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HR24IntroSince its adoption in 2003, the Manufactured Home Owners and Community Owners Act ("MHOCOA"), Chapter 70 of Title 25, has proven to be an effective tool to protect the rights of tenants in manufactured home communities. During the years sin...
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2018-07-01
Passed In House by Voice Vote
SB267IntroSection 5301(3) of Title 7 provides that it is the Department of States (Department) duty to protect and encourage the preservation of archaeological resources located on privately owned lands in this State. This Act enables the Department to better ...
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2018-07-01
Stricken in Senate
SB248IntroSection 5301(3) of Title 7 provides that it is the Department of States (Department) duty to protect and encourage the preservation of archaeological resources located on privately owned lands in this State.
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2018-07-01
Stricken in Senate
SB254IntroThis bill raises the civil penalty for a violation of section 3503 of the Workplace Fraud Act ("Act") from a range of $1,000 to $5,000 to $5,000 to $20,000. The bill also raises the civil penalty for wrongful discharge or discrimination und...
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2018-06-30
Amendment SA 3 to SB 254 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
HB454IntroThis Act promotes diversity of housing in Delaware by acknowledging that not all residential units warrant the same Voluntary School Assessment. Currently, single family residential subdivision projects are subject to the same per unit Voluntary Scho...
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2018-06-30
Stricken in House
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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2018-06-30
Stricken in House
HB416IntroThis Bill creates a tax exemption for non-profit owned swimming pools in New Castle County and Kent County. Sussex County has no similar exemption statute.
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2018-06-28
Amendment HA 2 to HB 416 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
HR34IntroThis Resolution proclaims the week of July 9-13, 2018 as Delaware Produce Week. This is the fourth consecutive year this observation is being staged in an attempt to facilitate a better, healthier relationship between Delaware famers and local consum...
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2018-06-28
Passed In House by Voice Vote
HCR98IntroThis resolution recognizes November 2018 as "Native American Heritage Month" in Delaware.
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2018-06-28
Passed In House by Voice Vote
HCR100IntroThis resolution commemorates the 100th anniversary of the Great War.
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2018-06-28
Passed In House by Voice Vote
HR35IntroThis Resolution requests the Department of Elections (Department) conduct an electronic audit of all ballots cast and a manual audit of ballots cast in 2% of election districts within 120 days of any general election. The House requests this audit pr...
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2018-06-28
Passed In House by Voice Vote
HB477IntroThis Act provides a post-2011 employee who relied on misinformation that the employee would have a vested right to a reduced pension if the employee can prove, by a preponderance of the evidence, that the employee:
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2018-06-28
Tabled in Committee
SB124IntroThis bill appoints the Secretary of the Department of Safety and Homeland Security as Chair of the DPAC and removes the President Pro Tem and the Speaker of the House from the Commission. This bill also makes technical corrections in conformance with...
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2018-06-27
Reported Out of Committee (Executive) in Senate with 4 On Its Merits
HB110IntroThe Delaware Marijuana Control Act regulates and taxes marijuana in the same manner as alcohol. It allows adults over the age of 21 to legally possess and consume under 1 ounce of marijuana for personal use. It does not permit people to grow their ow...
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2018-06-27
Defeated By House. Votes: 21 YES 15 NO 5 NOT VOTING
SB221IntroThis Act is the first leg of a constitutional amendment that modernizes the Delaware Constitutions bail provision and clarifies the power of the General Assembly and the Courts to define certain felony offenses for which, or circumstances under which...
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2018-06-27
Laid On Table in Senate
SB257IntroThis Act changes the program for distributing payments to county seats with tax-exempt properties owned by the State. Section 8318 of Title 29 directs compensatory payments for exempt properties owned by the State to the county seats, Wilmington, Dov...
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2018-06-26
Amendment SA 2 to SB 257 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
SB260IntroSenate Bill No. 209, enacted by the 145th General Assembly, extended the Historic Preservation Tax Credit Act through June 2020. This Act extends the Historic Preservation Tax Credit Act through June 2030 and puts the provision regarding the effectiv...
