Delaware Representative Kimberly Williams [D]

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DESB243EngrossSince 1973, § 9605(b) of Title 9 of the Delaware Code (§ 9605) has prohibited the recordation of instruments that restrict the sale, gift, transfer, assignment, conveyance, ownership, lease, rental, use, or occupancy of real property to or by any p...
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2018-06-22
To House Housing & Community Affairs Committee
DESB225EngrossThis Act encourages prescribers and patients to use proven non-opioid methods of treating back pain by doing the following:
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2018-06-22
To House Economic Development/Banking/Insurance/Commerce Committee
DEHB90EngrossThis bill establishes in-person early voting for the State of Delaware. Registered voters will be allowed to vote in-person for at least 10 days prior to an election, up to and including the Saturday and Sunday immediately prior to the election at lo...
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2018-06-21
To Senate Elections & Government Affairs Committee
DEHB292EnrollThis Act implements the recommendations of the March 2105 Autism Educational Task Force report regarding § 1332 of Title 14, the Program for Children with Autism and its Special Staff. Enacted nearly three decades ago, this law established a network...
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2018-06-21
Passed By Senate. Votes: 19 YES 2 ABSENT
DEHB348EnrollThis Act redefines resident to mean one who is legally domiciled in the State for 10 years immediately preceding October of the pretax year. This change means that one must be domiciled in the State for 10 years before one who is over the age of 65 c...
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2018-06-21
Passed By Senate. Votes: 17 YES 4 ABSENT
DEHB400EngrossThis bill provides for election day registration for presidential primary, primary, special, and general elections whereas currently the deadline is the fourth Saturday prior to the date of the election. Moreover, same day registration at polling pla...
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2018-06-21
To Senate Elections & Government Affairs Committee
DEHB104IntroThe state is currently funding service providers at 75% of the market rate established in a 2014 study that was done by DHSS. This bill would mandate an increase in the rates paid to service providers according to the recommendations of the market st...
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2018-06-21
Reported Out of Committee (Appropriations) in House with 4 On Its Merits
DESB165EnrollThis Act permits private sector labor organizations and employers to enter into union security agreements to the full extent allowed under federal law.
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2018-06-21
Passed By House. Votes: 25 YES 13 NO 1 NOT VOTING 2 ABSENT
DEHCR8IntroThis House Concurrent Resolution urges the President and Congress to enact legislation that would reinstate the separation of commercial and investment banking functions that were in effect under the Glass-Steagall Act.
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2018-06-20
Tabled in Committee
DEHB71IntroThis bill was previously recommended by the Joint Sunset Committee in the 147th General Assembly. The bill adds appointed members of the Cash Management Policy Board to the definition of public officers. This designation would subject the appointed m...
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2018-06-20
Reported Out of Committee (Administration) in House with 3 On Its Merits
DEHB95IntroThis Act prohibits a person from purchasing, selling, offering for sale, possessing with intent to sell, or importing with intent to sell ivory or rhinoceros horn, except as specified. A violation of this Act or any rule, regulation, or order adopted...
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2018-06-20
Tabled in Committee
DEHB3EnrollThis legislation requires that all full-time employees of the State, including employees of school districts, continuously in the employ of the state for at least one year, shall be eligible for 12 weeks of paid leave upon the birth or adoption of a ...
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2018-06-20
Passed By Senate. Votes: 16 YES 4 NO 1 ABSENT
DEHB323IntroThis Act reaffirms the Constitutional requirement that the General Assembly appropriate money belonging to the General Fund by making clear that funds received by the State or a State agency from settlements or other final orders or judgments, other ...
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2018-06-20
Tabled in Committee
DEHB360IntroAs poll from 2017 revealed that 31% of people in the United States have been sexually harassed in the workplace. The United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission released a comprehensive study of workplace harassment in the United States whi...
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2018-06-20
Reported Out of Committee (Labor) in House with 11 On Its Merits
DEHB374EnrollThis bill adds glaucoma, chronic debilitating migraines, pediatric autism spectrum disorder, pediatric sensory processing disorder to the list of debilitating medical conditions which may qualify a person, upon certification by a physician, to be eli...
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2018-06-20
Passed By Senate. Votes: 19 YES 2 ABSENT
DESB175EngrossThis Act exempts the transfer of real estate acquired by foreclosure or deed in lieu of foreclosure from nonresident income tax withholding requirements.
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2018-06-20
Reported Out of Committee (Economic Development/Banking/Insurance/Commerce) in House with 9 On Its Merits
DESB197EngrossThis Act provides mandatory expungement eligibility to individuals who were convicted of the possession, use or consumption of marijuana prior to Delawares decriminalization of these offenses. To be eligible for the mandatory expungement, the marijua...
