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AN ACT TO AMEND AN ACT ENTITLED "AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 17 OF TITLE 24, DELAWARE CODE, RELATING TO LICENSURE TO PRACTICE MEDICINE AND SURGERY, THE TERMINATION OF HUMAN PREGNANCY, AND PENALTIES FOR VIOLATION OF THE SAID CHAPTER.

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

Section 1. Amend House Substitute 1 for House Bill No. 200 by adding the following sentence to Section 2, § 1790 (b) (2):

In a case where the personal physician of an expectant mother claims that she has a mental or emotional condition, a psychiatrist licensed by this State shall, in addition to the personal physician, certify to the abortion review authority of the hospital where such procedure is to be performed that he is of the opinion, formed in good faith, that one of the circumstances set forth in subsection (a) of this section exists (except that no such certification is necessary for the circumstances set forth in subsection (a) (3) (b) hereof.

Section 2. Amend House Substitute 1 for House Bill No. 200 by deleting the period at the end of subsection 1790 (b) (2) and substituting in lieu thereof a semi-colon, followed by the word "and".

Approved July 10, 1969.