Delaware Senator Charles Paradee [D]

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DESB78PassThis Act requires that the health education programs presented by the Department of Education include instruction on what it means to "consent" in the context of a sexual encounter.
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2019-09-10
Signed by Governor
DEHB275IntroThis bill permits the owner of a beer garden or food establishment to permit leashed dogs on licensed outdoor patios of food establishments and in beer gardens.
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2019-08-30
To House Administration Committee
DESB15PassThis 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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2019-08-21
Signed by Governor
DEHB113PassThis bill clarifies that Delaware law enforcement may enter into agreements to provide mutual assistance to other jurisdictions.
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2019-08-20
Signed by Governor
DESB63PassThe Delaware Equal Accommodations Law, Chapter 45 of Title 6 of the Delaware Code, prevents discrimination against people because of their race, age, marital status, creed, color, sex, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national orig...
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2019-08-20
Signed by Governor
DESB73PassDaylight saving time has existed in one form or another for over 100 years. In that time, Delawareans have become accustomed to the 8 months of daylight saving time each year. This Act provides for Delaware to permanently remain on daylight saving ti...
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2019-08-12
Signed by Governor
DEHB124PassThis Bill modifies the impact of criminal history on an applicants eligibility for licensure. It gives the Board discretion to grant waivers for felony convictions for crimes committed against a person where more than 3 years have elapsed, and more t...
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2019-08-12
Signed by Governor
DEHB128PassThis Act extends the time period for which a member of the Delaware National Guard may receive funding for certain postsecondary education tuition and fees from 10 years after the date on which the member begins the first course for which funds are g...
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2019-08-10
Signed by Governor
DESB35PassThis Act revises Delaware Insurance Code provisions related to the individual and group health insurance markets to directly incorporate into Delaware law the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Acts consumer protections related to the following:
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2019-08-06
Signed by Governor
DESB92PassDelaware is one of only 3 states that does not offer some form of adult dental coverage through Medicaid (alongside Tennessee and Alabama).
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2019-08-06
Signed by Governor
DEHB156PassThis bill allows our wounded warriors or similar veterans' organizations who have been honorably discharged from the armed forces of the United States and have at least a 60% service-connected disability to be able to obtain a license to hunt, tr...
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2019-08-01
Signed by Governor
DESB45PassUnder current law, the possession, use, or consumption of a personal use quantity of marijuana remains a crime for those under the age of 21 despite being a civil violation for adults. This Act makes the possession, use, or consumption of a personal ...
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2019-07-31
Signed by Governor
DEHB95PassThis Act expands the permitted uses of unclaimed electric cooperative capital credits to include investments in energy services for low income members and energy efficiency, renewable energy, battery storage, electrification and emerging energy techn...
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2019-07-31
Signed by Governor
DEHB174PassThis Act establishes standards for data security for Title 18 licensees and standards for the investigation of and notification to the Commissioner of a cybersecurity event affecting Title 18 licensees.
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2019-07-31
Signed by Governor
DESB143PassThe Plans Management Board (the Board) oversees and administers the State's Deferred Compensation Program authorized under chapter 60A of Title 29 of the Delaware Code. The Deferred Compensation Program encompasses the following 3 distinct supple...
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2019-07-31
Signed by Governor
DESB186IntroThis Act clarifies that the immunity provided for furnishing information about suspected fraud applies even if no investigation, action, or penalty results from the information furnished.
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2019-07-31
To Senate Banking, Business & Insurance Committee
DESB83PassThis Act adopts the Physical Therapy Licensure Compact (Compact). The Compact benefits the public by improving continuity of care, increasing license portability for military spouses, and increasing access to physical therapy providers. Under the Com...
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2019-07-30
Signed by Governor
DESB94PassSection 1 of this Act amends Section 903 of Title 13 of the Delaware Code. Substantively, this Act allows persons who are not married but who are cohabitating to jointly adopt a child that is not theirs. The Act also rewrites the statute so as to be ...
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2019-07-30
Signed by Governor
DESB121PassThis Act makes necessary changes to Delawares election laws based on the States purchase of new voting devices and establishes auditing requirements for the voting devices. The new voting devices will function differently than the existing voting dev...
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2019-07-30
Signed by Governor
DEHB130PassThis bill expands upon the existing at-store recycling program regarding the use of single-use plastic bags. The existing requirements will continue, however stores subject to this program will now be limited from providing single-use plastic bags fo...
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2019-07-29
Signed by Governor
DESB14PassThis Act clarifies that the Public Advocate may appear before any federal or State court or federal or State administrative body in matters involving public utility rates, services, and practices of public utilities. This Act also makes technical cor...
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2019-07-23
Signed by Governor
DESB66PassThis Act enables the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control to employ Seasonal Patrol Officers without conferring on the seasonal patrol officers all the powers of investigation, detention, and arrest conferred by law on peace offi...
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2019-07-23
Signed by Governor
DEHB131PassThis bill reduces the required number of meetings that the Advisory Council on Video Lottery Planning and the Advisory Council on Charitable Gaming Planning must hold each calendar year and authorizes the Lottery Director to add certain sports lotter...
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2019-07-23
Signed by Governor
DEHB143PassSection 1 of this Act clarifies the definition of the term policy for purposes of §§ 3903-3907 of Title 18 of the Delaware Code to apply only to personal automobile insurance policies and not commercial or other types of policies.
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2019-07-23
Signed by Governor
DESB41PassThis Act establishes that the age of offense and not the age of arrest determines jurisdiction for a person facing charges. Currently, if a person commits a delinquent act before age 18 but is arrested after age 18, the offense is automatically heard...
