The Vermont Statutes Online
Title 33 : Human Services
Chapter 071 : REGULATION OF LONG-TERM CARE FACILITIES
Subchapter 002 : LICENSING OF LONG-TERM CARE FACILITIES(Cite as: 33 V.S.A. § 7105)
§ 7105. License requirements
(a) Upon receipt of an application for license, the licensing agency shall issue a full license when it has determined that the applicant and facilities meet the standards established by the licensing agency. Licenses issued under this chapter shall expire one year after date of issuance or upon such uniform dates annually as the licensing agency may prescribe by rule. Licenses shall be issued only for the premises and persons named in the application and shall not be transferable or assignable. Licenses shall be posted in a conspicuous place on the licensed premises.
(b) In its discretion, the licensing agency may issue a temporary license permitting operation of a nursing home, assisted living residence, therapeutic community residence, residential care home, or home for persons who are terminally ill for such period or periods and subject to such conditions as the licensing agency deems proper, but in no case shall a nursing home, assisted living residence, therapeutic community residence, residential care home, or home for persons who are terminally ill operate under a temporary license or renewal of a temporary license for a period exceeding 36 months.
(c) An owner, licensee, or administrator shall disclose to the licensing agency any changes in the ownership interests in the company, ownership of any real property, management of the facility, or corporate structure that occur after the date the license is issued. The licensing agency may require the owner, licensee, or administrator to apply for a new license. (Amended 1959, No. 27, § 5; 1965, No. 68, § 4; 1973, No. 153 (Adj. Sess.), § 3; 1975, No. 221 (Adj. Sess.), § 3, eff. July 1, 1976, § 9, eff. July 1, 1977; 1985, No. 151 (Adj. Sess.), § 3; 1997, No. 61, § 271e; 1997, No. 155 (Adj. Sess.), § 54; 2009, No. 36, § 1; 2013, No. 96 (Adj. Sess.), § 220; 2021, No. 20, § 352.)