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PositionBillStatusSummaryAction
#1SB2PassedIn order to lower the cost of energy and accelerate the adoption of community-based solar photovoltaic systems in the State, this bill eliminates current barriers to such systems and sets up a regulatory process to be implemented by the Public Servic...
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2021-09-17
Signed by Governor
#2HB219PassedOver 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 or pharmacists, and PBMs esta...
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2021-10-26
Enact w/o Sign by Governor
#3HB20PassedThis bill requires all public and charter schools which have students in grades 6-12 to provide free feminine hygiene products in 50% of the bathrooms used by students who can have a menstrual cycle. This bill also requires schools to publish on its ...
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2021-04-08
Signed by Governor
#4HB51PassedThis Act clarifies Delawares driving under the influence (DUI) law related to intensive inpatient or outpatient drug and alcohol treatment for felony DUI offenders. The current law has resulted in differing interpretations regarding treatment; specif...
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2021-04-13
Signed by Governor
#5SB131EngrossedThis Act lowers the tax rate for premium cigars from 30% to 15% of the wholesale price so that Delaware's tax rate is consistent with the tax rates for premium cigars in surrounding states. The tax rate in Maryland is 15% and there is no tax on p...
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2022-04-14
#6HB244PassedRecognizing the negative impact of criminal justice imposed financial obligations on defendants has led to reforms across the country to reduce the financial burdens that disproportionally impact the poor. This type of debt and the collateral consequ...
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2022-10-03
Signed by Governor
#7HB247IntroducedThis Act lifts any ongoing face mask mandates relating to COVID-19. This Act will expire 1 year after its enactment.
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2021-06-15
#8SB195PassedThe societal implications of technological developments are pervasive, and the reach and influence of digital media platforms continue to expand. Media literacy skills are necessary for citizens to safely, responsibly, and critically consume and use ...
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2022-08-29
Signed by Governor
#9HB304PassedThis Act recognizes advancements in the science of reading and literacy instruction by requiring that all public school students in kindergarten through grade 3 participate in a universal reading screening 3 times each year to identify potential read...
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2022-08-29
Signed by Governor
#10SB4PassedLike Senate Bill No. 4, Senate Substitute No. 1 for Senate Bill No. 4 requires the Department of Education (Department) to maintain and publish a list of evidence-based, reading instruction curricula for grades kindergarten through 3. Each curriculum...
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2022-08-29
Signed by Governor
#11SB296EnrolledThis bill raises the threshold for licensed property appraisers so that they may appraise residential units valued at $400,000.00 or less as a way to meet market demand. It also changes the requirements for licensure, such that property appraisers mu...
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2022-06-23
Passed By House. Votes: 39 YES 2 ABSENT
#12SB1PassedThis Act, the Healthy Delaware Families Act, creates a statewide paid family and medical leave insurance program. Delaware employees can access up to 12 weeks of paid family and medical leave through the State's paid leave trust fund for a qualif...
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2022-05-10
Signed by Governor
#13HB16PassedSection 1 of this Act modifies Delawares Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) to allow recipients to choose the most beneficial credit to be applied against their Delaware Personal Income Taxes. Under this Act, recipients can choose between a non-refundab...
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2021-08-10
Signed by Governor
#14HB200PassedMany 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
#15HB17IntroducedThis bill extends the amount of years an identification card is valid from four (4) to eight (8) years. This bill is necessary for the Division of Motor Vehicles to maintain consistent business processes. The driver license is currently valid for eig...
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2021-03-18
Stricken in House
#16HB19PassedThis 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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2022-10-26
Signed by Governor
#17HB14IntroducedThis bill clarifies the requirements for Lot Rental Assistance as intended by the original language in the statute.
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2020-12-04
#18HB15IntroducedThis 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
#19HB25PassedThis bill provides for election day registration for presidential primary, primary, special, and general elections whereas currently the deadline is the fourth Saturday prior to the date of the election. Moreover, same day registration at polling pla...
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2022-07-22
Signed by Governor
#20HB22IntroducedThis bill creates the Delaware Digital Right to Repair Act. Currently when an electronic product such as a phone or electronic game breaks, it is only allowed to be repaired by the manufacturer. Parts are not available whether you are a consumer or a...
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2021-05-19
Amendment HA 3 to HB 22 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
#21HB18PassedThis Act revises the requirements for the shape of a Complete Community Enterprise Districts (District) to maximize the use of transit, walking, and bicycling by residents and employees. Specifically, this Act does all of the following:
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2021-06-03
Signed by Governor
#22HB21PassedThis Act adopts the Advanced Practice Registered Nurse Compact. The Compact benefits the public by improving continuity of care, increasing license portability for advanced practice registered nurses, and increasing access to APRN care. Under the Com...
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2021-08-04
Signed by Governor
#23HB30EngrossedSection 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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2021-05-18
#24HB28PassedThis bill increases the minimum amount of property damage that triggers the mandatory reporting of a vehicular collision to police from $500 to $2,000. This bill also increases the minimum amount of property damage requiring police agencies to invest...
