Delaware Senator Elizabeth Lockman [D]

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DESB92IntroDelaware is one of only 3 states that does not offer some form of adult dental coverage through Medicaid (alongside Tennessee and Alabama).
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2019-05-20
was introduced and adopted in lieu of SB 92
DESB50PassDelaware's statewide community college system, operated by Delaware Technical and Community College (the College), plays a critical role in the State's economy by providing workforce development, vocational training, and transfer education th...
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2019-05-16
Signed by Governor
DESB34EnrollThis Act creates a Prescription Opioid Impact Fund (Fund) through a prescription opioid impact fee (Fee) that is paid by pharmaceutical manufacturer. The anticipated revenue from the Fee is $2.8 million in 2020, $2.7 million in 2021, and $2.5 million...
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2019-05-16
Passed By House. Votes: 33 YES 8 NO
DESB37EngrossIn our modern society, a criminal record can limit a persons opportunities and the quality of life they can achieve for themselves and their families for years, and even decades, after that person has completed the terms of the criminal sentence impo...
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2019-05-16
To House Appropriations Committee
DESB31EnrollThe Department of Transportation is already authorized to issue multi-trip permits for pole and piling semitrailers and double-bottom vehicles, also known as twin trailers, on a monthly basis. This Act authorizes the Department to also issue the perm...
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2019-05-16
Passed By House. Votes: 41 YES
DESB94EngrossSection 1 of this Act amends Section 903 of Title 13 of the Delaware Code. Substantively, this Act allows persons who are not married but who are cohabitating to jointly adopt a child that is not theirs. The Act also rewrites the statute so as to be ...
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2019-05-16
Passed By Senate. Votes: 20 YES 1 NO
DEHB74IntroThis bill enables a key component of the Take Care Delaware program, a partnership between law enforcement and schools to adopt a trauma-informed approach to children who have been identified at the scene of a traumatic event. The Take Care Delaware ...
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2019-05-16
To House Judiciary Committee
DESB47EngrossThis Act simplifies Delawares drug code with a goal of providing more fairness in its application. This Act removes geographic-based enhancements that disproportionately impact those living in urban areas as opposed to suburban and rural areas. This ...
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2019-05-16
Passed By Senate. Votes: 20 YES 1 ABSENT
DEHB71PassThis Bill authorizes the Division of Professional Regulation to charge a registration fee to Appraisal Management Companies for reporting them to the National Registry.
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2019-05-15
Signed by Governor
DEHB8IntroEmployment for formerly incarcerated individuals is a major barrier to transitioning and re-entering the community. The National Institute of Justice estimates that 60% of ex-offenders are jobless one year after their release. Improving access to emp...
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2019-05-15
Reported Out of Committee (Revenue & Finance) in House with 4 Favorable, 6 On Its Merits
DESB60EngrossThis bill clarifies that in order to be found guilty of prostitution the person must be 18 years or older.
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2019-05-15
Reported Out of Committee (Judiciary) in House with 6 Favorable, 1 On Its Merits
DEHB160IntroCurrently, identification badges for lobbyists are issued by the Division of Motor Vehicles without direct coordination with the Public Integrity Commission. This legislation places the responsibility for issuing lobbyist badges within the purview of...
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2019-05-15
Reported Out of Committee (Sunset Committee (Policy Analysis & Government Accountability)) in House with 3 On Its Merits
DEHB5IntroThe stacking of sentences can, and has, in some cases, result in severe prison sentences without permitting the sentencing judge any discretion as to the offenders individual circumstances or the facts of the case. In order to provide such judicial d...
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2019-05-15
Reported Out of Committee (Judiciary) in House with 8 Favorable, 2 On Its Merits
DEHB112EnrollThis Act allows the Division of Motor Vehicles to issue special Bicycle Friendly Delaware license plates.
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2019-05-14
Passed By Senate. Votes: 20 YES 1 ABSENT
DESB96IntroIn 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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2019-05-14
To Senate Elections, Government & Community Affairs Committee
DEHB154IntroThis bill updates the real estate appraisers practice act to comply with federal law by clarifying the definition of federally-related transaction and adding a definition for federal financial institutions regulatory agencies. Changes to these defini...
