2011 Kentucky Revised Statutes
CHAPTER 403 DISSOLUTION OF MARRIAGE -- CHILD CUSTODY
403.720 Definitions for KRS 403.715 to 403.785.


KY Rev Stat § 403.720 (1996 through Reg Sess) What's This?
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403.720 Definitions for KRS 403.715 to 403.785. As used in KRS 403.715 to 403.785: (1) "Domestic violence and abuse" means physical injury, serious physical injury, sexual abuse, assault, or the infliction of fear of imminent physical injury, serious physical injury, sexual abuse, or assault between family members or members of an unmarried couple; (2) "Family member" means a spouse, including a former spouse, a grandparent, a parent, a child, a stepchild, or any other person living in the same household as a child if the child is the alleged victim; (3) "Global positioning monitoring system" means a system that electronically determines a person's location through global positioning satellite technology, radio frequency technology, or a combination thereof and reports the location of an individual through the use of a transmitter or similar device worn by that individual and that transmits latitude and longitude data to a monitoring entity. The term does not include any system that contains or operates global positioning system technology, or any other similar technology, that is implanted or otherwise invades or violates the individual's body; and (4) "Member of an unmarried couple" means each member of an unmarried couple which allegedly has a child in common, any children of that couple, or a member of an unmarried couple who are living together or have formerly lived together. Effective: July 15, 2010 History: Amended 2010 Ky. Acts ch. 170, sec. 1, effective July 15, 2010. -- Amended 1992 Ky. Acts ch. 172, sec. 2, effective July 14, 1992. -- Amended 1988 Ky. Acts ch. 258, sec. 4, effective July 15, 1988. -- Created 1984 Ky. Acts ch. 152, sec. 2, effective July 13, 1984. Legislative Research Commission Note (7/15/2010). 2010 Ky. Acts ch. 170, sec. 20, provides that the amendments made to KRS 15.334, 403.720, 403.735, 403.740, 403.750, 431.005, 431.517, 431.518, 431.520, 533.030, and 533.250 and the creation of KRS 67.372, 67.374, 403.741, 403.743, 403.747, 403.761, 403.762, and 511.085 in that Act shall be known as the "Amanda Ross Domestic Violence Prevention Act."
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