K.S.A. 46-247 and 46-248 and amendments thereto, requires the following individuals to file a written Statement of Substantial Interests within 15 days of appointment and annually thereafter between April 15th and April 30th, inclusive, so long as the act applies to the individual:
- Individuals holding an elected office
- All state employees listed as designees by their agency head
- All board members listed as designees by their agency head
- All general counsels for state agencies
- Any individual whose appointment to office is subject to confirmation by the senate
- Private consultants under contract with any agency of the state to evaluate bids for public contracts or to award public contracts
- Any faculty member who receives an annual salary of $150,000 or more, who is employed by a state education institution as defined by K.S.A. 76-711
- Any faculty member or other employee of a postsecondary educational institution as defined by K.S.A. 74-3201b, and amendments thereto, who provides consulting services and who, on behalf of or for the benefit of the person for which consulting services are provided: (1) Promotes or opposes action or nonaction by any federal agency, any state agency as defined by K.S.A. 46-244, and amendments thereto, or any political subdivision or agency; or (2) promotes or opposes action or nonaction relating to the expenditure of public funds of the federal government, the state or political subdivision of the state or agency of the federal government, state or political subdivision of the state
Also, K.S.A. 46-248 required candidates for nomination or election to a state office to file a written Statement of Substantial Interests on June 10, 2008 or within 10 days thereafter, unless within that period the candidacy is officially declined or rejected.
Please print and read the Guide before completing your Statement of Substantial Interests.
You may view and/or complete this form using your computer, print it and mail it in or you can complete and file your Statement of Substantial Interests form electronically through and with the Kansas Secretary of State’s Election Division. If you file electronically, you will be able to access your form from the previous year and make any necessary changes the following year.