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SB69PassAn Act To Amend Title 21 Of The Delaware Code Relating To The Registration And Control Of Off-highway Vehicles.
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2015-07-30
Signed by Governor
SB145PassThis bill imposes a renewal fee for the recertification application of a certified nursing assistant.
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2015-07-28
Signed by Governor
HB132PassThis amendment clarifies that regardless of whether parental rights have been terminated, a petition for protection from abuse may be filed on behalf of a child against a former parent whose conduct constitutes abuse.
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2015-07-28
Signed by Governor
SB64PassAt the recommendation of the Joint Sunset Committee and in an effort to make it less difficult to find qualified members to fill the Open Space Council, this Act simplifies the appointment terms and expirations and requires that all three counties be...
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2015-07-28
Signed by Governor
HB106PassThis Bill clarifies that the Department of Transportation can set and post a lower speed limit at the delineation of the non-highway speed toll plaza area along Delaware State Route 1.
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2015-07-28
Signed by Governor
HB151PassThe purpose of this bill is to amend the timeframe in which Sussex County Council must pass a formal resolution after posting the notices of the establishment or revision of a sanitary sewer or water district. This bill proposes to substitute ninety ...
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2015-07-28
Signed by Governor
HB123PassThis bill revises the statutory provisions relating to reciprocity requirements for barbers, cosmetologists, and aestheticians. Currently an applicant from a state with licensure standards less stringent than those of Delaware must show 5 continuous ...
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2015-07-28
Signed by Governor
SB50PassThis bill clarifies the definition of a Correction Officer in the State Employees’ Pension Plan by expanding the existing requirements from supervising inmates to supervising Correctional Officers in secure facilities and/or classified with a c...
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2015-07-28
Signed by Governor
HB157PassAs more services move outside of hospital walls, it is necessary to clearly define the scope of services offered in outpatient settings. Citizens of Delaware cannot be expected to discern the differences in levels of care offered in outpatient facili...
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2015-07-27
Signed by Governor
SB110PassAn Act To Amend Title 31 Of The Delaware Code Relating To Child Care Licensing And Penalties.
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2015-07-27
Signed by Governor
HB146PassDelaware is one of only a few states that does not charge a fee for educator licensure or for certifications. Delaware processes approximately 10,000 applications for licensure and certification each year, in addition to other processing requests for...
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2015-07-27
Signed by Governor
HB76PassThis bill implements the NAIC’s revised Standard Valuation Law (SVL). The revised model authorizes a principle-based reserve (PBR) basis for life, annuity and accident and health contracts. A PBR valuation is a reserve valuation that uses one o...
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2015-07-27
Signed by Governor
SB117PassThis bill revises the language regarding the requirement of resident applicants and nonresident applicants declaring Delaware to be their home state to obtain state and federal background checks to permit these applicants to obtain both the state and...
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2015-07-27
Signed by Governor
HB143PassThis bill amends Title 18, Chapter 50 - Insurance Holding Company System Regulatory Act to include recently amended language to the NAIC Model Act, authorizing the Insurance Commissioner to act as Group-Wide Supervisor of internationally-active insur...
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2015-07-27
Signed by Governor
SB151PassThis bill addresses informed consent for disclosing genetic information by adding those individuals authorized to access EMR and DHIN.
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2015-07-27
Signed by Governor
HB187PassThis bill adjusts the criminal background check and review period for taxi and limousine drivers to equal what is expected of a driver for a Transportation Network Company such as Uber or Lyft.
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2015-07-27
Signed by Governor
SB88PassThis Act authorizes the Division of Parks and Recreation to augment the funding it receives from the State Budget thru proactive endeavors.
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2015-07-27
Signed by Governor
SB138PassIndependent, high quality research regarding the safety and efficacy of medical marijuana is important to public and patient safety. This Act allows for rigorous scientific study to assess the safety, effects, and efficacy of cannabis and cannabis co...
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2015-07-27
Signed by Governor
HB166PassThe purpose of this bill is to allow injured workers who seek medical care from out-of-state, non-certified health care providers, in the payment of their medical expenses. This revision will correct a flaw in the current statute that was exposed by ...
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2015-07-27
Signed by Governor
HB172PassThe Delaware Supreme Court, in State v. Barnes, Del. Supr., No. 52, 2014, Strine, C.J. (June 2, 2015) (Opinion), concluded that, based upon “the settled sentencing practices employed by courts, the Department of Correction, and the Board of Par...
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2015-07-27
Signed by Governor
SB61PassThis Act clarifies that school buses are not exempt from the requirement to stop at railroad grade crossings regulated by a traffic-control signal or at railroad grade crossings protected by crossing gates or flashing lights. Section 4163 currently i...
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2015-07-27
Signed by Governor
SB107PassThis Act enables the Department of Health and Social Services to promulgate regulations allowing home health agencies and personal assistance services agencies to provide services in nursing facilities and hospitals. This change will allow consumers ...
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2015-07-27
Signed by Governor
SB120PassThe Regulatory Transparency and Accountability Act of 2015 improves Delaware’s regulatory environment for individuals and small businesses in several significant ways. First, it requires each agency to submit a “regulatory flexibility ana...
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2015-07-22
Signed by Governor
HB147PassOn June 14, 2012, Governor Jack Markell signed Executive Order No. 36 (“EO 36”) to help reduce impediments to economic growth and to improve the efficiency of state government. EO 36 requires each Executive Branch agency to periodically r...
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2015-07-22
Signed by Governor
SB113PassThe Regulatory Transparency and Accountability Act of 2015 improves Delaware’s regulatory environment for individuals and small businesses in several significant ways. First, the Act improves transparency by requiring each agency to submit a &#...
