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71-407.Same; certain persons considered state residents; definitions; eligibility criteria. (a) The following persons, or any class or classes thereof, and their spouses and dependents, may be considered residents of the state of Kansas by the state board for the purpose of determining state entitlements of community colleges: (1) Persons who are in active military service of the United States; (2) persons who are domiciliary residents of the state, who were in active military service prior to becoming domiciliary residents of the state, who were present in the state for a period of not less than two years during their tenure in active military service, whose domiciliary residence was established in the state within 30 days of discharge or retirement from active military service under honorable conditions, but whose domiciliary residence was not timely enough established to meet the residence duration requirement of K.S.A. 71-406, and amendments thereto; (3) persons who are employees of a community college; (4) persons having special domestic relations circumstances; (5) persons who have lost their resident status within six months of enrollment; (6) persons who are not domiciliary residents of the state, who have graduated from a high school accredited by the state board of education within six months of enrollment at a community college, who were domiciliary residents of the state at the time of graduation from high school or within 12 months prior to graduation from high school, and who are entitled to admission at a state educational institution pursuant to K.S.A. 72-116, and amendments thereto; and (7) persons who are domiciliary residents of the state, whose domiciliary residence was established in the state for the purpose of accepting, upon recruitment by an employer, or retaining, upon transfer required by an employer, a position of full-time employment at a place of employment in Kansas, but the domiciliary residence of whom was not timely enough established to meet the residence duration requirement of K.S.A. 71-406, and amendments thereto.

(b) As used in this section:

(1) "Domiciliary resident" means a person who has present and fixed residence in Kansas where the person intends to remain for an indefinite period and to which the person intends to return following absence.

(2) "Full-time employment" means employment requiring at least 1,500 hours of work per year.

(c) The state board shall prescribe criteria and guidelines for determination of the eligibility of persons specified in subsection (a) to be considered residents of the state and shall specify the evidence necessary to be submitted by such persons as proof of eligibility. Evidence submitted by a person as proof of eligibility claimed under subsection (a)(7) must include, but not by way of limitation, certification of the claim by the employer of the person.

History: L. 1997, ch. 11, § 3; L. 1999, ch. 147, § 38; July 1.



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