Delaware Senator Kyle Gay [D]

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DEHB310Intro
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The United States Space Force was established on December 20, 2019 as part of the National Defense Authorization Act. The Space Force became the 6th branch of the United States Armed Forces. This Act inserts the Space Force in those sections of the D...
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2024-01-25
To House Veterans Affairs Committee
DESCR113Engross
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This Concurrent Resolution honors and recognizes the leadership and achievements of African Americans and urges the celebration of Black History Month.
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2024-01-25
Passed In House by Voice Vote
DESB132Intro
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Over the past decade, an increasing number of states have passed legislation establishing a Student Loan Borrower Bill of Rights. At least 18 states have passed such legislation. Of these 18 states, 12 states have a Student Loan Ombudsperson and 13 h...
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2024-01-24
To Senate Finance Committee
DESB188Engross
50%
This Act enacts the Interstate Teacher Mobility Compact (ITMC). The Council of State Governments partnered with the Department of Defense and the National Association of State Directors of Teacher Education and Certification (NASDTEC) to support the ...
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2024-01-24
Not Worked in Committee
DESB187Engross
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This Act ensures that educators hired after the effective date of this Act, who earned graduate degrees prior to becoming educators, receive credit on the salary schedule for those degrees regardless of the specific subject area of those degrees. Onc...
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2024-01-24
Reported Out of Committee (Education) in House with 3 Favorable, 10 On Its Merits
DEHB290Intro
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This Act removes a barrier to higher education by allowing a student who has been convicted of a violent felony to qualify for or maintain eligibility for a SEED scholarship if other eligibility criteria are met.
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2024-01-24
Not Worked in Committee
DESB20Intro
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The primary purpose of this Act is to remove the requirement that a public school district employee who donates leave to another employee must donate 2 days of leave for the other employee to receive 1 day of leave.
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2024-01-24
Reported Out of Committee (Education) in Senate with 8 Favorable
DESB202Engross
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For claims for line of duty death benefits for covered persons, which include police officers, firefighters, auxiliary and volunteer ambulance and rescue company members, paramedics, and others, submitted on July 1, 2023, and thereafter, this Act inc...
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2024-01-24
To House Economic Development/Banking/Insurance & Commerce Committee
DEHCR82Engross
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This concurrent resolution designates January 21-27, 2024 as Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists' (CRNA) Week in the State of Delaware.
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2024-01-24
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
DEHCR83Engross
50%
This concurrent resolution designates the week of February 11-17, 2024, as Children of Alcoholics Week and calls upon Delawareans to break the silence and talk to their family and friends about alcoholism.
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2024-01-24
Passed By Senate. Votes: 20 YES 1 ABSENT
DESCR110Engross
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This concurrent resolution designates February 2024 as Career and Technical Education Month in the State of Delaware to urge all citizens to become familiar with the services and benefits offered by the career and technical education programs in thei...
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2024-01-23
Passed In House by Voice Vote
DEHCR79Engross
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This concurrent resolution hereby designates January 23, 2024 as Maternal Health Awareness Day in the State of Delaware.
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2024-01-23
Passed By Senate. Votes: 15 YES 6 NOT VOTING
DEHB333Intro
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This Act creates the Delaware Artificial Intelligence ("AI") Commission. This Commission shall be tasked with making recommendations to the General Assembly and Department of Technology and Information on AI utilization and safety within th...
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2024-01-18
To House Technology & Telecommunications Committee
DESB204Intro
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Before October 1, 2020, Delaware was 1 of only 3 states that did not offer some form of adult dental coverage through Medicaid. With the enactment of Senate Substitute No. 1 for Senate Bill 92 (150th General Assembly) (Chapter 187 of Volume 82 of the...
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2024-01-17
To Senate Finance Committee
DEHB292Intro
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This Act requires the Department of Elections to review every political committees contribution and expense report and to note the report, on the Departments website, as either Submitted but Not Reviewed or Reviewed and Final. If the Department disco...
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2024-01-17
To House Administration Committee
DEHB291Intro
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This Act requires that a candidates political committees contribution and expense report, provided to the Department of Elections, include the primary employer and job title of each person contributing to the committee. This Act also requires the Dep...
