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(1) A person is considered to be a “sexual offender” as used in this chapter when he or she has been adjudicated guilty of a sex crime, as defined in KRS 17.500, or any similar offense in another jurisdiction.
(2) A sexual offender becomes an “eligible sexual offender” when the sentencing court or department officials, or both, determine that the offender:
(a) Has demonstrated evidence of a mental, emotional, or behavioral disorder, but not active psychosis or an intellectual disability; and
(b) Is likely to benefit from the program.
(3) “Department” is the Department of Corrections.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Kentucky Revised Statutes Title XVII. Economic Security and Public Welfare § 197.410. Definitions of “sexual offender,” “eligible sexual offender,” and “department” - last updated January 01, 2018 | https://codes.findlaw.com/ky/title-xvii-economic-security-and-public-welfare/ky-rev-st-sect-197-410/
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