Session Law

Identifying Information:L. 2002 ch. 069
Other Identifying Information:2002 Senate Bill 443
Tax Type:Other
Brief Description:An Act concerning the personal property of inmates; establishing when considered abandoned property; disposition thereof; amending K.S.A. 75-52,135 and repealing the existing section.
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CHAPTER 69

SENATE BILL No. 443


An Act concerning the personal property of inmates; establishing when considered aban-

doned property; disposition thereof; amending K.S.A. 75-52,135 and repealing the ex-


isting section.


Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Kansas:

Section 1. K.S.A. 75-52,135 is hereby amended to read as follows:

75-52,135. (a) Any personal property owned by an inmate and located at

a correctional institution shall be considered abandoned property if the

inmate escapes from custody.

(b) Any personal property owned by an inmate and located at a cor-

rectional institution shall be considered abandoned property if the prop-

erty is not claimed by an inmate or an authorized representative of an

inmate within 90 days after the inmate's release from incarceration.

(c) Any personal property owned by an inmate and located at a cor-

rectional institution shall be considered abandoned property if the prop-

erty is not claimed by an authorized representative of an inmate within

90 days after the inmate's death while incarcerated.

(c) (d) Any personal property which is determined to be abandoned

pursuant to this section shall be reported to the state treasurer adminis-

trator of unclaimed property in the state treasurer's office pursuant to

K.S.A. 58-3912 58-3950 and amendments thereto. The state treasurer

administrator of unclaimed property in the state treasurer's office shall

then dispose of the property in accordance with K.S.A. 58-3918 58-3934

et seq. and amendments thereto.

(d) (e) As used in this section, ``correctional institution'' has the mean-

ing ascribed thereto in subsection (d) of K.S.A. 75-5202 and amendments

thereto and ``personal property'' shall include any property an inmate is

authorized by the secretary of corrections to possess while incarcerated,

including any funds held by the correctional institution for the inmate.

Sec. 2. K.S.A. 75-52,135 is hereby repealed.

Sec. 3. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its

publication in the statute book.

Approved April 15, 2002.


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Date Composed: 10/10/2002 Date Modified: 10/10/2002