Delaware Representative Edward Osienski [D]

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DEHB82PassPursuant to 14 Del. C. Chapter 1, the Secretary and Department of Education are given authority to promulgate and adopt rules and regulations, consistent with the laws of the State of Delaware, for the administration and supervision of the public edu...
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2015-08-17
Signed by Governor
DESB135PassThis Act prohibits non-essential idling of locomotives between 8 p.m. and 7 a.m.
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2015-08-14
Signed by Governor
DESB22PassThis bill allows first responders to use reasonable force to remove an animal confined in a motor vehicle under conditions likely to cause suffering, injury or death. The bill also allows a person removing an animal to use reasonable means to contact...
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2015-08-11
Signed by Governor
DESB144PassThe Joseph R. “Beau” Biden III Child Protection Act is the result of the work of the Delaware Background Checks Task Force, which was established by Executive Order 42. This legislation will consolidate into one chapter and section of the...
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2015-08-11
Signed by Governor
DEHB109PassUnder current Delaware law there is no recognized right to privacy in an employee or applicant’s social networking site passwords and account information. This Bill makes it unlawful for employers, subject to certain exceptions, (i) to mandate ...
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2015-08-07
Signed by Governor
DEHB102PassThis bill amends the Address Confidentiality Act, Subchapter II of Chapter 96 of Title 11 of the Delaware Code, to extend the protections of the Department of Justice’s Address Confidentiality Program by prohibiting persons from publicly postin...
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2015-08-07
Signed by Governor
DEHB89PassThis bill promotes public safety by authorizing wireless service providers to give call location information concerning the telephone of a wireless service customer to a requesting law-enforcement agency or public safety answering point. The request ...
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2015-08-07
Signed by Governor
DEHB133PassThis bill requires builders of new, one- or two-family residential dwellings that are 3 stories or less to provide to the purchasers a cost estimate from the builder for an automatic sprinkler system, as well as information from the State Fire Marsha...
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2015-08-06
Signed by Governor
DESB122PassAn Act To Amend Title 14, Chapter 10 Of The Delaware Code Relating To Education And The Reorganization And Changing Of School District Boundaries.
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2015-08-04
Signed by Governor
DEHB148PassThe purpose of this bill is to create the Wilmington Education Improvement Commission as recommended by the recent report on Strengthening Wilmington Education, prepared by the Wilmington Education Advisory Committee. The Wilmington Education Improv...
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2015-08-04
Signed by Governor
DESB132PassThis Act provides that driver’s licenses will not be renewed nor will duplicate licenses be issued if there are outstanding fines of fees for minor traffic offenses subject to voluntary assessment until such fees are paid by the license applica...
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2015-08-03
Signed by Governor
DEHB106PassThis Bill clarifies that the Department of Transportation can set and post a lower speed limit at the delineation of the non-highway speed toll plaza area along Delaware State Route 1.
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2015-07-28
Signed by Governor
DEHB123PassThis bill revises the statutory provisions relating to reciprocity requirements for barbers, cosmetologists, and aestheticians. Currently an applicant from a state with licensure standards less stringent than those of Delaware must show 5 continuous ...
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2015-07-28
Signed by Governor
DESB61PassThis Act clarifies that school buses are not exempt from the requirement to stop at railroad grade crossings regulated by a traffic-control signal or at railroad grade crossings protected by crossing gates or flashing lights. Section 4163 currently i...
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2015-07-27
Signed by Governor
DESB88PassThis Act authorizes the Division of Parks and Recreation to augment the funding it receives from the State Budget thru proactive endeavors.
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2015-07-27
Signed by Governor
DEHB157PassAs more services move outside of hospital walls, it is necessary to clearly define the scope of services offered in outpatient settings. Citizens of Delaware cannot be expected to discern the differences in levels of care offered in outpatient facili...
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2015-07-27
Signed by Governor
DESB117PassThis bill revises the language regarding the requirement of resident applicants and nonresident applicants declaring Delaware to be their home state to obtain state and federal background checks to permit these applicants to obtain both the state and...
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2015-07-27
Signed by Governor
DEHB187PassThis bill adjusts the criminal background check and review period for taxi and limousine drivers to equal what is expected of a driver for a Transportation Network Company such as Uber or Lyft.
