Session Law

Identifying Information:L. 2002 ch. 103
Other Identifying Information:2002 Substitute for House Bill 2057
Tax Type:Other
Brief Description:An Act concerning medical scholarships and loans; concerning medically underserved areas; amending K.S.A. 65-2811a, 76-379, 76-383 and 76-384 and K.S.A. 2001 Supp. 74- 32,132, 76-375, 76-381 and 76-385 and repealing the existing sections; also repealing K.S.A. 76-373, 76-374, 76-377, 76-377a and K.S.A. 2001 Supp. 76-376.
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CHAPTER 103

Substitute for HOUSE BILL No. 2057


An Act concerning medical scholarships and loans; concerning medically underserved ar-

eas; amending K.S.A. 65-2811a, 76-379, 76-383 and 76-384 and K.S.A. 2001 Supp. 74-

32,132, 76-375, 76-381 and 76-385 and repealing the existing sections; also repealing


K.S.A. 76-373, 76-374, 76-377, 76-377a and K.S.A. 2001 Supp. 76-376.


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

Section 1. K.S.A. 2001 Supp. 76-375 is hereby amended to read as

follows: 76-375. (a) On or before December 31 in each year, the chan-

cellor of the university of Kansas, or the designee of the chancellor sec-

retary of health and environment, shall prepare a list of the areas of this

state which the chancellor, or designee of the chancellor, secretary de-

termines to be critically medically underserved areas by specialty and the

areas of this state which the chancellor, or designee of the chancellor,

determines to be medically underserved areas by specialty. In preparing

such a list the chancellor, or designee of the chancellor, shall consult with

the medical scholarship advisory committee. All state medical care facil-

ities or institutions, all medical centers operated in the state of Kansas by

the veterans administration of the United States, and all full-time faculty

positions at the university of Kansas school of medicine in family medicine

or family practice are qualified for service in both service commitment

area I and service commitment area II without being determined medi-

cally underserved areas. In preparing such a list, the portion of time of

persons engaged in the practice of medicine and surgery at any institution

under the jurisdiction and control of the secretary of social and rehabil-

itation services shall not be included in determining whether an area is

critically medically underserved or medically underserved. Every such list

shall note that all state medical care facilities or institutions qualify for

such service commitments, in addition to listing those areas determined

to be critically medically underserved or medically underserved. Critically

medically underserved areas by specialty and medically underserved areas

by specialty Medically underserved areas established prior to the effective

date of this act by the secretary of health and environment chancellor of

the university of Kansas, or the designee of the chancellor, shall continue

in effect for the purposes of this act until changed by the chancellor of

the university of Kansas, or the designee of the chancellor secretary of

health and environment. The chancellor of the university of Kansas, or

the designee of the chancellor, upon a finding of exceptional circum-

stances, may modify areas or portions of areas determined to be critically

medically underserved or medically underserved by specialty.

(b) (1) A service commitment area shall be designated as a service

commitment area I or a service commitment area II. Service commitment

area I shall be any area determined by the chancellor of the university of

Kansas, or the designee of the chancellor, under subsection (a) to be, for

purposes of all agreements entered into under K.S.A. 76-374 and amend-

ments thereto, a medically underserved area or a critically medically un-

derserved area. Service commitment area II shall be, for purposes of all

agreements entered into under K.S.A. 76-374 and amendments thereto,

the state of Kansas.

(2) The service commitment area I or II for persons first awarded

scholarships after December 31, 1985, shall be an incorporated city of

this state as specified in subsection (d)(2) of K.S.A. 76-374 and amend-

ments thereto, all state medical care facilities or institutions, all medical

centers operated in the state of Kansas by the veterans administration of

the United States, and the full-time faculty positions at the university of

Kansas school of medicine in general internal medicine, general pediat-

rics, family medicine or family practice, except that, at the time any person

commences satisfying a service commitment under this subsection as a

full-time faculty member, the number of persons satisfying service com-

mitments or service obligations, pursuant to agreements under K.S.A. 76-

374 and amendments thereto or the medical student loan act, as full-time

faculty members pursuant to this subsection shall not exceed the number

equal to 25% of the total number of full-time faculty members of the

university of Kansas school of medicine in general internal medicine, gen-

eral pediatrics, family medicine or family practice.

