Delaware Representative William Bush [D]

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DESB198PassThis Act repeals the authority granted to Kent County Levy Court to impose a lodging tax to benefit the Kent County Regional Sports Complex Corporation, also known as DE Turf. This authority was granted by Chapter 102 of Volume 82 of the Laws of Dela...
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2020-02-10
Signed by Governor
DEHB280PassThis bill creates a special license plate for World War II veterans.
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2020-02-10
Signed by Governor
DESB79EngrossThis Act clarifies existing law so that an individual is not disqualified from possessing or purchasing a firearm because the individual is a registered qualifying patient under the Delaware Medical Marijuana Act.
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2020-01-30
Amendment HA 1 to SB 79 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
DESB96EnrollIn January of 2015, the Office of Civil Rights & Public Trust was created by the Attorney General to establish a centralized office within the Department of Justice for the investigation of matters concerning civil rights enforcement and the pros...
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2020-01-30
Passed By House. Votes: 40 YES 1 ABSENT
DEHB144EngrossHouse Bill 212 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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2020-01-29
Reported Out of Committee (Corrections & Public Safety) in Senate with 1 Favorable, 3 On Its Merits
DEHB258IntroThis bill allows the Department of Correction to implement prison nurseries, which would allow women inmates that give birth during their time incarcerated the option of raising their infant up to the age of 18 months. Studies have shown that prison ...
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2020-01-29
To House Appropriations Committee
DEHB265IntroThis Act fully exempts county property taxes and local school taxes for a disabled veteran with a 100% VA rated service-connected, permanent and total disability or for a disabled veteran who is receiving 100% disability compensation due to individua...
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2020-01-29
To House Appropriations Committee
DEHB284IntroThis 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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2020-01-29
Reported Out of Committee (Veterans Affairs) in House with 13 Favorable, 2 On Its Merits
DESB211IntroThe National League of Families POW/MIA flag is a symbol of our Nation's concern and commitment to resolving as fully as possible the fates of Americans still prisoners, missing, or unaccounted for in all U.S. wars 36. U.S.C. § 902.
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2020-01-29
To Senate Veterans Affairs Committee
DEHB286IntroThis bill requires that inadvertent out-of-network services be included in individual and group health insurance policies as well as group and blank health insurance policies. This bill defines inadvertent out-of-network services are those services t...
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2020-01-29
Reported Out of Committee (Health & Human Development) in House with 8 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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2020-01-22
To House Appropriations Committee
DEHB278IntroSection 1 of this bill 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 bill revise the met...
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2020-01-22
Reported Out of Committee (Economic Development/Banking/Insurance & Commerce) in House with 9 On Its Merits
DEHB274IntroThis bill establishes the time frame within which a property insurer must give prior written notice to the insured of its intent to cancel a policy.
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2020-01-22
Reported Out of Committee (Economic Development/Banking/Insurance & Commerce) in House with 13 On Its Merits
DEHB276IntroThis bill adds a provision addressing the assignability of rights under property insurance policies and authorizes a property insurance carrier to limit a policys assignability only to those persons or entities that have the legal authority to repres...
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2020-01-22
Reported Out of Committee (Economic Development/Banking/Insurance & Commerce) in House with 12 On Its Merits
DEHB282IntroThis bill is the first leg of a Constitutional Amendment to require a 3/5 vote of each House of the General Assembly to enact a law that would enable a county to enact a tax or increase a tax rate above a rate currently authorized by state law.
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2020-01-21
To House Administration Committee
DEHB41EngrossSection 1 of this bill moves the date of primary elections for statewide office, county office, and municipal office to the fourth Tuesday in April, which is the date of the presidential primary (in presidential election years). The dates for submitt...
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2020-01-15
Amendment SA 1 to HB 41 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
DEHB271IntroThe National League of Families POW/MIA flag, is "a symbol of our Nation's concern and commitment to resolving as fully as possible the fates of Americans still prisoners, missing, or unaccounted for in all U.S. wars" 36. U.S.C. 902. In...
