DE Legislation | 2013-2014 | 147th General Assembly

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DEHB329Section 1 amends Section 103(a)(1) to remove any limitation on the reason for the incorporator’s unavailability. Section 2 amends Section 108 to provide a means for the incorporator’s actions required by this section to be taken in the ev...
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2014-07-15
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DEHB290This Act gives the Family Court discretion in sentencing a child for an act of delinquency to waive or suspend any required fines, court costs or penalty assessments.
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2014-07-15
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DESB229Section 1 of the Act would permit the state’s most severely cognitively disabled students, with the consent of their parents, IEP teams, and school districts, to receive special exemptions from taking either of the state’s standardized as...
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2014-07-15
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DEHB332This bill provides for an automatic interview to be given to an applicant for a merit position who is already employed by the State as a casual seasonal doing the same job.
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2014-07-15
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DESB230This bill expands the Child Protection Accountability Commission from 20 to 24 members. In so doing, it expands representation to include the Superintendent of the Delaware State Police; the Chair of the Child Death, Near Death and Stillbirth Commiss...
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2014-07-15
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DEHB318This Act doubles the research and development tax credit available to smaller businesses while keeping in place the annual cap of $5 million for the credit as a whole. Currently, all businesses are entitled to a state tax credit that is equal to half...
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2014-07-15
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DEHB326This bill continues the practice of amending periodically the Delaware Revised Uniform Partnership Act (the "Act") to keep it current and to maintain its national preeminence. The following is a section-by-section review of the proposed ame...
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2014-07-15
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DEHB331This Act removes the exemption from the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) and thus fully applies FOIA to the University of Delaware and Delaware State University. Currently FOIA applies to their Boards of Trustees and their documents relating to the ...
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2014-07-15
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DESB220This Bill implements the recommendations of the Lottery & Gaming Study Commission created by the 147th General Assembly. Effective July 1, 2014, certain video lottery equipment costs will be deducted prior to calculation of the State’s shar...
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2014-07-15
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DEHB314This Bill amends the Town’s Charter to make filling a vacancy on the Bethel Town Council by appointing a prior candidate for office optional as opposed to mandatory. This Bill also gives the Bethel Town Council discretion to decide whether to a...
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2014-07-15
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DESB169This legislation authorizes and requires the Justice of the Peace Court to conduct drug testing of its uniformed services employees.
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2014-07-15
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DESB218This bill amends the definition of good cause to include reported and recorded acts of Bullying as previously defined in Delaware Code. This definition change would allow bullying along with the other factors currently listed under “good cause&...
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2014-07-15
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DEHB327This bill continues the practice of amending periodically the Delaware Limited Liability Company Act (the "Act") to keep it current and to maintain its national preeminence. The following is a section-by-section review of the proposed amend...
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2014-07-15
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DESB224This Act amends the Charter of the Town of Laurel to permit issuance of general obligation bonds, certificates of indebtedness, notes, or other obligations by the Town of Laurel, without a public hearing and special election, up to the aggregate amou...
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2014-07-15
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DEHB288This bill clarifies that the assessment paid into the Delaware Broadband Fund applies only to telecommunications service providers and not to all entities governed by the Public Service Commission.
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2014-07-15
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DEHB328This bill continues the practice of amending periodically the Delaware Revised Uniform Limited Partnership Act (the "Act") to keep it current and to maintain its national preeminence. The following is a section-by-section review of the prop...
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2014-07-15
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DESB234This bill aligns language within Title 14, Chapter 5 with changes to education and charter policy made throughout the chapter as well as elsewhere in the title. These changes remedy inconsistencies in language between different sections of Delaware C...
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2014-07-15
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DEHB299This legislation would allow for the sale and consumption of beer, wine and liquor at movie theaters, including consumption within the theater during a movie showing, something that is allowed in at least 30 states including Maryland, New Jersey, New...
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2014-07-15
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DESB182This bill creates a check box for donations to the Protecting Delaware’s Children Fund on the individual income tax return. All amounts designated to this Fund would be forwarded to the Delaware Community Foundation for use in public awareness ...
