Delaware Representative Paul Baumbach [D]

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DESB10IntroThis Act increases the minimum wage required to be paid in this State by 50 cents a year beginning in 2017 and ending in 2020. After 2020, the minimum wage required to be paid in this State increases based on cost-of-living adjustments under the fede...
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2018-02-21
Amendment SA 2 to SB 10 - Stricken in Senate
DEHB132PassThis bill corrects the duration of revocation to match § 4177C(d)(2) and will make it possible for all applicants who are required to participate in the Ignition Interlock Device program to be eligible to submit an application for an indigent plan. ...
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2018-02-14
Signed by Governor
DEHB127PassThis bill updates Title 26 relating to the requirements for obtaining a certificate to operate in Delaware as a new electric transmission utility. This bill uses language similar to certificate requirements for water, wastewater, and other utility se...
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2018-02-14
Signed by Governor
DEHB286PassEnactment of the Every Student Succeeds Act amended the Individuals with Disability Education Act (IDEA) by mandating that special education teachers must have obtained full certification and may not be working under emergency certifications. The Del...
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2018-01-29
Signed by Governor
DEHB204PassThis Act makes a number of changes to Chapter 21, Title 11 of the Delaware Code, with the goal of modernizing the pretrial process, reducing reliance on monetary conditions, improving the efficiency and outcomes for the criminal justice system, and e...
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2018-01-25
Signed by Governor
DEHB231EnrollThis bill creates an Abandoned Cultural Property Act. The act allows museums to establish title to property that has been donated or left with the museum after any loan period has terminated and the lender cannot be found.
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2018-01-25
Passed By House. Votes: 40 YES 1 ABSENT
DEHB308EngrossThis Act removes the sunset provision contained in Volume 80, Chapter 412 of the Laws of Delaware (formerly House Bill No. 405, as amended, of the 148th General Assembly) that is set to expire the law on September 8, 2018. The purpose of Volume 80, C...
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2018-01-25
Passed By House. Votes: 40 YES 1 ABSENT
DEHB312IntroThis Act includes emergency medical technicians within the definition of employee under the County/Municipal Police/Firefighter Pension Plan.
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2018-01-25
To House Public Safety & Homeland Security Committee
DEHB310IntroThe Certification of Adoption of Sustainability and Transparency Standards Act (the Act) establishes a voluntary disclosure regime to foster dialogue around sustainability and responsibility among participating Delaware business entities and their va...
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2018-01-25
To House Judiciary Committee
DEHB97EnrollThis Bill modifies the impact of criminal history on an applicant's eligibility for licensure. It gives the Board discretion to grant waivers for a felony convictions for crimes committed against a person where more than 3 years have elapsed, and...
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2018-01-24
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
DEHB134EngrossThis Act establishes an Educational Support Professional of the year award program throughout the State. Through this legislation, the state will formally honor and recognize the work educational support professionals, such as paraprofessionals, food...
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2018-01-24
Reported Out of Committee (Education) in Senate with 4 On Its Merits
DEHB177EngrossThis bill broadens the eligibility requirement for an appointment to a board of adjustment in jurisdictions which have adopted a home rule charter.
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2018-01-24
Reported Out of Committee (Judicial & Community Affairs) in Senate with 4 On Its Merits
DEHB284IntroThis Bill would allow all on-premises licensees who sell a bottle of alcohol (other than beer) to place a cap on the bottle and allow patrons to take it home with them for consumption later. Delaware was one of the first states to recognize that it w...
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2018-01-24
Reported Out of Committee (Economic Development/Banking/Insurance/Commerce) in House with 1 Favorable, 8 On Its Merits
DEHB278IntroThis Act changes the term of a school board member from 5 years to 4 years. While longer board member terms enable school board members to have more years as experienced board members, this must be weighed against the goal of providing the community ...
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2018-01-24
Amendment HA 1 to HB 278 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
DEHB277EngrossThis Act extends the Delaware Manufactured Home Relocation Trust Fund until July 1, 2024.
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2018-01-24
Reported Out of Committee (Judicial & Community Affairs) in Senate with 4 On Its Merits
DEHB300IntroThis bill makes it a crime to sell, transfer, buy, receive or possess a trigger crank or bump-fire device designed to accelerate the rate of fire of a semiautomatic rifle, making such weapon function more like an automatic weapon. A bump stock was us...
