Delaware Representative Quinton Johnson [D]

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DESB82PassSenate Bill 20 of the 147th General Assembly (79 Del. Laws c. 251) formally established the Prison Education program in Chapter 24 of Title 14 of the Delaware Code. Employees of the Prison Education program whose primary job location is within an ins...
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2016-05-19
Signed by Governor
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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2016-05-19
Amendment HA 1 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
DESB221IntroThis Act is designed to further promote the purpose of 16 Del. C. Chapter 96 (as amended). The intent is to advance the number of work opportunities made available to Delawareans with disabilities beyond those offered through State Use Law by present...
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2016-05-19
Reported Out of Committee (FINANCE) in Senate with 5 On Its Merits
DEHB334EngrossThis bill provides that in the cases of toll violations, the penalty assessment imposed by 4101 (h) and (j) of Title 11 of the Delaware Code may be suspended.
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2016-05-18
To Senate Highways & Transportation Committee
DEHB226EngrossThis Bill authorizes the use of “prize-linked” savings accounts in the State of Delaware. These accounts have been used in a number of countries and several U.S. states to promote savings, especially among persons with low-income and firs...
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2016-05-18
Reported Out of Committee (BANKING AND BUSINESS) in Senate with 4 On Its Merits
DEHJR11IntroThis resolution establishes and sets forth the understating that due to the complexity and wide ranging environmental, social and economic impact associated with a change to the State of Delaware stormwater management regulations and accompanying tec...
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2016-05-18
Reported Out of Committee (NATURAL RESOURCES) in House with 2 Favorable, 7 On Its Merits
DEHB327EngrossThis 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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2016-05-18
Reported Out of Committee (BANKING AND BUSINESS) in Senate with 4 On Its Merits
DEHB381IntroPatients struggle every day to receive necessary care, suffering symptoms longer than appropriate and encountering unnecessary stress factors as they engage in the complicated system of health insurance. One such factor is Pre-Authorization, a tool d...
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2016-05-18
Reported Out of Committee (ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT/BANKING/INSURANCE/COMMERCE) in House with 2 Favorable, 6 On Its Merits
DESB238IntroThis Act establishes a Delaware Health Care Claims Database to be administered and operated within the existing framework of the Delaware Health Information Network. Sixteen states have enacted legislation to create health care claims databases which...
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2016-05-18
Reported Out of Committee (HEALTH & SOCIAL SERVICES) in Senate with 1 Favorable, 4 On Its Merits
DEHB222PassThis 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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2016-05-11
Signed by Governor
DEHB375IntroThis 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. The dates for submitting and withdrawing a notification of candidac...
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2016-05-10
Amendment HA 1 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
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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2016-05-04
Passed in House by Voice Vote
DESCR72EngrossThis Resolution proclaims that May 2016 is Community Action Month in Delaware.
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2016-05-04
Passed in House by Voice Vote
DEHCR74EngrossThis Concurrent Resolution proclaims May 4, 2016, as “Early Childhood Advocacy Day” to affirm the importance of quality early learning for every citizen and every sector of our State, to celebrate the accomplishments of the past year, and...
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2016-05-04
Passed by Senate. Votes: Passed 19 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
DESCR50EngrossThis Concurrent Resolution recognizes April, 2016 as Child Abuse Prevention Month in Delaware.
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2016-04-21
Passed in House by Voice Vote
DEHR27IntroThis House Resolution recognizes April 28, 2016, as Workers Memorial Day.
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2016-04-21
Passed in House by Voice Vote
DEHB303IntroThis Act would start a Public Guardian’s term of office from the date of swearing in instead of the current date of appointment. The interval between the date of appointment and the date of swearing in allows for a transition period in which a ...
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2016-04-20
Reported Out of Committee (JUDICIARY) in House with 1 Favorable, 8 On Its Merits
DESB234IntroThe Delaware Health Resources Board determined there was a need in Kent County for additional in-patient rehabilitation services to treat patients who have suffered stroke, traumatic brain, orthopedic, and other such injuries and/or undergone surgica...
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2016-04-19
To Senate Health & Social Services Committee
DEHB227EngrossThis bill would permit Farm Wineries to make and sell mead and cider in addition to wine. The TTB (the Federal Agency in charge of regulating alcohol) considers mead and cider to be “wines” thereby creating some confusion when entities ar...
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2016-04-13
Reported Out of Committee (BANKING AND BUSINESS) in Senate with 4 On Its Merits
DEHB294IntroCurrently in the State of Delaware there are high arrearages in child support owed and past due. In many circumstances persons’ who are owing support have received monetary awards in the form of a court settlement, judgment or under a workers c...
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2016-04-12
HS 1 for HB 294 - Assigned to Health & Human Development
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
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
DESB200PassThe Delaware Commitment to Innovation Act promotes research and development in Delaware and encourages employers to locate or retain their headquarters here. Section 1 of this Act provides for adjustment of the applicable threshold for the research ...