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2024-01-17
To House Administration Committee
DEHB289Intro
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Section 1 of this Act increases the burial benefit for individuals eligible to receive a pension under the State Employees Pension Plan (Chapter 55 of Title 29 of the Delaware Code) from $7,000 to $8,000. The burial benefit has not been increased sin...
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2024-01-17
To House Administration Committee
DEHB288Intro
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This Act changes the name of the Division of Research to the "Division of Legislative Services" (Division) to more fully reflect the tasks that the Division performs. In addition to legislative research, the Division's tasks include dra...
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2024-01-17
To House Administration Committee
DEHB286Intro
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This Act prohibits discrimination in life insurance based on genetic characteristics, genetic information, or the result of any genetic test that is not in a medical record as a basis for an individual's medical diagnosis or the basis of a medica...
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2024-01-17
To House Economic Development/Banking/Insurance & Commerce Committee
DESB122Enroll
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This Act authorizes the Office of the Child Advocate and Office of the Investigation Coordinator to provide child victim data and information to the Office of Investigative Services during presentence investigations of defendants convicted of felony ...
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2024-01-11
Passed By House. Votes: 37 YES 4 ABSENT
DESB106Enroll
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This Act modernizes and expands the concept of maternal mental health by replacing the definition of maternal depression with the more encompassing definition of perinatal mood and anxiety disorder. This Act contemplates treatment for any caregiver w...
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2024-01-11
Passed By House. Votes: 36 YES 1 NO 4 ABSENT
DESB121Enroll
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This Act codifies that the Child Protection Accountability Commission, in conjunction with the Department of Services for Children, Youth, and their Families, is responsible for developing, maintaining, and conducting child abuse mandatory reporting,...
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2024-01-11
Passed By House. Votes: 38 YES 3 ABSENT
DESR17Engross
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This Senate Resolution recognizes the We Are The Moms Foundation for its contributions toward raising awareness of firearm violence in the State of Delaware and providing support to victims families.
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2024-01-11
Passed By Senate. Votes: 20 YES 1 ABSENT
DESCR107Engross
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This Senate Concurrent Resolution honors and recognizes the leadership, achievements, and sacrifices of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and urges all citizens of the First State to participate fittingly in the observance of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Da...
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2024-01-11
Passed In House by Voice Vote
DESB4Intro
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This Act is a substitute for Senate Bill No. 4. Like Senate Bill No. 4 this Act does the following:
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2024-01-09
To Senate Finance Committee
DEHCR80Enroll
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This concurrent resolution expresses the State of Delaware General Assemblys concern for the loss of life in the Israel-Hamas war and calls on the legislature and the citizens of Delaware to recognize our common humanity and the shared strength of ou...
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2024-01-09
Passed By Senate. Votes: 17 YES 3 NOT VOTING 1 ABSENT
DESB203Intro
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Senate Bill 67, from the first session of the 152nd General Assembly, updated the crime of official misconduct. Senate Bill 67 intended to change the penalty for official misconduct from a class A misdemeanor to a graded system, where the penalty is ...
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2024-01-09
To Senate Judiciary Committee
DESCR103Engross
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This Resolution establishes the Delaware Aquaculture Task Force.
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2024-01-09
Passed In House by Voice Vote
DESB2Engross
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This Act is a substitute for Senate Bill No. 2. Like Senate Bill No. 2 this Act does all of the following:
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2024-01-04
Amendment HA 2 to SS 1 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
DEHB274Intro
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Early, sustained exposure to peanut and egg proteins in the infant diet significantly reduces the risk that an infant will develop a peanut or egg allergy, saving lives and future health care costs. Following multiple clinical studies, the current gu...
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2024-01-04
To House Economic Development/Banking/Insurance & Commerce Committee
DEHB281Intro
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This Act repeals the option of providing health care insurance to state pensioners under Medicare part C, known as a Medicare Advantage Plan.
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2024-01-04
To House Administration Committee
DEHB282Intro
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This Act adds procedural requirements to meetings of the State Employee Benefits Committee (SEBC), revises the membership of the SEBC, and requires that the Secretary of the Department of Human Resources inform State employees and retired State emplo...
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2024-01-04
To House Administration Committee
DEHB270Intro
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This Act creates a civil penalty for any sale or display of ammunition that allows the ammunition to be accessible to a purchaser or transferee without the assistance of the vendor or an employee of the vendor. Ammunition in an enclosed display case,...
