DE Legislation | 2013-2014 | 147th General Assembly

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Intro
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DEHB285This Act requires auctioneer and auction firm licensing and creates a commission to license auctioneers and auction firms and to oversee their activities. Approximately forty other states license and regulate the auctioneering profession. This legisl...
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2014-04-24
HS 1 for HB 285 - Assigned to Economic Development/Banking/Insurance/Commerce
Intro
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DEHB308In Delaware, county and municipal governments have required that land developers create common interest communities to administer, maintain, or improve common elements in the community such as pools, community centers, stormwater management systems, ...
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2014-04-24
Intro
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DEHB310This bill creates the Fort DuPont Redevelopment Corporation, along with a board of trustees and an advisory council, to oversee the economic development of the Fort DuPont Complex near Delaware City while preserving the historical and environmental i...
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2014-04-24
Pass
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DESB115This Bill adopts the emergency suspension provision already included in the Medical Practice Act for boards and commissions regulated under Titles 23 and 24 of the Delaware Code to enable a temporary suspension pending a hearing to be issued upon the...
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2014-04-15
Signed by Governor
Pass
100%
DEHB265This Act increases the annual tax assessed on partnerships, limited partnerships and limited liability companies on file with the Secretary of State from $250 to $300 and increases the corporation franchise tax by $100 for those corporations that fil...
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2014-04-15
Signed by Governor
Engross
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DEHCR43This resolution recognizes April 11th, 2014 as National Pet Day in Delaware.
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2014-04-10
Passed by Senate. Votes: Passed 20 YES 0 NO 0 NOT VOTING 1 ABSENT 0 VACANT
Engross
50%
DEHB283Certificates of origin for mopeds often lack a horsepower rating and imported mopeds are rated in kW and often converted incorrectly to horsepower. This has led to mopeds being titled inaccurately as motorcycles. The industry standard for moped engin...
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2014-04-10
Passed by House of Representatives. Votes: Passed 36 YES 0 NO 1 NOT VOTING 4 ABSENT 0 VACANT
Enroll
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DEHB56This bill sets certain regulations for motor vehicle data-reporting devices to prohibit the use by insurance companies of such data for anything other than consideration for premium discounts, requires disclosure to the insured of others who may gain...
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2014-04-10
Passed by House of Representatives. Votes: Passed 38 YES 0 NO 0 NOT VOTING 3 ABSENT 0 VACANT
Engross
50%
DEHB269This bill requires the Department of Finance to provide an anonymous reporting system for the reporting of individuals or businesses who have failed to obtain an occupational or business license.
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2014-04-10
Passed by House of Representatives. Votes: Passed 38 YES 0 NO 0 NOT VOTING 3 ABSENT 0 VACANT
Engross
50%
DEHB256This Act will make changes to Delaware’s law prohibiting Sexual Solicitation of a Child to ensure the safety of Delaware’s children from sexual predators, including the persons that promote sexual solicitation of a child and the persons t...
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2014-04-10
Passed by House of Representatives. Votes: Passed 37 YES 0 NO 0 NOT VOTING 4 ABSENT 0 VACANT
Enroll
75%
DESB81This bill clarifies confusing statutory language regarding the number of Heritage Commission members. It also makes both ex officio members voting members.
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2014-04-10
Passed by House of Representatives. Votes: Passed 37 YES 0 NO 0 NOT VOTING 4 ABSENT 0 VACANT
Pass
100%
DEHB122This bill would allow farmers who have a farm vehicle that is used within a 20 mile radius of their farm to register their vehicle with DMV. The “FV” tag would replace the white plastic “Farm Vehicle” tags. The FV tag fee is $...
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2014-04-10
Signed by Governor
Engross
50%
DEHB253This bill creates a “Stop Child Abuse” license plate, with proceeds going to the Protecting Delaware’s Children Fund. The initial fee is $50, including a $15 administrative fee. Annual renewal will cost $40 in addition to the regula...
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2014-04-10
Passed by House of Representatives. Votes: Passed 37 YES 0 NO 0 NOT VOTING 4 ABSENT 0 VACANT
Engross
50%
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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2014-04-10
Intro
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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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2014-04-10
Engross
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DEHB275This Charter amendment establishes annexation processes for the Town of Frankford to hold annexation referenda and procedures whereby: (1) a petition is filed by all property owners within the territory to be annexed; or (2) a petition is filed by mo...
