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

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HCR41IntroThis resolution recognizes the month of June 2017 as General Aviation Appreciation Month.
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2017-07-02
Passed In House by Voice Vote
HR19IntroRecommending the Joint Finance Committee make designated changes to the state operating budget for Fiscal Year 2018 to provide appropriate funds to finance the FY 2018 Grants-in-Aid Bill.
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2017-07-02
Amendment HA 1 to HR 19 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
HCR47IntroThis resolution recognizes the week of September 17 24, 2017 as Prostate Cancer Awareness Week.
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2017-07-02
Passed In House by Voice Vote
HCR48IntroThis Resolution proclaims the week of July 10-14, 2017 as Delaware Local Produce Week. This is the third consecutive year this observation is being staged in an attempt to facilitate a better, healthier relationship between Delaware famers and local ...
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2017-07-02
Passed In House by Voice Vote
HR20IntroPay for Success arrangements, whereby a government enters into a contract that ties payment for service delivery to the achievement of measurable outcomes, are an innovative tool being used by state and local governments. This Resolution tasks the Of...
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2017-07-02
Passed In House by Voice Vote
HR18IntroThis resolution commends the Police Unity Tour and its participants for honoring law enforcement officers who have died in the line of duty.
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2017-07-02
Passed In House by Voice Vote
SB76IntroThis bill sets the standards by which certain contractors and subcontractors are required, independently or through agreement with other organizations, to provide craft training for journeyman and apprentice levels through a bona fide program approve...
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2017-07-02
Amendment SA 20 to SS 1 - Stricken in Senate
SCR40IntroRecommending the Joint Finance Committee make designated changes to the state operating budget for Fiscal Year 2018 to provide appropriate funds to finance the FY 2018 Grants-in-Aid Bill.
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2017-07-01
Laid On Table in Senate
HB240IntroSections 1 and 7 of this Act update from $400 to $800 the threshold which triggers the penalty for insufficient payment of estimated tax. The current threshold has been in place since 2000. Because it has not been modified in almost 20-years, the pen...
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2017-07-01
Defeated By House. Votes: 24 YES 17 NO
SCR39IntroThis Concurrent Resolution requests an Opinion of the Justices of the Delaware Supreme Court regarding the proper construction of § 1, Article X of the Delaware Constitution and the constitutionality of laws establishing and maintaining Delawares fr...
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2017-06-30
Defeated By Senate. Votes: 9 YES 10 NO 1 NOT VOTING 1 ABSENT
HB273IntroThis Act will direct the first $8 million in auction proceeds received from the sale of emission allowances through the regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative and CO2 Emission Trading Program to be directed to the General Fund for the fiscal year 2018. T...
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2017-06-30
To House Appropriations Committee
HB269IntroSince 1996, students across Delaware have participated in school choice. Currently, reorganized school districts, vocational technical school districts, and charter schools do not follow the same processes thus causing confusion and barriers for fami...
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2017-06-30
To House Education Committee
SB53IntroDelaware has consistently been regarded as the preeminent state nationwide with regards to its treatment of corporations due to the fact that the Delaware Corporate Code has continued to evolve in a way to ensure fairness in the treatment of corporat...
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2017-06-30
Reported Out of Committee (Elections & Government Affairs) in Senate with 1 On Its Merits, 2 Unfavorable
HB272IntroThis Act provides supplementary appropriations to certain Grants-in-Aid for Fiscal Year 2018.
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2017-06-30
To House Appropriations Committee
HB259IntroIn 2006, Delaware enacted Jessicas Law, which requires first time offenders convicted of a specified sexual offense against a child under 14 years of age and individuals previously convicted of a Class A or B sexual offense in Title 11 and subsequent...
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2017-06-29
Reported Out of Committee (Judiciary) in House with 5 On Its Merits, 1 Unfavorable
HB260IntroThis bill creates the Grant-In-Aid Committee. The Committee is a joint committee of the Senate and House of Representatives. The purpose of the Committee is to review requests for grant-in-aid and to develop the grant-in-aid appropriations bill.
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2017-06-29
Amendment HA 2 to HB 260 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
HB290IntroThis Act provides for the expense of State government after June 30, 2017, on a temporary basis as appropriated under the Fiscal Year 2017 Budget and for granting authority to continue appropriation lines in the Fiscal Year 2017 Budget, the Fiscal Ye...
