Delaware Senator Darius Brown [D]

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DEHB345Intro
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This Act ensures pregnant women and women who have given birth within the past six weeks who are subject to the custody of the Department of Corrections at Level IV or V have access to midwifery and doula services by requiring the Department to make ...
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2022-05-19
To House Appropriations Committee
DEHB234Engross
50%
This Act requires the Department of Health and Social Services, Division of Medicaid and Medical Assistance to take the necessary steps to expand Medicaid coverage to pregnant women from the current coverage of 60-days from the end of pregnancy under...
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2022-05-19
To Senate Health & Social Services Committee
DEHB375Intro
25%
This Act establishes the Racial Equity Consortium (Consortium) for the purposes of studying and making recommendations to address the disparities and inequities faced by persons of color in this State.
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2022-05-19
Reported Out of Committee (Appropriations) in House with 4 Favorable
DESB100Enroll
75%
This Act establishes a Public Education Compensation Committee for the purpose of reviewing Delaware's educator compensation structure and its ability to compete with regional school districts, Delaware's private business sector, and other go...
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2022-05-19
Passed By House. Votes: 39 YES 2 ABSENT
DESCR111Engross
50%
This resolution proclaims Thursday, May 19, 2022 as Global Accessibility Awareness Day in the State of Delaware.
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2022-05-19
Passed In House by Voice Vote
DESB282Engross
50%
This bill facilitates the expansion of the private flood insurance market through the adoption of the National Council of Insurance Legislators Model Private Primary Residential Flood Insurance Model. This Model has been used to facilitate increased ...
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2022-05-19
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
DESB299Intro
25%
This Act provides that Downtown Development Districts are limited in area based on the size of the municipality or unincorporated area in which they are located.
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2022-05-19
To Senate Elections & Government Affairs Committee
DESB289Engross
50%
This Act expands the scope of the sexual extortion law to include: a) compelling or inducing another person to produce a visual depiction of the person or another who is nude or who is engaging in sexual conduct, and b) threatening to reproduce, dist...
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2022-05-19
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
DESB290Engross
50%
This Act expands Erin's Law to require training and education on issues related to inappropriate relationships between adults and children, such as grooming.
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2022-05-19
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
DESB291Engross
50%
This Act requires each school district and charter school to adopt a policy regarding appropriate relationships between school employees, contractors, coaches, and volunteers and students. The policy must include a provision establishing appropriate ...
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2022-05-19
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
DEHB343Intro
25%
This Act requires that the Division of Medicaid and Medical Assistance to present a plan to the General Assembly by November 1, 2022 for coverage of doula services by Medicaid providers.
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2022-05-18
Reported Out of Committee (Health & Human Development) in House with 12 Favorable
DEHB340Intro
25%
Improving the quality of maternal health care and ensuring full access to it improves health outcomes and reduces preventable pregnancy-related deaths. The United States has one of the highest rates of maternal mortality among high-income countries a...
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2022-05-18
Reported Out of Committee (Health & Human Development) in House with 8 Favorable, 3 On Its Merits
DESB270Intro
25%
This Act establishes an evaluation and assessment system created by the Department of Education to determine whether a school facility is in good repair to assure that school facilities are clean, safe, and functional for staff and students. This Act...
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2022-05-18
To Senate Finance Committee
DESB278Engross
50%
This substitute bill makes a technical correction to the bill.
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2022-05-18
To House Administration Committee
DESB292Engross
50%
An opioid antagonist is a medication approved by the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for emergency reversal of a known or suspected opioid overdose. Currently, naloxone is the only FDA-approved opioid antagonist, however, the FDA is ...
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2022-05-18
To House Health & Human Development Committee
DEHCR86Engross
50%
This Resolution recognizes World Preeclampsia Day on May 22, 2022.
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2022-05-18
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
DESB188Engross
50%
This Act increases the $2,000 pension exclusion otherwise available for military pensioners under age 60 to $12,500, providing an incentive for military retirees under age 60 to locate in Delaware.
