DE HJR7 | 2017-2018 | 149th General Assembly

Status

Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 6-0)
Status: Passed on September 7 2017 - 100% progression
Action: 2017-09-07 - Signed by Governor
Text: Latest bill text (Draft #1) [HTML]

Summary

Health care spending in Delaware is higher than the national average and has historically outpaced the States economic and revenue growth, contributing to the States current structural deficit. To combat ever rising costs, this Joint Resolution authorizes the Secretary of the Department of Health and Social Services to undertake the actions necessary to establish a health care benchmark, and designating the States 2018 fiscal year as a planning year. The Secretary is directed to consult with stakeholders in developing the benchmark.

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Title

Conferring Upon The Department Of Health And Social Services The Necessary Powers And Authority To Establish And Plan For The Monitoring And Implementation Of An Annual Health Care Benchmark.

Sponsors


Roll Calls

2017-07-01 - Senate - Senate Third Reading (Y: 13 N: 3 NV: 1 Abs: 4) [PASS]
2017-07-01 - House - House Third Reading (Y: 40 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 1) [PASS]

History

DateChamberAction
2017-09-07 Signed by Governor
2017-07-01 Passed By Senate. Votes: 13 YES 3 NO 1 NOT VOTING 4 ABSENT
2017-07-01 Passed By House. Votes: 40 YES 1 ABSENT
2017-07-01 Suspension of Rules in House
2017-06-30 Introduced in House

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Bill Comments

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