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2017-06-29
To House Administration Committee
HB267IntroThis Act is intended to create minimum standards for nonconsensual towing or removing of vehicles from private parking areas. These standards include providing vehicle owners with proper notice that their vehicle may be subject to tow or removal, whe...
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2017-06-29
To House Public Safety & Homeland Security Committee
HCR49IntroThis concurrent resolution establishes the Medicaid Cost Efficiency Task Force to study and make findings and recommendations regarding Delawares Medicaid program.
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2017-06-29
To House Health & Human Development Committee
HCR34IntroThis concurrent resolution establishes a Task Force to investigate the cost of special education and make recommendations related to cost efficiency.
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2017-06-29
To House Education Committee
HB179IntroThis 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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2017-06-29
Reported Out of Committee (Public Safety & Homeland Security) in House with 8 On Its Merits
HCR51IntroThis concurrent resolution establishes the Illegal Immigration Task Force to study and make findings and recommendations regarding the impact of illegal immigration on Delaware.
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2017-06-29
To House Public Safety & Homeland Security Committee
SB130IntroThis bill restores the Board of Paroles authority to hear and make decisions regarding violations of offenders released through good time credits.
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2017-06-29
Reported Out of Committee (Judicial & Community Affairs) in Senate with 3 On Its Merits
HB266IntroThis act allows Sussex County government to create Enterprise Zones within the unincorporated areas of Sussex County.
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2017-06-29
To House Housing & Community Affairs Committee
SCR38IntroThis Concurrent Resolution requests an Opinion of the Justices of the Delaware Supreme Court regarding the proper construction of § 1, Article X of the Delaware Constitution and the constitutionality of laws establishing and maintaining Delawares fr...
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2017-06-29
Laid On Table in Senate
HB280IntroThis Act provides supplementary appropriations to certain Grants-in-Aid for Fiscal Year 2018.
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2017-06-29
Defeated By House. Votes: 24 YES 1 NO 16 ABSENT
HB130IntroThis bill makes the lodging tax apply to all hotels, motels, tourist homes, and short-term rentals.
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2017-06-28
Amendment HA 2 to HB 130 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
SB127IntroThis legislation corrects an inadvertent error in Delaware law that has permitted people younger than 18 years of age to vote in final-stage elections. People must be 18 years of age or older to be eligible to vote in a final-stage election such as g...
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2017-06-28
Reported Out of Committee (Elections & Government Affairs) in Senate with 3 On Its Merits
SB128IntroThis bill creates a special license plate for members of the Dover Air Force Base Chiefs Group.
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2017-06-28
Amendment SA 1 to SB 128 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
HB107IntroThis bill creates two new tax brackets at $125,000 with a rate of 7.10%, and $250,000 with a rate of 7.85%. Also, the bill provides a tiered reduction of the otherwise available itemized deduction based upon the individual's taxable income.
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2017-06-28
Amendment HA 1 to HB 107 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
SB10IntroThis Act increases the minimum wage required to be paid in this State by 50 cents a year beginning in 2017 and ending in 2020. After 2020, the minimum wage required to be paid in this State increases based on cost-of-living adjustments under the fede...
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2017-06-28
Amendment SA 2 to SB 10 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
HB160IntroThe Delaware End of Life Options Act provides an additional option which terminally ill adults nearing their death can decide to select, to lessen their pain and suffering. The bill clarifies the procedures necessary for making the request, including...
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2017-06-28
Amendment HA 1 to HB 160 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
HB109IntroThis bill lowers the current tax rate by .05% for each bracket. The bill creates a new tax bracket at $125,000 with a rate of 7.05% and an additional bracket at $250,000 with a rate of 7.80%. The bill also provides a tiered reduction of the otherwise...
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2017-06-28
Amendment HA 1 to HB 109 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
HB262IntroThis Act prohibits insurance companies from revoking, or attempting to revoke, an offer of settlement made to an insured, except in circumstances where the insurer reasonably believes the insured has committed fraud against the insurer.
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2017-06-27
To House Economic Development/Banking/Insurance/Commerce Committee
HB263IntroThis Act prohibits insurance companies from frequently attempting to settle claims with their insureds for less than an amount a reasonable person would believe to be fair based on a common, verifiable compilation of valuation data, such as the NADA ...
