DE SB221 | 2017-2018 | 149th General Assembly


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 7-0)
Status: Introduced on June 1 2018 - 25% progression, died in chamber
Action: 2018-06-27 - Laid On Table in Senate
Text: Latest bill text (Draft #1) [HTML]


This Act is the first leg of a constitutional amendment that modernizes the Delaware Constitutions bail provision and clarifies the power of the General Assembly and the Courts to define certain felony offenses for which, or circumstances under which, pretrial release on bail may not be available.

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An Act Proposing An Amendment To Article I, § 12 Of The Delaware Constitution Relating To Criminal Procedures.


Roll Calls

2018-06-20 - Senate - Senate Third Reading (Y: 11 N: 8 NV: 1 Abs: 1) [FAIL]


2018-06-27 Laid On Table in Senate
2018-06-27 Roll Call Rescinded in Senate
2018-06-27 Reconsidered in Senate
2018-06-20 Defeated By Senate. Votes: 11 YES 8 NO 1 NOT VOTING 1 ABSENT
2018-06-13 Reported Out of Committee (Executive) in Senate with 5 On Its Merits, 1 Unfavorable
2018-06-01 Introduced and Assigned to Executive Committee in Senate

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