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2015-07-22
Signed by Governor
SB141PassThis legislation modifies Delaware's unclaimed property laws in accordance with the recommendations of the Unclaimed Property Task Force formed pursuant to Senate Concurrent Resolution 59 of the 147th General Assembly.
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2015-07-22
Signed by Governor
HB50VetoThis bill creates the right for the parent or guardian of a child to opt out of the annual assessment, currently the Smarter Balanced Assessment System.
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2015-07-16
Vetoed by Governor
HB25PassThis bill authorizes the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control to allow the harvesting of gray foxes and permitting of same.
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2015-07-15
Signed by Governor
SB109PassThis charter amendment authorizes the Mayor of the Town of South Bethany to appoint as committee chairs members of the Town Council or individuals who are not members of Town Council.
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2015-07-15
Signed by Governor
SB121PassThis Act amends the Charter of the City of Seaford by amending the filing deadline for a candidate for Mayor or City Council and the hours that the polls are open for the annual City elections.
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2015-07-15
Signed by Governor
SB56PassThis bill establishes authority for the Department to file a petition with Family Court to compel an uncooperative parent or guardian to complete a drug or alcohol evaluation or mental health evaluation for themselves or to get a developmental screen...
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2015-07-15
Signed by Governor
HB153PassHunting, trapping, and fishing license and vessel registration sales provide the primary revenues for wildlife and fish species research and management, habitat conservation and management, hunter and angler public access, public boating access facil...
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2015-07-15
Signed by Governor
SB34PassWhen a certified repair technician completes repairs to a customer’s vehicle, the technician’s best validation of the repair is to test drive the vehicle before returning it to the customer. Many times a customer’s vehicle’s r...
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2015-07-15
Signed by Governor
HB91PassThis bill involves the public school immunization program. Currently, the Affidavit of Religious Belief does not expressly alert parents or guardians who file for the religious exemption from the program that the child will be temporarily excluded fr...
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2015-07-15
Signed by Governor
SB97PassThis charter amendment authorizes the Town of Smyrna to set the tax rate at the same time it adopts its annual budget and it eliminates the mandatory offering of a discount for early payment of taxes.
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2015-07-15
Signed by Governor
SB108PassThis Act is the result of recommendations made by the Joint Sunset Committee. First, this Act adds a statement of the Advisory Council on Tidal Finfisheries’ purpose. Next, this Act changes the method of constituting the Council from gubernator...
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2015-07-15
Signed by Governor
SB58PassThe bill will codify the Newborn Screening Program, which screens infants for a number of metabolic, hematologic, endocrinologic, immunologic and certain structural disorders. This bill also clarifies that genetic information disclosed and obtained p...
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2015-07-15
Signed by Governor
SB105PassThis Act amends Section 938 of Title 5 of the Delaware Code to permit the transfer of fiduciary accounts that are administered in the State of Delaware by a banking organization or trust company that has a place of business in the State of Delaware, ...
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2015-07-15
Signed by Governor
HB208PassUnder Title 4, 514(h), motorsports speedways are allowed to permit patrons to bring their own alcoholic beverages with them for their own personal consumption. Right now, only Dover International Speedway meets the seating capacity identified in the...
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2015-07-15
Signed by Governor
SJR5PassThis Senate Joint Resolution creates a Delaware Motion Picture and Television Development Commission.
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2015-07-15
Signed by Governor
SB70PassThis bill provides for the transfer of property from the Appoquinimink School District to the Town of Townsend.
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2015-07-15
Signed by Governor
HB186EngrossCurrently, all school districts, including vocational schools, are subject to the Auditor of Accounts. Edits to the November 2010 Charter School Manual removed instructions for charter schools to go through Auditor of Accounts when contracting for au...
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2015-07-15
To Senate Education Committee
HB183PassThis Act extends the existence of the Water Supply Coordinating Council from January 1, 2016, to January 1, 2022.
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2015-07-15
Signed by Governor
HB77PassThis bill amends Delaware’s version of the “Move Over Law” by including vehicles owned or operated by a public utility, as defined under 26 Del.C., 102(2), that are performing roadside work, provided they have properly surrounded t...
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2015-07-15
Signed by Governor
SB128PassThis bill amends the Charter for the Board of Public Works of the City of Lewes to increase the terms for elected Directors from two (2) years to three (3) years.
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2015-07-15
Signed by Governor
HB34EngrossThis bill will allow a local school district board to delay new or changed rules, regulations, or administrative procedures from becoming effective during a school year once the school year has started. This will allow the rules, regulations, and pro...
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2015-07-15
To Senate Education Committee
SJR2PassThe amount of testing required of our students and educators has grown significantly in recent years. While the General Assembly recognizes the need to administer assessments that provide valid and reliable data about how Delaware’s students ar...
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2015-07-15
Signed by Governor
HB169PassThis legislation codifies that the Department of Transportation is permitted to use design-build contracting methodology for Transportation Trust Fund projects. In 1999, the General Assembly gave the Department the authority to conduct a pilot progra...
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2015-07-15
Signed by Governor
SB112PassThis Act fulfills the recommendation of the Joint Sunset Committee that the Delaware Economic Development Office (“Office”) be required to develop a comprehensive state plan for economic development every 5 years and submit annual reports...
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2015-07-15
Signed by Governor
SB36PassAfter the General Assembly adopted a drafting procedure using strikethrough and underline, some inconsistencies and confusion about how amendments to bill should be drafted resulted. In the effort to update the Legislative Drafting Manual, the Divisi...
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2015-07-10
Signed by Governor
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