Chapter 124

An Act concerning the Kansas senior care act; interagency coordinating committee;
amending K.S.A. 75-5935 and repealing the existing section.

Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Kansas:

Section 1. K.S.A. 75-5935 is hereby amended to read as follows: 75- 5935. (a) The secretary shall evaluate the effectiveness of the program implemented pursuant to this act. Such evaluation shall include data on number of clients screened, assessed, evaluated and found to be in need of institutional and noninstitutional services, number referred to different services and the costs per client. The secretary shall quantitatively and qualitatively assess the cost effectiveness of the program. The secretary shall present a draft of the evaluation report for comments to the inter- agency coordinating committee, which committee shall be established and appointed by the secretary to advise the secretary on implementation of the program developed under this act.

(b) The evaluation in accordance with requirements of this section shall be prepared by the secretary and made available, along with the interagency coordinating committee's comments, to the governor and to members of the legislature no later than December 31, 1989, and De- cember 31 for each year of each succeeding year during which the pro- gram is in effect.

Sec. 2. K.S.A. 75-5935 is hereby repealed.

Sec. 3. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its publication in the statute book.

Approved April 4, 1996.