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(a) Except as otherwise provided in this section, all sales, trade-ins or other disposition of personal property described in subsection (b) owned by the legislature shall be exempt from the provisions of the state surplus property act.
(b) The legislature is hereby authorized to sell computer equipment leased to the legislature, not to be returned to the lessor and that is scheduled for replacement for the fair market value of such computer equipment as fixed by the director of legislative administrative services after consultation with the legislative chief information technology officer and legislative director of computer services and subject to the following:
(1) The computer equipment must be in use by a member of the legislature or by legislative staff.
(2) Each such item that is not to be returned to the lessor shall be offered first and may be sold to the member of the legislature or legislative staff who is assigned to use such computer equipment, and who is hereby authorized to purchase such computer equipment.
(3) If any such member of the legislature or legislative staff declines the offer to purchase the computer equipment assigned to such person, then such computer equipment shall be offered and may be sold to a local public library for fair market value. The director of legislative administrative services shall establish and carry out a procedure whereby such libraries are notified of the authorization to purchase such computer equipment pursuant to this section. If any remaining computer equipment is not sold to such libraries, then such computer equipment shall be offered and may be sold to other members of the legislature or legislative staff, on a drawing basis, and who are hereby authorized to purchase such computer equipment.
(4) No more than one additional purchase shall be authorized for any such person by the director of legislative administrative services who is authorized to determine the order of priority for such purchase.
(c) All moneys received from the sale of such computer equipment shall be deposited in the state treasury in accordance with the provisions of K.S.A. 75-4215, and amendments thereto, and shall be credited to the legislative special revenue fund.
(d) As used in this section:
(1) “Member of the legislature” means a member of the legislature who is a member of the house of representatives or the senate.
(2) “Local public library” means any library established pursuant to article 12 of chapter 12 of the Kansas Statutes Annotated, K.S.A. 72-1416 and 72-1419, and amendments thereto, and any library which is operating pursuant to an interlocal agreement between a city, county or township and a school district pursuant to K.S.A. 12-2901 et seq., and amendments thereto, or K.S.A. 72-13,100, and amendments thereto.
(e) Any property not disposed of in accordance with subsection (b), may be disposed of in the manner prescribed in the state surplus property act.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Kansas Statutes Chapter 75. State Departments; Public Officers and Employees § 75-6612. Disposition of legislative computer equipment - last updated January 01, 2020 | https://codes.findlaw.com/ks/chapter-75-state-departments-public-officers-and-employees/ks-st-sect-75-6612/
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