House Bill 458
149th General Assembly (2017 - 2018)
Out of Committee 6/13/18
The General Assembly has ended, the current status is the final status.
AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 16 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO THE PRESCRIPTION MONITORING PROGRAM.
This Act removes language from the state’s 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.
Takes effect upon being signed into law