Session of 2000
By Committee on Ways and Means

  9             AN  ACT concerning emergency medical services; relating to attendants;
10             amending K.S.A. 1999 Supp. 65-6133 and repealing the existing
11             section.
13       Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Kansas:
14             Section  1. K.S.A. 1999 Supp. 65-6133 is hereby amended to read as
15       follows: 65-6133. (a) An attendant's or instructor-coordinator's certificate
16       may be denied, revoked, limited, modified or suspended by the board or
17       the board may refuse to renew such certificate upon proof that such
18       individual:
19             (1) Has made intentional misrepresentations in obtaining a certificate
20       or renewing a certificate;
21             (2) has performed or attempted to perform activities not authorized
22       by statute at the level of certification held by the individual;
23             (3) has demonstrated incompetence as defined by rules and regula-
24       tions adopted by the board or has provided inadequate patient care as
25       determined by the board;
26             (4) has violated or aided and abetted in the violation of any provision
27       of this act or the rules and regulations promulgated thereunder;
28             (5) has been convicted of a felony under any state or federal statute
29       or has been convicted of a crime involving a violation of the uniform
30       controlled substances act or a crime specified in article 34 or 35 of chapter
31       21 of the Kansas Statutes Annotated with the exception of K.S.A. 21-3416,
32       21-3418, 21-3422, 21-3422a, 21-3423, 21-3424, 21-3428, 21-3430 or 21-
33       3434, and amendments thereto, and, after investigation by the board, it
34       is determined that such person individual has not been sufficiently re-
35       habilitated to warrant the public trust;
36             (6) has demonstrated an inability to perform authorized activities with
37       reasonable skill and safety by reason of illness, alcoholism, excessive use
38       of drugs, controlled substances or any physical or mental condition; or
39             (7) has engaged in unprofessional conduct, as defined by rules and
40       regulations adopted by the board.
41             (b) The board may limit, modify, revoke or suspend an attendant's or
42       instructor-coordinator's certificate or the board may refuse to renew such
43       certificate in accordance with the provisions of the Kansas administrative


  1       procedure act. 
  2       Sec.  2. K.S.A. 1999 Supp. 65-6133 is hereby repealed.
  3        Sec.  3. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its
  4       publication in the statute book.