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Compendium of State Privacy and Security Legislation: 1997 Overview - Kansas; Kansas Administrative Regulations

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Date Published
May 1997
This is a 1997 overview of Kansas law pertinent to the privacy and security of criminal justice information.

Kansas administrative regulations allow for the dissemination of non-conviction criminal history record information to other criminal justice agencies, those authorized by court order or subpoena, and Federal agencies for such investigative purposes as authorized by law or presidential executive order. An article contains mandates for municipal courts in their recordkeeping for trials and proceedings. It allows for the expungement of certain convictions. Regulations for collecting, maintaining, and disseminating criminal history record information are contained in another article. An article on the identification and detection of crimes and criminals contains provisions on the collection and disposition of fingerprints, the maintenance of records of felony offenses and certain misdemeanors, and the accessibility and dissemination of public records. An article on data security addresses personnel security and the transmission of non-conviction criminal history record information. Other articles pertain to the dissemination of conviction records and criminal history record information, as well as dissemination by criminal justice information system employees; the right to review and challenge the accuracy of records; the auditing of data disseminations by criminal justice agencies; and the prohibition of the dissemination of duplicate reports.

Date Published: May 1, 1997