CHAPTER 234

PROVIDING FOR REPORTS IN EPILEPSY CASES

AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 11, DELAWARE CODE OF 1953 ENTITLED "CRIMES AND CRIMINAL PROCEDURE" BY PROVIDING FOR REPORTS IN CASES OF EPILEPSY.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Delaware:

Section 1. Chapter 1, Title 11, Delaware Code of 1953 is amended by adding a new section thereto as follows:

§ 108. Reports of epilepsy; limitation on use

Every physician attending or treating epilepsy shall report within one week to the Department of Motor Vehicles the names, ages and addresses of all persons treated as cases of epilepsy.

The reports shall be for the information of the Department of Motor Vehicles in enforcing the provisions of the Motor Vehicle Law. Said reports shall be kept confidential and used solely for the purpose of determining the eligibility of any person to operate a motor vehicle on the highways of this State.

"A physician failing to make such a report shall be fined not less than Five Dollars ($5.00), nor more than Fifty Dollars ($50.00) and costs for each such report he fails to make."

Approved July 1, 1953.