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60-3020. Tribal courts; full faith and credit; filing; court fees. (a) Pursuant to rules adopted by the supreme court, the district courts of this state shall extend full faith and credit to the orders, judgments and other judicial acts of the tribal courts of any federally recognized Indian tribe.

(b) In adopting rules under subsection (a), the supreme court shall only extend recognition to the judgments of tribal courts that grant full faith and credit to judgments of the courts of the state of Kansas.

(c) Any person filing a tribal court judgment shall pay to the clerk of the district court a docket fee as prescribed by K.S.A. 60-2001, and amendments thereto. Any additional fees or charges not specifically covered by the docket fee shall be assessed as additional court costs in the same manner and to the same extent as if the action had been originally commenced in the court where the tribal court judgment is filed.

(d) Nothing in this section shall be construed to be a waiver of the sovereign immunity of the state of Kansas or a waiver of the sovereign immunity of a federally recognized Indian tribe.

History: L. 2019, ch. 58, § 1; July 1.



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