DE HB176 | 2017-2018 | 149th General Assembly


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill
Status: Passed on September 29 2017 - 100% progression
Action: 2017-09-29 - Signed by Governor
Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [HTML]


This bill gives local school boards or charter school boards more discretion on a case by case basis to suspend students for the possession of a deadly weapon other than a firearm in a Safe School or Recreation Zone. This bill is the result of a case in the Brandywine School District.

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An Act To Amend Title 11 Of The Delaware Code Relating To Possession Of A Weapon In A Safe School And Recreation Zone.


Roll Calls

2017-07-02 - Senate - Senate Third Reading (Y: 20 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 1) [PASS]
2017-07-02 - House - House Third Reading (Y: 40 N: 0 NV: 1 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2017-09-29 Signed by Governor
2017-07-02 Passed By Senate. Votes: 20 YES 1 ABSENT
2017-07-02 Passed By House. Votes: 40 YES 1 NOT VOTING
2017-07-02 Amendment HA 2 to HB 176 - Passed In House by Voice Vote
2017-07-02 Amendment HA 1 to HB 176 - Passed In House by Voice Vote
2017-06-29 Amendment HA 2 to HB 176 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
2017-06-14 Reported Out of Committee (Public Safety & Homeland Security) in House with 8 On Its Merits
2017-06-01 Amendment HA 1 to HB 176 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
2017-05-16 Introduced and Assigned to Public Safety & Homeland Security Committee in House

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Bill Comments