Delaware Representative Helene Keeley [D]

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DEHB80PassThis Act replaces existing Chapter 83 of the Delaware Insurance Code and sets forth the permissible uses of credit information in rating personal insurance. This Act also prohibits insurance companies from increasing rates on current customers solely...
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2017-08-01
Signed by Governor
DESB75PassThis Act updates Delaware's human trafficking crime to prohibit the same acts that are included in the federal Justice for Victims of Trafficking Act of 2015.
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2017-08-01
Signed by Governor
DEHB35PassThis bill sets forth a framework for the licensing, regulation and inspection of business establishments that provide massage and bodywork services. This bill places oversight of any business offering massage services in the hands of the Board of Mas...
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2017-07-26
Signed by Governor
DEHB249PassAn estimated 100,000 people in Delaware participate in some form of fantasy sports, whether it is a football or baseball league with their friends and family, or more recently, a daily or weekly contest against players from across the country. This l...
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2017-07-26
Signed by Governor
DESB44PassThis Bill clarifies that every prescriber holding a controlled substance registration must be registered with the Prescription Monitoring Program. Further, prescribers who receive a CSR (controlled substances registration) for the first time must reg...
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2017-07-21
Signed by Governor
DEHB202PassThis Act addresses new requirements on fingerprinting and criminal history reports from the Federal Bureau of Investigation and allows the Thoroughbred Racing Commission to continue its long standing practice of obtaining fingerprints and criminal hi...
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2017-07-21
Signed by Governor
DESB107PassThis bill requires the Division of Public Health and the Department of Education to collaborate with local school districts to find ways to help improve the indoor environment in schools. The bill also requires the Division of Public Health to establ...
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2017-07-21
Signed by Governor
DEHB217PassSection 1 of this Act clarifies that subcontractors are obligated to ensure the secrecy of tax returns and tax information.
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2017-07-21
Signed by Governor
DEHB85VetoThis bill eliminates the use of an enrollment preference for students living within a 5-mile radius of a charter school. This change was supported by a majority vote of the Enrollment Preferences Task Force established by House Bill No. 90 of the 147...
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2017-07-20
Vetoed by Governor
DESB48PassUnder this Act, a pharmacist who dispenses narloxone under an established set of circumstances is not subject to disciplinary or other adverse action under any professional licensing statute or criminal liability, or liable for damages related to inj...
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2017-07-20
Signed by Governor
DEHB34PassThis bill expands the list of persons eligible to participate in the Ada Leigh Soles Memorial Professional Librarian and Archivist Incentive Scholarship Program to include employees of non-public libraries in Delaware that join the Delaware Library C...
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2017-07-19
Signed by Governor
DEHB76PassThis Act extends the Office of Foreclosure Prevention and Automatic Residential Foreclosure Mediation Program an additional two years, from January 18, 2018 until January 18, 2020.
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2017-07-17
Signed by Governor
DEHB93PassThis Act provides clearer language concerning security alarm business license and identification requirements for both businesses and individuals; gives vendors a clearer understanding of prohibited acts, discipline and penalties; and grants the Prof...
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2017-07-17
Signed by Governor
DEHB99PassThis bill would require that a resident 65 years of age or older claiming a tax credit against school taxes must be a resident of the state for at least 10 years before qualifying for such credit. The current requirement is only for 3-year residency....
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2017-07-17
Signed by Governor
DESB45PassThis Bill adds 3,4-dichloro-N-[2-(dimethylamino)cyclohexyl]-N-methylbenzamide (U-47700) to Schedule I of the Uniform Controlled Substances Act. U-47700, also known as Pink, is a synthetic opioid recently encountered by law enforcement and public heal...
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2017-07-17
Signed by Governor
DEHB158PassThis bill creates a new type of liquor license for beer gardens. Beer gardens are outdoor venues that operate at least 5 months, of each year and are independent of any other licensed establishment. The licensing and operation of beer gardens provide...
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2017-07-17
Signed by Governor
DEHB4PassThis legislation amends the Delaware Code to establish the Department of Human Resources by transferring various divisions and other organizational units from the Office of Management and Budget to the newly established Department of Human Resources....
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2017-07-16
Signed by Governor
DESB24PassThis Act removes the requirement that a psychiatrist be the physician who signs the written certification in support of an applicant's application for medical marijuana and adds anxiety to the list of debilitating conditions which a person can ha...
