Delaware Senator Margaret Henry [D]

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DEHCR9EngrossThis House Concurrent Resolution recognizes February 2017 as African American History Month. It also requests the Governor issue a proclamation declaring the same and encouraging State agencies and all Delawareans to observe the occasion with appropr...
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2017-01-26
Introduced in House
DEHB56IntroThis Act is the second leg of a constitutional amendment that would add the Chief Magistrate to the Court on the Judiciary. Like all judges within the state, the judges of the Justice of the Peace Court are subject to the jurisdiction of the Court on...
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2017-01-26
To House Judiciary Committee
DEHB60IntroThis bill creates the right for the parent or guardian of a child to opt out of the annual assessment, currently the Smarter Balanced Assessment System.
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2017-01-26
To House Education Committee
DEHB55IntroThis Act increases the age requirement for compulsory school attendance in Delaware from 16 to 18 years of age. The age increase is phased in over a two-year period; accordingly, there is a one-year interim period where the compulsory school attendan...
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2017-01-25
To House Education Committee
DEHB47IntroThis bill removes the notary requirement for requests for absentee ballots. Delaware is the only state that requires a notary to authorize a voter's affidavit for an absentee ballot. In some cases, the potential voter may have to pay for the nota...
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2017-01-24
To House Administration Committee
DESB19IntroSome students from disadvantaged backgrounds arrive at school lacking the same vocabulary and word recognition skills of their peers, putting them at a disadvantage when developing literacy skills in primary grades. In analyzing this disparity, studi...
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2017-01-24
To Senate Education Committee
DEHB48IntroThis bill fixes a drafting error in Senate Bill 198 of the 148th General Assembly that inadvertently made it harder for juveniles to get mandatory expungements by adding the term violent misdemeanor as an excepting factor that would prevent a youth f...
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2017-01-24
To House Judiciary Committee
DEHCR3EngrossThis Concurrent Resolution recognizes January 2017 as Human Trafficking Awareness Month in Delaware.
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2017-01-19
Introduced in House
DESCR2EngrossThis Senate Concurrent Resolution continues the Motorcycle Rider Education Advisory Committee, which must meet at least quarterly to monitor the Motorcycle Rider Education Program, and assess the future needs of and recommend improvements to the Prog...
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2017-01-19
Introduced in Senate
DEHB45IntroThis Act clarifies (i) how personal jurisdiction shall be obtained over nonresident respondents in administrative proceedings brought by the Director of Consumer Protection pursuant to Section 2523, Title 29 of the Code, and (ii) the manner in which ...
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2017-01-19
To House Judiciary Committee
DESB17EngrossThis bill provides for research or transplantation of organs and other anatomical gifts as authorized under federal law among donors who have tested positive for exposure to HIV and intended recipients who have also tested positive for exposure to HI...
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2017-01-19
To Senate Health, Children & Social Services Committee
DEHB40IntroThis Act authorizes the Family Court to order the Department of Health and Social Services ("DHSS") to determine whether a child who is 17 years old or older and in the custody of the Department of Services for Children, Youth and Their Fam...
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2017-01-18
To House Judiciary Committee
DEHB39IntroThis Act extends Family Court's jurisdiction under Chapter 50, Title 16, over a youth who has a mental condition and requires services or treatment but is not amenable to or compliant with such services.
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2017-01-18
To House Judiciary Committee
DEHB42IntroThis bill will allow defendants serving consecutive sentences, who were sentenced prior to the amendment of 11 Del. C. ยง 3901(d), to be allowed to petition the court to consider applying concurrent rather than consecutive sentences. This amendment t...
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2017-01-18
To House Judiciary Committee
DESB9IntroThis Act is intended to implement the recommendations in the December 9, 2015 Report of the Work A Day Earn A Pay Task Force. The Act will create a Work A Day Earn A Pay Public Works Jobs Program in Delaware.
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2017-01-18
To Senate Labor Committee
DEHCR2IntroSince its adoption in 2003, the Manufactured Home Owners and Community owners Act has proven to be an effective tool to protect the rights of tenants in manufactured home communities. After 13+ years, a number of issues and concerns have been identif...
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2017-01-17
To House Manufactured Housing Committee
DEHB37EngrossThis Act authorizes the Smyrna School District to convey to the Town of Smyrna property located in Kent County, and known as the School Administration Building, to be used by the Town for public purposes, including incorporating the building and prop...
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2017-01-17
To House Housing & Community Affairs Committee
DESB15IntroThis Bill is the Fiscal Year 2018 Bond and Capital Improvements Act.
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2017-01-12
To Senate Capital Improvement Committee
DEHB25IntroThis Bill is the Fiscal Year 2018 Appropriation Act.
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2017-01-12
To House Appropriations Committee
DESB13PassThis Act continues the reforms enacted over the past 4 years by restructuring Chapter 11 of Title 12, and adopting in substance many provisions from the 2016 Revised Uniform Unclaimed Property Act promulgated by the Uniform Law Commission. In additio...
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2017-01-12
To Senate Banking, Business & Insurance Committee
DESB10IntroThis Act increases the minimum wage required to be paid in this State by 50 cents a year beginning in 2017 and ending in 2020. After 2020, the minimum wage required to be paid in this State increases based on cost-of-living adjustments under the fede...
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2017-01-12
To Senate Labor Committee
DEHJR2PassThis joint resolution rejects the report of the Delaware Compensation Commission in its entirety.
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2017-01-11
To House Administration Committee
DESR5EngrossAppointing The Committee To Notify The Governor That The Senate Is Organized.
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2017-01-10
Introduced in Senate
DESR4EngrossRelating To The Office Of The Secretary Of The Senate.
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2017-01-10
Introduced in Senate
DESR3EngrossRelating To The Election Of The President Pro Tempore.
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2017-01-10
Introduced in Senate
DESR2EngrossRelating To The Rules Of The Delaware State Senate.
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2017-01-10
Introduced in Senate
DESR6EngrossAppointing A Committee To Notify The House Of Representatives That The Senate Is Organized.
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2017-01-10
Introduced in Senate
DESCR1EngrossProviding For A Joint Session Of The House And Senate For The Purpose Of Announcing The Vote For Governor And Lt. Governor Of The State Of Delaware.
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2017-01-10
Introduced in Senate
DESR1EngrossRelating To The Roll Of The Members Of The Senate.
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2017-01-10
Introduced in Senate
DEHB12IntroThis bill provides State funding to kindergarten through third grade for basic special education. State funding already occurs for intensive and complex special education during these grades. Currently the basic special education funding runs from fo...
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2017-01-05
To House Education Committee
DEHB20IntroThis Act authorizes the Family Court to interview children who are involved in Protection From Abuse proceedings.
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2017-01-05
To House Judiciary Committee
DEHB13IntroThis bill provides Statewide consistency in the law that protects the public from dangerous dogs and clarifies that dogs may not be held potentially dangerous or dangerous for animal control enforcement or for purposes of criminal liability based sol...
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2016-12-15
To House Health & Human Development Committee
DEHB11IntroThis Act removes the prohibition against receipt of Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF also referred to by the name Aid for Families with Dependent Children or AFDC) funds by persons convicted of a drug felony, so long as that person is ot...
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2016-12-15
To House Health & Human Development Committee
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