Group homes; licensure; certain information required.
Purpose of legislation
Requires every applicant for licensure or renewal of a license to establish, conduct, maintain, or operate or continue to operate a group home at which services for individuals with mental health or substance use disorder are offered to submit to the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services, together with such application, financial information; information about services and staffing; and a statement of (i) the legal name of the applicant and, if the applicant is an association, partnership, limited liability company, or corporation, the names and addresses of its officers, agents, sponsors, partners, shareholders, or members and (ii) the legal name under which the applicant, any entity that operates group homes that is affiliated with or under common ownership or control with the applicant, and any entity that operates group homes and that is affiliated with or under common ownership or control with any officer, agent, sponsor, partner, shareholder, or member of the applicant to which a license to operate a group home has been issued in any other state, together with a list of the states in which such licenses have been issued and the dates for which such licenses were issued. The bill also provides that in the case of an application for licensure as a children's residential facility, such application shall contain information regarding any complaints, enforcement actions, or sanctions against a license to operate a children's residential facility held by the applicant in another state and that the investigation into such application conducted by the Department of Social Services shall include consideration of any complaints, enforcement actions, or sanctions against a license to operate a children's residential facility held by the applicant in another state.
|Legislation mandating a change||Chap 723 ()|
|VAC chapters to be amended||Not yet determined.|
|Associated Regulatory Actions||No regulatory action has been filed.|