Delaware Representative Ruth Briggs King [R]

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DESB18IntroThis Act allows retail dealers in Sussex County to sell gasoline that does not contain ethanol if the gasoline is being used in watercraft. Sussex County comfortably meets the National Ambient Air Quality Standard for ground level ozone and removing ...
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2021-06-24
Laid On Table in Senate
DESB65EngrossSenate Bill No. 65 establishes the Focus on Alternative Skills Training Program ("FAST"). FAST will provide tuition assistance, to Delaware residents who have obtained a high school diploma, Diploma of Alternate Achievement Standards, or a ...
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2021-06-24
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
DESB91EnrollThis Act leverages technological advances to allow Family Court the flexibility to permit litigants to publish through a legal notices website established by the Court.
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2021-06-24
Passed By House. Votes: 40 YES 1 ABSENT
DEHB156EnrollThis Act amends the Charter of the City of Rehoboth Beach to provide that the City Manager may delegate supervisory authority, including supervisory authority over the Citys Beach Patrol. This Act also clarifies that the City Manager has the authorit...
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2021-06-24
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
DESB125EnrollThis bill provides that the spouse and any child of a member of the active military service of the United States, who has been assigned to duty elsewhere immediately following assignment to duty in Delaware, shall be deemed to be an in-state resident...
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2021-06-24
Passed By House. Votes: 40 YES 1 ABSENT
DESJR4EnrollThis Senate Joint Resolution designates August 31, 2021 as "International Overdose Awareness Day" in the State of Delaware and directs the State flag to be lowered to half-staff at State facilities and encourages local governments, business...
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2021-06-24
Passed By House. Votes: 40 YES 1 ABSENT
DEHB226EnrollSubchapter III, Chapter 68, Title 16 of the Delaware Code (Subchapter III) was originally enacted in 1982. In 1996, President Clinton signed the Bill Emerson Good Samaritan Food Donation Act, 42 U.S.C. § 1791 (Bill Emerson Act). The Bill Emerson Act...
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2021-06-24
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
DEHB119EngrossThis Act establishes Juneteenth as a State holiday. Juneteenth commemorates the emancipation of the last enslaved African Americans in the United States. The Act adds Juneteenth as a legal holiday and reduces the number of floating holidays from 2 to...
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2021-06-24
To Senate Elections & Government Affairs Committee
DEHB218EngrossThis Act modernizes fishing, hunting, and trapping license and associated waterfowl and trout stamp specifications to include digital formats. This Act refines the definition of waterfowl consistent with the gamebird waterfowl definition in existing ...
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2021-06-24
Reported Out of Committee (Environment & Energy) in Senate with 3 Favorable, 2 On Its Merits
DESB158EnrollThis bill expands prison-based jobs to provide work experience and job skill training and will assist offenders with reentry, while also maintaining Department of Correction (DOC) facilities. DOC has not been able to increase the number of offender j...
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2021-06-24
Passed By House. Votes: 40 YES 1 ABSENT
DESCR45EngrossThis Senate Concurrent Resolution continues the Motorcycle Rider Education Advisory Committee, which must meet at least quarterly to monitor the Motorcycle Rider Education Program, and assess the future needs of and recommend improvements to the Prog...
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2021-06-24
Passed In House by Voice Vote
DEHB251EnrollThis Act appropriates $221,121,200 to provide one-time funded projects through the Office of Management and Budget.
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2021-06-24
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
DEHB250EnrollThis Bill is the Fiscal Year 2022 Appropriations Act.
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2021-06-24
Passed By Senate. Votes: 20 YES 1 NO
DEHJR6EnrollThis Resolution provides the official revenue, refund, and unencumbered funds estimates for Fiscal Year 2022.
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2021-06-24
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
DEHJR5EnrollThis Resolution provides the official revenue, refund, and unencumbered funds estimates for Fiscal Year 2021.
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2021-06-24
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
DESCR56EngrossThis Concurrent Resolution directs the General Assembly to work with DNREC, DSWA, and RPAC to identify funding for the Recycling Grants and Low Interest Loan Program. It also encourages further outreach and education on the importance of recycling el...
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2021-06-24
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
DEHB48EnrollThis Act establishes a Health Care Provider Loan Repayment Program for new primary care providers to be administered by the Delaware Health Care Commission. Under the loan repayment program, the Health Care Commission may award education loan repayme...
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2021-06-23
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
DESB29EnrollThis Act enhances 2 existing agricultural horse racing programs, the Delaware Standardbred Breeder's Program and the Delaware Certified Thoroughbred program, by providing additional funding. Under this Act, horsemen provide half of the additional...
