39-941.    Adult care homes; license and regulation; certain organizations exempt.


Nothing in this act shall be construed to apply to any licensed general hospital or any nursing care facility operated by and in conjunction with a licensed hospital, or to an adult care home operated by a bona fide nonprofit religious order exclusively for the care of members of such order, and no rules, regulations, or standards shall be made or established under this act for any adult care home, conducted in accordance with the practice and principles of the body known as the Church of Christ Scientist, except as to the construction, sanitary and safe conditions of the premises, cleanliness of operation, and its physical equipment. Any organization exempted by this provision may apply for and receive a license, provided it meets the requirements of this act.


History:    L. 1961, ch. 231, § 19; L. 1972, ch. 171, § 16; L. 1977, ch. 153, § 1; May 13.