Delaware Representative Nnamdi Chukwuocha [D]

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DESB21EngrossThis Act amends the Delaware Energy Act to encourage the adoption of electric vehicles in the State by creating more accessible electric vehicle charging infrastructure.
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2021-05-14
Suspension of Rules in House
DESB78EngrossSenate Bill No. 78 enhances the qualifications for an individual to serve as a member of a school board or the State Board of Education.
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2021-05-14
To House Education Committee
DESB125EngrossThis bill provides that the spouse and any child of a member of the active military service of the United States, who has been assigned to duty elsewhere immediately following assignment to duty in Delaware, shall be deemed to be an in-state resident...
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2021-05-14
To House Education Committee
DEHB88EngrossThis bill removes the training minimum wage and youth minimum wage, which takes effect 90 days after enactment.
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2021-05-13
[Hearing: May 19 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Labor Committee
DESB56EnrollThis Act codifies the Opportunity Fund, an additional source of educational funding for Delaware public schools intended to support the increased needs of low income and English learner students, and establishes the parameters for how the funding is ...
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2021-05-13
Passed By House. Votes: 39 YES 2 ABSENT
DEHB9EnrollThis Act adds the term adjudication to this section of the criminal code to enable juvenile defendants to petition the court for their adjudications of delinquency to be vacated and their juvenile criminal record to be expunged in regard to crimes, o...
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2021-05-13
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
DEHB133EngrossThis Act changes the current evaluation system for all teachers from the former Delaware Performance Appraisal System II evaluation to a new Delaware Teacher Growth and Support System. The goal of this new evaluation system is to build a culture of p...
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2021-05-13
Reported Out of Committee (Education) in Senate with 3 Favorable, 2 On Its Merits
DESB11IntroThis 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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2021-05-13
Reported Out of Committee (Executive) in Senate with 2 Favorable, 4 On Its Merits
DEHCR25EnrollThis Resolution recognizes May 17, 2021 as the 67th anniversary of Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka.
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2021-05-13
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
DESB6EngrossThis Act creates the Delaware Large Capacity Magazine Prohibition Act of 2021. The Act includes clear definitions for the term large-capacity magazine, as an ammunition feeding device with a capacity to accept more than 17 rounds of ammunition. After...
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2021-05-12
Amendment HA 1 to SB 6 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
DESB95EngrossThis bill will provide Delaware students with strong academic credentials and a demonstrated commitment to volunteer public service to receive scholarship monies sufficient to cover the full cost of tuition at Delaware State University. The intent of...
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2021-05-12
Reported Out of Committee (Education) in House with 10 Favorable, 5 On Its Merits
DEHB144IntroThis Act will result in increased funding for preschool children with disabilities who are not in either Intensive or Complex special education units by revising the current ratio of 12.8 students per unit to 8.4 students per unit consistent with the...
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2021-05-12
Reported Out of Committee (Education) in House with 7 Favorable, 8 On Its Merits
DESB117EngrossThis bill allows schools and school districts to submit an application to the Department of Education to have a school designated as a Purple Star School.
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2021-05-12
To House Veterans Affairs Committee
DEHB195IntroThis Act requires certain police officers and some certain employees of the Department of Correction and Department of Services for Children, Youth, and Their Families to wear a body worn camera and to use the body worn camera to record interactions ...
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2021-05-12
Reported Out of Committee (Public Safety & Homeland Security) in House with 3 Favorable, 4 On Its Merits
DEHB178IntroYear-long teacher residency programs are a partnership between an educator preparation program and a Delaware school district or charter school to provide a year-long immersive experience for teacher candidates, allowing them a full and supported, on...
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2021-05-12
Reported Out of Committee (Education) in House with 7 Favorable, 8 On Its Merits
DEHB162IntroThe 18-month recidivism rate among juveniles released from Delawares Level 4 and Level 5 juvenile detention facilities is over 80%. This Act creates a fund to allow the Department of Services for Children, Youth, and their Families to award competiti...
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2021-05-12
Reported Out of Committee (Health & Human Development) in House with 9 Favorable, 2 On Its Merits
DESB74EngrossThis Act relates to the police and fire pension fund provisions of Chapter 7, Title 18 of the Delaware Code. The Act clarifies that an eligible retiree must be alive on July 1 of each biennial payout year in order to receive the payment provided for ...
