SB 60--Am. by HCW
[As Amended by House Committee of the
As Amended by House Committee
As Amended by Senate Committee
Session of 1997
SENATE BILL No. 60
By Committee on Public Health and Welfare
14 AN ACT concerning the Governor's mental health services planning
15 council; relating to size, composition and terms of the council; amend-
16 ing K.S.A. 39-1605 and repealing the existing section.
18 Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Kansas:
19 Section 1. K.S.A. 39-1605 is hereby amended to read as follows: 39-
20 1605. (a) There is hereby established the governor's mental health serv-
21 ices planning council. The council shall consist of
28 22 23 25 members
22 appointed by the governor, of which not more than 13 members shall be
23 state officers or employees or providers of mental health services. The
24 members shall be appointed by the governor
25 (b) So that the composition of the council is in compliance with the
26 requirements of public law 99-660 102-321 and supplementary federal
27 acts and, persons appointed to the council will be in accordance with the
29 (1) Eight Nine members shall be representatives of state agencies;
30 state agency representatives who shall include:
31 (A) The commissioner of mental health and developmental disabili-
33 (B) the secretary of social and rehabilitation services shall appoint
34 one member for each of the following areas: vocational rehabilitation,
35 alcohol and drug abuse services, medical services and children and family
37 (C) the Kansas youth authority shall appoint one member [the
38 commissioner of juvenile justice];
39 (C) (D) the commissioner of education;
40 (D) (E) the secretary of corrections; and
41 (E) (F) the secretary of commerce and housing.
42 If a commissioner or secretary is unable to participate, the commissioner
43 or secretary shall appoint a designee as the official member of the council.
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one member shall be a representative of private mental health
2 service providers; The governor shall appoint the following persons to the
4 (3) (A) One member shall be a person licensed to practice medicine
5 and surgery with board certification in psychiatry;
6 (4) two members shall be members of governing boards of mental
7 health centers;
8 (5) (B) two members shall be executive directors of mental health
9 centers; and
10 (6) fourteen (C) eleven 13 members shall be members of the gen-
11 eral public and a majority of such members shall be consumers of mental
12 health services and family members of mentally ill persons. individuals
13 who are not state employees or providers of mental health services. Of
14 the 11 13 members, four members shall be adult consumers with serious
15 and persistent mental illness who are receiving or have received mental
16 health services; three members shall be parents of adult immediate fam-
17 ily members of adult consumers with serious and persistent mental
18 illnesses; and four members shall be parents family members of minor
19 children or youth with serious severe emotional disturbances; and two
20 members shall be members of the general public.
21 (b) The governor shall designate the chairperson of the governor's
22 mental health services planning council.
23 (c) The terms of members who are currently serving on the council
24 shall expire on the effective date of this act. At that time, appointees of
25 the governor under subsection (b)(2) shall be appointed to the council by
26 the governor with 1/2 appointed for a term of two years and the other 1/2
27 for a term of four years as specified by the governor. Thereafter, each
28 member appointed to the council by the governor shall be appointed for
29 a term of four years.
30 (d) Each member of the council shall serve until a successor is ap-
31 pointed and qualified. Each member of the governor's mental health serv-
32 ices planning council shall be appointed for a term of four years. In the
33 case of a vacancy on the council, the governor shall appoint a successor
34 for of like qualifications shall be appointed or designated to fill the unex-
35 pired term in the same manner as the original appointment accordance
36 with subsections (b)(1) and (2).
37 (e) The governor shall designate the chairperson of the council. The
38 members of the governor's mental health services planning council shall
39 elect a vice-chairperson.
40 (c) (f) Members of the governor's mental health services planning
41 council attending meetings of the council, or attending a subcommittee
42 meeting thereof authorized by the council, shall be paid amounts pro-
43 vided in subsection (e) of K.S.A. 75-3223 and amendments thereto.
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1 Sec. 2. K.S.A. 39-1605 is hereby repealed.
2 Sec. 3. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its
3 publication in the statute book.