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75-7504.Same; powers and duties of attorney general; no private cause of action. (a) The attorney general shall diligently investigate a violation under K.S.A. 2016 Supp. 75-7503, and amendments thereto. If the attorney general finds that a person has violated or is violating K.S.A. 2016 Supp. 75-7503, and amendments thereto, the attorney general may bring a civil action under this section against that person. Further, the attorney general may utilize the assistance of city and county attorneys in cases involving their respective political subdivisions or may utilize funds available pursuant to K.S.A. 2016 Supp. 75-7508, and amendments thereto, to engage the services of private attorneys to assist in carrying out the purposes of this act, or both, at times when the attorney general determines the need exists. All local prosecutors and private attorneys shall only participate at the request, and under the direction of, the attorney general.

(b) Except as provided in K.S.A. 2016 Supp. 75-7506, and amendments thereto, nothing in this act shall be construed to create a private cause of action.

History: L. 2009, ch. 103, § 4; Apr. 30.

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