Delaware Senator Charles Paradee [D]

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DEHB318PassThis Act requires the Department of Education to establish and implement a curriculum on the Holocaust and genocide for students in grades 6 through 12. Teaching the lessons learned from the Holocaust and other genocides helps cultivate the spirit of...
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2020-07-23
Signed by Governor
DESB244PassThis bill continues the practice of amending periodically the Delaware Statutory Trust Act (the Act) to keep it current and to maintain its national preeminence. The following is a section-by-section review of the proposed amendments of the Act.
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2020-07-23
Signed by Governor
DEHB354PassThis Act requires statutorily designated health providers to provide medical certifications of death, for death certificates, electronically and for the death certificates to be electronically filed with the Delaware Vital Events Registration System ...
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2020-07-23
Signed by Governor
DESB253PassThis Act ensures that the price protections for Delawareans related to price gouging put in place during the COVID-19 state of emergency do not cease immediately upon the lifting of the COVID-19 state of emergency, but instead continue for a short pe...
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2020-07-23
Signed by Governor
DESB122VetoThis Act creates the Delaware Perinatal Quality Collaborative to improve pregnancy outcomes for women and newborns and such issues as obstetrical blood loss management, pregnant women with substance use disorder, infants impacted by neonatal abstinen...
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2020-07-21
Vetoed by Governor
DESB201PassThis Act makes additional technical changes to Senate Bill No. 122 and Senate Substitute No. 1 for Senate Bill No. 122. The Senate Substitute unanimously passed both chambers during the 1st Session of the 150th General Assembly.
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2020-07-17
Signed by Governor
DEHB263PassThis Act requires that individual, group, and State employee insurance plans cap the amount an individual must pay for insulin prescriptions at $100 a month and must include at least 1 formulation of insulin on the lowest tier of the drug formulary d...
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2020-07-16
Signed by Governor
DESB223PassThis Act brings Delaware into compliance with the federal No Human Trafficking on Our Roads Act by creating a lifetime disqualification for a commercial diver license if the individual engages in human trafficking while using a motor vehicle.
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2020-07-16
Signed by Governor
DEHB349PassThis bill codifies portions of the Second and Nineteenth Modifications of the Governor's Declaration of State of Emergency due to COVID-19 concerning food and drink establishments. Food and drink establishments suffered great losses since March, ...
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2020-07-16
Signed by Governor
DESB170PassThis Act creates a CBD-Rich card medical marijuana card to treat anxiety in adults. This Act also requires that a registry identification card state the type of card that is issued to clearly identify qualifying adult patients, qualifying pediatric p...
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2020-07-07
Signed by Governor
DEHB346PassThis Act provides for voting by mail for the 2020 primary and general elections and special elections held under the provisions of Chapter 73 of Title 15 due to the emergency caused by COVID-19, a highly contagious virus. Voting by mail is an alterna...
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2020-07-01
Signed by Governor
DESR44EngrossThis Senate Resolution pays tribute to Delaware's senior senator, Harris B. McDowell, III, upon his retirement from the Senate after some 44 years of exemplary service.
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2020-07-01
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
DESB240PassThis Bill is the Fiscal Year 2021 Appropriations Act.
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2020-06-30
Signed by Governor
DESJR3PassThis Resolution provides the official revenue, refund, and unencumbered funds estimates for Fiscal Year 2021.
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2020-06-30
Signed by Governor
DESJR2PassThis Resolution provides the official revenue, refund, and unencumbered funds estimates for Fiscal Year 2020.
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2020-06-30
Signed by Governor
DESB260PassThis Act provides supplementary appropriations to certain Grants-in-Aid for Fiscal Year 2021.
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2020-06-30
Signed by Governor
DESR32EngrossThis Senate Resolution pays tribute and extends a fond farewell to Secretary of the Senate Joy C. Bower upon her retirement after 32 years of distinguished service to the Senate.
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2020-06-30
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
DEHB361IntroTime is money. The time and delay associated with the review of land use projects is often a factor in determining whether a potential employer will come to Delaware. This Act, the Bring New Jobs to Delaware Act, is intended to provide an expedited r...
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2020-06-30
To House Economic Development/Banking/Insurance & Commerce Committee
DESB194EnrollThis Act removes the requirement that applicants for a marriage license state their race as part of the application process. Delaware is one of a small number of states that currently requires this information. In October 2019, the United States Dist...
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2020-06-29
Passed By House. Votes: 41 YES
DESB169EnrollThis Act adopts the Uniform Civil Remedies for Unauthorized Disclosure of Intimate Images Act. This Act addresses an increasingly common form of abuse that can cause severe and often irreversible harm: the disclosure of private, sexually explicit ima...
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2020-06-29
Passed By House. Votes: 41 YES
DESB191EnrollSince the 14th Amendment to the United States Constitution was adopted on July 9, 1868, with Delaware ratifying it in 1901, at least 15 states have added a provision to their state constitution that prohibits the denial or abridgement of equal rights...
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2020-06-25
Passed By House. Votes: 41 YES
DESB245EnrollThis Act amends the Real Estate Code to modernize the definition of purchase money mortgage under Delaware law to include lenders other than the seller of the mortgaged property who provide financing to purchase the property. Additionally, this Act e...
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2020-06-25
Passed By House. Votes: 41 YES
DEHB350EnrollThis Act creates the crime of Aggravated Strangulation. A person is guilty of Aggravated Strangulation if the person is a law-enforcement officer, and while acting within the persons official capacity as a law-enforcement officer, knowingly or intent...
