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65-1526.Civil fine. Upon a finding of the existence of any of the grounds listed in K.S.A. 65-1517, and amendments thereto, or upon a finding of any violation of the optometry law, in lieu of or in addition to any other action, the board may access a civil fine not in excess of $10,000 against a licensee. All fines collected pursuant to this section shall be remitted to the state treasurer in accordance with the provisions of K.S.A. 75-4215, and amendments thereto. Upon receipt of each such remittance, the state treasurer shall deposit the entire amount in the state treasury and of the amount so remitted, an amount equal to the board's actual costs, including attorney fees, related to fine assessment and enforcement, as certified by the president of the board to the state treasurer, shall be credited to the optometry board fee fund and the balance shall be credited to the state general fund.

History: L. 1999, ch. 23, § 9; L. 2001, ch. 5, § 227; July 1.



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