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Kansas Statutes Chapter 74. State Boards, Commissions and Authorities § 74-5702. Same; purposes, powers and duties

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(a) The committee shall establish, maintain, upgrade and enhance the criminal justice information system, by adoption, management and enforcement of a minimum standard of computerized information.  Such minimum standards shall be established by the committee by rules and regulations and may be changed as technology and system management may require.

(b) The committee shall make available through funds from K.S.A. 74-5707, and amendments thereto, a connection between each county and the state into a unified electronic information system, if the county meets the standards for use of the connection established by the committee by rules and regulations.

(c) The committee shall approve substantive changes, as defined by the committee by rules and regulations, made by any state agency or other agency to the electronic information exchange format, programming or other components of the criminal justice information system before the changes may be implemented.  The committee shall report regularly to the criminal justice coordinating council, established by K.S.A. 74-9501, and amendments thereto.  The committee shall inform the council and request its comments regarding proposed rules and regulations, policies and standards proposed by the committee and proposed projects which would expand or modify the criminal justice information system or its services.

(d) The committee is authorized to enter into agreements to lease or purchase such facilities and equipment as may be necessary to establish, operate and maintain such electronic information system, or as needed to accomplish the operations of the committee.  The committee may designate a specific state agency or group of agencies to provide a specific service or group of services to the system.  The cost of establishing, maintaining and upgrading such system, except as otherwise provided in this article, shall be paid for from funds appropriated or made available for such purpose by the legislature.  The committee is hereby authorized and directed to accept and use any available funds for the establishment, maintenance, upgrading and operation of the information system.

(e) The chairperson may appoint subcommittees to assist the committee in its operation.

(f) Within the limits of appropriations therefor, the committee may appoint a director who shall be in the unclassified service of the Kansas civil service act and shall receive an annual salary fixed by the committee.

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