Terms Used In Kansas Statutes 65-780a

  • Secretary: means the secretary of the Kansas department of agriculture, or the secretary's designee. See Kansas Statutes 65-771

(a) The secretary may suspend temporarily any license or permit issued under K.S.A. 65-778 and 65-779, and amendments thereto, without a hearing and subject to the notice requirements of the emergency adjudication procedures of the provisions of the Kansas administrative procedure act if the secretary finds all of the following:

(1) The licensee or permit holder failed to comply with any provision or requirement of K.S.A. 65-771 to 65-791, and amendments thereto, or any rules and regulations promulgated thereunder; and

(2) public health or safety is endangered as a result thereof.

(b) In no case shall a temporary suspension of a license or permit under this section be in effect for a period of time in excess of 90 days. At the end of such period of time, the license or permit shall be reinstated unless the secretary has suspended or revoked the license or permit, after notice and opportunity for hearing, or the license or permit has expired.

(c) This section shall be a part of and supplemental to the provisions of K.S.A. 65-771 to 65-791, inclusive, and acts amendatory thereof or supplemental thereto.