DE HB198 | 2021-2022 | 151st General Assembly


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 24-1)
Status: Passed on June 17 2021 - 100% progression
Action: 2021-06-17 - Signed by Governor
Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [PDF]


This Act requires each school district and charter school to establish and implement a curriculum on Black History for students in grades K through 12. This Act incorporates contemporary events into discussions of Black History and the tools of experience.

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An Act To Amend Title 14 Of The Delaware Code Relating To Black History Education.


Roll Calls

2021-05-20 - Senate - Senate Third Reading (Y: 16 N: 5 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2021-04-29 - House - House Third Reading (Y: 33 N: 7 NV: 1 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2021-06-17 Signed by Governor
2021-05-20 Passed By Senate. Votes: 16 YES 5 NO
2021-05-18 Reported Out of Committee (Education) in Senate with 4 Favorable, 1 On Its Merits
2021-04-29 Assigned to Education Committee in Senate
2021-04-29 Passed By House. Votes: 33 YES 7 NO 1 NOT VOTING
2021-04-29 Amendment HA 1 to HB 198 - Passed By House. Votes: 41 YES
2021-04-23 Amendment HA 1 to HB 198 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
2021-04-01 Reported Out of Committee (Education) in House with 6 Favorable, 5 On Its Merits
2021-03-19 Introduced and Assigned to Education Committee in House

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