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36-594. Denial, suspension or revocation of license; definition
A. The department may deny, suspend or revoke a license pursuant to title 41, chapter 6, article 6 for any one or a combination of the following:
1. An applicant or licensee violates this chapter, rules adopted pursuant to this chapter, federal or state statutes or city or county ordinances or codes.
2. An applicant or licensee refuses to cooperate in obtaining or providing information the department deems necessary to determine if the department's standards have been met.
3. An employee, applicant, licensee or adult household member of an adult developmental home or child developmental home has been convicted of, has been found by a court to have committed or is reasonably believed to have committed a sex offense, a drug related offense, a theft related offense, a violence related offense, child abuse, child neglect, contributing to the delinquency of a minor or abuse or neglect of a vulnerable adult.
4. An employee, applicant, licensee or adult household member of an adult developmental home or child developmental home is the subject of a proposed substantiated or a substantiated finding of abuse, neglect or exploitation by adult protective services or the department of child safety.
5. An applicant or licensee materially misrepresents or wilfully fails to disclose information to the department relating to the applicant's or licensee's qualifications, experience or performance of responsibilities.
6. The department determines, using criteria established in statute or rule, that an applicant or licensee is unable or unwilling to meet the physical or emotional needs of clients.
7. An applicant, licensee or adult household member of an adult developmental home or child developmental home fails to obtain or maintain a fingerprint clearance card as required by section 36-594.02. The denial, suspension or revocation of a developmental home license due to the failure to obtain or maintain a level I fingerprint clearance card as required by section 36-594.02 is not an appealable agency action.
8. An employee, applicant, licensee, volunteer or adult household member of an adult developmental home or child developmental home is alleged to have abused, neglected or exploited a vulnerable adult and the department of economic security intends to enter, pursuant to section 46-458, a substantiated finding of abuse, neglect or exploitation of a vulnerable adult in the adult protective services registry.
B. For the purposes of this section, "vulnerable adult" has the same meaning prescribed in section 13-3623.