Delaware Representative Bryon Short [D]

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DEHB251IntroAdvance deposit wagering (ADW) has been the only growing segment of the pari-mutuel industry for more than a decade, is practiced nationwide especially in all of our surrounding states, and has been practiced by Delaware residents without authority o...
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2017-06-20
To House Gaming & Parimutuels Committee
DEHCR43EngrossThis resolution proclaims June 19, 2017, as Juneteenth Independence Day in Delaware and encourages the people of Delaware to reflect upon the significant roles and many contributions of African Americans and to celebrate this day with appropriate act...
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2017-06-20
Introduced in House
DEHB249EngrossAn estimated 100,000 people in Delaware participate in some form of fantasy sports, whether it is a football or baseball league with their friends and family, or more recently, a daily or weekly contest against players from across the country. This l...
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2017-06-20
To House Gaming & Parimutuels Committee
DEHCR38EngrossThis Concurrent Resolution recognizes the valuable contributions that the Lions Clubs International makes to our local communities, as well as the world at-large, by designating June 15, 2017 as "Delaware State Lions Day" in the State of De...
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2017-06-15
Introduced in House
DESB43EnrollThis Act regulates the practice of art therapy placing control of the profession under the Board of Mental health and Chemical Dependency Professionals and amending Chapter 30 of Title 24 by adding Subchapter V. Professional Art Therapists. The Art T...
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2017-06-13
To Senate Elections & Government Affairs Committee
DEHB226EnrollRecognizing a fundamental economic change toward businesses that require innovation, The Honorable John C. Carney, Governor of the State of Delaware, issued Executive Order One on January 18, 2017 creating a Working Group of business and government l...
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2017-06-13
To House Administration Committee
DEHB210IntroThis bill allows minors subject to debilitating medical conditions not specifically listed in § 4906A(b) the same petition process to have their condition considered as that allowed for adults.
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2017-06-06
To House Health & Human Development Committee
DESB110EngrossThis Act removes the Colonel of the New Castle County Police Department from the Delaware Emergency Medical Services Oversight Council ("DEMSOC") and replaces the Colonel with the Chief of the New Castle County Emergency Medical Services. I...
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2017-06-06
[Hearing: Jun 29 @ 12:00 pm]
To Senate Corrections & Public Safety Committee
DESB79EnrollThis Act makes corrections and changes to Senate Bill No. 13 of the 149th General Assembly (81 Del. Laws, c. 1), which was signed February 2, 2017, as follows:
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2017-06-02
To Senate Banking, Business & Insurance Committee
DEHB201EngrossThis Act clarifies that after a physician-patient relationship has been properly established in accordance with this section, subsequent communications and treatment may be conducted as the doctor and patient deem appropriate. As with all practice of...
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2017-06-01
To House Economic Development/Banking/Insurance/Commerce Committee
DEHB190EngrossThis Act, which shall be known as the Coastal Zone Conversion Permit Act, makes changes to the Coastal Zone Act (CZA), which has not been significantly updated since its enactment almost a half century ago. The CZA, enacted in 1971, has enabled Delaw...
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2017-05-18
To House Natural Resources Committee
DEHB184IntroThis bill adds to the requirements for licensure as a River Pilot Apprentice that an applicant not have been convicted of a crime substantially related to the practice of river piloting. This bill empowers the Board of Pilot Commissioners to waive su...
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2017-05-17
To House Transportation/Land Use and Infrastructure Committee
DEHB171IntroThis Bill amends the Board composition to provide that a slot may be filled by an audiologist or by a hearing aid dispenser which shall address the challenge in locating a hearing aid dispenser to serve on the Board. Further, this Bill adds a definit...
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2017-05-11
To House Administration Committee
DEHB172IntroThis Bill limits a health insurers right to overpayment recovery to two years from the date of the original payment. The time limit does not apply where there is fraud or other intentional misconduct, when overpayment recovery is initiated by a self-...
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2017-05-11
To House Economic Development/Banking/Insurance/Commerce Committee
DEHB169EngrossSection 1 of the Act (i) clarifies that the defined term agents, as used in chapter 33 of title 12, consistent with common usage of the term, includes all agents defined as such by the general law of agency; (ii) modifies section 3312 to provide that...
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2017-05-10
To House Economic Development/Banking/Insurance/Commerce Committee
DEHB170IntroThis legislation, the Angel Investor Job Creation and Innovation Act for Small Technology Companies, creates an incentive for qualified angel investors to invest capital in qualified Delaware small technology companies..
