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DESB182This bill creates a check box for donations to the Protecting Delaware’s Children Fund on the individual income tax return. All amounts designated to this Fund would be forwarded to the Delaware Community Foundation for use in public awareness ...
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2014-07-15
Signed by Governor
Pass
100%
DESB181This bill makes several changes to the Child Protection Registry. First, it provides the requirement for a hearing for every child prior to placement on the registry and requires the appointment of counsel. The bill reorganizes the Court findings req...
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2014-07-15
Signed by Governor
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100%
DEHB299This legislation would allow for the sale and consumption of beer, wine and liquor at movie theaters, including consumption within the theater during a movie showing, something that is allowed in at least 30 states including Maryland, New Jersey, New...
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2014-07-15
Signed by Governor
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100%
DEHB318This Act doubles the research and development tax credit available to smaller businesses while keeping in place the annual cap of $5 million for the credit as a whole. Currently, all businesses are entitled to a state tax credit that is equal to half...
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2014-07-15
Signed by Governor
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100%
DEHB331This Act removes the exemption from the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) and thus fully applies FOIA to the University of Delaware and Delaware State University. Currently FOIA applies to their Boards of Trustees and their documents relating to the ...
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2014-07-15
Signed by Governor
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DESB211This Act establishes a 30-day late renewal period for certified nursing assistants during which they may still work. Certifications renewed during the 30-day late renewal period will be charged a fee for late renewal rather than having to retake the ...
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2014-07-15
Signed by Governor
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100%
DESB218This bill amends the definition of good cause to include reported and recorded acts of Bullying as previously defined in Delaware Code. This definition change would allow bullying along with the other factors currently listed under “good cause&...
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2014-07-15
Signed by Governor
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100%
DESB229Section 1 of the Act would permit the state’s most severely cognitively disabled students, with the consent of their parents, IEP teams, and school districts, to receive special exemptions from taking either of the state’s standardized as...
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2014-07-15
Signed by Governor
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100%
DESB234This bill aligns language within Title 14, Chapter 5 with changes to education and charter policy made throughout the chapter as well as elsewhere in the title. These changes remedy inconsistencies in language between different sections of Delaware C...
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2014-07-15
Signed by Governor
Pass
100%
DEHB373This Act makes substantial changes to Titles 18 and 19 of the Delaware Code designed to control the level of workers’ compensation premiums in Delaware. The most significant changes are (a) a 33% reduction in medical costs to the workers’...
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2014-07-15
Signed by Governor
Enroll
75%
DEHB161Sections 1 and 2 of this bill require individual and group life insurers to provide notice of cancellation of life insurance coverage due to nonpayment of premiums and to retain proof of mailing of such notices for a one-year period. Sections 3 and 4...
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2014-07-01
Passed by Senate. Votes: Passed 21 YES 0 NO 0 NOT VOTING 0 ABSENT 0 VACANT
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75%
DESB150This bill is intended to implement the recommendations of the General Assembly’s Joint Sunset Committee following its review of the Sustainable Energy Utility. The Committee recommended that the statute governing the SEU, Title 29, Section 8059...
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2014-07-01
Passed by Senate. Votes: Passed 21 YES 0 NO 0 NOT VOTING 0 ABSENT 0 VACANT
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DEHB291The Insurance Coverage Office has administratively operated within the Office of Management and Budget and its predecessor agencies for over twenty years. This legislation updates the Delaware Code to formalize the movement of the Insurance Coverage ...
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2014-07-01
Signed by Governor
Enroll
75%
DESB207In 1999, House Bill 332 established new response time goals and certification standards for the delivery of basic life support and emergency medical services. In order to meet the new standards, volunteer ambulance companies needed to hire paid EMTs ...
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2014-07-01
Passed by Senate. Votes: Passed 21 YES 0 NO 0 NOT VOTING 0 ABSENT 0 VACANT
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75%
DESB214This bill clarifies that an applicant must have a baccalaureate degree to be eligible to have a doctorate pursuant to 2818(c) of Title 24 requirements of licensure.
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2014-07-01
Passed by House of Representatives. Votes: Passed 41 YES 0 NO 0 NOT VOTING 0 ABSENT 0 VACANT
Pass
100%
DEHB334This bill provides for the transition of the statewide student assessment system, the Delaware Comprehensive Student Assessment (DCAS), to the Smarter Balanced Assessment System (Smarter). Specifically, the bill removes references to multiple assessm...
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2014-07-01
Signed by Governor
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75%
DEHB372This Bill expands line of duty death benefits to include individuals who die from a heart attack, stroke, or vascular rupture within 24 hours of on duty strenuous physical activity. This Bill further removes the statute of limitations on submitting a...
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2014-07-01
Passed by Senate. Votes: Passed 21 YES 0 NO 0 NOT VOTING 0 ABSENT 0 VACANT
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75%
DEHB359At the recommendation of the Joint Sunset Committee, this bill revises the State Examining Board of Physical Therapists and Athletic Trainers’ licensing law to make it consistent with the laws of other Title 24 boards. This bill updates the Boa...