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2017-07-12
Signed by Governor
DEHB88EngrossThis Act allows for juniors and seniors majoring in education at a Delaware college or university to be paid $83 per day as substitute teachers, the same rate paid to those who hold a bachelor's degree but not a teaching license. This will encour...
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2017-07-12
To Senate Education Committee
DEHB132EngrossThis bill corrects the duration of revocation to match § 4177C(d)(2) and will make it possible for all applicants who are required to participate in the Ignition Interlock Device program to be eligible to submit an application for an indigent plan. ...
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2017-07-12
To Senate Corrections & Public Safety Committee
DEHB144EngrossThis bill serves to better define and limit what real property rights the Department of Transportation may acquire. It also corrects a technical error that if left unchanged, will jeopardize the use of federal funds on transportation projects due to ...
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2017-07-12
To Senate Transportation Committee
DEHB184EngrossThis bill adds to the requirements for licensure as a River Pilot Apprentice that an applicant not have been convicted of a crime substantially related to the practice of river piloting. This bill empowers the Board of Pilot Commissioners to waive su...
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2017-07-12
To Senate Transportation Committee
DEHB147PassThis bill implements across-the-board increases to the filing fees associated with Department of Insurance filings, including for insurer Certificates of Authority, producer and adjuster licenses, annual statement filings, and rate and rule filings.
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2017-07-03
Signed by Governor
DEHB64EnrollMothers who give birth to monoamniotic twins are often hospitalized as early as 26 weeks into the pregnancy due to the risk of complications of having twins share a single amniotic sack. Mothers who give birth to multiples of 3 or more often have the...
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2017-07-02
Passed By House. Votes: 41 YES
DEHB81EnrollThis legislation revises § 5006 of the Insurance Code to track the National Association of Insurance Commissioners Model Holding Company Act with respect to the Commissioners power to examine insurers and have access to books and records of insurers...
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2017-07-02
Passed By Senate. Votes: 20 YES 1 ABSENT
DESB43EnrollThis Act regulates the practice of art therapy, amending 24 Del. C. §30 by adding Subchapter V. Professional Art Therapists, administered under the Delaware Board of Mental Health and Chemical Dependency Professionals. The Art Therapy Practice Act w...
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2017-07-02
SS 1 for SB 43 - Passed By House. Votes: 41 YES
DEHB178EnrollThe children of parents who divorce or were never married often share a surname with only one parent, which may lead to confusion or hardship when schools, doctors, or others fail to recognize the childs connection with the parent with whom the child...
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2017-07-02
Passed By Senate. Votes: 20 YES 1 ABSENT
DEHB176EnrollThis bill gives local school boards or charter school boards more discretion on a case by case basis to suspend students for the possession of a deadly weapon other than a firearm in a Safe School or Recreation Zone. This bill is the result of a case...
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2017-07-02
Passed By Senate. Votes: 20 YES 1 ABSENT
DEHB203EnrollThis Act directs the Division of Medicaid and Medical Assistance, Division of Public Health, and Office of Management and Budget Human Resources Management (the Agencies) to report to the General Assembly every 2 years the impacts and costs associat...
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2017-07-02
Passed By Senate. Votes: 20 YES 1 ABSENT
DESB76IntroThis bill sets the standards by which certain contractors and subcontractors are required, independently or through agreement with other organizations, to provide craft training for journeyman and apprentice levels through a bona fide program approve...
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2017-07-02
Amendment SA 20 to SS 1 - Stricken in Senate
DESCR26EngrossThis Concurrent Resolution recognizes June 2017 as LGBTQ Pride Month in the State of Delaware.
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2017-07-02
Passed In House by Voice Vote
DESB109EnrollIndividuals who receive health care via Medicaid deserve the same dedication to treatment of substance abuse disorders as individuals who receive health care via private insurance. This Act extends the same access to treatment of a substance use diso...
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2017-07-02
Passed By House. Votes: 41 YES
DEHB246EnrollThis bill would increase the exemption from inspection from 5 years to 7 years.
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2017-07-02
Passed By Senate. Votes: 20 YES 1 ABSENT
DEHB257EnrollThis bill increases the line of duty death benefits from $150,000 to $200,000 for those persons covered under Chapter 66, Title 18 of the Delaware Code. Additionally, the bill increases the maximum amount payable in any year from $30,000 to $40,000.
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2017-07-02
Passed By Senate. Votes: 20 YES 1 ABSENT
DESCR33EngrossThis resolution creates the Administrative Law Improvement Task Force, which is charged with reviewing Delawares Administrative Procedures Act and other related statutes for the purpose of making recommendations to modernize Delawares administrative ...
