DE HB238 | 2017-2018 | 149th General Assembly


Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Republican 4-1)
Status: Introduced on June 20 2017 - 25% progression
Action: 2018-05-09 - Tabled in Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Draft #1) [HTML]


This Act enables licensed veterinarians to exempt an animal from the mandated rabies vaccination, if the veterinarian determines the vaccine would endanger the animals health and a titer test has been administered to assist in determining the necessity of the vaccine. Additionally the bill requires that a license veterinarian complete a Vaccine Risk Assessment Form provided by the department and to review the form with the pet owner. The form must be developed and distributed to licensed veterinarians by the Department of Health and Social Services before January 1, 2019.

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An Act To Amend Title 3 And Title 16 Of The Delaware Code Relating To Rabies And Other Vaccination Requirements.



2018-05-09 Tabled in Committee
2018-04-24 Amendment HA 1 to HB 238 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
2017-06-20 Introduced and Assigned to Health & Human Development Committee in House

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