Kansas Statutes Annotated
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Statute Number:22-3206
Chapter Title:CRIMINAL PROCEDURE
Article Title:PROCEEDINGS BEFORE TRIAL
Tax Type:All
Brief Description:Time of arraignment.
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22-3206. Time of arraignment. (1) A defendant charged with a felony in an information shall appear for arraignment upon such information in the district court not later than the next required day of court after the order of the magistrate binding over the defendant for trial, unless a later time is requested or consented to by the defendant and approved by the court or unless continued by order of the court.
(2) A defendant charged with a felony in an indictment shall appear for arraignment upon such indictment in the district court not later than the next required day of court after arrest upon a warrant issued on the indictment, unless a later time is requested or consented to by the defendant and approved by the court or unless continued by order of the court.
(3) If the preliminary examination is waived, arraignment shall be conducted at the time originally scheduled for the preliminary examination if a judge of the district court is available, subject to assignment pursuant to K.S.A. 20-329 and amendments thereto to conduct the arraignment.
(4) The district judges in every judicial district shall provide by order for one or more required days of court each month in each county of the district, at which time a district judge will be personally present at the courthouse for the purpose of conducting arraignments.
History: L. 1970, ch. 129, 22-3206; L. 1972, ch. 121, 1;L. 1976, ch. 163, 16; am. by Supreme Court (order dated Dec. 5, 1980);L. 1986, ch. 115, 63;L. 1999, ch. 159, 6; July 1.


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

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