Delaware Representative Ruth Briggs King [R]

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DESB131IntroThis Act requires that a board or commission created after the effective date of this Act submit the initial adopted rules and regulations pertaining to the licensure, maintenance, and standards of the board or commission to the Joint Legislative Ove...
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2017-06-27
To Senate Elections & Government Affairs Committee
DEHB261IntroThe Delaware Advisory Council on Career and Technical Education received $331,700 out of the Delaware General Fund for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2017. Based upon a simple cost benefit analysis weighed against the budget issues Delaware is facin...
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2017-06-23
To House Education Committee
DEHB254IntroThis bill changes the calculation of biweekly pay for State officials and employees to compensate for the 27th pay period that occurs approximately every 11 years. This calculation is used by the Federal government to fairly spread the impact of the ...
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2017-06-21
To House Administration Committee
DEHB253IntroThis Act extends the enrollment reduction requirements and clarifies that enrollment shall not exceed 1,250 students as of the 2017-2018 school year and each school year thereafter.
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2017-06-21
To House Education Committee
DEHB238IntroThis Act enables licensed veterinarians to exempt an animal from the mandated rabies vaccination, if the veterinarian determines the vaccine would endanger the animals health and a titer test has been administered to assist in determining the necessi...
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2017-06-20
To House Health & Human Development Committee
DEHCR44EngrossThis concurrent resolution designates the third week of September in 2017 as Awareness Week for the Prevention, Recognition, and Treatment of Prenatal Substance Exposure in Infants and to Support Healthy Families in Delaware.
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2017-06-20
Introduced in House
DEHB248IntroThis Act removes from the definition of free standing emergency departments those emergency departments that are owned by an existing, licensed hospital in this State that has already been authorized and licensed to provide emergency services. This A...
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2017-06-20
To House Health & Human Development Committee
DEHB246IntroThis bill would increase the exemption from inspection from 5 years to 7 years.
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2017-06-20
To House Transportation/Land Use and Infrastructure Committee
DEHCR43EngrossThis resolution proclaims June 19, 2017, as Juneteenth Independence Day in Delaware and encourages the people of Delaware to reflect upon the significant roles and many contributions of African Americans and to celebrate this day with appropriate act...
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2017-06-20
Introduced in House
DEHB237IntroThis bill creates a new vehicle license plate promoting and supporting Keep Delaware Beautiful. This new non-profit organization, affiliated with Keep America Beautiful, has a mission of undertaking initiatives that will beautify Delaware and reduce ...
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2017-06-15
To House Public Safety & Homeland Security Committee
DEHR15IntroThis resolution recognizes June 18th, 2017 as Fathers Day in Delaware.
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2017-06-15
Introduced in House
DESB43EnrollThis Act regulates the practice of art therapy placing control of the profession under the Board of Mental health and Chemical Dependency Professionals and amending Chapter 30 of Title 24 by adding Subchapter V. Professional Art Therapists. The Art T...
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2017-06-13
To Senate Elections & Government Affairs Committee
DEHB232IntroThis Act is designed to centralize and modernize Delawares system for licensing its citizens to carry concealed deadly weapons. The current statutory scheme dates as far back as the Code Revision of 1974 and was not designed to handle the volume of a...
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2017-06-13
To House Judiciary Committee
DEHB221IntroThis bill creates a 3-year exemption for county and municipal government contracts from prevailing wage requirements. Also the local governments will prepare cost study comparison reports for the Controller General's Office to compile and report ...
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2017-06-13
To House Administration Committee
DEHB224EngrossCar theft was the primary impetus behind state codes prohibiting a motor vehicle owner to leave a car unattended with the keys in the ignition; a common habit to warm-up the vehicle during colder months. From 2013 to 2015, a total of 206 cars were st...
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2017-06-13
To House Public Safety & Homeland Security Committee
DESB116IntroThis bill creates a 3-year exemption for public school construction from prevailing wage requirements. Also the public school will prepare cost study comparison reports for the Controller General's Office to compile and report to the General Asse...
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2017-06-13
To Senate Labor Committee
DEHB215EngrossThis bill eliminates the sunset provision on the at-store recycling program for plastic bags. The program established in 2009 included a sunset provision until 2014. In 2014, the General Assembly extended that sunset provision to 2017. This bill elim...