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2021-06-23
Passed By House. Votes: 39 YES 1 NO 1 ABSENT
DESB73EnrollThis Act permits an individual to practice dentistry for the Division of Public Health (Division) under a provisional license. Delaware law provides several routes for entering practice on an interim basis until full licensure can be obtained, howeve...
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2021-06-23
Passed By House. Votes: 41 YES
DESB68EnrollThis Act expands eligibility for the Department of Correction's Education Assistance Fund beyond correctional officers to employees who hold a position at paygrade 15 or below and meet the other existing requirements.
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2021-06-23
Passed By House. Votes: 41 YES
DESB74EnrollThis Act relates to the police and fire pension fund provisions of Chapter 7, Title 18 of the Delaware Code. The Act clarifies that an eligible retiree must be alive on July 1 of each biennial payout year in order to receive the payment provided for ...
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2021-06-23
Passed By House. Votes: 41 YES
DEHB160PassThis Act, known as the Telehealth Access Preservation and Modernization Act of 2021, continues and enhances Delawareans access to telehealth and telemedicine services and, through the adoption of the Interstate Medical Licensure Compact, ensures that...
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2021-06-23
Signed by Governor
DEHB159EngrossThis act modifies the locations at which sheriffs sales may be conducted to provide the sheriffs with needed flexibility and to modernize the sheriffs sale process. The recent COVID-19 pandemic has revealed substantial inflexibility in 10 Del. C. § ...
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2021-06-23
Reported Out of Committee (Judiciary) in Senate with 5 On Its Merits
DESB127EnrollThe purpose of this legislation is to promote sustained economic growth and stability by establishing a fund to provide grants, loans or other economic assistance to businesses or public entities that invest in constructing, renovating or improving i...
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2021-06-23
Passed By House. Votes: 37 YES 3 NO 1 ABSENT
DEHB219EngrossOver 80% of pharmaceuticals in the United States are purchased through pharmacy benefits manager ("PBM") networks. PBMs serve as intermediaries between health plans, pharmaceutical manufacturers, and pharmacies or pharmacists, and PBMs esta...
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2021-06-23
Reported Out of Committee (Banking, Business & Insurance) in Senate with 2 Favorable, 4 On Its Merits
DEHB227EngrossThis Act adds child abuse in the third degree to the list of enumerated criminal offenses for which, if convicted, one is by definition considered a perpetrator of domestic violence for purposes of this Child Protection From Domestic Violence Act. Th...
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2021-06-23
Reported Out of Committee (Judiciary) in Senate with 5 On Its Merits
DEHB214EngrossThis Act creates the Disabled Veterans Property Tax Relief and Education Fund. Pursuant to this legislation, school districts are authorized to create a credit against school taxes for up to the full amount of school tax liability for property owned ...
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2021-06-23
[Hearing: Jun 29 @ 11:30 am]
To Senate Education Committee
DEHB229EngrossThis Act authorizes the State of Delaware to execute the Interstate Insurance Product Regulation Compact to protect the interest of consumers of individual and group annuity, life insurance, and disability income insurance products; to develop unifor...
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2021-06-23
Reported Out of Committee (Banking, Business & Insurance) in Senate with 2 Favorable, 4 On Its Merits
DESB166EngrossDelaware has been irreparably harmed by the opioid crisis. In 2018, 400 people died of an overdose in Delaware, and in 2019, 431 people died of an overdose. Settlements from opioid distributors, manufacturers, and pharmacies are expected to provide s...
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2021-06-23
Reported Out of Committee (Administration) in House with 5 On Its Merits
DESB152EngrossThis Act creates a new Utilities Coordination Council, as recommended by the Utilities Coordination Working Group established by SCR No. 48 from the 150th General Assembly. The purpose of the Council is to review and recommend best practices for effi...
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2021-06-23
Reported Out of Committee (Transportation/Land Use and Infrastructure) in House with 3 Favorable, 3 On Its Merits
DESB162EnrollThis Act is a result of the Division of Developmental Disabilities Services Task Force ("the Task Force"), which was created under Senate Concurrent Resolution No. 62 and extended by House Bill No. 345, both of the 150th General Assembly. T...
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2021-06-23
Passed By House. Votes: 41 YES
DEHB254IntroThis Act requires all public schools that serve pupils in grades 7-12 that issue pupil identification cards to have printed on the identification cards the telephone or text numbers for the National Suicide Prevention and National Domestic Violence H...
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2021-06-23
To House Education Committee
DEHR15IntroThis House Resolution recognizes June 2021 as Post-Traumatic Stress Injury Month and June 27, 2021, as Post-Traumatic Stress Injury Day, and encourages State agencies to continue their work educating victims of assault or abuse, combat, serious accid...
