Kansas. Statutory Language

Kansas Statute 19-30
cooperative act in any manner therein provided; or any limited liability company or
corporation, or wholly owned subsidiary thereof, providing electric service at
wholesale in the state of Kansas that is owned by four or more electric cooperatives
that provide retail service in the state of Kansas; or any member-owned corporation
formed prior to 2004;
(4) any association that is governed by the provisions and application of
article 22 of chapter 17 of the Kansas Statutes Annotated, and amendments thereto,
the credit union act;
(5) any association, trust, agreement or arrangement that is governed by
the provisions and application of 7 U.S.C. § 181 et seq., the packers and stockyards
act; and (6) any franchise agreements or covenants not to compete.
(f) If any provision of this section or the application thereof to any person or
circumstance is held invalid, the invalidity does not affect other provisions or
applications of this section which can be given effect without the invalid provision or
application, and to this end the provisions of this section are severable.
(g) This section shall be a part of and supplemental to the Kansas restraint of
trade act.
§ 50-101. Trusts defined and declared unlawful and void
Except as provided in section 1, and amendments thereto, a trust is a
combination of capital, skill, or acts, by two or more persons, for either, any or all of
the following purposes:
First. To create or carry out restrictions in trade or commerce, or to carry out
restrictions in the full and free pursuit of any business authorized or permitted by the
laws of this state.
Second. To increase or reduce the price of merchandise, produce or
commodities, or to control the cost or rates of insurance.
Third. To prevent competition in the manufacture, making, transportation, sale or
purchase of merchandise, produce or commodities.
Fourth. To fix any standard or figure, whereby such person’s price to the public
shall be, in any manner, controlled or established, any article or commodity of
merchandise, produce or commerce intended for sale, use or consumption in this
Fifth. To make or enter into, or execute or carry out, any contract, obligation or
agreement of any kind or description by which such person shall:
(a) Bind or have to bind themselves not to sell, manufacture, dispose of or
transport any article or commodity, or article of trade, use, merchandise, commerce
or consumption below a common standard figure;
(b) agree in any manner to keep the price of such article, commodity or
transportation at a fixed or graded figure;
(c) in any manner establish or settle the price of any article or commodity or
transportation between them or themselves and others to preclude a free and
unrestricted competition among themselves or others in transportation, sale or
manufacture of any such article or commodity; or

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