Kan. Admin. Regs. § 20-6-1 - Definitions

Current through Register Vol. 40, No. 39, September 30, 2021

(a) "Assistance" means acting, speaking, or writing on behalf of a victim or victims of domestic abuse.
(b) "Crisis intervention" means to provide assistance to a person who is in danger of or who has experienced domestic abuse.
(c) "The board" means the crime victims reparations board.
(d) "Domestic abuse" means all acts of emotional, physical, and sexual abuse between spouses, parents, children, siblings, and other related persons, present and former cohabitants, ex-spouses, other members of the same household, including elderly and physically handicapped persons.
(e) "Education" means to provide information about domestic abuse programs, services, or issues to specific groups or the public at large.
(f) "Emergency shelter" means residential care and protection for persons 18 years or older, children under 18 who are in the care or custody of adult victims, and emancipated minors.
(g) "Domestic abuse program" means an agency, board or other administrative entity that provides or proposes to provide 24-hour crisis intervention services, shelter or safe house facilities, advocacy and referral services, and emergency transportation.
(h) "Fiscal year (FY)" means a 12-month period that begins on July 1, and ends on June 30.
(i) "Grantee agency" means a program or service that is available to victims of domestic abuse and that is receiving funds from the board under K.S.A. 1984 Supp. 74-7325; and any amendments thereto.
(j) "Grantor" means the board.
(k) "Referral" means directing a victim or victims of domestic abuse to available resources for aid or information.
(l) "Safehouse" means a private residence, motel, or hotel used to provide 24-hour care to victims of domestic abuse.
(m) "Service" means a specific activity providing assistance to victims of domestic abuse.
(n) "Shelter" means a facility which provides 24-hour care for more than seven victims of domestic abuse, including dependent children.
(o) "Therapeutic counseling" means professional guidance provided towards the goal of reducing the incidence of domestic abuse and diminishing its impact on victims.
(p) "Victim" means a person who is in danger of or who has experienced domestic abuse.


Kan. Admin. Regs. § 20-6-1
Authorized by and implementing K.S.A. 1984 Supp. 74-7325; effective, T-85-27, Nov. 14, 1984; effective May 1, 1985; amended, T-86-14, June 17, 1985; amended, T-86-45, Dec. 18, 1985; amended May 1, 1986.

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