Review of Licensing Decisions


(a) Any person may request a review of a licensing decision against him/her within 10 working days of receipt of the written decision unless an administrative action pursuant to the California Administrative Procedure Act has commenced against the person.

(1) "Licensing decision" means a decision that applies to notices of deficiency, civil penalties, and waivers and exceptions.

(2) If the review is of a deficiency that has not been corrected, civil penalties continue to accrue during the review process.

(b) The review specified in (a) above shall be conducted by a higher-level staff person than the person who made the licensing decision and issued the related notice of deficiency, civil penalty, or waiver or exception.

(c) The reviewer may uphold, amend or dismiss the licensing decision; or may extend the date specified for the correction of a deficiency.

NOTE: Authority cited: Section 1596.81, Health and Safety Code. Reference: Sections 1596.72, 1596.73, 1596.81 and 1596.842, Health and Safety Code.

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