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Copies of the proposed regulations are available for review in the May 1, 2016 edition of the Delaware Register of Regulations, accessible online at: or by calling the Division of Public Health at (302) 744-4951.
The current classification of the shellfish growing area is Seasonally Approved (December 1st through April 15th) but due to new US Food and Drug Administration Federal Guidance for prohibited zones around wastewater treatment plants, this area is now being classified as prohibited to the harvest of shellfish. Shellfish for the purpose of this regulation are defined as clams, oysters and mussels.
The hearing record on the proposed changes to 7402 Shellfish Sanitation Regulations will be open May 1, 2016. Individuals may submit written comments regarding the proposed changes via e-mail to or via the USPS to Lisa Vest, Hearing Officer, DNREC, 89 Kings Highway, Dover, DE 19901 (302) 739-9042. A public hearing on the proposed amendment will be held on June 2, 2016 beginning at 6:00 pm in the DNREC Auditorium, located at the Richardson & Robbins Building, 89 Kings Highway, Dover, DE 19901.
Pursuant to 28 Del.C. §1507, the Delaware Gaming Control Board has proposed revisions to its rules and regulations. The rules pertaining to bingo and instant bingo are modified to provide additional guidance on allowable games.
Pursuant to 28 Del. C. §1507, the Delaware Gaming Control Board has proposed revisions to its rules and regulations. The Charitable Gaming rules are amended to increase the number of games permitted monthly from 1 to 6.
The Delaware Board of Chiropractic, pursuant to 24 Del.C. §706(a)(1), proposes to revise its regulations. The proposed regulation further refines the practice of chiropractic and provides for student internships.
The Midwifery Advisory Council, pursuant to 24 Del.C. §1799HH(c), proposes to adopt the following regulations governing the practice of midwifery in the State of Delaware. As a newly created Council, regulating a profession that first required licensure by virtue of legislation enacted June 9, 2015, these regulations are comprehensive, and all newly created.
The Delaware Board of Examiners in Optometry, pursuant to 24 Del.C. §2104(a)(1), proposes to revise its regulations. The proposed regulations seek to clarify and provide more detailed information regarding the use of telehealth services for the provision of optometry services.
NOTE: Please see the April 2016 issue of the Register of Regulations for the text of the proposed regulation.
Pursuant to 24 Del.C. §3306(a)(1), the Board of Veterinary Medicine has proposed revisions to its rules and regulations.
The Board proposes a new Section 2.0 to address euthanasia of animals held in shelter, as set forth in 16 Del.C. §3004F. Other Sections are revised accordingly to accommodate the specific legal requirements pertaining to shelter animals. The Board also proposes requiring proof of continuing education hours for individuals who do not apply for licensure within the two-year period following examination. In addition, various Sections are amended to clarify the requirements for license renewal, reinstatement and inactive status. Typographical errors are corrected and the Rules are re-numbered to accommodate the new Section 2.0.
Pursuant to 24 Del.C. §3906(a)(1), the Board of Clinical Social Work Examiners ("the Board") has proposed revisions to its regulations. Subsection 9.3.9, pertaining to computer and internet technology, is stricken. A new Section 11.0 is added to implement standards for the practice of clinical social work through telehealth. New Subsections 7.3.4 and 7.3.5 are added to clarify the continuing education audit process, including hearings and disciplinary sanctions. Finally, certain technical revisions address inconsistencies in the regulations.
Pursuant to 16 Del.C. §4731(a), the Delaware Secretary of State ("Secretary") proposes revisions to the Uniform Controlled Substance Act ("UCSA") rules and regulations.
On July 1, 2015, proposed revisions to the rules and regulations were published in the Delaware Register of Regulations, Vol. 19, Issue 1. Specifically, Section 9.0 was added to provide requirements for the prescribing of opiates in order to address potential prescription drug overdose, abuse and diversion. A public hearing was held on July 29, 2015 before the Controlled Substance Advisory Committee ("Committee"). The Committee deliberated on the evidence presented at its meeting on September 23, 2015 and recommended certain revisions to the Secretary.
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