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2021-06-23
Passed In House by Voice Vote
DESB196IntroThis Act provides a maximum $500 tax rebate to Delawareans based on tax year 2020 payments.
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2021-06-23
To Senate Executive Committee
DEHB16EnrollSection 1 of this Act modifies Delawares Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) to allow recipients to choose the most beneficial credit to be applied against their Delaware Personal Income Taxes. Under this Act, recipients can choose between a non-refundab...
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2021-06-22
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
DEHB98EnrollThis Act would allow importers to take orders from retailers any day including Sundays and holidays and process them for delivery.
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2021-06-22
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
DEHB100EngrossThis Act establishes a mental health services unit for Delaware elementary schools. The unit is at a ratio of 250 full-time equivalent students grades K-5 for a full-time school counselor, school social worker, or licensed clinical social worker. Add...
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2021-06-22
Reported Out of Committee (Finance) in Senate with 3 Favorable, 1 On Its Merits
DEHB7EnrollThis Act makes permanent and temporary changes to the Adult Correction Healthcare Review Committee ("ACHRC") which is a committee that serves in an advisory capacity to the Governor, General Assembly and the Commissioner of the Department o...
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2021-06-22
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
DESB95EnrollThis bill will provide Delaware students with strong academic credentials and a demonstrated commitment to volunteer public service to receive scholarship monies sufficient to cover the full cost of tuition at Delaware State University. The intent of...
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2021-06-22
Passed By House. Votes: 40 YES 1 ABSENT
DESB124EnrollThis Act amends the Charter of the Town of Smyrna ("Charter") to clarify the authority of the Town in certain areas and to improve the operations of the Town. Specifically, in this Act:
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2021-06-22
Passed By House. Votes: 41 YES
DEHB175EnrollThis Act allows one excused absence per school year for students grades 6 through 12 to attend civic engagements such as visits to the United States Capitol, Legislative Hall, and sites of political and cultural significance, or participation in a ra...
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2021-06-22
Passed By Senate. Votes: 13 YES 8 NO
DEHB178EnrollYear-long teacher residency programs are a partnership between an educator preparation program and a Delaware school district or charter school to provide a year-long immersive experience for teacher candidates, allowing them a full and supported, on...
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2021-06-22
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
DEHB173EnrollThis Act allows the parent or guardian of a military-connected student to preliminarily enroll the student by remote registration in a school district where the parent or guardian is in the active military of the United States or in full-time status ...
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2021-06-22
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
DEHB223EngrossThis Act clarifies that when a motor vehicle is subject to a possessory lien either through towing or because of failure to make payment to a garage owner for services rendered to the motor vehicle, the possessory lien does not extend to personal pro...
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2021-06-22
[Hearing: Jun 29 @ 10:30 am]
To Senate Transportation Committee
DEHB253IntroThis Act narrows the meaning of firearm for purposes of the Delaware Criminal Code by aligning the definition of firearm with the definition in the federal criminal background check law. The reference to a BB gun is no longer necessary because a BB g...
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2021-06-22
To House Judiciary Committee
DEHB205IntroThis Act establishes the Delaware Expanding Access for Retirement and Necessary Saving (EARNS) program to serve as a vehicle through which eligible employees may, on a voluntary basis, provide for additional retirement security through a State-facili...
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2021-06-21
Amendment HA 2 to HB 205 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
DEHB71IntroThis Act decreases by 1% the rate of realty transfer tax to be received by the State, thereby returning to the rate that was applicable prior to August 1, 2017.
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2021-06-17
To House Appropriations Committee
DEHB80EnrollThis bill provides that for correction officers and specified peace officers, the amount of ordinary service or disability pension benefits given to state employees shall also include the following: (1) Before January 1, 2022, 2.45% of his or her fin...
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2021-06-17
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
DEHB121EngrossThis Act removes the October 5, 2021 sunset provision in Chapter 196, Volume 81 of the Laws of Delaware so that the rule of the road for bicycles approaching or entering intersections with 2 or fewer lane roads, § 4196A (c) of Title 21 of the Delawa...
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2021-06-17
[Hearing: Jun 29 @ 10:30 am]
To Senate Transportation Committee
DEHB161EngrossThis Act adds an additional classification for surgical hospitals. House Bill No. 91 adopted by the 150th General Assembly (82 Del. Laws c. 73) revised the statutory definition of hospital and classified hospitals as either General, Long-term care, P...
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2021-06-17
Reported Out of Committee (Health & Social Services) in Senate with 3 Favorable, 3 On Its Merits
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