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The 2023 Florida Statutes (including Special Session C)

Title XXX
Chapter 429
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F.S. 429.12
429.12 Sale or transfer of ownership of a facility.It is the intent of the Legislature to protect the rights of the residents of an assisted living facility when the facility is sold or the ownership thereof is transferred. Therefore, in addition to the requirements of part II of chapter 408, whenever a facility is sold or the ownership thereof is transferred, including leasing:
(1) The transferee shall notify the residents, in writing, of the change of ownership within 7 days after receipt of the new license.
(2) The transferor of a facility the license of which is denied pending an administrative hearing shall, as a part of the written change-of-ownership contract, advise the transferee that a plan of correction must be submitted by the transferee and approved by the agency at least 7 days before the change of ownership and that failure to correct the condition which resulted in the moratorium pursuant to part II of chapter 408 or denial of licensure is grounds for denial of the transferee’s license. 45, 83, ch. 83-181; s. 7, ch. 87-371; s. 8, ch. 91-263; ss. 7, 38, 39, ch. 93-216; s. 772, ch. 95-148; s. 11, ch. 95-210; s. 6, ch. 95-418; ss. 2, 35, ch. 2006-197; s. 143, ch. 2007-230.
Note.Former s. 400.412.