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Department of Agriculture
Harness Racing Commission
501 Harness Racing Rules and Regulations
The Delaware Harness Racing Commission, pursuant to 3 Del.C. §10005, proposes to change its Rule,, 7.1.7,, & The Commission will hold a public hearing on the proposed rule changes on March 7, 2013. Written comments should be sent to Hugh J. Gallagher, Administrator of Harness Racing, Department of Agriculture, 2320 S. DuPont Highway, Dover, DE 19901. Written comments will be accepted for thirty (30) days from the date of publication in the Register of Regulations on February 1, 2013.
The proposed changes are for the purpose of updating Rules and reflect current policies, practices and procedures. Copies are published online at the Register of Regulations website:
A copy is also available for inspection at the Harness Racing Commission office.
Department of Education
The State Board of Education will hold its monthly meeting on Thursday, February 21, 2013 at 1:00 p.m. in the Townsend Building, Dover, Delaware.
Division of Medicaid and Medical Assistance
Long-Term Care Program
Tax Refunds and Advance Payments
In compliance with the State's Administrative Procedures Act (APA - Title 29, Chapter 101 of the Delaware Code) and under the authority of Title 31 of the Delaware Code, Chapter 5, Section 512, Delaware Health and Social Services (DHSS) / Division of Medicaid and Medical Assistance (DMMA) is amending the Division of Social Services Manual (DSSM) regarding the Long-Term Care program, specifically, Tax Refunds or Advance Payments.
Any person who wishes to make written suggestions, compilations of data, testimony, briefs or other written materials concerning the proposed new regulations must submit same to Sharon L. Summers, Planning & Policy Development Unit, Division of Medicaid and Medical Assistance, 1901 North DuPont Highway, P.O. Box 906, New Castle, Delaware 19720-0906 or by fax to 302-255-4425 by March 4, 2013.
The action concerning the determination of whether to adopt the proposed regulation will be based upon the results of Department and Division staff analysis and the consideration of the comments and written materials filed by other interested persons.
Division of Public Health
Regulations Governing the State of Delaware Screening of Newborn Infants for Metabolic, Hematologic, Endocrinologic, and Certain Structural Disorders
On February 1, 2013, the Family Health Systems section, under the Division of Public Health, Department of Health and Social Services, plans to publish proposed regulations governing the State of Delaware Screening of Newborn Infants for Metabolic, Hematologic, Endocrinologic, and Certain Structural Disorders and hold them out for public comment per Delaware law.
In September 2011, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services adopted the Advisory Committee on Heritable Disorders in Newborns and Children's recommendation to add screening for critical congenital heart disease (CCHD) to the Uniform Screening Panel. The proposed revisions to this regulation outline the process for collecting screening results for CCHD through pulse oximetry testing for newborns. Additionally, the revisions clarify the program's retention of blood spot results for a period of three years as well as update language to currently acceptable terms.
Copies of the proposed regulations are available for review in the February 1, 2013 edition of the Delaware Register of Regulations, accessible online at: or by calling the Family Health Systems Section at (302) 744-4821.
Any person who wishes to submit suggestions, briefs or other written materials concerning the proposed regulations must submit same to Deborah Harvey by March 4, 2013 at:
Deborah Harvey
Division of Public Health
417 Federal Street
Dover, DE 19901
Phone: (302) 744-4700
Fax (302) 739-6659
Executive Department
Delaware Economic Development Authority
401 Procedures Regarding Non-State Guaranteed Bonds
403 Procedures Regarding the Administration and Operation of the Council on Development
The State of Delaware, Delaware Economic Development Office ("DEDO") and The Delaware Economic Development Authority (the "Authority") hereby give notice of their intention to adopt amended regulations pursuant to the General Assembly's delegation of authority to adopt such measures found at 29 Del.C. §§5029(a) and 5054(e)(1) and in compliance with Delaware's Administrative Procedures Act, 29 Del.C. §10115. The proposed regulations constitute a revision of procedures for the Council of Development Finance.
DEDO and the Authority solicit, and will consider, timely filed written comments from interested individuals and groups concerning these proposed amended regulations. The deadline for the filing of such written comments will be thirty days (30) after these proposed amended regulations are promulgated in the Delaware Register of Regulations.
Any such submissions should be mailed or delivered to Lee Porter, 99 Kings Highway, Dover, DE 19901 by March 3, 2013.
16 DE Reg. 889 (02/01/13)