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SCR70Engross

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This Senate Concurrent Resolution creates a Medicaid Buy-In Study Group to study the adoption of an expanded Medicaid Buy-In program that would allow Delawareans with incomes above 138% of the Federal Poverty Level to purchase insurance coverage thro...
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2018-06-28
Passed In House by Voice Vote
SJR6PassThis Resolution provides the official revenue, refund, and unencumbered funds estimates for Fiscal Year 2019.
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2018-06-28
Signed by Governor
SB236PassThis Act appropriates $49,167,700 to provide a $500 one-time salary supplement to full-time and part-time employees, to provide a $400 pension supplement to pensioners and provides one-time funded projects through the Office of Management and Budget.
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2018-06-28
Signed by Governor
SB235PassThis Bill is the Fiscal Year 2019 Appropriation Act.
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2018-06-28
Signed by Governor
HR34Intro

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This Resolution proclaims the week of July 9-13, 2018 as Delaware Produce Week. This is the fourth consecutive year this observation is being staged in an attempt to facilitate a better, healthier relationship between Delaware famers and local consum...
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2018-06-28
Passed In House by Voice Vote
HCR98Intro

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This resolution recognizes November 2018 as "Native American Heritage Month" in Delaware.
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2018-06-28
Passed In House by Voice Vote
HCR100Intro

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This resolution commemorates the 100th anniversary of the Great War.
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2018-06-28
Passed In House by Voice Vote
HR35Intro

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This Resolution requests the Department of Elections (Department) conduct an electronic audit of all ballots cast and a manual audit of ballots cast in 2% of election districts within 120 days of any general election. The House requests this audit pr...
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2018-06-28
Passed In House by Voice Vote
HB433PassThis Act expands the pathways to entering an alternative routes for teacher licensure and certification program (ARTC) casting a wider net in order to attract a diverse pool of qualified candidates into the field of education as the need for teachers...
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2018-06-28
Signed by Governor
SCR58Engross

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This Senate Concurrent Resolution does all of the following:
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2018-06-28
Passed In House by Voice Vote
SCR75Engross

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This Concurrent Resolution recognizes June 13, 2018, as National Time Out Day in Delaware.
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2018-06-28
Passed In House by Voice Vote
SCR76Engross

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This concurrent resolution recognizes the achievements and efforts of the staff of the Delaware Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs, who worked to earn accreditation from the American Alliance of Museums for Delawares state museums and collec...
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2018-06-28
Passed In House by Voice Vote
HB477Intro

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This Act provides a post-2011 employee who relied on misinformation that the employee would have a vested right to a reduced pension if the employee can prove, by a preponderance of the evidence, that the employee:
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2018-06-28
Tabled in Committee
SR24Engross

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This resolution recognizes the University of Delaware on its 275- year history.
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2018-06-27
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
HB124Engross

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Importers, manufacturers and dealers of destructive weapons are licensed and regulated under Federal law. Under existing Delaware law, importers, manufacturers and dealers of destructive weapons are not permitted to deliver them to purchasers in Dela...
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2018-06-27
Passed By House. Votes: 32 YES 7 NO 2 ABSENT
SB202PassThis Act ensures that the spouses of those killed in the line of duty are able to receive benefits for the remainder of their lives regardless of future marital status. When a surviving spouse remarries, the surviving spouse's benefit is reduced ...
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2018-06-27
Signed by Governor
SB219Engross

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Since 1975, the Delaware Population Consortium has prepared a unified set of statewide population projections each year. These projections are used for a variety of purposes including capital planning, policy analysis, comprehensive planning, and tra...
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2018-06-27
Reported Out of Committee (Administration) in House with 4 On Its Merits
SB124Intro

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This bill appoints the Secretary of the Department of Safety and Homeland Security as Chair of the DPAC and removes the President Pro Tem and the Speaker of the House from the Commission. This bill also makes technical corrections in conformance with...
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2018-06-27
Reported Out of Committee (Executive) in Senate with 4 On Its Merits
HB110Intro

