2017 Kansas Statutes
Chapter 76 STATE INSTITUTIONS AND AGENCIES; HISTORICAL PROPERTY
Article 7 STATE EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS; MANAGEMENT AND OPERATION
76-739 Research projects performed by institutions under state board of regents for state agencies; federal funding; definitions.
76-739. Research projects performed by institutions under state board of regents for state agencies; federal funding; definitions. (a) As used in this act, the words and phrases defined in this section shall have the meanings respectively ascribed to them.
(b) "Institution" means any institution under the control and supervision of the state board of regents.
(c) "State agency" means any state agency, as defined in K.S.A. 75-3701, including any institution.
(d) "Research project" means any sponsored project or activity which is conducted by an institution for a state agency pursuant to a contract with the state agency and which project or activity is financed by federal funds.
(e) "Federal funds" means funds which are received by a state agency directly or indirectly from any agency of the federal government and which may be expended to finance a research project.
(f) "Direct cost" means a cost which is associated with the performance of a specific contract for a research project by an institution which can be specifically attributed with a high degree of accuracy to the performance of such contract.
(g) "Indirect cost" means a cost which is associated with and incurred in whole or in part for the performance of one or more research projects by an institution and which is of such a nature that it cannot be attributed to a specific research project.
History: L. 1979, ch. 301, § 1; July 1.