DE SB7 | 2017-2018 | 149th General Assembly


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 15-0)
Status: Engrossed on June 6 2018 - 50% progression
Action: 2018-06-13 - Reported Out of Committee (Revenue & Finance) in House with 7 On Its Merits
Text: Latest bill text (Draft #1) [HTML]


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

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


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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