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75-5914. Advisory council on aging; powers and duties. The advisory council on aging shall have the following powers and duties:

(a) Provide advocacy for the aging in the affairs of the department, the governor's office and other public and private, state and local agencies affecting the aging;

(b) review and comment upon reports of the department to the governor and the legislature;

(c) prepare and submit to the governor, the legislature and the secretary an annual report evaluating the level and quality of all programs, services and facilities provided to the aging by state agencies;

(d) review and comment upon the comprehensive state plan prepared by the department;

(e) review and comment upon disbursements by the department of public funds to public and private agencies;

(f) recommend candidates to the governor for appointment as secretary for aging and disability services;

(g) consult with the secretary regarding the operations of the department;

(h) serve as the advisory committee to the governor and the Kansas department for aging and disability services as required and defined in the rules and regulations, part 903.50(c), issued under the federal older Americans act of 1965 (public law 89-73), and amendments thereto;

(i) review and comment to the state long-term care ombudsman upon the policies and procedures of the office of long-term care ombudsman; and

(j) consult with the state long-term care ombudsman regarding needs for ombudsman services for aged Kansas residents.

History: L. 1977, ch. 288, § 14; L. 1980, ch. 291, § 9; L. 1998, ch. 101, § 3; L. 2014, ch. 115, § 385; July 1.



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