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16-113. Appointment of process agent by nonresident contractor; exception; filing. (a) Whenever the state or any political subdivision of the state, or any agency or instrumentality thereof, enters into a contract with any person who is not a resident of this state for the construction of any public improvement to be paid for by public funds, such person shall appoint in writing, as such person's agent, a resident of Kansas, except, no appointment under this section is required if the person is a foreign corporation, foreign limited partnership, or foreign limited liability company qualified to do business and in good standing in Kansas.

(b) Process for such person may be served on such agent in any civil action which arises out of the contract and in which the state, political subdivision, agency or instrumentality is a plaintiff. The appointment of such agent shall be filed with the secretary of state as provided in K.S.A. 60-306, and amendments thereto. No person required to appoint such an agent shall receive public moneys pursuant to such person's contract until the appointment has been made and filed as required by this section.

(c) As used in this section, "person" means any individual, partnership or unincorporated association.

History: L. 1913, ch. 299, § 1; L. 1980, ch. 73, § 1; L. 1993, ch. 179, § 1; July 1.

Law Review and Bar Journal References:

"Survey of Kansas Law: Civil Procedure," 29 K.L.R. 449, 450 (1981).

CASE ANNOTATIONS

1. Section inapplicable to contracts awarded under K.S.A. 68-410. Shrake Electric, Inc. v. Central Surety & Ins. Corp., 185 Kan. 230, 233, 234, 342 P.2d 159.


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