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44-1207.Same; rules and regulations to carry out provisions of act; permits for employment of certain workers; advisory committee. (a) On and after January 1, 1978, the secretary shall adopt such rules and regulations as are necessary to carry out the purposes and provisions of K.S.A. 44-1201 to 44-1213, inclusive, to prevent the circumvention or evasion thereof and to safeguard the minimum wage and overtime rates established by this act. Such rules and regulations may include, but are not limited to, regulations defining and governing: Outside salesmen; bonuses; part-time rates; special pay for special or extra work; allowances as part of the wage rates applicable under this act for board, lodging and gratuities; other facilities or services furnished by employers and used by employees; and other special items usual in a particular employer-employee relationship.

(b) On and after January 1, 1978, in order to prevent curtailment of opportunities for employment, avoid undue hardship and safeguard the minimum wage rates under K.S.A. 44-1201 to 44-1213, inclusive, the secretary also may adopt rules and regulations providing for: (1) The employment of handicapped workers or patient laborers at state institutions or hospitals at wages lower than the wage rates applicable under K.S.A. 44-1201 to 44-1213, inclusive, under permits and for such periods of time as specified therein; and (2) the employment of learners and apprentices at wages lower than the wage rates applicable under this act, under permits and subject to such limitations on number, proportion, length of learning period, occupations and other conditions as the secretary may prescribe.

(c) On and after January 1, 1978, the secretary is authorized to appoint an advisory committee, composed of any equal number of not more than three (3) representatives of each of employers, employees and disinterested persons representing the general public, with whom the secretary may consult concerning the making and revising of the rules and regulations. Members of the advisory committee attending meetings of such committee, or attending a subcommittee meeting thereof authorized by the committee, shall be paid amounts provided in subsection (e) of K.S.A. 75-3223 and amendments thereto.

History: L. 1977, ch. 179, § 9; July 1.



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