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SB36Enroll

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This Act is the first leg of a constitutional amendment that will modernize the bail provisions within the Delaware Constitution and clarify the power of the General Assembly and the Courts to define certain felony offenses for which and circumstance...
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2014-07-23
Enact w/o Sign by Governor
HB231Enroll

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This bill adds 6 members to the current 15 member Diamond State Port Corporation Board of Directors. The Senate pro tempore and Speaker of the House will each appoint 3 directors. The original directors appointed will serve staggered term lengths.
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2014-07-01
HS 1 for HB 231 - Passed by House of Representatives. Votes: Passed 39 YES 0 NO 0 NOT VOTING 2 ABSENT 0 VACANT
SB262Enroll

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This Bill addresses the issue of exceeding maximum political contribution limits by collecting money to run for an office which the candidate drops out of the race for prior to the primary or general election and using that money and new contribution...
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2014-07-01
Passed by Senate. Votes: Passed 20 YES 0 NO 0 NOT VOTING 1 ABSENT 0 VACANT
HB245Enroll

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This bill would require retail establishments to allow access to an employee bathroom for customers with Crohn’s disease, colitis, or other condition or device requiring immediate access to a restroom facility. A customer wishing access must ha...
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2014-07-01
HS 1 for HB 245 - Passed by Senate. Votes: Passed 18 YES 1 NO 1 NOT VOTING 1 ABSENT 0 VACANT
SCR63Enroll

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This concurrent resolution creates an Individualized Education Plan (IEP) Task Force.
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2014-07-01
Passed in House by Voice Vote
HB218Enroll

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This Bill requires written authorization from a patient for any person to pick up a prescription on a patient’s behalf. Currently, a pharmacy is only required to obtain and keep on file valid photographic identification for the person picking u...
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2014-07-01
HS 1 for HB 218 - Passed by Senate. Votes: Passed 21 YES 0 NO 0 NOT VOTING 0 ABSENT 0 VACANT
HB417Enroll

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This Legislation provides a mechanism for financial institutions to freeze transactions that they suspect are financial exploitation of an elderly person. It requires the financial institution to report the suspected financial exploitation to proper ...
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2014-07-01
Passed by Senate. Votes: Passed 20 YES 0 NO 1 NOT VOTING 0 ABSENT 0 VACANT
SB198Enroll

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This legislation updates lender liability under the Hazardous Substances Cleanup Act by amending and adding definitions and detailing the responsibilities of lenders. It also permits reimbursements and direct payments to any person who enters into a ...
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2014-06-30
Passed by House of Representatives. Votes: Passed 38 YES 1 NO 2 NOT VOTING 0 ABSENT 0 VACANT
HB212Enroll

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This legislation will require all DUI offenders to install an ignition interlock.
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2014-06-30
HS 1 for HB 212 - Passed by Senate. Votes: Passed 20 YES 1 NO 0 NOT VOTING 0 ABSENT 0 VACANT
SB210Enroll

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This Bill changes the composition of the Professional Standards Board by reducing the number of members. It also changes the term of membership from 4 years to 3 years.
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2014-06-30
SS 1 for SB 210 - Passed by House of Representatives. Votes: Passed 41 YES 0 NO 0 NOT VOTING 0 ABSENT 0 VACANT
HB310Enroll

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This bill creates the Fort DuPont Redevelopment Corporation, along with a board of trustees and an advisory council, to oversee the economic development of the Fort DuPont Complex near Delaware City while preserving the historical and environmental i...
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2014-06-30
HS 1 for HB 310 - Passed by Senate. Votes: Passed 21 YES 0 NO 0 NOT VOTING 0 ABSENT 0 VACANT
HB297Enroll

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This bill clarifies when an animal control constable or dog warden may impound a dog that is suspected of being dangerous or potentially dangerous. The bill makes clear that any of the paragraphs constitutes grounds. In addition, the bill removes lar...
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2014-06-26
HS 1 for HB 297 - Passed by Senate. Votes: Passed 17 YES 3 NO 0 NOT VOTING 1 ABSENT 0 VACANT
HB368Enroll

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This Act provides environmental cleanup liability protections for lenders who foreclose on properties that contain aboveground storage tanks and sets forth the criteria and process for lenders to maintain this liability protection. This Act also corr...
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2014-06-26
Passed by Senate. Votes: Passed 21 YES 0 NO 0 NOT VOTING 0 ABSENT 0 VACANT
HB367Enroll

