Conn. Agencies Regs. § 10-8a-3 - Application for non-exempt facilities

Current through March 4, 2022

(a) No residental facility shall begin or continue operation as an institution exempt from the requirements of Sections 17-48 and 17-51 of the General Statutes until a Certificate of Exemption or a Certificate of Conditional Exemption is obtained from the State Board of Education. Application for a Certificate of Exemption by a facility in operation on or prior to the effective date of these regulations shall be made not more than sixty days following the effective date of these regulations. Application for a Certificate of Exemption by a facility not in operation on or prior to the effective date of these regulations shall be made not less than one hundred and fifty days prior to the date on which the facility is to commence operation. Application shall be made on such forms as the Commissioner shall prescribe.
(b) Application for a Certificate of Exemption is to include but not be limited to the following information:
(1) the name and mailing address of the facility;
(2) a list of addresses for each building or site on which the facility is or shall be located;
(3) a description of the facility's administration including:
(A) the names and addresses of all members of the Board of Directors or other governing body;
(B) a table or organization of the facility's internal operation;
(C) a list of each administrator by name, role, educational background and training;
(4) a description of the facility's financial management including:
(A) the names and addresses of all owners and officers of the facility and of the property on which any part of the facility is located;
(B) a copy of the applicant's current certificate of incorporation;
(C) a description of the facility's budgetary and accounting process;
(D) a list of the amount and types of federal and/or state aid received or anticipated;
(E) a description of all insurance plans in effect or planned for the facility;
(F) a copy of an audit from the preceeding year conducted by a certified public accountant for each facility in operation for at least one year;
(5) copies of all current certificates of local and/or state health, safety, sanitation, fire, zoning and building code approvals;
(6) a description of dormitory facilities including:
(A) the number of students per room and the age range of students per room;
(B) the program of supervision and security;
(7) a copy of contingency plans for the emergency placement of students including but not limited to the return of students to their families upon the summary suspension of a Certificate of Exemption or a Certificate of Conditional Exemption;
(8) a statement describing any pending legal action which in any way is related to the facility or its property;
(9) the following disclosure information shall be provided when applicable:
(A) if any member of a facility's Board of Directors or other governing body is an employee of a town or regional board of education or a state agency which places handicapped children, list the name of each such individual, his/her role on the Board of Directors, and his/her affiliation in any of the above-named agencies;
(B) if an employee of a town or regional board of education or a state agency which places handicapped children has a financial interest or any other interest in the ownership or management of the facility, list the name of each such individual, his/her school district, his/her role in the ownership or management of the facility, and his/her affiliation in any of the above-named agencies;
(C) if a facility has enrolled any student(s) from the local, regional or state agency in which the individual(s) named above is employed, state the number of such students enrolled and the name of the district which placed each student;
(10) a description of all instructional services, support or related services, and extra-curricular activities;
(11) a list of names, titles, educational background and training of persons assigned or expected to be assigned to the educational program;
(12) a description of the student body including:
(A) the number of students enrolled in the educational program and the number of students enrolled in the residential program or the anticipated numbers of such students;
(B) the student age range for admission.
(C) The Commissioner shall review all applications and may require of the applicant additional information as necessary.
(d) Notice of any substantial change with regard to any information submitted in the application for a Certificate of Exemption shall be forwarded promptly to the Commissioner.

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Conn. Agencies Regs. § 10-8a-3
Effective September 1, 1982

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