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2012 Statute


75-7222. Same; definitions. As used in this act, unless the context requires otherwise:

(a) "Board" means the state board of regents.

(b) "Broadband technology-based video communication" means a class of communications technologies which may include switched ethernet services, DSL, cable modem, private line service, multiprotocol label switching (MPLS) based networks, managed or dedicated internet technologies and other future technologies capable of supporting such applications.

(c) "Hospital" means a licensed hospital, as defined in K.S.A. 65-425, and amendments thereto.

(d) "Library" means: (1) The state library; (2) any public library established and operating under the laws of this state; or (3) any regional system of cooperating libraries, as defined in K.S.A. 75-2548, and amendments thereto.

(e) "Program" means the KAN-ED program created pursuant to this act to facilitate schools', libraries' and hospitals' use of broadband technology-based video communication for distance learning and telemedicine.

(f) "School" means: (1) Any unified school district, school district interlocal cooperative, school district cooperative or nonpublic school accredited by the state board of education; or (2) any community college, technical college, the institute of technology at Washburn university or Kansas educational institution, as defined in K.S.A. 74-32,120, and amendments thereto.

History: L. 2001, ch. 136, § 2; L. 2011, ch. 97, § 46; L. 2012, ch. 173, § 4; June 7.