§ 8-222 Liability of owner for damages caused by negligence of minors under age of sixteen
§ 8-234a Definitions
§ 8-234b Classes of drivers’ licenses; applications for original licenses; examinations; rules and regulations
§ 8-234d Motor vehicle drivers’ license act; scope and effect of certain sections
§ 8-235 Licenses required; city license, when; appeal from denial of license; penalty; motorized bicycle driver’s license
§ 8-235b Findings of department upon receipt of application; issuance of license, when
§ 8-235c Findings of division; when examination required; exception
§ 8-235d Applications for licenses other than renewals; examinations; locations; issuance of license; requirements for applicant under age of eighteen years
§ 8-235e Application for driver’s license, instructional permit or nondriver’s identification card constitutes consent to selective service registration
§ 8-236 Persons exempt from license
§ 8-237 Persons to whom license not issued
§ 8-238 Operators of school buses; operators of vehicles transporting persons or certain property for compensation; age restrictions
§ 8-239 Instruction permits for persons 17 years of age and older; conditions and requirements
§ 8-240 Drivers’ licenses and instruction permits; application for; requirements; examination tests; reexamination; drivers’ records; fees; late application penalties; electronic online renewal
§ 8-241 Licensee must submit to examination, when; examination and reinstatement fees; disposition of moneys; notice; restriction, suspension or revocation of license, when; license with DUI-IID designation, requirements, fees
§ 8-243 Issuance of licenses; contents; signature; photograph, exception; fee; anatomical gift; distinguishable license for deaf and hard of hearing; distinguishable number for registered offenders; veterans; persons needing assistance with cognition
§ 8-244 Licenses to be carried and delivered upon demand; defense
§ 8-245 Restrictions on licensees; suspension or revocation; misdemeanor
§ 8-246 Replacement drivers’ licenses
§ 8-247 Expiration of licenses; annual renewal for registered offenders; notice; renewal of license; reexamination; additional examinations; seizure disorders; extension of license when out-of-state; anatomical gift; state organ and tissue registry; report to
§ 8-248 Notice of change of address or name
§ 8-249 Records to be kept by division; rules and regulations
§ 8-250 Authority of division to cancel license; surrender of license
§ 8-251 Suspending or revoking privileges of nonresidents; reporting convictions and bond or collateral forfeitures
§ 8-252 Suspension or revocation of resident’s license upon conviction in another state; period of suspension or revocation; return of license after suspension; granting new license after revocation; exceptions
§ 8-252a Suspension or revocation of driving privileges of nonresident or unlicensed person
§ 8-253 Duty of court to require surrender of license upon revocation; report of convictions and adjudications; records; forms; notice of disposition of appeals
§ 8-254 Mandatory revocation of driver’s license by division of vehicles; exceptions for court imposed restrictions
§ 8-255 Restriction, suspension or revocation of driving privileges by division of vehicles; grounds; procedure for restriction, suspension or revocation; driver improvement clinics; reinstatement fee
§ 8-255b Medical advisory board; appointment; procedure; advisory opinions; limiting tort liability
§ 8-255c No duty to report information to division or medical advisory board; nonliability for reports of information; information to be kept confidential
§ 8-256 Period of suspension or revocation
§ 8-256a Application of act to certain persons
§ 8-257 Surrender of license; division authorized to destroy; application
§ 8-258 No operation under foreign license during suspension or revocation in this state
§ 8-259 Cancellation, suspension, revocation or denial of license by division; judicial review
§ 8-260 Unlawful use of driver’s license or nondriver’s identification card; other unlawful acts relating thereto
§ 8-261a Making false affidavit perjury
§ 8-262 Driving while license canceled, suspended or revoked; penalty; extension of time of suspension or revocation; ignition interlock device restriction
§ 8-263 Permitting unauthorized minor to drive
§ 8-264 Permitting unauthorized person to drive
§ 8-265 Employing persons to operate vehicle; proper class of license required
§ 8-266 Renting motor vehicle to another; record
§ 8-266b Drivers’ manual
§ 8-267 Disposition and use of moneys; state safety fund, motorcycle safety fund, truck driver training fund, photo fee fund, hazmat fee fund, state highway fund, division of vehicles operating fund and correctional services special revenue fund
§ 8-268 Penalties for violations
§ 8-268a Invalidity of part
§ 8-269 Uniformity of interpretation
§ 8-270 Effect of noncompliance
§ 8-271 Title of act
§ 8-272 State safety fund, motorcycle safety fund and truck driver training fund; entitlements; certification of amounts; distribution; proration of insufficient appropriations; motorcycle safety courses and instructors; vocational education school, truck driv
§ 8-273 Drivers’ training school license act; definitions
§ 8-274 Same; license to operate
§ 8-275 Same; qualifications to operate school
§ 8-276 Drivers’ training schools; qualifications for instructor of school
§ 8-277 Same; issuance of certificate, when; expiration; renewal of licenses
§ 8-278 Same; rules and regulations by state board
§ 8-279 Same; cancellation, suspension, revocation or refusal to issue license, when
§ 8-280 Same; disposition of moneys
§ 8-281 Same; penalty for violations
§ 8-282 Same; act inapplicable to certain schools
§ 8-283 Same; citation of act
§ 8-284 Public policy of state
§ 8-285 “Habitual violator” defined; other definitions
§ 8-286 Habitual violator; revocation of driving privileges
§ 8-287 Habitual violator; penalty
§ 8-288 Same; restriction of driver’s license; exception
§ 8-291 Violation of restrictions on driver’s license or permit; misdemeanor; penalties
§ 8-292 Court imposition of driving privilege restrictions; duration; procedure; violation; penalty
§ 8-293 Driver’s license; nonissuance of new or replacement license; exception
§ 8-294 Instruction permit for commercial class motor vehicles or class A or class B motor vehicles
§ 8-295 Vision standards for drivers’ licenses
§ 8-296 Farm permit; requirements; procedure
§ 8-297 Continuation of driving privileges for certain drivers’ licenses
§ 8-298 Voluntary surrender of driver’s license
§ 8-299 Photo fee fund; expenditures
§ 8-2,100 Instruction permits; conditions, restrictions and requirements; under 17 years of age
§ 8-2,101 Restricted license; conditions, restrictions and requirements
§ 8-2,102 Cody’s law
§ 8-2,125 Uniform commercial driver’s license act; citation of act; effective date
§ 8-2,126 Same; purpose of act
§ 8-2,127 Same; vehicles exempt from act
§ 8-2,128 Same; definitions
§ 8-2,129 Same; one driver’s license restriction
§ 8-2,130 Same; driver must notify division and employer of traffic violations or suspensions, revocations or cancellations of driver’s license; information required to be provided by driver to employer
§ 8-2,131 Same; requirements which must be complied with by employer of commercial driver
§ 8-2,132 Same; driver of commercial vehicle must have a commercial class driver’s license to operate vehicle; violations; penalty
§ 8-2,133 Same; issuance of license; knowledge and skills test; administration of skills test
§ 8-2,134 Same; applying for commercial license; replacement license, when; requiring state license, when
§ 8-2,135 Same; commercial driver’s license, contents; endorsements or restrictions; expiration; renewal
§ 8-2,136 Same; prohibiting driving with alcohol in person’s system; out-of-service order
§ 8-2,137 Same; tests for alcohol or drugs; consent implied
§ 8-2,138 Same; notification of conviction of traffic control to licensing state
§ 8-2,139 Same; division to provide information to certain persons; fee
§ 8-2,140 Same; rules and regulations
§ 8-2,141 Same; exemption from state license
§ 8-2,142 Same; disqualification from driving commercial vehicle; suspension, revocation or cancellation of license; notification
§ 8-2,143 Commercial driver’s license; surrender of license issued by another state; hazardous materials endorsement
§ 8-2,144 Driving a commercial motor vehicle under the influence; penalties
§ 8-2,145 Tests for alcohol or drugs; notices; certification by officer; hearing; disqualification of driver
§ 8-2,146 Seasonal commercial driver’s license; conditions and limitations; definitions; rules and regulations
§ 8-2,147 Commercial drivers’ licenses; farm custom harvesting operations; age
§ 8-2,148 Nonresident commercial driver’s license; requirements
§ 8-2,149 Commercial driver’s licenses; school bus endorsement; waiver of driving skills test; requirements
§ 8-2,150 Commercial driver’s licenses; diversion agreements not allowed
§ 8-2,151 Commercial driver’s licenses; hazardous materials endorsement; requirements; hazmat fee fund
§ 8-2,152 Commercial driver’s licenses; civil penalties
§ 8-2,153 Commercial driver’s licenses; violation of act; penalty
§ 8-2,154 Commercial driver’s license drive test fee fund; use of moneys
§ 8-2,155 Commercial driver’s license drive test fees; disposition and use of moneys
§ 8-2,156 Hazardous materials endorsement; exception
§ 8-2,157 Commercial driver’s licenses; training in human trafficking identification and prevention required; approval by attorney general; rules and regulations

Terms Used In Kansas Statutes > Chapter 8 > Article 2

  • Abortion: means an abortion as defined by K. See Kansas Statutes 65-67a01
  • Account holder: means a person who is the owner of an individual development account. See Kansas Statutes 65-7102
  • Acquittal:
    1. Judgement that a criminal defendant has not been proved guilty beyond a reasonable doubt.
    2. A verdict of "not guilty."
     
  • Act: means the alcohol or other drug addiction treatment act. See Kansas Statutes 65-4024a
  • Action: means any civil action or arbitration proceeding between a claimant and a contractor for damages or indemnity asserting a claim for injury or loss to a dwelling or personal property caused by an alleged defect arising out of or related to the construction or a remodel of a dwelling. See Kansas Statutes 60-4701
  • Addition to an existing nuclear generation facility: means any addition of nuclear generation capacity to an existing nuclear generation facility. See Kansas Statutes 66-1,158
  • Administer: means the direct application of a controlled substance, whether by injection, inhalation, ingestion or any other means, to the body of a patient or research subject by:

    (1) A practitioner or pursuant to the lawful direction of a practitioner; or

    (2) the patient or research subject at the direction and in the presence of the practitioner. See Kansas Statutes 65-4101

  • Administrator: means the individual directly responsible for planning, organizing, directing and controlling the operation of an adult care home. See Kansas Statutes 65-3501
  • Administrator: means the executive director of the emergency medical services board. See Kansas Statutes 65-6112
  • Adult care home: means nursing facility, nursing facilities for mental health, intermediate care facilities for people with intellectual disability, assisted living facility licensed for more than 60 residents and residential health care facility licensed for more than 60 residents as defined by K. See Kansas Statutes 65-3501
  • Adulterated: means any carcass, or part thereof, any meat or meat food product, or any poultry or poultry product under one or more of the following circumstances:

    (1) If the product bears or contains any poisonous or deleterious substance which may render it injurious to health, except that if the substance is not an added substance, the product shall not be considered adulterated if the quantity of such substance on or in the product does not render it injurious to health;

    (2) (A) if the product bears or contains, by reason of administration by feeding or by injection of any substance to the live animal or otherwise, any added poisonous or added deleterious substance, other than one which is (i) a pesticide chemical in or on a raw agricultural commodity; (ii) a food additive; or (iii) a color additive, which, in the judgment of the secretary, may make the product unfit for human food;

    (B) if the product is, in whole or in part, a raw agricultural commodity and bears or contains a pesticide chemical which is unsafe within the meaning of rules and regulations adopted by the secretary;

    (C) if the product bears or contains any food additive which is deemed unsafe in accordance with rules and regulations adopted by the secretary;

    (D) if the product bears or contains any color additive which is deemed unsafe in accordance with rules and regulations adopted by the secretary; or

    (E) any such product which is not adulterated under subsection (l)(2)(B), (l)(2)(C) or (l)(2)(D) shall nevertheless be deemed adulterated if the use of the pesticide chemical, the food additive or the color additive on or in such product is prohibited by rules and regulations of the secretary in establishments at which inspection is maintained under this act;

    (3) if the product consists, in whole or in part, of any filthy, putrid or decomposed substance or is for any other reason unsound, unhealthful, unwholesome or otherwise unfit for human food;

    (4) if the product has been prepared, packed or held under insanitary conditions whereby it may have become contaminated with filth or whereby it may have been rendered injurious to health;

    (5) if the product is, in whole or in part, the product of an animal which has died otherwise than by slaughter;

    (6) if the container for the product is composed, in whole or in part, of any poisonous or deleterious substance which may render the contents injurious to health;

    (7) if the product has been intentionally subjected to radiation, unless the use of the radiation was in conformity with a regulation or exemption in effect pursuant to rules and regulations adopted by the secretary;

    (8) (A) if any valuable constituent on or in the product has been, in whole or in part, omitted or abstracted therefrom;

    (B) if any substance has been extracted and substitution made therefor, in whole or in part, or if any damage to, or inferiority of, the product has been concealed in any manner; or

    (C) if any substance has been added to such product, or if any substance has been mixed or packed therewith, so as (i) to increase the bulk or weight of the product (ii) to reduce the quality or strength of the product or (iii) to make the product appear better or of greater value than it is, except that this provision does not apply to any cured or smoked pork product by reason of its containing added water; or

    (9) if the product is a margarine containing animal fat and if any of the raw material used therein consisted, in whole or in part, of any filthy, putrid or decomposed substance. See Kansas Statutes 65-6a18

  • Advanced emergency medical technician: means a person who holds an advanced emergency medical technician certificate issued pursuant to this act. See Kansas Statutes 65-6112
  • Advanced practice registered nurse: means an advanced practice registered nurse as defined in K. See Kansas Statutes 65-6112
  • Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
  • Affirmed: In the practice of the appellate courts, the decree or order is declared valid and will stand as rendered in the lower court.
  • Agent: means an authorized person who acts on behalf of or at the direction of a manufacturer, distributor or dispenser. See Kansas Statutes 65-4101
  • agricultural use: means use for growing crops or pasture and functions related thereto, and the feeding of livestock by a resident on the land. See Kansas Statutes 65-185
  • Air contaminant: means dust, fumes, smoke, other particulate matter, vapor, gas, odorous substances, or any combination thereof, but not including water vapor or steam condensate. See Kansas Statutes 65-3002
  • Air contamination: means the presence in the outdoor atmosphere of one or more air contaminants. See Kansas Statutes 65-3002
  • Air pollution: means the presence in the outdoor atmosphere of one or more air contaminants in such quantities and duration as is, or tends significantly to be, injurious to human health or welfare, animal or plant life, or property, or would unreasonably interfere with the enjoyment of life or property, or would contribute to the formation of regional haze. See Kansas Statutes 65-3002
  • Alcohol: means any substance containing any form of alcohol including, but not limited to, ethanol, methanol, propanol and isopropanol;

    (b) "alcohol concentration" means:

    (1) The number of grams of alcohol per 100 milliliters of blood; or

    (2) the number of grams of alcohol per 210 liters of breath;

    (c) "commercial driver's license" means a commercial license issued pursuant to K. See Kansas Statutes 8-2,128

  • Alcohol or other drug addiction: means a pattern of substance use, leading to significant impairment or distress, manifested by three or more of the following occurring at any time in the same 12-month period:

    (1) Tolerance, defined as: (A) A need for markedly increased amounts of the substance to achieve intoxication or desired effect; or (B) a markedly diminished effect with continued use of the same amount of substance;

    (2) withdrawal, as manifested by either of the following: (A) The characteristic withdrawal syndrome for the substance; or (B) the same or a closely related substance is taken to relieve or avoid withdrawal symptoms;

    (3) the substance is often taken in larger amounts or over a longer period than was intended;

    (4) there is a persistent desire or unsuccessful efforts to cut down or control substance use;

    (5) a great deal of time is spent in activities necessary to obtain the substance, use the substance or recover from its effects;

    (6) important social, occupational or recreational activities are given up or reduced because of substance use;

    (7) the substance use is continued despite knowledge of having a persistent or recurrent physical or psychological problem that is likely to have been caused or exacerbated by the substance. See Kansas Statutes 65-4024a

