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HB315PassIn 1999, House Bill 332 established new response time goals and certification standards for the delivery of basic life support and emergency medical services. In order to meet the new standards, volunteer ambulance companies needed to hire paid EMTs ...
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2014-09-24
Signed by Governor
HB317PassIn 1999, House Bill 332 established new response time goals and certification standards for the delivery of basic life support and emergency medical services. In order to meet the new standards, volunteer ambulance companies needed to hire paid EMTs ...
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2014-09-24
Signed by Governor
SB207PassIn 1999, House Bill 332 established new response time goals and certification standards for the delivery of basic life support and emergency medical services. In order to meet the new standards, volunteer ambulance companies needed to hire paid EMTs ...
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2014-09-24
Signed by Governor
HB372PassThis Bill expands line of duty death benefits to include individuals who die from a heart attack, stroke, or vascular rupture within 24 hours of on duty strenuous physical activity. This Bill further removes the statute of limitations on submitting a...
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2014-09-24
Signed by Governor
SB227PassThis legislation transfers ownership of the Milford Armory to the City of Milford. The legislation states that the property is turned over to the City of Milford in an “as is” condition. Any future transfer or non-public use of the proper...
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2014-09-23
Signed by Governor
SB199PassThis bill amends the definition of extremely hazardous substance in 7 Del. C., Chapter 77, the Extremely Hazardous Substances Risk Management Act to be consistent with the wording in the federal Clean Air Act Amendments and the federal Risk Managemen...
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2014-09-11
Signed by Governor
HB374PassThis bill extends the Clean Air Act Title V Operating Permit Program annual fees for facilities in Delaware. This bill was developed through the Title V Operating Permit Program Advisory Committee. Existing statutory authorization sunsets December 31...
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2014-09-11
Signed by Governor
HB354PassAt the recommendation of the Joint Sunset Committee, this bill amends the Diamond State Port Corporation by adding an advisory board, consisting of members who represent a variety of interests related to the Port, to provide the Port’s Board of...
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2014-09-11
Signed by Governor
HJR15PassThis resolution recognizes July 4th, 2014as the 75th anniversary of Lou Gehrig retiring from baseball and highlights awareness of Lou Gehrig’s disease in the State of Delaware.
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2014-09-09
Signed by Governor
SB212PassThis bill addresses pregnancy accommodations and clarifies that the current prohibitions against sex discrimination in employment includes pregnancy.
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2014-09-09
Signed by Governor
HB379PassThis bill modernizes the regulatory structure in Delaware for travel insurance to be in line with other states and the way that travel insurance is currently developed, marketed, and sold in the US. This will lead to more uniformity, which benefits p...
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2014-09-04
Signed by Governor
HB13PassThis bill prohibits a former member of the General Assembly from acting as a lobbyist for a period of one year after such person’s term of office ends. Any person who knowingly violates this section shall be guilty of an unclassified misdemeano...
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2014-09-04
Signed by Governor
HB340PassThese amendments to the Omnibus School Safety Act changes the date that schools are to be in compliance with the Act to September 2014 instead of September 2017. In addition, the amendment changes the requirement of school districts to conduct full s...
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2014-09-03
Signed by Governor
SB258PassThis legislation declassifies a number of minor violations associated with wildlife, hunting, fishing and boating by changing them from Class C and Class D environmental misdemeanors to environmental violations. These environmental violations will no...
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2014-09-02
Signed by Governor
HB294PassThis legislation requires an employer to shred or destroy employee records with personal identifying information when the employer no longer retains the records. An employee harmed by the employer’s failure to comply with this section can sue f...
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2014-09-02
Signed by Governor
HB360PassThis bill promotes the safety and welfare of our State’s growing number of patients who use dialysis centers. The bill enables and requires the Department of Health and Social Services to create standards for those centers. A direct concern exp...
