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Statute Number:21-5203
Chapter Title:CRIMES AND PUNISHMENTS
Article Title:PRINCIPLES OF CRIMINAL LIABILITY
Tax Type:All
Brief Description:Guilt without culpable mental state, when.
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21-5203. Guilt without culpable mental state, when. A person may be guilty of a crime without having a culpable mental state if the crime is:
(a) A misdemeanor, cigarette or tobacco infraction or traffic infraction and the statute defining the crime clearly indicates a legislative purpose to impose absolute liability for the conduct described;
(b) a felony and the statute defining the crime clearly indicates a legislative purpose to impose absolute liability for the conduct described;
(c) a violation of K.S.A. 8-1567 or 8-1567a, and amendments thereto;
(d) a violation of K.S.A. 8-2,144, and amendments thereto; or
(e) a violation of K.S.A. 22-4901 et seq., and amendments thereto.
History : L. 2010, ch 136, § 14; L. 2011, ch. 105, § 34; L. 2012, ch. 172, § 27; L. 2018, ch. 106, § 22; July 1.



Date Composed: 12/31/2018 Date Modified: 12/31/2018

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