Delaware Representative Krista Griffith [D]

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DEHB315Enroll
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This bill provides unit funding for full time employees who shall be hired to provide permanent substitute teaching support in Delaware schools. The bill also provides professional development requirements for those hired into these positions and cre...
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2022-07-01
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
DEHB432Enroll
75%
This Act prohibits minor parents from executing a voluntary acknowledgment of paternity.
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2022-07-01
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
DEHB299Enroll
75%
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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2022-07-01
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
DEHB440Enroll
75%
This bill changes the definition of and class of felony for the crime of Strangulation from a class C felony to a Class D felony unless additional factors are present, then the crime elevates to a class B felony, punishable from 2-25 years in jail. T...
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2022-07-01
Passed By Senate. Votes: 17 YES 2 NO 2 ABSENT
DEHB145PassThis Act will allow Delaware residents two new deductions from personal income tax. The first is a deduction from taxable income of up to $1,000 for contributions to an account in a Delaware-sponsored qualified tuition program, as that term is define...
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2022-06-30
Signed by Governor
DESB6PassThis Substitute Act creates the Delaware Large-Capacity Magazine Prohibition Act of 2022, which does the following:
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2022-06-30
Signed by Governor
DESB151Enroll
75%
Acquiring a drivers license is an important part of young adults in foster care achieving normalcy and eventual independence. Yet, youth in long term foster care face numerous unique barriers in this endeavor. Not only are there logistical challenges...
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2022-06-30
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
DEHB303Enroll
75%
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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2022-06-30
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
DESB239PassChapter 29 of Title 3, which restricts the use of invasive and potentially invasive plants, was enacted by Senate Bill No. 22 in 2021, but does not take effect until July 1, 2022. This Act revises § 2904 of Title 3 so that the Department of Agricult...
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2022-06-30
Signed by Governor
DEHB354Enroll
75%
This Act amends Delawares Whistleblower Protection Act to preclude an employer from reporting or threatening to report an employees citizenship or immigration status or a family members citizenship or immigration status to a federal, state, or local ...
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2022-06-30
Passed By Senate. Votes: 20 YES 1 ABSENT
DEHB301Enroll
75%
A 2017 survey of Delaware high school students found that during the 12 months before the survey the following occurred:
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2022-06-30
Passed By Senate. Votes: 20 YES 1 ABSENT
DEHB369PassThis Act adds a member of the Delaware Bar, designated by the Elder Law Section of the Delaware State Bar Association, to the Delaware Guardianship Commission. This Act also makes technical changes to conform existing law to the standards of the Dela...
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2022-06-30
Signed by Governor
DESB234PassThis Act updates the per diem compensation of any retired justice, judge, chancellor or vice chancellor accepting an active duty designation from $250 per day to 1/365 of the annual salary for such a judicial officer. This is consistent with the per ...
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2022-06-30
Signed by Governor
DESB212Enroll
75%
This Act clarifies that of the 6 members of the Delaware Native Species Commission (Commission) that represent stakeholder commercial interests, such as land development, farming, and business, no more than 2 members can represent the same commercial...
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2022-06-30
Passed By House. Votes: 41 YES
DESB267Enroll
75%
The bill requires that third-party cost-sharing assistance utilized by patients is applied toward the enrollee's health insurance deductibles and any out-of-pocket limits. Additionally, the bill defines what constitutes a cost-sharing requirement...
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2022-06-30
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
DESB270Enroll
75%
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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2022-06-30
Passed By House. Votes: 33 YES 7 NO 1 ABSENT
DESB100PassThis 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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2022-06-30
Signed by Governor
DEHB244Enroll
75%
Recognizing the negative impact of criminal justice imposed financial obligations on defendants has led to reforms across the country to reduce the financial burdens that disproportionally impact the poor. This type of debt and the collateral consequ...
