California Health and Safety Code

Sec. § 1796.25


(a)

(1)If the department finds that the home care aide applicant or the registered home care aide has been convicted of a crime, other than a minor traffic violation, the department shall deny the home care aide application, or revoke the registered home care aide’s registration unless the director grants an exemption pursuant to subdivision (g) of Section 1522.

(2)

If the department finds that the home care aide applicant or registered home care aide has an arrest as described in subdivision (a) of Section 1522, the department may deny the registration application or registration renewal application, or revoke the registered home care aide’s registration, if the home care aide or registered home care aide may pose a risk to the health and safety of any person who is or may become a client and the department complies with subdivision (e) of Section 1522.

(3)

The department may deny the home care aide application or the renewal application of a registered home care aide, or revoke the home care aide registration, if the department discovers that it had previously revoked a license or certificate of approval to be a certified family home, a certified administrator, or a registered trustline provider held by the home care aide applicant or registered home care aide, or that it had excluded the home care aide applicant or registered home care aide from a licensed facility.

(4)

The department may deny the home care aide application or registered home care aide registration renewal application for placement or retention upon the home care aide registry, or revoke the registered home care aide’s registration, if the department discovers that it had previously denied the home care aide applicant’s or registered home care aide’s application for a license from the department or certificate of approval to be a certified family home, a certified administrator, or a registered trustline provider.

(b)

(1)If the department revokes or denies a home care aide application or registered home care aide’s renewal application pursuant to subdivision (a), the department shall advise the home care aide applicant or registered home care aide, by written notification, of the right to appeal. The home care aide applicant or registered home care aide shall have 15 days from the date of the written notification to appeal the denial or revocation.

(2)

Upon receipt by the department of the appeal, the appeal shall be set for hearing. The hearing shall be conducted in accordance with Section 1551.

(c)

If the home care aide application or registered home care aide renewal application is denied, the home care aide applicant or registered home care aide shall not reapply until he or she meets the timeframe set forth in Sections 1796.40 and 1796.41.
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Jun. 6, 2016