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75-7034.Juvenile community correctional services; transfer of powers, duties and functions from DOC to JJA; successor thereto; rules and regulations; title to property. On and after July 1, 1997:

(a) Except as otherwise provided by K.S.A. 75-7034 through 75-7037, and amendments thereto, all of the powers, duties and functions of the department of corrections and the secretary of corrections concerning juvenile community correctional services are hereby transferred to and conferred and imposed upon the juvenile justice authority and the commissioner of juvenile justice established by K.S.A. 75-7001, and amendments thereto.

(b) Except as otherwise provided by K.S.A. 75-7034 through 75-7037, and amendments thereto, the juvenile justice authority and the commissioner of juvenile justice shall be the successor in every way to the powers, duties and functions of the department of corrections and the secretary of corrections concerning juvenile community correctional services in which the same were vested prior to the effective date of this section. Every act performed in the exercise of such powers, duties and functions by or under the authority of the juvenile justice authority or the commissioner of juvenile justice concerning juvenile community correctional services established by K.S.A. 75-7034 through 75-7037, and amendments thereto, shall be deemed to have the same force and effect as if performed by the department of corrections or the secretary of corrections, respectively, in which such powers, duties and functions were vested prior to the effective date of this section.

(c) Except as otherwise provided by K.S.A. 75-7034 through 75-7037, and amendments thereto, whenever the department of corrections, or words of like effect concerning juvenile community correctional services, is referred to or designated by a statute, contract or other document, such reference or designation shall be deemed to apply to the juvenile justice authority.

(d) Except as otherwise provided by K.S.A. 75-7034 through 75-7037, and amendments thereto, whenever the secretary of corrections, or words of like effect concerning juvenile community correctional services, is referred to or designated by a statute, contract or other document, such reference or designation shall be deemed to apply to the commissioner of juvenile justice.

(e) All rules and regulations of the department of corrections or the secretary of corrections concerning juvenile community correctional services in existence on the effective date of this section shall continue to be effective and shall be deemed to be duly adopted rules and regulations of the commissioner of juvenile justice until revised, amended, revoked or nullified pursuant to law.

(f) All orders and directives of the department of corrections or the secretary of corrections concerning juvenile community correctional services in existence on the effective date of this section shall continue to be effective and shall be deemed to be orders and directives of the juvenile justice authority until revised, amended or nullified pursuant to law.

(g) On the effective date of this section, the juvenile justice authority shall succeed to whatever right, title or interest the department of corrections has acquired in any real property concerning juvenile community correctional services in this state, and the authority shall hold the same for and in the name of the state of Kansas. On and after the effective date of this section, whenever any statute, contract, deed or other document concerns the power or authority of the department of corrections or the secretary of corrections concerning juvenile community correctional services to acquire, hold or dispose of real property or any interest therein, the juvenile justice authority shall succeed to such power or authority.

(h) The juvenile justice authority and the commissioner of juvenile justice shall be continuations of the department of corrections and the secretary of corrections concerning juvenile community correctional services.

History: L. 1997, ch. 156, § 3; May 22.



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