CHAPTER 266

FORMERLY

HOUSE BILL NO. 454

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 68, PART VI, TITLE 16 OF THE DELAWARE CODE EXEMPTING NURSES FROM CIVIL LIABILITY IN THE RENDERING OF EMERGENCY CARE.

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

Section 1. Amend Chapter 68, Part VI, Title 16 of the Delaware Code, by adding thereto a new section, to be designated as §6803, which new section shall read as follows:

§6803. Registered Nurses and Licensed Practical Nurses

Any Registered Nurse or any Licensed Practical Nurse, licensed as such by any state, who in good faith renders emergency care at the scene of any emergency or who undertakes to transport any victim thereof to the nearest medical facility shall not be liable for any civil damages as a result of any act or omission in rendering the emergency care; provided, however, such act or omission is not grossly negligent or intentionally designed to harm the victim.

Approved March 19, 1974.