Delaware Representative Edward Osienski [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
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
DESB227PassThis Act brings the Division of Motor Vehicles into compliance with federal law by allowing a commercial learner permit to be issued for a period of up to 1 year.
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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
DEHB352PassThis Act extends provisions in the First and Twentieth Modifications to the Declaration of a State of Emergency due to a Public Health Threat which authorize the Delaware Secretary of Labor to issue emergency rules amending the Delaware Unemployment ...
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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
DESB250IntroThis bill is intended to advance sustainable energy goals and initiatives in Delaware and to restore Delaware as a leader in renewable, sustainable energy. First, this Act builds on the Renewable Energy Portfolio Standards Act, which was first enacte...
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2020-06-30
Amendment SA 1 to SB 250 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
DESB242PassThis Bill is the Fiscal Year 2021 Bond and Capital Improvements Act
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2020-06-30
Signed by Governor
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
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
DESB239EnrollThis bill extends the effective date of the Delaware Contractor Registration Act to July 1, 2021, or upon promulgation of final regulations. The unprecedented nature of the COVID-19 pandemic facing Delaware and the nation necessitates moving the impl...
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2020-06-25
Passed By House. Votes: 41 YES
DEHB351EnrollPrior to the pandemic occasioned by the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), approximately 500 initial unemployment claims were filed in Delaware each week. Between March 15 and May 30, 2020, the Department of Labor received over 100,000 initial claims, bri...
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2020-06-25
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 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
DEHB353EnrollThis Act would ensure that employers are not charged for the benefit wages of employees who they had to terminate, furlough, or lay off due to the economic shutdown needed to respond to the COVID-19 public health crisis. The intention of the Departme...
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2020-06-25
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
DEHB229EnrollThis Act increases the non-refundable income tax credit from $400 to $500 for active members of Delaware volunteer fire, ambulance, or rescue service company or its auxiliary. This Act also makes technical changes to conform existing law to the stand...
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2020-06-23
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
DESB252IntroSenate Substitute No. 1 for Senate Bill No. 48 enacted a requirement that contractors bidding for large public works contracts provide craft training of apprentices and journeymen. This Act expands how contractors can satisfy this craft training requ...
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2020-06-23
Laid On Table in Senate
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
DESB212IntroThis Act clarifies that an employer is liable to an employee for liquidated damages if the employer does not make wages available during the next payday after an employee quits, resigns, is discharged, suspended, or laid off. The only difference betw...
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2020-06-10
To Senate Labor Committee
DESB232IntroThis Act clarifies that yard waste is included in the types of trash and litter that it is illegal to discard on a highway. This Act also defines yard waste.
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2020-06-10
Introduced and Laid on Table in Senate
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
DEHB333IntroThis Act removes the broad exemption in the Freedom of Information Act for the University of Delaware and Delaware State University and creates the following specific exemptions for some records of public institutions:
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2020-05-22
To House Administration 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
DEHCR81IntroThis Concurrent Resolutions authorizes the Secretary of Transportation to expand regional rail connections.
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2020-04-03
To House Transportation/Land Use and Infrastructure Committee
DEHB328IntroThis Act prohibits multiple service charges for residential trash collection service. However, under this Act, specific charges are allowed for the following:
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2020-03-27
To House Economic Development/Banking/Insurance & Commerce Committee
DEHJR11IntroThis Joint Resolution directs the Secretary of the Department of Transportation to report to the President Pro Tempore of the Senate, Speaker of the House of Representatives, Controller General, Governor, and Director of the Office of Management and ...
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2020-03-27
To House Transportation/Land Use and Infrastructure Committee
DEHB319IntroA placard must be prominently displayed at all entrances of massage and bodywork establishments that have failed to obtain a valid license or have a license that is suspended, revoked, or expired. This bill provides that no placard can be removed unl...
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2020-03-27
To House Sunset Committee (Policy Analysis & Government Accountability)
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
DEHB294IntroMost commonly, persons accused of subsection (a) of this section panhandling are homeless. Transferring such matters to the Court of Common Pleas allows persons so accused increased access to social services not available to them at the Justice of ...
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2020-03-12
Amendment HA 1 to HB 294 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
DEHB314IntroThis bill requires that any general salary increase or one-time adjustments payable to public school employees likewise be payable to charter school employees. The bill also makes section 504A, Title 14 of the Delaware Code consistent with the Legisl...
