§ 65-101 Health supervision; investigation of causes of disease, sickness and death; sanitation inspections; prevention of spread of disease; outreach services; rules and regulations; injunction
§ 65-102 Registration of vital statistics and diseases; forms
§ 65-102a Materials relating to environmental concerns; public inspection; copies, fee, approval; disposition of moneys
§ 65-102b Confidentiality of information concerning noninfectious diseases; disclosure
§ 65-103 Special sanitary service
§ 65-103a Authority to receive federal or other funds
§ 65-103b Federal title X funding priorities for family planning services
§ 65-116a Definitions
§ 65-116b Tuberculosis suspects; order by health officer; scope of examination; care and treatment
§ 65-116c Precautions to prevent spread of infection, when; investigations
§ 65-116d Failure to do required acts; proceedings by county attorney
§ 65-116e Commitment to medical care facility; restraint; discharge, when; recommitment
§ 65-116g Penalty for violations of act or regulations
§ 65-116h Preservation of individual rights
§ 65-116i Expenses of care, maintenance and treatment; payment from state funds.?Expenses of care, maintenance and treatment; payment from state funds
§ 65-116j Care, maintenance and treatment; powers and duties of the secretary of health and environment
§ 65-116k Rules and regulations of secretary for aging and disability services; payments for care and treatment
§ 65-116l Use of funds for care, maintenance or treatment; limitations
§ 65-116m Recovery of cost of care, maintenance or treatment from third parties
§ 65-118 Reporting to local health authority as to infectious or contagious diseases; persons reporting; immunity from liability; confidentiality of information; disclosure
§ 65-119 Duties and powers of local health officers; contagious diseases; confidentiality of information; disclosure, when
§ 65-122 Schools and child care facilities; non-admissions and exclusions; readmissions, when
§ 65-123 Funeral services
§ 65-126 Quarantine of city, township or county
§ 65-127 Penalty provision
§ 65-128 Rules and regulations of secretary to prevent spread and dissemination of diseases; testing and quarantine; protection of providers and recipients of services
§ 65-128a Chy J. Miller’s law
§ 65-129 Penalties for unlawful acts
§ 65-129b Infections or contagious diseases; authority of local health officer or secretary; evaluation or treatment orders, isolation or quarantine orders; enforcement
§ 65-129c Same; orders for isolation or quarantine; form and content; notice; hearing in district court; application and effect; procedure; orders for relief; emergency rules of procedure
§ 65-129d Same; unlawful discharge from employment
§ 65-129e Tuberculosis evaluation requirements for certain students; rules and regulations; evaluation criteria; treatment and monitoring of infected persons
§ 65-129f Tuberculosis prevention and control for certain students; rules and regulations; prevention and control plan
§ 65-153 Child hygiene; duties of division of public health
§ 65-153b Newly born infant; treatment of eyes
§ 65-153c Same; duty of physician and others
§ 65-153d Same; rules and regulations
§ 65-153e Same; penalty for violating 65-153b to 65-153e
§ 65-153f Prenatal serological tests for syphilis and hepatitis b; approved laboratories; laboratory reports, confidentiality
§ 65-153g Same; how reported
§ 65-153h Same; misdemeanor
§ 65-156 Regulations and fees
§ 65-157 Same; analysis by office of laboratory services; disposition of fees
§ 65-159 Abatement of nuisances; failure to remove, penalties
§ 65-160 Same; duty of county attorney
§ 65-161 Definitions
§ 65-162a Public water supply systems; definitions
§ 65-163 Public water supply systems and water treatment residues; regulation; permits; investigations
§ 65-163a Same; cessation of water delivery, when; order by secretary, judicial review
§ 65-163c Same; public water supply fee fund; authorized expenditures; interest transferred from state general fund
§ 65-163d Public water supply project loan program; definitions
§ 65-163e Same; public water supply loan fund established; sources of revenue; purposes for disbursements therefrom
§ 65-163f Same; authority and duties of the secretary of health and environment; rules and regulations
§ 65-163g Same; project priority system development; priority list preparation, considerations
§ 65-163h Same; intended use plan for available moneys
§ 65-163i Same; applications for loans; loan agreements, provisions; provision of technical assistance by secretary
§ 65-163j Same; loan repayment sources of municipalities; imposition of charges by secretary; remedy for failure to repay project loans; maintenance of project accounts
§ 65-163k Same; annual reports
§ 65-163l Same; authority to issue bonds
§ 65-163m Same; bond resolutions, contents; authorities of secretary relating to issuance of bonds
