Sponsored by Bennett - Delaware (Current)

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Engross
50%
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
Intro
25%
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
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
25%
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
Intro
25%
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”....
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2014-04-09
Amendment HA 1 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
Intro
25%
DEHR27This Resolution designates Tuesday, April 8, 2014, as “Equal Pay Day” in the State of Delaware.
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2014-04-08
Passed in House by Voice Vote
Intro
25%
DEHB292This Bill adds Serenity Place, Inc., a Dover rehabilitation entity, to the list of tax exempt organizations.
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2014-04-08
Intro
25%
DEHB304This bill mandates electronic filing of financial disclosure reports.
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2014-04-08
Engross
50%
DEHB133This bill would allow drivers of a vehicle to make a left turn across a paved dividing space unless prohibited by an official traffic-control device. This language is consistent with the National Uniform Vehicle Code permitting the crossing of flushe...
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2014-04-03
Reported Out of Committee (PUBLIC SAFETY) in Senate with 4 On Its Merits
Intro
25%
DESB191Healthy and vibrant downtowns are critical components of Delaware’s economic well-being and quality of life. The Downtown Development Districts Act is intended to leverage state resources to spur private investment in commercial business distri...
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2014-04-03
Intro
25%
DEHB23This bill requires that all public meetings of the boards of education of traditional public school districts, vo-tech school districts, and public meetings of charter schools’ boards of directors be digitally recorded and made available to the...
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2014-03-31
Reported Out of Committee (APPROPRIATIONS) in House with 5 On Its Merits
Engross
50%
DESB48This bill will create a process to have an eleven-member Commission appointed every ten years to redistrict the Senate and House of Representatives of the Delaware General Assembly. “The Redistricting Commission for the State of Delaware”...
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2014-03-13
Amendment HA 2 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
Engross
50%
DESB157The bill adds sales and leases to the current language regarding publicly funded capital improvements.
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2014-03-13
Pass
100%
DESB135This Bill implements recommendations made by the Joint Sunset Committee following its review of the Board of Charitable Gaming. The Bill: 1) Combines into one chapter the three chapters for bingo, charitable gaming, raffles and Texas Hold’em Po...
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2014-02-25
Signed by Governor
Pass
100%
DESB21This Bill expands the composition of the State Employees Benefits Committee and provides Delaware public employees with representation on the Committee.
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2014-02-14
Signed by Governor
Pass
100%
DESB55This bill adds members of the Public Service Commission to the definition of 'public officer' which would subject them, like many other individuals in positions of public trust, to certain financial disclosure requirements.
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2014-01-30
Signed by Governor
Intro
25%
DESB166This bill defines “industrial landfill” in conformity with the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control’s Regulations Governing Solid Waste. This bill also establishes a height restriction, or vertical limit, for an...
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2014-01-29
Enroll
75%
DESB39This bill will bring Delaware into compliance with Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s new commercial driver license and commercial learner permit issuance standards. Much of the bill is housekeeping and includes changes such as alter...
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2014-01-16
SS 1 for SB 39 - Passed by House of Representatives. Votes: Passed 41 YES 0 NO 0 NOT VOTING 0 ABSENT 0 VACANT
Pass
100%
DEHB163This bill requires the Department of Services for Children, Youth and Their Families to create and maintain a developmentally appropriate, comprehensive program that fully integrates independent living services from ages 14 to 21 and which will assis...
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2013-09-18
Signed by Governor
Pass
100%
DEHB140This is a companion bill to House Bill No. 85, which granted authority to the Delaware Commission of Veterans’ Affairs to establish the Delaware Veterans Trust Fund. This Bill adds the Delaware Veterans Trust Fund to the list of programs eligib...
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2013-09-17
Signed by Governor
Pass
100%
DEHB125This bill allows for the reinstatement of parental rights where a child remains in the custody of the Department of Services for Children, Youth, and Their Families, despite reasonable efforts to secure a permanent plan of adoption. Where it is in th...
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2013-08-06
Signed by Governor
Pass
100%
DESB134This Bill amends the Board’s provisions relating to discipline in order to make the Board’s licensing law consistent with other Title 24 boards. The Bill specifies the grounds for discipline and possible disciplinary sanctions. A provisio...
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2013-08-06
Signed by Governor
Pass
100%
DESB133This Bill adds a definition and requirements for the professional-in-charge, the licensee who is responsible for the operation of a shop, including ensuring that employees are licensed. Unlicensed practice has been a challenge for the Board and addin...
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2013-08-06
Signed by Governor
Pass
100%
DESB26This legislation provides a default procedure for equitably allocating the cost of estate taxes among beneficiaries of an estate. It replaces Delaware’s current apportionment statute, but retains its basic approach of apportioning estate taxes ...
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2013-08-05
Signed by Governor
Pass
100%
DEHB116In order to maintain racing purses that are competitive with other racetracks in the mid-Atlantic region, a racetrack licensed to conduct gaming operations needs the flexibility to reduce the number of racing days. This Act would permit a racetrack l...
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2013-07-31
Signed by Governor
Pass
100%
DESB93This bill creates a process for Kent County to establish a stormwater maintenance district and for the collection and use of stormwater maintenance fees.
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2013-07-31
Signed by Governor
Pass
100%
DESB125This bill is the result of a recommendations made by the Joint Sunset Committee relating to the sunset review of the Delaware Manufactured Home Relocation Authority. This bill extends the sunset date for the Trust Fund for an additional five (5) year...
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2013-07-31
Signed by Governor
Pass
100%
DESB107This bill is the result of recommendations made by the Joint Sunset Committee and revises the definition of “Employee” under the State Pension Plan so that individuals appointed by the Governor to a board, council or commission after June...
