Delaware Senator Nicole Poore [D]

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DESB176IntroDelaware leads the nation in the number of prescription opioids dispensed and drug overdose deaths. Prescription opioids lead directly to opioid addiction. The dramatic increase in opioid addiction has increased the need for money to pay for preventi...
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2018-05-11
Reported Out of Committee (Health, Children & Social Services) in Senate with 1 Favorable, 2 On Its Merits
DESB159EngrossThe Act made changes to motor vehicle franchising practices, by doing the following:
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2018-05-10
Passed By Senate. Votes: 18 YES 2 NOT VOTING 1 ABSENT
DEHB348EngrossThis Act redefines resident to mean one who is legally domiciled in the State for 10 years immediately preceding October of the pretax year. This change means that one must be domiciled in the State for 10 years before one who is over the age of 65 c...
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2018-05-10
To Senate Judicial & Community Affairs Committee
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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2018-05-10
To Senate Transportation Committee
DEHB356EngrossThis Act allows the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control to lease historic structures on State public lands to individuals or corporate entities. The lessee would be required to renovate and maintain the structure up to the appli...
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2018-05-10
To Senate Environmental, Natural Resources & Energy Committee
DEHB380EngrossThis bill allows first-time home buyers to pay their portion of the realty transfer tax at the rate that was in effect prior to the increase that took effect on August 1, 2017. The credit is calculated as 0.5% of the first $400,000 in home value, wit...
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2018-05-10
To Senate Banking, Business & Insurance Committee
DEHCR87EngrossThis House Concurrent Resolution recognizes the week of May 7 to May 14, 2018, as Travel and Tourism Week in Delaware.
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2018-05-10
Passed By Senate. Votes: 20 YES 1 ABSENT
DESB212IntroThis Act increases the maximum tax credit available for owner occupied historic property by $10,000.
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2018-05-10
To Senate Elections & Government Affairs Committee
DESB210IntroDelawares existing Criminal Code was adopted in 1973 and was based on the Model Penal Code. Since that time, the Criminal Code has quadrupled in size and expanded to other parts of the Code without consideration to the general effects of the change o...
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2018-05-10
To Senate Finance Committee
DESB208IntroThis 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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2018-05-10
To Senate Elections & Government Affairs Committee
DESB209IntroDelawares existing Criminal Code was adopted in 1973 and was based on the Model Penal Code. Since that time, the Criminal Code has quadrupled in size and expanded to other parts of the Code without consideration to the general effects of the change o...
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2018-05-10
To Senate Finance Committee
DEHB103PassThe Act amends Section 916 of Title 11 of the Code so that the statutory penalties for the crime of home improvement fraud increase as the amount of the loss to the victim increases, using the same scale applicable to Theft under Section 841 of Title...
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2018-05-09
Signed by Governor
DESB80EnrollThis Act replicates and extends to electric and natural gas utilities the same authority that has previously been granted to water utilities. This authority allows for the implementation of an interim rate mechanism already in existence for water uti...
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2018-05-09
Reported Out of Committee (Energy) in House with 7 On Its Merits
DEHB235IntroThis bill encourages spaying, neutering, and vaccination in order to limit the number of unwanted cats and protect the public from rabies and other diseases carried by unvaccinated animals. The bill defines free-roaming cats and also free-roaming cat...
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2018-05-09
Reported Out of Committee (Health & Human Development) in House with 12 On Its Merits
DEHCR34IntroThis concurrent resolution establishes a Task Force to investigate the cost of special education and make recommendations related to cost efficiency.
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2018-05-09
Reported Out of Committee (Education) in House with 1 Favorable, 12 On Its Merits
DEHB301PassThis Act allows the various at-large members of the Domestic Violence Coordinating Council to be appointed for 3-year terms and be eligible for reappointment. This change is requested by the Council.
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2018-05-09
Signed by Governor
DEHB312EngrossThis Act includes emergency medical technicians within the definition of employee under the County/Municipal Police/Firefighter Pension Plan.
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2018-05-09
Reported Out of Committee (Finance) in Senate with 6 On Its Merits
DEHB314PassThis Act provides for a clear and established procedure and time frame during which public employees may revoke their membership in an employee organization. This Act allows public employers and employee organizations to manage membership status and ...
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2018-05-09
Signed by Governor
DEHB326EngrossThis 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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2018-05-09
Reported Out of Committee (Education) in Senate with 2 Favorable, 2 On Its Merits
DEHB344IntroThe language set forth in this statute would remove barriers for inmates who are students with disabilities and who have an Individualized Education Program (IEP) under state and federal law, when being considered for parole or a sentence modificatio...
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2018-05-09
Reported Out of Committee (Education) in House with 1 Favorable, 12 On Its Merits
DEHB399EngrossThis is the first leg of an amendment to the Delaware Constitution to provide equal rights on the basis of sex. There is no Equal Rights Amendment to the United States Constitution. While Congress passed the Amendment in 1972, it was not ratified by ...
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2018-05-09
Defeated By Senate. Votes: 11 YES 9 NO 1 ABSENT
DEHB370IntroThis Bill adds the Secretary of the Department of Human Resources and the Executive Director of Delaware CLASI or their designees to the Employment First Oversight Commission (hereinafter EFOC). The Bill also allows non-Delaware residents who work in...
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2018-05-09
Reported Out of Committee (Labor) in House with 8 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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2018-05-09
To House Judiciary Committee
DEHB386IntroThis Act requires that individual, group, State employee, and public assistance insurance plans provide coverage for treatment of pediatric autoimmune neuropsychiatric disorders associated with streptococcal infections and pediatric acute onset neuro...
