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§ 1399.302. Definitions.

16 CA ADC § 1399.302Barclays Official California Code of Regulations

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Title 16. Professional and Vocational Regulations
Division 13.6. Respiratory Care Board of California
Article 1. General Provisions
16 CCR § 1399.302
§ 1399.302. Definitions.
Unless the context otherwise requires, the following definitions shall apply:
(a) “Board” means the Respiratory Care Board of California.
(b) “B&P” means the Business and Professions Code.
(c) “Act” means the Respiratory Care Practice Act.
(d) “Direct Supervision” means assigned to a currently licensed respiratory care practitioner who is on duty and immediately available in the assigned patient area.
(e) “Employer” means any company, corporation, partnership, health maintenance organization, registry, staffing agent or agency, or any other entity or person that employs or contracts with, one or more respiratory care practitioners, unlicensed personnel or any person, to provide respiratory care services as provided in the Act.
(f) “Licensed Home Care Employer” means a Home Medical Device Retail Facility, Home Health Agency, or any home care provider licensed by the California Department of Public Health, the Department of Health Care Services or their successors.
(g) “Regulations” means division 13.6 of title 16 of the California Code of Regulations.
(h) “Unlicensed Personnel” means any individual who is not otherwise exempt, or who does not hold a valid and current license issued by the board.


Note: Authority cited: Section 3722, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 3704, 3717, 3722, 3739, 3742, 3758, 3758.6, 3760, 3761, 3767, 3773 and 3777, Business and Professions Code.
1. Change without regulatory effect amending subsection (a) filed 10-22-92 pursuant to section 100, title 1, California Code of Regulations (Register 92, No. 43).
2. Change without regulatory effect amending section filed 11-30-95 pursuant to section 100, title 1, California Code of Regulations (Register 95, No. 48).
3. Amendment of subsection (b) and new subsection (d) filed 6-9-97; operative 7-9-97 (Register 97, No. 24).
4. New subsections (e) and (f) filed 4-21-2003; operative 5-21-2003 (Register 2003, No. 17).
5. Amendment of subsection (e), new subsection (f), subsection relettering and new subsection (h) filed 2-14-2007; operative 3-16-2007 (Register 2007, No. 7).
6. Amendment of subsections (b) and (e)-(h) and amendment of Note filed 5-25-2012; operative 6-24-2012 (Register 2012, No. 21).
This database is current through 6/7/24 Register 2024, No. 23.
Cal. Admin. Code tit. 16, § 1399.302, 16 CA ADC § 1399.302
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