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22-4904. Registration of offender; duties of court, correctional facility, treatment facility, registering law enforcement agency, Kansas bureau of investigation, attorney general; notification of schools and licensed child care facilities. (a) (1) At the time of conviction or adjudication for an offense requiring registration as provided in K.S.A. 22-4902, and amendments thereto, the court shall:

(A) Inform any offender, on the record, of the procedure to register and the requirements of K.S.A. 22-4905, and amendments thereto; and

(B) if the offender is released:

(i) Complete a notice of duty to register, which shall include title and statute number of conviction or adjudication, date of conviction or adjudication, case number, county of conviction or adjudication, and the following offender information: Name, address, date of birth, social security number, race, ethnicity and gender;

(ii) require the offender to read and sign the notice of duty to register, which shall include a statement that the requirements provided in this subsection have been explained to the offender;

(iii) order the offender to report within three business days to the registering law enforcement agency in the county or tribal land of conviction or adjudication and to the registering law enforcement agency in any place where the offender resides, maintains employment or attends school, to complete the registration form with all information and any updated information required for registration as provided in K.S.A. 22-4907, and amendments thereto; and

(iv) provide one copy of the notice of duty to register to the offender and, within three business days, send a copy of the form to the law enforcement agency having initial jurisdiction and to the Kansas bureau of investigation.

(2) At the time of sentencing or disposition for an offense requiring registration as provided in K.S.A. 22-4902, and amendments thereto, the court shall ensure the age of the victim is documented in the journal entry of conviction or adjudication.

(3) Upon commitment for control, care and treatment by the Kansas department for aging and disability services pursuant to K.S.A. 59-29a07, and amendments thereto, the court shall notify the registering law enforcement agency of the county where the offender resides during commitment of such offender's commitment. Such notice shall be prepared by the office of the attorney general for transmittal by the court by electronic means, including by fax or e-mail.

(b) The staff of any correctional facility or the registering law enforcement agency's designee shall:

(1) At the time of initial custody, register any offender within three business days:

(A) Inform the offender of the procedure for registration and of the offender's registration requirements as provided in K.S.A. 22-4905, and amendments thereto;

(B) complete the registration form with all information and updated information required for registration as provided in K.S.A. 22-4907, and amendments thereto;

(C) require the offender to read and sign the registration form, which shall include a statement that the requirements provided in this subsection have been explained to the offender;

(D) provide one copy of the form to the offender and, within three business days, send a copy of the form to the Kansas bureau of investigation; and

(E) enter all offender information required by the national crime information center into the national sex offender registry system within three business days of completing the registration or electronically submit all information and updated information required for registration as provided in K.S.A. 22-4907, and amendments thereto, within three business days to the Kansas bureau of investigation;

(2) notify the Kansas bureau of investigation of the incarceration of any offender and of the location or any change in location of the offender while in custody;

(3) prior to any offender being discharged, paroled, furloughed or released on work or school release that does not require the daily return to a correctional facility:

(A) Inform the offender of the procedure for registration and of the offender's registration requirements as provided in K.S.A. 22-4905, and amendments thereto;

(B) complete the registration form with all information and updated information required for registration as provided in K.S.A. 22-4907, and amendments thereto;

(C) require the offender to read and sign the registration form, which shall include a statement that the requirements provided in this subsection have been explained to the offender;

(D) photograph the offender's face and any identifying marks;

(E) obtain fingerprint and palm prints of the offender; and

(F) provide one copy of the form to the offender and, within three business days, send a copy of the form and of the photograph or photographs to the law enforcement agency having initial jurisdiction and to the Kansas bureau of investigation; and

(4) notify the law enforcement agency having initial jurisdiction and the Kansas bureau of investigation seven business days prior to any offender being discharged, paroled, furloughed or released on work or school release.

(c) The staff of any treatment facility shall:

(1) Within three business days of an offender's arrival for inpatient treatment, inform the registering law enforcement agency of the county or location of jurisdiction in which the treatment facility is located of the offender's presence at the treatment facility and the expected duration of the treatment, and immediately notify the registering law enforcement agency of an unauthorized or unexpected absence of the offender during the offender's treatment;

(2) inform the registering law enforcement agency of the county or location of jurisdiction in which the treatment facility is located within three business days of an offender's discharge or release; and

(3) provide information upon request to any registering law enforcement agency having jurisdiction relevant to determining the presence of an offender within the treatment facility.

