DE SB141 | 2019-2020 | 150th General Assembly


Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Democrat 10-4)
Status: Engrossed on June 13 2019 - 50% progression
Action: 2019-06-14 - Assigned to Economic Development/Banking/Insurance & Commerce Committee in House
Pending: House Economic Development/Banking/Insurance & Commerce Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Draft #1) [HTML]


Both the Delaware Strategic Fund (Title 29, Chapter 87A, Subchapter II) and the Delaware Technical Innovation Fund (Title 29, Chapter 87A, Subchapter III) provide funding for Delaware businesses, including new businesses in growing technology-related fields. The Delaware Strategic Fund is intended to assist in the development of startup strategies such as seed capital and incubator programs. The Delaware Technical Innovation Fund is intended to promote coordination with Delawares institutions of higher education and the private sector to commercialize innovative products and processes developed by small businesses. This act encourages Delawares institutions of higher education to assist foreign-born, student entrepreneurs, who are engaged in the development of new businesses and technologies in Delaware, to provide them with assistance in maintaining proper legal status within the United States.

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An Act To Amend Title 29 Of The Delaware Code Relating To Economic Development.


Roll Calls

2019-06-13 - Senate - Senate Third Reading (Y: 19 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 2) [PASS]


2019-06-14 Assigned to Economic Development/Banking/Insurance & Commerce Committee in House
2019-06-13 Passed By Senate. Votes: 19 YES 2 ABSENT
2019-06-13 Amendment SA 1 to SB 141 - Passed By Senate. Votes: 18 YES 3 ABSENT
2019-06-12 Reported Out of Committee (Finance) in Senate with 5 On Its Merits
2019-06-11 Introduced and Assigned to Finance Committee in Senate

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