  • Allegation: something that someone says happened.
  • Alter: means any physical change in, or change in the method of operation of, an air contaminant emission stationary source which increases the amount of any regulated air pollutant emitted by such source or which results in the emission of any regulated air pollutant not previously emitted. See Kansas Statutes 65-3002
  • Alternative container: means a receptacle, other than a casket, in which dead human bodies are transported to the crematory and placed in the cremation chamber for cremation. See Kansas Statutes 65-1760
  • AMA guides to the evaluation of permanent impairment: means the American medical association's guides to the evaluation of permanent impairment as in effect on March 1, 2006. See Kansas Statutes 60-4901
  • Ambulance: means any privately or publicly owned motor vehicle, airplane or helicopter designed, constructed, prepared, staffed and equipped for use in transporting and providing emergency care for individuals who are ill or injured. See Kansas Statutes 65-6112
  • Ambulance service: means any organization operated for the purpose of transporting sick or injured persons to or from a place where medical care is furnished, whether or not such persons may be in need of emergency or medical care in transit. See Kansas Statutes 65-6112
  • Ambulatory surgical center: means an establishment with an organized medical staff of one or more physicians; with permanent facilities that are equipped and operated primarily for the purpose of performing surgical procedures; with continuous physician services during surgical procedures and until the patient has recovered from the obvious effects of anesthetic and at all other times with physician services available whenever a patient is in the facility; with continuous registered professional nursing services whenever a patient is in the facility; and which does not provide services or other accommodations for patient to stay more than 24 hours. See Kansas Statutes 65-425
  • Amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
  • Ancillary services: means services ancillary to the basic services provided to an individual in need of in-home care who needs one or more of the basic services, and include the following:

    (1) Homemaker-type services, including but not limited to, shopping, laundry, cleaning and seasonal chores;

    (2) companion-type services including but not limited to, transportation, letter writing, reading mail and escort; and

    (3) assistance with cognitive tasks including, but not limited to, managing finances, planning activities and making decisions. See Kansas Statutes 65-6201

  • Animal food manufacturer: means any person engaged in the business of manufacturing or processing animal food derived wholly or in part from carcasses, or parts or products of the carcasses, of livestock, domestic rabbits or poultry. See Kansas Statutes 65-6a18
  • Annuity: A periodic (usually annual) payment of a fixed sum of money for either the life of the recipient or for a fixed number of years. A series of payments under a contract from an insurance company, a trust company, or an individual. Annuity payments are made at regular intervals over a period of more than one full year.
  • Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
  • 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.
  • Appellate: About appeals; an appellate court has the power to review the judgement of another lower court or tribunal.
  • Appraisal: A determination of property value.
  • Apprentice: means any person licensed by the board to engage in learning the practice of tattooing, cosmetic tattooing or body piercing. See Kansas Statutes 65-1940
  • 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
  • approved course in mental health technology: means a program of training and study including a basic curriculum that shall be prescribed and approved by the board in accordance with the standards prescribed herein, the successful completion of which shall be required before licensure as a mental health technician, except as hereinafter provided. See Kansas Statutes 65-4202
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • Asbestos: means all minerals defined as asbestos in 29 C. See Kansas Statutes 60-4901
  • Asbestos: means that asbestiform varieties of: Chrysotile, crocidolite, amosite, anthophyllite, tremolite and actinolite. See Kansas Statutes 65-5301
  • Asbestos claim: means any claim for damages, losses, indemnification, contribution or other relief arising out of, based on, or in anyway related to inhalation of, exposure to, ingestion of, or contact with asbestos. See Kansas Statutes 60-4901
  • Asbestos project: means an activity undertaken to remove or encapsulate friable asbestos containing materials. See Kansas Statutes 65-5301
  • Asbestosis: means bilateral diffuse interstitial fibrosis of the lungs caused by inhalation of asbestos. See Kansas Statutes 60-4901
  • Asset forfeiture: A procedure by which a person's property is seized to pay judgments levied by the court.
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • Assistive technology: means any item, piece of equipment or product system, whether acquired commercially, off the shelf, modified or customized, that is used to increase, maintain or improve functional capabilities of individuals with disabilities. See Kansas Statutes 65-7102
  • Association: means a non-profit homeowners organization as defined in K. See Kansas Statutes 60-4701
  • Athletic trainer: means a person licensed under this act. See Kansas Statutes 65-6902
  • Athletic training: means the practice of injury prevention, physical evaluation, emergency care and referral or physical reconditioning relating to athletic activity. See Kansas Statutes 65-6902
  • Attachment: A procedure by which a person's property is seized to pay judgments levied by the court.
  • Attendant care services: means basic and ancillary services provided under home and community based services waiver programs;

    (b) "council" means the home health services advisory council created by this act;

    (c) "home health agency" means a public or private agency or organization or a subdivision or subunit of such agency or organization that provides for a fee one or more home health services, supportive care services or attendant care services provided under home and community based services waiver programs at the residence of a patient but does not include local health departments which are not federally certified home health agencies, durable medical equipment companies which provide home health services by use of specialized equipment, independent living agencies, the Kansas department for aging and disability services and the department of health and environment;

    (d) "home health services" means any of the following services provided at the current residence of the patient on a full-time, part-time or intermittent basis: Nursing, physical therapy, speech therapy, nutritional or dietetic consulting, occupational therapy, respiratory therapy, home health aide or medical social service;

    (e) "home health aide" means an employee of a home health agency who is a certified nurse aide, is in good standing on the public nurse aide registry maintained by the Kansas department for aging and disability services and has completed a 20-hour home health aide course approved by the Kansas department for aging and disability services who assists, under registered nurse supervision, in the provision of home health services and who provides assigned health care to patients but shall not include employees of a home health agency providing only supportive care services or attendant care services;

    (f) "independent living agency" means a public or private agency or organization or a subunit of such agency or organization whose primary function is to provide at least four independent living services, including independent living skills training, advocacy, peer counseling and information and referral as defined by the rehabilitation act of 1973, title VII, part B, and such agency shall be recognized by the secretary for aging and disability services as an independent living agency. See Kansas Statutes 65-5101

  • Attendant care services: means those basic and ancillary services which enable an individual in need of in-home care to live in the individual's home and community rather than in an institution and to carry out functions of daily living, self-care and mobility. See Kansas Statutes 65-6201
  • Attending physician: means the physician selected by, or assigned to, the patient who has primary responsibility for the treatment and care of the patient. See Kansas Statutes 65-28,102
  • Audiologist: means any person who engages in the practice of audiology and who meets the qualifications set forth in this act. See Kansas Statutes 65-6501
  • Audiology: means the application of principles, methods and procedures related to hearing and the disorders of hearing and to related language and speech disorders. See Kansas Statutes 65-6501
  • Authorized agent: means an employee of the state board of cosmetology designated by the board to enforce this act. See Kansas Statutes 65-1920
  • Authorizing agent: means a person legally entitled to authorize the cremation and final disposition of specific dead human bodies as defined in K. See Kansas Statutes 65-1760
  • Bail: Security given for the release of a criminal defendant or witness from legal custody (usually in the form of money) to secure his/her appearance on the day and time appointed.
  • Bankruptcy: Refers to statutes and judicial proceedings involving persons or businesses that cannot pay their debts and seek the assistance of the court in getting a fresh start. Under the protection of the bankruptcy court, debtors may discharge their debts, perhaps by paying a portion of each debt. Bankruptcy judges preside over these proceedings.
  • Basic services: shall include , but not be limited to:

    (1) Getting in and out of bed, wheelchair or motor vehicle, or both;

    (2) assistance with routine bodily functions including, but not limited to:

    (A) Health maintenance activities;

    (B) bathing and personal hygiene;

    (C) dressing and grooming; and

    (D) feeding, including preparation and cleanup. See Kansas Statutes 65-6201

  • Beneficiary: A person who is entitled to receive the benefits or proceeds of a will, trust, insurance policy, retirement plan, annuity, or other contract. Source: OCC
  • Bequest: Property gifted by will.
  • Board: means the behavioral sciences regulatory board created by K. See Kansas Statutes 65-6302
  • Board: means the state board of healing arts. See Kansas Statutes 65-2001
  • Board: means the state board of healing arts. See Kansas Statutes 65-6902
  • Board: means the state board of healing arts. See Kansas Statutes 65-7302
  • Board: means the board of adult care home administrators established by K. See Kansas Statutes 65-3501
  • Board: means the state board of pharmacy. See Kansas Statutes 65-4101
  • Board: means the board of nursing. See Kansas Statutes 65-4202
  • Board: means the board of nursing. See Kansas Statutes 65-1113
  • Board: means the state board of pharmacy. See Kansas Statutes 65-1682
  • Board: means the state board of mortuary arts. See Kansas Statutes 65-1760
  • Board: means the emergency medical services board established pursuant to K. See Kansas Statutes 65-6112
  • Board: means the Kansas board of barbering;

    (b) "administrative officer" means the administrative officer of the board;

    (c) "license" means a license entitling the person to whom issued to practice barbering, or to operate a barber school, barber college or barber shop;

    (d) "barber shop" means any place, shop or establishment, wherein the practice of barbering is engaged in or carried on;

    (e) "barber school" or "barber college" means any place or establishment wherein the practice, fundamentals, theories or practical applications of barbering are taught;

    (f) "barbering" means any one or any combinations of the following practices (when done upon the upper part of the human body for cosmetic purposes and not for the purpose of diseases or physical or mental ailments, and when done for payment, either directly or indirectly, or without payment, for the public generally, upon male or female): Shaving or trimming the beard or cutting the hair; giving facial or scalp massages or treatments with oils, creams, lotions or other preparations, either by hand or mechanical appliances, singeing, shampooing or dyeing, arranging, perming or waving the hair, or applying tonics; applying cosmetic preparations, antiseptic powders, oils, clays, or lotions to the scalp, face, neck or upper part of the body. See Kansas Statutes 65-1809

  • Board: means the state board of cosmetology. See Kansas Statutes 65-1920
  • Board-certified: means the physician is currently certified by one of the medical specialty boards approved by either the American board of medical specialties or the American osteopathic board of osteopathic specialties. See Kansas Statutes 60-4901
  • Board-certified internist: means a physician who is board-certified in the specialty of internal medicine. See Kansas Statutes 60-4901
  • Board-certified pathologist: means a physician who is board-certified in the specialty of pathology. See Kansas Statutes 60-4901
  • Board-certified radiologist: means a physician who is board-certified in the specialty of radiology. See Kansas Statutes 60-4901
  • Body piercer: means a person engaged in the practice of body piercing pursuant to this act. See Kansas Statutes 65-1940
  • Body piercing: means puncturing the skin of a person by aid of needles designed or used to puncture the skin for the purpose of inserting removable jewelry through the human body, except puncturing the external part of the human earlobe shall not be included in this definition. See Kansas Statutes 65-1940
  • Body piercing establishment: means any room space, or any part thereof, where body piercing is practiced or where the business of body piercing is conducted. See Kansas Statutes 65-1940
  • Broadband: means the transmission of digital signals at rates equal to or greater than 1. See Kansas Statutes 66-1,187
  • Broker: means any person, firm or corporation engaged in the business of buying or selling carcasses, parts of carcasses, meat or meat food products of livestock on commission, or otherwise negotiating purchases or sales of such articles other than for the person's own account or as an employee of another person. See Kansas Statutes 65-6a18
  • Buffalo: means the American buffalo or bison (Bos, Bison bison or Bison americanus). See Kansas Statutes 65-6a18
  • Bulk milk pick up tanker: means a vehicle including the truck, tank and those appurtenances necessary for such vehicle's use, used by a bulk milk hauler or sampler to transport bulk raw milk for pasteurization from a dairy farm to a milk plant, receiving station or transfer station. See Kansas Statutes 65-771
  • Bureau: means the bureau of narcotics and dangerous drugs, United States department of justice, or its successor agency. See Kansas Statutes 65-4101
  • Business entity: means a partnership, firm, association, corporation, sole proprietorship or other business concern. See Kansas Statutes 65-5301
  • Capable of use as human food: means any carcass, or part or product of a carcass, of any animal unless it is denatured or otherwise identified as required by regulations adopted by the secretary to deter its use as human food or it is naturally inedible by humans. See Kansas Statutes 65-6a18
  • Car carrier: means any vehicle specifically designed to transport wrecked, disabled or otherwise inoperable vehicles. See Kansas Statutes 66-1329
  • Cardiopulmonary resuscitation: means chest compressions, assisted ventilations, intubation, defibrillation, administration of cardiotonic medications or other medical procedure which is intended to restart breathing or heart functioning;

    (b) "do not resuscitate" directive or "DNR directive" means a witnessed document in writing, voluntarily executed by the declarant in accordance with the requirements of this act;

    (c) "do not resuscitate order" or "DNR order" means instruction by the physician or physician assistant who is responsible for the care of the patient while admitted to a medical care facility licensed pursuant to K. See Kansas Statutes 65-4941

  • CELR: means a certificate issued by the department that releases the purchaser from environmental liability for contamination existing at the time of issuance of the CELR on a property from actions taken by the bureau of environmental remediation under K. See Kansas Statutes 65-34,178
  • Certificate: shall mean a certificate of competency issued by the secretary stating that the operator has met the requirements for the specified operator classification of the certification program. See Kansas Statutes 65-4501
  • Certification: means the process by which a nongovernmental agency or association or the federal government grants recognition to an individual who has met certain predetermined qualifications specified by the nongovernmental agency or association or the federal government. See Kansas Statutes 65-5001
  • Certified territory: means an electric service territory certified to a retail electric supplier pursuant to this act. See Kansas Statutes 66-1,170
  • Chambers: A judge's office.
  • Charity: An agency, institution, or organization in existence and operating for the benefit of an indefinite number of persons and conducted for educational, religious, scientific, medical, or other beneficent purposes.
  • Chief judge: The judge who has primary responsibility for the administration of a court but also decides cases; chief judges are determined by seniority.
  • Child care facility: means :

    (1) A facility maintained by a person who has control or custody of one or more children under 16 years of age, unattended by parent or guardian, for the purpose of providing the children with food or lodging, or both, except children in the custody of the secretary for children and families who are placed with a prospective adoptive family pursuant to the provisions of an adoptive placement agreement or who are related to the person by blood, marriage or legal adoption;

    (2) a children's home, orphanage, maternity home, day care facility or other facility of a type determined by the secretary to require regulation under the provisions of this act;

    (3) a child placement agency or child care resource and referral agency, or a facility maintained by such an agency for the purpose of caring for children under 16 years of age; or

    (4) any receiving or detention home for children under 16 years of age provided or maintained by, or receiving aid from, any city or county or the state. See Kansas Statutes 65-503

  • Child care resource and referral agency: means a business or service conducted, maintained or operated by a person engaged in providing resource and referral services, including information of specific services provided by child care facilities, to assist parents to find child care. See Kansas Statutes 65-503
  • Child placement agency: means a business or service conducted, maintained or operated by a person engaged in finding homes for children by placing or arranging for the placement of such children for adoption or foster care. See Kansas Statutes 65-503
  • 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
  • Chlorinated drycleaning solvent: means any drycleaning solvent which contains a compound which has a molecular structure containing the element chlorine. See Kansas Statutes 65-34,142
  • Civil action: means all suits or claims of a civil nature in a state or federal court, whether cognizable as cases at law or in equity or admiralty. See Kansas Statutes 60-4901
  • Civil forfeiture: The loss of ownership of property used to conduct illegal activity.
  • Claimant: means a homeowner, including a subsequent purchaser, or association who asserts a claim against a contractor concerning a defect in the construction or in the remodel of a dwelling. See Kansas Statutes 60-4701
  • Clean rubble: means the following types of construction and demolition waste: Concrete and concrete products including reinforcing steel, asphalt pavement, brick, rock and uncontaminated soil as defined in rules and regulations adopted by the secretary. See Kansas Statutes 65-3402
  • Clerk of court: An officer appointed by the court to work with the chief judge in overseeing the court's administration, especially to assist in managing the flow of cases through the court and to maintain court records.
  • Closure: means the permanent cessation of active disposal operations, abandonment of the disposal area, revocation of the permit or filling with waste of all areas and volume specified in the permit and preparing the area for the long-term care. See Kansas Statutes 65-3402
  • Codicil: An addition, change, or supplement to a will executed with the same formalities required for the will itself.
  • commercial motor vehicle: means a motor vehicle designed or used to transport passengers or property, if:

    (1) The vehicle has a gross vehicle weight rating of 26,001 or more pounds or such lesser rating, as determined by rules and regulations adopted by the secretary, but shall not be more restrictive than the federal regulation;

    (2) the vehicle is designed to transport 16 or more passengers, including the driver; or

    (3) the vehicle is transporting hazardous materials and is required to be placarded in accordance with 49 C. See Kansas Statutes 8-2,128

