2017 Kansas Statutes
76-7,151 Expenditure of state moneys; limitations; remedial courses.

Universal Citation: KS Stat § 76-7,151 (2017)

76-7,151. Expenditure of state moneys; limitations; remedial courses. (a) (1) Except as provided in subsection (a)(2), no funds appropriated from the state general fund for any state educational institution shall be expended for the purposes of providing remedial courses.

(2) Funds appropriated from the state general fund for any state educational institution may be expended for a student who is enrolled in a remedial course if the student is: (A) In military service; (B) 21 years of age or older; or (C) an international student enrolled in a remedial course for the purpose of learning English as a second language.

(b) Except for the costs associated with remedial education pursuant to subsection (a)(2), the board of regents, in its budget estimate filed pursuant to K.S.A. 75-3717, and amendments thereto, shall not include any appropriation requests for expenditures related to the provision of remedial courses at state educational institutions.

(c) As used in this section:

(1) The terms "board of regents" and "state educational institution" shall have the same meanings, respectively, as such terms are defined in K.S.A. 76-711, and amendments thereto.

(2) "Remedial course" means any course offered by a state educational institution in the area of mathematics or language arts, which includes expenditures for formally organized or separately budgeted instructional activities that give students the basic knowledge and skills required by the institution before they can undertake formal academic course work leading to a postsecondary degree or certificate.

(d) The provisions of this section shall take effect and be in force from and after August 15, 2015.

(e) This section shall be part of and supplemental to the provisions of article 7 of chapter 76 of the Kansas Statutes Annotated, and amendments thereto.

History: L. 2012, ch. 168, § 10; July 1.

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