CHAPTER 57

FORMERLY

SENATE BILL NO. 47

AS AMENDED BY

SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1

AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 16 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO THE DELAWARE HEALTH STATISTICS CENTER.

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

Section 1. Amend§ 2003, Chapter 20, Title 16 of the Delaware Code by deleting §2003(d) in its entirety and replacing thereto as follows:

"(d) The state agency shall establish the Hospital Discharge Technical Advisory Committee to study issues such as the collection, compilation, dissemination and confidentiality of data with regard to Hospital Discharge Data Reporting. The Committee shall be comprised of nine (9) members. These members shall include hospital and nursing home representatives from the Delaware Healthcare Association and the Delaware Health Care Facilities Association. The members shall be appointed by the Secretary of the Department of Health and Social Services. Members shall serve a three (3) year term and are eligible for re-appointment. The state agency may establish other committees as deemed appropriate.".

Approved June 26, 2009