Emergency Law Inventory | Full Law Text

Law Number

20 Del. C. 3140(3)(a)

Summary Title

License Recipocity: Medical Examiner


When a public health emergency declaration is in effect, the medical examiner can waive any or all licensing requirements for out-of-state medical examiners if they have an equivalent license or permit in another state. The waiver will only be applicable during the time of the declared emergency.

Full Title

Licensing an appointment of health personnel during public health emergency

Full Text

(3) To authorize the medical examiner to appoint and prescribe the duties of such emergency assistant medical examiners as may be required for the proper performance of the duties of the office. a. The appointment of emergency assistant medical examiners pursuant to this section may be for a limited or unlimited time, but shall not exceed the termination of the state of emergency. b. The medical examiner may waive any or all licensing requirements, permits or fees required by the state Code and applicable orders, rules or regulations for the performance of these duties so long as the appointed emergency assistant medical examiner is competent to properly perform the duties of the office. In addition, if from another jurisdiction, the appointed emergency assistant medical examiner must possess the licensing, permit or fee requirement for medical examiners or assistant medical examiners in that jurisdiction.