Kansas Statutes Annotated
Updated Through the 2013 Legislative Session

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Statute Number:21-5822
Chapter Title:CRIMES AND PUNISHMENTS
Article Title:CRIMES AGAINST PROPERTY
Tax Type:All
Brief Description:Causing an unlawful prosecution for giving a worthless check.
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21-5822. Causing an unlawful prosecution for giving a worthless check. (a) Causing an unlawful prosecution for giving a worthless check is filing a complaint before a magistrate or supplying information upon which a prosecution for giving a worthless check is commenced with knowledge that the check upon which such prosecution is based was postdated and such check was presented for payment prior to the postdated date or when the payee had knowledge, when such payee accepted such check, that there were no funds or insufficient funds in the hands of the financial institution to pay such check upon presentation and such check was presented for payment prior to the date the maker informed the payee there would be sufficient funds.

(b) Causing an unlawful prosecution for giving a worthless check is a class A nonperson misdemeanor.

(c) Any person convicted of violating this section shall pay the taxable costs of the prosecution initiated by such person or upon information supplied by such person.

History: L. 2010, ch. 136, 108; July 1, 2011.



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

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