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146th General Assembly
House Bill # 144

Primary Sponsor: B. Short Additional Sponsor(s):    Sen. Henry
CoSponsors: Reps. Q. Johnson, Schooley; Sens. Bushweller, Blevins
Introduced on : 05/26/2011
Long Title:AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 16 AND 24 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO FACILITIES WHERE INVASIVE MEDICAL PROCEDURES ARE PERFORMED.
Synopsis:This bill allows for a person’s spouse to file a complaint concerning unsafe or unsanitary conditions at facilities where invasive medical procedures are performed. The Bill gives the Department of Health and Social Services the authority to require accreditation for medical facilities that perform invasive medical procedures. It also gives DHSS the authority to promulgate regulations for accreditation. The Bill requires that DHSS work with stakeholders in the development of the regulations and it outlines who those stakeholders should be. Finally, the Bill prohibits individuals licensed under Chapters 5, 11 and 17 of Title 24 from working in any facility where invasive medical procedures are performed unless the facility is licensed or accredited.
Current Status: Signed   On   07/05/2011
Volume Chapter78:80
Date Governor acted:07/05/2011
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Fiscal Notes/Fee Impact:Not Required
Amendments: HA 1 to HB 144 - Defeated
SA 1 to HB 144 - Stricken
SA 2 to HB 144 - Defeated
Committee Reports:
House Committee Report 06/01/11 F=6 M=5 U=0---->Committee Report
Senate Committee report 06/21/11 F=0 M=6 U=0----->Committee Report
Voting Reports:
House vote: () Passed 6/7/2011 4:45:54 PM------->Voting Record
Senate vote: () Passed 6/22/2011 6:13:27 PM------->Voting Record
Actions History:
Jul 05, 2011 - Signed by Governor
Jun 22, 2011 - Passed by Senate. Votes: Passed 21 YES 0 NO 0 NOT VOTING 0 ABSENT 0 VACANT
Jun 22, 2011 - Amendment SA 2 - Defeated by Senate. Votes: Defeated 8 YES 12 NO 0 NOT VOTING 1 ABSENT 0 VACANT
Jun 22, 2011 - Amendment SA 2 defeated
Jun 22, 2011 - Amendment SA 2 - Introduced in Senate
Jun 22, 2011 - Amendment SA 1 - Stricken
Jun 21, 2011 - Reported Out of Committee (HEALTH & SOCIAL SERVICES) in Senate with 6 On Its Merits
Jun 15, 2011 - Amendment SA 1 - Introduced and Placed With the Bill in Senate
Jun 08, 2011 - Assigned to Health & Social Services Committee in Senate
Jun 07, 2011 - Passed by House of Representatives. Votes: Passed 40 YES 1 NO 0 NOT VOTING 0 ABSENT 0 VACANT
Jun 07, 2011 - Amendment HA 1 - Defeated in House by Voice Vote
Jun 07, 2011 - Amendment HA 1 defeated
Jun 01, 2011 - Reported Out of Committee (HEALTH & HUMAN DEVELOPMENT) in House with 6 Favorable, 5 On Its Merits
Jun 01, 2011 - Amendment HA 1 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
May 26, 2011 - Introduced and Assigned to Health & Human Development Committee in House
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