Delaware Senator Brian Bushweller [D]

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DESB107IntroThis Act enables the Department of Health and Social Services to promulgate regulations allowing home health agencies and personal assistance services agencies to provide services in nursing facilities and hospitals. This change will allow consumers ...
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2015-05-20
To Senate Health & Social Services Committee
DEHB15EngrossThis bill will make captive insurance companies subject to additional sections in Title 18. These additional sections will allow the Commissioner greater regulatory authority and will also clarify that those acting on behalf of the Commissioner for c...
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2015-05-14
Reported Out of Committee (INSURANCE & TELECOMMUNICATIONS) in Senate with 6 On Its Merits
DEHB48EnrollThis Act is the second leg of a constitutional amendment that would expand the list of entities that may certify questions of law to the Delaware Supreme Court to include the highest appellate court of any foreign country and any foreign governmental...
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2015-05-14
Passed by Senate. Votes: Passed 21 YES 0 NO 0 NOT VOTING 0 ABSENT 0 VACANT
DEHB65EnrollThe 147th General Assembly passed a bill to allow access to private restrooms for persons suffering from Crohn’s, colitis or similar conditions. That Act provided that persons with such conditions must provide written documentation, such as ...
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2015-05-14
Passed by Senate. Votes: Passed 19 YES 0 NO 0 NOT VOTING 2 ABSENT 0 VACANT
DEHB70EnrollThis bill creates two types of licensure for the newly created Midwifery Advisory Council, licensed Certified Professional Midwives and licensed Certified Midwives. The bill clarifies that a licensee of the same licensure type should serve on the Pan...
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2015-05-14
Passed by House of Representatives. Votes: Passed 37 YES 1 NO 0 NOT VOTING 3 ABSENT 0 VACANT
DEHB88EngrossThis bill extends the veterans’ preference points in the State merit system. Currently, the preference is limited to veterans of the armed force who served during wartime. The bill allows all veterans who served on active duty and were honorabl...
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2015-05-14
Reported Out of Committee (VETERANS AFFAIRS) in Senate with 5 Favorable, 2 On Its Merits
DESB70EngrossThis bill provides for the transfer of property from the Appoquinimink School District to the Town of Townsend.
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2015-05-14
Reported Out of Committee (HOUSING & COMMUNITY AFFAIRS) in House with 1 Favorable, 7 On Its Merits
DEHB120IntroThis Act creates a Delaware Commission on Indian Heritage and Culture.
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2015-05-14
Reported Out of Committee (HOUSE ADMINISTRATION) in House with 5 On Its Merits
DEHB127EngrossThis bill clarifies that, unless the Commissioner rules otherwise as provided by 1915 of Title 18, life insurance and health insurance can only be written by admitted insurers licensed to write those types of insurance but the other types of insuran...
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2015-05-14
Passed by House of Representatives. Votes: Passed 37 YES 0 NO 0 NOT VOTING 4 ABSENT 0 VACANT
DESB87IntroThis bill creates a Port-of-Entry chapter for the Delaware Insurance Code. This will allow international insurance companies to use Delaware as its “Port-of-Entry” state into the U.S. market. This bill gives the Insurance Commissioner the...
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2015-05-14
Reported Out of Committee (INSURANCE & TELECOMMUNICATIONS) in Senate with 1 Favorable, 5 On Its Merits
DEHB144IntroThis bill codifies the annual funding of transportation of students of nonpublic, nonprofit elementary and high schools.
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2015-05-14
To House Education Committee
DEHB147IntroOn 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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2015-05-14
To House Administration Committee
DESB101IntroThis 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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2015-05-14
To Senate Health & Social Services Committee
DESB75EngrossSection 1. Section 1 amends Section 102(a)(1) to enable the Division of Corporations in the Department of State to waive the requirement under Section 102(a)(1)(ii) in certain limited circumstances. Section 2. In ATP Tour, Inc. v. Deutscher Tennis Bu...
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2015-05-13
To House Judiciary Committee
DEHB143IntroThis bill amends Title 18, Chapter 50 - Insurance Holding Company System Regulatory Act to include recently amended language to the NAIC Model Act, authorizing the Insurance Commissioner to act as Group-Wide Supervisor of internationally-active insur...
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2015-05-13
To House Economic Development/Banking/Insurance/Commerce Committee
DESB96IntroThe Regulatory Flexibility and Transparency Act of 2015 improves Delaware’s regulatory environment for individuals and small businesses in several significant ways. Under the Act, whenever an agency proposes to adopt or amend a regulation that ...
