DE HB457 | 2017-2018 | 149th General Assembly


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Republican 10-5)
Status: Passed on June 30 2018 - 100% progression
Action: 2018-06-30 - Signed by Governor
Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [HTML]


This bill provides for a residential electrician license. A residential electrician license allows for a person to conduct residential electrical work without having to be under the direct onsite supervision of a licensed master electrician, master electrician special, limited electrician, limited electrician special or journeyperson electrician. Electricians with a residential electrician license are permitted to perform electric work performed on or within a residential dwelling or building prior to the dwelling or building being connected to the electric grid, or work to or beyond the breaker panel or fuse box in a residential dwelling or building, or residential low voltage electric work.

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An Act To Amend Title 24 Of The Delaware Code Relating To Electricians.


Roll Calls

2018-06-21 - Senate - Senate Third Reading (Y: 17 N: 1 NV: 0 Abs: 3) [PASS]
2018-06-14 - House - House Third Reading (Y: 30 N: 6 NV: 4 Abs: 1) [PASS]


2018-06-30 Signed by Governor
2018-06-21 Passed By Senate. Votes: 17 YES 1 NO 3 ABSENT
2018-06-20 Reported Out of Committee (Sunset) in Senate with 1 Favorable, 2 On Its Merits, 1 Unfavorable
2018-06-14 Assigned to Sunset Committee in Senate
2018-06-14 Passed By House. Votes: 30 YES 6 NO 4 NOT VOTING 1 ABSENT
2018-06-14 Amendment HA 1 to HB 457 - Passed In House by Voice Vote
2018-06-14 Amendment HA 1 to HB 457 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
2018-06-13 Reported Out of Committee (Administration) in House with 5 On Its Merits
2018-06-12 Introduced and Assigned to Administration Committee in House

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