Session Law

Identifying Information:L. 2001 ch. 068
Other Identifying Information:2001 House Bill 2194
Tax Type:Other
Brief Description:An Act concerning criminal procedure; relating to reports of forensic examination;amending K.S.A. 2000 Supp. 22-2902a and repealing the existing section.
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CHAPTER 68

HOUSE BILL No. 2194


An Act concerning criminal procedure; relating to reports of forensic examination;

amending K.S.A. 2000 Supp. 22-2902a and repealing the existing section.

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

Section 1. K.S.A. 2000 Supp. 22-2902a is hereby amended to read

as follows: 22-2902a. At any preliminary examination in which the results

of a forensic examination, analysis, comparison or identification prepared

by the Kansas bureau of investigation, the federal bureau of investigation,

the bureau of alcohol, tobacco and firearms of the United States depart-

ment of the treasury, the state secretary of health and environment, the

sheriff's department of Johnson, Shawnee or Sedgwick county, the police

department of the cities of Overland Park, Topeka or Wichita, the

Sedgwick county regional forensic science center, the drug enforcement

administration, the air force of the United States, the navy of the United

States, the army of the United States, the Missouri southern state college

regional crime laboratory or, Bethany medical center, inc. located in Kan-

sas City, Kansas, the Kansas City, Kansas community college forensic lab-

oratory or the Kansas City, Missouri regional crime laboratory are to be

introduced as evidence, the report, or a copy of the report, of the findings

of the forensic examiner shall be admissible into evidence in the prelim-

inary examination in the same manner and with the same force and effect

as if the forensic examiner who performed such examination, analysis,

comparison or identification and prepared the report thereon had testi-

fied in person.

Sec. 2. K.S.A. 2000 Supp. 22-2902a is hereby repealed.

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

publication in the Kansas register.

Approved April 3, 2000.

Published in the Kansas Register April 12, 2000.


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Date Composed: 09/25/2001 Date Modified: 09/25/2001