(a) The state of Kansas, acting through the Kansas legislature and through the Kansas
department of wildlife, parks and tourism, possesses the sole regulatory authority
to govern the management, habitats, hunting and possession of lesser prairie chickens
and greater prairie chickens that exist within the state of Kansas.
(b) The lesser prairie chickens and the greater prairie chickens that exist within
the state and the habitats of such species, are not subject to the endangered species
act of 1973, as in effect on the effective date of this act, or any federal regulation
or executive action pertaining thereto, under the authority of congress to regulate
(c) Any federal regulation or executive action pertaining to the endangered species
act of 1973, as in effect on the effective date of this act, that purports to regulate
the following has no effect within the state:
(1) The lesser prairie chicken;
(2) the greater prairie chicken;
(3) the habitats of such species;
(4) farming practices that affect such species; or
(5) other human activity that affects such species or the habitats of such species.
FindLaw Codes may not reflect the most recent version of the law in your jurisdiction. Please verify the status of the code you are researching with the state legislature or via Westlaw before relying on it for your legal needs.
Was this helpful?
Response sent, thank you
Welcome to FindLaw's Cases & Codes
A free source of state and federal court opinions, state laws, and the United States Code. For more information about the legal concepts addressed by these cases and statutes, visit FindLaw's Learn About the Law.