DE HB257 | 2017-2018 | 149th General Assembly


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 3-0)
Status: Passed on August 9 2017 - 100% progression
Action: 2017-08-09 - Signed by Governor
Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [HTML]


This bill increases the line of duty death benefits from $150,000 to $200,000 for those persons covered under Chapter 66, Title 18 of the Delaware Code. Additionally, the bill increases the maximum amount payable in any year from $30,000 to $40,000.

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An Act To Amend Title 18 Of The Delaware Code Relating To Line-of-duty Death Benefits.


Roll Calls

2017-07-02 - Senate - Senate Third Reading (Y: 20 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 1) [PASS]
2017-07-02 - House - House Third Reading (Y: 41 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2017-08-09 Signed by Governor
2017-07-02 Passed By Senate. Votes: 20 YES 1 ABSENT
2017-07-02 Passed By House. Votes: 41 YES
2017-07-02 Amendment HA 1 to HB 257 - Passed In House by Voice Vote
2017-07-02 Amendment HA 1 to HB 257 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
2017-06-29 Reported Out of Committee (Public Safety & Homeland Security) in House with 8 On Its Merits
2017-06-22 Introduced and Assigned to Public Safety & Homeland Security Committee in House

Delaware State Sources

Bill Comments