House Bill 345
151st General Assembly (Present)
Ready for Governor for action
AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 11 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO MEDICAL CARE.
This Act ensures pregnant women and women who have given birth within the past six weeks who are subject to the custody of the Department of Corrections at Level IV or V have access to midwifery and doula services by requiring the Department to make reasonable accommodations for provision of available midwifery or doula services. This Act requires the Department to establish and provide midwifery services subject to the availability of funds designated for that purpose. This Act also requires the Department to provide written notice to pregnant and postpartum women subject to the custody of the Department at Level IV or V of the availability of midwifery and doula services.
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Takes effect upon being signed into law