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HB188IntroCriminal and administrative enforcement of laws and ordinances relating to the condition of real property and abatement of violations thereof is a significant expense of local governments. The growing number of vacant and abandoned properties has inc...
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2017-05-18
To House Housing & Community Affairs Committee
HB185IntroThe Bicycle Friendly Delaware Act would update Delaware code in conformance with recommended changes to the Uniform Vehicle Code from both the National Committee on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (Rules of the Road Committee) and the League of Ameri...
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2017-05-18
To House Public Safety & Homeland Security Committee
HB187IntroWith the implementation of land banks in the State of Delaware, an increasing number of vacant and abandoned properties will be brought to sheriffs sales. Many of these parcels will be dilapidated and require investment to render the house habitable....
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2017-05-18
To House Housing & Community Affairs Committee
HCR31EngrossThis resolution recognizes the month of May as "Poppy Month" in the State of Delaware.
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2017-05-18
Introduced in House
HCR33EngrossThis resolution strongly encourages benefit-eligible state employees and pensioners to be engaged consumers and actively participate in Open Enrollment this May, by utilizing the new consumerism resources and making informed decisions regarding their...
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2017-05-18
Introduced in House
HB189IntroThe Advanced Wireless Infrastructure Investment Act creates a new Chapter 16 of Title 17 that will accelerate investment in mobile broadband infrastructure and ready the State for the next wave of economic development in the digital economy. In recog...
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2017-05-18
To House Transportation/Land Use and Infrastructure Committee
HB190IntroThis Act, which shall be known as the Coastal Zone Conversion Permit Act, makes changes to the Coastal Zone Act (CZA), which has not been significantly updated since its enactment almost a half century ago. The CZA, enacted in 1971, has enabled Delaw...
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2017-05-18
To House Natural Resources Committee
HB184IntroThis bill adds to the requirements for licensure as a River Pilot Apprentice that an applicant not have been convicted of a crime substantially related to the practice of river piloting. This bill empowers the Board of Pilot Commissioners to waive su...
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2017-05-17
To House Transportation/Land Use and Infrastructure Committee
HB143IntroThis Act removes the provisional license and re-establishes a 3 tiered licensure system. An initial license provides for two years for the initial licensee to obtain a passing score on an approved performance assessment. This Act provides for recipro...
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2017-05-17
To House Education Committee
HCR30IntroThis Concurrent Resolution celebrates the 50th anniversary of the landmark U.S. Supreme Court decision In re Gault and the importance of its extension of the Constitutional guarantee of due process.
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2017-05-17
Introduced in House
HB186IntroThe 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 bring the Suppl...
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2017-05-17
To House Health & Human Development Committee
HCR29EngrossThis concurrent resolution thanks the Career and Technical Student Organizations for their presentation of geraniums. This concurrent resolution also extends the General Assembly's best wishes for continued success to these exemplary students.
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2017-05-17
Introduced in House
HB178IntroThe children of parents who divorce or were never married often share a surname with only one parent, which may lead to confusion or hardship when schools, doctors, or others fail to recognize the childs connection with the parent with whom the child...
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2017-05-16
To House Judiciary Committee
HB183IntroThis Act clarifies that the reviews of child and maternal deaths are confidential and may not be used in any proceedings. It ensures that the committees and panels who do the work on behalf of the Child Death Review Commission are protected.
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2017-05-16
To House Judiciary Committee
HB179IntroThis Act permits State employees who are employed by the Delaware State Police and work in a variety of job titles, all of which are more commonly referred to as "9-1-1 Operators," to retire at 25 years without any reduction. Those employee...
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2017-05-16
To House Public Safety & Homeland Security Committee
HB177IntroThis bill broadens the eligibility requirement for an appointment to a board of adjustment in jurisdictions which have adopted a home rule charter.
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2017-05-16
To House Housing & Community Affairs Committee
HB174IntroThis Act raises the first offense of purchasing or obtaining a firearm for someone not legally qualified to own, possess or purchase one from a Class F to a Class E Felony. This change is to deter such "straw purchases" by making jail time ...
