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28 Pa. Code § 205.6. Function of building.

§ 205.6. Function of building.

 (a)  No part of a building may be used for a purpose which interferes with or jeopardizes the health and safety of residents. Special authorization shall be given by the Department’s Division of Nursing Care Facilities if a part of the building is to be used for a purpose other than health care.

 (b)  The only persons who may reside in the facility shall be residents, employees, the licensee, the administrator or members of the administrator’s immediate family.


   The provisions of this §  205.6 amended under sections 102, 201(12), 601, 801.1 and 803 of the Health Care Facilities Act (35 P.S. § §  448.102, 448.201(12), 448.601, 448.801a and 448.803); and section 2102(a) and (g) of The Administrative Code of 1929 (71 P.S. §  532(a) and (g)).


   The provisions of this §  205.6 adopted August 29, 1975, effective September 1, 1975, 5 Pa.B. 2233; amended January 31, 1987, effective July 1, 1987, 17 Pa.B. 514; amended July 23, 1999, effective July 24, 1999, 29 Pa.B. 3999; amended December 23, 2022, effective July 1, 2023, 52 Pa.B. 8065. Immediately preceding text appears at serial pages (258346) to (258347).

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