DE HB100 | 2021-2022 | 151st General Assembly


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Democrat 40-12)
Status: Passed on August 19 2021 - 100% progression
Action: 2021-08-19 - Signed by Governor
Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [HTML]


This Act establishes a mental health services unit for Delaware elementary schools. The unit is at a ratio of 250 full-time equivalent students grades K-5 for a full-time school counselor, school social worker, or licensed clinical social worker. Additionally a unit ratio of 700 full time equivalent students for grades K-5 for employment of a full-time school psychologist. This Act defines mental health services as prevention, response, and coordination services delivered to students in elementary schools.

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An Act To Amend Title 14 Of The Delaware Code Relating To Free Public Schools.


Roll Calls

2021-06-30 - Senate - Senate Third Reading (Y: 21 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2021-06-08 - House - House Third Reading (Y: 40 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 1) [PASS]


2021-08-19 Signed by Governor
2021-06-30 Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
2021-06-22 Reported Out of Committee (Finance) in Senate with 3 Favorable, 1 On Its Merits
2021-06-15 Assigned to Finance Committee in Senate
2021-06-15 Reported Out of Committee (Education) in Senate with 1 Favorable, 4 On Its Merits
2021-06-08 Assigned to Education Committee in Senate
2021-06-08 Passed By House. Votes: 40 YES 1 ABSENT
2021-06-08 Amendment HA 2 to HB 100 - Passed In House by Voice Vote
2021-06-08 Amendment HA 1 to HB 100 - Stricken
2021-06-08 Suspension of Rules in House
2021-06-04 Reported Out of Committee (Appropriations) in House with 5 Favorable, 1 On Its Merits
2021-06-03 Amendment HA 2 to HB 100 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
2021-04-20 Amendment HA 1 to HB 100 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
2021-03-11 Assigned to Appropriations Committee in House
2021-03-10 Reported Out of Committee (Education) in House with 11 Favorable, 5 On Its Merits
2021-01-28 Introduced and Assigned to Education Committee in House

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