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60-501. Scope. The provisions of this article govern the limitation of time for commencing civil actions, except where a different limitation is specifically provided by statute.

History: L. 1963, ch. 303, 60-501; January 1, 1964.

Source or prior law:

G.S. 1868, ch. 80, § 15; L. 1909, ch. 182, § 14; R.S. 1923, 60-303.

Cross References to Related Sections:

Action to set aside deed under tax sale, see 79-2804b.

Action commenced, when, see 60-203.

Law Review and Bar Journal References:

"Has Kansas Laid the Foundation for State Control of the Federal Truth-in-Lending Act in Any Class of Consumer Credit Transactions?" Stanley L. Lind, 9 W.L.J. 53, 69 (1969).

"Legal Malpractice," Dennis L. Gillen, 12 W.L.J. 281, 284 (1973).

"Civil Procedure: Tolling the Statute of Limitations in Diversity Actions," Carol Gilliam Green, 19 W.L.J. 330, 336 (1980).

"Railroad Right of Way: The Real Property Interest in Kansas," Tim Pittman, 25 W.L.J. 327, 333 (1986).

"Statutes of Limitation, Statutes of Repose and Continuing Duties under the Kansas Product Liability Act," Steve R. Fabert, 36 W.L.J. 367 (1997).

CASE ANNOTATIONS

Prior law cases, see G.S. 1949, 60-303 and the 1961 Supp. thereto.

1. Nonclaim statute (59-2239), is statute of limitation under exception herein. In re Estate of Wood, 198 K. 313, 314, 315, 316, 319, 320, 424 P.2d 528.

2. Mentioned that 38-101 is not a statute of limitation and not within the purview of this section. Gifford v. Saunders, 207 K. 360, 362, 363, 485 P.2d 195.

3. Federal rule governs time of commencement of action in federal court for purpose of computing running of statute of limitations. Chappell v. Rouch, 448 F.2d 446, 449.

4. Cited in upholding method of establishing value of property taken by eminent domain. Ellis v. City of Kansas City, 225 K. 168, 174, 589 P.2d 552.

5. Provisions noted in applying 59-2239; tort claim not exhibited within statutory time; action dismissed. Gatewood v. Bosch, 2 K.A.2d 474, 478, 581 P.2d 1198.

6. Limitation on bond for lien under 60-1110 is five-year period of 60-511. Bob Eldridge Constr. Co. v. Pioneer Materials, Inc., 235 K. 599, 606, 684 P.2d 355 (1984).

7. On certified question, state savings statute (60-518) saves wrongful death actions. Goldsmith v. Learjet, Inc., 260 K. 176, 194, 917 P.2d 810 (1996).

8. Parties were not precluded from entering into a contract shortening the statute of limitations period set out in statute. Pfeifer v. Federal Express Corporation, 297 K. 547, 304 P.3d 1226 (2013).


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