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Health and Safety Code - HSC

DIVISION 2. LICENSING PROVISIONS [1200 - 1796.70]

  ( Division 2 enacted by Stats. 1939, Ch. 60. )
  

CHAPTER 3. California Community Care Facilities Act [1500 - 1567.94]

  ( Chapter 3 repealed and added by Stats. 1973, Ch. 1203. )
  

ARTICLE 5. Suspension and Revocation [1550 - 1557.5]
  ( Article 5 added by Stats. 1973, Ch. 1203. )

  
1550.  

The department may deny an application for, or suspend or revoke, any license, or any special permit, certificate of approval, or administrator certificate, issued under this chapter upon any of the following grounds and in the manner provided in this chapter, or may deny a transfer of a license pursuant to paragraph (2) of subdivision (b) of Section 1524 for any of the following grounds:

(a) Violation of this chapter or of the rules and regulations promulgated under this chapter by the licensee or holder of a special permit or certificate.

(b) Aiding, abetting, or permitting the violation of this chapter or of the rules and regulations promulgated under this chapter.

(c) Conduct which is inimical to the health, morals, welfare, or safety of either the people of this state or an individual in, or receiving services from, the facility or certified family home.

(d) The conviction of a licensee, holder of a special permit or certificate, or other person mentioned in Section 1522, at any time before or during licensure, of a crime as defined in Section 1522.

(e) The licensee of any facility, the holder of a special permit or certificate, or the person providing direct care or supervision knowingly allows any child to have illegal drugs or alcohol.

(f) Engaging in acts of financial malfeasance concerning the operation of a facility or certified family home, including, but not limited to, improper use or embezzlement of client moneys and property or fraudulent appropriation for personal gain of facility moneys and property, or willful or negligent failure to provide services.

(Amended by Stats. 2014, Ch. 29, Sec. 14. (SB 855) Effective June 20, 2014.)