There are many problems and legal issues with sex offender registries, not the least of which are the inconsistencies among states, the confusing language of the requirements themselves, and the continual changing of the rules for the sex offender registry in Kansas. On your scheduled dates, you must report in, pay a fee, and update your personal information. Remaining non-compliant with the sex offender registration laws turns into Aggravated Violation, a new and separate felony offense which usually results in prosecution. But it should be noted that this option would not be without hurdles. Any Kansas conviction that has been found to be committed with a deadly weapon on or after July 1, requires registration and if the date of offense occurred on or after July 1, , such registration becomes public record. Failure to register, failure to update the registration or any other violation of the Kansas Offender Registration Act may result in: Specifically, the case discusses whether offender registration is cruel and unusual punishment in violation of Section 9 of the Kansas Bill of Rights and the Eighth Amendment to the United States Constitution. But then in a fourth opinion, also released Friday, the court found that those rulings were incorrect. As such, the registry may contain erroneous information. For convenience, we offer the following information for registrants and others curious about the case, its outcome, and next steps: Additionally, the offender shall register in person upon any commencement, change or termination of residence location, employment status, school attendance or other information as provided in K. Violent Offenders Any adult convicted of the following offenses on or after July 1, must register, and if date of offense occurred on or after July 1, , such registration becomes public record: In addition, a new violation will be recorded every 30 days for as long as the offender remains non-compliant. But for the fourth case, the newest Supreme Court justice, Caleb Stegall, replaced the district court judge. In three separate opinions issued Friday, the court found changes to the sex offender registry law cannot be applied retroactively to offenders convicted before the law took effect. On April 22, , the Kansas Supreme Court issued a decision affirming the district court. I have read the above disclaimer and understand the terms for using this website.