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25-2435. Prosecution of election crimes. (a) Independent authority to prosecute any person who has committed or attempted to commit any act that constitutes a Kansas elections crime defined in K.S.A. 25-1128, and amendments thereto, or article 24 of chapter 25 of the Kansas Statutes Annotated, and amendments thereto, shall be vested in:

(1) The district attorney or county attorney of the county where such act occurred;

(2) the Kansas attorney general; or

(3) the Kansas secretary of state.

(b) If one of the officers listed in subsection (a) has commenced the prosecution of a person who has committed or attempted to commit any act that constitutes a Kansas election crime, the other officers listed in subsection (a) may provide assistance to the prosecuting officer but shall not commence a separate prosecution.

History: L. 2015, ch. 87, § 2; July 1.



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