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DESB8EnrollThis Act eliminates the set bargaining unit classifications established in 19 Del. C. ยง 1311A(b) and allows exclusive representatives of bargaining units to work with the Secretary of the Department of Human Resources to organize or consolidate barg...
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2019-04-18
Passed By House. Votes: 38 YES 2 NO 1 ABSENT
DESB27EngrossThis Act, named the Share the Care Act, permits an individual employed by a personal assistance services agency to administer medications to an adult individual who resides in the individuals own home if a responsible caregiver does the following:
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2019-04-18
Passed By Senate. Votes: 20 YES 1 ABSENT
DESB37EngrossIn our modern society, a criminal record can limit a persons opportunities and the quality of life they can achieve for themselves and their families for years, and even decades, after that person has completed the terms of the criminal sentence impo...
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2019-04-18
To House Judiciary Committee
DESB78IntroThis Act requires that the health education programs presented by the Department of Education include instruction on what it means to "consent" in the context of a sexual encounter.
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2019-04-18
To Senate Elections, Government & Community Affairs Committee
DESB53EngrossDiwali is a 5-day festival of lights, celebrated by millions of Hindus, Sikhs, and Jains across the world. The dates for Diwali change each year, but it usually falls in October or November. Fireworks are an essential component of Diwali and the thir...
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2019-04-17
Reported Out of Committee (Public Safety & Homeland Security) in House with 1 Favorable, 5 On Its Merits
DESB58EngrossThis Act requires that accumulated snow and ice be removed from services of a vehicle before it is operated and imposes a civil penalty for a violation. This Act also creates a civil penalty for each instance where snow or ice dislodges from a moving...
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2019-04-17
Reported Out of Committee (Transportation/Land Use and Infrastructure) in House with 7 On Its Merits
DESB56EngrossThis Act modernizes the process and requirements for issuance of liquor licenses for off premises consumption. The current process and requirements do not consider population growth. Minimum distance requirements are enhanced while increases in popul...
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2019-04-17
To House Economic Development/Banking/Insurance & Commerce Committee
DESB57EngrossThis Act makes clear that a retail licensee may only purchase authorized product from an importer, also known as wholesaler, except that a retail licensee may purchase up to 20 gallons a day from a premises licensed to sell for off-premises consumpti...
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2019-04-17
To House Economic Development/Banking/Insurance & Commerce Committee
DESB31EngrossThe Department of Transportation is already authorized to issue multi-trip permits for pole and piling semitrailers and double-bottom vehicles, also known as twin trailers, on a monthly basis. This Act authorizes the Department to also issue the perm...
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2019-04-17
Reported Out of Committee (Transportation/Land Use and Infrastructure) in House with 2 Favorable, 5 On Its Merits
DESB50EnrollDelaware's statewide community college system, operated by Delaware Technical and Community College (the College), plays a critical role in the State's economy by providing workforce development, vocational training, and transfer education th...
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2019-04-11
Passed By House. Votes: 40 YES
DESB34EngrossThis Act creates a Prescription Opioid Impact Fund (Fund) through a prescription opioid impact fee (Fee) that is paid by pharmaceutical manufacturer. The anticipated revenue from the Fee is $2.8 million in 2020, $2.7 million in 2021, and $2.5 million...
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2019-04-11
To House Health & Human Development Committee
DESB35EngrossThis Act revises Delaware Insurance Code provisions related to the individual and group health insurance markets to directly incorporate into Delaware law the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Acts consumer protections related to the following:
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2019-04-11
To House Economic Development/Banking/Insurance & Commerce Committee
DESB48EngrossThis Act requires that bidders for public works contracts that are above a minimum value and required to provide the prevailing wage include approved craft training programs for journeyman and apprentice levels if the contract is not for a federal hi...
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2019-04-10
Reported Out of Committee (Labor) in House with 2 Favorable, 4 On Its Merits
DESB45IntroUnder current law, the possession, use, or consumption of a personal use quantity of marijuana remains a crime for those under the age of 21 despite being a civil violation for adults. This Act makes the possession, use, or consumption of a personal ...
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2019-04-10
Reported Out of Committee (Health & Social Services) in Senate with 5 On Its Merits
DESB68IntroThis Act prohibits the manufacture, sale, offer to sell, transfer, purchase, receipt, possession, or transport of assault weapons in Delaware, subject to certain exceptions. One exception relevant to individuals is that the Act does not prohibit the ...
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2019-04-10
To Senate Executive Committee
DESB69IntroThis Act creates an application process to obtain a handgun qualified purchaser card, to authorize the purchase of a handgun, or a firearms qualified purchaser card, to authorize the purchase of firearms other than a handgun. This Act then requires l...
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2019-04-10
To Senate Executive Committee
DESB70IntroThis Act creates the Delaware Large Capacity Magazine Prohibition Act of 2019. The Act includes clear definitions for the term large-capacity magazine, as an ammunition feeding device with a capacity to accept more than 15 rounds of ammunition. After...
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2019-04-10
To Senate Executive Committee
DESB67IntroThis Act reinstates the requirement that the Clerks of the Peace in each county maintain a registry of clergypersons or ministers who perform marriages in Delaware. Clergypersons or ministers of any religion desiring to perform wedding ceremonies mus...
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2019-04-10
To Senate Judicial Committee
DESB22PassAct enacts the National Popular Vote compact, which changes the Electoral College from an institution that reflects the voters state-by-state choices into a body that reflects the voters nationwide choice. Currently, state statutes require that elect...
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2019-03-28
Signed by Governor
DESCR19EngrossThis Concurrent Resolution recognizes March 29, 2019 as "National Vietnam War Veterans Day" in Delaware.
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2019-03-28
Passed In House by Voice Vote
DESCR27EngrossThis Senate concurrent resolution designates March 2019 as Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month in the State of Delaware.
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2019-03-27
Passed In House by Voice Vote
DESB59IntroThis Act allows nurse practitioners and physician assistants to recommend medical marijuana for patients.
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2019-03-21
To Senate Health & Social Services Committee
DESB10EngrossThis Act is identical to Senate Bill No. 127 from the 149th General Assembly, which was passed by the Senate and reported out of the House Administration Committee. This Act corrects an inadvertent error in Delaware law that has permitted people youn...
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2019-03-20
Reported Out of Committee (Administration) in House with 5 On Its Merits
DESB24IntroThis Act allows a patient to qualify for a valid registry identification card to purchase and use medical marijuana for any condition that a physician certifies that medical marijuana would likely provide a therapeutic or palliative benefit. This Act...
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2019-03-06
To Senate Health & Social Services Committee
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