Delaware Senator Margaret Henry [D]

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DEHCR45EngrossThis concurrent resolution recognizes and honors the young women of Delaware participating in the 2017 session of Delaware Girls State.
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2017-06-22
Introduced in House
DEHB255IntroThis Act establishes the ability of state and school district employees to use the donated leave program to donate and accept annual leave and sick time for use by employees in connection with the birth or adoption of a child under the age of 6 years...
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2017-06-22
To House Administration Committee
DEHB250IntroThis Act imposes a tax on the first sale of opioids in the State at a rate of 10% of the purchase price. Prescription drugs used exclusively for the treatment of opioid addiction are excluded from the tax.
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2017-06-20
To House Revenue & Finance Committee
DEHCR43EngrossThis resolution proclaims June 19, 2017, as Juneteenth Independence Day in Delaware and encourages the people of Delaware to reflect upon the significant roles and many contributions of African Americans and to celebrate this day with appropriate act...
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2017-06-20
Introduced in House
DEHCR37EngrossThis Resolution recognizes the young men participating in the 2017 session of Delawares Boys State and commends its sponsor, the American Legion Department of Delaware.
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2017-06-15
Introduced in House
DEHB241IntroThis Act increases the States alcoholic beverage tax rates. The rate for beer increases by 2¢ per 12 ounce can. The rate for wine increases by approximately 3¢ per 5 ounce serving. The rate for spirits containing more than 25% ethyl alcohol...
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2017-06-15
To House Revenue & Finance Committee
DEHB242IntroVapor products, commonly known as e-cigarettes or vape products, are increasing in popularity. This Act adds a definition of vapor products to Chapter 53, Title 30 (regarding Tobacco Product Tax), includes vapor products as a type of tobacco product,...
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2017-06-15
To House Revenue & Finance Committee
DEHB240IntroSections 1 and 7 of this Act update from $400 to $800 the threshold which triggers the penalty for insufficient payment of estimated tax. The current threshold has been in place since 2000. Because it has not been modified in almost 20-years, the pen...
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2017-06-15
To House Revenue & Finance Committee
DESB111EnrollThis bill establishes the Behavioral Health Consortium that will provide oversight and coordination of the States private and public bodies to address behavioral health issues in Delaware.
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2017-06-14
To Senate Health, Children & Social Services Committee
DESB43EnrollThis Act regulates the practice of art therapy placing control of the profession under the Board of Mental health and Chemical Dependency Professionals and amending Chapter 30 of Title 24 by adding Subchapter V. Professional Art Therapists. The Art T...
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2017-06-13
To Senate Elections & Government Affairs Committee
DESB4EngrossIn January 2017, the Code Revisors provided the General Assembly with a list of potential technical corrections that they identified as they revised the Delaware Code to reflect legislation that was enacted by the 148th General Assembly in 2016. Whil...
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2017-06-13
To Senate Executive Committee
DEHB230IntroThis bill expands the population of war veterans who are eligible to be awarded a high school diploma.
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2017-06-13
To House Education Committee
DEHB223IntroThis bill places restrictions on the placement of clothing bins. The bill requires a person who places a clothing bin on a property to first obtain a permit from the Department of Health and Social Services before placing the bin.
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2017-06-13
To House Health & Human Development Committee
DEHB224IntroCar theft was the primary impetus behind state codes prohibiting a motor vehicle owner to leave a car unattended with the keys in the ignition; a common habit to warm-up the vehicle during colder months. From 2013 to 2015, a total of 206 cars were st...
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2017-06-13
To House Public Safety & Homeland Security Committee
DEHB222IntroThis Act would allow the Superior Court to issue a lethal violence protection order where a family member or a law enforcement officer can show that the respondent poses a danger to self or others by owning, possessing, controlling, purchasing or rec...
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2017-06-13
To House Administration Committee
DEHB226EngrossRecognizing a fundamental economic change toward businesses that require innovation, The Honorable John C. Carney, Governor of the State of Delaware, issued Executive Order One on January 18, 2017 creating a Working Group of business and government l...
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2017-06-13
To House Administration Committee
DESB76IntroThis bill sets the standards by which certain contractors and subcontractors are required, independently or through agreement with other organizations, to provide craft training for journeyman and apprentice levels through a bona fide program approve...
