Session Law

Identifying Information:L. 2002 ch. 124
Other Identifying Information:2002 House Bill 2772
Tax Type:Other
Brief Description:An Act concerning court costs; relating to a laboratory analysis fee;amending K.S.A. 28-176 and repealing the existing section.
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CHAPTER 124

HOUSE BILL No. 2772

An Act concerning court costs; relating to a laboratory analysis fee;

amending K.S.A. 28-176 and repealing the existing section.


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

Section 1. K.S.A. 28-176 is hereby amended to read as follows: 28-

176. (a) Any person convicted or diverted, or adjudicated or diverted

under a preadjudication program, pursuant to K.S.A. 22-2906 et seq., 38-

1635 et seq., or 12-4414 et seq., and amendments thereto, of a misde-

meanor or felony contained in chapters 21, 41 or 65 of the Kansas Statutes

Annotated, or a violation of K.S.A. 8-1567 and amendments thereto, shall

pay a separate court cost of: (1) $150 $400 as a Kansas bureau of inves-

tigation laboratory analysis fee for each offense if forensic science or lab-

oratory services are rendered or administered by the Kansas bureau of

investigation in connection with the case; and (2) $400 for each offense if

forensic science or laboratory services are rendered or administered by

the Sedgwick county regional forensic science center or the Johnson

county sheriff's laboratory.

(b) Such fee fees shall be in addition to and not in substitution for

any and all fines and penalties otherwise provided for by law for such

offense.

(c) Disbursements from the Kansas bureau of investigation laboratory

analysis fee deposited into the forensic laboratory and materials fee fund

of the Kansas bureau of investigation shall be made for the following:

(1) Providing criminalistic laboratory services;

(2) the purchase and maintenance of equipment for use by the lab-

oratory in performing analysis;

(3) education, training and scientific development of Kansas bureau

of investigation personnel; and

(4) the destruction of seized property and chemicals as prescribed in

K.S.A. 22-2512 and K.S.A. 65-4135 60-4117, and amendments thereto.

(d) Fees received into this fund shall be supplemental to regular ap-

propriations to the Kansas bureau of investigation.

(e) The fee for services rendered or administered by the Sedgwick

county regional forensic science center shall be deposited in the Sedgwick

county general fund and the fee for services rendered or administered by

the Johnson county sheriff's laboratory shall be deposited in the Johnson

county general fund and disbursed for the following:

(1) Providing criminalistic laboratory services;

(2) the purchase and maintenance of equipment for use by the center

or laboratory in performing analysis; and

(3) education, training and scientific development of the center's or

laboratory's personnel.

Sec. 2. K.S.A. 28-176 is hereby repealed.

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

publication in the statute book.

Approved May 16, 2002.


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