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79-3107.

History: L. 1925, ch. 273, § 7; Repealed, L. 2014, ch. 140, § 22; January 1, 2019.

Source or prior law:

L. 1915, ch. 250, § 6.

Attorney General's Opinions:

Instruments subject to mortgage registration fee. 81-180.

Mortgage registration fee; instruments subject thereto; contracts for deed. 82-107.

Apportionment of mortgage registration fee on property in two or more counties. 83-50.

Instruments subject to and exemptions from mortgage registration fee. 83-119.

Mortgage registration fees for multiple county mortgage; time for filing; apportionment of fees. 2004-12.

CASE ANNOTATIONS

1. Fee not paid, court should dismiss action of own accord. Ditzen v. Given, 139 Kan. 506, 510, 32 P.2d 448.

2. No additional fee required because liability increased by accumulated interest and taxes. Frost v. Kirkpatrick, 141 Kan. 517, 518, 41 P.2d 719.

3. Statute held inapplicable to mortgages recorded before its passage. Brattleboro Savings Bank v. Arbegast, 142 Kan. 293, 294, 46 P.2d 884.

4. Act is inapplicable to mortgages executed before March 1, 1925. Fidelity Nat. Bank & T. Co. v. Cloninger, 142 Kan. 558, 559, 51 P.2d 35.

5. Action on contract, fees not paid, under facts contract held enforceable; contract admissible in evidence when tax paid. Coryell v. Hardy, 144 Kan. 194, 202, 58 P.2d 1151.

6. Home Owners' Loan Corporation not required to pay registration fee; evidence. Home Owners' Loan Corp. v. Anderson, 145 Kan. 209, 210, 64 P.2d 14.

7. Fee paid after action commenced; instrument admissible; judgment properly rendered thereon. Fowler v. Moore, 147 Kan. 108, 109, 110, 75 P.2d 222.

8. Statute inapplicable in action on note executed by husband alone. Debolt v. Sharp, 148 Kan. 298, 301, 80 P.2d 1054.

9. Payment of fee before trial sufficient to maintain action on contract. Lewis v. Independence Hotels Co., 150 Kan. 840, 843, 96 P.2d 605.

10. Inapplicable to contract executed before act went into effect. Hively v. Graff, 151 Kan. 594, 596, 100 P.2d 685.

11. Fee must be paid before instrument may be offered in evidence. Nebraska Hardware Mut. Ins. Co. v. Johnson, 156 Kan. 756, 759, 760, 761, 762, 137 P.2d 125.

12. Contract admitted in evidence when tax not paid; error; new trial. Sparks v. McGuire, 161 Kan. 529, 532, 533, 534, 535, 169 P.2d 826.

13. Inapplicable to action where enforcement of contract not sought. Snider v. Marple, 168 Kan. 459, 466, 213 P.2d 984.

14. Section not applicable to contract for sale of real estate. Clark v. Axley, 174 Kan. 3, 4, 254 P.2d 313.

15. Section discussed in construing, applying and holding act constitutional. Missouri Pacific Railroad Co. v. Deering, 184 Kan. 283, 285, 289, 336 P.2d 482.

16. Mortgages upon property located upon military reservation; registration fee required before recording. First National Bank in Dallas v. Lowman, 193 Kan. 349, 351, 395 P.2d 313.

17. Kansas courts prohibited from entering judgment enforcing mortgage unless registration fee (K.S.A. 79-3102) paid. Home State Bank v. Johnson, 240 Kan. 417, 419, 729 P.2d 1225 (1986).

18. Cited; mortgages held by federal land banks as exempt from registration fees provided in K.S.A. 79-3102 noted. Federal Land Bank of Wichita v. Thompson, 12 Kan. App. 2d 561, 751 P.2d 679 (1988).

19. Cited in discussion of effect on mortgage when mortgage registration fee not paid. In re Coffelt, 395 B.R. 133, 141 (2008).


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