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2017-05-16
To House Public Safety & Homeland Security Committee
HB180IntroThis Act amends Chapter 12B of Title 6 to update Delaware's law regarding computer security breaches by doing the following:
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2017-05-16
To House Economic Development/Banking/Insurance/Commerce Committee
HB182IntroThis bill clarifies that the reviews of child abuse and neglect deaths and near deaths are confidential and should not be used in any proceedings. It ensures that the committees and panels who do the work on behalf of the Child Protection Accountabil...
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2017-05-16
To House Judiciary Committee
HB5IntroThis Act is the first leg of an amendment to the Delaware Constitution to provide for equal rights. This amendment would advance human dignity and equality for all under the Delaware Constitution, and would correct a constitutional shortcoming. It su...
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2017-05-16
To House Administration Committee
HB181IntroThis Act makes updates to how reports of child abuse and neglect are handled by the various members of the multidisciplinary team. The Act codifies the multidisciplinary team and case. The Act adds additional duties to the Investigation Coordinator, ...
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2017-05-16
To House Judiciary Committee
HB176IntroThis bill gives local school boards or charter school boards more discretion on a case by case basis to suspend students for the possession of a deadly weapon other than a firearm in a Safe School or Recreation Zone. This bill is the result of a case...
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2017-05-16
To House Public Safety & Homeland Security Committee
HR14IntroRespecting And Honoring All Delaware Mothers On May 14, 2017, Mother's Day.
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2017-05-11
Introduced in House
HB175EngrossThis Act alters various fees assessed by the Delaware Secretary of State. The Act provides that most changes to the fees and taxes assessed will take effect on August 1, 2017; however increases to the maximum franchise tax and the late penalty for th...
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2017-05-11
To House Administration Committee
HCR28EngrossThis Concurrent Resolution recognizes and commends speech-language pathologists and audiologists throughout this State for their work with citizens of this State to lead independent, productive, and fulfilling lives.
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2017-05-11
Introduced in House
HB173IntroThis bill brings animal control laws up to date with the office of animal welfare authority. The bill updates the dangerous dog law to allow for more thorough investigation prior to civil filings, add provisions for dogs that repeatedly attack or thr...
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2017-05-11
To House Health & Human Development Committee
HB171IntroThis Bill amends the Board composition to provide that a slot may be filled by an audiologist or by a hearing aid dispenser which shall address the challenge in locating a hearing aid dispenser to serve on the Board. Further, this Bill adds a definit...
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2017-05-11
To House Administration Committee
HB172IntroThis Bill limits a health insurers right to overpayment recovery to two years from the date of the original payment. The time limit does not apply where there is fraud or other intentional misconduct, when overpayment recovery is initiated by a self-...
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2017-05-11
To House Economic Development/Banking/Insurance/Commerce Committee
HCR27EngrossThis Resolution recognizes May 10, 2017, as the 100th Anniversary of the Delaware Department of Transportation.
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2017-05-10
Introduced in House
HB170IntroThis legislation, the Angel Investor Job Creation and Innovation Act for Small Technology Companies, creates an incentive for qualified angel investors to invest capital in qualified Delaware small technology companies..
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2017-05-10
To House Economic Development/Banking/Insurance/Commerce Committee
HB9IntroThis bill allows judicial discretion when juveniles are charged with any of the five specific offenses carved out in state code that say a juvenile of 16 or older, or 15 in the case of § 1447A, must be prosecuted as an adult. The bill simply changes...
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2017-05-10
To House Judiciary Committee
HB8IntroThis bill seeks to expand the eligibility criteria for the Juvenile Offender Civil Citation Program by including the offense of possession of drug paraphernalia and permitting a second referral to the Juvenile Offender Civil Citation Program where th...
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2017-05-10
To House Judiciary Committee
HB168IntroThis bill eliminates the outdated provisions relating to mobile registration while maintaining the right of any person to register to vote at any county office of the Department of Elections.
