Kansas Statutes Annotated
Updated Through the 2013 Legislative Session

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Statute Number:21-5407
Chapter Title:CRIMES AND PUNISHMENTS
Article Title:CRIMES AGAINST PERSONS
Tax Type:All
Brief Description:Assisting suicide.
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21-5407. Assisting suicide. (a) Assisting suicide is:

(1) Knowingly, by force or duress, causing another person to commit or attempt to commit suicide; or

(2) intentionally assisting another person to commit or to attempt to commit suicide by:

(A) Providing the physical means by which another person commits or attempts to commit suicide; or

(B) participating in a physical act by which another person commits or attempts to commit suicide.

(b) Assisting suicide as defined in:

(1) Subsection (a)(1) is a severity level 3, person felony; and

(2) subsection (a)(2) is a severity level 9, person felony.

History: L. 2010, ch. 136, 42; July 1, 2011.



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

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