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2014-09-02
Signed by Governor
SB202PassThis bill amends Title 18, Chapter 58 Risk-Based Capital (RBC) For Insurers by designating the current chapter as Sub-Chapter I and by adding Sub-Chapter II, which shall be known as Risk-Based Capital (RBC) for Health Organizations. The bill’s ...
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2014-09-02
Signed by Governor
SB203PassThis bill’s language comes directly from an NAIC Model Law for consistency across the United States and creates a new Chapter 84 under Title 18. To further enhance insurance policyholder protections, this bill will require an insurer to maintai...
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2014-09-02
Signed by Governor
SB75PassThis Act will increase the effectiveness of the Parks Endowment Fund at assisting with the financing of physical maintenance and capital improvements at Delaware State Parks. This Act will also help encourage private investments and donations for our...
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2014-08-27
Signed by Governor
SB205PassThis bill outlines procedures for dealing with Sudden Cardiac Arrest in student athletes. This legislation will be known as the Grace Firestone Act.
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2014-08-25
Signed by Governor
HB339PassThis bill amends the Delaware Code concerning barber licensing by permitting the merger of classroom instruction and an apprenticeship to attain licensure. Specifically, a combined 600 classroom instructional hours and 1500 apprenticeship hours will ...
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2014-08-13
Signed by Governor
HB247PassThis bill creates a special license plate identifying members of the Cancer Support Community. The special plates will be available upon 100 applicants submitting applications and continued membership must be shown by members to maintain possession o...
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2014-08-13
Signed by Governor
HB408PassThis Bill (Section 1) clarifies the authority of the Victims Compensation Assistance Program (“VCAP”) to recover from the offender and collateral sources the full amount of compensation paid to the victim(s) of crimes committed by the off...
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2014-08-12
Signed by Governor
HB342PassThis bill allows public water utilities and wastewater utilities to perform electrical work to maintain their plant and services in the same manner that other utilities are now permitted under current law.
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2014-08-12
Signed by Governor
HB260PassThis bill adds to the existing crime of Violation of Privacy additional prohibited conduct related to the non-consensual dissemination of visual depictions containing nudity or sexual acts, conduct popularly referred to as “revenge porn”....
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2014-08-12
Signed by Governor
HB419PassThis amendment to the Town of Delmar Charter clarifies how a member of the Town government can be disqualified and removed from office. Also the Town Council shall determine the salary for the Mayor and members of Council by a two-thirds vote of the ...
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2014-08-12
Signed by Governor
HB395PassThis bill changes “shared rigging” to “fixed rigging” as it relates to certain requirements for fishing nets set in a series.
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2014-08-12
Signed by Governor
HB279PassThis bill includes uniformed paramedics as an employee for purposes of the Delaware County and Municipal Police and Firefighter Pension Plan.
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2014-08-12
Signed by Governor
SB180PassThis bill adds Delaware Route 4 to the list of state highways requiring certain signage for speed enforcement.
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2014-08-12
Signed by Governor
HB308PassIn Delaware, county and municipal governments have required that land developers create common interest communities to administer, maintain, or improve common elements in the community such as pools, community centers, stormwater management systems, ...
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2014-08-12
Signed by Governor
SB231PassThis Act serves to codify numerous policies that promote the autonomy of the Alderman’s Court and thereby foster public confidence in the Court. The Act describes the processes of nomination, appointment by the Governor and confirmation by the ...
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2014-08-12
Signed by Governor
SB238PassThis legislation will require manufactured home community owners to provide prospective tenants with a copy of the proposed rental agreement, a copy of the rules, standards and fee schedule of the manufactured home community, a copy of the Manufactur...
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2014-08-12
Signed by Governor
HB345PassRecognizing that an increasing percentage of people's lives are being conducted online and that this has posed challenges after a person dies or becomes incapacitated, this Act specifically authorizes fiduciaries to access and control the digital ass...
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2014-08-12
Signed by Governor
HB359PassAt the recommendation of the Joint Sunset Committee, this bill revises the State Examining Board of Physical Therapists and Athletic Trainers’ licensing law to make it consistent with the laws of other Title 24 boards. This bill updates the Boa...
