Delaware Representative Paul Baumbach [D]

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DEHB285PassThis Act amends the Delaware Medical Marijuana Act by removing the requirement that a patient have a debilitating medical condition to qualify for a registry identification card, instead allowing health-care providers to make the determination of whe...
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2024-05-28
Signed by Governor
DEHB17Intro
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This Act requires all employers in the State to provide employees with a minimum of 1 hour of earned sick time and safety leave for every 30 hours worked. For employers of fewer than 10 employees, the time may be unpaid, job-protected time instead of...
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2024-05-24
Motion to Release Failed
DEHB110Engross
50%
Section 1 amends Title 31 to require all health benefit plans delivered or issued for Medicaid to cover services related to the termination of pregnancy. Coverage provided under this section is not subject to any deductible, coinsurance, copayment, o...
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2024-05-23
To Senate Health & Social Services Committee
DEHB281Enroll
75%
This Act repeals the option of providing health care insurance to state pensioners under Medicare part C, known as a Medicare Advantage Plan.
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2024-05-23
Passed By House. Votes: 39 YES 2 ABSENT
DEHB282Enroll
75%
This Act adds procedural requirements to meetings of the State Employee Benefits Committee (SEBC), revises the membership of the SEBC, and requires that the Secretary of the Department of Human Resources inform State employees and retired State emplo...
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2024-05-23
Passed By House. Votes: 39 YES 2 ABSENT
DESB209Enroll
75%
This act adds adult sibling of a decedent to the definition of next of kin in Chapter 47 of Title 29 of the Delaware Code relating to the Division of Forensic Science. This expansion of the definition of next of kin will, for example, allow the Medic...
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2024-05-23
Passed By House. Votes: 39 YES 2 ABSENT
DEHB319Intro
25%
This Act requires the Department of Human Resources to develop an executive branch policy restricting nepotism in state employment and prohibiting supervision of a state employee by a relative. It further requires the legislative and judicial branche...
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2024-05-23
Amendment HA 3 to HB 319 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
DESJR6Engross
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This resolution directs health care professional licensure boards to review their existing professional licensure application language to revise or remove all intrusive and stigmatizing language around mental health care and treatment and replace it ...
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2024-05-23
To House Administration Committee
DEHB348PassThis Act removes the requirement for a lifeguard at a pool exclusively serving a residential or apartment community not accessible to the general public. Under existing law, a lifeguard is not required at a hotel, motel, or campground. A lifeguard is...
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2024-05-23
Signed by Governor
DESB13Engross
50%
Healthcare facility assessments are currently the second largest source of funding for states shares of Medicaid costs, behind general funds. Today, 49 states have at least one facility assessment in place, including Delaware, while 34 states and Was...
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2024-05-23
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
DESB265Engross
50%
The Delaware Energy Solutions Act of 2024 authorizes processes necessary to help meet the net zero goals of the Climate Change Solutions Act of 2023. The bill facilitates a transition to carbon-free energy sources by (i) preparing for offshore wind t...
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2024-05-23
Passed By Senate. Votes: 15 YES 6 NO
DESB273Engross
50%
This Act legalizes the sale and distribution of raw milk and products derived from raw milk by dairy producers directly to consumers for human consumption. This Act also removes the unused definitions of Delaware fresh milk and northeastern fresh mil...
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2024-05-23
Passed By Senate. Votes: 14 YES 5 NO 2 ABSENT
DESB296Engross
50%
This Act amends the Delaware Antitrust Act (DAA) (Chapter 21, Title 6 of the Code) to provide indirect purchasers who have been harmed by violations of the Delaware Antitrust Act the ability to sue for damages. Indirect purchasers of a product or ser...
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2024-05-23
To House Economic Development/Banking/Insurance & Commerce Committee
DESB286Engross
50%
This Act codifies the Delaware Hispanic Commission (Commission). The Commission was created by former Governor Jack Markell in Executive Order Number 28 to combine and streamline the duties of the former Governors Council on Hispanic Affairs and the ...
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2024-05-23
Passed By Senate. Votes: 18 YES 3 ABSENT
DEHB406Intro
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This bill grants the Division of Alcohol and Tobacco Enforcement the ability to enter into offers in compromise with importers to resolve alleged violations of Title 4 and Office of the Delaware Alcoholic Beverage Control Commissioner Rules. Currentl...
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2024-05-23
Reported Out of Committee (Economic Development/Banking/Insurance & Commerce) in House with 8 On Its Merits
DEHB362Intro
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In 2023, the General Assembly passed House Bill 80, which required the coverage of doula services under the States Medicaid plan beginning in 2024. This Act would require similar coverage under private health insurance plans.
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2024-05-23
Reported Out of Committee (Economic Development/Banking/Insurance & Commerce) in House with 2 Favorable, 6 On Its Merits
DESCR160Engross
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This Senate Concurrent Resolution designates the month of May 2024 as "Lyme Disease Awareness Month" in the State of Delaware.
