2016 Idaho Statutes
Title 39 - HEALTH AND SAFETY
Chapter 13 - HOSPITAL LICENSES AND INSPECTION
Section 39-1307 - RULES, REGULATIONS, AND ENFORCEMENT.
39-1307. Rules, regulations, and enforcement. The board shall have the authority to adopt, amend, and enforce rules, regulations and standards consistent with the provisions of this act which are designed to protect the health and safety of patients being cared for in facilities or agencies as defined.
The board of health and welfare with the advice of the advisory hospital council, hereinafter created, shall adopt, amend, promulgate and enforce such rules, regulations and standards with respect to all hospitals or different types of hospitals to be licensed hereunder as may be designed to further the accomplishment of the purposes of this law in promoting safe and adequate treatment of individuals in hospitals in the interest of public health, safety, and welfare. Provided that nothing in this act or the rules and regulations adopted pursuant thereto shall be construed as authorizing the supervision, regulation, or control of the remedial care or treatment of residents or patients in any home, facility or agency as defined, conducted for those who rely upon treatment by prayer or spiritual means in accordance with the creed or tenets of any well-recognized church or religious denomination except as to sanitary and safe conditions of the premises, cleanliness of operation and its physical equipment.
[39-1307, added 1947, ch. 133, sec. 7, p. 324; am. 1980, ch. 159, sec. 10, p. 338; am. 1980, ch. 325, sec. 5, p. 826.]
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