Delaware Senator Jack Walsh [D]

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DEHB299Engross
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This Act prohibits the seller of consumer goods or services from refusing to accept cash payment, except in limited circumstances. Sales covered by this Act are those made at a retail store through an in-person transaction. The Act does not apply to ...
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2022-05-19
To Senate Banking, Business & Insurance Committee
DEHB303Intro
25%
This bill amends Chapter 33, Title 18 of the Delaware Code by adding a new § 3370E to require coverage of an annual behavioral health well check.
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2022-05-19
Reported Out of Committee (Appropriations) in House with 5 Favorable
DEHB334Engross
50%
This bill permits health-care providers who are licensed in a state other than Delaware to deliver health-care services by telehealth and telemedicine only if a health-care provider-patient relationship has been established in accordance with § 6003...
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2022-05-19
To Senate Health & Social Services Committee
DEHB372Intro
25%
The Delaware Marijuana Control Act regulates and taxes marijuana in the same manner as alcohol.
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2022-05-19
Defeated By House. Votes: 23 YES 15 NO 2 ABSENT
DESB264Engross
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This Act requires the Delaware Department of Agriculture to promulgate rules and regulations, that will not become effective until July 1, 2024, classifying neonicotinoid pesticides designed or intended for use in outdoor applications as state restri...
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2022-05-19
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
DESB9Engross
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Senate Bill No. 9 establishes new formulas that a community owner is allowed use to increase rent in a manufactured home community. Senate Substitute No. 1 to SB 9 makes discrete changes to the provisions of SB 9, most of which clarify language or co...
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2022-05-19
Passed By Senate. Votes: 19 YES 1 NO 1 NOT VOTING
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
DEHB398Intro
25%
This Act renames the Human Trafficking Interagency Coordinating Council as the Delaware Anti-Trafficking Action Council (Council) for the purpose of providing a clearer description of the work that the Council performs. This Act also transfers the Co...
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2022-05-19
Reported Out of Committee (Appropriations) in House with 5 Favorable
DESB280Engross
50%
This Act requires medical marijuana compassion centers and safety compliance facilities that have 20 or more employees to have a labor peace agreement with 1 more bona fide labor organizations. This Act defines "labor peace agreement" as an...
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2022-05-19
Passed By Senate. Votes: 14 YES 7 NO
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
DEHB406Engross
50%
Section 1 of the Act amends section 3534 of Title 12 to include, within the class of persons who may receive notice under the statute, designated representatives under section 3339 of Title 12 (representatives under section 3547 of Title 12 already b...
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2022-05-19
To Senate Banking, Business & Insurance Committee
DESB284Engross
50%
This Act continues the practice of amending periodically the Delaware Statutory Trust Act (the Act) to keep it current and to maintain its national preeminence. The following is a section-by-section review of proposed amendments of the Act.
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2022-05-19
To House Economic Development/Banking/Insurance & Commerce Committee
DEHB420Engross
50%
The states pre-application process for land use process, known as PLUS, was created 20 years ago and has served to increase coordination among state and local agencies. In doing so, it has fulfilled its intent of providing predictability and consiste...
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2022-05-19
To Senate Elections & Government Affairs Committee
DESCR103Engross
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This resolution recognizes the importance of Direct Support Professionals to our state on the occasion of the May 19th Green Wave advocacy day, co-sponsored by A-Team Delaware and the Ability Network of Delaware.
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2022-05-19
Passed In House by Voice Vote
DESCR106Engross
50%
This Concurrent Resolution designates the week of May 8, 2022 to May 14, 2022 as National Charter Schools Week and commends Delaware's charter public schools for their efforts in educating Delaware students.
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2022-05-19
Passed In House by Voice Vote
DESCR111Engross
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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
DESB300Intro
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This Act updates the mandatory reporting requirements for Delaware physicians with anxiety, depression, and other mental health challenges. These changes are necessary to ensure that physicians are able to seek treatment without undue stigma or fear ...
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2022-05-19
To Senate Legislative Oversight & Sunset Committee
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
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
DEHB302Engross
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House Bill No. 302 clarifies that the creation or possession of an altered or fake vaccination document is forgery in the second degree. This crime includes electronic vaccination documents because the existing definition of "written instrument&...
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2022-05-18
Reported Out of Committee (Health & Social Services) in Senate with 2 Favorable, 2 On Its Merits
DESB270Intro
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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
DEHB411Engross
50%
This Act is the first leg of a constitutional amendment that would prohibit the regular session of the General Assembly from extending beyond 5:00 p.m. on the last day of June, unless the session is recalled by the Governor or the presiding officers ...
