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2012 Statute


19-4807.Restitution awards; order; payment; reimbursement of fund. (a)  All restitution awards ordered by any court after the effective date of this act shall comply with administrative order No. 41 of the supreme court of Kansas.  In addition to crediting restitution or reparation payments through the district court to pay for docket fees, costs, fines, reparations, restitution or attorney fees for indigent defendants, if a payment is made from a local board, upon application by the local board to the clerk of the district court, the clerk shall from restitution amounts received pay to the local board an amount equal to the sum or sums actually advanced to the victim by the local board, except that such amounts paid by the clerk shall not exceed the amounts fixed in subsections (g) or (h) of K.S.A. 19-4804.

(b) Victims may elect to receive as payment for part or all of their out of pocket loss from the local fund and the balance from the offender under court-ordered restitution.

(c) Any money recovered on behalf of the local board pursuant to subsections (a) or (d) shall be deposited in and credited to the local fund.

(d) If for any reason a victim receiving, or who is authorized to receive, restitution by court order leaves no forwarding address and after reasonable diligence the victim or the victim's family cannot be located by the clerk, restitution received pursuant to this section shall be remitted to the local fund, if any.

History: L. 1990, ch. 321, § 8; July 1.