Kansas Statutes Annotated
Updated Through the 2015 Legislative Session

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Statute Number:22-3727a
Chapter Title:CRIMINAL PROCEDURE
Article Title:RELEASE PROCEDURES
Tax Type:All
Brief Description:County or district attorney; notification to victims of the escape
or death of certain committed defendants or inmates.
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22-3727a.County or district attorney; notification to victims of the escape or death of certain committed defendants or inmates.(a) The county or district attorney shall, as soon as practicable, provide notification as provided in K.S.A.22-3303,22-3305,22-3428,22-3428a,22-3430and22-3431, and amendments thereto, and upon the escape or death of a committed defendant while in the custody of the secretary for aging and disability services, to any victim of the defendant's crime whose address is known to the county or district attorney, and the victim's family, if so requested and the family's addresses are known to the county or district attorney. Such notice shall be required to be given only if the defendant was charged with any crime in article 33, 34, 35 or 36 of chapter 21 of the Kansas Statutes Annotated, prior to their repeal, or articles 53, 54, 55 or 56 of chapter 21 of the Kansas Statutes Annotated, or K.S.A. 2015 Supp.21-6104,21-6325,21-6326or21-6418through21-6422, and amendments thereto.
(b) As used in this section, "victim's family" means a spouse, surviving spouse, children, parents, legal guardian, siblings, stepparents or grandparents.
History:L. 2010, ch. 61, 1; L. 2011, ch. 30, 139; L. 2014, ch. 5, 8; L. 2015, ch. 94, 8; July 1.



Date Composed: 12/03/2015 Date Modified: 12/04/2015

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