Bill removing mandatory jail time for not paying traffic tickets clears Senate


The Kansas Senate has approved a bill removing mandatory jail time for a first-time offense of driving with a license suspended or revoked for failing to appear in court on a traffic ticket or to pay a fine.

The bill passed 34-6, but not without pointing to the urgency of adopting legislation that would help Kansans whose driver's licenses were suspended or revoked because of an inability to pay their traffic fines . . .


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