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2024-05-23
Passed In House by Voice Vote
DEHB9Intro
25%
This Act requires that all passenger vehicles and light duty vehicles owned and operated by the State be zero emission vehicles by 2040 by requiring increasing volumes of zero emission vehicles every few years.
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2024-05-22
Reported Out of Committee (Appropriations) in House with 6 On Its Merits
DEHB86Intro
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This Act establishes a right to counsel for indigent parents in DSCYF custody proceedings. Parent representation will primarily be provided by a legal services entity contracted with the Family Court, but may also be provided by the Office of Defense...
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2024-05-22
Reported Out of Committee (Appropriations) in House with 6 On Its Merits
DEHB275Engross
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This Act updates the definition of "sexual orientation" throughout the Delaware Code by adding asexuality and pansexuality. Asexuality refers to individuals with little to no sexual attraction to other individuals, although asexual individu...
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2024-05-22
Reported Out of Committee (Health & Social Services) in Senate with 5 On Its Merits
DEHB270Engross
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This Act creates a civil penalty for any sale or display of ammunition that allows the ammunition to be accessible to a purchaser or transferee without the assistance of the vendor or an employee of the vendor. Ammunition in an enclosed display case,...
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2024-05-22
Reported Out of Committee (Judiciary) in Senate with 6 On Its Merits
DEHB274Engross
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Early, sustained exposure to peanut and egg proteins in the infant diet significantly reduces the risk that an infant will develop a peanut or egg allergy, saving lives and future health care costs. Following multiple clinical studies, the current gu...
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2024-05-22
To Senate Finance Committee
DEHB286Engross
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Like House Bill No. 286, House Substitute No. 1 for House Bill No. 286 prohibits discrimination in life insurance based on genetic characteristics, genetic information, or the result of any genetic test.
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2024-05-22
Reported Out of Committee (Banking, Business, Insurance & Technology) in Senate with 5 On Its Merits
DEHB287Engross
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This act requires that an owner be reimbursed up to $1,500 annually for veterinary care expenses paid by the owner for the care of a law-enforcement canine retired from a police department of a political subdivision of the State of Delaware.
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2024-05-22
Reported Out of Committee (Corrections & Public Safety) in Senate with 6 On Its Merits
DEHB302Engross
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According to the American Cancer Society, prostate cancer is the second-leading cause of death from cancer in men. It is estimated that about 1 in 41 men will die of prostate cancer. According to ZERO Prostate Cancer, Black men face serious health ca...
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2024-05-22
Reported Out of Committee (Banking, Business, Insurance & Technology) in Senate with 6 On Its Merits
DEHB326Engross
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This is a substitute for House Bill No. 326.
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2024-05-22
Reported Out of Committee (Health & Social Services) in Senate with 3 Favorable, 3 On Its Merits
DESB237Engross
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This Act amends the provisions in Title 9 of the Delaware Code relating to the county comprehensive plans for Sussex, Kent, and New Castle Counties, and Title 22 of the Delaware Code relating to municipal comprehensive plans for municipalities with p...
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2024-05-22
Reported Out of Committee (Housing) in House with 5 Favorable, 4 On Its Merits
DESB238Engross
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This Act adds "victim of kidnapping" to the definition section of the Address Confidentiality Act, allowing for kidnapping victims to become eligible for the protections offered by the Address Confidentiality Program. This amendment is reco...
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2024-05-22
Reported Out of Committee (Judiciary) in House with 4 Favorable, 5 On Its Merits
DEHB347Intro
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This Act entitles non-exempt Delaware Department of Transportation employees who work over 37.5 hours to be paid at time and a half.
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2024-05-22
Reported Out of Committee (Appropriations) in House with 6 On Its Merits
DEHB244Intro
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This Act directs phased in unit funding for every school or district to have an athletic trainer. A school or district with less than 3 sports teams must submit an application to the Department of Education should it wish to receive partial funding f...
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2024-05-22
Reported Out of Committee (Appropriations) in House with 6 On Its Merits
DEHB356Engross
50%
On military installations subject to exclusive federal jurisdiction, the investigation and prosecution of juveniles for alleged violation of federal crimes is conducted in the federal court system. The federal court system often tries juveniles as ad...
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2024-05-22
Reported Out of Committee (Judiciary) in Senate with 6 On Its Merits
DEHB354Engross
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This Act gives the dependent children of active military members, full-time Delaware National Guard members, and active duty members of a reserve component of the US military priority in choice and charter enrollment.
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2024-05-22
Reported Out of Committee (Education) in Senate with 2 Favorable, 3 On Its Merits
DEHB280Intro
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This Act makes several changes to the civil asset forfeiture proceedings of this state.
