Delaware Representative Stephen Smyk [R]

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DEHB331PassThis bill creates regulations concerning the use, distribution and education of Benzodiazepine and Non-benzodiazepine Hypnotics. It require Practitioners to obtain consent from a minors parent or guardian prior to prescribing these drugs, and require...
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2018-09-04
Signed by Governor
DESB243PassSince 1973, § 9605(b) of Title 9 of the Delaware Code (§ 9605) has prohibited the recordation of instruments that restrict the sale, gift, transfer, assignment, conveyance, ownership, lease, rental, use, or occupancy of real property to or by any p...
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2018-09-04
Signed by Governor
DEHB332PassThis bill mandates reporting by certain employees of broker-dealer or investment adviser firms who have a reasonable belief that financial exploitation of an eligible adult has occurred, been attempted, or will be attempted. Reporting will be to both...
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2018-08-29
Signed by Governor
DEHB368PassThis Act creates the Green Alert Program to aid in locating missing members of the armed forces, including veterans, who have a physical or mental health condition that is related to their service. This Act is modeled after Delawares existing Gold Al...
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2018-08-29
Signed by Governor
DEHB425PassThis Act establishes that a contract between a pharmacy benefits manager and a pharmacy may not prohibit a pharmacy or pharmacist from doing any of the following:
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2018-08-28
Signed by Governor
DEHB426PassThis Act requires paid tax preparers to sign any tax return or refund they file and be subject to a $50 civil penalty for any violation with a maximum penalty of $25,000 in any calendar year. The Act also permits a court of competent jurisdiction to ...
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2018-08-28
Signed by Governor
DEHB437PassThis bill allows the background plates (animal welfare, farmland preservation, Marine Education Research and Rehabilitation Institute, Delaware Equine Council, and Keep Delaware Beautiful) issued by DMV to be displayed on trailers up to 26,000 pounds...
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2018-08-28
Signed by Governor
DEHB298PassThis bill creates a special license plate for honorably discharged veterans of the United States military.
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2018-08-28
Signed by Governor
DEHB312PassThis Act includes emergency medical technicians within the definition of employee under the County/Municipal Police/Firefighter Pension Plan.
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2018-08-10
Signed by Governor
DEHB429PassCybersecurity attacks, including data breaches, corporate theft, and sabotage perpetrated by state and non-state actors throughout the world present unique threats to Delaware residents, governments, businesses, and critical infrastructure. Statewide...
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2018-08-10
Signed by Governor
DEHB432PassThe Division of Small Business, Development and Tourism was created by 81 Del. Laws ch. 49 and placed in the Department of State. This enactment transferred certain responsibilities for economic development, formerly in the Delaware Department of Eco...
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2018-08-10
Signed by Governor
DESB247PassThis Act, consistent with longstanding practice throughout the State expressly recognized in the existing statute, clarifies the manner in which criminal justice agencies may inform the public of information related to arrests. In addition, this Act ...
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2018-07-23
Signed by Governor
DESB214PassThe Division of Forensic Science (Division) produces numerous postmortem examination reports, autopsy reports, and laboratory reports annually. Given the high volume, and consistent with National Association of Medical Examiners accreditation standar...
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2018-07-23
Signed by Governor
DEHB474PassThis Act includes Probation and Parole Officers in the Department of Services for Children, Youth and their Families under the definitions of Law-Enforcement Officer under the Law-Enforcement Officers Bill of Rights.
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2018-07-23
Signed by Governor
DEHB420PassThis Act grants legal guardians the standing to petition or oppose a petition to change minors' surnames.
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2018-07-17
Signed by Governor
DEHB259PassIn 2006, Delaware enacted Jessicas Law, which requires first time offenders convicted of a specified sexual offense against a child under 14 years of age and individuals previously convicted of a Class A or B sexual offense in Title 11 and subsequent...
