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65-128.Rules and regulations of secretary for isolation and quarantine; publication; definition. (a) For the protection of the public health and for the control of infectious or contagious diseases, the secretary of health and environment by rules and regulations shall designate such diseases as are infectious or contagious in their nature, and the secretary of health and environment is authorized to adopt rules and regulations for the isolation and quarantine of such diseases and persons afflicted with or exposed to such diseases as may be necessary to prevent the spread and dissemination of diseases dangerous to the public health.

(b) As used in K.S.A. 65-118, 65-119, 65-122, 65-123, 65-126 and 65-129, and amendments thereto, "infectious or contagious disease" means any disease designated by the secretary of health and environment as an infectious or contagious disease in accordance with subsection (a) but the infectious or contagious disease acquired immune deficiency syndrome or any causative agent thereof shall not constitute an infectious or contagious disease for the purposes of K.S.A. 65-118, 65-119, 65-122, 65-123, 65-126 and 65-129, and amendments thereto, because such disease is subject to the provisions of K.S.A. 65-6001 through 65-6007 and amendments thereto.

History: L. 1917, ch. 205, § 1; R.S. 1923, 65-128; L. 1953, ch. 283,§ 6; L. 1965, ch. 506, § 25; L. 1974, ch. 352, § 11; L. 1976, ch. 262, § 7; L. 1988, ch. 232, § 9; July 1.



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