DE HB349 | 2011-2012 | 146th General Assembly


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill
Status: Passed on August 2 2012 - 100% progression
Action: 2012-08-02 - Signed by Governor
Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [HTML]


This bill mandates that a physician must ensure that all offices of a practice are properly managed by visiting each office at least once a month. This bill updates the Subchapter of the Medical Practice Act relating to physician assistants. The Regulatory Council of Physician Assistants will: propose rules and regulations in accordance within the Administrative Procedures Act; evaluate applications for licensing as a physician assistant; and will make disciplinary recommendations. The bill also requires a written agreement identifying the physician assistant’s role. The bill provides for a limitation on a physician assistant’s liability in rendering care during a disaster or emergency. Finally, the bill provides a process for placing a physician assistant’s license on inactive status and re-activating a license.

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An Act To Amend Title 24 Of The Delaware Code Relating To Professions And Occupations And The Medical Practice Act.


Roll Calls

2012-06-28 - Senate - Senate Third Reading (Y: 17 N: 4 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2012-06-19 - House - House Third Reading (Y: 41 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2012-08-02 Signed by Governor
2012-06-28 Passed by Senate. Votes: Passed 17 YES 4 NO 0 NOT VOTING 0 ABSENT 0 VACANT
2012-06-28 Necessary rules are suspended in Senate
2012-06-19 Passed by House of Representatives. Votes: Passed 41 YES 0 NO 0 NOT VOTING 0 ABSENT 0 VACANT
2012-06-19 Amendment HA 1 - Passed in House by Voice Vote
2012-06-12 Amendment HA 1 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
2012-06-06 Reported Out of Committee (HEALTH & HUMAN DEVELOPMENT) in House with 7 On Its Merits
2012-05-17 Re-Assigned to Health & Human Development Committee in House
2012-05-15 Introduced and Assigned to Sunset Committee (Policy Analysis & Government Accountability) Committee in House

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