Sponsored by Atkins - Delaware (Current)

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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
Engross
50%
DEHB275This Charter amendment establishes annexation processes for the Town of Frankford to hold annexation referenda and procedures whereby: (1) a petition is filed by all property owners within the territory to be annexed; or (2) a petition is filed by mo...
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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
Engross
50%
DEHB274This Charter amendment allows the Town Council to establish pension and health coverage benefits for its employees as the Council deems appropriate, without a limitation of 15% of the total annual payroll.
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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
Engross
50%
DEHB98This bill amends existing statute by classifying gray foxes, skunks and weasels as game animals to allow the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control to establish seasons and regulations for these species. The change is needed to ena...
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2014-04-09
Reported Out of Committee (NATURAL RESOURCES & ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL) in Senate with 5 On Its Merits
Engross
50%
DEHB238This bill adopts by reference federal migratory game bird possession limits established by federal regulation to provide more efficient and timely adoption of such changing regulations. This bill also clarifies that possession limits do not apply to ...
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2014-04-09
Reported Out of Committee (NATURAL RESOURCES & ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL) in Senate with 5 On Its Merits
Enroll
75%
DESB160The bill would increase the weight limit for live-haul poultry trucks operating on Delaware highways within 100 miles of the plant in order to accommodate the poultry industry and ensure public safety. In addition, the bill would provide for a weight...
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2014-04-08
Passed by House of Representatives. Votes: Passed 40 YES 0 NO 0 NOT VOTING 1 ABSENT 0 VACANT
Intro
25%
DESB190This Act changes the composition of the County Vocational-Technical School Boards from 7 members appointed by the Governor for 7-year terms, to 6 members [New Castle County and Kent] or 5 members [Sussex] elected in Districts for 4 year terms as of 2...
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2014-04-03
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
Engross
50%
DEHCR41This resolution recognizes the valuable contribution that the Lions Clubs International make to our local communities, as well as the world at-large, by recognizing that March 26, 2014 is Delaware State Lions Day.
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2014-03-26
Passed by Senate. Votes: Passed 20 YES 0 NO 0 NOT VOTING 1 ABSENT 0 VACANT
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%
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
Enroll
75%
DESB53This bill creates a presumption that a covered firefighter who has heart disease, hypertension, lung disease or certain cancers contracted the occupational disease arising out of and in the course of actions in the line of duty.
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2014-01-15
Reported Out of Committee (PUBLIC SAFETY & HOMELAND SECURITY) in House with 6 Favorable, 1 On Its Merits
Intro
25%
DEHB77This bill allows a hunter to use a handgun in lieu of a shotgun on farms permitted by DNREC through their deer depredation programs to reduce agricultural crop damage.
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2014-01-14
Amendment HA 1 - Stricken
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%
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%
DEHB130State and federal laws limit the amount of nonprescription pseudoephedrine (“PSE”) consumers can buy to prevent diversion for production of methamphetamine. States, however, need an effective way to enforce those limits statewide and acro...
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2013-08-27
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%
DESB63The Delaware State Police regulate scrap metal processors by requiring them to be licensed and to report electronically the receipt of certain articles which may turn out to be stolen so that they can be recovered by law enforcement agencies and retu...
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2013-07-31
Signed by Governor
Pass
100%
DEHB94This bill improves and clarifies the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control’s process and criteria for issuing permits to handle or possess protected wildlife, finfish or shellfish for scientific, education or propagation pur...
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2013-07-25
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%
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%
DEHB36This Act increases certain minimum sentences required for the use of firearms by persons prohibited.
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2013-07-18
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%
DEHB44This bill permits a real property owner or tenant to display an American flag on a pole attached to the exterior of the property’s structure or on a flagpole located within the property’s boundaries, provided the flagpole does not exceed ...
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2013-07-03
Signed by Governor
Pass
100%
DESB112This Act puts in place a permanent solution to allow for a fraternal or veterans organization with national affiliation or an organization whose membership consists primarily of veterans honorably discharged or active duty service member to operate c...
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2013-07-01
Signed by Governor
Pass
100%
DESB25This legislation eliminates the requirement that the Delaware Thoroughbred Racing Commission has to maintain an office in the City of Wilmington.
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2013-06-30
Signed by Governor
Pass
100%
DEHB147This bill updates the Delaware Code relating to Police Chief Due Process by providing that the hearing, which may be private or public, at the police chief’s request, is conducted by a panel of three persons appointed by the Delaware Police Chi...
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2013-06-30
Signed by Governor
Enroll
75%
DESB113This bill confirms and establishes the authority of the Board of Parole to exercise discretion in reviewing the Risk Assessment Tier designation of an offender who was convicted of a registering offense prior to the enactment of Megan’s Law.
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2013-06-27
Reported Out of Committee (JUDICIARY) in House with 8 On Its Merits
Enroll
75%
DESB33This Bill provides that if a community owner desires to raise the rents charged to homeowners in a manufactured home community more than the average annual increase in the Consumer Price Index For All Urban Consumers for the preceding thirty-six mont...
