Delaware Senator Margaret Henry [D]

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DEHB431IntroThis 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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2018-06-19
Amendment HA 1 to HB 431 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
DESCR74EngrossThis resolution proclaims June 19, 2018 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 acti...
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2018-06-19
Passed In House by Voice Vote
DESB241EngrossThis Act provides the Delaware Interscholastic Athletic Association with the authority to establish fees for officiating.
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2018-06-15
To House Education Committee
DESB239EngrossThis Act addresses the serious problem of individuals dumping large quantities of trash on public and private property, by:
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2018-06-15
[Hearing: Jun 20 @ 3:00 pm]
To House Health & Human Development Committee
DESB234EngrossCurrently, 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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2018-06-15
To House Education Committee
DEHB300EnrollThis bill makes it a crime to sell, transfer, buy, receive or possess a trigger crank or bump-fire device designed to accelerate the rate of fire of a semiautomatic rifle, making such weapon function more like an automatic weapon. A bump stock was us...
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2018-06-14
Passed By House. Votes: 36 YES 2 NO 1 NOT VOTING 2 ABSENT
DESB144EngrossThis 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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2018-06-14
Amendment HA 1 to SS 1 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
DEHB310EnrollThe Certification of Adoption of Sustainability and Transparency Standards Act (the Act) establishes a voluntary disclosure regime to foster dialogue around sustainability and responsibility among participating Delaware business entities and their va...
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2018-06-14
Laid On Table in Senate
DEHB352EngrossThis 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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2018-06-14
Reported Out of Committee (Sunset) in Senate with 4 On Its Merits
DESB163IntroThis 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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2018-06-14
Amendment SA 1 to SB 163 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
DEHB104IntroThe state is currently funding service providers at 75% of the market rate established in a 2014 study that was done by DHSS. This bill would mandate an increase in the rates paid to service providers according to the recommendations of the market st...
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2018-06-14
To House Appropriations Committee
DESB216IntroThis Act strengthens the shelter requirements for dogs that are kept outside by requiring the following:
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2018-06-14
Laid On Table in Senate
DESB217EngrossThis Act strengthens restrictions on the tethering of dogs by doing the following:
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2018-06-14
Laid On Table in Senate
DESB227EnrollThis Act promotes the use of primary care by doing the following:
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2018-06-14
[Hearing: Jun 20 @ 3:00 pm]
To House Health & Human Development Committee
DEHB465IntroIn January 2018, 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 149th General Assembly in 2017 or as...
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2018-06-14
[Hearing: Jun 20 @ 2:30 pm]
To House Administration Committee
DEHCR92EngrossThis Resolution recognizes the young men participating in the 2018 session of Delaware's Boys State and commends its sponsor, the American Legion Department of Delaware.
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2018-06-14
Passed By Senate. Votes: 19 YES 2 ABSENT
DESB7EngrossThis 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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2018-06-13
Reported Out of Committee (Revenue & Finance) in House with 7 On Its Merits
DEHB3EngrossThis 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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2018-06-13
To Senate Elections & Government Affairs Committee
DEHB222EngrossThis Substitute Act incorporates House Bill No. 222, and also makes the following changes to House Bill No. 222:
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2018-06-13
Reported Out of Committee (Judicial & Community Affairs) in Senate with 4 On Its Merits
DEHB292EngrossThis Act implements the recommendations of the March 2105 Autism Educational Task Force report regarding § 1332 of Title 14, the Program for Children with Autism and its Special Staff. Enacted nearly three decades ago, this law established a network...
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2018-06-13
Reported Out of Committee (Education) in Senate with 4 On Its Merits
DEHB331EngrossThis bill creates regulations concerning the use, distribution and education of Benzodiazepine and Non-benzodiazepine Hypnotics. It require Practitioners to obtain consent from a minors parent or guardian prior to prescribing these drugs, and require...
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2018-06-13
Reported Out of Committee (Health, Children & Social Services) in Senate with 3 On Its Merits
DEHB326EnrollThis 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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2018-06-13
Passed By Senate. Votes: 19 YES 2 ABSENT
DEHB342EngrossThis 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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2018-06-13
Reported Out of Committee (Transportation) in Senate with 3 On Its Merits
DEHB346EngrossThis Act establishes the High Needs Educator Student Loan Payment Program. The Program allows qualified applicants to apply for a payment from the State to the applicants lending agency, to pay a portion of the applicants student loan debt. The purpo...
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2018-06-13
To Senate Education Committee
DEHB351EngrossIn 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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2018-06-13
Reported Out of Committee (Health, Children & Social Services) in Senate with 3 On Its Merits
DEHB353IntroSection 1 of this Act clarifies that the intent of Senate Bill No. 32 of the 149th General Assembly was to require mortgagees to file a statement of mortgagee address change when its notice address changed, not to require mortgagees to include each m...
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2018-06-13
Reported Out of Committee (Economic Development/Banking/Insurance/Commerce) in House with 8 On Its Merits
DESB11EngrossThis Act relates to police and fire pension funds created under Title 18 of the Delaware Code. The General Assembly created a special fund in the hopes of ensuring adequate pensions for affected police officers and firefighters, and their surviving s...
