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58-1301. Accessibility standards for public buildings or facilities. (a) Except as provided in K.S.A. 58-1307, and amendments thereto, all existing facilities, and the design and construction of all new, additions to and alterations of, facilities in this state shall conform to Title II or Title III, as appropriate. The design and construction of new, addition to or alteration of, any facility which receives a building permit or permit extension after the effective date of this act shall be governed by the provisions of this act.

History: L. 1968, ch. 216, § 1; L. 1978, ch. 336, § 4; L. 1978, ch. 212, § 1; L. 1981, ch. 343, § 1; L. 1992, ch. 208, § 1; L. 1994, ch. 195, § 2; July 1.

Law Review and Bar Journal References:

"The Law and Handicapped Persons: Achieving Equality Through New Rights," Karl Menninger II and William J. Dittmeier, 47 J.B.A.K. 181, 186 (1978).

"Disability Law: A New Era," David P. Calvert, J.K.T.L.A. Vol. XXIV, No. 2, 12 (2000).

Attorney General's Opinions:

Application of accessibility standards to religious facilities. 97-9.

Fraternity house is a residential facility not subject to requirements of federal American with disabilities act nor Kansas architectural accessibility standards act. 2000-34.

County attorney's office required to comply with American with Disabilities Act. 2001-23.

District attorney has no authority or duty to review plans and specifications for compliance with requirements of ADA. 2002-18.

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