(c) In selecting a service commitment area I or II, whichever is ap-

plicable, prior to the commencement of the full-time practice of medicine

and surgery pursuant to all agreements entered into under K.S.A. 76-374

and amendments thereto requiring service for a period of time in a service

commitment area I or II, whichever is applicable, the person so selecting

shall select such area from among those areas appearing on the list of

areas prepared by the chancellor of the university of Kansas, or the des-

ignee of the chancellor, under this section. The service commitment area

selected shall have appeared on any such list not more than 36 months

prior to the commencement of such full-time practice of medicine and

surgery by the person selecting such service commitment area. Upon the

selection of such service commitment area, the person so selecting shall

inform the university of Kansas school of medicine of the area selected.

(d) A person serving in a service commitment area I or II, whichever

is applicable, pursuant to any agreement under this act may serve all or

part of any commitment in the service commitment area initially selected

by such person. If such person moves from one service commitment area

I or II to another service commitment area I or II, as applicable, such

person shall notify the university of Kansas school of medicine of such

person's change of service commitment area. Service in any such service

commitment area I or II, as applicable, selected from the appropriate lists

of service commitment areas, shall be deemed to be continuous for the

purpose of satisfying any agreement entered into under this act. Any

service commitment area I or II, as applicable, selected after the initially

selected service commitment area I or II shall have appeared on a service

commitment area I list or on a service commitment area II list, as appli-

cable, which shall have been prepared not more than 12 months prior to

the move by such person from one service commitment area I or II to

another service commitment area I or II, as applicable.

(e) (1) A person awarded a scholarship prior to January 1, 1986, may

satisfy the obligation to engage in the full-time practice of medicine and

surgery in a service commitment area I even though such person is en-

gaged in such practice in two or more locations within the state of Kansas,

at least one of which is not located in a service commitment area I, if the

person is engaged in the full-time practice of medicine and surgery in

such locations pursuant to a practice affiliation agreement approved by

the chancellor of the university of Kansas, or the designee of the chan-

cellor.

(2) A person awarded a scholarship prior to January 1, 1986, may

satisfy the obligation to engage in the full-time practice of medicine and

surgery in either service commitment area I or service commitment area

II by performing at least 100 hours per month of on-site primary care as

defined in K.S.A. 76-374 and amendments thereto at a medical facility

operated by a local health department or nonprofit organization in this

state serving medically indigent persons. As used in this paragraph, ``med-

ically indigent'' means a person: (A) Who is unable to secure health care

because of inability to pay for all or a part of the costs thereof due to

inadequate personal resources, being uninsured, being underinsured, be-

ing ineligible for governmental health benefits; or (B) who is eligible for

governmental benefits but is unable to obtain medical services.

(3) A person awarded a scholarship prior to January 1, 1986, may

satisfy the obligation to engage in the full-time practice of medicine and

surgery in either service commitment area I or II by engaging in such

full-time practice of medicine and surgery, other than in a primary care

specialty, anywhere in the state of Kansas with the exception of the fol-

lowing counties: Douglas, Johnson, Leavenworth, Sedgwick, Shawnee or

Wyandotte, except that the full-time practice of medicine and surgery

within the six listed counties will qualify if the selected county is desig-

nated as a service commitment area I or II in accordance with the pro-

visions of this section, or whenever there are fewer than three persons

engaged in the full-time practice of medicine and surgery in a designated

specialty in the selected county. Any person who satisfies the obligation

to engage in the full-time practice of medicine and surgery in accordance

with this subsection (e)(3) shall remain obligated to repay the amounts

received for living expenses as prescribed in subsection (a)(5) of K.S.A.

