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. § 7106)
§ 7106. Variance
(a) The licensing agency may grant a variance from the provisions of this chapter or a rule adopted pursuant to this chapter.
(b) Variances may be granted upon determination that:
(1) strict compliance would impose a substantial hardship on the licensee;
(2) the licensee will otherwise meet the goal of the statutory provision or rule; and
(3) a variance will not result in less protection of the health, safety, and welfare of the residents.
(c) A variance shall not be granted from a provision of this chapter or a rule pertaining to residents’ rights. (Added 1985, No. 151 (Adj. Sess.), § 4; amended 2013, No. 131 (Adj. Sess.), § 88, eff. May 20, 2014.)