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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
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
HB362IntroThis Bill adds God's Way Ministries Inc. to the list of not-for-profit organizations exempt from real property taxation.
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2020-06-30
To House Economic Development/Banking/Insurance & Commerce Committee
HB358IntroDelaware received significant funding from the federal government under the CARES Act to address economic harm caused by the Covid-19 public health emergency. This Act recognizes the undue economic harm small businesses faced during the State of Emer...
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2020-06-26
To House Administration Committee
HB359IntroThis Act is intended to make it easier for businesses and homeowner associations to open their doors and their community facilities without fear of facing frivolous negligence lawsuits from customers, patrons or facility users.
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2020-06-26
To House Administration Committee
SB241IntroThis Act provides supplementary appropriations to certain Grants-in-Aid for Fiscal Year 2021.
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2020-06-23
Defeated By Senate. Votes: 12 YES 9 NOT VOTING
SB255IntroThis Act ensures that the consumer protections for Delawareans related to summary possession and tenants holding over in rental units put in place during the COVID-19 state of emergency do not cease immediately on the lifting of the COVID-19 state of...
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2020-06-23
Laid on Table in Senate
SB252IntroSenate Substitute No. 1 for Senate Bill No. 48 enacted a requirement that contractors bidding for large public works contracts provide craft training of apprentices and journeymen. This Act expands how contractors can satisfy this craft training requ...
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2020-06-23
Laid On Table in Senate
SB254IntroThis Act ensures that the consumer protections for Delawareans related to residential mortgage foreclosure 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 c...
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2020-06-20
Introduced and Laid on Table in Senate
SB257IntroJuneteenth National Freedom Day commemorates June 19, 1865, the date news finally reached African Americans in Galveston, Texas that Abraham Lincoln had issued the Emancipation Proclamation freeing slaves living in Confederate states.
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2020-06-20
Introduced and Laid on Table in Senate
HB357IntroIn 48 states, the presidential candidate winning the majority of the popular vote is awarded that states total electoral votes.
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2020-06-18
To House Administration Committee
HB360IntroThis Bill amends Title 11 to require that custodial interrogations of children, at a place of detention, by a law enforcement officer, be electronically recorded. The Bill requires the law enforcement officer to prepare a written explanation if the i...
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2020-06-18
To House Judiciary Committee
HB356IntroThis bill requires transparency in the use of risk assessment instruments and requires empirical data that the instrument does not increase or magnify bias against any protected class.
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2020-06-18
To House Judiciary Committee
HB337IntroThis Act mandates that the Department of Health and Human Services, in conjunction with the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control to establish Maximum Contaminant Levels for specific contaminants found in drinking water in this st...
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2020-06-16
Amendment HA 1 to HB 337 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
HB339IntroOver 80% of pharmaceuticals in the United States are purchased through pharmacy benefits manager (PBM) networks. PBMs serve as intermediaries between health plans, pharmaceutical manufacturers and pharmacies, and PBMs establish networks for consumers...
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2020-06-16
To House Economic Development/Banking/Insurance & Commerce Committee
HB338IntroThis Act promotes the expansion of licensure opportunities in Delaware while maintaining standards of competence and professionalism required for the protection of the citizens of Delaware. The National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Survey...
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2020-06-16
To House Sunset Committee (Policy Analysis & Government Accountability)
SB234IntroTitle 3 and Title 7 do not currently define the term farm and Title 3 does not currently define the term farm operations. This Act defines farm and farming operations for the purposes of Title 3 and Title 7. This Act amends the definition of farm ope...
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2020-06-10
Introduced and Laid on Table in Senate
SB217IntroThis Act limits the use of certain Class B firefighting foams (Class B foams) in Delaware. Class B foams are used to put out fires caused by flammable liquids like gasoline, oil, and jet fuel, and can be divided into 2 categories: those with PFAS che...
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2020-06-10
Introduced and Laid on Table in Senate
SB232IntroThis Act clarifies that yard waste is included in the types of trash and litter that it is illegal to discard on a highway. This Act also defines yard waste.
