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74-582.Successors to certain powers and functions of department and secretary of health and environment and director of division of health; application of documentary references; rules and regulations; orders and directives continued in effect until superseded. (a) The department of agriculture and the secretary of agriculture shall be the successor in every way to the powers, duties, and functions of the department and secretary of health and environment, the division of health of the department of health and environment, the director of the division of health, and the office of laboratory services of the department of health and environment in which the same were vested prior to the effective date of this order and that are transferred pursuant to K.S.A. 74-581. Every act performed in the exercise of such transferred powers, duties, and functions by or under the authority of the department of secretary of agriculture shall be deemed to have the same force and effect as if performed by the department or secretary of health and environment, the division of health, the director of the division of health, or the office of laboratory services in which such powers, duties, and functions were vested prior to the effective date of this order.

(b) Whenever the department of health and environment, the secretary of health and environment, the division of health, the director of the division of health, or the office of laboratory services or words of like effect, are referred to or designated by a statute, contract, or other document and such reference is in regard to any of the powers, duties, or functions transferred to the department or secretary of agriculture pursuant to this order, such reference or designation shall be deemed to apply to the department of agriculture or the secretary of agriculture.

(c) All rules and regulations, orders, and directives of the secretary of health and environment which relate to the functions transferred by this order and which are in effect on the effective date of this order shall continue to be effective and shall be deemed to be rules and regulations, orders, and directives of the secretary of agriculture until revised, amended, revoked, or nullified pursuant to law.

History: Executive Reorganization Order No. 32, L. 2004, ch. 192, § 2; Oct. 1.



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