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74-1503. Officers; compensation and expenses; fees, disposition; optometry fee fund; optometry litigation fund. (a) At the regular meeting of the board in April of every year it shall elect from its own membership a president, a vice-president and a secretary-treasurer. Members of the board of examiners in optometry attending meetings of such board, or attending a subcommittee meeting thereof authorized by such board, shall be paid compensation, subsistence allowances, mileage and other expenses as provided in K.S.A. 75-3223, and amendments thereto. The board may appoint a secretary-treasurer who shall be in the unclassified service of the Kansas civil service act. The secretary-treasurer shall receive an annual salary which shall be fixed by the board and approved by the state finance council.

(b) The board shall remit all moneys received by or for it from fees, charges or penalties to the state treasurer in accordance with the provisions of K.S.A. 75-4215, and amendments thereto. Upon receipt of each such remittance, the state treasurer shall deposit the entire amount in the state treasury. Ten percent of each such deposit shall be credited to the state general fund and the balance shall be credited to the optometry fee fund. All expenditures from such fund shall be made in accordance with appropriation acts upon warrants of the director of accounts and reports issued pursuant to vouchers approved by the president of the board or by a person or persons designated by the president.

(c) There is hereby created in the state treasury the optometry litigation fund. All moneys credited to the fund shall be used to pay all costs and fees associated with litigation expenses of the board of examiners in optometry. The unencumbered balance in such fund shall not exceed $400,000. The fund shall be administered by the board. All expenditures from the fund shall be made in accordance with appropriation acts upon warrants of the director of accounts and reports issued pursuant to vouchers approved by the president of the board or a person designated by the president.

History: L. 1923, ch. 220, § 6; R.S. 1923, 74-1503; L. 1951, ch. 360, § 3; L. 1956, ch. 52, § 18; L. 1957, ch. 431, § 13; L. 1963, ch. 398, § 20; L. 1973, ch. 309, § 28; L. 1974, ch. 348, § 51; L. 2001, ch. 5, § 306; L. 2011, ch. 53, § 45; L. 2012, ch. 8, § 12; July 1.


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