§ 65-163n Same; bonds issued not state indebtedness; enforcibility of contracts, agreements and covenants
§ 65-163o Same; issuance of refunding bonds
§ 65-163p Same; disposition of revenue derived from bond sales
§ 65-163q Same; income from bonds exempt from taxation
§ 65-163r Same; bonds deemed legal and proper securities for investment by governmental entities
§ 65-163s Same; powers supplemental to other powers of the secretary; severability
§ 65-163t Same; publication of notice of bond issuance, contents; actions to contest, timing
§ 65-163u Same; general obligation bond issuance authority for municipalities; election not required and not subject to bonded debt limitations
§ 65-164 Sewage; definition; complaints, investigations, orders; administrative review
§ 65-165 Permits for discharge of sewage or extension of sewer system; exceptions; general permits; revocation or modification of permit
§ 65-166 Application for permit to discharge sewage
§ 65-166a Fees for administering water pollution control permit system; expiration of permits; reissuance; permits and fees for confined feeding facilities and truck washing facilities for animal wastes; disposition of moneys
§ 65-166b Water program management fund
§ 65-167 Sewage discharge; penalties for willful or negligent discharge of sewage without permit or in violation of terms of permit
§ 65-169 Same; penalties for failure to comply with requirements of secretary
§ 65-170 Director of the division of environment; duties in carrying out the provisions of 65-161 to 65-170
§ 65-170a Public water supply systems, water pollution, sewage discharge; “person” defined
§ 65-170b Same; access to properties and facilities; inspection and monitoring requirements
§ 65-170c Penalties for making false statement, representation or certification
§ 65-170d Public water supply systems; pollution violations; penalties; procedure; hearings
§ 65-170e Public water supply systems, water pollution, sewage discharge; action by attorney general; intervention in actions by persons having an identifiable interest
§ 65-170f Same; disposition of recovered penalties
§ 65-170g Disclosure of information; trade secrets; confidential information
§ 65-171a Stream pollution detrimental to animal or aquatic life
§ 65-171b Same; abatement
§ 65-171c Same; technical advisers
§ 65-171d Prevention of water pollution; standards; permits; exemption; orders; hearings; appeals; fees; confined feeding facilities, registration prior to construction, separation distance requirements, exemptions
§ 65-171e Same; investigations, services and orders; fees
§ 65-171f Same; penalties for failure to comply with rules and regulations
§ 65-171g Protection of water and air from sewage contamination
§ 65-171h Minimum standards for sanitary water and sewage systems
§ 65-171i Feedlot law administration not affected by this act
§ 65-171j Discharge of substances containing mercury into waters of state prohibited; penalty
§ 65-171l Same; analyses to performed by laboratory certificated by secretary
§ 65-171m Public water supply systems; primary drinking water standards; rules and regulations, authority to adopt, scope; stringency of standards; requiring fluorides prohibited
§ 65-171n Same; development of emergency plans by secretary
§ 65-171o Public water supply systems; suppliers to provide notice, when; form of notice
§ 65-171p Public water supply systems; variances; conditions; notice; requests for public hearing; scheduled compliance
§ 65-171q Same; exemptions; required findings; notice; requests for public hearings; scheduled compliance
§ 65-171r Same; prohibited acts
§ 65-171s Same; violation of standards; penalties; procedure; hearing; judicial review
§ 65-171t Same; attorney general to seek injunctive relief
§ 65-171u Liability for damages to environment; recovery by attorney general, when; disposition of damages recovered
§ 65-171v Cleanup operations for water or soil pollutants; duties of secretary; recovery of costs by attorney general and disposition thereof
§ 65-171w Same; establishment of pollutant discharge cleanup fund
§ 65-171x Application of acts to federal agencies
§ 65-171y Public water supply system regulation of lawn irrigation systems
§ 65-172 Sanitary supervision by secretary of health and environment
§ 65-173 Inspections; rules and regulations; penalty
§ 65-176 Inspections; rules and regulations; reports; terms “sanitary conditions” and “health supervision” construed
§ 65-177 Study of diseases and deaths from maternal, perinatal and anesthetic causes; “data” defined; medical records; confidentiality, use; liability, immunity; admissibility as evidence; reports, contents
§ 65-178 Same; nonliability for furnishing information for studies
§ 65-179 Same; unauthorized disclosure; penalty; construction of act
