Delaware Senator Marie Pinkney [D]

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DEHB234Engross
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This Act requires the Department of Health and Social Services, Division of Medicaid and Medical Assistance to take the necessary steps to expand Medicaid coverage to pregnant women from the current coverage of 60-days from the end of pregnancy under...
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2022-05-19
To Senate Health & Social Services Committee
DEHB317Intro
25%
This bill is the Cover All Delaware Children Act.
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2022-05-19
Amendment HA 1 to HB 317 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
DEHB345Intro
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This Act ensures pregnant women and women who have given birth within the past six weeks who are subject to the custody of the Department of Corrections at Level IV or V have access to midwifery and doula services by requiring the Department to make ...
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2022-05-19
To House Appropriations Committee
DEHB372Intro
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The Delaware Marijuana Control Act regulates and taxes marijuana in the same manner as alcohol.
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2022-05-19
Defeated By House. Votes: 23 YES 15 NO 2 ABSENT
DEHB375Intro
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This Act establishes the Racial Equity Consortium (Consortium) for the purposes of studying and making recommendations to address the disparities and inequities faced by persons of color in this State.
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2022-05-19
Reported Out of Committee (Appropriations) in House with 4 Favorable
DESB267Engross
50%
The bill requires that third-party cost-sharing assistance utilized by patients is applied toward the enrollee's health insurance deductibles and any out-of-pocket limits. Additionally, the bill defines what constitutes a cost-sharing requirement...
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2022-05-19
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
DESB100Enroll
75%
This Act establishes a Public Education Compensation Committee for the purpose of reviewing Delaware's educator compensation structure and its ability to compete with regional school districts, Delaware's private business sector, and other go...
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2022-05-19
Passed By House. Votes: 39 YES 2 ABSENT
DEHB399Engross
50%
All human laboratory testing is regulated under the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments of 1988 (CLIA). CLIA-waived tests are simple laboratory examinations and procedures that have an insignificant risk of an erroneous result. Common CLIA-wai...
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2022-05-19
To Senate Health & Social Services Committee
DESB280Engross
50%
This Act requires medical marijuana compassion centers and safety compliance facilities that have 20 or more employees to have a labor peace agreement with 1 more bona fide labor organizations. This Act defines "labor peace agreement" as an...
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2022-05-19
Passed By Senate. Votes: 14 YES 7 NO
DESB264Engross
50%
This Act requires the Delaware Department of Agriculture to promulgate rules and regulations, that will not become effective until July 1, 2024, classifying neonicotinoid pesticides designed or intended for use in outdoor applications as state restri...
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2022-05-19
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
DESCR109Engross
50%
This resolution recognizes May 2022 as "Foster Care Month" in the State of Delaware.
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2022-05-19
Passed In House by Voice Vote
DESCR111Engross
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This resolution proclaims Thursday, May 19, 2022 as Global Accessibility Awareness Day in the State of Delaware.
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2022-05-19
Passed In House by Voice Vote
DESB282Engross
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This bill facilitates the expansion of the private flood insurance market through the adoption of the National Council of Insurance Legislators Model Private Primary Residential Flood Insurance Model. This Model has been used to facilitate increased ...
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2022-05-19
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
DESB300Intro
25%
This Act updates the mandatory reporting requirements for Delaware physicians with anxiety, depression, and other mental health challenges. These changes are necessary to ensure that physicians are able to seek treatment without undue stigma or fear ...
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2022-05-19
To Senate Legislative Oversight & Sunset Committee
DESB291Engross
50%
This Act requires each school district and charter school to adopt a policy regarding appropriate relationships between school employees, contractors, coaches, and volunteers and students. The policy must include a provision establishing appropriate ...
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2022-05-19
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
DESB289Engross
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This Act expands the scope of the sexual extortion law to include: a) compelling or inducing another person to produce a visual depiction of the person or another who is nude or who is engaging in sexual conduct, and b) threatening to reproduce, dist...
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2022-05-19
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
DESB290Engross
50%
This Act expands Erin's Law to require training and education on issues related to inappropriate relationships between adults and children, such as grooming.
