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21-5423. Furtherance of terrorism or illegal use of weapons of mass destruction. (a) It is unlawful for any person to receive or acquire property, or engage in transactions involving property, with the intent to commit or further the commission of any violation of K.S.A. 2019 Supp. 21-5421 or 21-5422, and amendments thereto. The provisions of this subsection do not apply to any transaction between an individual and that individual's counsel necessary to preserve that individual's right to representation, as guaranteed by section 10 of the bill of rights of the constitution of the state of Kansas and by the sixth amendment to the United States constitution. This exception does not create any presumption against or prohibition of the right of the state to seek and obtain forfeiture of any proceeds derived from a violation of K.S.A. 2019 Supp. 21-5421 or 21-5422, and amendments thereto.

(b) It is unlawful for any person to intentionally invest, conceal, distribute, transport or maintain an interest in or otherwise make available any property which that person knows is intended to be used to commit or further the commission of any violation of K.S.A. 2019 Supp. 21-5421 or 21-5422, and amendments thereto.

(c) It is unlawful for any person to intentionally direct, plan, organize, initiate, finance, manage, supervise or facilitate the transportation or distribution of property which that person knows is intended to be used to commit or further the commission of any violation of K.S.A. 2019 Supp. 21-5421 or 21-5422, and amendments thereto.

(d) It is unlawful for any person to conduct a financial transaction involving property with the intent to commit or further the commission of any violation of K.S.A. 2019 Supp. 21-5421 or 21-5422, and amendments thereto, when the transaction is designed in whole or in part to conceal or disguise the nature, location, source, ownership or control of the property which that person knows is intended to be used to commit or further the commission of any violation of K.S.A. 2019 Supp. 21-5421 or 21-5422, and amendments thereto, or to avoid a transaction reporting requirement under state or federal law.

(e) It is unlawful to raise, solicit, collect or provide material support or resources with the intent that such will be used, in whole or in part, to plan, prepare, carry out or aid in:

(1) Any violation of K.S.A. 2019 Supp. 21-5421 or 21-5422, and amendments thereto;

(2) the hindering of the prosecution of any violation of K.S.A. 2019 Supp. 21-5421 or 21-5422, and amendments thereto; or

(3) the concealment of, or the escape from, any violation of K.S.A. 2019 Supp. 21-5421 or 21-5422, and amendments thereto.

(f) Violation of this section is a severity level 1, person felony.

(g) As used in this section:

(1) "Property" means anything of value, and includes any interest in property, including any benefit, privilege, claim or right with respect to anything of value, whether real or personal, tangible or intangible;

(2) "transaction" includes a purchase, sale, trade, loan, pledge, investment, gift, transfer, transmission, delivery, deposit, withdrawal, payment, transfer between accounts, exchange of currency, extension of credit, purchase, or sale of any monetary instrument, use of a safe deposit box, or any other acquisition or disposition of property whatever means effected; and

(3) "hindering of the prosecution of terrorism" shall include, but is not limited to, the following:

(A) Harboring or concealing a person who is known or believed by the offender to have committed any violation of K.S.A. 2019 Supp. 21-5421 or 21-5422, and amendments thereto;

(B) warning a person who is known or believed by the offender to have committed any violations of K.S.A. 2019 Supp. 21-5421 or 21-5422, and amendments thereto, of impending discovery or apprehension, except that the provisions of this subparagraph do not apply to any transaction between an individual and that individual's counsel necessary to preserve that individual's right to representation, as guaranteed by section 10 of the bill of rights of the constitution of the state of Kansas and by the sixth amendment to the United States constitution; and

(C) suppressing any physical evidence which might aid in the discovery or apprehension of a person who is known or believed by the offender to have committed any violation of K.S.A. 2019 Supp. 21-5421 or 21-5422, and amendments thereto.

History: L. 2010, ch. 136, § 58; L. 2014, ch. 51, § 2; July 1.

Source or Prior Law:

21-3451.


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