Delaware Representative Larry Lambert [D]

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DEHB285PassThis 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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2024-05-28
Signed by Governor
DEHB17Intro
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This Act requires all employers in the State to provide employees with a minimum of 1 hour of earned sick time and safety leave for every 30 hours worked. For employers of fewer than 10 employees, the time may be unpaid, job-protected time instead of...
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2024-05-24
Motion to Release Failed
DEHB281Enroll
75%
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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2024-05-23
Passed By House. Votes: 39 YES 2 ABSENT
DEHB282Enroll
75%
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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2024-05-23
Passed By House. Votes: 39 YES 2 ABSENT
DESB13Engross
50%
Healthcare facility assessments are currently the second largest source of funding for states shares of Medicaid costs, behind general funds. Today, 49 states have at least one facility assessment in place, including Delaware, while 34 states and Was...
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2024-05-23
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
DEHB319Intro
25%
This Act requires the Department of Human Resources to develop an executive branch policy restricting nepotism in state employment and prohibiting supervision of a state employee by a relative. It further requires the legislative and judicial branche...
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2024-05-23
Amendment HA 3 to HB 319 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
DESB293Engross
50%
The Delaware Fair Housing Act, Chapter 46 of Title 6, and Residential Landlord-Tenant Code, Chapter 51 of Title 25, both prohibit discrimination based on source of income, which is defined as including rental payments from any government program. How...
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2024-05-23
Passed By Senate. Votes: 14 YES 5 NO 2 ABSENT
DEHCR144Engross
50%
This resolution recognizes June 6, 2024 as the 80th anniversary of D-Day, when the Allied Troops landed at Normandy during WWII.
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2024-05-23
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
DEHB403Engross
50%
This Act transfers the sections pertaining to assessment functions and the New Castle County Board of Assessment Review from the subchapter governing the functions of the Department of Land Use to the subchapter governing the functions of the Departm...
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2024-05-23
To Senate Housing & Land Use Committee
DEHB275Engross
50%
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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2024-05-22
Reported Out of Committee (Health & Social Services) in Senate with 5 On Its Merits
DEHB274Engross
50%
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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2024-05-22
To Senate Finance Committee
DEHB200Engross
50%
This Act establishes a mental health services unit for Delaware high schools. The unit is phased in over 3 years, beginning in FY2024, to arrive at a final ratio of 250 full-time equivalent students grades 9-12 for a full-time school counselor, schoo...
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2024-05-22
To Senate Finance Committee
DEHB86Intro
25%
This Act establishes a right to counsel for indigent parents in DSCYF custody proceedings. Parent representation will primarily be provided by a legal services entity contracted with the Family Court, but may also be provided by the Office of Defense...
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2024-05-22
Reported Out of Committee (Appropriations) in House with 6 On Its Merits
DEHB5Engross
50%
The States Medicaid Plan still limits the reimbursement of Medicaid-covered, school-based behavioral health services to those provided under an Individualized Educational Program (IEP) or Individualized Family Service Plan (IFSP), despite federal pol...
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2024-05-22
To Senate Finance Committee
DEHB270Engross
50%
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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2024-05-22
Reported Out of Committee (Judiciary) in Senate with 6 On Its Merits
DEHB255Engross
50%
This Act makes several updates to the Boiler Safety Program. The Boiler Safety Program can issue certificates of compliance and the Secretary can grant variances. A 6th member is added to the Boiler Safety Council from associated labor unions. It add...
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2024-05-22
Reported Out of Committee (Labor) in Senate with 1 Favorable, 3 On Its Merits
DEHB286Engross
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Like House Bill No. 286, House Substitute No. 1 for House Bill No. 286 prohibits discrimination in life insurance based on genetic characteristics, genetic information, or the result of any genetic test.
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2024-05-22
Reported Out of Committee (Banking, Business, Insurance & Technology) in Senate with 5 On Its Merits
DEHB280Intro
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This Act makes several changes to the civil asset forfeiture proceedings of this state.
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2024-05-22
Reported Out of Committee (Appropriations) in House with 1 Favorable, 5 On Its Merits
DEHB401Intro
25%
This Act amends Section 2603 of Title 16 to require the Division of Public Health to provide the results of lead screenings or tests to school nurses and require contracts or computer upgrades to include lead results.
