Delaware Representative Andria Bennett [D]

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DESB29EngrossThis Act enhances 2 existing agricultural horse racing programs, the Delaware Standardbred Breeder's Program and the Delaware Certified Thoroughbred program, by providing additional funding. Under this Act, horsemen provide half of the additional...
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2021-04-01
To House Appropriations Committee
DEHB96IntroHouse Bill No. 96 prohibits multiple service charges for residential trash collection service except if the charge is for any of the following:
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2021-04-01
To House Economic Development/Banking/Insurance & Commerce Committee
DESCR20EnrollThis Resolution recognizes April 2021 as "Parkinson's Disease Awareness Month" in the State of Delaware.
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2021-04-01
Passed By House. Votes: 41 YES
DEHB95EnrollThis Act requires that individual, group, State employee, and public assistance insurance plans provide coverage for epinephrine autoinjectors for individuals who are 18 years of age or under and must include at least 1 formulation of epinephrine aut...
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2021-03-31
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
DESB63EngrossThis Act limits the use of certain Class B firefighting foams (Class B foams) in Delaware. Class B foams are used to put out fires caused by flammable liquids like gasoline, oil, and jet fuel, and can be divided into 2 categories: those with PFAS che...
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2021-03-31
To House Public Safety & Homeland Security Committee
DEHB122IntroThis 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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2021-03-31
Reported Out of Committee (Economic Development/Banking/Insurance & Commerce) in House with 1 Favorable, 6 On Its Merits, 1 Unfavorable
DESB69PassUnder House Bill No. 354, which was enacted by the 150th General Assembly, death certificates may be electronically filed with the Delaware Vital Events Registration System until March 30, 2021. This Act removes the sunset provision, so that death ce...
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2021-03-30
Signed by Governor
DEHB16EngrossSection 1 of this Act modifies Delawares Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) to allow recipients to choose the most beneficial credit to be applied against their Delaware Personal Income Taxes. Under this Act, recipients can choose between a non-refundab...
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2021-03-25
To Senate Finance Committee
DEHB86IntroThis Act provides increased funding for kindergarten through third grade students identified as eligible for basic special education services. Currently, basic special education is provided for students in fourth through twelfth grade who are identif...
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2021-03-25
To House Appropriations Committee
DEHB135IntroThis Act expands the eligibility for Line-of-Duty disability benefits to all firefighters or emergency medical technicians (EMT) who are a member of a volunteer or municipal fire department in this State or a designated first responder, including fir...
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2021-03-25
To House Economic Development/Banking/Insurance & Commerce Committee
DEHCR17EnrollThis House Concurrent Resolution designates March 24, 2021 as "Equal Pay Day" in the State of Delaware.
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2021-03-25
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
DEHB47IntroIn the 149th General Assembly House Bill No. 64 amended Title 29, Section 5120 to insure that mothers who are full time state employees may have up to 6 weeks of unpaid leave following the newborn(s) discharge from the hospital even if their FMLA ben...
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2021-03-24
Reported Out of Committee (Education) in House with 9 Favorable, 3 On Its Merits
DESB55EngrossThis Act creates emergency access to epinephrine that allows an institution of higher education to acquire and stock a supply of epinephrine autoinjectors if an employee or agent has completed a training program. This Act allows the individual who ha...
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2021-03-24
Reported Out of Committee (Health & Human Development) in House with 6 Favorable, 7 On Its Merits
DESB68EngrossThis Act expands eligibility for the Department of Correction's Education Assistance Fund beyond correctional officers to employees who hold a position at paygrade 15 or below and meet the other existing requirements.
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2021-03-24
To House Corrections Committee
DEHB1PassFood and drink establishments suffered great losses since March, 2020 due to the pandemic including millions of dollars in lost sales and the loss of an tens of thousands of jobs in this State. This Act extends the provisions contained in HB 349 from...
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2021-03-23
Signed by Governor
DEHB88IntroThis bill removes the training minimum wage and youth minimum wage, which takes effect 90 days after enactment.
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2021-03-23
Reported Out of Committee (Economic Development/Banking/Insurance & Commerce) in House with 6 Favorable, 3 On Its Merits, 1 Unfavorable
DEHB8IntroThis Act mandates that the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control and the Division of Public Health establish maximum contaminant levels for specific contaminants found in drinking water in this state. Such contaminants include PFO...
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2021-03-23
Reported Out of Committee (Natural Resources) in House with 4 Favorable, 3 On Its Merits
DESB20EngrossThis Act clarifies that a person with a special license plate or permit for persons with disabilities may park for an unlimited period where the length of time is otherwise limited and must be able to park in a metered parking space for at least 1 ho...
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2021-03-19
To House Public Safety & Homeland Security Committee
DEHCR14IntroThis Concurrent Resolution requests that the budget bill prepared by the Joint Finance Committee keep the Senior Property Tax Credit at its statutorily enacted level of the lesser of 50%, or $500, rather than lower the maximum credit amount through e...
