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2023 Statute


74-50,209.Qualified older Kansan; access to workforce training; strategic plan required. (a) The secretary of commerce shall provide access to workforce training for every qualified older Kansan who desires such training. To accomplish this, the secretary, in coordination with the area agencies on aging and the older Kansans employment program, shall prepare a strategic plan and amend the state plan as appropriate, to outline the proposed delivery of training to older Kansans. Such strategic plan shall be submitted to the legislature by August 1, 2006, and thereafter whenever the state plan is amended, and shall contain the following information:

(1) How resources may be used to ensure every qualified older Kansan has access to workforce development;

(2) the minimum amount of money the department plans to spend on workforce development for older Kansans;

(3) examples of programs the department plans to implement or enhance to promote workforce development for older Kansans;

(4) specific measurable criteria that will be used to determine the effectiveness of the department's plan;

(5) designated target areas for funding and the projected source of that funding;

(6) a statement regarding the programs and training that will be provided and how such programs and training will be developed; and

(7) a plan outlining how services will be marketed so that older Kansans will be aware of their availability.

(b) For the purposes of this section:

(1) "Kansas resident" means a person who lives in Kansas.

(2) "Older Kansan" has the meaning provided in K.S.A. 75-5741, and amendments thereto.

(3) "Workforce development" means training of present, prospective or potential employees for jobs presently available or expected to be available in the future, based upon economic forecasts.

(4) "Qualified older Kansan" means an older Kansan who meets the guidelines for participating in the workforce development program.

History: L. 2006, ch. 201, § 6; July 1.

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