K.S.A. 41-319. Time limit on grant or denial of license

a) Except as provided by subsection (b), within 30 days after an application is filed for a retailer's, microbrewery or farm winery license and within 20 days after an application is filed for a manufacturer's, distributor's or nonbeverage user's license, the director shall enter an order either refusing or granting the license. If the director does not enter an order within the time prescribed, the license applied for shall be deemed to have been refused. The director, with the written consent of the applicant for a license, may delay entering an order on an application for an additional period of not to exceed 30 days.

(b) In order to complete any national criminal history record check of an applicant who submitted any application after Jan. 31, 2001, and if the applicant is not a resident of the state of Kansas on the date of submission of such application or has not been a resident for at least one year immediately preceding the date of submission of such application the director shall enter an order either refusing or granting the license within 90 days after such application is filed. If the director does not enter an order within the time prescribed, the license applied for shall be deemed to have been refused. The director, with the written consent of the applicant for a license, may delay entering an order on an application for an additional period of not to exceed 30 days.

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