An Act concerning criminal procedure; relating to arrest; release on appearance bond;
amending K.S.A. 22-2809 and repealing the existing section.
Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Kansas:

      Section  1. K.S.A. 22-2809 is hereby amended to read as follows: 22-
2809. Any person who is released on an appearance bond may be arrested
by his such person's surety or any person authorized by such surety and
delivered to a custodial officer of the court in any county in the state in
which he such person is charged and. Such person who is arrested as
provided in this section shall be brought before any magistrate having
power to commit for the crime charged; and. At the request of the surety,
The magistrate shall commit the party so arrested and shall indorse on
the bond, or a certified copy thereof of such bond, the discharge of such
surety; and the upon the sworn statement, either written or oral, of the
surety setting forth the reasons for the discharge. The magistrate may
commit the party who is arrested as provided in this section. Such person
so committed as provided in this section shall be held in custody until
released as provided by law.

 Sec.  2. K.S.A. 22-2809 is hereby repealed.
 Sec.  3. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its
publication in the statute book.

Approved May 4, 2001.