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2024-05-22
Reported Out of Committee (Appropriations) in House with 1 Favorable, 5 On Its Merits
DESB300Intro
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This Act requires crisis pregnancy centers in this state to provide notice if the center is not licensed by this state as a medical facility and does not have a licensed medical provider who provides or directly supervises, in person, the provision o...
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2024-05-22
Reported Out of Committee (Health & Social Services) in Senate with 3 Favorable, 1 On Its Merits
DESB301Intro
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This Act requires public universities in this state to provide access to medication for the termination of pregnancy and emergency contraception. The medication and contraception must be provided on-site, but consultation to provide them may be perfo...
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2024-05-22
Reported Out of Committee (Health & Social Services) in Senate with 3 Favorable, 1 On Its Merits
DEHB405Intro
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This Act removes the requirement that a juvenile can only be referred to the the Juvenile Offender Civil Citation Program a second or subsequent time if the juveniles prior referral was for a different offense than the second referral, allowing a juv...
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2024-05-22
Reported Out of Committee (Judiciary) in House with 5 Favorable, 4 On Its Merits
DEHB402Intro
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This Act requires new schools and state buildings over 50,000 square feet to meet certain requirements to ensure that the building's roof is able to support solar energy infrastructure.
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2024-05-22
Reported Out of Committee (Health & Human Development) in House with 1 Favorable, 11 On Its Merits
DESB309Intro
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This Act adopts the Uniform Health-Care Decisions Act of 2023 (UHCDA 2023) to supersede the Uniform Health-Care Decisions Act of 1993, which Delaware enacted in 1996. The UHCDA 2023 was authored by the Uniform Law Commission (ULC) and was developed i...
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2024-05-22
Reported Out of Committee (Health & Social Services) in Senate with 4 On Its Merits
DEHB401Intro
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This Act amends Section 2603 of Title 16 to require the Division of Public Health to provide the results of lead screenings or tests to school nurses and require contracts or computer upgrades to include lead results.
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2024-05-22
Reported Out of Committee (Health & Human Development) in House with 1 Favorable, 12 On Its Merits
DEHCR142Engross
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This House Concurrent Resolution recognizes the nonprofits of Delaware for supporting the State and the critical resources they provide to Delawareans.
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2024-05-22
Passed By Senate. Votes: 19 YES 2 ABSENT
DEHB416Intro
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This Act raises the gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR) of a low-speed vehicle from less than 2,500 pounds to 3,000 pounds or less.
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2024-05-22
To House Public Safety & Homeland Security Committee
DESB297Engross
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This Act acknowledges the importance of diversity and inclusivity in education by requiring the Department of Education to update content standards and regulations using a non-exhaustive list of racial, ethnic, and cultural groups.
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2024-05-22
To House Education Committee
DEHCR143Intro
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This resolution calls on the General Assembly to encourage the Delaware medical community to educate the citizens of Delaware about the forced organ harvesting that occurs in China, in the event they decide to travel to China for an expedited transpl...
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2024-05-22
To House Administration Committee
DEHB13Engross
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This Act requires the Director of the Sustainable Energy Utility to administer a program to provide financial assistance to Delaware residents for the cost of purchase and installation of electric vehicle supply equipment. For a low-income applicant ...
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2024-05-21
Reported Out of Committee (Environment, Energy & Transportation) in Senate with 5 On Its Merits
DESB200Enroll
75%
This bill provides important consumer protections for property insurance contracts by improving the reliability of mailed notifications of policy cancellation or renewal. Section 1 of this bill requires insurers to deliver any homeowners notices of c...
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2024-05-21
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
DESB20Enroll
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The primary purpose of this Act is to remove the requirement that a public school district employee who donates leave to another employee must donate 2 days of leave for the other employee to receive 1 day of leave.
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2024-05-21
Passed By House. Votes: 38 YES 3 ABSENT
DEHB19Engross
50%
This Act creates a background special license plate for the United Way of Delaware Pride Council.
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2024-05-21
Reported Out of Committee (Environment, Energy & Transportation) in Senate with 6 On Its Merits
DEHB317Engross
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This bill creates a requirement for all sellers of third-party gift cards to display a notice of potential scams involving gift cards.
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2024-05-21
To Senate Banking, Business, Insurance & Technology Committee
DEHB334Enroll
75%
This Act makes several technical and logistical corrections to the Delaware Marijuana Control Act.
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2024-05-21
Passed By Senate. Votes: 16 YES 5 NO
DEHB328Engross
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Senate Bill No. 288 of the 151st General Assembly (Chapter 371 of Volume 83 of the Laws of Delaware) created a pilot program whereby motorcyclists are permitted to use pulsating headlights as a way to alert other drivers of their presence, without al...
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2024-05-21
Reported Out of Committee (Environment, Energy & Transportation) in Senate with 7 On Its Merits
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