DE Legislation | 2017-2018 | 149th General Assembly | Enrolled

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SB264EnrollThis bill permits the City Council of the City of Milford to impose and collect a lodging tax of no more than three percent on hotel and motel rooms located in the City of Milford, so long as it is approved by a majority of the City Council pursuant ...
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2018-07-01
Passed By House. Votes: 34 YES 4 NO 3 ABSENT
HB20EnrollThis Act authorizes the Family Court to interview children who are involved in Protection From Abuse proceedings.
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2018-07-01
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
HB371EnrollThis legislation makes two minor modifications to Delawares background check process for prospective employees and volunteers at child-serving entities. It: 1) clarifies that an employer who must first obtain a signed authorization from the prospecti...
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2018-07-01
Passed By Senate. Votes: 20 YES 1 ABSENT
SB149EnrollThis legislation creates a fine for Coal Rolling, a practice that is often undetectable at the time of vehicle inspection due to the ability of an operator to change functions and increase emissions after passing inspection.
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2018-07-01
Passed By House. Votes: 41 YES
SB200EnrollThis Act prohibits drilling for oil or natural gas in Delawares coastal zone and territorial waters and precludes DNREC from issuing any permits in connection with the development of offshore drilling infrastructure, whether proposed for Delaware ter...
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2018-07-01
Passed By House. Votes: 38 YES 1 NO 1 NOT VOTING 1 ABSENT
HB370EnrollThis Bill adds the Secretary of the Department of Human Resources and the Executive Director of Delaware CLASI or their designees to the Employment First Oversight Commission (hereinafter EFOC). The Bill also allows non-Delaware residents who work in...
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2018-07-01
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
SB197EnrollThis Act provides mandatory expungement eligibility to individuals who were convicted of the possession, use or consumption of marijuana prior to Delawares decriminalization of these offenses. To be eligible for the mandatory expungement, the marijua...
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2018-07-01
Passed By House. Votes: 40 YES 1 ABSENT
HB476EnrollThis Act empowers each county to create regulations for the maintenance of for-profit cemeteries and to impose penalties upon those who do not abide by the maintenance regulations.
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2018-07-01
Passed By Senate. Votes: 20 YES 1 NO
SB193EnrollThis Bill updates the State of Delawares False Claims and Reporting Act to make it compliant with the requirements of Section 1909 of the Social Security Act. Section 1909 of the Social Security Act provides a financial incentive for States to enact ...
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2018-07-01
Passed By House. Votes: 39 YES 2 ABSENT
HB179EnrollThis Act permits State employees who are employed by the Delaware State Police or Delaware Capitol 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 an...
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2018-07-01
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
SB252EnrollThis amendment would allow for landing areas located in agricultural preservation districts to be used for agriculturally related aerial spraying and applications such as seeding, as well as spraying and applications under government programs such as...
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2018-07-01
Passed By House. Votes: 41 YES
HB324EnrollThis Act requires that the Office of Child Care Licensing include application forms, the specific requirements to obtain a license, and due process provisions in regulations to ensure that child care providers have clear notice of what is required, t...
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2018-07-01
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
HB436EnrollThis Act clarifies conditions under which a manufactured home owner can transfer the existing lot lease to the purchaser of the home.
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2018-07-01
Passed By Senate. Votes: 19 YES 1 NO 1 NOT VOTING
SB212EnrollThis Act increases the maximum tax credit available for owner occupied historic property by $10,000.
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2018-07-01
Passed By House. Votes: 40 YES 1 ABSENT
HB441EnrollDue to the delay in the prior authorization process by pharmacy benefit managers, many patients end up waiting days to weeks for medications to be filled that are prescribed on an emergency basis or for medications that have been previously prescribe...
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2018-07-01
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
HB163EnrollCurrently 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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2018-07-01
Passed By Senate. Votes: 20 YES 1 NO
HB437EnrollThis bill allows the background plates (animal welfare, farmland preservation, Marine Education Research and Rehabilitation Institute, Delaware Equine Council, and Keep Delaware Beautiful) issued by DMV to be displayed on trailers up to 26,000 pounds...
