Delaware Senator Sarah McBride [D]

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DEHB337PassThis Act continues the practice of amending periodically the Delaware Revised Uniform Limited Partnership Act (the LP Act) to keep it current and to maintain its national preeminence. The following is a section-by-section review of the proposed amend...
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2024-05-30
Signed by Governor
DEHB339PassThis Act continues the practice of amending periodically the Delaware Revised Uniform Partnership Act (the GP Act) to keep it current and to maintain its national preeminence. The following is a section-by-section review of the proposed amendments to...
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2024-05-30
Signed by Governor
DEHB338PassThis Act continues the practice of amending periodically the Delaware Statutory Trust Act (the Statutory Trust Act) to keep it current and to maintain its national preeminence. The following is a section-by-section review of proposed amendments to th...
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2024-05-30
Signed by Governor
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
25%
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
DESJR6Engross
50%
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
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
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
DESCR156Engross
50%
This resolution requests the Division of Medicaid and Medical Assistance to study and issue a report assessing the home care industry in Delaware. The DMMA is requested to use specified home care codes for their report and conduct various analyses. T...
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2024-05-23
Passed In House by Voice Vote
DESB169Engross
50%
This Act creates the Delaware Wrongful Conviction Compensation and Service Act. The Act provides compensation and reintegration services to individuals who have served sentences of incarceration, wrongful incarceration in a psychiatric institution, p...
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2024-05-23
Passed By Senate. Votes: 20 YES 1 ABSENT
DESB293Engross
50%
The Delaware Fair Housing Act, Chapter 46 of Title 6, and Residential Landlord-Tenant Code, Chapter 51 of Title 25, both prohibit discrimination based on source of income, which is defined as including rental payments from any government program. How...
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2024-05-23
Passed By Senate. Votes: 14 YES 5 NO 2 ABSENT
DEHB200Engross
50%
This Act establishes a mental health services unit for Delaware high schools. The unit is phased in over 3 years, beginning in FY2024, to arrive at a final ratio of 250 full-time equivalent students grades 9-12 for a full-time school counselor, schoo...
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2024-05-22
To Senate Finance Committee
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
DEHB275Engross
50%
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
DEHB274Engross
50%
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
DESB212Engross
50%
Like Senate Bill No. 212, Senate Substitute No. 1 for Senate Bill No. 212 codifies the Bureau of Health Equity (BHE) in the Division of Public Health, which includes the Office of Minority Health and the Office of Womens Health. The purpose of the BH...
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2024-05-22
Reported Out of Committee (Administration) in House with 5 On Its Merits
DEHB286Engross
50%
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
DESB260Engross
50%
This Act is a result of the work of the Delaware Interscholastic Athletic Association ("DIAA") Task Force. The current process for promulgating DIAA-related regulations grants the regulatory authority to the Department of Education ("D...
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2024-05-22
Reported Out of Committee (Education) in House with 13 On Its Merits
DESB259Engross
50%
This Act is a result of the Delaware Interscholastic Association ("DIAA") Task Force. Based on the findings of the task force, this Act updates and modernizes the DIAA Board of Directors' composition. This Act also makes technical corre...
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2024-05-22
Reported Out of Committee (Education) in House with 13 On Its Merits
DESB282Engross
50%
This Act repeals the Senior Trust Fund Fee, the Interstate Compact Fee, and the Substance Abuse, Rehabilitation, Treatment, Education and Prevention Fund Fee imposed on criminal defendants. The elimination of these fees was recommended by the Crimina...
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2024-05-22
[Hearing: Jun 12 @ 11:00 am]
To House Judiciary Committee
DESB300Intro
25%
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
25%
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
DESB305Intro
25%
This Act streamlines and modernizes the State Early Childhood Education Program in § 3001 of Title 14, also referred to as State-funded early care and education, as follows:
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2024-05-22
Reported Out of Committee (Education) in Senate with 2 Favorable, 3 On Its Merits
DESB283Engross
50%
This Act repeals the DELJIS Fund fee imposed on criminal defendants. The elimination of this fee was recommended by the Criminal Legal System Imposed Debt Study Group created by House Bill 244, as amended by House Amendment No 2, of the 151st General...
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2024-05-22
[Hearing: Jun 12 @ 11:00 am]
To House Judiciary Committee
DEHB326Engross
50%
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
DEHB13Engross
50%
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
DESB20Enroll
75%
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
DESB245Engross
50%
The Office of Foreclosure Prevention and Financial Education and the Residential Mortgage Foreclosure Mediation Program were created in the wake of the 2008 financial crisis to assist homeowners at risk of foreclosure or already navigating the forecl...
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2024-05-21
To House Judiciary Committee
DESB272Engross
50%
Pharmacists in Delaware provide some of the same medical services as physicians, advance practice registered nurses, and physician assistants, including immunizations. The General Assembly has recently added to the services that pharmacists may provi...
