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Kansas Laws Regarding Registration
Who must register?
What information must registrants provide?
How frequently must they register? And for how long?
4 times a year 22-4905(b)
Does the state categorize registrants by levels/tiers?
Three levels based on statute of conviction.
Does the state use risk assessment when assigning tiers or levels to registrants?
No risk assessment applies to registration. Some courts use assessment to determine risk.
Do any registrants remain privately registered? If so, who?
Yes, those whose date of offense is before April 14, 1994 re State v. Myers
Is there a registration fee?
$20 per visit. Statute says not required; also says subject to prosecution if not paid!
Are there special restrictions for registrants even after supervision?
Prohibition AGAINST residency restrictions 22-4913
Renew driver’s license yearly 22-4905(m)
Registration Fee 22-4905(l)
Is there a process for removal from the registry? If so, who qualifies and what is the process?
What is the registration requirement for someone with a sexual offense who is visiting the state?
Based on definition of “transient” here, same requirement as for someone who will be living there. 22-4902(l) (letter L)
What is the registration requirement for someone with a sexual offense who will be moving to the state to live or to attend school?
Within 3 days specified in the first FAQ
22-4906(k)(l) sets obligation but not time period
State Laws Regarding Sexual Offenses and Offenders, other than registration
What sexual offenses can people be convicted of, and what are the ranges of sentences?
21-5503 – 21-5515
21-6419 – 21-6422 ff.
Does the state have lifetime supervision?
Does the state have indeterminate sentencing?
Unclear; can’t find statute but these documents reference it.
What are the state civil commitment laws?
What is the age of consent?
Are there “Romeo and Juliet” laws or other laws specific to young people?
Info for State Advocates
Are felons allowed to vote? If so, when is this right restored?
After incarceration, parole, and probation are completed must re-register
What does the state say about persons who are required to register?
an amazing document
How does the state’s legislative process work?
How can I locate legislation regarding sexual offense issues?
Choose from list of current bills or search by number or sponsor
Choose from list or search by number or key words/text
Best keywords are:
Sex, sexual, sex offender, sex offender registry
How to sign up for notifications of bill movement:
Law school-many helpful services including current laws and bills and legislation in progress
Locate bills by various means; appears to be free service
Most important legislative committees for our issues are:
Corrections and juvenile justice
Corrections and juvenile justice oversight
Contact info for state legislators can be found at:
Other Useful State Information
Contact information for state registry office
1620 SW Tyler
Topeka, KS 66612
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NARSOL state affiliate website or blog:
Other helpful state advocacy groups:
Other registrant-friendly state support groups: