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76-3303.Definitions. As used in K.S.A. 2016 Supp. 76-3301 through 76-3323, and amendments thereto, the following words and phrases have the following meanings unless a different meaning clearly appears from the content:

(a) "Authority" means the university of Kansas hospital authority created by this act.

(b) "Board" means the board of directors of the authority created by this act.

(c) "Health sciences schools" means the schools of medicine, nursing, allied health, pharmacy and any other schools operated by the university of Kansas at the university of Kansas medical center.

(d) "Bonds" means any bonds, notes, lease certificates of participation or other evidences of indebtedness, whether or not the interest on which is subject to federal income taxation, issued by the authority pursuant to this act.

(e) "Hospital assets" means all records, property or rights in property, real and personal, tangible and intangible existing on the transfer date specified by this act, used by or accruing to university of Kansas or the university of Kansas medical center for the benefit of the university of Kansas hospital in the normal course of its operations as a teaching, research and medical treatment facility.

(f) "Hospital obligations" means all debts or other obligations, contingent or certain, owing on the transfer date under this act to any person or other entity, arising out of the operation of the university of Kansas hospital as a medical treatment facility, and including, without limitation, all bonds and other debts for the purchase of goods and services, whether or not delivered, and obligations for the delivery of services, whether or not performed.

(g) "Regents" means the board of regents of the state of Kansas.

(h) "State employee" means a person employed by the state of Kansas whether or not a classified or unclassified employee in the state personnel system. Hospital or authority employees shall not be considered state employees, as such term is defined in this act or in any other statute or regulation. The provisions of this subsection are to be construed and applied retroactively to the date of the original enactment of K.S.A. 2016 Supp. 76-3303, and amendments thereto.

(i) "Transfer date" means a date or dates agreed to by the regents and the authority which shall be on or after March 1, 1998, but not later than December 31, 1998, for the transfer of hospital assets to and the assumption of hospital obligations by such authority.

(j) "University of Kansas hospital" means the hospital and hospital clinics operated by the university of Kansas, separately or jointly with another health care provider.

(k) "State" means the state of Kansas.

(l) "Initial board" means the board of directors initially appointed by the governor under this act.

(m) "Medical center employee" means an employee of the university of Kansas medical center whose salary is not paid in whole or in part from the hospital revenue fund.

(n) "Hospital or authority employee" means an employee of the authority who performs services for the university of Kansas hospital or otherwise performs services for the authority and whose salary is paid in whole or in part by the authority. A hospital authority employee shall not be considered to be a state employee, as such term is defined in this act or in any other statute or regulation. The provisions of this subsection are to be construed and applied retroactively to the date of the original enactment of K.S.A. 2016 Supp. 76-3303, and amendments thereto.

(o) "President" means the chief executive officer of the authority.

(p) "This act" means the university of Kansas hospital authority act.

History: L. 1998, ch. 12, § 3; L. 2002, ch. 62, § 1; Apr. 18.



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