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#1HB451PassedThis Act stabilizes revenue for the Hazardous Substances Cleanup Act ("HSCA") Fund ("the Fund") by minimizing the wide swings in revenue due to oil prices changes. Under this Act, the Department of Natural Resources and Environmen...
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2018-09-13
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#2HB403PassedThis amendment removes the notary requirement for requests for absentee ballots in municipal elections.
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2018-09-04
Signed by Governor
#3HB357PassedThe Department of Corrections sometimes has difficulty tracking sex offenders coming out of prison because overly restrictive local ordinances can severely restrict the availability of appropriate housing. Homeless sex offenders are less likely to co...
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2018-09-13
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#4SB113PassedThis bill authorizes the creation of a Delaware Voluntary Property Assessed Clean Energy (D-PACE) program to establish a clean energy financing program for the installation of energy efficiency technologies and clean energy systems for qualifying com...
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2018-08-29
Signed by Governor
#5HB440PassedHouse Substitute No. 1 for House Bill 440 differs from House Bill 440 only in that it locates the Overdose System of Care and the Overdose System of Care Committee in Chapter 97 of Title 16 instead of in Chapter 10 of Title 16.
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2018-09-10
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#6HB371PassedThis legislation makes two minor modifications to Delawares background check process for prospective employees and volunteers at child-serving entities. It: 1) clarifies that an employer who must first obtain a signed authorization from the prospecti...
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2018-09-13
Signed by Governor
#7SB225PassedThis Act encourages prescribers and patients to use proven non-opioid methods of treating back pain by doing the following:
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2018-09-10
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#8SB11PassedThis Act relates to police and fire pension funds created under Title 18 of the Delaware Code. The General Assembly created a special fund in the hopes of ensuring adequate pensions for affected police officers and firefighters, and their surviving s...
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2018-08-29
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#9HB430PassedThis Bill authorizes the Department of Agriculture to utilize any laboratory designated by the Department of Agriculture rather than only the State Chemist to analyze samples of foods, dairy and other feeds and insecticides, and to cooperate with the...
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2018-09-13
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#10HB354PassedThis Act makes the Delaware equal accommodation law internally consistent, correctly organized, and aligned with the Americans with Disabilities Act ("ADA").
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2018-09-17
Signed by Governor
#11SB173PassedThis Act provides the authorization required by law for the City of Dover to transfer a portion of Mayfair Park, as the Park was improved using funds from the Delaware Land and Water Conservation Trust Fund.
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2018-09-04
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#12HB412PassedThis Act amends § 918 of Title 5 of the Delaware Code, which sets forth limitations on pledging or hypothecating assets of banks and trust companies, to modernize these limitations to apply to the current practices of banks and trust companies while...
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2018-08-29
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#13HB426PassedThis 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
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#14HB437PassedThis 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
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#15HB449PassedThis bill permits the Town of Middletown to impose and collect a lodging tax of no more than 3 percent of rents on hotel and motel rooms located in the town.
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2018-09-04
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#16HB462PassedThis Act fulfills recommendations made by the Joint Legislative Overview and Sunset Committee by making amendments to the statute governing the Board of Occupational Therapy Practice to make Chapter 20 of Title 24 consistent with other Title 24 board...
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2018-09-04
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#17HB402PassedPreviously, a school superintendent was required to notify the DMV any time a student was expelled from a public school, at which time the DMV was permitted to suspend or refuse to issue or renew the expelled student a drivers license. This bill elim...
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2018-09-13
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#18HB476PassedThis Act empowers each county to create regulations for the maintenance of for-profit cemeteries and to impose penalties upon those who do not abide by the maintenance regulations.
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2018-08-28
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#19HB382PassedThis Act has the effect of renaming the Delaware Department of Transportation Welcome Center on Interstate 95 at 530 JFK Memorial Highway, Newark, Delaware as the "Biden Welcome Center" in honor of the Biden family. This gesture is made bec...
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2018-09-17
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#20HB413PassedBefore the filing of a lawsuit, automobile insurance companies are currently not required to disclose liability coverage information to an injured claimant or the attorney representing that claimant. However, once a lawsuit is filed, this information...
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2018-09-04
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#21SB156PassedThis Act amends § 2532 of Title 29, in the Not-for-Profit Healthcare Conversion Act, to ensure that the Attorney General has sufficient time to review a proposed not-for-profit healthcare conversion and, if appropriate, take action to protect the ch...
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2018-09-04
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#22HB441PassedDue to the delay in the prior authorization process by pharmacy benefit managers, many patients end up waiting days to weeks for medications to be filled that are prescribed on an emergency basis or for medications that have been previously prescribe...
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2018-08-28
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#23HB425PassedThis 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
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#24HB332PassedThis 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
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#25HB401PassedCurrently the US FDA is reviewing a New Drug Application (NDA) of a pharmaceutical product containing cannabidiol (CBD) to treat patients with rare pediatric seizure disorders. If approved, this drug will be required to be prescribed and dispensed li...
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2018-08-29
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#26HB436PassedThis Act clarifies conditions under which a manufactured home owner can transfer the existing lot lease to the purchaser of the home.
