§ 1 Definitions
§ 2 Sponsor duties
§ 3 Certification of assisted living residences; exemptions
§ 4 Application for certification; renewal; operating plan
§ 5 Biennial review
§ 6 Denial, suspension or revocation of certification
§ 7 Ombudsman program; complaints
§ 8 Operating without certification; penalty
§ 9 Resident rights
§ 10 Services for residents
§ 11 Admittance requirements
§ 12 Individualized plans for residents
§ 13 Pre-screening and service plan monitoring assessments for medical assistance recipients
§ 14 Written residency agreement
§ 15 Managers and staff; qualifications
§ 16 Residence requirements
§ 17 Advisory council
§ 18 Classification of assisted living residences

Terms Used In Massachusetts General Laws > Chapter 19D

  • Appropriation: The provision of funds, through an annual appropriations act or a permanent law, for federal agencies to make payments out of the Treasury for specified purposes. The formal federal spending process consists of two sequential steps: authorization
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • Interests: includes any form of membership in a domestic or foreign nonprofit corporation. See Massachusetts General Laws ch. 156D sec. 11.01
  • Lease: A contract transferring the use of property or occupancy of land, space, structures, or equipment in consideration of a payment (e.g., rent). Source: OCC
  • Oversight: Committee review of the activities of a Federal agency or program.
  • Personal property: All property that is not real property.
  • Probable cause: A reasonable ground for belief that the offender violated a specific law.
  • Settlement: Parties to a lawsuit resolve their difference without having a trial. Settlements often involve the payment of compensation by one party in satisfaction of the other party's claims.
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.