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The 2008 Florida Statutes

Title XXX
SOCIAL WELFARE
Chapter 429
ASSISTED CARE COMMUNITIES
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Chapter 429, Part I, Florida Statutes 2008

PART I

ASSISTED LIVING FACILITIES

429.01  Short title; purpose.

429.02  Definitions.

429.04  Facilities to be licensed; exemptions.

429.07  License required; fee.

429.071  Intergenerational respite care assisted living facility pilot program.

429.075  Limited mental health license.

429.08  Unlicensed facilities; referral of person for residency to unlicensed facility; penalties; verification of licensure status.

429.11  Initial application for license; provisional license.

429.12  Sale or transfer of ownership of a facility.

429.14  Administrative penalties.

429.17  Expiration of license; renewal; conditional license.

429.174  Background screening; exemptions.

429.176  Notice of change of administrator.

429.177  Patients with Alzheimer's disease or other related disorders; certain disclosures.

429.178  Special care for persons with Alzheimer's disease or other related disorders.

429.18  Disposition of fees and administrative fines.

429.19  Violations; imposition of administrative fines; grounds.

429.195  Rebates prohibited; penalties.

429.20  Certain solicitation prohibited; third-party supplementation.

429.22  Receivership proceedings.

429.23  Internal risk management and quality assurance program; adverse incidents and reporting requirements.

429.24  Contracts.

429.255  Use of personnel; emergency care.

429.256  Assistance with self-administration of medication.

429.26  Appropriateness of placements; examinations of residents.

429.27  Property and personal affairs of residents.

429.275  Business practice; personnel records; liability insurance.

429.28  Resident bill of rights.

429.29  Civil actions to enforce rights.

429.293  Presuit notice; investigation; notification of violation of residents' rights or alleged negligence; claims evaluation procedure; informal discovery; review; settlement offer; mediation.

429.294  Availability of facility records for investigation of resident's rights violations and defenses; penalty.

429.295  Certain provisions not applicable to actions under this part.

429.296  Statute of limitations.

429.297  Punitive damages; pleading; burden of proof.

429.298  Punitive damages; limitation.

429.31  Closing of facility; notice; penalty.

429.34  Right of entry and inspection.

429.35  Maintenance of records; reports.

429.41  Rules establishing standards.

429.42  Pharmacy and dietary services.

429.44  Construction and renovation; requirements.

429.445  Compliance with local zoning requirements.

429.47  Prohibited acts; penalties for violation.

429.49  Resident records; penalties for alteration.

429.52  Staff training and educational programs; core educational requirement.

429.53  Consultation by the agency.

429.54  Collection of information; local subsidy.