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  197.316.  Certificate of need not required for nursing homes treating only AIDS patients — violations, penalty. — 1.  The provisions of subsection 10 of section 197.315 and sections 197.317 and 197.318 shall not apply to facilities which are licensed pursuant to the provisions of chapter 198, which are designed and operated exclusively for the care and treatment of persons with acquired human immunodeficiency syndrome, AIDS.

  2.  If a facility is granted a certificate of need and is found to be exempt from the provisions of subsection 10 of section 197.315 and sections 197.317 and 197.318 pursuant to the provisions of subsection 1 of this section, then only AIDS patients shall be residents of such facility and no others.

  3.  Any facility that violates the provisions of subsection 2 of this section shall be liable for a fine of one hundred dollars per resident per day for each such violation.

  4.  The attorney general shall, upon request of the department of health and senior services, bring an action in a circuit court of competent jurisdiction for violation of this section.


(L. 1995 S.B. 108 § 1 subsecs. 1 to 4, A.L. 1999 S.B. 326)

Effective 7-1-99

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