Sponsored by Q. Johnson - Delaware (Current)

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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
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
Pass
100%
DEHJR14This Joint Resolution recognizes April 2014 as Autism Awareness Month.
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2014-04-10
Signed by Governor
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
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%
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
Intro
25%
DEHB191This bill expands the business or occupation category of permissible absentee voters to include those who are unable to appear at the polling place “because of the nature of such person’s business occupation, including the business or occ...
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2014-04-09
Reported Out of Committee (HOUSE ADMINISTRATION) in House with 3 On Its Merits
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75%
DEHB227To preserve judicial resources while still providing appropriate protections for minors, this legislation modifies the current requirement to appoint a guardian in all cases involving minors who receive money or property through settlements, bequests...
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2014-04-09
Passed by Senate. Votes: Passed 21 YES 0 NO 0 NOT VOTING 0 ABSENT 0 VACANT
Intro
25%
DESB171After the General Assembly adopted a drafting procedure using strikethrough and underline, some inconsistencies and confusion about how amendments to bill should be drafted resulted. In the effort to update the Legislative Drafting Manual, the Divisi...
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2014-04-09
Reported Out of Committee (EXECUTIVE) in Senate with 4 On Its Merits
Intro
25%
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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2014-04-09
Reported Out of Committee (HOUSE ADMINISTRATION) in House with 5 On Its Merits
Intro
25%
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)...
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2014-04-03
Intro
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DEHB258This bill allows for the insurance cards in an electronic format to be used as proof of insurance. Using an electronic format would not act as consent to access other contents on the device, nor would it expand or restrict investigative or search aut...
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2014-04-02
Reported Out of Committee (ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT/BANKING/INSURANCE/COMMERCE) in House with 1 Favorable, 6 On Its Merits, 1 Unfavorable
Intro
25%
DEHB286This bill creates a procedure under which a person who has obtained a judgment in any court of the State of Delaware may have the Department of Finance intercept tax refunds and lottery winnings to satisfy such judgment. The bill also requires any pe...
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2014-04-01
Intro
25%
DEHB72This Act will establish a one year minimum mandatory prison sentence to be imposed upon any person convicted of unlawfully carrying a concealed firearm.
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2014-03-31
Reported Out of Committee (APPROPRIATIONS) in House with 4 On Its Merits
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DEHB199This bill declares that the shell of the channeled whelk, which contributes to the beauty of our seashores, as well as to the marine economy of the State of Delaware, shall be the official shell of the State.
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2014-03-27
Passed by Senate. Votes: Passed 19 YES 0 NO 0 NOT VOTING 2 ABSENT 0 VACANT
Engross
50%
DEHB167This bill would prohibit a public employer from inquiring into or considering the criminal record, criminal history or credit history or score of an applicant before it makes a conditional offer to the applicant. It would permit inquiry and considera...
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2014-03-27
Reported Out of Committee (LABOR & INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS) in Senate with 2 Favorable, 2 On Its Merits
Engross
50%
DEHB243Currently possession actions involving rental of residential or commercial property fall within the exclusive jurisdiction of the Justice of the Peace Court. There is no clear statement of jurisdiction for agricultural leases, though the possession i...
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2014-03-27
Pass
100%
DEHB259This bill removes the sunset provision from the public education unit count law adopted in the first session of the 146th General Assembly. The provision, previously set to expire April 1, 2012, was extended two years by legislation in the second ses...
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2014-03-27
Signed by Governor
Intro
25%
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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2014-03-27
Engross
50%
DEHCR38This concurrent resolution recognizes the month of March 2014 as National Nutrition Month and encourages all of this State’s citizens to learn and raise awareness about nutrition.
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2014-03-26
Passed by Senate. Votes: Passed 20 YES 0 NO 0 NOT VOTING 1 ABSENT 0 VACANT
Engross
50%
DESCR42This resolution recognizes March 25, 2014 as “Cerebral Palsy Awareness Day” in Delaware.
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2014-03-25
Passed in House by Voice Vote
Engross
50%
DESCR41This resolution acknowledges the accomplishments of United Cerebral Palsy of Delaware, Inc. upon their 50th anniversary.
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2014-03-25
Passed in House by Voice Vote
Intro
25%
DESB153This bill authorizes the Town of Kenton to transfer a parcel of land, previously transferred to the Town by the State, to the Veterans Watchmaker Initiative which aids veterans. If the Veterans Watchmaker Initiative does not use the property for its ...
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2014-03-21
Intro
25%
DEHB240The use of electric lights to attract fish while fishing was banned to control fishing harvest before the establishment of management measures such as fishing size and creel limits and closed seasons. The current law prevents the use of electric ligh...
