Delaware Representative Charles Paradee [D]

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DESB26EnrollThis Act creates a one-time $100 tax credit per unit for any business purchasing and placing an automatic external defibrillator in service in the State.
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2018-04-24
Passed By House. Votes: 41 YES
DEHB319EngrossThis legislation creates a benchmark for determining when a treatment or service is no longer experimental or investigational. When Medicare determines that a treatment is safe for its population, commercial insurers in Delaware may no longer deny co...
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2018-04-24
Passed By House. Votes: 41 YES
DESB169IntroThis Act modernizes the language of the crime of sexual relations in a detention facility and adds a prohibition on any sexual activity between law-enforcement personnel and persons in custody. The new statutes are different from the one being replac...
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2018-04-24
[Hearing: Apr 25 @ 2:30 pm]
Amendment SA 1 to SB 169 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
DEHB381IntroThis Act corrects the language regarding veterans who received a general discharge under honorable conditions to be consistent with federal law and makes the surviving spouses of eligible veterans eligible for assistance from the Delaware Veterans Tr...
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2018-04-24
To House Veterans Affairs Committee
DEHB92EngrossThis bill provides that every member of the General Assembly or person elected to state office shall disclose as part of their financial disclosure if they have received more than $10,000 in the last 10 years due to the sale of land, development righ...
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2018-04-19
Amendment SA 3 to HB 92 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
DESB80IntroThis Act replicates and extends to electric and natural gas utilities the same authority that has previously been granted to water utilities. This authority allows for the implementation of an interim rate mechanism already in existence for water uti...
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2018-04-19
Amendment SA 1 to SS 1 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
DESB90EnrollThis bill would allow for a student to participate in the Inspire Scholarship Program for eight continuous semesters instead of the current six. This would allow a student to use Inspire Scholarships for each of the semesters during a traditional col...
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2018-04-19
Passed By House. Votes: 38 YES 3 ABSENT
DEHB307EngrossUnited States Supreme Court case law and scientific research has changed how we think about juvenile delinquency. We know now that an adolescents brain is not fully developed until his/her mid-twenties which makes juveniles especially prone to making...
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2018-04-19
Passed By House. Votes: 39 YES 2 ABSENT
DEHB331EngrossThis bill creates regulations concerning the use, distribution and education of Benzodiazepine and Non-benzodiazepine Hypnotics. It require Practitioners to obtain consent from a minors parent or guardian prior to prescribing these drugs, and require...
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2018-04-19
Passed By House. Votes: 39 YES 2 ABSENT
DEHB314EngrossThis Act provides for a clear and established procedure and time frame during which public employees may revoke their membership in an employee organization. This Act allows public employers and employee organizations to manage membership status and ...
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2018-04-19
Passed By House. Votes: 35 YES 3 NO 3 ABSENT
DEHB346IntroThis Act establishes the High Needs Educator Student Loan Payment Program. The Program allows qualified applicants to apply for a payment from the State to the applicants lending agency, to pay a portion of the applicants student loan debt. The purpo...
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2018-04-19
To House Appropriations Committee
DESCR50EngrossThis Resolution recognizes April 2018 as Child Abuse Prevention Month in Delaware.
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2018-04-19
Passed In House by Voice Vote
DESCR51EngrossThis resolution designates April 6, 2018 as National Tartan Day and commemorates the outstanding achievements and contributions made by Scottish-Americans to the United States.
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2018-04-19
Passed In House by Voice Vote
DESCR54EngrossThis Concurrent Resolution recognizes the success of the Delaware Health Information Network, a locally developed health information exchange, which has become a national model and continues to grow as an independent healthcare information technology...
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2018-04-19
Passed In House by Voice Vote
DEHB301EngrossThis Act allows the various at-large members of the Domestic Violence Coordinating Council to be appointed for 3-year terms and be eligible for reappointment. This change is requested by the Council.
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2018-04-18
Reported Out of Committee (Judicial & Community Affairs) in Senate with 5 On Its Merits
DEHB306EngrossThis bill permits judges to utilize their discretion in determining whether a juvenile charged with possession of a firearm during commission of a felony should be transferred back to Family Court or remain in Superior Court. Prior to 2017, possessio...
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2018-04-18
[Hearing: Apr 25 @ 2:30 pm]
To Senate Judicial & Community Affairs Committee
DEHB339EngrossThis bill allows children under the age of 18 to be transferred to the Department of Corrections only after adjudication and an imposition of a sentence of incarceration. Currently, Delaware permits juveniles charged with adult offenses to be held in...