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2022-06-30
Passed By Senate. Votes: 15 YES 6 NO
DEHB406PassSection 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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2022-06-30
Signed by Governor
DESB35Enroll
75%
Like Senate Bill No. 35, this Act defines specific violations of wage payment and collection laws under Chapter 11 of Title 19 as wage theft, providing specific penalties for these violations, and creates a new criminal offense of wage theft, with a ...
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2022-06-30
Passed By House. Votes: 32 YES 9 NO
DESB300Enroll
75%
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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2022-06-30
Passed By House. Votes: 41 YES
DESB310Enroll
75%
This Act updates the membership and responsibilities of the Governors Energy Advisory Council.
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2022-06-30
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
DESB307Enroll
75%
This bill reflects the reality that grooming children for the purpose of committing crimes of sexual violence against them is often preceded by conduct that perpetrators know will make the child particularly susceptible to abuse. The bill requires pr...
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2022-06-30
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
DEHB450PassThe Delaware Lethal Firearms Safety Act of 2022 prohibits the manufacture, sale, offer to sell, transfer, purchase, receipt, possession, or transport of assault weapons in Delaware, subject to certain exceptions. One exception is that the Act does no...
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2022-06-30
Signed by Governor
DEHB451PassThis bill makes a person under the age of 21 prohibited from purchasing, owning, possessing, or controlling a firearm or ammunition of a firearm except under limited circumstances. Those circumstances are if the person is 18 years of age or older and...
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2022-06-30
Signed by Governor
DEHB454Enroll
75%
This Act revises the Code to be consistent with federal law. The Individuals with Disabilities in Education Act (IDEA) requires states to make a free appropriate public education (FAPE) available to all children with disabilities between the ages of ...
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2022-06-30
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
DEHB461Enroll
75%
This Act modifies Superior Courts statute pertaining to creation of the Courts record. Previously, the statute only contemplated stenographic recording of court proceedings. Technology has advanced which permits the Court to utilize other methods, in...
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2022-06-30
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
DEHB476Enroll
75%
This Act requires all law-enforcement agencies to remove all Gold Alert notifications of missing persons from all social media and all websites within 72 hours of being notified that the missing person has been located.
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2022-06-30
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
DESB302PassThis Act is named for Keshall KeKe Anderson. KeKe was an innocent bystander who was killed in a 2016 shooting involving a firearm purchased through a straw purchase. In 2019, in a lawsuit by KeKes family against the dealer of the firearm involved in ...
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2022-06-30
Signed by Governor
DEHB447Enroll
75%
This Act implements some of the recommendations of the African American Task Force's Safety and Justice Subcommittee. Specifically, it requires that cases or charges that are more than 7 years old be treated as resolved in favor of a child or adu...
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2022-06-30
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
DESCR126Engross
50%
This Resolution commemorates the 50th anniversary of the enactment of Title IX and recognizes the impact it has had on improving equality in educational institutions and the workplace, while committing to build upon its foundation to continue to expa...
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2022-06-30
Passed In House by Voice Vote
DESB211Enroll
75%
This Act prohibits employers from requesting or requiring that an applicant for employment disclose the applicants age, date of birth, or dates of attendance or graduation from an educational institution in an initial application for employment, unle...
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2022-06-29
Passed By House. Votes: 34 YES 4 NO 3 ABSENT
DESB209Enroll
75%
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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2022-06-29
Passed By Senate. Votes: 20 YES 1 ABSENT
DEHB334Enroll
75%
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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2022-06-29
Passed By House. Votes: 40 YES 1 ABSENT
DEHB356Enroll
75%
This Act terminates the Medical Marijuana Act Oversight Committee ("Committee"). After Joint Legislative Oversight and Sunset Committee's ("JLOSC") thoroughly reviewed the Committee, JLOSC concluded that the Office of Medical ...
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2022-06-29
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
DESB259Enroll
75%
This bill increases the amount of funds deposited into the Investor Protection Fund from money collected by the Investor Protection Unit from $100,000 to $550,000. In addition, it increases the retention cap of the Investor Protection Fund from $300,...
