CHAPTER 428

FORMERLY

SENATE SUBSTITUTE NO. 1

FOR

SENATE BILL NO. 300

AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 16 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO THE REGULATION OF NURSING FACILITIES AND SIMILAR FACILITIES.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE :

AMEND §1111, Title 16 of the Delaware Code by striking the sentence beginning with “The Department must choose” and replacing it with the following:

“If the federal government collects a civil monetary penalty for reported deficiencies, the State of Delaware will not collect a civil monetary penalty for the same conditions. In the event that a civil monetary penalty has been collected by the state and the federal government subsequently collects a penalty for the same conditions, the state shall refund the previously collected penalty.”

Approved July 13, 2000