Kansas safety law could shut down some amusement rides
July 23, 2017
HUTCHINSON, Kan. (AP) — A new amusement ride law would affect more than a dozen counties in western Kansas that have home-owned carnivals and rides.
Gov. Sam Brownback signed the bill in April following the death of a 10-year-old who rode a giant water slide in Kansas City. The boy was the son of Kansas House Speaker Pro Tem, Scott Schwab, R-Olathe.
The new standard includes more expensive insurance and having rides examined by a certified inspector, the Hutchinson News (http://bit.ly/2uQqfQA ) reported.
The Kansas Senate passed a subsequent bill postponing the amusement ride law until Ja...