Sponsored by Q. Johnson - Delaware (Current)

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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...
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2014-08-27
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%
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.
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2014-08-11
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...
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2014-08-04
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)...
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2014-07-31
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 ...
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2014-07-30
Signed by Governor
Pass
100%
DEHB416People First Language (“PFL”) legislation is part of a national movement to promote dignity and inclusion for people with disabilities. PFL specifies that the order of terms used to describe any individual places the person first, and the...
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2014-07-29
Signed by Governor
Pass
100%
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
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%
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
Pass
100%
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
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%
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
Pass
100%
DESB211This Act establishes a 30-day late renewal period for certified nursing assistants during which they may still work. Certifications renewed during the 30-day late renewal period will be charged a fee for late renewal rather than having to retake the ...
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2014-07-15
Signed by Governor
Pass
100%
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
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
Enroll
75%
DEHB317In 1999, House Bill 332 established new response time goals and certification standards for the delivery of basic life support and emergency medical services. In order to meet the new standards, volunteer ambulance companies needed to hire paid EMTs ...
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2014-07-01
Passed by Senate. Votes: Passed 20 YES 1 NO 0 NOT VOTING 0 ABSENT 0 VACANT
Enroll
75%
DESB207In 1999, House Bill 332 established new response time goals and certification standards for the delivery of basic life support and emergency medical services. In order to meet the new standards, volunteer ambulance companies needed to hire paid EMTs ...
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2014-07-01
Passed by Senate. Votes: Passed 21 YES 0 NO 0 NOT VOTING 0 ABSENT 0 VACANT
Pass
100%
DEHB425This Bill is the Fiscal Year 2015 Bond and Capital Improvements Act.
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2014-07-01
Signed by Governor
Engross
50%
DESB240This bill clarifies that a participating volunteer fire company or ladies auxiliary in the Delaware Volunteer Firemen’s Pension Plan has the ability to withdraw from the plan. As part of that withdrawal process the company or auxiliary would pa...
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2014-06-30
Passed by Senate. Votes: Passed 21 YES 0 NO 0 NOT VOTING 0 ABSENT 0 VACANT
Pass
100%
DESB228This Act codifies the longstanding practice of the Department of Finance and the Secretary of State to hold as confidential the financial information obtained during the course of examinations, settlements, or voluntary self-disclosure agreements tha...
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2014-06-30
Signed by Governor
Enroll
75%
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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2014-06-26
HS 1 for HB 297 - Passed by Senate. Votes: Passed 17 YES 3 NO 0 NOT VOTING 1 ABSENT 0 VACANT
Pass
100%
DEHB322This Act clarifies that FOIA requests submitted via U.S. mail are valid, provided that the public records requested do not fall within the scope of the enumerated exceptions in the law. This Act is in response to a small number of complaints that FOI...
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2014-06-26
Signed by Governor
Pass
100%
DEHB321This bill requires the Attorney General to engage in educational efforts aimed at FOIA coordinators for all public bodies in this State. FOIA coordinators serve an important role as the first point of contact between government and citizens seeking p...
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2014-06-26
Signed by Governor
Intro
25%
DEHR40This resolution requests the departments of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC); Transportation; and Agriculture to form a public-private working group to identify opportunities for expanding community gardening opportunities on state...
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2014-06-26
Passed in House by Voice Vote
Pass
100%
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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2014-06-25
Signed by Governor
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%
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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2014-06-24
Signed by Governor
Intro
25%
DEHB370People First Language (“PFL”) legislation is part of a national movement to promote dignity and inclusion for people with disabilities. PFL specifies that the order of terms used to describe any individual places the person first, and the...
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2014-06-24
Stricken
Pass
100%
DESB241This Act reorganizes the provision of many forensic sciences into a new Division of Forensic Science organized within the Department of Safety and Homeland Security. The proposed new Division of Forensic Science would consist of the operations previo...
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2014-06-24
Signed by Governor
Pass
100%
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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2014-06-18
Signed by Governor
Intro
25%
DEHB377This Act reincorporates the Town of Townsend.
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2014-06-17
Amendment HA 2 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
Enroll
75%
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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2014-06-12
Reported Out of Committee (HOUSE ADMINISTRATION) in House with 4 On Its Merits
Engross
50%
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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2014-06-11
Enroll
75%
DESB200This bill increases the penalty for committing terroristic threatening that causes evacuation of a building, place of assembly, or facility of public transportation from a class G felony to a class E felony.
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2014-06-11
Reported Out of Committee (JUDICIARY) in House with 8 On Its Merits
Engross
50%
DEHCR61This resolution recognizes November 2014 as “Native American Heritage Month” in Delaware.
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2014-06-11
Passed by Senate. Votes: Passed 20 YES 0 NO 0 NOT VOTING 1 ABSENT 0 VACANT
Engross
50%
DESCR52This resolution proclaims September 13 – 20, 2014 as Sea Level Rise Awareness Week in Delaware.
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2014-06-10
Passed in House by Voice Vote
Intro
25%
DESB239This legislation establishes that the determination of fire company boundaries by the Fire Prevention Commission shall prevail over any other provision of the Code, state law, any county or municipal ordinance or any rules or regulations to the contr...
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2014-06-05
Intro
25%
DEHB350This bill requires that new students at the University of Delaware shall consist of at least 80% in-state students until the entire student population reaches 65% in-state students. The University shall then maintain 65% in-state students.
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2014-06-03
Pass
100%
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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2014-05-08
Signed by Governor
Engross
50%
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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2014-05-08
Pass
100%
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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2014-05-08
Signed by Governor
Pass
100%
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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2014-05-08
Signed by Governor
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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2014-05-07
Reported Out of Committee (VETERANS AFFAIRS) in House with 15 On Its Merits
Pass
100%
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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2014-05-07
Signed by Governor
Engross
50%
DEHCR49This concurrent resolution proclaims May 7, 2014 as "Early Childhood Advocacy Day" to affirm the importance of quality early care and education for every citizen and every sector of our State, to celebrate the accomplishments of the past ye...
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2014-05-07
Passed by Senate. Votes: Passed 21 YES 0 NO 0 NOT VOTING 0 ABSENT 0 VACANT
Intro
25%
DEHB330This Act will allow expanded early stage investment of capital into targeted Delaware businesses, thereby assisting in the creation of jobs. The Act provides tax credits for investments into targeted small businesses that have been certified by the F...
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2014-05-07
Pass
100%
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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2014-05-06
Signed by Governor
Intro
25%
DEHR31This resolution extends the due date of the findings and recommendations report of the DSD-Statewide Task Force from April 30, 2014 to June 1, 2014.
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2014-04-30
Passed in House by Voice Vote
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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2014-04-24
HS 1 for HB 285 - Assigned to Economic Development/Banking/Insurance/Commerce
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