Section 400.965, Florida Statutes 2004
400.965 Action by agency against licensee; grounds.--
(1) Any of the following conditions constitute grounds for action by the agency against a licensee:
(a) A misrepresentation of a material fact in the application;
(b) The commission of an intentional or negligent act materially affecting the health or safety of residents of the facility;
(c) A violation of any provision of this part or rules adopted under this part; or
(d) The commission of any act constituting a ground upon which application for a license may be denied.
(2) If the agency has a reasonable belief that any of such conditions exists, it shall:
(a) In the case of an applicant for original licensure, deny the application.
(b) In the case of an applicant for relicensure or a current licensee, take administrative action as provided in s. 400.968 or s. 400.969 or injunctive action as authorized by s. 400.963.
(c) In the case of a facility operating without a license, take injunctive action as authorized in s. 400.963.
History.--s. 9, ch. 99-144; s. 36, ch. 2002-400.