California Health and Safety Code

Sec. § 1599.62


Contracts of admission shall not include unlawful waivers of facility liability for the health and safety or personal property of residents. No contract of admission shall include any provision which the facility knows or should know to be deceptive or unlawful under state or federal law.


Violation of this chapter shall result in a Class B citation or a deficiency from the department. For purposes of this section, the admission agreement shall be viewed as a whole and shall result in only one citation.


Unless otherwise expressly provided, the remedies or penalties provided by this chapter do not preclude a resident from seeking any other remedy and penalties available under all other laws of this state.

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