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HR32Intro

Sine Die
This resolution recognizes and honors the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.
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2014-05-01
Passed in House by Voice Vote
HR31Intro

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This resolution extends the due date of the findings and recommendations report of the DSD-Statewide Task Force from April 30, 2014 to June 1, 2014.
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2014-04-30
Passed in House by Voice Vote
SB190Intro

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This Act changes the composition of the County Vocational-Technical School Boards from 7 members appointed by the Governor for 7-year terms, to 6 members [New Castle County and Kent] or 5 members [Sussex] elected in Districts for 4 year terms as of 2...
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2014-04-30
Amendment SA 1 - Introduced and Placed With the Bill in Senate
HR30Intro

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This House Resolution recognizes the contributions of the Delta Sigma Theta Sorority chapters in the State of Delaware and declares April 30, 2014, to be Delta Day at the Delaware Capital.
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2014-04-30
Passed in House by Voice Vote
HB316Intro

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In 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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2014-04-30
To House Public Safety & Homeland Security Committee
HB170Intro

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This bill establishes June 30 as an additional mandatory reporting period for political campaign committees. This bill also requires that the June 30 and December 31 reports be filed within 10 days.
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2014-04-30
Amendment HA 1 to HA 3 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
HB98Enroll

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This bill amends existing statute by classifying gray foxes, skunks and weasels as game animals to allow the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control to establish seasons and regulations for these species. The change is needed to ena...
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2014-04-30
Passed by Senate. Votes: Passed 19 YES 0 NO 0 NOT VOTING 2 ABSENT 0 VACANT
SCR47Engross

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This concurrent resolution observes April 30, 2014 as the official Day of Recognition of the Military Child in the State of Delaware.
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2014-04-29
Passed in House by Voice Vote
HB188Intro

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Under current Delaware law, mortuary of funeral establishment owners are not permitted to own/operate a cemetery, and likewise, cemetery owners are prohibited from owning/operating funeral establishments. This bill removes both prohibitions. The bill...
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2014-04-29
Stricken
SCR45Engross

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This concurrent resolution recognizes the 35th Anniversary of the Jobs for Delaware Graduates program.
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2014-04-29
Passed in House by Voice Vote
HB285Intro

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This Act requires auctioneer and auction firm licensing and creates a commission to license auctioneers and auction firms and to oversee their activities. Approximately forty other states license and regulate the auctioneering profession. This legisl...
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2014-04-24
HS 1 for HB 285 - Assigned to Economic Development/Banking/Insurance/Commerce
SB115PassThis Bill adopts the emergency suspension provision already included in the Medical Practice Act for boards and commissions regulated under Titles 23 and 24 of the Delaware Code to enable a temporary suspension pending a hearing to be issued upon the...
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2014-04-15
Signed by Governor
HB265PassThis Act increases the annual tax assessed on partnerships, limited partnerships and limited liability companies on file with the Secretary of State from $250 to $300 and increases the corporation franchise tax by $100 for those corporations that fil...
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2014-04-15
Signed by Governor
HCR43Engross

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This resolution recognizes April 11th, 2014 as National Pet Day in Delaware.
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2014-04-10
Passed by Senate. Votes: Passed 20 YES 0 NO 0 NOT VOTING 1 ABSENT 0 VACANT
HB122PassThis bill would allow farmers who have a farm vehicle that is used within a 20 mile radius of their farm to register their vehicle with DMV. The “FV” tag would replace the white plastic “Farm Vehicle” tags. The FV tag fee is $...
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2014-04-10
Signed by Governor
HCR47Engross

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This Resolution commends Delaware State University on being named as the top 1890 Land-Grant University of the Year.
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2014-04-10
Passed by Senate. Votes: Passed 18 YES 0 NO 0 NOT VOTING 3 ABSENT 0 VACANT
HJR14PassThis Joint Resolution recognizes April 2014 as Autism Awareness Month.
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2014-04-10
Signed by Governor
HR29Intro

