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75-2250. Memorial to law enforcement officers losing lives in service of state; location; design; names of officers; finance of cost; memorial fund, expenditures, sources. (a) There shall be placed on the grounds of the state capitol a memorial to law enforcement officers who have lost their lives in the line of duty in the service of the state. Such memorial shall be located northeast of the state capitol at a site to be selected by the director of architectural services. Such memorial shall be constructed in accordance with the design and architectural drawings approved by the director of architectural services. The memorial shall be of such a design that the names of the officers to be honored, both past and future, may be inscribed thereon. The director of architectural services shall annually cause the name or names of any law enforcement officer or officers who have lost their lives in the line of duty in the service of the state to be inscribed upon the memorial.

(b) It shall be the duty of the director of the Kansas bureau of investigation on or before the 15th day of March of each year to notify the secretary of the state historical society of the name or names of any officers who lost their lives in the line of duty during the preceding calendar year. The secretary shall assemble the necessary information regarding any such officer or officers and report the same to the director of architectural services.

(c) The secretary of the state historical society is hereby authorized to receive any grants, gifts, contributions or bequests made for the purpose of financing the construction of such memorial or for its upkeep and the addition of names thereto and to expend the same for the purpose for which received. The secretary of the state historical society shall remit all moneys so received to the state treasurer in accordance with the provisions of K.S.A. 75-4215, and amendments thereto. Upon receipt of each such remittance, the state treasurer shall deposit the entire amount in the state treasury to the credit of the law enforcement memorial fund.

(d) There is hereby established in the state treasury the law enforcement memorial fund. Expenditures from the fund may be made for the purposes of constructing, updating and repairing such memorial, for other purposes related to memorializing and honoring law enforcement officers of Kansas and for such purposes as may be specified with regard to any grant, gift, contribution or bequest. All such expenditures shall be authorized by the law enforcement officers memorial advisory committee and made upon warrants of the director of accounts and reports issued pursuant to vouchers approved by the secretary of the state historical society, or the secretary's designee.

(e) On or before the 10th of each month, the director of accounts and reports shall transfer from the state general fund to the law enforcement memorial fund interest earnings based on:

(1) The average daily balance of moneys in the law enforcement memorial fund for the preceding month; and

(2) the net earnings rate for the pooled money investment portfolio for the preceding month.

History: L. 1984, ch. 309, § 1; L. 1989, ch. 262, § 2; L. 1992, ch. 272, § 12; L. 1996, ch. 253, § 28; L. 2001, ch. 5, § 369; July 1.


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