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2020-01-09
To House Administration Committee
DEHB229EngrossThis Act increases the non-refundable income tax credit from $400 to $500 for active members of Delaware volunteer fire, ambulance, or rescue service company or its auxiliary. This Act also makes technical changes to conform existing law to the stand...
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2019-12-19
To Senate Finance Committee
DEHB270IntroStands operated by children that serve or sell lemonade or other nonalcoholic beverages on a temporary, occasional basis are a summertime tradition for many children. This Act exempts a stand operated by a child from State, county, and municipal regu...
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2019-12-12
To House Economic Development/Banking/Insurance & Commerce Committee
DEHB56PassThis act names the Delaware portion of U.S. Route 301 between Route 1 and the Delaware Maryland State line as First Responders Memorial Highway.
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2019-09-13
Signed by Governor
DEHB113PassThis bill clarifies that Delaware law enforcement may enter into agreements to provide mutual assistance to other jurisdictions.
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2019-08-20
Signed by Governor
DEHB128PassThis Act extends the time period for which a member of the Delaware National Guard may receive funding for certain postsecondary education tuition and fees from 10 years after the date on which the member begins the first course for which funds are g...
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2019-08-10
Signed by Governor
DESB35PassThis Act revises Delaware Insurance Code provisions related to the individual and group health insurance markets to directly incorporate into Delaware law the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Acts consumer protections related to the following:
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2019-08-06
Signed by Governor
DEHB95PassThis Act expands the permitted uses of unclaimed electric cooperative capital credits to include investments in energy services for low income members and energy efficiency, renewable energy, battery storage, electrification and emerging energy techn...
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2019-07-31
Signed by Governor
DESB61PassState economic development officials pursue economic development opportunities that, if realized, would have significant impact on Delaware's future economic health and competitiveness. Such situations frequently require expeditious action and th...
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2019-07-31
Signed by Governor
DEHB174PassThis Act establishes standards for data security for Title 18 licensees and standards for the investigation of and notification to the Commissioner of a cybersecurity event affecting Title 18 licensees.
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2019-07-31
Signed by Governor
DEHB195PassThe purpose of the Bill is to update the existing beekeeping code to better reflect current practices.
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2019-07-31
Signed by Governor
DESB186IntroThis Act clarifies that the immunity provided for furnishing information about suspected fraud applies even if no investigation, action, or penalty results from the information furnished.
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2019-07-31
To Senate Banking, Business & Insurance Committee
DEHB74PassThis bill enables a key component of the Take Care Delaware program, a partnership between law enforcement and schools to adopt a trauma-informed approach to children who have been identified at the scene of a traumatic event. The Take Care Delaware ...
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2019-07-26
Signed by Governor
DEHB143PassSection 1 of this Act clarifies the definition of the term policy for purposes of §§ 3903-3907 of Title 18 of the Delaware Code to apply only to personal automobile insurance policies and not commercial or other types of policies.
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2019-07-23
Signed by Governor
DEHB163PassIndividuals who volunteer their services through stand-alone EMS companies have been a valuable part of public safety to the citizens of the State of Delaware. To try to bolster the ranks of these volunteers, this bill exempts anyone applying for mem...
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2019-07-23
Signed by Governor
DEHB235PassThis Act will prohibit political subdivisions of this State from requiring real estate licensees to obtain an additional business license or pay taxes in order to list property for sellers or represent buyers for the purchase of real estate.
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2019-07-23
Signed by Governor
DESB75PassThis Act makes the following changes to provisions required in life insurance policies issued in this State:
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2019-07-17
Signed by Governor
DESB74PassThis bill makes modification to the New Economy Jobs Credit allowing qualified employers to pro-rate their job creation activity in the first certified year, ensuring the indexation of the salary threshold is conducted prior to the calendar year to a...
