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SB169PassThis Act adopts the Uniform Civil Remedies for Unauthorized Disclosure of Intimate Images Act. This Act addresses an increasingly common form of abuse that can cause severe and often irreversible harm: the disclosure of private, sexually explicit ima...
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2020-09-23
Signed by Governor
HB232PassThis Act would both raise the jurisdictional limit of the Justice of the Peace Court to $25,000 and allow Justice of the Peace to consider claims in excess of the jurisdictional limit where the underlying matter involves a commercial tenancy and poss...
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2020-08-25
Signed by Governor
HB351PassPrior to the pandemic occasioned by the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), approximately 500 initial unemployment claims were filed in Delaware each week. Between March 15 and May 30, 2020, the Department of Labor received over 100,000 initial claims, bri...
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2020-08-25
Signed by Governor
HB335PassThis Act amends Delawares probate code by adding a new section to provide restricted access to a decedents safe deposit box located in a financial institution and held in the decedents sole name, for the limited purpose of retrieving the decedents la...
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2020-08-25
Signed by Governor
HB353PassThis Act would ensure that employers are not charged for the benefit wages of employees who they had to terminate, furlough, or lay off due to the economic shutdown needed to respond to the COVID-19 public health crisis. The intention of the Departme...
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2020-08-25
Signed by Governor
HB350PassThis Act creates the crime of Aggravated Strangulation. A person is guilty of Aggravated Strangulation if the person is a law-enforcement officer, and while acting within the persons official capacity as a law-enforcement officer, knowingly or intent...
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2020-08-13
Signed by Governor
HB237PassThis Act eliminates the requirement that movie theaters selling alcohol have video cameras in each auditorium and the requirement that an employee must pass through each auditorium during a movie showing.
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2020-08-06
Signed by Governor
HB331PassThis bill deletes an unnecessary restriction relating to amending the Sussex County budget. No similar provision is applicable to the Kent or New Castle County budget process.
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2020-08-06
Signed by Governor
SB210PassThis Act amends the Charter of Lewes to give the City Council the authority to impose and collect a lodging tax.
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2020-08-06
Signed by Governor
HB334PassSection 1 of the Act addresses statutes under Chapter 33 of Title 12 and (i) amends section 3330 by adding subsections (c) and (d)to make explicit in subsection (a) of section 3330 the applicability dates that were intended to be carried over from th...
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2020-08-06
Signed by Governor
SB246PassPresently, a legal process does not exist for a Delaware hospital to seek the appointment of a guardian for a non-acute patient who has been a patient at the hospital for an extended period, after having been abandoned by family. This bill authorizes...
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2020-08-06
Signed by Governor
SB120PassThis Act authorizes the Division of Motor Vehicles to issue migratory shorebird special registration plates.
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2020-08-06
Signed by Governor
SB236PassThis Act amends the Charter of Dewey Beach to give the Town Commissioners the authority to impose and collect a lodging tax. The new lodging tax is distinct from the existing accommodations tax. A rental property may be subject to either the accommod...
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2020-08-06
Signed by Governor
HB355PassThis Act creates the 17-person Behavioral Health Planning and Advisory Council to the Division of Substance Abuse and Mental Health and ensures the Council will satisfy the requirements of Title XIX of the Public Health Service Act (42 U.S.C. 300x-4(...
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2020-08-06
Signed by Governor
SB249PassThis Act extends the Clean Air Act Title V Operating Permit Program annual fees for facilities in Delaware, which have historically expired and been reauthorized by the General Assembly every three years. Existing statutory authorization to collect f...
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2020-08-06
Signed by Governor
HB269PassUnder the current language of Section 2.301, it is unclear what constitutes a "term" when computing term limits and determining a potential candidate's eligibility when they have previously filled a vacancy on the Council. By adding the...
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2020-08-06
Signed by Governor
HB297PassThis Act amends the City of Seaford's Charter (Charter) as follows:
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2020-08-06
Signed by Governor
HB345PassDue to the public health emergency caused by COVID-19, several legislative task forces and committees have not been able to fulfill the reporting requirements of the task forces or committees enabling legislation and need additional time to complete ...
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2020-07-23
Signed by Governor
SB244PassThis bill continues the practice of amending periodically the Delaware Statutory Trust Act (the Act) to keep it current and to maintain its national preeminence. The following is a section-by-section review of the proposed amendments of the Act.
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2020-07-23
Signed by Governor
HB318PassThis Act requires the Department of Education to establish and implement a curriculum on the Holocaust and genocide for students in grades 6 through 12. Teaching the lessons learned from the Holocaust and other genocides helps cultivate the spirit of...
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2020-07-23
Signed by Governor
SB248PassThe purpose of the Bill is to allow for the modifications to the Disability Insurance Program for state employees that were included in the Governors Twelfth Modification to the COVID-19 State of Emergency to continue until December 30, 2020 in the e...
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2020-07-23
Signed by Governor
HB214PassThis Act supports veterinarians in their effort to protect people from rabies and to ensure the welfare of animals.
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2020-07-23
Signed by Governor
HB354PassThis Act requires statutorily designated health providers to provide medical certifications of death, for death certificates, electronically and for the death certificates to be electronically filed with the Delaware Vital Events Registration System ...
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2020-07-23
Signed by Governor
SB253PassThis Act ensures that the price protections for Delawareans related to price gouging put in place during the COVID-19 state of emergency do not cease immediately upon the lifting of the COVID-19 state of emergency, but instead continue for a short pe...
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2020-07-23
Signed by Governor
SB243PassSince 2009, when video-conferencing was first permitted under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) by Senate Bill No. 104 (145th General Assembly), technology has continued to evolve and the need to provide more mechanisms for participation by membe...