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2024-05-22
Reported Out of Committee (Health & Human Development) in House with 1 Favorable, 12 On Its Merits
DESB237Engross
50%
This Act amends the provisions in Title 9 of the Delaware Code relating to the county comprehensive plans for Sussex, Kent, and New Castle Counties, and Title 22 of the Delaware Code relating to municipal comprehensive plans for municipalities with p...
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2024-05-22
Reported Out of Committee (Housing) in House with 5 Favorable, 4 On Its Merits
DEHB317Engross
50%
This bill creates a requirement for all sellers of third-party gift cards to display a notice of potential scams involving gift cards.
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2024-05-21
To Senate Banking, Business, Insurance & Technology Committee
DESB245Engross
50%
The Office of Foreclosure Prevention and Financial Education and the Residential Mortgage Foreclosure Mediation Program were created in the wake of the 2008 financial crisis to assist homeowners at risk of foreclosure or already navigating the forecl...
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2024-05-21
To House Judiciary Committee
DEHB13Engross
50%
This Act requires the Director of the Sustainable Energy Utility to administer a program to provide financial assistance to Delaware residents for the cost of purchase and installation of electric vehicle supply equipment. For a low-income applicant ...
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2024-05-21
Reported Out of Committee (Environment, Energy & Transportation) in Senate with 5 On Its Merits
DESB200Enroll
75%
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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2024-05-21
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
DEHB415Intro
25%
This Act ensures that all individuals, regardless of housing status, have equal opportunity to live in decent, safe, sanitary, and healthful accommodations and enjoy equality of opportunities. To that end, this Act sets forth the rights of individual...
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2024-05-21
To House Judiciary Committee
DESB23Intro
25%
Accessory dwelling units (ADUs), also known as in-law units or garage apartments, are valuable and convenient forms of housing that can help to increase Delawares housing supply. In order to expand affordable housing opportunities, this Act requires ...
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2024-05-20
To Senate Housing & Land Use Committee
DEHB378Engross
50%
This Act requires health spas selling subscription services online to provide a prospective buyer of such a subscription the right to cancel the automatic renewal online. The option to cancel is also to be presented on the website in a clear and cons...
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2024-05-16
To Senate Banking, Business, Insurance & Technology Committee
DEHB422Intro
25%
This Act defines certain facilities which will require an applicant seeking a permit for a new facility, or expansion of an existing facility, or renewal of an existing permit, located in an overburdened community, as defined in the Act, to provide a...
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2024-05-16
To House Natural Resources & Energy Committee
DEHB375Intro
25%
This Act implements a recommendation from the December 31, 2023, Report of the Retiree Healthcare Benefits Advisory Subcommittee. Under this Act, the amount of the premium for a health-care insurance plan that this State will pay on behalf of eligibl...
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2024-05-16
To House Administration Committee
DEHB376Intro
25%
This Act implements a recommendation from the December 31, 2023, Report of the Retiree Healthcare Benefits Advisory Subcommittee. Under this Act, the state group health insurance program must include a pensioner coordination of benefits policy for el...
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2024-05-16
To House Administration Committee
DESB44Intro
25%
This Act establishes the Office of New Americans to help improve the lives and economic prosperity of new Americans who come to Delaware and of all Delawareans generally.
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2024-05-15
Amendment SA 1 to SB 44 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
DEHB127Engross
50%
This Act provides each county with the ability to impose, by duly enacted ordinance, a fire protection fee (fee). A county that enacts this fee must do all of the following:
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2024-05-15
Reported Out of Committee (Elections & Government Affairs) in Senate with 4 On Its Merits
DESB243Engross
50%
This Act deletes the current Charter of the Village of Ardencroft (the "Village") and replaces it with a new charter that differs in several respects.
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2024-05-15
Reported Out of Committee (Administration) in House with 5 On Its Merits
DESB231Engross
50%
This Act removes the sunset provision in Chapter 453, Volume 83 of the Laws of Delaware relating to the program established under §9011A of Title 29 to assist individuals who are in or have experienced foster care in Delaware with driver education, ...
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2024-05-15
To House Economic Development/Banking/Insurance & Commerce Committee
DEHB273Engross
50%
This Substitute bill adds 5 additional speech-language diagnosis to the 2 diagnoses listed in H.B. 273 and references that all 7 speech-language diagnoses are classified in the International Classification of Diseases (ICD-10) for billing purposes. T...
