Delaware Senator Sarah McBride [D]

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DESB24IntroThe intent of this Act is to reduce the amount of waste that ends up in the environment and to raise awareness of the need to properly dispose of balloons. To that end, this Act imposes a civil penalty for the violation of intentionally releasing 5 o...
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2021-03-04
[Hearing: Mar 10 @ 1:00 pm]

Amendment SA 1 to SB 24 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
DEHB110IntroCurrent Delaware regulations provide that transportation benefits must be provided for students in grades K through 6 who live 1 or more miles from the schools to which district administrators would normally assign them. In grades 7 through 12, the s...
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2021-03-04
To House Education Committee
DEHB97IntroThis Act prohibits the seller of consumer goods or services from refusing to accept cash payment, except in limited circumstances. It creates graduated civil penalties for violations and provides consumers a private right of action to recover double ...
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2021-03-04
To House Economic Development/Banking/Insurance & Commerce Committee
DEHB2IntroThis bill repeals certain provisions in Title 11 relating to abortion including provisions which treat abortion differently than other medical procedures, and provisions which criminalize women and the sale of medical devices and medicines.
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2021-03-04
To House Health & Human Development Committee
DEHB31IntroThis bill repeals certain provisions in Title 11 relating to abortion including provisions which treat abortion differently than other medical procedures, and provisions which criminalize women and the sale of medical devices and medicines.
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2021-03-04
[Hearing: Mar 10 @ 11:00 am]
To House Health & Human Development Committee
DESB78IntroThis Act enhances the qualifications for an individual to serve as a member of a school board or the State Board of Education.
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2021-03-04
[Hearing: Mar 10 @ 11:30 am]
To Senate Education Committee
DESB76IntroThis Act authorizes the distribution of testing strips to determine the presence of fentanyl or fentanyl-related substances. Fentanyl testing strips could be distributed to the community along with opioid overdose reversal medication as a harm reduct...
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2021-03-04
To Senate Health & Social Services Committee
DESB59IntroThis Act revises the appointment process for members of the Primary Care Reform Collaborative who are not members by virtue of position. Under this Act, these members are appointed by a government official to comply with the requirements of the Delaw...
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2021-02-26
To Senate Health & Social Services Committee
DESB73IntroThis 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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2021-02-26
To Senate Health & Social Services Committee
DESB74IntroThis 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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2021-02-26
To Senate Banking, Business & Insurance Committee
DESB66IntroThis Act exempts an individual from having to pay the revoked license or driving privileges reinstatement fee if the individual is eligible for and applies for reinstatement of the individuals license or driving privileges within 1 year of their rele...
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2021-02-26
[Hearing: Mar 10 @ 10:00 am]
To Senate Transportation Committee
DESB72IntroThis Act clarifies that discrimination against any person because of religion is illegal under Chapter 45 of Title 6, the Delaware Equal Accommodations Act. Religion and religious beliefs were always intended to be protected under the Delaware Equal ...
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2021-02-26
To Senate Banking, Business & Insurance Committee
DESB32EngrossA 2019 study found the following:
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2021-02-19
[Hearing: Mar 9 @ 11:00 am]
To House Administration Committee
DESB21EngrossThis Act amends the Delaware Energy Act to encourage the adoption of electric vehicles in the State by creating more accessible electric vehicle charging infrastructure.
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2021-02-19
To House Energy Committee
DESB23EngrossThis Act creates a special license plate for those citizens who wish to support pollinator habitat creation and conservation. This Act requires a greater-than-majority vote for passage because Article VIII, § 11 of the Delaware Constitution requires...
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2021-02-19
[Hearing: Mar 10 @ 11:00 am]
To House Public Safety & Homeland Security Committee
DEHB107IntroIn the 1943 decision West Virginia State Board of Education v. Barnette, 63 S. Ct. 1178, the U.S. Supreme Court held that a public school requirement that students salute the flag or face punishment violated the First Amendment of the Constitution be...
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2021-02-19
To House Education Committee
DEHB104IntroThis Act moves the date by which the Department of Education shall submit its annual report to the Domestic Violence Coordinating Council from August 1 to October 15 of each year. Moving the date to October 15 will better accommodate the data collect...
