Delaware Senator Bryan Townsend [D]

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DEHB17IntroThis bill extends the amount of years an identification card is valid from four (4) to eight (8) years. This bill is necessary for the Division of Motor Vehicles to maintain consistent business processes. The driver license is currently valid for eig...
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2021-01-14
Amendment HA 1 to HB 17 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
DESCR1EnrollThis Concurrent Resolution provides for a Joint Session of the Senate and the House of Representatives to be convened for the purpose of announcing the vote for Governor and Lieutenant Governor of the State of Delaware.
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2021-01-14
Passed By House. Votes: 41 YES
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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2021-01-14
Passed By Senate. Votes: 15 YES 6 NO
DEHCR2EngrossThis House Concurrent Resolution honors Delaware's first responders and essential workers who have continued performing duties that are vital to the health, safety, and well-being of all Delawareans as we combat the COVID-19 pandemic.
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2021-01-14
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
DEHCR5EngrossThis resolution honors President-elect Joseph R. Biden, Jr. for his service and dedication to Delaware, and offers appreciation and support in his Presidency.
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2021-01-14
Passed By Senate. Votes: 15 YES 6 NO
DEHB75IntroThis Act is the final leg of a constitutional amendment that would eliminate from the Delaware Constitution the limitations as to when an individual may vote by absentee ballot. This amendment to the Delaware Constitution provides that the General As...
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2021-01-14
[Hearing: Jan 21 @ 11:00 am]
To House Administration Committee
DEHB68IntroThe National League of Families POW/MIA flag is a symbol of our Nation's concern and commitment to resolving as fully as possible the fates of Americans still prisoners, missing, or unaccounted for in all U.S. wars 36. U.S.C. § 902.
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2021-01-14
[Hearing: Jan 21 @ 11:00 am]
To House Administration Committee
DEHB200IntroMany of the States waters do not meet water quality standards to support their designated uses, such as for drinking, swimming or supporting aquatic life. The Clean Water for Delaware Act establishes a framework for assessing needs and planning and i...
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2021-01-13
Reported Out of Committee (Natural Resources) in House with 7 Favorable, 1 On Its Merits
DEHB29IntroThis Act eliminates the ability of a candidate to change their candidacy to become a candidate for a different office after the deadline for notification of candidacy has passed.
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2021-01-13
Reported Out of Committee (Administration) in House with 4 Favorable
DEHB48IntroThis Act establishes a Health Care Provider Loan Repayment Program for new primary care providers to be administered by the Delaware Health Care Commission. Under the loan repayment program, the Health Care Commission may award education loan repayme...
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2021-01-13
[Hearing: Jan 19 @ 3:00 pm]

Amendment HA 1 to HB 48 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
DEHB65IntroThis 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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2021-01-13
Reported Out of Committee (Administration) in House with 4 Favorable
DESR3EngrossThis Resolution elects David P. Sokola to be the President Pro Tempore of the Senate of the 151st General Assembly.
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2021-01-12
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
DESR1EngrossThis Resolution establishes the roll of members of the Senate of the 151st General Assembly.
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2021-01-12
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
DESR2EngrossThis Resolution enacts the Rules of the Senate for the 151st General Assembly until further action of the Senate.
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2021-01-12
Passed By Senate. Votes: 17 YES 4 NO
DESR4EngrossThis Resolution elects Ryan C. Dunphy to be the Secretary of the Senate of the 151st General Assembly and appoints Raymond Lewis to be the Assistant Secretary of the Senate of the 151st General Assembly.
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2021-01-12
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
DESR5EngrossThis Resolution directs the Secretary of the Senate to notify the House of Representatives and the Governor that the Senate of the 151st General Assembly is organized.
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2021-01-12
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
DESB32IntroA 2019 study found the following:
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2021-01-12
To Senate Judiciary Committee
DESB21IntroThis Act amends the Delaware Energy Act to encourage the adoption of electric vehicles in the State by creating more accessible electric vehicle charging infrastructure.