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This Act makes a number of revisions, additions, and technical clarification to Title 7 relating to Delaware’s petroleum and hazardous substances underground storage tank program in order to ensure the protection of public health and the enviro...
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2014-06-26
Passed by Senate. Votes: Passed 20 YES 1 NO 0 NOT VOTING 0 ABSENT 0 VACANT
HB344Enroll

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The 146th General Assembly established a study group pursuant to House Joint Resoultion No. 17 to examine and recommend changes to the State’s civil mental health laws. During the course of the Study Group’s work, it determined that while...
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2014-06-26
Passed by Senate. Votes: Passed 17 YES 3 NO 1 NOT VOTING 0 ABSENT 0 VACANT
HB348Enroll

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This bill allows the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control to issue numbered surf fishing vehicle plates. The plates may be sold or auctioned for a fee. The numbered surf fishing vehicle plate is an option for people with an inter...
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2014-06-26
HS 1 for HB 348 - Passed by Senate. Votes: Passed 21 YES 0 NO 0 NOT VOTING 0 ABSENT 0 VACANT
HB346Enroll

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The 146th General Assembly passed House Joint Resolution No. 17 establishing a Study Group to, inter alia, conduct a comprehensive evaluation of Delaware's civil mental health laws. HJR 17 noted that it has been decades since a comprehensive review w...
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2014-06-26
Passed by House of Representatives. Votes: Passed 41 YES 0 NO 0 NOT VOTING 0 ABSENT 0 VACANT
HB232Enroll

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This is the first leg of a constitutional amendment that would expand the list of entities that may certify questions of law to the Delaware Supreme Court to include the highest appellate court of any foreign country and any foreign governmental agen...
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2014-06-25
Enact w/o Sign by Governor
HB302Enroll

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This bill establishes a more efficient structure for the administration of Delaware’s campaign finance laws, establishes a mechanism for citizens to report possible violations, and gives the State Election Commissioner the resources necessary t...
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2014-06-24
HS 1 for HB 302 - Passed by Senate. Votes: Passed 11 YES 10 NO 0 NOT VOTING 0 ABSENT 0 VACANT
SB235Enroll

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This Bill represents the recommendations of the Blue Ribbon Task Force on the feasibility of opening Family Court proceedings to the public. The Bill provides that paternity, divorce, property division and alimony hearings are presumed to be public p...
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2014-06-19
To House Administration Committee
HB234Enroll

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This bill: 1.) Provides that in determining market rent there must be a comparison of community to community and not lot to lot. Additionally, communities used in the comparison of community to community cannot be owned by the same principles. 2.) Al...
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2014-06-18
HS 1 for HB 234 - Passed by Senate. Votes: Passed 19 YES 0 NO 1 NOT VOTING 1 ABSENT 0 VACANT
SB171Enroll

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After 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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2014-06-12
Reported Out of Committee (HOUSE ADMINISTRATION) in House with 4 On Its Merits
SB200Enroll

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This bill increases the penalty for committing terroristic threatening that causes evacuation of a building, place of assembly, or facility of public transportation from a class G felony to a class E felony.
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2014-06-11
Reported Out of Committee (JUDICIARY) in House with 8 On Its Merits
HB309Enroll

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This bill adds e-cigarettes to the Clean Indoor Air Act and would prohibit the operation of e-cigarettes in all public places where smoking is prohibited under current law.
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2014-06-10
To Senate Executive Committee
SB118Enroll

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This bill authorizes pharmacists to substitute U.S. FDA approved interchangeable biosimilar biological products for prescribed biological reference products with certain safeguards. To substitute a biosimilar product pharmacists must provide notices;...
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2014-05-14
SS 1 for SB 118 - Passed by Senate. Votes: Passed 21 YES 0 NO 0 NOT VOTING 0 ABSENT 0 VACANT
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
SB141Enroll

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This bill allows law enforcement officers to purchase firearms as undercover officers using CFRP funds.
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2014-03-19
Reported Out of Committee (PUBLIC SAFETY & HOMELAND SECURITY) in House with 3 Favorable, 3 On Its Merits
SB39Enroll

