Section 1270

The provisions of this chapter do not apply to the following institutions:


Any facility conducted by and for the adherents of any well-recognized church or religious denomination for the purpose of providing facilities for the care or treatment of the sick who depend upon prayer or spiritual means for healing in the practice of the religion of that church or denomination.


Hotels or other similar places that furnish only board and room, or either, to their guests.


Any house or institution supplying board and room only, or room only, or board only; provided, that no resident thereof requires any element of medical care as determined by the department.
For the purpose of this subdivision medical care means those services required to be provided by health professionals in accordance with the provisions of Division 2 (commencing with Section 500) of the Business and Professions Code. In addition, medical services means those services provided by health facilities as defined in Sections 1250, 1250.2, and 1250.3 which includes nursing care to patients whose primary need is for the availability of licensed nursing care on an extended, continuous, intermittent, or part-time basis.


Any facility as defined in Section 1502.


Original source: https://­leginfo.­legislature.­ca.­gov/­faces/­codes_displaySection.­xhtml?lawCode=HSC&sectionNum=1270.­ External link icon (last accessed December 5, 2016).