10.22.02.01-1

.01-1 License Required.

A. In addition to any other license required by law, a person shall be licensed by the Administration before the person may provide any of the following services to an individual with a developmental disability or to an individual eligible to receive individual support services:

(1) Vocational and day services;

(2) Community residential services;

(3) Resource coordination;

(4) More than one family support service, as defined in Health-General Article, §7-701, Annotated Code of Maryland;

(5) More than one individual support service, as defined in Health-General Article, §7-706, Annotated Code of Maryland; and

(6) More than one community supported living arrangement service as defined in Health-General Article, §7-709, Annotated Code of Maryland.

B. Waiver. The Director may waive the requirement for a license if a person is licensed or certified by another State agency or accredited by a national accreditation agency, such as the Council on Quality and Leadership in Supports for People with Developmental Disabilities or the Council for Accreditation for Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF), to provide services to an individual with a developmental disability or to an individual eligible for individual support services.

C. After notice and an opportunity for a hearing, the Director may revoke the waiver granted under §B of this regulation if, through inspection, it is determined that a person is providing services which would not conform in substantial part to the licensing requirements of this subtitle.

D. A person who provides residential services to a child with a developmental disability shall meet the requirements of COMAR 14.31.05, 14.31.06, and 14.31.07, in addition to the requirements of this chapter.