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Publications iconKansas Register

Volume 41 - Issue 21 - May 26, 2022

State of Kansas

Board of Emergency Medical Services

Notice of Hearing on Proposed Administrative Regulation

A public hearing will be conducted at 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, August 2, 2022, in Room 560 of the Landon State Office Building, 900 SW Jackson, Topeka, Kansas, to consider the adoption of a proposed administrative regulation of the Board of Emergency Medical Services on a permanent basis. The hearing will also be held via GoToMeeting conferencing. Remote access information will be provided upon request to any person wishing to observe, participate in, or listen to the hearing. Request for access must be submitted prior to 4:30 p.m. Friday, July 29, 2022, via email to

This 60-day notice of the public hearing shall constitute a public comment period for the purpose of receiving written public comments on the proposed amendments to the regulation. All interested parties may submit written comments prior to the hearing to the Board of Emergency Medical Services, Landon State Office Building, 900 SW Jackson, Room 1031, Topeka, KS 66612 or by email to All interested parties will be given a reasonable opportunity to present their views orally on the adoption of the proposed amendments to the regulation during the public hearing. In order to provide all parties an opportunity to present their views, it may be necessary to request that each participant limit any oral presentations to five minutes.

Any individual with a disability may request an accommodation in order to participate in the public hearing and may request the proposed regulation and economic impact statement in an accessible format. Requests for accommodation should be made at least five working days in advance of the hearing by contacting Suzette Smith at 785-296-7296 (or TTY 1-800-766-3777). Handicapped parking is located in front of and to the north of the Landon State Office Building.

Summary of the proposed regulation follows:

K.A.R. 109-17-3, Sponsoring organization; initial course of instruction, is an existing regulation providing the additional requirements for sponsoring organizations that choose to provide EMS initial courses of instruction. The proposed revision is to clearly identify the first-time a student takes the examination as basis for calculation of the pass rate noted in subsection (h).

There is no anticipated economic impact to any governmental agency or unit or to the general public in the adoption of this revised regulation.

Copies of the complete regulation and the complete economic impact statement may be obtained from the Board of Emergency Medical Services at the contact information above or can be accessed at

Joseph House
Executive Director

Doc. No. 050163