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Bill List as of  February 18, 2022
Category Bill # Bill Explanation  Comments Registration Status
Free Speech HF2437 (Previously HSB677) Prohibit a government entity from burdening a person's free exercise of religion. 2/8 Introduced, referred to Judiciary, Subcommittee: Wheeler, Holt and Meyer, B. 2/10 Subcommittee recommends passage. Vote Total: 2-0. 2/15 Judicial Committee passed 21-0.  
Free Speech SF2284 (Formerly SF2170) Prohibit a government entity from burdening a person's free exercise of religion. 2/15 Introduced, placed on calendar. Committee report, approving bill, 7-4.   
Medical Privacy HSB647 Prohibits the disclosure of medical treatment or furnishing of an immunity passport. 2/1 Introduced, referred to State Government. Subcommittee: Jacobsen, Boden and Hunter. 2/11 Subcommittee recommends amendment and passage. Vote Total: 2-1. 2/16 Committee report, recommending passage.  
Operations HF2131 (Previously HSB511) Relating to child care center staff ratios. 1/26 Introduced, placed on calendar.  
Operations HF2081 (Previously HSB520) Relating to the assessments administered to practitioner preparation program admission candidates and to practitioner preparation program students prior to students’ completion of a practitioner preparation program. 1/24 Introduced, placed on the calendar. 2/9 Amendment H-8007 filed H.J. 214. 2/16 Amendment H-8026 filed H.J.  
Operations HF542 (Previously HSB542) Relates to colleges that are required to register with the College Student Aid Commission which includes Community Colleges and Regents. 1/18 Introduced, referred to Education. Subcommittee: Dolecheck, Bossman and Staed. 1/25 Subcommittee recommends passage. Vote Total: 3-0. 1/26 Committee report, recommending passage.   
Operations HSB654 Allowing third-party CDL testers. 2/2 Introduced, referred to Transportation. Subcommittee: Bush, Cisneros and Prichard. 2/8 Subcommittee reassigned: Bush, Cisneros and Hansen. 2/10 Subcommittee recommends amendment and passage. Vote Total: 3-0. 2/17 Committee report, recommending amendment and passage 19-0.  Undecided
Operations SF493 Relating to the registration of construction contractors. 1/14 Subcommittee: J. Taylor, Rowley, and T. Taylor. 1/20 Subcommittee recommends passage. 1/26 Committee report, approving bill.  
Operations SF2188 (Previously SSB3030) Eliminating specific requirements relating to no smoking signs or symbols. 1/13 Introduced, referred to Commerce. 1/18 Subcommittee: Schultz, Johnson, and Lykam. 2/2 Subcommittee recommends passage. Committee report approving bill.  
Operations HSB691 Prohibiting the state or a political subdivision from expending taxpayer revenue for payment for ransomware attacks. 2/9 Introduced, referred to Information Technology. Subcommittee: Brink, Hall, and Hite. 2/16 Subcommittee Meeting. *while this did not move forward in its current form, we expect the issue will come back this session and will continue to track. Undecided
Operations SF2207 (similar to HSB691) Prohibiting the state or a political subdivision from expending taxpayer revenue for payment for ransomware attacks. 2/8 Introduced, referred to Commerce. Subcommittee: Nunn, Quirmbach, and Williams.
*while this did not move forward in its current form, we expect the issue will come back this session and will continue to track.
Undecided
Operations SSB3123 Governor Regulatory Proposal - section on work-based learning. 2/8 Introduced, referred to State Government. Subcommittee: Brown, Boulton, and Smith, R. 2/10 Subcommittee recommends passage. 2/17 Committee report approving bill.  
Programming HF2433 (Previously HF2308) Create a taskforce to explore the feasibility of establishing an artisanal dairy processing program at a community college or at a regent institution. 2/9 Introduced, referred to Agriculture. Subcommittee: Ingels, Latham and Olson. 2/10 Subcommittee meeting. 2/14 Subcommittee recommends passage. Vote Total: 3-0. 2/15 Committee report, recommending amendment and passage. H.J. 02/15, 23-0.  
Programming SF2290 (Previously SSB313) Established a Dairy & Milk Innovation Program. 2/20 Introduced, referred to Agriculture. Subcommittee: Shipley, Mathis, and Sweeney. 2/14 Subcommittee recommends amendment and passage. 2/15 Agriculture Committee passed 12-0.  
Programming HSB675 Requires DE to establish a one-year community college certificate for artisanal butchery no later than December 31, 2022.  Also, requires IWD to add butchery, artisanal butchery and meat processing to the high-demand jobs list no later than July 31, 2022. 2/8 Introduced, referred to Economic Growth. Subcommittee: Ingels, Running-Marquardt and Thompson. 2/10 Subcommittee recommends passage. Vote Total: 3-0. 2/15 Economic Growth Committee passed, 20-0. Undecided
Programming SF2307 (Previously SSB3114) An Act relating to professional licensing boards, including requirements related to the submission of official transcripts or diplomas. 2/8 Introduced, referred to State Government. Subcommittee: Koelker, Brown, and Celsi. 2/10 Subcommittee meeting. 2/14 Subcommittee recommends amendment and passage. 2/16 Committee report approving bill. Undecided
Programming SF2128 (Previously SSB3047) Changes references from "limited English proficiency'" to "English learner", postsecondary institutions accreditation, and standards for hiring community college faculty. (DE Department bill) 1/26 Introduced, placed on calendar.  Committee report, approving bill.  
Programming HF2401 (Previously HSB611 [Companion Bill SF2128]) Changes references from "limited English proficiency'" to "English learner", postsecondary institutions accreditation, and standards for hiring community college faculty. (DE Department bill) 1/25 Introduced, referred to Education. 2/3 Subcommittee reassigned: Wheeler, Dolecheck and Gaines. 2/9 Subcommittee recommends passage. Vote Total: 3-0. 2/14 Committee report, recommending passage. H.J. 02/14.  
Programming SF2342 (Previously SSB3146) Student eligibility requirements for athletics based on sex. 2/16 Introduced, referred to Education. Subcommittee: Goodwin, Celsi, Cournoyer, Quirmbach, and Sinclair. 2/17 Subcommittee recommends passage. Education Committee approved 10-4.  
Scholarships HF2165 (Previously HSB541) Allow part-time students to be eligible for Last Dollar Scholarships 1/31 Introduced, placed on calendar For
Scholarships SF2131 (Previously SSB3046 (companion to HF2165) Allow part-time students to be eligible for Last Dollar Scholarships 1/26 Introduced, placed on calendar. For
Scholarships HF2278 FAFSA Assistance 2/4 Introduced, referred to Appropriations. 2/8 Subcommittee: Brink, Kerr and Thede. 02/17/2022 12:00PM House Lounge. * while this did not move forward in its current form, we expect the issue will come back this session and will continue to track. For
Scholarships HF2306 Post-Secondary Transition Scholarships 2/9 Introduced, referred to Education. Subcommittee: Ingels, Gaines and Salmon. 2/16Subcommittee recommends amendment and passage. Vote Total: 3-0. 2/17 Committee report, recommending amendment and passage. H.J. 302  

 

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