(b) It shall not be a defense to a charge of attempt that the circumstances under which the act was performed or the means employed or the act itself were such that the commission of the crime was not possible.
(c) An attempt to commit an off-grid felony shall be ranked at nondrug severity level 1. An attempt to commit any other nondrug felony shall be ranked on the nondrug scale at two severity levels below the appropriate level for the underlying or completed crime. The lowest severity level for an attempt to commit a nondrug felony shall be level 10. The provisions of this subsection shall not apply to a violation of attempting to commit the crime of terrorism pursuant to K.S.A. 21-3449, and amendments thereto, or of illegal use of weapons of mass destruction pursuant to K.S.A. 21-3450, and amendments thereto.
(d) An attempt to commit a felony which prescribes a sentence on the drug grid shall reduce the prison term prescribed in the drug grid block for an underlying or completed crime by six months.
(e) An attempt to commit a class A person misdemeanor is a class B person misdemeanor. An attempt to commit a class A nonperson misdemeanor is a class B nonperson misdemeanor.
(f) An attempt to commit a class B or C misdemeanor is a class C misdemeanor.
History: L. 1969, ch. 180, § 21-3301; L. 1981, ch. 143, § 1; L. 1983, ch. 108, § 8; L. 1989, ch. 92, § 18; L. 1992, ch. 239, § 34; L. 1993, ch. 291, § 277; L. 2006, ch. 146, § 5; July 1.