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2014-04-10
Passed by House of Representatives. Votes: Passed 38 YES 0 NO 0 NOT VOTING 3 ABSENT 0 VACANT
Engross
50%
DESB180This bill adds Delaware Route 4 to the list of state highways requiring certain signage for speed enforcement.
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2014-04-10
Engross
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DEHB274This Charter amendment allows the Town Council to establish pension and health coverage benefits for its employees as the Council deems appropriate, without a limitation of 15% of the total annual payroll.
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2014-04-10
Passed by House of Representatives. Votes: Passed 38 YES 0 NO 0 NOT VOTING 3 ABSENT 0 VACANT
Intro
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DEHB297This bill clarifies when an animal control constable or dog warden may impound a dog that is suspected of being dangerous or potentially dangerous. The bill makes clear that any of the paragraphs constitutes grounds. In addition, the bill removes lar...
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2014-04-10
Engross
50%
DESJR4This Joint Resolution directs the Secretary of Finance to make recommendations to the General Assembly on the steps necessary to make business licensing requirements and fees to be administered through a single portal as recommended by the “Blu...
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2014-04-10
Intro
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DEHB305Section 1 of this bill requires lobbyists to disclose if they receive any compensation for their services. Additionally, Section 1 further requires that lobbyists who are compensated to pay a registration fee, which shall be determined by the Public ...
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2014-04-10
Engross
50%
DEHCR47This Resolution commends Delaware State University on being named as the top 1890 Land-Grant University of the Year.
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2014-04-10
Passed by Senate. Votes: Passed 18 YES 0 NO 0 NOT VOTING 3 ABSENT 0 VACANT
Pass
100%
DEHJR14This Joint Resolution recognizes April 2014 as Autism Awareness Month.
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2014-04-10
Signed by Governor
Intro
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DEHR29This resolution recognizes the historic nature and civic contribution of the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority and especially its Delaware chapters and declares April 10, 2014, to be “AKA Day at the Delaware Capital.”
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2014-04-10
Passed in House by Voice Vote
Engross
50%
DEHCR46This concurrent resolution commends the students selected as Secretary of Education Scholars of 2014 and extends the General Assembly’s best wishes for their continued success.
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2014-04-10
Passed by Senate. Votes: Passed 20 YES 0 NO 0 NOT VOTING 1 ABSENT 0 VACANT
Intro
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DEHB307This bill permits the Public Integrity Commission to report active candidates for State office who fail to timely file their financial disclosure reports, or who submit false information, to the State Election Commissioner while also protecting the P...
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2014-04-10
Intro
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DEHB287This bill establishes a set prevailing wage rate and eliminates the need for a survey based upon certain requirements.
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2014-04-10
Engross
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DESR16This resolution recognizes the Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority and declares April 10, 2014 as “AKA Day at the Capitol” in Delaware.
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2014-04-10
Passed by Senate. Votes: Passed 19 YES 0 NO 0 NOT VOTING 2 ABSENT 0 VACANT
Pass
100%
DEHB134This Bill makes the statutory scheme for expungement of adult criminal offenses more efficient and, by doing so, will require less Superior Court resources. By including the successful completion of “probation before judgment” within the ...
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2014-04-10
Signed by Governor
Engross
50%
DESJR8This joint resolution directs the implementation of a cross-agency review of regulatory and licensing practices, as recommended by the “Blue Collar” Task Force.
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2014-04-10
Engross
50%
DESB174This Bill recognizes tobacco and nicotine products as contraband in correctional facilities.
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2014-04-10
Intro
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DEHB298This Bill raises the fine for a first offense for using a hand-held cell phone or other electronic device while driving from $50 to $75.
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2014-04-10
Engross
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DESB172This Bill amends provisions of the Charter for the Town of Henlopen Acres relating to the Town Manager and Treasurer. Regarding the Town Manager, this Bill eliminates the provision requiring the Town Manger to provide a bond for the faithful performa...
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2014-04-10
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DESB178This bill transfers authority for state-approved motor vehicle accident prevention (defensive driving) courses from the Department of Insurance to the Division of Motor Vehicles. The Division of Motor Vehicles shall promulgate regulations in coordina...
