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50-149. Unfair discriminations. Any person, foreign or domestic, doing business in the state of Kansas, and engaged in the production, manufacture, distribution, sale or purchase of any commodity in general use, that shall intentionally for the purpose of destroying competition, discriminate between the different sections, communities, or cities of this state, by buying at a higher rate or selling at a lower rate, any such commodity, in one section, community or city, or any portion thereof, than is charged or paid for such commodity in other section, community, or city, after equalizing the distance from the point of production to the factory, for distribution, and freight rates therefrom, shall be in violation with the provisions of this act.

History: L. 1915, ch. 368, § 2; R.S. 1923, 50-149; L. 2000, ch. 136, § 21; July 1.

Source or prior law:

L. 1905, ch. 2, § 1.

Law Review and Bar Journal References:

"A Glimpse at a Plaintiff's Remedies Under Kansas' Antitrust Laws," Kenton C. Granger, 8 W.L.J. 1, 8 (1968).

CASE ANNOTATIONS

1. Cited; breach of contract action; petition insufficient. Sullivan v. Paramount Film Distributing Co., 164 Kan. 125, 130, 187 P.2d 360.

2. Whether state law recognizes an implied private cause of action for unfair discrimination in trade discussed. Cease v. Safelite Glass Corp., 911 F. Supp. 477, 479 (1995).


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