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66-1217. Recordation of real and personal property mortgages or security interests in fixtures made by railroad and utility companies; filing with secretary of state, when; liens. Any mortgage of real property or of both real property and personal property, including fixtures, or a security interest in fixtures alone, made by a corporation which is a railroad company as defined in K.S.A. 66-2,123, and amendments thereto, or a public utility as defined in K.S.A. 66-104, and amendments thereto, shall be recorded in the office of the register of deeds of the county or counties in which the real property is located, and when so recorded shall be a lien on the real property and fixtures described in the mortgage or security agreement from the time of recording. If the instrument so provides, the instrument shall be a lien on any real property and fixtures thereafter acquired subject to the mortgage or security agreement from the time of acquisition. If such mortgage or security agreement includes personal property, a copy of such mortgage or security agreement certified as true by the debtor or creditor, or an officer of either, shall also be filed with the secretary of state in accordance with part 5 of article 9 of the uniform commercial code, and amendments thereto, and accompanied by the form prescribed by K.S.A. 84-9-521(a), and amendments thereto, which must indicate in box 10 of the form that the lien is filed in accordance with this section. When so filed the mortgage or security agreement shall be a lien on such property described in such mortgage or security agreement from the time of such filing, and if the instrument so provides, shall be a lien on any property thereafter acquired subject to the mortgage or security agreement from the time of acquisition. The lien thereon shall be enforceable in accordance with the laws of this state governing mortgages of real estate. No other recording or filing of any such instrument shall be necessary, notwithstanding the provisions of any other statute. The instrument shall be effective upon the record until terminated and the filing officer shall remove the record one year after termination.

History: L. 1965, ch. 392, § 1; L. 2002, ch. 159, § 3; L. 2005, ch. 21, § 11; July 1.

Cross References to Related Sections:

Filing financial statement to perfect security interests under uniform commercial code, see 84-9-302.

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