Chapter 32


An Act concerning the Kansas parole board; relating to the administrative functions of the board; amending K.S.A. 22-3713 and repealing the existing section.

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

Section 1. K.S.A. 22-3713 is hereby amended to read as follows: 22- 3713. The Kansas parole board shall appoint a state director of the parole board who may appoint and prescribe, with the approval of the parole board, the duties of a deputy director and other employees required to administer the provisions of this act. (a) The parole board may authorize one or more of its members to conduct hearings on behalf of the parole board.

The deputy director may exercise such powers and perform such duties of the director as may be authorized by the parole board. The director and all other officers and employees of the parole board shall be within the classified service of the Kansas civil service act. The residence require- ments of the Kansas civil service act shall not apply to the appointment of the director or deputy director. All officers and employees of the parole board shall receive, in addition to their regular compensation, their actual and necessary travel and other expenses incurred in the performance of their official duties.

(b) The secretary of corrections shall provide the Kansas parole board with necessary personnel and accounting services.

Sec. 2. K.S.A. 22-3713 is hereby repealed.

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

Approved March 22, 1996.