SENATE BILL NO, 298
AS AMENDED BY SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1
AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 24, CHAPTERS 11 AND 21 TO PERMIT THE RENDERING OF DENTAL AND OPTOMETRIC SERVICES IN NON-PROFIT CLINICS OPERATED IN AFFILIATION WITH H0SPITALS.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE:
Section 1. Amend subsection (1) of Section 1121, Title 24 of the Delaware Code by deleting said Subsection in its entirety and inserting in lieu thereof the following:
(1) Is a manager, proprietor, operator or conductor of a place for performing dental operations; provided however, that this subsection shall not prevent the rendering of dental services by a person otherwise qualified under this chapter in a non-profit, tax exempt organization as described in Section 501 (c) (3), Section 509 (a) (1) and Section 170 (b) (1) (A) (iii) of the Internal Revenue Service Code, that does not charge for its services and is affiliated with a hospital which is licensed by the State Board of Health and which is accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Hospitals or the American Osteopathic Association.
Section 2. Amend paragraph (n) of Subsection (7) of Section 2113, Title 24 of the Delaware Code by striking said paragraph in its entirety and inserting in lieu thereof the following:
(n) Practicing for or in conjunction with, either directly or indirectly, a corporation or company, except that allowed under Chapter 6 of Title 8. Provided that the foregoing shall not prevent a person licensed pursuant to this Chapter from rendering optometric services at a non-profit clinic which is operated by a corporation or company that is affiliated with a hospital licensed by the State Board of Health and accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Hospitals or the American Osteopathic Association.
Approved July 7,1981.