Session of 2000
SENATE BILL No. 609
By Senator Bleeker
10 AN ACT
concerning crimes and punishment; creating the crime of
11 falsely reporting a
parent or guardian of child abuse or neglect.
13 Be it enacted by the Legislature of the
State of Kansas:
1. (a) Falsely reporting a parent or guardian of child
15 or neglect is reporting a parent or
guardian of a child in need of care of
16 child abuse or neglect to a law enforcement
officer or a state agency,
17 knowing that such report is false and
intending that such officer or agency
18 shall act in reliance upon such report, for
the purpose of monetary, per-
19 sonal or political gain.
20 (b) Falsely
reporting a parent or guardian of child abuse or neglect
21 is a class A nonperson misdemeanor.
22 (c) The
provisions of this act shall be part of and supplemental to the
23 Kansas criminal code.
24 Sec. 2. This act shall
take effect and be in force from and after its
25 publication in the statute book.