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2021-01-12
To Senate Environmental & Energy Committee
DEHCR1EnrollThis Concurrent Resolution accepts and approves the January 8, 2021, actions of the President of the Senate and the Speaker Pro Tempore of the House of Representatives, declares an emergency under § 5 of Article II and § 1 of Article XVII of the De...
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2021-01-12
Passed By Senate. Votes: 17 YES 4 NO
DESB27IntroThis Act is the first leg of a constitutional amendment that repeals the provisions regarding legislative districts that were found unconstitutional in the 1960s by the Supreme Court of the United States and the United States District Court for the D...
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2021-01-12
To Senate Executive Committee
DESB23IntroThis Act creates a special license plate for those citizens who wish to support pollinator habitat creation and conservation. This Act requires a greater-than-majority vote for passage because Article VIII, § 11 of the Delaware Constitution requires...
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2021-01-12
To Senate Transportation Committee
DESB22IntroThis Act prohibits the import, export, sale, transport, distribution, or propagation of any plant identified by the Secretary of the Department of Agriculture, with the advice of the Delaware Native Species Commission, as an invasive plant. This Act ...
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2021-01-12
[Hearing: Jan 19 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Environmental & Energy 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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2021-01-12
To Senate Education Committee
DESB31IntroThis 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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2021-01-12
[Hearing: Jan 19 @ 3:00 pm]
To Senate Executive Committee
DESB33IntroThis Act modifies the Renewable Energy Portfolio Standards Act to do the following:
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2021-01-12
[Hearing: Jan 19 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Environmental & Energy Committee
DESB28IntroThis Act represents the consensus agreement among the Department of Safety and Homeland Security, the Department of Transportation, and stakeholders to provide the public with access to de-identified accident data. Access to the crash history of inte...
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2021-01-12
To Senate Transportation Committee
DESB24IntroThe intent of this Act is to reduce the amount of waste that ends up in the environment and to raise awareness of the need to properly dispose of balloons. To that end, this Act imposes a civil penalty for the violation of intentionally releasing 5 o...
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2021-01-12
To Senate Environmental & Energy Committee
DEHB50IntroRecognizing that a criminal charge can have lasting collateral consequences for a juvenile on employment and education opportunities, this bill raises the age in which a juveniles information, such as their name and mug shot, may be released by the s...
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2020-12-18
To House Judiciary Committee
DEHB39IntroThis bill requires that inadvertent out-of-network services be included in individual and group health insurance policies as well as group and blank health insurance policies. This bill defines inadvertent out-of-network services are those services t...
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2020-12-18
To House Health & Human Development Committee
DEHB11IntroThis Act represents the work and recommendations of the Local Service Functions Task Force created by House Concurrent Resolution No. 54 of the 150th General Assembly (Task Force). The Task Force held 17 meetings during 2019 and 2020 and after consid...
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2020-12-11
[Hearing: Jan 21 @ 11:00 am]
To House Administration Committee
DEHB26IntroThis Act requires the Department of Services for Children, Youth and Their Families ("DSCYF'') to have exclusive jurisdiction over all aspects of a childs care, custody and control when a child is convicted of a Superior Court offense. T...
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2020-12-11
To House Judiciary Committee
DEHB16IntroSection 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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2020-12-04
[Hearing: Jan 26 @ 11:00 am]
To House Revenue & Finance Committee
DEHB15IntroThis Act is the final leg of a constitutional amendment that would eliminate from the Delaware Constitution the limitations as to when an individual may vote by absentee ballot. This amendment to the Delaware Constitution provides that the General As...
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2020-12-04
To House Administration Committee
DEHB20IntroThis bill requires all public and charter schools which have students in grades 6-12 to provide free feminine hygiene products in 50% of the bathrooms used by students who can have a menstrual cycle. This bill also requires schools to publish on its ...
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2020-12-04
[Hearing: Jan 19 @ 3:00 pm]
To House Health & Human Development Committee
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