§ 202A.006 Title
§ 202A.008 Authority for administrative regulations
§ 202A.011 Definitions for chapter
§ 202A.012 Application of KRS Chapter 202A
§ 202A.014 Jurisdiction
§ 202A.016 Duty of county attorney
§ 202A.021 Hospitalization of minors — Admission or discharge of voluntary patients
§ 202A.026 Criteria for involuntary hospitalization
§ 202A.028 Hospitalization by court order — Transportation — Release
§ 202A.031 Seventy-two-hour emergency admission
§ 202A.041 Warrantless arrest and subsequent proceedings
§ 202A.051 Proceedings for 60-day and 360-day involuntary hospitalizations — Petition contents
§ 202A.053 Venue
§ 202A.056 Certificate contents — Fee
§ 202A.061 Two certifications required
§ 202A.066 Qualified mental health professional retained by respondent
§ 202A.071 Timing of preliminary and final hearings
§ 202A.076 Conduct of hearings
§ 202A.081 Court-ordered community-based outpatient treatment
§ 202A.0811 Petition for hearing regarding court-ordered assisted outpatient treatment
§ 202A.0813 Transportation and examination of petition respondent
§ 202A.0815 Criteria for court-ordered assisted outpatient treatment
§ 202A.0817 Treatment plan required for court-ordered assisted outpatient treatment
§ 202A.0819 Due process and support requirements — Conduct of hearing — Ruling on petition — Reports
§ 202A.0821 Appointment of outpatient provider agency
§ 202A.0823 Substantial failure to comply with court-ordered assisted outpatient treatment
§ 202A.0825 Stay, vacation, or modification of court-ordered assisted outpatient treatment
§ 202A.0827 Medicaid eligibility of court-ordered assisted outpatient treatment
§ 202A.0829 Adequate funding required for implementation of KRS 202A.0811 to 202A.0831
§ 202A.0831 Short title for KRS 202A.0811 to 202A.0831
§ 202A.091 Confidentiality of court records — Expungement
§ 202A.096 Disclosure of communications
§ 202A.101 Notification of receiving hospital or psychiatric facility — Transportation of patient
§ 202A.121 Right to counsel — Attorney’s right to access court records
§ 202A.131 Right to be present
§ 202A.141 Clarification of court orders — Appeals
§ 202A.151 Writ of habeas corpus
§ 202A.161 Timing of initial examination and report
§ 202A.171 When discharge is required
§ 202A.181 Convalescent leave status
§ 202A.185 Peace officer authorized to arrest and return patient to hospital
§ 202A.191 Rights of hospitalized patients
§ 202A.196 Hospital review committee — Treatment plan
§ 202A.201 Mentally ill inmates
§ 202A.202 Transfer of mentally ill patients or patients with an intellectual disability between facilities
§ 202A.211 Return of Kentucky residents from other states
§ 202A.221 Hospital care or treatment by agency of United States
§ 202A.231 Transfer to agency of United States
§ 202A.241 Use of least restrictive level of restraint — Guidelines for restrained person’s need for privacy and ability to use telephone
§ 202A.251 Prohibition against detention in jail without criminal charges pending — Criminal charges not to be placed to avoid transportation
§ 202A.261 Certain hospitals not to be required to provide services
§ 202A.271 Rates for payment for provision of hospital services
§ 202A.301 Exemption from personal liability
§ 202A.400 Duty of mental health professional to warn intended victim of patient’s threat of violence
§ 202A.410 Duty of administrator to warn law enforcement agency, prosecutor, and Department of Corrections upon discharge, transfer, or escape of involuntarily committed patient charged or convicted of a violent crime — Immunity for acting in good faith — No
§ 202A.420 Definitions for KRS 202A.420 to 202A.432
§ 202A.422 Advance directive for mental health treatment — Scope — Witnesses to signing — Effect — Notification to health care provider and health care facility — Exemptions from criminal prosecution and civil liability
§ 202A.424 Powers of designated surrogate
§ 202A.426 Refusal to comply with advance directive or surrogate’s decision — Effect of refusal
§ 202A.428 Revocation of advance directive for mental health treatment
§ 202A.430 Form of advance directive for mental health treatment
§ 202A.432 Short title for KRS 202A.420 to 202A.432
§ 202A.991 Penalties

Terms Used In Kentucky Statutes > Chapter 202A

  • Action: includes all proceedings in any court of this state. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
  • 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.
