46-248. Statements of substantial interests; information required; time for filing; filed with secretary of state. The statement of substantial interests required by K.S.A. 46-247 through 46-252, and amendments thereto, shall include the substantial interests of the individual making the statement. Campaign contributions reported in compliance with the campaign finance act shall not be included in this statement. The statement shall include the information required by K.S.A. 46-229 and amendments thereto in such detail and form as required by the commission. In reporting a substantial interest in the ownership of any business in accordance with subsection (a) of K.S.A. 46-229, and amendments thereto, the individual making the statement shall disclose the approximate percentage of ownership which the individual or individuals's spouse owns.
(a) The statement of substantial interests shall be filed at the following times by the individuals specified in K.S.A. 46-247 and amendments thereto:
(1) For an individual, other than a candidate, who was appointed or took office on or before April 30, 1984, between April 15 and June 1, 1984, and for an individual or other candidate who is appointed or takes office on or before April 30 in any year thereafter, annually between April 15 and April 30, inclusive, so long as the act applies to the individual;
(2) for an individual, other than a candidate, who is appointed after April 30 in any year, within 15 days after the appointment and annually thereafter between April 15 and April 30, inclusive, so long as the act applies to the individual;
(3) for an individual who becomes a candidate on or before the date prescribed by K.S.A. 25-205 and amendments thereto, on the date prescribed by K.S.A. 25-205 and amendments thereto or within 10 days thereafter, unless within that period the candidacy is officially declined or rejected; or
(4) for an individual who becomes a candidate after the date prescribed by K.S.A. 25-205 and amendments thereto, within five days of becoming a candidate, unless within that period the candidacy is officially declined or rejected.
(b) Individuals who become subject to subsection (a) and who have on file a statement of substantial interests pursuant to this act for the current year shall not be required to file any additional statement of substantial interests for that period.
(c) If an individual serves in more than one capacity for which a statement of substantial interests is required to be filed pursuant to this act, the individual shall be required to file only a single statement of substantial interests for all capacities for which a statement is required to be filed.
(d) The statements required by this section shall be filed with the secretary of state in all cases.
History: L. 1974, ch. 353, § 34; L. 1975, ch. 272, § 11; L.
1979, ch. 164, § 2; L. 1980, ch. 152, § 1; L. 1983, ch. 172, §
8; L. 1984, ch. 189, § 2;
L. 1991, ch. 150, § 28; July 1.
Governmental Ethics Commission Opinions:
State legislator may not use campaign funds to defray legal expense for defending against criminal charges; establishing separate defense fund for such purpose is subject to severe limitations. 94-19.
Part-time state officer or employee providing advice to private sector clients. 97-34.