New laws expand access to substance abuse treatment, remove insurance barriers, and strengthen oversight of prescriptions WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney on Tuesday signed into law Senate Bill 41, House Bill 91, and House Bill 100, a bipartisan package of legislation that will expand access to substance abuse treatment, strengthen oversight of opioid prescriptions, […]
Governor also recognized April 2017 as National Donate Life Month in Delaware DOVER, Del. – Governor Carney on Tuesday signed into law Senate Bill 17, which allows HIV-positive Delawareans to donate organs to HIV-positive recipients, and allows organs from HIV-positive donors to be used for clinical research. Governor Carney also signed a proclamation recognizing April […]
Following a 35 – 4 vote in the House, Governor Markell signed Senate Bill 241 into law today setting up the Division of Forensic Science to take over the operations previously conducted by the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner.
Surrounded by families who have lost loved ones to drug overdoses, Governor Jack Markell signed Senate Bill 116 to address the rising number of these fatalities by granting criminal immunity to individuals who report an alcohol or drug overdose.
Governor Jack Markell signed the Gender Identity Nondiscrimination Act (SB 97), ensuring equal legal protections to transgender individuals in Delaware.