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California Code of Regulations
Title 17, Division 2
Chapter 3 - Community Services
SubChapter 4 - Residential Services and Quality Assurance Regulations
Article 2 - General Requirements
§56005. Facility Service Level Approval Process.
§56005. Facility Service Level Approval Process.
 
(a) A residential service provider shall submit a written request to the regional center to establish an approved Service Level 2, 3 or 4. The written request shall include the following:
(1) A statement of the administrator's qualifications pursuant to Section 56037 ;
(2) A program design pursuant to Section 56013 which is consistent with the proposed service level; and
(3) Specification of the proposed facility service level pursuant to the requirements in Section 56004 .
(b) Within 45 days of receipt of a request to establish an approved Service Level 2, 3 or 4, the regional center shall review the request and provide written notification to the applicant of the:
(1) Approval of the requested service level and the effective date for the approved service level which shall be the date of issuance of written notification to the applicant; or
(2) Disapproval of the requested service level specifying the reason(s) for disapproval.
(c) The requirements specified in subsections (a) and (b) above shall also apply to those facilities which have an approved service level and are submitting a request to establish another approved service level.
(1) A facility's written request to be established as another approved service level shall be considered only when there is a change in the facility's ownership or the ID Teams of a majority of the facility's consumers have identified, pursuant to Section 56022 (a) and (b), that the consumers need a new service level.
Note
Authority cited: Sections 4681.1 and 4791(i), Welfare and Institutions Code; Chapter 722, Statutes of 1992, Section 147. Reference: Sections  4681.1 and 4791, Welfare and Institutions Code.
History
1. New section filed 1-14-91; operative 2-13-91 (Register 91, No. 14).
2. New subsection (c)(1) and amendment of NOTE filed 11-4-91 as an emergency; operative 11-4-91 (Register 92, No. 8). A Certificate of Compliance must be transmitted to OAL 3-3-92 or emergency language will be repealed by operation of law on the following day.
3. New subsection (c)(1) and amendment of NOTE refiled 3-4-92 as an emergency; operative 3-4-92 (Register 92, No. 15). A Certificate of Compliance must be transmitted to OAL 7-2-92 or emergency language will be repealed by operation of law on the following day.
4. Certificate of Compliance as to 3-4-92 order transmitted to OAL 6-25-92 and filed 8-4-92 (Register 92, No. 32).
5. Amendment of section filed 9-20-93 as an emergency; operative 9-20-93. Submitted to OAL for printing only pursuant to Chapter 722, Statutes of 1992, Section 147 (Register 93, No. 39). These regulations shall not be repealed by the Office of Administrative Law and shall remain in effect until revised or repealed, as appropriate.
6. Amendment of section filed 11-23-94; operative 11-23-94 (Register 94, No. 47).
7. Editorial correction of History 5 (Register 94, No. 47).
8. Change without regulatory effect amending subsection (c)(1) filed 6-19-95 pursuant to section 100, title 1, California Code of Regulations (Register 95, No. 25).