Delaware Representative Edward Osienski [D]

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DEHB19PassThis Act creates a background special license plate for the United Way of Delaware Pride Council.
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2024-07-17
Signed by Governor
DESB236PassThis bill: (a) extends the expiration date for any new issuance or renewal of an ADA placard from 3 years to 8 years for a specific person with a diagnosis of a permanent disability and changing the minimum age from 85 to 80 years or older, (b) exten...
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2024-07-17
Signed by Governor
DESB234PassThis bill will extend the timeframe for a customer to apply for a document fee credit refund from 15 days to 30 days. This change will improve customer service by allowing a customer more time to submit the applicable paperwork.
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2024-07-17
Signed by Governor
DEHB334PassThis Act makes several technical and logistical corrections to the Delaware Marijuana Control Act.
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2024-07-17
Signed by Governor
DESB239PassThis Act removes the 5-year term limit imposed upon hearing officers appointed by the Secretary of Labor. It also removes the political party affiliation rule when considering new candidates for the hearing officer position.
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2024-07-17
Signed by Governor
DEHB408PassThis Act creates a temporary conversion license for existing medical marijuana compassion centers to operate for recreational marijuana purposes, and sets forth requirements to obtain a conversion license and to operate under such a license. This Act...
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2024-07-17
Signed by Governor
DESB306PassThis Act makes technical changes and updates to the Delaware workplace safety program. Under current law, qualifying employers who pay $3,161 or more in annual workers' compensation premiums may be eligible for lower insurance premiums under the ...
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2024-07-17
Signed by Governor
DEHB425PassThis Act moves the Office of Medical Marijuana, which is currently under the Department of Health and Social Services to the Office of the Marijuana Commissioner within the Department of Safety and Homeland Security. Under this Act, the Marijuana Com...
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2024-07-17
Signed by Governor
DESB195Enroll
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The Delaware Medical Orders for Scope of Treatment DMOST was enacted in 2016 under HB 64 (148th). The DMOST form allows Delawareans to plan ahead for health-care decisions, express their wishes in writing, and both enable and obligate health care pro...
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2024-06-30
Passed By House. Votes: 40 YES 1 ABSENT
DEHB264Enroll
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This Act makes the crime of patronizing a prostitute a class E felony rather than a misdemeanor where the person from whom prostitution is sought is a minor.
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2024-06-30
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
DEHB291Enroll
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This Act requires that a candidates political committees contribution and expense report, provided to the Department of Elections, include the primary employer and job title of each person contributing to the committee. This Act also requires the Dep...
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2024-06-30
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
DESJR4Enroll
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This Joint Resolution directs the Division of Motor Vehicles to opt into the FMCSAs federal exemption that allows for first time CDL applicants seeking a school bus only endorsement on their drivers license. An applicants school bus only endorsement ...
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2024-06-30
Passed By Senate. Votes: 20 YES 1 ABSENT
DEHB310Enroll
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The United States Space Force was established on December 20, 2019 as part of the National Defense Authorization Act. The Space Force became the 6th branch of the United States Armed Forces. This Act inserts the Space Force in those sections of the D...
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2024-06-30
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
DEHB297Enroll
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Due to the rapidly increasing costs of materials and labor, combined with the frequency in which developers have gone out of business or otherwise been unable to complete work required within developments, this Act increases the funding required to b...
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2024-06-30
Passed By Senate. Votes: 20 YES 1 NOT VOTING
DESB215Enroll
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This Act requires the Department of Health and Social Services to inspect long-term care facilities on an annual basis.
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2024-06-30
Passed By House. Votes: 40 YES 1 ABSENT
DEHB16Enroll
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This Act requires that Medicaid and State employee health plans cover: (1) ovarian cancer monitoring tests for women treated for ovarian cancer; and (2) annual screening tests for women at risk for ovarian cancer.
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2024-06-30
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
DEHB319Enroll
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This Act requires the Department of Human Resources to develop an executive branch policy restricting nepotism in state employment and prohibiting supervision of a state employee by a relative. It further requires the legislative and judicial branche...
