HOUSE BILL No. 2933
An Act concerning the neighborhood improvement and youth employment
K.S.A. 1997 Supp. 44-1402, 44-1405 and 44-1408 and
repealing the existing sections.
Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Kansas:
Section 1. K.S.A. 1997 Supp. 44-1402 is hereby amended to
follows: 44-1402. In accordance with appropriation acts, the
human resources shall provide grants to eligible administrative
as described in K.S.A. 1997 Supp. 44-1403 and amendments thereto
the purpose of establishing and carrying out programs that provide
ployment opportunities during the summer months and after school
individuals through payments for labor and related costs associated
the repair, maintenance and renovation of essential community
and for labor and related costs associated with assisting with
services and working with low-income senior citizens.
ensure that at least one grant recipient is located in each
district in the state. In the alternative, if
the eligible entity is a private
business, such entity may provide employment opportunities that
provide the youth with meaningful and valuable work experiences
than such community services and assistance. Such private
specifically stipulate in the grant application what would be
Sec. 2. K.S.A. 1997 Supp. 44-1405 is hereby amended to
follows: 44-1405. An individual shall be eligible to participate in
described in subsection (a) of K.S.A. 1997 Supp. 44-1404 and
ments thereto only if the individual is attending
secondary school and
of legal age to be employed and meets the income eligibility
established by the secretary of human resources.
Sec. 3. K.S.A. 1997 Supp. 44-1408 is hereby amended to
(a) The provisions of this act shall
expire July 1, 1998.
(b) The secretary shall annually
submit a report to the 1998 session
of the house economic development committee and
the senate commerce
committee detailing the manner in which funds were spent pursuant
this act K.S.A. 44-1401, et seq.,
and amendment thereto. Such report shall
include the nature of the work performed by participating youths,
percentage of funds expended for administrative expenses, findings
the educational, criminal and occupational disposition of
youths and an evaluation of the program as a whole including a
mendation concerning continuation of the program.
Sec. 4. K.S.A. 1997 Supp. 44-1402, 44-1405 and 44-1408
Sec. 5. This act shall take effect and be in force from
and after its
publication in the statute book.
Approved April 7, 1998