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HB481PassThis Act will amend the Delaware Code relating to the powers of the Delaware Higher Education Office and the state authorization of private postsecondary institutions. The intent of the Act is to increase consumer protections for students enrolled in...
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2022-08-04
Signed by Governor
HB315PassThis bill provides unit funding for full time employees who shall be hired to provide permanent substitute teaching support in Delaware schools. The bill also provides professional development requirements for those hired into these positions and cre...
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2022-08-04
Signed by Governor
HB309PassThis Act, modeled on similar laws in Virginia and Maryland, requires a health-care provider to provide notice to a patient at the time blood is drawn to perform a laboratory test for Lyme disease that explains the limitations of the test and instruct...
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2022-08-04
Signed by Governor
SB313PassThis Act expands the period in which an ARTC program participant must meet the program requirements to obtain standard certification from 2 years to 3 years.
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2022-08-04
Signed by Governor
HB440PassThis bill changes the definition of and class of felony for the crime of Strangulation from a class C felony to a Class D felony unless additional factors are present, then the crime elevates to a class B felony, punishable from 2-25 years in jail. T...
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2022-08-04
Signed by Governor
SB257PassThis Act is an interstate compact called the Multistate Professional Counselor Licensure Compact, and it facilitates the interstate practice of licensed professional counseling. The Counseling Compact allows a counselor who is licensed in their home ...
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2022-08-04
Signed by Governor
HB441PassThis Act provides an alternative means for an educator to demonstrate competency and achieve a standard certificate beyond simply passing a content exam, such as the Praxis II. For those who are within 2 standard errors of measurement of the passing ...
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2022-08-04
Signed by Governor
HB77PassThis Act prohibits the manufacture, sale, or distribution of children's products, upholstered furniture used in residences, and mattresses that contain harmful flame retardant chemicals. These flame retardants have been found to cause cancer, par...
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2022-08-04
Signed by Governor
HB446PassThe Kent County Levy Court sets equal compensation for the members and chairpersons of all Kent County boards and commissions in the annual operating budget ordinance. Currently all members of the other boards and commissions are compensated at a rat...
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2022-08-04
Signed by Governor
SB260PassThe Consumer Protection Fund covers a substantial portion of the costs and expenses to run the Department of Justices Fraud and Consumer Protection Division, which serves all Delawareans, handles hundreds of consumer complaints every year, and is con...
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2022-08-04
Signed by Governor
SB259PassThis bill increases the amount of funds deposited into the Investor Protection Fund from money collected by the Investor Protection Unit from $100,000 to $550,000. In addition, it increases the retention cap of the Investor Protection Fund from $300,...
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2022-08-04
Signed by Governor
HB398PassThis Act renames the Human Trafficking Interagency Coordinating Council as the Delaware Anti-Trafficking Action Council (Council) for the purpose of providing a clearer description of the work that the Council performs. This Act also transfers the Co...
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2022-08-04
Signed by Governor
HB254PassThis Act requires all public schools that serve pupils in grades 7-12 that issue pupil identification cards to have printed on the identification cards the telephone or text numbers for the National Suicide Prevention and National Domestic Violence H...
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2022-08-04
Signed by Governor
SB247PassBy this Act, Delaware would join the Interstate Occupational Therapy Licensure Compact (OT Compact). The OT Compact is an interstate compact, or a formal agreement among states, to facilitate the interstate practice of occupational therapy.
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2022-08-04
Signed by Governor
SB319PassThis bill creates a special license plate for atTAcK addiction.
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2022-08-04
Signed by Governor
SB272PassBy this Act, Delaware would join the Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology Interstate Compact (the Compact). The Compact is an interstate compact, or a formal agreement among states, to facilitate the interstate practice of audiology and speech lan...
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2022-08-04
Signed by Governor
HB300PassThis Act establishes a mental health services unit for Delaware middle schools. The unit is phased in over 3 years, beginning in FY2023, to arrive at a final ratio of 250 full-time equivalent students grades 6-8 for a full-time school counselor, scho...
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2022-08-03
Signed by Governor
HB301PassA 2017 survey of Delaware high school students found that during the 12 months before the survey the following occurred:
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2022-08-03
Signed by Governor
HB303PassThis bill amends Chapter 33, Title 18 of the Delaware Code by adding a new § 3370E to require coverage of an annual behavioral health well check.
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2022-08-03
Signed by Governor
SB300PassThis Act updates the mandatory reporting requirements for Delaware physicians with anxiety, depression, and other mental health challenges. These changes are necessary to ensure that physicians are able to seek treatment without undue stigma or fear ...
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2022-07-29
Signed by Governor
SB163PassThis Act more closely aligns the meaning of agricultural, horticultural, and forestry land use with the U.S. Census Bureaus definition of farm, which, since the 1974 Census, has included any place from which $1,000 or more of agricultural products we...
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2022-07-28
Signed by Governor
HB193PassThis bill seeks to provide the State Fire Commission with the authority to hear and resolve disputes filed by members of the public or fire companies with respect to firefighting activities by individual firefighters and fire companies. The Commissio...
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2022-07-27
Signed by Governor
SB275PassThis bill continues the practice of amending periodically the Delaware Limited Liability Company Act (the Act) to keep it current and to maintain its national preeminence. The following is a section-by-section review of the proposed amendments of the...
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2022-07-27
Signed by Governor
HB407PassThis Act confers upon the Town Manager of the Town of Frederica the powers and authority conferred upon the Receiver of Taxes and County Treasurer for Kent County as set forth in Del.C. 87 specifically permitting the Town Manager to sell delinquent t...
