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21-2501a. Maintenance of records of felony and misdemeanor offenses by law enforcement agencies; reporting of meth lab seizures or dump sites, theft of anhydrous ammonia; reports to bureau of investigation; form. (a) All law enforcement agencies having responsibility for law enforcement in any political subdivision of this state, on forms approved by the attorney general, shall maintain a permanent record of all felony and misdemeanor offenses reported or known to have been committed within their respective jurisdictions.

(b) All law enforcement agencies having the responsibility of maintaining a permanent record of offenses shall file with the Kansas bureau of investigation, on a form approved by the attorney general, a report on each offense for which a permanent record is required within 72 hours after such offense is reported or known to have been committed.

(c) It is hereby made the duty of every sheriff, police department or countywide law enforcement agency in the state to report within 30 days, on forms approved by the attorney general, any methamphetamine laboratory seizures or dump sites and any theft or attempted theft of anhydrous ammonia that occurs in such agency's jurisdiction.

History: L. 1969, ch. 183, § 2; L. 1979, ch. 90, § 2; L. 1992, ch. 239, § 33; L. 1993, ch. 291, § 16; L. 1994, ch. 291, § 21; L. 2005, ch. 153, § 9; April 21.

Attorney General's Opinions:

Records open to public; official public records open to inspection. 79-17.

Records open to public; records of felony offenses. 82-226.

Records open to public; rosters of inmates not subject to exception for criminal investigation records. 84-124.

Open public records; criminal investigation records; invasion of personal privacy; victim specific information on alleged sexual offense. 92-149.

Application of Kansas Open Records Act to information in Kansas Standard Offense Report and Standard Arrest Report. 1998-38.

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