DE SB3 | 2017-2018 | 149th General Assembly


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Democrat 8-5)
Status: Passed on August 9 2017 - 100% progression
Action: 2017-08-09 - Signed by Governor
Text: Latest bill text (Draft #1) [HTML]


This Act replaces the stillbirth certificate with a certificate of birth resulting in stillbirth, clarifies what documentation is required upon the occurrence of a stillbirth, and makes technical corrections to the Vital Statistics laws to accurately reflect current practices. This Act does not change the current reporting requirements regarding births or deaths.

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An Act To Amend Title 16 Of The Delaware Code Relating To Vital Statistics.


Roll Calls

2017-06-30 - House - House Third Reading (Y: 41 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2017-06-08 - Senate - Senate Third Reading (Y: 21 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2017-08-09 Signed by Governor
2017-06-30 Passed By House. Votes: 41 YES
2017-06-21 Reported Out of Committee (Health & Human Development) in House with 8 On Its Merits
2017-06-09 Assigned to Health & Human Development Committee in House
2017-06-08 Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
2017-06-07 Reported Out of Committee (Health, Children & Social Services) in Senate with 5 On Its Merits
2017-06-06 Introduced and Assigned to Health, Children & Social Services Committee in Senate

Delaware State Sources

Bill Comments