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2019-05-14
To House Sunset Committee (Policy Analysis & Government Accountability)
DEHB23EnrollThis bill will add a new check-off donation box on the Delaware personal income tax return whereby individuals may choose to donate a portion of their tax refund, or designate an amount in addition to the tax they owe that will be transferred by the ...
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2019-05-09
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
DEHB123EngrossThis Act allows the Public Guardian to act as a representative payee for Social Security benefits or as a VA fiduciary for Department of Veterans Affairs benefits. This Act also allows the Court to appoint a guardian with limited powers, to act as gu...
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2019-05-09
To Senate Judicial Committee
DEHB129IntroThis bill creates a mechanism by which school boards may increase funds for a school district both with and without a referendum. This bill also provides how certain school boards may levy real estate taxes.
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2019-05-09
Amendment HA 1 to HB 129 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
DEHCR42EngrossThis Concurrent Resolution recognizes May 9, 2019 as Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority or AKA Day at the Capitol in Delaware.
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2019-05-09
Passed By Senate. Votes: 20 YES 1 ABSENT
DESB59IntroThis Act allows nurse practitioners and physician assistants to recommend medical marijuana for patients.
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2019-05-08
Amendment SA 1 to SB 59 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
DEHB124IntroThis Bill modifies the impact of criminal history on an applicants eligibility for licensure. It gives the Board discretion to grant waivers for felony convictions for crimes committed against a person where more than 3 years have elapsed, and more t...
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2019-05-08
Reported Out of Committee (Sunset Committee (Policy Analysis & Government Accountability)) in House with 4 On Its Merits
DESB78IntroThis Act requires that the health education programs presented by the Department of Education include instruction on what it means to "consent" in the context of a sexual encounter.
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2019-05-08
Reported Out of Committee (Elections, Govt. & Community Affairs) in Senate with 5 On Its Merits
DEHB68EnrollThis Act extends the Automatic Residential Mortgage Foreclosure Mediation Program and the Office of Foreclosure Prevention and Financial Education through December 31, 2024. The Automatic Residential Mortgage Foreclosure Mediation Program and the Off...
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2019-05-07
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
DESB53EnrollDiwali is a 5-day festival of lights, celebrated by millions of Hindus, Sikhs, and Jains across the world. The dates for Diwali change each year, but it usually falls in October or November. Fireworks are an essential component of Diwali and the thir...
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2019-05-07
Passed By House. Votes: 40 YES 1 ABSENT
DESB12EnrollThis Act facilitates electric vehicle and grid-integrated electric vehicle interconnection by including the Society of Automotive Engineers industrial safety standard, J3072, which sets safety requirements for electric vehicles that provide power fro...
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2019-05-07
Passed By House. Votes: 39 YES 1 NO 1 ABSENT
DESB82IntroThis Act replaces Senate Bill No. 69 (150th General Assembly) and does the following:
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2019-05-01
To Senate Executive Committee
DESCR30EngrossThis concurrent resolution establishes the Non-Acute Patient Medical Guardianship Task Force to study and make findings and recommendations regarding the needs and options of non-acute hospital patients in need of medical guardianship services. A rec...
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2019-04-18
Passed In House by Voice Vote
DEHB10IntroUnited 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 the mid-twenties which makes juveniles especially prone to poor decis...
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2019-04-18
To House Judiciary Committee
DEHB75IntroThis Act clarifies that the Department of Services for Children, Youth and Their Families (DSCYF) continues to have exclusive jurisdiction over a juvenile's care, custody, and control when a juvenile is found delinquent of an offense in Family Co...
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2019-04-18
To House Judiciary Committee
DESB43IntroThis Act modifies the impact of criminal history for applicants for licensure to the Board of Electrical Examiners (Board). Specifically, this Act:
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2019-04-18
To Senate Sunset Committee
DESCR36EngrossThis Resolution recognizes April 2019 as "Parkinson's Disease Awareness Month" in the State of Delaware.
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2019-04-18
Passed In House by Voice Vote
DESB25PassThis Act restricts access to tobacco products and tobacco substitutes to individuals under age 21 by doing all of the following:
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2019-04-17
Signed by Governor
DEHCR32EngrossThis resolution designates the month of May, 2019, as Trauma Awareness Month and calls upon Delawareans to educate themselves on the impact of trauma and promote awareness and resiliency in their families and communities.
