(1) When a defendant is found not guilty by reason of insanity, the court shall conduct an involuntary hospitalization proceeding under KRS Chapter 202A or 202B.
(2) To facilitate the procedure established in subsection (1) of this section, the court may order the detention of the defendant for a period of ten (10) days to allow for proceedings to be initiated against the defendant for examination and possible detention pursuant to the provisions of KRS Chapter 202A or 202B.

Terms Used In Kentucky Statutes 504.030

  • Amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Insanity: means , as a result of mental condition, lack of substantial capacity either to appreciate the criminality of one's conduct or to conform one's conduct to the requirements of law. See Kentucky Statutes 504.060

Effective: July 15, 1982
History: Amended 1982 Ky. Acts ch. 445, sec. 42, effective July 15, 1982. — Amended
1976 Ky. Acts ch. 332, sec. 31. — Created 1974 Ky. Acts ch. 406, sec. 40, effective
January 1, 1975.
Legislative Research Commission Note. This section was amended by 1982 Acts Chapter 113, Section 11 and 1982 Acts Chapter 445, Section 42, which conflict and cannot be compiled together. Pursuant to KRS 446.250, the amendment in Chapter
445, Section 42, prevails as the later enactment.
Legislative Research Commission Note (1982). This section was amended in 1982 Acts Chapter 445, which contains the following language in Section 45 of that Act: “This Act shall become effective on July 1, 1982.” The Ky. Constitution, in Section 55, requires that a reason be set forth for the emergency. However, no reason is set forth in this Act. The effective date for 1982 Acts with no emergency provision is July 15,
1982.