Session of 1998
HOUSE BILL No. 2682
By Committee on Environment
AN ACT concerning dogs; requiring certain
reports of bites.
11 Be it enacted by the Legislature of the
State of Kansas:
12 Section 1. If a law
enforcement officer receives a report that a dog
13 has bitten a person or if a physician
licensed to practice medicine and
14 surgery treats a person for a dog bite, the
law enforcement officer or
15 physician shall promptly report the
occurrence to the department of
16 health and environment. The report shall
include the date of the occur-
17 rence, the apparent or known breed of the
dog and the extent of the
18 injury caused.
19 Sec. 2. This act shall take
effect and be in force from and after its
20 publication in the statute book.