As Amended by Senate Committee
Session of 1999
SENATE BILL No. 206
By Committee on Judiciary
10 AN ACT repealing K.S.A. 22-2501; concerning crimes, criminal pro-
11 cedure and punishment; relating to searches incident to a lawful arrest
amending K.S.A. 22-2501 and repealing the existing section.
14 Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Kansas:
Section 1. K.S.A. 22-2501 is hereby amended to read as follows: 22-
2501. When a lawful arrest is effected a law enforcement officer may
reasonably search the person arrested and the area within such person's
immediate presence for the purpose of
(a) Protecting the officer from attack;
(b) Preventing the person from escaping; or
(c) Discovering the fruits, instrumentalities, or evidence of the a
Sec. 2. Section 1. K.S.A. 22-2501 is hereby repealed.
3. 2. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its
25 publication in the statute book.