TITLE 23
Health and Safety

CHAPTER 23-17
Licensing of Health Care Facilities

SECTION 23-17-14


   § 23-17-14  Functions of health services council. – The health services council shall have the following responsibilities and duties:

   (1) To consult and advise with the licensing agency regarding licensing reviews conducted under §§ 23-17-14.3 and 23-17-14.4 and in matters of policy affecting administration of this chapter, and in the development of rules, regulations, and standards provided for under this chapter;

   (2) To review and make recommendations with respect to rules, regulations, and standards authorized under this chapter prior to their promulgation by the licensing agency as specified in this section;

   (3) To consult and advise with the licensing agency with respect to the administration of chapter 15 of this title;

   (4) When acting as an advisory council authorized by § 23-16-3, to consult with the director of the state department of health in carrying out the purposes of chapter 16 of this title.

History of Section.
(G.L. 1938, ch. 259, § 13; P.L. 1949, ch. 2387, § 1; G.L. 1956, § 23-16-14; P.L. 1968, ch. 171, § 6; P.L. 1978, ch. 269, § 5; 1979, ch. 39, § 1; G.L. 1956, § 23-17-14; P.L. 1996, ch. 433, § 3.)