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SB5PassThe United States Supreme Courts decisions in Roe v. Wade and subsequent cases established that access to abortion is a constitutional right and that states may not prohibit abortion prior to viability. As a result of these decisions, and the exercis...
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2017-05-04
was introduced and adopted in lieu of SB 5
HB150PassThis Act creates the Delaware African and Caribbean Affairs Commission.
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2017-04-25
To House Administration Committee
HB111PassThis bill changes the number of live music events required for an entity to be a qualified concert hall for purposes of alcohol licensing. Previously a concert hall was required to hold at least 250 live music events per year and be open at least 5 d...
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2017-03-30
To House Economic Development/Banking/Insurance/Commerce Committee
SJR1PassThis Joint Resolution opposes the cost allocation of the Artificial Island Transmission Project as unfair and unduly burdensome to the ratepayers of Delaware and urges PJM to join with Delaware in contesting the cost allocation in the proceedings pen...
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2017-03-30
Introduced in Senate
HB115PassThis Act amends the definition of "municipality" in 22 Del. C. 1801(4) to allow the City of Dover to take advantage of the economic development opportunities afforded by Municipal Special Development Districts, and enables such municipality...
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2017-03-29
To House Administration Committee
HB117PassThis Act amends the definition of municipality in the Municipal Tax Increment Financing Act to allow the City of Dover to take advantage of the economic development opportunities afforded by the Municipal Tax Increment Financing Act, and enables such...
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2017-03-29
To House Administration Committee
HB116PassThis Act amends the Charter of the City of Dover to allow the City Council of Dover to levy and collect special ad valorem taxes, special taxes, and ad valorem taxes in amounts it deems necessary for any municipal tax increment financing under the Mu...
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2017-03-29
To House Administration Committee
HB119PassThis legislation will allow Kent County to utilize Special Development District tax financing, an economic development tool which New Castle County already possesses.
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2017-03-29
To House Administration Committee
HB118PassThis legislation will allow Kent County to utilize Tax Increment Financing (TIF), an economic development tool which New Castle County already possesses.
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2017-03-29
To House Administration Committee
HB91PassThis Act would enhance the ability of the prescription monitoring program to make informed determinations as to prescribers who may be making extraordinary prescriptions of opiates or other controlled substances, and to refer such cases to law enforc...
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2017-03-28
To House Health & Human Development Committee
HB105PassThis Act clarifies that the Director of the Office of Management and Budget has the authority to deposit Special Fund balances into the General Fund as a measure to control agency expenditures.
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2017-03-28
To House Appropriations Committee
HB100PassThe denial by private and public health benefit administrators of adequate coverage for substance abuse treatment has been identified as a major source of failed treatment efforts by persons addicted to controlled substances. These denials have also ...
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2017-03-23
To House Health & Human Development Committee
SB41PassIn an effort to reduce overdose deaths relating to the growing epidemic of opioid addiction, this Act requires carriers to provide coverage for medically necessary inpatient treatment of alcohol and drug dependencies and prohibits carriers from impos...
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2017-03-23
To Senate Banking, Business & Insurance Committee
HB84PassThis bill provides that civil violations or penalties under subchapters IV and V of Delawares Uniform Controlled Substances Act in Title 16 are included as offenses whereby a $15 penalty is assessed for the Fund to Combat Violent Crimes.
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2017-03-21
To House Judiciary Committee
SB36PassThis Act more effectively and efficiently clarifies the enforcement authority of the Department of Agriculture regarding livestock at large. The offenses will now be civil penalties rather than criminal fines, expenses for impoundment will be reimbur...
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2017-03-21
To Senate Agriculture Committee
HB82PassSections 1-4 clarify the type of supervised experience applicants are required to obtain in order to be qualified for licensure and eliminates the requirement that reciprocal applicants be certified by a national organization prior to being qualified...
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2017-03-16
To House Administration Committee
HB66PassSection 1 of this Act provides that the statute of limitations period for a substantial underpayment of a license fee or gross receipts tax will commence at the end of the period for which the license is issued, in order to parallel the normal limita...
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2017-03-09
To House Revenue & Finance Committee
HB68PassThis bill amends the Charter of the City of Delaware City. Section 1 aligns the City of Delaware Citys Charter Section 8-04 with the law of the State of Delaware, HB 395, by setting the maximum deadline for registration at 30 days prior to a municipa...
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2017-03-09
To House Administration Committee
HB69PassThis bill amends Title 9, Chapter 14 of the Delaware Code relating to New Castle County and the members of the Audit Committee, and provides that Audit Committee members' term of service is four years, instead of one year, provided, however, that...
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2017-03-09
To House Housing & Community Affairs Committee
HB62PassThis Act amends the City of Harrington Charter to impose term limits on Mayor (2 terms) and Council Members (3 terms).
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2017-03-09
To House Administration Committee
SB21PassThis bill vests the authority for regulating seed in Delaware with the Delaware Department of Agriculture and repeals any inconsistent act or parts of acts.
