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The 2004 Florida Statutes

Title XXIX
PUBLIC HEALTH
Chapter 400
NURSING HOMES AND RELATED HEALTH CARE FACILITIES
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Section 400.905, Florida Statutes 2004

400.905  License required; fee; exemption; display.--

(1)(a)  It is unlawful to operate or maintain a PPEC center without first obtaining from the agency a license authorizing such operation. The agency is responsible for licensing PPEC centers in accordance with the provisions of this part.

(b)  Any person who violates paragraph (a) is guilty of a felony of the third degree, punishable as provided in s. 775.082, s. 775.083, or s. 775.084.

(2)  Separate licenses are required for PPEC centers maintained on separate premises, even though they are operated under the same management. Separate licenses are not required for separate buildings on the same grounds.

(3)  The annual license fee required of a PPEC center shall be in an amount determined by the agency to be sufficient to cover the agency's costs in carrying out its responsibilities under this part, but shall not be less than $500 or more than $1,500.

(4)  County-operated or municipally operated PPEC centers applying for licensure under this part are exempt from the payment of license fees.

(5)  The license shall be displayed in a conspicuous place inside the PPEC center.

(6)  A license shall be valid only in the possession of the individual, firm, partnership, association, or corporation to whom it is issued and shall not be subject to sale, assignment, or other transfer, voluntary or involuntary; nor shall a license be valid for any premises other than that for which originally issued.

(7)  Any license granted by the agency shall state the maximum capacity of the facility, the date the license was issued, the expiration date of the license, and any other information deemed necessary by the agency.

History.--ss. 5, 17, ch. 87-290; ss. 3, 14, ch. 93-66; s. 19, ch. 98-288.

Note.--Former s. 391.205.

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