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2020-06-10
Introduced and Laid on Table in Senate
SB219IntroThis Act amends the Delaware Viatical Settlements Act by permanently removing the bond requirements for viatical settlement brokers and updating a reference to life settlement brokers by replacing it with viatical settlement brokers.
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2020-06-10
Introduced and Laid on Table in Senate
SB221IntroUnder current law, only a premises that qualifies as a restaurant or is operated by a not-for-profit group may allow customers to bring alcoholic beverages onto the premises.
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2020-06-10
Introduced and Laid on Table in Senate
SB230IntroThis Act amends the Delaware Energy Act to encourage the adoption of electric vehicles in the State by creating more accessible electric vehicle charging infrastructure. Specifically, this Act permits State Agencies to charge a reasonable fee for use...
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2020-06-10
Introduced and Laid on Table in Senate
SB222IntroIn 2018, the General Assembly enacted House Bill No. 204 of the 149th General Assembly, Chapter 200, Volume 81 of the Laws of Delaware, ("HB 204"), with "the goal of modernizing the pretrial process, reducing reliance on monetary condi...
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2020-06-10
Introduced and Laid on Table in Senate
SB216IntroIn almost every mass murder that has occurred in the United States over the past 2 decades, subsequent investigations have revealed that the perpetrator had displayed what have become known as red flag indicators which, if known, identified, and repo...
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2020-06-10
Introduced and Laid on Table in Senate
SB231IntroThis Act creates a special license plate for those citizens who wish to support pollinator habitat creation and conservation. This Act requires a greater-than-majority vote for passage because Article VIII, § 11 of the Delaware Constitution requires...
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2020-06-10
Introduced and Laid on Table in Senate
SB235IntroThis Act is the first leg of a constitutional amendment that repeals the provisions regarding legislative districts that were found unconstitutional in the 1960s by the Supreme Court of the United States and the United States District Court for the D...
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2020-06-10
Introduced and Laid on Table in Senate
SB212IntroThis Act clarifies that an employer is liable to an employee for liquidated damages if the employer does not make wages available during the next payday after an employee quits, resigns, is discharged, suspended, or laid off. The only difference betw...
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2020-06-10
To Senate Labor Committee
SB233IntroThis Bill institutes a State nontidal wetlands program and leaves intact the current State tidal wetlands program under Chapter 66 of Title 7. Prior to these amendments, the only regulatory protection of the State's nontidal wetlands was through ...
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2020-06-10
Amendment SA 1 to SB 233 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
HB336IntroThis bill creates the Public Employee Sexual Violence Act which allows public employees who have suffered sexual violence in the workplace the ability to file an action against the perpetrator and the employee even if the applicable statute of limita...
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2020-05-29
To House Judiciary Committee
HB340IntroDelawares Constitution does not currently require the Governor to inform the General Assembly in advance of issuing extensions to State of Emergency Orders or any executive order extending, amending, guiding or modifying a State of Emergency Order. I...
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2020-05-29
To House Administration Committee
HCR83IntroThis Resolution proclaims June 25th, 2020 as Korean War Remembrance Day.
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2020-05-29
To House Veterans Affairs Committee
HCR82IntroThis Concurrent Resolution recognizes the class of 2020s challenge faced due to the COVID-19 pandemic in Delaware
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2020-05-22
To House Education Committee
HB332IntroThis Act removes obsolete language. Sheriffs are not equipped to safely transport prisoners and no sheriff has done so in nearly 10 years. This Act also makes a technical correction to conform existing law to the standards of the Delaware Legislative...
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2020-05-22
To House Judiciary Committee
HB333IntroThis Act removes the broad exemption in the Freedom of Information Act for the University of Delaware and Delaware State University and creates the following specific exemptions for some records of public institutions:
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2020-05-22
To House Administration Committee
HB330IntroThis bill limits the Governor's authority to continue a state of emergency by requiring the General Assembly to adopt and set the time period for continuing the state of emergency.
