DE Legislation | 2013-2014 | 147th General Assembly

StatusStateBillSummary/TitleLast Actionsort icon
Pass
100%
DESB75This Act will increase the effectiveness of the Parks Endowment Fund at assisting with the financing of physical maintenance and capital improvements at Delaware State Parks. This Act will also help encourage private investments and donations for our...
[Detail][Text]
2014-08-27
Signed by Governor
Pass
100%
DESB205This bill outlines procedures for dealing with Sudden Cardiac Arrest in student athletes. This legislation will be known as the Grace Firestone Act.
[Detail][Text]
2014-08-25
Signed by Governor
Pass
100%
DEHB339This bill amends the Delaware Code concerning barber licensing by permitting the merger of classroom instruction and an apprenticeship to attain licensure. Specifically, a combined 600 classroom instructional hours and 1500 apprenticeship hours will ...
[Detail][Text]
2014-08-13
Signed by Governor
Pass
100%
DEHB247This bill creates a special license plate identifying members of the Cancer Support Community. The special plates will be available upon 100 applicants submitting applications and continued membership must be shown by members to maintain possession o...
[Detail][Text]
2014-08-13
Signed by Governor
Pass
100%
DEHB408This Bill (Section 1) clarifies the authority of the Victims Compensation Assistance Program (“VCAP”) to recover from the offender and collateral sources the full amount of compensation paid to the victim(s) of crimes committed by the off...
[Detail][Text]
2014-08-12
Signed by Governor
Pass
100%
DEHB342This bill allows public water utilities and wastewater utilities to perform electrical work to maintain their plant and services in the same manner that other utilities are now permitted under current law.
[Detail][Text]
2014-08-12
Signed by Governor
Pass
100%
DEHB260This bill adds to the existing crime of Violation of Privacy additional prohibited conduct related to the non-consensual dissemination of visual depictions containing nudity or sexual acts, conduct popularly referred to as “revenge porn”....
[Detail][Text]
2014-08-12
Signed by Governor
Pass
100%
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 ...
[Detail][Text]
2014-08-12
Signed by Governor
Pass
100%
DEHB395This bill changes “shared rigging” to “fixed rigging” as it relates to certain requirements for fishing nets set in a series.
[Detail][Text]
2014-08-12
Signed by Governor
Pass
100%
DEHB279This bill includes uniformed paramedics as an employee for purposes of the Delaware County and Municipal Police and Firefighter Pension Plan.
[Detail][Text]
2014-08-12
Signed by Governor
Pass
100%
DESB180This bill adds Delaware Route 4 to the list of state highways requiring certain signage for speed enforcement.
[Detail][Text]
2014-08-12
Signed by Governor
Pass
100%
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, ...
[Detail][Text]
2014-08-12
Signed by Governor
Pass
100%
DESB231This Act serves to codify numerous policies that promote the autonomy of the Alderman’s Court and thereby foster public confidence in the Court. The Act describes the processes of nomination, appointment by the Governor and confirmation by the ...
[Detail][Text]
2014-08-12
Signed by Governor
Pass
100%
DESB238This legislation will require manufactured home community owners to provide prospective tenants with a copy of the proposed rental agreement, a copy of the rules, standards and fee schedule of the manufactured home community, a copy of the Manufactur...
[Detail][Text]
2014-08-12
Signed by Governor
Pass
100%
DEHB345Recognizing that an increasing percentage of people's lives are being conducted online and that this has posed challenges after a person dies or becomes incapacitated, this Act specifically authorizes fiduciaries to access and control the digital ass...
[Detail][Text]
2014-08-12
Signed by Governor
Pass
100%
DEHB359At the recommendation of the Joint Sunset Committee, this bill revises the State Examining Board of Physical Therapists and Athletic Trainers’ licensing law to make it consistent with the laws of other Title 24 boards. This bill updates the Boa...
