42-1301. Terms, defined.

For purposes of sections 42-1301 to 42-1304:

(1) Adult child means an individual who is at least nineteen years of age and who is related to a resident biologically, through adoption, through the marriage or former marriage of the resident to the biological parent of the adult child, or by a judgment of parentage entered by a court of competent jurisdiction;

(2) Family member means the spouse, adult child, adult grandchild, parent, grandparent, sibling, aunt, uncle, niece, nephew, cousin, or domestic partner of a resident;

(3) Resident means an adult resident of:

(a) A health care facility as defined in section 71-413; or

(b) Any home or other residential dwelling in which the resident is receiving care and services from any person; and

(4) Visitation means an in-person meeting or any telephonic, written, or electronic communication.

Source:Laws 2017, LB122, ยง 1.
Effective Date: August 24, 2017