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2018-09-04
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#27HB370PassedThis Bill adds the Secretary of the Department of Human Resources and the Executive Director of Delaware CLASI or their designees to the Employment First Oversight Commission (hereinafter EFOC). The Bill also allows non-Delaware residents who work in...
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2018-09-04
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#28HB346PassedThis Act establishes the High Needs Educator Student Loan Payment Program. The Program allows qualified applicants to apply for a payment from the State to the applicants lending agency, to pay a portion of the applicants student loan debt. The purpo...
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2018-09-05
Signed by Governor
#29SB157PassedExpedited partner therapy (EPT) is the clinical practice of treating the sex partners of patients diagnosed with a sexually transmitted disease without clinical assessment of the partners. In August 2006, the Centers for Disease Control and Preventio...
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2018-08-29
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#30SB166PassedThis Act requires that feminine hygiene products be provided free of charge to individuals in custody at facilities operated by the Department of Correction and facilities operated by the Department of Services for Children, Youth and Their Families.
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2018-09-13
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#31SB7PassedThis Act provides county and municipal police and firefighters with the same pension burial benefit that is provided to state employees effective July 1, 2016. This Act is named for Wilmington Firefighters Captain Christopher M. Leach, Lieutenant Jer...
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2018-08-29
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#32SB189PassedThe U.S. Department of Transportation has recently found Delaware to be non-compliant with enforcement of underground excavation violations. This jeopardizes federal funding for the Commissions pipeline safety program. Two principal reasons for this ...
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2018-08-29
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#33HB380PassedThis bill allows first-time home buyers to pay their portion of the realty transfer tax at the rate that was in effect prior to the increase that took effect on August 1, 2017. The credit is calculated as 0.5% of the first $400,000 in home value, wit...
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2018-08-28
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#34HB292PassedThis Act implements the recommendations of the March 2105 Autism Educational Task Force report regarding § 1332 of Title 14, the Program for Children with Autism and its Special Staff. Enacted nearly three decades ago, this law established a network...
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2018-08-29
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#35SB172PassedThis bill will increase the public transparency of education funding information by directing the Department of Education to:
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2018-08-29
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#36HB386PassedThis Act requires that individual, group, State employee, and public assistance insurance plans provide coverage for treatment of pediatric autoimmune neuropsychiatric disorders associated with streptococcal infections and pediatric acute onset neuro...
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2018-08-29
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#37HB104PassedThe state is currently funding service providers at 75% of the market rate established in a 2014 study that was done by DHSS. This bill would mandate an increase in the rates paid to service providers according to the recommendations of the market st...
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2018-09-04
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#38SB184PassedAs the self-storage industry continues to grow, it is important for consumers to have the option to insure their items stored in a self-storage facility. Currently, Delaware law does not provide a licensing structure for the sale of self-storage insu...
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2018-09-13
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#39HB456PassedThis Act amends Titles 14, 16, 17, 26, and 29 of the Delaware Code to prohibit the use of lead paints on outdoor structures such as bridges, water towers, playground equipment, highways, parking lots, and utility towers and poles, in order to protect...
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2018-08-29
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#40SB227PassedThis Act promotes the use of primary care by doing the following:
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2018-08-29
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#41HB374PassedThis bill adds glaucoma, chronic debilitating migraines, pediatric autism spectrum disorder, pediatric sensory processing disorder to the list of debilitating medical conditions which may qualify a person, upon certification by a physician, to be eli...
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2018-08-28
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#42HB360PassedAs poll from 2017 revealed that 31% of people in the United States have been sexually harassed in the workplace. The United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission released a comprehensive study of workplace harassment in the United States whi...
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2018-08-29
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#43SB243PassedSince 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
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#44HB368PassedThis 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
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#45SB266PassedUnder federal law, the cultivation of industrial hemp is only permitted for agricultural or academic research. There is federal legislation pending that may lift the restrictions on the cultivation of industrial hemp. Delaware law does not prohibit t...
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2018-08-28
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#46HB335PassedThis Act establishes the Delaware School Safety and Security Fund to allow certain eligible public schools to partially or fully fund projects intended to improve school facilities and training relating to safety or security. The Department of Educat...
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2018-09-10
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#47SB193PassedThis Bill updates the State of Delawares False Claims and Reporting Act to make it compliant with the requirements of Section 1909 of the Social Security Act. Section 1909 of the Social Security Act provides a financial incentive for States to enact ...
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2018-09-13
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#48SB206PassedFar too many Delawareans have been personally affected by addiction and substance use disorder and have experienced the tragedy of watching loved ones suffer from this chronic disease. Nearly 2,000 individuals in Delaware suffered a non-fatal overdos...
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2018-09-10
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#49HB353PassedSection 1 of this Act clarifies that the intent of Senate Bill No. 32 of the 149th General Assembly was to require mortgagees to file a statement of mortgagee address change when its notice address changed, not to require mortgagees to include each m...
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2018-09-04
Signed by Governor
#50SB169PassedThis Act makes a technical correction to SB 169 by changing the designations of the new statutes and incorporates Senate Amendment No. 1 to Senate Bill No. 169.
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2018-08-29
Signed by Governor
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