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55 Pa. Code § 6400.251. Exceptions.


§ 6400.251. Exceptions.

 (a)  Emergency placement is placement prior to which 2 weeks or less notice is given to the home.

 (b)  If an emergency placement occurs, §  6400.141 (relating to individual physical examination) shall be met within 31 calendar days after placement.


   The provisions of this §  6400.251 amended through January 22, 1982, effective March 1, 1982, 12 Pa.B. 384; amended August 9, 1991, effective November 8, 1991, 21 Pa.B. 3595. Immediately preceding text appears at serial pages (131384) and (146947).

Notes of Decisions

   The use of a homeowner’s house in respite care program, which provides temporary short period residential care for mentally retarded persons, was not permitted in single family residential zone because providing the mentally retarded persons with short term residential care was not within the definition of ‘‘family’’ as a ‘‘single, nonprofit housekeeping unit.’’ In re of Summers, 551 A.2d 1134 (Pa. Cmwlth. 1988); appeal denied 565 A.2d 1169 (Pa. 1989).

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