[Detail][Text]
2014-08-12
Signed by Governor
Pass
100%
DEHB270This bill requires all contractors, subcontractors and independent contractors performing work under a public works contract to have an occupational and/or business license. Furthermore, this bill requires that all contractors verify that its subcont...
[Detail][Text]
2014-08-11
Signed by Governor
Pass
100%
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.
[Detail][Text]
2014-08-11
Signed by Governor
Pass
100%
DEHB271This bill requires the Division of Professional Regulation to report to the Department of Finance any person who is found to have engaged in the unlicensed practice of a profession and who the Division has reason to believe should have had a business...
[Detail][Text]
2014-08-11
Signed by Governor
Pass
100%
DEHB268This bill ensures that before the Division of Motor Vehicle registers or reregisters a corporate vehicle that proof of a valid business license has been submitted.
[Detail][Text]
2014-08-11
Signed by Governor
Intro
25%
DESB132This bill enhances employment opportunities for Delaware’s work force by establishing a trust fund. This fund, the Delaware Works Trust Fund (“DWTF”), shall be used to support un-funded capital projects in Delaware that improve Dela...
[Detail][Text]
2014-08-08
Stricken
Pass
100%
DEHB361The Bellefonte Charter has not been amended since its original passage in 1915, although the town received approval as a home-rule municipality in 1963. Two years ago, the Bellefonte Town Commission charged its Planning Commission to review the proce...
[Detail][Text]
2014-08-08
Signed by Governor
Pass
100%
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...
[Detail][Text]
2014-08-07
Signed by Governor
Pass
100%
DEHB407This Bill amends the Uniform Interstate Family Support Act relating to the registration of child support orders, income-withholding orders, or both, from other states. The amendments provide that such orders can be registered in Delaware by either th...
[Detail][Text]
2014-08-06
Signed by Governor
Pass
100%
DEHB161Sections 1 and 2 of this bill require individual and group life insurers to provide notice of cancellation of life insurance coverage due to nonpayment of premiums and to retain proof of mailing of such notices for a one-year period. Sections 3 and 4...
[Detail][Text]
2014-08-06
Signed by Governor
Pass
100%
DEHB384This Act updates the trainee and reciprocity provisions of Delaware’s home inspector licensing act which took effect last year. First, the act protects home inspector trainees from having to pay, or execute a covenant not to compete with, a sup...
[Detail][Text]
2014-08-06
Signed by Governor
Pass
100%
DEHB336This bill governs the offering and administration of elective supplemental individual health insurance for participating State employees. More specifically, the bill mandates payment of premiums by the participating employees, selection of the supple...
[Detail][Text]
2014-08-06
Signed by Governor
Pass
100%
DESB150This bill is intended to implement the recommendations of the General Assembly’s Joint Sunset Committee following its review of the Sustainable Energy Utility. The Committee recommended that the statute governing the SEU, Title 29, Section 8059...
[Detail][Text]
2014-08-06
Signed by Governor
Pass
100%
DESB157The bill adds sales and leases to the current language regarding publicly funded capital improvements.
[Detail][Text]
2014-08-06
Signed by Governor
Pass
100%
DESB192This Bill respectfully responds and reacts to the well-reasoned decision in the matter State of Delaware Insurance Coverage Office v. Rabrinda Choudry and Debjani Choudry, C.A. No. N12A-08-003 RRC and codifies the longstanding position of the State o...
[Detail][Text]
2014-08-06
Signed by Governor
Pass
100%
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...
[Detail][Text]
2014-08-05
Signed by Governor
Pass
100%
DEHB257This bill amends Title 18, Chapter 50, Insurance Holding Company System Registration. The language is substantially similar to the recently amended language within the NAIC Model Law – Insurance Holding Company System Regulatory Act. The primar...
[Detail][Text]
2014-08-05
Signed by Governor
Pass
100%
DEHB198This bill removes prohibitions targeting municipal action in the area of recycling. The sunset provision of 6099A is also removed with a view toward the future crafting of legislation which will address reduction of plastic bag dissemination.
