DNA opposed House Bill 354-This bill allows retired nurse volunteers to work under the direction of a licensed physician or dentist at Delaware medical clinics that provide free non-emergency medical care and limited dental services to low-income, uninsured adults ages 18 to 64, so long as the retired nurse volunteer was licensed in Delaware within 5 years of applying to be a retired nurse volunteer. Did not get out of committee. DNA response to the bill.
House Bill 261 w/HA 1-An Act to amend Title 26 of the Delaware Code relating to termination of utility service or sale. This bill will allow NPs to certify utility medical need.
Signed on 07/18/12
SB70-This bill protects the health of young children by prohibiting the chemical bisphenol-A in certain children's products such as bottles, cups, and other containers used for food or beverages. Bisphenol-A, or BPA is a chemical used to help harden plastic and is found in many plastic food storage containers. BPA is a known hormone disruptor. Tests have shown that trace amounts leach out of the containers and into foods and liquids. BPA-free products exist. Signed on 06/30/11
HCR17-This resolution celebrates the 100th anniversary of the Delaware Nurses Association and recognizes its 100 years of commitment and service to professional nurses in the state of Delaware.
SCR32-BPA Resolution recognizing the dangers of BPA on the environment and human health. Signed on 06/01/10
Senate Tribute-The Delaware Nurses Association received a Senate Tribute from the Senate of the 145th General Assembly paying tribute to all Delaware Nurses observing 2010 as the International Year of the Nurse. Signed on 06/01/10
Senate Bill 182-Protects the title of "nurse". The Bill prohibits the use of the title "nurse" unless such person is a registered nurse or a licensed practical nurse. It also includes limits, titles and abbreviations for advanced practice nurses. Signed 03/31/10
Senate Bill 138-Permit physician’s assistants who are supervised by licensed physicians and advanced practice nurses who are employed by or who have a collaborative agreement with a licensed physician, in addition to physicians, to sign applications and renewal applications for license plates, and temporary and permanent parking permits for persons with disabilities. Signed 07/06/09