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2018-06-20
Reported Out of Committee (Administration) in House with 2 Favorable, 3 On Its Merits
DEHJR12EngrossThe Delaware Department of Transportation currently uses a system to repair subdivision roadways in which a unit is dispatched only when a complaint is lodged with the Transportation Management Center. In order to avoid piecemeal repairs that waste v...
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2018-06-20
Reported Out of Committee (Transportation) in Senate with 5 On Its Merits
DESB228EngrossThis Act restores the Delaware Prescription Drug Payment Assistance Program (Program), which was eliminated in the Fiscal Year 2018 Annual Appropriations Act. This Act replaces Senate Bill 148 and makes the following additional changes:
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2018-06-20
Reported Out of Committee (Administration) in House with 4 On Its Merits
DEHB466IntroThis Act makes a technical correction to § 7021 of Title 25 so that it is consistent with § 7043 of Title 25. Section 7021 is the original rent increase section. It requires a landlord to provide a minimum 60 days notice of a rent increase and was ...
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2018-06-20
Reported Out of Committee (Manufactured Housing) in House with 5 On Its Merits
DESB227EngrossThis Act promotes the use of primary care by doing the following:
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2018-06-20
Reported Out of Committee (Health & Human Development) in House with 2 Favorable, 11 On Its Merits
DEHB259EnrollIn 2006, Delaware enacted Jessicas Law, which requires first time offenders convicted of a specified sexual offense against a child under 14 years of age and individuals previously convicted of a Class A or B sexual offense in Title 11 and subsequent...
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2018-06-19
Passed By Senate. Votes: 19 YES 2 ABSENT
DEHB380EnrollThis bill allows first-time home buyers to pay their portion of the realty transfer tax at the rate that was in effect prior to the increase that took effect on August 1, 2017. The credit is calculated as 0.5% of the first $400,000 in home value, wit...
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2018-06-19
Passed By Senate. Votes: 20 YES 1 ABSENT
DESB242EngrossThis Act creates Pay for Success contracts. A Pay for Success contract is an agreement between a State agency and either a program intermediary or an investor under which an investor will provide upfront capital to fund a service, program, or economi...
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2018-06-15
[Hearing: Jun 27 @ 1:30 pm]
To House Administration Committee
DEHB352EngrossThis Act permits licensed child care providers, who successfully complete a State-approved medication training, to administer medication to children in their care, including by non-intravenous injection, if a child has a medical need during child car...
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2018-06-14
Reported Out of Committee (Sunset) in Senate with 4 On Its Merits
DEHB331EngrossThis bill creates regulations concerning the use, distribution and education of Benzodiazepine and Non-benzodiazepine Hypnotics. It require Practitioners to obtain consent from a minors parent or guardian prior to prescribing these drugs, and require...
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2018-06-13
Reported Out of Committee (Health, Children & Social Services) in Senate with 3 On Its Merits
DEHB326EnrollThis Act creates the Delaware Advance Scholarship Program (Program). The goal of this Act is to encourage Delaware students with intellectual disabilities to pursue studies for a comprehensive certificate or degree at a Delaware institution of higher...
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2018-06-13
Passed By Senate. Votes: 19 YES 2 ABSENT
DEHB346EngrossThis Act establishes the High Needs Educator Student Loan Payment Program. The Program allows qualified applicants to apply for a payment from the State to the applicants lending agency, to pay a portion of the applicants student loan debt. The purpo...
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2018-06-13
To Senate Education Committee
DEHB363EnrollThis bill changes the time of school board and school referendum election from 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. to 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
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2018-06-13
Passed By Senate. Votes: 19 YES 2 ABSENT
DESB169EngrossThis Act makes a technical correction to SB 169 by changing the designations of the new statutes and incorporates Senate Amendment No. 1 to Senate Bill No. 169.
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2018-06-13
Reported Out of Committee (Judiciary) in House with 11 On Its Merits
DEHB433EngrossThis Act expands the pathways to entering an alternative routes for teacher licensure and certification program (ARTC) casting a wider net in order to attract a diverse pool of qualified candidates into the field of education as the need for teachers...
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2018-06-13
Reported Out of Committee (Education) in Senate with 4 On Its Merits
DEHB425IntroThis Act establishes that a contract between a pharmacy benefits manager and a pharmacy may not prohibit a pharmacy or pharmacist from doing any of the following:
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2018-06-13
Reported Out of Committee (Economic Development/Banking/Insurance/Commerce) in House with 1 Favorable, 8 On Its Merits
DEHB299IntroThis is the first leg of an amendment to the Delaware Constitution to provide equal rights on the basis of sex. There is no Equal Rights Amendment to the United States Constitution. While Congress passed the Amendment in 1972, it was not ratified by ...
