HB 355

  • Delaware House Bill
  • 150th General Assembly (2019-2020)
  • Introduced in House Jun 17, 2020
  • Passed House Jun 24, 2020
  • Passed Senate Jun 25, 2020
  • Signed by Governor Aug 06, 2020

An Act To Amend Title 29 Of The Delaware Code Relating To The Department Of Health And Social Services.


This Act creates the 17-person Behavioral Health Planning and Advisory Council to the Division of Substance Abuse and Mental Health and ensures the Council will satisfy the requirements of Title XIX of the Public Health Service Act (42 U.S.C. 300x-4(a)). The Act designates the Council as Delaware’s State Mental Health Planning Council under Title XIX of the Public Health Services Act (42 U.S.C. 300x). The Act also makes clear that the Council is a public body for the purposes of the Freedom of Information Act.

Bill Sponsors (2)


Jun 25, 2020

Jun 24, 2020


Aug 06, 2020

Office of the Governor

Signed by Governor

Jun 25, 2020


Suspension of Rules in Senate


Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES

Jun 24, 2020


Suspension of Rules in House


Passed By House. Votes: 41 YES

Jun 17, 2020


Introduced and Assigned to Health & Human Development Committee in House

  • Introduction
  • Referral-Committee
Health & Human Development

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