Kansas Statutes Annotated
Updated Through the 2013 Legislative Session

Statute Number:22-3426
Tax Type:All
Brief Description:Record of judgment; form and content of journal entry.


22-3426. Record of judgment; form and content of journal entry. (a) When judgment is rendered or sentence of imprisonment is imposed, upon a plea or verdict of guilty, a record thereof shall be made upon the journal of the court, reflecting, if applicable, conviction or other judgment, the sentence if imposed, and the commitment, which record among other things shall contain a statement of the crime charged, and under what statute; the plea or verdict and the judgment rendered or sentence imposed, and under what statute, and a statement that the defendant was duly represented by counsel naming such counsel, or a statement that the defendant has stated on the record or in writing that the defendant did not want representation of counsel.

(b) If defendant is sentenced to the custody of the secretary of corrections the journal entry shall record, in a judgment form, if used, all the information required under K.S.A. 2011 Supp. 21-6711, and amendments thereto, unless such section is not applicable.

(c) It shall be the duty of the court personally to examine the journal entry and to sign the same.

(d) For felony convictions for crimes committed on or after July 1, 1993, in addition to the provisions of subsections (a) through (c), the journal entry shall contain the following information:

(1) Court case number;

(2) Kansas bureau of investigation number;

(3) case transaction number;

(4) court O.R.I. number;

(5) the type of counsel;

(6) type of trial, if any;

(7) pretrial status of the offender;

(8) the date of the sentencing hearing;

(9) a listing of offenses for which the defendant is convicted;

(10) the criminal history classification;

(11) the sentence imposed for each offense including postrelease or probation supervision durations;

(12) whether the sentences run concurrently or consecutively;

(13) amount of credit for time spent incarcerated;

(14) period ordered in county jail as a condition of probation;

(15) a listing of offenses in which a departure sentence is imposed;

(16) type of departure sentence; and

(17) factors cited as a basis for departure sentence.
The journal entry shall be recorded on a form approved by the Kansas sentencing commission.

History: L. 1970, ch. 129, 22-3426; L. 1980, ch. 104, 6; L. 1992, ch. 239, 260; L. 1993, ch. 291, 193; L. 1994, ch. 291, 91; L. 1994, ch. 341, 17; L. 1995, ch. 251, 26; L. 1996, ch. 258, 6; L. 2008, ch. 41, 1; L. 2011, ch. 30, 129; July 1.

Date Composed: 01/19/2012 Date Modified: 01/19/2012