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2017-07-02
Passed In House by Voice Vote
DEHB154EnrollCurrently, claims that arise at the death of the decedent are treated the same as claims that arise after the decedent's death. This bill changes how claims that arise at the time of decedent's death are treated by including them in the same ...
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2017-07-01
Passed By Senate. Votes: 19 YES 2 ABSENT
DEHB169EnrollSection 1 of the Act (i) clarifies that the defined term agents, as used in chapter 33 of title 12, consistent with common usage of the term, includes all agents defined as such by the general law of agency; (ii) modifies section 3312 to provide that...
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2017-07-01
Passed By Senate. Votes: 19 YES 2 ABSENT
DEHB206EnrollThis Act allows the Division of Motor Vehicles to issue a conditional license at the request of the Justice of the Peace for a Driving Under the Influence offender whose charge is still pending, but whose license has been suspended by the Division of...
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2017-07-01
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
DEHB216EnrollThis amendment to Section 8-200 of the Charter of the City of Wilmington raises some of the threshold amounts for bid requirements in the procurement process. The purpose of the amendment is to improve City of Wilmington procurement procedures, incre...
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2017-07-01
Passed By Senate. Votes: 18 YES 3 ABSENT
DEHB220EnrollThis act establishes the Addiction Action Committee as a means to establish a comprehensive, coordinated strategy to address addiction in Delaware. The committee is authorized to make recommendations on a comprehensive approach to address and monitor...
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2017-07-01
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
DESB111EnrollThis bill establishes the Behavioral Health Consortium that will provide oversight and coordination of the States private and public bodies to address behavioral health issues in Delaware.
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2017-07-01
Passed By House. Votes: 41 YES
DEHB240IntroSections 1 and 7 of this Act update from $400 to $800 the threshold which triggers the penalty for insufficient payment of estimated tax. The current threshold has been in place since 2000. Because it has not been modified in almost 20-years, the pen...
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2017-07-01
Defeated By House. Votes: 24 YES 17 NO
DEHB252EnrollSection 1 of this Act enhances the States ability to collect delinquent taxes by (a) allowing for renewal of a judgment for unpaid taxes beyond the current 20 year limit for an additional term of 20 years, and (b) allows for recording of a judgment f...
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2017-07-01
Passed By Senate. Votes: 19 YES 2 ABSENT
DEHCR52EngrossThis Resolution creates an Adult Use Cannabis Task Force to study issues surrounding the possible future legalization of non-medical, adult use cannabis in Delaware, including local authority and control, consumer safety and substance abuse preventio...
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2017-07-01
Passed By Senate. Votes: 12 YES 4 NO 2 NOT VOTING 3 ABSENT
DESB35EnrollThis Act enacts the Recognition of Emergency Medical Services Personnel Licensure Interstate Compact Act ("REPLICA"). With REPLICA, EMS personnel will be able to respond across state borders within the provision of their duties on a short t...
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2017-06-30
Passed By House. Votes: 38 YES 3 ABSENT
DESB52EnrollThis Act will allow a retired Delaware attorney to satisfy a mortgage that the attorney paid off while in practice. Currently only attorneys still in active practice are permitted to satisfy mortgages under Section 2120. This limitation can leave no ...
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2017-06-30
Passed By House. Votes: 41 YES
DESB59PassThis Act replaces the current multistate nurse licensure compact with an enhanced version. The enhanced Nurse Licensure Compact allows for registered nurses and licensed practical nurses to have one multistate license, with the privilege to practice ...
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2017-06-30
Signed by Governor
DEHB146EnrollThis bill will remove the requirement for signatures to be in pen and ink when provided for driver license, identification card, or registration application processes. Removing this provision enables the Division of Motor Vehicles to develop more eff...
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2017-06-30
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
DEHB142EnrollThis Act will improve guidelines for training by school districts and charters as it pertains to School Resource Officers (SRO), their duties and training when interacting with students with disabilities. The limitations and prohibitions described in...
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2017-06-30
Passed By Senate. Votes: 20 YES 1 ABSENT
DEHB164EnrollThis bill dissolves the Human Trafficking Coordinating Council and reestablishes it as the Human Trafficking Interagency Coordinating Council. The bill establishes the members of the Council and the chair and vice-chair. The bill also requires that a...
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2017-06-30
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
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