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(a) There is hereby created a body politic and corporate to be known as the Kansas guardianship program, a partnership involving the state of Kansas and its citizen volunteers to assist certain adults legally determined to be unable to manage for themselves. The Kansas guardianship program is hereby constituted a public instrumentality and the exercise of the authority and powers conferred by this act shall be deemed and held to be the performance of an essential governmental function. The corporation shall be governed by a board of directors who shall be residents of this state.
(b) The board of directors of the Kansas guardianship program shall:
(1) employ staff necessary to administer the programs of the Kansas guardianship program, establish administrative and accounting procedures for the operation of the corporation and enter into contracts as may be necessary under this act;
(2) accept and receive grants, gifts or donations from any public or private entity in support of programs developed by the Kansas guardianship program;
(3) report on the corporation's activities to the governor, the legislature, the judiciary and the public on or before February 1 of each year;
(4) enter into contracts necessary, as the board deems appropriate; and
(5) adopt bylaws for the corporation.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Kansas Statutes Chapter 74. State Boards, Commissions and Authorities § 74-9603. Kansas guardianship program creation; board of directors duties - last updated January 01, 2020 | https://codes.findlaw.com/ks/chapter-74-state-boards-commissions-and-authorities/ks-st-sect-74-9603/
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