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2020-07-23
Signed by Governor
SB122VetoThis Act creates the Delaware Perinatal Quality Collaborative to improve pregnancy outcomes for women and newborns and such issues as obstetrical blood loss management, pregnant women with substance use disorder, infants impacted by neonatal abstinen...
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2020-07-21
Vetoed by Governor
HB348PassHouse Substitute No. 1 for House Bill No. 348 differs from HB 348 in the following ways:
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2020-07-17
Signed by Governor
SB201PassThis Act makes additional technical changes to Senate Bill No. 122 and Senate Substitute No. 1 for Senate Bill No. 122. The Senate Substitute unanimously passed both chambers during the 1st Session of the 150th General Assembly.
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2020-07-17
Signed by Governor
HB349PassThis bill codifies portions of the Second and Nineteenth Modifications of the Governor's Declaration of State of Emergency due to COVID-19 concerning food and drink establishments. Food and drink establishments suffered great losses since March, ...
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2020-07-16
Signed by Governor
SB251PassThis Act ensures that the protections put in place during the COVID-19 pandemic related to marriage licenses do not cease immediately upon the lifting of the COVID-19 State of Emergency, but instead continue until June 30, 2021.
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2020-07-16
Signed by Governor
HB343PassThis bill continues the practice of amending periodically the Delaware Revised Uniform Limited Partnership Act (the Act) to keep it current and to maintain its national preeminence. The following is a section-by-section review of the proposed amendme...
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2020-07-16
Signed by Governor
SB247PassThis Act ensures that the protections put in place during the COVID-19 pandemic related to notarizations do not cease immediately upon the lifting of the COVID-19 State of Emergency, but instead continue until June 30, 2021.
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2020-07-16
Signed by Governor
HB344PassThis bill continues the practice of amending periodically the Delaware Limited Liability Company Act (the Act) to keep it current and to maintain its national preeminence. The following is a section-by-section review of the proposed amendments of the...
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2020-07-16
Signed by Governor
HB341PassSection 1. Section 1 of this Act amends Section 102(a) to provide that the name of a corporation must be such as to distinguish it from the name of any registered series of a limited partnership.
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2020-07-16
Signed by Governor
HB342PassThis bill continues the practice of amending periodically the Delaware Revised Uniform Partnership Act (the Act) to keep it current and to maintain its national preeminence. The following is a section-by-section review of the proposed amendments of t...
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2020-07-16
Signed by Governor
SB227PassThis Act brings the Division of Motor Vehicles into compliance with federal law by allowing a commercial learner permit to be issued for a period of up to 1 year.
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2020-07-16
Signed by Governor
SB223PassThis Act brings Delaware into compliance with the federal No Human Trafficking on Our Roads Act by creating a lifetime disqualification for a commercial diver license if the individual engages in human trafficking while using a motor vehicle.
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2020-07-16
Signed by Governor
SB229PassSenate Substitute No. 1 for Senate Bill No. 229 differs from Senate Bill No. 229 by changing the word competent to incompetent as grounds for disqualification for the office of Commissioner.
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2020-07-16
Signed by Governor
HB352PassThis Act extends provisions in the First and Twentieth Modifications to the Declaration of a State of Emergency due to a Public Health Threat which authorize the Delaware Secretary of Labor to issue emergency rules amending the Delaware Unemployment ...
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2020-07-16
Signed by Governor
HB263PassThis Act requires that individual, group, and State employee insurance plans cap the amount an individual must pay for insulin prescriptions at $100 a month and must include at least 1 formulation of insulin on the lowest tier of the drug formulary d...
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2020-07-16
Signed by Governor
HB347PassThis Act continues in effect a provision contained in the Sixth Modification of the Declaration of a State of emergency for the State of Delaware Due to a Public Health Threat issued on March 24, 2020 which allows the Director of Management and Budge...
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2020-07-16
Signed by Governor
SB170PassThis Act creates a CBD-Rich card medical marijuana card to treat anxiety in adults. This Act also requires that a registry identification card state the type of card that is issued to clearly identify qualifying adult patients, qualifying pediatric p...
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2020-07-07
Signed by Governor
SR44EngrossThis Senate Resolution pays tribute to Delaware's senior senator, Harris B. McDowell, III, upon his retirement from the Senate after some 44 years of exemplary service.
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2020-07-01
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
HB346PassThis Act provides for voting by mail for the 2020 primary and general elections and special elections held under the provisions of Chapter 73 of Title 15 due to the emergency caused by COVID-19, a highly contagious virus. Voting by mail is an alterna...
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2020-07-01
Signed by Governor
SB260PassThis Act provides supplementary appropriations to certain Grants-in-Aid for Fiscal Year 2021.
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2020-06-30
Signed by Governor
SR32EngrossThis Senate Resolution pays tribute and extends a fond farewell to Secretary of the Senate Joy C. Bower upon her retirement after 32 years of distinguished service to the Senate.
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2020-06-30
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
SB242PassThis Bill is the Fiscal Year 2021 Bond and Capital Improvements Act
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2020-06-30
Signed by Governor
SB250IntroThis bill is intended to advance sustainable energy goals and initiatives in Delaware and to restore Delaware as a leader in renewable, sustainable energy. First, this Act builds on the Renewable Energy Portfolio Standards Act, which was first enacte...
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2020-06-30
Amendment SA 1 to SB 250 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
SJR3PassThis Resolution provides the official revenue, refund, and unencumbered funds estimates for Fiscal Year 2021.
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2020-06-30
Signed by Governor
HB361IntroTime is money. The time and delay associated with the review of land use projects is often a factor in determining whether a potential employer will come to Delaware. This Act, the Bring New Jobs to Delaware Act, is intended to provide an expedited r...
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2020-06-30
To House Economic Development/Banking/Insurance & Commerce Committee
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