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Volume 40 - Issue 45 - November 11, 2021

State of Kansas

Bureau of Investigation

Notice of Hearing on Proposed Administrative Regulation

The Kansas Bureau of Investigation (KBI) will conduct a public hearing at 9:00 a.m. Tuesday, January 11, 2022, to consider the adoption of proposed amendments to K.A.R. 10-22-1, on a permanent basis. Due to current COVID-19 restrictions, only remote public participation is available. Anyone wanting to join the public hearing may do so by calling 1-877-278-8686 (Participant PIN: 876424) at the time of the hearing. Public comment will be limited only to written comment and telephonic comment.

This 60-day notice of the public hearing shall constitute a public comment period for the purpose of receiving written public comments on the proposed amended regulation. All interested parties may submit written comments prior to the hearing to the Kansas Bureau of Investigation, 1620 SW Tyler, Topeka, KS 66612, or by email to Kelly.McPherron@kbi.ks.gov. All interested parties will be given a reasonable opportunity to present their views orally regarding the adoption of the proposed amended regulation during the public hearing. In order to provide all parties an opportunity to present their views, it may be necessary to request that each participant limit any oral presentation to five minutes.

Any individual with a disability may request an accommodation in order to participate in the public hearing and may request the proposed regulation and economic impact statement in an accessible format. Requests for accommodation to participate in the hearing should be made at least five working days in advance of the hearing by contacting Kelly McPherron at 785-296-8200, (or TYY 1-800-766-3777).

Summaries of the proposed amended regulation and its economic impact follow. (Note: Any statements indicating that a regulation is “not anticipated to have any economic impact” are intended to indicate that no economic impact on the KBI, other state agencies, state employees, or the general public has been identified.)

Copies of the proposed amended regulation and the Economic Impact Statement for the proposed regulation can be requested from: Kelly.McPherron@kbi.ks.gov, or by writing to Kansas Bureau of Investigation, 1620 SW Tyler, Topeka, KS 66612 (attn: Kelly McPherron).

K.A.R. 10-22-1 – Approved field tests. This regulation lists approved field tests for controlled substances. For admission of field test results at a preliminary examination, law enforcement officers are required to use the field tests specified in this regulation. The proposed amendments update the list by adding three new instrument-based field tests.

The amendments to K.A.R. 10-22-1 are not anticipated to have any economic impact.

Kirk D. Thompson
Director

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