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76-1528. Southeast Kansas tuberculosis hospital; cessation as institution for care and treatment of tuberculosis patients; transfer of patients and records. (a) From and after October 1, 1975, the southeast Kansas tuberculosis hospital shall cease to function as an institution of this state for the care and treatment of tuberculosis patients. All patients receiving care or treatment at such hospital on the effective date of this act shall be transferred to a medical care facility qualified to treat persons infected with tuberculosis as provided by K.S.A. 65-116j, and amendments thereto.

(b) All medical records of each patient receiving care or treatment at the southeast Kansas tuberculosis hospital immediately prior to the effective date of this act shall be transferred to the medical care facility to which such patient is transferred. All medical records of former patients of the southeast Kansas tuberculosis hospital shall be transferred to the secretary of health and environment.

(c) The secretary for children and families shall continue to be in charge of the premises, facilities, installations and equipment at the southeast Kansas tuberculosis hospital and shall provide for the preservation, maintenance, upkeep and use thereof, until otherwise provided by law.

History: L. 1975, ch. 311, § 11; L. 2014, ch. 115, § 426; July 1.



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