[Detail][Text]
2014-08-05
Signed by Governor
Pass
100%
DEHB401The bill makes clear that Legislative Council, rather than Government Support Services, is responsible for receiving certification of the need for the printed version of the Code and the Rules from State entities or agencies. This change is intended ...
[Detail][Text]
2014-08-05
Signed by Governor
Pass
100%
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...
[Detail][Text]
2014-08-04
Signed by Governor
Pass
100%
DEHB313This Act amends the Charter of the City of Rehoboth Beach to modernize certain antiquated provisions relating to the Tax Assessor and the assessment and collection of taxes.
[Detail][Text]
2014-08-01
Signed by Governor
Pass
100%
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.
[Detail][Text]
2014-07-31
Signed by Governor
Pass
100%
DEHB311During hearings of the Animal Welfare Task Force, established by Senate Concurrent Resolution 44 in the 146th General Assembly, members of the public expressed serious concern about the lack in standardized training and certification of Animal Contro...
[Detail][Text]
2014-07-31
Signed by Governor
Pass
100%
DESB185Delaware employment discrimination law applies to employers of 4 or more employees within the State for all protected classes (race; marital status; genetic information; color; age; religion; sex; sexual orientation; gender identity; national origin)...
[Detail][Text]
2014-07-31
Signed by Governor
Pass
100%
DESB245This bill protects animals seized in criminal activity, cruelty and animal fighting from automatic humane disposition including breeding females and puppies. Delaware is one of only thirteen states who treat animals seized in this manner. This bill a...
[Detail][Text]
2014-07-31
Signed by Governor
Pass
100%
DESB260This Act would allow the Court of Common Pleas to provide incentives for participation in a Driving Under the Influence (DUI) Treatment Program. It is anticipated that this program, which will last a minimum of 9 months, will address offenders who ha...
[Detail][Text]
2014-07-31
Signed by Governor
Pass
100%
DESB256This bill re-constitutes the Council on Correction.
[Detail][Text]
2014-07-31
Signed by Governor
Pass
100%
DESB201This bill clarifies the roles and authority of the Delaware Division of Public Health Office of Animal Welfare and Delaware Department of Agriculture. The Office of Animal Welfare was established to consolidate and coordinate companion animal program...
[Detail][Text]
2014-07-31
Signed by Governor
Pass
100%
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...
[Detail][Text]
2014-07-31
Signed by Governor
Pass
100%
DESJR8This joint resolution directs the implementation of a cross-agency review of regulatory and licensing practices, as recommended by the “Blue Collar” Task Force.
[Detail][Text]
2014-07-31
Signed by Governor
Pass
100%
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.
[Detail][Text]
2014-07-31
Signed by Governor
Pass
100%
DEHB33311(a), Article VIII, of the Delaware Constitution provides that “No tax … may be imposed or levied except pursuant to an Act of the General Assembly adopted with the concurrence of three-fifths of all members of each House.” A recen...
[Detail][Text]
2014-07-31
Signed by Governor
Pass
100%
DEHB148This bill would direct the Office of the State Treasurer to add a Roth option to state sponsored 403(b) and 457(b) savings plans that are offered to eligible teachers and state employees. This bill would not require the state to contribute any additi...
[Detail][Text]
2014-07-30
Signed by Governor
Pass
100%
DEHB213This bill increases the premium tax on surplus lines from 2% to 3%. The proceeds from the increase will be used to fund medical coverage for retired State, County, and Municipal police officers and firefighters. The retirees must be retired from the ...
[Detail][Text]
2014-07-30
Signed by Governor
Pass
100%
DEHB389The bill extends the length of a constable commission from one year to two years, thereby reducing the frequency and burden of processing them annually. This is beneficial to both the licensing division of the State Police and the industry as a whole...
[Detail][Text]
2014-07-29
Signed by Governor
feedback