CHAPTER 46

FORMERLY

SENATE BILL NO. 182

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 17, TITLE 24, DELAWARE CODE, RELATING TO EXCEPTIONS TO EXAMINATIONS REQUIRED FOR A CERTIFICATE TO PRACTICE MEDICINE IN STATE INSTITUTIONS.

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

Section 1. Amend Section 1735, Title 24, Delaware Code, by adding a new paragraph as follows:

"(c) Under such rules and regulations as the Board may adopt, the examination required for a certificate to practice medicine may be waived by the Board in cases wherein a person is employed in this State as an intern, resident, house physician or fellow in any hospital accredited by the Joint Commission on the Accreditation of Hospitals or the American Osteopathic Hospital Association or who is a staff physician employed in any governmental institution. In such cases a person may be given a certificate to practice medicine for a period of time not to exceed the length of time of employment in such hospital or governmental institution, but such certificate shall be subject to yearly renewal and shall limit such practice to the hospital or institution where such person is employed."

Approved April 23, 1975.