(a) Each registered pest control technician shall have received training, to the extent
prescribed by the secretary by rules and regulations in each of the subjects enumerated
in K.S.A. 2-2443a, and amendments thereto.
(b) Within 90 days after the effective date of this act, each pesticide business licensee
who applies pesticides or causes pesticides to be applied for the control of wood
destroying pests, structural pests, ornamental pests, turf pests or interior landscape
pests shall submit its training materials to the secretary for approval. After initial approval, each such pesticide business licensee shall resubmit its
training materials for approval every five years. Training materials submitted to the secretary shall be approved or disapproved within
60 days of the date of receipt by the secretary. If the training materials submitted are disapproved, the secretary shall provide
the pesticide business licensee within 60 days of receipt of the training materials
a written explanation of the reason for such disapproval.
(c) Each pesticide business licensee who applies pesticides or causes pesticides to
be applied for the control of wood destroying pests, structural pests, ornamental
pests, turf pests or interior landscape pests shall maintain records to verify that
each registered pest control technician employed by such pesticide business licensee
has been properly trained. These records shall contain the name of each person who takes the training to become
a registered pest control technician, the date or dates of such training, the date
the training was completed and any other information required by the secretary. These records shall be maintained for a period of three years after the training
has been given. These records shall be made available to the secretary or the secretary's authorized
designee upon request.
(d) This section shall be part of and supplemental to the Kansas pesticide law.
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