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2012 Statute


32-1103.Applicable laws; rules and regulations. (a) The provisions of K.S.A. 32-1101 through 32-1104, 32-1110 through 32-1113, 32-1119, 32-1125 through 32-1128, 32-1130 through 32-1137, 32-1148 through 32-1155, 32-1166, 32-1172, 32-1173 and 32-1177 through 32-1180, and amendments thereto, and of other applicable laws of this state shall govern the operation, equipment, numbering and all other matters relating thereto whenever any vessel shall be operated on the waters of this state, or when any activity regulated by this act shall take place thereon, but nothing in this act shall be construed to prevent the adoption of any ordinance or regulation by any subdivision or municipality of this state relating to waters under the control or jurisdiction of such subdivision or municipality, and such ordinances or regulations shall be valid and enforceable so long as and to the extent that they are not contradictory to provisions of article 11 of chapter 32 of the Kansas Statutes Annotated and amendments thereto or rules and regulations adopted thereunder. Such ordinances or regulations shall not be adopted by such subdivision or municipality until after public notice by the enacting body. Following such adoption the enacting body shall submit the same to the secretary, setting forth the reasons which make such regulations necessary or appropriate, and requesting the approval of such regulations by the secretary. If the secretary approves such regulations they shall become operative; otherwise, such regulations shall have no effect. Notwithstanding the foregoing provisions, the secretary shall not regulate fees to be charged by political subdivisions or municipalities as to waters under their control or jurisdiction.

(b) The secretary is hereby authorized to adopt, in accordance with K.S.A. 32-805 and amendments thereto, rules and regulations with reference to the operation of vessels on any waters within the state.

History: L. 1959, ch. 321, § 15; L. 1961, ch. 471, § 7; L. 1989, ch. 118, § 154; July 1.