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Statute Number:22-3436
Chapter Title:CRIMINAL PROCEDURE
Article Title:TRIALS AND INCIDENTS THERETO
Tax Type:All
Brief Description:Prosecuting attorney; information to victims; right to be present
at certain hearings.
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22-3436.Prosecuting attorney; information to victims; right to be present at certain hearings.This section applies if a defendant is charged with a crime pursuant to articles 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.
(a) The prosecuting attorney, as defined in K.S.A.22-2202, and amendments thereto, shall: (1) Inform the victim or the victim's family before any dismissal or declining of prosecuting charges; (2) inform the victim or the victim's family of the nature of any proposed plea agreement; and (3) inform and give notice to the victim or the victim's family of the rights established in subsection (b).
(b) The victim of a crime or the victim's family have the right to be present at any hearing where a plea agreement is reviewed or accepted and the parties may submit written arguments to the court prior to the date of the hearing.
History:L. 1991, ch. 90, 3; L. 2006, ch. 212, 18; L. 2011, ch. 30, 131; L. 2015, ch. 94, 5; July 1.



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

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