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2017-06-27
To House Economic Development/Banking/Insurance/Commerce Committee
HB264IntroThis Act requires insurance companies to pay the insured the amount of the insurance company's offer of settlement which was rejected by the insured party. However, the amount remains subject to both parties' reservation or rights, claims, an...
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2017-06-27
To House Economic Development/Banking/Insurance/Commerce Committee
HB148IntroThis bill would allow Delaware residents two new deductions from personal income tax. The first is a deduction from taxable income of up to $2,500 for contributions to a 529 College Savings Plan. The second is a deduction from taxable income of up to...
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2017-06-27
To House Appropriations Committee
SB131IntroThis Act requires that a board or commission created after the effective date of this Act submit the initial adopted rules and regulations pertaining to the licensure, maintenance, and standards of the board or commission to the Joint Legislative Ove...
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2017-06-27
To Senate Elections & Government Affairs Committee
HB232IntroThis Act is designed to centralize and modernize Delawares system for licensing its citizens to carry concealed deadly weapons. The current statutory scheme dates as far back as the Code Revision of 1974 and was not designed to handle the volume of a...
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2017-06-27
To House Appropriations Committee
SB112IntroThis Act creates the Delaware Student Entrepreneur Program Fund. The primary purposes of the Act are as follows: (1) To attract and retain high-skilled, entrepreneurs, including immigrants to the United States, that graduated from Delaware higher edu...
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2017-06-27
Amendment SA 2 to SB 112 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
SB113IntroThis bill authorizes the creation of a Delaware Voluntary Property Assessed Clean Energy (D-PACE) program to establish a clean energy financing program for the installation of energy efficiency technologies and clean energy systems for qualifying com...
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2017-06-27
Laid On Table in Senate
HB253IntroThis Act extends the enrollment reduction requirements and clarifies that enrollment shall not exceed 1,250 students as of the 2017-2018 school year and each school year thereafter.
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2017-06-27
Reported Out of Committee (Education) in House with 11 On Its Merits
HB261IntroThe Delaware Advisory Council on Career and Technical Education received $331,700 out of the Delaware General Fund for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2017. Based upon a simple cost benefit analysis weighed against the budget issues Delaware is facin...
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2017-06-23
To House Education Committee
HB243IntroThis bill is the direct result of the Delaware Financial Review of Volunteer Fire Companies Task Force Report of February 2017, created by House Concurrent Resolution 95 of the 148th General Assembly. The revised subsection (b) established in this Bi...
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2017-06-22
Amendment HA 1 to HB 243 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
HB256IntroThis Act requires children 2 years of age or younger to be secured in a rear-facing child passenger restraint system, until the child outgrows the maximum weight and height limits designated by the car seat manufacturer or until the child weighs 40 o...
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2017-06-22
To House Public Safety & Homeland Security Committee
SB81IntroAccording to the National Conference of State Legislatures, on average, an incarcerated parent with a child support order has the potential to leave prison with nearly $20,000 in child support debt, having entered the system with around half that amo...
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2017-06-22
Reported Out of Committee (Judicial & Community Affairs) in Senate with 3 On Its Merits
SB119IntroThis bill would prohibit a person, who was adjudicated a delinquent for a crime that would otherwise be a felony if the person was not a minor, from being a qualified voter for a period of 10 years.
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2017-06-22
Amendment SA 1 to SB 119 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
SB118IntroThis bill would prohibit individuals with an adjudication of delinquency involving physical or sexual assault crimes against another child or an adult from being an employee, volunteer, or contractor for a child-serving entity. Such prohibition shall...
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2017-06-22
Amendment SA 1 to SB 118 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
SB120IntroThis bill would prevent an employer operating a nursing facility or similar facility from employing or continuing to employ a person with an adjudication of delinquency deemed disqualifying by DHSS's regulations.
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2017-06-22
Amendment SA 1 to SB 120 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
HB101IntroThis Act increases State tax levied and imposed on both domestic and foreign limited liability companies. This increase generates additional revenue for the State of Delaware.
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2017-06-21
Reported Out of Committee (Revenue & Finance) in House with 7 On Its Merits
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