For the purpose of establishing, operating and maintaining the emergency medical services
communications system, the board may enter into contracts with any state agency, and
any such agency is authorized to contract for such purpose with the board. The board also may enter into contracts or other agreements with any city, county,
township, fire district or hospital district, or any person, firm or corporation for
the establishment of an emergency medical services communications system or the establishment
or operation of any part thereof including placement, operation and maintenance of
equipment. In accordance with the authority of the executive chief information technology officer
under K.S.A. 75-4709, and amendments thereto, all contracts entered into by the board under this section
shall be subject to approval by the executive chief information technology officer.
Any contract or agreement for the placement or operation of equipment with any ambulance
service shall provide that the person, firm, corporation or municipality operating
such ambulance service shall maintain such equipment in accordance with terms and
conditions established by the board. The contracts, agreements or contracts for the placement of equipment in medical
communication centers shall provide that such equipment shall only be used for the
purpose of operating the emergency medical services communications system and that
the board or the board's designated agent may inspect such equipment at any time. Ownership of any such equipment shall remain with the state and any contracts for
the placement of such equipment may be withdrawn or canceled at any time, at the option
of the board and the executive chief information technology officer under K.S.A. 75-4709, and amendments thereto.
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