(a) Except as provided in subdivision (b) of Section 94890 and subdivision (b) of this section, an approval to operate shall be for a term of five years.
(b) The bureau may adopt, by regulation, a process by which an institution with an approval to operate may request, and be approved by the bureau for, an inactive status. To regain an active approval status with the bureau, the institution shall apply for an approval to operate in accordance with this chapter.
(Amended by Stats. 2016, Ch. 593, Sec. 16. Effective January 1, 2017. Repealed as of January 1, 2021, pursuant to Section 94950.)