  • Commission: means the state corporation commission. See Kansas Statutes 66-101a
  • Commission: means the state emergency response commission created by K. See Kansas Statutes 65-5702
  • Committee: means the Kansas citizens committee on alcohol and other drug abuse. See Kansas Statutes 65-4024a
  • Common carrier: means any common carrier, as defined in K. See Kansas Statutes 66-1,215
  • common carriers: shall include all freight-line companies, equipment companies, pipe-line companies, and all persons and associations of persons, whether incorporated or not, operating such agencies for public use in the conveyance of persons or property within this state. See Kansas Statutes 66-105
  • 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.
  • Community nursing care: means community nursing and related care of the ill and disabled rendered in a home or in a clinic. See Kansas Statutes 65-220
  • Community-based organization: means any nonprofit or charitable association that is approved by the institute to implement the individual development account reserve fund. See Kansas Statutes 65-7102
  • Competent medical authority: means a physician who is medically competent to provide a diagnosis for purposes of constituting prima facie evidence of an exposed person's physical impairment that meets the requirements specified in K. See Kansas Statutes 60-4901
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Composting facility: means any facility that composts wastes and has a composting area larger than one-half acre. See Kansas Statutes 65-3402
  • Confidential data: means any data which permits the identification of individuals. See Kansas Statutes 65-1,168
  • 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
  • Consideration: means :

    (A) Any payment made or debt incurred;

    (B) any gift, honorarium or recognition of value bestowed;

    (C) any price, charge or fee which is waived, forgiven, reduced or indefinitely delayed;

    (D) any loan or debt which is canceled or otherwise forgiven; or

    (E) the transfer of any item from one person to another or provision of any service or granting of any opportunity for which a charge is customarily made, without charge or for a reduced charge. See Kansas Statutes 65-67a01

  • Construction and demolition landfill: means a permitted solid waste disposal area used exclusively for the disposal on land of construction and demolition wastes. See Kansas Statutes 65-3402
  • Construction and demolition waste: means solid waste resulting from the construction, remodeling, repair and demolition of structures, roads, sidewalks and utilities; untreated wood and untreated sawdust from any source; treated wood from construction or demolition projects; small amounts of municipal solid waste generated by the consumption of food and drinks at construction or demolition sites, including, but not limited to, cups, bags and bottles; furniture and appliances from which ozone depleting chlorofluorocarbons have been removed in accordance with the provisions of the federal clean air act; solid waste consisting of motor vehicle window glass; and solid waste consisting of vegetation from land clearing and grubbing, utility maintenance, and seasonal or storm-related cleanup. See Kansas Statutes 65-3402
  • Construction related packaging: means small quantities of packaging wastes that are generated in the construction, remodeling or repair of structures and related appurtenances. See Kansas Statutes 65-3402
  • Contaminant: means such alteration of the physical, chemical or biological properties of any soils and waters of the state as will or is likely to create a nuisance or render such soils or waters potentially harmful, or injurious to public health, safety or welfare, or to the plant, animal or aquatic life of the state. See Kansas Statutes 65-34,162
  • Contingent beneficiary: Receiver of property or benefits if the first named beneficiary fails to receive any or all of the property or benefits in question before his (her) death.
  • Continuance: Putting off of a hearing ot trial until a later time.
  • Continuing nursing education: means learning experiences intended to build upon the educational and experiential bases of the registered professional and licensed practical nurse for the enhancement of practice, education, administration, research or theory development to the end of improving the health of the public. See Kansas Statutes 65-1113
  • Contraband: means any property the possession of which is illegal. See Kansas Statutes 60-4102
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Contractor: means any person, firm, partnership, corporation, association or other organization that is engaged in the business of constructing dwellings. See Kansas Statutes 60-4701
  • Controlled substance: means any drug, substance or immediate precursor included in any of the schedules designated in K. See Kansas Statutes 65-4101
  • controlled substance: means any substance so classified under K. See Kansas Statutes 8-2,128
  • Conveyance: includes any vehicle, trailer, vessel, aircraft or other means of transportation. See Kansas Statutes 60-4102
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • conviction: means an unvacated adjudication of guilt or a determination that a person has violated or failed to comply with the law and in a court of original jurisdiction or an administrative proceeding, an unvacated forfeiture of bail or collateral deposited to secure the person's appearance in court, a plea of guilty or nolo contendere accepted by the court, the payment of a fine or court cost, or violation of a condition of release without bail, regardless of whether the penalty is rebated, suspended or probated;

    (i) "disqualification" means any of the following:

    (1) The suspension, revocation, or cancellation of a commercial driver's license by the state or jurisdiction of issuance;

    (2) any withdrawal of a person's privileges to drive a commercial motor vehicle by a state or other jurisdiction as the result of a violation of state or local law relating to motor vehicle traffic control, other than parking, vehicle weight or vehicle defect violations;

    (3) a determination by the federal motor carrier safety administration that a person is not qualified to operate a commercial motor vehicle under 49 C. See Kansas Statutes 8-2,128

  • Cooperative agreement: means an agreement among two or more health care providers for the sharing, allocation or referral of patients, personnel, instructional programs, support services and facilities, or medical, diagnostic or laboratory facilities or procedures or other services traditionally offered by health care providers. See Kansas Statutes 65-4956
  • 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.
  • Corrective action: means those activities described in subsection (a) of K. See Kansas Statutes 65-34,142
  • Corrective action plan: means a plan approved by the secretary to perform corrective action at a drycleaning facility. See Kansas Statutes 65-34,142
  • Cosmetic tattooing: means the process by which the skin is marked or colored by insertion of nontoxic dyes or pigments into or under the subcutaneous portion of the skin, by use of a needle, so as to form indelible marks for cosmetic or figurative purposes. See Kansas Statutes 65-1940
  • Counterclaim: A claim that a defendant makes against a plaintiff.
  • County health department: means county health department established pursuant to K. See Kansas Statutes 65-220
  • Court appointed guardian: means one who is appointed by a court and has legal authority and duty to care for another person, especially because of the other's infancy, incapacity or disability. See Kansas Statutes 65-1940
  • credentialed: means the formal recognition of professional or technical competence through the process of registration, licensure or other statutory regulation. See Kansas Statutes 65-5001
  • Cremated remains: means all human remains recovered after the completion of the cremation of a dead human body, which may possibly include the residue of any foreign matter including casket material, bridgework or eyeglasses, that was cremated with the dead human body. See Kansas Statutes 65-1760
  • Cremation: means the mechanical and/or other dissolution process that reduces human remains to bone fragments. See Kansas Statutes 65-1760
  • Cremation chamber: means the enclosed space within which the cremation of a dead human body is performed. See Kansas Statutes 65-1760
  • Crematory: means a business premises that houses the cremation chamber and holding facility where dead human bodies are cremated. See Kansas Statutes 65-1760
  • Crematory operator: means a person who is engaged in, conducting or holding oneself out as engaged in or conducting, the business of cremation. See Kansas Statutes 65-1760
  • Crematory operator in charge: means the licensed crematory operator who is responsible to ensure that the crematory's license is current and that the licensed crematory is in compliance with the laws and regulations of this state. See Kansas Statutes 65-1760
  • Dairy manufacturing plants: means any place where dairy products, grade A milk or milk products are manufactured or prepared for sale or distribution, either at wholesale or retail. See Kansas Statutes 65-771
  • Dairy products: means products which may be made from milk or cream for manufacturing purposes and which are not required to meet grade A standards, including butter, cheese, dry whole milk, nonfat dry milk, dry buttermilk, dry whey, evaporated milk, whole or skim, condensed whole milk, condensed skim milk, sweetened or plain, frozen dairy dessert, and frozen dairy dessert mixes and such other products as may be otherwise designated by rules and regulations. See Kansas Statutes 65-771
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • dangerous caustic or corrosive substance: means each and all of the acids, alkalis, and substances named below: (a) Hydrochloric acid and any preparation containing free or chemically unneutralized hydrochloric acid (HCl) in a concentration of ten percentum or more; (b) sulphuric acid and any preparation containing free or chemically unneutralized sulphuric acid (H2SO4) in a concentration of ten percentum or more; (c) nitric acid or any preparation containing free or chemically unneutralized nitric acid (HNO3) in a concentration of five percentum or more; (d) carbolic acid (C6H5CH), otherwise known as phenol, and any preparation containing carbolic acid in a concentration of five percentum or more; (e) oxalic acid and any preparation containing free or chemically unneutralized oxalic acid (H2C2O4) in a concentration of ten percentum or more; (f) any salt of oxalic acid and any preparation containing any such salt in a concentration of ten percentum or more; (g) acetic acid or any preparation containing free or chemically unneutralized acetic acid (HC2H3O2) in a concentration of twenty percentum or more; (h) hypochlorous acid, either free or combined, and any preparation containing the same in a concentration so as to yield ten percentum or more by weight of available chlorine, excluding calx chlorinata, bleaching powder, and chloride of lime; (i) potassium hydroxide and any preparation containing free or chemically unneutralized potassium hydroxide (KOH), including caustic potash and Vienna paste, in a concentration of ten percentum or more; (j) sodium hydroxide and any preparation containing free or chemically unneutralized sodium hydroxide (NaOH), including caustic soda and lye, in a concentration of ten percentum or more; (k) silver nitrate sometimes known as lunar caustic, and any preparation containing silver nitrate (AgNO3) in a concentration of five percentum or more; and (l) ammonia water and any preparation yielding free or chemically uncombined ammonia (NH3), including ammonium hydroxide and "Hartshorn" in a concentration of five percentum or more. See Kansas Statutes 65-643
  • Day care facility: means a child care facility that includes a day care home, preschool, child care center, school-age program or other facility of a type determined by the secretary to require regulation under the provisions of K. See Kansas Statutes 65-503
  • DEA: means the U. See Kansas Statutes 65-4101
  • Dead body: means a lifeless human body or such parts of a human body or the bones thereof from the state of which it reasonably may be concluded that death recently occurred. See Kansas Statutes 65-2401
  • Dead human body: means a lifeless human body or such parts of a human body or the bones thereof from the state of which it reasonably may be concluded that death recently occurred. See Kansas Statutes 65-1760
  • Decedent: A deceased person.
  • Declaration: means a witnessed document in writing, voluntarily executed by the declarant in accordance with the requirements of K. See Kansas Statutes 65-28,102
  • Deed: is a pplied to an instrument conveying lands but does not imply a sealed instrument. See Kansas Statutes 77-201
  • defect: means a deficiency in, or a deficiency arising out of the specifications, planning, supervision or construction of residential improvements that results from any of the following:

    (1) Defective material, products or components used in the construction of residential improvements. See Kansas Statutes 60-4701

  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • delivery: means the actual, constructive or attempted transfer from one person to another of a controlled substance, whether or not there is an agency relationship. See Kansas Statutes 65-4101
  • Delivery service: means a common carrier as defined by K. See Kansas Statutes 65-67a01
  • Dental franchisor: means any person or entity, pursuant to a written agreement, who provides a licensed dentist any dental practice management consulting services, which may include marketing or advertising services, signage or branding consulting, or places in possession of a licensed dentist such dental material or equipment as may be necessary for the management of a dental office on the basis of a lease or any other agreement for compensation. See Kansas Statutes 65-1424
  • Department: means the department of health and environment. See Kansas Statutes 65-1940
  • Department: means the Kansas department of health and environment. See Kansas Statutes 65-3402
  • Department: means the department of health and environment. See Kansas Statutes 65-1,175
  • Department: means the Kansas department for aging and disability services. See Kansas Statutes 65-4024a
  • Department: shall mean the department of health and environment. See Kansas Statutes 65-4501
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • Deposition: An oral statement made before an officer authorized by law to administer oaths. Such statements are often taken to examine potential witnesses, to obtain discovery, or to be used later in trial.
  • Designated city: means a city or group of cities which, through interlocal agreement with the county in which they are located, is delegated the responsibility for preparation, adoption or implementation of the county solid waste plan. See Kansas Statutes 65-3402
  • Developer: means a person or persons who subdivide, plat and sell lots or tracts. See Kansas Statutes 65-185
  • Devise: To gift property by will.
  • Director: means the executive director of the board. See Kansas Statutes 65-1940
  • Disabled person: includes incapacitated persons and incompetent persons as defined herein. See Kansas Statutes 77-201
  • Discharge: means and includes leakage, seepage or other release. See Kansas Statutes 65-3471
  • Discovery: Lawyers' examination, before trial, of facts and documents in possession of the opponents to help the lawyers prepare for trial.
  • Dismissal: The dropping of a case by the judge without further consideration or hearing. Source:
  • Dispense: means to deliver a controlled substance to an ultimate user or research subject by or pursuant to the lawful order of a practitioner, including the packaging, labeling or compounding necessary to prepare the substance for that delivery, or pursuant to the prescription of a mid-level practitioner. See Kansas Statutes 65-4101
  • Dispenser: means a practitioner or pharmacist who dispenses, or a physician assistant who has authority to dispense prescription-only drugs in accordance with K. See Kansas Statutes 65-4101
  • Dispenser: means a practitioner or pharmacist who delivers a scheduled substance or drug of concern to an ultimate user, but does not include:

    (1) A licensed hospital pharmacy that distributes such substances for the purpose of inpatient hospital care;

    (2) a medical care facility as defined in K. See Kansas Statutes 65-1682

  • Disposal: means the discharge, deposit, injection, dumping, spilling, leaking or placing of any solid waste into or on any land or water so that such solid waste or any constituent thereof may enter the environment or be emitted into the air or discharged into any water. See Kansas Statutes 65-3402
  • Distribute: means to deliver other than by administering or dispensing a controlled substance. See Kansas Statutes 65-4101
  • Distribution line: means an electric line used to furnish retail electric service, including any line from a distribution substation to an electric consuming facility; but such term does not include a transmission facility used for the bulk transfer of energy even if such energy is reduced in voltage and used as station power. See Kansas Statutes 66-1,170
  • Distributor: means a person who distributes. See Kansas Statutes 65-4101
  • DNR identifier: means a medallion or bracelet designed to be worn by a patient which has been inscribed to identify the patient and contains the letters "DNR" or the statement "do not resuscitate" when such DNR identifier is distributed by an entity certified by the emergency medical services board;

    (f) "physician" means a person licensed to practice medicine and surgery by the state board of healing arts;

    (g) "physician assistant" means a person licensed by the state board of healing arts to practice as a physician assistant; and

    (h) "declarant" means any person who has executed a "do not resuscitate" directive in accordance with the provisions of this act. See Kansas Statutes 65-4941

  • Docket: A log containing brief entries of court proceedings.
  • Domestic animal: means a cow, swine, sheep, goat, domesticated deer, llama, poultry, rabbit, horse, pony, mule, jenny, donkey, hinny, bison, camels, giraffes or any creature of the ratite family, including but not limited to, an ostrich, emu or rhea. See Kansas Statutes 60-4001
  • Domestic animal activity: means , but is not limited to:

    (1) Shows, fairs, competitions, performances or parades that involve any or all breeds of domestic animals and any of the equine disciplines, including, but not limited to, dressage, hunter and jumper horse shows, grand prix jumping, three-day events, combined training, rodeos, driving, pulling, cutting, polo, steeple chasing, English and western performance riding, trail riding, endurance trail riding and western games, and hunting;

    (2) domestic animal training or teaching activities or both;

    (3) boarding domestic animals;

    (4) riding, inspecting or evaluating domestic animals belonging to another, whether or not the owner has received some monetary consideration or other thing of value for the use of the domestic animals or is permitting a prospective purchaser of the domestic animals to ride, inspect or evaluate the domestic animals;

    (5) rides, trips, hunts or other domestic animal activities of any type however informal or impromptu that are sponsored by a domestic animal activity sponsor; and

    (6) hoofcare and placing or replacing shoes on a domestic animal. See Kansas Statutes 60-4001

  • Domestic animal activity sponsor: means an individual, group, club, partnership or corporation, whether or not the sponsor is operating for profit or nonprofit, which sponsors, organizes or provides the facilities for, a domestic animal activity, including but not limited to: Pony clubs, 4-H clubs, hunt clubs, riding clubs, trail rides, racetrack, school and college-sponsored classes, programs and activities, therapeutic riding programs, breeding farms, training farms and operators, instructors, and promoters of domestic animal facilities, including, but not limited to, stables, clubhouses, pony ride strings, fairs and arenas at which the activity is held. See Kansas Statutes 60-4001
  • Domestic animal professional: means an individual, partnership or corporation and such individual or entities' employees engaged in a domestic animal activity for compensation:

    (1) In instructing a participant or renting to a participant a domestic animal for the purpose of riding, driving or being a passenger upon the domestic animal, or a passenger in or on a vehicle pulled or pushed by a domestic animal; or