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2017-05-10
To House Economic Development/Banking/Insurance/Commerce Committee
DEHB164EngrossThis bill dissolves the Human Trafficking Coordinating Council and reestablishes it as the Human Trafficking Interagency Coordinating Council. The bill establishes the members of the Council and the chair and vice-chair. The bill also requires that a...
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2017-05-09
To House Judiciary Committee
DEHB166EngrossThis bill changes the times when the sale of alcoholic liquor for off-premises consumption may occur on Sundays to be from 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
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2017-05-09
To House Economic Development/Banking/Insurance/Commerce Committee
DESCR25EngrossThis resolution continues to raise awareness that the month of May is Melanoma and Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention Month in Delaware and celebrates new research predicting lower melanoma rates.
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2017-05-09
Introduced in Senate
DESB5PassThe United States Supreme Courts decisions in Roe v. Wade and subsequent cases established that access to abortion is a constitutional right and that states may not prohibit abortion prior to viability. As a result of these decisions, and the exercis...
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2017-05-04
was introduced and adopted in lieu of SB 5
DEHB154EngrossCurrently, claims that arise at the death of the decedent are treated the same as claims that arise after the decedent's death. This bill changes how claims that arise at the time of decedent's death are treated by including them in the same ...
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2017-05-02
To House Economic Development/Banking/Insurance/Commerce Committee
DEHB160IntroThe Delaware End of Life Options Act provides an additional option which terminally ill adults nearing their death can decide to select, to lessen their pain and suffering. The bill clarifies the procedures necessary for making the request, including...
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2017-05-02
To House Health & Human Development Committee
DESB50IntroDelaware's Community College System, operated by Delaware Technical and Community College (the College), plays a critical role in the State's economy by providing workforce development and transfer education that connects Delawareans with goo...
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2017-04-28
To Senate Finance Committee
DEHB146EngrossThis bill will remove the requirement for signatures to be in pen and ink when provided for driver license, identification card, or registration application processes. Removing this provision enables the Division of Motor Vehicles to develop more eff...
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2017-04-25
To House Transportation/Land Use and Infrastructure Committee
DEHB147EngrossThis bill implements across-the-board increases to the filing fees associated with Department of Insurance filings, including for insurer Certificates of Authority, producer and adjuster licenses, annual statement filings, and rate and rule filings.
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2017-04-25
To House Economic Development/Banking/Insurance/Commerce Committee
DESB66EnrollOn June 30, 2016, the Delaware State Senate adopted Senate Resolution No. 19 (S.R. 19), requesting the Delaware Department of Insurance (the Department) to examine the secondary market for life insurance policies and make recommendations for possible...
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2017-04-25
To Senate Banking, Business & Insurance Committee
DESCR13EnrollThis Resolution recognizes April, 2017 as Child Abuse Prevention Month in Delaware.
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2017-04-06
Introduced in Senate
DESCR15EngrossThis resolution designates April 6, 2017 as National Tartan Day and commemorates the outstanding achievements and contributions made by Scottish-Americans to the United States.
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2017-04-05
Introduced in Senate
DEHB3IntroThis legislation requires that all full-time employees of the State, including employees of school districts, continuously in the employ of the state for at least one year, shall be eligible for 12 weeks of paid leave upon the birth or adoption of a ...
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2017-04-05
To House Administration Committee
DESB59EnrollThis Act replaces the current multistate nurse licensure compact with an enhanced version. The enhanced Nurse Licensure Compact allows for registered nurses and licensed practical nurses to have one multistate license, with the privilege to practice ...
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2017-04-05
To Senate Sunset Committee
DESB60IntroCivil forfeiture laws represent one of the most serious assaults on private property rights in the nation today. Under civil forfeiture, police and prosecutors can seize your car or other property, sell it and use the proceeds to fund agency budgetso...
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2017-04-05
To Senate Judicial & Community Affairs Committee
DEHB114PassThe purpose of this amendment is to better protect the motorists of the State of Delaware by raising the minimum automobile bodily injury and property damage limits to reflect the current economic conditions. The minimum automobile liability limits h...
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2017-04-04
To House Economic Development/Banking/Insurance/Commerce Committee
DEHB112EnrollThis Act allows professional licensing boards and commissions administered by the Division of Professional Regulation to recognize military education, training, and experience of all current and former military personnel when reviewing credentials an...
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2017-04-04
To House Veterans Affairs Committee
DEHB1EnrollThis Act builds on some of the legislation passed by the 148th General Assembly that addressed the wage gap between men and women. When employers ask prospective employees for their wage or salary history, it perpetuates disparities in pay based on g...
