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74-5065.Definitions. As used in this act:

(a) "Kansas industrial training program" or "KIT program" means a program under which the secretary provides for training, customized to meet the specifications of a new or expanding industry, of new employees or prospective employees, or both, of the industry.

(b) "Kansas industrial retraining program" or "KIR program" means a program under which the secretary provides for retraining, customized to meet the specifications of a restructuring industry, of employees of the industry.

(c) "New or expanding industry" means an industry which is locating or is newly located in Kansas or an existing industry which is located in Kansas and is expanding its work force.

(d) "Training" means training of employees or preemployment training of prospective employees for jobs newly created by a new or expanding industry.

(e) "Restructuring industry" means an existing industry which is located in Kansas and is restructuring its operations through incorporation of existing technology, development and incorporation of new technology, diversification of production or development and implementation of new production.

(f) "Retraining" means retraining of employees of a restructuring industry who are likely to be displaced because of obsolete or inadequate job skills and knowledge.

(g) "Job training agency" means any public or private educational or job training institution and any other public or private entity which is qualified to provide the training or retraining required under the KIT and KIR programs, including apprenticeship programs that are registered through the Kansas apprenticeship council and recognized by the United States department of labor, bureau of apprenticeship training.

(h) "Secretary" means the secretary of commerce [and housing].

(i) "Agricultural land," "corporation," "corporate partnership," "limited liability company," "limited partnership," "swine production facility" and "trust" have the meanings ascribed pursuant to K.S.A. 17-5903, and amendments thereto.

History: L. 1988, ch. 323, § 1; L. 1998, ch. 143, § 40; L. 1999, ch. 78, § 1; July 1.



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