House Bill 238
149th General Assembly (2017 - 2018)
House Health & Human Development 6/20/17 (Tabled in Committee)
The General Assembly has ended, the current status is the final status.
AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 3 AND TITLE 16 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO RABIES AND OTHER VACCINATION REQUIREMENTS.
This Act enables licensed veterinarian’s to exempt an animal from the mandated rabies vaccination, if the veterinarian determines the vaccine would endanger the animal’s health and a titer test has been administered to assist in determining the necessity of the vaccine. Additionally the bill requires that a license veterinarian complete a Vaccine Risk Assessment Form provided by the department and to review the form with the pet owner. The form must be developed and distributed to licensed veterinarians by the Department of Health and Social Services before January 1, 2019.
Takes effect upon being signed into law