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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 12. Health
Agency 35. Department of Behavioral Health And Developmental Services
Chapter 46. Regulations for Children's Residential Facilities

12VAC35-46-90. Licenses.

A. A conditional license shall be issued to a new provider that demonstrates compliance with administrative and policy requirements but has not demonstrated compliance with all of these regulations. A conditional license shall not exceed six months, but may be renewed, not to exceed 12 successive months for all conditional licenses and renewals combined.

B. A provisional license may be issued to a provider that has demonstrated an inability to maintain compliance with these regulations or other applicable regulations, has violations of licensing regulations that pose a threat to the health or safety of residents being served, or has two or more systemic deficiencies.

1. A provisional license may be issued at any time.

2. The term of a provisional license may not exceed six months unless allowed by the Code of Virginia.

3. A provisional license may be renewed, but a provisional license and any renewals shall not exceed 12 successive months for all provisional licenses and renewals combined.

C. An annual license:

1. Shall be issued when the provider applies for renewal while holding a conditional or provisional license or certificate and substantially meets or exceeds the requirements of these regulations and other regulations and statutes.

2. May be issued at any time if the provider has received one systemic deficiency.

3. May be renewed, but an annual license or certificate and any renewals thereof shall not exceed a period of 36 successive months for all annual licenses and renewals combined.

D. A triennial license shall be issued when the provider:

1. Applies for renewal while holding an annual or triennial license; and

2. Substantially meets or exceeds the requirements of these regulations and other applicable regulations and statutes.

E. The term of a facility's license may be modified at any time during the licensure period based on a change in the facility's compliance with these regulations and other applicable statutes and regulations.

Statutory Authority

§§ 37.2-203 and 37.2-408 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 25, Issue 21, eff. August 6, 2009.

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