Delaware Representative Sean Matthews [D]

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DEHCR42Engross
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This Concurrent Resolution requests an advisory opinion of the Justices of the Delaware Supreme Court regarding the proper construction of § 13 of Article III of the Delaware Constitution. This Resolution also tasks the Judiciary Committee of the Ho...
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2021-11-01
Passed By House. Votes: 25 YES 8 NO 6 NOT VOTING 2 ABSENT
DEHB125PassSection 1 of this bill establishes the crimes of possession of an unfinished firearm frame or receiver with no serial number, possession of and manufacturing a covert or undetectable firearm, possession of and manufacturing an untraceable firearm, an...
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2021-10-20
Signed by Governor
DEHB124PassThis Act prohibits a person who is the subject of a Protection from Abuse Order of the Family Court and who knows or has reason to know, that the Order has been issued from purchasing, owning, possessing, or controlling a deadly weapon or ammunition ...
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2021-10-20
Signed by Governor
DEHB41PassSection 1 of this Act clarifies that the reinstatement obligations of insurers under Section 3903(d) apply in instances of both nonrenewals and cancellations of policies due to nonpayment of premiums. Sections 2 through 4 of this Act revise the metho...
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2021-09-30
Signed by Governor
DEHB88PassThis bill removes the training minimum wage and youth minimum wage, which takes effect 90 days after enactment.
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2021-09-30
Signed by Governor
DEHB43PassThis 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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2021-09-17
Signed by Governor
DEHB121PassThis 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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2021-09-17
Signed by Governor
DESB142PassThis bill removes the exclusion of Community Transportation Funds from the performance-based rating system.
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2021-09-17
Signed by Governor
DEHB32PassThis 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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2021-09-15
Signed by Governor
DEHB173PassThis 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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2021-09-15
Signed by Governor
DESB156PassThis Act requires that prevailing wages be paid to laborers and mechanics working on all University of Delaware construction sites or renovation projects that exceed a certain cost. The prevailing wages are set by the Delaware Department of Labor, Di...
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2021-09-09
Signed by Governor
DESB181PassThis Act makes clear that the Town of Delmar, Delaware is a public employer for purposes of the Police Officers' and Firefighters' Employment Relations Act, Chapter 16 of Title 19 of the Delaware Code, and Chapter 16 of Title 19 applies to th...
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2021-09-07
Signed by Governor
DEHB100PassThis 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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2021-08-19
Signed by Governor
DEHB178PassYear-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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2021-08-09
Signed by Governor
DEHB133PassThis Act changes the current evaluation system for all teachers from the former Delaware Performance Appraisal System II evaluation to a new Delaware Teacher Growth and Support System. The goal of this new evaluation system is to build a culture of p...
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2021-08-04
Signed by Governor
DEHB86PassThis 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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2021-07-30
Signed by Governor
DEHB200PassMany 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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2021-07-22
Signed by Governor
DESB56PassThis 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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2021-06-30
Signed by Governor
DEHB207PassThis Act does the following:
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2021-06-30
Signed by Governor
DEHB222PassCurrently, blood lead level screening and testing rates are well below what the Division of Public Health would expect them to be based on the risk factors that determine when screening or testing is necessary.
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2021-06-30
Signed by Governor
DEHB216PassUnder the Governors Eleventh Modification of the COVID-19 State of Emergency Declaration, and continuing upon passage of Senate Bill No. 247, remote notarization and witnessing by Delaware attorneys via audio-visual technology has been permitted. Thi...
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2021-06-30
Signed by Governor
DESCR59Engross
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This resolution congratulates the class 2019-2020 Eagle Scouts for having attained the highest rank one can earn in the Boy Scouts of America.
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2021-06-30
Passed In House by Voice Vote
DEHB262Intro
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This Act seeks to provide consumers with critical information about how their personal information is being used by data brokers. This Act requires data brokers to register with the Consumer Protection Unit of the Department of Justice and answer que...
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2021-06-30
To House Economic Development/Banking/Insurance & Commerce Committee
DEHCR29Engross
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This Concurrent Resolution establishes the Subdivision Street Funding Task Force to study and make findings and recommendations regarding funding and implementing the needed maintenance and reconstruction of subdivision streets identified by the Depa...
