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75-5608. Office of laboratory services established; powers, duties and functions; rules and regulations; fees. (a) There is hereby established under the supervision of the secretary of health and environment, an office of laboratory services. The office of laboratory services shall provide laboratory information and perform laboratory tests and experiments as directed by the secretary of health and environment and shall exercise such other powers, duties and functions as the secretary of health and environment may direct.

(b) The secretary may adopt rules and regulations for the collection and biological or chemical analysis of samples received by the office of laboratory services. The secretary, by adoption of rules and regulations, may fix fees for any biological or chemical analysis services provided by the office of laboratory services and waive any such fees whenever the secretary finds that waiver is in the interest of protecting the public health and safety. The secretary shall waive fees for such services provided to public health departments and state hospitals. Fees charged and collected shall not exceed the actual cost of the analysis and testing provided by the office of laboratory services.

(c) Fees collected under this section shall be remitted by the secretary to the state treasurer in accordance with the provisions of K.S.A. 75-4215, and amendments thereto. Upon receipt of each such remittance, the state treasurer shall deposit the entire amount in the state treasury to the credit of the office of laboratory services operating fund.

History: L. 1974, ch. 351, § 8; L. 2013, ch. 112, § 6; July 1.



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