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HB182Enroll

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The Victims Compensation Assistance Program (Agency or VCAP) administers the Victims Compensation Fund and provides financial assistance to eligible victims of crimes to help cover the costs of a variety of services that help victims and their famili...
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2021-06-30
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
SB65Enroll

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Senate Bill No. 65 establishes the Focus on Alternative Skills Training Program ("FAST"). FAST will provide tuition assistance, to Delaware residents who have obtained a high school diploma, Diploma of Alternate Achievement Standards, or a ...
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2021-06-30
Passed By House. Votes: 40 YES 1 ABSENT
HB60Enroll

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This bill increases the amount that a tenant may deduct from rent in order to have necessary work done on the rental premises if the landlord fails to repair or maintain the premises after proper notice. The original amount of $200 was selected at th...
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2021-06-30
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
SB48Enroll

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This Act increases the penalty for violations of the Board of Electrical Examiners licensing regulations in situations involving fraud and material deception, or where a person has performed electrical work in a category for which the practitioner is...
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2021-06-30
Passed By House. Votes: 40 YES 1 ABSENT
HB211Enroll

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This bill adds the Department of Correction, Bureau of Prisons and Bureau of Community Corrections' vehicles to the list of "authorized emergency vehicles" identified in Chapter 41 of Title 21 that are afforded certain privileges when r...
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2021-06-30
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
HB166Enroll

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Like House Bill No. 166, House Substitute No. 1 for House Bill No. 166 establishes the Elevate Delaware program. Elevate Delaware will provide payments for tuition and auxiliary expenses, up to $10,000, for individuals to attend an approved non-credi...
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2021-06-30
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
SB161Enroll

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According to the Childrens Bureau within the Administration for Children & Families, U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, all 50 states plus Washington, D.C. and Puerto Rico have enacted infant safe haven laws that allow a parent to su...
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2021-06-30
Passed By Senate. Votes: 20 YES 1 ABSENT
SB51Enroll

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This Act increases the monetary penalties for sanctions by the Board of Plumbing, Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Examiners.
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2021-06-30
Passed By House. Votes: 40 YES 1 ABSENT
HB119Enroll

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This Act establishes Juneteenth as a State holiday. Juneteenth commemorates the emancipation of the last enslaved African Americans in the United States. The Act adds Juneteenth as a legal holiday and reduces the number of floating holidays from 2 to...
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2021-06-30
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
HB215Enroll

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Confessions are powerful evidence of guilt. Therefore, this Act adopts the Uniform Law Commission's Uniform Electronic Recordation of Custodial Interrogations Act to promote truth-finding, promote efficiency, and protect constitutional values.
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2021-06-30
Passed By House. Votes: 40 YES 1 ABSENT
SB98Enroll

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Section 1 of this Act addresses a condition of confinement issue that could adversely affect inmate rehabilitation efforts by eliminating solitary confinement imposed by the sentencing court.
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2021-06-29
Passed By House. Votes: 41 YES
HB218Enroll

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This Act modernizes fishing, hunting, and trapping license and associated waterfowl and trout stamp specifications to include digital formats. This Act refines the definition of waterfowl consistent with the gamebird waterfowl definition in existing ...
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2021-06-29
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
HB28Enroll

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This bill increases the minimum amount of property damage that triggers the mandatory reporting of a vehicular collision to police from $500 to $2,000. This bill also increases the minimum amount of property damage requiring police agencies to invest...
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2021-06-29
Passed By Senate. Votes: 20 YES 1 ABSENT
SB112Enroll

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This Act expands eligibility for mandatory expungement of adult and juvenile cases by doing all of the following:
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2021-06-29
Passed By House. Votes: 38 YES 3 NO
SCR56Enroll

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This Concurrent Resolution directs the General Assembly to work with DNREC, DSWA, and RPAC to identify funding for the Recycling Grants and Low Interest Loan Program. It also encourages further outreach and education on the importance of recycling el...
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2021-06-29
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
HB123Enroll

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This Act supports children who spent part or all of their teen years in the State's foster care system to access higher education by providing a tuition waiver program to cover the cost of tuition, fees, and (where offered) room and board at a pu...
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2021-06-29
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
HB243Enroll

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This bill prohibits law-enforcement agencies from releasing or publishing or causing to be released or published the name of any juvenile or any image depicting a juvenile, including displaying such image on any publicly maintained social media page ...
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2021-06-29
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
HB131Enroll

