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Legal Information: Kansas

State Gun Laws

June 21, 2021

What is the penalty for violating state firearm laws?

Under Kansas state law, possessing a weapon illegally is a crime. If the abuser possesses a firearm concealed on his/her person while under the age of 21, s/he is committing class A nonperson misdemeanor. If the abuser has a shotgun with a barrel less than 18 inches in length or any other firearm that automatically discharges more than once when a single trigger is pulled, s/he is committing a level 9, nonperson felony.1

1 Kan. Stat. § 21-6302(b)