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73-1222. Same; definitions. As used in K.S.A. 73-1221 through 73-1231, and amendments thereto, unless the context clearly indicates otherwise:

(a) "Birth defect" means any physical or mental abnormality or condition, including any susceptibility to any illness or condition other than normal childhood illnesses or conditions.

(b) "Board" means the Persian Gulf War veterans health initiative board established by K.S.A. 73-1223, and amendments thereto.

(c) "Director" means the director of the Kansas commission on veterans affairs office.

(d) "Gulf War syndrome" means the wide range of physical and mental conditions, problems and illnesses that are connected with service in the armed forces of the United States during and in the area of operations of the Persian Gulf War.

(e) "Veteran" means a person who is a resident of Kansas who was a member of the armed forces of the United States of America and who served in such armed forces in the area of operations of the Persian Gulf War during the Persian Gulf War or thereafter regardless of whether such person is still actively serving in the armed forces or reserve.

History: L. 1997, ch. 39, § 2; L. 2014, ch. 83, § 14; July 1.



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