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2014-08-12
Signed by Governor
HB270PassThis bill requires all contractors, subcontractors and independent contractors performing work under a public works contract to have an occupational and/or business license. Furthermore, this bill requires that all contractors verify that its subcont...
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2014-08-11
Signed by Governor
HB269PassThis bill requires the Department of Finance to provide an anonymous reporting system for the reporting of individuals or businesses who have failed to obtain an occupational or business license.
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2014-08-11
Signed by Governor
HB271PassThis bill requires the Division of Professional Regulation to report to the Department of Finance any person who is found to have engaged in the unlicensed practice of a profession and who the Division has reason to believe should have had a business...
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2014-08-11
Signed by Governor
HB268PassThis bill ensures that before the Division of Motor Vehicle registers or reregisters a corporate vehicle that proof of a valid business license has been submitted.
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2014-08-11
Signed by Governor
SB132IntroThis bill enhances employment opportunities for Delaware’s work force by establishing a trust fund. This fund, the Delaware Works Trust Fund (“DWTF”), shall be used to support un-funded capital projects in Delaware that improve Dela...
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2014-08-08
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HB361PassThe Bellefonte Charter has not been amended since its original passage in 1915, although the town received approval as a home-rule municipality in 1963. Two years ago, the Bellefonte Town Commission charged its Planning Commission to review the proce...
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2014-08-08
Signed by Governor
HB283PassCertificates of origin for mopeds often lack a horsepower rating and imported mopeds are rated in kW and often converted incorrectly to horsepower. This has led to mopeds being titled inaccurately as motorcycles. The industry standard for moped engin...
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2014-08-07
Signed by Governor
HB407PassThis Bill amends the Uniform Interstate Family Support Act relating to the registration of child support orders, income-withholding orders, or both, from other states. The amendments provide that such orders can be registered in Delaware by either th...
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2014-08-06
Signed by Governor
HB161PassSections 1 and 2 of this bill require individual and group life insurers to provide notice of cancellation of life insurance coverage due to nonpayment of premiums and to retain proof of mailing of such notices for a one-year period. Sections 3 and 4...
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2014-08-06
Signed by Governor
HB384PassThis Act updates the trainee and reciprocity provisions of Delaware’s home inspector licensing act which took effect last year. First, the act protects home inspector trainees from having to pay, or execute a covenant not to compete with, a sup...
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2014-08-06
Signed by Governor
HB336PassThis bill governs the offering and administration of elective supplemental individual health insurance for participating State employees. More specifically, the bill mandates payment of premiums by the participating employees, selection of the supple...
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2014-08-06
Signed by Governor
SB150PassThis bill is intended to implement the recommendations of the General Assembly’s Joint Sunset Committee following its review of the Sustainable Energy Utility. The Committee recommended that the statute governing the SEU, Title 29, Section 8059...
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2014-08-06
Signed by Governor
SB157PassThe bill adds sales and leases to the current language regarding publicly funded capital improvements.
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2014-08-06
Signed by Governor
SB192PassThis Bill respectfully responds and reacts to the well-reasoned decision in the matter State of Delaware Insurance Coverage Office v. Rabrinda Choudry and Debjani Choudry, C.A. No. N12A-08-003 RRC and codifies the longstanding position of the State o...
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2014-08-06
Signed by Governor
SB123PassCurrently, most first responders are afforded Line-of-Duty Death Benefits in the event of a tragedy while they are serving in the course of their assigned duties. However, Constables, except for Justice of the Peace Constables, are not eligible for t...
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2014-08-05
Signed by Governor
HB257PassThis bill amends Title 18, Chapter 50, Insurance Holding Company System Registration. The language is substantially similar to the recently amended language within the NAIC Model Law – Insurance Holding Company System Regulatory Act. The primar...
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2014-08-05
Signed by Governor
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