CHAPTER 451

FORMERLY

HOUSE BILL NO. 703

AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 24 OF THE DELAWARE CODE REGARDING THE MEDICAL PRACTICES ACT.

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

Section 1. Amend § 1763 of Title 24 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "epilepsy;" as it appears in the caption and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "persons who are subject to losses of consciousness;".

Section 2. Amend § 1763 of Title 24 of the Delaware Code by striking the first sentence as it appears therein and substituting in lieu thereof the following:

"Every physician attending or treating persons who are subject to losses of consciousness due to disease of the central nervous system shall report within one week to the Division of Motor Vehicles the names, ages and addresses of all such persons unless such person's infirmity is under sufficient control to permit the person to operate a motor vehicle with safety to person and property."

Approved July 14, 1998