Delaware Representative Paul Baumbach [D]

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DEHB276VetoAt least 36 states allow for the medical use of marijuana. However, federal firearm laws have not kept pace and currently prohibit an individual who is an unlawful user of or addicted to any controlled substance from possessing or purchasing a firear...
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2022-10-27
Vetoed by Governor
DEHB19PassThis bill defines and regulates electric bicycles. Section 1 adds electric bicycles to the definitions contained in Title 21. Section 2 includes electric bicycle operators and passengers as vulnerable users when on a highway, crosswalk, road shoulder...
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2022-10-26
Signed by Governor
DEHB293PassHouse Bill No. 293 requires that meetings of public bodies that are open to the public must provide an opportunity for public comment. Meetings of a public body of the General Assembly are excluded from the requirement to provide an opportunity for p...
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2022-10-26
Signed by Governor
DEHB314PassThis bill clarifies House Bill 307 from 2018 by making it clear that a 6-month or 12-month mandatory commitment to Level 5 incarceration or institutional confinement for a juvenile only applies to adjudications of delinquency for the charge of Robber...
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2022-10-26
Signed by Governor
DEHB348PassThis Act provides nationally certified occupational therapists with a salary supplement for receiving national certification. This Act also makes technical corrections to conform existing language to the standards of the Delaware Drafting Manual.
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2022-10-26
Signed by Governor
DEHB386PassThis Act prohibits a landlord from requiring a tenant declaw a cat as a condition for entering into or renewing a rental agreement. This Act also makes technical corrections to conform existing law to the standards of the Delaware Legislative Draftin...
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2022-10-26
Signed by Governor
DEHB390PassThis Act designates the Dryptosauridae as the official dinosaur of this State. Dryptosauridae bones have been found in the Chesapeake & Delaware Canal. The only other dinosaur bones that have been found in Delaware are those of a hadrosaurid, mos...
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2022-10-26
Signed by Governor
DEHB432PassThis Act prohibits minor parents from executing a voluntary acknowledgment of paternity.
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2022-10-26
Signed by Governor
DEHB436PassThis bill extends the dates in which the recommendation and plan of the Redding Consortium for Educational Equity must be reviewed and acted upon by the State Board of Education. The extension is necessary due to delays mostly caused by the COVID pan...
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2022-10-26
Signed by Governor
DESB316PassThis Act caps the amount that an individual, group, or State employee plan may charge for diabetes equipment and supplies, other than insulin, at $35 per month. This cap does not apply to accident-only, specified disease, hospital indemnity, Medicare...
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2022-10-26
Signed by Governor
DEHB377PassThis Act requires the Department of Education to conduct an annual workforce study of early childhood professionals to support the development of a plan and implementation of a system of supports to grow and deepen the early childhood workforce. The ...
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2022-10-24
Signed by Governor
DESB144PassThis Act modernizes the hate crime statute and consolidates related offenses together with the hate crime statute in the Criminal Code.
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2022-10-21
Signed by Governor
DEHB302PassHouse Bill No. 302 clarifies that the creation or possession of an altered or fake vaccination document is forgery in the second degree. This crime includes electronic vaccination documents because the existing definition of "written instrument&...
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2022-10-21
Signed by Governor
DEHB329PassThis bill updates the State Bureau of Identifications definition of criminal justice agency in two ways. First, by adding the Division of Management Support Services in the Department of Services for Children, Youth & Their Families to reflect th...
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2022-10-21
Signed by Governor
DEHB334PassThis bill permits health-care providers who are licensed in a state other than Delaware to deliver health-care services by telehealth and telemedicine only if a health-care provider-patient relationship has been established in accordance with § 6003...
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2022-10-21
Signed by Governor
DEHB354PassThis Act amends Delawares Whistleblower Protection Act to preclude an employer from reporting or threatening to report an employees citizenship or immigration status or a family members citizenship or immigration status to a federal, state, or local ...
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2022-10-21
Signed by Governor
DEHB368PassThis Act deletes from the Delaware Code a derogatory and highly offensive term for Italian-, Spanish-, and Portuguese-American immigrants.
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2022-10-21
Signed by Governor
DESB13PassThis 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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2022-10-21
Signed by Governor
DESB271PassThe Justice of the Peace Court actively discourages the acceptance of warrants from citizens, yet the statute as it currently stands may be interpreted to allow such warrants. This Act abolishes citizen warrants in the Justice of the Peace Court and ...
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2022-10-21
Signed by Governor
DEHB425PassThis bill makes needed changes to the Lyme Disease Oversight Board by adding 2 members including an infectious disease epidemiologist and a licensed veterinarian or entomology specialist.
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2022-10-21
Signed by Governor
DESB308PassThis bill brings Delaware into conformity with national standards on fire safety dampers and smoke dampers. It requires all buildings of public accommodation and shared residential buildings to conform to standards that will ensure life-saving alarms...
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2022-10-21
Signed by Governor
DEHB461PassThis Act modifies Superior Courts statute pertaining to creation of the Courts record. Previously, the statute only contemplated stenographic recording of court proceedings. Technology has advanced which permits the Court to utilize other methods, in...
