Alaska Statutes.
Title 47. Welfare, Social Services and Institutions
Chapter 32. Centralized Licensing and Related Administrative Procedures
Section 130. Enforcement Action: Immediate Revocation or Suspension.
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AS 47.32.130. Enforcement Action: Immediate Revocation or Suspension.

(a) If the department's report of investigation or inspection under AS 47.32.120 concludes that the department has reasonable cause to believe that a violation of an applicable statute or regulation has occurred that presents an immediate danger to the health, safety, or welfare of an individual receiving services from the entity, the department, without an administrative hearing and without providing an opportunity to cure or correct the violation, may immediately revoke or suspend the entity's license or, if the entity is not licensed under this chapter, may revoke the entity's ability to become licensed under this chapter or to provide services as an entity exempted under this chapter. A suspension or revocation under this subsection takes effect immediately upon initial notice to the entity from the department, is in addition to any enforcement action under AS 47.32.140 , and continues until a final determination under (c) of this section or AS 47.32.150 .

(b) Notice under this section shall be provided as follows:

(1) the department shall provide initial notice to the entity at the time the department determines that an immediate suspension or revocation is required; initial notice may be oral, except that, if an entity representative is not present at the entity, the department shall post written notice on the front door of the entity; the initial notice must provide information regarding the entity's appeal rights;

(2) the department shall provide formal written notice to the entity within 14 working days after the immediate revocation or suspension decision; formal written notice must include

(A) a copy of the department's report under AS 47.32.120 , a statement of the entity's right to submit a written response to the report, and any department requirement that the entity submit a written response to the report;

(B) a description of any enforcement action the department intends to take under AS 47.32.140 (d) or (f); and

(C) information regarding the entity's appeal rights.

(c) An entity to which a notice has been provided under this section may appeal the department's decision to impose the enforcement action, including an enforcement action the department intends to take under AS 47.32.140 (d) or (f), by filing a written request for a hearing, on a form provided by the department, within 15 days after receipt of the notice. If a hearing is not timely requested under this subsection, the department's notice constitutes a final administrative order for which the department may seek the court's assistance in enforcing.

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