§23-17.4-15.2  Administrator requirements. –

Link to law: http://webserver.rilin.state.ri.us/Statutes/TITLE23/23-17.4/23-17.4-15.2.HTM
Published: 2015

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TITLE 23

Health and Safety

CHAPTER 23-17.4

Assisted Living Residence Licensing Act

SECTION 23-17.4-15.2



   § 23-17.4-15.2  Administrator requirements.

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(a) Each assisted living residence shall have an administrator who is certified

by the department in accordance with regulations established pursuant to §

23-17.4-21.1 in charge of the maintenance and operation of the residence and

the services to the residents. The administrator is responsible for the safe

and proper operation of the residence at all times by competent and appropriate

employee(s).



   (b) The licensing agency shall perform a criminal background

records check on any person applying or reapplying for certification as an

administrator. If disqualifying information is found, the licensing agency

shall make a judgment regarding certification for that person.



   (c) The department may suspend or revoke the certification of

an administrator for cause, including but not limited to failure to maintain

compliance with the qualifications stated in this section, repeated or

intentional violations of this chapter or regulations, or conviction (including

but not limited to a plea of nolo contendere) to charges of resident abuse

under the provisions of chapter 17.8 of this title, or a conviction of a

felony, or exploitation.



   (d) The director shall establish fees for licensure

application and licensure renewal as set forth in § 23-1-54.



History of Section.

(P.L. 1990, ch. 70, § 3; P.L. 1991, ch. 240, § 2; P.L 1992, ch. 411,

§ 1; P.L. 1994, ch. 91, § 2; P.L. 1998, ch. 372, § 1; P.L. 1998,

ch. 388, § 1; P.L. 2002, ch. 157, § 1; P.L. 2002, ch. 158, § 1;

P.L. 2012, ch. 241, art. 9, § 41.)