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2014-07-01
Passed by Senate. Votes: Passed 16 YES 5 NO 0 NOT VOTING 0 ABSENT 0 VACANT
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100%
DESB244This bill expands the purview of the DPAS II Advisory Committee which serves to provide advice to the Secretary of Education and the State Board in the promulgation of regulations relating to DPAS II.
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2014-07-01
Signed by Governor
Pass
100%
DESB247This bill continues the current practice which allows school districts to hire qualified school nurses in a timely and appropriate manner. The bill keeps in place current language that requires applicants for school nurse to achieve a passing score o...
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2014-07-01
Signed by Governor
Enroll
75%
DESCR63This concurrent resolution creates an Individualized Education Plan (IEP) Task Force.
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2014-07-01
Passed in House by Voice Vote
Engross
50%
DEHJR17This joint resolution is designed to establish a task force to study and make findings concerning financial literacy education and recommend methods of improving the financial literacy of Delaware K-12 students.
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2014-07-01
Passed by House of Representatives. Votes: Passed 41 YES 0 NO 0 NOT VOTING 0 ABSENT 0 VACANT
Pass
100%
DESB254Recognizing (1) that our educators are assuming greater levels of responsibility and demonstrating leadership in their classrooms and schools, (2) that our current educator compensation system does not reflect the work we value in our educators or pr...
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2014-07-01
Signed by Governor
Enroll
75%
DEHB416People First Language (“PFL”) legislation is part of a national movement to promote dignity and inclusion for people with disabilities. PFL specifies that the order of terms used to describe any individual places the person first, and the...
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2014-07-01
Passed by Senate. Votes: Passed 21 YES 0 NO 0 NOT VOTING 0 ABSENT 0 VACANT
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75%
DESB127This bill is the result of recommendations made by the Joint Sunset Committee and makes several amendments to Title 11 relating to the Board of Parole. This bill adds victim advocacy to be included as one of the potential qualifications to be conside...
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2014-06-30
Passed by House of Representatives. Votes: Passed 41 YES 0 NO 0 NOT VOTING 0 ABSENT 0 VACANT
Engross
50%
DEHB193This bill promotes the safety and welfare of the State’s citizens by making failure to wear a seat belt an independent civil violation. It would no longer be an aggravating circumstance for sentencing on other violations. There are still no mot...
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2014-06-30
Laid On Table in Senate
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75%
DESB185Delaware employment discrimination law applies to employers of 4 or more employees within the State for all protected classes (race; marital status; genetic information; color; age; religion; sex; sexual orientation; gender identity; national origin)...
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2014-06-30
Passed by House of Representatives. Votes: Passed 25 YES 15 NO 1 NOT VOTING 0 ABSENT 0 VACANT
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100%
DESB197Human trafficking is a global concern that affects the United States on federal, state, and local levels, and victimizes more than 27 million people worldwide. By 2012, human trafficking had become the second fastest growing criminal activity in the ...
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2014-06-30
Signed by Governor
Enroll
75%
DESB187This bill provides a safe alternative for the return of prohibited campaign and suspected prohibited campaign contributions. This bill allows a reporting party to donate a prohibited or suspected prohibited contribution to a charitable organization l...
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2014-06-30
Passed by House of Representatives. Votes: Passed 27 YES 14 NO 0 NOT VOTING 0 ABSENT 0 VACANT
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DESB206Servicemembers have been afforded civil relief at the federal level under the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act, 50 U.S.C. App. 501 et seq. (the “SCRA”), or one of its predecessor statutes, since the Civil War. Similar to the purpose of th...
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2014-06-30
Passed by House of Representatives. Votes: Passed 41 YES 0 NO 0 NOT VOTING 0 ABSENT 0 VACANT
Intro
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DEHCR55This resolution authorizes the state legislative website to include the voting record of each state legislator starting no later than January 2017.
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2014-06-30
Stricken
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75%
DESB210This Bill changes the composition of the Professional Standards Board by reducing the number of members. It also changes the term of membership from 4 years to 3 years.
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2014-06-30
SS 1 for SB 210 - Passed by House of Representatives. Votes: Passed 41 YES 0 NO 0 NOT VOTING 0 ABSENT 0 VACANT
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75%
DEHB340These amendments to the Omnibus School Safety Act changes the date that schools are to be in compliance with the Act to September 2014 instead of September 2017. In addition, the amendment changes the requirement of school districts to conduct full s...
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2014-06-30
Passed by Senate. Votes: Passed 19 YES 0 NO 0 NOT VOTING 2 ABSENT 0 VACANT
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75%
DEHB365This bill is intended to codify three recommendations made by the Joint Sunset Committee. First, the bill increases the minimum number of yearly meetings from 2 to 4, and provides for the Chair or State Treasurer to set the agenda for special meeting...