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2024-06-30
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
DEHB326PassThis is a substitute for House Bill No. 326.
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2024-06-30
Signed by Governor
DESB235PassThis Act brings the State in compliance with the federal regulation published by FMCSA on October 7, 2021, to establish a national drug and alcohol clearinghouse as mandated by the Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act (MAP-21). This act ...
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2024-06-30
Signed by Governor
DEHB330Enroll
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This Act increases the amount of the annual appropriation to prefund future State employee retiree health insurance as recommended by the Retiree Healthcare Benefits Advisory Subcommittee of the State Employee Benefits Committee. Like other required ...
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2024-06-30
Passed By Senate. Votes: 20 YES 1 ABSENT
DEHB329Enroll
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This Act addresses the growing concern over the safety of emergency responders. It increases the penalties for persons who violate this section, which requires drivers to yield the right of way to an emergency vehicle making use of audible or visual ...
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2024-06-30
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
DEHB342Enroll
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This Act creates a Voluntary Firearms Do-Not-Sell Registry in which an applicant may voluntarily enroll for the purpose of being prohibited from obtaining a firearm. An individual on the Registry may request removal from the Registry no sooner than 3...
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2024-06-30
Passed By Senate. Votes: 19 YES 1 NO 1 NOT VOTING
DEHB340Enroll
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This Act authorizes the creation of Family Justice Centers within Delaware to provide victims of crime with a single source to obtain resources and support services.
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2024-06-30
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
DESB25Enroll
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This Act exempts contracts for the construction of affordable housing units from the 2% realty transfer tax imposed under 30 Del. C. § 5402(f).
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2024-06-30
Passed By House. Votes: 40 YES 1 ABSENT
DESB22Enroll
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This Act establishes the Delaware Workforce Housing Program" (DWHP). Modeled after the Downtown Development District Program, the DWHP allows a qualified workforce housing investor to be reimbursed through a grant up to 20 percent of the capital...
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2024-06-30
Passed By House. Votes: 40 YES 1 ABSENT
DESB244Enroll
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This Act allows a county that imposes a lodging tax to spend money from that tax on workforce and affordable housing programs.
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2024-06-30
Passed By House. Votes: 40 YES 1 ABSENT
DESB245Enroll
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The Office of Foreclosure Prevention and Financial Education and the Residential Mortgage Foreclosure Mediation Program were created in the wake of the 2008 financial crisis to assist homeowners at risk of foreclosure or already navigating the forecl...
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2024-06-30
Passed By House. Votes: 40 YES 1 ABSENT
DESB246Enroll
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For over 30 years, the Delaware State Housing Authority (DSHA) has invested in home repair programs that make necessary repairs to improve the health and safety conditions in the homes of Delawareans.
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2024-06-30
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
DESB248PassThis Act clarifies that for purposes of the Family and Medical Leave Insurance Program, where an employee is leased by an employee leasing company or a professional employment organization, "employer" refers to the employer client of the em...
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2024-06-30
Signed by Governor
DESB13Enroll
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Healthcare facility assessments are currently the second largest source of funding for states shares of Medicaid costs, behind general funds. Today, 49 states have at least one facility assessment in place, including Delaware, while 34 states and Was...
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2024-06-30
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
DEHB373PassThis Act amends Chapter 49 of Title 29 to enable the Office of Highway Safety to solicit and receive subscriptions, donations, and other funds from individuals or organizations for the purpose of implementing highway safety programs and projects that...
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2024-06-30
Signed by Governor
DESB269Enroll
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This Act simplifies and in some cases increases the civil penalties for violations of laws related to dogs that run at large, dogs that bite a human being or domestic animal while running at large, and dogs that are designated as dangerous or potenti...
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2024-06-30
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
DEHB379PassThis Bill would reinstate language formerly in the Delaware Code which would permit insurance agents to issue checks to policyholders in time sensitive situations without having to qualify as claims adjusters. This practice would be subject to regula...
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2024-06-30
Signed by Governor
DESB265Enroll
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The Delaware Energy Solutions Act of 2024 authorizes processes necessary to help meet the net zero goals of the Climate Change Solutions Act of 2023. The bill facilitates a transition to carbon-free energy sources by (i) preparing for offshore wind t...