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2014-04-10
Intro
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DEHB302This bill establishes a more efficient structure for the administration of Delaware’s campaign finance laws, establishes a mechanism for citizens to report possible violations, and gives the State Election Commissioner the resources necessary t...
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2014-04-10
Introduced in House and assigned to House Administration Committee
Intro
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DESB196This bill restores language to the Delaware Code that was inadvertently repealed in 2010 when SB 240 and HB 419 were enacted concurrently. This bill adds cats to the list of domestic animals that are protected under the dangerous dog law. Cats are do...
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2014-04-10
Engross
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DESB173This Bill amends the Charter for the Town of Henlopen Acres to clarify that all candidates for Town Commissioner and all serving Town Commissioners must be eligible to vote in the annual municipal election. This Bill also modifies the qualifications ...
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2014-04-10
Engross
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DESJR7This joint resolution directs DEDO and DNREC to take the lead to work with private sector providers to develop a plan for implementation of such a pipeline extension, as recommended by the “Blue Collar” Task Force.
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2014-04-10
Intro
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DEHR28This resolution recognizes April 2014 as Distracted Driving Awareness and Enforcement Month.
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2014-04-10
Passed in House by Voice Vote
Engross
50%
DEHB222This bill removes the one mile radius of the Town limits in which the police force is vested.
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2014-04-10
Passed by House of Representatives. Votes: Passed 38 YES 0 NO 0 NOT VOTING 3 ABSENT 0 VACANT
Intro
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DEHB296The bill allows professional licensing boards to recognize military education, training and experience when reviewing credentials and issuing licenses and aims to assist service personnel and their spouses in obtaining and/or renewing professional li...
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2014-04-10
Introduced in House and assigned to Veterans Affairs Committee
Engross
50%
DEHB289This bill creates equity among users of telecommunications services by extending the 911 fee to prepaid wireless retail transactions.
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2014-04-10
Passed by House of Representatives. Votes: Passed 37 YES 0 NO 0 NOT VOTING 4 ABSENT 0 VACANT
Intro
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DESB197Human trafficking is a global concern that affects the United States on federal, state, and local levels, and victimizes more than 27 million people worldwide. By 2012, human trafficking had become the second fastest growing criminal activity in the ...
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2014-04-10
Intro
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DESB195The purpose of this amendment is to allow injured persons of motor vehicle collisions to maximize their personal injury protection benefits by allowing injured persons to direct the way in which personal injury protection benefits are to be administe...
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2014-04-10
Intro
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DESB176This bill provides for an increase in the minimum wage to $10.10 per hour.
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2014-04-10
Engross
50%
DEHCR44This Concurrent Resolution recognizes April 19th as a Day of Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia Awareness in Delaware.
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2014-04-10
Passed by Senate. Votes: Passed 20 YES 0 NO 0 NOT VOTING 1 ABSENT 0 VACANT
Enroll
75%
DEHB214This bill requires that hospitals, physicians and other health professionals provide information about Down Syndrome and Down Syndrome resources and support groups to parents who have received a prenatal or postnatal diagnosis of Down Syndrome. The D...
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2014-04-10
Passed by Senate. Votes: Passed 20 YES 0 NO 0 NOT VOTING 1 ABSENT 0 VACANT
Enroll
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DESB158Section 1 clarifies the title of the Mayor and updates the maximum compensation permitted for the mayor and council members. Section 2 updates the qualifications to run for Town Council and specifies that the Town Council shall determine any question...
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2014-04-10
Passed by House of Representatives. Votes: Passed 38 YES 0 NO 0 NOT VOTING 3 ABSENT 0 VACANT
Engross
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DEHB13This bill prohibits a former member of the General Assembly from acting as a lobbyist for a period of one year after such person’s term of office ends. Any person who knowingly violates this section shall be guilty of an unclassified misdemeano...
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2014-04-10
Amendment SA 1 - Introduced and Placed With the Bill in Senate
Engross
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DEHB241This Bill defines tobacco substitute to include modern e-cigarettes, and prohibits a person from selling or distributing tobacco substitutes to minors. This Bill further prohibits minors from purchasing or receiving such tobacco substitutes. This Bil...
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2014-04-10
Passed by House of Representatives. Votes: Passed 36 YES 0 NO 0 NOT VOTING 5 ABSENT 0 VACANT
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