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2021-02-19
To House Education Committee
DEHB111IntroIndividuals who are at very high risk of getting HIV can take pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) medication to reduce the risk of HIV transmission. PrEP medication reduces the risk of HIV transmission by up to 99% if taken daily. This Act prohibits disc...
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2021-02-19
To House Economic Development/Banking/Insurance & Commerce Committee
DEHB35PassThis Act establishes a Behavioral Health Professional of the year award program throughout the State. Through this legislation, the state will formally honor and recognize the work behavioral health professionals, such as, school counselors, social w...
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2021-02-17
Signed by Governor
DESB42PassThis Act suspends the educator evaluation system during the 2020-2021 school year and replaces it with an observation and feedback cycle that provides educators with coaching and support related to hybrid and remote learning practices. This Act provi...
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2021-02-16
Signed by Governor
DESB63IntroThis Act limits the use of certain Class B firefighting foams (Class B foams) in Delaware. Class B foams are used to put out fires caused by flammable liquids like gasoline, oil, and jet fuel, and can be divided into 2 categories: those with PFAS che...
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2021-02-12
To Senate Corrections & Public Safety Committee
DESB60IntroThis Act allows nurse practitioners and physician assistants to recommend medical marijuana for adult patients.
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2021-02-12
To Senate Health & Social Services Committee
DESB33PassThis Act modifies the Renewable Energy Portfolio Standards Act to do the following:
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2021-02-10
Signed by Governor
DEHB65PassThis bill provides COVID-19 related relief to both claimants receiving unemployment benefits and employers who are assessed unemployment taxes, and extends the end date of the Secretary of Labors COVID-19 related rulemaking authority. Section 1 waive...
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2021-02-08
Signed by Governor
DEHB55EngrossIn 2009, New Hampshire was the first state to develop a statewide "Gun Shop Project," reaching out to gun shops regarding the role they can play in suicide prevention. In the years since, at least 21 other states have implemented similar ca...
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2021-01-28
To Senate Health & Social Services Committee
DEHB63EnrollThis Act requires the Department of Health and Social Services to provide staff support for the Childhood Lead Poisoning Advisory Committee.
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2021-01-28
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
DESB22EnrollThis Act prohibits the import, export, sale, transport, distribution, or propagation of any plant identified by the Secretary of the Department of Agriculture, with the advice of the Delaware Native Species Commission, as an invasive plant. This Act ...
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2021-01-28
Passed By House. Votes: 41 YES
DESB31EnrollThis Act is the second leg of a constitutional amendment to add race, color, and national origin to § 21 of Article I of the Delaware Constitution to explicitly declare that protection against discrimination based on race, color, and national origin...
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2021-01-28
Passed By House. Votes: 41 YES
DESCR7EngrossThis Senate Concurrent Resolution designates March 4, 2021 as "Delaware Giving Day."
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2021-01-28
Passed In House by Voice Vote
DESB56IntroThis Act codifies the Opportunity Fund, an additional source of educational funding for Delaware public schools intended to support the increased needs of low income and English learner students, and establishes the parameters for how the funding is ...
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2021-01-28
[Hearing: Mar 10 @ 11:30 am]
To Senate Education Committee
DEHB100IntroThis 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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2021-01-28
[Hearing: Mar 10 @ 3:00 pm]
To House Education Committee
DEHB95IntroThis Act requires that individual, group, State employee, and public assistance insurance plans provide coverage for epinephrine autoinjectors for individuals who are 18 years of age or under and must include at least 1 formulation of epinephrine aut...
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2021-01-28
[Hearing: Mar 9 @ 11:00 am]
To House Economic Development/Banking/Insurance & Commerce Committee
DEHB88IntroThis bill removes the training minimum wage and youth minimum wage, which takes effect 90 days after enactment.
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2021-01-27
To House Economic Development/Banking/Insurance & Commerce Committee
DEHB86IntroThis Act provides increased funding for kindergarten through third grade students identified as eligible for basic special education services. Currently, basic special education is provided for students in fourth through twelfth grade who are identif...
