Kentucky Revised Statutes
Includes enactments through the 2022 Special Session
The KRS database was last updated on 12/06/2022
.010 Definitions for chapter.
.020 Petition for involuntary commitment proceeding -- Guardian ad litem -- Duty of Commonwealth's attorney.
.030 Evidentiary hearing, purposes and conduct of -- When subsequent commitment hearing is required -- Evidence submitted by respondent inadmissible in other criminal or civil cases.
.040 Commitment hearing -- Scheduling, and conduct of -- Participation by Commonwealth's attorney, respondent, and guardian ad litem -- Standard of proof -- Waiver of right to commitment hearing prohibited.
.050 Criteria for involuntary commitment.
.060 Involuntary commitment review hearing -- Conduct of hearing -- Schedule for review hearings -- Participation by qualified mental health professionals, Commonwealth's attorney, respondent, and guardian ad litem -- Waiver of right to commitment hearing prohibited.
.070 Exclusion of persons unnecessary to hearings.
.080 Respondent's qualified mental health professional -- Right to be present and participate in any examination of respondent.
.090 Relevant communications between qualified mental health professionals -- Not privileged.
.100 Confidentiality of records -- Judge may order disclosure of information when appropriate and in best interest of respondent or public.
.110 Right to petition for writ of habeas corpus.
.120 Notification of receiving psychiatric facility -- Transportation of patient.
.130 Clarification of court orders -- Appeals.
.140 Rights of involuntarily committed patients.
.150 Psychiatric facility review committee -- Treatment plan.
.160 Chapter not to apply to persons under age eighteen -- Exception.
.170 Administrative regulations for chapter.