39-947. Appeals to secretary; hearing; disposition of civil penalties. Any licensee against whom a civil penalty has been assessed under K.S.A. 39-946, and amendments thereto, may appeal such assessment within 10 days after receiving a written notice of assessment by filing with the secretary of aging written notice of appeal specifying why such civil penalty should not be assessed. Such appeal shall not operate to stay the payment of the civil penalty. Upon receipt of the notice of appeal, the secretary of aging shall conduct a hearing in accordance with the provisions of the Kansas administrative procedure act. If the secretary of aging sustains the appeal, any civil penalties collected shall be refunded forthwith to the appellant licensee with interest at the rate established by K.S.A. 16-204, and amendments thereto, from the date of payment of the civil penalties to the secretary of aging. If the secretary of aging denies the appeal and no appeal from the secretary is taken to the district court in accordance with the provisions of the Kansas judicial review act, the secretary of aging shall dispose of any civil penalties collected as provided in K.S.A. 39-949, and amendments thereto.
History: L. 1978, ch. 161, § 3; L. 1980, ch. 127, § 3; L. 1984, ch. 313, § 67; L. 2003, ch. 149, § 13; L. 2010, ch. 17, § 62; July 1.
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