DE HB228 | 2019-2020 | 150th General Assembly


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Republican 9-5)
Status: Passed on July 17 2019 - 100% progression
Action: 2019-07-17 - Signed by Governor
Text: Latest bill text (Draft #1) [HTML]


This Act allows Sussex County, by duly enacted ordinance, to impose a local lodging tax of no more than 3 percent of rent on rooms in a hotel, motel or tourist home located in the unincorporated areas of the County. Such funds may only be used in Sussex County for the capital and operating costs of beach nourishment, waterway dredging, economic development, tourism programs, recreational activities, and water quality and flood control projects.

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An Act To Amend Title 9 Of The Delaware Code Relating To Taxes.


Roll Calls

2019-07-01 - Senate - Senate Third Reading (Y: 20 N: 0 NV: 1 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2019-06-20 - House - House Third Reading (Y: 34 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 7) [PASS]


2019-07-17 Signed by Governor
2019-07-01 Passed By Senate. Votes: 20 YES 1 NOT VOTING
2019-07-01 Suspension of Rules in Senate
2019-06-21 Assigned to Finance Committee in Senate
2019-06-20 Passed By House. Votes: 34 YES 7 ABSENT
2019-06-19 Reported Out of Committee (Administration) in House with 1 Favorable, 3 On Its Merits
2019-06-17 Introduced and Assigned to Administration Committee in House

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Bill Comments