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75-5604.Powers, duties and functions of existing divisions and directors transferred to new secretary; orders and directives continued in effect until revised, amended or repealed. (a) All of the powers, duties and functions of the existing division of food and drug, division of registration and health statistics, division of vital statistics established by K.S.A. 65-2402, division of health education, division of epidemiology and disease control, division of maternal and child health, division of child hygiene created by K.S.A. 65-152, division of medical and dental health, and the division of hospital facilities established by K.S.A. 65-412 and the existing director of the division of food and drug, director of the division of registration and health statistics, state registrar of vital statistics established by K.S.A. 65-2405, director of the division of health education, director of the division of epidemiology and disease control, director of the division of maternal and child health, director of the division of medical and dental health and director of the division of hospital facilities established by K.S.A. 65-412, are hereby transferred to and conferred and imposed upon the secretary of health and environment created by this order, except as is herein otherwise provided.

(b) The secretary of health and environment created by this order shall be the successor in every way to the powers, duties and functions of the director of the division of food and drug, director of the division of registration and health statistics, state registrar of vital statistics established by K.S.A. 65-2405, director of the division of health education, director of the division of epidemiology and disease control, director of the division of maternal and child health, director of the division of medical and dental health and director of the division of hospital facilities established by K.S.A. 65-412, in which the same were vested prior to the effective date of this act, except as herein otherwise provided. Every act performed under the authority of the secretary of health and environment created by this order shall be deemed to have the same force and effect as if performed by the division of food and drug or the director thereof, respectively, or the division of registration and health statistics or the director thereof, respectively, of the division of vital statistics established by K.S.A. 65-2402, or the state registrar of vital statistics established by K.S.A. 65-2405, respectively, or the division of health education or the director thereof, respectively, or the division of epidemiology and disease control or the director thereof, respectively, or the division of maternal and child health or the director thereof, respectively, or the division of child hygiene created by K.S.A. 65-152, or the division of medical and dental health or the director thereof, respectively, or the division of hospital facilities or the director thereof, respectively, both established by K.S.A. 65-412, in which divisions and directors such functions were vested prior to the effective date of this order.

(c) All powers, duties and functions of existing divisions of the state board of health not specifically transferred nor abolished herein shall be transferred to the secretary of health and environment.

(d) Whenever the director of the division of food and drug or the division of food and drug, or the director of the division of registration and health statistics or the division of registration and health statistics, or the division of vital statistics established by K.S.A. 65-2402 or the state registrar of vital statistics established by K.S.A. 65-2405, or the director of the division of health education or the division of health education, or the director of the division of epidemiology and disease control or the division of epidemiology and disease control, or the director of the division of maternal and child health or the division of maternal and child health, or the division of child hygiene created by K.S.A. 65-152, or the director of the division of medical and dental health or the division of medical and dental health, or the director of the division of hospital facilities or the division of hospital facilities, both established by K.S.A. 65-412, or words of like effect is referred to or designated by a statute, contract, or other document, such reference or designation shall be deemed to apply to the secretary of health and environment created by this order.

(e) All orders or directives of the director of the division of food and drug, the director of the division of registration and health statistics, the state registrar of vital statistics established by K.S.A. 65-2405, the director of the division of health education, the director of the division of epidemiology and disease control, the director of the division of maternal and child health, the director of the division of medical and dental health, the director of the division of hospital facilities established by K.S.A. 65-412, in existence on the effective date of this act shall continue to be effective and shall be deemed to be the orders or directives of the secretary of health and environment created by this order until revised, amended, repealed or nullified pursuant to law.

(f) The secretary of health and environment created by this order shall be a continuation of the director of the division of food and drug, the director of the division of registration and health statistics, the state registrar of vital statistics established by K.S.A. 65-2405, the director of the division of health education, the director of the division of epidemiology and disease control, the director of the division of maternal and child health, the director of the division of medical and dental health and the director of the division of hospital facilities established by K.S.A. 65-412.

(g) All orders and directives of the divisions of the state board of health not specifically mentioned nor abolished herein shall be deemed to be the orders of the secretary of health and environment created by this order until revised, amended, repealed or nullified pursuant to law.

History: L. 1974, ch. 351, § 4; L. 1974, ch. 352, § 187; July 1.



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