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2021-09-30
Signed by Governor
#25HB33PassedThis bill changes the relationship between physicians and physician assistants from supervisory to collaborative, in recognition of the evolving role of physician assistants and reflecting the education, training, and experience required for licensin...
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2021-04-13
Signed by Governor
#26HB29PassedThis Act eliminates the ability of a candidate to change their candidacy to become a candidate for a different office after the deadline for notification of candidacy has passed.
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2021-09-15
Signed by Governor
#27HB32PassedThis 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
#28HB35PassedThis 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
#29HB23IntroducedThis Act increases by one the number of licenses for the sale of alcoholic liquor an individual or entity may have an interest in, from two to three.
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2021-05-11
Tabled in Committee
#30HB11PassedThis Act represents the work and recommendations of the Local Service Functions Task Force created by House Concurrent Resolution No. 54 of the 150th General Assembly (Task Force). The Task Force held 17 meetings during 2019 and 2020 and after consid...
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2021-02-23
Signed by Governor
#31HB38IntroducedA 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
#32HB56PassedThis amendment repeals Title 16 § 7204 in its entirety. This particular section prescribes a practice that is typically unused and handled through a traditional warrant process by charging a previous section of this chapter brought by a law enforcem...
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2021-09-17
Signed by Governor
#33HB24PassedThis legislation closes several loopholes that dealers have been using to get around suspended or revoked dealership licenses. Currently the Division of Motor Vehicles will suspend or revoke a dealer license, and the dealer will get a family member o...
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2021-09-15
Signed by Governor
#34HB26PassedThis Act requires the Department of Services for Children, Youth and Their Families ("DSCYF'') to have exclusive jurisdiction over all aspects of a childs care, custody and control when a child is convicted of a Superior Court offense. T...
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2021-06-13
Enact w/o Sign by Governor
#35HB57PassedThis bill requires a landlord to provide 15 days written notice to a single room tenant prior to the termination of a rental agreement for any reason other than a material violation. This notice provision ensures that the tenant has time to find suit...
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2021-09-17
Signed by Governor
#36HB34PassedThis bill removes the option of allowing notification to the public of candidates for Mayor and City Council by posting the names of such candidates in at least five (5) public places in the City rather than having this information published in a new...
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2021-06-30
Signed by Governor
#37HB1PassedFood and drink establishments suffered great losses since March, 2020 due to the pandemic including millions of dollars in lost sales and the loss of an tens of thousands of jobs in this State. This Act extends the provisions contained in HB 349 from...
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2021-03-23
Signed by Governor
#38HB43PassedThis 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
#39HB50IntroducedRecognizing that a criminal charge can have lasting collateral consequences for a juvenile on employment and education opportunities, this bill raises the age in which a juveniles information, such as their name and mug shot, may be released by the s...
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2022-04-14
Stricken in House
#40HB46PassedCurrently the Delaware Code does not permit alcoholic beverage license holders to brew hard seltzers or other non-malt based products that they are otherwise allowed to brew as a result of obtaining a Federal Brewers Notice. This Act permits Delaware...
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2021-06-03
Signed by Governor
#41HB60PassedThis bill increases the amount that a tenant may deduct from rent in order to have necessary work done on the rental premises if the landlord fails to repair or maintain the premises after proper notice. The original amount of $200 was selected at th...
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2021-09-30
Signed by Governor
#42HB45IntroducedThis Act increases from 3 to 5 the number of establishments at which a brewery-pub that is licensed in Delaware may brew, bottle, and sell beer. It also increases from 3 to 5 the number of licenses a brewery-pub may have for the sale of off-premises ...
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2021-03-31
Reported Out of Committee (Economic Development/Banking/Insurance & Commerce) in House with 4 Favorable, 6 On Its Merits
#43HB39IntroducedThis 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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2020-12-18
#44HB36IntroducedThis act removes the October 5, 2021 sunset provision from this subsection.
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2021-05-20
Stricken in House
#45HB58IntroducedMost commonly, persons accused of subsection (a) of this section panhandling are homeless. Transferring such matters to the Court of Common Pleas allows persons so accused increased access to social services not available to them at the Justice of ...
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2021-03-11
Stricken in House
#46HB42PassedThis Act eliminates § 321(d) since § 321(c) sets forth the accepted process for furnishing of examination reports and hearing requests by the Commissioner.
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2021-07-30
Signed by Governor
#47HB59PassedThis bill would allow a court of competent jurisdiction to dismiss minor equipment violations upon a showing that repair(s) have been made. The sections include inoperative horn, missing rear-view mirror, improper window tint, and inoperable headligh...
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2021-09-17
Signed by Governor
#48HB44PassedThis Act reflects the National Association of Insurance Commissioners revisions to the Model Credit for Reinsurance Act. The revisions make the law consistent with provisions of covered agreements with the European Union and United Kingdom with respe...
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2021-07-30
Signed by Governor
#49HB40IntroducedThis Act requires a physician to offer a patient ultrasound imaging and auscultation of fetal heart tone services before terminating a pregnancy and provides civil and criminal penalties for the failure of a physician to comply with this requirement....
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2020-12-18
#50HB55PassedIn 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
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