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205.010 Definitions for chapter. As used in this chapter, unless the context requires otherwise: <br>(1) &quot;Cabinet&quot; means the Cabinet for Health and Family Services; <br>(2) &quot;Secretary&quot; means the secretary for health and family services or his authorized representative; (3) &quot;Public assistance&quot; means money grants, assistance in kind, or services to or for the benefit of needy aged, needy blind, needy permanently and totally disabled persons, <br>needy children, or persons with whom a needy child lives or a family containing a <br>combination of these categories, except that the term shall not be construed to <br>permit the granting of financial aid where the purpose of such aid is to obtain an <br>abortion. For purposes of this section and KRS 205.560, &quot;abortion&quot; means an act, <br>procedure, device, or prescription administered or prescribed for a pregnant woman <br>by any person, including the pregnant woman herself, producing premature <br>expulsion of the fetus. Abortion does not include an induced premature birth <br>intended to produce a live viable child; (4) &quot;Needy child&quot; means a child who has been deprived of parental support by reasons prescribed by regulations within the scope of Title IV of the Social Security Act, its <br>amendments, and federal regulations and who does not have otherwise provided for <br>him a subsistence compatible with decency and health; (5) &quot;Parent,&quot; in addition to biological or adoptive parent, shall include stepparent; <br>(6) &quot;Needy aged&quot; means a person who has attained the age of sixty-five (65) and who is unable to provide for himself and who does not have otherwise provided for him a <br>subsistence compatible with decency and health; (7) &quot;Needy blind&quot; means a person who has no vision or whose vision is so defective as to prevent the performance of ordinary activities for which eyesight is essential and <br>who is unable to provide for himself and who does not have otherwise provided for <br>him a subsistence compatible with decency and health; (8) &quot;Person with whom a needy child lives&quot; means the individual prescribed by regulation, with whom such child is living in a place of residence maintained by <br>such individual by himself or together with one (1) or more other persons; (9) &quot;Needy permanently and totally disabled&quot; means a person eighteen (18) years of age or older and who has a permanent physical or mental impairment, disease, or loss <br>that substantially precludes him from engaging in useful occupations within his <br>competence and who is unable to provide for himself and who does not have <br>otherwise provided for him a subsistence compatible with decency and health; (10) &quot;Private institution&quot; means any establishment or place other than a public institution operated or maintained by any individual, association, corporation, or other <br>organization which provides a group living arrangement for four (4) or more <br>individuals, who are cared for and maintained in residence for compensation or <br>otherwise; (11) &quot;Public institution&quot; means any establishment or place which is the responsibility of and administered by the state or any political subdivision thereof providing a group living arrangement in which one (1) or more individuals are cared for and <br>maintained in residence; (12) &quot;Public medical institution&quot; means any public institution the primary purpose of which is to furnish hospital care and medical treatment; (13) &quot;Person determined to be potentially responsible&quot; means any person who: (a) Is not aged, blind, disabled, incapacitated, or needed in the home: 1. Because of the illness or incapacity of a member of the family; or 2. Because of children in the home under the age of six (6); or (b) Volunteers for such determination; (14) Nothing in this section shall be deemed to deprive a woman of all appropriate medical care necessary to prevent her physical death; (15) &quot;Adult day-care center&quot; means any adult care facility which provides part-time care, day or night, but less than twenty-four (24) hours, to at least four (4) adults not <br>related to the operator of the adult care facility by blood, marriage, or adoption. Effective: June 20, 2005 <br>History: Amended 2005 Ky. Acts ch. 99, sec. 51, effective June 20, 2005. -- Amended 1998 Ky. Acts ch. 100, sec. 1, effective July 15, 1998; and ch. 426, sec. 181, <br>effective July 15, 1998. -- Amended 1992 Ky. Acts ch. 422, sec. 1, effective July 14, <br>1992. -- Amended 1980 Ky. Acts ch. 315, sec. 2, effective July 15, 1980. -- Amended <br>1978 Ky. Acts ch. 140, sec. 1, effective June 17, 1978. -- Amended 1974 Ky. Acts <br>ch. 74, Art. VI, secs. 44 and 107(21); and ch. 180, sec. 1. -- Amended 1972 Ky. Acts <br>ch. 256, sec. 1. -- Amended 1970 Ky. Acts ch. 248, sec. 6. -- Amended 1966 Ky. <br>Acts ch. 134, sec. 1. -- Amended 1962 Ky. Acts ch. 39, sec. 1. -- Amended 1956 Ky. <br>Acts ch. 75, sec. 1. -- Amended 1952 Ky. Acts ch. 33, sec. 1. -- Repealed and new <br>section substituted 1950 Ky. Acts ch. 110, secs. 1 and 12. -- Recodified 1942 Ky. <br>Acts ch. 208, sec. 1, effective October 1, 1942, from Ky. Stat. sec. 3766bb.