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2017-06-06
To House Administration Committee
DESB94IntroThis Act inserts additional language to clarify that a qualified voter must be 18 years of age on or before the date of the election a vote is to be cast.
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2017-06-06
To Senate Elections & Government Affairs Committee
DESB109EngrossIndividuals who receive health care via Medicaid deserve the same dedication to treatment of substance abuse disorders as individuals who receive health care via private insurance. This Act extends the same access to treatment of a substance use diso...
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2017-06-06
To Senate Health, Children & Social Services Committee
DESB98EnrollThis Act amends the Charter of the Town of Georgetown by establishing that registration of voters for municipal elections shall be administered and conducted by agreement with and pursuant to regulations promulgated by the Department of Elections for...
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2017-06-06
To Senate Judicial & Community Affairs Committee
DESB99EngrossThis legislation eliminates front footage calculations as the sole method of collecting sewer assessments for county sewer users. It provides a broad list of possible methods of determining the amount of the sewer assessment for each property, includ...
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2017-06-06
To Senate Judicial & Community Affairs Committee
DESB108EngrossSB 164 of the 148th General Assembly created a special license plate for professional paramedics and retired professional paramedics. This Act provides an additional officer, at the county level, to verify an applicant's eligibility for this spec...
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2017-06-06
To Senate Transportation Committee
DEHB203EngrossThis Act directs the Division of Medicaid and Medical Assistance, Division of Public Health, and Office of Management and Budget Human Resources Management (the Agencies) to report to the General Assembly every 2 years the impacts and costs associat...
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2017-06-01
To House Health & Human Development Committee
DEHB201EngrossThis Act clarifies that after a physician-patient relationship has been properly established in accordance with this section, subsequent communications and treatment may be conducted as the doctor and patient deem appropriate. As with all practice of...
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2017-06-01
To House Economic Development/Banking/Insurance/Commerce Committee
DEHB192IntroThis bill creates a special license plate for emergency medical services professionals.
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2017-06-01
To House Public Safety & Homeland Security Committee
DEHB207EngrossThis Act provides judicial economy in the disposition of Driving Under the Influence (DUI) offenses by providing a trial for misdemeanor DUI offenses only in the Court of Common Pleas. This Act permits the Justice of the Peace Court to accept guilty ...
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2017-06-01
To House Judiciary Committee
DESB95IntroThis bill establishes a 20 year retirement for correction officers and specified peace officers within the State Employees Pension plan. The bill amends the multiplier prospectively for the calculation of pension benefits for correction officers and ...
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2017-06-01
To Senate Finance Committee
DESB88IntroThis Act requires Senate confirmation of the 11 members of the SEU Oversight Board. This Act also makes a technical correction to conform existing law to the standards of the Delaware Legislative Drafting Manual.
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2017-05-22
To Senate Environmental, Natural Resources & Energy Committee
DEHCR31EngrossThis resolution recognizes the month of May as "Poppy Month" in the State of Delaware.
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2017-05-18
Introduced in House
DEHB190EngrossThis Act, which shall be known as the Coastal Zone Conversion Permit Act, makes changes to the Coastal Zone Act (CZA), which has not been significantly updated since its enactment almost a half century ago. The CZA, enacted in 1971, has enabled Delaw...
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2017-05-18
To House Natural Resources Committee
DEHB186IntroThe Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), also referred to as the food stamp program, assists eligible low-income individuals with the purchase of food. This Act, known as the Delaware Nutritional Improvement Act, seeks to bring the Suppl...
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2017-05-17
To House Health & Human Development Committee
DEHB184IntroThis bill adds to the requirements for licensure as a River Pilot Apprentice that an applicant not have been convicted of a crime substantially related to the practice of river piloting. This bill empowers the Board of Pilot Commissioners to waive su...
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2017-05-17
To House Transportation/Land Use and Infrastructure Committee
DESB84EngrossThis Act makes consistent the amount of time that the Court "looks back" to determine if the current offense is a second offense for the purposes of sentencing. This Act applies to Traffic offenses, but it would not be applicable to DUI cas...