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2021-06-24
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
DEHB205Intro
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This 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
DEHB75Intro
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This 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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2021-06-17
Laid On Table in House
DEHB87PassThis bill increases the membership of the Human Trafficking Interagency Coordinating Council to 24 members by adding representatives from the House of Representatives, the Senate, the Criminal Justice Council, the Department of Transportation, and th...
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2021-06-15
Signed by Governor
DEHB95PassThis 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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2021-06-15
Signed by Governor
DEHB9PassThis Act adds the term adjudication to this section of the criminal code to enable juvenile defendants to petition the court for their adjudications of delinquency to be vacated and their juvenile criminal record to be expunged in regard to crimes, o...
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2021-06-15
Signed by Governor
DEHB150Intro
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The Delaware Marijuana Control Act regulates and taxes marijuana in the same manner as alcohol. It allows adults over the age of 21 to legally possess and consume under 1 ounce of marijuana for personal use. It does not permit people to grow their ow...
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2021-06-08
Amendment HA 8 to HB 150 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
DEHB55PassIn 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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2021-06-03
Signed by Governor
DEHB63PassThis Act requires the Department of Health and Social Services to provide staff support for the Childhood Lead Poisoning Advisory Committee.
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2021-06-03
Signed by Governor
DEHB36Intro
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This act removes the October 5, 2021 sunset provision from this subsection.
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2021-05-20
Stricken in House
DEHB192Intro
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Under the Governors Eleventh Modification of the COVID-19 State of Emergency Declaration, and continuing upon passage of Senate Bill No. 247, remote notarization and witnessing by Delaware attorneys via audio-visual technology has been permitted. Thi...
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2021-05-18
To House Administration Committee
DEHCR25Enroll
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This Resolution recognizes May 17, 2021 as the 67th anniversary of Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka.
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2021-05-13
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
DESCR27Enroll
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This resolution recognizes long-term care workers and facilities in Delaware and designates May 9 through 15, 2021 as Skilled Nursing Care Week in Delaware.
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2021-04-29
Passed By House. Votes: 41 YES
DESCR42Enroll
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This resolution honors Corporal Keith Andrew Heacook and offers condolences to his family, colleagues, and community.
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2021-04-29
Passed By House. Votes: 41 YES
DESCR19Enroll
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This Concurrent Resolution recognizes September 2021 as "Prostate Cancer Awareness Month" in the State of Delaware
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2021-04-22
Passed By House. Votes: 40 YES 1 ABSENT
DESCR10Enroll
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This Concurrent Resolution recognizes March 29, 2021 as "National Vietnam War Veterans Day" in Delaware.
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2021-04-01
Passed By House. Votes: 41 YES
DEHB110Intro
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Current 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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2021-03-30
To House Appropriations Committee
DEHB67Intro
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This bill closes a loophole in existing Delaware law by making it a crime for a person who is not otherwise legally eligible to own, possess, or purchase a firearm or ammunition to attempt to obtain same through fraud, deceit, or deception.
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2021-03-23
Reported Out of Committee (Judiciary) in House with 3 Favorable, 6 On Its Merits
DESCR17Enroll
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This Senate Resolution designates March as "Eating Disorders Awareness and Prevention Month" in Delaware and encourages the Department of Health and Social Services to research methods to prevent and raise awareness of eating disorders.
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2021-03-18
Passed By House. Votes: 41 YES
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
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
DESB31Enroll
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This 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
DESCR4Engross
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This 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
DEHCR4Engross
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This Concurrent Resolution requests that the Secretary of the Department of Transportation provide a report within 30 days of final passage of this Concurrent Resolution to the President Pro Tempore of the Senate, Speaker of the House of Representati...
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2021-01-19
Passed By Senate. Votes: 20 YES 1 ABSENT
DEHB38Intro
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A placard must be prominently displayed at all entrances of massage and bodywork establishments that have failed to obtain a valid license or have a license that is suspended, revoked, or expired. This bill provides that no placard can be removed unl...
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2020-12-18
To House Sunset Committee (Policy Analysis & Government Accountability)
DEHB15Intro
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This 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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2020-12-04
To House Administration Committee
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