DE SB7 | 2017-2018 | 149th General Assembly


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 15-0)
Status: Passed on August 29 2018 - 100% progression
Action: 2018-08-29 - Signed by Governor
Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [PDF]


This Act provides county and municipal police and firefighters with the same pension burial benefit that is provided to state employees effective July 1, 2016. This Act is named for Wilmington Firefighters Captain Christopher M. Leach, Lieutenant Jerry W. Fickes, and Lieutenant Ardythe D. Hope, who lost their lives fighting a house fire on September 24, 2016.

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An Act To Amend Title 11 Of The Delaware Code Relating To The Delaware County And Municipal Police/firefighter Pension Plan.


Roll Calls

2018-06-30 - Senate - Senate Third Reading (Y: 21 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2018-06-30 - House - House Third Reading (Y: 40 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 1) [PASS]
2018-06-06 - Senate - Senate Third Reading (Y: 14 N: 0 NV: 6 Abs: 1) [PASS]


2018-08-29 Signed by Governor
2018-06-30 Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
2018-06-30 Lifted From Table in Senate
2018-06-30 Laid On Table in Senate
2018-06-30 Passed By House. Votes: 40 YES 1 ABSENT
2018-06-30 Amendment HA 1 to SB 7 - Passed In House by Voice Vote
2018-06-13 Reported Out of Committee (Revenue & Finance) in House with 7 On Its Merits
2018-06-07 Assigned to Revenue & Finance Committee in House
2018-06-06 Passed By Senate. Votes: 14 YES 6 NOT VOTING 1 ABSENT
2018-04-18 Amendment SA 1 to SB 7 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
2017-03-30 Reported Out of Committee (Finance) in Senate with 4 On Its Merits
2017-03-22 Introduced and Assigned to Finance Committee in Senate

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Bill Comments