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8-1019. Victim impact statement and restitution requirements. (a) As used in this section, "alcohol or drug-related offense" means: (1) A violation of K.S.A. 8-1567, and amendments thereto, or any ordinance of a city or resolution of a county prohibiting the acts prohibited by that statute; or (2) any other offense arising out of the operation or attempted operation of a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol or drugs, or both.

(b) Prior to the sentencing of a person convicted of an alcohol or drug-related offense which resulted in serious bodily injury to a person or the death of a person, the court shall cause reasonable attempts to be made to notify the victim or the victim's family, who shall be given an opportunity to make a victim impact statement as to the impact of the offense on the victim's life or the lives of the victim's family members.

(c) Any court sentencing a person convicted of an alcohol or drug-related offense which resulted in personal injury to a person, the death of a person or injury to a person's property may require, in addition to any other penalty provided by law, that the convicted person pay restitution as a condition of probation or parole.

History: L. 1988, ch. 47, § 4; L. 1994, ch. 319, § 5; May 19.

Cross References to Related Sections:

Aggravated vehicular homicide, see 21-3405a.

Vehicular battery, see 21-3405b.

Implied consent law, see 8-1001 et seq.

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