DE HB308 | 2017-2018 | 149th General Assembly


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Strong Partisan Bill (Democrat 14-1)
Status: Passed on May 1 2018 - 100% progression
Action: 2018-05-01 - Signed by Governor
Text: Latest bill text (Draft #1) [HTML]


This Act removes the sunset provision contained in Volume 80, Chapter 412 of the Laws of Delaware (formerly House Bill No. 405, as amended, of the 148th General Assembly) that is set to expire the law on September 8, 2018. The purpose of Volume 80, Chapter 412 of the Laws of Delaware is to prevent first-time juvenile offenders charged with certain minor misdemeanors from entering into the juvenile criminal justice system by providing law enforcement with a civil citation procedure as an alternative to arrest.

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An Act To Amend Chapter 412, Volume 80 Of The Laws Of Delaware Relating To The Juvenile Offender Civil Citation Program.


Roll Calls

2018-04-17 - Senate - Senate Third Reading (Y: 20 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 1) [PASS]
2018-01-25 - House - House Third Reading (Y: 40 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 1) [PASS]


2018-05-01 Signed by Governor
2018-04-17 Passed By Senate. Votes: 20 YES 1 ABSENT
2018-04-17 Lifted From Table in Senate
2018-04-17 Laid On Table in Senate
2018-03-28 Reported Out of Committee (Judicial & Community Affairs) in Senate with 5 On Its Merits
2018-03-19 Assigned to Judicial & Community Affairs Committee in Senate
2018-01-25 Passed By House. Votes: 40 YES 1 ABSENT
2018-01-24 Reported Out of Committee (Judiciary) in House with 2 Favorable, 7 On Its Merits, 1 Unfavorable
2018-01-23 Introduced and Assigned to Judiciary Committee in House

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