Home >> Statutes >> Back

Click to open printable format in new window.Printable Format
 | Next

75-5601. Secretary of health and environment; appointment and confirmation; creation of department of health and environment; department subject to K-GOAL. (a) There is hereby created a department of health and environment, the head of which shall be the secretary of health and environment, which office is hereby created. The governor shall appoint the secretary of health and environment, subject to confirmation by the senate as provided in K.S.A. 75-4315b, and amendments thereto, and the secretary shall serve at the pleasure of the governor. Except as provided by K.S.A. 46-2601, and amendments thereto, no person appointed as secretary shall exercise any power, duty or function as secretary until confirmed by the senate. The department of health and environment shall consist of the division of public health, the division of health care finance and the division of environment. The secretary of health and environment shall receive an annual salary fixed by the governor.

(b) The provisions of the Kansas governmental operations accountability law apply to the department of health and environment, and the department is subject to audit, review and evaluation under such law.

History: L. 1974, ch. 351, § 1; L. 1978, ch. 308, § 76; L. 1982, ch. 347, § 74; L. 1992, ch. 116, § 50; L. 2001, ch. 86, § 14; L. 2008, ch. 121, § 30; L. 2012, ch. 102, § 34; L. 2013, ch. 59, § 6; July 1.

 | Next

Interim Assignments for ROS Staff
2021 New, Amended and Repealed Statutes

Information for Special Session 2020

9/27/2021 Meeting Notice Agenda
9/15/2021 Meeting Notice Agenda
8/5/2021 Meeting Notice Agenda
7/27/2021 Meeting Notice Agenda
7/15/2021 Meeting Notice Agenda
4/27/2021 Meeting Notice Agenda
4/1/2021 Meeting Notice Agenda
3/10/2021 Meeting Notice Agenda
12/30/2020 Meeting Notice Agenda
11/19/2020 Meeting Notice Agenda
9/16/2020 Meeting Notice Agenda
4/2/2020 Meeting Notice Agenda
3/29/2020 Meeting Notice Agenda
3/27/2020 Meeting Notice Agenda
3/24/2020 Meeting Notice Agenda

LCC Policies

2020 Interim Committee Assignments
Chapter 72 Statute Transfer List
Kansas School Equity & Enhancement Act
Gannon v. State
General Information, Legal Analysis & Research
2020 Amended and Repealed Statutes
2019 Amended & Repealed Statutes
2018 Amended & Repealed Statutes
2017 Amended & Repealed Statutes
2016 Amended & Repealed Statutes
2015 Amended & Repealed Statutes
2014 Amended & Repealed Statutes
2013 Amended & Repealed Statutes

Session Laws

Kansas Legislature
Administrative Services
Division of Post Audit
Research Department