Kan. Admin. Regs. § 44-12-902 - Contraband

(a) Contraband shall be defined as either of the following:
(1) Any item, or any ingredient or part of or instructions for the creation of the item, that is not issued by the department of corrections, sold through the facility canteen, or specifically authorized or permitted by order of the secretary of corrections or warden for use or possession in designated areas of the facility; or
(2) any item that, although authorized, is misused in a way that causes some danger or injury to persons or property.
(b) All contraband shall be confiscated and shall be ordered forfeited by the inmate.
(c) No inmate shall possess, hold, sell, transfer, receive, control, or distribute any type of contraband. Violation of this subsection shall be a class II offense.
(d) No inmate shall possess papers, bottles, containers, trash, or any other items in excess of those limits established by regulation, internal management policies and procedures, and facility general orders. The possession of excess items described in this subsection shall be considered nuisance contraband and shall be a class III offense.
(e) Alternatively, violation of this regulation may be handled according to the summary disposition procedure set forth in K.A.R. 44-13-201b.


Kan. Admin. Regs. § 44-12-902
Authorized by and implementing K.S.A. 2006 Supp. 75-5210, K.S.A. 75-5251; effective May 1, 1980; amended April 20, 1992; amended Feb. 15, 2002; amended July 13, 2007.

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