HOUSE BILL No. 2408
An Act concerning eye enucleation; persons performing; amending
K.S.A. 65-1728 and
repealing the existing section.
Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Kansas:
Section 1. K.S.A. 65-1728 is hereby amended to read as
65-1728. For the purpose of removing an eye or part thereof,
balmer licensed in accordance with the provisions of article 17 of
65 of the Kansas Statutes Annotated, and acts amendatory thereof,
licensed nurse, technician employed by a nationally certified
licensed optometrist, attendant as defined under K.S.A. 65-6112
amendments thereto or physician's assistant, who has
completed a course
in eye enucleation at a school certified by the department of
mology, college of medicine of the university of Kansas school
and holds a valid certificate of competence from such certified
a person licensed to practice medicine and surgery is hereby
to enucleate eyes from any body when the gift of such eye has been
in accordance with the terms of the Kansas anatomical gift act
65-3209 et seq.).
A licensed embalmer who
is Persons certified in accord-
ance with this section
and performs and persons
licensed to practice med-
icine and surgery who perform the enucleation of eyes in
the provisions of K.S.A. 65-3209 et seq. shall incur no
liability, civil or
criminal, for his acts in performance of enucleation of eyes.
Sec. 2. K.S.A. 65-1728 is hereby repealed.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 7, 1998