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74-3292. Definitions. As used in this act:

(a) "Committee" means the nursing service scholarship review committee 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. 74-3203a, and amendments thereto.

(c) "Mental health or treatment facility" means:

(1) Any private treatment facility as such term is defined in K.S.A. 59-29b46, and amendments thereto;

(2) any public treatment facility as such term is defined in K.S.A. 59-29b46, and amendments thereto;

(3) any community mental health center organized pursuant to the provisions of K.S.A. 19-4001 through 19-4015, and amendments thereto, and licensed pursuant to K.S.A. 2017 Supp. 39-2001 et seq., and amendments thereto;

(4) any mental health clinic organized pursuant to the provisions of K.S.A. 65-211 through 65-215, and amendments thereto, and licensed pursuant to K.S.A. 2017 Supp. 39-2001 et seq., and amendments thereto;

(5) any psychiatric hospital, psychiatric residential treatment facility or residential care facility as such terms are defined in K.S.A. 2017 Supp. 39-2002, and amendments thereto;

(6) any hospital as defined in K.S.A. 65-425, and amendments thereto, provided: (A) The hospital has a psychiatric unit; and (B) the scholarship recipient is required to fulfill the nursing service scholarship's employment obligations as an employee in the psychiatric unit of the hospital; or

(7) Osawatomie state hospital, Rainbow mental health facility, Larned state hospital, Parsons state hospital and training center or the Kansas neurological institute.

(d) "Rural area" means any county of this state other than Douglas, Johnson, Sedgwick, Shawnee and Wyandotte counties.

(e) "School of nursing" means a school within the state of Kansas which is approved by the state board of nursing to grant an associate degree or a baccalaureate degree in professional nursing or a certificate of completion in practical nursing and is:

(1) Under the control and supervision of the state board of regents;

(2) a municipal university; or

(3) a not-for-profit independent institution of higher education that has its main campus or principal place of operation in Kansas, maintains open enrollment as such term is defined in K.S.A. 74-32,120, and amendments thereto, and is operated independently and not controlled or administered by the state or any agency or subdivision thereof.

(f) "Sponsor" means any adult care home licensed under the adult care home licensure act, any medical care facility licensed under K.S.A. 65-425 et seq., and amendments thereto, any home health agency licensed under K.S.A. 65-5101 et seq., and amendments thereto, any local health department as defined in K.S.A. 65-241, and amendments thereto, any mental health or treatment facility and any state agency which employs licensed practical nurses or licensed professional nurses.

History: L. 1989, ch. 223, § 2; L. 1994, ch. 65, § 1; L. 2001, ch. 151, § 11; L. 2017, ch. 20, § 1; July 1.



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