DE HB331 | 2017-2018 | 149th General Assembly


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Democrat 13-3)
Status: Passed on September 4 2018 - 100% progression
Action: 2018-09-04 - Signed by Governor
Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [HTML]


This bill creates regulations concerning the use, distribution and education of Benzodiazepine and Non-benzodiazepine Hypnotics. It require Practitioners to obtain consent from a minors parent or guardian prior to prescribing these drugs, and require pharmacist to include a cautionary statement explaining the risks associated with the long term use of these drugs.

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An Act To Amend Title 16 Of The Delaware Code Relating To Benzodiazepine And Non-benzodiazepine Hypnotics.


Roll Calls

2018-06-27 - Senate - Senate Third Reading (Y: 19 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 2) [PASS]
2018-04-19 - House - House Third Reading (Y: 39 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 2) [PASS]


2018-09-04 Signed by Governor
2018-06-27 Passed By Senate. Votes: 19 YES 2 ABSENT
2018-06-13 Reported Out of Committee (Health, Children & Social Services) in Senate with 3 On Its Merits
2018-04-25 Assigned to Health, Children & Social Services Committee in Senate
2018-04-19 Passed By House. Votes: 39 YES 2 ABSENT
2018-04-19 Amendment HA 1 to HB 331 - Passed In House by Voice Vote
2018-04-19 Amendment HA 1 to HA 1 - Passed In House by Voice Vote
2018-04-18 Amendment HA 1 to HA 1 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
2018-03-28 Reported Out of Committee (Health & Human Development) in House with 12 On Its Merits
2018-03-28 Amendment HA 1 to HB 331 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
2018-03-01 Introduced and Assigned to Health & Human Development Committee in House

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Bill Comments