75-376 and amendments thereto. As used in this subsection (e)(3), ``pri-

mary care'' means general pediatrics, general internal medicine or family

practice.

(f) A person awarded a scholarship in accordance with the provisions

of K.S.A. 76-373 through 76-377a and amendments thereto may satisfy

the obligation to engage in the practice of medicine and surgery, under

an agreement entered into pursuant to K.S.A. 76-374 and amendments

thereto even though such person is engaged in practice in an area not

designated a medically underserved area by specialty, or a critically med-

ically underserved area by specialty, through employment on a part-time

basis by the state of Kansas which has been approved by the chancellor

of the university of Kansas, or the designee of the chancellor, for the

practice of medicine and surgery at any state medical care facility or

institution.

(g) In connection with the determination of critically medically un-

derserved areas and medically underserved areas under this section, the

chancellor of the university of Kansas, or the designee of the chancellor,

shall assess annually the need in the state as a whole for medical services

provided by persons engaged in the practice of medicine and surgery and

shall report thereon annually to the legislature. Each report shall include

any recommendations for needed legislation, including any recom-

mended amendments to this act, which relate to the need for such med-

ical services in the various areas of this state.

(h) There is hereby established the medical scholarship advisory com-

mittee. Members of the medical scholarship advisory committee shall be

appointed by the chancellor of the university of Kansas as follows: (1)

One member shall be from the office of the chancellor of the university

of Kansas; (2) one member shall be a representative of the Kansas medical

society; (3) one member shall be a member of the Kansas legislature; (4)

one member shall be a student at the university of Kansas school of med-

icine; and (5) one member shall be a representative of the Kansas hospital

association. The medical scholarship advisory committee shall meet pe-

riodically upon the call of the chancellor, or the designee of the chancel-

lor, and shall make recommendations to the chancellor, or the designee

of the chancellor, in regard to the administration of the provisions of this

act.

(i) The chancellor of the university of Kansas may appoint a medical

scholarship program coordinator for the purpose of planning and admin-

istering the provisions of this act. The coordinator shall be in the unclas-

sified service under the Kansas civil service act.

(j) For all purposes under this section, service or employment after

June 30, 1988, on a part-time basis (1) pursuant to a practice affiliation

agreement approved by the chancellor of the university of Kansas, or the

chancellor's designee, or (2) at a state medical care facility or institution,

shall be on the basis of at least the equivalent of 1/2 time in order to satisfy

the obligation to engage in the practice of medicine and surgery under

an agreement entered into pursuant to K.S.A. 76-374 and amendments

thereto.

(k) As used in this section, ``state medical care facility or institution''

includes, but is not limited to, the Kansas state school for the visually

handicapped, the Kansas state school for the deaf, any institution under

the secretary of social and rehabilitation services, as defined by subsection

(b) of K.S.A. 76-12a01 and amendments thereto, any institution under

the commissioner of juvenile justice, as defined by K.S.A. 38-1602, and

amendments thereto, the Kansas soldiers' home, the Kansas veterans'

home and any correctional institution under the secretary of corrections,

as defined by subsection (d) of K.S.A. 75-5202 and amendments thereto,

but shall not include any state educational institution under the state

board of regents, as defined by subsection (a) of K.S.A. 76-711 and

amendments thereto, except as specifically provided by statute.

Sec. 2. K.S.A. 76-379 is hereby amended to read as follows: 76-379.

