Monday, April 19, 2010

Kansas Governor : New Domestic Violence Law; April 20, 2010 at 10:30 a.m.


Kansas Governor to sign DV bill

Mark Parkinson
On April 20 at 10:30 a.m. at Topeka Capitol Plaza Hotel, Kansas Governor Mark Parkinson will sign the domestic violence designation bill that was earlier passed by the

Kansas Legislature.

Kansas Legislature passes DV bill

Kansas Seal
It is official. The Kansas Legislature has passed the DV Designation Bill HB2517. On March 30, the Kansas House passed the Senate version 119-0. This is the most comprehensive domestic violence legislation ever passed in Kansas. All that remains is the Governor's signature to turn this bill into law. The Brungardts are overwhelmed by this news and thank you all for your support. News


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KS Governor to sign into law April 20, 2010 Kansas House Bill 2517: Domestic Violence Law

Substitute for HOUSE BILL No. 2517

AN ACT concerning crimes, punishment and criminal procedure; relating to domestic violence; amending K.S.A. 20-369, 22-2307 and 22-2908 and K.S.A. 2009 Supp. 21-3110,
21-3412a, 21-4603d, 22-2909 and 75-712
and repealing the existing sections.

Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Kansas:

New Section 1. (a) On and after July 1, 2011, in all criminal cases, if there is evidence that the defendant committed a domestic violence offense, the trier of fact shall determine whether the defendant committed a domestic violence offense.


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