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2022-10-21
Signed by Governor
DESB209PassIn 2016, Title 2, Chapter 19 was enacted to address the growing use of ride share applications also known as a Transportation Network Companies (TNC), which transport passengers for compensation. In 2016, the General Assembly acknowledged the importa...
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2022-10-14
Signed by Governor
DEHB330PassThis Act renames the Claymont Regional Transportation at First State Crossing in Claymont, Delaware as the "Harris B. McDowell, III Transportation Center" after Senator Harris B. McDowell, III, the longest serving member of the Delaware Gen...
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2022-10-14
Signed by Governor
DEHB336PassThis Act provides school-base physical therapists who have graduated from an accredited college or university with the highest level masters or doctorate degree, and who have achieved a passing score on the national physical therapy examination issue...
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2022-10-14
Signed by Governor
DEHB394PassThis 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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2022-10-14
Signed by Governor
DEHJR7PassThe Joint Resolution directs the Delaware Emergency Management Agency (DEMA) and Division of Public Health (DPH) to conduct After Action Reviews to assess the States pandemic response. DEMA and DPH are also maintaining the ability to increase personn...
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2022-10-14
Signed by Governor
DESB312PassThis Substitute Act requires all new and renewing rental agreements for a lot in a manufactured home community to contain the following:
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2022-10-14
Signed by Governor
DEHB417PassIn cases where the Family Court finds that there are sufficient grounds to order the removal of a child from their home and the Family Court orders custody of the child to the Division of Family Service (DFS), DFS often partners with law enforcement ...
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2022-10-14
Signed by Governor
DESB151PassAcquiring a drivers license is an important part of young adults in foster care achieving normalcy and eventual independence. Yet, youth in long term foster care face numerous unique barriers in this endeavor. Not only are there logistical challenges...
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2022-10-10
Signed by Governor
DEHB264PassThis Act permits a person who has been the victim of non-consensual sexual conduct or non-consensual sexual penetration to apply for a sexual violence protective order if the person has a reasonable fear, based on specific conduct occurring contempor...
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2022-10-10
Signed by Governor
DEHB311PassThis Act clarifies the scope and protections for individuals with disabilities under the Delaware Equal Accommodations Law (DEAL) and further aligns definitions and scope of DEAL with federal law protecting individuals with disabilities from discrimi...
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2022-10-10
Signed by Governor
DESB286PassThis Act shall be known as the New Castle County Neighborhood Improvement District Act. The Act assembles New Castle County resources under one roof to focus comprehensively on persistent, and in some cases legacy, neighborhood problems, thereby prom...
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2022-10-10
Signed by Governor
DEHB419PassCiting 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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2022-10-10
Signed by Governor
DEHB462PassThis Act permits multidisciplinary team members to share information freely amongst themselves to better protect the welfare of abused children in the State of Delaware. This Act also establishes a framework for parties in Family Court civil proceedi...
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2022-10-10
Signed by Governor
DEHB299PassThis Act prohibits the seller of consumer goods or services from refusing to accept cash payment, except in limited circumstances. Sales covered by this Act are those made at a retail store through an in-person transaction. The Act does not apply to ...
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2022-10-07
Signed by Governor
DESB280PassThis 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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2022-10-07
Signed by Governor
DEHB244PassRecognizing the negative impact of criminal justice imposed financial obligations on defendants has led to reforms across the country to reduce the financial burdens that disproportionally impact the poor. This type of debt and the collateral consequ...
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2022-10-03
Signed by Governor
DESB270PassThis 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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2022-10-03
Signed by Governor
DEHB399PassAll 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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2022-10-03
Signed by Governor
DESB228PassThis bill allows licensed veterinary technicians, as well as licensed veterinarians, to administer rabies vaccinations to dogs, cats, and ferrets.
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2022-10-03
Signed by Governor
DESB255PassWhen 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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2022-09-21
Signed by Governor
DEHB404PassThe Delaware Fair Chance Licensing Act provides that it is the policy of this State to allow entry to professions and occupations with licensing requirements for individuals with a criminal history to the maximum extent consistent with public safety....
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2022-09-21
Signed by Governor
DEHB359PassThis Act adds victims of human trafficking to the Address Confidentiality Act. Under this program, certain crime victims are provided a substitute address by the Department of Justice so as to protect the participants actual address from public discl...
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2022-09-09
Signed by Governor
DESB295PassThis Act clarifies that the Attorney Generals right of access under Title 29, Section 2508(b) to the books, papers, records, and other documents of the State does not apply for purposes of discovery in any civil litigation brought by or on the relati...
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2022-09-09
Signed by Governor
DEHB479PassThis Act increases the civil penalty for violating the parking regulations in § 4180 from not less than $10 nor more than $25 to not less than $100 nor more than $500. This Act also increases the minimum fine for violating the requirements of Chapte...
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2022-09-09
Signed by Governor
DESB278PassThis substitute bill makes a technical correction to the bill.
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2022-09-08
Signed by Governor
DESB211PassThis Act prohibits employers from requesting or requiring that an applicant for employment disclose the applicants age, date of birth, or dates of attendance or graduation from an educational institution in an initial application for employment, unle...
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2022-09-08
Signed by Governor
DEHB375PassThis 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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2022-08-30
Signed by Governor
DESB277PassThis 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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2022-08-30
Signed by Governor
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