46-234. Restrictions on appointments of state officers to other state offices. No elected state officer shall within one year after the expiration of such officer's last term receive any civil appointment to a state office which was created by law during the last term for which such person had been elected, and all such appointments shall be void. Upon resignation by an elected state officer, such person may be appointed to any elective state office to fill a vacancy. As used in this section, the term "civil appointment to a state office" shall not include an additional district judge position created by K.S.A. 20-355, and amendments thereto, or an additional court of appeals judge position created by K.S.A. 20-3002, and amendments thereto.

History: L. 1974, ch. 353, § 20; L. 1995, ch. 91, § 2; L. 2001, ch. 174, § 4; July 1.