Kan. Admin. Regs. § 28-4-171 - Licensing procedures

Current through Register Vol. 40, No. 39, September 30, 2021

(a) Any association, organization, or corporation desiring to conduct a child placing agency shall apply for a license on forms provided by the Kansas department of health and environment.
(b) A full license shall be issued if the secretary finds that the applicant is in compliance with the requirements of K.S.A. 65-501 et seq. and amendments thereof and the rules and regulations promulgated pursuant thereto and has made full payment of the license fee required by the provisions of K.S.A. 65-505 and amendments thereof. The license and any written exceptions granted by the secretary under K.A.R. 28-4-171(c) shall be posted as required by K.S.A. 65-504.
(c) Exceptions.
(1) An exception to a regulation may be allowed by the Kansas department of health and environment if:
(A) The applicant requests an exception from the Kansas department of health and environment; and
(B) The secretary determines the exception to be in the best interests of families and children served by the agency.
(2) Written notice from the Kansas department of health and environment stating the nature of the exception and its duration shall be posted with the license.
(d) A copy of the "regulations for licensing child placing agencies" shall be kept on the premises at all times.
(e) The applicant or licensee shall notify the Kansas department of health and environment when service is discontinued. Resumption of agency services shall require a new application for license.
(f) An applicant or licensee receiving notice of denial or revocation of license shall be notified of the right to an administrative hearing by the Kansas department of health and environment and subsequently to the right to appeal the denial or revocation to the district court.

Notes

Kan. Admin. Regs. § 28-4-171
Authorized by K.S.A. 65-508; implementing K.S.A. 65-503, 65-508; effective May 1, 1982.

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