Senate Substitute 1 for Senate Bill 106
152nd General Assembly (Present)
Out of Committee 6/14/23
Legislation has been voted out of Committee; now placed on the Ready List
AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 16 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO MATERNAL MENTAL HEALTH.
This Act modernizes and expands the concept of maternal mental health by replacing the definition of maternal depression with the more encompassing definition of perinatal mood and anxiety disorder. This Act contemplates treatment for any caregiver who may be affected by perinatal mood and anxiety disorder. This Act avoids use of gender-based pronouns as recommended by the Legislative Drafting Manual.
Takes effect upon being signed into law