Delaware Senator Kyra Hoffner [D]

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DEHB285Engross
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This Act amends the Delaware Medical Marijuana Act by removing the requirement that a patient have a debilitating medical condition to qualify for a registry identification card, instead allowing health-care providers to make the determination of whe...
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2024-01-25
To Senate Health & Social Services Committee
DEHB267Engross
50%
This Act prohibits the Family Court from imposing a sentence of incarceration or ordering the suspension of a persons license for failure to pay court-ordered child support unless it finds that the failure to pay is wilful and not due to an inability...
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2024-01-25
To Senate Judiciary Committee
DEHB271Engross
50%
Currently, section 712 of Title 7 of the Delaware Code prohibits the hunting of any game birds or game animals (except deer) on Sundays. This Bill eliminates the prohibition against hunting game birds on Sundays. The Department of Natural Resources a...
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2024-01-25
To Senate Environment, Energy & Transportation Committee
DESB207Engross
50%
This Act eliminates the sunset provision contained in Chapter 170, Volume 84 of the Laws of Delaware related to xylazine.
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2024-01-25
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
DESB208Engross
50%
This bill amends Chapter 68 of Title 18, related to medical negligence insurance and litigation, to repeal those provisions of the law that are expired or that are no longer used as a matter of practice in medical negligence litigation.
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2024-01-25
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
DESCR113Engross
50%
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
DESCR111Engross
50%
This Senate Concurrent Resolution recognizes February 4, 2024, as "USO Day" in the State of Delaware and honors USO Delaware for its important and inspiring work supporting military members and their families.
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2024-01-25
Passed In House by Voice Vote
DESCR109Engross
50%
This concurrent resolution designates February 2024 as Turner Syndrome Awareness Month in the State of Delaware.
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2024-01-25
Passed In House by Voice Vote
DESB172Engross
50%
Section 1 of this Act makes a pattern or practice of violations by a landlord of a Manufactured Home Community of subchapters I through V of Chapter 70 of Title 25 of the Delaware Code, or a provision of a rental agreement, an unlawful practice under...
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2024-01-24
To House Appropriations Committee
DESB200Intro
25%
This bill provides important consumer protections for property insurance contracts by improving the reliability of mailed notifications of policy cancellation or renewal. Section 1 of this bill requires insurers to deliver any homeowners notices of c...
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2024-01-24
Reported Out of Committee (Banking, Business, Insurance & Technology) in Senate with 6 On Its Merits
DESB202Engross
50%
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
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
DESB20Intro
25%
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
DEHCR82Engross
50%
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
DESB164Intro
25%
This Act allows for correctional officers employed with the Department of Correction to make a written request that their personal information not be published and remain confidential. The Act takes effect 180 days following its enactment.
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2024-01-23
To Senate Finance Committee
DEHB91Enroll
75%
This Act creates a new offense of Aggravated Criminal Mischief with enhanced penalties (class D felony) applicable when an individual knowingly damages or tampers with critical utility infrastructure intending to disrupt utility services. In recent y...
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2024-01-23
Passed By House. Votes: 39 YES 1 NO 1 ABSENT
DEHB277Intro
25%
This Act designates the Court of Common Pleas as the court with original jurisdiction of offenses under section 4172 of Title 21.
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2024-01-23
Reported Out of Committee (Public Safety & Homeland Security) in House with 6 Favorable
DEHB284Intro
25%
This is a clean-up bill that moves certain workers compensation-related provisions in Chapter 25 of Title 18 to Chapter 26 of Title 18, the latter of which shall exclusively govern workers compensation filings. The bill also makes technical correctio...
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2024-01-23
Reported Out of Committee (Economic Development/Banking/Insurance & Commerce) in House with 2 Favorable, 11 On Its Merits
DEHB293Intro
25%
Federal and Delaware law protect the right to vote and the rights of individuals with disabilities to have equal access to voting places and public facilities. Nonetheless, recent information suggests that a substantial number of polling places in De...
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2024-01-23
To House Administration Committee
DESCR110Engross
50%
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
50%
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
DEHB122Enroll
75%
This Act updates and streamlines the State Nutrient Management Program within the Department of Agriculture. It expands and clarifies information required to be included in the Nutrient Management Plan, including, among other things:
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2024-01-18
Passed By Senate. Votes: 20 YES 1 ABSENT
DESB205Engross
50%
This Act promotes increased capital investment at Delaware casinos by restructuring the table games licensing fee reduction currently received by lottery agents to allow capital investments greater than the minimum amounts required under § 4815(b)(3...