    (2) in renting equipment or tack to a participant. See Kansas Statutes 60-4001

  • Domesticated deer: means any member of the family cervidae which was legally obtained and is being sold or raised in a confined area for breeding stock; for any carcass, skin or part of such animal; for exhibition; or for companionship. See Kansas Statutes 65-6a18
  • Donor: The person who makes a gift.
  • drive: includes operation or physical control of a motor vehicle anywhere in the state;

    (k) "driver" means any person who drives, operates or is in physical control of a commercial motor vehicle, in any place open to the general public for purposes of vehicular traffic, or who is required to hold a commercial driver's license;

    (l) "driver's license" means any driver's license or any other license or permit to operate a motor vehicle issued under, or granted by, the laws of this state, including:

    (1) Any temporary license or instruction;

    (2) the privilege of any person to drive a motor vehicle whether or not such person holds a valid license; or

    (3) any nonresident's operating privilege;

    (m) "employer" means any person, including the United States, a state or a political subdivision of a state, who owns or leases a commercial motor vehicle or assigns a person to drive a commercial motor vehicle;

    (n) "endorsement" means an authorization to an individual's commercial driver's license required to permit the individual to operate certain types of commercial motor vehicles;

    (o) "felony" means any offense under state or federal law that is punishable by death or imprisonment for a term exceeding one year;

    (p) "gross vehicle weight rating" means the value specified by the manufacturer as the maximum loaded weight of a single or a combination (articulated) vehicle. See Kansas Statutes 8-2,128

  • driver: means any person who drives, operates or is in physical control of a commercial motor vehicle, in any place open to the general public for purposes of vehicular traffic, or who is required to hold a commercial driver's license;

    (l) "driver's license" means any driver's license or any other license or permit to operate a motor vehicle issued under, or granted by, the laws of this state, including:

    (1) Any temporary license or instruction;

    (2) the privilege of any person to drive a motor vehicle whether or not such person holds a valid license; or

    (3) any nonresident's operating privilege;

    (m) "employer" means any person, including the United States, a state or a political subdivision of a state, who owns or leases a commercial motor vehicle or assigns a person to drive a commercial motor vehicle;

    (n) "endorsement" means an authorization to an individual's commercial driver's license required to permit the individual to operate certain types of commercial motor vehicles;

    (o) "felony" means any offense under state or federal law that is punishable by death or imprisonment for a term exceeding one year;

    (p) "gross vehicle weight rating" means the value specified by the manufacturer as the maximum loaded weight of a single or a combination (articulated) vehicle. See Kansas Statutes 8-2,128

  • Drug: means : (1) Substances recognized as drugs in the official United States pharmacopeia, official homeopathic pharmacopoeia of the United States or official national formulary or any supplement to any of them; (2) substances intended for use in the diagnosis, cure, mitigation, treatment or prevention of disease in human or animals; (3) substances (other than food) intended to affect the structure or any function of the body of human or animals; and (4) substances intended for use as a component of any article specified in paragraph (1), (2) or (3). See Kansas Statutes 65-4101
  • Drug of concern: means any drug that demonstrates a potential for abuse and is designated as a drug of concern in rules and regulations promulgated by the board. See Kansas Statutes 65-1682
  • Drycleaning facility: means a commercial establishment that operates, or has operated in the past, in whole or in part for the purpose of cleaning garments or other fabrics utilizing a process that involves any use of drycleaning solvents. See Kansas Statutes 65-34,142
  • Drycleaning solvent: means any and all nonaqueous solvents used or to be used in the cleaning of garments and other fabrics at a drycleaning facility and includes but is not limited to perchloroethylene, also known as tetrachloroethylene, and petroleum-based solvents, and the products into which such solvents degrade. See Kansas Statutes 65-34,142
  • Drycleaning unit: means a machine or device which utilizes drycleaning solvents to clean garments and other fabrics and includes any associated piping and ancillary equipment and any containment system. See Kansas Statutes 65-34,142
  • Dwelling: means a single-family house, duplex or multifamily unit designed for residential use in which title to each individual unit is transferred to the owner under a condominium or cooperative system and shall include common areas and improvements that are owned or maintained by an association or by members of an association. See Kansas Statutes 60-4701
  • Electric consuming facility: means any entity which utilizes electric energy from a central station service. See Kansas Statutes 66-1,170
  • Electric public utility: means any public utility, as defined in K. See Kansas Statutes 66-101a
  • Electric transmission lines: means any line or extension of a line which is at least five (5) miles in length and which is used for the bulk transfer of two hundred thirty (230) kilovolts or more of electricity;

    (c) "Commission" means the state corporation commission. See Kansas Statutes 66-1,177

  • Electric utility: means every public utility, as defined by K. See Kansas Statutes 66-1,158
  • Electronic prescription: means an electronically prepared prescription that is authorized and transmitted from the prescriber to the pharmacy by means of electronic transmission. See Kansas Statutes 65-4101
  • Electronic prescription application: means software that is used to create electronic prescriptions and that is intended to be installed on the prescriber's computers and servers where access and records are controlled by the prescriber. See Kansas Statutes 65-4101
  • Electronic transmission: means the transmission of an electronic prescription, formatted as an electronic data file, from a prescriber's electronic prescription application to a pharmacy's computer, where the data file is imported into the pharmacy prescription application. See Kansas Statutes 65-4101
  • Electronically prepared prescription: means a prescription that is generated using an electronic prescription application. See Kansas Statutes 65-4101
  • Emergency medical responder: means a person who holds an emergency medical responder certificate issued pursuant to this act. See Kansas Statutes 65-6112
  • Emergency medical service: means the effective and coordinated delivery of such care as may be required by an emergency that includes the care and transportation of individuals by ambulance services and the performance of authorized emergency care by a physician, advanced practice registered nurse, professional nurse, a licensed physician assistant or emergency medical service provider. See Kansas Statutes 65-6112
  • Emergency medical service provider: means an emergency medical responder, advanced emergency medical technician, emergency medical technician or paramedic certified by the emergency medical services board. See Kansas Statutes 65-6112
  • Emergency medical technician: means a person who holds an emergency medical technician certificate issued pursuant to this act. See Kansas Statutes 65-6112
  • Emission: means a release into the outdoor atmosphere of air contaminants. See Kansas Statutes 65-3002
  • Employee: means an individual who performs labor or provides construction services pursuant to a construction contract as defined in K. See Kansas Statutes 60-4901
  • En banc: In the bench or "full bench." Refers to court sessions with the entire membership of a court participating rather than the usual quorum. U.S. courts of appeals usually sit in panels of three judges, but may expand to a larger number in certain cases. They are then said to be sitting en banc.
  • Engages in a domestic animal activity: means riding, training, boarding, loading, hauling, breeding, racing, providing or assisting in medical treatment of, driving, or being a passenger upon a domestic animal or in or on a vehicle pulled or pushed by a domestic animal, whether mounted or unmounted or any person assisting a participant or show management. See Kansas Statutes 60-4001
  • 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
  • Equitable: Pertaining to civil suits in "equity" rather than in "law." In English legal history, the courts of "law" could order the payment of damages and could afford no other remedy. See damages. A separate court of "equity" could order someone to do something or to cease to do something. See, e.g., injunction. In American jurisprudence, the federal courts have both legal and equitable power, but the distinction is still an important one. For example, a trial by jury is normally available in "law" cases but not in "equity" cases. Source: U.S. Courts
  • Established safety standard: means , that for the years after 1971, the concentration of silica or mixed dust in the breathing zone of the workers does not exceed the maximum allowable exposure limits for the eight-hour-time weighted average airborne concentration as promulgated by the occupational safety and health administration (OSHA) in effect at the time of the alleged exposure. See Kansas Statutes 60-4901
  • 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.
  • examiner: means a drivers' license examiner of the division of vehicles or any person whom the director of vehicles has authorized, pursuant to the authority granted by this act, to accept applications for drivers' licenses and administer the examinations required for the issuance or renewal of drivers' licenses. See Kansas Statutes 8-234a
  • Executor: includes an administrator where the subject matter applies to an administrator. See Kansas Statutes 77-201
  • Existing nuclear generation facility: means a nuclear generation facility which is in existence on January 1, 2007. See Kansas Statutes 66-1,158
  • Exposed person: means a person whose exposure to:

    (1) Silica is the basis for a silica claim; or

    (2) asbestos is the basis for an asbestos claim. See Kansas Statutes 60-4901

  • Facilitate: means any act or omission broadly construed to encompass any use or intended use of property which makes an act giving rise to forfeiture less difficult and laborious. See Kansas Statutes 60-4102
  • Facility: means any building, structure, machine, equipment, device or installation (or group of buildings, structures, machines, equipment, devices or installations), whether temporary or permanent, located on one or more contiguous or adjacent properties and under common control of the same person (or persons under common control). See Kansas Statutes 65-3002
  • Fair market value: The price at which an asset would change hands in a transaction between a willing, informed buyer and a willing, informed seller.
  • fatality: means the death of a person as a result of a motor vehicle accident;

    (ff) "noncommercial motor vehicle" means a motor vehicle or combination of motor vehicles not defined by the term commercial motor vehicle in subsection (f);

    (gg) "school bus" means a commercial motor vehicle used to transport preprimary, primary or secondary school students from home to school, from school to home or to and from school-sponsored events. See Kansas Statutes 8-2,128

  • Federal act: means the federal telecommunications act of 1996, P. See Kansas Statutes 66-1,187
  • federal act: means titles VI and XVI of the United States public health service act (42 U. See Kansas Statutes 65-411
  • Federal act: means the federal emergency planning and community right-to-know act of 1986 (Title III, P. See Kansas Statutes 65-5702
  • Federal meat inspection act: means the act so entitled, approved March 4, 1907, (21 U. See Kansas Statutes 65-6a18
  • Federal poverty level: means the most recent poverty income guidelines published in the calendar year by the United States department of health and human services. See Kansas Statutes 65-7102
  • federal reservoir: means any reservoir authorized or constructed and operated by any agency of the federal government. See Kansas Statutes 65-185
  • Fee simple: Absolute title to property with no limitations or restrictions regarding the person who may inherit it.
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Fetal tissue: means any tissue, cells or organs obtained from a dead human embryo or fetus after an abortion or after a stillbirth. See Kansas Statutes 65-67a01
  • Fiduciary: A trustee, executor, or administrator.
  • Financial institution: means any bank, trust company, savings bank, credit union or savings and loan association or any other financial institution regulated by the state of Kansas, any agency of the United States or other state with an office in Kansas which is approved by the institute to create and manage the necessary financial instruments setting up individual development accounts for eligible families or individuals to implement this program. See Kansas Statutes 65-7102
  • 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.
  • Fixed glazed panels immediately adjacent to: means the first, fixed glazed panel on either or both sides of the door, not more than forty-eight (48) inches or less than eighteen (18) inches in width, but shall not include any glass panel more than eighteen (18) inches above the floor. See Kansas Statutes 65-3801
  • flour: includes and shall be limited to the foods defined as (1) flour, white flour, wheat flour, plain flour, (2) bromated flour, (3) self-rising flour, self-rising white flour, self-rising wheat flour, and (4) phosphated flour, phosphated white flour, and phosphated wheat flour but excludes whole wheat flour and also excludes special flours not used for bread, roll, bun or biscuit baking, such as specialty cake, pancake and pastry flours in the definitions and standards of identity and quality adopted and published by the secretary of health and environment under the authority vested in the secretary by the Kansas food, drug and cosmetic act. See Kansas Statutes 65-2301
  • 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
  • Forgery: The fraudulent signing or alteration of another's name to an instrument such as a deed, mortgage, or check. The intent of the forgery is to deceive or defraud. Source: OCC
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Frozen dairy dessert: means and includes products containing milk or cream and other ingredients which are frozen or semi-frozen prior to consumption, such as ice cream, ice milk or sherbet, including frozen dairy desserts for special dietary purposes. See Kansas Statutes 65-771
  • Frozen dairy dessert mix: means the pasteurized unfrozen combination of all ingredients with or without fruits, fruit juices, candy, nut meats, flavor or harmless color which makes a frozen dairy dessert. See Kansas Statutes 65-771
  • Fund: means the drycleaning facility release trust fund. See Kansas Statutes 65-34,142
  • Funeral director: means a person who holds a current license as a funeral director issued by the board. See Kansas Statutes 65-1760
  • Funeral establishment: means a funeral establishment or branch establishment as licensed by the board. See Kansas Statutes 65-1760
  • FVC: means forced vital capacity, which is the maximal volume of air expired with maximum effort from a position of full inspiration. See Kansas Statutes 60-4901
  • Garnishment: Generally, garnishment is a court proceeding in which a creditor asks a court to order a third party who owes money to the debtor or otherwise holds assets belonging to the debtor to turn over to the creditor any of the debtor
  • General election: refers to the election required to be held on the Tuesday following the first Monday in November of each even-numbered year. See Kansas Statutes 77-201
  • General hospital: means an establishment with an organized medical staff of physicians; with permanent facilities that include inpatient beds; and with medical services, including physician services, and continuous registered professional nursing services for not less than 24 hours of every day, to provide diagnosis and treatment for patients who have a variety of medical conditions. See Kansas Statutes 65-425
  • Generator: means any person who produces or brings into existence solid waste. See Kansas Statutes 65-3402
  • Gestational age: means the age of the human child as measured in weeks as determined by either the last date of the mother's menstrual period, a sonogram conducted prior to the 20th week of pregnancy or the confirmed known date of conception. See Kansas Statutes 65-2401
  • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
  • Goat milk: means the normal lacteal secretion, practically free of colostrum, obtained by the complete milking of one or more healthy goats. See Kansas Statutes 65-771
  • Good faith: means honesty in fact in the conduct of the transaction concerned;

    (b) "improvement" means any public grain warehouse, building or other structure permanently affixed to railroad land;

    (c) "lease" means any agreement between a railroad and a tenant, under the terms of which a tenant occupies the surface of railroad land, which shall include track leases when the railroad is a class II or class III railroad as defined in 49 C. See Kansas Statutes 66-532

  • Governmental unit: means the state, or any county, municipality, or other political subdivision thereof; or any department, division, board or other agency of any of the foregoing. See Kansas Statutes 65-425
  • Grace period: The number of days you'll have to pay your bill for purchases in full without triggering a finance charge. Source: Federal Reserve
  • Grand jury: agreement providing that a lender will delay exercising its rights (in the case of a mortgage,
  • Grantor: The person who establishes a trust and places property into it.
  • Guarantor: A party who agrees to be responsible for the payment of another party's debts should that party default. Source: OCC
  • Guardian: means an individual or a nonprofit corporation certified in accordance with K. See Kansas Statutes 77-201
  • Habeas corpus: A writ that is usually used to bring a prisoner before the court to determine the legality of his imprisonment. It may also be used to bring a person in custody before the court to give testimony, or to be prosecuted.
  • habitual violator: means any resident or nonresident person who, within the immediately preceding five years, has been convicted in this or any other state:

    (a) Three or more times of:

    (1) Vehicular homicide, as defined by K. See Kansas Statutes 8-285

  • Hazardous materials: means a substance or material which has been determined by the secretary of the United States department of transportation to be capable of posing an unreasonable risk to health, safety and property when transported in commerce and which has been so designated. See Kansas Statutes 65-3471
  • hazardous materials: means any material that has been designated as hazardous under 49 U. See Kansas Statutes 8-2,128
  • Health care facility: means a facility other than a medical care facility providing care for persons who are ill or infirm and includes adult care homes as such term is defined by K. See Kansas Statutes 65-6b01
  • Health care personnel: means those persons whose principal functions, customarily performed for remuneration, are to render services, directly or indirectly, to individuals for the purpose of:

    (1) Preventing physical, mental or emotional illness;

    (2) detecting, diagnosing and treating illness;

    (3) facilitating recovery from illness; or

    (4) providing rehabilitative or continuing care following illness; and who are qualified by training, education or experience to do so. See Kansas Statutes 65-5001

  • 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
  • health care provider: means a health care provider as that term is defined by K. See Kansas Statutes 65-4941
  • Health maintenance activities: include , but are not limited to, catheter irrigation; administration of medications, enemas and suppositories; and wound care, if such activities in the opinion of the attending physician or licensed professional nurse may be performed by the individual if the individual were physically capable, and the procedure may be safely performed in the home. See Kansas Statutes 65-6201
  • 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

  • Holding facility: means an area within or adjacent to a licensed crematory designated for the retention of dead human bodies prior to the act of cremation that shall:

    (1) Comply with any applicable public health statute, regulation or ordinance;

    (2) preserve the dignity of the dead human body;

    (3) recognize the integrity, health and safety of the crematory's personnel operating the crematory; and