§ 65-180 Educational, screening, testing and follow-up program concerning phenylketonuria, congenital hypothyroidism, galactosemia, maple syrup urine disease and certain other genetic diseases; registry of cases; food and treatment products; reimbursement of co
§ 65-181 Same; tests in accordance with rules and regulations of secretary
§ 65-182 Same; provisions inapplicable where parents object on religious grounds
§ 65-183 Same; report by physicians to secretary
§ 65-184 Purpose of act
§ 65-185 Definitions
§ 65-187 Powers and duties of secretary
§ 65-188 Enforcement of act; injunction, mandamus or quo warranto
§ 65-189c Subdivider to submit engineering study and sanitation plan; review and approval; information required in instrument of conveyance; construction and use of buildings and facilities; sanitation plan and construction of water and sewage systems required;
§ 65-189d Subdivided lands to be platted; plan and estimate of cost of water, sewage and refuse service required
§ 65-189e Act inapplicable to certain lands
§ 65-189f Rules and regulations providing for granting exceptions
§ 65-197 Advanced training for professional employees; payment of cost; rules and regulations
§ 65-1,105 Establishment of statewide program of blood tests and counseling authorized; contracts; financial assistance for persons with sickle cell anemia; requirements for eligibility for financial assistance; duties of secretary of health and environment
§ 65-1,105a Financial assistance for persons with sickle cell anemia; recovery of cost from third party; subrogation
§ 65-1,105b Information to be given parents or guardian of child entering school for first time; assistance of secretary of health and environment
§ 65-1,106 Statewide program for sickle cell anemia testing; information confidential; exception; penalty
§ 65-1,107 Secretary of health and environment to adopt rules and regulations relating to procedures, testing protocols, qualifications of personnel and equipment of certain laboratories; list of approved preliminary screening devices for testing of breath for la
§ 65-1,108 Unlawful to perform certain tests unless performed in approved laboratory; penalty for violation; exclusions
§ 65-1,108a Information obtained through certain tests conducted by approved laboratories confidential; exceptions; penalties for violations
§ 65-1,109 Testing human breath for law enforcement purposes; unlawful acts; penalty
§ 65-1,109a Certification of laboratories performing environmental analyses
§ 65-1,110 Establishments maintaining restroom facilities for the public; facilities to be available without charge
§ 65-1,111 Same; enforcement
§ 65-1,112 Spinal cord injury treatment program; components
§ 65-1,113 Health manpower planning; collection of information; confidentiality
§ 65-1,114 Definitions
§ 65-1,115 Contract for health data and information relating to diabetes mellitus
§ 65-1,116 Confidentiality of information; exceptions
§ 65-1,117 Penalty for disclosure of confidential information
§ 65-1,118 Act not to effect mode of treatment
§ 65-1,119 Rules and regulations
§ 65-1,120 Definitions
§ 65-1,121 Medication aides; continuing education; requirements; fees
§ 65-1,122 Diabetes; development of plans to reduce incidence of disease; biennial reporting; requirements
§ 65-1,131 Definitions
§ 65-1,132 Establishment of program for treatment of persons suffering from hemophilia; state assistance, requirements for eligibility; rules and regulations
§ 65-1,133 Duties of secretary
§ 65-1,134 Rules and regulations
§ 65-1,135 Payment of claims in subsequent fiscal year; limitation
§ 65-1,148 Sanitation standards defined; rules and regulations of the secretary establishing sanitation standards for persons and entities regulated by state board of barber examiners and state board of cosmetology
§ 65-1,157a Newborn infant hearing screening; informed consent; confidentiality of information; application for and receipt of grants; rules and regulations
§ 65-1,158 Community-based teenage pregnancy reduction program; behavioral and educational objectives; grants, proposals and requirements, competitive awards and administration; duties of secretary; receipt of federal and other grants; rules and regulations
§ 65-1,159 Development and submission of proposal; components
§ 65-1,159a Senator Stan Clark pregnancy maintenance initiative program; objectives; grants; annual report to legislature
§ 65-1,160 Public awareness program on effects of tobacco, alcohol, drugs
§ 65-1,161 Educational materials and guidance for health care providers; services available from local health departments; effects of tobacco, alcohol, drugs
§ 65-1,162 Educational program for health care providers regarding drugs
§ 65-1,163 Identification and referral of pregnant women at risk for prenatal substance abuse
§ 65-1,164 Same; service coordination for woman and family
