STATE BOARD OF HEALTH
AN ACT authorizing the State Board of Health to employ a nurse to educate, and supervise the midwives of the State.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Delaware in General Assembly met:
Section 1. The State Board of Health is hereby authorized to employ a registered trained nurse to educate and supervise the midwives of the State. Such nurse shall devote her entire time under the general direction of the State Board of Health, to an investigation of the methods employed by the midwives, to instructing the midwives so that they will not be a menace to the life and health of either mother or infant, to an investigation of deaths following midwife cases, to an investigation of all violations of the laws by midwives and to an investigation of the reports of births throughout the State.
Section 2. To enable the provisions of this Act to be carried out there is hereby annually appropriated to the Board of Health of the State of Delaware out of any funds in the hands of the State Treasurer not otherwise appropriated the sum of Two Thousand Dollars ($2,000).
Approved April 4, A. D. 1921.