Kan. Admin. Regs. § 4-34-11 - State advisory board

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

(a) The board established by the secretary pursuant to K.S.A. 2018 Supp. 2-3902, and amendments thereto, shall be recognized as the state advisory board. Members shall be appointed by the secretary. The state advisory board shall consist of at least five and no more than nine members. Membership shall reflect the different geographic areas of the state equally, to the greatest extent possible. Members of the state advisory board shall receive no compensation for serving on the board, but may be paid subsistence allowances, mileage, and other expenses as provided in K.S.A. 75-3223, and amendments thereto. Each member appointed to the state advisory board shall be recognized for knowledge and leadership in at least one of the following sectors: crop research, industrial hemp production or processing, law enforcement, seed certification, or any other sector deemed relevant by the secretary. The secretary shall appoint one member from the Kansas legislature to the state advisory board.
(b) Of the members first appointed to the state advisory board, four members whose terms shall expire on June 30, 2021 shall be designated by the secretary. The remaining members' terms shall expire on June 30, 2023. After the expiration of the initial terms, each member shall be appointed by the secretary to serve for a term of four years until a successor is appointed. Each member shall be limited to serving a total of two full terms and shall hold office until the expiration of the term for which the member is appointed or until a successor has been qualified and appointed. A member may be appointed by the secretary to fill an unexpired term of any member due to a vacancy on the state advisory board.
(c) Before being qualified and appointed as a member of the state advisory board, each individual shall undergo and be required to pass the state and national criminal history record check as specified in K.A.R. 4-34-3. Upon determination that an individual is qualified, that individual may be appointed by the secretary as a member of the state advisory board and shall be issued an administrative license by the department. No application or license fees shall be assessed for an administrative license issued to a member of the state advisory board pursuant to this regulation.
(d) A quorum of the state advisory board shall be a majority of the members appointed to the state advisory board. A quorum of the state advisory board shall organize by election of a chairperson, vice-chairperson, and other officers as the state advisory board deems appropriate.
(e) In addition to the duties specified in K.S.A. 2018 Supp. 2-3902 and amendments thereto, the state advisory board shall perform other duties, which may include the review of regulations and recommendation of potential changes. The state advisory board shall make recommendations to the secretary only if the recommendations are approved by a majority vote of the state advisory board members.
(f) Any member of the state advisory board may be removed by the secretary for misconduct, incompetence, or neglect of duty.

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Kan. Admin. Regs. § 4-34-11
Authorized by K.S.A. 2018 Supp. 2-3902; implementing K.S.A. 2018 Supp. 2-3902 and 2-3903; adopted by Kansas Register Volume 38, No. 04; effective February 8, 2019.

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