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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?

Does the state categorize registrants by levels/tiers?

Three levels based on statute of conviction.
http://www.ksrevisor.org/statutes/chapters/ch22/022_049_0006.html

Does the state use risk assessments for registrants (other than supervised release)?

No risk assessment applies to registration. Some courts use assessment to determine risk.

Do any registrants remain privately registered? If so, who?

Are there special restrictions for registrants even after supervision?

Prohibition AGAINST residency restrictions 22-4913
http://www.ksrevisor.org/statutes/chapters/ch22/022_049_0013.html
Renew driver’s license yearly 22-4905(m)
Registration Fee 22-4905(l)
http://www.ksrevisor.org/statutes/chapters/ch22/022_049_0005.html

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)
https://www.ksrevisor.org/statutes/chapters/ch22/022_049_0002.html

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
https://www.kbi.ks.gov/registeredoffender/FAQ.aspx#whoRequired
22-4906(k)(l) sets obligation but not time period
http://www.ksrevisor.org/statutes/chapters/ch22/022_049_0006.html

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?

Does the state have lifetime supervision?

Does the state have indeterminate sentencing?

What are the state civil commitment laws?

Are there “Romeo and Juliet” laws or other laws specific to young people?

No.

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
http://www.voteks.org/before-you-vote/am-i-eligible.html

What does the state say about persons who are required to register?

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
http://www.kslegislature.org/li/b2017_18/measures/bills/
Choose from list or search by number or key words/text
https://legiscan.com/KS

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
http://www.washburnlaw.edu/library/research/guides/kansasleghistory.html
Locate bills by various means; appears to be free service
http://www.ksde.org/Agency/Fiscal-and-Administrative-Services/School-Finance/Legislation/Legislative-Bill-Tracker

Most important legislative committees for our issues are:

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
785-296-2841
may send email at link after agreeing to conditions
https://www.kbi.ks.gov/registeredoffender/ContactUs.aspx

NARSOL state affiliate website or blog:

Not yet.

Other helpful state advocacy groups:

Response needed.
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Other registrant-friendly state support groups:

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Other helpful information

kansas.txt · Last modified: 2018/11/18 17:22 by zyin