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Kansas: Relief from Sex Offender Registration

August 6, 2010

22-4912 – Chapter 22.–CRIMINAL PROCEDURE
KANSAS CODE OF CRIMINAL PROCEDURE – Article 49.–OFFENDER REGISTRATION

22-4912. Relief from requirement registration. (a) Any offender who was required to be registered pursuant to the Kansas offender registration act K.S.A. 22-4901 et seq. and amendments thereto, prior to July 1, 1999, and who would not have been required to be registered pursuant to the Kansas offender registration act on and after July 1, 1999, as a result of enactment of this act, shall be entitled to be relieved of the requirement to be registered. Such offender may apply to the sentencing court for an order relieving the offender of the duty of registration. The court shall hold a hearing on the application at which the applicant shall present evidence verifying that such applicant no longer satisfies the definition of offender pursuant to K.S.A. 22-4902 and amendments thereto. If the court finds that the person no longer satisfies the definition of offender pursuant to K.S.A. 22-4902 and amendments thereto, the court shall grant an order relieving the offender’s duty to register if the offender no longer fulfills the definition of offender pursuant to K.S.A. 22-4902 and amendments thereto. Such court granting such an order shall forward a copy of such order to the sheriff of the county in which such person has registered and to the Kansas bureau of investigation. Upon receipt of such copy of the order, such sheriff and the Kansas bureau of investigation shall remove such person’s name from the registry.

(b) This section shall be part of an supplemental to the Kansas offender registration act.
History: L. 1999, ch. 164, § 37; July 1.

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