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66-1,185. Jurisdiction of commission to comply with certain federal legislation. (a) The state corporation commission shall have such jurisdiction as is required to provide compliance with and carry out the requirements of the provisions of the federal natural gas policy act of 1978 and the provisions of the public utility regulatory policies act of 1978 and with the rules and regulations adopted by federal agencies pursuant to such acts, and the state corporation commission shall adopt such rules and regulations deemed necessary for such purpose including those needed for the establishment of necessary fees.

(b) The state corporation commission may apply for, receive and disburse any federal funds made available to state regulatory agencies to provide compliance with such acts.

History: L. 1979, ch. 170, ยง 1; February 22.


1. Where federal law has preempted field in area of cogeneration, KCC cannot require purchase of electricity from cogenerators at greater rates. Kansas City Power & Light Co. v. Kansas Corporation Comm'n, 234 Kan. 1052, 1054, 1057, 676 P.2d 764 (1984).

2. Statute does not violate taking clause, contracts clause or due process clause of Fifth Amendment. Kansas City Power & Light Co. v. Kansas Corporation Comm'n, 238 Kan. 842, 715 P.2d 19 (1986).

3. No error in KCC's ordering refunds to low income residential natural gas customers. Farmland Industries, Inc. v. Kansas Corporation Comm'n, 29 Kan. App. 2d 1031, 37 P.3d 640 (2001).

4. PURPA did not preempt local zoning of commercial wind farms. Zimmerman v. Board of Wabaunsee County Comm'rs, 289 Kan. 926, 218 P.3d 400 (2009).

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