Delaware Senator Margaret Henry [D]

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DESB208PassThis Act makes the following changes to the large public works contract procedures in subsection (c) and (d) of § 6962 of Title 29 for all State agencies:
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2018-07-25
Signed by Governor
DEHJR13PassIn January of 2018 the federal government passed the Federal Register Printing Savings Act, which included a moratorium in calendar year 2019 on a fee paid by health insurance companies or health service corporations to the federal government. The St...
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2018-07-25
Signed by Governor
DESB65PassConversion therapy is a practice or treatment that seeks to change an individuals sexual orientation or gender identity, including any effort to change behaviors or gender expressions or to eliminate or reduce sexual or romantic attractions or feelin...
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2018-07-23
Signed by Governor
DEHB342PassThis Act makes changes and adds clarifying language to the dealership licensing section of Title21. First, it allows for the suspension of a dealership license for violations of either Title 21 or Title 30 rather than the current requirement for viol...
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2018-07-23
Signed by Governor
DESB168PassAccording to the U.S. Bureau of Justice Statistics, an estimated 42% of all face-to-face contact between individuals and law-enforcement officers occurred during a traffic stop.
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2018-07-23
Signed by Governor
DESB181PassThis bill continues the practice of amending periodically the Delaware Revised Uniform Partnership Act (the "Act") to keep it current and to maintain its national preeminence. The following is a section-by-section review of the proposed ame...
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2018-07-23
Signed by Governor
DESB182PassThis bill continues the practice of amending periodically the Delaware Revised Uniform Limited Partnership Act (the "Act") to keep it current and to maintain its national preeminence. The following is a section-by-section review of the prop...
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2018-07-23
Signed by Governor
DESB180PassSection 1. Section 1 of this Act amends Section 102(a)(1) to provide that the name of a corporation must be such as to distinguish it from the name of any registered series of a limited liability company.
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2018-07-23
Signed by Governor
DESB183PassThis bill continues the practice of amending periodically the Delaware Limited Liability Company Act (the "Act") to keep it current and to maintain its national preeminence. The following is a section-by-section review of the proposed amend...
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2018-07-23
Signed by Governor
DEHB422PassThis Act dissolves the Delaware Interagency Council on Homelessness (DICH). The DICH has been an important venue for significant progress in addressing homelessness in Delaware. However, changes to the primary source of federal assistance for resourc...
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2018-07-23
Signed by Governor
DESB224PassSection 1 of this Act increases the aggregate amount of Neighborhood Assistance Tax Credits that can be approved in any 1 fiscal year from $500,000 to $1 million.
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2018-07-23
Signed by Governor
DEHB431PassThis Act requires long-term care facilities to offer the influenza vaccine to all employees with direct contact with patients. It also requires the facility to keep a record of a signed statement from each employee that the vaccine has been offered.
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2018-07-23
Signed by Governor
DEHB351PassIn December 2016, the federal Office of Child Support Enforcement issued final regulations titled "Flexibility, Efficiency, and Modernization in Child Support Enforcement Programs," 81 Fed. Reg. 93,492 (Dec. 20, 2016) (codified at 42 C.F.R ...
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2018-07-17
Signed by Governor
DESB228PassThis Act restores the Delaware Prescription Drug Payment Assistance Program (Program), which was eliminated in the Fiscal Year 2018 Annual Appropriations Act. This Act replaces Senate Bill 148 and makes the following additional changes:
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2018-07-17
Signed by Governor
DESB241PassThis Act provides the Delaware Interscholastic Athletic Association with the authority to establish fees for officiating.
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2018-07-17
Signed by Governor
DESB85PassThis Act draws attention to the types of discipline used in schools by capturing data about out-of-school suspensions and publishing that data, in an effort to help schools identify areas where the data regarding out-of-school suspensions indicates t...
