CHAPTER 474

FORMERLY

HOUSE BILL NO. 520

AS AMENDED BY HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1

AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 24 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO NONRESIDENT PHARMACIES.

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

Section 1. Amend Section 2538 of Title 24 of the Delaware Code by designating the existing section as subsection (a).

Section 2. Further Amend Section 2538 of Title 24 of the Delaware Code by enacting the following as subsection (b):

"(b) Whenever a pharmacy registered under this Chapter delivers a prescription drug by mail, common carrier or delivery service, where the prescription drug is not personally hand delivered directly to the patient at the person's residence or other designated location:

(1) A written notice shall be placed in each shipping container alerting the patient:

(A) that under certain circumstances a medication's effectiveness may be affected by exposure to extremes of heat, cold or humidity;

(B) of a local or toll free telephone service that is designed to answer questions about the drug."

Approved July 17, 1998