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2014-07-15
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DESB211This Act establishes a 30-day late renewal period for certified nursing assistants during which they may still work. Certifications renewed during the 30-day late renewal period will be charged a fee for late renewal rather than having to retake the ...
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2014-07-15
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DESB181This bill makes several changes to the Child Protection Registry. First, it provides the requirement for a hearing for every child prior to placement on the registry and requires the appointment of counsel. The bill reorganizes the Court findings req...
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2014-07-15
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DESB253This legislation authorizes the conveyance of the Airport Road Division of Motor Vehicles facility over to the Colonial School District. The legislation also directs the Colonial School District to subdivide, and convey a portion of the parcel to be ...
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2014-07-15
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DEHB237This bill clarifies that the Delaware Department of Transportation has enforcement authority of the clear zones within the unincorporated areas of the State. This bill further clearly defines the placement of signs. The definition of “gore area...
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2014-07-15
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DESB194This Bill seeks to do four things. First, it brings the reporting requirements for pawnbrokers and secondhand dealers in line with those of the scrap metal processors. Next, it extends the deadline for reporting for scrap metal processors to close of...
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2014-07-15
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DESB159This legislation provides clarification with respect to the placement, installation and maintenance of gateway signs to boundaries of political subdivisions and established non-incorporated areas of the State.
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2014-07-15
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DESB264Contingent upon enactment of Senate Bill No. 220 of the 147th General Assembly, this Act deauthorizes $9,900,000 in existing authorizations and reauthorizes $9,900,000 to the State Lottery Office for Lottery and Gaming.
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2014-07-15
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DEHB137This bill expands and promotes unity in the options for survivor pension payout choices for retired participants in the State pension programs, the State Employees' Pension Plan, the County and Municipal Employees' Pension Plan, the County and Munici...
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2014-07-15
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DEHB373This Act makes substantial changes to Titles 18 and 19 of the Delaware Code designed to control the level of workers’ compensation premiums in Delaware. The most significant changes are (a) a 33% reduction in medical costs to the workers’...
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2014-07-15
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DESJR9This resolution declares that the Delaware General Assembly is opposed to the federal mandate that it enact and enforce a state law, which would require the suspension or revocation of the driver's license of any individual convicted of any violation...
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2014-07-09
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DESB217This bill repeals the provision of the Delaware code requiring the revocation of the driver’s license of any individual of a drug offense, regardless of whether the offense is related to the operation of a motor vehicle.
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2014-07-09
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DEHB312This bill restores judicial discretion to permit the imposition of either concurrent or consecutive sentences, bringing Delaware in line with the other 49 states and the federal government.
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2014-07-09
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DEHB264This Bill will enable the Department of Correction to offer casual seasonal employment for up to 6 months to ex-offenders who demonstrate exceptional job skills while enrolled in a Level 4 or Level 5 vocational program, notwithstanding any prior felo...
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2014-07-09
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DESB214This bill clarifies that an applicant must have a baccalaureate degree to be eligible to have a doctorate pursuant to 2818(c) of Title 24 requirements of licensure.
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2014-07-01
Passed by House of Representatives. Votes: Passed 41 YES 0 NO 0 NOT VOTING 0 ABSENT 0 VACANT
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DESB227This legislation transfers ownership of the Milford Armory to the City of Milford. The legislation states that the property is turned over to the City of Milford in an “as is” condition. Any future transfer or non-public use of the proper...
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2014-07-01
Passed by House of Representatives. Votes: Passed 40 YES 0 NO 0 NOT VOTING 1 ABSENT 0 VACANT
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DEHB334This bill provides for the transition of the statewide student assessment system, the Delaware Comprehensive Student Assessment (DCAS), to the Smarter Balanced Assessment System (Smarter). Specifically, the bill removes references to multiple assessm...
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2014-07-01
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DEHB231This bill adds 6 members to the current 15 member Diamond State Port Corporation Board of Directors. The Senate pro tempore and Speaker of the House will each appoint 3 directors. The original directors appointed will serve staggered term lengths.
