Terms Used In Kansas Statutes 65-1,109a

  • Person: means any individual, firm, partnership, corporation or other association of persons. See Kansas Statutes 65-171j
  • Secretary: means the secretary of health and environment. See Kansas Statutes 65-1,114
  • State: when applied to the different parts of the United States, includes the District of Columbia and the territories. See Kansas Statutes 77-201

(a) The secretary of health and environment may adopt rules and regulations establishing: (1) Procedures and qualifications for certification of laboratories performing analyses required pursuant to K.S.A. 65-161 et seq., 65-171d, 65-3001 et seq., 65-3401 et seq. or 65-3430 et seq. or K.S.A. 65-3452a et seq. or 65-34,105 et seq., and amendments thereto; and (2) a schedule of fees to defray all or part of the costs of administering the certification program. Such fees shall not be refundable. Failure to pay assessed fees shall be cause for denial of certification.

(b) Any person who violates any provision of the rules and regulations adopted under this act shall, after notice and hearing in accordance with the Kansas administrative procedure act, be subject to suspension, denial or revocation of any certification granted hereunder and a civil penalty not to exceed $500. Each day a violation continues shall be deemed a separate violation.

(c) The secretary of health and environment shall remit all moneys received from fees or penalties pursuant to 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 office of laboratory services operating fund.