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FORMERLY

SENATE BILL NO. 167

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 27, TITLE 21 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO SUSPENDING AND REVOCATION OF LICENSE FOR REFUSAL TO SUBMIT TO CHEMICAL TEST AND PERSONS QUALIFIED TO ADMINISTER TESTS.

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

Section 1. Amend §2746 of Chapter 27, Title 21 of the Delaware Code by striking the Section in its entirety and substituting in lieu thereof the following:

§2746. Persons qualified to administer tests.

Only duly licensed physicians, registered nurses, licensed practical nurses or other persons trained in medically accepted procedures for the drawing of blood and employed by a hospital or other health care facility, acting at the request of a police officer, may withdraw blood from a person submitting to a chemical test under this subchapter. This limitation shall not apply to obtaining a specimen of breath or urine as to which qualified personnel shall include a police officer as well as the above personnel."

Approved July 13, 1987.