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2022-05-19
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
DESB90Engross
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The Delaware Fair Housing Act and Residential Landlord-Tenant Code both prohibit discrimination based on source of income, which is defined as including rental payments from any government program, but both laws also provide that a landlord's non...
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2022-05-18
Tabled in Committee
DEHB343Intro
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This Act requires that the Division of Medicaid and Medical Assistance to present a plan to the General Assembly by November 1, 2022 for coverage of doula services by Medicaid providers.
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2022-05-18
Reported Out of Committee (Health & Human Development) in House with 12 Favorable
DEHB342Intro
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Delaware law already prohibits the use of restraints on women who are giving birth or in labor except in limited circumstances. This Act expands that protection to include women in the second or third trimester of pregnancy and those in the 13-week i...
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2022-05-18
Reported Out of Committee (Health & Human Development) in House with 10 Favorable, 3 On Its Merits
DESB270Intro
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This Act establishes an evaluation and assessment system created by the Department of Education to determine whether a school facility is in good repair to assure that school facilities are clean, safe, and functional for staff and students. This Act...
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2022-05-18
To Senate Finance Committee
DEHB395Intro
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This Act is the first leg of an amendment to the Delaware Constitution that would require legislators to remain domiciled in the districts they represent for the entirety of their term of office. Subsection (b) of this Act does not apply to sitting l...
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2022-05-18
Reported Out of Committee (Administration) in House with 4 On Its Merits
DESB13Intro
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This Act creates a Ban the Box policy for postsecondary institutions in the state. Ban the Box or Beyond the Box policies refer to the removal of questions about ones criminal conviction history on a college or job application. Research shows that qu...
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2022-05-18
Amendment SA 1 to SB 13 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
DESB292Engross
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An opioid antagonist is a medication approved by the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for emergency reversal of a known or suspected opioid overdose. Currently, naloxone is the only FDA-approved opioid antagonist, however, the FDA is ...
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2022-05-18
To House Health & Human Development Committee
DESB293Intro
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This Act is companion legislation to Senate Bill 270. Currently, state code requires all school districts to match state- appropriated minor improvement funds with 40% local funds, regardless of a districts ability to do so. This bill changes the req...
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2022-05-18
Reported Out of Committee (Education) in Senate with 2 Favorable, 3 On Its Merits
DESB278Engross
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This substitute bill makes a technical correction to the bill.
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2022-05-18
To House Administration Committee
DESCR108Engross
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This resolution recognizes May 2022 as Maternal Mental Health Awareness Month in Delaware.
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2022-05-18
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
DESB134Intro
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Senate Bill No. 134 prohibits a food establishment from providing consumers with a single-service plastic coffee stirrer, cocktail pick, or sandwich pick or with ready-to-eat food or a beverage in polystyrene containers. SB 134 also prohibits food es...
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2022-05-18
Reported Out of Committee (Environment & Energy) in Senate with 4 Favorable, 1 On Its Merits
DEHCR86Engross
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This Resolution recognizes World Preeclampsia Day on May 22, 2022.
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2022-05-18
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
DEHB205Engross
50%
This Act establishes the Delaware Expanding Access for Retirement and Necessary Saving (EARNS) program to serve as a vehicle through which eligible employees may, on a voluntary basis, provide for additional retirement security through a State-facili...
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2022-05-17
To Senate Labor Committee
DESB144Engross
50%
This Act modernizes the hate crime statute and consolidates related offenses together with the hate crime statute in the Criminal Code.
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2022-05-17
Tabled in Committee
DESB188Engross
50%
This Act increases the $2,000 pension exclusion otherwise available for military pensioners under age 60 to $12,500, providing an incentive for military retirees under age 60 to locate in Delaware.
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2022-05-17
Reported Out of Committee (Veterans Affairs) in House with 9 Favorable, 5 On Its Merits
DESB4Enroll
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Like Senate Bill No. 4, Senate Substitute No. 1 for Senate Bill No. 4 requires the Department of Education (Department) to maintain and publish a list of evidence-based, reading instruction curricula for grades kindergarten through 3. Each curriculum...
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2022-05-17
Passed By Senate. Votes: 18 YES 3 ABSENT
DESB261Intro
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This act streamlines the appointment process for the Delaware Nutrient Management Commission, expands the definition of dairy farmer to include all cattlemen, consolidates the appointment authorities, and simplifies the number of representatives.