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2018-06-13
Reported Out of Committee (Revenue & Finance) in House with 9 On Its Merits
DESB168EnrollAccording 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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2018-06-13
Reported Out of Committee (Education) in House with 2 Favorable, 13 On Its Merits
DEHB369EnrollThis Bill expands the offense of falsifying business records by including the act of altering or modifying and creating false medical records. Currently, no specific statute exists to prevent a person from falsely creating, altering, or modifying a m...
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2018-06-13
Passed By Senate. Votes: 19 YES 2 ABSENT
DESB172EnrollThis bill will increase the public transparency of education funding information by directing the Department of Education to:
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2018-06-13
Amendment HA 1 to SB 172 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
DESB169EngrossThis 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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2018-06-13
Reported Out of Committee (Judiciary) in House with 11 On Its Merits
DEHB382EngrossThis Act has the effect of renaming the Delaware Department of Transportation Welcome Center on Interstate 95 at 530 JFK Memorial Highway, Newark, Delaware as the "Biden Welcome Center" in honor of the Biden family. This gesture is made bec...
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2018-06-13
Reported Out of Committee (Transportation) in Senate with 3 On Its Merits
DESB177EngrossThis Act brings Delaware sex offender registration laws into compliance with the federal Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act ("SORNA") by standardizing the tier designation of sex offenders are assigned based upon offense of conv...
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2018-06-13
Reported Out of Committee (Judiciary) in House with 10 On Its Merits
DESB181EngrossThis 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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2018-06-13
Reported Out of Committee (Judiciary) in House with 2 Favorable, 7 On Its Merits
DESB182EngrossThis 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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2018-06-13
Reported Out of Committee (Judiciary) in House with 1 Favorable, 9 On Its Merits
DESB180EngrossSection 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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2018-06-13
Reported Out of Committee (Judiciary) in House with 3 Favorable, 7 On Its Merits
DESB183EngrossThis 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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2018-06-13
Reported Out of Committee (Judiciary) in House with 5 Favorable, 5 On Its Merits
DEHB405EngrossThis bill is intended to facilitate the growth and expansion of Delaware licensed craft alcoholic liquor companies within the State by permitting them to ship product manufactured on their licensed premises to entities under common ownership and cont...
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2018-06-13
Reported Out of Committee (Banking, Business & Insurance) in Senate with 1 Favorable, 2 On Its Merits
DEHB411EngrossThis Act amends Delaware's existing continuity of government laws as required in conjunction with the adoption of House Bill No. 410, which completes the process to amend Article II, § 5 and Article XVII, § 1 of the Delaware Constitution to ado...
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2018-06-13
To Senate Elections & Government Affairs Committee
DEHB410EngrossThis Act is the second leg of a constitutional amendment that would alter the continuity of government provisions of the Delaware Constitution to enable the effective continuance of government following a variety of emergency situations. The first le...
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2018-06-13
To Senate Executive Committee
DESB212EngrossThis Act increases the maximum tax credit available for owner occupied historic property by $10,000.
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2018-06-13
To House Revenue & Finance Committee
DESB208EnrollThis 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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2018-06-13
To House Administration Committee
DEHB435EngrossThis 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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2018-06-13
Reported Out of Committee (Judicial & Community Affairs) in Senate with 4 On Its Merits
DEHB425IntroThis Act establishes that a contract between a pharmacy benefits manager and a pharmacy may not prohibit a pharmacy or pharmacist from doing any of the following:
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2018-06-13
Reported Out of Committee (Economic Development/Banking/Insurance/Commerce) in House with 1 Favorable, 8 On Its Merits
DEHB440EngrossHouse Substitute No. 1 for House Bill 440 differs from House Bill 440 only in that it locates the Overdose System of Care and the Overdose System of Care Committee in Chapter 97 of Title 16 instead of in Chapter 10 of Title 16.
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2018-06-13
To Senate Health, Children & Social Services Committee
DEHB421IntroThis bill changes when the interception of certain communications is lawful. Currently, if one party to the communication gives consent to the interception, such interception is lawful. This bill requires that both parties to the communication give p...
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2018-06-13
Amendment HA 1 to HB 421 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
DESB222IntroThis Act amends Delawares laws regarding release of persons accused of crimes (Chapter 21 of Title 11 of the Delaware Code) as required in conjunction with the adoption of Senate Bill No. 221, which proposes a constitutional amendment to permit preve...
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2018-06-13
Reported Out of Committee (Executive) in Senate with 5 On Its Merits, 1 Unfavorable
DESB221IntroThis Act is the first leg of a constitutional amendment that modernizes the Delaware Constitutions bail provision and clarifies the power of the General Assembly and the Courts to define certain felony offenses for which, or circumstances under which...
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2018-06-13
Reported Out of Committee (Executive) in Senate with 5 On Its Merits, 1 Unfavorable
DEHB437IntroThis 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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2018-06-13
Reported Out of Committee (Public Safety & Homeland Security) in House with 2 Favorable, 7 On Its Merits
DESB228EngrossThis 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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2018-06-13
[Hearing: Jun 20 @ 2:30 pm]
To House Administration Committee
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