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2020-06-25
Passed By Senate. Votes: 16 YES 5 NO
DESB249EnrollThis Act extends the Clean Air Act Title V Operating Permit Program annual fees for facilities in Delaware, which have historically expired and been reauthorized by the General Assembly every three years. Existing statutory authorization to collect f...
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2020-06-25
Passed By House. Votes: 40 YES 1 NO
DESB241IntroThis Act provides supplementary appropriations to certain Grants-in-Aid for Fiscal Year 2021.
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2020-06-23
Defeated By Senate. Votes: 12 YES 9 NOT VOTING
DEHB334EnrollSection 1 of the Act addresses statutes under Chapter 33 of Title 12 and (i) amends section 3330 by adding subsections (c) and (d)to make explicit in subsection (a) of section 3330 the applicability dates that were intended to be carried over from th...
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2020-06-16
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
DEHB335EnrollThis Act amends Delawares probate code by adding a new section to provide restricted access to a decedents safe deposit box located in a financial institution and held in the decedents sole name, for the limited purpose of retrieving the decedents la...
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2020-06-16
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
DEHB337IntroThis Act mandates that the Department of Health and Human Services, in conjunction with the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control to establish Maximum Contaminant Levels for specific contaminants found in drinking water in this st...
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2020-06-16
Amendment HA 1 to HB 337 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
DESB233IntroThis Bill institutes a State nontidal wetlands program and leaves intact the current State tidal wetlands program under Chapter 66 of Title 7. Prior to these amendments, the only regulatory protection of the State's nontidal wetlands was through ...
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2020-06-10
Amendment SA 1 to SB 233 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
DESB217IntroThis 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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2020-06-10
Introduced and Laid on Table in Senate
DESB219IntroThis Act amends the Delaware Viatical Settlements Act by permanently removing the bond requirements for viatical settlement brokers and updating a reference to life settlement brokers by replacing it with viatical settlement brokers.
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2020-06-10
Introduced and Laid on Table in Senate
DEHCR83IntroThis Resolution proclaims June 25th, 2020 as Korean War Remembrance Day.
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2020-05-29
To House Veterans Affairs Committee
DEHCR82IntroThis Concurrent Resolution recognizes the class of 2020s challenge faced due to the COVID-19 pandemic in Delaware
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2020-05-22
To House Education Committee
DEHB332IntroThis Act removes obsolete language. Sheriffs are not equipped to safely transport prisoners and no sheriff has done so in nearly 10 years. This Act also makes a technical correction to conform existing law to the standards of the Delaware Legislative...
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2020-05-22
To House Judiciary Committee
DEHB202PassThis 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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2020-05-01
Signed by Governor
DESB96PassIn January of 2015, the Office of Civil Rights & Public Trust was created by the Attorney General to establish a centralized office within the Department of Justice for the investigation of matters concerning civil rights enforcement and the pros...
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2020-04-08
Signed by Governor
DEHB175IntroThis Act allows any qualified voter evidencing a desire to vote by mail in writing to the State Elections Commission to vote by mail in primary, general, and special federal elections. The State Elections Commission shall administer the program, crea...
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2020-03-27
Amendment HA 3 to HB 175 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
DEHB251IntroThis bill clarifies that the definition of employees who receive gratuities also includes employees that receive tips, that these employees earn more than 50% of their income from tips or gratuities. This bill clarifies that employers may continue to...
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2020-03-12
To House Economic Development/Banking/Insurance & Commerce Committee
DESB207EngrossThis 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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2020-03-12
To House Natural Resources Committee
DEHB283IntroCurrent Delaware regulations provide that transportation benefits must be provided for students in grades K through 6 who live 1 or more miles from the schools to which district administrators would normally assign them. In grades 7 through 12, the s...
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2020-03-12
Amendment HA 2 to HB 283 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
DEHB302IntroIn 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 campaigns. Thi...
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2020-03-12
To House Health & Human Development Committee
DEHB311IntroThis 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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2020-03-12
To House Transportation/Land Use and Infrastructure Committee
DESB139PassIn an effort to ensure the safety and wellbeing of dogs, this legislation improves shelter and tether standards in hazardous weather conditions, including clarifying restrictions on outdoor housing and tethering for dogs during hazardous weather cond...
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2020-03-11
Signed by Governor
DEHB275PassThis 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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2020-03-03
Signed by Governor
DEHB285EngrossThis 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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2020-02-28
To Senate Health & Social Services Committee
DEHB152PassIn 2014, the General Assembly created an ignition interlock device program under §§ 4177C and 4177G of Title 21 of the Delaware Code (IID program). The IID program provides individuals whose license or driving privileges have been revoked following...
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2020-02-25
Signed by Governor
DEHB87PassThis Act enables Kent County to establish regulations regarding property maintenance and penalties for violations of said regulations.
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2020-02-10
Signed by Governor
DESB198PassThis Act repeals the authority granted to Kent County Levy Court to impose a lodging tax to benefit the Kent County Regional Sports Complex Corporation, also known as DE Turf. This authority was granted by Chapter 102 of Volume 82 of the Laws of Dela...
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2020-02-10
Signed by Governor
DEHB280PassThis bill creates a special license plate for World War II veterans.
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2020-02-10
Signed by Governor
DEHB273PassThis Act makes changes to the States budget and fiscal procedures. Specifically:
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2020-02-10
Signed by Governor
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