CHAPTER 424

FORMERLY

HOUSE BILL NO. 395

AS AMENDED BY HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 65, TITLE 11 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO DIAGNOSTIC SERVICES OF THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTION.

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

Section 1. Amend §6523, Title 11 of the Delaware Code by designating the existing section as subsection "(a)", and adding thereto a subsection "(b)" to read as follows:

"(b) The diagnostic service shall take steps to ensure that infectious diseases are not disseminated among the persons committed to the Department's care and staff. In performing the function, the diagnostic service is empowered to review medical histories, to complete medical histories, to complete appropriate medical examinations, to perform laboratory tests as are deemed appropriate, and to begin a course of treatment on persons committed to its care."

Approved July 3, 1986.