CHAPTER 236

FORMERLY

HOUSE BILL NO, 131

AS AMENDED BY

HOUSE AMENDMENT NOS. 1, 2 AND 3 AND SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1

AN ACT TO AMEND SUBCHAPTER V, CHAPTER 11, TITLE 24, OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO RECORDS SUBMITTED TO AND RECORDS AND PROCEEDINGS OF COMMITTEES OR ORGANIZATIONS REVIEWING DENTAL RECORDS AND DENTISTS' WORK.

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

Section 1. Amend §1191. Subchapter V. Chapter 11. Title 24. Delaware Code, by designating all of the existing section as paragraph (a) and adding thereto new paragraphs to be designated as paragraphs (b) and (c) to read as follows:

"(b) The records and proceedings of any such committees or organizations as described in subsection (a) of this section shall be confidential records which shall not constitute public records or be available for general inspection by the public. All hearings on complaints shall be opened to the public only at the request of the respondent.

(c) No person who provides information to any such committees or organizations as described in subsection (a). or who testifies as a witness. shall be held liable in any cause of action arising out of the providing of such information or the giving of such testimony. provided that such person does so in good faith and without malice."

Approved March 26.1984.