§ 15.1. Scope and authority.
(a) This chapter governs the administration and provision of protective services for older adults under the act, the mandatory reporting of the abuse of recipients of care and required criminal history record information reports for applicants, employees and administrators of facilities.
(b) This chapter applies to the Department, area agencies on aging, providers of protective services for older adults, parties to the making and investigation of reports of a need for protective services by older adults, subjects of reports and investigations and the facilities defined in this chapter.
(c) The Department will enforce this chapter and maintain responsibility for future revisions as the continuing operation of the program requires.
The provisions of this § 15.1 amended May 17, 2002, effective May 18, 2002, 32 Pa.B. 2412. Immediately preceding text appears at serial page (228889).
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