Kansas Statutes Annotated
Updated Through the 2018 Legislative Session

Statute Number:22-3006
Article Title:GRAND JURIES
Tax Type:All
Brief Description:Compensation; recording methods; employees.


22-3006.Compensation; recording methods; employees.(a) Persons summoned for service as grand jurors shall be compensated for their service and expenses at the rates provided by law for the compensation of petit jurors in the district court. Such compensation shall be paid from the general fund of the county.
(b) All proceedings before the grand jury, including all testimony, shall be recorded. The grand jury shall select the method of recording and may employ a certified shorthand reporter who shall make a stenographic record of all proceedings. The compensation of the reporter shall be fixed by the district court and paid from the general fund of the county. The grand jury may also elect to record the proceedings utilizing a digital recording system maintained by the court, if such system is available.
(c) The grand jury may, with the approval of the district court, employ investigators and, except in the case of grand juries impaneled pursuant to K.S.A.22-3001(b), and amendments thereto, employ special counsel. The grand jury may also incur other expenses for services and supplies as it and the district court may deem necessary. Compensation for such services and supplies shall be fixed by the district court and shall be paid from the general fund of the county. Any special counsel or investigator employed by the grand jury shall be selected by majority vote of such grand jury only after hearing testimony from the person filing the petition pursuant to K.S.A.22-3001, and amendments thereto. Subject to the provisions of this section, the grand jury shall have all authority to investigate any concerns associated with such petition.
History:L. 1970, ch. 129, 22-3006; L. 2013, ch. 85, 7; L. 2018, ch. 105, 3; July 1.

Date Composed: 12/31/2018 Date Modified: 12/31/2018