SEMA eNews Vol. 17, No. 16, April 17, 2014

Kansas Anti-Hobbyist Inoperable Vehicle Bill Dies as Legislature Adjourns

By SEMA Washington, D.C., Staff

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SEMA-opposed legislation that would have provided counties with the authority to remove from private property motor vehicles deemed to be a “nuisance” died when the legislature adjourned for the year.

SEMA-opposed legislation that would have provided counties with the authority to remove from private property motor vehicles deemed to be a “nuisance” died when the legislature adjourned for the year. In Kansas, maintaining a public nuisance means “intentionally causing or permitting a condition to exist, which injures or endangers the public health, safety or welfare.”

This definition provides no real guidance for motor vehicle owners maintaining inoperable vehicles on private property.

For details, contact Steve McDonald at stevem@sema.org.

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