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Mandate 982

Mandate Information
Mandate Title:
Assisted living facility; temporary emergency electrical power source.
Purpose of legislation
Requires the State Board of Social Services to amend its regulations governing emergency preparedness and response plans and temporary emergency electrical power sources of assisted living facilities to require the following: (i) any assisted living facility that is equipped with an on-site emergency generator shall (a) include in its emergency preparedness and response plan a description of the emergency generator's capacity to provide sufficient power for certain functions and (b) test such emergency generator monthly and (ii) any assisted living facility that is not equipped with an on-site emergency generator shall (a) enter into an agreement with a vendor capable of providing the assisted living facility with an emergency generator, (b) enter into at least one agreement with a backup vendor, and (c) have its temporary emergency electrical power source connection tested at the time of installation and every two years thereafter.
Legislation mandating a change Chap 91 (2019)
VAC chapters to be amended
22 vac 40 - 73 : Standards for Licensed Assisted Living Facilities
Associated Regulatory Actions
Action 5311: Amend ALF Standards to Comply with Code Requirements
Latest Stage: no stages yet
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