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55-1807. Citation of act; establishment of programs for regulation and licensing; definitions. (a) This act shall be referred to as the Kansas propane safety and licensing act.

(b) The state fire marshal shall establish programs relating to the regulation and licensing of the liquefied petroleum gas industry in Kansas.

(c) For the purpose of this act:

(1) "Liquefied petroleum gas marketer" or "marketer" means any person, firm, corporation, association or other entity engaged directly in the retail sale or retail transport delivery of liquefied petroleum gas;

(2) "retail distribution of liquefied petroleum gas" means the delivery, sale or transportation of liquefied petroleum gas to an end retail user;

(3) "liquefied petroleum gas" means any material which is composed predominantly of any of the following hydrocarbons or mixtures of the same: propane, propylene, butanes, including, but not limited to, normal butane and isobutane and butylenes;

(4) "end retail user" means any consumer, person, firm or corporation who utilizes liquefied petroleum gas in Kansas;

(5) "liquefied petroleum gas system" or "system" means any equipment utilizing liquefied petroleum gas including a storage container, end point or points of combustion, appliances and all attachments utilizing or transporting liquefied petroleum gas;

(6) "returned to service" means the time at which liquefied petroleum gas is reintroduced into the liquefied petroleum gas system, any part of the liquefied petroleum gas system is repressurized, or at the completion of any installation, modification, repair or service of a system;

(7) "interruption of service" means (A) an event which causes a liquefied petroleum gas system to become, in total or in part, depressurized due to any installation, modification, repair, service; or (B) a change in occupancy or ownership of the location utilizing the liquefied petroleum gas system;

(8) "state fire marshal" means the fire marshal of the state of Kansas; and

(9) "liquefied petroleum gas facilities" means any liquefied petroleum gas facility with an aggregate water capacity exceeding 2,000 gallons.

History: L. 2004, ch. 111, ยง 1; April 22.

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