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2018-07-11
Signed by Governor
DEHB326PassThis Act creates the Delaware Advance Scholarship Program (Program). The goal of this Act is to encourage Delaware students with intellectual disabilities to pursue studies for a comprehensive certificate or degree at a Delaware institution of higher...
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2018-07-11
Signed by Governor
DEHB339PassThis bill allows children under the age of 18 to be transferred to the Department of Corrections only after adjudication and an imposition of a sentence of incarceration. Currently, Delaware permits juveniles charged with adult offenses to be held in...
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2018-07-11
Signed by Governor
DESB151PassBirth control use is nearly universal among women of reproductive age in the United States and is a key part of preventative health care for women. Access to birth control provides health benefits for women and children, improves women's ability ...
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2018-07-11
Signed by Governor
DEHB391PassThe Delaware National Guard is a crucial partner in the preparedness, planning and in conducting operations in the event of radiological incidents. This Acts modification to § 181 corrects an unintended flaw from a previous change to Title 20, affec...
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2018-07-11
Signed by Governor
DESB234PassCurrently, the ability of the Department to take licensure action (i.e., suspension, revocation, limitation) is, in certain cases, contingent upon the public school employer first taking employment action (i.e., dismissal, termination). The Departmen...
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2018-07-11
Signed by Governor
DEHB20EnrollThis Act authorizes the Family Court to interview children who are involved in Protection From Abuse proceedings.
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2018-07-01
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
DESB149EnrollThis legislation creates a fine for Coal Rolling, a practice that is often undetectable at the time of vehicle inspection due to the ability of an operator to change functions and increase emissions after passing inspection.
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2018-07-01
Passed By House. Votes: 41 YES
DEHB324EnrollThis Act requires that the Office of Child Care Licensing include application forms, the specific requirements to obtain a license, and due process provisions in regulations to ensure that child care providers have clear notice of what is required, t...
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2018-07-01
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
DEHB352PassThis Act permits licensed child care providers, who successfully complete a State-approved medication training, to administer medication to children in their care, including by non-intravenous injection, if a child has a medical need during child car...
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2018-07-01
Signed by Governor
DEHB355PassThis Act allows an agency, as defined in § 6902 of Title 29, (agency) to accept electronic bid submissions and on-line bidding for contracts procuring material and nonprofessional services.
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2018-07-01
Signed by Governor
DESB170PassThis bill increases the minimum wage to be paid in this State beginning in 2018 and ending in 2021.
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2018-07-01
Signed by Governor
DEHB360EnrollAs poll from 2017 revealed that 31% of people in the United States have been sexually harassed in the workplace. The United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission released a comprehensive study of workplace harassment in the United States whi...
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2018-07-01
Passed By Senate. Votes: 11 YES 6 NO 1 NOT VOTING 3 ABSENT
DESB172EnrollThis bill will increase the public transparency of education funding information by directing the Department of Education to:
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2018-07-01
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
DEHB392PassSection 1 of this Act provides that the Director of Revenue shall make tax returns available via the Internet on or before January 15 of each tax year.
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2018-07-01
Signed by Governor
DESB212EnrollThis Act increases the maximum tax credit available for owner occupied historic property by $10,000.
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2018-07-01
Passed By House. Votes: 40 YES 1 ABSENT
DEHB435PassThis bill permits the Council of the City of Newark to impose and collect a lodging tax of no more than 3 percent on hotel and motel rooms located in the City of Newark so long as it is approved by a majority of the council pursuant to the provisions...
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2018-07-01
Signed by Governor
DEHB437EnrollThis bill allows the background plates (animal welfare, farmland preservation, Marine Education Research and Rehabilitation Institute, Delaware Equine Council, and Keep Delaware Beautiful) issued by DMV to be displayed on trailers up to 26,000 pounds...
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2018-07-01
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
DESB7EnrollThis Act provides county and municipal police and firefighters with the same pension burial benefit that is provided to state employees effective July 1, 2016. This Act is named for Wilmington Firefighters Captain Christopher M. Leach, Lieutenant Jer...
