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65-1,258. Same; transfer of officers and employees; preservation of civil service rights; retirement benefits, leave balances and other rights. (a) All officers and employees of the Kansas health policy authority who, immediately prior to the effective date of K.S.A. 2016 Supp. 65-1,252 through 65-1,258, and amendments thereto, are engaged in the exercise and performance of the powers, duties and functions transferred by K.S.A. 2016 Supp. 65-1,252 through 65-1,258, and amendments thereto, as well as all officers and employees of the Kansas health policy authority who are determined by the director of health care finance of the department of health and environment to be engaged in providing administrative, technical or other support services that are essential to the exercise and performance of the powers, duties and functions transferred by K.S.A. 2016 Supp. 65-1,252 through 65-1,258, and amendments thereto, are hereby transferred to the division of health care finance of the department of health and environment. All classified officers and employees so transferred shall retain their status as classified employees.

(b) Officers and employees of the Kansas health policy authority transferred by K.S.A. 2016 Supp. 65-1,252 through 65-1,258, and amendments thereto, shall retain all retirement benefits and leave balances and rights which had accrued or vested prior to the date of transfer. The service of each such officer or employee so transferred shall be deemed to have been continuous. Any subsequent transfers, layoffs or abolition of classified service positions under the Kansas civil service act shall be made in accordance with the civil service laws and any rules and regulations adopted thereunder. Nothing in K.S.A. 2016 Supp. 65-1,252 through 65-1,258, and amendments thereto, shall affect the classified status of any transferred person employed by the Kansas health policy authority prior to the date of transfer.

(c) Notwithstanding the effective date of K.S.A. 2016 Supp. 65-1,252 through 65-1,258, and amendments thereto, the provisions of K.S.A. 2016 Supp. 65-1,252 through 65-1,258, and amendments thereto, prescribing the transfer of officers and employees from the Kansas health policy authority abolished by K.S.A. 2016 Supp. 65-1,252 through 65-1,258, and amendments thereto, to the division of health care finance of the department of health and environment established by K.S.A. 2016 Supp. 65-1,252 through 65-1,258, and amendments thereto, the date of transfer of each such officer or employee shall commence at the start of a payroll period.

History: Executive Reorganization Order No. 38, § 7; L. 2011, ch. 134, § 7; July 1.



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