§ 504.020 Mental illness or intellectual disability
§ 504.030 Disposition of person found not guilty by reason of insanity
§ 504.060 Definitions for chapter
§ 504.070 Evidence by defendant of mental illness or insanity — Examination by psychologist or psychiatrist by court appointment — Rebuttal by prosecution
§ 504.080 Commitment to facility for examination — Persons to be present at hearing — Termination of criminal proceedings not bar to civil proceedings
§ 504.085 Facility’s standing to petition for clarification or modification and to appeal
§ 504.090 Incompetent defendant not to be tried
§ 504.100 Appointment by court of psychologist or psychiatrist during proceedings
§ 504.110 Alternative handling of defendant depending on whether he or she is competent or incompetent to stand trial — Commitment proceeding
§ 504.120 Verdicts of jury
§ 504.130 Grounds for finding defendant guilty but mentally ill
§ 504.140 Examination before sentencing
§ 504.150 Sentence for person found guilty but mentally ill

Terms Used In Kentucky Statutes > Chapter 504 - Responsibility

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Arraignment: A proceeding in which an individual who is accused of committing a crime is brought into court, told of the charges, and asked to plead guilty or not guilty.
  • Attorney: means attorney-at-law. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
  • Capital offense: A crime punishable by death.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Department: means the Department of Corrections. See Kentucky Statutes 504.060
  • 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.
  • 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 of the Cabinet for Health and Family Services 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 504.060
  • Foreseeable future: means not more than three hundred sixty (360) days. See Kentucky Statutes 504.060
  • 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
  • Mental illness: means substantially impaired capacity to use self-control, judgment, or discretion in the conduct of one'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 504.060
  • Plea: In a criminal case, the defendant's statement pleading "guilty" or "not guilty" in answer to the charges, a declaration made in open court.
  • 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.
  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • Psychiatrist: means a physician licensed pursuant to KRS Chapter 311 who is certified or eligible to apply for certification by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Inc. See Kentucky Statutes 504.060
  • Psychologist: means a person licensed at the doctoral level pursuant to KRS Chapter 319 who has been designated by the Kentucky Board of Examiners of Psychology as competent to perform examinations. See Kentucky Statutes 504.060
  • State: when applied to a part of the United States, includes territories, outlying possessions, and the District of Columbia. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
  • 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
  • Treatment facility: means an institution or part thereof, approved by the Cabinet for Health and Family Services, which provides evaluation, care, and treatment for insane or mentally ill persons or individuals with an intellectual disability on an inpatient or outpatient basis, or both. See Kentucky Statutes 504.060
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.