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An assisted living facility, adult day care center, or child welfare agency operated by an agency of the Commonwealth shall have the right to appeal any notice of intent as follows:
1. Within 30 days after receiving a notice of intent to impose a sanction, the licensee shall request in writing that the Commissioner review the intended agency action and may submit, together with such request, relevant information, documentation, or other pertinent data supporting its appeal. The Commissioner shall issue a decision within 60 days after receiving the request and shall have the authority to uphold the sanction or take whatever action he deems appropriate to resolve the controversy.
2. If the assisted living facility, adult day care center, or child welfare agency disputes the Commissioner's decision, the licensee shall request, within 30 days of receiving the Commissioner's decision, that the Commissioner refer the matter to the Secretary of Health and Human Resources. The Secretary shall issue a decision within 60 days of receiving the request for review. The Secretary's decision shall be final and shall not be subject to review.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Virginia Code Title 63.2. Welfare (Social Services) § 63.2-1710.2. Right to appeal notice of intent; assisted living facilities, adult day care centers, and child welfare agencies operated by agencies of the Commonwealth - last updated January 01, 2020 | https://codes.findlaw.com/va/title-63-2-welfare-social-services/va-code-sect-63-2-1710-2/
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