3.An entity may apply to the Commissioner of Health for a license to establish a pediatric respite care facility in the State. In addition to any other requirements set forth by the Commissioner of Health, an applicant shall be required to provide the following:
a.criminal history record background checks of each staff member and administrator of the facility;
b.payment of any reasonable fees for the issuance or renewal of licenses as determined by the commissioner; and
c.documentation of compliance with standards and policies established by the commissioner regarding:
(1)the core services to be provided;
(2)professional personnel requirements;
(3)standards of patient care; and
(4)administration of the facility.
The provisions of this section shall not apply to pediatric long-term care facilities licensed in accordance with N.J.A.C.8:33H-1.5.
L.2013, c.267, s.3.