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2022-05-17
Reported Out of Committee (Veterans Affairs) in House with 9 Favorable, 5 On Its Merits
DESB4Enroll
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Like Senate Bill No. 4, Senate Substitute No. 1 for Senate Bill No. 4 requires the Department of Education (Department) to maintain and publish a list of evidence-based, reading instruction curricula for grades kindergarten through 3. Each curriculum...
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2022-05-17
Passed By Senate. Votes: 18 YES 3 ABSENT
DEHB408Intro
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This Act would add designation that the holder is a veteran to the Delaware Driver License or Identification Card upon request. Adding designation that the holder is a veteran to a Driver License or Identification Card would eliminate the need for a ...
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2022-05-17
Reported Out of Committee (Veterans Affairs) in House with 16 Favorable
DEHCR85Engross
50%
This Concurrent Resolution recognizes the contributions of the Delta Sigma Theta Sorority chapters in the State of Delaware and declares May 17, 2022, to be Delta Day at the Delaware Capital.
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2022-05-17
Passed By Senate. Votes: 18 YES 3 ABSENT
DESB274Engross
50%
This bill continues the practice of amending periodically the Delaware Revised Uniform Limited Partnership Act (the Act) to keep it current and to maintain its national preeminence. The following is a section-by-section review of the proposed amendme...
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2022-05-13
To House Judiciary Committee
DESB275Engross
50%
This bill continues the practice of amending periodically the Delaware Limited Liability Company 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...
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2022-05-13
To House Judiciary Committee
DESB273Engross
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Section 1. Section 1 of this Act amends Section 102(b)(7). The amendment to Section 102(b)(7) authorizes a provision in the certificate of incorporation to eliminate or limit monetary liability of certain corporate officers for breach of fiduciary du...
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2022-05-13
To House Judiciary Committee
DESB276Engross
50%
This bill continues the practice of amending periodically the Delaware Revised Uniform Partnership 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 t...
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2022-05-13
To House Judiciary Committee
DESB277Engross
50%
This Act increases opportunities for federally qualified health centers (FQHC) and government-operated dental clinics to serve the indigent and other underserved communities with dental care and improves flexibility with updated provisional licensing...
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2022-05-13
To House Health & Human Development Committee
DESB236Enroll
75%
This Act does the following:
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2022-05-12
Passed By House. Votes: 38 YES 3 ABSENT
DEHB385Engross
50%
This Act allows any municipality with a population of 50,000 or more to establish by ordinance rules for the location of liquor stores that are more restrictive than state law, and requires the Alcohol Commissioner to refuse a license for any new est...
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2022-05-12
To Senate Banking, Business & Insurance Committee
DESCR105Enroll
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This Resolution expresses the General Assembly's strong support for the Delaware State University Womens Lacrosse Team, and condemns the actions of the Liberty County Sheriffs Office in Hinesville, Georgia against the Womens Lacrosse Team. The Re...
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2022-05-12
Passed By House. Votes: 39 YES 2 NOT VOTING
DESCR104Engross
50%
This Senate Concurrent Resolution recognizes May 12, 2022, as Delaware Local Government Day in the State of Delaware.
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2022-05-12
Passed In House by Voice Vote
DEHCR79Engross
50%
This resolution designates the month of May as "National Nurses Month" in Delaware.
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2022-05-12
Passed By Senate. Votes: 19 YES 2 ABSENT
DESB241Intro
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This Act expands the Disabled Veterans School Tax Credit to include a deceased disabled veteran's surviving spouse. HB 214 with HA 1, passed by the 151st General Assembly, created the Disabled Veterans Property Tax Relief and Education Expense Fu...
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2022-05-11
Reported Out of Committee (Veterans Affairs) in Senate with 6 Favorable, 4 On Its Merits
DEHJR7Intro
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The Joint Resolution directs the Delaware Emergency Management Agency (DEMA) and Division of Public Health (DPH) to conduct After Action Reviews to assess the States pandemic response. DEMA and DPH are also maintaining the ability to increase personn...
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2022-05-11
Reported Out of Committee (Administration) in House with 5 On Its Merits
DESCR100Engross
50%
This resolution proclaims May 2022 "Cystic Fibrosis Awareness Month" in the State of Delaware.
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2022-05-11
Passed In House by Voice Vote
DESCR102Engross
50%
This Senate Concurrent Resolution recognizes May 2022 as "Older Americans Month" in the State of Delaware.
