Kansas Statutes Annotated
Updated Through the 2019 Legislative Session

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Statute Number:21-5840
Chapter Title:CRIMES AND PUNISHMENTS
Article Title:CRIMES AGAINST PROPERTY
Tax Type:All
Brief Description:Counterfeiting currency.
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21-5840.Counterfeiting currency.(a) Counterfeiting currency is:
(1) Making, forging or altering any note, currency, obligation or security of the United States with the intent to defraud;
(2) distributing, or possessing with the intent to distribute, any note, currency, obligation or security of the United States knowing such note, currency, obligation or security has been made, forged or altered with the intent to defraud; or
(3) possessing any paper, ink, printer, press, currency plate, computer or other item with the intent to make, forge or alter any note, currency, obligation or security of the United States.
(b) Counterfeiting currency as defined in:
(1) Subsection (a)(1) or (a)(2) is a:
(A) Severity level 7, nonperson felony, if the total face value of the notes, currency, obligations or securities is $25,000 or more; and
(B) severity level 8, nonperson felony, if the total face value of the notes, currency, obligations or securities is less than $25,000; and
(2) subsection (a)(3) is a severity level 9, nonperson felony.
(c) This section shall be part of and supplemental to the Kansas criminal code.
History:L. 2018, ch. 112, 1; L. 2019, ch. 59, 1; July 1.



Date Composed: 10/15/2019 Date Modified: 10/15/2019

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