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19-4206. Bonds or surety required by other laws subject to provisions of this act; authority to purchase bonds or surety transferred to county commissioners; exception. (a) Whenever any county officer or employee is required to furnish bond or surety as a prerequisite to employment, such requirement as to terms, conditions, penalty, amount, quality or type of surety shall be and are hereby deemed and defined to mean the furnishing of a bond or surety contract in the manner and under the provisions and requirements of K.S.A. 19-4201 et seq., and amendments thereto. Whenever any officer, board, commission, committee, department, authority, or any county agent or agency for whatever name called, shall be authorized by any law of this state to purchase any official bond, surety bond, blanket bond or surety contract upon any county officers or employees, such authority is hereby transferred and conferred upon the county commissioners of the county by this act and such authority so transferred and conferred shall be exercised by the county commissioners in the manner and under the provisions and requirements prescribed by K.S.A. 19-4201 et seq., and amendments thereto. The provisions of this act shall not apply to the office of county treasurer. Surety bonds shall be provided for county treasurers as is otherwise provided by law.

(b) Whenever the treasurer of any municipality, defined in K.S.A. 19-4207, is required by law to purchase any official bond, surety bond or surety contract, such requirement shall be fulfilled by the furnishing of a bond or surety contract in the manner provided by K.S.A. 19-4201 et seq., and amendments thereto. The authority to purchase such bond or surety contract is hereby transferred and conferred upon the board of county commissioners of the county in which such municipality is located. The authority transferred and conferred shall be exercised by the board of county commissioners in the manner provided by K.S.A. 19-4201 et seq., and amendments thereto.

History: L. 1968, ch. 358, § 6; L. 1997, ch. 70, § 2; July 1.

Revisor's Note:

Bond of county treasurer, see 19-501, 19-502.


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