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DEHB196IntroHouse Bill No. 195 updates the terms and definitions used in Chapter 11 of Title 16 regarding long term care. This Act updates the terminology used to identify long term care facilities so that it is consistent throughout the Code. Specific updates a...
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2017-06-21
To House Health & Human Development Committee
DEHB195IntroChapter 11 of Title 16 was enacted in 1998. Since that time, there have been many changes to the health care delivery system, including a larger percentage of individuals receiving long term health care services in their homes and settings other than...
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2017-06-21
To House Health & Human Development Committee
DEHB247IntroThis bill sets forth revisions to the composition of the Council on Services for Aging and Adults with Physical Disabilities.
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2017-06-20
To House Health & Human Development Committee
DEHB238IntroThis Act enables licensed veterinarians to exempt an animal from the mandated rabies vaccination, if the veterinarian determines the vaccine would endanger the animals health and a titer test has been administered to assist in determining the necessi...
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2017-06-20
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DEHB248IntroThis Act removes from the definition of free standing emergency departments those emergency departments that are owned by an existing, licensed hospital in this State that has already been authorized and licensed to provide emergency services. This A...
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2017-06-20
To House Health & Human Development Committee
DEHB235IntroThis bill encourages spaying, neutering, and vaccination in order to limit the number of unwanted cats and protect the public from rabies and other diseases carried by unvaccinated animals. The bill defines free-roaming cats and also free-roaming cat...
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2017-06-15
To House Health & Human Development Committee
DEHB225IntroHouse Bill No. 208 of the 149th General Assembly changes the name of the Division of Long Term Care Residents Protection to the Division of Health Care Quality. This Act updates the name of the Division where it appears in the Delaware Code and takes...
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2017-06-13
To House Health & Human Development Committee
DEHB220IntroThis act establishes the Addiction Action Committee as a means to establish a comprehensive, coordinated strategy to address addiction in Delaware. The committee is authorized to make recommendations on a comprehensive approach to address and monitor...
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2017-06-13
To House Health & Human Development Committee
DEHB223IntroThis bill places restrictions on the placement of clothing bins. The bill requires a person who places a clothing bin on a property to first obtain a permit from the Department of Health and Social Services before placing the bin.
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2017-06-13
To House Health & Human Development Committee
DEHB219IntroThe 146th General Assembly gave the Department of Health and Social Services the authority to promulgate regulations and require accreditation for facilities that perform invasive medical procedures. The current terminology and definition of an invas...
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2017-06-08
To House Health & Human Development Committee
DEHB211EngrossSection one of this Act would grant access to data from the prescription monitoring program to the Drug Overdose Fatality Review Commission, which would significantly enhance the Commissions ability to meet its statutory duties. In addition, this sec...
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2017-06-06
To House Health & Human Development Committee
DEHB210IntroThis bill allows minors subject to debilitating medical conditions not specifically listed in § 4906A(b) the same petition process to have their condition considered as that allowed for adults.
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2017-06-06
To House Health & Human Development Committee
DEHB173IntroThis bill further consolidates animal welfare law enforcement roles and responsibilities under Title 16. The Office of Animal Welfare enforces all animal control and animal cruelty laws of this state. Upon the transfer of such responsibilities to the...
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2017-06-06
To House Health & Human Development Committee
DEHB203IntroThis Act directs the Division of Medicaid and Medical Assistance, Division of Public Health, and Office of Management and Budget Human Resources Management (the Agencies) to report to the General Assembly every 2 years the impacts and costs associat...
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2017-06-01
To House Health & Human Development Committee
DEHB200IntroThis bill sets a minimum reimbursement rate for home health care nursing services paid for by Medicaid-contracted organizations. The rate shall be at least equal to the rate set by the Division of Medicaid for equivalent services. Home care nurses an...
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2017-06-01
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DEHB208IntroThis Act renames the Division of Long Term Care Residents Protection to the Division of Health Care Quality and strengthens the Division's ability to protect Delawareans receiving long term, acute, or outpatient health care. The new name better d...
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2017-06-01
To House Health & Human Development Committee
DEHB186IntroThe Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), also referred to as the food stamp program, assists eligible low-income individuals with the purchase of food. This Act, known as the Delaware Nutritional Improvement Act, seeks to bring the Suppl...
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2017-05-17
To House Health & Human Development Committee
DEHB160IntroThe Delaware End of Life Options Act provides an additional option which terminally ill adults nearing their death can decide to select, to lessen their pain and suffering. The bill clarifies the procedures necessary for making the request, including...
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2017-05-02
To House Health & Human Development Committee
DEHB145IntroABLE accounts are special savings accounts established for certain persons with disabilities. This bill clarifies the treatment of funds in an ABLE account upon the death of a designated beneficiary. Specifically it prohibits State agencies or instru...
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2017-04-25
To House Health & Human Development Committee
DEHB126IntroThe Child Care and Development Block Grant Act of 2014 mandated that states allow families that receive child care assistance to continue receiving that assistance for at least 90 days after losing their job provided they are seeking employment durin...
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2017-04-05
To House Health & Human Development Committee
DEHB110IntroThe Delaware Marijuana Control Act regulates and taxes marijuana in the same manner as alcohol. It allows adults over the age of 21 to legally possess and consume under 1 ounce of marijuana for personal use. It does not permit people to grow their ow...
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2017-03-30
To House Health & Human Development Committee
DEHB91PassThis Act would enhance the ability of the prescription monitoring program to make informed determinations as to prescribers who may be making extraordinary prescriptions of opiates or other controlled substances, and to refer such cases to law enforc...
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2017-03-28
To House Health & Human Development Committee
DEHB100PassThe denial by private and public health benefit administrators of adequate coverage for substance abuse treatment has been identified as a major source of failed treatment efforts by persons addicted to controlled substances. These denials have also ...
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2017-03-23
To House Health & Human Development Committee
DEHB74IntroA minor child that is a qualifying patient may need, in addition to their parents, a designated caregiver who is not their parent when the parents work and cannot regularly get to school to administer medicine.
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2017-03-15
To House Health & Human Development Committee
DEHB65IntroIn many circumstances persons who owe child support have received monetary awards in the form of a court settlement, verdict, judgment, or under a workers compensation award. This Bill requires a prevailing litigant to advise his attorney or insuranc...
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2017-03-09
To House Health & Human Development Committee
DEHB27IntroSubchapter III, Chapter 68, Title 7 of the Delaware Code (Subchapter III) was originally enacted in 1982. In 1996, President Clinton signed the Bill Emerson Good Samaritan Food Donation Act, 42 U.S.C. § 1791 (Bill Emerson Act). The Bill Emerson Act ...
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2017-01-05
To House Health & Human Development Committee
DEHB21EnrollThis Act takes steps to ensure that individuals with disabilities are not denied access to organ transplant procedures based solely on their disability. Historically, individuals with disabilities have sometimes been denied access to life-saving orga...
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2017-01-05
To House Health & Human Development Committee
DEHB13PassThis bill provides Statewide consistency in the law that protects the public from dangerous dogs and clarifies that dogs may not be held potentially dangerous or dangerous for animal control enforcement or for purposes of criminal liability based sol...
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2016-12-15
To House Health & Human Development Committee
DEHB11EnrollThis Act removes the prohibition against receipt of Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF also referred to by the name Aid for Families with Dependent Children or AFDC) funds by persons convicted of a drug felony, so long as that person is ot...
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2016-12-15
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