Session of 1998
HOUSE BILL No. 2954
By Representative Tomlinson
AN ACT concerning criminal procedure; relating
to a search without a
10 search warrant;
amending K.S.A. 22-2501 and repealing the existing
13 Be it enacted by the Legislature of the
State of Kansas:
14 Section 1. K.S.A.
22-2501 is hereby amended to read as follows:
15 22-2501. When a lawful arrest is effected a
law enforcement officer may
16 reasonably search the person arrested and
the area within such person's
17 immediate presence for the purpose of
18 (a) Protecting the
officer from attack;
19 (b) Preventing the
person from escaping; or
20 (c) Discovering the
fruits, instrumentalities, or evidence of
22 Sec. 2. K.S.A.
22-2501 is hereby repealed.
23 Sec. 3. This act
shall take effect and be in force from and after its
24 publication in the statute book.