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2016-03-17
Signed by Governor
DEHB250IntroIn 2014, the Legislature passed a bill adding instances of “reported and recorded” bullying to the list of reasons why a child could be withdrawn from a choice or charter school before the expiration of the statutory minimum enrollment pe...
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2016-03-16
Reported Out of Committee (EDUCATION) in House with 1 Favorable, 12 On Its Merits
DESB179EnrollThis bill prohibits housing discrimination based on source of income by adding “source of income” as a protected class under the Delaware Fair Housing Act and the Landlord Tenant Code. A person may still take into account sufficiency of i...
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2016-03-16
Reported Out of Committee (HOUSING & COMMUNITY AFFAIRS) in House with 3 On Its Merits, 3 Unfavorable
DEHB245PassThis Act authorizes the Judiciary to spend existing Appropriated Special Funds, collected by Family Court, for preliminary costs associated with the planning, design and land acquisition of downstate Family Court facilities. This funding would be exp...
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2016-03-03
Signed by Governor
DEHB275IntroBegin Synopsis Here
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2016-01-28
Introduced in House and assigned to Capital Infrastructure Committee
DEHB235PassThe Delaware Competes Act reforms Delaware’s business tax code to incentivize job creation and investment in Delaware, to make Delaware’s tax structure more competitive with other states, and to support small businesses by making tax comp...
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2016-01-27
Signed by Governor
DEHB184PassThis 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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2015-10-20
Signed by Governor
DESB87PassThis 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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2015-08-13
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
DEHB76PassThis bill implements the NAIC’s revised Standard Valuation Law (SVL). The revised model authorizes a principle-based reserve (PBR) basis for life, annuity and accident and health contracts. A PBR valuation is a reserve valuation that uses one o...
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2015-07-27
Signed by Governor
DESB151PassThis bill addresses informed consent for disclosing genetic information by adding those individuals authorized to access EMR and DHIN.
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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
DESB58PassThe bill will codify the Newborn Screening Program, which screens infants for a number of metabolic, hematologic, endocrinologic, immunologic and certain structural disorders. This bill also clarifies that genetic information disclosed and obtained p...
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2015-07-15
Signed by Governor
DESB167PassThis Act limits the ability of the 148th General Assembly to appropriate Transportation Trust Fund moneys to a purpose other than (1) capital expenditures on the public transportation system, including the road system, grants and allocations for inve...
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2015-07-15
Signed by Governor
DESB42PassThis bill: (i) clarifies but does not substantively alter the existing law regarding the permissibility of the terms of a governing instrument to vary the right of a beneficiary to be informed of the beneficiary’s interest in a trust for a peri...
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2015-07-10
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
DEHB162PassThis bill adds up to 5 citizen members to the Board of Directors of the Center for the Inland Bays in order to include more citizen representation on the Board and to improve the Center’s capacity to procure and administer private moneys secure...
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2015-07-10
Signed by Governor
DEHB10PassStand By Me is an innovative financial empowerment program that has been operating within DHSS for the past two years. Stand By Me is designed as a partnership model, integrated into the culture and operations of businesses, educational institutions,...
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2015-07-09
Signed by Governor
DEHB5PassThis Act adds electronic smoking devices to the Clean Indoor Air Act and prohibits the use of electronic smoking devices in all public places where smoking is prohibited under current law.
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2015-07-07
Signed by Governor
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
DEHB171EnrollThis bill establishes a Telecommunications Tax Modernization Review Group to study and make recommendations for establishing a future funding mechanism to replace the property tax on telecommunications equipment and addressing the projected decrease ...
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2015-07-01
HS 2 for HB 171 - Passed by Senate. Votes: Passed 21 YES 0 NO 0 NOT VOTING 0 ABSENT 0 VACANT
DEHB179EnrollThis bill establishes a writ of attachment of tax refunds and lottery winnings. This bill provides a procedure for interception of tax refunds and lottery winnings by the Department of Finance for judgments resulting from a breach of a residential or...
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2015-07-01
Defeated by Senate. Votes: Defeated 9 YES 10 NO 1 NOT VOTING 1 ABSENT 0 VACANT
DESB160EnrollA Bond And Capital Improvements Act Of The State Of Delaware And Certain Of Its Authorities For The Fiscal Year Ending June 30, 2016; Authorizing The Issuance Of General Obligation Bonds Of The State; Appropriating Funds From The Transportation Trust...
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2015-07-01
SS 1 for SB 160 - Passed by House of Representatives. Votes: Passed 40 YES 0 NO 0 NOT VOTING 1 ABSENT 0 VACANT
DESB166EnrollThis Act is the first leg of a constitutional amendment that will limit the ability of the State to appropriate Transportation Trust Fund moneys to a purpose other than (1) capital expenditures on the public transportation system, including the road ...
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2015-07-01
Enact w/o Sign 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
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