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2022-05-18
Reported Out of Committee (Executive) in Senate with 3 Favorable, 3 On Its Merits
DESB286Engross
50%
This Act shall be known as the New Castle County Neighborhood Improvement District Act. The Act assembles New Castle County resources under one roof to focus comprehensively on persistent, and in some cases legacy, neighborhood problems, thereby prom...
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2022-05-18
To House Housing & Community Affairs Committee
DESB13Intro
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This Act creates a Ban the Box policy for postsecondary institutions in the state. Ban the Box or Beyond the Box policies refer to the removal of questions about ones criminal conviction history on a college or job application. Research shows that qu...
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2022-05-18
Amendment SA 1 to SB 13 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
DESB292Engross
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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
DESB293Intro
25%
This Act is companion legislation to Senate Bill 270. Currently, state code requires all school districts to match state- appropriated minor improvement funds with 40% local funds, regardless of a districts ability to do so. This bill changes the req...
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2022-05-18
Reported Out of Committee (Education) in Senate with 2 Favorable, 3 On Its Merits
DEHB418Intro
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This Act amends §137, Title 17 of the Delaware Code to allow for right of way acquisitions to commence upon the approval of final right of way plans on a parcel by parcel basis. This will improve project delivery by allowing acquisitions on finalize...
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2022-05-18
Reported Out of Committee (Transportation/Land Use and Infrastructure) in House with 1 Favorable, 7 On Its Merits
DESB35Intro
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This Act defines specific violations of wage payment and collection laws under Chapter 11 of Title 19, as wage theft and provides specific penalties for these violations, including a new a new criminal offense of wage theft, with a mechanism for the ...
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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
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
DEHB401Intro
25%
This Act amends Title 21 to specify the requirements for an applicant to obtain or renew a motor vehicle dealer license and aligns the requirements with other state licensing requirements. The current law only requires the applicant to show they have...
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2022-05-18
Reported Out of Committee (Transportation/Land Use and Infrastructure) in House with 1 Favorable, 7 On Its Merits
DEHB205Engross
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This Act establishes the Delaware Expanding Access for Retirement and Necessary Saving (EARNS) program to serve as a vehicle through which eligible employees may, on a voluntary basis, provide for additional retirement security through a State-facili...
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2022-05-17
To Senate Labor Committee
DESB209Engross
50%
In 2016, Title 2, Chapter 19 was enacted to address the growing use of ride share applications also known as a Transportation Network Companies (TNC), which transport passengers for compensation. In 2016, the General Assembly acknowledged the importa...
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2022-05-17
Reported Out of Committee (Economic Development/Banking/Insurance & Commerce) in House with 1 Favorable, 6 On Its Merits
DESB188Engross
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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
DESB272Intro
25%
By this Act, Delaware would join the Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology Interstate Compact (the Compact). The Compact is an interstate compact, or a formal agreement among states, to facilitate the interstate practice of audiology and speech lan...
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2022-05-17
Laid On Table in Senate
DEHB390Engross
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This Act designates the Dryptosauridae as the official dinosaur of this State. Dryptosauridae bones have been found in the Chesapeake & Delaware Canal. The only other dinosaur bones that have been found in Delaware are those of a hadrosaurid, mos...
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2022-05-17
To Senate Education Committee
DESB150Intro
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This Act creates the Office of Corrections Ombudsperson (Ombudsperson or Office) within the Department of Justice. The purpose of the Ombudsperson is to do all of the following:
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2022-05-17
Amendment SA 1 to SB 150 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
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
DEHB429Intro
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This Act adds a guaranteed asset protection waiver to the instruments that are exempt from insurance regulation.
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2022-05-17
To House Economic Development/Banking/Insurance & Commerce Committee
DEHCR85Engross
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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
DEHB430Intro
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This Act creates a statewide Grow Your Own Educator Program to improve recruitment, retention, and diversity of educators in Delaware public schools. The Program establishes a competitive grant process to be administered by the Department of Educatio...
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2022-05-17
To House Education Committee
DESB277Engross
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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
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
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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
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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
DEHB423Intro
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Federal law permits states to require federal firearms licensees (FFLs) to conduct background checks through a state agency, or point of contact, instead of directly through the National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS).
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2022-05-13
To House Public Safety & Homeland Security Committee
DEHB204Enroll
75%
This Act removes the exemption for private schools and youth camps that allows them to use a name, rather than fingerprint, based background check or to choose not to do background checks at all for employees, contractors, or volunteers.
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2022-05-12
Passed By Senate. Votes: 19 YES 2 ABSENT
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