    (4) be secure from access by anyone other than authorized personnel. See Kansas Statutes 65-1760

  • Hospital: means "general hospital" " critical access hospital" or "special hospital. See Kansas Statutes 65-425
  • Hospital: means a hospital as defined by K. See Kansas Statutes 65-6112
  • Household hazardous waste facility: means a facility established for the purpose of collecting, accumulating and managing household hazardous waste and may also include small quantity generator waste or agricultural pesticide waste, or both. See Kansas Statutes 65-3402
  • Householder: means a person who is 18 or more years of age and who owns or occupies a house as a place of residence and not as a boarder or lodger. See Kansas Statutes 77-201
  • ILO scale: means the system for the classification of chest x-rays set forth in the international labour office's guidelines for the use of ILO international classification of radiographs of pneumoconioses as in effect on March 1, 2006. See Kansas Statutes 60-4901
  • Immediate precursor: means a substance that the board has found to be and by rule and regulation designates as being the principal compound commonly used or produced primarily for use and that is an immediate chemical intermediary used or likely to be used in the manufacture of a controlled substance, the control of which is necessary to prevent, curtail or limit manufacture. See Kansas Statutes 65-4101
  • Immediate response to a release: means containment and control of a known release in excess of a reportable quantity and notification to the department within 48 hours of any known release in excess of a reportable quantity. See Kansas Statutes 65-34,142
  • Imminent health hazard: means any condition which involves milk, milk products, or dairy products, or any practice or procedure in the handling, transportation, storage, processing or manufacturing of a milk, milk product or dairy product which poses a significant threat of danger to the public health which should be corrected immediately to prevent injury or sickness and which should not be permitted to continue while a hearing or other proceeding is being conducted. See Kansas Statutes 65-771
  • Incapacitated person: means an individual whose ability to receive and evaluate relevant information, or to effectively communicate decisions, or both, even with the use of assistive technologies or other supports, is impaired to the degree that the person lacks the capacity to manage the person's estate, or to meet essential needs for the person's physical health, safety or welfare, as defined in K. See Kansas Statutes 77-201
  • Indemnification: In general, a collateral contract or assurance under which one person agrees to secure another person against either anticipated financial losses or potential adverse legal consequences. Source: FDIC
  • Indictment: The formal charge issued by a grand jury stating that there is enough evidence that the defendant committed the crime to justify having a trial; it is used primarily for felonies.
  • Individual development account: means a financial instrument established in K. See Kansas Statutes 65-7102
  • Individual development account reserve fund: means the fund created by an approved community-based organization for the purposes of funding the costs incurred in the administration of the program by the financial institutions and the community-based organizations and for providing matching funds for moneys in individual development accounts. See Kansas Statutes 65-7102
  • Individual in need of in-home care: means any functionally disabled individual in need of attendant care services because of impairment who requires assistance to complete functions of daily living, self-care and mobility, including, but not limited to, those functions included in the definition of attendant care services. See Kansas Statutes 65-6201
  • Induced termination of pregnancy: means abortion, as defined in K. See Kansas Statutes 65-2401
  • Industrial facility: includes all operations, processes and structures involved in the manufacture or production of goods, materials, commodities or other products located on, or adjacent to, an industrial site and is not limited to a single owner or to a single industrial process. See Kansas Statutes 65-3402
  • Industrial waste: means all solid waste resulting from manufacturing, commercial and industrial processes which is not suitable for discharge to a sanitary sewer or treatment in a community sewage treatment plant or is not beneficially used in a manner that meets the definition of recyclables. See Kansas Statutes 65-3402
  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • Institute: means the Schiefelbusch institute for life span studies of the university of Kansas. See Kansas Statutes 65-7102
  • Instructor-coordinator: means a person who is certified under this act to teach or coordinate both initial certification and continuing education classes. See Kansas Statutes 65-6112
  • Intangible property: Property that has no intrinsic value, but is merely the evidence of value such as stock certificates, bonds, and promissory notes.
  • Interest holder: means a secured party within the meaning of the uniform commercial code, a mortgagee, lien creditor, judgment creditor or the beneficiary of a security interest or encumbrance pertaining to an interest in property, whose interest would be perfected against a good faith purchaser for value. See Kansas Statutes 60-4102
  • 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
  • Intermediary: means any technology system that receives and transmits an electronic prescription between the prescriber and the pharmacy. See Kansas Statutes 65-4101
  • Interrogatories: Written questions asked by one party of an opposing party, who must answer them in writing under oath; a discovery device in a lawsuit.
  • Intestate: Dying without leaving a will.
  • Intrastate commerce: means commerce within the state of Kansas. See Kansas Statutes 65-6a18
  • Ionizing radiation: means x-rays, gamma rays, alpha and beta particles, high speed electrons, protons, neutrons and other nuclear particles capable of producing ions directly or indirectly in its passage through matter. See Kansas Statutes 65-7302
  • ISDN: means integrated services digital network which is a network and associated technology that provides simultaneous voice and data communications over a single communications channel. See Kansas Statutes 66-1,187
  • Isomer: means all enantiomers and diastereomers. See Kansas Statutes 65-4101
  • 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.
  • Joint tenancy: A form of property ownership in which two or more parties hold an undivided interest in the same property that was conveyed under the same instrument at the same time. A joint tenant can sell his (her) interest but not dispose of it by will. Upon the death of a joint tenant, his (her) undivided interest is distributed among the surviving joint tenants.
  • 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.
  • Juror: A person who is on the jury.
  • Label: means a display of written, printed or graphic matter upon the immediate container (not including package liners) of any article. See Kansas Statutes 65-6a18
  • Labeling: means all labels and other written, printed or graphic matter (1) upon any article or any of its containers or wrappers or (2) accompanying the article. See Kansas Statutes 65-6a18
  • Landowner: means any person having an estate or interest in any land, which land is proposed to be acquired by an electric utility in connection with the construction, operation and maintenance of a nuclear generation facility. See Kansas Statutes 66-1,158
  • Law enforcement officer: means any public servant, whether employed by the state of Kansas or subdivisions thereof or by the United States, vested by law with a duty to maintain public order, to make arrests for offenses, or to enforce the criminal laws, whether that duty extends to all offenses or is limited to a specific class of offenses. See Kansas Statutes 60-4102
  • Lawsuit: A legal action started by a plaintiff against a defendant based on a complaint that the defendant failed to perform a legal duty, resulting in harm to the plaintiff.
  • Lease: A contract transferring the use of property or occupancy of land, space, structures, or equipment in consideration of a payment (e.g., rent). Source: OCC
  • Legatee: A beneficiary of a decedent
  • Legislative session: That part of a chamber's daily session in which it considers legislative business (bills, resolutions, and actions related thereto).
  • Liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
  • License: means a certificate issued by the board authorizing the licensee to perform radiologic technology procedures on humans for diagnostic or therapeutic purposes. See Kansas Statutes 65-7302
  • License: means an authorization issued by the secretary permitting a business entity to engage in an asbestos project. See Kansas Statutes 65-5301
  • Licensed clinical addiction counselor: means a person who engages in the independent practice of addiction counseling and diagnosis and treatment of substance use disorders specified in the edition of the American psychiatric association's diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders (DSM) designated by the board by rules and regulations and is licensed by the behavioral sciences regulatory board. See Kansas Statutes 65-4024a
  • licensed mental health technician: means a person who lawfully practices mental health technology as defined in this act. See Kansas Statutes 65-4202
  • Licensed practitioner: means a person licensed to practice medicine and surgery, dentistry, podiatry or chiropractic in this state, or a person licensed as a physician assistant, advanced practice registered nurse or naturopathic doctor in this state. See Kansas Statutes 65-7302
  • Licensing agency: means the department of health and environment. See Kansas Statutes 65-425
  • Licensure: means a method of regulation by which the state grants permission to persons who meet predetermined qualifications to engage in an occupation or profession, and that to engage in such occupation or profession without a license is unlawful. See Kansas Statutes 65-5001
  • 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.
  • Live birth: means the complete expulsion or extraction from its mother of a human child, irrespective of the duration of pregnancy, which, after such expulsion or extraction, breathes or shows any other evidence of life such as beating of the heart, pulsation of the umbilical cord, or definite movement of voluntary muscles, whether or not the umbilical cord has been cut or the placenta is attached. See Kansas Statutes 65-2401
  • Livestock: means cattle, buffaloes, sheep, swine, goats, domesticated deer, all creatures of the ratite family that are not indigenous to this state, including but not limited to ostriches, emus and rheas or horses, mules or other equines. See Kansas Statutes 65-6a18
  • Local exchange carrier: means any telecommunications public utility or its successor, not to include an electing carrier, providing switched telecommunications service within any local exchange service area, as approved by the commission on or before January 1, 1996. See Kansas Statutes 66-1,187
  • 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
  • Lung cancer: means a malignant tumor in which the primary site of origin of the cancer is inside the lungs and does not include mesothelioma. See Kansas Statutes 60-4901
  • Magistrate judges: Judicial officers who assist U.S. district judges in getting cases ready for trial, who may decide some criminal and civil trials when both parties agree to have the case heard by a magistrate judge instead of a judge.
  • Majority leader: see Floor Leaders
  • Mandatory spending: Spending (budget authority and outlays) controlled by laws other than annual appropriations acts.
  • Manufacture: means the production, preparation, propagation, compounding, conversion or processing of a controlled substance either directly or indirectly or by extraction from substances of natural origin or independently by means of chemical synthesis or by a combination of extraction and chemical synthesis and includes any packaging or repackaging of the substance or labeling or relabeling of its container, except that this term does not include the preparation or compounding of a controlled substance by an individual for the individual's own lawful use or the preparation, compounding, packaging or labeling of a controlled substance:

    (1) By a practitioner or the practitioner's agent pursuant to a lawful order of a practitioner as an incident to the practitioner's administering or dispensing of a controlled substance in the course of the practitioner's professional practice; or

    (2) by a practitioner or by the practitioner's authorized agent under such practitioner's supervision for the purpose of or as an incident to research, teaching or chemical analysis or by a pharmacist or medical care facility as an incident to dispensing of a controlled substance. See Kansas Statutes 65-4101

  • Manufactured home: means a structure which:

    (1) Is transportable in one or more sections which, in the traveling mode, is 8 body feet or more in width or 40 body feet or more in length, or, when erected on site, is 320 or more square feet, and which is built on a permanent chassis and designed to be used as a dwelling, with or without permanent foundation, when connected to the required utilities, and includes the plumbing, heating, air conditioning and electrical systems contained therein; and

    (2) is subject to the federal manufactured home construction and safety standards established pursuant to 42 U. See Kansas Statutes 77-201

  • Matching funds: means the moneys designated for contribution from an individual development account reserve fund to an individual development account by a community-based organization at a one-to-one ratio up to a three-to-one match. See Kansas Statutes 65-7102
  • Maternity center: means a facility which provides delivery services for normal, uncomplicated pregnancies but does not include a medical care facility as defined by K. See Kansas Statutes 65-503
  • meat: means the dressed flesh of cattle, swine, horses, sheep, rabbits or goats but shall not include fish or products of fish. See Kansas Statutes 65-6a47
  • Meat food product: means any product capable of use as human food which is made wholly or in part from any meat or other portions of the carcasses of any livestock or domestic rabbits, excepting products which contain meat or other portions of such carcasses only in a relatively small proportion or historically have not been considered by consumers as products of the meat food industry and which are exempted from definition as a meat food product by the secretary under such conditions as the secretary may prescribe to assure that the meat or other portions of such carcasses contained in such product are not adulterated and that such products are not represented as meat food products. See Kansas Statutes 65-6a18
  • Medical care facility: means a hospital, ambulatory surgical center or recuperation center, but shall not include a hospice which is certified to participate in the medicare program under 42 code of federal regulations, chapter IV, section 418. See Kansas Statutes 65-425
  • Medical care facility: means the same as the meaning ascribed thereto in K. See Kansas Statutes 65-6b01
  • Medical director: means a physician. See Kansas Statutes 65-6112
  • Medical facilities: means diagnostic and treatment centers, rehabilitation facilities and nursing homes as those terms are defined in title VI of the United States public health service act (42 U. See Kansas Statutes 65-424a
  • Medical facility: includes public health centers; psychiatric hospitals; health maintenance organizations as defined in K. See Kansas Statutes 65-411
  • Medical facility project: means a project for the modernization of a medical facility, the construction of a new outpatient or inpatient medical facility or the conversion of an existing medical facility for the provision of new health services. See Kansas Statutes 65-411
  • 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
  • Mesothelioma: means a malignant tumor with a primary site of origin in the pleura, the peritoneum, or pericardium, which has been diagnosed by a board-certified pathologist using standardized and accepted criteria of microscopic morphology or appropriate staining techniques. See Kansas Statutes 60-4901
  • Methamphetamine precursor: means any compound, mixture or preparation containing pseudoephedrine, ephedrine or phenylpropanolamine, or any of their salts or optical isomers, or salts of optical isomers, but does not include products that have been formulated in such a way as to effectively prevent the conversion of the active ingredient into methamphetamine, or its salts for precursors, and does not include animal feed products containing ephedrine or any naturally occurring or herbal ephedra or extract of ephedra. See Kansas Statutes 65-16,101
  • Mid-level practitioner: means a certified nurse-midwife engaging in the independent practice of midwifery under the independent practice of midwifery act, an advanced practice registered nurse issued a license pursuant to K. See Kansas Statutes 65-4101
  • Milk: means the lacteal secretion, practically free from colostrum, obtained by the complete milking of one or more healthy cows. See Kansas Statutes 65-771
  • Milk distributor: means any person who first sells or offers for sale in Kansas any packaged grade A pasteurized milk, milk product, or dairy product. See Kansas Statutes 65-771
  • Milk inspection and regulatory services: means the inspection, sampling, laboratory testing and the administrative procedures relating thereto, necessary to determine that the production, processing, distribution and sale of grade A milk, milk products, and dairy products comply with the requirements of this act and any rules and regulations adopted hereunder. See Kansas Statutes 65-771
  • Milk or cream for manufacturing purposes: means raw milk or raw cream which is not subject to grade A standards and which is produced for processing and manufacturing into dairy products for human consumption. See Kansas Statutes 65-771
  • Milk or cream receiving station: means any place where milk or cream may be received, collected, handled, processed, stored or collected and prepared for further transporting. See Kansas Statutes 65-771
  • Milk or cream transfer station: means any place where milk or cream are transferred directly from one milk tank truck to another. See Kansas Statutes 65-771
  • Milk plant: means any place, premises or establishment where milk or milk products are collected, handled, processed, stored, pasteurized, ultrapasteurized, aseptically processed, condensed, dried, packaged or prepared for distribution. See Kansas Statutes 65-771
  • Milk processor: means any person who operates any place, premises or establishment where grade A raw milk for pasteurization or milk or cream for manufacturing purposes is processed, pasteurized, bottled or prepared for distribution. See Kansas Statutes 65-771
  • Milk products: means cream, light cream, light whipping cream, heavy cream, heavy whipping cream, whipped cream, whipped light cream, sour cream, acidified sour cream, cultured sour cream, half-and-half, sour half-and-half, acidified sour half-and-half, cultured sour half-and-half, reconstituted or recombined milk and milk products, concentrated milk, concentrated milk products, nonfat skim milk, reduced fat or lowfat milk, frozen milk concentrate, eggnog, buttermilk, cultured milk, cultured reduced fat or lowfat milk, cultured nonfat skim milk, yogurt, lowfat yogurt, nonfat yogurt, acidified milk, acidified reduced fat or lowfat milk, acidified nonfat skim milk, low-sodium milk, low-sodium reduced fat or lowfat milk, low-sodium nonfat skim milk, lactose-reduced milk, lactose-reduced reduced fat or lowfat milk, lactose-reduced nonfat skim milk, aseptically processed and packaged milk and milk products, milk, reduced fat or lowfat milk or nonfat skim milk with added safe and suitable microbial organisms and any other milk product made by the addition or subtraction of milkfat or addition of safe and suitable optional ingredients for protein, vitamin or mineral fortification of milk products defined herein. See Kansas Statutes 65-771
  • Milk tank truck: means the term used to describe both a bulk milk pick up tanker and a milk transport tank. See Kansas Statutes 65-771
  • Milk tank truck cleaning facility: means any place, premises or establishment, other than a milk plant, receiving station or transfer station, where a milk tank truck is cleaned and sanitized. See Kansas Statutes 65-771
  • Milk transport tank: means a vehicle including the truck and tank, used by a bulk milk hauler or sampler to transport bulk shipments of milk and milk products from a milk plant, receiving station or transfer station to another milk plant, receiving station or transfer station. See Kansas Statutes 65-771
  • Milk transportation company: means the person, business or entity responsible for a milk tank truck. See Kansas Statutes 65-771
  • Minor: means any person defined by K. See Kansas Statutes 77-201
  • Minority leader: See Floor Leaders
  • Misbranded: means any carcass, part thereof, meat or meat food product, or poultry or poultry product, under any one or more of the following circumstances:

