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Pass
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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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2014-08-12
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...
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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...
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2014-08-12
Signed by Governor
Pass
100%
DESB157The bill adds sales and leases to the current language regarding publicly funded capital improvements.
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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...
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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...
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2014-08-06
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.
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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...
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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...
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2014-07-30
Signed by Governor
Pass
100%
DESB127This bill is the result of recommendations made by the Joint Sunset Committee and makes several amendments to Title 11 relating to the Board of Parole. This bill adds victim advocacy to be included as one of the potential qualifications to be conside...
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2014-07-29
Signed by Governor
Pass
100%
DESB221This Act allows political committees to give campaign contributions back to their donors.
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2014-07-23
Signed by Governor
Pass
100%
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
Pass
100%
DEHB304This bill mandates electronic filing of financial disclosure reports.
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2014-07-22
Signed by Governor
Pass
100%
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
Signed by Governor
Pass
100%
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
Pass
100%
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
Pass
100%
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
Pass
100%
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
Signed by Governor
Pass
100%
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
Signed by Governor
Pass
100%
DESB244This bill expands the purview of the DPAS II Advisory Committee which serves to provide advice to the Secretary of Education and the State Board in the promulgation of regulations relating to DPAS II.
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2014-07-01
Signed by Governor
Engross
50%
DESCR65This resolution establishes an Autism Educational Task Force.
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2014-07-01
Passed in House by Voice Vote
Enroll
75%
DEHB354At the recommendation of the Joint Sunset Committee, this bill amends the Diamond State Port Corporation by adding an advisory board, consisting of members who represent a variety of interests related to the Port, to provide the Port’s Board of...
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2014-06-30
Passed by Senate. Votes: Passed 19 YES 1 NO 1 NOT VOTING 0 ABSENT 0 VACANT
Engross
50%
DEHCR71This Resolution recognizes the 300th anniversary of the Presbyterian Church of Dover.
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2014-06-30
Passed by Senate. Votes: Passed 20 YES 1 NO 0 NOT VOTING 0 ABSENT 0 VACANT
Engross
50%
DEHCR70This concurrent resolution recognizes the week of October 12-18th as the inaugural Kent County Restaurant Week.
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2014-06-30
Passed by Senate. Votes: Passed 20 YES 1 NO 0 NOT VOTING 0 ABSENT 0 VACANT
Enroll
75%
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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2014-06-26
Passed by House of Representatives. Votes: Passed 33 YES 7 NO 0 NOT VOTING 1 ABSENT 0 VACANT
Engross
50%
DESCR60Legislative status for DE Senate Concurrent Resolution SCR60
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2014-06-26
Passed in House by Voice Vote
Pass
100%
DESB209This bill requires the Department of Education to promulgate regulations to further define the meaning and process for consideration of impact in the charter school application review process, to be considered and approved by the State Board no later...
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2014-06-25
Signed by Governor
Pass
100%
DEHB337This bill promotes uniformity in the timing of the application process for school districts, charter schools, magnet schools, and career and technical education schools.
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2014-06-25
Signed by Governor
Engross
50%
DEHB319As existing law has failed to make licensed midwifery services available to Delaware mothers who do not belong to very specific religious sects, a public process was followed in 2013-2014 to identify a better system, incorporating both Delaware syste...
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2014-06-25
HS 1 for HB 319 - Passed by House of Representatives. Votes: Passed 27 YES 12 NO 1 NOT VOTING 1 ABSENT 0 VACANT
Engross
50%
DEHB287This bill establishes a set prevailing wage rate and eliminates the need for a survey based upon certain requirements.
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2014-06-19
Pass
100%
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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2014-06-18
Signed by Governor
Pass
100%
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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2014-06-05
Signed by Governor
Engross
50%
DEHCR50This Concurrent Resolution salutes the Delaware Municipal Electric Corporation for its 35 years as the provider of reliable public electric power and related services to Delaware’s public power municipalities and their more than 126,000 custome...
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2014-05-06
Passed by Senate. Votes: Passed 18 YES 0 NO 0 NOT VOTING 3 ABSENT 0 VACANT
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%
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
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
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