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21-5831. Warehouse receipt fraud. (a) Warehouse receipt fraud is making, drawing, issuing or delivering or causing or directing the making, drawing, issuing or delivering by a warehouseman, or any officer, agent or employee of a warehouseman, of:

(1) A negotiable receipt for goods with knowledge that the goods for which the receipt is issued have not actually been received by the warehouseman, or are not under the warehouseman's actual control at the time of issuing the receipt;

(2) a negotiable receipt for goods with knowledge that the receipt contains a false statement; or

(3) a duplicate or additional negotiable receipt for goods with knowledge that a former negotiable receipt for the same goods or any part thereof is outstanding and uncanceled, without plainly placing on the face thereof the word "duplicate," except in the case of a lost, stolen or destroyed receipt after proceedings as provided in K.S.A. 34-257 or subsection (a) of K.S.A. 2018 Supp. 84-7-601, and amendments thereto.

(b) Warehouse receipt fraud is a severity level 10, nonperson felony.

History: L. 2010, ch. 136, ยง 117; July 1, 2011.

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