SENATE BILL No. 5
An Act concerning the Kansas higher education coordination act;
revising the definition of
postsecondary educational institution; amending K.S.A. 2000 Supp.
74-3201b and repeal-
ing the existing section.
Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Kansas:
Section 1. K.S.A. 2000 Supp.
74-3201b is hereby amended to read as
follows: 74-3201b. As used in the Kansas higher education
(a) ``State board of regents'' or ``state
board'' means the state board of
regents provided for in the constitution of this state and
K.S.A. 2000 Supp. 74-3202a, and amendments thereto, except as
specifically provided in this act.
(b) ``State educational institution''
means any state educational institu-
tion, as defined in K.S.A. 76-711, and amendments thereto.
(c) ``Municipal university'' means
Washburn university of Topeka.
(d) ``Community college'' means any
community college established un-
der the laws of this state.
(e) ``Technical college'' means any
technical college established under
K.S.A. 72-4468, and amendments thereto.
(f) ``Vocational education school'' means
any area vocational school or
area vocational-technical school established under the laws of this
(g) ``Public university'' means any state
(h) ``Postsecondary educational
institution'' means any public university,
municipal university, community college, technical college
education school, and includes any entity resulting from the
or affiliation of any two or more of such postsecondary educational
(i) ``Proprietary school'' means any
proprietary school as defined in
K.S.A. 72-4919, and amendments thereto. The term proprietary school
not include within its meaning any school or educational
ically exempted from the definition of proprietary school by the
of K.S.A. 72-4920, and amendments thereto.
(j) ``Adult basic education program'' and
``adult supplementary educa-
tion program'' have the meanings respectively ascribed thereto in
72-4517, and amendments thereto.
(k) ``Representative of a postsecondary
educational institution'' means
any person who is the holder of an associate degree, a bachelor's
or a certificate of completion awarded by a postsecondary
Sec. 2. K.S.A. 2000 Supp. 74-3201b is hereby
Sec. 3. This act shall take effect and be in force
from and after its
publication in the Kansas register.
Approved March 20, 2001.
Published in the Kansas Register March 29, 2001.