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2022-07-27
Signed by Governor
SB273PassSection 1. Section 1 of this Act amends Section 102(b)(7). The amendment to Section 102(b)(7) authorizes a provision in the certificate of incorporation to eliminate or limit monetary liability of certain corporate officers for breach of fiduciary du...
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2022-07-27
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SB276PassThis bill continues the practice of amending periodically the Delaware Revised Uniform Partnership Act (the Act) to keep it current and to maintain its national preeminence. The following is a section-by-section review of the proposed amendments of t...
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2022-07-27
Signed by Governor
HB391PassThis Act amends the Charter of the Town of Millville.
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2022-07-27
Signed by Governor
HB350PassThis bill creates a special license plate for Suicide Prevention, Awareness, and Support in honor of Jason Staley.
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2022-07-27
Signed by Governor
SB284PassThis Act continues the practice of amending periodically the Delaware Statutory Trust Act (the Act) to keep it current and to maintain its national preeminence. The following is a section-by-section review of proposed amendments of the Act.
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2022-07-27
Signed by Governor
SB213PassThis bill adds representation from the Division of Medicaid and Medical Assistance (DMMA) to the Delaware Healthy Mother and Infant Consortium and the Overdose System of Care Committee.
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2022-07-27
Signed by Governor
SB288PassThis bill would create a pilot program whereby motorcyclists are permitted to use flashing headlights as a way to alert other drivers of their presence, without allowing the use of flashing lights that would otherwise be used on emergency vehicles. T...
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2022-07-27
Signed by Governor
HB422PassThis Act amends Section 3-304 of the City of Wilmingtons Charter to allow the City of Wilmington to determine whether, and to what extent, its employees are required to be City residents. This Act does not affect residency requirements for City Counc...
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2022-07-27
Signed by Governor
HB365PassThis bill establishes the pilotage rates for the Pilots Association for the Bay and River Delaware for 2023, 2024, and 2025.
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2022-07-27
Signed by Governor
SB303PassThis bill designates the Loggerhead Turtle as the official sea turtle for the State of Delaware.
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2022-07-27
Signed by Governor
SB274PassThis bill continues the practice of amending periodically the Delaware Revised Uniform Limited Partnership Act (the Act) to keep it current and to maintain its national preeminence. The following is a section-by-section review of the proposed amendme...
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2022-07-27
Signed by Governor
SB217PassHistorically, vehicles under the control of the Delaware State Fire Commission have been equipped with emergency lights. This bill amends Section 4106 to clarify and confirm that vehicles of the Delaware State Fire Prevention Commission are emergency...
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2022-07-27
Signed by Governor
HB342PassDelaware law already prohibits the use of restraints on women who are giving birth or in labor except in limited circumstances. This Act expands that protection to include women in the second or third trimester of pregnancy and those in the 13-week i...
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2022-07-25
Signed by Governor
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This Concurrent Resolution provides notice of a hearing on, and the alleged reasonable cause for, the removal, under § 13 of Article III of the Delaware Constitution, of Kathleen K. McGuiness, Auditor of Accounts, following the July 1, 2022 jury ver...
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2022-07-25
Passed By Senate. Votes: 13 YES 7 NO 1 ABSENT
HB345PassThis Act ensures pregnant women and women who have given birth within the past six weeks who are subject to the custody of the Department of Corrections at Level IV or V have access to midwifery and doula services by requiring the Department to make ...
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2022-07-25
Signed by Governor
HB344PassThis substitute bill places responsibility for development of bias and cultural competency training for healthcare employees in a subcommittee of the Delaware Perinatal Quality Collaborative. The subcommittee will develop training guidelines designed...
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2022-07-25
Signed by Governor
HB343PassThis Act requires that the Division of Medicaid and Medical Assistance to present a plan to the General Assembly by November 1, 2022 for coverage of doula services by Medicaid providers.
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2022-07-25
Signed by Governor
HB340PassImproving the quality of maternal health care and ensuring full access to it improves health outcomes and reduces preventable pregnancy-related deaths. The United States has one of the highest rates of maternal mortality among high-income countries a...
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2022-07-25
Signed by Governor
HB234PassThis Act requires the Department of Health and Social Services, Division of Medicaid and Medical Assistance to take the necessary steps to expand Medicaid coverage to pregnant women from the current coverage of 60-days from the end of pregnancy under...
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2022-07-25
Signed by Governor
SB298PassThis bill amends provisions in Title 26 of the Delaware Code, Section 1014, related to rules and regulations promulgated by the Public Service Commission, municipal electric companies, and electric cooperatives on the subject of net energy metering.
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2022-07-22
Signed by Governor
SB320PassThis bill establishes voting by mail under the General Assemblys broad powers under § 1, Article V of the Delaware Constitution to prescribe the means, methods and instruments of voting.
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2022-07-22
Signed by Governor
HB25PassThis bill provides for election day registration for presidential primary, primary, special, and general elections whereas currently the deadline is the fourth Saturday prior to the date of the election. Moreover, same day registration at polling pla...
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2022-07-22
Signed by Governor
HB374PassThis bill extends protections to homeowners in manufactured home communities even if their homes do not qualify as manufactured homes under the current definition of manufactured home. Currently there exists a population of Delawareans living in camp...
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2022-07-22
Signed by Governor
SB310PassThis Act updates the membership and responsibilities of the Governors Energy Advisory Council.
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2022-07-22
Signed by Governor
HB454PassThis Act revises the Code to be consistent with federal law. The Individuals with Disabilities in Education Act (IDEA) requires states to make a free appropriate public education (FAPE) available to all children with disabilities between the ages of ...
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2022-07-22
Signed by Governor
HB426PassThis Act allows counties to use Realty Transfer Tax funds for recreational amenities and land preservation programs.
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2022-07-22
Signed by Governor
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