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The Delaware Marijuana Control Act regulates and taxes marijuana in the same manner as alcohol. It allows adults over the age of 21 to legally possess and consume under 1 ounce of marijuana for personal use. It does not permit people to grow their ow...
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2018-06-27
Defeated By House. Votes: 21 YES 15 NO 5 NOT VOTING
HB405PassThis bill is intended to facilitate the growth and expansion of Delaware licensed craft alcoholic liquor companies within the State by permitting them to ship product manufactured on their licensed premises to entities under common ownership and cont...
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2018-06-27
Signed by Governor
SB221Intro

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This Act is the first leg of a constitutional amendment that modernizes the Delaware Constitutions bail provision and clarifies the power of the General Assembly and the Courts to define certain felony offenses for which, or circumstances under which...
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2018-06-27
Laid On Table in Senate
SB255Engross

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This Act prohibits the use and dissemination of information obtained from the machine readable zone of a driver's license or identification card issued by the Division of Motor Vehicles, with limited exceptions. This Act seeks to protect members ...
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2018-06-27
Reported Out of Committee (Telecommunication Internet & Technology) in House with 1 Favorable, 5 On Its Merits
SB177PassThis Act brings Delaware sex offender registration laws into compliance with the federal Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act ("SORNA") by standardizing the tier designation of sex offenders are assigned based upon offense of conv...
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2018-06-27
Signed by Governor
HB369PassThis Bill expands the offense of falsifying business records by including the act of altering or modifying and creating false medical records. Currently, no specific statute exists to prevent a person from falsely creating, altering, or modifying a m...
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2018-06-27
Signed by Governor
HB222PassThis Substitute Act incorporates House Bill No. 222, and also makes the following changes to House Bill No. 222:
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2018-06-27
Signed by Governor
HB310PassThe Certification of Adoption of Sustainability and Transparency Standards Act (the Act) establishes a voluntary disclosure regime to foster dialogue around sustainability and responsibility among participating Delaware business entities and their va...
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2018-06-27
Signed by Governor
SB257Intro

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This Act changes the program for distributing payments to county seats with tax-exempt properties owned by the State. Section 8318 of Title 29 directs compensatory payments for exempt properties owned by the State to the county seats, Wilmington, Dov...
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2018-06-26
Amendment SA 2 to SB 257 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
HB411Enroll

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This Act amends Delaware's existing continuity of government laws as required in conjunction with the adoption of House Bill No. 410, which completes the process to amend Article II, § 5 and Article XVII, § 1 of the Delaware Constitution to ado...
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2018-06-26
Passed By Senate. Votes: 20 YES 1 ABSENT
SB263Engross

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This Act amends the Delaware Governmental Accountability Act to make the annual budget process part of a performance management system of strategic planning, performance metrics and performance budgeting, dedicated to continuous process improvement t...
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2018-06-26
Reported Out of Committee (Appropriations) in House with 6 On Its Merits
HB410Enroll

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This Act is the second leg of a constitutional amendment that would alter the continuity of government provisions of the Delaware Constitution to enable the effective continuance of government following a variety of emergency situations. The first le...
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2018-06-26
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
SB260Intro

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Senate Bill No. 209, enacted by the 145th General Assembly, extended the Historic Preservation Tax Credit Act through June 2020. This Act extends the Historic Preservation Tax Credit Act through June 2030 and puts the provision regarding the effectiv...
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2018-06-26
Reported Out of Committee (Finance) in Senate with 4 On Its Merits
HB71Engross

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This bill was previously recommended by the Joint Sunset Committee in the 147th General Assembly. The bill adds appointed members of the Cash Management Policy Board to the definition of public officers. This designation would subject the appointed m...
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2018-06-26
To Senate Elections & Government Affairs Committee
HB466Engross

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This Act makes a technical correction to § 7021 of Title 25 so that it is consistent with § 7043 of Title 25. Section 7021 is the original rent increase section. It requires a landlord to provide a minimum 60 days notice of a rent increase and was ...
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2018-06-26
To Senate Judicial & Community Affairs Committee
SR25Engross

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This Senate Resolution congratulates the State of Israel on the occasion of the 70th anniversary of its founding.
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2018-06-26
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
HB481Intro

