CHAPTER 309

FORMERLY

SENATE BILL NO. 254

AS AMENDED BY

SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1

AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 16 AND TITLE 29 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO NURSING FACILITIES AND SIMILAR FACILITIES.

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

Section 1. Amend §1102, Title 16 of the Delaware Code, by inserting a new paragraph (8) as follows

"(8) ‘State Civil Penalty Trust Fund’ shall mean a fund maintained by the Department to which civil money penalties imposed for violations of state statute or regulation are to be remitted. Money deposited into this fund shall be used to further the purposes set forth in §1101, Title 16 of the Delaware Code and §7971, Title 29 of the Delaware Code."

Section 2. Amend §1112(a), Title 16 of the Delaware Code, by deleting the period and inserting the following; "if based on a federal regulation, or to the State Civil Penalty Trust Fund, if based on a state statute or regulation."

Section 3. Amend § 1112(c), Title 16 of the Delaware Code, by deleting the period and inserting the following; "or the State Civil Penalty Trust Fund, as appropriate."

Approved June 28, 2010