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2020-03-12
To House Education Committee
DEHB307IntroThis bill amends Chapter 33, Title 18 of the Delaware Code by adding a new § 3370D to require coverage of an annual behavioral health well check.
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2020-03-12
To House Administration Committee
DEHB306IntroThis Act establishes a Behavioral Health Professional of the year award program throughout the State. Through this legislation, the state will formally honor and recognize the work behavioral health professionals, such as, school counselors, social w...
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2020-03-12
To House Administration Committee
DEHB312IntroThis legislation closes several loopholes that dealers have been using to get around suspended or revoked dealership licenses. Currently the Division of Motor Vehicles will suspend or revoke a dealer license, and the dealer will get a family member o...
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2020-03-12
To House Transportation/Land Use and Infrastructure 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
DEHB320IntroThis Act prohibits the seller of consumer goods or services from refusing to accept cash payment, except in limited circumstances. It creates graduated civil penalties for violations and provides consumers a private right of action to recover double ...
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2020-03-12
To House Economic Development/Banking/Insurance & Commerce Committee
DEHB313IntroThis Act revises the requirements for the shape of a Complete Community Enterprise Districts (District) to maximize the use of transit, walking, and bicycling by residents and employees. Specifically, this Act does all of the following:
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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
DESCR72IntroThis Senate Concurrent Resolution requests the United States Congress propose and send to the states for ratification a constitutional amendment to make clear that Congress and the states have the power and authority to regulate and limit the amounts...
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2020-02-12
To Senate Executive Committee
DEHB280PassThis bill creates a special license plate for World War II veterans.
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2020-02-10
Signed by Governor
DEHB290PassThis Act amends the Fiscal Year 2020 Bond and Capital Improvements Act to (1) reauthorize Appoquinimink School District project local shares; (2) redistribute Community Reinvestment Funds from the African American Heritage Institute to the Peoples Se...
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2020-02-06
Signed by Governor
DEHB80IntroSection 1 of this Act modifies Delawares Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) to allow recipients to choose the most beneficial credit to be applied against their Delaware Personal Income Taxes. Under this Act, recipients can choose between a non-refundab...
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2020-01-30
To House Appropriations Committee
DESB79EngrossThis Act clarifies existing law so that an individual is not disqualified from possessing or purchasing a firearm because the individual is a registered qualifying patient under the Delaware Medical Marijuana Act.
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2020-01-30
Amendment HA 1 to SB 79 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
DEHB277IntroThis bill establishes the crimes of possession of an unfinished firearm frame or receiver with no serial number, possession of and manufacturing a covert or undetectable firearm, possession of and manufacturing an untraceable firearm, and manufacturi...
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2020-01-30
Amendment HA 1 to HB 277 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
DEHB289IntroThis bill clarifies when an employer may pay a training wage in lieu of the minimum wage. A training wage is only during the first 90 days after the employee is initially hired by the employer. This bill defines that as the first time an employee is ...
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2020-01-30
To House Economic Development/Banking/Insurance & Commerce Committee
DEHB291IntroThis bill creates a financial incentive for employers to train and retain apprentices in apprenticeship programs. The purpose of this financial incentive is to encourage employers to create employment opportunities in Delaware and to train Delawares ...
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2020-01-30
To House Labor Committee
DEHB179EngrossThis bill increases the fines for littering.
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2020-01-29
Reported Out of Committee (Environmental & Natural Resources) in Senate with 4 On Its Merits
DEHB243IntroThis Act allows registered qualifying patients and registered designated caregivers to grow limited amounts of medical marijuana if the following requirements are met:
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2020-01-29
Tabled in Committee
DEHB284IntroThis legislation allows the Delaware Commission of Veterans Affairs to employ the spouses of veterans and retains the stipulation that the Executive Director of the Commission must be a veteran.
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2020-01-29
Reported Out of Committee (Veterans Affairs) in House with 13 Favorable, 2 On Its Merits
DEHB286IntroThis bill requires that inadvertent out-of-network services be included in individual and group health insurance policies as well as group and blank health insurance policies. This bill defines inadvertent out-of-network services are those services t...
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2020-01-29
Reported Out of Committee (Health & Human Development) in House with 8 On Its Merits
DEHB28EngrossThis bill clarifies definitions relating to airbags, counterfeit supplemental restraint system components, nonfunctional airbags, and supplemental restraint systems, and prohibited trade practices.
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2020-01-28
To Senate Banking, Business & Insurance Committee
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