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SJR17PassThis Senate Joint Resolution affirms the decision of the State Board of Education to approve the Wilmington Education Improvement Commission’s Plan (“the Plan”) and supports the continued work of the Commission in developing details...
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2016-08-03
Signed by Governor
SJR10PassThis Senate Joint Resolution encourages State government to expand social media platforms to better connect with citizen businesses and visitors.
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2016-07-29
Signed by Governor
SJR11PassThis Senate Joint Resolution commends the National Historic Preservation Act.
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2016-07-29
Signed by Governor
SJR12PassThis Resolution endorses the TIGER grant application for funds for the design and construction of the Claymont Regional Transportation Center.
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2016-07-20
Signed by Governor
SCR83Engross

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This resolution establishes a special committee to study and made recommendations about school safety issues, with the committee to provide its report and recommendations on or before October 17, 2016.
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2016-07-01
Passed in House by Voice Vote
SJR14PassThis Resolution provides the official revenue, refund, and unencumbered funds estimates for Fiscal Year 2016.
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2016-07-01
Signed by Governor
HJR13Engross

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This resolution requires a Delaware Certificate of Multi-literacy be established. The criteria for such certificate is to be developed by the Department of Education, with the assent of the State Board of Education no later than December 1, 2016 and ...
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2016-07-01
Passed by House of Representatives. Votes: Passed 39 YES 0 NO 0 NOT VOTING 2 ABSENT 0 VACANT
SJR13Enroll

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This joint resolution names the comfort station on the grounds of Cape Henlopen State Park after Senator David B. McBride.
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2016-07-01
Passed by House of Representatives. Votes: Passed 39 YES 0 NO 0 NOT VOTING 2 ABSENT 0 VACANT
HR38Intro

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This resolution encourages Delaware agencies to continue their vital public education and community outreach, including working with partners in the private sector, to remind those driving on Delaware’s roads not to use their smartphones and ot...
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2016-07-01
Passed in House by Voice Vote
SCR89Engross

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This Concurrent Resolution supports the National Cancer Moonshot and the work of the Cancer Moonshot Task Force and encourages cancer survivorship planning and the goal of eliminating cancer as we know it today.
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2016-07-01
Passed in House by Voice Vote
SCR90Engross

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This Concurrent Resolution expresses the General Assembly’s opposition to the current cost allocation for the Artificial Island transmission project and creates a 7 member Regional Legislative Transmission Cost Equity Committee to protect Delaw...
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2016-07-01
Passed in House by Voice Vote
SCR94Engross

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This Resolution commemorates July 1, 2016 as the 100th anniversary of the beginning of the Battle of the Somme.
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2016-07-01
Passed in House by Voice Vote
SCR88Engross

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This Senate Concurrent Resolution recognizes the valuable role Meningitis vaccinations for all serotypes play in preventing a devastating illness and the importance of sharing the latest information with individuals most commonly impacted.
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2016-07-01
Passed in House by Voice Vote
SCR92Engross

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This resolution designates November 2016 as “Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy Awareness Month”.
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2016-07-01
Passed in House by Voice Vote
SCR93Engross

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This Concurrent Resolution designates the month of August, 2016 as “National Immunization Awareness Month” in recognition of the value of preventive vaccinations for all ages.
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2016-07-01
Passed in House by Voice Vote
SCR95Engross

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This Resolution calls on the Governor, Diamond State Port Corporation, and the Delaware Economic Development Office to pursue plans to develop the Port of Wilmington or other Wilmington area facilities to accommodate the deep-draft shipping that will...
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2016-07-01
Passed by Senate. Votes: Passed 21 YES 0 NO 0 NOT VOTING 0 ABSENT 0 VACANT
HR40Intro

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This resolution creates a House Task Force to review and recommend Noise Control Laws in the State of Delaware.
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2016-07-01
Passed in House by Voice Vote
SCR86Engross

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This Resolution commemorates July 30, 2016 as the 60th Anniversary of “In God We Trust” as the official motto of the United States.
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2016-07-01
Passed in House by Voice Vote
SJR15PassThis Resolution provides the official revenue, refund, and unencumbered funds estimates for Fiscal Year 2017.
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2016-07-01
Signed by Governor
SCR85Engross

