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Statute Number:22-2815
Chapter Title:CRIMINAL PROCEDURE
Article Title:CONDITIONS OF RELEASE
Tax Type:All
Brief Description:Release on recognizance; procedures; criteria.
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22-2815. Release on recognizance; procedures; criteria. (a) Release on recognizance programs shall consist of initial interviews with persons who are being detained and are, or are to be, charged with crimes, to obtain (1) information about certain basic criteria closely related to the likelihood that the persons will appear in court if released, (2) an objective analysis of such information and (3) submission of such information and analysis to the court regarding those persons who are recommended to be released on their personal recognizance under K.S.A. 22-2802.
(b) Among other criteria, the following basic variables shall be determined for each person interviewed under a release on recognizance program in ascertaining the likelihood that the person will appear in court if released:
(1) Length of residence in the local community;
(2) nature and extent of local family ties;
(3) time in the local area;
(4) stability of employment; and
(5) extent of prior criminal history.
History: L. 1981, ch. 152, 2; July 1.


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

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