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Statute Number:75-5316a
Chapter Title:STATE DEPARTMENTS; PUBLIC OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES
Article Title:DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL AND REHABILITATION SERVICES
Tax Type:All
Brief Description:Secretary may organize department; powers and duties of
personnel.
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75-5316a.Secretary may organize department; powers and duties of personnel.(a) As used in this section and K.S.A.75-5310, and amendments thereto, "secretary" means the secretary for children and families.
(b) Subject to the limitations of this section, the secretary for children and families may organize the Kansas department for children and families in the manner the secretary determines most efficient. Commission heads, division heads and employees of the Kansas department for children and families not within a particular commission or division shall perform such duties and exercise such powers as are prescribed by law and such other duties as the secretary may prescribe. Such commission heads, division heads and employees shall act for, and exercise the powers of, the secretary to the extent authority to do so is delegated by the secretary.
(c) Subject to the provisions of subsection (b), personnel of each commission and division of the Kansas department for children and families shall perform such duties and shall exercise such powers as the head of the commission or division may prescribe and shall perform such duties and shall exercise powers as are prescribed by law. Personnel of each commission and division shall act for, and exercise the powers of, their commission or division head to the extent the authority to do so is delegated by the commission or division head.
History:L. 1996, ch. 271, 15; L. 2014, ch. 115, 350; July 1.



Date Composed: 11/14/2014 Date Modified: 11/14/2014

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