DE SB243 | 2017-2018 | 149th General Assembly


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Democrat 18-11)
Status: Passed on September 4 2018 - 100% progression
Action: 2018-09-04 - Signed by Governor
Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [HTML]


Since 1973, § 9605(b) of Title 9 of the Delaware Code (§ 9605) has prohibited the recordation of instruments that restrict the sale, gift, transfer, assignment, conveyance, ownership, lease, rental, use, or occupancy of real property to or by any person because of the persons race, color, creed, sex, national origin, or ancestry.

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An Act To Amend Title 9 Of The Delaware Code Relating To Unlawful Restrictive Covenants.


Roll Calls

2018-06-30 - House - House Third Reading (Y: 35 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 6) [PASS]
2018-06-21 - Senate - Senate Third Reading (Y: 18 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 3) [PASS]


2018-09-04 Signed by Governor
2018-06-30 Passed By House. Votes: 35 YES 6 ABSENT
2018-06-26 Reported Out of Committee (Housing & Community Affairs) in House with 7 On Its Merits
2018-06-22 Assigned to Housing & Community Affairs Committee in House
2018-06-21 Passed By Senate. Votes: 18 YES 3 ABSENT
2018-06-21 Amendment SA 1 to SB 243 - Passed By Senate. Votes: 18 YES 3 ABSENT
2018-06-20 Reported Out of Committee (Judicial & Community Affairs) in Senate with 2 Favorable, 1 On Its Merits
2018-06-13 Introduced and Assigned to Judicial & Community Affairs Committee in Senate

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