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

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HB61IntroThis bill will add 4 new check-off donation boxes on the Delaware personal income tax return whereby individuals may choose to donate a portion of their tax refund, or designate an amount in addition to the tax they owe that will be transferred by th...
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2017-01-26
To House Revenue & Finance Committee
HB58IntroThis Bill enables the use of roof or ground mounted solar systems on privately owned residential dwellings by making covenants or other restrictions that effectively prohibit or unreasonably restrict the installation of solar photovoltaic systems in ...
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2017-01-26
To House Natural Resources Committee
SB8IntroThis Act makes the Wilmington city auditor an elected position beginning with the 2018 election. This Act also provides for the city auditor to serve a 4 year term and for vacancies in the office to be filled by Wilmington city council. Additionally,...
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2017-01-26
To Senate Judicial & Community Affairs Committee
HB57IntroTo obtain obedience to federal laws protecting national security, with the help of registered agents, this Bill will prevent the use of our Limited Liability Act by persons and nations identified by federal agencies as a threat to this country. The b...
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2017-01-26
To House Economic Development/Banking/Insurance/Commerce Committee
HB54IntroThis bill imposes a cap on the interest rate that may be charged for alternative financial services at an annual rate of interest of 100%. Alternative financial services is a term sometimes used for payday loans, installment loans, and other credit p...
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2017-01-26
To House Economic Development/Banking/Insurance/Commerce Committee
SB21IntroThis 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
HB56IntroThis Act is the second leg of a constitutional amendment that would add the Chief Magistrate to the Court on the Judiciary. Like all judges within the state, the judges of the Justice of the Peace Court are subject to the jurisdiction of the Court on...
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2017-01-26
To House Judiciary Committee
HCR8IntroThis House Concurrent Resolution urges the President and Congress to enact legislation that would reinstate the separation of commercial and investment banking functions that were in effect under the Glass-Steagall Act.
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2017-01-26
To House Administration Committee
HB60IntroThis bill creates the right for the parent or guardian of a child to opt out of the annual assessment, currently the Smarter Balanced Assessment System.
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2017-01-26
To House Education Committee
HB59IntroThis bill clarifies that all journeyperson applicants of sufficient age who successfully complete any apprenticeship program approved by the Board, and successfully pass the final exam associated with the Board approved program, should be treated equ...
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2017-01-26
To House Sunset Committee (Policy Analysis & Government Accountability) Committee
HB52IntroCurrently, 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
HB53IntroThis bill allows ground-based and hand-held sparklers and certain other nonexplosive, nonairborne novelty items regulated by the federal government to be sold and used in the State. The bill does not legalize firecrackers, bottle rockets, aerials, or...
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2017-01-25
To House Public Safety & Homeland Security Committee
HB55IntroThis Act increases the age requirement for compulsory school attendance in Delaware from 16 to 18 years of age. The age increase is phased in over a two-year period; accordingly, there is a one-year interim period where the compulsory school attendan...
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2017-01-25
To House Education Committee
HB48IntroThis 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
HB49IntroThis bill requires all new school construction or major renovation to include the following features: an intruder alarm, bulletproof glass in entrance areas and interior doors and windows, and doors lockable with keys on both sides. Further, the bill...
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2017-01-24
To House Education Committee
HB51IntroIn 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
SB18IntroThis Act requires public schools to begin their school year after Labor Day. There have been many economic impact reports done that show a positive impact from starting public schools after Labor Day. A report by the Virginia Hospitality and Travel A...
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2017-01-24
To Senate Education Committee
SB19IntroSome students from disadvantaged backgrounds arrive at school lacking the same vocabulary and word recognition skills of their peers, putting them at a disadvantage when developing literacy skills in primary grades. In analyzing this disparity, studi...
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2017-01-24
To Senate Education Committee
SB20IntroThis Act is the second leg of a constitutional amendment that will limit the ability of the State to appropriate Transportation Trust Fund moneys to a purpose other than (1) capital expenditures on the public transportation system, including the road...
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2017-01-24
To Senate Transportation Committee
HB47IntroThis bill removes the notary requirement for requests for absentee ballots. Delaware is the only state that requires a notary to authorize a voter's affidavit for an absentee ballot. In some cases, the potential voter may have to pay for the nota...
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2017-01-24
To House Administration Committee
HB50IntroThis Act seeks to ensure that every public school in the State has a school nurse. This Act provides a mechanism to allow a district or a charter school that currently does not have a school nurse to receive state funds. This Act also permits a distr...
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2017-01-24
To House Education Committee
HB46IntroCurrently the law requires that any person convicted of a crime identified under the section identifying sexual offenses, or offenses relating to children and incompetents must submit to DNA testing. The DNA testing is compiled and stored in the stat...
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2017-01-19
To House Public Safety & Homeland Security Committee
HB45IntroThis Act clarifies (i) how personal jurisdiction shall be obtained over nonresident respondents in administrative proceedings brought by the Director of Consumer Protection pursuant to Section 2523, Title 29 of the Code, and (ii) the manner in which ...
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2017-01-19
To House Judiciary Committee
HB44IntroThis bill requires a landlord to obtain from a tenant seeking to rent or renew a lease of a lot in a manufactured housing community a paper or electronic copy of the manufactured home's title or an original, signed statement from the tenant affir...