    (1) If the labeling on the product or product container is false or misleading in any particular;

    (2) if the product is offered for sale under the name of another food;

    (3) if the product is an imitation of another food, unless its label bears, in type of uniform size and prominence, the word "imitation" and immediately thereafter, the name of the food imitated;

    (4) if the container on the product is so made, formed or filled as to be misleading;

    (5) if the product is in a package or other container, unless it bears a label showing (A) the name and place of business of the manufacturer, packer or distributor and (B) an accurate statement of the quantity of the contents in terms of weight, measure or numerical count; under subsection (m)(5)(A), reasonable variations may be permitted and exemptions as to small packages may be established by rules and regulations adopted by the secretary;

    (6) if any word, statement or other information, which is required by or under authority of this act to appear on the label or other labeling for the product, is not prominently placed thereon with such conspicuousness (as compared with other words, statements, designs or devices in the labeling) and in such terms as to render it likely to be read and understood by the ordinary individual under customary conditions of purchase and use;

    (7) if the product purports to be, or is represented to be, a food for which a definition and standard of identity or composition has been prescribed by rules and regulations of the secretary, unless (A) it conforms to such definition and standard and (B) the label thereon bears the name of the food specified in the definition and standard, and insofar as may be required by such rules and regulations, the common names of optional ingredients (other than spices, flavoring and coloring) present in such food;

    (8) if the product purports to be, or is represented to be, a food for which a standard of fill of container has been prescribed by rules and regulations of the secretary and if such product falls below the standard of fill of container applicable thereto, unless its label bears, in such manner and form as such rules and regulations specify, a statement that it falls below such standard;

    (9) if the product is not subject to subsection (m)(7), unless its label bears (A) the common or usual name of the food, if there is any, and (B) in case it is fabricated from two or more ingredients, the common or usual name of each such ingredient, except that spices, flavorings and colorings, when authorized by the secretary, may be designated as spices, flavorings and colorings without naming each; to the extent that compliance with the requirements of clause (B) of this provision is impracticable or results in deception or unfair competition, exemptions shall be established by rules and regulations adopted by the secretary;

    (10) if the product purports to be, or is represented to be, for special dietary uses, unless its label bears such information concerning its vitamin, mineral and other dietary properties as the secretary, after consultation with the secretary of agriculture of the United States, determines to be, and by rules and regulations adopted by the secretary are prescribed to be, necessary in order to fully inform a purchaser as to its value for such uses;

    (11) if the product bears or contains any artificial flavoring, artificial coloring or chemical preservative, unless it bears labeling stating that fact; to the extent that compliance with the requirements of this provision is impracticable, exemptions shall be established by rules and regulations adopted by the secretary; or

    (12) if the product fails to bear directly thereon, or on the product container, as the secretary may prescribe by rules and regulations, the inspection legend unrestricted by any of the foregoing and such other information as the secretary may require in such rules and regulations to assure that the product will not have any false or misleading labeling and that the public will be informed of the manner of handling required to maintain the product in a wholesome condition. See Kansas Statutes 65-6a18

  • Miscellaneous public utility: means any public utility, as defined in K. See Kansas Statutes 66-1,230
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • modification: when used in conjunction with an approval or permit action, means an amendment to an existing approval or permit initiated by the permittee. See Kansas Statutes 65-3002
  • Monitoring: means all procedures used to (1) systematically inspect and collect data on the operational parameters of a facility, an area or a transporter, or (2) to systematically collect and analyze data on the quality of the air, groundwater, surface water or soils on or in the vicinity of a solid waste processing facility or solid waste disposal area. See Kansas Statutes 65-3402
  • 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.
  • Mortgagee: The person to whom property is mortgaged and who has loaned the money.
  • motor vehicle: means every vehicle which is self-propelled, and every vehicle which is propelled by electric power obtained from overhead trolley wires but not operated upon rails, except vehicles moved solely by human power and motorized wheel chairs;

    (s) "out-of-service order" means a temporary prohibition against driving a commercial motor vehicle, which is imposed when a driver has any measured or detected alcohol concentration while on duty, or operating, or in physical control of a commercial motor vehicle or a declaration by an authorized enforcement officer of a federal, state, Canadian, Mexican or local jurisdiction that a driver, a commercial motor vehicle or a motor carrier operation, is out-of-service pursuant to 49 C. See Kansas Statutes 8-2,128

  • Municipal solid waste landfill: means a solid waste disposal area where residential waste is placed for disposal. See Kansas Statutes 65-3402
  • Municipality: means any city, county, township, fire district or ambulance service district. See Kansas Statutes 65-6112
  • Natural gas public utility: means any public utility defined in K. See Kansas Statutes 66-1,200
  • Needle: means a sharp, pointed implement used for the purpose of tattooing, cosmetic tattooing or body piercing. See Kansas Statutes 65-1940
  • Nolo contendere: No contest-has the same effect as a plea of guilty, as far as the criminal sentence is concerned, but may not be considered as an admission of guilt for any other purpose.
  • Nonemergency transportation: means the care and transport of a sick or injured person under a foreseen combination of circumstances calling for continuing care of such person. See Kansas Statutes 65-6112
  • Nonmalignant condition: means a condition, other than a diagnosed cancer, that is caused or may be caused by either of the following, whichever is applicable:

    (1) Silica; or

    (2) asbestos. See Kansas Statutes 60-4901

  • nonresident: means every person who is not a resident of this state. See Kansas Statutes 8-234a
  • Notice of pending forfeiture: means a written statement by the plaintiff's attorney following a seizure of property but prior to the filing of a judicial complaint against such property allowing for an administrative resolution to claims or recognition of exemptions. See Kansas Statutes 60-4102
  • Notice of seizure for forfeiture: means a written statement by a law enforcement agency that property has been seized and may be proceeded against pursuant to this act, and providing information concerning the property, the seizure, and the law enforcement agency. See Kansas Statutes 60-4102
  • Nuclear generation facility: means any physical plant utilizing nuclear energy as the primary fuel for the production or generation of electricity or electric power. See Kansas Statutes 66-1,158
  • Nuclear medicine technologist: means a person who uses radio pharmaceutical agents on humans for diagnostic or therapeutic purposes. See Kansas Statutes 65-7302
  • Nuclear medicine technology: means the use of radio nuclides on human beings for diagnostic or therapeutic purposes. See Kansas Statutes 65-7302
  • Oath: includes an affirmation in all cases where an affirmation may be substituted for an oath, and in similar cases "swear" includes affirm. See Kansas Statutes 77-201
  • 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.
  • Official certificate: means any certificate prescribed by rules and regulations of the secretary for issuance by an inspector or other person performing official functions under this act. See Kansas Statutes 65-6a18
  • Official device: means any device prescribed or authorized by the secretary for use in applying any official mark. See Kansas Statutes 65-6a18
  • Official inspection legend: means any symbol prescribed by rules and regulations of the secretary showing that an article was inspected and passed in accordance with this act. See Kansas Statutes 65-6a18
  • Official mark: means the official inspection legend or any other symbol prescribed by rules and regulations of the secretary to identify the status of any article or animal under this act. See Kansas Statutes 65-6a18
  • Omission: means a failure to perform an act the performance of which is required by law. See Kansas Statutes 60-4102
  • On-farm retail sales of milk or milk products: means the sale of milk or milk products on the farm by the producer from the production of the dairy herd to the final consumer, so long as the person making such sales does not promote the sale of milk or milk products to the public in any manner other than by the erection of a sign upon the premises of the dairy farm. See Kansas Statutes 65-771
  • Open dumping: means the disposal of solid waste at any solid waste disposal area or facility which is not permitted by the secretary under the authority of K. See Kansas Statutes 65-3402
  • Operating area: means :

    (1) In the case of a rural telephone company, operating area or service area means such company's study area or areas as approved by the federal communications commission;

    (2) in the case of a local exchange carrier, other than a rural telephone company, operating area or service area means such carrier's local exchange service area or areas as approved by the commission. See Kansas Statutes 66-1,187

  • Operator: shall mean the person who has direct responsibility for supervising the operation of a water supply system or a wastewater treatment facility. See Kansas Statutes 65-4501
  • Operator: means a person or municipality who has a permit to operate an ambulance service in the state of Kansas. See Kansas Statutes 65-6112
  • Opiate: means any substance having an addiction-forming or addiction-sustaining liability similar to morphine or being capable of conversion into a drug having addiction-forming or addiction-sustaining liability. See Kansas Statutes 65-4101
  • Opium poppy: means the plant of the species Papaver somniferum l. See Kansas Statutes 65-4101
  • Oversight: Committee review of the activities of a Federal agency or program.
  • Owner: means a person, other than an interest holder, who has an interest in property. See Kansas Statutes 60-4102
  • 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
  • Owner: means any person who owns or leases, or has owned or leased, a drycleaning facility and who is or has been responsible for the operation of drycleaning operations at such drycleaning facility. See Kansas Statutes 65-34,142
  • Paramedic: means a person who holds a paramedic certificate issued pursuant to this act. See Kansas Statutes 65-6112
  • part-time or intermittent basis: means the providing of home health services in an interrupted interval sequence on the average of not to exceed three hours in any twenty-four-hour period;

    (h) "patient's residence" means the actual place of residence of the person receiving home health services, including institutional residences as well as individual dwelling units;

    (i) "secretary" means secretary of health and environment;

    (j) "subunit" or "subdivision" means any organizational unit of a larger organization which can be clearly defined as a separate entity within the larger structure, which can meet all of the requirements of this act independent of the larger organization, which can be held accountable for the care of patients it is serving and which provides to all patients care and services meeting the standards and requirements of this act;

    (k) "supportive care services" means services that do not require supervision by a healthcare professional, such as a physician assistant or registered nurse, to provide assistance with activities of daily living that the consumer could perform if such consumer were physically capable, including, but not limited to, bathing, dressing, eating, medication reminders, transferring, walking, mobility, toileting and continence care, provided in the consumer's temporary or permanent place of residence so that the consumer can remain safely and comfortably in the consumer's temporary or permanent place of residence. See Kansas Statutes 65-5101

  • Participant: means any person who engages in a domestic animal activity. See Kansas Statutes 60-4001
  • 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.
  • Party: means any person, firm, corporation, association, municipality, taxpayer, municipal organization, mercantile, agricultural or manufacturing organization or system, public utility or common carrier interested in any matter pending before the state corporation commission or in proceedings for review of an order or decision of the commission. See Kansas Statutes 66-118a
  • Pathological evidence of asbestosis: means a statement by a board-certified pathologist that more than one representative section of lung tissue uninvolved with any other disease process demonstrates a pattern of peribronchiolar or parenchymal scarring in the presence of characteristic asbestos bodies and that there is no other more likely explanation for the presence of the fibrosis. See Kansas Statutes 60-4901
  • Pathological evidence of silicosis: means a statement by a board-certified pathologist that more than one representative section of lung tissue uninvolved with any other disease process demonstrates a pattern of round silica nodules and birefringent crystals or other demonstration of crystal structures consistent with silica in the lung parenchyma (well-organized concentric whorls of collagen surrounded by inflammatory cells) and that there is no other more likely explanation for the presence of the fibrosis. See Kansas Statutes 60-4901
  • Patient: means the same as defined in K. See Kansas Statutes 65-4024a
  • Patient: means the person who is the ultimate user of a drug for whom a prescription is issued or for whom a drug is dispensed, or both. See Kansas Statutes 65-1682
  • patrol: means the state highway patrol;

    (4) "address of principal residence" means: (A) The place where a person makes his or her permanent principal home; (B) place where a person resides, has an intention to remain and where they intend to return following an absence; or (C) place of habitation to which, whenever the person is absent, the person intends to return. See Kansas Statutes 8-234a

  • PBM: means a person, business or other entity that performs pharmacy benefits management. See Kansas Statutes 65-16,122
  • Permittee: means the holder of an approval or the holder of a permit and includes both the owner and the operator of any approved or permitted air contaminant emission source. See Kansas Statutes 65-3002
  • Person: includes any individual or entity capable of holding a legal or beneficial interest in property. See Kansas Statutes 60-4102
  • Person: means a person as defined by K. See Kansas Statutes 65-67a01
  • person: means an individual, a corporation, a partnership, an association, a joint stock company, a trust or an unincorporated organization to the extent engaged in the manufacture of or sale of flour, white bread or rolls. See Kansas Statutes 65-2301
  • Person: means any individual, partnership, firm, association, municipality, public or private corporation, subdivision or agency of the state or federal government, trust, estate or any other legal entity. See Kansas Statutes 65-3002
  • Person: means any individual, partnership, corporation or other association of persons. See Kansas Statutes 66-1,158
  • Person: means individual, partnership, firm, trust, company, association, corporation, individual or individuals having controlling or majority interest in a corporation, institution, political subdivision, state agency or federal department or agency. See Kansas Statutes 65-3402
  • Person: means an individual, partnership, limited liability company, corporation, fiduciary, joint venture, society, organization or other association of persons. See Kansas Statutes 61-2703
  • Person: means any individual, firm, partnership, corporation or other association of persons. See Kansas Statutes 65-171j
  • person: includes an individual, corporation, government, governmental subdivision or agency, business trust, estate, trust, partnership, limited liability company, association or any other legal or commercial entity and any successor or successors in interest thereto;

    (e) "public grain warehouse" means any public warehouse or public grain warehouse, as defined in K. See Kansas Statutes 66-532

  • Person: means an individual and does not include the term firm, corporation, association, partnership, institution, public body, joint stock association or any group of individuals. See Kansas Statutes 65-3501
  • Person: means any individual, firm, partnership, corporation, company, association, or joint-stock association, and the legal successor thereof. See Kansas Statutes 65-425
  • Person: means any individual, association, partnership, corporation, government, governmental subdivision or other entity. See Kansas Statutes 65-503
  • Person: means any individual, partnership, firm, corporation, association or other business unit or governmental entity. See Kansas Statutes 65-6a18
  • Person: means an individual, corporation, government, or governmental subdivision or agency, business trust, estate, trust, partnership or association or any other legal entity. See Kansas Statutes 65-4101
  • Person: shall mean an individual, partnership, corporation or association. See Kansas Statutes 65-4501
  • Person: means any individual, plant operator, partnership, corporation, company, firm, trustee, association or institution. See Kansas Statutes 65-771
  • Person: means an individual, a partnership, an association, a joint-stock company or a corporation. See Kansas Statutes 65-6112
  • Personal property: includes money, goods, chattels, evidences of debt and things in action, and digital assets as defined in the revised uniform fiduciary access to digital assets act, K. See Kansas Statutes 77-201
  • Personal service: means service as defined by K. See Kansas Statutes 60-4102
  • Pharmacist: means any natural person licensed under K. See Kansas Statutes 65-4101
  • Pharmacist: means an individual currently licensed by the board to practice the profession of pharmacy in this state. See Kansas Statutes 65-1682
  • Pharmacy: means premises, laboratory, area or other place, including in-state and out-of-state facilities that are required to be registered under K. See Kansas Statutes 65-16,101
  • Pharmacy prescription application: means software that is used to process prescription information, is installed on a pharmacy's computers and servers, and is controlled by the pharmacy. See Kansas Statutes 65-4101
  • Phototherapy device: means equipment that emits ultraviolet radiation that is used in the treatment of disease or other medical use. See Kansas Statutes 65-1920
  • Physician: means a person licensed to practice medicine and surgery. See Kansas Statutes 65-6201
  • Physician: means a person licensed to practice medicine and surgery by the state board of healing arts. See Kansas Statutes 65-1940
  • Physician: means a person licensed to practice medicine and surgery by the state board of healing arts. See Kansas Statutes 65-28,102
  • Physician: means a person licensed to practice medicine and surgery. See Kansas Statutes 65-1,114
  • Physician: means a person licensed to practice medicine and surgery in this state. See Kansas Statutes 65-425
  • Physician: means a person licensed to practice medicine and surgery by the state board of healing arts. See Kansas Statutes 65-6b01
  • Physician: means a person licensed by the state board of healing arts to practice medicine and surgery. See Kansas Statutes 65-6112
  • Physician assistant: means a physician assistant as defined in K. See Kansas Statutes 65-6112
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • 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.
  • Pleadings: Written statements of the parties in a civil case of their positions. In the federal courts, the principal pleadings are the complaint and the answer.
  • Podiatrist: means one practicing podiatry. See Kansas Statutes 65-2001
  • Podiatry: means the diagnosis and medical and surgical treatment of all illnesses of the human foot, including the ankle and tendons which insert into the foot as well as the foot, subject to subsection (d) of K. See Kansas Statutes 65-2001
  • Poppy straw: means all parts, except the seeds, of the opium poppy, after mowing. See Kansas Statutes 65-4101
  • Postclosure: means that period of time subsequent to closure of a solid waste disposal area when actions at the site must be performed. See Kansas Statutes 65-3402
  • Potentially hazardous implant: means any device previously placed within the now deceased human body that would result in potential harm or damage at any time during the cremation process. See Kansas Statutes 65-1760
  • Poultry: means any domesticated bird, whether live or dead. See Kansas Statutes 65-6a18
  • Poultry product: means any poultry carcass, or part thereof or any product which is made wholly or in part from any poultry carcass or part thereof, excepting products which contain poultry ingredients only in a relatively small proportion or historically have not been considered by consumers as products of the poultry food industry and which are exempted by the secretary from definition as a poultry product under such conditions as the secretary may prescribe to assure that the poultry ingredients in such products are not adulterated and that such products are not represented as poultry products. See Kansas Statutes 65-6a18
  • 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
  • practical nurse: means a person who is licensed to practice practical nursing as defined in subsection (d)(2). See Kansas Statutes 65-1113
  • Practice of audiology: means :