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This Senate Concurrent Resolution expresses support for the development of Unmanned Aircraft Systems, technologies, usages, and businesses in Delaware and the increased economic and training opportunities available within the FAA Regulatory framework...
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2016-07-01
Passed in House by Voice Vote
SJR16Intro

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This Senate Joint Resolution calls on the United States Congress to act in the public interest and approve pending legislation barring persons in the federal government’s classified terrorist database, commonly referred to as "the terroris...
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2016-06-30
Defeated by Senate. Votes: Defeated 10 YES 9 NO 2 NOT VOTING 0 ABSENT 0 VACANT
HJR12Engross

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This House Joint Resolution fulfills the condition of 14 Del C. 1026(d)(1) that the General Assembly must pass and the Governor must sign a Joint Resolution supporting the proposed changes to school district boundaries in New Castle County. It also ...
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2016-06-30
Defeated by Senate. Votes: Defeated 6 YES 15 NO 0 NOT VOTING 0 ABSENT 0 VACANT
SR19Engross

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This resolution requests the Department of Insurance to examine the secondary market for life insurance and to make recommendations to the 149th General Assembly.
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2016-06-30
Passed by Senate. Votes: Passed 11 YES 6 NO 3 NOT VOTING 1 ABSENT 0 VACANT
SCR91Intro

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This Resolution encourages the Delaware State Bar Association, its Corporation Law Section, and the Council of that Section, to examine the State’s business entity laws with an eye towards maintaining balance, efficiency, fairness, and predicta...
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2016-06-30
Laid On Table in Senate
HCR97Engross

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This resolution recognizes November 2016 as “Native American Heritage Month” in Delaware.
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2016-06-29
Passed by Senate. Votes: Passed 21 YES 0 NO 0 NOT VOTING 0 ABSENT 0 VACANT
HR37Intro

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This Resolution recognizes Wednesday, June 29, 2016, as “Staff Appreciation Day” in the House of Representatives.
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2016-06-29
Passed in House by Voice Vote
HR39Intro

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This resolution creates the Statewide Afterschool Initiative Learning Task Force.
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2016-06-29
Passed in House by Voice Vote
HJR11Engross

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This resolution establishes and sets forth the understating that due to the complexity and wide ranging environmental, social and economic impact associated with a change to the State of Delaware stormwater management regulations and accompanying tec...
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2016-06-29
Reported Out of Committee (NATURAL RESOURCES & ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL) in Senate with 4 On Its Merits
HCR96Engross

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This Resolution proclaims the week of July 11-15, 2016 as Delaware Local Produce Week
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2016-06-29
Passed by Senate. Votes: Passed 21 YES 0 NO 0 NOT VOTING 0 ABSENT 0 VACANT
SR18Engross

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This resolution recognizes Ashley SK Davis for her valuable contributions to art and culture in the State of Delaware.
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2016-06-28
Passed by Senate. Votes: Passed 21 YES 0 NO 0 NOT VOTING 0 ABSENT 0 VACANT
HCR93Intro

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Since its adoption in 2003, the Manufactured Home Owners and Community Owners Act has proven to be an effective tool to protect the rights of tenants in manufactured home communities. After 13 years, a number of issues and concerns have been identifi...
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2016-06-28
Amendment HA 2 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
HCR95Engross

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Many of the Delaware Volunteer Fire Companies are for all intents and purposes self-policed as it pertains to the management of their company funds. As highlighted by the recent reports of embezzlement, the current system is vulnerable. This House Co...
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2016-06-23
Passed by Senate. Votes: Passed 18 YES 0 NO 0 NOT VOTING 3 ABSENT 0 VACANT
HCR94Intro

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This resolution is intended to produce voluntary, cost-effective actions by the Delaware Office of Highway Safety, the Delaware General Assembly, and Delaware’s local governments to reduce deaths and injuries occurring to pedestrians on the sta...
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2016-06-23
To House Transportation/Land Use and Infrastructure Committee
SCR80Engross

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This Resolution honors USO Delaware on its 25th Anniversary, and the USO on its 75th Anniversary, for their important and inspiring work supporting military members and their families.
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2016-06-23
Passed in House by Voice Vote
HCR91Engross

