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2019 Statute


75-3688. Landon state office building; authorization of sale; proceeds. (a) The secretary of administration is hereby authorized and empowered, for and on behalf of the state of Kansas, to sell and convey all of the rights, title and interest in the following tract of real estate located in Shawnee county, Kansas:

A tract of land in the Southeast Quarter of Section 31, Township 11 South, Range 16 East of the 6th Principal Meridian in the City of Topeka, County of Shawnee, State of Kansas, and more particularly described as follows: All of Lots Nos. 290, 292, 294, 296, 298, 300, 302, 304, 306, 308, 310, and 312 on Jackson Street in original town and the Northerly one-half of alley lying Southerly of and adjacent to Lot 312 as vacated by Ordinance No. 3009 dated October 6, 1909, and pursuant to Ord. 3021 dated Nov. 19, 1909, and A.T.&S.F. Cont. No. 25487 filed with Register of Deeds, Shawnee County, March 15, 1982, at 1:48 p.m. in Book 2160, commencing on page 172. Said lots and portion of vacated alley containing 46,800 square feet of land, more or less.

(b) No sale or conveyance of the real property described in subsection (a) shall be authorized or approved by the secretary of administration without having first advised and consulted with and approved by the joint committee on state building construction.

(c) Prior to the sale or conveyance of the real property described in subsection (a), the state finance council shall approve the sale, which is hereby characterized as a matter of legislative delegation and subject to the guidelines prescribed in subsection (c) of K.S.A. 75-3711, and amendments thereto. The matter may be submitted to the state finance council for approval at any time, including periods of time during which the legislature is in session.

(d) When the sale is made, the proceeds thereof shall be remitted to the state treasurer in accordance with the provisions of K.S.A. 75-4215, and amendments thereto. Upon receipt of such remittance, except as provided in subsection (f), the state treasurer shall deposit the entire amount in the state treasury and credit as provided for the proceeds from the sale of surplus real estate pursuant to subsection (f) of K.S.A. 75-6609, and amendments thereto.

(e) In the event that the secretary of administration determines that the legal description of the parcel described by this section is incorrect, the secretary of administration may convey the property utilizing the correct legal description but the deed conveying the property shall be subject to the approval of the attorney general.

(f) The director of accounts and reports, in consultation with the secretary of administration, shall transfer any moneys pursuant to subsection (d) from such sale proceeds, not exceeding $15,000,000 in total sum combined with the sale proceeds from K.S.A. 75-3687, and amendments thereto, to the docking state office building rehab, repair and razing fund of the department of administration. The secretary of administration shall determine and certify the amount of moneys that are transferred under this subsection. The secretary shall transmit a copy of such certification to the director of legislative research.

History: L. 2014, ch. 91, § 2; Apr. 24.