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2019-07-17
Signed by Governor
DEHB146PassThis bill makes three changes to health insurers and their relationships to providers. First, it limits the number of records that can be requested by a payer from a provider for post claim adjudication audits within a specific period of time. Second...
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2019-07-17
Signed by Governor
DEHB142PassThis Act adds one more member, a licensed health care professional knowledgeable in the screening and identification of domestic violence cases appointed by the Council, to the Fatal Incident Review Team of the Domestic Violence Coordinating Council....
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2019-07-17
Signed by Governor
DESB101PassThe opioid epidemic spreading through Delaware has reached critical levels, with 210 fentanyl-related deaths in 2017. This legislation will update the schedule for Fentanyl analogues, consistent with language used by the Drug Enforcement Administrati...
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2019-07-17
Signed by Governor
DEHB59PassThis Act requires the Secretary of the Department of Transportation to publish the transaction history for funds allocated to each member of the General Assembly under the Community Transportation Fund.
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2019-07-17
Signed by Governor
DESB132PassThis Act updates the Delaware Life and Health Insurance Guaranty Association Act (Delaware Act) to conform Delaware law to revisions made to the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) Life and Health Insurance Guaranty Association Mod...
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2019-07-17
Signed by Governor
DEHB242PassDelaware is currently ranked highest in the nation for form filing fees. This Act ensures that Delaware stays competitive as an insurer domicile by preventing the Insurance Commissioner from charging more than $2000 per filing for form filing fees.
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2019-07-17
Signed by Governor
DESB178PassThe Act allows the Kent County Levy Court to impose a lodging tax not greater than 3% in Kent County.
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2019-07-17
Signed by Governor
DEHB194PassOver 80% of pharmaceuticals in the United States are purchased through pharmacy benefits manager (PBM) networks. PBMs serve as intermediaries between health plans, pharmaceutical manufacturers and pharmacies, and PBMs establish networks for consumers...
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2019-07-17
Signed by Governor
DESB56PassThis Act modernizes the process and requirements for issuance of liquor licenses for off premises consumption. The current process and requirements do not consider population growth. Minimum distance requirements are enhanced while increases in popul...
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2019-07-10
Signed by Governor
DESB57PassThis Act makes clear that a retail licensee may only purchase authorized product from an importer, also known as wholesaler, except that a retail licensee may purchase up to 20 gallons a day from a premises licensed to sell for off-premises consumpti...
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2019-07-10
Signed by Governor
DESB97PassThis Act ratifies the National Crime Prevention and Privacy Compact, 34 U.S.C. §40316 (formerly cited as 42 U.S.C. § 14616), a requirement that allows Delaware to join the Compact as a Party State. The Compact serves as the infrastructure by which ...
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2019-07-04
Signed by Governor
DEHB38PassThis Act establishes in-person early voting in Delaware beginning January 1, 2022. Registered voters will be allowed to vote in-person during at least 10 days before an election, up to and including the Saturday and Sunday immediately before the elec...
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2019-06-30
Signed by Governor
DESB71EnrollThis Act protects consumers from paying high prices for prescription drugs by ensuring competition in the marketplace by doing the following:
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2019-06-30
Passed By House. Votes: 40 YES 1 NO
DEHB198PassThis bill would increase the maximum weekly benefit amount that would be payable to claimants seeking unemployment compensation benefits from the Delaware Division of Unemployment Insurance from $330 a week to $400 a week. The funds necessary to pay ...
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2019-06-30
Signed by Governor
DEHB259IntroThis bill would allow Delaware residents two new deductions from personal income tax. The first is a deduction from taxable income of up to $2,500 for contributions to a 529 College Savings Plan. The second is a deduction from taxable income of up to...
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2019-06-30
To House Revenue & Finance Committee
DESB106EngrossThis bill allows the Court to suspend an amount of the fine for uninsured driving if the defendant provides evidence that they have now secured insurance, demonstrating compliance with the law.
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2019-06-27
Reported Out of Committee (Judiciary) in House with 6 On Its Merits
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