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2013-07-24
Signed by Governor
Pass
100%
DESB124This bill is the result of recommendations made by the Joint Sunset Committee and makes several amendments to Title 29 relating to the Division of the Public Advocate. The Public Advocate shall be appointed by the Governor, with the advice and consen...
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2013-07-24
Signed by Governor
Pass
100%
DEHB144This Act clarifies and reaffirms the General Assembly’s intent that the Division of Revenue has a single set of rules found in Chapter 5 of Title 30 governing how it administers, enforces, and collects State taxes. Before 1992, the laws declari...
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2013-07-24
Signed by Governor
Pass
100%
DESB30This Bill amends Chapter 41 of Title 24 of the Delaware Code, which will go into effect on August 6, 2013. The grandfathering provision, Section 4108(d), is revised to require either not fewer than 250 home inspections in Delaware for compensation or...
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2013-07-18
Signed by Governor
Pass
100%
DESB105This bill is the result of recommendations made by the Joint Sunset Committee. The bill provides that the Executive Director of the Victims’ Compensation Assistance Program no longer has to submit a financial disclosure report to the Public Int...
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2013-07-18
Signed by Governor
Pass
100%
DESB147This bill encourages the sharing of best practices by requiring that charter schools include innovation information in their annual reports and that the Secretary of Education report on how successes at charter schools can be implemented throughout D...
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2013-07-18
Signed by Governor
Pass
100%
DESB148This bill promotes transparency in government spending relating to competitive grants administered by the Department of Education by requiring that the Department publish on its website the eligibility requirements, criteria and successful applicatio...
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2013-07-18
Signed by Governor
Pass
100%
DESB47New Subchapter XV, for which Sections 8 and 9 of this legislation provide, authorizes the creation of public benefit corporations. A public benefit corporation is a for-profit entity which is managed not only for the pecuniary interests of its stockh...
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2013-07-17
Signed by Governor
Pass
100%
DESB106The Bill adds to the Board’s authority to require all persons licensed in plumbing and HVACR services to display the words “Licensed Plumber” and/or “Licensed HVACR” on their vehicles along with their license number in o...
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2013-07-16
Signed by Governor
Pass
100%
DEHB142The Act caps the penalty for failure to file a tax return at 50% of the amount of tax required to be shown on the unfiled return (75% in the case of fraudulent returns).
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2013-07-16
Signed by Governor
Pass
100%
DEHB145This bill facilitates emergency response by infrastructure companies when it is necessary for them to temporarily provide out-of-State resources and personnel during a State of emergency declared by the Governor or the President of the United States,...
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2013-07-16
Signed by Governor
Pass
100%
DESB92This bill reduces the fee for an initial security freeze from twenty dollars to ten dollars, and from twenty dollars to five dollars for senior citizens. This bill also adds agencies and organizations exempted from placing a security freeze.
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2013-07-15
Signed by Governor
Pass
100%
DESB104This bill is the result of recommendations made by the Joint Sunset Committee and adds the Public Advocate to the definition of “public officer” which would subject them, like many other individuals in positions of public trust, to certai...
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2013-07-15
Signed by Governor
Pass
100%
DESB117The Interstate Wildlife Violator Compact (IWVC) is a nationwide law enforcement network aimed at preventing lawbreakers who have lost their hunting, fishing, and/or trapping privileges in one state due to egregious crimes, such as poaching against wi...
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2013-07-15
Signed by Governor
Pass
100%
DESB126This Bill adds the requirement of Continued Professional Competency for license renewals, provides for retired engineer status, requires licensure renewal by the date of expiration of the current license, adds violations of the Act and the failure to...
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2013-07-15
Signed by Governor
Pass
100%
DESB40This Act will increase the penalties imposed upon repeat offenders convicted of the crime of Possession of a Firearm During the Commission of a Felony by adding that crime to the list of serious violent felonies that can serve as predicate offenses t...
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2013-07-03
Signed by Governor
Pass
100%
DESB61The purpose of this amendment is to allow innocent victims of motor vehicle collisions to access their own underinsured insurance benefits in circumstances where the victim’s damages are greater than the amount of the negligent driver’s i...
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2013-07-03
Signed by Governor
Pass
100%
DESB12This bill adds AEMTs and paramedics to the class of victims that raises the level of offense to a class A misdemeanor. This change is necessary because last year, SB 210, which updated EMS practitioner titles, was enacted into law but those new title...
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2013-06-30
Signed by Governor
Pass
100%
DESB77This legislation designates upper-level management positions in the Justice of the Peace Court from classified service to exempt service, consistent with similar positions in the Superior Court, Family Court and Court of Common Pleas. The provisions ...
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2013-06-30
Signed by Governor
Intro
25%
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...
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2013-06-30
Reported Out of Committee (SUNSET) in Senate with 3 On Its Merits
Pass
100%
DEHB171The law does not currently adequately address the situations that arise when the sole tenant of a residential rental unit dies. This bill provides access to the rental unit by the next of kin or personal representative, who has received valid documen...
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2013-06-30
Signed by Governor
Pass
100%
DEHB92This bill amends the landlord/tenant code to permit the use of a surety bond in place of a security deposit. Instead of paying a refundable security deposit, a tenant may, if the landlord permits, purchase a nonrefundable “surety bond” fo...
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2013-06-27
Signed by Governor
Engross
50%
DESCR30This concurrent resolution recognizes sudden cardiac arrest, and the threat it poses to student athletes.
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2013-06-27
Passed in House by Voice Vote
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