Delaware Representative Edward Osienski [D]

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DESB216EngrossThis bill reflects current practice within Family Court as to how and when one files for Extended Jurisdiction. This bill provides for a petition for extended jurisdiction to be filed by the youth who will be or was in foster care at age 18 or by the...
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2016-04-28
To House Judiciary Committee
DEHB346IntroThis Bill creates a licensure exemption for individuals engaged solely in the practice of hair braiding, which does not involve hair cutting, dyeing or the application of chemicals. In short, hair braiding is a low risk activity which does not requir...
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2016-04-28
To House Sunset Committee (Policy Analysis & Government Accountability) Committee
DEHB339IntroThis Act permits craft distilleries to purchase alcoholic beverages that they do not manufacture to add to products they do produce to sell to their patrons for on premises consumption. For example, this Bill would allow a craft distillery to sell fo...
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2016-04-28
To House Economic Development/Banking/Insurance/Commerce Committee
DEHB349IntroThe country is experiencing exponential growth in student loan debt as well as defaults on student loans. Student loan debt and managing loan repayment is becoming a more important problem for millions of Americans. In Delaware, an estimated 129,000 ...
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2016-04-28
To House Education Committee
DEHB347IntroThis bill changes the composition of the Delaware Board of Mental Health and Chemical Dependency Professional from thirteen total members to nine and lessens the required number of professional members to help ensure that there are no Board vacancies...
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2016-04-28
To House Sunset Committee (Policy Analysis & Government Accountability) Committee
DESJR9IntroThis Joint Resolution encourages State government to continue to expand social media platforms to better connect with citizen businesses and visitors.
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2016-04-25
Stricken
DEHB129EnrollCurrently, communities in the program only get reimbursed for snow events equal to or greater than 4 inches. This bill allows communities in the snow reimbursement program with the Delaware Department of Transportation that have schools within their ...
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2016-04-21
Passed by Senate. Votes: Passed 19 YES 0 NO 0 NOT VOTING 2 ABSENT 0 VACANT
DEHB1EngrossThis 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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2016-04-21
HS 1 for HB 1 - Passed by House of Representatives. Votes: Passed 39 YES 0 NO 0 NOT VOTING 2 ABSENT 0 VACANT
DESB174PassThis legislation creates a Drug Overdose Fatality Review Commission, similar to commissions that the state has in place to review child deaths and the deaths of domestic violence victims. The purpose of the Commission is to examine the facts and circ...
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2016-04-21
Signed by Governor
DEHB270EnrollThis Act amends the Telemarketing Fraud Act, Chapter 25A of Title 6, to enable the Consumer Protection Unit (“CPU”) of the Delaware Department of Justice, which enforces the Telemarketing Fraud Act, to act to protect Delaware residents wh...
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2016-04-21
Passed by House of Representatives. Votes: Passed 37 YES 0 NO 0 NOT VOTING 4 ABSENT 0 VACANT
DEHB315IntroThis bill makes a few changes to the midwifery licensure. Specifically, Section 1 adds a definition for a midwifery student who is under direct supervision. Section 2 then provides an exemption for midwifery students to practice midwifery. Section 3 ...
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2016-04-21
Amendment HA 1 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
DEHB325EngrossThis bill closes a loophole to our gun background check laws. The current loophole allows for guns to be given to a potential purchaser if the background check is delayed for 3 days or more. In some cases a gun is given to a person who should not be ...
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2016-04-21
Passed by House of Representatives. Votes: Passed 22 YES 17 NO 0 NOT VOTING 2 ABSENT 0 VACANT
DESCR64EngrossEstablishes April 25, 2016 as Engineering and Technology Education Day in the State of Delaware to emphasize the importance of technological literacy. AUTHOR: Senator Cloutier
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2016-04-21
Passed in House by Voice Vote
DESCR73EngrossThis Resolution continues to raise awareness that the month of May is Melanoma and Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention Month in Delaware and lauds a new treatment for advanced melanoma.
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2016-04-21
Passed by Senate. Votes: Passed 19 YES 0 NO 0 NOT VOTING 2 ABSENT 0 VACANT
DEHB340IntroThis bill allows the Wilmington Parking Authority to enter into partnerships and other organizations for the development of public parking garages. This bill is important to retaining and attracting major employers to the City of Wilmington and to de...
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2016-04-21
To House Housing & Community Affairs Committee
DEHR27IntroThis House Resolution recognizes April 28, 2016, as Workers Memorial Day.