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2017-04-04
To House Labor Committee
DESB56EnrollThis bill implements a portion of the federal requirements in the bipartisan Preventing Sex Trafficking and Strengthening Families Act to promote greater normalcy for youth in foster care. Specifically, it provides a limitation from liability provisi...
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2017-04-04
To Senate Judicial & Community Affairs Committee
DEHB120EnrollThis Act requires health insurance policies to cover any medically appropriate drug approved by the FDA for the treatment of stage 4 metastatic cancer without requiring a patient to first prove that the patient failed to respond to a different drug o...
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2017-03-30
To House Economic Development/Banking/Insurance/Commerce Committee
DEHB110IntroThe Delaware Marijuana Control Act regulates and taxes marijuana in the same manner as alcohol. It allows adults over the age of 21 to legally possess and consume under 1 ounce of marijuana for personal use. It does not permit people to grow their ow...
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2017-03-30
To House Health & Human Development Committee
DEHB103IntroThe Act amends Section 916 of Title 11 of the Code so that the statutory penalties for the crime of home improvement fraud increase as the amount of the loss to the victim increases, using the same scale applicable to Theft under Section 841 of Title...
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2017-03-30
To House Judiciary Committee
DESJR1PassThis Joint Resolution opposes the cost allocation of the Artificial Island Transmission Project as unfair and unduly burdensome to the ratepayers of Delaware and urges PJM to join with Delaware in contesting the cost allocation in the proceedings pen...
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2017-03-30
Introduced in Senate
DESB52EngrossThis Act will allow a retired Delaware attorney to satisfy a mortgage that the attorney paid off while in practice. Currently only attorneys still in active practice are permitted to satisfy mortgages under Section 2120. This limitation can leave no ...
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2017-03-30
To Senate Banking, Business & Insurance Committee
DEHB97IntroThis Bill modifies the impact of criminal history on an applicant's eligibility for licensure. It gives the Board discretion to grant waivers for a felony convictions for crimes committed against a person where more than 3 years have elapsed, and...
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2017-03-28
To House Corrections Committee
DESB42EnrollThis Act permits individuals to add their resident minor child and foster child to their existing motor vehicle insurance policies as additional drivers.
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2017-03-23
To Senate Banking, Business & Insurance Committee
DESB40EnrollThis legislation adopts the NAICs Corporate Governance Annual Disclosure Model Act, and requires Delaware-domiciled insurers to provide to the Commissioner on an annual basis a summary of the insurers or insurance groups corporate governance structur...
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2017-03-23
To Senate Banking, Business & Insurance Committee
DEHB90IntroThis bill establishes in-person early voting for the State of Delaware. Registered voters will be allowed to vote in-person for at least 10 days prior to an election, up to and including the Saturday and Sunday immediately prior to the election at lo...
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2017-03-22
To House Administration Committee
DEHB87EnrollThis bill enhances Delaware's attractiveness as a captive insurance domicile by creating a streamlined and inexpensive regulatory regime for captive insurance companies that are dormant.
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2017-03-21
To House Economic Development/Banking/Insurance/Commerce Committee
DEHB86EnrollThis bill corrects an unintended consequence of House Bill No. 15 of the 148th General Assembly, signed into law by the Governor on June 24, 2015, by preventing double taxation of premium ceded to a series captive insurance company or protected cell....
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2017-03-21
To House Economic Development/Banking/Insurance/Commerce Committee
DESB35EnrollThis Act enacts the Recognition of Emergency Medical Services Personnel Licensure Interstate Compact Act ("REPLICA"). With REPLICA, EMS personnel will be able to respond across state borders within the provision of their duties on a short t...
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2017-03-21
To Senate Health, Children & Social Services Committee
DEHB81IntroThis legislation revises § 5006 of the Insurance Code to track the National Association of Insurance Commissioners Model Holding Company Act with respect to the Commissioners power to examine insurers and have access to books and records of insurers...
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2017-03-16
To House Economic Development/Banking/Insurance/Commerce Committee
DESB24EnrollThis Act removes the requirement that a psychiatrist be the physician who signs the written certification in support of an applicant's application for medical marijuana and adds anxiety to the list of debilitating conditions which a person can ha...
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2017-03-16
To Senate Health, Children & Social Services Committee
DEHB77EnrollThis legislation authorizes the Department to operate its principal office in the Dover area and an additional branch office in Sussex County.
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2017-03-16
To House Economic Development/Banking/Insurance/Commerce Committee
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