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This concurrent resolution recognizes and honors the young women of Delaware participating in the 2016 session of Delaware Girls State.
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2016-06-23
Passed by Senate. Votes: Passed 18 YES 0 NO 0 NOT VOTING 3 ABSENT 0 VACANT
HCR92Intro

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The 148th Delaware General Assembly opposes the decision of the PJM Interconnection to allocate the majority of the costs of the Artificial Island improvements to the residents and businesses of The First State. The PJM Interconnection actions in th...
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2016-06-23
To House Energy Committee
SCR81Engross

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This Senate Concurrent Resolution recognizes and celebrates 2 distinguished Muslim holidays, Eid al-Fitr, which marks the end of the holy month of Ramadan, and Eid al-Adha, which marks the end of the haj pilgrimage to Mecca. Author: Sen. Sokola
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2016-06-22
Passed in House by Voice Vote
SR17Engross

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This Resolution recognizes Wednesday, June 22, 2016, as “Staff Appreciation Day” in the Delaware State Senate.
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2016-06-22
Passed by Senate. Votes: Passed 21 YES 0 NO 0 NOT VOTING 0 ABSENT 0 VACANT
SCR84Engross

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This Resolution congratulates the class of 2015-2016 Eagle Scouts for having attained the highest rank one can earn in the Boy Scouts of America. AUTHOR: Sen. Lawson
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2016-06-21
Passed in House by Voice Vote
HR36Intro

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Recognizing June 20-26, 2016 As Amateur Radio Week In Delaware.
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2016-06-21
Passed in House by Voice Vote
HR35Intro

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This resolution recognizes June 25, 2016 as Marine Corps League Day in Delaware.
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2016-06-21
Passed in House by Voice Vote
HCR88Engross

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This House Concurrent Resolution recognizes June 15, 2016, as “Delaware Elder Abuse Awareness Day” and encourages all of Delaware’s citizens to learn about how to protect and nurture our elderly citizens.
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2016-06-16
Passed by Senate. Votes: Passed 20 YES 0 NO 0 NOT VOTING 1 ABSENT 0 VACANT
HCR86Engross

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This bill proclaims the month of October to be “Disability History and Awareness Month” in Delaware and encourages all Delaware center and family based pre-schools and childcare programs, annually during the month of October, to provide i...
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2016-06-16
Passed by Senate. Votes: Passed 20 YES 0 NO 0 NOT VOTING 1 ABSENT 0 VACANT
HCR85Intro

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This Concurrent Resolution establishes the Firearm Suicide Prevention Task Force.
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2016-06-16
Passed in House by Voice Vote
HCR90Engross

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This Resolution recognizes the young men participating in the 2016 session of Delaware's Boys State and commends its sponsor, the American Legion Department of Delaware.
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2016-06-16
Passed by Senate. Votes: Passed 20 YES 0 NO 0 NOT VOTING 1 ABSENT 0 VACANT
HCR89Intro

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This concurrent resolution calls on the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) to deny any requests for easements on state property related to the Artificial Island transmission project.
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2016-06-16
Passed in House by Voice Vote
HCR87Engross

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This Concurrent Resolution recognizes Delaware Technical and Community College on the 50th anniversary of its founding.
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2016-06-09
Passed by Senate. Votes: Passed 19 YES 0 NO 0 NOT VOTING 2 ABSENT 0 VACANT
SCR79Engross

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This Resolution congratulates Dr. Mark T. Brainard on becoming the 5th President of Delaware Technical and Community College.
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2016-06-08
Passed in House by Voice Vote
HCR84Engross

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This Resolution recognizes June 7 through June 28, 2016, as the “22 in 22 Challenge” in the State of Delaware and encourages all Delawareans to learn about and raise awareness of veteran suicide.
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2016-06-07
Passed by Senate. Votes: Passed 21 YES 0 NO 0 NOT VOTING 0 ABSENT 0 VACANT
SCR69Engross

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This Senate Concurrent Resolution designates May 22, 2016 as “Delaware Conservation Day” in the State of Delaware.
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2016-05-19
Passed in House by Voice Vote
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