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2017-06-09
To Senate Labor Committee
DEHB42IntroThis bill will allow defendants serving consecutive sentences, who were sentenced prior to the amendment of 11 Del. C. § 3901(d), to be allowed to petition the court to consider applying concurrent rather than consecutive sentences. Prior to June 30...
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2017-06-08
To House Judiciary Committee
DESCR30EngrossThis resolution recognizes June 8, 2017 as League of Local Governments Day in Delaware.
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2017-06-08
Introduced in Senate
DEHB216IntroThis amendment to Section 8-200 of the Charter of the City of Wilmington raises some of the threshold amounts for bid requirements in the procurement process. The purpose of the amendment is to improve City of Wilmington procurement procedures, incre...
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2017-06-08
To House Administration Committee
DESB112IntroThis Act creates the Delaware Student Entrepreneur Program Fund. The primary purposes of the Act are as follows: (1) To attract and retain high-skilled, entrepreneurs, including immigrants to the United States, that graduated from Delaware higher edu...
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2017-06-08
To Senate Elections & Government Affairs Committee
DESCR26EngrossThis Concurrent Resolution recognizes June 2017 as LGBTQ Pride Month in the State of Delaware.
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2017-06-07
Introduced in Senate
DESCR29EngrossThis Concurrent Resolution recognizes the 120th Anniversary of the Constitution of the State of Delaware.
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2017-06-07
Introduced in Senate
DEHB209IntroThis Act is meant to prohibit the practice of waiving certain sections of the Delaware Code year after year through the use of epilogue language in the budget bill.
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2017-06-06
To House Administration Committee
DEHB210IntroThis bill allows minors subject to debilitating medical conditions not specifically listed in § 4906A(b) the same petition process to have their condition considered as that allowed for adults.
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2017-06-06
To House Health & Human Development Committee
DESB107EngrossThis bill requires the Division of Public Health and the Department of Education to collaborate with local school districts to find ways to help improve the indoor environment in schools. The bill also requires the Division of Public Health to establ...
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2017-06-06
[Hearing: Jun 27 @ 12:30 pm]
To Senate Education Committee
DESB105EnrollPersons under age 18 must wear a helmet when operating or riding as a passenger on a bicycle, motorized skateboard or scooter, all terrain vehicle (ATV), off-highway vehicle (OHV), or electric personal assistive mobility device (EPAMD). See Title 21 ...
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2017-06-06
To Senate Transportation Committee
DEHB211EngrossSection one of this Act would grant access to data from the prescription monitoring program to the Drug Overdose Fatality Review Commission, which would significantly enhance the Commissions ability to meet its statutory duties. In addition, this sec...
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2017-06-06
To House Health & Human Development Committee
DESB110EngrossThis Act removes the Colonel of the New Castle County Police Department from the Delaware Emergency Medical Services Oversight Council ("DEMSOC") and replaces the Colonel with the Chief of the New Castle County Emergency Medical Services. I...
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2017-06-06
To Senate Corrections & Public Safety Committee
DEHB4EngrossThis legislation amends the Delaware Code to establish the Department of Human Resources by transferring various divisions and other organizational units from the Office of Management and Budget to the newly established Department of Human Resources....
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2017-06-06
To House Administration Committee
DEHB80EngrossThis Act replaces existing Chapter 83 of the Delaware Insurance Code and sets forth the permissible uses of credit information in rating personal insurance. This Act also prohibits insurance companies from increasing rates on current customers solely...
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2017-06-06
To House Economic Development/Banking/Insurance/Commerce Committee
DESB2EnrollThis legislation amends the Delaware Code to establish the Department of Human Resources by transferring various divisions and other organizational units from the Office of Management and Budget to the newly established Department of Human Resources....
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2017-06-05
To Senate Executive Committee
DEHB203IntroThis Act directs the Division of Medicaid and Medical Assistance, Division of Public Health, and Office of Management and Budget Human Resources Management (the Agencies) to report to the General Assembly every 2 years the impacts and costs associat...
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2017-06-01
To House Health & Human Development Committee
DEHB204IntroThis Act makes a number of changes to Chapter 21, Title 11 of the Delaware Code, with the goal of modernizing the pretrial process, reducing reliance on monetary conditions, improving the efficiency and outcomes for the criminal justice system, and e...
