Daily Report for 5/30/2019

Governor's Actions

No legislation is Signed by Governor Today

New Legislation Introduced

BillCurrent StatusSponsorSynopsisTitle
HB 161CommitteeRamoneRecognizing the beneficial value of being in nature and fishing, this bill expands the list of fishing license exceptions to include residents of long term care facilities who are accompanied by the facility's controlling person.AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 7 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO CONSERVATION.
HB 167CommitteePostlesThis bill amends the notice provision of the Administrative Procedures Act to include copies of the regulatory flexibility analysis and the economic impact statement. It also creates the requirement of an Economic Impact Statement and what it will contain. Further, the timeline for review of regulations is spelled out with an emphasis on minimizing the economic impact caused by regulations.AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 29 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURES AND THE REGULATORY FLEXIBILITY ACT.
HB 164CommitteeK. JohnsonThis Act codifies the Delaware Developmental Disabilities Council (“DDC”), which was created through Executive Order No. 123 in 1982 and placed in the Department of Safety and Homeland Security in the FY 2007 Budget Act. The DDC is established to undertake advocacy, capacity building, and systemic change activities that contribute to a coordinated, consumer- and family-centered, consumer- and family-directed, comprehensive system of community services, and individualized supports for Delawareans with developmental disabilities. The DDC is required by the federal Developmental Disabilities Assistance and Bill of Rights Act of 2000 and this Act incorporates the requirements of this federal law in establishing the requirements for DDC membership, the responsibilities of the DDC, and protections to avoid conflicts of interest in the awarding of funds.AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 29 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO THE DELAWARE DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES COUNCIL.
HA 1 to HB 8PWBMatthewsThe amendment clarifies that a "Qualified ex-offender" is a Delaware resident who was convicted of a felony and who has been released from confinement for that felony from a Level IV or Level V Delaware correctional facility within 1 year from the date of the individual's hire. 
HA 1 to SB 61PassedBaumbachThis amendment makes clear that in order for the Transportation Infrastructure Investment Fund Council to approve a motion, a majority of the members present at a meeting with a quorum must vote in favor. 
HB 169CommitteeK. JohnsonThis bill changes the relationship between physicians and physician assistants from supervisory to collaborative, in recognition of the evolving role of physician assistants and reflecting the education, training, and experience required for licensing, which emphasizes the team-based practice model. The bill retains a 1:4 ratio of physician assistants to physicians, unless a regulation of the Board increases or decreases the number. This limit of 1:4 does not apply to physicians and physician assistants who practice in the same physical office or facility building, such as an emergency department. This bill increases the number of Board of Medical Licensure and Discipline members from 16 to 18, to include two physician assistant members appointed by the Regulatory Council for Physician Assistants. The bill authorizes physician assistants to participate as uncompensated volunteers in public or community events.AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 24 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO PHYSICIAN ASSISTANTS.

Legislation Passed By Senate

No Legislation Passed By Senate

Legislation Passed By House of Representatives

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Senate Committee Assignments

Committee
Elections, Govt. & Community Affairs

House Committee Assignments

Committee
Administration
Economic Development/Banking/Insurance & Commerce
Education
Health & Human Development
Judiciary
Natural Resources
Public Safety & Homeland Security
Sunset Committee (Policy Analysis & Government Accountability)

Senate Committee Report

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House Committee Report

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Senate Defeated Legislation

No Senate Defeated Legislation

House Defeated Legislation

No House Defeated Legislation

Nominations Enacted upon by the Senate

No Records