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2018-07-01
Signed by Governor
DESB248IntroSection 5301(3) of Title 7 provides that it is the Department of States (Department) duty to protect and encourage the preservation of archaeological resources located on privately owned lands in this State.
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2018-07-01
Stricken in Senate
DESB267IntroSection 5301(3) of Title 7 provides that it is the Department of States (Department) duty to protect and encourage the preservation of archaeological resources located on privately owned lands in this State. This Act enables the Department to better ...
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2018-07-01
Stricken in Senate
DESB144PassThis Substitute Act implements certain recommendations adopted by the Lottery & Gaming Study Commission in 2015 and the Video Lottery Advisory Council in 2017, in recognition of significant changes in the regional gaming marketplace and the State...
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2018-06-30
Signed by Governor
DESB159PassThe Act made changes to motor vehicle franchising practices, by doing the following:
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2018-06-30
Signed by Governor
DESCR76EngrossThis concurrent resolution recognizes the achievements and efforts of the staff of the Delaware Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs, who worked to earn accreditation from the American Alliance of Museums for Delawares state museums and collec...
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2018-06-28
Passed In House by Voice Vote
DEHB124EngrossImporters, manufacturers and dealers of destructive weapons are licensed and regulated under Federal law. Under existing Delaware law, importers, manufacturers and dealers of destructive weapons are not permitted to deliver them to purchasers in Dela...
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2018-06-27
Passed By House. Votes: 32 YES 7 NO 2 ABSENT
DESB124IntroThis bill appoints the Secretary of the Department of Safety and Homeland Security as Chair of the DPAC and removes the President Pro Tem and the Speaker of the House from the Commission. This bill also makes technical corrections in conformance with...
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2018-06-27
Reported Out of Committee (Executive) in Senate with 4 On Its Merits
DEHB369PassThis Bill expands the offense of falsifying business records by including the act of altering or modifying and creating false medical records. Currently, no specific statute exists to prevent a person from falsely creating, altering, or modifying a m...
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2018-06-27
Signed by Governor
DESB202PassThis Act ensures that the spouses of those killed in the line of duty are able to receive benefits for the remainder of their lives regardless of future marital status. When a surviving spouse remarries, the surviving spouse's benefit is reduced ...
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2018-06-27
Signed by Governor
DEHB419EngrossUnmanned aircraft systems are capable of introducing contraband into detention facilities without undergoing correctional officer inspections. This bill seeks to prohibit the use of unmanned aircraft systems (drones) to introduce contraband into dete...
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2018-06-26
To Senate Judicial & Community Affairs Committee
DEHB459IntroThis Act requires insurers to check if an individual owes child support arrears before making a payment to the individual and permits the Division of Child Support Services to attach a lien to an insurance payment awarded pursuant to a settlement or ...
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2018-06-21
Amendment HA 1 to HB 459 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
DEHCR90EngrossThis resolution recognizes June 6, 2018 as the 74th anniversary of D-Day, when the Allied Troops landed at Normandy during World War II.
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2018-06-20
Passed By Senate. Votes: 20 YES 1 ABSENT
DEHB464IntroThis bill ensures that necessary information is provided to the exclusive bargaining representative. This bill further aligns statutory language within Title 19.
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2018-06-20
Reported Out of Committee (Labor) in House with 10 On Its Merits
DESB80PassThis Act replicates and extends to electric and natural gas utilities the same authority that has previously been granted to water utilities. This authority allows for the implementation of an interim rate mechanism already in existence for water uti...
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2018-06-14
Signed by Governor
DEHB460IntroThis Act is the first leg of a Constitutional Amendment reflecting the recommendations of the Advisory Panel to the Delaware Economic and Financial Advisory Council (DEFAC) on Potential Fiscal Controls and Budget Smoothing Mechanisms established as p...
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2018-06-13
Reported Out of Committee (Administration) in House with 2 Favorable, 3 On Its Merits
DESB147PassImmunity from liability for individuals rendering emergency care is addressed in many sections of the Delaware Code. There are several separate statutes providing immunity for specific professions and even for lay individuals providing specific types...