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2018-04-18
[Hearing: Apr 25 @ 2:30 pm]
To Senate Judicial & Community Affairs Committee
DEHB399EngrossThis is the first leg of an amendment to the Delaware Constitution to provide equal rights on the basis of sex. There is no Equal Rights Amendment to the United States Constitution. While Congress passed the Amendment in 1972, it was not ratified by ...
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2018-04-18
To Senate Executive Committee
DEHB367IntroThis is a housekeeping bill to codify the existing practices with administering the Municipal Street Aid program.
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2018-04-18
Reported Out of Committee (Transportation/Land Use and Infrastructure) in House with 3 Favorable, 3 On Its Merits
DESB171IntroIndividuals who are released from prison face many hurdles as they re-enter the community, including difficulty obtaining identification documents. Lacking identification imposes additional hurdles as these individuals attempt to find housing and emp...
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2018-04-18
[Hearing: Apr 25 @ 12:30 pm]
To Senate Corrections & Public Safety Committee
DESB31PassThis bill allows a hunter to use a handgun in lieu of a shotgun on farms permitted by DNREC through their Deer depredation programs to reduce agricultural crop damage.
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2018-04-17
Signed by Governor
DEHB103EnrollThe 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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2018-04-17
Passed By Senate. Votes: 20 YES 1 ABSENT
DESB84EnrollThis Act makes consistent the amount of time that the Court "looks back" to determine if the current offense is a second offense for the purposes of sentencing. This Act applies to Traffic offenses, but it would not be applicable to DUI cas...
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2018-04-17
Passed By House. Votes: 41 YES
DEHB308EnrollThis Act removes the sunset provision contained in Volume 80, Chapter 412 of the Laws of Delaware (formerly House Bill No. 405, as amended, of the 148th General Assembly) that is set to expire the law on September 8, 2018. The purpose of Volume 80, C...
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2018-04-17
Passed By Senate. Votes: 20 YES 1 ABSENT
DEHB380IntroThis bill allows first-time home buyers to pay their portion of the realty transfer tax at the rate that was in effect prior to the increase that took effect on August 1, 2017. The credit is calculated as 0.5% of the first $400,000 in home value, wit...
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2018-04-17
To House Economic Development/Banking/Insurance/Commerce Committee
DEHB373IntroThe Bill amends Title 4 to permit licensed Delaware craft distilleries, breweries, and wineries the ability to sell products produced by other Delaware craft distilleries, breweries, and wineries for on-site consumption, only. The products sold must ...
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2018-04-17
[Hearing: Apr 25 @ 2:30 pm]
To House Economic Development/Banking/Insurance/Commerce Committee
DEHB374IntroThis bill adds glaucoma, chronic debilitating migraines, pediatric autism spectrum disorder, pediatric sensory processing disorder to the list of debilitating medical conditions which may qualify a person, upon certification by a physician, to be eli...
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2018-04-17
[Hearing: Apr 25 @ 3:30 pm]
To House Health & Human Development Committee
DESB85EngrossThis Act draws attention to the types of discipline used in schools by capturing data about out-of-school suspensions and publishing that data, in an effort to help schools identify areas where the data regarding out-of-school suspensions indicates t...
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2018-04-12
To House Education Committee
DEHB372IntroThis Act makes it unlawful for a person to manufacture, distribute, sell, offer for sale, possess, purchase, or use a concentrated alcoholic beverage.
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2018-04-12
[Hearing: Apr 25 @ 2:30 pm]
To House Economic Development/Banking/Insurance/Commerce Committee
DEHB310IntroThe Certification of Adoption of Sustainability and Transparency Standards Act (the Act) establishes a voluntary disclosure regime to foster dialogue around sustainability and responsibility among participating Delaware business entities and their va...
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2018-03-29
Amendment HA 1 to HB 310 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
DEHB330EngrossThis bill changes the age of a person to whom another person can sell, give or transfer a firearm or ammunition for a firearm from 18 to 21. However, this bill permits a person to sell, give or transfer a firearm or ammunition for a firearm to a pers...
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2018-03-29
Amendment SA 5 to HS 1 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
DESB164IntroThis Act extends the amount of notice that an insurer must provide to a policyholder before cancelling an automobile policy for the nonpayment of a premium from 10 to 15 days.