  • Allegation: something that someone says happened.
  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Appropriation: means an authorization by the General Assembly to expend, from public funds, a sum of money not in excess of the sum specified, for the purposes specified in the authorization and under the procedure prescribed in KRS Chapter 48. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
  • Attorney: means attorney-at-law. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
  • Authorized staff physician: means a physician who is a bona fide member of the hospital's medical staff. See Kentucky Statutes 202A.011
  • Cabinet: means the Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services. See Kentucky Statutes 202A.011
  • Chambers: A judge's office.
  • Company: may extend and be applied to any corporation, company, person, partnership, joint stock company, or association. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
  • Continuance: Putting off of a hearing ot trial until a later time.
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Docket: A log containing brief entries of court proceedings.
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Evidence-based practices: means policies, procedures, programs, and practices proven by scientific research to reliably produce reductions in recidivism when implemented competently. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
  • Federal: refers to the United States. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Forensic psychiatric facility: means a mental institution or facility, or part thereof, designated by the secretary for the purpose and function of providing inpatient evaluation, care, and treatment for mentally ill persons or individuals with an intellectual disability, who have been charged with or convicted of a felony. See Kentucky Statutes 202A.011
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Grantor: The person who establishes a trust and places property into it.
  • Guardian: A person legally empowered and charged with the duty of taking care of and managing the property of another person who because of age, intellect, or health, is incapable of managing his (her) own affairs.
  • 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.
  • Hospital: means :
    (a) A state mental hospital or institution or other licensed public or private hospital, institution, health-care facility, or part thereof, approved by the Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services as equipped to provide full- time residential care and treatment for mentally ill persons or individuals with an intellectual disability. See Kentucky Statutes 202A.011
  • Judge: means any judge or justice of the Court of Justice or a trial commissioner of the District Court acting under authority of SCR 5. See Kentucky Statutes 202A.011
  • 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.
  • Least restrictive alternative mode of treatment: means that treatment which will give a mentally ill individual a realistic opportunity to improve the individual's level of functioning, consistent with accepted professional practice in the least confining setting available. See Kentucky Statutes 202A.011
  • Mentally ill person: means a person with substantially impaired capacity to use self-control, judgment, or discretion in the conduct of the person's affairs and social relations, associated with maladaptive behavior or recognized emotional symptoms where impaired capacity, maladaptive behavior, or emotional symptoms can be related to physiological, psychological, or social factors. See Kentucky Statutes 202A.011
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Oath: A promise to tell the truth.
  • Owner: when applied to any animal, means any person having a property interest in such animal. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
  • Petitioner: means a person who institutes a proceeding under this chapter. See Kentucky Statutes 202A.011
  • Pleadings: Written statements of the parties in a civil case of their positions. In the federal courts, the principal pleadings are the complaint and the answer.
  • Preliminary hearing: A hearing where the judge decides whether there is enough evidence to make the defendant have a trial.
  • Probable cause: A reasonable ground for belief that the offender violated a specific law.
  • Psychiatric facility: means a crisis stabilization unit or any facility licensed by the cabinet and which provides inpatient, outpatient, psychosocial rehabilitation, emergency, and consultation and education services for the diagnosis and treatment of persons who have a mental illness. See Kentucky Statutes 202A.011
  • Qualified mental health professional: means :
    (a) A physician licensed under the laws of Kentucky to practice medicine or
    osteopathy, or a medical officer of the government of the United States while engaged in the performance of official duties. See Kentucky Statutes 202A.011
  • Secretary: means the secretary of the Cabinet for Health and Family Services. See Kentucky Statutes 202A.011
  • State: when applied to a part of the United States, includes territories, outlying possessions, and the District of Columbia. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Summons: Another word for subpoena used by the criminal justice system.
  • Sworn: includes "affirmed" in all cases in which an affirmation may be substituted for an oath. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
  • Testify: Answer questions in court.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Treatment: when used in a criminal justice context, means targeted interventions that focus on criminal risk factors in order to reduce the likelihood of criminal behavior. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • Venue: The geographical location in which a case is tried.
  • Writ: A formal written command, issued from the court, requiring the performance of a specific act.