DE HB247 | 2019-2020 | 150th General Assembly


Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Republican 8-4)
Status: Enrolled on July 1 2019 - 75% progression
Action: 2019-07-01 - Passed By Senate. Votes: 17 YES 4 NO
Text: Latest bill text (Draft #1) [HTML]


This bill removes the 3 year sunset provision that was part of House Bill No. 53, as amended, enacted on May 10, 2018 of the 149th General Assembly. This will allow the on-going use of certain ground-based and hand-held sparklers.

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An Act To Amend Chapter 242, Volume 81 Of The Laws Of Delaware Relating To Selling Or Possessing Fireworks; Exceptions.


Roll Calls

2019-07-01 - Senate - Senate Third Reading (Y: 17 N: 4 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2019-06-27 - House - House Third Reading (Y: 41 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2019-07-01 Passed By Senate. Votes: 17 YES 4 NO
2019-07-01 Suspension of Rules in Senate
2019-06-27 Passed By House. Votes: 41 YES
2019-06-26 Reported Out of Committee (Public Safety & Homeland Security) in House with 6 On Its Merits
2019-06-25 Introduced and Assigned to Public Safety & Homeland Security Committee in House

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