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Legal Statutes: Kansas

UPDATED September 26, 2017

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Article 31. Protection from Abuse Act

back to top60-3112 Entering protection orders into the national criminal information center protection order file

(a) All temporary, amended, final and other protection from abuse orders issued pursuant to article 31 of chapter 60 of the Kansas Statutes Annotated, and amendments thereto, or protection orders issued based on the laws of another jurisdiction which are entitled to full faith and credit in Kansas pursuant to the provisions of 18 U.S.C. 2265, and amendments thereto, shall be entered into the national criminal information center protection order file. All emergency protection from abuse orders issued pursuant to article 31 of chapter 60 of the Kansas Statutes Annotated, and amendments thereto, and such emergency orders issued based on the laws of another jurisdiction which are entitled to full faith and credit in Kansas pursuant to the provisions of 18 U.S.C. 2265, and amendments thereto, may be entered into the national criminal information center protection order file. A copy of these orders shall be delivered by the clerk of the court to the sheriff of the county where the order is issued or registered. The sheriff's office shall immediately enter the order into the national criminal information center and other appropriate databases after all mandatory identifiers are available. If the order is a foreign protective order, the sheriff's office shall contact the issuing jurisdiction to verify the order and request that such jurisdiction enter the order into the national criminal information center and other appropriate databases. Any modification of an order shall be forwarded immediately by the clerk of the court to the sheriff's office with jurisdiction to enforce the modified order. The sheriff's office shall ensure the accuracy of the entries and the court shall ensure the validity of the orders.

(b) All emergency and temporary orders which have been entered into the national criminal information center file shall be canceled upon the expiration of the time period set out in the court order, or, if no time period is set, no later than one year from the entry date. All other orders which have been entered into the national criminal information center protection order file shall be cleared as an active record from the computer system when:

(1) The order expires according to the terms of such order;

(2) A Kansas court notifies the law enforcement agency which has jurisdiction over the entry of the order that such order has been dismissed; or

(3) A foreign protective order has been invalidated by either a Kansas court or a foreign court with jurisdiction over such order.

(c) This section shall be part of and supplemental to the protection from abuse act
Laws 2001, ch. 177, § 3; Laws 2002, ch. 142, § 4.