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This Act removes a derogatory term for Italian-, Spanish-, and Portuguese-American immigrants from the Delaware Code.
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2018-06-26
To House Public Safety & Homeland Security Committee
HB446Intro

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This constitutional amendment removes outdated constitutional language related to voter qualifications. The voting age has been 18 since the 1970's under federal law which superseded state law.
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2018-06-26
Defeated By House. Votes: 26 YES 14 NO 1 ABSENT
SB245Engross

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Both the Delaware Strategic Fund (Title 29, Chapter 87A, Subchapter II) and the Delaware Technical Innovation Fund (Title 29, Chapter 87A, Subchapter III) provide funding for Delaware businesses, including new businesses in growing technology-related...
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2018-06-26
Reported Out of Committee (Telecommunication Internet & Technology) in House with 1 Favorable, 5 On Its Merits
HB419Engross

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Unmanned aircraft systems are capable of introducing contraband into detention facilities without undergoing correctional officer inspections. This bill seeks to prohibit the use of unmanned aircraft systems (drones) to introduce contraband into dete...
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2018-06-26
To Senate Judicial & Community Affairs Committee
SB226Engross

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The Public Service Commissions (PSC) authority over public utilities has been changed by recent decisions by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and legislation enacted in Delaware. This Act changes the statutory requirements for PSC public u...
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2018-06-26
Reported Out of Committee (Energy) in House with 6 On Its Merits
HB235Enroll

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This bill encourages spaying, neutering, and vaccination in order to limit the number of unwanted cats and protect the public from rabies and other diseases carried by unvaccinated animals. The bill defines free-roaming cats and also free-roaming cat...
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2018-06-26
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
SB126Enroll

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This Act provides school-based speech-language pathologists and audiologists who hold a current Certificate of Clinical Competence in speech-language pathology, (CCC-SLP) or audiology (CCC-A), issued by the American Speech-Language and Hearing Associ...
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2018-06-26
Passed By House. Votes: 40 YES 1 ABSENT
HB480Intro

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This legislation increases access to Delaware's existing community solar program by expanding geographic eligibility requirements of the program. The legislation also ensures 15% of all community solar facilities provide savings to low-to-moderat...
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2018-06-22
To House Energy Committee
SB261Intro

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This Act directs the Board of Directors of the Riverfront Development Corporation to amend the membership and member terms of the Board of Directors contained in Article I, Section 1 of the Corporation's by-laws.
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2018-06-21
Reported Out of Committee (Judicial & Community Affairs) in Senate with 3 On Its Merits
SB253Intro

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This Act creates and funds, in Fiscal Year 2019, a Community Assault Weapon Recovery Program.
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2018-06-21
To Senate Labor Committee
SB265Intro

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This Act amends the Renewable Energy Portfolio Standards Act (REPSA) to provide for a workable cost cap to protect Delmarva Power customers from sharp annual increases in their bills due to the cost of procuring renewable energy.
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2018-06-21
To Senate Environmental, Natural Resources & Energy Committee
HB443PassThis Act permits the Secretary of the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control to renew or extend the term of a construction permit under certain circumstances.
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2018-06-21
Signed by Governor
SB140Intro

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This Act is the first leg of a constitutional amendment that limits the ability of the State to appropriate moneys in a special fund created, after January 1, 2018, to fund capital projects with a dedicated revenue source and with a limitation on the...
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2018-06-21
Reported Out of Committee (Executive) in Senate with 4 On Its Merits
HB459Intro

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This Act requires insurers to check if an individual owes child support arrears before making a payment to the individual and permits the Division of Child Support Services to attach a lien to an insurance payment awarded pursuant to a settlement or ...
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2018-06-21
Amendment HA 1 to HB 459 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
HB67Intro

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As a public school safety measure, this bill requires that any door to a classroom will be equipped with a lock that can be locked from either side of the door. Many doors are currently not capable of locking from the inside. Locking the door(s) to a...
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2018-06-21
Stricken in House
HB90Engross

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This bill establishes in-person early voting for the State of Delaware. Registered voters will be allowed to vote in-person for at least 10 days prior to an election, up to and including the Saturday and Sunday immediately prior to the election at lo...
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2018-06-21
To Senate Elections & Government Affairs Committee
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