District: 2
Wilmington East

Senate Majority Whip
Legislative Office:411 Legislative Avenue
Dover, DE 19901
Legislative Phone:Phone: (302) 744-4191
Outside Office:Carvel State Office Building
11th Floor
820 N. French St.
Wilmington, DE 19801
Outside Phone:Phone: (302) 577-8719

Phone: (302) -425-4148
Email Address: MargaretRose.Henry@state.de.us
Website: Click for Website
About Senator Henry
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Family
Education
B.A. Texas Southern University, M.A. Springfield College
Occupation
Full Time Legislator
Biography
Senator Margaret Rose Henry has been active in the Delaware human service community for over thirty (30) years. She is the first and only African American woman to serve in the Delaware State Senate and has served the 2nd Senatorial District for 20 years. Senator Henry has worked in leadership positions for non-profit organizations and has received many distinguished awards for her exemplary life as a public servant and as an advocate for the rights of citizens throughout the community. Senator Henry has tackled many issues in the Senate such as Education, Economic Development, Gun Control, Juvenile Sentencing, Health and General Welfare, and Civil Justice to name a few. Senator Henry has been very instrumental with her unwavering advocacy of health by sponsoring bills like SB 35 that imposes dollar limits on specialty tier drugs. As a divorced mother, Senator Henry raised two sons, John and Marcus, who are both married and are successful in their own right. She is the proud grandmother of Myles Isaha Henry, Alexander Henry and Gabrielle Henry, who refer to her as “Mimi".
Legislative Service
Delaware State Arts Council, State Senator 1994 - Present; Majority Whip 2009 - Present
Committee Assignments

Senate Administrative Services/Elections
Senate Community/County Affairs
Senate Education
Senate Ethics
Senate Executive
Senate Health & Social Services
Senate Judiciary
Senate Legislative Council
Senate Permanent Rules
Committee Chair

Senate Administrative Services/Elections
Senate Judiciary

District Map
Sponsored Legislation (Current GA)

Legislation Title
SB 290AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 15 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO ELECTIONS.
SB 259AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 29 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO STERILE NEEDLE AND SYRINGE EXCHANGE PROGRAM.
SB 256AN ACT PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO ARTICLE III, ARTICLE IV, AND THE SCHEDULE OF THE DELAWARE CONSTITUTION RELATING TO THE REGISTER OF WILLS.
SB 242AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 15 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO ELECTIONS.
SB 239AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 14 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO THE LAWFUL AUTHORITY OF TEACHERS OVER PUPILS.
SB 213AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 14 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO PERSONAL BODY SAFETY AND CHILD SEXUAL ABUSE AWARENESS AND PREVENTION.
SB 212AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 10 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO THE ASSIGNMENT OF RETIRED COMMISSIONERS.
SB 210AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 11 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO DEFAULT IN PAYMENT OF A FINE.
SB 207AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 14 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO BULLYING AND CRIMES IN SCHOOLS.
SB 196AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 11 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO EARNED GOOD TIME.
SB 195AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 11 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO SENTENCE MODIFICATIONS.
SB 194AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 11 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO SENTENCES FOR CERTAIN DRUG OFFENSES.
SB 155AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 15 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO CAMPAIGN CONTRIBUTIONS AND EXPENDITURES.
SB 154AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 16 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO THE UNIFORM CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES ACT.
SB 153AN ACT TO AMEND THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO CRIMES AND CRIMINAL PROCEDURE INVOLVING CHILDREN.
SB 132AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 21 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO THE PROCEDURES FOR THE SUSPENSION, NONRENEWAL, OR NONDUPLICATION OF DRIVER'S LICENSES OR DRIVING PRIVILEGES FOR THE FAILURE TO RESOLVE MOTOR VEHICLE CHARGES.
SB 122AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 14, CHAPTER 10 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO EDUCATION AND THE REORGANIZATION AND CHANGING OF SCHOOL DISTRICT BOUNDARIES.
SB 111AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 15 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO ELECTIONS
SB 110AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 31 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO CHILD CARE LICENSING AND PENALTIES.
SB 93AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 16 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATED TO CREATING AN INTERAGENCY COMMITTEE ON AUTISM AND THE DELAWARE NETWORK FOR EXCELLENCE IN AUTISM.
SB 92AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 14 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO EDUCATION AND AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER.
SB 84AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 10 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO JURY SERVICE.
SB 83AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 10 AND TITLE 11 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO DOMESTIC VIOLENCE.
SB 67AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 71, VOLUME 79 OF THE LAWS OF DELAWARE RELATING TO CERTAIN POSITIONS IN THE JUSTICE OF THE PEACE COURT.
SB 24ACT TO AMEND TITLE 14 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO CHARTER SCHOOL RENEWALS.
SB 16AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 12 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO ISSUANCE OF SMALL ESTATE AFFIDAVITS.
SB 7AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 16 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO THE DELAWARE MEDICAL MARIJUANA ACT.
SCR 62RECOGNIZING APRIL 2016 AS AUTISM AWARENESS MONTH.
SCR 58RECOGNIZING THE MONTH OF APRIL, 2016, AS THE 33RD ANNUAL “NATIONAL FAIR HOUSING MONTH” IN THE STATE OF DELAWARE.
SCR 40HONORING IDENTICAL TWINS AND NOTED POETS, WILMINGTON’S NNAMDI CHUKWUOCHA AND AL MILLS, UPON THEIR JOINT APPOINTMENT AS THE 17TH POETS LAUREATE OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE.