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75-1251. Definitions. As used in K.S.A. 75-1250 through 75-1267, and amendments thereto, unless the context otherwise requires, the following terms shall be defined as follows:

(a) "Firm" means any individual, firm, partnership, corporation, association, or other legal entity that is permitted by law to practice the profession of architecture, engineering or land surveying.

(b) "Negotiating committee" means a committee to negotiate as provided in this act, and consisting of the following members: (1) The head of the state agency for which the proposed project is planned or of the state agency that controls and supervises the operation and management of the institution for which the proposed project is planned, if such is the case, or a person designated by the head of the agency; (2) the head of the institution for which the proposed project is planned, or a person designated by the head of the institution. When the proposed project is not planned for an institution, the state agency head shall designate a second person in lieu of the head of an institution; and (3) the secretary of administration, or a person designated by the secretary, who shall act as chairperson of the committee.

(c) "Architectural services" means any of the following: (1) The practice of architecture, as defined in K.S.A. 74-7003, and amendments thereto;

(2) the practice of landscape architecture, as defined in K.S.A. 74-7003, and amendments thereto; and

(3) interior design services.

(d) "Project architect, engineer or land surveyor" means a firm employed under K.S.A. 75-1250 through 75-1267, and amendments thereto, for a particular project.

(e) "State building advisory commission" means the state building advisory commission created by K.S.A. 75-3780, and amendments thereto, or any duly authorized officer or employee of such commission.

(f) "State agency" includes any state institution.

(g) "Engineering services" means those services described as the "practice of engineering," as defined in K.S.A. 74-7003, and amendments thereto, as related to building construction defined in this section.

(h) "Land surveying" means those services described as "professional surveying," as defined in K.S.A. 74-7003, and amendments thereto, as related to building construction defined in this section.

(i) "Agency head" means the chief administrative officer of a state agency, as the term is defined in subsection (3) of K.S.A. 75-3701, and amendments thereto, but shall not include the chief administrative officer of any state institution.

(j) "Building construction" means furnishing and utilizing labor, equipment, materials or supplies used or consumed for the construction, alteration, renovation, repair or maintenance of a building or structure. Building construction does not include highways, roads, bridges, dams, turnpikes or related structures, including, but not limited to, rest areas and visitor centers or stand-alone parking lots.

History: L. 1974, ch. 376, § 2; L. 1976, ch. 401, § 1; L. 1978, ch. 337, § 15; L. 1979, ch. 280, § 8; L. 1988, ch. 332, § 1; L. 1992, ch. 240, § 29; L. 2005, ch. 177, § 1; L. 2008, ch. 130, § 2; L. 2014, ch. 88, § 34; July 1.


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