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2015-07-27
Signed by Governor
DEHB166PassThe purpose of this bill is to allow injured workers who seek medical care from out-of-state, non-certified health care providers, in the payment of their medical expenses. This revision will correct a flaw in the current statute that was exposed by ...
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2015-07-27
Signed by Governor
DESB138PassIndependent, high quality research regarding the safety and efficacy of medical marijuana is important to public and patient safety. This Act allows for rigorous scientific study to assess the safety, effects, and efficacy of cannabis and cannabis co...
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2015-07-27
Signed by Governor
DESB120PassThe Regulatory Transparency and Accountability Act of 2015 improves Delaware’s regulatory environment for individuals and small businesses in several significant ways. First, it requires each agency to submit a “regulatory flexibility ana...
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2015-07-22
Signed by Governor
DESB113PassThe Regulatory Transparency and Accountability Act of 2015 improves Delaware’s regulatory environment for individuals and small businesses in several significant ways. First, the Act improves transparency by requiring each agency to submit a &#...
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2015-07-22
Signed by Governor
DEHB147PassOn June 14, 2012, Governor Jack Markell signed Executive Order No. 36 (“EO 36”) to help reduce impediments to economic growth and to improve the efficiency of state government. EO 36 requires each Executive Branch agency to periodically r...
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2015-07-22
Signed by Governor
DESB34PassWhen a certified repair technician completes repairs to a customer’s vehicle, the technician’s best validation of the repair is to test drive the vehicle before returning it to the customer. Many times a customer’s vehicle’s r...
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2015-07-15
Signed by Governor
DEHB77PassThis bill amends Delaware’s version of the “Move Over Law” by including vehicles owned or operated by a public utility, as defined under 26 Del.C., 102(2), that are performing roadside work, provided they have properly surrounded t...
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2015-07-15
Signed by Governor
DEHB91PassThis bill involves the public school immunization program. Currently, the Affidavit of Religious Belief does not expressly alert parents or guardians who file for the religious exemption from the program that the child will be temporarily excluded fr...
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2015-07-15
Signed by Governor
DEHB169PassThis legislation codifies that the Department of Transportation is permitted to use design-build contracting methodology for Transportation Trust Fund projects. In 1999, the General Assembly gave the Department the authority to conduct a pilot progra...
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2015-07-15
Signed by Governor
DEHB186EngrossCurrently, all school districts, including vocational schools, are subject to the Auditor of Accounts. Edits to the November 2010 Charter School Manual removed instructions for charter schools to go through Auditor of Accounts when contracting for au...
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2015-07-15
To Senate Education Committee
DEHB208PassUnder Title 4, 514(h), motorsports speedways are allowed to permit patrons to bring their own alcoholic beverages with them for their own personal consumption. Right now, only Dover International Speedway meets the seating capacity identified in the...
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2015-07-15
Signed by Governor
DESJR5PassThis Senate Joint Resolution creates a Delaware Motion Picture and Television Development Commission.
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2015-07-15
Signed by Governor
DESB36PassAfter the General Assembly adopted a drafting procedure using strikethrough and underline, some inconsistencies and confusion about how amendments to bill should be drafted resulted. In the effort to update the Legislative Drafting Manual, the Divisi...
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2015-07-10
Signed by Governor
DESB57EnrollThis bill modernizes the abbreviated title of Advanced Practice Nurse (APN) to Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN), it updates the renewal and reinstatement requirements for advanced practice nursing licensure, and clarifies prescription requir...
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2015-07-01
Passed by House of Representatives. Votes: Passed 38 YES 2 NO 0 NOT VOTING 1 ABSENT 0 VACANT
DESB53EnrollThis bill clarifies that a participating volunteer fire company or ladies auxiliary in the Delaware Volunteer Firemen’s Pension Plan has the ability to withdraw from the plan. As part of that withdrawal process the company or auxiliary would pa...
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2015-07-01
Passed by House of Representatives. Votes: Passed 40 YES 0 NO 0 NOT VOTING 1 ABSENT 0 VACANT
DEHB140PassThis bill increases several revenue sources for the Transportation Trust Fund. The motor vehicle document fee is increased from 3.75% to 4.25%. The fee for late renewal of a driver’s license is increased from $1.15 to $10, and the fee for late ...