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2018-03-29
Reported Out of Committee (Banking, Business & Insurance) in Senate with 3 On Its Merits
DESB151IntroBirth control use is nearly universal among women of reproductive age in the United States and is a key part of preventative health care for women. Access to birth control provides health benefits for women and children, improves women's ability ...
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2018-03-29
To Senate Banking, Business & Insurance Committee
DEHB360IntroThis bill seeks to offer broader protections for Delaware workers against sexual harassment than those found at the federal level by defining sexual harassment as an unlawful employment practice and clarifying the definition of employee to include st...
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2018-03-29
[Hearing: Apr 25 @ 1:30 pm]
To House Labor Committee
DESB139EnrollThis Act requires that health insurance offered in this State provide coverage for fertility care services, including in vitro fertilization ("IVF") procedures, for individuals who suffer from a disease or condition that results in the inab...
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2018-03-28
To House Health & Human Development Committee
DEHB317IntroThis bill protects non-profit organizations that accept and persons who donate wild game to non-profit organizations or provides services related to the processing of such donated wild game from certain types of liability.
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2018-03-28
Reported Out of Committee (Agriculture) in House with 8 On Its Merits
DEHB334IntroThis Act authorizes the Insurance Commissioner to issue conditional certificates of authority to captive insurance company applicants, which authorizes the captive insurance company applicant to conduct business while the Insurance Commissioner compl...
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2018-03-28
Reported Out of Committee (Economic Development/Banking/Insurance/Commerce) in House with 8 On Its Merits
DEHB344IntroThe language set forth in this statute would remove barriers and unrealistic goals to offenders with learning disabilities when being considered for parole or a sentence modification. Requiring an offender with learning disabilities or a low IQ to co...
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2018-03-28
Reported Out of Committee (Education) in House with 9 On Its Merits
DEHCR68EngrossThis House Concurrent Resolution designates the 21st day of the Month of March, 2018 as Rock Your Socks for World Down Syndrome Day and celebrates the beauty and contributions that people with Down syndrome make in Delaware.
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2018-03-28
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
DESB170IntroThis bill increases the minimum wage to be paid in this State beginning in 2018 and ending in 2021.
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2018-03-28
To Senate Labor Committee
DEHB282IntroIn order to support enrichment activities such as field trips for students at high-poverty schools, this bill would require the State to provide $25 per student to high poverty schools to be used for the purpose of educational and enrichment field tr...
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2018-03-27
To House Appropriations Committee
DESB10EngrossThis Act increases the minimum wage required to be paid in this State by 50 cents a year beginning in 2017 and ending in 2020. After 2020, the minimum wage required to be paid in this State increases based on cost-of-living adjustments under the fede...
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2018-03-20
Defeated By Senate. Votes: 10 YES 9 NO 1 NOT VOTING 1 ABSENT
DEHB350IntroThis Act will create the Biometric Privacy Protection Act and Geolocation Privacy Protection Act in Title 6 of the Delaware Code to give Delawares citizens important protections with respect to the collection, storage, use, and disclosure of their un...
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2018-03-20
To House Economic Development/Banking/Insurance/Commerce Committee
DEHB343IntroModeled after legislation passed in New Jersey on August 8, 2013, this legislation prohibits a person named on the federal terrorist watchlist from purchasing, owning, possessing or controlling a deadly weapon or ammunition for a firearm within the S...
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2018-03-20
[Hearing: Apr 25 @ 2:30 pm]
To House Administration Committee
DESB161IntroUnder this Act, a provider of services under § 2118(a)(2)a.1. and 3. of Title 21 may not exceed the charges permissible under the fee schedule established by the Workers Compensation Oversight Panel for work-related injuries. And, this Act prohibits...
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2018-03-20
To Senate Banking, Business & Insurance Committee
DESB162IntroConfessions are powerful evidence of guilt. This Act adopts the Uniform Law Commission's Uniform Electronic Recordation of Custodial Interrogations Act to promote truth-finding, promote efficiency, and protect constitutional values. To accomplish...
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2018-03-20
To Senate Judicial & Community Affairs Committee
DEHB172PassThis 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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2018-03-16
Signed by Governor
DESB159IntroThis Act makes changes to motor vehicle franchising practices, by doing the following:
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2018-03-15
To Senate Banking, Business & Insurance Committee
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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2018-03-14
To House Appropriations Committee
DEHR25IntroThis Resolution recognizes March 19th as Celebrating Women in Public Office Day in Delaware.
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2018-03-14
Passed In House by Voice Vote
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