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75-6513.Cafeteria benefits fund created; transfer of assets and liabilities from prior fund; references to prior fund; payment of cost of authorized programs from fund; moneys deposited in fund; expenditures from fund. (a) The health care benefits program fund is hereby abolished and any reference to the health care benefits program fund in any statute, contract or other document shall be deemed to be a reference to the cafeteria benefits fund established by this section. There is hereby created in the state treasury the cafeteria benefits fund. On the effective date of this act, the director of accounts and reports shall transfer all moneys in the health care benefits program fund to the cafeteria benefits fund and all liabilities of the health care benefits program fund are hereby transferred to and imposed upon the cafeteria benefits fund.

(b) The cost of the state health care benefits program, including the costs of administering the program, shall be paid from the cafeteria benefits fund. The cost of the long-term care insurance, including the costs of administration, purchased pursuant to K.S.A. 75-6523, and amendments thereto, shall be paid from the cafeteria benefits fund. The Kansas state employees health care commission shall remit all moneys received by or for the commission pursuant to the state health care benefits program or from the purchase of long-term care insurance 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 cafeteria benefits fund.

(c) Each state agency shall pay into the cafeteria benefits fund amounts specified by the secretary of administration to pay for costs of administering the cafeteria plan as provided by law, including the costs of benefits provided thereunder.

(d) All expenditures from the cafeteria benefits fund shall be made in accordance with appropriation acts upon warrants of the director of accounts and reports issued pursuant to vouchers approved by: (1) The chairperson of the Kansas state employees health care commission or by a person or persons designated by the chairperson, for expenditures relating to the health care benefits program; and (2) the secretary of administration or by a person or persons designated by the secretary, for expenditures relating to administering the cafeteria plan as provided by law, including the costs of benefits provided thereunder. The director of accounts and reports shall issue warrants pursuant to vouchers approved under this section for payments from the cafeteria benefits fund notwithstanding the fact that claims for such payments were not submitted or processed for payment from money appropriated for the fiscal year in which the fund first became liable to make such payments.

History: L. 1984, ch. 329, § 7; L. 1988, ch. 355, § 2; L. 1996, ch. 170, § 5; L. 2001, ch. 5, § 408; July 1.



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