Chapter 75: State Departments; Public Officers And Employees

Article 7c: Firearms

Statute 75-7c06: Same; records related to licenses, disclosure; address change or loss or destruction of license, requirements. (a) The attorney general shall be the official custodian of all records relating to licenses issued pursuant to the personal and family protection act.

      (b)   Except as provided by subsections (c) and (d), records relating to persons issued licenses pursuant to this act, persons applying for licenses pursuant to this act or persons who have had a license denied pursuant to this act shall be confidential and shall not be disclosed in a manner which enables identification of any such person. Any disclosure of a record in violation of this subsection is a class A misdemeanor.

      (c)   Records of a person whose license has been suspended or revoked pursuant to this act shall be subject to public inspection in accordance with the open records act.

      (d)   The attorney general shall maintain an automated listing of license holders and pertinent information, and such information shall be available, upon request, at all times to all law enforcement agencies in this state, other states and the District of Columbia.

      (e)   Within 30 days after the changing of a permanent address, or within 30 days after having a license lost or destroyed, the licensee shall notify the attorney general of such change, loss or destruction. The attorney general, upon notice and opportunity for hearing in accordance with the provisions of the Kansas administrative procedure act, may order a licensee to pay a fine of not more than $100, or may suspend the licensee's license for not more than 180 days, for failure to notify the attorney general pursuant to the provisions of this subsection.

      (f)   In the event that a concealed weapon license is lost or destroyed, the license shall be automatically invalid, and the person to whom the license was issued, upon payment of $15 to the attorney general, may obtain a duplicate, or substitute thereof, upon furnishing a notarized statement to the attorney general that such license has been lost or destroyed.

      History:   L. 2006, ch. 32, § 6; L. 2006, ch. 210, § 4; July 1.