CHAPTER 5

FORMERLY

SENATE BILL NO. 2

AS AMENDED BY SENATE AMENDMENT NOS. 2 AND 3

AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 24 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO THE BOARD OF CHIROPRACTIC.

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

Section 1. Amend Title 24, Chapter 7, of the Delaware Code by adding a new section as follows:

“718. Opinions and Testimony.

(a) Any chiropractor who is duly licensed as a chiropractic practitioner under this Chapter shall be deemed competent to offer opinions in the Courts, administrative agencies and other tribunals of this State as to matters of causation, within the scope of chiropractic practice, provided the testimony is offered to a reasonable degree of chiropractic certainty and there is otherwise an adequate foundation for the admission of this testimony.

(b) Any chiropractor duly licensed under this Chapter shall also be deemed competent to offer opinions in the Courts, administrative agencies and other tribunals of this State as to matters of permanent impairment or disability provided the testimony is within the scope of chiropractic practice and is offered to a reasonable degree of chiropractic certainty and there is otherwise an adequate foundation of the admission of this testimony”.

Approved February 21, 2003