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2018-05-09
Reported Out of Committee (Economic Development/Banking/Insurance/Commerce) in House with 1 Favorable, 8 On Its Merits
DEHB391IntroThe 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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2018-05-09
Reported Out of Committee (Veterans Affairs) in House with 3 Favorable, 14 On Its Merits
DEHB398IntroThis bill is a companion bill to House Substitute No. 1 for House Bill No. 344 and provides the authority for the Department of Education to prescribe the rules and regulations necessary to implement the Prison Education Program which provides educat...
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2018-05-09
Amendment HA 1 to HB 398 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
DESB192IntroThis Act creates a special license plate to honor Delaware womens military service and commemorate the unveiling of the Delaware Womens Military Service Monument.
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2018-05-09
Reported Out of Committee (Transportation) in Senate with 3 On Its Merits
DESB172EnrollThis bill will increase the public transparency of education funding information by directing the Department of Education to:
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2018-05-09
Reported Out of Committee (Education) in House with 1 Favorable, 9 On Its Merits
DEHB394IntroThis Bill requires motor vehicle insurance policies, under the personal injury protection provisions (PIP), to provide coverage for up to $500 per injured person extricated from a motor vehicle by an emergency medical services vehicle. Emergency medi...
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2018-05-09
Reported Out of Committee (Public Safety & Homeland Security) in House with 8 On Its Merits
DEHB401IntroCurrently the US FDA is reviewing a New Drug Application (NDA) of a pharmaceutical product containing cannabidiol (CBD) to treat patients with rare pediatric seizure disorders. If approved, this drug will be required to be prescribed and dispensed li...
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2018-05-09
Reported Out of Committee (Health & Human Development) in House with 8 On Its Merits
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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2018-05-08
To House Judiciary Committee
DEHB411IntroThis 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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2018-05-08
To House Administration Committee
DEHB410IntroThis 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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2018-05-08
To House Administration Committee
DESB202IntroThis Act ensures that the spouses of those killed in the line of duty are able to receive benefits for the remainder of their lives regardless of future marital status. When a surviving spouse remarries, the surviving spouse's benefit is reduced ...
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2018-05-08
To Senate Labor Committee
DESB203IntroThis Act increases the penalties for certain offenses involving deadly weapons as follows:
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2018-05-08
To Senate Judicial & Community Affairs Committee
DESR20EngrossThis resolution proclaims May 8, 2018 as DACRO Day in Delaware.
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2018-05-08
Passed By Senate. Votes: 19 YES 2 ABSENT
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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2018-05-02
Reported Out of Committee (Labor) in Senate with 1 Favorable, 2 On Its Merits
DESB151IntroBirth 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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2018-05-02
Reported Out of Committee (Banking, Business & Insurance) in Senate with 3 On Its Merits
DESB178IntroThis Act makes the following changes to the Charter of the City of New Castle:
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2018-05-02
Reported Out of Committee (Judicial & Community Affairs) in Senate with 4 On Its Merits
DEHCR84EngrossThis concurrent resolution thanks the Career and Technical Student Organizations for their presentation of geraniums. This concurrent resolution also extends the General Assembly's best wished for continued success to these exemplary students.
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2018-05-02
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
DEHB393IntroThis Bill updates the Delaware Viatical Settlements Act by amending the license and bond requirements for a viatical settlement provider or viatical settlement broker. The Act allows an applicant seeking licensure as a viatical settlement provider to...
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2018-05-02
Reported Out of Committee (Economic Development/Banking/Insurance/Commerce) in House with 11 On Its Merits
DESB147EnrollImmunity from liability for individuals rendering emergency care is addressed in many sections of the Delaware Code. There are several separate statutes providing immunity for specific professions and even for lay individuals providing specific types...
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2018-05-01
Passed By House. Votes: 40 YES 1 ABSENT
DEHB316PassThis bill amends the Charter of the City of Delaware City. Section 1 changes the maximum repayment term from ten (10) to twenty (20) years for the financing of a capital asset. This change allows for a greater range of borrowing term options for the ...
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2018-05-01
Signed by Governor
DEHB349EnrollThis Act creates a Delaware Commission on Irish Heritage and Culture.
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2018-05-01
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
DEHB302PassThis Substitute Act incorporates House Bill No. 302, and also makes the following changes to House Bill No. 302:
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2018-04-30
Signed by Governor
DEHB49EngrossThis Act requires all new school construction and schools undergoing major renovations to incorporate the following safety features: a secured vestibule to be used as the primary entrance to screen visitors, installation of ballistic resistant glass ...
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2018-04-26
Reported Out of Committee (Education) in Senate with 5 On Its Merits
DESB84EnrollThis Act makes consistent the amount of time that the Court "looks back" to determine if the current offense is a second offense for the purposes of sentencing. This Act applies to Traffic offenses, but it would not be applicable to DUI cas...
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2018-04-26
Passed By Senate. Votes: 19 YES 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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2018-04-26
Passed By Senate. Votes: 17 YES 3 NO 1 NOT VOTING
DEHB346IntroThis 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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2018-04-26
Amendment HA 1 to HS 1 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
DEHB338IntroThis Act increases the eligibility for a child with a disability to be eligible for free appropriate public education from the end of the school year in which the child attains the age of 21 to the end of the school year in which the child attains th...
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2018-04-25
Tabled in Committee
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