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2022-05-17
Reported Out of Committee (Agriculture) in Senate with 3 Favorable, 2 On Its Merits
DESB150Intro
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This Act creates the Office of Corrections Ombudsperson (Ombudsperson or Office) within the Department of Justice. The purpose of the Ombudsperson is to do all of the following:
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2022-05-17
Amendment SA 1 to SB 150 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
DEHB394Intro
25%
This Act provides that the Department of Correction must provide a copy of all policies relating to the accrual and forfeiture of good time to inmates, as well as a quarterly written accounting of good time credit earned and/or forfeited. The require...
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2022-05-17
Reported Out of Committee (Corrections) in House with 7 Favorable
DEHB419Intro
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Citing the increasing number of false confessions recorded by the National Registry of Exonerations and recent science around adolescent brain development, several states across the nation have passed legislation to ban the use of deceptive interroga...
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2022-05-17
Reported Out of Committee (Judiciary) in House with 2 Favorable, 4 On Its Merits
DEHCR85Engross
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This Concurrent Resolution recognizes the contributions of the Delta Sigma Theta Sorority chapters in the State of Delaware and declares May 17, 2022, to be Delta Day at the Delaware Capital.
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2022-05-17
Passed By Senate. Votes: 18 YES 3 ABSENT
DESB277Engross
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This Act increases opportunities for federally qualified health centers (FQHC) and government-operated dental clinics to serve the indigent and other underserved communities with dental care and improves flexibility with updated provisional licensing...
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2022-05-13
To House Health & Human Development Committee
DEHB421Intro
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This Act codifies standards for recovery houses to become certified recovery houses either through the Division of Substance Abuse and Mental Health (DSAMH) or through a Division approved certifying entity. A non-certified recovery house may continue...
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2022-05-13
To House Health & Human Development Committee
DESB236Enroll
75%
This Act does the following:
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2022-05-12
Passed By House. Votes: 38 YES 3 ABSENT
DESCR105Enroll
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This Resolution expresses the General Assembly's strong support for the Delaware State University Womens Lacrosse Team, and condemns the actions of the Liberty County Sheriffs Office in Hinesville, Georgia against the Womens Lacrosse Team. The Re...
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2022-05-12
Passed By House. Votes: 39 YES 2 NOT VOTING
DESCR104Engross
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This Senate Concurrent Resolution recognizes May 12, 2022, as Delaware Local Government Day in the State of Delaware.
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2022-05-12
Passed In House by Voice Vote
DEHCR79Engross
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This resolution designates the month of May as "National Nurses Month" in Delaware.
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2022-05-12
Passed By Senate. Votes: 19 YES 2 ABSENT
DESB255Engross
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When a youth who is experiencing foster care and living in an out-of-home placement has a need for inpatient psychiatric treatment, there can be a delay in gaining voluntary admission to a facility due to the Division of Family Services needing to ob...
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2022-05-11
Reported Out of Committee (Health & Human Development) in House with 2 Favorable, 6 On Its Merits
DEHB396Intro
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It has been the case for several decades that when a juvenile is arrested or charged with certain crimes, the child's school is notified with an "Attorney General's letter" regardless of whether the crime occurred on school property...
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2022-05-11
Tabled in Committee
DESCR100Engross
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This resolution proclaims May 2022 "Cystic Fibrosis Awareness Month" in the State of Delaware.
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2022-05-11
Passed In House by Voice Vote
DESCR102Engross
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This Senate Concurrent Resolution recognizes May 2022 as "Older Americans Month" in the State of Delaware.
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2022-05-11
Passed In House by Voice Vote
DESB1PassThis Act, the Healthy Delaware Families Act, creates a statewide paid family and medical leave insurance program. Delaware employees can access up to 12 weeks of paid family and medical leave through the State's paid leave trust fund for a qualif...
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2022-05-10
Signed by Governor
DEHB288Intro
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This Act requires private and public employers in the State to give any employee who is a resident of Delaware and scheduled to work at least 7.5 hours on an election day 2 hours of paid leave in order for the employee to exercise the right to vote i...
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2022-05-10
Amendment HA 1 to HS 1 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
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