DE SB48 | 2017-2018 | 149th General Assembly


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill
Status: Passed on July 20 2017 - 100% progression
Action: 2017-07-20 - Signed by Governor
Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [PDF]


Under this Act, a pharmacist who dispenses narloxone under an established set of circumstances is not subject to disciplinary or other adverse action under any professional licensing statute or criminal liability, or liable for damages related to injuries or death sustained in connection with administering the drug, unless it is established that the pharmacist caused the injuries or death wilfully, wantonly, or by gross negligence.

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


Roll Calls

2017-06-06 - Senate - Senate Third Reading (Y: 20 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 1) [PASS]
2017-06-06 - House - House Third Reading (Y: 39 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 2) [PASS]
2017-04-26 - Senate - Senate Third Reading (Y: 20 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 1) [PASS]


2017-07-20 Signed by Governor
2017-06-06 Passed By Senate. Votes: 20 YES 1 ABSENT
2017-06-06 Suspension of Rules in Senate
2017-06-06 Passed By House. Votes: 39 YES 2 ABSENT
2017-06-06 Amendment HA 1 to SB 48 - Passed In House by Voice Vote
2017-05-16 Amendment HA 1 to SB 48 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
2017-05-03 Reported Out of Committee (Health & Human Development) in House with 8 On Its Merits
2017-04-27 Assigned to Health & Human Development Committee in House
2017-04-26 Passed By Senate. Votes: 20 YES 1 ABSENT
2017-04-05 Reported Out of Committee (Health, Children & Social Services) in Senate with 1 Favorable, 3 On Its Merits
2017-03-30 Introduced and Assigned to Health, Children & Social Services Committee in Senate

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