§ 23-17.19-2. Definitions.
The following words and phrases when used in this chapter have the meanings given to them in this section unless the content clearly indicates otherwise:
(1) "Department" means the department of health;
(2) "Employee" means an individual employed, whether directly, by the contract with another entity or as an independent contractor, by a long-term care nursing facility on a part-time or full-time basis;
(3) "Long-term care facility or facility" means a health care facility as defined in chapter 17 of this title, which provides long-term health care.
(P.L. 2000, ch. 263, § 1.)