Kansas Statutes Annotated
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Statute Number:22-2723
Chapter Title:CRIMINAL PROCEDURE
Article Title:UNIFORM CRIMINAL EXTRADITION ACT
Tax Type:All
Brief Description:Application for issuance of requisition; by whom made;
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22-2723. Application for issuance of requisition; by whom made; contents. (a) When the return to this state of a person charged with crime in this state is required, the prosecuting attorney shall present to the governor such attorney's written application for a requisition for the return of the person charged, in which application shall be stated the name of the person so charged, the crime charged against the person, the approximate time, place and circumstances of its commission and the state in which the person is believed to be, including the location of the accused therein, at the time the application is made. Such application shall certify that, in the opinion of the prosecuting attorney the ends of justice require the arrest and return of the accused to this state for trial and that the proceeding is not instituted to enforce a private claim.
(b) When the return to this state is required of a person who has been convicted of a crime in this state and has escaped from confinement or broken the terms of such person's bail, probation, assignment to a community correctional services program, postrelease supervision or parole or is under sentence, some portion of which remains unexecuted, from which such person has not been paroled, placed on postrelease supervision discharged or otherwise released, the prosecuting attorney of the county in which the offense was committed, the secretary of corrections, the director of the institution from which escape was made or the sheriff of the county from which escape was made shall present to the governor a written application for a requisition for the return of such person, in which application shall be stated the name of the person, the crime of which the person was convicted, the circumstances of the person's escape from confinement or other removal from the custody of this state or of the breach of the terms of such person's bail, probation, assignment to a community correctional services program, postrelease supervision or parole and the state in which the person is believed to be, including the location of the person therein, at the time application is made.
(c) The application shall be verified by affidavit, shall be executed in triplicate and shall be accompanied by three certified copies of the indictment returned, or of information and affidavit filed, or of the complaint made to the judge or magistrate, stating the offense with which the accused is charged, or of the judgment of conviction or of the sentence.
The applicant may also attach such further affidavits and other documents in triplicate as the applicant considers proper to be submitted with such application. One copy of the application, with the action of the governor indicated by endorsement thereon, and one of the certified copies of the indictment, complaint, information, and affidavits, or of the judgment of conviction or of the sentence shall be filed in the office of the governor's pardon attorney to remain of record in that office. The other copies of all papers shall be forwarded with the governor's requisition.
History: L. 1970, ch. 129, 22-2723; L. 1976, ch. 166, 1;L. 1986, ch. 123, 20;L. 1992, ch. 239, 255; July 1, 1993.


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

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