Terms Used In Kansas Statutes 60-3614
- Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
- Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
- Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
- Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
(a) If an adult offender or juvenile offender has been sentenced to perform community service work by the court, and such offender is performing such services for a governmental entity, private not-for-profit corporation, or charitable or social service organization, such governmental entity, private not-for-profit corporation, or charitable or social service organization or any employee or volunteer of such entities shall not be liable for damages in a civil action for injuries suffered by such offender or for acts or omissions by such offender unless such governmental entity, private not-for-profit corporation, or charitable or social service organization or any employees or volunteers of such entities actions constitute willful or wanton misconduct or intentionally tortious conduct. The provisions of this section shall not apply to damages arising from the operation of a motor vehicle as defined by K.S.A. 40-3103, and amendments thereto.
(b) As used in this section, “community service work” means public or community service performed by a person (1) as a result of a contract of diversion or immediate intervention entered into by such person as authorized by law, (2) pursuant to the assignment of such person by a court to a community corrections program, (3) as a result of suspension of sentence or as a condition of probation pursuant to court order, (4) in lieu of a fine imposed by court order or (5) as a condition of placement ordered by a court pursuant to K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 38-2361, and amendments thereto.