DE HB458 | 2017-2018 | 149th General Assembly


Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Democrat 7-3)
Status: Introduced on June 12 2018 - 25% progression, died in chamber
Action: 2018-06-13 - Reported Out of Committee (Public Safety & Homeland Security) in House with 9 On Its Merits
Text: Latest bill text (Draft #1) [HTML]


This Act removes language from the states Prescription Drug Monitoring Program statute that unreasonably prevents law enforcement officials from accessing the PMP database when officials can show that the information on the database is relevant to an investigation or prosecution. This Act leaves intact the statutory right and responsibility of the Office of Controlled Substances to maintain the privacy of patients and patient information except under circumstances enumerated in the Delaware Code.

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An Act To Amend Title 16 Of The Delaware Code Relating To The Prescription Monitoring Program.



2018-06-13 Reported Out of Committee (Public Safety & Homeland Security) in House with 9 On Its Merits
2018-06-12 Introduced and Assigned to Public Safety & Homeland Security Committee in House

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