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65-6503. Duties of secretary for aging and disability services. (a) The secretary shall:

(1) Issue to each person who has met the education and training requirements listed in K.S.A. 65-6505, and amendments thereto, and such other reasonable qualifications as may be established by rules and regulations promulgated by the secretary, the appropriate license as a speech-language pathologist or audiologist;

(2) establish by rules and regulations the methods and procedures for examination of candidates for licensure;

(3) appoint employees necessary to administer this act and fix their compensation within the limits of appropriations made for that purpose;

(4) keep a record of the board's proceedings and a register of all applicants for and recipients of licenses; and

(5) make all such reasonable rules and regulations as deemed necessary to carry out and enforce the provisions of this act.

(b) All rules and regulations, orders and directives of the secretary of health and environment concerning speech-language pathologists and audiologists in existence on the effective date of this act shall continue to be effective and shall be deemed to be duly adopted rules and regulations, orders and directives of the secretary for aging and disability services until revised, amended, revoked or nullified pursuant to law.

(c) All records of the department of health and environment concerning speech-language pathologists and audiologists in existence on the effective date of this act are hereby transferred to the secretary for aging and disability services.

(d) Whenever a reference or designation is made to the department of health and environment concerning speech-language pathologists or audiologists by a contract or other document, such reference or designation shall be deemed to apply to the secretary for aging and disability services.

History: L. 1991, ch. 177, § 3; L. 2012, ch. 100, § 3; L. 2014, ch. 115, § 280; July 1.



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