Health and Safety
Assisted Living Residence Licensing Act
§ 23-17.4-15.2 Administrator requirements.
(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
(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.)