Kansas Statutes Annotated
Updated Through the 2013 Legislative Session

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Statute Number:74-8110
Chapter Title:STATE BOARDS, COMMISSIONS AND AUTHORITIES
Article Title:KANSAS TECHNOLOGY ENTERPRISE CORPORATION
Tax Type:Corporate Income Tax; Individual Income Tax; Privilege
Brief Description:Technology transfer and technical referral services; clearinghouse;
technical information data bases; industrial liaison offices.
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74-8110. Technology transfer and technical referral services; clearinghouse; technical information data bases; industrial liaison offices. (a) The secretary shall establish a clearinghouse to provide technology transfer and technical referral services and shall fund educational institutions to establish technical information data bases and industrial liaison offices which are easily accessible by both private and public sector organizations.

(b) The secretary shall provide to private enterprises and individuals, services which include, but are not limited to:

(1) Disseminating such research and technical information as is available to the department;

(2) referring clients to researchers or laboratories for the purpose of testing and evaluating new products, processes or innovations;

(3) assisting persons developing innovations or new technology in locating enterprises or entrepreneurs that may be interested in applying such innovations or new technologies; and

(4) providing managerial assistance to enterprises requesting such assistance, but particularly to those small enterprises of special importance to the Kansas economy.

(c) The secretary shall encourage business enterprises to use such technology transfer and technical support services as provided by educational institutions and especially the state's small business development centers.

History: L. 1986, ch. 284, 10; L. 2011, ch. 104, 24; July 1.



Date Composed: 01/19/2012 Date Modified: 01/19/2012

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