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2018-06-12
Stricken in House
DESB147PassImmunity from liability for individuals rendering emergency care is addressed in many sections of the Delaware Code. There are several separate statutes providing immunity for specific professions and even for lay individuals providing specific types...
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2018-06-12
Signed by Governor
DEHB461IntroDelaware law criminalizes therapeutic deception, a representation by the health professional that sexual contact by the health professional is consistent with or part of the patients treatment. This Act creates a felony level offense for a person tha...
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2018-06-12
To House Judiciary Committee
DESB85EnrollThis Act draws attention to the types of discipline used in schools by capturing data about out-of-school suspensions and publishing that data, in an effort to help schools identify areas where the data regarding out-of-school suspensions indicates t...
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2018-06-07
Passed By Senate. Votes: 14 YES 6 NO 1 ABSENT
DEHB399EnrollThis is the first leg of an amendment to the Delaware Constitution to provide equal rights on the basis of sex. There is no Equal Rights Amendment to the United States Constitution. While Congress passed the Amendment in 1972, it was not ratified by ...
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2018-06-07
Enact w/o Sign by Governor
DESB139EnrollThis Act requires that health insurance offered in this State provide coverage for fertility care services, including in vitro fertilization ("IVF") procedures, for individuals who suffer from a disease or condition that results in the inab...
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2018-06-07
Passed By House. Votes: 39 YES 2 NO
DEHCR89EngrossThis House Concurrent Resolution recognizes June 15, 2018, as Delaware Elder Abuse Awareness Day and encourages all of Delawares citizens to learn about how to protect and nurture our elderly citizens.
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2018-06-05
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
DEHR24IntroSince its adoption in 2003, the Manufactured Home Owners and Community Owners Act ("MHOCOA"), Chapter 70 of Title 25, has proven to be an effective tool to protect the rights of tenants in manufactured home communities. During the years sin...
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2018-05-30
Amendment HA 2 to HR 24 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
DESB90PassThis bill would allow for a student to participate in the Inspire Scholarship Program for eight continuous semesters instead of the current six. This would allow a student to use Inspire Scholarships for each of the semesters during a traditional col...
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2018-05-10
Signed by Governor
DEHB103PassThe Act amends Section 916 of Title 11 of the Code so that the statutory penalties for the crime of home improvement fraud increase as the amount of the loss to the victim increases, using the same scale applicable to Theft under Section 841 of Title...
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2018-05-09
Signed by Governor
DESB146EngrossThe continued existence and dissemination of a juvenile criminal record hampers an individuals ability to become a successful and productive member of society. These criminal records are a hindrance to employment, education, housing, credit, and mili...
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2018-05-09
Reported Out of Committee (Judiciary) in House with 7 On Its Merits
DEHB337PassThis Act prohibits marriage of individuals under 18 years of age.
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2018-05-09
Signed by Governor
DESB171EngrossIndividuals who are released from prison face many hurdles as they re-enter the community, including difficulty obtaining identification documents. Lacking identification imposes additional hurdles as these individuals attempt to find housing and emp...
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2018-05-09
Reported Out of Committee (Judiciary) in House with 9 On Its Merits
DESB101EnrollEvery year, over 100 million animals are used as subjects of scientific and medical research, as well as for educational purposes. As recently as 2015, over 19,000 cats and over 61,000 dogs were used in research. In Delaware in 2015, 82 cats and 85 d...
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2018-05-08
Passed By Senate. Votes: 20 YES 1 ABSENT
DEHB288IntroUnder this Act, two circumstances which currently subject alcoholic liquor license holders or individuals to fines will be permitted:
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2018-05-08
Amendment HA 2 to HB 288 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
DESB203IntroThis Act increases the penalties for certain offenses involving deadly weapons as follows:
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2018-05-08
To Senate Judicial & Community Affairs Committee
DEHB324EngrossThis Act requires that the Office of Child Care Licensing include application forms, the specific requirements to obtain a license, and due process provisions in regulations to ensure that child care providers have clear notice of what is required, t...
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2018-04-29
To Senate Health, Children & Social Services Committee
DEHB338IntroThis Act increases the eligibility for a child with a disability to be eligible for free appropriate public education from the end of the school year in which the child attains the age of 21 to the end of the school year in which the child attains th...
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2018-04-25
Tabled in Committee
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