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28 Pa. Code § 101.1. Legal base.


§ 101.1. Legal base.

 (a)  This subpart implements the powers and duties of the Department contained in Chapter 8 of the act of July 19, 1979 (P.L. 130, No. 48) added by the act of July 12, 1980 (P.L. 655, No. 136) (35 P.S. § §  448.801—448.821) known as the Health Care Facilities Act and contained in article II of the act (62 P.S. § §  201—209), as transferred to the Department in Reorganization Plan No. 5 of 1973 (71 P.S. §  755-5).

 (b)  This subpart establishes standards which the Department hereby brings to the attention of the officers or other persons having the management of licensed general and special hospitals and which, it is the duty of such officers or such other persons to adopt and to put into practice, pursuant to sections 803 and 806 of the act (35 P.S. § §  448.803 and 448.806).

 (c)  This subpart establishes the rules and regulations for visitation, examination, and inspection of all licensed general and special hospitals, pursuant to sections 810 and 813 of the act (35 P.S. § §  448.810 and 448.813).

 (d)  This subpart establishes provisions for minimum standards in the construction, maintenance, and operation of hospitals and for the issuance of licenses for general and special hospitals pursuant to sections 803 and 806 of the act.


   The provisions of this §  101.1 issued under section 2102(g) of The Administrative Code of 1929 (71 P.S. §  532(g)); and under 803 of the Health Care Facilities Act (35 P.S. §  448.803).


   The provisions of this §  101.1 amended through December 3, 1982, effective December 4, 1982, 12 Pa.B. 4129 and 4281. Immediately preceding text appears at serial pages (52712) to (52713).

Cross References

   This chapter cited in 55 Pa. Code §  6100.2 (relating to applicability).

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