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2021 Statute


75-5250.Officers and employees of correctional institutions; appointment; reassignment; moving expenses. The officers of any correctional institution under the supervision and control of the secretary of corrections shall consist of a warden, who may reside at the correctional institution, and such other officers and employees, including physicians and attorneys, as the secretary deems necessary. The warden of each correctional institution shall be appointed by the secretary. All other officers and employees of the several correctional institutions shall be appointed by the warden of each institution with the approval of the secretary. Subject to available appropriations, student interns may be appointed to temporary positions, the duration of which shall not exceed 150 calendar days, as corrections officers of such institutions. Any physician or attorney so appointed and any student intern appointed as a temporary corrections officer shall be in the unclassified service under the Kansas civil service act. All other such officers and employees shall be within the classified service under the Kansas civil service act, but the residence requirements of the act shall not apply. The secretary is hereby authorized for good cause to assign and reassign the supervisory personnel, including the warden of any correctional institution, to any other correctional institution at any time without the consent of such warden, officer or employee. The expenses of moving caused by such assignment or reassignment shall be paid by the department of corrections in accordance with K.S.A. 75-3225.

History: L. 1973, ch. 339, § 40; L. 1975, ch. 458, § 4; L. 1976, ch. 400, § 1; L. 1990, ch. 309, § 59; L. 1994, ch. 274, § 20; L. 1997, ch. 115, § 4; July 1.

2023. Powered by KLISS. Rendered: 2023-12-07T12:54:57. Head Rev No: 893609(E)