Kan. Admin. Regs. § 82-3-135 - Notice of hearings

Current through Register Vol. 40, No. 39, September 30, 2021

(a) Scope. The notice requirements in this regulation apply to each hearing arising under any rule or regulation or statutory provision for the conservation of crude oil and natural gas or for the protection of fresh and usable water, heard by the commission or any agent appointed by the commission.
(b) Hearings initiated by the attorney general or the commission.
(1) Notice of the hearing shall be published by the commission in the Wichita Eagle newspaper and in the Kansas Register. Notice of the hearing shall also be published in the official county newspaper of each county in which the lands affected by the hearing are located. If that county does not have an official county newspaper, notice may be published in any newspaper satisfying the requirements of K.S.A. 64-101 in a county in which the lands affected by the hearing are located.
(2) A copy of the notice of the hearing shall be mailed by the commission to each person who has filed for the purpose of receiving notice. The notice shall be mailed not less than 10 days prior to the hearing date.
(3) Any additional notice required by any rule, regulation or statute which applies to the hearing or which is necessary to provide due process to any person whose property may be affected by the hearing shall be provided by the commission.
(c) Hearings initiated by any person other than the attorney general or commission.
(1) Anyone who initiates a hearing shall publish notice of the hearing in the Wichita Eagle newspaper and in the official county newspaper of each county in which the lands affected by the hearing are located. Anyone who initiates a hearing may publish notice in any newspaper satisfying the requirements of K.S.A. 64-101 in a county in which the lands affected by the hearing are located, if that county does not have an official newspaper.
(2) A copy of the notice of the hearing shall be mailed by the commission to each person who has filed for the purpose of receiving notice. The copy of the notice shall be mailed not less than 10 days prior to the hearing date.
(3) Anyone who initiates a hearing shall provide any additional notice required by any rule, regulation or statute which applies to the hearing or is necessary to provide due process to any person whose property may be affected by the hearing.
(d) Proof of notice. If the commission is required to publish notice, it shall be proven by commission staff that notice has been properly published. Acceptable proof of notice may include an affidavit sworn by the commission staff that notice has been perfected. Anyone who initiates the hearing shall provide that notice has been properly published. An affidavit sworn by the person who initiates the hearing certifying that notice has been perfected may be accepted as proof of notice. The affidavit shall be filed with the commission on or before the hearing date.
(e) Filing for the purpose of receiving notice. Anyone who desires to receive notice of any hearings shall file annually with the conservation division that person's name, address and other information as may be reasonably required by the commission. The filing shall be on a form required by the commission and shall be accompanied by an annual $50 fee.

Notes

Kan. Admin. Regs. § 82-3-135
Authorized by K.S.A. 1989 Supp. 55-152, 55-604, K.S.A. 55-602, 55-704; implementing K.S.A. 1989 Supp. 55-605, 55-706; effective, T-85-51, Dec. 19, 1984; effective May 1, 1985; amended May 1, 1986; amended May 1, 1988; amended April 23, 1990.

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