Tenn. Comp. R. & Regs. 0940-05-02-.14 - GROUNDS FOR DENIAL, REVOCATION, OR SUSPENSION

(1) The maintenance and renewal of a license is contingent upon evidence of continued compliance with licensure laws, ordinances, rules and regulations. Grounds for denying, suspending or revoking a license may include, but not be limited to, the following:
(a) Violation of licensure law or rules;
(b) Permitting, aiding or abetting the commission of any illegal act in a licensed facility or service
(c) Conduct or practice detrimental to the welfare of individuals being served by a licensed facility or service;
(d) The submission of false information to the Department; or
(e) The use of subterfuge (for instance, filing through a second party after an individual has been denied a license).
(2) Unless the Department finds that summary suspension of a license is necessary, all license revocations, suspensions and denials shall be conducted in accordance with the applicable sections of the Uniform Administrative Procedures Act, Tennessee Code Annotated, Title 4, Part 5. Summary suspension may only occur when the Department determines that continued operation of a licensed facility or service presents an immediate threat to the health, safety, and welfare of individuals being served. When a summary suspension occurs, proceedings for revocation or other action against the licensee shall be promptly instituted and determined in accordance with the Uniform Administrative Procedures Act.


Tenn. Comp. R. & Regs. 0940-05-02-.14
Original rule filed May 26, 1988; effective July 11, 1988. Repeal and new rule filed April 10, 2008; effective June 24, 2008. Repeal and new rule filed February 3, 2014; effective 5/4/2014.

Authority: T.C.A. ยงยง 4-4-103, 33-1-302, 33-1-303, 33-1-305, 33-1-309, 33-2-301, 33-2-302, 33-2-403, 33-2-404, 33-4-405, 33-2-406, 33-2-407, and 33-2-408.

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