Find Bill
Find Your Legislator
Legislative Deadlines
Oct. 18, 2017
RSS Feed Permanent URL -A +A

2016 Statute



Prev Article 4. - RULES OF EVIDENCENext


60-436.Identity of informer. A witness has a privilege to refuse to disclose the identity of a person who has furnished information purporting to disclose a violation of a provision of the laws of this state or of the United States to a representative of the state or the United States or a governmental division thereof, charged with the duty of enforcing that provision, or to a member of a crime stoppers chapter recognized by the Kansas state crime stoppers organization, and evidence thereof is inadmissible, unless the judge finds that: (a) the identity of the person furnishing the information has already been otherwise disclosed; or (b) disclosure of such person's identity is essential to assure a fair determination of the issues. The privilege extends to documenting records as well as testimony.

History: L. 1963, ch. 303, 60-436; L. 1994, ch. 326, § 1; July 1.



Prev Article 4. - RULES OF EVIDENCENext
2017. Powered by KLISS. Rendered: 2017-10-18T09:37:18. Head Rev No: 274000