DE HB239 | 2017-2018 | 149th General Assembly


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 3-0)
Status: Passed on May 9 2018 - 100% progression
Action: 2018-05-09 - Signed by Governor
Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [HTML]


This bill addresses how a vacancy in the office of New Castle County Executive will be filled. Initially the County Chief Administrative Officer will fill the position. Thereafter a special election shall be held to fill the vacancy for the balance of the term of office. This is the same special election process as applicable to a vacancy in a County Council district.

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An Act To Amend Title 9 Of The Delaware Code Relating To A Vacancy In The New Castle County Office Of County Executive.


Roll Calls

2018-04-25 - Senate - Senate Third Reading (Y: 15 N: 6 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2018-03-27 - House - House Third Reading (Y: 33 N: 6 NV: 0 Abs: 2) [PASS]


2018-05-09 Signed by Governor
2018-04-25 Passed By Senate. Votes: 15 YES 6 NO
2018-04-18 Reported Out of Committee (Judicial & Community Affairs) in Senate with 5 On Its Merits
2018-03-28 Assigned to Judicial & Community Affairs Committee in Senate
2018-03-27 Passed By House. Votes: 33 YES 6 NO 2 ABSENT
2018-03-27 Amendment HA 1 to HB 239 - Passed In House by Voice Vote
2018-03-27 Amendment HA 1 to HA 1 - Passed In House by Voice Vote
2018-03-08 Amendment HA 1 to HA 1 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
2018-01-24 Amendment HA 1 to HB 239 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
2018-01-17 Reported Out of Committee (Housing & Community Affairs) in House with 8 On Its Merits
2017-06-20 Introduced and Assigned to Housing & Community Affairs Committee in House

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Bill Comments