HOUSE BILL No. 2135
An Act concerning the secretary of corrections; issuance of
warrant for apprehension of
an escaped inmate; amending K.S.A. 1998 Supp. 75-5222 and repealing
Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Kansas:
Section 1. K.S.A. 1998 Supp.
75-5222 is hereby amended to read as
follows: 75-5222. When an inmate escapes from a correctional
or the custody of the secretary, the secretary shall take all
ures for the apprehension of the inmate, including the issuance
of a war-
rant for the apprehension of the inmate. Law enforcement
execute warrants for the apprehension of escaped inmates in the
manner as any arrest warrant and shall deliver the inmate named
warrant to the jail used by the county where the inmate is
unless some other place is designated by the secretary. The
offer a reward, not to exceed $5,000, for the apprehension of such
Sec. 2. K.S.A. 1998 Supp. 75-5222 is hereby
Sec. 3. This act shall take effect and be in force
from and after its
publication in the statute book.
Approved April 3, 1999.