§ 59-29c01 Citation of act
§ 59-29c02 Definitions
§ 59-29c03 Civil rights of persons subject to the provisions of this act
§ 59-29c04 Voluntary admission to crisis intervention center
§ 59-29c05 Law enforcement officer authority and duty
§ 59-29c06 Emergency observation and treatment; application by law enforcement officer
§ 59-29c07 Emergency observation and treatment; application by any adult
§ 59-29c08 Evaluation of admitted person; district court review; discharge
§ 59-29c09 Notice of rights and documentation upon admission
§ 59-29c10 Administration of medications and other treatments
§ 59-29c11 Restraints; seclusion
§ 59-29c12 Patient’s rights
§ 59-29c13 Disclosure of records
§ 59-29c14 Civil and criminal liability

Terms Used In Kansas Statutes > Chapter 59 > Article 29c

  • Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
  • Conservator: means an individual or corporation appointed by the court to act on behalf of a conservatee and possessed of some or all of the powers and duties set out in K. See Kansas Statutes 77-201
  • Guardian: means an individual or a nonprofit corporation certified in accordance with K. See Kansas Statutes 77-201
  • Habeas corpus: A writ that is usually used to bring a prisoner before the court to determine the legality of his imprisonment. It may also be used to bring a person in custody before the court to give testimony, or to be prosecuted.
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Mentally ill person: means a mentally ill person as defined in K. See Kansas Statutes 77-201
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Property: includes personal and real property. See Kansas Statutes 77-201
  • State: when applied to the different parts of the United States, includes the District of Columbia and the territories. See Kansas Statutes 77-201
  • Writ: A formal written command, issued from the court, requiring the performance of a specific act.