DE SB45 | 2019-2020 | 150th General Assembly


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Strong Partisan Bill (Democrat 16-1)
Status: Passed on July 31 2019 - 100% progression
Action: 2019-07-31 - Signed by Governor
Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [HTML]


Under current law, the possession, use, or consumption of a personal use quantity of marijuana remains a crime for those under the age of 21 despite being a civil violation for adults. This Act makes the possession, use, or consumption of a personal use quantity of marijuana a civil violation for juveniles.

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An Act To Amend Title 16 Of The Delaware Code Relating To Marijuana.


Roll Calls

2019-06-30 - House - House Third Reading (Y: 34 N: 7 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2019-06-20 - Senate - Senate Third Reading (Y: 13 N: 6 NV: 0 Abs: 2) [PASS]


2019-07-31 Signed by Governor
2019-06-30 Passed By House. Votes: 34 YES 7 NO
2019-06-27 Reported Out of Committee (Health & Human Development) in House with 8 On Its Merits
2019-06-21 Assigned to Health & Human Development Committee in House
2019-06-20 Passed By Senate. Votes: 13 YES 6 NO 2 ABSENT
2019-06-20 Amendment SA 1 to SB 45 - Passed By Senate. Votes: 20 YES 1 ABSENT
2019-06-11 Amendment SA 1 to SB 45 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
2019-04-10 Reported Out of Committee (Health & Social Services) in Senate with 5 On Its Merits
2019-03-20 Introduced and Assigned to Health & Social Services Committee in Senate

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