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2021-05-11
Reported Out of Committee (Economic Development/Banking/Insurance & Commerce) in House with 2 Favorable, 9 On Its Merits
DESB3EngrossThis Substitute amends Senate Bill No. 3 by doing the following:
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2021-05-11
Reported Out of Committee (Judiciary) in House with 4 On Its Merits, 2 Unfavorable
DESB111EngrossThis Act creates an automatic expungement process for adult and juvenile charges that are eligible for mandatory expungement because under the petition-based system, only a small fraction of people eligible for expungement ever obtain this important ...
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2021-05-06
[Hearing: May 19 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Judiciary Committee
DEHB173IntroThis Act allows the parent or guardian of a military-connected student to preliminarily enroll the student by remote registration in a school district where the parent or guardian is in the active military of the United States or in full-time status ...
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2021-05-06
[Hearing: May 19 @ 3:00 pm]
To House Education Committee
DESB1IntroThis 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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2021-05-05
To Senate Health & Social Services Committee
DESB54EnrollThis bill makes certain technical amendments to the Delaware Voluntary Clean Energy Financing Program Based on Property Assessments (D-PACE) Act. The amendments are based upon comments received from New Castle County and the lending community. The bi...
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2021-04-29
Passed By House. Votes: 41 YES
DESB7IntroThis bill updates the bail statute to be explicit that when defendants commit certain serious offenses enumerated in the bill the bail presumption is secured cash bail. Such offenses include: class A felonies, gun offenses, domestic violence offenses...
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2021-04-29
Amendment SA 1 to SB 7 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
DEHB89EngrossThis act will allow a critical need reimbursement to be distributed directly to an institute of higher education or Secretary of Education approved Alternative Routes to Teacher Licensure and Certification program for an eligible teacher who is takin...
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2021-04-28
Reported Out of Committee (Education) in Senate with 6 On Its Merits
DESB112EngrossThis Act expands eligibility for mandatory expungement of adult and juvenile cases by doing all of the following:
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2021-04-28
[Hearing: May 19 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Judiciary Committee
DEHB68EnrollThe National League of Families POW/MIA flag is a symbol of our Nation's concern and commitment to resolving as fully as possible the fates of Americans still prisoners, missing, or unaccounted for in all U.S. wars 36. U.S.C. ยง 902.
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2021-04-27
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
DESB15EngrossThis bill provides for gradual increases in the Delaware minimum wage to $15 over a period of several years.
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2021-04-22
To House Appropriations Committee
DEHB150IntroThe Delaware Marijuana Control Act regulates and taxes marijuana in the same manner as alcohol. It allows adults over the age of 21 to legally possess and consume under 1 ounce of marijuana for personal use. It does not permit people to grow their ow...
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2021-04-22
Amendment HA 1 to HB 150 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
DEHB43EngrossThis Act extends the limited licensing exemption for adjusters, who are dispatched by insurers to the State after catastrophic events, such as hurricanes or tornadoes, to appraisers. This change will allow for the prompt appraisal and settlement of m...
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2021-04-21
Reported Out of Committee (Banking, Business & Insurance) in Senate with 6 On Its Merits
DESB73EngrossThis Act permits an individual to practice dentistry for the Division of Public Health (Division) under a provisional license. Delaware law provides several routes for entering practice on an interim basis until full licensure can be obtained, howeve...
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2021-04-21
Reported Out of Committee (Health & Human Development) in House with 8 Favorable, 6 On Its Merits
DEHB125IntroSection 1 of this bill establishes the crimes of possession of an unfinished firearm frame or receiver with no serial number, possession of and manufacturing a covert or undetectable firearm, possession of and manufacturing an untraceable firearm, an...
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2021-04-21
Amendment HA 1 to HB 125 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
DEHB100IntroThis Act establishes a mental health services unit for Delaware elementary schools. The unit is at a ratio of 250 full-time equivalent students grades K-5 for a full-time school counselor, school social worker, or licensed clinical social worker. Add...
