DE HB231 | 2017-2018 | 149th General Assembly


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Republican 5-2)
Status: Passed on March 8 2018 - 100% progression
Action: 2018-03-08 - Signed by Governor
Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [HTML]


This bill creates an Abandoned Cultural Property Act. The act allows museums to establish title to property that has been donated or left with the museum after any loan period has terminated and the lender cannot be found.

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An Act To Amend Title 6 Of The Delaware Code Relating To Abandoned, Unclaimed, Or Unsolicited Cultural Property.


Roll Calls

2018-01-25 - House - House Third Reading (Y: 40 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 1) [PASS]
2018-01-24 - Senate - Senate Third Reading (Y: 21 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2017-07-02 - House - House Third Reading (Y: 41 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2018-03-08 Signed by Governor
2018-01-25 Passed By House. Votes: 40 YES 1 ABSENT
2018-01-24 Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
2018-01-24 Amendment SA 1 to HB 231 - Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
2018-01-17 Reported Out of Committee (Banking, Business & Insurance) in Senate with 4 On Its Merits
2017-07-12 Assigned to Banking, Business & Insurance Committee in Senate
2017-07-02 Passed By House. Votes: 41 YES
2017-06-21 Reported Out of Committee (Economic Development/Banking/Insurance/Commerce) in House with 10 On Its Merits
2017-06-13 Introduced and Assigned to Economic Development/Banking/Insurance/Commerce Committee in House

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