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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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2017-06-08
Signed by Governor
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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2017-06-08
Signed by Governor
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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2017-06-02
Signed by Governor
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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2017-06-01
Signed by Governor
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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2017-05-30
Signed by Governor
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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2017-05-30
Signed by Governor
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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2017-05-30
Signed by Governor
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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2017-05-30
Signed by Governor
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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2017-05-30
Signed by Governor
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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2017-05-30
Signed by Governor
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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2017-05-30
Signed by Governor
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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2017-05-30
Signed by Governor
HB150PassThis Act creates the Delaware African and Caribbean Affairs Commission.
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2017-05-26
Signed by Governor
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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2017-05-18
Signed by Governor
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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2017-05-18
Signed by Governor
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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2017-05-18
Signed by Governor
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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2017-05-18
Signed by Governor
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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2017-05-18
Signed by Governor
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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2017-05-02
Signed by Governor
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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2017-05-02
Signed by Governor
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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2017-05-02
Signed by Governor
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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2017-04-25
Signed by Governor
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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2017-04-21
Signed by Governor
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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2017-04-13
Signed by Governor
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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2017-04-13
Signed by Governor
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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2017-04-13
Signed by Governor
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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2017-04-13
Signed by Governor
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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2017-04-13
Signed by Governor
HB26PassThis act creates a special license plate for veterans of Operation Desert Storm.
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2017-04-04
Signed by Governor
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
Signed by Governor
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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2017-03-28
Signed by Governor
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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2017-03-22
Signed by Governor
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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2017-02-03
Signed by Governor
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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2017-02-02
Signed by Governor
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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2017-02-02
Signed by Governor
HJR2PassThis joint resolution rejects the report of the Delaware Compensation Commission in its entirety.
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2017-02-02
Signed by Governor
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