An Act concerning child care facilities; exempting certain residential facilities, hospitals and
summer camps from licensure requirements; amending K.S.A. 2000 Supp. 65-501 and
repealing the existing section.

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

      Section  1. K.S.A. 2000 Supp. 65-501 is hereby amended to read as
follows: 65-501. It shall be unlawful for any person, firm, corporation or
association to conduct or maintain a maternity center or a child care
facility for children under 16 years of age without having a license or
temporary permit therefor from the secretary of health and environment.
Nothing in this act shall apply to any state institution maintained and
operated by the state.:

      (a) A residential facility or hospital that is operated and maintained
by a state agency as defined in K.S.A. 75-3701 and amendments thereto;

      (b) a summer instructional camp that:

      (1) Is operated by a Kansas educational institution as defined in
K.S.A. 2000 Supp. 74-32,120, and amendments thereto, or a postsecon-
dary educational institution as defined in K.S.A. 2000 Supp. 74-3201b,
and amendments thereto;

      (2) is operated for not more than five weeks;

      (3) provides instruction to children, all of whom are 10 years of age
and older; and

      (4) is accredited by an agency or organization acceptable to the sec-
retary of health and environment.

 Sec.  2. K.S.A. 2000 Supp. 65-501 is hereby repealed.
 Sec.  3. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its
publication in the Kansas register.

Approved April 16, 2001.
 Published in the Kansas Register April 26, 2001.