Kansas Statutes Annotated
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Statute Number:21-5201
Chapter Title:CRIMES AND PUNISHMENTS
Article Title:PRINCIPLES OF CRIMINAL LIABILITY
Tax Type:All
Brief Description:Requirements of voluntary act or omission.
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21-5201. Requirements of voluntary act or omission. (a) A person commits a crime only if such person voluntarily engages in conduct, including an act, an omission or possession.

(b) A person who omits to perform an act does not commit a crime unless a law provides that the omission is an offense or otherwise provides that such person has a duty to perform the act.

History: L. 2010, ch. 136, 12; July 1, 2011.



Date Composed: 01/19/2012 Date Modified: 01/19/2012

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