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22-3206

Chapter 22.–CRIMINAL PROCEDURE
KANSAS CODE OF CRIMINAL PROCEDURE
Article 32.–PROCEEDINGS BEFORE TRIAL

      22-3206.   Time of arraignment.(1) A defendant charged with a felony in an information shall appear forarraignment upon such information in the district court not later thanthe next required day of court after the order of the magistrate bindingover the defendant for trial, unless a later time is requested or consentedto 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 appearfor arraignment upon such indictment in the district court not laterthan the next required day of court after arrest upon a warrant issued onthe indictment, unless a later time is requested or consented to by thedefendant and approved by the court or unless continued by order of the court.

      (3)   If the preliminary examination is waived, arraignment shall be conductedat the time originally scheduled for the preliminary examination if ajudge of the district court is available,subject to assignment pursuant to K.S.A. 20-329 and amendments thereto toconductthe arraignment.

      (4)   The district judgesin every judicial district shall provideby order for one or more requireddays of court each month in each county of the district, at which time adistrict judge will be personally present atthe 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.