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     40-15-116. Definitions. As used in 40-15-115 through 40-15-121, the following definitions apply:
     (1) "Applicant" means a victim and includes a parent or guardian who acts on behalf of a victim.
     (2) "Department" means the department of justice.
     (3) "Participant" means an applicant who has submitted an application pursuant to 40-15-117 that has been approved by the department.
     (4) "Partner or family member assault" has the meaning provided in 45-5-206.
     (5) "Sexual assault" means sexual assault as defined in 45-5-502, sexual intercourse without consent as defined in 45-5-503, incest as defined in 45-5-507, or sexual abuse of children as defined in 45-5-625.
     (6) "Stalking" has the meaning provided in 45-5-220.
     (7) "Victim" means an individual who has been a victim of partner or family member assault, sexual assault, or stalking or who is otherwise eligible to file a petition for an order of protection under 40-15-102.

     History: En. Sec. 2, Ch. 83, L. 2005.

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