DE SB44 | 2021-2022 | 151st General Assembly


Spectrum: Strong Partisan Bill (Democrat 16-1)
Status: Introduced on January 21 2021 - 25% progression
Action: 2021-03-04 - Amendment SA 1 to SB 44 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
Hearing: Mar 9 @ 10:00 am Health & Social Services
Text: Latest bill text (Draft #1) [HTML]


This Act allows the Drug Overdose Fatality Review Commission ("Commission") to review all deaths related to a drug overdose, regardless of the type of drug implicated in the overdose death. This change will allow the Commission to obtain and review all medical records, including substance abuse and mental health records, when there is a death related to a drug overdose. This approach will allow the Commission to monitor the evolving nature of societal drug use over time and make recommendations that are proactive in reducing the harm from emerging trends.

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An Act To Amend Title 16 Of The Delaware Code Relating To The Drug Overdose Fatality Review Commission.



2021-03-04 Amendment SA 1 to SB 44 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
2021-01-21 Introduced and Assigned to Health & Social Services Committee in Senate

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