    (1) Rendering or offering to render to individuals or groups of individuals who have or are suspected of having disorders of hearing, any service in audiology, including prevention, identification, evaluation, consultation and habilitation or rehabilitation (other than hearing aid or other assistive listening device dispensing);

    (2) participating in hearing conservation;

    (3) providing auditory training and speech reading;

    (4) conducting tests of vestibular function;

    (5) evaluating tinnitus; and

    (6) planning, directing, conducting or supervising services. See Kansas Statutes 65-6501

  • practice of mental health technology: means the performance, under the direction of a physician licensed to practice medicine and surgery or registered professional nurse, of services in caring for and treatment of the mentally ill, emotionally disturbed, or people with intellectual disability for compensation or personal profit that:

    (1) Involve participation and provision of input into the development of person-centered treatment plans and therapeutic procedures for individuals or groups of individuals specified in subsection (b) requiring interpersonal and technical skills in the observations and recognition of symptoms and reactions of such individuals, the accurate recording of such symptoms and reactions and the carrying out of treatments and medications as prescribed by a licensed physician or a mid-level practitioner as defined in K. See Kansas Statutes 65-4202

  • Practice of speech-language pathology: means :

    (1) Rendering or offering to render to individuals or groups of individuals who have or are suspected of having disorders of communication, any service in speech-language pathology including prevention, identification, evaluation, consultation, habilitation and rehabilitation;

    (2) determining the need for personal augmentative communication systems, recommending such systems and providing training in utilization of such systems; and

    (3) planning, directing, conducting or supervising such services. See Kansas Statutes 65-6501

  • Practitioner: means a person licensed to practice medicine and surgery, dentist, podiatrist, veterinarian, optometrist, or scientific investigator or other person authorized by law to use a controlled substance in teaching or chemical analysis or to conduct research with respect to a controlled substance. See Kansas Statutes 65-4101
  • Practitioner: means a person licensed to practice medicine and surgery, dentist, podiatrist, optometrist or other person authorized by law to prescribe or dispense scheduled substances and drugs of concern. See Kansas Statutes 65-1682
  • Precedent: A court decision in an earlier case with facts and law similar to a dispute currently before a court. Precedent will ordinarily govern the decision of a later similar case, unless a party can show that it was wrongly decided or that it differed in some significant way.
  • Predicted lower limit of normal: means the calculated standard convention lying at the fifth percentile, below the upper 95% of the reference population, based on factors including, but not limited to, age, height and gender, according to the recommendations of the American Thoracic Society as referenced in the AMA's guides to the evaluation of permanent impairment. See Kansas Statutes 60-4901
  • Preliminary hearing: A hearing where the judge decides whether there is enough evidence to make the defendant have a trial.
  • Premises owner: means a person who owns, in whole or in part, leases, rents, maintains or controls privately owned any land or body of water, or any buildings and structures on those lands or bodies of water, and all privately owned and state-owned lands or bodies of water leased to a private person, firm or organization, including any buildings and structures on those lands, ways or waters. See Kansas Statutes 60-4901
  • Prepared: means slaughtered or processed. See Kansas Statutes 65-6a18
  • Prescriber: means a practitioner or a mid-level practitioner. See Kansas Statutes 65-4101
  • Presiding officer: A majority-party Senator who presides over the Senate and is charged with maintaining order and decorum, recognizing Members to speak, and interpreting the Senate's rules, practices and precedents.
  • Pretrial conference: A meeting of the judge and lawyers to discuss which matters should be presented to the jury, to review evidence and witnesses, to set a timetable, and to discuss the settlement of the case.
  • Private treatment facility: means the same as defined in K. See Kansas Statutes 65-4024a
  • Probable cause: A reasonable ground for belief that the offender violated a specific law.
  • Probate: Proving a will
  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • Proceeds: means anything of value, derived directly or indirectly from or realized through unlawful activity, including any monies used or intended to be used, or facilitate or intended to facilitate, the purchase, manufacture, cultivation, transportation, storage, distribution, sale, or possession of controlled substances or contraband. See Kansas Statutes 60-4102
  • Processing facility: means any facility or section thereof that packs, cans, salts, renders, bones, cuts up or otherwise manufactures meat or poultry into meat food products or poultry products. See Kansas Statutes 65-6a18
  • Production: includes the manufacture, planting, cultivation, growing or harvesting of a controlled substance. See Kansas Statutes 65-4101
  • Professional incompetence: means :

    (1) One or more instances involving failure to adhere to the applicable standard of care to a degree which constitutes gross negligence as determined by the board. See Kansas Statutes 65-1516

  • professional nurse: means a person who is licensed to practice professional nursing as defined in subsection (d)(1). See Kansas Statutes 65-1113
  • Professional nurse: means a licensed professional nurse as defined by K. See Kansas Statutes 65-6112
  • Program: means the Kansas individual development account program established in K. See Kansas Statutes 65-7102
  • Property: means anything of value, and includes any interest in property, including any benefit, privilege, claim or right with respect to anything of value, whether real or personal, tangible or intangible. See Kansas Statutes 60-4102
  • Property: includes personal and real property. See Kansas Statutes 77-201
  • Property: means real property. See Kansas Statutes 65-1,222
  • Property: means real property. See Kansas Statutes 65-34,178
  • Proprietor: means any person who employs dentists or dental hygienists in the operation of a dental office. See Kansas Statutes 65-1424
  • Prosecute: To charge someone with a crime. A prosecutor tries a criminal case on behalf of the government.
  • Protective structure: means an engineered physical structure implemented as part of the remedial action to control or respond to a release or threat of release of environmental contamination. See Kansas Statutes 65-1,222
  • Provider of health care: means an individual:

    (1) Who is a direct provider of health care (including, but not limited to, a person licensed to practice medicine and surgery, licensed dentist, registered professional nurse, licensed practical nurse, licensed podiatrist, or physician assistant) in that the individual's primary current activity is the provision of health care to individuals or the administration of facilities or institutions (including medical care facilities, long-term care facilities, outpatient facilities, and health maintenance organizations) in which such care is provided and, when required by state law, the individual has received professional training in the provision of such care or in such administration and is licensed or certified for such provision or administration;

    (2) who holds a fiduciary position with, or has a fiduciary interest in, any entity described in subsection (f)(3)(B) or subsection (f)(3)(D) other than an entity described in either such subsection which is also an entity described in section 501(c)(3) of the internal revenue code of 1954, as amended and supplemented, and which does not have as its primary purpose the delivery of health care, the conduct of research, the conduct of instruction for health professionals or the production of drugs or articles described in subsection (f)(3)(C);

    (3) who receives, either directly or through a spouse, more than 1/5 of such person's gross annual income from any one or combination of the following:

    (A) Fees or other compensation for research into or instruction in the provision of health care;

    (B) entities engaged in the provision of health care or in such research or instruction;

    (C) producing or supplying drugs or other articles for individuals or entities for use in the provision of or in research into or instruction in the provision of health care; or

    (D) entities engaged in producing drugs or such other articles;

    (4) who is a member of the immediate family of an individual described in subsection (f)(1), (f)(2) or (f)(3); or

    (5) who is engaged in issuing any policy or contract of individual or group health insurance or hospital or medical service benefits. See Kansas Statutes 65-5001

  • Psychotherapy: means the use of psychological and social methods within a professional relationship, to assist the person or persons to achieve a better psychosocial adaptation to acquire greater human realization of psychosocial potential and adaptation; to modify internal and external conditions which affect individuals, groups or communities in respect to behavior, emotions and thinking, in respect to their intra-personal and inter-personal processes. See Kansas Statutes 65-6302
  • public grain warehouse: means any public warehouse or public grain warehouse, as defined in K. See Kansas Statutes 66-532
  • Public law: A public bill or joint resolution that has passed both chambers and been enacted into law. Public laws have general applicability nationwide.
  • Public utility: means a public utility as defined by K. See Kansas Statutes 66-118a
  • Public warehouseman: means any person engaged in the business of storing for commerce any meat, meat products, poultry or poultry products without assuming ownership of the product in storage. See Kansas Statutes 65-6a18
  • Purchaser: means any person who is acquiring property through purchase, foreclosure or default. See Kansas Statutes 65-34,178
  • Qualified patient: means a patient who has executed a declaration in accordance with this act and who has been diagnosed and certified in writing to be afflicted with a terminal condition by two physicians who have personally examined the patient, one of whom shall be the attending physician. See Kansas Statutes 65-28,102
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • Radiation therapist: means a person who applies radiation to humans for therapeutic purposes. See Kansas Statutes 65-7302
  • Radiation therapy: means the use of any radiation procedure or article intended for the cure, mitigation or prevention of disease in humans. See Kansas Statutes 65-7302
  • Radio common carrier: means any radio common carrier as defined in K. See Kansas Statutes 66-1,145a
  • Radiographer: means a person who applies radiation to humans for diagnostic purposes. See Kansas Statutes 65-7302
  • Radiography: means the use of ionizing radiation on human beings for diagnostic purposes. See Kansas Statutes 65-7302
  • Radiologic technologist: means any person who is a radiographer, radiation therapist or nuclear medicine technologist. See Kansas Statutes 65-7302
  • Radiologic technology: means the use of radioactive substance or equipment emitting or detecting ionizing radiation on humans for diagnostic or therapeutic purposes upon prescription of a licensed practitioner. See Kansas Statutes 65-7302
  • Radiological evidence of diffuse pleural thickening: means :

    (1) An ILO quality one or two chest x-ray, read by a competent medical authority who regularly reviews x-rays in the ordinary course of practice, that shows bilateral pleural thickening of at least B2 on the ILO scale and blunting of at least one costophrenic angle; or

    (2) a computed tomography scan or high-resolution computed tomography scan read by a competent medical authority showing evidence of diffuse pleural thickening. See Kansas Statutes 60-4901

  • railroad: means any railroad company as defined in K. See Kansas Statutes 66-532
  • railroad land: means any land acquired by a railroad in strips for right-of-way and any parcel or tract acquired by a railroad adjacent to its right-of-way, to aid in the construction, maintenance and accommodation of its railway and which is occupied pursuant to a lease by a tenant who owns improvements thereon;

    (h) "railroad operations" means the movement, storage or servicing of railroad equipment used for transporting persons or freight;

    (i) "successor in interest" includes any agent, successor, assignee, trustee, receiver or other person acquiring interests or rights in railroad land, including, but not limited to, the owner or holder of any servient estate or right of reversion relating to railroad land; and

    (j) "tenant" means any public warehouseman, as defined in K. See Kansas Statutes 66-532

  • Ranking minority member: The highest ranking (and usually longest serving) minority member of a committee or subcommittee.
  • Readily retrievable: means that records kept by automatic data processing applications or other electronic or mechanized recordkeeping systems can be separated out from all other records within a reasonable time not to exceed 48 hours of a request from the board or other authorized agent or that hard-copy records are kept on which certain items are asterisked, redlined or in some other manner visually identifiable apart from other items appearing on the records. See Kansas Statutes 65-4101
  • 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
  • Recess: A temporary interruption of the legislative business.
  • Reclamation facility: means any location at which material containing a component defined as a hazardous substance pursuant to K. See Kansas Statutes 65-3402
  • Recognition of exemption: means a written statement by the plaintiff's attorney stipulating to an interest in property exempt from forfeiture. See Kansas Statutes 60-4102
  • Recuperation center: means an establishment with an organized medical staff of physicians; with permanent facilities that include inpatient beds; and with medical services, including physician services, and continuous registered professional nursing services for not less than 24 hours of every day, to provide treatment for patients who require inpatient care but are not in an acute phase of illness, who currently require primary convalescent or restorative services, and who have a variety of medical conditions. See Kansas Statutes 65-425
  • Recyclables: includes , but is not limited to, paper, glass, plastic, municipal water treatment residues, as defined by K. See Kansas Statutes 65-3402
  • Regional haze: means visibility impairment, measured in deciviews, occurring over a large geographic area caused by the cumulative emissions of gaseous and particulate air contaminants from numerous sources. See Kansas Statutes 65-3002
  • Registration: means the process by which the state identifies and lists on an official roster those persons who meet predetermined qualifications and who will be the only persons permitted to use a designated title. See Kansas Statutes 65-5001
  • Regular basis: means more than an isolated or sporadic basis. See Kansas Statutes 60-4901
  • Regulated interest holder: means an interest holder that is a business authorized to do business in this state and is under the jurisdiction of a state or federal regulatory agency relating to banking, securities, insurance or real estate. See Kansas Statutes 60-4102
  • Release: means any spill, leak, emission, discharge, escape, leak or disposal of drycleaning solvent from a drycleaning facility into the soils or waters of the state. See Kansas Statutes 65-34,142
  • Remainder: An interest in property that takes effect in the future at a specified time or after the occurrence of some event, such as the death of a life tenant.
  • 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
  • Reopen: means to seek an amendment to an existing approval or permit initiated by any person other than the permittee. See Kansas Statutes 65-3002
  • Reportable quantity: means a known release of a chlorinated drycleaning solvent in excess of one quart over a 24-hour period or a known release of a nonchlorinated drycleaning solvent in excess of one gallon over a 24-hour period. See Kansas Statutes 65-34,142
  • Reporter: Makes a record of court proceedings and prepares a transcript, and also publishes the court's opinions or decisions (in the courts of appeals).
  • 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
  • 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 8-2,128
  • Restitution: The court-ordered payment of money by the defendant to the victim for damages caused by the criminal action.
  • Retail electric supplier: means any person, firm, corporation, municipality, association or cooperative corporation engaged in the furnishing of retail electric service. See Kansas Statutes 66-1,170
  • Retailer: means any business that: (1) Is registered for purposes of the Kansas retailers sales tax act and provides drycleaning, or drycleaning and laundry, services to final consumers; or (2) has provided a drycleaning, or drycleaning and laundry, facility with a resale exemption certificate and is responsible for charging and collecting retailers' sales tax from final consumers of drycleaning or laundry services. See Kansas Statutes 65-34,142
  • retailer: shall mean a person regularly engaged in the business of selling meat, canned, frozen or cured, or poultry, eggs or butter, at retail to the trade and public as such, and selling only to the user or consumer and not for resale; (b) the word "meat" means the dressed flesh of cattle, swine, horses, sheep, rabbits or goats but shall not include fish or products of fish. See Kansas Statutes 65-6a47
  • road: include public bridges and may be construed to be equivalent to "county way" "county road" "common road" "state road" and "territorial road. See Kansas Statutes 77-201
  • Rolls: include plain white rolls and buns of the semibread dough type, such as soft rolls, hamburger, hot dog, parker house, hard rolls such as Vienna, kaiser, etc. See Kansas Statutes 65-2301
  • Rural telephone company: has the meaning ascribed to it in the federal act, excluding any local exchange carrier which together with all of its affiliates has 20,000 or more access lines in the state. See Kansas Statutes 66-1,187
  • safety glazing material: means any glazing material, including but not limited to tempered glass, laminated glass, wire glass or rigid plastic, which meets the test requirements of the American national standards institute standard ANSI Z-97. See Kansas Statutes 65-3801
  • 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
  • Scheduled substance: means controlled substances included in schedules II, III or IV of the schedules designated in K. See Kansas Statutes 65-1682
  • Scrap material processing industry: means any person who accepts, processes and markets recyclables. See Kansas Statutes 65-3402
  • Scrap material recycling and processing facility: means a fixed location that utilizes machinery and equipment for processing only recyclables. See Kansas Statutes 65-3402
  • 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 65-1940
  • Secretary: means the secretary for aging and disability services. See Kansas Statutes 65-6501
  • secretary: shall mean the secretary of health and environment. See Kansas Statutes 65-2301
  • Secretary: means the secretary of health and environment. See Kansas Statutes 65-2401
  • Secretary: means the secretary of health and environment. See Kansas Statutes 65-3002
  • Secretary: means the secretary of health and environment. See Kansas Statutes 65-3402
  • Secretary: means the secretary of health and environment. See Kansas Statutes 65-1,114
  • Secretary: means the secretary of health and environment. See Kansas Statutes 65-411
  • Secretary: means the secretary of agriculture. See Kansas Statutes 65-6a18
  • Secretary: means the secretary for aging and disability services. See Kansas Statutes 65-4024a
  • Secretary: shall mean the secretary of health and environment. See Kansas Statutes 65-4501
  • secretary: means the secretary of the Kansas department of revenue;