Any person awarded a scholarship in accordance with the provisions of

K.S.A. 76-373 through 76-377a and amendments thereto may satisfy any

obligation to engage in the practice of medicine and surgery under any

agreement entered into pursuant to K.S.A. 76-374 and amendments

thereto by engaging in the full-time practice of medicine and surgery in

a service commitment area, as defined by subsection (c) of K.S.A. 76-381,

in lieu of an appropriate service commitment as otherwise required under

K.S.A. 76-373 through 76-377a and amendments thereto, but in accord-

ance with and subject to the other conditions and requirements pre-

scribed under those statutes, except that any such person, who also enters

into a medical student loan agreement under the medical student loan

act and who has not commenced the required primary care postgraduate

residency training program on the effective date of this act, may satisfy

the requirement to enter and complete an approved three-year primary

care residency training program under any such agreement by entering

and completing an approved postgraduate residency training program as

defined by subsection (b) of K.S.A. 76-381. The provisions of this section

shall apply only to residency training and the practice of medicine and

surgery commenced on or after the effective date of this act.

Sec. 3. K.S.A. 76-383 is hereby amended to read as follows: 76-383.

A medical student loan agreement entered into by the university of Kan-

sas school of medicine and an undergraduate student enrolled in or ad-

mitted to the university of Kansas school of medicine in a course of in-

struction leading to the degree of doctor of medicine for the purpose of

receiving a medical student loan under this act shall require that the

person receiving the loan:

(a) Complete the required course of instruction and receive the de-

gree of doctor of medicine and apply for, enter and complete an approved

postgraduate residency training program;

(b) apply for and obtain a license to practice medicine and surgery in

Kansas;

(c) engage in the full-time practice of medicine and surgery for a

period of 12 months within a service commitment area, except as other-

wise provided in subsection (c) of K.S.A. 76-384 and amendments thereto

for service as a full-time faculty member of the university of Kansas school

of medicine in family medicine or family practice;

(d) commence such full-time practice of medicine and surgery within

nine months after completion of an approved postgraduate residency

training program and licensure in a service commitment area and con-

tinue such full-time practice in such service commitment area for a con-

secutive period of months equal to the total number of months required

under the agreement;

(e) agree that the service commitment for each agreement entered

into under this act is in addition to the service commitment contained in

any other agreement which has been or may be entered into under this

act for the purpose of obtaining a medical student loan or under K.S.A.

76-373 through 76-377a and amendments thereto other agreements for

the purpose of obtaining scholarship aid;

(f) maintain records and make reports to the university of Kansas

school of medicine to document the satisfaction of the obligation under

such agreement to engage in the full-time practice of medicine and sur-

gery within a service commitment area and to continue such full-time

practice in such service commitment area for a consecutive period of

months equal to the total number of months required under the agree-

ment; and

(g) upon failure to satisfy an agreement to engage in the full-time

practice of medicine and surgery within a service commitment area for

the required period of time under any such agreement, the person re-

ceiving a medical student loan under this act shall repay amounts to the

university of Kansas school of medicine as provided in K.S.A. 76-385 and

amendments thereto.

Sec. 4. K.S.A. 76-384 is hereby amended to read as follows: 76-384.

(a) Upon the selection of a service commitment area for the purposes of

satisfying a service obligation under a medical student loan agreement

entered into under this act, the person so selecting shall inform the uni-

versity of Kansas school of medicine of the service commitment area

selected.

(b) A person serving in a service commitment area pursuant to any

agreement under this act may serve all or part of any commitment in the

service commitment area initially selected by such person. If such person

moves from one service commitment area to another service commitment

area, such person shall notify the university of Kansas school of medicine

of such person's change of service commitment area. Service in any such

service commitment area shall be deemed to be continuous for the pur-

pose of satisfying any agreement entered into under this act.

(c) A person receiving a medical student loan under this act, may

satisfy the obligation to engage in the full-time practice of medicine and

surgery in a service commitment area if the person serves as a full-time

faculty member of the university of Kansas school of medicine in general

internal medicine, general pediatrics, family medicine or family practice

and serves two years for each one year of such obligation, or the equiv-

alent thereof on a two-for-one basis, except that, at the time any person

commences satisfying such service obligation as a full-time faculty mem-

ber pursuant to this subsection, the number of persons satisfying service

commitments or service obligations, pursuant to agreements under K.S.A.

