Delaware Representative Paul Baumbach [D]

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DEHB241PassThis bill expands the Employment First Oversight Commission by adding the Director of the Division for the Visually Impaired as a member, the Director of the Division of Substance Abuse and Mental Health, and other councils, committees, agencies, org...
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2019-09-20
Signed by Governor
DEHB77PassThis Act aims to make the burglary section of Delawares Criminal Code simpler and fairer. The Act consolidates the crime of home invasion with existing burglary statutes. Furthermore, this Act recognizes the sanctity of the home and the varied schedu...
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2019-09-16
Signed by Governor
DEHB78PassThis Act aims to make the robbery section of Delawares Criminal Code simpler and fairer. The Act deletes the carjacking sections and embeds them within the existing robbery statutes to remove duplication from the code. Under this Act, robbery in the ...
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2019-09-16
Signed by Governor
DESB47PassThis Act simplifies Delawares drug code with a goal of providing more fairness in its application. This Act removes geographic-based enhancements that disproportionately impact those living in urban areas as opposed to suburban and rural areas. This ...
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2019-09-16
Signed by Governor
DEHB56PassThis act names the Delaware portion of U.S. Route 301 between Route 1 and the Delaware Maryland State line as First Responders Memorial Highway.
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2019-09-13
Signed by Governor
DESB24PassThis Substitute differs from Senate Bill No. 24 by requiring a patient to apply for a compassionate use medical marijuana card when a doctor recommends medical marijuana to a patient who does not have a qualifying debilitating medical condition. To a...
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2019-09-10
Signed by Governor
DESB78PassThis Act requires that the health education programs presented by the Department of Education include instruction on what it means to "consent" in the context of a sexual encounter.
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2019-09-10
Signed by Governor
DEHB275IntroThis bill permits the owner of a beer garden or food establishment to permit leashed dogs on licensed outdoor patios of food establishments and in beer gardens.
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2019-08-30
To House Administration Committee
DESB15PassThis Act, modeled on similar laws in Virginia and Maryland, requires a health-care provider to provide notice to a patient at the time blood is drawn to perform a laboratory test for Lyme disease that explains the limitations of the test and instruct...
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2019-08-21
Signed by Governor
DESB63PassThe Delaware Equal Accommodations Law, Chapter 45 of Title 6 of the Delaware Code, prevents discrimination against people because of their race, age, marital status, creed, color, sex, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national orig...
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2019-08-20
Signed by Governor
DESB32PassThis Act prohibits the practice known as patient brokering, which is the practice where patient brokers are paid a fee to place insured people in treatment centers so that the treatment centers receive thousands of dollars in insurance claim payments...
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2019-08-14
Signed by Governor
DEHB220PassThis Act adds coverage for Medication Assisted Treatment ("MAT") for drug and alcohol dependencies to the mental health parity laws for health insurance. This Act requires health insurance carriers to provide coverage for prescription medic...
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2019-08-13
Signed by Governor
DESB161PassThis Act allows law-enforcement officers to share an individual's identifying information with the Division of Substance Abuse and Mental Health ("DSAMH") if the officer suspects the individual is suffering from an overdose or a mental ...
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2019-08-13
Signed by Governor
DESB73PassDaylight saving time has existed in one form or another for over 100 years. In that time, Delawareans have become accustomed to the 8 months of daylight saving time each year. This Act provides for Delaware to permanently remain on daylight saving ti...
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2019-08-12
Signed by Governor
DEHB124PassThis Bill modifies the impact of criminal history on an applicants eligibility for licensure. It gives the Board discretion to grant waivers for felony convictions for crimes committed against a person where more than 3 years have elapsed, and more t...
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2019-08-12
Signed by Governor
DESB43PassThis Act modifies the impact of criminal history for applicants for licensure to the Board of Electrical Examiners (Board). Specifically, this Act:
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2019-08-12
Signed by Governor
DESB125PassCurrently, non-resident pass-through entities, trusts, and estates are required to pay estimated income taxes anticipated to be due as a result of real estate transactions before each deed is recorded. The payment of estimated income taxes before eac...
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2019-08-12
Signed by Governor
DEHB30PassUnmanned aircraft systems are capable of introducing contraband into detention facilities without undergoing correctional officer inspections. This bill seeks to prohibit the use of unmanned aircraft systems (drones) to introduce contraband into dete...
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2019-08-08
Signed by Governor
DESB116PassThis Act expands the membership of the Primary Care Reform Collaborative and creates an Office of Value-Based Health Care Delivery in the Department of Insurance to reduce health care costs by increasing the availability of high quality, cost-efficie...
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2019-08-07
Signed by Governor
DESB92PassDelaware is one of only 3 states that does not offer some form of adult dental coverage through Medicaid (alongside Tennessee and Alabama).
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2019-08-06
Signed by Governor
DESB35PassThis Act revises Delaware Insurance Code provisions related to the individual and group health insurance markets to directly incorporate into Delaware law the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Acts consumer protections related to the following:
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2019-08-06
Signed by Governor
DEHB12PassThis Act strengthens the role and responsibilities of the Provider Advisory Board in regard to the implementation and enforcement of The Delaware Child Care Act.
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2019-07-31
Signed by Governor
DESB45PassUnder current law, the possession, use, or consumption of a personal use quantity of marijuana remains a crime for those under the age of 21 despite being a civil violation for adults. This Act makes the possession, use, or consumption of a personal ...
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2019-07-31
Signed by Governor
DESB61PassState economic development officials pursue economic development opportunities that, if realized, would have significant impact on Delaware's future economic health and competitiveness. Such situations frequently require expeditious action and th...