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2018-06-12
Signed by Governor
DESB150PassThis Act reduces the membership on the Delaware Police Accreditation Commission from 16 members to 12 members. The Act also provides that: i) the Secretary of the Department of Safety and Homeland Security may not vote except to break a tie; and ii) ...
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2018-06-07
Signed by Governor
DEHB448IntroThis act is the first leg of a constitutional amendment that protects parental rights.
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2018-06-07
To House Administration Committee
DEHR30IntroRecognizing June 2018 As Amateur Radio Month In Delaware.
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2018-06-06
Passed In House by Voice Vote
DESB215IntroThis Act creates the Omnibus School Safety Fund to provide funding to public and charter schools for certain school safety projects.
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2018-06-01
To Senate Education Committee
DEHB284PassThis Bill would allow all on-premises licensees who sell a bottle of alcohol (other than beer) to place a cap on the bottle and allow patrons to take it home with them for consumption later. Delaware was one of the first states to recognize that it w...
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2018-05-29
Signed by Governor
DEHB170PassThis legislation, the Angel Investor Job Creation and Innovation Act for Small Technology Companies, creates an incentive for qualified angel investors to invest capital in qualified Delaware small technology companies..
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2018-05-24
Signed by Governor
DEHB327PassThis Act is designed to address underage gambling offenses under § 4810 of Title 29 in a more efficient way.
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2018-05-24
Signed by Governor
DEHB378IntroThis bill is intended to protect the privacy of law enforcement officers and their immediate family members by specifically exempting their personal identifying information from FOIA. The disclosure of private information of law enforcement and their...
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2018-05-10
Amendment HA 2 to HB 378 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
DEHB103PassThe Act amends Section 916 of Title 11 of the Code so that the statutory penalties for the crime of home improvement fraud increase as the amount of the loss to the victim increases, using the same scale applicable to Theft under Section 841 of Title...
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2018-05-09
Signed by Governor
DESB203IntroThis Act increases the penalties for certain offenses involving deadly weapons as follows:
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2018-05-08
To Senate Judicial & Community Affairs Committee
DEHCR81EngrossThis Resolution recognizes Delaware's Byways Program as one of the best ways to experience Delaware's beauty.
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2018-04-26
Passed By Senate. Votes: 20 YES 1 ABSENT
DESB95IntroThis bill establishes a 20 year retirement for correction officers and specified peace officers within the State Employees Pension plan. The bill amends the multiplier prospectively for the calculation of pension benefits for correction officers and ...
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2018-04-24
Amendment SA 2 to SB 95 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
DEHB381IntroThis Act corrects the language regarding veterans who received a general discharge under honorable conditions to be consistent with federal law and makes the surviving spouses of eligible veterans eligible for assistance from the Delaware Veterans Tr...
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2018-04-24
To House Veterans Affairs Committee
DEHB385IntroThis Act places a constitutional limitation on base general fund operating appropriations. However, appropriations deemed as emergencies involving the health, safety, or welfare of the citizens of the State that are approved by three-fifths of the me...
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2018-04-24
To House Administration Committee
DEHB317IntroThis bill protects non-profit organizations that accept and persons who donate wild game to non-profit organizations or provides services related to the processing of such donated wild game from certain types of liability.
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2018-03-28
Reported Out of Committee (Agriculture) in House with 8 On Its Merits
DESCR45EngrossThis 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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2018-03-08
Passed In House by Voice Vote
DEHCR41EngrossThis resolution recognizes the month of June 2017 as General Aviation Appreciation Month.
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2018-01-25
Passed By Senate. Votes: 20 YES 1 ABSENT
DEHB234IntroThis act clarifies that the felony of Possession of a Deadly Weapon by a Person Prohibited shall not apply to persons who are prohibited from possessing a deadly weapon solely by their possession of a personal use quantity of marijuana, when such pos...
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2018-01-17
Tabled in Committee
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