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2017-01-26
To Senate Agriculture Committee
HB52PassCurrently, Rockford Falls Partners, LLC owns the majority of the Bancroft Mills site in Wilmington, Delaware. Delawares Division of Parks and Recreation owns a smaller portion of the Bancroft Mills site that the State acquired with the intent of havi...
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2017-01-25
To House Natural Resources Committee
HB48PassThis bill fixes a drafting error in Senate Bill 198 of the 148th General Assembly that inadvertently made it harder for juveniles to get mandatory expungements by adding the term violent misdemeanor as an excepting factor that would prevent a youth f...
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2017-01-24
To House Judiciary Committee
HB51PassIn 2016, the Legislature provided a reimbursement for teachers employed in Delaware who had to pay the 1-time licensure fee. By using "teacher", we inadvertently excluded specialists including school media specialists, school counselors, sc...
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2017-01-24
To House Education Committee
SB17PassThis bill provides for research or transplantation of organs and other anatomical gifts as authorized under federal law among donors who have tested positive for exposure to HIV and intended recipients who have also tested positive for exposure to HI...
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2017-01-19
To Senate Health, Children & Social Services Committee
SB16PassThis Act amends the Fiscal Year 2017 Bond and Capital Improvements Act to 1) authorize the expenditure of prior year Community Redevelopment Funds for public safety purposes in the City of Wilmington; 2) clarify the applicability of prevailing wage p...
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2017-01-18
Introduced and Laid on Table in Senate
HB41PassIn the 148th General Assembly, the state employees' pension law was amended by House Bill No. 363, as amended by House Amendment No. 1 to House Bill No. 363, to permit specified peace officers to retire at 25 years without any reduction. Specifie...
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2017-01-18
To House Administration Committee
HB37PassThis Act authorizes the Smyrna School District to convey to the Town of Smyrna property located in Kent County, and known as the School Administration Building, to be used by the Town for public purposes, including incorporating the building and prop...
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2017-01-17
To House Housing & Community Affairs Committee
SB13PassThis Act continues the reforms enacted over the past 4 years by restructuring Chapter 11 of Title 12, and adopting in substance many provisions from the 2016 Revised Uniform Unclaimed Property Act promulgated by the Uniform Law Commission. In additio...
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2017-01-12
To Senate Banking, Business & Insurance Committee
SB12PassThis Act explicitly allows ground effect lighting equipment on motorcycles. This extra lighting would increase motorcycle safety by enhancing their visibility.
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2017-01-12
To Senate Transportation Committee
HB31PassThis bill authorizes the use of prize-linked savings accounts in the State of Delaware. These accounts have been used in a number of countries and several U.S. states to promote savings, especially among persons with low-income and first-time savers....
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2017-01-11
To House Economic Development/Banking/Insurance/Commerce Committee
HJR3PassThis Joint Resolution directs the Department of Education to present its plan for compliance with the new federal education law - Every Student Succeeds Act or ESSA at a meeting of the education committees of both chambers of the General Assembly pr...
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2017-01-11
To House Education Committee
HJR2PassThis joint resolution rejects the report of the Delaware Compensation Commission in its entirety.
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2017-01-11
To House Administration Committee
HB32PassThis act amends the Charter of the Town of Laurel to allow for tax abatements for a five year period on all improvements of properties, for all zoned properties, located within the Downtown Development District and establishing the condition that all...
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2017-01-11
To House Administration Committee
HJR1PassThis Joint Resolution designates Sheri J. Knott as Bill Clerk of the House of Representatives and Dolores Michels as Assistant Bill Clerk of the House of Representative to serve at the pleasure of the House of Representatives.
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2017-01-10
Introduced in House
HB26PassThis act creates a special license plate for veterans of Operation Desert Storm.
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2017-01-05
To House Veterans Affairs Committee
HB19PassThis bill is a follow-up to House Bill No. 432, a change to the Town of Elsmeres charter, passed in the 148th General Assembly. HB432 removed a cap on the amount of indebtedness the Town of Elsmere could incur to meet current expenses. This bill clar...
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2017-01-05
To House Administration Committee
HB23PassThis Act requires that any student over the age of 16 who wishes to leave school prior to graduation must obtain the written consent of the parent or guardian, and attend an exit interview where information is supplied regarding the likelihood of dim...
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2017-01-05
To House Education Committee
HB18PassThis bill clarifies the General Assemblys intent last session in amending the states habitual offender law, specifically (a) that the changes made by the General Assembly were intended to affect minimum mandatory sentences, not sentences where judges...
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2016-12-15
To House Judiciary Committee
HB13PassThis bill provides Statewide consistency in the law that protects the public from dangerous dogs and clarifies that dogs may not be held potentially dangerous or dangerous for animal control enforcement or for purposes of criminal liability based sol...
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2016-12-15
To House Health & Human Development Committee
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