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2019-07-31
Signed by Governor
DEHB174PassThis Act establishes standards for data security for Title 18 licensees and standards for the investigation of and notification to the Commissioner of a cybersecurity event affecting Title 18 licensees.
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2019-07-31
Signed by Governor
DESB152IntroThis 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. 151, which proposes a constitutional amendment to permit preve...
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2019-07-31
To Senate Judicial Committee
DESB151IntroThis 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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2019-07-31
To Senate Executive Committee
DESB184IntroThis Act clarifies Delawares driving under the influence (DUI) law related to intensive inpatient or outpatient drug and alcohol treatment for felony DUI offenders. The current law has resulted in differing interpretations regarding treatment; specif...
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2019-07-31
To Senate Transportation Committee
DESB181IntroThis Substitute Act modifies the Renewable Energy Portfolio Standards Act to do all of the following:
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2019-07-31
To Senate Energy Committee
DESB185IntroThis Act clarifies the rules for driving on Delaware roadways. It mandates the general rule that drivers operate vehicles in the right-most lane subject to some exceptions. It also mandates that, on the limited access portions of Route 1 only (curren...
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2019-07-31
To Senate Transportation Committee
DESB87PassThis act designates the Bellanca Cruisair as the official historical aircraft of Delaware.
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2019-07-30
Signed by Governor
DESB94PassSection 1 of this Act amends Section 903 of Title 13 of the Delaware Code. Substantively, this Act allows persons who are not married but who are cohabitating to jointly adopt a child that is not theirs. The Act also rewrites the statute so as to be ...
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2019-07-30
Signed by Governor
DESB83PassThis Act adopts the Physical Therapy Licensure Compact (Compact). The Compact benefits the public by improving continuity of care, increasing license portability for military spouses, and increasing access to physical therapy providers. Under the Com...
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2019-07-30
Signed by Governor
DESB121PassThis Act makes necessary changes to Delawares election laws based on the States purchase of new voting devices and establishes auditing requirements for the voting devices. The new voting devices will function differently than the existing voting dev...
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2019-07-30
Signed by Governor
DEHB130PassThis bill expands upon the existing at-store recycling program regarding the use of single-use plastic bags. The existing requirements will continue, however stores subject to this program will now be limited from providing single-use plastic bags fo...
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2019-07-29
Signed by Governor
DEHB74PassThis bill enables a key component of the Take Care Delaware program, a partnership between law enforcement and schools to adopt a trauma-informed approach to children who have been identified at the scene of a traumatic event. The Take Care Delaware ...
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2019-07-26
Signed by Governor
DESB41PassThis Act establishes that the age of offense and not the age of arrest determines jurisdiction for a person facing charges. Currently, if a person commits a delinquent act before age 18 but is arrested after age 18, the offense is automatically heard...
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2019-07-23
Signed by Governor
DEHB143PassSection 1 of this Act clarifies the definition of the term policy for purposes of §§ 3903-3907 of Title 18 of the Delaware Code to apply only to personal automobile insurance policies and not commercial or other types of policies.
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2019-07-23
Signed by Governor
DEHB163PassIndividuals who volunteer their services through stand-alone EMS companies have been a valuable part of public safety to the citizens of the State of Delaware. To try to bolster the ranks of these volunteers, this bill exempts anyone applying for mem...
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2019-07-23
Signed by Governor
DEHB92PassThis bill creates an Expanded Learning Opportunities Subcommittee as part of the Interagency Resource Management Committee (IRMC) to provide research, recommendations, and coordination regarding before and after school programs and summer learning op...
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2019-07-23
Signed by Governor
DESB147PassThis Act allows the Department of Safety and Homeland Security to share accident reports and the data in the reports with the Department of Transportation. This Act also allows the Department of Transportation to provide certain de-identified data fr...
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2019-07-23
Signed by Governor
DEHB234PassThis Act gives the Delaware Secretary of State the authority to promulgate rules and regulations for the implementation of this Act. This Act also makes technical corrections to conform existing law to the standards of the Delaware Legislative Drafti...
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2019-07-23
Signed by Governor
DESB175PassCurrently, the SEED program allows students a maximum of 6 semesters to complete an Associate Degree. This Bill allows SEED eligible students who complete their Associate Degree in fewer than 6 semesters to apply the remaining semesters of the grant ...
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2019-07-23
Signed by Governor
DESB148PassThis Act creates the Redding Consortium for Educational Equity ("Consortium"), which replaces the Wilmington Education Improvement Commission ("WEIC"). The Consortium has multiple purposes. First, it will recommend policies and pr...
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2019-07-23
Signed by Governor
DEHB247PassThis bill removes the 3 year sunset provision that was part of House Bill No. 53, as amended, enacted on May 10, 2018 of the 149th General Assembly. This will allow the on-going use of certain ground-based and hand-held sparklers.
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2019-07-23
Signed by Governor
DEHB222PassThis Act allows the State Board of Education to change or alter boundaries of reorganized school districts. It allows the State Board of Education to do so based upon redistricting recommendations from the newly formed Redding Consortium for Educatio...
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2019-07-23
Signed by Governor
DEHB59PassThis Act requires the Secretary of the Department of Transportation to publish the transaction history for funds allocated to each member of the General Assembly under the Community Transportation Fund.
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2019-07-17
Signed by Governor
DEHB86PassThis Act does all of the following:
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2019-07-17
Signed by Governor
DEHB109PassThis Act amends the municipal Charter of the City of Newark as follows:
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2019-07-17
Signed by Governor
DESB75PassThis Act makes the following changes to provisions required in life insurance policies issued in this State:
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2019-07-17
Signed by Governor
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