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2013-06-25
SS 1 for SB 33 - Passed by Senate. Votes: Passed 18 YES 2 NO 1 NOT VOTING 0 ABSENT 0 VACANT
Engross
50%
DEHCR26This resolution recognizes November 2013 as "Native American Heritage Month" in Delaware.
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2013-06-20
Passed by Senate. Votes: Passed 15 YES 0 NO 0 NOT VOTING 6 ABSENT 0 VACANT
Pass
100%
DESB65This Act intends to consolidate the Clean Water Advisory Council for the Delaware Water Pollution Control Revolving Loan Fund and the advisory activities of the Cabinet Committee on State Planning for the Drinking Water Revolving Loan Fund into the W...
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2013-06-19
Signed by Governor
Enroll
75%
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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2013-06-19
Reported Out of Committee (HOUSE ADMINISTRATION) in House with 5 On Its Merits
Intro
25%
DEHR14This House resolution designates July 2013 as “Smart Irrigation Month.”
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2013-06-18
Passed in House by Voice Vote
Intro
25%
DESB82This Act puts in place a permanent solution to allow for a fraternal or veterans organization with national affiliation or an organization whose membership consists primarily of veterans honorably discharged or active duty service member to operate c...
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2013-06-11
Stricken
Pass
100%
DESB17This bill establishes the pilotage rates for the Pilots’ Association for the Bay and River Delaware for 2014, 2015, and 2016. All rates have been agreed upon by the Pilots’ Association and key port industry representatives. The new pilota...
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2013-05-28
Signed by Governor
Engross
50%
DEHCR25This resolution recognizes the month of May as “Poppy Month” in the State of Delaware.
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2013-05-16
Passed by Senate. Votes: Passed 20 YES 0 NO 0 NOT VOTING 1 ABSENT 0 VACANT
Intro
25%
DEHB82This Act establishes that the minimum sentence of incarceration to be imposed upon any person who is convicted of illegally possessing a firearm while negligently causing serious physical injury or death through the use of such firearm shall be six (...
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2013-05-08
Reported Out of Committee (JUDICIARY) in House with 6 Favorable, 3 On Its Merits
Engross
50%
DESCR16This Senate Concurrent Resolution honors the New Castle County Police Department on the 100th Anniversary of their establishment in 1913, and commends them for their distinguished service to the citizens of New Castle County and the State of Delaware...
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2013-05-01
Passed in House by Voice Vote
Engross
50%
DESCR5This Senate Concurrent Resolution continues the Motorcycle Rider Education Advisory Committee, which must meet at least quarterly to monitor the Motorcycle Rider Education Program, assess future needs, and recommend program improvements. Author: Sen....
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2013-04-25
Passed in House by Voice Vote
Engross
50%
DEHCR13This resolution recognizes the valuable contribution that the Lions Clubs International make to our local communities, as well as the world at-large, by designating that March 30, 2013 be declared as Delaware State Lions Day.
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2013-03-27
Passed by Senate. Votes: Passed 20 YES 0 NO 0 NOT VOTING 1 ABSENT 0 VACANT
Intro
25%
DEHB63This bill is the first leg of a constitutional amendment that forever guarantees the right of farmers to engage in modern farming and ranching practices.
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2013-03-27
Reported Out of Committee (AGRICULTURE) in House with 2 Favorable, 6 On Its Merits
Engross
50%
DEHCR10This concurrent resolution designates the month of March 2013 as “Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month” and requests that the Governor issue a proclamation calling upon all State agencies and the people of the State of Delaware to o...
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2013-03-21
Passed by Senate. Votes: Passed 20 YES 0 NO 0 NOT VOTING 1 ABSENT 0 VACANT
Intro
25%
DEHB34This Act establishes the Delaware School Safety and Security Fund to allow eligible public schools to compete for grant awards to partially or fully fund projects intended to improve school safety or security. The Department of Education shall admini...
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2013-03-07
Pass
100%
DEHJR2This joint resolution rejects the report of the Delaware Compensation Commission in its entirety.
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2013-01-30
Signed by Governor
Pass
100%
DEHB1This Act puts in place a temporary solution to allow for a fraternal or veterans organization with national affiliation or an organization whose membership consists primarily of veterans honorably discharged or active duty service member to operate c...
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2013-01-30
Signed by Governor
Engross
50%
DEHCR2This concurrent resolution proclaims the month of February, 2013 as African American History Month and requests the Governor issue a proclamation calling upon all State agencies and the people of the State of Delaware to observe the month of February...
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2013-01-17
Passed by Senate. Votes: Passed 21 YES 0 NO 0 NOT VOTING 0 ABSENT 0 VACANT
Engross
50%
DEHCR3This Resolution proclaims January 31, 2013 Samuel D. Burris Day in Delaware.
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2013-01-17
Passed by Senate. Votes: Passed 21 YES 0 NO 0 NOT VOTING 0 ABSENT 0 VACANT
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