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2018-01-24
Reported Out of Committee (House Administration) in House with 2 Favorable, 1 On Its Merits
DEHB303IntroThis bill increases the annual assessment to each insurance company admitted or authorized to transact the business in Delaware from $750 to $900 for the costs of administration and operation of the Insurances Fraud Prevention Bureau.
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2018-01-24
Reported Out of Committee (Economic Development/Banking/Insurance/Commerce) in House with 9 On Its Merits
DESB146IntroThe continued existence and dissemination of a juvenile criminal record hampers an individuals ability to become a successful and productive member of society. These criminal records are a hindrance to employment, education, housing, credit, and mili...
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2018-01-24
Reported Out of Committee (Judicial & Community Affairs) in Senate with 4 On Its Merits
DESB149IntroThis legislation creates a fine for Coal Rolling, a practice that is often undetectable at the time of vehicle inspection due to the ability of an operator to change functions and increase emissions after passing inspection.
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2018-01-24
To Senate Transportation Committee
DEHB30IntroThis Act conforms Delawares deadlines for filing certain information returns to those established in the Internal Revenue Code. In an effort to combat identity theft and taxpayer fraud, federal filing dates were recently changed. For example, startin...
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2018-01-23
Stricken in House
DEHB92IntroThis bill provides that every member of the General Assembly or person elected to state office shall disclose as part of their financial disclosure if they have received more than $10,000 in the last 10 years due to the sale of land, development righ...
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2018-01-23
Amendment HA 1 to HB 92 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
DEHB289EngrossThis bill amends 18 Del. C. § 6907 relating to the filing of annual statements and payment of premium taxes for captive insurance entities. This legislation will require captive insurers to file their annual statements and pay premium taxes on or be...
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2018-01-23
To Senate Banking, Business & Insurance Committee
DESB141IntroThis Act includes Department of Transportation employees who work on interstate, expressway, arterial, and collector roads in the classification of employees who are eligible to receive hazardous duty pay.
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2018-01-23
Amendment SA 1 to SB 141 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
DEHCR42EngrossThis Concurrent Resolution recognizes January, 2018 as Human Trafficking Awareness Month in Delaware.
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2018-01-23
Passed By Senate. Votes: 16 YES 5 ABSENT
DEHB304IntroThis Act substitutes gender neutral phrases for the ones currently contained in the State Song of Delaware. The proposed changes come at the request of Donn Devine, a retired Brigadier General in the Delaware National Guard and co-author of the State...
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2018-01-23
To House Administration Committee
DEHB160IntroThe Delaware End of Life Options Act provides an additional option which terminally ill adults nearing their death can decide to select, to lessen their pain and suffering. The bill clarifies the procedures necessary for making the request, including...
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2018-01-19
Amendment HA 2 to HB 160 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
DEHB301IntroThis 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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2018-01-19
To House Judiciary Committee
DEHB88EngrossThis Act allows for juniors and seniors majoring in education at a Delaware college or university to be paid $83 per day as substitute teachers, the same rate paid to those who hold a bachelor's degree but not a teaching license. This will encour...
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2018-01-17
Reported Out of Committee (Education) in Senate with 4 On Its Merits
DEHB3IntroThis legislation requires that all full-time employees of the State, including employees of school districts, continuously in the employ of the state for at least one year, shall be eligible for 12 weeks of paid leave upon the birth or adoption of a ...
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2018-01-17
Reported Out of Committee (House Administration) in House with 3 Favorable
DEHB234IntroThis act clarifies that the felony of Possession of a Deadly Weapon by a Person Prohibited shall not apply to persons who are prohibited from possessing a deadly weapon solely by their possession of a personal use quantity of marijuana, when such pos...
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2018-01-17
Tabled in Committee
DEHB260EngrossThis bill creates the Grant-In-Aid Committee. The Committee is a joint committee of the Senate and House of Representatives. The purpose of the Committee is to review requests for grant-in-aid and to develop the grant-in-aid appropriations bill.
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2018-01-17
To Senate Finance Committee
DEHB299IntroThis 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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2018-01-16
To House Administration Committee
DEHB302IntroThis Act is designed to create procedures in Delaware for making sure firearms are not in the hands of dangerous individuals while protecting due process and not creating a barrier to care for those suffering from mental illness. Instead of labelling...
