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Health and Safety Code - HSC

DIVISION 2. LICENSING PROVISIONS [1200 - 1797.8]

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

CHAPTER 13. Home Care Services [1796.10 - 1796.63]

  ( Chapter 13 added by Stats. 2013, Ch. 790, Sec. 1. )

ARTICLE 5. Renewal [1796.31- 1796.31.]
  ( Article 5 added by Stats. 2013, Ch. 790, Sec. 1. )

1796.31.
  

(a) To remain on the home care aide registry, a registered home care aide shall renew his or her registration every two years.

(1) A registered home care aide’s registration shall expire every two years, on the anniversary date of the initial registration date. If the registration is not renewed on or prior to its expiration date, the registration shall be forfeited pursuant to subdivision (b) of Section 1796.26.

(2) To renew a registration, the registered home care aide shall, on or before the registration expiration date, request renewal by submitting to the department the registration renewal application form and paying the nonrefundable registration renewal application fee in the amount determined by the department.

(b) Renewal of a registered home care aide’s registration is conditioned on compliance with all of the following:

(1) Submitting a complete registration renewal application form and payment of the nonrefundable renewal fee, both of which shall be postmarked on or before the expiration of the registration.

(2) Continuing to satisfy the requirements set forth in this chapter.

(3) Cooperating with the department in the completion of the renewal process. Failure of the registered home care aide to cooperate shall result in the withdrawal of the registration renewal application by the department. For purposes of this section, “failure to cooperate” means that the information described in this chapter and in any rules and regulations promulgated under this chapter has not been provided, or has not been provided in the form requested by the department, or both.

(c) (1) The department shall notify a registered home care aide in writing of his or her registration expiration date and the process of renewal.

(2) Written notification pursuant to this subdivision shall be mailed to the registered home care aide’s mailing address of record at least 60 days before the registration expiration date.

(Amended by Stats. 2014, Ch. 29, Sec. 41. (SB 855) Effective June 20, 2014. Provisions implemented as of January 1, 2016, pursuant to Section 1796.61.)

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