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2018-07-01
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
HB449EnrollThis bill permits the Town of Middletown to impose and collect a lodging tax of no more than 3 percent of rents on hotel and motel rooms located in the town.
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2018-07-01
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
HB451EnrollThis Act stabilizes revenue for the Hazardous Substances Cleanup Act ("HSCA") Fund ("the Fund") by minimizing the wide swings in revenue due to oil prices changes. Under this Act, the Department of Natural Resources and Environmen...
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2018-07-01
Passed By Senate. Votes: 13 YES 8 NO
HB360EnrollAs poll from 2017 revealed that 31% of people in the United States have been sexually harassed in the workplace. The United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission released a comprehensive study of workplace harassment in the United States whi...
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2018-07-01
Passed By Senate. Votes: 11 YES 6 NO 1 NOT VOTING 3 ABSENT
HB113EnrollThis bill changes the earned income tax credit from nonrefundable to refundable. This bill creates a table for the percentage of earned income credit for tax years 2018 and after. Currently, if spouses file a joint federal return but separate State r...
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2018-07-01
Passed By House. Votes: 37 YES 1 NO 3 ABSENT
SB266EnrollUnder federal law, the cultivation of industrial hemp is only permitted for agricultural or academic research. There is federal legislation pending that may lift the restrictions on the cultivation of industrial hemp. Delaware law does not prohibit t...
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2018-07-01
Passed By House. Votes: 39 YES 1 NO 1 ABSENT
SB172EnrollThis bill will increase the public transparency of education funding information by directing the Department of Education to:
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2018-07-01
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
HB403EnrollThis amendment removes the notary requirement for requests for absentee ballots in municipal elections.
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2018-07-01
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
HB413EnrollBefore the filing of a lawsuit, automobile insurance companies are currently not required to disclose liability coverage information to an injured claimant or the attorney representing that claimant. However, once a lawsuit is filed, this information...
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2018-07-01
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
HB429EnrollCybersecurity attacks, including data breaches, corporate theft, and sabotage perpetrated by state and non-state actors throughout the world present unique threats to Delaware residents, governments, businesses, and critical infrastructure. Statewide...
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2018-07-01
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
SB189EnrollThe U.S. Department of Transportation has recently found Delaware to be non-compliant with enforcement of underground excavation violations. This jeopardizes federal funding for the Commissions pipeline safety program. Two principal reasons for this ...
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2018-07-01
Passed By House. Votes: 40 YES 1 ABSENT
HB426EnrollThis Act requires paid tax preparers to sign any tax return or refund they file and be subject to a $50 civil penalty for any violation with a maximum penalty of $25,000 in any calendar year. The Act also permits a court of competent jurisdiction to ...
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2018-07-01
Passed By Senate. Votes: 19 YES 2 NO
HB165EnrollThis Act permits wine producers holding a valid license within this State or another state to obtain a license and ship wine directly to Delaware consumers so long as it is done through a common carrier with a carrier permit. This Act requires that w...
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2018-06-30
Defeated By House. Votes: 19 YES 21 NO 1 ABSENT
HB329EnrollThis Bill eliminates the prohibition against the mere possession of a body-gripping trap with a jaw spread in excess of 5 inches, while maintaining the prohibition against actually using one in Delaware. This modification is necessary because many li...
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2018-06-30
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
SB146EnrollThe continued existence and dissemination of a juvenile criminal record hampers an individuals ability to become a successful and productive member of society. These criminal records are a hindrance to employment, education, housing, credit, and mili...
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2018-06-30
Passed By House. Votes: 41 YES
SB218EnrollThis bill amends Title 24 of the Delaware Code by changing the qualifications for a Professional Art Therapists. For those graduating with a master's degree prior to January 2013, a master's degree from an accredited educational institution i...
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2018-06-30
Passed By House. Votes: 41 YES
HB268EnrollThis bill converts the senior property tax credit from a credit against the school taxes imposed and collected at the county level to a means-tested refundable income tax credit to be administered by the Department of Finance, Division of Revenue. Fo...
