2011 Kansas Code
Chapter 20. - COURTS
Article 1a. - JUDICIAL DEPARTMENT MONEYS
20-1a11 Judicial branch education fund; receipts; expenditures; municipal judge training fund abolished.
20-1a11. Judicial branch education fund; receipts; expenditures; municipal judge training fund abolished. (a) There is hereby created in the state treasury a judicial branch education fund.
(b) All money credited to the fund shall be used for the purpose of educating and training judicial branch officers and employees; for administering the training, testing and education of municipal judges as provided in K.S.A. 12-4114, and amendments thereto; for educating and training municipal judges and municipal court support staff; and for the planning and implementation of a family court system as provided by law. Expenditures from the judicial branch education fund shall be made in accordance with appropriation acts upon warrants of the director of accounts and reports issued pursuant to vouchers approved by the chief justice of the supreme court or by a person or persons designated by the chief justice.
(c) The chief justice may apply for, receive and accept money from any source for the purposes for which money in the judicial branch education fund may be expended. Upon receiving any such money, the chief justice shall remit the entire amount 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 judicial branch education fund.
(d) Upon the effective date of this act, the director of accounts and reports is directed to transfer all moneys in the municipal judge training fund to the judicial branch education fund. Upon the effective date of this act, all liabilities of the municipal judge training fund existing prior to such date are hereby imposed on the judicial branch education fund. Whenever the municipal judge training fund, or words of like effect, is referred to or designated by any statute, contract, or other document, such reference or designation shall be deemed to apply to the judicial branch education fund. The municipal judge training fund is hereby abolished.
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