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2015-05-13
To Senate Labor & Industrial Relations Committee
DESB44EnrollWhen the owner of a vehicle who qualifies for the following military license plates: Former Prisoners of War; Veterans with Disabilities; Veterans Formerly Missing-in-action; Delaware National Guard and Reserves; Purple Heart; Recipients of Medals or...
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2015-05-12
Passed by Senate. Votes: Passed 21 YES 0 NO 0 NOT VOTING 0 ABSENT 0 VACANT
DEHB75EngrossThe continued existence and dissemination of juvenile criminal histories hampers an individual’s ability to be a successful and productive member of society. Juvenile criminal histories are a hindrance to employment, education, housing and cred...
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2015-05-12
To Senate Judiciary Committee
DEHB4IntroThis 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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2015-05-12
Reported Out of Committee (LABOR) in House with 10 Favorable, 1 On Its Merits
DEHB82IntroPursuant 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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2015-05-12
Amendment HA 1 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
DEHB119EngrossThis bill removes the prohibition on selling an alcoholic beverage to a person with a mental condition or mental disability. The prohibition is a vestige from the 1935 Code, predates enactment of the federal ADA and Delaware Equal Accommodations Law,...
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2015-05-12
To Senate Banking and Business Committee
DEHCR33EngrossThis concurrent resolution recognizes the month of November 2015 as “Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month” in the State of Delaware.
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2015-05-12
Passed by Senate. Votes: Passed 20 YES 0 NO 0 NOT VOTING 1 ABSENT 0 VACANT
DESB95IntroThe Regulatory Flexibility and Transparency Act of 2015 improves Delaware’s regulatory environment for individuals and small businesses in several significant ways. Under the Act, whenever an agency proposes to adopt or amend a regulation that ...
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2015-05-12
To Senate Labor & Industrial Relations Committee
DESB94IntroThis Act requires the Department to develop a regulation for the identification of a “military-connected youth”. The Act further provides that this identification is not a public record, is protected by the federal Family Educational and ...
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2015-05-12
To Senate Education Committee
DESCR20EngrossThis Concurrent Resolution designates the week of May 3, 2015 to May 9, 2015 as National Charter Schools Week and commends Delaware’s public charter schools for their efforts in educating Delaware students.
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2015-05-07
Passed in House by Voice Vote
DESB89IntroIn May 2014, the Department of Health and Social Services (“Department”) promulgated the State of Delaware Food Code, 4458, Title 16 of the Delaware Administrative Code. The State of Delaware Food Code requires all food establishments re...
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2015-05-07
To Senate Health & Social Services Committee
DESB34EngrossWhen 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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2015-05-06
Reported Out of Committee (TRANSPORTATION/LAND USE AND INFRASTRUCTURE) in House with 5 Favorable
DESB28IntroEvery indigent person accused of a crime has the Constitutional right to effective, conflict-free counsel funded by the state. In Delaware, the Public Defender's Office and the Office of Conflict Counsel are charged with the responsibility of providi...
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2015-05-06
Stricken
DESB37EnrollThis bill requires a mammography service provider to provide specific notice to a patient if that patient presents with dense breast tissue.
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2015-05-06
Reported Out of Committee (HEALTH & HUMAN DEVELOPMENT) in House with 9 On Its Merits
DESB50EngrossThis bill clarifies the definition of a Correction Officer in the State Employees’ Pension Plan by expanding the existing requirements from supervising inmates to supervising Correctional Officers in secure facilities and/or classified with a c...
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2015-05-06
Reported Out of Committee (CORRECTIONS) in House with 2 Favorable, 3 On Its Merits
DESB61EngrossThis 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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2015-05-06
Reported Out of Committee (TRANSPORTATION/LAND USE AND INFRASTRUCTURE) in House with 5 Favorable
DEHB93IntroAs non-profit entities, rural electric cooperatives are exempt from the fee imposed for a business license and the taxes assessed on gross receipts set forth in Chapter 23 of Title 30. This Act confirms that the non-commercial generation of solar ele...
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2015-05-06
Reported Out of Committee (REVENUE & FINANCE) in House with 7 On Its Merits
DEHB134IntroThis bill would permit wine producers holding a valid license in this State or another state to obtain a license and ship wine directly to Delaware consumers so long as it is done through a common carrier with a “Carrier Permit”. The bill...