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2018-06-30
Passed By House. Votes: 21 YES 14 NO 6 ABSENT
SB225EnrollThis Act encourages prescribers and patients to use proven non-opioid methods of treating back pain by doing the following:
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2018-06-30
Passed By House. Votes: 41 YES
HB402EnrollPreviously, a school superintendent was required to notify the DMV any time a student was expelled from a public school, at which time the DMV was permitted to suspend or refuse to issue or renew the expelled student a drivers license. This bill elim...
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2018-06-30
Passed By Senate. Votes: 18 YES 3 ABSENT
HB298EnrollThis bill creates a special license plate for honorably discharged veterans of the United States military.
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2018-06-30
Passed By Senate. Votes: 20 YES 1 ABSENT
SB207EnrollThis Substitute Act does all of the following:
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2018-06-30
Passed By House. Votes: 35 YES 3 NO 3 ABSENT
SB178EnrollThis Act makes the following changes to the Charter of the City of New Castle:
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2018-06-30
Passed By House. Votes: 41 YES
HB438EnrollThis Act eliminates the ability of a court to suspend a students driving privileges or hunting license for truancy.
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2018-06-30
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
HB455EnrollThis Act fulfills recommendations made by the Joint Legislative Oversight and Sunset Committee by doing the following:
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2018-06-30
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
SB269EnrollThe Riverfront Development Corporation was created by epilogue language in the Fiscal Year 1997 Bond Bill. The Board of Directors of the Riverfront Development Corporation is established by at least three separate provisions of Bond Bill epilogue lan...
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2018-06-30
Passed By House. Votes: 39 YES 1 NOT VOTING 1 ABSENT
SB230EnrollThis bill amends Title 18 of the Delaware Code, § 3343, by setting annual reporting requirements for insurance carriers with regard to coverage for serious mental illness and drug and alcohol dependencies.
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2018-06-30
Passed By House. Votes: 40 YES 1 ABSENT
SB244EnrollThis bill provides technical changes and also creates the Committee on Employment and Social Services consolidating the work conducted by the Welfare Employment Committee and Social Service Advisory Council created by Executive Order Six-Eight signed...
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2018-06-30
Passed By House. Votes: 39 YES 2 ABSENT
HB372EnrollThis Act makes it unlawful for a person to manufacture, distribute, sell, offer for sale, possess, purchase, or use a concentrated alcoholic beverage.
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2018-06-30
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
SB173EnrollThis Act provides the authorization required by law for the City of Dover to transfer a portion of Mayfair Park, as the Park was improved using funds from the Delaware Land and Water Conservation Trust Fund.
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2018-06-30
Passed By House. Votes: 41 YES
SB171EnrollIndividuals who are released from prison face many hurdles as they re-enter the community, including difficulty obtaining identification documents. Lacking identification imposes additional hurdles as these individuals attempt to find housing and emp...
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2018-06-30
Passed By House. Votes: 40 YES 1 ABSENT
SB7EnrollThis Act provides county and municipal police and firefighters with the same pension burial benefit that is provided to state employees effective July 1, 2016. This Act is named for Wilmington Firefighters Captain Christopher M. Leach, Lieutenant Jer...
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2018-06-30
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
SB243EnrollSince 1973, § 9605(b) of Title 9 of the Delaware Code (§ 9605) has prohibited the recordation of instruments that restrict the sale, gift, transfer, assignment, conveyance, ownership, lease, rental, use, or occupancy of real property to or by any p...
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2018-06-30
Passed By House. Votes: 35 YES 6 ABSENT
SB169EnrollThis Act makes a technical correction to SB 169 by changing the designations of the new statutes and incorporates Senate Amendment No. 1 to Senate Bill No. 169.
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2018-06-30
Passed By House. Votes: 41 YES
SB156EnrollThis Act amends § 2532 of Title 29, in the Not-for-Profit Healthcare Conversion Act, to ensure that the Attorney General has sufficient time to review a proposed not-for-profit healthcare conversion and, if appropriate, take action to protect the ch...
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2018-06-30
Passed By House. Votes: 41 YES
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