Terms Used In Kansas Statutes 21-6328

  • Beneficiary: A person who is entitled to receive the benefits or proceeds of a will, trust, insurance policy, retirement plan, annuity, or other contract. Source: OCC
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Fiduciary: A trustee, executor, or administrator.
  • Forgery: The fraudulent signing or alteration of another's name to an instrument such as a deed, mortgage, or check. The intent of the forgery is to deceive or defraud. Source: OCC
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Lease: A contract transferring the use of property or occupancy of land, space, structures, or equipment in consideration of a payment (e.g., rent). Source: OCC
  • Minor: means any person defined by K. See Kansas Statutes 77-201
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Mortgage: The written agreement pledging property to a creditor as collateral for a loan.
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • Property: includes personal and real property. See Kansas Statutes 77-201
  • real property: include lands, tenements and hereditaments, and all rights to them and interest in them, equitable as well as legal. See Kansas Statutes 77-201
  • State: when applied to the different parts of the United States, includes the District of Columbia and the territories. See Kansas Statutes 77-201
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.

As used in the Kansas racketeer influenced and corrupt organization act:

(a) “Beneficial interest” means:

(1) The interest of a person as a beneficiary under any trust arrangement pursuant to which a trustee holds legal or record title to real property for the benefit of such person; or

(2) the interest of a person under any other form of express fiduciary arrangement pursuant to which any other person holds legal or record title to real property for the benefit of such person.

The term “beneficial interest” does not include the interest of a stock holder in a corporation or the interest of a partner in either a general partnership or a limited partnership. A beneficial interest shall be deemed to be located where the real property owned by the trustee is located.

(b) “Covered person” means any person who:

(1) Is a criminal street gang member or criminal street gang associate, as defined in K.S.A. 2018 Supp. 21-6313, and amendments thereto;

(2) has engaged in or is engaging in any conduct prohibited by K.S.A. 2018 Supp. 21-5426, and amendments thereto, human trafficking or aggravated human trafficking, or K.S.A. 2018 Supp. 21-6422, and amendments thereto, commercial sexual exploitation of a child; or

(3) has engaged in or is engaging in any conduct prohibited by K.S.A. 2018 Supp. 21-5703, and amendments thereto, unlawful manufacturing of controlled substances, or K.S.A. 2018 Supp. 21-5705, and amendments thereto, unlawful cultivation or distribution of controlled substances.

(c) “Documentary material” means any book, paper, document, writing, drawing, graph, chart, photograph, phonorecord, magnetic tape, computer printout, other data compilation from which information can be obtained or from which information can be translated into usable form, or other tangible item.

(d) “Enterprise” means any individual, sole proprietorship, partnership, corporation, business trust, union chartered under the laws of this state, or other legal entity, or any unchartered union, association, or group of individuals associated in fact although not a legal entity; and it includes illicit as well as licit enterprises and governmental, as well as other, entities. A criminal street gang, as defined in K.S.A. 2018 Supp. 21-6313, and amendments thereto, constitutes an enterprise.

(e) “Pattern of racketeering activity” means engaging in at least two incidents of racketeering activity that have the same or similar intents, results, accomplices, victims or methods of commission or that otherwise are interrelated by distinguishing characteristics and are not isolated incidents, provided at least one of such incidents occurred after the effective date of this act and that the last of such incidents occurred within 5 years, excluding any period of imprisonment, after a prior incident of racketeering activity.

(f) “Racketeering activity” means to commit, attempt to commit, conspire to commit or to solicit, coerce or intimidate another person to commit:

