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72-3419.Administration of oaths; issuance of subpoenas; extension of time; costs; hearing for additional evidence. (a) Any person conducting a hearing or review under this act may administer oaths for the purpose of taking testimony therein.

(b) Any person conducting a hearing or review under this act or any party to any such hearing or review may request the clerk of the district court to issue subpoenas for the attendance and testimony of witnesses and the production of all relevant records, tests, reports and evaluations in the same manner provided for the issuance of subpoenas in civil actions pursuant to K.S.A. 60-245, and amendments thereto.

(c) Any person conducting a hearing or review under this act, at the request of either party, may grant specific extensions of time beyond the limitations specified in this act.

(d) Any person conducting a hearing under this act shall consider any request for discovery in accordance with the provisions of K.S.A. 77-522, and amendments thereto, except that depositions of witnesses who will be available for the hearing shall not be allowed.

(e) Every hearing and review under this act shall be provided for at no cost to the child or the parent of the child. The costs of any hearing provided for by a board shall be paid by the school district.

(f) Any review officer conducting a review under this act may hold a hearing to receive additional evidence. Every such hearing shall be conducted in accordance with requirements which are consonant with the requirements of this act.

History: L. 1974, ch. 290, § 16; L. 1974, ch. 291, § 2; L. 1977, ch. 241, § 4; L. 1978, ch. 286, § 4; L. 1980, ch. 216, § 5; L. 1982, ch. 292, § 3; L. 1999, ch. 116, § 23; July 1.

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