Chapter 155


An Act concerning furnishing of religious materials to correctional institution inmates; amending K.S.A. 75-5223 and repealing the existing section.

Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Kansas:

Section 1. K.S.A. 75-5223 is hereby amended to read as follows: 75- 5223. Upon the request of an inmate confined at a correctional institution under the supervision and control of the secretary of corrections for a Bible or other related religious text materials, the secretary shall furnish, at the expense of the state, any such religious materials that have been donated to the secretary to the inmate, provided such religious materials are not determined by the secretary to be detrimental to the security and orderly operation of a correctional institution.

Sec. 2. K.S.A. 75-5223 is hereby repealed.

Sec. 3. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its publication in the statute book.

Approved April 10, 1996.