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2021-01-27
To House Education Committee
DESCR8EngrossThis Senate Concurrent Resolution declares that gun violence is a public health crisis, that ending the gun violence devastating Delaware is a policy priority, and supporting policy and legislative solutions that will make schools safe, confront arme...
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2021-01-27
Passed By Senate. Votes: 13 YES 8 NO
DEHB16IntroSection 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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2021-01-26
Reported Out of Committee (Revenue & Finance) in House with 11 Favorable, 2 On Its Merits
DEHB37IntroDelaware, like the rest of the country and the world, has been struggling with the COVID-19 pandemic since March of 2020. The worst outbreaks have occurred in facilities where people live and/or work in tight communal settings long-term care facilit...
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2021-01-26
Reported Out of Committee (Corrections) in House with 2 Favorable, 4 On Its Merits
DESB49IntroThis act clarifies that the University of Delaware, like other institutes of higher learning including Delaware State University and Delaware Technical and Community College, must comply with the terms of the Prevailing Wage Law for projects secured ...
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2021-01-22
To Senate Labor Committee
DEHB20IntroThis bill requires all public and charter schools which have students in grades 6-12 to provide free feminine hygiene products in 50% of the bathrooms used by students who can have a menstrual cycle. This bill also requires schools to publish on its ...
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2021-01-21
Reported Out of Committee (Health & Human Development) in House with 9 Favorable, 5 On Its Merits, 1 Unfavorable
DEHB48IntroThis 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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2021-01-21
Reported Out of Committee (Health & Human Development) in House with 8 Favorable, 7 On Its Merits
DESCR3EngrossThis resolution honors Vice President-elect Kamala D. Harris for her service and dedication to the United States of America and the inspiration she provides to women and people of color, and offers appreciation and support for her historic Vice Presi...
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2021-01-21
Passed In House by Voice Vote
DEHB75IntroThis Act is the final leg of a constitutional amendment that would eliminate from the Delaware Constitution the limitations as to when an individual may vote by absentee ballot. This amendment to the Delaware Constitution provides that the General As...
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2021-01-21
Reported Out of Committee (Administration) in House with 3 Favorable, 1 Unfavorable
DESCR4EngrossThis Senate Concurrent Resolution proclaims January 23, 2021, as "Maternal Health Awareness Day" in the State of Delaware.
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2021-01-21
Passed In House by Voice Vote
DEHB76IntroThis act designates rescue dogs as the official state dog.
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2021-01-19
To House Administration Committee
DEHB43IntroThis Act extends the limited licensing exemption for adjusters, who are dispatched by insurers to the State after catastrophic events, such as hurricanes or tornadoes, to appraisers. This change will allow for the prompt appraisal and settlement of m...
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2021-01-14
Reported Out of Committee (Economic Development/Banking/Insurance & Commerce) in House with 6 Favorable, 6 On Its Merits
DEHB32IntroThis Act provides all law-enforcement officers the authority to enforce the existing labeling requirements for dumpsters that are in a public road or parking lot.
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2021-01-13
Reported Out of Committee (Transportation/Land Use and Infrastructure) in House with 4 Favorable, 4 On Its Merits
DEHB200IntroMany of the States waters do not meet water quality standards to support their designated uses, such as for drinking, swimming or supporting aquatic life. The Clean Water for Delaware Act establishes a framework for assessing needs and planning and i...
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2021-01-13
Reported Out of Committee (Natural Resources) in House with 7 Favorable, 1 On Its Merits
DEHB64IntroThis Act creates the following new tax brackets: at $125,000, with a rate of 7.10%, at $250,000, with a rate of 7.85%, and at $500,000, with a rate of 8.6%.
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2021-01-13
To House Revenue & Finance Committee
DESB26IntroThis Act requires that meetings of the Board of Trustees for the University of Delaware, Delaware State University, and Delaware Technical and Community College must be livestreamed using technology that permits the public to hear all participants co...
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2021-01-12
[Hearing: Mar 10 @ 11:30 am]
To Senate Education Committee
DEHB53IntroThis legislation allows the Delaware Commission of Veterans Affairs to employ the spouses of veterans and retains the stipulation that the Executive Director of the Commission must be a veteran.
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2021-01-07
[Hearing: Mar 9 @ 3:00 pm]
To House Veterans Affairs Committee
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