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Minutes for HB2277 - Committee on Judiciary

Short Title

Clarifying the definition of possession in the Kansas criminal code.

Minutes Content for Tue, Feb 1, 2022

Chairperson Warren opened the hearing on HB2277.

Jason Thompson, Senior Assistant Revisor, provided an overview of HB2277. (Attachment 12) The revisor responded to questions from Committee members.

Aaron Breitenbach testified in support of HB2277 on behalf of Marc Bennett, District Attorney, 18th Judicial District, stating the bill clarifies the definition of possession as set forth in the Kansas Criminal Code. (Attachment 13)

Due to time constraints, the following conferees were not able to testify in support of HB2277:

In addition, written only testimony supporting HB2277 was submitted by:

There was no opponent testimony.

Chairperson Warren closed the hearing on HB2277.