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2015-07-01
Signed by Governor
DESB101EnrollThis Act creates a new Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (“APRN”) Committee to assist the Board of Nursing in the regulation of nursing practice consistent with the national Consensus Model for APRN regulation. Included in the Act are pr...
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2015-07-01
SS 1 for SB 101 - Passed by House of Representatives. Votes: Passed 35 YES 0 NO 5 NOT VOTING 1 ABSENT 0 VACANT
DEHB51PassThe Fund to Combat Violent Crimes was established by House Substitute No. 1 for House Bill No. 143 of the 146th General Assembly. The Fund is funded by an additional penalty of $15 levied upon individuals convicted of crimes. This bill ensures that c...
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2015-06-30
Signed by Governor
DESB41PassThis Act gives State law enforcement agencies the ability to prosecute those who aim the beam of a laser pointer at an aircraft. This Act supplements Federal prosecution efforts focused on deaths or injuries caused by use of laser pointers by enactin...
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2015-06-30
Signed by Governor
DESB51PassThis bill expands the definition of a person eligible to testify remotely by means of closed circuit television. In any prosecution involving an offense set forth in 11 Del. C. 3513(a), a court may order that the testimony of a victim or witness, re...
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2015-06-30
Signed by Governor
DEHB3PassThis bill requires that employers receiving contracts from the State shall certify in that contract that, in addition to already mandated fair business practices, the contractor shall ensure that its employees receive equal pay for equal work without...
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2015-06-30
Signed by Governor
DEHB4PassThis bill expressly prohibits employment discrimination based on surviving sexual assault, domestic violence, or stalking. Employers must provide reasonable accommodations, which may include re-purposing accrued leave originally designated for a diff...
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2015-06-30
Signed by Governor
DEHB113EnrollSince at least the 1980s, the Supreme Court has occasionally heard argument in locations other than Dover when time exigencies or special circumstances (such as the educational value of holding arguments at a law school) justified a departure from ho...
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2015-06-30
Passed by Senate. Votes: Passed 21 YES 0 NO 0 NOT VOTING 0 ABSENT 0 VACANT
DESB84PassThis bill would require that breastfeeding women be excused from jury service in the courts of the State of Delaware.
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2015-06-30
Signed by Governor
DESB85PassAn Act To Amend Title 13 Of The Delaware Code Relating To The Uniform Interstate Family Support Act.
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2015-06-30
Signed by Governor
DEHB2PassThis bill requires on-going sexual assault training for police officers and Deputy Attorney Generals in the Criminal and Family Divisions.
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2015-06-30
Signed by Governor
DEHB191PassThis bill would facilitate the growth of Delaware licensed craft distilleries by allowing them to expand their businesses within the State by permitting them to sell unfinished bulk neutral spirits to distilleries located within and outside the State...
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2015-06-30
Signed by Governor
DESJR1PassThis Joint Resolution requires every law enforcement agency, law department, hospital, testing facility, and prosecutorial agency to report to the Attorney General’s Office the number of unexamined sexual assault kits and their date of collecti...
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2015-06-30
Signed by Governor
DEHB177EnrollThis bill requires utilities to maintain a third party notification system that allows a customer to designate a third party to receive notice prior to a termination of service. This bill also specifically allows condominium and common interest commu...
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2015-06-30
Passed by Senate. Votes: Passed 21 YES 0 NO 0 NOT VOTING 0 ABSENT 0 VACANT
DEHB184EnrollThis bill establishes a mechanism for persons receiving special education services pursuant to an active Individual Education Plan until the age of 21 to receive license to drive.
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2015-06-30
Passed by Senate. Votes: Passed 21 YES 0 NO 0 NOT VOTING 0 ABSENT 0 VACANT
DEHB215IntroThis Act stipulates that advocates for victims of domestic violence, domestic abuse, sexual assault, abuse by a caregiver, human trafficking, or stalking may not disclose any communication made by a victim to the advocate without express written cons...
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2015-06-30
To House Judiciary Committee
DEHB1IntroThis bill will require responsible employees of institutions of higher educations to report incidents of sexual assault perpetrated by or against a student to the law enforcement authorities or public safety officials serving the institution of the a...
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2015-06-30
To House Administration Committee
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