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LicenseInspectionsCorrection of violations.

*** CHANGE IN 2021 *** (SEE 1120-S.SL) ***
(1) A license shall remain valid unless voluntarily surrendered, suspended, or revoked in accordance with this chapter.
(2)(a) Homes applying for a license shall be inspected at the time of licensure.
(b) Homes licensed by the department shall be inspected at least every eighteen months, with an annual average of fifteen months. However, an adult family home may be allowed to continue without inspection for two years if the adult family home had no inspection citations for the past three consecutive inspections and has received no written notice of violations resulting from complaint investigations during that same time period.
(c) The department may make an unannounced inspection of a licensed home at any time to assure that the home and provider are in compliance with this chapter and the rules adopted under this chapter.
(3) If the department finds that the home is not in compliance with this chapter, it shall require the home to correct any violations as provided in this chapter.


FindingIntent2011 1st sp.s. c 3: See note following RCW 70.128.005.
FindingsSeverabilityEffective date1998 c 272: See notes following RCW 18.20.230.
Conflict with federal requirementsSeverabilityEffective date1995 1st sp.s. c 18: See notes following RCW 74.39A.030.
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