2015 Arkansas Code
Title 20 - Public Health And Welfare
Subtitle 2 - Health And Safety
Chapter 8 - State Health Agencies and Programs
Subchapter 1 - Health Services Permit Agency
§ 20-8-107 - Expansion of facilities or services.

AR Code § 20-8-107 (2015) What's This?

(a) Unless otherwise provided in this subchapter, all health facilities seeking to add new beds or home health services or to expand existing bed capacity or home health services shall apply for a permit approving additional beds or services or expanded bed capacity or services pursuant to procedures and criteria promulgated by the Health Services Permit Commission.

(b) The commission may authorize the Health Services Permit Agency to enjoin construction or expansion of existing facilities of any project commenced in violation of this subchapter through an action filed in the circuit court of the judicial district in which the project is located.

(c) In no event shall the requirements of this subchapter apply to any facility licensed or approved as of March 1, 2003, by the Child Welfare Agency Review Board pursuant to the Child Welfare Agency Licensing Act, § 9-28-401 et seq., and as specifically exempted by § 9-28-407(a)(3).

(d) Beginning July 1, 2005, the Health Services Permit Agency may not accept applications or requests for permits of approval to add new beds or to expand existing bed capacity of residential care facilities.

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