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65-2840a. Disciplinary counsel; appointment; qualifications; duties; application for subpoenas; staff; rules and regulations. The state board of healing arts shall appoint a disciplinary counsel, who shall not otherwise be an attorney for the board, with the duties set out in this act. The disciplinary counsel shall be an attorney admitted to practice law in the state of Kansas. The disciplinary counsel shall have the power and the duty to investigate or cause to be investigated all matters involving professional incompetency, unprofessional conduct or any other matter which may result in disciplinary action against a licensee, registrant, permit holder or certificate holder pursuant to the applicable practice act. In the performance of these duties, the disciplinary counsel may apply to any court having power to issue subpoenas for an order to require by subpoena the attendance of any person or by subpoena duces tecum the production of any records for the purpose of the production of any information pertinent to an investigation. Subject to approval by the state board of healing arts, the disciplinary counsel shall employ clerical and other staff necessary to carry out the duties of the disciplinary counsel. The state board of healing arts may adopt rules and regulations necessary to allow the disciplinary counsel to properly perform the functions of such position under this act.

History: L. 1984, ch. 238, § 8; L. 1986, ch. 229, § 44; L. 2014, ch. 131, § 15; July 1, 2015.



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