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2021-04-20
Amendment HA 1 to HB 100 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
DESB32PassA 2019 study found the following:
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2021-04-13
Signed by Governor
DEHB20PassThis bill requires all public and charter schools which have students in grades 6-12 to provide free feminine hygiene products in 50% of the bathrooms used by students who can have a menstrual cycle. This bill also requires schools to publish on its ...
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2021-04-08
Signed by Governor
DEHB200EngrossMany of the States waters do not meet water quality standards to support their designated uses, such as for drinking, swimming or supporting aquatic life. The Clean Water for Delaware Act establishes a framework for assessing needs and planning and i...
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2021-04-01
To Senate Environment & Energy Committee
DEHB96IntroHouse Bill No. 96 prohibits multiple service charges for residential trash collection service except if the charge is for any of the following:
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2021-04-01
To House Economic Development/Banking/Insurance & Commerce Committee
DEHB70EnrollThis Act revises the bureaus established within the Department of Correction.
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2021-03-25
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
DEHB86IntroThis Act provides increased funding for kindergarten through third grade students identified as eligible for basic special education services. Currently, basic special education is provided for students in fourth through twelfth grade who are identif...
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2021-03-25
To House Appropriations Committee
DEHB54IntroThis Act establishes an optional mid-year unit count and associated funding provisions. School districts and charter schools that elect to participate in the optional mid-year unit count shall receive state financial support for each additional unit,...
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2021-03-24
Reported Out of Committee (Education) in House with 8 Favorable, 4 On Its Merits
DEHB1PassFood and drink establishments suffered great losses since March, 2020 due to the pandemic including millions of dollars in lost sales and the loss of an tens of thousands of jobs in this State. This Act extends the provisions contained in HB 349 from...
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2021-03-23
Signed by Governor
DEHB115IntroUnited States Supreme Court case law and scientific research has changed how we think about juvenile delinquency. We know now that an adolescents brain is not fully developed until the mid-twenties which makes juveniles especially prone to poor decis...
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2021-03-23
Reported Out of Committee (Judiciary) in House with 4 Favorable, 5 On Its Merits
DEHB55EnrollIn 2009, New Hampshire was the first state to develop a statewide "Gun Shop Project," reaching out to gun shops regarding the role they can play in suicide prevention. In the years since, at least 21 other states have implemented similar ca...
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2021-03-16
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
DEHB61IntroThis bill creates a special license plate for Combat Veterans.
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2021-03-09
Tabled in Committee
DEHB35PassThis Act establishes a Behavioral Health Professional of the year award program throughout the State. Through this legislation, the state will formally honor and recognize the work behavioral health professionals, such as, school counselors, social w...
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2021-02-17
Signed by Governor
DESB42PassThis Act suspends the educator evaluation system during the 2020-2021 school year and replaces it with an observation and feedback cycle that provides educators with coaching and support related to hybrid and remote learning practices. This Act provi...
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2021-02-16
Signed by Governor
DESCR3EngrossThis resolution honors Vice President-elect Kamala D. Harris for her service and dedication to the United States of America and the inspiration she provides to women and people of color, and offers appreciation and support for her historic Vice Presi...
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2021-01-21
Passed In House by Voice Vote
DESCR2EngrossThis Senate Concurrent Resolution honors and recognizes the leadership and achievements of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and urges all citizens of the First State to participate fittingly in the observance of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day on January ...
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2021-01-21
Passed In House by Voice Vote
DEHB64IntroThis Act creates the following new tax brackets: at $125,000, with a rate of 7.10%, at $250,000, with a rate of 7.85%, and at $500,000, with a rate of 8.6%.
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2021-01-13
To House Revenue & Finance Committee
DEHB53IntroThis legislation allows the Delaware Commission of Veterans Affairs to employ the spouses of veterans and retains the stipulation that the Executive Director of the Commission must be a veteran.
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2021-01-07
To House Veterans Affairs Committee
DEHB50IntroRecognizing that a criminal charge can have lasting collateral consequences for a juvenile on employment and education opportunities, this bill raises the age in which a juveniles information, such as their name and mug shot, may be released by the s...
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2020-12-18
To House Judiciary Committee
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