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This resolution recognizes the historic nature and civic contribution of the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority and especially its Delaware chapters and declares April 10, 2014, to be “AKA Day at the Delaware Capital.”
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2014-04-10
Passed in House by Voice Vote
HCR46Engross

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This concurrent resolution commends the students selected as Secretary of Education Scholars of 2014 and extends the General Assembly’s best wishes for their continued success.
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2014-04-10
Passed by Senate. Votes: Passed 20 YES 0 NO 0 NOT VOTING 1 ABSENT 0 VACANT
SR16Engross

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This resolution recognizes the Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority and declares April 10, 2014 as “AKA Day at the Capitol” in Delaware.
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2014-04-10
Passed by Senate. Votes: Passed 19 YES 0 NO 0 NOT VOTING 2 ABSENT 0 VACANT
HB134PassThis Bill makes the statutory scheme for expungement of adult criminal offenses more efficient and, by doing so, will require less Superior Court resources. By including the successful completion of “probation before judgment” within the ...
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2014-04-10
Signed by Governor
HR28Intro

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This resolution recognizes April 2014 as Distracted Driving Awareness and Enforcement Month.
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2014-04-10
Passed in House by Voice Vote
SB176Intro

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This bill provides for an increase in the minimum wage to $10.10 per hour.
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2014-04-10
To Senate Executive Committee
HCR44Engross

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This Concurrent Resolution recognizes April 19th as a Day of Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia Awareness in Delaware.
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2014-04-10
Passed by Senate. Votes: Passed 20 YES 0 NO 0 NOT VOTING 1 ABSENT 0 VACANT
SB23Intro

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This act would repeal Section 111 of Title 22 of the Delaware Code in its entirety, and eliminate the limitations imposed upon municipalities to regulate firearms and ammunition within their jurisdictions. This act would leave in place the limitation...
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2014-04-09
Amendment SA 2 - Introduced and Placed With the Bill in Senate
HB293Intro

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The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), also referred to as “the food stamp program,” assists eligible low-income individuals with the purchase of food. This Act, known as the Delaware Nutritional Improvement Act, seeks to b...
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2014-04-09
To House Health & Human Development Committee
HB191Intro

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This bill expands the business or occupation category of permissible absentee voters to include those who are unable to appear at the polling place “because of the nature of such person’s business occupation, including the business or occ...
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2014-04-09
Reported Out of Committee (HOUSE ADMINISTRATION) in House with 3 On Its Merits
HB233PassThis bill eliminates from Title 25 of the Delaware Code language providing that if the Board of Directors of the Delaware Manufactured Home Relocation Authority does not adopt an adjusted assessment on or before January 31, 2006 then the Board shall ...
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2014-04-08
Signed by Governor
SB154PassMany insurance companies, including Delaware-domiciled insurance companies, prudently manage a portion of their liquidity and funding needs through borrowing from an FHLBank. The proposed legislation will enable Delaware insurers to access FHLBank fu...
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2014-04-08
Signed by Governor
HR27Intro

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This Resolution designates Tuesday, April 8, 2014, as “Equal Pay Day” in the State of Delaware.
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2014-04-08
Passed in House by Voice Vote
HCR45Engross

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This House Concurrent Resolution recognizes April 8, 2014, as “Delaware Volunteer Firefighter Day.”
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2014-04-08
Passed by Senate. Votes: Passed 21 YES 0 NO 0 NOT VOTING 0 ABSENT 0 VACANT
SB136PassThis bill deletes the requirement that a petition for termination of parental rights contain a statement that each birth parent has been advised of the right to file an affidavit as provided by subchapter III of Chapter 9. The affidavit in subchapter...
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2014-04-08
Signed by Governor
SB99PassThis Bill re-organizes Section 351 to be more reader friendly as to the requirements and exceptions for DSCYF to evaluate homes where children are placed with non-relatives. It also changes the current statute which required DSCYF consent before a ch...
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2014-04-08
Signed by Governor
HB115Intro

