Terms Used In Kansas Statutes 65-5a16

  • child with special health care needs: means a person under 21 years of age who has an organic disease, defect or condition which may hinder the achievement of normal physical growth and development. See Kansas Statutes 65-5a01
  • Conservator: means an individual or corporation appointed by the court to act on behalf of a conservatee and possessed of some or all of the powers and duties set out in K. See Kansas Statutes 77-201
  • Guardian: means an individual or a nonprofit corporation certified in accordance with K. See Kansas Statutes 77-201

Nothing in this act shall be construed as limiting the power of the parent, guardian, conservator or person in loco parentis with respect to a child with special health care needs.

Nothing in this act shall be construed to authorize any treatment services for children under 18 years of age without the written consent of a parent or guardian, except that a person under the age of 18 years who has had conferred by court order the rights of majority may authorize treatment services without the written consent of a parent or guardian.