2013 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Title 26 - HEALTH AND VITAL STATISTICS
Section 26:2H-37 - Definitions


NJ Rev Stat § 26:2H-37 (2013) What's This?

26:2H-37. Definitions
As used in this act, and unless the context otherwise requires:

a. "Boarding or nursing home" or "home" means a private nursing home or convalescent home regulated under chapter 11 of Title 30 of the Revised Statutes or a facility or institution, private or public, regulated and licensed as an extended care facility, skilled nursing home, nursing home or intermediate care facility pursuant to P.L.1971, c. 136 (C. 26:2H-1 to 26:2H-26) or a residential health care facility, as defined in section 1 of P.L.1953, c. 212 (C. 30:11A-1) or licensed pursuant to P.L.1971, c. 136 (C. 26:2H-1 to 26:2H-26).

b. "Owner" means the holder or holders of the title in fee simple to the property on which the home is located.

c. "Licensee" means the holder or holders of a license to operate a boarding or nursing home pursuant to chapter 11 of Title 30 of the Revised Statutes, P.L.1953, c. 212 (C. 30:11A-1 to 30:11A-14) or P.L.1971, c. 136 (C. 26:2H-1 to 26:2H-26).

d. "Department" means the State Department of Health.

L.1977, c. 238, s. 2, eff. Sept. 29, 1977. Amended by L.1979, c. 496, s. 24.


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