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2024-05-21
To House Economic Development/Banking/Insurance & Commerce Committee
DESCR168Engross
50%
This Senate Concurrent Resolution designates May 21, 2024, as "Wastewater Management and Drinking Water Management Professionals Day" in the State of Delaware.
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2024-05-21
Passed In House by Voice Vote
DEHCR129Engross
50%
This resolution recognizes the importance and expertise of Direct Support Professionals to the State of Delaware on the occasion of May 21st as Direct Support Professional Advocacy Day, co-sponsored by the Ability Network of Delaware A Team Delaware.
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2024-05-21
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
DESB2PassThis Act is a substitute for Senate Bill No. 2. Like Senate Bill No. 2 this Act does all of the following:
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2024-05-16
Signed by Governor
DEHB292Intro
25%
This Act requires the Department of Elections to review every political committees contribution and expense report and to note the report, on the Departments website, as either Submitted but Not Reviewed or Reviewed and Final. If the Department disco...
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2024-05-16
To House Appropriations Committee
DEHB336Enroll
75%
This Act continues the practice of amending periodically the Delaware Limited Liability Company Act (the LLC Act) to keep it current and to maintain its national preeminence. The following is a section-by-section review of the proposed amendments to ...
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2024-05-16
Passed By Senate. Votes: 19 YES 2 ABSENT
DESCR166Engross
50%
This resolution marks May 17, 2024, as the 70th anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Courts landmark decision in the Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka case and honors the courage and fortitude of all who sparked the action leading to the Bulah v. Gebh...
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2024-05-16
Passed In House by Voice Vote
DEHB375Intro
25%
This Act implements a recommendation from the December 31, 2023, Report of the Retiree Healthcare Benefits Advisory Subcommittee. Under this Act, the amount of the premium for a health-care insurance plan that this State will pay on behalf of eligibl...
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2024-05-16
To House Administration Committee
DEHB376Intro
25%
This Act implements a recommendation from the December 31, 2023, Report of the Retiree Healthcare Benefits Advisory Subcommittee. Under this Act, the state group health insurance program must include a pensioner coordination of benefits policy for el...
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2024-05-16
To House Administration Committee
DEHB377Intro
25%
This Act implements a recommendation from the December 31, 2023, Report of the Retiree Healthcare Benefits Advisory Subcommittee (RHBAS). Under this Act, the State must continue to offer eligible pensioners first employed by the State as a regular of...
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2024-05-16
To House Administration Committee
DEHCR135Engross
50%
This Concurrent Resolution recognizes May 16, 2024, as Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Incorporated Day, or Z Phi B Day at the Capitol in Delaware.
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2024-05-16
Passed By Senate. Votes: 20 YES 1 ABSENT
DEHB291Intro
25%
This Act requires that a candidates political committees contribution and expense report, provided to the Department of Elections, include the primary employer and job title of each person contributing to the committee. This Act also requires the Dep...
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2024-05-15
Reported Out of Committee (Administration) in House with 5 On Its Merits
DESB231Engross
50%
This Act removes the sunset provision in Chapter 453, Volume 83 of the Laws of Delaware relating to the program established under §9011A of Title 29 to assist individuals who are in or have experienced foster care in Delaware with driver education, ...
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2024-05-15
To House Economic Development/Banking/Insurance & Commerce Committee
DESB25Engross
50%
This Act exempts contracts for the construction of affordable housing units from the 2% realty transfer tax imposed under 30 Del. C. § 5402(f).
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2024-05-15
Reported Out of Committee (Revenue & Finance) in House with 2 Favorable, 5 On Its Merits
DESB244Engross
50%
This Act allows a county that imposes a lodging tax to spend money from that tax on workforce and affordable housing programs.
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2024-05-15
Reported Out of Committee (Housing) in House with 2 Favorable, 6 On Its Merits, 1 Unfavorable
DESB246Engross
50%
For over 30 years, the Delaware State Housing Authority (DSHA) has invested in home repair programs that make necessary repairs to improve the health and safety conditions in the homes of Delawareans.
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2024-05-15
Reported Out of Committee (Health & Human Development) in House with 4 Favorable, 8 On Its Merits
DEHCR132Engross
50%
This Concurrent Resolution recognizes May 18, 2024, as Armed Forces Day in Delaware.
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2024-05-15
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
DESB194Engross
50%
This Act allows pharmacists, under protocol approved by the Division of Public Health, to provide HIV pre-exposure and post-exposure prophylaxis treatments.
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2024-05-14
Reported Out of Committee (Sunset Committee (Policy Analysis & Government Accountability)) in House with 4 Favorable
DESB232Engross
50%
In light of the Federal Drug Administrations recent approval of over-the-counter non-emergency contraceptive pills, this bill expands the contraceptive coverage laws to include over-the-counter non-emergency contraceptive pills.
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2024-05-14
Reported Out of Committee (Economic Development/Banking/Insurance & Commerce) in House with 3 Favorable, 7 On Its Merits
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