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2018-06-26
Reported Out of Committee (Finance) in Senate with 4 On Its Merits
HB481IntroThis Act removes a derogatory term for Italian-, Spanish-, and Portuguese-American immigrants from the Delaware Code.
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2018-06-26
To House Public Safety & Homeland Security Committee
HB446IntroThis constitutional amendment removes outdated constitutional language related to voter qualifications. The voting age has been 18 since the 1970's under federal law which superseded state law.
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2018-06-26
Defeated By House. Votes: 26 YES 14 NO 1 ABSENT
HB480IntroThis legislation increases access to Delaware's existing community solar program by expanding geographic eligibility requirements of the program. The legislation also ensures 15% of all community solar facilities provide savings to low-to-moderat...
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2018-06-22
To House Energy Committee
SB261IntroThis Act directs the Board of Directors of the Riverfront Development Corporation to amend the membership and member terms of the Board of Directors contained in Article I, Section 1 of the Corporation's by-laws.
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2018-06-21
Reported Out of Committee (Judicial & Community Affairs) in Senate with 3 On Its Merits
SB253IntroThis Act creates and funds, in Fiscal Year 2019, a Community Assault Weapon Recovery Program.
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2018-06-21
To Senate Labor Committee
SB265IntroThis Act amends the Renewable Energy Portfolio Standards Act (REPSA) to provide for a workable cost cap to protect Delmarva Power customers from sharp annual increases in their bills due to the cost of procuring renewable energy.
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2018-06-21
To Senate Environmental, Natural Resources & Energy Committee
SB140IntroThis Act is the first leg of a constitutional amendment that limits the ability of the State to appropriate moneys in a special fund created, after January 1, 2018, to fund capital projects with a dedicated revenue source and with a limitation on the...
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2018-06-21
Reported Out of Committee (Executive) in Senate with 4 On Its Merits
HB459IntroThis Act requires insurers to check if an individual owes child support arrears before making a payment to the individual and permits the Division of Child Support Services to attach a lien to an insurance payment awarded pursuant to a settlement or ...
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2018-06-21
Amendment HA 1 to HB 459 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
HB67IntroAs a public school safety measure, this bill requires that any door to a classroom will be equipped with a lock that can be locked from either side of the door. Many doors are currently not capable of locking from the inside. Locking the door(s) to a...
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2018-06-21
Stricken in House
HB336IntroThis Act requires each public school district to equip the schools within their respective jurisdictions with an adequate number of panic buttons that may be used to immediately alert local law enforcement authorities of a security threat at a school...
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2018-06-21
Stricken in House
HB479IntroThis Act prohibits the manufacture, sale, or distribution of upholstered residential furniture and children's products that contain harmful flame retardant chemicals. People who are not in the business of selling these products and nonprofits are...
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2018-06-21
To House Natural Resources Committee
HR33IntroThis Resolution recognizes Wednesday, June 21, 2018, as Staff Appreciation Day in the House of Representatives.
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2018-06-21
Passed In House by Voice Vote
HB478IntroThis act restores the $500 senior real property tax credit.
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2018-06-21
To House Administration Committee
SB258IntroThis Act revises the data collection procedures and authority of the Workers Compensation Oversight Panel (Panel) to ensure that the Panel is able to obtain the data necessary to perform its statutory duties, without infringing upon the authority of ...
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2018-06-20
Reported Out of Committee (Labor) in Senate with 3 On Its Merits
SB201IntroThis bill changes the program for distributing payments to cities with tax-exempt properties owned by the State. Instead of directing payments only to county seats (Wilmington, Dover, and Georgetown), the bill will authorize payments as well to any c...
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2018-06-20
Amendment SA 2 to SB 201 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
HB444IntroSection 1 of this Act allows those licensed as importers to pay tax upon the sale of alcoholic beverages to customers, instead of the tax being due when the alcoholic beverages come to rest in the State of Delaware. Section 2 of this Act provides tha...
