Kansas Statutes Annotated
Updated Through the 2016 Legislative Session

Statute Number:9-2216
Tax Type:Privilege
Brief Description:Retention of records; time period; inspection of records; security
of records; preservation of records.


9-2216.Retention of records; time period; inspection of records; security of records; preservation of records.(a) A licensee shall keep copies of all documents or correspondence received or prepared by the licensee or registrant in connection with a loan or loan application and those records and documents required by the commissioner by rules and regulations adopted pursuant to K.S.A.9-2209, and amendments thereto, for such time frames as are specified in the rules and regulations. If the loan is not serviced by a licensee, the retention period commences on the date the loan is closed or, if the loan is not closed, the date of the loan application. If the loan is serviced by a licensee, the retention period commences on the date the loan is paid in full or the date the licensee ceases to service the loan.
(b) All books, records and any other documents held by the licensee shall be made available for examination and inspection by the commissioner or the commissioner’s designee. Certified copies of all records not kept within this state shall be delivered to the commissioner within three business days of the date such documents are requested.
(c) Each licensee shall maintain the following information:
(1) The name, address and telephone number of each loan applicant;
(2) the type of loan applied for and the date of the application; [and]
(3) the disposition of each loan application, including the date of loan funding, loan denial, withdrawal and name of lender if applicable and name of loan originator and any compensation or other fees received by the loan originator.
(d) Each licensee shall establish, maintain and enforce written policies and procedures regarding security of records which are reasonably designed to prevent the misuse of a consumer’s personal or financial information.
(e) Before ceasing to conduct or discontinuing business, a licensee shall arrange for and be responsible for the preservation of the books and records required to be maintained and preserved under this act and applicable regulations for the remainder of each period specified.
(f) Any records required to be retained may be maintained and preserved by noneraseable, nonalterable electronic imaging or by photograph on film. If the records are produced or reproduced by photographic film, electronic imaging or computer storage medium the licensee shall meet the following criteria:
(1) Arrange the records and index the films, electronic image or computer storage media to permit immediate location of any particular record;
(2) be ready at all times to promptly provide a facsimile enlargement of film, a computer printout or a copy of the electronic images or computer storage medium that the commissioner may request; and
(3) with respect to electronic images and records stored on computer storage medium, maintain procedures for maintenance and preservation of, and access to, records in order to reasonably safeguard these records from loss, alteration or destruction.
(g) No person required to be licensed or registered under this act shall:
(1) Alter, destroy, shred, mutilate, conceal, cover up or falsify any record with the intent to impede, obstruct or influence any investigation by the commissioner or the commissioner’s designee; or
(2) alter, destroy, shred, mutilate or conceal a record with the intent to impair the object’s integrity or availability for use in a proceeding before the commissioner or a proceeding brought by the commissioner.
History:L. 1999, ch. 45, 15; L. 2001, ch. 88, 16; L. 2005, ch. 144, 6; L. 2009, ch. 29, 12; L. 2016, ch. 15, 10; July 1.

Date Composed: 11/10/2016 Date Modified: 11/14/2016