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39-1613. Catchment areas for state psychiatric hospitals; rules and regulations, guidelines. (a) The secretary for aging and disability services is hereby authorized to adopt rules and regulations to define and redefine the Osawatomie state hospital catchment area and Larned state hospital catchment area as may be necessary in the opinion of the secretary for aging and disability services to accommodate shifts in populations in need of mental health services within available community mental health facility and state institution capacities and resources and in accordance with the following:

(1) Each such catchment area shall be defined by contiguous counties that are designated by name;

(2) no county shall be included in more than one such catchment area;

(3) each county shall be included in the Osawatomie state hospital catchment area or Larned state hospital catchment area; and

(4) No designated community mental health center shall be included in more than one such catchment area.

(b) Each rule and regulation adopted, amended or revived under this section shall be published in its entirety in the Kansas register in the first issue published after such adoption, amendment or revival.

History: L. 1993, ch. 225, § 1; L. 2014, ch. 115, § 180; July 1.



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