SENATE BILL No. 128
An Act relating to licensure of maternity centers and
licensure and registration of providers
of care for children; concerning civil fines; amending K.S.A. 1998
Supp. 65-526 and
repealing the existing section.
Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Kansas:
Section 1. K.S.A. 1998 Supp. 65-526
is hereby amended to read as
follows: 65-526. (a) The secretary of health and
environment, in addition
to any other penalty prescribed under article 5 of chapter 65 of
Statutes Annotated, or acts amendatory of the provisions thereof or
plemental thereto, may assess a civil fine, after proper notice and
opportunity to be heard, against a licensee or registrant for
a each viola-
tion of such provisions or rules and regulations adopted pursuant
which affect significantly and adversely the health, safety or
children in a child care facility or family day care home.
A Each civil fine
assessed under this section shall not exceed $500. In the case
of a contin-
uing violation, every day such violation continues shall be
deemed a sep-
(b) All fines assessed and
collected under this section shall be remit-
ted promptly to the state treasurer. Upon receipt thereof, the
surer shall deposit the entire amount in the state treasury and
credit it to
the state general fund.
Sec. 2. K.S.A. 1998 Supp. 65-526 is
Sec. 3. This act shall take effect
and be in force from and after its
publication in the statute book.
Approved March 23, 1999.