HB 461 (BR 1437) - D. Owens
AN ACT relating to the involuntary commitment of individuals with an acquired or traumatic brain injury.
Establish and create and KRS Chapter 202C related to the involuntary commitment of individuals with an acquired or traumatic brain injury; define terms; establish the authority for the cabinet to promulgate administrative regulations; establish requirements for District Courts related to these individuals; establish facility requirements and procedures; establish specific population to be served; establish rights and responsibilities of facility patients; establish requirements and procedures for facility staff; amend KRS 202A.400 to establish new provisions related to monetary liability against a mental health professional; amend KRS 202A.410 to include "specialized nursing facility" as an involuntary commitment facility.
Feb 11-introduced in House
Feb 14-to Health & Welfare (H)
Feb 15-posted in committee