(d) The registering law enforcement agency, upon the reporting of any offender, shall:

(1) Inform the offender of the duty to register as provided by the Kansas offender registration act;

(2) (A) explain the procedure for registration and the offender's registration requirements as provided in K.S.A. 22-4905, and amendments thereto;

(B) obtain the information required for registration as provided in K.S.A. 22-4907, and amendments thereto; and

(C) require the offender to read and sign the registration form, which shall include a statement that the requirements provided in this subsection have been explained to the offender;

(3) complete the registration form with all information and updated information required for registration, as provided in K.S.A. 22-4907, and amendments thereto, each time the offender reports to the registering law enforcement agency. All information and updated information reported by an offender shall be forwarded to the Kansas bureau of investigation within three business days;

(4) maintain the original signed registration form, provide one copy of the completed registration form to the offender and, within three business days, send one copy of the completed form to the Kansas bureau of investigation;

(5) forward a copy of any certified letter used for reporting pursuant to K.S.A. 22-4905, and amendments thereto, when utilized, within three business days to the Kansas bureau of investigation;

(6) obtain registration information from every offender required to register regardless of whether or not the offender remits payment;

(7) upon every required reporting, update the photograph or photographs of the offender's face and any new identifying marks and immediately forward copies or electronic files of the photographs to the Kansas bureau of investigation;

(8) enter all offender information required by the national crime information center into the national sex offender registry system within three business days of completing the registration or electronically submit all information and updated information required for registration as provided in K.S.A. 22-4907, and amendments thereto, within three business days to the Kansas bureau of investigation;

(9) maintain a special fund for the deposit and maintenance of fees paid by offenders. All funds retained by the registering law enforcement agency pursuant to the provisions of this section shall be credited to a special fund of the registering law enforcement agency which shall be used solely for law enforcement and criminal prosecution purposes and which shall not be used as a source of revenue to reduce the amount of funding otherwise made available to the registering law enforcement agency; and

(10) forward any initial registration and updated registration information within three business days to any out-of-state jurisdiction where the offender is expected to reside, maintain employment or attend school.

(e) (1) The Kansas bureau of investigation shall:

(A) Forward all additions or changes in information to any registering law enforcement agency, other than the agency that submitted the form, where the offender expects to reside, maintain employment or attend school;

(B) ensure that offender information is immediately entered in the state registered offender database and the Kansas registered offender website, as provided in K.S.A. 22-4909, and amendments thereto;

(C) transmit offender conviction or adjudication data, fingerprints and palm prints to the federal bureau of investigation; and

(D) ensure all offender information required by the national crime information center is transmitted into the national sex offender registry system within three business days of such information being electronically submitted to the Kansas bureau of investigation.

(2) The director of the Kansas bureau of investigation may adopt rules and regulations necessary to implement the provisions of the Kansas offender registration act.

(f) The attorney general shall, within 10 business days of an offender being declared a sexually violent predator, forward to the Kansas bureau of investigation all relevant court documentation declaring an offender a sexually violent predator.

(g) The state department of education shall annually notify any school of the Kansas bureau of investigation internet website, and any internet website containing information on the Kansas offender registration act sponsored or created by the registering law enforcement agency of the county or location of jurisdiction in which the school is located, for the purpose of locating offenders who reside near such school. Such notification shall include information that the registering law enforcement agency of the county or location of jurisdiction where such school is located is available to the school to assist in using the registry and providing additional information on registered offenders.

(h) The secretary of health and environment shall annually notify any licensed child care facility of the Kansas bureau of investigation internet website, and any internet website containing information on the Kansas offender registration sponsored or created by the registering law enforcement agency of the county in which the facility is located, for the purpose of locating offenders who reside near such facility. Such notification shall include information that the registering law enforcement agency of the county or location of jurisdiction where such child care facility is located is available to the child care facilities to assist in using the registry and providing additional information on registered offenders.

(i) Upon request, the clerk of any court of record shall provide the Kansas bureau of investigation copies of complaints, indictments, information, journal entries, commitment orders or any other documents necessary to the performance of the duties of the Kansas bureau of investigation under the Kansas offender registration act. No fees or charges for providing such documents may be assessed.

History: L. 1993, ch. 253, § 20; L. 1994, ch. 107, § 3; L. 1996, ch. 224, § 4; L. 1997, ch. 181, § 9; L. 1999, ch. 164, § 31; L. 2000, ch. 150, § 2; L. 2001, ch. 208, § 11; L. 2003, ch. 123, § 5; L. 2006, ch. 214, § 7; L. 2007, ch. 183, § 3; L. 2010, ch. 135, § 35; L. 2011, ch. 95, § 4; L. 2012, ch. 149, § 3; L. 2013, ch. 127, § 3; L. 2016, ch. 64, § 2; July 1.



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