Wages" below.

State Aid, see "Grants-in-Aid to Libraries" above.

State depository Libraries (Laws): 75-2565, 75-2566, 75-2567, 75-2668

State depository Libraries (Kansas Administrative Regulations)

  • Deposit by state agency: 54-2-1
  • Distribution of publications: 54-2-2
  • Complete depository library defined: 54-2-3
  • Selective depository library defined: 54-2-4
  • Selection of publication be selective depositories: 54-2-5
  • Item number: 54-2-6
  • Agency list of publications: 54-2-7
  • See also "State Depository Libraries" in right-hand menu, under "Articles and Attorney General Opinions"

State Librarian

State Library

  • Establishment: 75-2534
  • State Grants-in-Aid, see "Grants-in-Aid to libraries" above
  • State Librarian, see "State Librarian" above
  • State Library Advisory Commission, see "State Library Advisory Commission" below

State Library Advisory Commission: 75-2544, 75-2546

Talking books, see Blind and physically handicapped sub-regional libraries

Tax distribution by county treasurer: 12-1678a

Taxation

  • Construction for building sites and buildings: 12-1736
  • Financing authorized: 12-1737
  • Issuance of bonds after an election: 12-1737
  • Distribution of tax collections by county treasurer: 12-1678a
  • Use of tax proceeds: 12-1737
  • Protest petition and election: 12-1737
  • Investment of fund: 12-1737
  • Issuance of no-fund warrants: 12-1737
  • see "Exemption from taxes" above
  • see "Bonds for ..." above
  • see "Tax levy" below

Theft of library materials: 21-3702

Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library

  • Establishment - purpose, issuance of bonds, election, tax levy: 12-1259
  • Definitions: 12-1260
  • Procedure to create district, election, transfer of assets and liabilities: 12-1281
  • Governing body, appointment, terms, vacancies, expenses: 12-1262
  • Corporate body: 12-1263
  • Organization of board, officers, meetings, treasurer's bond and reports: 12-1264
  • Use of library rules and regulations: 12-1265
  • Library board duties and powers, annual payments to certain libraries: 12-1266
  • Annual budget, tax levy, procedure to increase tax levy: 12-1267
  • Capital improvement fund: 12-1268
  • Contracts with other municipalities for library services: 12-1269
  • Issuance of bonds, election, tax levy: 12-1270
  • Tax levy: 12-1215, 12-1259, 12-1270

Township libraries, see "City, county, and township libraries" above.

Treasurer

  • Duties: 12-1226
  • Bonding: 12-1226
  • Treasurer bonding and duties including Johnson and Wyandotte counties: 12-1226
  • Duties of county treasurer: 12-1225a
  • Treasurers not to pay in excess of funds on hand: 10-1115
  • Signatures, see "Signatures" above.
  • Distribution of tax collections by county treasurer: 12-1678a

Trustees, see see under:

  • City, county and township libraries
  • District libraries
  • Regional libraries
  • Regional systems of cooperating libraries
Types of libraries defined: 12-1218
 

Unemployment compensation, see under "Wages" below.

Urban county libraries: 12-1257

Use of library, rules and regulations: 12-1227

Use in library of privately owned books or collections: 12-1229

Wages

Warrants and Warrant checks

Workmen's compensation, see under "Wages" above.



The above index is a modification of the combined indexes in:

  • Kansas Public Library Laws, Attorney General’s Opinions and Rules and Regulations, State Library of Kansas, March 1979, and
  • Library-related Laws and Regulations in the Kansas Statutes Annotated and the Kansas Administrative Regulations, State Library of Kansas, 1994.

 

 

 

 

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