(1) Any felony or misdemeanor violation of: The felony provisions of K.S.A. 8-1568, and amendments thereto, fleeing or attempting to elude a police officer; K.S.A. 9-508 et seq., and amendments thereto, Kansas money transmitter act; article 12a of chapter 17 of the Kansas Statutes Annotated, and amendments thereto, Kansas uniform securities act; K.S.A. 2018 Supp. 21-5401, and amendments thereto, capital murder; K.S.A. 2018 Supp. 21-5402, and amendments thereto, murder in the first degree; K.S.A. 2018 Supp. 21-5403, and amendments thereto, murder in the second degree; K.S.A. 2018 Supp. 21-5408, and amendments thereto, kidnapping or aggravated kidnapping; K.S.A. 2018 Supp. 21-5412, and amendments thereto; K.S.A. 2018 Supp. 21-5413, and amendments thereto; K.S.A. 2018 Supp. 21-5414, and amendments thereto, domestic battery; K.S.A. 2018 Supp. 21-5415, and amendments thereto, criminal threat or aggravated criminal threat; K.S.A. 2018 Supp. 21-5420, and amendments thereto, robbery or aggravated robbery; K.S.A. 2018 Supp. 21-5421, and amendments thereto, terrorism; K.S.A. 2018 Supp. 21-5422, and amendments thereto, illegal use of weapons of mass destruction; K.S.A. 2018 Supp. 21-5423, and amendments thereto; K.S.A. 2018 Supp. 21-5426, and amendments thereto, human trafficking or aggravated human trafficking; K.S.A. 2018 Supp. 21-5428, and amendments thereto, blackmail; K.S.A. 2018 Supp. 21-5510, and amendments thereto, sexual exploitation of a child; K.S.A. 2018 Supp. 21-5601, and amendments thereto, endangering a child or aggravated endangering a child; K.S.A. 2018 Supp. 21-5602, and amendments thereto, abuse of a child; K.S.A. 2018 Supp. 21-5603, and amendments thereto, contributing to a child’s misconduct or deprivation; K.S.A. 2018 Supp. 21-5607(b), and amendments thereto, furnishing alcoholic beverages to a minor for illicit purposes; article 57 of chapter 21 of the Kansas Statutes Annotated, and amendments thereto, crimes involving controlled substances; K.S.A. 2018 Supp. 21-5801, and amendments thereto, theft; K.S.A. 2018 Supp. 21-5803, and amendments thereto, criminal deprivation of property; K.S.A. 2018 Supp. 21-5805, and amendments thereto; K.S.A. 2018 Supp. 21-5807, and amendments thereto, burglary or aggravated burglary; K.S.A. 2018 Supp. 21-5812, and amendments thereto, arson or aggravated arson; K.S.A. 2018 Supp. 21-5813, and amendments thereto, criminal damage to property; K.S.A. 2018 Supp. 21-5814, and amendments thereto, criminal use of an explosive; K.S.A. 2018 Supp. 21-5818, and amendments thereto, tampering with a pipeline; K.S.A. 2018 Supp. 21-5821, and amendments thereto, giving a worthless check; K.S.A. 2018 Supp. 21-5823, and amendments thereto, forgery; K.S.A. 2018 Supp. 21-5824, and amendments thereto, making false information; K.S.A. 2018 Supp. 21-5825, and amendments thereto, counterfeiting; K.S.A. 2018 Supp. 21-5826, and amendments thereto, destroying written instrument; K.S.A. 2018 Supp. 21-5828, and amendments thereto, criminal use of a financial card; K.S.A. 2018 Supp. 21-5838, and amendments thereto, conducting a pyramid promotional scheme; K.S.A. 2018 Supp. 21-5839, and amendments thereto; K.S.A. 2018 Supp. 21-5903, and amendments thereto, perjury; K.S.A. 2018 Supp. 21-5904, and amendments thereto, interference with law enforcement; K.S.A. 2018 Supp. 21-5905, and amendments thereto, interference with the judicial process; K.S.A. 2018 Supp. 21-5909, and amendments thereto, intimidation of a witness or victim or aggravated intimidation of a witness or victim; K.S.A. 2018 Supp. 21-5912, and amendments thereto, aiding escape; K.S.A. 2018 Supp. 21-5913, and amendments thereto, obstructing apprehension or prosecution; K.S.A. 2018 Supp. 21-5918, and amendments thereto; K.S.A. 2018 Supp. 21-6001, and amendments thereto, bribery; K.S.A. 2018 Supp. 21-6002, and amendments thereto, official misconduct; K.S.A. 2018 Supp. 21-6301, and amendments thereto, criminal use of weapons; K.S.A. 2018 Supp. 21-6302, and amendments thereto, criminal carrying of a weapon; K.S.A. 2018 Supp. 21-6303, and amendments thereto, criminal distribution of firearms to a felon; K.S.A. 2018 Supp. 21-6304, and amendments thereto, criminal possession of a firearm by a convicted felon; K.S.A. 2018 Supp. 21-6305, and amendments thereto, aggravated weapons violation by a convicted felon; K.S.A. 2018 Supp. 21-6306, and amendments thereto, defacing identification marks of a firearm; K.S.A. 2018 Supp. 21-6308, and amendments thereto, criminal discharge of a firearm; K.S.A. 2018 Supp. 21-6310, and amendments thereto, unlawful endangerment; K.S.A. 2018 Supp. 21-6312, and amendments thereto; K.S.A. 2018 Supp. 21-6314 and 21-6315, and amendments thereto; K.S.A. 2018 Supp. 21-6401, and amendments thereto, promoting obscenity or promoting obscenity to minors; K.S.A. 2018 Supp. 21-6404, and amendments thereto, gambling; K.S.A. 2018 Supp. 21-6405, and amendments thereto, illegal bingo operation; K.S.A. 2018 Supp. 21-6406, and amendments thereto, commercial gambling; K.S.A. 2018 Supp. 21-6407, and amendments thereto, dealing in gambling devices; K.S.A. 2018 Supp. 21-6408, and amendments thereto; K.S.A. 2018 Supp. 21-6409, and amendments thereto, installing communication facilities for gamblers; K.S.A. 2018 Supp. 21-6414(a) or (b), and amendments thereto, unlawful conduct of dog fighting or unlawful possession of dog fighting paraphernalia; K.S.A. 2018 Supp. 21-6417(a) or (b), and amendments thereto, unlawful conduct of cockfighting or unlawful possession of cockfighting paraphernalia; K.S.A. 2018 Supp. 21-6419, and amendments thereto, selling sexual relations; K.S.A. 2018 Supp. 21-6420, and amendments thereto, promoting the sale of sexual relations; K.S.A. 2018 Supp. 21-6422, and amendments thereto, commercial sexual exploitation of a child; K.S.A. 2018 Supp. 21-6501, and amendments thereto, extortion; K.S.A. 2018 Supp. 21-6502, and amendments thereto, debt adjusting; K.S.A. 2018 Supp. 21-6504, and amendments thereto, equity skimming; K.S.A. 2018 Supp. 21-6506, and amendments thereto, commercial bribery; K.S.A. 2018 Supp. 21-6507, and amendments thereto, sports bribery; K.S.A. 2018 Supp. 21-6508, and amendments thereto, tampering with a sports contest; K.S.A. 39-720, and amendments thereto, social welfare service fraud; K.S.A. 40-2,118, and amendments thereto, fraudulent insurance acts; K.S.A. 41-101 et seq., and amendments thereto, Kansas liquor control act; K.S.A. 44-5,125, and amendments thereto, workers’ compensation act; K.S.A. 65-1657, and amendments thereto, nonresident pharmacy registration; K.S.A. 65-3441, and amendments thereto, hazardous waste; K.S.A. 65-4167, and amendments thereto, trafficking in counterfeit drugs; article 88 of chapter 74 of the Kansas Statutes Annotated, and amendments thereto, Kansas parimutuel racing act; or K.S.A. 79-3321, and amendments thereto, Kansas cigarette and tobacco products act; or

