§48-26-406. Closure of programs.

     (a) The board may close any program that violates the standards established under this article or that threatens the health, well-being or safety of its participants or staff: Provided, That if a shelter is closed, the governing body of the program, in conjunction with the board, shall establish a plan to place the participants in other shelters or alternative housing.

     (b) In order to close a domestic violence program or one of its components, a batterer intervention and prevention program or a monitored parenting and exchange program, the board must vote unanimously in the affirmative.

     (c) If either the shelter component or the outreach component of a domestic violence program is closed, the remaining component of the program may continue to be licensed and to receive funds.