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2015-05-06
To House Economic Development/Banking/Insurance/Commerce Committee
DEHB40EnrollThis bill: (i) corrects a typo in 1917 of Title 18 relating to endorsement of contract, by changing “insurer” to “purchaser” to bring this section into alignment with 1914 of the same title; and (ii) changes the word “...
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2015-05-05
Passed by Senate. Votes: Passed 19 YES 0 NO 0 NOT VOTING 2 ABSENT 0 VACANT
DESB47EnrollEvery indigent person accused of a crime has the Constitutional right to effective, conflict-free counsel funded by the state. In Delaware, the Public Defender's Office and the Office of Conflict Counsel are charged with the responsibility of providi...
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2015-05-05
Passed by House of Representatives. Votes: Passed 39 YES 0 NO 0 NOT VOTING 2 ABSENT 0 VACANT
DEHB89IntroThis 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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2015-05-05
Amendment HA 1 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
DEHB130IntroThis bill creates a felony level offense for a person that is a health professional and in the course of providing professional health services to the victim, intentionally has sexual contact with the victim. This bill adds to the existing crime of u...
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2015-05-05
To House Judiciary Committee
DESCR16EngrossThis concurrent resolution observes April 30, 2015 as the official Day of Recognition of the Military Child in the State of Delaware.
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2015-04-30
Passed in House by Voice Vote
DEHB47EnrollThis Bill makes technical amendments to three sections of Title 11 of the Delaware Code that incorrectly refer to the Department of Correction as either the State Board of Correction or the Department of Health and Social Services. The Department of ...
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2015-04-29
Passed by Senate. Votes: Passed 21 YES 0 NO 0 NOT VOTING 0 ABSENT 0 VACANT
DESB6PassThis bill increases the penalty for committing terroristic threatening that causes evacuation of a building, place of assembly, or facility of public transportation from a class G felony to a class E felony.
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2015-04-29
Signed by Governor
DESB49IntroThis bill provides for the transfer of property from the Appoquinimink School District to the Town of Townsend.
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2015-04-29
Stricken
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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2015-04-29
Reported Out of Committee (HEALTH & HUMAN DEVELOPMENT) in House with 8 On Its Merits
DEHB98IntroThis bill creates a definition of an autocycle. An autocycle may be driven by anyone possessing a Class D driver license. A helmet is not required for anyone in an autocycle.
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2015-04-29
Reported Out of Committee (PUBLIC SAFETY & HOMELAND SECURITY) in House with 1 Favorable, 9 On Its Merits
DEHB57EngrossThis Act serves to clarify that work referral is an available option for fines and penalties owed as a result of a civil offense. Because the violation is civil, however, contempt of court shall not be a remedy for failure to comply with court-ordere...
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2015-04-28
To Senate Public Safety Committee
DEHB72IntroAs promoted in the Delaware Division of Motor Vehicles Motorcycle Operator Manual, it is recommended to motorcycle operators that they temporarily flash brake lights when stopping in order to increase visibility to other motorists. There are aftermar...
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2015-04-28
Stricken
DESB62EngrossThis Act updates the minimum insurance coverage requirements for school transportation to reflect current industry standards.
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2015-04-28
To House Education Committee
DEHB114EngrossAs promoted in the Delaware Division of Motor Vehicles Motorcycle Operator Manual, it is recommended to motorcycle, Mopeds, and Motorized Scooter operators that they temporarily flash brake lights when stopping in order to increase visibility to othe...
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2015-04-28
To Senate Public Safety Committee
DESB25EnrollThis bill amends the Charter of the Town of Laurel to eliminate the need for residents to reregister to vote in the General Municipal Election should they miss two consecutive elections.
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2015-04-28
Passed by House of Representatives. Votes: Passed 41 YES 0 NO 0 NOT VOTING 0 ABSENT 0 VACANT
DESCR8EngrossThis Senate Concurrent Resolution continues the Motorcycle Rider Education Advisory Committee, which must meet at least quarterly to monitor the Motorcycle Rider Education Program, assess future needs, and recommend program improvements.
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2015-04-23
Passed in House by Voice Vote
DESB43EngrossThis bill reconciles general provisions applicable to Commissioners found in section 1991 with more specific provisions found in 10 Del. C. 511(a) and 1315(a) regarding the appointment of a commissioner when there is a vacancy in office and residen...
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2015-04-23
Amendment HA 1 to HA 1 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
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