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FORMERLY

HOUSE BILL NO. 589

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 17 OF TITLE 24, DELAWARE CODE TO PERMIT THE BOARD OP MEDICAL PRACTICE TO DISCIPLINE A PHYSICIAN WHOSE LICENSE TO PRACTICE MEDICINE HAS BEEN SUSPENDED OR REVOKED IN ANOTHER STATE.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE:

Section 1. Amend Section 1731, (b) of Subchapter IV of Title 24, Delaware Code by adding a new paragraph (18) which shall read as follows:

"(18) Suspension or revocation of a license to practice medicine or other disciplinary action taken by the appropriate licensing authority in another State or territory; provided, however, that the underlying grounds for such action in another State have been presented to the Board by either certified record or live testimony and the Board has determined that the facts found by the appropriate authority in the other state constitutes unprofessional conduct as that term is defined in Subsection (h) (1) through (17) of this Section."

Approved June 2, 1982.