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2018-01-16
To House Administration Committee
DESB139IntroThis Act requires that health insurance offered in this State provide coverage for fertility care services, including in vitro fertilization ("IVF") procedures, for individuals who suffer from a disease or condition that results in the inab...
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2018-01-10
To Senate Health, Children & Social Services Committee
DESB148IntroThis Act restores the Delaware Prescription Drug Payment Assistance Program which was eliminated in the Fiscal Year 2018 Annual Appropriations Act.
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2018-01-10
To Senate Health, Children & Social Services Committee
DEHB292IntroThis Act implements the recommendations of the March 2105 Autism Educational Task Force report regarding § 1332 of Title 14, the Program for Children with Autism and its Special Staff. Enacted nearly three decades ago, this law established a network...
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2018-01-04
To House Education Committee
DEHB287IntroThis Act replaces the term "Certificate of Performance" with "State of Delaware High School Diploma of Modified Performance Standards." Doing so provides the opportunity for schools to award students who meet the requirements of t...
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2018-01-04
To House Education Committee
DEHB288IntroUnder this Act, two circumstances which currently subject alcoholic liquor license holders or individuals to fines will be permitted:
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2018-01-04
To House Economic Development/Banking/Insurance/Commerce Committee
DEHB276IntroThis Act permits a county and the State to intercept payments to landlords from the Delaware Manufactured Home Relocation Trust Fund to collect debts.
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2017-12-14
To House Manufactured Housing Committee
DEHB270IntroThis Act establishes a framework for assessing needs, planning and implementing projects, and providing a funding source to enhance and accelerate Delawares efforts in cleaning up its contaminated water resources, ensuring that all our citizens have ...
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2017-12-14
To House Natural Resources Committee
DEHB282IntroIn order to support enrichment activities such as field trips for students at high-poverty schools, this bill would require the State to provide $25 per student to high poverty schools to be used for the purpose of educational and enrichment field tr...
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2017-12-14
To House Education Committee
DEHB9PassThis bill allows judicial discretion when juveniles are charged with any of the five specific offenses carved out in state code that say a juvenile of 16 or older, or 15 in the case of § 1447A, must be prosecuted as an adult. The bill simply changes...
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2017-10-12
Signed by Governor
DEHB8PassThis bill seeks to expand the eligibility criteria for the Juvenile Offender Civil Citation Program by including the offense of possession of drug paraphernalia and permitting a second referral to the Juvenile Offender Civil Citation Program where th...
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2017-10-12
Signed by Governor
DEHB6PassThis Act codifies a juvenile's right to counsel in Family Court delinquency proceedings. The bill outlines certain circumstances where a juvenile may not waive the right to counsel: where the juvenile is accused of a felony, where the juvenile is...
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2017-10-12
Signed by Governor
DEHB185PassThe Bicycle Friendly Delaware Act would update Delaware code in conformance with recommended changes to the Uniform Vehicle Code from both the National Committee on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (Rules of the Road Committee) and the League of Ameri...
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2017-10-05
Signed by Governor
DEHB146PassThis bill will remove the requirement for signatures to be in pen and ink when provided for driver license, identification card, or registration application processes. Removing this provision enables the Division of Motor Vehicles to develop more eff...
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2017-09-21
Signed by Governor
DESB97PassThis bill allows Delaware Department of Transportation authorized vehicles to be able to use the shoulder of the road when responding to emergencies. Department of Transportation staff must respond to emergencies along the road to assist police, fire...
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2017-09-21
Signed by Governor
DEHB246PassThis bill would increase the exemption from inspection from 5 years to 7 years.
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2017-09-21
Signed by Governor
DEHB61PassThis bill will add 4 new check-off donation boxes on the Delaware personal income tax return whereby individuals may choose to donate a portion of their tax refund, or designate an amount in addition to the tax they owe that will be transferred by th...
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2017-09-14
Signed by Governor
DEHB164PassThis bill dissolves the Human Trafficking Coordinating Council and reestablishes it as the Human Trafficking Interagency Coordinating Council. The bill establishes the members of the Council and the chair and vice-chair. The bill also requires that a...
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2017-09-14
Signed by Governor
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