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2016-04-21
Passed in House by Voice Vote
DESB130EnrollThis bill defines criteria for any local government to promote economic development by entering into an agreement with the Department of Transportation to create transit-oriented development districts, called "Complete Community Enterprise Distr...
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2016-04-20
SS 2 for SB 130 - Reported Out of Committee (TRANSPORTATION/LAND USE AND INFRASTRUCTURE) in House with 4 Favorable, 2 On Its Merits
DEHB224PassThis bill changes the size of the commission from 17 Commissioners to 15 to reflect the current number of commissioners serving. The increase in “at large” position will occur as current members terms expire and are replaced by “at ...
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2016-04-20
Signed by Governor
DESB205IntroThis bill designates the Kalmar Nyckel as the official Tall Ship of Delaware.
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2016-04-20
Reported Out of Committee (EXECUTIVE) in Senate with 6 On Its Merits
DEHB309IntroThis Act would remove the exemption from the Freedom of Information Act that currently exists for proceedings and records of the Special Law Enforcement Assistance Fund (SLEAF), making those records and proceedings of that fund subject to the State&#...
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2016-04-20
Reported Out of Committee (JUDICIARY) in House with 2 Favorable, 6 On Its Merits, 1 Unfavorable
DESJR10IntroThis Senate Joint Resolution encourages State government to expand social media platforms to better connect with citizen businesses and visitors.
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2016-04-20
Reported Out of Committee (EXECUTIVE) in Senate with 5 On Its Merits
DEHB319IntroThis non-punitive, public health-oriented bill seeks to codify certain sections of the federal law known as the Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act (“CAPTA”) that requires States to have policies and procedures in place to address th...
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2016-04-20
Reported Out of Committee (JUDICIARY) in House with 3 Favorable, 5 On Its Merits
DEHB222EnrollThis bill updates the eligibility requirements for interment in the Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery by referencing the National Cemetery Administration Directive. It additionally provides that members of the Guard or Reserve are eligible and allo...
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2016-04-19
Passed by Senate. Votes: Passed 20 YES 0 NO 0 NOT VOTING 1 ABSENT 0 VACANT
DEHB142EnrollThis bill creates a special license plate for retired professional firefighters.
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2016-04-19
Passed by Senate. Votes: Passed 20 YES 0 NO 0 NOT VOTING 1 ABSENT 0 VACANT
DESB219EngrossIn order to facilitate the growth of successful small businesses in Delaware, this bill expands the number of establishments a licensee may operate from 3 to 5.
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2016-04-19
To House Economic Development/Banking/Insurance/Commerce Committee
DEHCR60EngrossThis concurrent resolution rescinds all previous requests by the Delaware General Assembly for a federal constitutional convention.
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2016-04-19
Passed by House of Representatives. Votes: Passed 25 YES 11 NO 0 NOT VOTING 5 ABSENT 0 VACANT
DEHB327IntroThis bill permits Delaware residents to become early stage investors in Delaware based startups through newly available crowdfunding platforms. The enabling of this new investment tool allows corporations and other business to offer or sell securitie...
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2016-04-19
To House Economic Development/Banking/Insurance/Commerce Committee
DESB156EnrollThis bill would prohibit a person from purchasing, selling, offering for sale, possessing with intent to sell, or importing with intent to sell ivory or rhinoceros horn, except as specified, and would make this prohibition enforceable by the Departme...
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2016-04-14
SS 1 for SB 156 - Passed by Senate. Votes: Passed 11 YES 10 NO 0 NOT VOTING 0 ABSENT 0 VACANT
DEHB274IntroThis bill allows for collective bargaining in each of the defined units when a majority of the identified employees are recognized. In addition, specific dates and timeframes are added.
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2016-04-14
To House Appropriations Committee
DEHB281EngrossThis bill adds deputy chief fire marshals I through V to the “law-enforcement and investigative agents” category for purposes of bargaining units in state employment. Deputy chief fire marshals are considered law enforcement officers and ...
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2016-04-14
To Senate Labor & Industrial Relations Committee
DEHB268IntroThis non-punitive, public health-oriented bill seeks to codify certain sections of the federal law known as the Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act (“CAPTA”) that requires States to have policies and procedures in place to address th...
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2016-04-14
Stricken
DEHB312EngrossThis Act updates the Delaware Department of Transportation’s process for disposing of excess land by removing the 12-month marketing requirement before real property can be disposed of at absolute auction. This Act also changes the date for the...
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2016-04-14
To Senate Highways & Transportation Committee
DESCR59EngrossThis Resolution proclaims May 2016, Cystic Fibrosis Awareness Month in Delaware.
