Session Law

Identifying Information:L. 2002 ch. 012
Other Identifying Information:2002 House Bill 2809
Tax Type:Other
Brief Description:An Act concerning public health departments; relating to tests and inoculations for pupils enrolling or enrolled in schools; amending K.S.A. 2001 Supp. 72-5210 and repealing the existing section.
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CHAPTER 12

HOUSE BILL No. 2809


An Act concerning public health departments; relating to tests and inoculations for pupils

enrolling or enrolled in schools; amending K.S.A. 2001 Supp. 72-5210 and repealing the


existing section.


Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Kansas:

Section 1. K.S.A. 2001 Supp. 72-5210 is hereby amended to read as

follows: 72-5210. A county, city-county or multicounty health department

shall provide without delay and to the extent that funds designated by

such health department for the purchase of vaccines are available the tests

and inoculations required by this act to such pupils as are not provided

therewith by their parents or guardians and who have not been exempted

on religious or medical grounds. Such tests and inoculations may be pro-

vided on a sliding fee scale for administrative charges with the exception

that no child may be denied inoculations for inability to pay an adminis-

trative fee. The local health officer shall counsel and advise school boards

concerning the administration of this act.

Sec. 2. K.S.A. 2001 Supp. 72-5210 is hereby repealed.

Sec. 3. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its

publication in the statute book.

Approved March 27, 2002.


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Date Composed: 10/10/2002 Date Modified: 10/10/2002