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This Act implements the procedure for the notice of a proposed amendment to the Delaware Constitution authorized by the amendment to § 1 of Article XVI of the Delaware Constitution proposed by House Bill No. 130 by doing the following:
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2021-06-29
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
HB115Enroll

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United States Supreme Court case law and scientific research has changed how we think about juvenile delinquency. We know now that an adolescents brain is not fully developed until the mid-twenties which makes juveniles especially prone to poor decis...
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2021-06-29
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
HB240Enroll

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This Act creates the Korey Thompson Student Emergency Housing Assistance Fund for the benefit of housing insecure undergraduate students at any college or university in Delaware and appropriates $90,000 to the Fund for FY2022. DSHA is charged with ad...
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2021-06-29
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
SB148Enroll

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This Act expands the Division of Civil Rights and Public Trusts responsibility to review deadly use of force incidents by law enforcement by adding review of cases involving serious physical injury. It also requires that if the Division issues a publ...
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2021-06-29
Passed By House. Votes: 26 YES 15 NO
SB177Enroll

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This Act makes the following changes to election law:
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2021-06-29
Passed By House. Votes: 39 YES 1 NO 1 NOT VOTING
HB212Enroll

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This Act provides a phased in approach to further the reduction of single-use plastic bags. This Act increases the minimum thickness for a plastic bag to qualify as a reusable bag from 2.25 mils to 10 mils effective January 1, 2022 and makes the rest...
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2021-06-29
Passed By Senate. Votes: 11 YES 10 NO
SB176Enroll

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This Act does the following:
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2021-06-29
Passed By House. Votes: 41 YES
HB130Enroll

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This Act is the first leg of an amendment to the Delaware Constitution to enable the General Assembly to designate who is responsible for providing notice of a proposed amendment to the Constitution and how the notice is disseminated. This change giv...
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2021-06-29
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
SB123Enroll

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This bill will allow all surviving spouses of persons killed in the course and scope of employment to receive the same level of death benefits as the surviving spouses of those persons defined as covered persons in Section 6601(2), Title 18 of the De...
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2021-06-29
Passed By House. Votes: 41 YES
SB47Enroll

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This Act clarifies that yard waste is included in the types of trash and litter that it is illegal to discard on a highway. This Act also defines yard waste.
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2021-06-29
Passed By House. Votes: 41 YES
SB168Enroll

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This Act establishes a Peer-to-Peer Car Sharing Program that allows for companies to facilitate the shared usage of vehicles in Delaware.
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2021-06-29
Passed By House. Votes: 41 YES
SB169Enroll

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In 2019, the Office of Child Care Licensing (OCCL) was transferred from the Department of Services for Children, Youth, and Their Families to the Department of Education. This Act makes changes to improve OCCLs implementation and enforcement of the C...
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2021-06-29
Passed By House. Votes: 41 YES
SB164Enroll

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This Act postpones the effective date of Senate Bill No. 67, enacted in 2019. Senate Bill No. 67 was to become effective on January 1, 2020; however, the Clerks of the Peace for all 3 counties have indicated that they intend to postpone implementatio...
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2021-06-29
Passed By House. Votes: 41 YES
SB166Enroll

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Delaware has been irreparably harmed by the opioid crisis. In 2018, 400 people died of an overdose in Delaware, and in 2019, 431 people died of an overdose. Settlements from opioid distributors, manufacturers, and pharmacies are expected to provide s...
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2021-06-29
Passed By House. Votes: 41 YES
SB152Enroll

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This Act creates a new Utilities Coordination Council, as recommended by the Utilities Coordination Working Group established by SCR No. 48 from the 150th General Assembly. The purpose of the Council is to review and recommend best practices for effi...
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2021-06-29
Passed By House. Votes: 41 YES
SB153Enroll

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This Act updates statutes relating to the Department of Services for Children, Youth and Their Families. It adds "Institutional Abuse Investigation Unit" to the definitions within the existing statute. In addition, it updates references in ...
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2021-06-29
Passed By House. Votes: 41 YES
HB41Enroll

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Section 1 of this Act clarifies that the reinstatement obligations of insurers under Section 3903(d) apply in instances of both nonrenewals and cancellations of policies due to nonpayment of premiums. Sections 2 through 4 of this Act revise the metho...
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2021-06-29
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
SB120Enroll