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2018-06-20
Amendment HA 1 to HB 444 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
HB464IntroThis bill ensures that necessary information is provided to the exclusive bargaining representative. This bill further aligns statutory language within Title 19.
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2018-06-20
Reported Out of Committee (Labor) in House with 10 On Its Merits
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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2018-06-20
Tabled in Committee
HB473IntroThis act makes various edits to the existing Medical Marijuana Act, including, but not limited to:
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2018-06-20
To House Health & Human Development Committee
HB472IntroThis bill removes two out-of-date sections of the Division of Motor Vehicles' code.
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2018-06-20
To House Public Safety & Homeland Security Committee
SB176IntroThis Act creates a Prescription Opioid Impact Fund (Fund) through a prescription opioid impact fee (Fee) that is assessed on manufacturers of prescription opioids as follows:
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2018-06-20
Laid On Table in Senate
SB251IntroThis Act creates a Delaware Manufactured Home Owner Attorney Fund by collecting a $0.50 monthly assessment per lot from manufactured home owners who rent a lot in a community governed by Manufactured Home Owners and Community Owners Act. The fund wil...
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2018-06-20
Amendment SA 1 to SB 251 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
HB323IntroThis Act reaffirms the Constitutional requirement that the General Assembly appropriate money belonging to the General Fund by making clear that funds received by the State or a State agency from settlements or other final orders or judgments, other ...
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2018-06-20
Tabled in Committee
HB452IntroIn light of the Delaware Supreme Courts decisions in Schadt v. Latchford and Lemos v. Willis, this Act amends the City of Wilmingtons Home Rule Charter to authorize Wilmington City Council to determine the following:
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2018-06-20
Reported Out of Committee (Administration) in House with 4 On Its Merits
HB453IntroThis Act amends Section 3-304 of the City of Wilmingtons Home Rule Charter to allow the City of Wilmington to determine whether and to what extent its employees are required to be City residents. This Act does not affect residency requirements that e...
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2018-06-20
Reported Out of Committee (Administration) in House with 4 On Its Merits
HB450IntroThere is a growing body of research regarding the detrimental effects to an individual and to society relating to the collateral consequences of arrests and criminal convictions. To name just a few, a criminal history is a significant barrier to obta...
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2018-06-20
Reported Out of Committee (Judiciary) in House with 3 Favorable, 2 On Its Merits, 2 Unfavorable
HB95IntroThis Act prohibits a person from purchasing, selling, offering for sale, possessing with intent to sell, or importing with intent to sell ivory or rhinoceros horn, except as specified. A violation of this Act or any rule, regulation, or order adopted...
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2018-06-20
Tabled in Committee
HB467IntroThis Act updates the membership of the Telecommunications Relay Service Advisory Committee to include the groups currently engaged in ensuring telecommunications relay services are provided to Delawareans who need relay services.
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2018-06-20
Reported Out of Committee (Health & Human Development) in House with 8 On Its Merits
HR31IntroResolution Supporting Taiwan's Signing Of A Bilateral Trade Agreement With The United States, Reaffirming Support For Taiwan's Meaningful Participation And Contribution In International Organizations, And For Strengthening And Expanding Siste...
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2018-06-19
Passed In House by Voice Vote
SB262IntroThis Act, named the Share the Care Act, permits a responsible caregiver to give permission to an individual employed by a home care agency selected by the responsible caregiver to administer medications to an adult individual who lacks decision-makin...
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2018-06-19
To Senate Sunset Committee
SB163IntroThis Act prohibits the manufacture, sale, offer to sell, transfer, purchase, receipt, possession, or transport of assault weapons in Delaware, subject to certain exceptions. One exception relevant to individuals is that the Act does not prohibit the ...
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2018-06-19
Amendment SA 3 to SB 163 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
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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2018-06-19
Amendment HA 1 to HS 1 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
HB469IntroThis Act authorizes the Department of Transportation to use automated speed enforcement (ASE) systems to enforce speed restrictions within work zones on highways. The purpose of this Act is to increase safety for construction and maintenance workers ...
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2018-06-19
To House Public Safety & Homeland Security Committee
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