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2014-06-30
Passed by Senate. Votes: Passed 19 YES 2 NO 0 NOT VOTING 0 ABSENT 0 VACANT
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75%
DEHB358This bill explicitly recognizes the Psychological Clinical Science Accreditation System (PCSAS) and the American Psychological Association (APA) as qualifying accreditors of a psychology program for purposes of holding a professional license as a psy...
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2014-06-30
Passed by Senate. Votes: Passed 21 YES 0 NO 0 NOT VOTING 0 ABSENT 0 VACANT
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75%
DEHB354At the recommendation of the Joint Sunset Committee, this bill amends the Diamond State Port Corporation by adding an advisory board, consisting of members who represent a variety of interests related to the Port, to provide the Port’s Board of...
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2014-06-30
Passed by Senate. Votes: Passed 19 YES 1 NO 1 NOT VOTING 0 ABSENT 0 VACANT
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75%
DESB246This Act would bring best practices to Delaware schools with respect to prevention of serious injury or death from anaphylactic reactions caused by an allergy or life-threatening crisis due to asthma. Delaware schools shall have Emergency Medications...
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2014-06-30
Passed by House of Representatives. Votes: Passed 39 YES 0 NO 1 NOT VOTING 1 ABSENT 0 VACANT
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75%
DESB260This Act would allow the Court of Common Pleas to provide incentives for participation in a Driving Under the Influence (DUI) Treatment Program. It is anticipated that this program, which will last a minimum of 9 months, will address offenders who ha...
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2014-06-30
Passed by House of Representatives. Votes: Passed 41 YES 0 NO 0 NOT VOTING 0 ABSENT 0 VACANT
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75%
DEHB13This bill prohibits a former member of the General Assembly from acting as a lobbyist for a period of one year after such person’s term of office ends. Any person who knowingly violates this section shall be guilty of an unclassified misdemeano...
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2014-06-26
Passed by House of Representatives. Votes: Passed 33 YES 7 NO 0 NOT VOTING 1 ABSENT 0 VACANT
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75%
DEHB148This bill would direct the Office of the State Treasurer to add a Roth option to state sponsored 403(b) and 457(b) savings plans that are offered to eligible teachers and state employees. This bill would not require the state to contribute any additi...
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2014-06-26
Passed by House of Representatives. Votes: Passed 41 YES 0 NO 0 NOT VOTING 0 ABSENT 0 VACANT
Intro
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DEHB155This bill prohibits the use of a wearable computer with a head-mounted display while driving.
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2014-06-26
Amendment HA 1 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
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DESB94This Bill adds to current tanning bed restrictions by banning all minors from using tanning devices in tanning facilities. It also mandates warning signs and statements in tanning facilities.
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2014-06-26
Passed by House of Representatives. Votes: Passed 40 YES 0 NO 1 NOT VOTING 0 ABSENT 0 VACANT
Enroll
75%
DESB186This bill requires entities contribute more than $100 to a political committees during an election cycle to disclose the name and address of a “responsible party”—that is, someone who shares or exercises direction or control over th...
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2014-06-26
Passed by House of Representatives. Votes: Passed 38 YES 2 NO 1 NOT VOTING 0 ABSENT 0 VACANT
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75%
DESB205This bill outlines procedures for dealing with Sudden Cardiac Arrest in student athletes. This legislation will be known as the Grace Firestone Act.
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2014-06-26
Passed by House of Representatives. Votes: Passed 41 YES 0 NO 0 NOT VOTING 0 ABSENT 0 VACANT
Pass
100%
DEHB320This bill increases the opportunity for citizens to observe the performance of public officials and to monitor the decisions that are made by such officials by making minutes of infrequently meeting public bodies in the executive branch available in ...
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2014-06-26
Signed by Governor
Enroll
75%
DEHB324The bill creates a special motor vehicle license plate for the purpose of honoring Delaware’s veterans.
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2014-06-26
Passed by Senate. Votes: Passed 21 YES 0 NO 0 NOT VOTING 0 ABSENT 0 VACANT
Pass
100%
DEHB323This Act requires that annual or biennial reports published by various public bodies of the Executive Branch of State Government be posted in a central online repository available to the citizens through the State’s web portal. By creating a si...
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2014-06-26
Signed by Governor
Enroll
75%
DEHB344The 146th General Assembly established a study group pursuant to House Joint Resoultion No. 17 to examine and recommend changes to the State’s civil mental health laws. During the course of the Study Group’s work, it determined that while...
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2014-06-26
Passed by Senate. Votes: Passed 17 YES 3 NO 1 NOT VOTING 0 ABSENT 0 VACANT
Engross
50%
DESCR53This Resolution proclaims May, 2014, Cystic Fibrosis Awareness Month in Delaware.
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2014-06-26
Passed in House by Voice Vote
Engross
50%
DESCR55This resolution designates October 2014 as “Dyslexia Awareness Month” in Delaware.
[Detail][Text]
2014-06-26
Passed in House by Voice Vote
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