Kansas Statutes Annotated
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Statute Number:21-6319
Chapter Title:CRIMES AND PUNISHMENTS
Article Title:CRIMES AGAINST THE PUBLIC SAFETY
Tax Type:All
Brief Description:Unlawful failure to report a wound.
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21-6319. Unlawful failure to report a wound. (a) Unlawful failure to report a wound is, with no requirement of a culpable mental state, the failure by an attending physician or other person to report such person's treatment of any of the following wounds, to the office of the chief of police of the city or the office of the sheriff of the county in which such treatment took place:

(1) Any bullet wound, gunshot wound, powder burn or other injury arising from or caused by the discharge of a firearm; or

(2) any wound which is likely to or may result in death and is apparently inflicted by a knife, ice pick or other sharp or pointed instrument.

(b) Unlawful failure to report a wound is a class C misdemeanor.

History: L. 2010, ch. 136, 204; July 1, 2011.



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

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