76-374 and amendments thereto or the medical student loan act, as full-

time faculty members pursuant to this subsection shall not exceed the

number equal to 25% of the total number of full-time faculty members

of the university of Kansas school of medicine in general internal medi-

cine, general pediatrics, family medicine or family practice.

(d) A person may satisfy the obligation to engage in the full-time

practice of medicine and surgery in a service commitment area by per-

forming at least 100 hours per month of on-site primary care as defined

in K.S.A. 76-374 and amendments thereto at a medical facility operated

by a local health department or nonprofit organization in this state serving

medically indigent persons. As used in this subsection, ``medically indi-

gent'' means a person: (1) Who is unable to secure health care because

of inability to pay for all or a part of the costs thereof due to inadequate

personal resources, being uninsured, being underinsured, being ineligible

for governmental health benefits; or (2) who is eligible for governmental

benefits but is unable to obtain medical services; and ``primary care''

means general pediatrics, general internal medicine, family medicine and

family practice.

Sec. 5. K.S.A. 65-2811a is hereby amended to read as follows: 65-

2811a. (a) The state board of healing arts may issue a special permit to

practice the appropriate branch of the healing arts, under the supervision

of a person licensed to practice such branch of the healing arts, to any

person who has completed undergraduate training in a branch of the

healing arts and who has not engaged in a full-time approved postgraduate

training program.

(b) Such special permit shall be issued only to a person who: (1) Has

made proper application for such special permit upon forms approved by

the state board of healing arts;

(2) meets all qualifications of licensure except examinations and post-

graduate training, as required by the Kansas healing arts act;

(3) is not yet but will be engaged in a full-time, approved postgrad-

uate training program in Kansas;

(4) has obtained the sponsorship of a person licensed to practice the

branch of the healing arts in which the applicant is training, which sponsor

practices in an area of Kansas which is determined under K.S.A. 76-375

and amendments thereto to be medically underserved or critically med-

ically underserved; and

(5) has paid the prescribed fees as established by the state board of

healing arts for the application for and granting of such special permit.

(c) The special permit, when issued, shall authorize the person to

whom the special permit is issued to practice the branch of the healing

arts in which such person is training under the supervision of the person

licensed to practice that branch of the healing arts who has agreed to

sponsor such special permit holder. The special permit shall not authorize

the person holding the special permit to engage in the private practice of

the healing arts. The holder of a special permit under this section shall

not charge patients a fee for services rendered but may be compensated

directly by the person under whose supervision and sponsorship the per-

mit holder is practicing. The special permit shall expire on the day the

person holding the special permit becomes engaged in a full-time, ap-

proved postgraduate training program or one year from its date of issu-

ance, whichever occurs first.

(d) This section shall be part of and supplemental to the Kansas heal-

ing arts act.

Sec. 6. K.S.A. 2001 Supp. 74-32,132 is hereby amended to read as

follows: 74-32,132. As used in this act:

(a) ``Committee'' means the nursing service scholarship review com-

mittee established under K.S.A. 74-3299, and amendments thereto.

(b) ``Executive officer'' means the chief executive officer of the state

board of regents appointed under K.S.A. 2001 Supp. 74-3203a, and

amendments thereto.

(c) ``Educational and training program for advanced registered nurse

practitioners'' means a post-basic nursing education program a graduate

of which meets the education requirements of the board of nursing for a

certificate of qualification as an advanced registered nurse practitioner.

(d) ``Medically underserved area'' means a practice location desig-

nated medically underserved by the state board of regents secretary of

health and environment.

(e) ``Rural area'' means any county of this state other than Douglas,

Johnson, Sedgwick, Shawnee and Wyandotte counties.

