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2021 Statute


75-52,167. Public-private partnership for construction projects relating to correctional institutions; definitions. As used in K.S.A. 75-3739, and amendments thereto, and K.S.A. 2021 Supp. 75-52,167 through 75-52,171, and amendments thereto:

(a) "Private entity" means any partnership, firm, association, corporation, sole proprietorship or other business organization, whether organized for profit or not-for-profit and includes any faith-based organization.

(b) "Secretary" means the secretary of corrections.

(c) "Public-private partnership" means the relationship established between the department of corrections and a private entity by contracting for the performance of any combination of specified functions or responsibilities to develop, finance, construct or renovate a building at a correctional institution where the department of corrections cost for development, finance, construction or renovation of such building does not exceed 25% of the total cost of the developing, financing, constructing or renovating such building.

(d) "Correctional institution" means the Lansing correctional facility, Hutchinson correctional facility, Topeka correctional facility, Norton correctional facility, Ellsworth correctional facility, Winfield correctional facility, Osawatomie correctional facility, Larned correctional mental health facility, Toronto correctional work facility, Stockton correctional facility, Wichita work release facility, El Dorado correctional facility, any juvenile correctional facility or institution as defined in K.S.A. 38-2302, and amendments thereto, and any other correctional institution established by the state for the confinement of adult or juvenile offenders under control of the secretary.

(e) "Public-private project" means the project to develop, finance, construct or renovate a building at a correctional institution pursuant to a public-private partnership.

(f) "Faith-based organization" means any religious, charitable and other organization as defined by article 17 of chapter 17 of the Kansas Statutes Annotated, and amendments thereto, or any other organization whose values are based on faith and beliefs, or both, that has a mission based on social values of the particular faith and whose members are from a particular faith group.

(g) "Spiritual needs" means any program or service that addresses any issue related to sincerely held religious beliefs.

History: L. 2021, ch. 86, § 1; July 1.

2023. Powered by KLISS. Rendered: 2023-09-27T22:49:43. Head Rev No: 893577(E)