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2024-01-18
To House Gaming & Parimutuels Committee
DEHB333Intro
25%
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
DESB209Intro
25%
This act adds adult sibling of a decedent to the definition of next of kin in Chapter 47 of Title 29 of the Delaware Code relating to the Division of Forensic Science. This expansion of the definition of next of kin will, for example, allow the Medic...
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2024-01-18
[Hearing: Mar 13 @ 3:00 pm]
To Senate Elections & Government Affairs Committee
DESJR4Intro
25%
This Joint Resolution directs the Division of Motor Vehicles to opt into the FMCSAs federal exemption that allows for first time CDL applicants seeking a school bus only endorsement on their drivers license. An applicants school bus only endorsement ...
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2024-01-18
To Senate Executive Committee
DESB194Intro
25%
This Act allows pharmacists, under protocol approved by the Division of Public Health, to provide HIV pre-exposure and post-exposure prophylaxis treatments.
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2024-01-17
Reported Out of Committee (Health & Social Services) in Senate with 3 Favorable, 2 On Its Merits
DEHB263Intro
25%
This Act prohibits local education agencies and charter schools from prohibiting a student from participating in a school sponsored extracurricular activity on the basis the student has an outstanding debt for unpaid school meals.
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2024-01-17
Reported Out of Committee (Education) in House with 5 Favorable, 10 On Its Merits
DESB204Intro
25%
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
DEHB286Intro
25%
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
75%
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
DEHB116Enroll
75%
This Act requires public institutions of higher learning to grant credit for advanced placement examination scores of 3 or higher. An instution may require a score higher than 3 if the credit is to be used for meeting a course requirement for a parti...
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2024-01-11
Passed By Senate. Votes: 20 YES 1 ABSENT
DESB106Enroll
75%
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
DEHB225Enroll
75%
This bill creates a special license plate to help underwrite Youth and Conservation Day for the Delaware Ducks Unlimited youth members known as Greenwings. Greenwings are younger Ducks Unlimited members who participate in the conservation, restoratio...
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2024-01-11
Passed By Senate. Votes: 20 YES 1 ABSENT
DESB121Enroll
75%
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
50%
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
50%
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
DEHCR76Engross
50%
This resolution directs the Delaware Department of Human Resources to publish a report detailing hiring and promotional practices, specifying jobs requiring degrees, outlining findings from the 18-month review of state positions, and providing insigh...
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2024-01-11
Passed By Senate. Votes: 20 YES 1 ABSENT
DEHCR80Enroll
75%
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
DEHB278Intro
25%
This Act requires that a train or light engine used to move freight by railroad have a crew of at least 2 individuals. Violation of this statute subjects the railroad to a $500 fine for a first offense, and a $1,000 fine for a second or subsequent of...
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2024-01-09
To House Transportation Committee
DESB203Intro
25%
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
50%
This Resolution establishes the Delaware Aquaculture Task Force.
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2024-01-09
Passed In House by Voice Vote
DESB169Intro
25%
This Act is a substitute for Senate Bill No. 169. Like Senate Bill No. 169, this act does all of the following:
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2024-01-04
To Senate Judiciary Committee
DEHB281Intro
25%
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
25%
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
DEHB272Intro
25%
This act prohibits persons from receiving compensation for advising or assisting with veterans' benefits earned by serving our nation in the military. This bill would not prohibit persons or business entities from receiving compensation for advic...
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2024-01-04
To House Economic Development/Banking/Insurance & Commerce Committee
DEHB241Intro
25%
This Act makes clear that buyers and renters of residential real property have the right to be accompanied by advisors during all phases of the property transfer process, and requires sellers and landlords to provide written notice of this right to p...
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2023-12-14
Amendment HA 1 to HB 241 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
DEHB275Intro
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This Act updates the definition of "sexual orientation" throughout the Delaware Code by adding asexuality and pansexuality. Asexuality refers to individuals with little to no sexual attraction to other individuals, although asexual individu...
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2023-12-14
To House Administration 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
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