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  630.715.  Licensing of residential facilities and day programs — fee — affidavit. — 1.  The department shall establish a procedure for the licensing of residential facilities and day programs for persons described in section 630.705, which procedure shall provide for the acceptance of a license, a temporary operating permit or a probationary license issued by the department of social services under sections 198.006 to 198.096 as regards the licensing requirements in the following areas:

  (1)  General medical and health care;

  (2)  Adequate physical plant facilities including fire safety, housekeeping and maintenance standards;

  (3)  Food service facilities;

  (4)  Safety precautions;

  (5)  Drugs and medications;

  (6)  Uniform system of record keeping;

  (7)  Resident and client rights and grievance procedures.



However, the department shall require annually that any facilities and programs already licensed by the department of social services under chapter 198 which desire to provide services to persons diagnosed with a mental disorder, mental illness, or developmental disability in accordance with sections 630.705 to 630.760 meet the department's requirements in excess of those required for licensure or certification under chapter 198, which are appropriate to admission criteria and care, treatment, habilitation and rehabilitation needs of such persons.

  2.  Applications for licenses shall be made to the department upon forms provided by it and shall contain such information and documents as the department requires, including, but not limited to, affirmative evidence of ability to comply with the rules adopted by the department.  Each application for a license, except applications from a governmental unit or a facility caring for less than four persons, which shall not pay any fee, shall be accompanied by a license fee of ten dollars for establishments which accept more than three but less than ten persons and fifty dollars from establishments which accept ten or more.  The license fee shall be paid to the director of revenue for deposit to the general revenue fund of the state treasury.

  3.  An applicant for a license shall submit an affidavit under oath that all documents required by the department to be filed pursuant to this section are true and correct to the best of his knowledge and belief, that the statements contained in the application are true and correct to the best of his knowledge and belief and that all required documents are either included with the application or are currently on file with the department.


(L. 1980 H.B. 1724, A.L. 1985 S.B. 266, A.L. 2011 H.B. 555 merged with H.B. 648)

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