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2014-03-19
Reported Out of Committee (NATURAL RESOURCES) in House with 6 Favorable, 1 On Its Merits
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DESB13In January 2011, the Office of the Long Term Care Ombudsman transferred from the Division of Services for Aging and Adults with Physical Disabilities (DSAAPD) to the Delaware Health and Social Services Office of the Secretary. These amendments reflec...
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2014-03-18
SS 1 for SB 13 - Passed by House of Representatives. Votes: Passed 39 YES 0 NO 0 NOT VOTING 2 ABSENT 0 VACANT
Intro
25%
DEHB255This bill would add information regarding veteran status to the Delaware Driver’s License or Identification Card upon request. This would eliminate the need for a veteran to carry a separate card or official discharge papers in order to prove t...
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2014-03-13
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%
DEHB154In recognition of the increasing abusive and illegal uses of controlled substances and the illegal commerce thereof, this bill creates a new offense and imposes penalties for diverting prescription drugs from a patient of a facility. It also requires...
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2014-02-14
Signed by Governor
Engross
50%
DEHB73This Act will help deter the illegal possession of firearms by dangerous criminals by increasing the penalties imposed upon persons convicted of violating the crime of Possession of a Firearm by a Person Prohibited. Adults convicted of illegally poss...
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2014-01-30
Reported Out of Committee (JUDICIARY) in Senate with 5 On Its Merits
Intro
25%
DEHB250This Bill is the Fiscal Year 2015 Bond and Capital Improvements Act.
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2014-01-30
Introduced in House and assigned to Capital Infrastructure Committee
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
Engross
50%
DEHCR33This bill proclaims the month of October to be “Disability History and Awareness Month” in Delaware and encourages all Delaware center and family based pre-schools and childcare programs, annually during the month of October, to provide i...
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2014-01-16
Passed by Senate. Votes: Passed 19 YES 1 NO 0 NOT VOTING 1 ABSENT 0 VACANT
Pass
100%
DEHB22This Bill protects from discrimination in hiring and retention those rendering service to volunteer fire and ambulance companies. Specifically prohibited are discriminatory adverse actions related to compensation, terms, conditions and privileges.
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2013-09-06
Signed by Governor
Pass
100%
DEHB21This bill establishes the Volunteer Emergency Responders Job Protection Act. The Act prohibits an employer from terminating or taking any other disciplinary action against an employee who is a volunteer emergency responder if such employee, when acti...
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2013-09-06
Signed by Governor
Pass
100%
DEHB160Delaware is the only state on the East Coast of the United States that does not have a shellfish aquaculture industry. Shellfish aquaculture can provide significant economic benefits to coastal communities while improving the water quality and enhanc...
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2013-08-28
Signed by Governor
Pass
100%
DESB90This bill gives the Division of Professional Regulation authority to issue citations and monetary fines when individuals and businesses are found engaging in unlicensed professional practices regulated by a board, commission, council or committee und...
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2013-08-06
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%
DESB78This legislation establishes a Wetlands Advisory Committee to develop comprehensive recommendations for conserving and restoring non-tidal wetlands in Delaware, including evaluating national best practices and standards, evaluating incentive-based pr...
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2013-07-31
Signed by Governor
Pass
100%
DEHB117This bill permits the Delaware National Guard Counterdrug unit to receive equitably shared funds to finance law enforcement functions under the National Guard Mutual Assistance Counterdrug Activities Compact. Functions may include, but not be limited...
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2013-07-31
Signed by Governor
Pass
100%
DEHB38This bill changes the membership of the Jockeys Health and Welfare Benefit Board to include, among the six-member board, one active Delaware jockey and one retired Delaware jockey participating in the benefit program rather than two active Delaware j...
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2013-07-24
Signed by Governor
Pass
100%
DESB46This act would authorize physicians licensed in other states and countries who travel with out-of-state sports teams to Delaware for sporting events to provide medical care to those teams, coaches, and their families during those events. By doing so,...
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2013-07-24
Signed by Governor
Pass
100%
DEHB177This bill authorizes the Delaware Thoroughbred Racing Commission to impose a fine for a violation of its regulations up to $10,000 or the amount of the purse for the race in which the violation occurred, whichever is greater. Presently in the Code, t...
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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%
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%
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%
DESB42This bill ensures that individuals who are eligible for the Federal Medicare program due to disability are able to purchase the same Medicare supplement policies available to individuals eligible for Medicare due to age. This bill also ensures that t...
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2013-07-15
Signed by Governor
Pass
100%
DESB62This bill would allow farmers to register their trucks, semitrailers, and trailers with an “FT” tag at the reduced registration fee.
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2013-07-15
Signed by Governor
Pass
100%
DEHB141This bill is intended to ensure that chiropractors delivering chiropractic services in the state of Delaware are subject to the jurisdiction of the Delaware Board of Chiropractic.
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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
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