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2017-05-17
To Senate Transportation Committee
DEHB5IntroThis Act is the first leg of an amendment to the Delaware Constitution to provide for equal rights. This amendment would advance human dignity and equality for all under the Delaware Constitution, and would correct a constitutional shortcoming. It su...
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2017-05-16
To House Administration Committee
DEHB170IntroThis legislation, the Angel Investor Job Creation and Innovation Act for Small Technology Companies, creates an incentive for qualified angel investors to invest capital in qualified Delaware small technology companies..
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2017-05-10
To House Economic Development/Banking/Insurance/Commerce Committee
DEHB2IntroThis Act is the first leg of an amendment to the Delaware Constitution to provide for equal protection. This amendment would advance human dignity and equality for all under the Delaware Constitution, and would correct a constitutional shortcoming. I...
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2017-05-09
To House Administration Committee
DEHB159IntroThis Bill confirms licensing requirements for school nurses are established by the Professional Standards Board, and evaluation criteria for school nurses are established by the District or Charter School.
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2017-05-09
To House Education Committee
DEHB167EnrollCooking wine contains alcohol but has been exempted from alcohol regulation by the federal government (Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau) and many states as long as it contains no more than 20% alcohol by volume and no less than 1.5% salt, the...
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2017-05-09
To House Economic Development/Banking/Insurance/Commerce Committee
DESCR25EngrossThis resolution continues to raise awareness that the month of May is Melanoma and Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention Month in Delaware and celebrates new research predicting lower melanoma rates.
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2017-05-09
Introduced in Senate
DEHB165IntroThis Act permits wine producers holding a valid license within this State or another state to obtain a license and ship wine directly to Delaware consumers so long as it is done through a common carrier with a carrier permit. This Act requires that w...
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2017-05-04
To House Administration Committee
DEHCR6EngrossSeeking to address the pervasive problems of littering and illegal dumping in Delaware, this concurrent resolution would create the Delaware Anti-Dumping and Anti-Littering Solutions Task Force. The task force would be charged with developing actiona...
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2017-05-02
Introduced in House
DEHB153IntroCurrently Industrial Accident Board hearings are held with 2 members as a panel to decide the matter.
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2017-05-02
To House Labor Committee
DEHB152IntroThis bill insures an ongoing and necessary funding source to DELJIS for the purpose of providing local law enforcement with connectivity, maintenance, and technical support for the CJIS system.
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2017-05-02
To House Public Safety & Homeland Security Committee
DESB75EngrossThis Act updates Delaware's human trafficking crime to prohibit the same acts that are included in the federal Justice for Victims of Trafficking Act of 2015.
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2017-05-02
To Senate Judicial & Community Affairs Committee
DEHB151IntroThis Act revises Delawares hate crime statute to make law enforcement, firefighters and emergency personnel protected classes. Nationwide we have seen unprecedented number of unprovoked attacks upon our first responders. This Act provides additional ...
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2017-04-27
To House Public Safety & Homeland Security Committee
DESB73EngrossThis Act provides clearer language concerning license requirements, gives licensees a much clearer understanding of prohibited acts, discipline and penalties; and grants the ability of the Professional Licensing Section to promulgate regulations, and...
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2017-04-27
To Senate Sunset Committee
DESB63EnrollSection 1 of this Act updates the Delaware Code relating to the Board of Nursing (Board) by eliminating conflicting definitions of an advanced practice registered nurse in the Code, correcting inaccurate cross-references, and eliminating references t...
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2017-04-27
To Senate Sunset Committee
DESB67EngrossTobacco traffickers move black market contraband cigarettes or other tobacco products purchased from low tax states to be sold in higher tax states, facilitated by individuals or through organized groups. The potential financial gain of tobacco smugg...
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2017-04-27
To Senate Judicial & Community Affairs Committee
DESCR21EnrollThis concurrent resolution proclaims May 2017 as "Community Action Month" in the State of Delaware.
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2017-04-27
Introduced in Senate
DEHB148IntroThis bill would allow Delaware residents two new deductions from personal income tax. The first is a deduction from taxable income of up to $2,500 for contributions to a 529 College Savings Plan. The second is a deduction from taxable income of up to...
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2017-04-26
To House Revenue & Finance Committee
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