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44-715.Kansas state employment service; officers and employees; appointments; powers and duties. (a) State employment service. The secretary of labor shall establish and maintain employment offices in such number and in such places as may be necessary for the proper administration of this act and for the purposes of performing such duties as are within the purview of the act of congress entitled "An act to provide for the establishment of a national employment system and for cooperation with the states in the promotion of such system, and for other purposes," approved June 6, 1933 (48 Stat. 113; U.S.C., title 29, sec. 49 (c) as amended). The secretary of labor shall be charged with the duty of cooperating with any official or agency of the United States having powers or duties under the provisions of such act of congress, as amended, and to do and perform all things necessary to secure to this state the benefits of such act of congress, as amended, in the promotion and maintenance of a system of employment offices. The provisions of such act of congress, as amended, are hereby accepted by this state, in conformity with such act, and this state will observe and comply with the requirements thereof. The secretary of labor is hereby designated and constituted the agency of this state for the purpose of such act. The secretary of labor shall appoint such officers and employees as may be necessary for the administration of the act of which this section is amendatory. Such appointments shall be made in accordance with regulations prescribed by the director of the United States employment service. The secretary of labor may cooperate with or enter into agreements with the railroad retirement board with respect to the establishment, maintenance, and use of free employment service facilities.

(b) Financing. All moneys received by this state under such act of congress, as amended, shall be paid into the employment security administration fund, and such moneys are hereby made available to the secretary of labor to be expended as provided by this section and by such act of congress. For the purpose of establishing and maintaining free public employment offices, the secretary is authorized to enter into agreements with the railroad retirement board, or any other agency of the United States charged with the administration of an unemployment compensation law, with any political subdivision of this state or with any private nonprofit organization, and as a part of any such agreement the secretary of labor may accept moneys, services, or quarters as a contribution to the employment service account, and the political subdivisions of this state are hereby authorized to raise and expend moneys, services, or quarters as contribution to the employment service account.

History: L. 1937, ch. 255, § 15; L. 1938, ch. 51, § 3; L. 1939, ch. 214, § 6; L. 1941, ch. 264, § 12; L. 1947, ch. 291, § 8; L. 1949, ch. 288, § 10; L. 1976, ch. 370, § 70; L. 2004, ch. 179, § 66; July 1.



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