Delaware Senator Stephanie Hansen [D]

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DEHB315PassThis bill provides unit funding for full time employees who shall be hired to provide permanent substitute teaching support in Delaware schools. The bill also provides professional development requirements for those hired into these positions and cre...
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2022-08-04
Signed by Governor
DEHB309PassThis Act, modeled on similar laws in Virginia and Maryland, requires a health-care provider to provide notice to a patient at the time blood is drawn to perform a laboratory test for Lyme disease that explains the limitations of the test and instruct...
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2022-08-04
Signed by Governor
DESB247PassBy this Act, Delaware would join the Interstate Occupational Therapy Licensure Compact (OT Compact). The OT Compact is an interstate compact, or a formal agreement among states, to facilitate the interstate practice of occupational therapy.
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2022-08-04
Signed by Governor
DESB257PassThis Act is an interstate compact called the Multistate Professional Counselor Licensure Compact, and it facilitates the interstate practice of licensed professional counseling. The Counseling Compact allows a counselor who is licensed in their home ...
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2022-08-04
Signed by Governor
DESB272PassBy this Act, Delaware would join the Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology Interstate Compact (the Compact). The Compact is an interstate compact, or a formal agreement among states, to facilitate the interstate practice of audiology and speech lan...
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2022-08-04
Signed by Governor
DEHB398PassThis Act renames the Human Trafficking Interagency Coordinating Council as the Delaware Anti-Trafficking Action Council (Council) for the purpose of providing a clearer description of the work that the Council performs. This Act also transfers the Co...
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2022-08-04
Signed by Governor
DEHB440PassThis bill changes the definition of and class of felony for the crime of Strangulation from a class C felony to a Class D felony unless additional factors are present, then the crime elevates to a class B felony, punishable from 2-25 years in jail. T...
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2022-08-04
Signed by Governor
DESB319PassThis bill creates a special license plate for atTAcK addiction.
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2022-08-04
Signed by Governor
DEHB300PassThis Act establishes a mental health services unit for Delaware middle schools. The unit is phased in over 3 years, beginning in FY2023, to arrive at a final ratio of 250 full-time equivalent students grades 6-8 for a full-time school counselor, scho...
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2022-08-03
Signed by Governor
DEHB301PassA 2017 survey of Delaware high school students found that during the 12 months before the survey the following occurred:
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2022-08-03
Signed by Governor
DEHB303PassThis bill amends Chapter 33, Title 18 of the Delaware Code by adding a new § 3370E to require coverage of an annual behavioral health well check.
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2022-08-03
Signed by Governor
DESB300PassThis Act updates the mandatory reporting requirements for Delaware physicians with anxiety, depression, and other mental health challenges. These changes are necessary to ensure that physicians are able to seek treatment without undue stigma or fear ...
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2022-07-29
Signed by Governor
DESB213PassThis bill adds representation from the Division of Medicaid and Medical Assistance (DMMA) to the Delaware Healthy Mother and Infant Consortium and the Overdose System of Care Committee.
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2022-07-27
Signed by Governor
DEHB350PassThis bill creates a special license plate for Suicide Prevention, Awareness, and Support in honor of Jason Staley.
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2022-07-27
Signed by Governor
DESB274PassThis bill continues the practice of amending periodically the Delaware Revised Uniform Limited Partnership Act (the Act) to keep it current and to maintain its national preeminence. The following is a section-by-section review of the proposed amendme...
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2022-07-27
Signed by Governor
DESB275PassThis bill continues the practice of amending periodically the Delaware Limited Liability Company Act (the Act) to keep it current and to maintain its national preeminence. The following is a section-by-section review of the proposed amendments of the...
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2022-07-27
Signed by Governor
DESB273PassSection 1. Section 1 of this Act amends Section 102(b)(7). The amendment to Section 102(b)(7) authorizes a provision in the certificate of incorporation to eliminate or limit monetary liability of certain corporate officers for breach of fiduciary du...