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2014-07-01
HS 1 for HB 231 - Passed by House of Representatives. Votes: Passed 39 YES 0 NO 0 NOT VOTING 2 ABSENT 0 VACANT
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DEHB228The intent of this bill is to make adjustments to the existing code to be consistent with current practices, clarify ambiguities, and eliminate sections that no longer apply.
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2014-07-01
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DESB123Currently, most first responders are afforded Line-of-Duty Death Benefits in the event of a tragedy while they are serving in the course of their assigned duties. However, Constables, except for Justice of the Peace Constables, are not eligible for t...
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2014-07-01
Passed by House of Representatives. Votes: Passed 39 YES 0 NO 0 NOT VOTING 2 ABSENT 0 VACANT
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DEHB412Section 1 of the Act moves the definition of “good faith”, applicable throughout Title 12, from Section 3580 to Section 101 of Title 12. Sections 2 and 3 of the Act is intended to (i) reorganize and clarify section 3303 but not substantiv...
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2014-07-01
Passed by Senate. Votes: Passed 21 YES 0 NO 0 NOT VOTING 0 ABSENT 0 VACANT
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DEHB419This amendment to the Town of Delmar Charter clarifies how a member of the Town government can be disqualified and removed from office. Also the Town Council shall determine the salary for the Mayor and members of Council by a two-thirds vote of the ...
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2014-07-01
Passed by Senate. Votes: Passed 21 YES 0 NO 0 NOT VOTING 0 ABSENT 0 VACANT
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DEHJR15This resolution recognizes July 4th, 2014as the 75th anniversary of Lou Gehrig retiring from baseball and highlights awareness of Lou Gehrig’s disease in the State of Delaware.
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2014-07-01
Passed by Senate. Votes: Passed 20 YES 0 NO 0 NOT VOTING 1 ABSENT 0 VACANT
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DEHB292This Bill adds Serenity Place, Inc., a Dover rehabilitation entity, to the list of tax exempt organizations.
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2014-07-01
Passed by Senate. Votes: Passed 20 YES 0 NO 0 NOT VOTING 1 ABSENT 0 VACANT
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DESB261This Bill grants pension increases to retired State Employees, retired Judges, retired “New” State police and retired County/Municipal Police/Firefighters on January 1, 2015 for persons whose pension benefit was effective on or before Jun...
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2014-07-01
Passed by House of Representatives. Votes: Passed 41 YES 0 NO 0 NOT VOTING 0 ABSENT 0 VACANT
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DEHB254This legislation is party neutral and does not provide an advantage to either side in a lawsuit. It assists judicial economy, reduces the time and cost of litigation, and shortens the time that jurors have to serve on a given case because they would ...
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2014-07-01
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DEHB397This bill will provide that when a municipal department is conducting an internal affairs investigation of a Council on Police Training Certified Police Officer pursuant to Delaware Code a certified officer from another department can conduct the inv...
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2014-07-01
Passed by Senate. Votes: Passed 21 YES 0 NO 0 NOT VOTING 0 ABSENT 0 VACANT
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DEHB291The Insurance Coverage Office has administratively operated within the Office of Management and Budget and its predecessor agencies for over twenty years. This legislation updates the Delaware Code to formalize the movement of the Insurance Coverage ...
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2014-07-01
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DEHB388This bill would allow peace officers who have completed a DHSS approved training course to receive, carry, and administer the drug naloxone. Naloxone is a prescription drug which, when administered to a person undergoing an opioid related overdose, c...
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2014-07-01
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DESB254Recognizing (1) that our educators are assuming greater levels of responsibility and demonstrating leadership in their classrooms and schools, (2) that our current educator compensation system does not reflect the work we value in our educators or pr...
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2014-07-01
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DESB247This bill continues the current practice which allows school districts to hire qualified school nurses in a timely and appropriate manner. The bill keeps in place current language that requires applicants for school nurse to achieve a passing score o...
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2014-07-01
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DESB262This Bill addresses the issue of exceeding maximum political contribution limits by collecting money to run for an office which the candidate drops out of the race for prior to the primary or general election and using that money and new contribution...
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2014-07-01
Passed by Senate. Votes: Passed 20 YES 0 NO 0 NOT VOTING 1 ABSENT 0 VACANT
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