HOUSE BILL No. 2194
An Act concerning criminal procedure; relating to
reports of forensic examination;
amending K.S.A. 2000 Supp. 22-2902a and repealing the
Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Kansas:
Section 1. K.S.A. 2000 Supp.
22-2902a is hereby amended to read
as follows: 22-2902a. At any preliminary examination in which the
of a forensic examination, analysis, comparison or identification
by the Kansas bureau of investigation, the federal bureau of
the bureau of alcohol, tobacco and firearms of the United States
ment of the treasury, the state secretary of health and
sheriff's department of Johnson, Shawnee or Sedgwick county, the
department of the cities of Overland Park, Topeka or Wichita,
Sedgwick county regional forensic science center, the drug
administration, the air force of the United States, the navy of the
States, the army of the United States, the Missouri southern state
regional crime laboratory
medical center, inc. located in Kan-
sas City, Kansas, the Kansas City, Kansas community college
oratory or the Kansas City, Missouri regional crime
laboratory are to be
introduced as evidence, the report, or a copy of the report, of the
of the forensic examiner shall be admissible into evidence in the
inary examination in the same manner and with the same force and
as if the forensic examiner who performed such examination,
comparison or identification and prepared the report thereon had
fied in person.
Sec. 2. K.S.A. 2000 Supp. 22-2902a
is hereby repealed.
Sec. 3. This act shall take effect
and be in force from and after its
publication in the Kansas register.
Approved April 3, 2001.
Published in the Kansas Register April 12, 2001.