Sec. 7. K.S.A. 2001 Supp. 76-381 is hereby amended to read as fol-

lows: 76-381. As used in K.S.A. 76-380 through 76-386 and amendments

thereto:

(a) ``Act'' means the medical student loan act;

(b) ``approved postgraduate residency training program'' means a res-

idency training program in general pediatrics, general internal medicine,

family medicine, family practice or emergency medicine;

(c) ``service commitment area'' means (1) any community within any

county in Kansas other than Douglas, Johnson, Sedgwick, Shawnee or

Wyandotte county, (2) any state medical care facility or institution, (3)

any medical center operated by the veterans administration of the United

States, or (4) the full-time faculty of the university of Kansas school of

medicine in family medicine or family practice; and

(d) ``state medical care facility or institution'' includes, but is not lim-

ited to, the Kansas state school for the visually handicapped, the Kansas

state school for the deaf, any institution under the secretary of social and

rehabilitation services, as defined by subsection (b) of K.S.A. 76-12a01

and amendments thereto, any institution under the commissioner of ju-

venile justice as defined by K.S.A. 38-1602, and amendments thereto, the

Kansas soldiers' home, the Kansas veterans' home and any correctional

institution under the secretary of corrections, as defined by subsection

(d) of K.S.A. 75-5202 and amendments thereto, but shall not include any

state educational institution under the state board of regents, as defined

by subsection (a) of K.S.A. 76-711 and amendments thereto, except as

specifically provided by statute.

Sec. 8. K.S.A. 2001 Supp. 76-385 is hereby amended to read as fol-

lows: 76-385. (a) (1) Except as otherwise provided in paragraphs (2), (3),

(4) and (5) of this subsection (a) or in K.S.A. 76-386, and amendments

thereto, upon the failure of any person to satisfy the obligation to engage

in the full-time practice of medicine and surgery within a service com-

mitment area of this state for the required period of time under any

medical student loan agreement entered into under this act, such person

shall repay to the university of Kansas school of medicine in accordance

with subsection (b) an amount equal to the total of (A) the amount of

money received by such person pursuant to such agreement, or the

amount of money determined under rules and regulations of the univer-

sity of Kansas plus (B) annual interest at a rate of 15% from the date such

money was received.

(2) Any person who fails to apply for and enter an approved post-

graduate residency training program shall be required to repay all moneys

received pursuant to an agreement entered into for any such medical

student loan, plus accumulated interest at an annual rate of 15% and shall

commence such repayment in accordance with subsection (b) within 90

days of graduation from the school of medicine or upon termination or

completion of a residency training program which does not comply with

the provisions of this act, whichever is later.

(3) If at any time a person is failing to satisfy an obligation to engage

in the full-time practice of medicine and surgery in Kansas for the re-

quired period of time under an agreement entered into under this act

because such person is engaged in the full-time practice of medicine and

surgery in a state other than Kansas, or within Kansas in an area that is

not a service commitment area or in the practice of medicine and surgery

which does not otherwise comply with the agreement entered into under

this act, and if such person is subject to or currently making repayments

under this section and if such person subsequently commences the prac-

tice of medicine and surgery in this state which is in a service commitment

area or which otherwise complies with the agreement entered into under

this act, the balance of the repayment amount, including interest thereon,

from the time of such commencement of practice until the obligation of

such person is satisfied, or until the time such person again becomes

subject to repayments, shall be waived. All repayment amounts due prior

to such commencement of practice, including interest thereon, shall con-

tinue to be payable as provided in this section. If subsequent to such

commencement of practice, the person fails to satisfy such obligation, the

person again shall be subject to repayments, including interest thereon,

as otherwise provided in this section.

