DE HB34 | 2023-2024 | 152nd General Assembly


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Democrat 16-4)
Status: Passed on April 12 2023 - 100% progression
Action: 2023-04-12 - Signed by Governor
Text: Latest bill text (Draft #2) [HTML]


House Bill No. 34 requires school boards, including charter schools, to permit public comment on each agenda item presented for a vote at a school board meeting. The public comment period must take place before the school board vote on an agenda item. The school board may reasonably restrict the time, place, and manner of the public comment period.

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An Act To Amend Title 14 Of The Delaware Code Relating To School Boards.


Roll Calls

2023-03-16 - Senate - Senate Third Reading (Y: 19 N: 1 NV: 0 Abs: 1) [PASS]
2023-01-18 - House - House Third Reading (Y: 39 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 2) [PASS]


2023-04-12 Signed by Governor
2023-03-16 Passed By Senate. Votes: 19 YES 1 NO 1 ABSENT
2023-01-25 Reported Out of Committee (Education) in Senate with 1 Favorable, 6 On Its Merits
2023-01-18 Assigned to Education Committee in Senate
2023-01-18 Passed By House. Votes: 39 YES 2 ABSENT
2023-01-17 Adopted in lieu of the original bill HB 34, and Assigned to Education Committee in House

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Bill Comments