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48-3407. Licensure for military service members; educational requirements; military service education, training or service. (a) For the purposes of this section:

(1) "Applicant" means a person who entered into military service and separated from such military service with an honorable discharge or a general discharge under honorable conditions;

(2) "licensing body" has the meaning ascribed thereto in K.S.A. 74-146, and amendments thereto, except for licensing boards under K.S.A. 65-1116 and 65-6129, and amendments thereto; and

(3) "military service" means the army, navy, marine corps, air force, air or army national guard of any state, coast guard or any branch of the military reserves of the United States.

(b) (1) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, upon presentation of a completed application by an applicant with an honorable discharge for certification or licensure, a licensing body shall accept education, training or service completed in military service by the applicant towards any educational requirements for certification or licensure in this state if the applicant demonstrates to the satisfaction of the licensing body that such education, training or service obtained is substantially equivalent to the existing educational requirements of such licensure or certification. No education, training or service shall count towards any examination requirements unless such licensing body has provided a waiver for such requirement. The licensing body may require the applicant to provide documentation of such education, training or service as deemed necessary by the licensing body to determine substantial equivalency.

(2) A licensing board under this section may accept education, training or service completed in military service towards any educational requirements for certification or licensure in this state if an applicant was separated from military service with a general discharge under honorable conditions.

(c) Each licensing body may adopt rules and regulations necessary to implement and carry out the provisions of this section.

(d) This section shall not apply to the practice of law or the regulation of attorneys pursuant to K.S.A. 7-103, and amendments thereto.

History: L. 2013, ch. 95, ยง 1; July 1.


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