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2020-04-24
To House Administration Committee
HB329IntroIndividuals who are at very high risk of getting HIV can take pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) medication to reduce the risk of HIV transmission. PrEP medication reduces the risk of HIV transmission by up to 99% if taken daily. This Act prohibits disc...
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2020-04-17
To House Economic Development/Banking/Insurance & Commerce Committee
HCR81IntroThis Concurrent Resolutions authorizes the Secretary of Transportation to expand regional rail connections.
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2020-04-03
To House Transportation/Land Use and Infrastructure Committee
HB238IntroThis Act permits a school district to conduct on the last day of January an optional unit count of pupils who enrolled after the actual unit count was conducted and certified by the Department of Education. A school district will qualify for one-half...
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2020-03-27
Amendment HA 1 to HS 1 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
HB175IntroThis Act allows any qualified voter evidencing a desire to vote by mail in writing to the State Elections Commission to vote by mail in primary, general, and special federal elections. The State Elections Commission shall administer the program, crea...
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2020-03-27
Amendment HA 3 to HB 175 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
HB326IntroThis Bill would allow two Microbreweries to share brewing equipment and maintain their separate premises to sell their product to consumers and/or wholesalers.
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2020-03-27
To House Economic Development/Banking/Insurance & Commerce Committee
HB317IntroThis Act classifies pesticides containing a neonicotinoid as a restricted use pesticide and prohibits the use of a pesticide containing a neonicotinoid on land owned or maintained by the State. Neonicotinoids have been linked to impaired memory, move...
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2020-03-27
To House Agriculture Committee
HB325IntroThis bill adds nationally certified occupational therapists to the list of employees entitled to receive a salary supplement for receiving national certification and makes technical changes to the section consistent with the Delaware Legislative Draf...
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2020-03-27
To House Education Committee
HB324IntroThis Act provides all law-enforcement officers the authority to enforce the existing labeling requirements for dumpsters that are in a public road or parking lot.
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2020-03-27
To House Transportation/Land Use and Infrastructure Committee
HB322IntroIn 1994 the 137th General Assembly created the crime of Possession of a Firearm During the Commission of a Felony. In the intervening decades, the length of the minimum required sentence of 3 years and 5 years for defendants with 2 prior felonies has...
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2020-03-27
To House Judiciary Committee
HB327IntroTransporters of mobile homes must have a hauling permit under Title 21, Chapter 45 to transport mobile homes on public roadways. This bill eliminates the need to also obtain a temporary registration to transport the mobile home.
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2020-03-27
To House Public Safety & Homeland Security Committee
HB323IntroThis Act allows the owner of a vehicle which has a check engine light illuminated to be able to pass the Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV) On-board Diagnostic (OBD) test emission inspection if a Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Contro...
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2020-03-27
To House Natural Resources Committee
HB328IntroThis Act prohibits multiple service charges for residential trash collection service. However, under this Act, specific charges are allowed for the following:
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2020-03-27
To House Economic Development/Banking/Insurance & Commerce Committee
HJR11IntroThis Joint Resolution directs the Secretary of the Department of Transportation to report to the President Pro Tempore of the Senate, Speaker of the House of Representatives, Controller General, Governor, and Director of the Office of Management and ...
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2020-03-27
To House Transportation/Land Use and Infrastructure Committee
HB319IntroA placard must be prominently displayed at all entrances of massage and bodywork establishments that have failed to obtain a valid license or have a license that is suspended, revoked, or expired. This bill provides that no placard can be removed unl...
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2020-03-27
To House Sunset Committee (Policy Analysis & Government Accountability)
HB321IntroThis Act eliminates the state's portion of the realty transfer tax for closings for first time home buyers with a purchase price of $250,000 or less. The bill applies to a home buyer whose gross income is less than $45,000 or in the case of natur...
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2020-03-27
To House Revenue & Finance Committee
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