§ 65-1,165 Same; referred pregnant woman first priority user of treatment through the Kansas department for aging and disability services
§ 65-1,166 Toll free information line
§ 65-1,167 Construction of act
§ 65-1,168 Cancer registry; definitions
§ 65-1,169 Same; collection of data; rules and regulations; reporting of cases
§ 65-1,170 Same; uses of nonconfidential data
§ 65-1,171 Same; confidential data; exceptions to prohibition on disclosure; data not subject to subpoena or open records act; storage of data
§ 65-1,172 Same; uses of confidential data
§ 65-1,173 Same; panel to establish policies for release of nonconfidential data; release of statistical data
§ 65-1,174 Same; immunity from civil or criminal liability for reporting; privilege under 60-427 not applicable to reports under this act; section not applicable to unauthorized disclosure due to gross negligence or willful misconduct
§ 65-1,174a Cancer screening program
§ 65-1,175 Surface water quality standards; definitions
§ 65-1,176 Same; mixing zone to be used; standards for ammonia, chlorides and atrazine; permit conditions; assistance in meeting standards
§ 65-1,178 Definitions
§ 65-1,179 Permit application; public notice, comment, hearing; department action, when
§ 65-1,180 Required distances from water
§ 65-1,181 Manure management plan; lagoon standards; monitoring wells, when
§ 65-1,182 Nutrient utilization plan; requirements for land application of manure or wastewater
§ 65-1,183 Waste management system; standards for operators; failure or unplanned release
§ 65-1,184 Emergency response plan
§ 65-1,185 Retention of facility’s records and plans
§ 65-1,186 Facility operator; certification; responsibility for employee training
§ 65-1,187 Odor control plan
§ 65-1,188 Dead animal handling plan
§ 65-1,189 Facility closure plan; demonstration of financial ability
§ 65-1,190 Lagoon closure plan; demonstration of financial ability
§ 65-1,191 Inspections
§ 65-1,192 Preexisting facilities; application of separation distances
§ 65-1,193 Denial, suspension or revocation of permit; penalties for certain violations
§ 65-1,194 Application of certain standards to certain large facilities
§ 65-1,195 Kansas state university; duties
§ 65-1,196 Standards and requirements; application; powers of secretary of health and environment
§ 65-1,197 Advisory committee
§ 65-1,198 Rules and regulations; reports to legislature
§ 65-1,199 Rules and regulations for composting dead livestock
§ 65-1,200 Citation of act
§ 65-1,201 Definitions
§ 65-1,202 Development and implementation of prevention program; licensure training and inspections; fees; rules and regulations
§ 65-1,203 Licensure or certification to perform lead-based paint activities
§ 65-1,204 Same; qualification requirements
§ 65-1,205 Remittance of fees
§ 65-1,206 Lead-based paint hazard fee fund; sources of revenue; expenditures
§ 65-1,207 Denial, suspension or revocation of license or certificate or accreditation of training program, when; suspension of abatement program; administrative review
§ 65-1,208 Noncompliance; notice; duty to meet compliance requirements
§ 65-1,209 Violations; criminal penalties
§ 65-1,210 Same; civil penalties; corrective action; appeals; grants to communities to eliminate hazards
§ 65-1,211 Same; additional remedies
§ 65-1,212 Implementation of act by entities engaging in lead-based paint activities; when
§ 65-1,213 Statutory audit privilege not applicable
§ 65-1,215 Renal disease program, exception; support staff; standards; rules and regulations; renal disease fund
§ 65-1,221 Intent
§ 65-1,222 Definitions
§ 65-1,223 Exclusions from act
§ 65-1,224 Environmental use control; application; requirements; approval or disapproval
§ 65-1,225 Same; recording with register of deeds; enforcement
§ 65-1,226 Same; funding requirements; categories of property
§ 65-1,227 Same; term; removal or expiration; modification; liability
§ 65-1,228 Same; restrictions or prohibitions
§ 65-1,229 Same; enforcement
§ 65-1,230 Same; department oversight and tracking
§ 65-1,231 Environmental use control fund
§ 65-1,232 Rules and regulations
§ 65-1,233 Publication of approved use controls
§ 65-1,234 Review of agency actions
§ 65-1,235 Severability
§ 65-1,241 Definitions; establishment of birth defects information system; aspects of implementation of system
§ 65-1,242 Use of birth defects information system
§ 65-1,243 Confidentiality of records
§ 65-1,244 Removal of information from system; form
§ 65-1,245 Rules and regulations
§ 65-1,246 Annual report
§ 65-1,247 Expedited processing and issuance of certain permits
§ 65-1,248 Breastfeeding; where
§ 65-1,249 Umbilical cord banks; regulation of operations; rules and regulations; education and training in collection and maintenance procedures; duties and functions of department of health and environment, Kansas bioscience authority
§ 65-1,250 Umbilical cord donation information act
