DE SB197 | 2017-2018 | 149th General Assembly


Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Democrat 11-7)
Status: Enrolled on June 12 2018 - 75% progression
Action: 2018-06-13 - Assigned to Administration Committee in House
Pending: House Administration Committee
Hearing: Jun 20 @ 2:30 pm in House Majority Caucus Room
Text: Latest bill text (Draft #1) [HTML]


This Act provides mandatory expungement eligibility to individuals who were convicted of the possession, use or consumption of marijuana prior to Delawares decriminalization of these offenses. To be eligible for the mandatory expungement, the marijuana conviction must be the applicants only criminal conviction.

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An Act To Amend Title 16 Of The Delaware Code Relating To Possession Of Marijuana, Possession Of Drug Paraphernalia And Expungement.


Roll Calls

2018-06-12 - Senate - Senate Third Reading (Y: 20 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 1) [PASS]


2018-06-13 Assigned to Administration Committee in House
2018-06-12 Passed By Senate. Votes: 20 YES 1 ABSENT
2018-06-12 Amendment SA 1 to SB 197 - Passed By Senate. Votes: 20 YES 1 ABSENT
2018-06-07 Amendment SA 1 to SB 197 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
2018-06-06 Reported Out of Committee (Health, Children & Social Services) in Senate with 5 On Its Merits
2018-05-08 Introduced and Assigned to Health, Children & Social Services Committee in Senate

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