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2018-06-30
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
DEHB3PassThis legislation requires that all full-time employees of the State, including employees of school districts, continuously in the employ of the state for at least one year, shall be eligible for 12 weeks of paid leave upon the birth or adoption of a ...
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2018-06-30
Signed by Governor
DESB139PassThis Act requires that health insurance offered in this State provide coverage for fertility care services, including in vitro fertilization ("IVF") procedures, for individuals who suffer from a disease or condition that results in the inab...
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2018-06-30
Signed by Governor
DESB144PassThis Substitute Act implements certain recommendations adopted by the Lottery & Gaming Study Commission in 2015 and the Video Lottery Advisory Council in 2017, in recognition of significant changes in the regional gaming marketplace and the State...
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2018-06-30
Signed by Governor
DESB146EnrollThe continued existence and dissemination of a juvenile criminal record hampers an individuals ability to become a successful and productive member of society. These criminal records are a hindrance to employment, education, housing, credit, and mili...
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2018-06-30
Passed By House. Votes: 41 YES
DESB156EnrollThis Act amends § 2532 of Title 29, in the Not-for-Profit Healthcare Conversion Act, to ensure that the Attorney General has sufficient time to review a proposed not-for-profit healthcare conversion and, if appropriate, take action to protect the ch...
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2018-06-30
Passed By House. Votes: 41 YES
DESB165PassThis Act permits private sector labor organizations and employers to enter into union security agreements to the full extent allowed under federal law.
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2018-06-30
Signed by Governor
DEHB372EnrollThis Act makes it unlawful for a person to manufacture, distribute, sell, offer for sale, possess, purchase, or use a concentrated alcoholic beverage.
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2018-06-30
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
DESB169EnrollThis Act makes a technical correction to SB 169 by changing the designations of the new statutes and incorporates Senate Amendment No. 1 to Senate Bill No. 169.
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2018-06-30
Passed By House. Votes: 41 YES
DESB171EnrollIndividuals who are released from prison face many hurdles as they re-enter the community, including difficulty obtaining identification documents. Lacking identification imposes additional hurdles as these individuals attempt to find housing and emp...
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2018-06-30
Passed By House. Votes: 40 YES 1 ABSENT
DESB159PassThe Act made changes to motor vehicle franchising practices, by doing the following:
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2018-06-30
Signed by Governor
DEHB402EnrollPreviously, a school superintendent was required to notify the DMV any time a student was expelled from a public school, at which time the DMV was permitted to suspend or refuse to issue or renew the expelled student a drivers license. This bill elim...
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2018-06-30
Passed By Senate. Votes: 18 YES 3 ABSENT
DESB218EnrollThis bill amends Title 24 of the Delaware Code by changing the qualifications for a Professional Art Therapists. For those graduating with a master's degree prior to January 2013, a master's degree from an accredited educational institution i...
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2018-06-30
Passed By House. Votes: 41 YES
DEHB438EnrollThis Act eliminates the ability of a court to suspend a students driving privileges or hunting license for truancy.
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2018-06-30
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
DESB230EnrollThis bill amends Title 18 of the Delaware Code, § 3343, by setting annual reporting requirements for insurance carriers with regard to coverage for serious mental illness and drug and alcohol dependencies.
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2018-06-30
Passed By House. Votes: 40 YES 1 ABSENT
DESB232PassThis Act expands the total number of vice-chancellors on the Court of Chancery to 6 and makes technical corrections to conform existing law to the standards of the Delaware Legislative Drafting Manual.
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2018-06-30
Signed by Governor
DEHB454IntroThis Act promotes diversity of housing in Delaware by acknowledging that not all residential units warrant the same Voluntary School Assessment. Currently, single family residential subdivision projects are subject to the same per unit Voluntary Scho...
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2018-06-30
Stricken in House
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