Kansas Statutes Annotated
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Statute Number:21-5204
Chapter Title:CRIMES AND PUNISHMENTS
Article Title:PRINCIPLES OF CRIMINAL LIABILITY
Tax Type:All
Brief Description:Culpable mental state; exclusions.
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21-5204. Culpable mental state; exclusions. Proof of a culpable mental state does not require proof:

(a) Of knowledge of the existence or constitutionality of the statute under which the accused is prosecuted, or the scope or meaning of the terms used in that statute; or

(b) that the accused had knowledge of the age of a minor, even though age is a material element of the crime with which the accused is charged.

History: L. 2010, ch. 136, 15; July 1, 2011.



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

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