(a) As used in this act: (1) “Municipality” shall mean any incorporated city or county
of this state;
(2) “Merchants or security policeman” or “merchants or security police force or agency”
shall mean any person engaged for hire in the business of guarding, watching, patrolling
or otherwise attempting to provide security for the real or personal property of another
(3) “Person” shall mean any individual, partnership, association, firm, corporation
or other business entity.
(b) Every municipality which requires a license pursuant to this act shall acquire
or collect the fingerprints of any person who applies for a merchants or security
policeman's license from such municipality. The municipality shall submit the applicant's fingerprints to the Kansas bureau of
investigation and to the federal bureau of investigation for the purpose of determining
whether the applicant has a criminal record.
(c) No municipality shall license, permit or otherwise authorize or allow any person
to do business within such municipality as a merchants or security policeman or as
a merchants or security police force or agency, unless every motor vehicle, as defined
by K.S.A. 8-1437, and amendments thereto, which is used in any way by such person while doing business
as a merchants or security policeman or police force or agency is properly registered.
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