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2023-12-14
To House Judiciary Committee
DEHB253Intro
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This Act is a substitute for House Bill 253. Like HB 253, it requires health insurance companies, including State employee/retiree health plans and Medicaid, to cover annual mammograms for the purpose of early detection for a woman 40 years of age or...
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2023-12-14
To House Economic Development/Banking/Insurance & Commerce Committee
DEHB186PassThis Act makes changes to the requirements for placement on the sex offender registry of individuals who are adjudicated delinquent of certain offenses. First, it reduces the number of offenses for which placement on the sex offender registry is mand...
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2023-10-18
Signed by Governor
DESB131PassThis bill updates and clarifies certain provisions that have been confusing or otherwise problematic in the Investor Protection Units enforcement efforts, or have otherwise become out-of-synch with federal securities law.
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2023-09-21
Signed by Governor
DEHB185PassThis legislation prioritizes recruitment and retention of State employees by removing the 3-month waiting period for the state to pay its share of premium or subscription charges for health care coverage under § 5202 of Title 29 for benefit eligible...
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2023-09-21
Signed by Governor
DESB46PassAccording to the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, an estimated 800,000 children are reported missing each year.
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2023-09-21
Signed by Governor
DEHB142PassThis bill precludes the so-called LGBTQ+ "panic" defense that seeks to partially or completely excuse or justify a defendant from full accountability for the commission of a crime on the grounds that the actual or perceived sexual orientati...
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2023-09-21
Signed by Governor
DEHB193PassIn 2016, the General Assembly passed HB 404, the Concussion Protection in Youth Athletic Activities Act (CPYAAA). This Act clarifies the requirements of CPYAAA and enables the Division of Public Health, in consultation with the State Council for Pers...
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2023-09-21
Signed by Governor
DESB133PassThe Voluntary Assessment Center was created by legislative action in 1976 (60 Del. Laws Section 509) to allow recipients of minor traffic violations to pay the fine and costs associated with the violation without the need to appear in the Justice of ...
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2023-09-21
Signed by Governor
DEHB151PassThis Act expressly adds the intentional restriction of another adults access to economic resources resulting in a loss of financial autonomy to the definition of abuse for protection from abuse proceedings. This Act also specifies that tangible prope...
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2023-09-21
Signed by Governor
DESB67PassThis Act updates the crime of official misconduct to ensure appropriate accountability of public servants who abuse their positions of power and public trust. The statute establishes a grade in the penalty for the official misconduct to be commensura...
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2023-09-21
Signed by Governor
DESB36PassThis Act provides a definition for 911 Dispatchers. While referenced in other sections of the Code, including being identified as a first responder in § 4319 of Title 11 for purposes of confidentiality of communications by first responders for criti...
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2023-09-21
Signed by Governor
DESB43PassThis Act is a substitute for Senate Bill No. 43. Both this Act and SB 43 add additional State facilities and categories of establishments to § 787 of Title 11 which would be required to display public awareness signs about human trafficking. The add...
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2023-09-14
Signed by Governor
DESB186PassThis Act enables Sussex County to use the Voluntary School Assessment (VSA) to address the impact of residential development on school capacity. The following is a summary of the Acts 3 sections:
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2023-09-14
Signed by Governor
DESB184PassResearch has shown that certain underwriting factors used by insurers, while facially neutral, may have a disparate impact on protected classes. This bill seeks to address this disparate impact by prohibiting certain underwriting and rating factors, ...
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2023-09-14
Signed by Governor
DEHB73PassThis House Substitute No. 1 for House Bill 73 provides a 5-year statute of limitations for the Department of Labor to bring civil actions to recover nonfraud overpayment debts and no period of limitations to recover fraud overpayment debts. This port...
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2023-09-14
Signed by Governor
DESB8PassThis Act is the second substitute for Senate Bill No. 8. Like Senate Bill No. 8 and its first substitute, this Act protects patients from unfair debt collection practices for medical debt, including prohibiting large health care facilities from charg...
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2023-09-11
Signed by Governor
DEHB154PassThis bill creates the Delaware Personal Data Privacy Act. The Act delineates a consumers personal data rights and provides that residents of this State will have the right to know what information is being collected about them, see the information, c...
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2023-09-11
Signed by Governor
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