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2019-04-16
Passed By Senate. Votes: 20 YES 1 ABSENT
DEHB38EnrollThis Act establishes in-person early voting in Delaware beginning January 1, 2022. Registered voters will be allowed to vote in-person during at least 10 days before an election, up to and including the Saturday and Sunday immediately before the elec...
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2019-04-11
Passed By Senate. Votes: 16 YES 5 NO
DEHCR29EngrossThis resolution recognizes April 11-17, 2019 as Black Maternal Health Awareness Week in Delaware.
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2019-04-11
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
DESB69IntroThis Act creates an application process to obtain a handgun qualified purchaser card, to authorize the purchase of a handgun, or a firearms qualified purchaser card, to authorize the purchase of firearms other than a handgun. This Act then requires l...
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2019-04-10
To Senate Executive Committee
DEHB44PassThis bill eliminates all references to physical paper copies of professional licenses for professions administrated by the Division of Professional Regulation. This bill would eliminate the need for the Division to print and mail over 80,000 paper li...
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2019-04-09
Signed by Governor
DEHB43PassThis bill eliminates the requirement under several provisions of Title 24 that applicants for professional licenses as well as adult entertainment establishments submit notarized applications. This bill would allow for a policy change at the Division...
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2019-04-09
Signed by Governor
DEHCR26EngrossThis House Concurrent Resolution designates April 2, 2019 AS "EQUAL PAY DAY" in the State of Delaware.
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2019-04-09
Passed By Senate. Votes: 18 YES 3 ABSENT
DESB22PassAct enacts the National Popular Vote compact, which changes the Electoral College from an institution that reflects the voters state-by-state choices into a body that reflects the voters nationwide choice. Currently, state statutes require that elect...
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2019-03-28
Signed by Governor
DEHB100IntroThis Act establishes a mental health services unit for Delaware elementary schools. The unit is at a ratio of 250 full-time equivalent students grades K-5 for a full-time school counselor, school social worker, or licensed clinical social worker. Add...
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2019-03-28
To House Appropriations Committee
DEHB101IntroThis Act requires high needs elementary schools, including high needs elementary charter schools, to have school-based health centers. The State will pay the start-up costs for each school-based health center at 2 centers per year until each high nee...
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2019-03-28
To House Appropriations Committee
DEHCR21EngrossThis resolution celebrates Delaware's observance of the centennial of the passage and ratification of the 19th Amendment to the Constitution of the United States providing for womens suffrage. It further calls on the Delaware Heritage Commission ...
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2019-03-28
Passed By Senate. Votes: 20 YES 1 ABSENT
DESCR19EngrossThis Concurrent Resolution recognizes March 29, 2019 as "National Vietnam War Veterans Day" in Delaware.
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2019-03-28
Passed In House by Voice Vote
DEHJR2PassThis Joint Resolution recognizes the many contributions of Hattie Bernice Dabney Mishoe, the "First Lady" of Delaware State University, and encourages the University to name a building on campus after her.
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2019-03-28
Signed by Governor
DESB5EngrossThis Act addresses the serious problem of individuals dumping large quantities of trash on public and private property, by:
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2019-03-27
Reported Out of Committee (Natural Resources) in House with 1 Favorable, 5 On Its Merits
DEHB48IntroThis bill provides State funding to kindergarten through third grade for basic special education. State funding already occurs for intensive and complex special education during these grades. Currently the basic special education funding runs from fo...
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2019-03-21
To House Appropriations Committee
DEHCR13EngrossThis Concurrent Resolution recognizes the National Coalition of 100 Black Women Inc., Delaware Chapter for its dedication to improving the lives of Black women and girls in Delaware through advocacy, civic engagement, and other community-building ini...
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2019-03-19
Passed By Senate. Votes: 20 YES 1 ABSENT
DESB17IntroThe use of genetic information in disqualifying coverage for non-health insurance products, such as disability insurance and long term care insurance, is a gap in the protection provided by the federal Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act. As a ...
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2019-03-13
Amendment SA 1 to SB 17 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
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