§ 21-5701 Definitions. [See Revisor’s Note]
§ 21-5701a Definitions. [See Revisor’s Note]
§ 21-5702 Effective date; scope of act
§ 21-5703 Unlawful manufacturing of controlled substances
§ 21-5704 Same; costs and expenses
§ 21-5705 Unlawful cultivation or distribution of controlled substances
§ 21-5706 Unlawful possession of controlled substances
§ 21-5707 Unlawful manufacture, distribution, cultivation or possession of controlled substances using a communication facility
§ 21-5708 Unlawfully obtaining or selling a prescription-only drug
§ 21-5709 Unlawful possession of certain drug precursors and drug paraphernalia
§ 21-5710 Unlawful distribution of certain drug precursors and drug paraphernalia
§ 21-5711 Factors to consider when determining what is drug paraphernalia
§ 21-5712 Unlawful abuse of toxic vapors
§ 21-5713 Unlawful distribution or possession of a simulated controlled substance
§ 21-5714 Unlawful representation that noncontrolled substance is controlled substance
§ 21-5715 Treatment of a controlled substance analog
§ 21-5716 Unlawful acts involving proceeds derived from violations of 21-5701 through 21-5717
§ 21-5717 Uniformity of act

Terms Used In Kansas Statutes > Chapter 21 > Article 57

  • Amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
  • Bail: Security given for the release of a criminal defendant or witness from legal custody (usually in the form of money) to secure his/her appearance on the day and time appointed.
  • Circumstantial evidence: All evidence except eyewitness testimony.
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • 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.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Indictment: The formal charge issued by a grand jury stating that there is enough evidence that the defendant committed the crime to justify having a trial; it is used primarily for felonies.
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • Property: includes personal and real property. 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
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.