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2-1201b. Custom blenders; unlawful acts; civil penalty. (a) It shall be deemed a violation of K.S.A. 2-1201 and 2-1201a, and amendments thereto, for any person to: (1) Sell or distribute in this state any custom blended fertilizer when such person does not hold a valid license as required by this act; or (2) fail to comply with the requirements of K.S.A. 2-1201a, and amendments thereto, and, except as otherwise provided, the provisions of K.S.A. 2-1208, and amendments thereto. Failure to comply with the provisions of K.S.A. 2-1208(1)(a), and amendments thereto, shall not be deemed a violation of this section. The penalties as provided in K.S.A. 2-1208, and amendments thereto, shall apply to persons as described in this section who fail to comply with the provisions of K.S.A. 2-1208, and amendments thereto.

(b) On and after July 1, 2003, any person or custom blender who violates any provision of article 12 of chapter 2 of Kansas Statutes Annotated, and amendments thereto, or the rules and regulations adopted pursuant thereto, after notice and opportunity for a hearing in accordance with the provisions of the Kansas administrative procedure act, may incur a civil penalty in an amount not more than $5,000 per violation. In the case of a continuing violation, every day such violation continues may be deemed a separate violation. Such civil penalty may be assessed in addition to any other penalty provided by law. Any order issued by the secretary assessing a civil penalty pursuant to this subsection is subject to review in accordance with the Kansas judicial review act. The secretary shall remit any civil penalty collected pursuant to this act to the state treasurer in accordance with the provisions of K.S.A. 75-4215, and amendments thereto. Upon receipt of each such remittance, the state treasurer shall deposit the entire amount in the state treasury to the credit of the state general fund.

History: L. 1963, ch. 5, § 3; L. 2002, ch. 144, § 2; L. 2010, ch. 17, § 5; L. 2017, ch. 23, § 1; July 1.

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