HOUSE BILL No. 2380
An Act concerning apprenticeship programs; relating to
eligibility for training funds;
amending K.S.A. 1998 Supp. 74-5065 and repealing the
Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Kansas:
Section 1. K.S.A. 1998 Supp.
74-5065 is hereby amended to read as
follows: 74-5065. As used in this act:
(a) ``Kansas industrial training
program'' or ``KIT program'' means a
program under which the secretary provides for training, customized
meet the specifications of a new or expanding industry, of new
or prospective employees, or both, of the industry.
(b) ``Kansas industrial retraining
program'' or ``KIR program'' means
a program under which the secretary provides for retraining,
to meet the specifications of a restructuring industry, of
employees of the
(c) ``New or expanding industry'' means
an industry which is locating
or is newly located in Kansas or an existing industry which is
Kansas and is expanding its work force.
(d) ``Training'' means training of
employees or preemployment train-
ing of prospective employees for jobs newly created by a new or
(e) ``Restructuring industry'' means an
existing industry which is lo-
cated in Kansas and is restructuring its operations through
of existing technology, development and incorporation of new
diversification of production or development and implementation of
(f) ``Retraining'' means retraining of
employees of a restructuring in-
dustry who are likely to be displaced because of obsolete or
job skills and knowledge.
(g) ``Job training agency'' means any
public or private educational or
job training institution and any other public or private entity
qualified to provide the training or retraining required under the
and KIR programs, including apprenticeship programs that are
through the Kansas apprenticeship council and recognized by the
States department of labor, bureau of apprenticeship
(h) ``Secretary'' means the secretary of
(i) ``Agricultural land,''
``corporation,'' ``corporate partnership,'' ``lim-
ited liability company,'' ``limited partnership,'' ``swine
and ``trust'' have the meanings ascribed pursuant to K.S.A.
Sec. 2. K.S.A. 1998 Supp. 74-5065 is hereby
Sec. 3. This act shall take effect and be in force
from and after its
publication in the statute book.
Approved April 7, 1999.