HOUSE BILL No. 2739*
An Act concerning crimes and punishment; relating to
Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Kansas:
Section 1. (a) Identity theft is knowingly and with
intent to defraud
for economic benefit, obtaining, possessing, transferring, using or
tempting to obtain, possess, transfer or use, one or more
documents or personal identification number of another person
than that issued lawfully for the use of the possessor.
(b) ``Identification documents'' means the definition as
K.S.A. 21-3830, and amendments thereto.
(c) Identity theft is a class A person misdemeanor.
(d) This section shall be part of and supplemental to the
Sec. 2. This act shall take effect and be in force from
and after its
publication in the statute book.
Approved May 14, 1998