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2021-03-18
To House Administration Committee
DEHB55EnrollIn 2009, New Hampshire was the first state to develop a statewide "Gun Shop Project," reaching out to gun shops regarding the role they can play in suicide prevention. In the years since, at least 21 other states have implemented similar ca...
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2021-03-16
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
DEHB116IntroThis Act is intended to promote, maintain, and bolster the publics confidence in the integrity of State government, particularly as it relates to the employment of former members of the General Assembly within State government. This Act achieves this...
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2021-03-16
To House Administration Committee
DEHB100IntroThis 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. Add...
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2021-03-11
To House Appropriations Committee
DESB26IntroThis Act requires that meetings of the Board of Trustees for the University of Delaware, Delaware State University, and Delaware Technical and Community College must be livestreamed using technology that permits the public to hear all participants co...
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2021-03-10
Reported Out of Committee (Education) in Senate with 2 Favorable, 4 On Its Merits
DEHB69IntroThis bill establishes a 2-year residential drinking water purification system pilot program to be administered through the Department of Health and Social Services with funding through the Drinking Water State Revolving Fund.
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2021-03-10
Reported Out of Committee (Health & Human Development) in House with 6 Favorable, 8 On Its Merits
DEHB12IntroThis Act fully exempts county property taxes and local school taxes for a disabled veteran with a 100% VA rated service-connected, permanent and total disability or for a disabled veteran who is receiving 100% disability compensation due to individua...
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2021-03-09
Reported Out of Committee (Veterans Affairs) in House with 11 Favorable, 9 On Its Merits, 1 Unfavorable
DESB65IntroThis Act establishes the Focus on Alternative Skills Training Program ("FAST"). FAST will provide tuition, up to $9,000, to Delaware residents who have obtained a high school diploma, Diploma of Alternate Achievement Standards, or a Delawar...
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2021-02-26
To Senate Labor Committee
DEHB102IntroThis Act removes the broad exemption in the Freedom of Information Act for the University of Delaware and Delaware State University and creates the following specific exemptions for some records of public institutions:
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2021-02-19
To House Administration Committee
DESB30PassThis Act amends the Fiscal Year 2021 Bond and Capital Improvements Act to (1) authorize a portion of funding previously allocated to the Kalmar Nyckel Foundation to be used for unrestricted operations; (2) authorize additional reimbursements from the...
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2021-02-16
Signed by Governor
DESB42PassThis Act suspends the educator evaluation system during the 2020-2021 school year and replaces it with an observation and feedback cycle that provides educators with coaching and support related to hybrid and remote learning practices. This Act provi...
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2021-02-16
Signed by Governor
DEHB65PassThis bill provides COVID-19 related relief to both claimants receiving unemployment benefits and employers who are assessed unemployment taxes, and extends the end date of the Secretary of Labors COVID-19 related rulemaking authority. Section 1 waive...
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2021-02-08
Signed by Governor
DEHB93IntroThis bill creates the Grants-In-Aid Committee. The Committee is a joint committee of the Senate and House of Representatives. The purpose of the Committee is to view requests for grants-in-aid and to develop the grants-in-aid appropriations bill.
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2021-01-28
To House Administration Committee
DESB31EnrollThis Act is the second leg of a constitutional amendment to add race, color, and national origin to § 21 of Article I of the Delaware Constitution to explicitly declare that protection against discrimination based on race, color, and national origin...
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2021-01-28
Passed By House. Votes: 41 YES
DEHCR3IntroThis concurrent resolution establishes the Delaware Corrections Investigation Task Force to investigate and make findings and recommendations regarding the treatment of inmates and the quality of healthcare provided to inmates in this State's cor...
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2021-01-26
To House Administration Committee
DESCR3EngrossThis resolution honors Vice President-elect Kamala D. Harris for her service and dedication to the United States of America and the inspiration she provides to women and people of color, and offers appreciation and support for her historic Vice Presi...
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2021-01-21
Passed In House by Voice Vote
DESCR4EngrossThis Senate Concurrent Resolution proclaims January 23, 2021, as "Maternal Health Awareness Day" in the State of Delaware.
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2021-01-21
Passed In House by Voice Vote
DEHB62IntroThis Act is based on a Model Act to Prevent Excessive and Unconscionable Prices for Prescription Drugs developed by the National Academy for State Health Policy. It prohibits manufacturers from raising the price of prescription drugs outside of certa...
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2021-01-07
To House Economic Development/Banking/Insurance & Commerce Committee
DEHB52IntroSubchapter III, Chapter 68, Title 16 of the Delaware Code (Subchapter III) was originally enacted in 1982. In 1996, President Clinton signed the Bill Emerson Good Samaritan Food Donation Act, 42 U.S.C. § 1791 (Bill Emerson Act). The Bill Emerson Act...
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2021-01-07
To House Health & Human Development Committee
DEHB38IntroA placard must be prominently displayed at all entrances of massage and bodywork establishments that have failed to obtain a valid license or have a license that is suspended, revoked, or expired. This bill provides that no placard can be removed unl...
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2020-12-18
To House Sunset Committee (Policy Analysis & Government Accountability)
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