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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, ยง 2; July 1.

Revisor's Note:

22-2814 through 22-2817 are reenactments of 22-2810 through 22-2813, which were declared unconstitutionally enacted in 228 K. 136.

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