HOUSE BILL No. 2809
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
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
shall provide without delay and to the extent that funds
such health department for the purchase of vaccines are
available the tests
and inoculations required by this act to such pupils as are not
therewith by their parents or guardians and who have not been
on religious or medical grounds. Such tests and inoculations may be
vided on a sliding fee scale for administrative charges with the
that no child may be denied inoculations for inability to pay an
trative fee. The local health officer shall counsel and advise
concerning the administration of this act.
Sec. 2. K.S.A. 2001 Supp. 72-5210 is hereby
Sec. 3. This act shall take effect and be in force
from and after its
publication in the statute book.
Approved March 27, 2002.