    (v) "serious traffic violation" means:

    (1) Excessive speeding, is defined as 15 miles per hour or more over the posted speed limit;

    (2) reckless driving, as defined under K. See Kansas Statutes 8-2,128

  • Secretary: means the secretary of the Kansas department of agriculture, or the secretary's designee. See Kansas Statutes 65-771
  • Secretary: means the secretary of health and environment. See Kansas Statutes 65-4956
  • Secretary: means the secretary of health and environment. See Kansas Statutes 65-5001
  • Secretary: means the secretary of health and environment. See Kansas Statutes 65-5301
  • Seizing agency: means any department or agency of this state or its political subdivisions which regularly employs law enforcement officers and which employed the law enforcement officer who seized property for forfeiture, or such other agency as the seizing agency may designate in a particular case. See Kansas Statutes 60-4102
  • Seizure for forfeiture: means seizure of property by a law enforcement officer including a constructive seizure coupled with an assertion by the seizing agency or a plaintiff's attorney that the property is subject to forfeiture. See Kansas Statutes 60-4102
  • service: means personal service or delivery by certified mail, return receipt requested, to the last known address of the addressee. See Kansas Statutes 60-4701
  • Service of process: The service of writs or summonses to the appropriate party.
  • Services for children with special health care needs: means the program administered by the secretary of health and environment pursuant to article 5a of chapter 65 of Kansas Statutes Annotated and acts amendatory thereof or supplemental thereto. See Kansas Statutes 65-5a01
  • 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.
  • Silica: means a respirable crystalline form of silicon dioxide, including, but not limited to, alpha quartz, cristobalite and trydmite. See Kansas Statutes 60-4901
  • Silica claim: means any claim for damages, losses, indemnification, contribution or other relief arising out of, based on, or in any way related to inhalation of, exposure to, or contact with silica. See Kansas Statutes 60-4901
  • Silicosis: means an interstitial lung disease caused by the pulmonary response to inhaled silica. See Kansas Statutes 60-4901
  • Single certified service territory: means that service area in which only one retail electric supplier has been granted a service certificate by the commission. See Kansas Statutes 66-1,170
  • Site: means all areas and media to which environmental contamination or pollution has been released, transported or migrated. See Kansas Statutes 65-34,178
  • Slaughter facility: means any facility or section thereof which carries on the slaughter and dressing of animals. See Kansas Statutes 65-6a18
  • Small claim: means a claim for the recovery of money or personal property, where the amount claimed or the value of the property sought does not exceed $4,000, exclusive of interest, costs and any damages awarded pursuant to K. See Kansas Statutes 61-2703
  • Social work practice: means the professional activity of helping individuals, groups or communities enhance or restore their capacity for physical, social and economic functioning and the professional application of social work values, principles and techniques in areas such as psychotherapy, social service administration, social planning, social work consultation and social work research to one or more of the following ends: Helping people obtain tangible services; counseling with individuals, families and groups; helping communities or groups provide or improve social and health services; and participating in relevant social action. See Kansas Statutes 65-6302
  • Sole ownership: The type of property ownership in which one individual holds legal title to the property and has full control of it.
  • Solid waste: means garbage, refuse, waste tires as defined by K. See Kansas Statutes 65-3402
  • Solid waste disposal area: includes all property described or included within any permit issued pursuant to K. See Kansas Statutes 65-3402
  • Solid waste management system: means the entire process of storage, collection, transportation, processing, and disposal of solid wastes by any person engaging in such process as a business, or by any state agency, city, authority, county or any combination thereof. See Kansas Statutes 65-3402
  • Solid waste processing facility: means incinerator, composting facility, household hazardous waste facility, waste-to-energy facility, transfer station, reclamation facility or any other location where solid wastes are consolidated, temporarily stored, salvaged or otherwise processed prior to being transported to a final disposal site. See Kansas Statutes 65-3402
  • Special hospital: means an establishment with an organized medical staff of physicians; with permanent facilities that include inpatient beds; and with medical services, including physician services, and continuous registered professional nursing services for not less than 24 hours of every day, to provide diagnosis and treatment for patients who have specified medical conditions. See Kansas Statutes 65-425
  • Speech-language pathologist: means a person who engages in the practice of speech-language pathology and who meets the qualifications set forth in this act. See Kansas Statutes 65-6501
  • Speech-language pathology: means the application of principles, methods and procedures related to the development and disorders of human communication. See Kansas Statutes 65-6501
  • Sponsoring organization: means any professional association, accredited postsecondary educational institution, ambulance service that holds a permit to operate in this state, fire department, other officially organized public safety agency, hospital, corporation, governmental entity or emergency medical services regional council, as approved by the executive director, to offer initial courses of instruction or continuing education programs. See Kansas Statutes 65-6112
  • State: when applied to the different parts of the United States, includes the District of Columbia and the territories. See Kansas Statutes 77-201
  • state: means a state of the United States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, Guam, American Samoa and the Commonwealth of Northern Mariana Islands;

    (6) "wireless communication device" means any wireless electronic communication device that provides for voice or data communication between two or more parties, including, but not limited to, a mobile or cellular telephone, a text messaging device, a personal digital assistant that sends or receives messages, an audio-video player that sends or receives messages or a laptop computer; and

    (7) "religious organization" means any organization, church, body of communicants, or group, gathered in common membership for mutual support and edification in piety, worship and religious observances, or a society of individuals united for religious purposes at a definite place and which religious organization maintains an established place of worship within this state and has a regular schedule of services or meetings at least on a weekly basis and has been determined to be organized and created as a bona fide religious organization. See Kansas Statutes 8-234a

  • Statement of nonexempt interests: means a written statement by the plaintiff's attorney refusing to recognize that a particular interest or interests in property are exempt from forfeiture. See Kansas Statutes 60-4102
  • Station power: means electric energy used for operating equipment necessary for the process of generating electricity at any generating plant owned by a utility or a generating plant specified in subsection (e) of K. See Kansas Statutes 66-1,170
  • Stationary source: means any building, structure, facility or installation which emits or may emit any air contaminant. See Kansas Statutes 65-3002
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Statute of limitations: A law that sets the time within which parties must take action to enforce their rights.
  • Stillbirth: means a stillbirth as defined by K. See Kansas Statutes 65-67a01
  • Stillbirth: means any complete expulsion or extraction from its mother of a human child the gestational age of which is not less than 20 completed weeks, resulting in other than a live birth, as defined in this section, and which is not an induced termination of pregnancy. See Kansas Statutes 65-2401
  • Subcontractor: means a contractor who performs work on behalf of a contractor in the construction of a dwelling. See Kansas Statutes 60-4701
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Subpoena duces tecum: A command to a witness to produce documents.
  • Substantial contributing factor: means :

    (1) Exposure to silica or asbestos is the proximate cause of the physical impairment alleged in the silica or asbestos claim; and

    (2) a competent medical authority has determined with a reasonable degree of medical probability that the exposure to silica or asbestos is the proximate cause of the physical impairment. See Kansas Statutes 60-4901

  • Substantial occupational exposure to silica: means employment in an industry and an occupation in which the exposed person did any of the following for a substantial portion of a normal work year for such occupation:

    (1) Handled silica;

    (2) fabricated silica-containing products so that the person was exposed to silica in the fabrication process;

    (3) altered, repaired or otherwise worked with a silica-containing product in a manner that exposed the person on a regular basis to silica;

    (4) worked in close proximity to other workers engaged in any of the activities described in paragraphs (1), (2) or (3) of this subsection in a manner that exposed the person on a regular basis to silica. See Kansas Statutes 60-4901

  • successor in interest: includes any agent, successor, assignee, trustee, receiver or other person acquiring interests or rights in railroad land, including, but not limited to, the owner or holder of any servient estate or right of reversion relating to railroad land; and

    (j) "tenant" means any public warehouseman, as defined in K. See Kansas Statutes 66-532

  • Summons: Another word for subpoena used by the criminal justice system.
  • system: means any law, legal code or system of a jurisdiction outside of any state or territory of the United States, including, but not limited to, international organizations and tribunals and applied by that jurisdiction's courts, administrative bodies or other formal or informal tribunals. See Kansas Statutes 60-5102
  • Tamperer: means a person who commits or assists in the commission of tampering. See Kansas Statutes 60-4601
  • Tampering: means illegally transferring or attempting to transfer anhydrous ammonia from its present container, equipment or storage facility to another container, equipment or storage facility. See Kansas Statutes 60-4601
  • Tanning device: means equipment that emits electromagnetic radiation with wavelengths in the air that is used for tanning of human skin and includes any accompanying items incidental to operation of the tanning device. See Kansas Statutes 65-1920
  • Tanning facility: means any facility, whether independent or part of a salon, health spa or any other facility, which provides access to tanning devices but shall not include private residences if access to tanning devices is provided without charge. See Kansas Statutes 65-1920
  • Tattooing: means the process by which the skin is marked or colored by insertion of nontoxic dyes or pigments by use of a needle into or under the subcutaneous portion of the skin so as to form indelible marks for cosmetic or figurative purposes. See Kansas Statutes 65-1940
  • Telecommunications carrier: means a corporation, company, individual, association of persons, their trustees, lessees or receivers that provides a telecommunications service, including, but not limited to, interexchange carriers and competitive access providers, but not including local exchange carriers certified before January 1, 1996. See Kansas Statutes 66-1,187
  • Telecommunications public utility: means any public utility, as defined in K. See Kansas Statutes 66-1,187
  • Telecommunications service: means the provision of a service for the transmission of telephone messages, or two-way video or data messages. See Kansas Statutes 66-1,187
  • Temporary container: means a receptacle for cremated remains, usually composed of cardboard, plastic or similar material, that can be closed in a manner that prevents the leakage or spillage of the cremated remains or the entrance of foreign material, and is a single container of sufficient size to hold the cremated remains. See Kansas Statutes 65-1760
  • Temporary restraining order: Prohibits a person from an action that is likely to cause irreparable harm. This differs from an injunction in that it may be granted immediately, without notice to the opposing party, and without a hearing. It is intended to last only until a hearing can be held.
  • Testify: Answer questions in court.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Tort: A civil wrong or breach of a duty to another person, as outlined by law. A very common tort is negligent operation of a motor vehicle that results in property damage and personal injury in an automobile accident.
  • Total lung capacity: means the volume of gas contained in the lungs at the end of a maximal inspiration. See Kansas Statutes 60-4901
  • Trainer: means a licensed individual who guides another in tattooing, cosmetic tattooing or body piercing. See Kansas Statutes 65-1940
  • 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.
  • Transfer station: means any facility where solid wastes are transferred from one vehicle to another or where solid wastes are stored and consolidated before being transported elsewhere, but shall not include a collection box provided for public use as a part of a county-operated solid waste management system if the box is not equipped with compaction mechanisms or has a volume smaller than 20 cubic yards. See Kansas Statutes 65-3402
  • transmission of telephone messages: shall include the transmission by wire or other means of any voice, data, signals or facsimile communications, including all such communications now in existence or as may be developed in the future. See Kansas Statutes 66-104
  • Treatment: means the same as defined in K. See Kansas Statutes 65-4024a
  • Treatment: means the selection and performance of those therapeutic measures essential to effective execution and management of the nursing regimen, and any prescribed medical regimen. See Kansas Statutes 65-1113
  • Treatment facility: means the same as defined in K. See Kansas Statutes 65-4024a
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • Trust account: A general term that covers all types of accounts in a trust department, such as estates, guardianships, and agencies. Source: OCC
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.
  • Ultimate user: means a person who lawfully possesses a controlled substance for such person's own use or for the use of a member of such person's household or for administering to an animal owned by such person or by a member of such person's household. See Kansas Statutes 65-4101
  • Undertaking: means a promise or security in any form where required by law. See Kansas Statutes 77-201
  • Uniform Commercial Code: A set of statutes enacted by the various states to provide consistency among the states' commercial laws. It includes negotiable instruments, sales, stock transfers, trust and warehouse receipts, and bills of lading. Source: OCC
  • United States: means the 50 states and the District of Columbia;

    (aa) "division" means the division of vehicles of the Kansas department of revenue;

    (bb) "director" means the director of the division of vehicles of the Kansas department of revenue;

    (cc) "foreign country" means any jurisdiction other than the United States;

    (dd) "nonresident commercial driver's license" means a license issued pursuant to K. See Kansas Statutes 8-2,128

  • Universal service: means telecommunications services and facilities which include: single party, two-way voice grade calling; stored program controlled switching with vertical service capability; E-911 capability; tone dialing; access to operator services; access to directory assistance; and equal access to long distance services. See Kansas Statutes 66-1,187
  • Unprofessional conduct: means :

    (1) Using fraudulent or false advertisement. See Kansas Statutes 65-1516

  • Uphold: The decision of an appellate court not to reverse a lower court decision.
  • Urn: means a receptacle designed to encase the cremated remains. See Kansas Statutes 65-1760
  • usual place of abode: when applied to the service of any process or notice, means the place usually occupied by a person. See Kansas Statutes 77-201
  • Vehicle: means every device in, upon or by which any person or property is or may be transported or drawn upon a highway, except devices moved by human power or used exclusively upon stationary rails or tracks. See Kansas Statutes 66-1329
  • Venue: The geographical location in which a case is tried.
  • Verdict: The decision of a petit jury or a judge.
  • Vital statistics: includes the registration, preparation, transcription, collection, compilation, and preservation of data pertaining to birth, adoption, legitimation, death, stillbirth, marriage, divorce, annulment of marriage, induced termination of pregnancy, and data incidental thereto. See Kansas Statutes 65-2401
  • Ward: means a person who has a guardian. See Kansas Statutes 77-201
  • Waste-to-energy facility: means a facility that processes solid waste to produce energy or fuel. See Kansas Statutes 65-3402
  • Water supply system: shall mean the system of pipes, structures and facilities through which water is obtained, treated and sold, distributed or otherwise offered to the public for household use or any use by humans. See Kansas Statutes 65-4501
  • Waters of the state: means all streams and springs, and all bodies of surface or groundwater, whether natural or artificial, within the boundaries of the state. See Kansas Statutes 65-3402
  • 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

  • white bread: means any bread, whether baked in a pan or on a hearth or screen which is commonly known or usually represented and sold as white bread, including but not restricted to Vienna bread, French bread, Italian bread and any bread which is included in the definition and standard of identity for "white bread" adopted by the secretary of health and environment under authority vested in it by the general food and drug acts. See Kansas Statutes 65-2301
  • Wholesaler: means any person engaged in the distribution of inspected and passed meat, meat products, poultry or poultry products. See Kansas Statutes 65-6a18
  • Wrecker or towing service: means the act of transporting, towing or recovering with a wrecker, tow truck or car carrier, any vehicle not owned by the operator of the wrecker, tow truck or car carrier for which the operator receives compensation or other personal gain, either directly or indirectly, except that such terms shall not include a private wrecker or towing service. See Kansas Statutes 66-1329
  • Writ: A formal written command, issued from the court, requiring the performance of a specific act.
  • Written informed request: means the request for the prescription of amygdalin (laetrile) and the form for such request established under K. See Kansas Statutes 65-6b01