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This Act is a substitute for Senate Bill No. 120. Like Senate Bill No. 120, this Substitute continues recent efforts to strengthen the primary care system in this State by doing the following:
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2021-06-29
Passed By House. Votes: 24 YES 16 NO 1 ABSENT
HB122Enroll

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This Act is called the Jamie Wolfe Employment Act in recognition of Jamie Wolfe, a powerful disability rights advocate who worked tirelessly on behalf of people with disabilities for equal rights and equal access to education, housing, competitive an...
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2021-06-29
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
SB111Enroll

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This Act creates an automatic expungement process for adult and juvenile charges that are eligible for mandatory expungement because under the petition-based system, only a small fraction of people eligible for expungement ever obtain this important ...
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2021-06-29
Passed By House. Votes: 36 YES 5 NO
SB105Enroll

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This Act allows pharmacists to administer or dispense contraceptives under a standing order from the Division of Public Health. At least 11 states, the District of Columbia, and the U.S. Virgin Islands allow pharmacists to dispense contraceptives wit...
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2021-06-29
Passed By House. Votes: 35 YES 6 NO
SJR2Enroll

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This Senate Joint Resolution requires the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control to engage authoritative federal agencies to identify the administrative structure, legal structure, and resource needs to establish a State nontidal w...
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2021-06-29
Passed By House. Votes: 34 YES 7 NO
HB230Enroll

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Recent high-profile attacks on judges and their families are a constant reminder to those that choose public service that they may be doing so at the risk of their and their loved ones lives. The death of U.S. District Court Judge Esther Salas son, D...
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2021-06-29
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
HB202Enroll

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This Act is designed to increase the opportunity for Delaware children to undergo developmental screening with a research-based screening tool at an early age in order to identify children who may be eligible for Early Intervention or special educati...
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2021-06-29
Passed By Senate. Votes: 16 YES 5 NO
HB219Enroll

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Over 80% of pharmaceuticals in the United States are purchased through pharmacy benefits manager ("PBM") networks. PBMs serve as intermediaries between health plans, pharmaceutical manufacturers, and pharmacies or pharmacists, and PBMs esta...
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2021-06-29
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
SB136Enroll

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This Act transfers responsibility for early intervention services for children ages birth to age 3 from the Department of Health and Social Services to the Department of Education and revises the Code to be consistent with federal law. The Individual...
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2021-06-29
Passed By House. Votes: 41 YES
SB82Enroll

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This Act is a substitute for Senate Bill No. 82. Like Senate Bill 82, this Substitute does all of the following:
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2021-06-29
Passed By House. Votes: 41 YES
SB107Enroll

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This Act requires that individual, group, State employee, and public assistance insurance plans provide coverage for a medically necessary insulin pump at no cost to a covered individual.
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2021-06-29
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
SB139Enroll

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This bill changes the requirements for members to be appointed to the Delaware Emergency Medical Services Oversight Council. The bill also clarifies that a member may serve for a term of up to three years and is eligible for reappointment and the num...
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2021-06-29
Passed By House. Votes: 41 YES
SB141Enroll

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This Act is the result of over 6 years of work and collaboration among the Family Court, Department of Justice, Department of Services for Youth, Children, and their Families, the Office of the Child Advocate, private adoption agencies, and the Famil...
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2021-06-24
Passed By House. Votes: 40 YES 1 ABSENT
SB109Enroll

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This Act requires that home health-care services for Medicaid long-term care services and support providers be reimbursed for services by Medicaid-contracted organizations at a rate equal to or more than the rate set by the Division of Medicaid and M...
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2021-06-24
Passed By House. Votes: 40 YES 1 ABSENT
HB170Enroll

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This Act allows counties to use Realty Transfer Tax funds to pay expenses related to assessments and reassessments of real property and associated improvements. Further, it permits New Castle County to expand potential referees of tax assessment appe...
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2021-06-24
Passed By Senate. Votes: 20 YES 1 NO
SB6Enroll

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This Act creates the Delaware Large Capacity Magazine Prohibition Act of 2021. The Act includes clear definitions for the term large-capacity magazine, as an ammunition feeding device with a capacity to accept more than 17 rounds of ammunition. After...
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2021-06-24
Passed By House. Votes: 24 YES 16 NO 1 ABSENT
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