DE Legislation | 2013-2014 | 147th General Assembly

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DESB257In 2012, the General Assembly passed Senate Bill No. 227 which established the "Quality Assurance Fund". Fees collected under this legislation are placed into the Fund and are in turn matched by federal Medicaid dollars resulting in increas...
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2014-07-23
Signed by Governor
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DEHB403This bill adopts the “Uniform Electronic Legal Material Act” to allow the electronic versions of legal material published by the State, including the Constitution, the Laws of Delaware, the Delaware Code, and the Delaware Administrative C...
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2014-07-23
Signed by Governor
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DESB206Servicemembers have been afforded civil relief at the federal level under the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act, 50 U.S.C. App. 501 et seq. (the “SCRA”), or one of its predecessor statutes, since the Civil War. Similar to the purpose of th...
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2014-07-23
Enact w/o Sign by Governor
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DESB221This Act allows political committees to give campaign contributions back to their donors.
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2014-07-23
Signed by Governor
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DEHJR16This joint resolution dedicates and allows an area on the north side of the Legislative Mall to be used for the placement of a Delaware Fire Service Memorial to honor firefighters who lost their lives while serving the citizens of Delaware.
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2014-07-23
Signed by Governor
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DEHB364This bill makes the following changes to Delaware Statutory Trust Act (the “Act”) to keep it current and to maintain its national preeminence. The following is a section-by-section review of the proposed amendments of the Act. Section 1. ...
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2014-07-23
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DEHB365This bill is intended to codify three recommendations made by the Joint Sunset Committee. First, the bill increases the minimum number of yearly meetings from 2 to 4, and provides for the Chair or State Treasurer to set the agenda for special meeting...
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2014-07-23
Signed by Governor
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DESB36This Act is the first leg of a constitutional amendment that will modernize the bail provisions within the Delaware Constitution and clarify the power of the General Assembly and the Courts to define certain felony offenses for which and circumstance...
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2014-07-23
Enact w/o Sign by Governor
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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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2014-07-22
Signed by Governor
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DESB186This bill requires entities contribute more than $100 to a political committees during an election cycle to disclose the name and address of a “responsible party”—that is, someone who shares or exercises direction or control over th...
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2014-07-22
Signed by Governor
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DEHB306This bill establishes a fee for lobbyists who fail to file their quarterly expense reports in a timely manner. The purpose of the late filing fee for lobbyist expense reports is to advance the public purpose of timely filing and to compensate the Com...
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2014-07-22
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DEHB304This bill mandates electronic filing of financial disclosure reports.
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2014-07-22
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DESB187This bill provides a safe alternative for the return of prohibited campaign and suspected prohibited campaign contributions. This bill allows a reporting party to donate a prohibited or suspected prohibited contribution to a charitable organization l...
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2014-07-22
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DEHB303This bill clarifies the electronic verification process required for Lobbyist’s Employer Authorization forms.
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2014-07-22
Signed by Governor
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DEHB301This bill clarifies and establishes procedures for how a contribution by means of a check from a joint bank account should be attributed.
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2014-07-22
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DEHB300This bill ensures that retaliation against an employee by an employer for refusing to engage in an offense under Chapter 80, Title 15 of the Delaware Code or reporting or participating in an investigation, hearing, trial or inquiry of an offense of C...
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2014-07-22
Signed by Governor
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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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2014-07-22
Signed by Governor
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DEHB229This bill allows for a conditional license for the purpose of attending school or job training for anyone who has had their license revoked for conviction of a drug offense. This bill adds these two classifications for a conditional license to the ex...
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2014-07-22
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DEHB363Delaware common law currently permits contracting parties to effectively opt into a 20 year limitations period by entering into a contract under seal. Absent compliance with the requirements for a contract under seal, the statute of limitations for b...
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2014-07-22
Signed by Governor
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DESJR10This resolution establishes the Lyme Disease Prevention Task Force to promulgate a unified strategy to combat Lyme Disease in Delaware.
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2014-07-21
Signed by Governor
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DEHB392This legislation designates court security positions in the Court of Common Pleas and uniformed services supervisor positions in the Justice of the Peace Court as exempt from the State of Delaware Merit Rules, thereby placing them under the Judicial ...
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2014-07-21
Signed by Governor
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DESB246This Act would bring best practices to Delaware schools with respect to prevention of serious injury or death from anaphylactic reactions caused by an allergy or life-threatening crisis due to asthma. Delaware schools shall have Emergency Medications...
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2014-07-21
Signed by Governor
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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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2014-07-21
Signed by Governor
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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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2014-07-21
Signed by Governor
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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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2014-07-21
Signed by Governor
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DEHB280Delaware law enforcement agencies are currently limited to making arrests for cell phone and seatbelt violations to only when the offense occurs in the presence of the police officer. This bill adds these two violations to Title 21, Chapter 7, 701 a...
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2014-07-21
Signed by Governor
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DEHB383This legislation amends the Medical Practice Act to address home health care services ordered for Delaware residents by physicians from another state. This legislation allows a Delaware licensed home health agency to deliver home health care to a pat...
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2014-07-21
Signed by Governor
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DEHB382This bill removes the 6-month limitation on the extension of Family Court Protective Orders in circumstances where there has been additional domestic violence since the entry of the original order, a violation of the order has occurred or where the r...
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2014-07-21
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DESB243This bill specifies that probation and parole officers are included in the definition of “law-enforcement officer” for the purposes of the Delaware Criminal Code in Title 11 of the Delaware Code.
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2014-07-21
Signed by Governor
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DEHB366This bill allows a licensee or a potential licensee of Child Care to appeal a decision by the Secretary of DSCYF to revoke, suspend or deny their application for a license. This appeal would go to Superior Court on the record and pursuant to the Admi...
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2014-07-21
Signed by Governor
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DEHB106This bill amends section 7026 of title 25 regarding a manufactured housing home owners association’s (“HOA”) right of first offer to purchase their manufactured home community. The bill provides that a HOA’s alternative purcha...
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2014-07-21
Signed by Governor
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DEHB351This bill makes a housekeeping correction by changing a reference to the former “Violent Crimes Compensation Board” to the current name, Victims’ Compensation Assistance Program.
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2014-07-21
Signed by Governor
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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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2014-07-21
Signed by Governor
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DEHB289This bill creates equity among users of telecommunications services by extending the 911 fee to prepaid wireless retail transactions.
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2014-07-21
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DEHB376This bill clarifies the duties of the Investigation Coordinator in the child protection system to have the authority to track each reported case of abuse or neglect, and to be responsible for tracking and monitoring each reported case of death, serio...
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2014-07-21
Signed by Governor
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DEHB324The bill creates a special motor vehicle license plate for the purpose of honoring Delaware’s veterans.
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2014-07-21
Signed by Governor
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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
Signed by Governor
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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
Signed by Governor
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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
Signed by Governor
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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
Signed by Governor
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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
Signed by Governor
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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
Signed by Governor
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100%
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
Signed by Governor
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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
Signed by Governor
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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
Signed by Governor
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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
Signed by Governor
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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
Signed by Governor
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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
Signed by Governor
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