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This bill provides that causes of actions regarding the performance or furnishing of land surveys and the creation or furnishing of survey products must be brought within 6 years or 3 years after the discovery of an error or omission, whichever occur...
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2014-04-08
HS 1 for HB 115 - Assigned to Economic Development/Banking/Insurance/Commerce
SJR6Intro

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This joint resolution directs the implementation of a cross-agency review of regulatory and licensing practices, as recommended by the “Blue Collar” Task Force.
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2014-04-08
Stricken
HB262Intro

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An Act To Amend Chapter 70, Title 25 Of The Delaware Code Relating To Manufactured Homes And Manufactured Home Communities.
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2014-04-08
HS 1 for HB 262 - Assigned to Manufactured Housing
SJR5Intro

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This joint resolution directs DEDO and DNREC to take the lead to work with private sector providers to develop a plan for implementation of such a pipeline extension, as recommended by the “Blue Collar” Task Force.
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2014-04-08
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SB43PassThis bill permits the sharing of confidential information received by the Insurance Commissioner and the Department of Insurance with other state, federal and international regulators and the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) and...
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2014-04-08
Signed by Governor
SB143PassThis legislation codifies regulatory requirements and protects residents of a long-term care facility from removal from their home because they leave for specialized treatment, including mental health treatment.
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2014-04-04
Signed by Governor
SB13PassIn January 2011, the Office of the Long Term Care Ombudsman transferred from the Division of Services for Aging and Adults with Physical Disabilities (DSAAPD) to the Delaware Health and Social Services Office of the Secretary. These amendments reflec...
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2014-04-04
Signed by Governor
HB159PassThis bill prohibits a person from running as a candidate for more than one state, county or municipal office in the same election.
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2014-04-04
Signed by Governor
HB195Intro

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This bill institutes a graduated schedule for Delaware General Obligation Bonds using a as a basis the interest rate announced by Municipal Market Data on March 31 of the year prior to the fiscal year in which the borrowing is undertaken. This gradua...
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2014-04-03
To House Appropriations Committee
SB183Intro

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This Act establishes that certain individuals shall be eligible to pay in-state tuition rates at Public Institutions of Higher Education in Delaware. These are individuals of non-U.S. Citizen status, who graduate from high school and who arrived in t...
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2014-04-03
To Senate Education Committee
HR26Intro

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This resolution creates the Permanent Rules of the House of Representatives, replacing the Temporary Rules of the House of Representatives.
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2014-04-03
Passed in House by Voice Vote
SCR38Engross

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When the United States was first formed and the thirteen states selected their first governors, nine were of Scottish ancestry. All the members of the first American cabinet had Scottish ancestry. Delaware’s first Executive – John McKinly...
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2014-04-02
Passed in House by Voice Vote
SCR44Engross

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This resolution extends the reporting date of the Task Force to study the advisability of starting each school year after Labor Day to September 30, 2014.
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2014-04-02
Passed in House by Voice Vote
HB37Intro

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Currently 1447A punishes the possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony but does not differentiate between persons having a firearm in their possession and persons who use the firearm during the commission of a crime. This Act makes t...
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2014-04-01
Reported Out of Committee (APPROPRIATIONS) in House with 4 On Its Merits
HB23Intro

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This bill requires that all public meetings of the boards of education of traditional public school districts, vo-tech school districts, and public meetings of charter schools’ boards of directors be digitally recorded and made available to the...
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2014-03-31
Reported Out of Committee (APPROPRIATIONS) in House with 5 On Its Merits
SCR43Engross

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This concurrent resolution recognizes Delaware’s Teacher of the Year in each school district, and Lea Wainwright as the Delaware State Teacher of the Year.
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2014-03-27
Passed in House by Voice Vote
SCR39Intro

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This resolution extends to the reporting date of the Task Force to study the advisability of starting each school year after Labor Day to January 13, 2015.
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2014-03-27
Stricken
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