2017 Nebraska Revised Statutes
Chapter 28 - CRIMES AND PUNISHMENTS
28-358.01 Isolation, defined.

Universal Citation: NE Code § 28-358.01 (2017)

28-358.01.

Isolation, defined.

(1) Isolation means intentional acts (a) committed for the purpose of preventing, and which do prevent, a vulnerable adult or senior adult from having contact with family, friends, or concerned persons, (b) committed to prevent a vulnerable adult or senior adult from receiving his or her mail or telephone calls, (c) of physical or chemical restraint of a vulnerable adult or senior adult committed for purposes of preventing contact with visitors, family, friends, or other concerned persons, or (d) which restrict, place, or confine a vulnerable adult or senior adult in a restricted area for purposes of social deprivation or preventing contact with family, friends, visitors, or other concerned persons.

(2) Isolation does not include (a) medical isolation prescribed by a licensed physician caring for the vulnerable adult or senior adult, (b) action taken in compliance with a harassment protection order issued pursuant to section 28-311.09, a valid foreign harassment protection order recognized pursuant to section 28-311.10, a sexual assault protection order issued pursuant to section 28-311.11, a valid foreign sexual assault protection order recognized pursuant to section 28-311.12, an order issued pursuant to section 42-924, an ex parte order issued pursuant to section 42-925, an order excluding a person from certain premises issued pursuant to section 42-357, or a valid foreign protection order recognized pursuant to section 42-931, or (c) action authorized by an administrator of a nursing home pursuant to section 71-6021.

Source

  • Laws 2016, LB934, § 5;
  • Laws 2017, LB289, § 6.
  • Effective Date: August 24, 2017

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