39-958. Priority of application for receivership in district court; evidence; appointment of receiver; certain statutes inapplicable to license granted receiver; length of license.
- The application for receivership shall be given priority by the district court and shall be heard no later than the seventh day following the filing of the application. A continuance of no more than 10 days may be granted by the district court for good cause. The district court shall give all parties who have filed an answer the opportunity to present evidence pertaining to the application. If the district court finds that the facts warrant the granting of the application, the court shall appoint the secretary for aging and disability services or the designee of the secretary as receiver to operate the home.
- Upon the appointment of a receiver under this section, the receiver shall be granted a license by the licensing agency to operate an adult care home as provided under the provisions of article 9 of chapter 39 of the Kansas Statutes Annotated, and amendments thereto. The provisions of article 9 of chapter 39 of the Kansas Statutes Annotated, and amendments thereto, relating to inspection prior to granting a license to operate an adult care home and relating to payment of license fees shall not apply to a license granted to a receiver under this section, and such license shall remain in effect during the existence of the receivership and shall expire on the termination of the receivership. The receiver shall make application for the license on forms provided for this purpose by the licensing agency. History: L. 1978, ch. 162, § 5; L. 2003, ch. 149, § 20; L. 2014, ch. 115, § 144; July 1.