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Legislation Directs KDADS to Operate Psychiatric Care Beds
KansasCapitol (Feb. 18, 2020) – Senate Bill 407 was introduced in the Senate Committee on Ways and Means earlier this month. The proposed legislation would require the Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services to operate, under existing resources, no less than 12 acute inpatient psychiatric care beds for children in each of the cities of Hays and Garden City, or surrounding communities. The legislation was referred to the Senate Public Health and Welfare Committee. No hearing has been scheduled.