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2024-05-15
Amendment SA 1 to HS 2 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
DESB25Engross
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This Act exempts contracts for the construction of affordable housing units from the 2% realty transfer tax imposed under 30 Del. C. § 5402(f).
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2024-05-15
Reported Out of Committee (Revenue & Finance) in House with 2 Favorable, 5 On Its Merits
DESB244Engross
50%
This Act allows a county that imposes a lodging tax to spend money from that tax on workforce and affordable housing programs.
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2024-05-15
Reported Out of Committee (Housing) in House with 2 Favorable, 6 On Its Merits, 1 Unfavorable
DESB246Engross
50%
For over 30 years, the Delaware State Housing Authority (DSHA) has invested in home repair programs that make necessary repairs to improve the health and safety conditions in the homes of Delawareans.
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2024-05-15
Reported Out of Committee (Health & Human Development) in House with 4 Favorable, 8 On Its Merits
DESB247Intro
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This Act creates a clearer and workable system for ensuring that manufactured home communities with health and safety violations and conditions that threaten the health and safety of people in the community cannot continue to raise rents on residents...
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2024-05-15
Reported Out of Committee (Housing & Land Use) in Senate with 3 Favorable, 3 On Its Merits
DEHB293Engross
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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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2024-05-15
Reported Out of Committee (Elections & Government Affairs) in Senate with 1 Favorable, 5 On Its Merits
DEHB308Engross
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This Act mandates that employees of institutions of higher education and students receive training in sexual assault prevention. Although the current law makes training available, it has not been required. This Act further changes the reporting perio...
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2024-05-15
Reported Out of Committee (Education) in Senate with 6 On Its Merits
DEHB253Engross
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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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2024-05-15
Reported Out of Committee (Health & Social Services) in Senate with 4 Favorable, 3 On Its Merits
DESB22Engross
50%
This Act establishes the Delaware Workforce Housing Program" (DWHP). Modeled after the Downtown Development District Program, the DWHP allows a qualified workforce housing investor to be reimbursed through a grant up to 20 percent of the capital...
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2024-05-14
To House Housing Committee
DEHB363Engross
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This Act requires a landlord who provides a dwelling place to a person as part of their employment compensation to provide them with a disclosure form advising them of the conditions and requirements for occupancy and vacancy of the premises once the...
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2024-05-14
To Senate Housing & Land Use Committee
DEHB383Intro
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Section 1 of this Act prohibits discrimination against 340B drug distribution by manufacturers, repackagers, third-party logistics providers, and wholesalers. Violations are deemed an unlawful practice enforceable by the Consumer Protection Unit of t...
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2024-05-14
Reported Out of Committee (Economic Development/Banking/Insurance & Commerce) in House with 6 On Its Merits, 1 Unfavorable
DESB232Engross
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In light of the Federal Drug Administrations recent approval of over-the-counter non-emergency contraceptive pills, this bill expands the contraceptive coverage laws to include over-the-counter non-emergency contraceptive pills.
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2024-05-14
Reported Out of Committee (Economic Development/Banking/Insurance & Commerce) in House with 3 Favorable, 7 On Its Merits
DESB4Intro
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This Act is a substitute for Senate Bill No. 4, replacing Senate Substitute No. 1 for Senate Bill No. 4. Like Senate Bill No. 4 and Senate Substitute No. 1 for Senate Bill No. 4, this Act modernizes Delawares probation system. Specifically, this Act ...
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2024-05-09
Amendment SA 1 to SS 2 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
DEHB145Intro
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Reverse-location court orders and reverse keyword court orders enable the government to obtain location data or technology search data without identifying any specific person as to which there is probable cause to believe they have committed or will ...
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2024-05-09
Stricken in House
DEHB209Enroll
75%
This Act prohibits rental companies, shared vehicle owners, and peer-to-peer car sharing programs from recovering damages and charging administrative fees relating to the loss of use of a rental vehicle or shared vehicle. This Act abrogates the commo...
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2024-05-07
Passed By House. Votes: 22 YES 14 NO 5 ABSENT
DESB233Engross
50%
This Act establishes employment protections for certain service employees during changes of ownership by requiring all of the following:
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2024-05-07
Reported Out of Committee (Labor) in House with 3 Favorable, 5 On Its Merits
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