(4) If, during the time a person is satisfying the service requirement

of an agreement entered into under this act, such person desires to engage

in less than the full-time practice of medicine and surgery within a service

commitment area of the state and remain in satisfaction of such service

requirement, such person may make application to the chancellor of the

university of Kansas or the designee of the chancellor for permission to

engage in less than such full-time practice of medicine and surgery. Upon

a finding of exceptional circumstances made by the chancellor of the

university of Kansas, or the designee of the chancellor, such person may

be authorized to engage in less than the full-time practice of medicine

and surgery within a service commitment area of the state for the re-

maining required period of time under such agreement and for an ad-

ditional period of time which shall be equal to the length of the originally

required period of time multiplied by the decimal fraction which is equal

to the reduction of the full-time practice of medicine and surgery to be

authorized hereunder, multiplied by two. In any such determination of

the period required to be engaged in the less than full-time practice of

medicine and surgery, the decimal fraction utilized shall not exceed .5

and any person granted permission to engage in less than the full-time

practice of medicine and surgery in accordance with the provisions of this

paragraph (4) shall be required to engage in at least the half-time practice

of medicine and surgery.

(5) Any person who enters but fails to complete an approved post-

graduate residency training program, or who enters and completes an

approved postgraduate residency training program but fails to satisfy the

obligation to engage in the full-time practice of medicine and surgery

within a service commitment area of this state for the required period of

time shall be required to repay all money received pursuant to an agree-

ment entered into under this act a medical student loan, plus accumulated

interest at an annual rate of 15% and shall commence such repayment in

accordance with subsection (b) within 90 days of failure to complete an

approved postgraduate residency training program or 90 days of failure

to commence qualifying practice, whichever occurs first.

(b) For any repayment requirement under this section, the person

shall repay an amount totaling the entire amount to be repaid under all

such agreements for which such obligations are not satisfied, including

all amounts of interest at the rate prescribed. The repayment shall be

made in not more than 10 equal annual installment payments.

(c) All installment payments under this section shall commence six

months after the date of the action or circumstance that causes the failure

of the person to satisfy the obligations of such agreements, as determined

by the university of Kansas school of medicine based upon the circum-

stances of each individual case. In all cases, if an installment payment

becomes 91 days overdue, the entire amount outstanding shall become

immediately due and payable, including all amounts of interest at the rate

prescribed.

(d) The total repayment obligation imposed under all agreements en-

tered into under this act may be satisfied by the person who entered into

the agreements at any time prior to graduation from the university of

Kansas school of medicine by making a single lump-sum payment equal

to the total of (1) the entire amount to be repaid under all such agree-

ments upon failure to satisfy the obligations under such agreements to

practice in Kansas, plus (2) all amounts of interest thereon at the rate

prescribed to the date of payment.

(e) The university of Kansas school of medicine shall remit all moneys

received under this section to the state treasurer in accordance with the

provisions of K.S.A. 75-4215, and amendments thereto. Upon receipt of

each such remittance, the state treasurer shall deposit the entire amount

in the state treasury to the credit of the medical scholarship and loan

repayment fund.

(f) There is hereby created in the state treasury the medical loan re-

payment fund. All expenditures from the medical loan repayment fund

shall be for medical student loans under the medical student loan act and

for the expenses of administration of the medical student loan act and

shall be made in accordance with appropriation acts upon warrants of

the director of accounts and reports issued pursuant to vouchers approved

by the chancellor of the university of Kansas or by a person designated

by the chancellor. On the effective date of this act, the director of accounts

and reports shall transfer all moneys in the medical scholarship and loan

repayment fund to the medical loan repayment fund. On the effective date

of this act, all liabilities of the medical scholarship and loan repayment

fund are hereby imposed on the medical loan repayment fund and the

medical scholarship and loan repayment fund is hereby abolished. When-

ever the medical scholarship and loan repayment fund, or words of like

effect, is referred to or designated by any statute, contract or other doc-

ument, such reference or designation shall be deemed to apply to the

medical loan repayment fund.

Sec. 9. K.S.A. 65-2811a, 76-373, 76-374, 76-377, 76-377a, 76-379,

76-383 and 76-384 and K.S.A. 2001 Supp. 74-32,132, 76-375, 76-376, 76-

381 and 76-385 are hereby repealed.

Sec. 10. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its

publication in the statute book.

Approved May 13, 2002.


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