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2022-07-27
Signed by Governor
DESB276PassThis bill continues the practice of amending periodically the Delaware Revised Uniform Partnership Act (the Act) to keep it current and to maintain its national preeminence. The following is a section-by-section review of the proposed amendments of t...
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2022-07-27
Signed by Governor
DESB284PassThis Act continues the practice of amending periodically the Delaware Statutory Trust Act (the Act) to keep it current and to maintain its national preeminence. The following is a section-by-section review of proposed amendments of the Act.
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2022-07-27
Signed by Governor
DESB303PassThis bill designates the Loggerhead Turtle as the official sea turtle for the State of Delaware.
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2022-07-27
Signed by Governor
DEHB345PassThis Act ensures pregnant women and women who have given birth within the past six weeks who are subject to the custody of the Department of Corrections at Level IV or V have access to midwifery and doula services by requiring the Department to make ...
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2022-07-25
Signed by Governor
DEHB344PassThis substitute bill places responsibility for development of bias and cultural competency training for healthcare employees in a subcommittee of the Delaware Perinatal Quality Collaborative. The subcommittee will develop training guidelines designed...
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2022-07-25
Signed by Governor
DEHB343PassThis Act requires that the Division of Medicaid and Medical Assistance to present a plan to the General Assembly by November 1, 2022 for coverage of doula services by Medicaid providers.
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2022-07-25
Signed by Governor
DEHB340PassImproving the quality of maternal health care and ensuring full access to it improves health outcomes and reduces preventable pregnancy-related deaths. The United States has one of the highest rates of maternal mortality among high-income countries a...
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2022-07-25
Signed by Governor
DEHB342PassDelaware law already prohibits the use of restraints on women who are giving birth or in labor except in limited circumstances. This Act expands that protection to include women in the second or third trimester of pregnancy and those in the 13-week i...
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2022-07-25
Signed by Governor
DEHB234PassThis Act requires the Department of Health and Social Services, Division of Medicaid and Medical Assistance to take the necessary steps to expand Medicaid coverage to pregnant women from the current coverage of 60-days from the end of pregnancy under...
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2022-07-25
Signed by Governor
DEHB426PassThis Act allows counties to use Realty Transfer Tax funds for recreational amenities and land preservation programs.
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2022-07-22
Signed by Governor
DESB298PassThis bill amends provisions in Title 26 of the Delaware Code, Section 1014, related to rules and regulations promulgated by the Public Service Commission, municipal electric companies, and electric cooperatives on the subject of net energy metering.
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2022-07-22
Signed by Governor
DESB310PassThis Act updates the membership and responsibilities of the Governors Energy Advisory Council.
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2022-07-22
Signed by Governor
DESB320PassThis bill establishes voting by mail under the General Assemblys broad powers under § 1, Article V of the Delaware Constitution to prescribe the means, methods and instruments of voting.
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2022-07-22
Signed by Governor
DESB188PassThis Act increases the $2,000 pension exclusion otherwise available for military pensioners under age 60 to $12,500, providing an incentive for military retirees under age 60 to locate in Delaware.
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2022-07-20
Signed by Governor
DEHB299Enroll
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This Act prohibits the seller of consumer goods or services from refusing to accept cash payment, except in limited circumstances. Sales covered by this Act are those made at a retail store through an in-person transaction. The Act does not apply to ...
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2022-07-01
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
DEHB430Enroll
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This Act creates a statewide Grow Your Own Educator Program to improve recruitment, retention, and diversity of educators in Delaware public schools. The Program establishes a competitive grant process to be administered by the Department of Educatio...
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2022-07-01
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
DEHB19Enroll
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This bill defines and regulates electric bicycles. Section 1 adds electric bicycles to the definitions contained in Title 21. Section 2 includes electric bicycle operators and passengers as vulnerable users when on a highway, crosswalk, road shoulder...
