Kansas Statutes Annotated
Updated Through the 2013 Legislative Session

Previous
Statute Number:8-1019
Chapter Title:AUTOMOBILES AND OTHER VEHICLES
Article Title:DRIVING UNDER INFLUENCE OF ALCOHOL OR DRUGS; RELATED PROVISIONS
Tax Type:Vehicles
Brief Description:Victim impact statement and restitution requirements.
Keywords:


Body:

8-1019. Victim impact statement and restitution requirements. (a) As used in this section, "alcohol or drug-related offense" means: (1) A violation of K.S.A. 8-1567, and amendments thereto, or any ordinance of a city or resolution of a county prohibiting the acts prohibited by that statute; or (2) any other offense arising out of the operation or attempted operation of a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol or drugs, or both.
(b) Prior to the sentencing of a person convicted of an alcohol or drug-related offense which resulted in serious bodily injury to a person or the death of a person, the court shall cause reasonable attempts to be made to notify the victim or the victim's family, who shall be given an opportunity to make a victim impact statement as to the impact of the offense on the victim's life or the lives of the victim's family members.
(c) Any court sentencing a person convicted of an alcohol or drug-related offense which resulted in personal injury to a person, the death of a person or injury to a person's property may require, in addition to any other penalty provided by law, that the convicted person pay restitution as a condition of probation or parole.
History: L. 1988, ch. 47, 4;L. 1994, ch. 319, 5; May 19.


Date Composed: 04/04/2011 Date Modified: 04/04/2011

Previous