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2017-01-19
To House Manufactured Housing Committee
SB14IntroThis Act eliminates the Delaware Compensation Commission in its entirety and makes necessary changes to the Delaware Code as a result.
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2017-01-18
To Senate Executive Committee
HB39IntroThis Act extends Family Court's jurisdiction under Chapter 50, Title 16, over a youth who has a mental condition and requires services or treatment but is not amenable to or compliant with such services.
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2017-01-18
To House Judiciary Committee
SB9IntroThis Act is intended to implement the recommendations in the December 9, 2015 Report of the Work A Day Earn A Pay Task Force. The Act will create a Work A Day Earn A Pay Public Works Jobs Program in Delaware.
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2017-01-18
To Senate Labor Committee
HB41IntroIn 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
HB40IntroThis Act authorizes the Family Court to order the Department of Health and Social Services ("DHSS") to determine whether a child who is 17 years old or older and in the custody of the Department of Services for Children, Youth and Their Fam...
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2017-01-18
To House Judiciary Committee
HB43IntroThis bill clarifies that a Department of Correction's employee who has served for 25 years with at least 20 years as a correction officer is eligible to retire at 25 years.
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2017-01-18
To House Corrections Committee
HB42IntroThis bill will allow defendants serving consecutive sentences, who were sentenced prior to the amendment of 11 Del. C. § 3901(d), to be allowed to petition the court to consider applying concurrent rather than consecutive sentences. This amendment t...
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2017-01-18
To House Judiciary Committee
HCR2IntroSince its adoption in 2003, the Manufactured Home Owners and Community owners Act has proven to be an effective tool to protect the rights of tenants in manufactured home communities. After 13+ years, a number of issues and concerns have been identif...
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2017-01-17
To House Manufactured Housing Committee
HB36IntroAlthough minors are prohibited from purchasing tobacco, it is not technically illegal for a minor to possess or consume tobacco. This bill will make the possession, use, or consumption of tobacco by a minor unlawful and subject to the same penalties ...
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2017-01-17
To House Judiciary Committee
HB38IntroThis bill places the same requirements for the issuance of non-potable well permits within existing areas where a water utility has been granted a Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity as those that currently apply to the issuance of a pota...
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2017-01-17
To House Administration Committee
HB25IntroThis Bill is the Fiscal Year 2018 Appropriation Act.
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2017-01-12
To House Appropriations Committee
SB15IntroThis Bill is the Fiscal Year 2018 Bond and Capital Improvements Act.
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2017-01-12
To Senate Capital Improvement Committee
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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2017-01-12
To Senate Labor Committee
HB34IntroThis bill expands the list of persons eligible to participate in the Ada Leigh Soles Memorial Professional Librarian and Archivist Incentive Scholarship Program to include employees of non-public libraries in Delaware that join the Delaware Library C...
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2017-01-12
To House Education Committee
HB35IntroThis bill sets forth a framework for the licensing, regulation and inspection of business establishments that provide massage and bodywork services. This bill places oversight of any business offering massage services in the hands of the Board of Mas...
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2017-01-12
To House Sunset Committee (Policy Analysis & Government Accountability) Committee
HB30IntroThis Act conforms Delawares deadlines for filing certain information returns to those established in the Internal Revenue Code. In an effort to combat identity theft and taxpayer fraud, federal filing dates were recently changed. For example, startin...
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2017-01-11
To House Revenue & Finance Committee
HB31IntroThis 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
HB33IntroThis bill adds the Department of Correction, Bureau of Prisons and Bureau of Community Corrections' vehicles to the list of "authorized emergency vehicles" identified in Chapter 41 of Title 21 that are afforded certain privileges when r...
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2017-01-11
To House Public Safety & Homeland Security Committee
HR3IntroRelating To Temporary Rules Of The House Of Representatives Of The 149th General Assembly Of The State Of Delaware.
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2017-01-10
Introduced in House
HR1IntroRelating To The Election Of The Speaker Of The House Of Representatives.
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2017-01-10
Introduced in House
HR2IntroRelating To The Election Of Officers Of The House Of Representatives.
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2017-01-10
Introduced in House
HR4IntroRelating To Permanent Procedures Of The House Of Representatives Of The 149th General Assembly Of The State Of Delaware For Ethics Violations.
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2017-01-10
Introduced in House
HB24IntroThis bill requires a conference with the parent or guardian of a student who has been absent without excuse for 5 days from school. A needs assessment will be performed to determine what supports or services will help the student and family improve s...
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2017-01-05
To House Education Committee
HB28IntroAccording to the American Dental Association, approximately 1/3 of Americans face challenges accessing dental care, where access challenges include difficulty getting to a dental office and overcoming financial barriers. In order to increase access t...
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2017-01-05
To House Administration Committee
HB12IntroThis bill provides State funding to kindergarten through third grade for basic special education. State funding already occurs for intensive and complex special education during these grades. Currently the basic special education funding runs from fo...
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2017-01-05
To House Education Committee
HB29IntroThis bill establishes a writ of attachment of tax refunds and lottery winnings. This bill provides a procedure for interception of tax refunds and lottery winnings by the Department of Finance for judgments resulting from a breach of a residential or...
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2017-01-05
To House Judiciary Committee
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