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This bill will bring Delaware into compliance with Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s new commercial driver license and commercial learner permit issuance standards. Much of the bill is housekeeping and includes changes such as alter...
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2014-01-16
SS 1 for SB 39 - Passed by House of Representatives. Votes: Passed 41 YES 0 NO 0 NOT VOTING 0 ABSENT 0 VACANT
SB53Enroll

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This bill creates a presumption that a covered firefighter who has heart disease, hypertension, lung disease or certain cancers contracted the occupational disease arising out of and in the course of actions in the line of duty.
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2014-01-15
Reported Out of Committee (PUBLIC SAFETY & HOMELAND SECURITY) in House with 6 Favorable, 1 On Its Merits
SB38Enroll

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Section 1 clarifies that a licensed appraiser cannot appraise a property in Delaware with a market value in excess of one million dollars. Only a certified residential or general certified appraiser may appraise properties with this market value. Thi...
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2013-07-01
SS 1 for SB 38 - Passed by House of Representatives. Votes: Passed 41 YES 0 NO 0 NOT VOTING 0 ABSENT 0 VACANT
HB151Enroll

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Revisions to the bail bond statutes are necessary in order to curb abuses of the bail bond system, and better serve the citizens and courts of the State of Delaware. Under the statutes, the Insurance Department regulates a large contingent of bail bo...
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2013-06-30
HS 1 for HB 151 - Passed by House of Representatives. Votes: Passed 40 YES 0 NO 0 NOT VOTING 1 ABSENT 0 VACANT
SCR22Enroll

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This Concurrent Resolution creates a Task Force to study the advisability of starting each school year after Labor Day.
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2013-06-27
Passed in House by Voice Vote
SB113Enroll

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This bill confirms and establishes the authority of the Board of Parole to exercise discretion in reviewing the Risk Assessment Tier designation of an offender who was convicted of a registering offense prior to the enactment of Megan’s Law.
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2013-06-27
Reported Out of Committee (JUDICIARY) in House with 8 On Its Merits
SB35Enroll

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This Bill imposes dollar limits on the prescription drug insurance practice of cost-sharing known as specialty tiers in order to protect patients from unaffordable co-insurance or co-payment fees. Patient’s co-insurance or co-payment fees for s...
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2013-06-26
SS 1 for SB 35 - Passed by House of Representatives. Votes: Passed 41 YES 0 NO 0 NOT VOTING 0 ABSENT 0 VACANT
SB10Enroll

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This amendment adds the United States Bankruptcy Courts to the list of entities that may certify questions of law to the Delaware Supreme Court. This is the second leg of this Constitutional Amendment.
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2013-06-26
Enact w/o Sign by Governor
SB33Enroll

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This Bill provides that if a community owner desires to raise the rents charged to homeowners in a manufactured home community more than the average annual increase in the Consumer Price Index For All Urban Consumers for the preceding thirty-six mont...
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2013-06-25
SS 1 for SB 33 - Passed by Senate. Votes: Passed 18 YES 2 NO 1 NOT VOTING 0 ABSENT 0 VACANT
SB60Enroll

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This bill would allow a person or party that has suffered a loss, damages, or injury as the result of the intentional fraud or criminal misconduct of an attorney during the course of a civil action in the Courts of the State of Delaware to bring suit...
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2013-06-12
Amendment HA 1 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
HB10Enroll

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This Act is the second leg of a Constitutional Amendment which eliminates the existing five-year waiting period before eligible felons who have fully discharged their sentences may have their voting rights restored. This Act shall be known as the Haz...
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2013-05-28
Enact w/o Sign by Governor
HCR17Enroll

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This concurrent resolution proclaims the week of September 14 through September 22, 2013, to be “Sea-Level Rise Awareness Week.”
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2013-05-16
Passed in House by Voice Vote
SB31Enroll

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his bill adds active members of the Ladies auxiliary or volunteer fire department ladies auxiliary as eligible for free surf fishing licenses. The bill also gives the department President’s discretion in determining what qualifies as 'active&qu...
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2013-05-08
To House Natural Resources Committee
SB19Enroll

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This act eliminates capital punishment and provides that those sentenced to death will serve life in prison without parole or other reduction.
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2013-03-28
To House Judiciary Committee
SB5Enroll

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Article IV, Section 29 currently provides that, after completing an initial four-year term successfully enough to warrant reappointment and confirmation, succeeding terms would then be for six years. This amendment would provide that Justices of the ...
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2013-03-26
Enact w/o Sign by Governor
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