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2016-04-14
Passed by Senate. Votes: Passed 20 YES 0 NO 0 NOT VOTING 1 ABSENT 0 VACANT
DEHB232IntroThis Act will require the State Board of Education to accept public comment on all agenda items at its meetings, including charter school applications and changes to regulations. The Board is not required to accept public comment concerning student d...
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2016-04-13
Reported Out of Committee (EDUCATION) in House with 8 On Its Merits
DEHB320IntroThis bill removes “homosexuality” and “lesbianism” from the definition of misconduct that may be used as grounds for a divorce.
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2016-04-13
To House Judiciary Committee
DESB228IntroAn Act To Amend Title 14 Of The Delaware Code Related To Delaware Student Excellence Equals Degree Act.
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2016-04-13
To Senate Finance Committee
DESB217IntroThis bill reassigns the responsibility of dog control and dangerous dog management from the counties of this state to the Delaware Division of Public Health Office of Animal Welfare, and updates procedures for handling dangerous and potentially dange...
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2016-04-13
Reported Out of Committee (HEALTH & SOCIAL SERVICES) in Senate with 5 On Its Merits
DESB150IntroThis bill allows that penalties for violations of rules of the road are enhanced when a victim is vulnerable user (as defined) of a right-of-way who experiences serious physical injury. It expands vulnerable user protection from careless or inattenti...
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2016-04-12
Reported Out of Committee (PUBLIC SAFETY) in Senate with 5 On Its Merits
DEHB253IntroThis bill changes the earned income tax credit from nonrefundable to refundable and capable of exceeding the tax amount otherwise due. The credit is reduced from 20% of the corresponding federal earned income credit to 6% for 2017. That percentage in...
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2016-04-12
To House Appropriations Committee
DEHCR61IntroThis House Concurrent Resolution urges the President and Congress to enact legislation that would reinstate the separation of commercial and investment banking functions that were in effect under the Glass-Steagall Act.
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2016-04-12
To House Administration Committee
DESB178PassThis bill makes technical changes to the Joseph R. “Beau” Biden, III Child Protection Act.
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2016-04-07
Signed by Governor
DEHB241PassIn 2010, House Bill No. 344 (“Bill”) was introduced, in part, to add the mayor of a municipal corporation to the list of individuals authorized to solemnize marriages in this State. The Bill was signed by the Governor and became law, see ...
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2016-04-01
Signed by Governor
DEHB291EngrossLyme disease is caused by the bacterium Borrelia burgdorferi and transmitted through the bite of an infected tick. Typical symptoms include fatigue, fever, and headache. Without treatment, the infection can damage the joints, heart, and central nervo...
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2016-03-30
To Senate Natural Resources & Environmental Control Committee
DEHB165IntroThis legislation requires that all full-time employees of the State, including employees of school districts, continuously in the employ of the state for at least one year, shall be eligible for 12 weeks of paid leave upon the birth or adoption of a ...
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2016-03-24
To House Appropriations Committee
DESJR7PassThis joint resolution designates March 2016 as “Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month” in the State of Delaware. Author: Senator Hall-Long
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2016-03-24
Signed by Governor
DEHB290IntroThis Act is the result of the findings of the Lyme Disease Prevention Task Force (“the Task Force”). On June 1, 2015, the Task Force issued a report that made several recommendations. One of the recommendations was to “[d]evelop on ...
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2016-03-24
To House Appropriations Committee
DESCR51EngrossThis resolution designates April 6, 2016 as “National Tartan Day” and commemorates the outstanding achievements and contributions made by Scottish-Americans to the United States. When the United States was first formed and the thirteen s...
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2016-03-24
Passed in House by Voice Vote
DEHB61EngrossThis bill requires that all public meetings of the boards of education of public school districts, vo-tech school districts, and public meetings of charter schools’ boards of directors be digitally recorded and made available to the public on t...
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2016-03-23
Reported Out of Committee (EDUCATION) in Senate with 1 Favorable, 4 On Its Merits
DEHB214IntroCurrently, for an assault to rise to the level of assault in the second degree against a nurse, the nurse must be rendering emergency care. This bill includes an assault on a nurse performing a work-related duty as a second degree assault.
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2016-03-23
Reported Out of Committee (PUBLIC SAFETY & HOMELAND SECURITY) in House with 2 Favorable, 5 On Its Merits
DEHB292IntroThis bill requires schools to post the toll-free telephone report line number for child abuse and neglect in a conspicuous location, where it may be viewed by students. Currently the number is 1-800-292-9582.
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2016-03-23
Reported Out of Committee (EDUCATION) in House with 9 On Its Merits
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