Kan. Admin. Regs. § 28-4-285 - Definitions

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

(a) "Attendant" means a staff person or volunteer who provides direct supervision of a juvenile.
(b) "Attendant care" means one-on-one direct supervision of a juvenile who has been taken into custody. Attendant care shall not exceed 24 hours exclusive of weekends and court holidays.
(c) "Attendant care facility," herein after referred to as the facility, means a boarding home for children at which attendant care is provided.
(d) "Corporal punishment" means activity directed toward modifying a juvenile's behavior by means of physical contact such as hitting with the hand or any implement, slapping, swatting, pulling hair, yanking the arm, or any similar activity.
(e) "Juvenile" means a person between the ages of 10 and 18 years of age.
(f) "License" means a document issued by the Kansas department of health and environment which authorizes a licensee to operate and maintain an attendant care facility.
(g) "Non-secure facility" means a facility not characterized by the use of physically restricting construction, hardware and procedures.
(h) "Public agency" means any branch of city, county, or state government.


Kan. Admin. Regs. § 28-4-285
Authorized by K.S.A. 65-508; and implementing K.S.A. 65-501, 65-503, and 65-508; effective, T-28-7-29-88, July 29, 1988; effective Dec. 12, 1988.

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