§ 75-7301 State long-term care ombudsman; office attached to department of administration; technical and other assistance; authority of ombudsman; budget estimates and expenditures
§ 75-7302 Same; financial assistance from and monitoring by the Kansas department for aging and disability services; agreements; required amounts; increases
§ 75-7303 Definitions
§ 75-7304 State long-term care ombudsman; office established; qualifications; appointment, senate confirmation; term of office; appointment of regional long-term care ombudsman, other officers and employees; prior office abolished
§ 75-7305 State long-term care ombudsman duties; avoidance of conflicts of interest; availability of legal counsel; resources to provide remedies; contracts for services, limitation, bidding exemption; grants and donations
§ 75-7306 Same; powers and duties
§ 75-7307 Training requirement for investigation of complaints
§ 75-7308 Ombudsman right of entry to facilities; access to patients
§ 75-7309 Ombudsman access to records and documents concerning residents
§ 75-7310 Confidentiality of information, records and reports; reports of health and safety of residents to state officials; summary report and publication on website
§ 75-7311 Ombudsman access to certain records and documents of department of health and environment, department for children and families and department for aging and disability services
§ 75-7312 Ombudsman not liable for good faith performance of duties
§ 75-7313 Interference with lawful action or activity of ombudsman prohibited; action against individuals for communications with ombudsman prohibited; misdemeanor violation
§ 75-7314 Short title

Terms Used In Kansas Statutes > Chapter 75 > Article 73

  • 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
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • 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
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Guardian: means an individual or a nonprofit corporation certified in accordance with K. See Kansas Statutes 77-201
  • 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.
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Power of attorney: A written instrument which authorizes one person to act as another's agent or attorney. The power of attorney may be for a definite, specific act, or it may be general in nature. The terms of the written power of attorney may specify when it will expire. If not, the power of attorney usually expires when the person granting it dies. Source: OCC
  • Property: includes personal and real property. See Kansas Statutes 77-201
  • Public law: A public bill or joint resolution that has passed both chambers and been enacted into law. Public laws have general applicability nationwide.
  • 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.