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2019-07-23
Signed by Governor
DEHB163PassIndividuals who volunteer their services through stand-alone EMS companies have been a valuable part of public safety to the citizens of the State of Delaware. To try to bolster the ranks of these volunteers, this bill exempts anyone applying for mem...
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2019-07-23
Signed by Governor
DEHB207PassThis Act expands the applicability of the Delaware Brownfields Development Program, Subchapter II, Chapter 91 of Title 7, by providing protection from liability for releases of regulated substances from underground storage tanks and aboveground stora...
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2019-07-23
Signed by Governor
DEHB59PassThis Act requires the Secretary of the Department of Transportation to publish the transaction history for funds allocated to each member of the General Assembly under the Community Transportation Fund.
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2019-07-17
Signed by Governor
DESB75PassThis Act makes the following changes to provisions required in life insurance policies issued in this State:
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2019-07-17
Signed by Governor
DESB74PassThis bill makes modification to the New Economy Jobs Credit allowing qualified employers to pro-rate their job creation activity in the first certified year, ensuring the indexation of the salary threshold is conducted prior to the calendar year to a...
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2019-07-17
Signed by Governor
DEHB146PassThis bill makes three changes to health insurers and their relationships to providers. First, it limits the number of records that can be requested by a payer from a provider for post claim adjudication audits within a specific period of time. Second...
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2019-07-17
Signed by Governor
DESB84PassThis Act revises the Delaware Native Species Commission by doing the following:
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2019-07-17
Signed by Governor
DESB93PassThis Act permits a horse racetrack to make and sell beer on the horse racetrack premises for consumption on or off the licensed premises. This Act also makes technical corrections to existing law.
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2019-07-17
Signed by Governor
DESB102PassThis Bill establishes the pilotage rates for the Pilots Association for the Bay and River Delaware for 2020, 2021 and 2022.
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2019-07-17
Signed by Governor
DESB101PassThe opioid epidemic spreading through Delaware has reached critical levels, with 210 fentanyl-related deaths in 2017. This legislation will update the schedule for Fentanyl analogues, consistent with language used by the Drug Enforcement Administrati...
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2019-07-17
Signed by Governor
DEHB79PassThis bill requires the State food safety standards for restaurants to include a system for requiring healthy beverages to be offered as the default beverage with a combination childrens meal inclusive of a drink, sold together at a unit price. It doe...
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2019-07-17
Signed by Governor
DESB127PassThis Act changes the penalty for an employers failure to file a report required by the Division of Unemployment Insurance from $17.25 to 15% of the total contributions paid or payable by the employer, unless 15% of the total contributions is less tha...
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2019-07-17
Signed by Governor
DESB132PassThis Act updates the Delaware Life and Health Insurance Guaranty Association Act (Delaware Act) to conform Delaware law to revisions made to the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) Life and Health Insurance Guaranty Association Mod...
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2019-07-17
Signed by Governor
DEHB194PassOver 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, and PBMs establish networks for consumers...
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2019-07-17
Signed by Governor
DEHB211PassThe purpose of the Bill is to change the requirement in the seed law for germination testing from 14 months to 9 months prior to sale.
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2019-07-17
Signed by Governor
DEHB242PassDelaware is currently ranked highest in the nation for form filing fees. This Act ensures that Delaware stays competitive as an insurer domicile by preventing the Insurance Commissioner from charging more than $2000 per filing for form filing fees.
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2019-07-17
Signed by Governor
DESB178PassThe Act allows the Kent County Levy Court to impose a lodging tax not greater than 3% in Kent County.
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2019-07-17
Signed by Governor
DEHB255PassThis Act amends the Charter of the City of Dover to give the City Council the authority to impose and collect a lodging tax.
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2019-07-17
Signed by Governor
DESB56PassThis Act modernizes the process and requirements for issuance of liquor licenses for off premises consumption. The current process and requirements do not consider population growth. Minimum distance requirements are enhanced while increases in popul...
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2019-07-10
Signed by Governor
DESB57PassThis Act makes clear that a retail licensee may only purchase authorized product from an importer, also known as wholesaler, except that a retail licensee may purchase up to 20 gallons a day from a premises licensed to sell for off-premises consumpti...
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2019-07-10
Signed by Governor
DESB54PassThis Bill codifies Delawares compatibility with certain sections of the Federal Code of Regulations related to weight of vehicles and loads and commercial vehicle safety. Delaware enforces violations contained in the Code of Federal Regulations Parts...
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2019-07-04
Signed by Governor
DESB38PassThe Victim-Offender Mediation Committee was established by the 138th General Assembly in 1996. There have been no significant changes to the statute since then. The composition of the Committee and the nature of the services provided by vendors selec...
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2019-07-04
Signed by Governor
DESB97PassThis Act ratifies the National Crime Prevention and Privacy Compact, 34 U.S.C. §40316 (formerly cited as 42 U.S.C. § 14616), a requirement that allows Delaware to join the Compact as a Party State. The Compact serves as the infrastructure by which ...
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2019-07-04
Signed by Governor
DEHB202EngrossThis bill creates a pilot program for the Red Clay School District to utilize external camera systems on their school buses to catch motorists that illegally pass school buses and to punish these motorists by issuing them a civil penalty. The purpose...
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2019-07-01
Laid On Table in Senate
DEHB260PassThis Act provides supplementary appropriations to certain Grants-in-Aid for Fiscal Year 2020.
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2019-07-01
Signed by Governor
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