DE HB320 | 2015-2016 | 148th General Assembly


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Democrat 15-3)
Status: Passed on June 28 2016 - 100% progression
Action: 2016-06-28 - Signed by Governor
Text: Latest bill text (Draft #1) [HTML]


This bill removes “homosexuality” and “lesbianism” from the definition of misconduct that may be used as grounds for a divorce.

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An Act To Amend Title 13 Of The Delaware Code Relating To Divorce And Annulment.


Roll Calls

2016-06-09 - Senate - Senate Third Reading (Y: 21 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2016-06-28HouseSigned by Governor
2016-06-09SenatePassed by Senate. Votes: Passed 21 YES 0 NO 0 NOT VOTING 0 ABSENT 0 VACANT
2016-05-18SenateReported Out of Committee (JUDICIARY) in Senate with 5 On Its Merits
2016-05-10SenateAssigned to Judiciary Committee in Senate
2016-05-10HousePassed by House of Representatives. Votes: Passed 36 YES 4 NO 0 NOT VOTING 1 ABSENT 0 VACANT
2016-05-04HouseReported Out of Committee (JUDICIARY) in House with 1 Favorable, 8 On Its Merits
2016-04-13HouseIntroduced and Assigned to Judiciary Committee in House

Delaware State Sources

Bill Comments