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2017-06-01
To House Judiciary Committee
DEHB200IntroThis bill sets a minimum reimbursement rate for home health care nursing services paid for by Medicaid-contracted organizations. The rate shall be at least equal to the rate set by the Division of Medicaid for equivalent services. Home care nurses an...
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2017-06-01
To House Health & Human Development Committee
DEHB208IntroThis Act renames the Division of Long Term Care Residents Protection to the Division of Health Care Quality and strengthens the Division's ability to protect Delawareans receiving long term, acute, or outpatient health care. The new name better d...
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2017-06-01
To House Health & Human Development Committee
DEHB206IntroThis Act allows the Division of Motor Vehicles to issue a conditional license at the request of the Justice of the Peace for a Driving Under the Influence offender whose charge is still pending, but whose license has been suspended by the Division of...
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2017-06-01
To House Judiciary Committee
DEHB205IntroThis Act authorizes a court to impose as a condition of bail that a person charged with misdemeanor Driving Under the Influence not be permitted to drive a vehicle. This Act also allows the Justice of the Peace Court to retain jurisdiction to impose,...
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2017-06-01
To House Judiciary Committee
DEHB207EngrossThis Act provides judicial economy in the disposition of Driving Under the Influence (DUI) offenses by providing a trial for misdemeanor DUI offenses only in the Court of Common Pleas. This Act permits the Justice of the Peace Court to accept guilty ...
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2017-06-01
To House Judiciary Committee
DESB102EngrossThis Act consolidates Delaware law related to child abuse and child sexual abuse training and detection, suicide prevention, bullying, criminal youth gang detection, and teen dating violence and sexual assault into one subchapter of Chapter 41, Title...
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2017-06-01
To Senate Education Committee
DESB90IntroThis bill would allow for a student to participate in the Inspire Scholarship Program for eight continuous semesters instead of the current six. This would allow a student to use Inspire Scholarships for each of the semesters during a traditional col...
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2017-05-22
To Senate Education Committee
DESB86EngrossThis Act authorizes the Family Court to appoint an education decision maker for abused, dependent, neglected, and delinquent children and children in the custody of the Department of Services for Children, Youth, and Their Families under Chapter 25 o...
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2017-05-22
To Senate Judicial & Community Affairs Committee
DESB87EngrossThis Act updates the school stability law for children in the custody of the Department of Services for Children, Youth and Their Families (DSCYF) following passage of the federal Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), which reauthorizes the Elementary a...
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2017-05-22
To Senate Education Committee
DESB85IntroAccording to data provided by the Delaware Department of Education (DOE), thousands of Delaware students receive out-of-school suspensions each year for minor infractions, such as being unprepared or late for class, dress code violations, and disresp...
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2017-05-22
To Senate Education Committee
DEHB187EngrossWith the implementation of land banks in the State of Delaware, an increasing number of vacant and abandoned properties will be brought to sheriffs sales. Many of these parcels will be dilapidated and require investment to render the house habitable....
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2017-05-18
To House Housing & Community Affairs Committee
DEHCR31EngrossThis resolution recognizes the month of May as "Poppy Month" in the State of Delaware.
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2017-05-18
Introduced in House
DEHCR29EngrossThis concurrent resolution thanks the Career and Technical Student Organizations for their presentation of geraniums. This concurrent resolution also extends the General Assembly's best wishes for continued success to these exemplary students.
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2017-05-17
Introduced in House
DEHCR30EngrossThis Concurrent Resolution celebrates the 50th anniversary of the landmark U.S. Supreme Court decision In re Gault and the importance of its extension of the Constitutional guarantee of due process.
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2017-05-17
Introduced in House
DEHB178IntroThe children of parents who divorce or were never married often share a surname with only one parent, which may lead to confusion or hardship when schools, doctors, or others fail to recognize the childs connection with the parent with whom the child...
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2017-05-16
To House Judiciary Committee
DEHB183EngrossThis Act clarifies that the reviews of child and maternal deaths are confidential and may not be used in any proceedings. It ensures that the committees and panels who do the work on behalf of the Child Death Review Commission are protected.
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2017-05-16
To House Judiciary Committee
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