(2) any conduct defined as “racketeering activity” under 18 U.S.C. § 1961(1).

(g) “Real property” means any real property or any interest in such real property, including, but not limited to, any lease of or mortgage upon such real property.

(h) “Trustee” means:

(1) Any person acting as trustee pursuant to a trust in which the trustee holds legal or record title to real property;

(2) any person who holds legal or record title to real property in which any other person has a beneficial interest; or

(3) any successor trustee or trustees to any or all of the foregoing persons.

The term “trustee” does not include any person appointed or acting as a personal representative as defined in K.S.A. 59-102, and amendments thereto, or appointed or acting as a trustee of any testamentary trust or as a trustee of any indenture of trust under which any bonds have been or are to be issued.

(i) “Unlawful debt” means any money or other thing of value constituting principal or interest of a debt that is legally unenforceable in this state in whole or in part because the debt was incurred or contracted:

(1) In violation of any of the following provisions of law: Article 88 of chapter 74 of the Kansas Statutes Annotated, and amendments thereto, Kansas parimutuel racing act; K.S.A. 2018 Supp. 21-6404, and amendments thereto, gambling; K.S.A. 2018 Supp. 21-6405, and amendments thereto, illegal bingo operation; K.S.A. 2018 Supp. 21-6406, and amendments thereto, commercial gambling; K.S.A. 2018 Supp. 21-6407, and amendments thereto, dealing in gambling devices; K.S.A. 2018 Supp. 21-6408, and amendments thereto, unlawful possession of a gambling device; or K.S.A. 2018 Supp. 21-6409, and amendments thereto, installing communication facilities for gamblers; or

(2) in gambling activity in violation of federal law or in the business of lending money at a rate usurious under state or federal law.