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2017-05-10
To House Administration Committee
HB6IntroThis Act codifies a juvenile's right to counsel in Family Court delinquency proceedings. The bill outlines certain circumstances where a juvenile may not waive the right to counsel: where the juvenile is accused of a felony, where the juvenile is...
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2017-05-10
To House Judiciary Committee
HCR23EngrossThis concurrent resolution proclaims May 10, 2017, as Early Childhood Advocacy Day to affirm the importance of quality early learning for every citizen and every sector of our State, to celebrate the accomplishments of the past year, and to rededicat...
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2017-05-10
Introduced in House
HR13IntroThis Resolution recognizes the important work of school nurses and declares May 10, 2017 as "National School Nurse Day" in Delaware.
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2017-05-10
Introduced in House
HB7IntroRecognizing that a criminal charge can have lasting collateral consequences for a juvenile on employment and education opportunities, this bill raises the age in which a juveniles information, such as their name and mug shot, may be released by the s...
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2017-05-10
To House Judiciary Committee
HB169IntroSection 1 of the Act (i) clarifies that the defined term agents, as used in chapter 33 of title 12, consistent with common usage of the term, includes all agents defined as such by the general law of agency; (ii) modifies section 3312 to provide that...
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2017-05-10
To House Economic Development/Banking/Insurance/Commerce Committee
HCR24EngrossThis concurrent resolution designates the month of May 2017 as Lyme Disease Awareness Month in the State of Delaware.
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2017-05-09
Introduced in House
HB2IntroThis Act is the first leg of an amendment to the Delaware Constitution to provide for equal protection. This amendment would advance human dignity and equality for all under the Delaware Constitution, and would correct a constitutional shortcoming. I...
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2017-05-09
To House Administration Committee
HCR26EngrossThis resolution recognizes the week of May 8-12, 2017 as Teacher Appreciation Week.
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2017-05-09
Introduced in House
HB167EngrossCooking wine contains alcohol but has been exempted from alcohol regulation by the federal government (Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau) and many states as long as it contains no more than 20% alcohol by volume and no less than 1.5% salt, the...
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2017-05-09
To House Economic Development/Banking/Insurance/Commerce Committee
HB159IntroThis Bill confirms licensing requirements for school nurses are established by the Professional Standards Board, and evaluation criteria for school nurses are established by the District or Charter School.
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2017-05-09
To House Education Committee
HB161IntroThis bill requires the Department of Transportation to provide the General Assembly with an annual report for community transportation fund expenditures.
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2017-05-09
To House Transportation/Land Use and Infrastructure Committee
HB166IntroThis bill changes the times when the sale of alcoholic liquor for off-premises consumption may occur on Sundays to be from 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
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2017-05-09
To House Economic Development/Banking/Insurance/Commerce Committee
HB163IntroCurrently there are 17 "check-boxes" on the Delaware personal income tax return where taxpayers may designate a portion of their refund or send additional money with their payment due to be credited as a charitable donation to various organ...
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2017-05-09
To House Revenue & Finance Committee
HB164IntroThis bill dissolves the Human Trafficking Coordinating Council and reestablishes it as the Human Trafficking Interagency Coordinating Council. The bill establishes the members of the Council and the chair and vice-chair. The bill also requires that a...
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2017-05-09
To House Judiciary Committee
HB162IntroThis bill mandates reporting to the Director of Investor Protection by a broker-dealer or investment adviser that has a reasonable belief that financial exploitation of an eligible adult has occurred or been attempted. It also enables broker-dealers ...
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2017-05-09
To House Judiciary Committee
SB78IntroThis Act enhances penalties for drivers who cause serious physical injury, as defined in § 222 of Title 11, to a vulnerable user, as defined in this Act. For a person to be guilty under this Act, the injured vulnerable user must be lawfully using a ...
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2017-05-05
To Senate Transportation Committee
SB79IntroThis Act makes corrections and changes to Senate Bill No. 13 of the 149th General Assembly (81 Del. Laws, c. 1), which was signed February 2, 2017, as follows:
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2017-05-05
To Senate Banking, Business & Insurance Committee
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