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2022-05-11
Passed In House by Voice Vote
DESB1PassThis Act, the Healthy Delaware Families Act, creates a statewide paid family and medical leave insurance program. Delaware employees can access up to 12 weeks of paid family and medical leave through the State's paid leave trust fund for a qualif...
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2022-05-10
Signed by Governor
DEHB284Intro
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This Act increases the aggregate amount of Neighborhood Assistance Tax Credits that can be approved in any 1 fiscal year from $1,000,000 to $2,000,000.
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2022-05-10
Reported Out of Committee (Revenue & Finance) in House with 1 Favorable, 7 On Its Merits
DEHB330Engross
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This Act renames the Claymont Regional Transportation at First State Crossing in Claymont, Delaware as the "Harris B. McDowell, III Transportation Center" after Senator Harris B. McDowell, III, the longest serving member of the Delaware Gen...
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2022-05-10
Reported Out of Committee (Transportation) in Senate with 4 Favorable, 2 On Its Merits
DESCR101Engross
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This resolution honors USO Delaware for their important and inspiring work supporting military members and their families.
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2022-05-10
Passed In House by Voice Vote
DESJR6Engross
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This Senate Joint Resolution designates August 31, 2022, as "International Overdose Awareness Day" in the State of Delaware and directs the State flag to be lowered to half-staff at State facilities and encourages local governments, busines...
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2022-05-04
Reported Out of Committee (Health & Human Development) in House with 5 Favorable, 4 On Its Merits
DESB26Engross
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This 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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2022-05-04
Reported Out of Committee (Education) in House with 3 Favorable, 9 On Its Merits
DESCR91Engross
50%
This Concurrent Resolution recognizes Christian Holy Week and Passover in the State of Delaware.
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2022-05-04
Passed In House by Voice Vote
DESB257Engross
50%
This Act is an interstate compact called the Multistate Professional Counselor Licensure Compact, and it facilitates the interstate practice of licensed professional counseling. The Counseling Compact allows a counselor who is licensed in their home ...
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2022-05-04
To House Sunset Committee (Policy Analysis & Government Accountability)
DEHB244Engross
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Recognizing the negative impact of criminal justice imposed financial obligations on defendants has led to reforms across the country to reduce the financial burdens that disproportionally impact the poor. This type of debt and the collateral consequ...
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2022-05-03
To Senate Judiciary Committee
DESB218PassThis Act, known as the Living Donor Protection Act, prohibits discrimination based on an individuals status as a living organ or tissue donor in the offering, issuance, cancellation, coverage, price, or other condition of an insurance policy, includi...
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2022-04-28
Signed by Governor
DEHB328PassThis Act makes several adjustments to the law prohibiting drag racing and other speed contests. Many individuals lawfully gather to share their enthusiasm for vehicles and may do so while abiding the rules of the road and without otherwise endangerin...
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2022-04-28
Signed by Governor
DEHB220Intro
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This is the first leg of an amendment to the Delaware Constitution to conserve, protect and maintain Delawares natural resources, including its water, air, soil, flora, fauna, ecosystems and climate. This Amendment would create an inherent and inalie...
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2022-04-28
To House Administration Committee
DESB14Intro
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This bill provides a mechanism to grant pension increases to retired State Employees, retired Judges, and retired New State police. This bill dedicates a minimum of 2.33% of payroll to be deposited annually to the Post Retirement Fund. This bill also...
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2022-04-21
Amendment SA 1 to SS 1 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
DEHB50Intro
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Recognizing 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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2022-04-14
Stricken in House
DESB131Engross
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This Act lowers the tax rate for premium cigars from 30% to 15% of the wholesale price so that Delaware's tax rate is consistent with the tax rates for premium cigars in surrounding states. The tax rate in Maryland is 15% and there is no tax on p...
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2022-04-14
To House Appropriations Committee
DEHB316Enroll
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This bill does all of the following relating to the Domestic Violence Coordinating Council. First, it adds the Chief Magistrate of the Justice of the Peace Court to the Domestic Violence Coordinating Council. Second, it removes the limitations on the...
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2022-04-14
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
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