An  Act concerning public health departments; relating to tests and inoculations for pupils
enrolling or enrolled in schools; amending K.S.A. 2001 Supp. 72-5210 and repealing the
existing section.

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

      Section  1. K.S.A. 2001 Supp. 72-5210 is hereby amended to read as
follows: 72-5210. A county, city-county or multicounty health department
shall provide without delay and to the extent that funds designated by
such health department for the purchase of vaccines are available the tests
and inoculations required by this act to such pupils as are not provided
therewith by their parents or guardians and who have not been exempted
on religious or medical grounds. Such tests and inoculations may be pro-
vided on a sliding fee scale for administrative charges with the exception
that no child may be denied inoculations for inability to pay an adminis-
trative fee. The local health officer shall counsel and advise school boards
concerning the administration of this act. 
Sec.  2. K.S.A. 2001 Supp. 72-5210 is hereby repealed.
 Sec.  3. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its
publication in the statute book.

Approved March 27, 2002.