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72-4488. Career technical education programs located outside service area. (a) Provided a particular career technical education program is not offered in a particular service area, the governing board of a community college, technical college or institute of technology located outside such service area, in coordination with one or more school districts located within such service area, may apply to the state board of regents for permission to establish such career technical education program to be taught at a location in such service area. An application for such permission shall be submitted in such form and manner as prescribed by the state board of regents. In reviewing any such application, the state board of regents shall consider the ability and willingness of any postsecondary educational institution located in such service area to offer such career technical education program. If no such career technical education program is offered in such service area and no postsecondary educational institution located in such service area intends to offer such career technical education program, then the board of regents may approve such application to establish such career technical education program. Upon approval of its application by the state board of regents, the governing board of a community college, technical college or institute of technology may purchase or otherwise acquire land or land and improvements in such service area for the purpose of providing such career technical educational program.

(b) The state board of regents may adopt such rules and regulations necessary to administer the provisions of this section.

(c) For purposes of this section:

(1) The terms "career technical education," "community college," "institute of technology" and "technical college" have the same meaning as such terms are defined in K.S.A. 72-4412, and amendments thereto.

(2) "Postsecondary educational institution" has the same meaning as such term is defined in K.S.A. 74-3201b, and amendments thereto.

(3) "Service area" means: (A) For community colleges, a designated geographic area of the state established pursuant to agreement of the presidents of the community colleges and adopted in policy by the state board of regents; (B) for technical colleges, the territory set forth in the college's plan submitted to the board of regents pursuant to K.S.A. 72-4470a, and amendments thereto; and (C) for the institute of technology, Shawnee county.

(d) The provisions of this section shall take effect and be in force from and after July 1, 2013.

History: L. 2012, ch. 159, § 3; July 1.



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