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Volume 40 - Issue 44 - November 4, 2021

State of Kansas

Secretary of State

Notice of Hearing on Proposed Administrative Regulations

A public hearing will be conducted at 1:00 p.m. Tuesday, January 11, 2022, in the second floor auditorium at Memorial Hall, 120 SW 10th Ave., Topeka, Kansas, regarding the revocation of Kansas Administrative Regulations 7-30-1, 7-32-1 and 7-32-2, pertaining to publication fees, and 7-35-1 and 7-35-2, pertaining to the census adjustment.

This 60-day notice of the public hearing shall constitute a public comment period for the purpose of receiving written public comments on the proposed regulations. Comments may be submitted prior to the hearing to Clay Barker, General Counsel, Office of the Secretary of State, Memorial Hall, 120 SW 10th Ave., Topeka, KS 66612-1594, or to clay.barker2@ks.gov. All interested parties will be given a reasonable opportunity at the hearing to present their views. Additionally, interested parties wanting to participate remotely may contact Clay Barker at clay.barker2@ks.gov to obtain remote access information. It may be necessary to request each participant to limit any oral presentation to five minutes.

Any individual with a disability may request accommodation to participate in the public hearing and may request the proposed regulations and economic impact statements in an accessible format. Requests for accommodation should be made at least five days in advance of the hearing by contacting Clay Barker at 785-296-3483 or the Kansas Relay Center at 1-800-766-3777.

The statutory authority for the Secretary of State to promulgate regulations regarding publication fees was repealed in 2021 requiring the Secretary to revoke K.A.R. 7-30-1, 7-32-1 and 7-32-2. The constitutional and statutory authority for the Secretary of State to promulgate regulations regarding the census adjustment was repealed in 2019 and 2021 requiring the Secretary to revoke K.A.R. 7-35-1 and 7-35-2.

Revoking these regulations imposes no anticipated economic or environmental impact.

Copies of the full text of the regulations and economic impact statements may be obtained at the address above for the Office of the Secretary of State, or by contacting Lara Murphy, Director of Administrative Regulations and Publications, at 785-296-0082 or lara.murphy@ks.gov. The proposed regulations are also available on the Secretary of State’s website at https://www.sos.ks.gov.

Scott Schwab
Secretary of State

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