§ 65-1,251 Influenza immunization for children; awareness and participation
§ 65-1,252 Division of health care finance; director; officers and employees
§ 65-1,253 Same; transfer of powers, duties and functions; Kansas health policy authority abolished
§ 65-1,254 Same; transfer of powers, duties and functions to division; reference; rules and regulations
§ 65-1,255 Same; division successor to funds and liability
§ 65-1,256 Same; division successor to property and rights; conflict resolution
§ 65-1,257 Transition; preservation of civil actions and proceedings; no abatement of criminal actions
§ 65-1,258 Same; transfer of officers and employees; preservation of civil service rights; retirement benefits, leave balances and other rights
§ 65-1,259 Prenatal and postnatal diagnosed conditions awareness programs
§ 65-1,260 Palliative care and quality of life interdisciplinary advisory council; creation; membership; duties
§ 65-1,261 State palliative care consumer and professional information and education program; creation; duties of department of health and environment

Terms Used In Kansas Statutes > Chapter 65 > Article 1

  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Appropriation: The provision of funds, through an annual appropriations act or a permanent law, for federal agencies to make payments out of the Treasury for specified purposes. The formal federal spending process consists of two sequential steps: authorization
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • Common law: The legal system that originated in England and is now in use in the United States. It is based on judicial decisions rather than legislative action.
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Confidential data: means any data which permits the identification of individuals. See Kansas Statutes 65-1,168
  • Continuance: Putting off of a hearing ot trial until a later time.
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Deed: is a pplied to an instrument conveying lands but does not imply a sealed instrument. See Kansas Statutes 77-201
  • Department: means the department of health and environment. See Kansas Statutes 65-1,175
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • Developer: means a person or persons who subdivide, plat and sell lots or tracts. See Kansas Statutes 65-185
  • Discovery: Lawyers' examination, before trial, of facts and documents in possession of the opponents to help the lawyers prepare for trial.
  • Donor: The person who makes a gift.
  • Environmental use control: means an institutional or administrative control, a restriction, prohibition or control of one or more uses of, or activities on, a specific property, as requested by the property owner at the time of issuance, to ensure future protection of public health and the environment when environmental contamination which exceeds department standards for unrestricted use remains on the property following the appropriate assessment and/or remedial activities as directed by the department pursuant to the secretary's authority. See Kansas Statutes 65-1,222
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Fiscal year: The fiscal year is the accounting period for the government. For the federal government, this begins on October 1 and ends on September 30. The fiscal year is designated by the calendar year in which it ends; for example, fiscal year 2006 begins on October 1, 2005 and ends on September 30, 2006.
  • Foreclosure: A legal process in which property that is collateral or security for a loan may be sold to help repay the loan when the loan is in default. Source: OCC
  • Guardian: means an individual or a nonprofit corporation certified in accordance with K. See Kansas Statutes 77-201
  • Health care provider: means a person licensed to practice medicine and surgery, a hospital or ambulatory surgery center, as defined in K. See Kansas Statutes 65-1,168
  • Hemophilia: means a bleeding tendency resulting from a genetically determined deficiency factor in the blood;

    (b) "Secretary" means the secretary of health and environment. See Kansas Statutes 65-1,131

  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • Interest rate: The amount paid by a borrower to a lender in exchange for the use of the lender's money for a certain period of time. Interest is paid on loans or on debt instruments, such as notes or bonds, either at regular intervals or as part of a lump sum payment when the issue matures. Source: OCC
  • Joint committee: Committees including membership from both houses of teh legislature. Joint committees are usually established with narrow jurisdictions and normally lack authority to report legislation.
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Legislative session: That part of a chamber's daily session in which it considers legislative business (bills, resolutions, and actions related thereto).
  • Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
  • Litigation: A case, controversy, or lawsuit. Participants (plaintiffs and defendants) in lawsuits are called litigants.
  • lot: means (1) any premises of less than three (3) acres used or intended for use for a single family dwelling or (2) any premises, regardless of size, used or intended for use for any purpose other than a single family dwelling or agricultural use. See Kansas Statutes 65-185
  • Majority leader: see Floor Leaders
  • Medication aide: means an unlicensed person certified as having satisfactorily completed a training program in medication administration approved by the secretary of health and environment for the purposes of subsection (i) of K. See Kansas Statutes 65-1,120
  • Minor: means any person defined by K. See Kansas Statutes 77-201
  • Minority leader: See Floor Leaders
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Month: means a calendar month, unless otherwise expressed. See Kansas Statutes 77-201
  • Mortgage: The written agreement pledging property to a creditor as collateral for a loan.
  • Obligation: An order placed, contract awarded, service received, or similar transaction during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period.
  • Oversight: Committee review of the activities of a Federal agency or program.
  • owner: means the title holder of record or a person purchasing the lot or tract in question under a written contract of sale. See Kansas Statutes 65-185
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • Person: means any individual, firm, partnership, corporation or other association of persons. See Kansas Statutes 65-171j
  • Physician: means a person licensed to practice medicine and surgery. See Kansas Statutes 65-1,114
  • Plea: In a criminal case, the defendant's statement pleading "guilty" or "not guilty" in answer to the charges, a declaration made in open court.
  • Probable cause: A reasonable ground for belief that the offender violated a specific law.
  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • Property: means real property. See Kansas Statutes 65-1,222
  • Property: includes personal and real property. See Kansas Statutes 77-201
  • Prosecute: To charge someone with a crime. A prosecutor tries a criminal case on behalf of the government.
  • Public law: A public bill or joint resolution that has passed both chambers and been enacted into law. Public laws have general applicability nationwide.
  • real property: include lands, tenements and hereditaments, and all rights to them and interest in them, equitable as well as legal. See Kansas Statutes 77-201
  • Remedial activity: means any site cleanup, soil or groundwater monitoring associated with a contaminated property, remedial action, corrective action, emergency action, removal action or other action necessary or appropriate to respond to a release or threat of release of environmental contamination. See Kansas Statutes 65-1,222
  • reservoir sanitation officer: means the county engineer or other officer designated by a majority of the county commissioners in counties with territory in such sanitation zone, subject to the approval of the secretary of health and environment. See Kansas Statutes 65-185
  • Residence: means the place which is adopted by a person as the person's place of habitation and to which, whenever the person is absent, the person has the intention of returning. See Kansas Statutes 77-201
  • sanitation plan: means plans for furnishing water, disposing of sewage and handling refuse. See Kansas Statutes 65-185
  • sanitation zone: means the land within an area designated and described by regulation of the secretary of health and environment under the provisions of this act, no portion of which is located more than three (3) miles from the waterline of the conservation pool of any existing or proposed state or authorized federal reservoir having a surface area of its conservation pool of more than one hundred (100) acres, but not including any area within any incorporated city, or any area downstream from the dam site. See Kansas Statutes 65-185
  • seal: includes an impression of the seal upon the paper alone, as well as upon wax or a wafer affixed to the paper. See Kansas Statutes 77-201
  • Secretary: means the secretary of health and environment. See Kansas Statutes 65-1,114
  • Settlement: Parties to a lawsuit resolve their difference without having a trial. Settlements often involve the payment of compensation by one party in satisfaction of the other party's claims.
  • State: when applied to the different parts of the United States, includes the District of Columbia and the territories. See Kansas Statutes 77-201
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Transcript: A written, word-for-word record of what was said, either in a proceeding such as a trial or during some other conversation, as in a transcript of a hearing or oral deposition.
  • Ward: means a person who has a guardian. See Kansas Statutes 77-201
  • Waters of the state: means all streams and springs, and all bodies of surface and subsurface waters within the boundaries of the state;

    (b) "discharge" means, when used without qualification, the causing or permitting of sewage to enter, either directly or indirectly, into waters of the state;

    (c) "indirect discharge" means the introduction of pollutants into a publicly owned treatment works from any nondomestic source; and

    (d) "direct discharge" means the discharge of sewage into waters of the state. See Kansas Statutes 65-161