Title 23
Health and Safety

Chapter 17
Licensing of Healthcare Facilities

R.I. Gen. Laws § 23-17-12.2

§ 23-17-12.2. Time for correction of defects.

(a) Every corporation or person who will be inspected or investigated under § 23-17-12 will begin to correct health, sanitation, nursing care, and dietary defects immediately upon notice by the director of health that the defects exist. The notification will be made by certified or registered letter return receipt requested from the director of health to the person or corporation so inspected.

(b) However, every defect will be fully and wholly corrected within thirty (30) days from the time of notice unless an extension is granted for good cause shown, but no extension will exceed fifteen (15) days.

History of Section.
P.L. 1978, ch. 269, § 7; G.L. 1956, § 23-16-12.2; P.L. 1979, ch. 39, § 1; G.L. 1956, § 23-17-12.2.