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2022-06-30
Passed By House. Votes: 41 YES
DESB6PassThis Substitute Act creates the Delaware Large-Capacity Magazine Prohibition Act of 2022, which does the following:
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2022-06-30
Signed by Governor
DEHB145PassThis Act will allow Delaware residents two new deductions from personal income tax. The first is a deduction from taxable income of up to $1,000 for contributions to an account in a Delaware-sponsored qualified tuition program, as that term is define...
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2022-06-30
Signed by Governor
DESB14Enroll
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This bill provides a mechanism to grant pension increases to retired State Employees, retired Judges, and retired New State police. This bill dedicates a minimum of 2.33% of payroll to be deposited annually to the Post Retirement Fund. This bill also...
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2022-06-30
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
DESB11Enroll
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This Act is the first leg of a constitutional amendment that will modernize the bail provisions within the Delaware Constitution and clarify the power of the General Assembly to define either certain offenses for which, or circumstances under which, ...
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2022-06-30
Passed By House. Votes: 28 YES 11 NO 2 NOT VOTING
DESB151Enroll
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Acquiring a drivers license is an important part of young adults in foster care achieving normalcy and eventual independence. Yet, youth in long term foster care face numerous unique barriers in this endeavor. Not only are there logistical challenges...
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2022-06-30
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
DESB212Enroll
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This Act clarifies that of the 6 members of the Delaware Native Species Commission (Commission) that represent stakeholder commercial interests, such as land development, farming, and business, no more than 2 members can represent the same commercial...
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2022-06-30
Passed By House. Votes: 41 YES
DEHB286PassAccording to the American Society of Civil Engineers, the useful life of the components of typical sewer and wastewater systems ranges from 15 years to 100 years. In light of the long life of sewer and wastewater infrastructure, longer maturities are...
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2022-06-30
Signed by Governor
DEHB324PassHouse Bill 214 enacted by the 148th General Assembly (80 Del. Laws c. 287) expanded the offense of Assault in the Second Degree to include the intentional assault of ambulance operators, rescue squad members, and nurses injured while performing work-...
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2022-06-30
Signed by Governor
DESJR6Enroll
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This Senate Joint Resolution designates August 31, 2022, 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, busines...
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2022-06-30
Passed By House. Votes: 41 YES
DEHB329Enroll
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This bill updates the State Bureau of Identifications definition of criminal justice agency in two ways. First, by adding the Division of Management Support Services in the Department of Services for Children, Youth & Their Families to reflect th...
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2022-06-30
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
DESB239PassChapter 29 of Title 3, which restricts the use of invasive and potentially invasive plants, was enacted by Senate Bill No. 22 in 2021, but does not take effect until July 1, 2022. This Act revises § 2904 of Title 3 so that the Department of Agricult...
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2022-06-30
Signed by Governor
DESB234PassThis Act updates the per diem compensation of any retired justice, judge, chancellor or vice chancellor accepting an active duty designation from $250 per day to 1/365 of the annual salary for such a judicial officer. This is consistent with the per ...
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2022-06-30
Signed by Governor
DEHB354Enroll
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This Act amends Delawares Whistleblower Protection Act to preclude an employer from reporting or threatening to report an employees citizenship or immigration status or a family members citizenship or immigration status to a federal, state, or local ...
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2022-06-30
Passed By Senate. Votes: 20 YES 1 ABSENT
DESB26Enroll
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This 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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2022-06-30
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
DEHB386Enroll
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This Act prohibits a landlord from requiring a tenant declaw a cat as a condition for entering into or renewing a rental agreement. This Act also makes technical corrections to conform existing law to the standards of the Delaware Legislative Draftin...
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2022-06-30
Passed By Senate. Votes: 15 YES 5 NO 1 ABSENT
DESB262Enroll
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This Act adopts the Uniform Law Commissions (ULC) Revised Uniform Law on Notarial Acts (Revised Uniform Law). As our State continues to recover from COVID-19, chief among the changes in the Revised Uniform Law relevant to our States current situation...
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2022-06-30
Passed By House. Votes: 41 YES
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