2016 Colorado Revised Statutes
Title 12 - Professions and Occupations
Article 39 - Nursing Home Administrators
§ 12-39-108. Licenses
(1) Any license issued by the board shall be valid for a period determined pursuant to a schedule established by the director of the division of professions and occupations within the department of regulatory agencies and shall be renewed or reinstated pursuant to section 24-34-102 (8), C.R.S. The director of the division of professions and occupations within the department of regulatory agencies may establish renewal fees and delinquency fees for reinstatement pursuant to section 24-34-105, C.R.S. If a person fails to renew his or her license pursuant to the schedule established by the director of the division of professions and occupations, such license shall expire. Any person whose license has expired shall be subject to the penalties provided in this article or section 24-34-102 (8), C.R.S.
(3) Only an individual who has qualified as a licensed nursing home administrator under the provisions of this article and who holds a valid current license pursuant to the provisions of this section has the privilege of using the title "nursing home administrator" and the right and the privilege of using the abbreviation "N.H.A." after such person's name.
(4) The board shall maintain a list of all licensed nursing home administrators, which list shall show: the place of residence, the name and age of each licensee, any action taken by the board, the number of the license issued to the licensee, and such other pertinent information as the board may deem necessary. The department shall keep a list of applicants who are denied.
(5) The board may issue a temporary license to an applicant for a period not to exceed six months. The board shall promulgate rules and regulations for the issuance of such a temporary license.
(6) A temporary license shall be granted to an applicant who is employed as a hospital administrator by a general hospital licensed or certified by the department of public health and environment. Such temporary permit shall be granted for a period not to exceed twelve months and shall be void at such time the license holder is no longer employed by the general hospital.
(7) The board shall establish, pursuant to section 24-34-105, C.R.S., and publish annually a schedule of fees for the licensing of nursing home administrators.
(8) All moneys collected or received by the board shall be transmitted to the state treasurer who shall credit the same as provided in section 24-34-105, C.R.S., and the general assembly shall make annual appropriations pursuant to said section for the expenditures of the board incurred in the performance of its duties under this article, which expenditures shall be made from such appropriations upon vouchers and warrants drawn pursuant to law.
(9) No nursing home administrator who has had a license revoked may apply for licensure before a one-year waiting period following the date of such revocation and must comply with all requirements established by rules and regulations of the board.
(10) Each licensee shall, within thirty days, notify the board of any conviction of a felony or the acceptance of a guilty plea or a plea of nolo contendere to a felony.
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