Session of 1999
By Representatives Helgerson, Ballard, Barnes, Crow, Findley, Garner,
Gilbert, Kirk, Pauls, Ruff, Spangler, Toelkes and Welshimer

10             AN  ACT concerning the Kansas industrial training program and the Kan-
11             sas industrial retraining program; affecting the definition of job train-
12             ing agency; amending K.S.A. 1998 Supp. 74-5065 and repealing the
13             existing section.
15       Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Kansas:
16             Section  1. K.S.A. 1998 Supp. 74-5065 is hereby amended to read as
17       follows: 74-5065. As used in this act:
18             (a) "Kansas industrial training program" or "KIT program" means a
19       program under which the secretary provides for training, customized to
20       meet the specifications of a new or expanding industry, of new employees
21       or prospective employees, or both, of the industry.
22             (b) "Kansas industrial retraining program" or "KIR program" means
23       a program under which the secretary provides for retraining, customized
24       to meet the specifications of a restructuring industry, of employees of the
25       industry.
26             (c) "New or expanding industry" means an industry which is locating
27       or is newly located in Kansas or an existing industry which is located in
28       Kansas and is expanding its work force.
29             (d) "Training" means training of employees or preemployment train-
30       ing of prospective employees for jobs newly created by a new or expand-
31       ing industry.
32             (e) "Restructuring industry" means an existing industry which is lo-
33       cated in Kansas and is restructuring its operations through incorporation
34       of existing technology, development and incorporation of new technology,
35       diversification of production or development and implementation of new
36       production.
37             (f) "Retraining" means retraining of employees of a restructuring in-
38       dustry who are likely to be displaced because of obsolete or inadequate
39       job skills and knowledge.
40             (g) "Job training agency" means any public or private educational or
41       job training institution, any provider of an apprenticeship program that
42       is registered through the Kansas apprenticeship council and recognized
43       by the United States department of labor, bureau of apprenticeship train-
44       ing, and any other public or private entity which is qualified to provide
45       the training or retraining required under the KIT and KIR programs.
46             (h) "Secretary" means the secretary of commerce and housing.
47             (i) "Agricultural land," "corporation," "corporate partnership," "lim-
48       ited liability company," "limited partnership," "swine production facility"
49       and "trust" have the meanings ascribed pursuant to K.S.A. 17-5903, and
50       amendments thereto. 
51       Sec.  2. K.S.A. 1998 Supp. 74-5065 is hereby repealed.
52        Sec.  3. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its
53       publication in the statute book.