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2024-06-30
Passed By House. Votes: 25 YES 15 NO 1 ABSENT
DEHCR121Engross
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This Concurrent Resolution dedicates the month of April 2024 as "Financial Literacy Month" in the State of Delaware.
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2024-06-30
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
DESB296Enroll
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This Act amends the Delaware Antitrust Act (DAA) (Chapter 21, Title 6 of the Code) to provide indirect purchasers who have been harmed by violations of the Delaware Antitrust Act the ability to sue for damages. Indirect purchasers of a product or ser...
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2024-06-30
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
DEHB434Enroll
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This substitute bill requires the Secretary of DNREC to follow certain procedures when conducting public hearings, while giving discretion to the Secretary in choosing which hearings the procedures apply to.
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2024-06-30
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
DEHB433Enroll
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This Act revises the experience rating methodology for assigning unemployment assessment rates to employers under the Unemployment Insurance Code in Delaware, replacing the current benefit wage ratio methodology with the benefit ratio methodology use...
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2024-06-30
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
DESB331Enroll
75%
This Act revises §§ 4732 and 4733 of the Uniform Controlled Substances Act, Subchapter III, Chapter 47, Title 16 of the Delaware Code, pertaining to the regulation of the manufacture, distribution and dispensing of controlled substances. The revisi...
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2024-06-30
Passed By House. Votes: 40 YES 1 ABSENT
DEHB475PassThis Bill is the Fiscal Year 2025 Bond and Capital Improvements Act.
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2024-06-30
Signed by Governor
DEHCR162Engross
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This House Concurrent Resolution recognizes the second week of October 2024 as Obesity Care Week in the State of Delaware.
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2024-06-30
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
DEHR35Intro
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This House Resolution designates June, 2024 as Black Music Appreciation Month in Delaware.
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2024-06-30
Passed In House by Voice Vote
DEHB5Enroll
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The States Medicaid Plan still limits the reimbursement of Medicaid-covered, school-based behavioral health services to those provided under an Individualized Educational Program (IEP) or Individualized Family Service Plan (IFSP), despite federal pol...
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2024-06-27
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
DEHB13Enroll
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This Act requires the Director of the Sustainable Energy Utility to administer a program to provide financial assistance to Delaware residents for the cost of purchase and installation of electric vehicle supply equipment. For a low-income applicant ...
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2024-06-27
Passed By Senate. Votes: 15 YES 6 NO
DEHB275Enroll
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This Act updates the definition of "sexual orientation" throughout the Delaware Code by adding asexuality and pansexuality. Asexuality refers to individuals with little to no sexual attraction to other individuals, although asexual individu...
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2024-06-27
Passed By Senate. Votes: 14 YES 7 NO
DEHB24PassThis Act creates a new charitable donation option on the Delaware income tax return. It allows taxpayers to direct a donation to the SL24: Unlocke the Light Foundation out of their state tax refund or in addition to the payment of owed tax. The Found...
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2024-06-27
Signed by Governor
DEHB332Enroll
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This Act codifies the teacher academy pathways program that prepares students for careers in elementary and secondary education. Among other things, it requires the DOE to update and revise statewide standards and guidelines for teacher academies and...
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2024-06-27
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
DEHB347Enroll
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This Act entitles non-exempt Delaware Department of Transportation employees who work over 37.5 hours to be paid at time and a half.
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2024-06-27
Passed By Senate. Votes: 20 YES 1 NOT VOTING
DEHB353Enroll
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This Act provides civil and criminal remedies for the wrongful disclosure of deep fakes that depict individuals in the nude or engaging in sexual conduct. It provides the same remedies as those available under: (1) the Delaware Uniform Civil Remedies...
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2024-06-27
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
DEHB371Enroll
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This Act changes how the Insurance Commissioner and the State Treasurer provide for distributions from taxes collected by the Insurance Commissioner to be made to fire companies or departments in Delaware. The current method for reporting, calculatin...
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2024-06-27
Passed By Senate. Votes: 20 YES 1 ABSENT
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