CHAPTER 415

FORMERLY

HOUSE BILL NO. 339

AS AMENDED BY HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 2

AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 18 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO EXPERT WITNESSES.

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

Section 1. Amend Section 6854 of Title 18 of the Delaware Code by striking said section in its entirety and substituting in lieu thereof the following:

"§6854. Expert Witness.

No person shall be competent to give expert medical testimony as to applicable standards of skill and care unless such person is familiar with the degree of skill ordinarily employed in the field of medicine on which he or she will testify."

Approved June 30, 1996