DE HB294 | 2013-2014 | 147th General Assembly


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 9-0)
Status: Passed on September 2 2014 - 100% progression
Action: 2014-09-02 - Signed by Governor
Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [HTML]


This legislation requires an employer to shred or destroy employee records with personal identifying information when the employer no longer retains the records. An employee harmed by the employer’s failure to comply with this section can sue for triple damages.

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An Act To Amend Title 19 Of The Delaware Code Relating To Employment Practices.


Roll Calls

2014-06-30 - Senate - Senate Third Reading (Y: 15 N: 6 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2014-05-15 - House - House Third Reading (Y: 39 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 2) [PASS]


2014-09-02HouseSigned by Governor
2014-06-30SenatePassed by Senate. Votes: Passed 15 YES 6 NO 0 NOT VOTING 0 ABSENT 0 VACANT
2014-06-18SenateReported Out of Committee (LABOR & INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS) in Senate with 4 On Its Merits
2014-05-28SenateAssigned to Labor & Industrial Relations Committee in Senate
2014-05-15HousePassed by House of Representatives. Votes: Passed 39 YES 0 NO 0 NOT VOTING 2 ABSENT 0 VACANT
2014-05-15HouseAmendment HA 1 - Passed in House by Voice Vote
2014-05-15HouseAmendment HA 1 to HA 1 - Passed in House by Voice Vote
2014-05-08HouseAmendment HA 1 to HA 1 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
2014-05-07HouseReported Out of Committee (LABOR) in House with 6 Favorable, 3 On Its Merits
2014-05-07HouseAmendment HA 1 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
2014-04-09HouseIntroduced and Assigned to Labor Committee in House

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