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2022-06-29
Passed By House. Votes: 41 YES
DEHB380Enroll
75%
According to a survey conducted by the American Bar Association, 90 percent of early-career lawyers have student loans, averaging $130,000. The same survey found that Black borrowers accumulated more debt to obtain their law degree compared to other ...
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2022-06-29
Passed By Senate. Votes: 17 YES 4 NO
DEHB381Enroll
75%
Delawares modern-day, statewide Family Court was established in 1971, unifying what had been multiple family law-related court systems throughout the state. In 1984, the Family Law Commission (FLC) was created to study and evaluate Delawares domestic...
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2022-06-29
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
DEHB383Enroll
75%
This Act repeals § 2117, Title 31, which relates to an individual who, by reason of loss or impairment of eyesight or hearing, has a right to be accompanied by a seeing eye dog, also known as a guide dog, in public conveyances; hotels; lodging place...
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2022-06-29
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
DEHB382Enroll
75%
This Act is a result of the Joint Legislature Oversight and Sunset Committee's ("JLOSC") review of the Division for the Visually Impaired ("DVI") and represents the collaboration of several state agencies and other stakeholder...
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2022-06-29
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
DEHB384Enroll
75%
This Act is a result of the Joint Legislative Oversight and Sunset Committees (JLOSC) review of the Division for the Visually Impaired. Under this Act, the Delaware Industries for the Blind (DIB) is repealed. DIB closed operations in March 2017 after...
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2022-06-29
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
DEHB417Enroll
75%
In cases where the Family Court finds that there are sufficient grounds to order the removal of a child from their home and the Family Court orders custody of the child to the Division of Family Service (DFS), DFS often partners with law enforcement ...
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2022-06-29
Passed By Senate. Votes: 20 YES 1 NO
DESB295Enroll
75%
This Act clarifies that the Attorney Generals right of access under Title 29, Section 2508(b) to the books, papers, records, and other documents of the State does not apply for purposes of discovery in any civil litigation brought by or on the relati...
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2022-06-29
Passed By House. Votes: 41 YES
DESB298Enroll
75%
This bill amends provisions in Title 26 of the Delaware Code, Section 1014, related to rules and regulations promulgated by the Public Service Commission, municipal electric companies, and electric cooperatives on the subject of net energy metering.
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2022-06-29
Passed By House. Votes: 38 YES 2 NO 1 ABSENT
DEHB455PassSection 1 and 2. These sections defines reproductive health services for the Board of Medical Practice, the Board of Nursing, and Regulatory Council for Physician Assistants, and makes clear that physicians, physician assistants and nurses who perfor...
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2022-06-29
Signed by Governor
DEHB439Enroll
75%
This Act is a result of the Joint Legislative Oversight and Sunset Committee's ("JLOSC") review of the Water Infrastructure Advisory Council ("WIAC"). This Act clarifies quorum, removes a prohibition against WIAC members votin...
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2022-06-29
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
DEHB438Enroll
75%
This Act is part of the Joint Legislative Oversight and Sunset Committee's ("JLOSC") review of the Delaware Nursing Home Residents Quality Assurance Commission ("DNHRQAC") and the recommendations that JLOSC approved during its...
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2022-06-29
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
DEHB457Enroll
75%
This Act is a result of the Joint Legislative Oversight and Sunset Committee's ("JLOSC") review of the Delaware Interscholastic Athletic Association ("DIAA"). As part of JLOSC's review of DIAA, JLOSC recommended the follow...
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2022-06-29
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
DEHB462Enroll
75%
This Act permits multidisciplinary team members to share information freely amongst themselves to better protect the welfare of abused children in the State of Delaware. This Act also establishes a framework for parties in Family Court civil proceedi...
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2022-06-29
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
DESB320Enroll
75%
This bill establishes voting by mail under the General Assemblys broad powers under § 1, Article V of the Delaware Constitution to prescribe the means, methods and instruments of voting.
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2022-06-29
Passed By House. Votes: 25 YES 12 NO 3 NOT VOTING 1 ABSENT
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