Kansas Statutes Annotated
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Statute Number:8-2116
Chapter Title:AUTOMOBILES AND OTHER VEHICLES
Article Title:UNIFORM ACT REGULATING TRAFFIC; PARTIES, ARRESTS, CITATIONS,
Tax Type:Vehicles
Brief Description:Classification of violations; traffic infractions;
misdemeanors; repeat misdemeanor offenses.
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8-2116. Classification of violations; traffic infractions; misdemeanors; repeat misdemeanor offenses. (a) Every person convicted of violating any of the sections listed in the uniform fine schedule in K.S.A. 8-2118 is guilty of a traffic infraction.
(b) Except where another penalty or class of misdemeanor is provided by statute, every person convicted of violating any provision of the uniform act regulating traffic on highways designated as a misdemeanor is guilty of a class C misdemeanor, except that upon a second such offense committed within one year after the date of the first such offense, upon conviction thereof, such person is guilty of a class B misdemeanor, and upon a third or subsequent such offense committed within one year after the first such offense, upon conviction thereof, such person is guilty of a class A misdemeanor.
History: L. 1974, ch. 33, 8-2116; L. 1975, ch. 39, 37; L.1984, ch. 39, 26; Jan. 1, 1985.


Date Composed: 04/04/2011 Date Modified: 04/04/2011

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