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Bill List as of  February 25, 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. 2/16 Introduced, placed on calendar.  
Free Speech SF2284 Prohibit a government entity from burdening a person's free exercise of religion. 2/15 Committee report, approving bill. S.J. 296.   Introduced, placed on calendar.  
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 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 HF2530 (Previously 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.  2/23 Committee report approving bill, renumbered. Undecided
Operations SF2337 Allowing third-party CDL testers. 2/23 Passed Senate, yeas 48, nays 0. Message from Senate. Read first time, passed on file.  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. 2/23 Amendment S-5018 filed. S.J. 385. Undecided
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 SF2361 (Previously 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.  
Operations SF2322 Cost associated with providing copies of open records. 2/23 Read first time, referred to Ways and Means. H.J. 02/23. Message from Senate. Passed Senate, yeas 48, nays 0. Undecided
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. Undecided
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. Undecided
Programming HF2470 (Previously 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. 2/25 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. 2/17 Committee report, approving bill. S.J. 331. Introduced, placed on calendar. S.J. 314. 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) 2/22 Passed Senate, yeas 48, nays 0. Message from Senate. Read first time, passed on file. H.J. 350  
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) 2/23 Passed House, yeas 94, 2 nays. H.J. 02/23
Amendment H-8059 adopted. H.J. 02/23. Immediate message from the House.
 
Programming HF2416 Student eligibility requirements for athletics based on sex. 2/21 Passed House, yeas 55, 39 nays. H.J. 318. 2/22 Message from House. Read first time, attached to similar SF 2342.  
Programming SF2342 (Previously SSB3146) Student eligibility requirements for athletics based on sex. 2/22 Attached to similar HF 2416. S.J. 359.   
Scholarships HF2165 (Previously HSB541) Allow part-time students to be eligible for Last Dollar Scholarships 1/31 Introduced, placed on calendar. 2/21 Amendments H-8048 and H-8052   filed H.J. 323 For
Scholarships 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 HF2495 (Previously 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. 2/21 Committee report approving bill, renumbered as HF 2495.  
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