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HB265PassThe purpose of this bill is to make full time paid firefighters in volunteer fire companies in this State eligible to join the Delaware County and Municipal/Police/Firefighter Pension Plan.
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2017-09-15
Signed by Governor
SB35PassThis Act enacts the Recognition of Emergency Medical Services Personnel Licensure Interstate Compact Act ("REPLICA"). With REPLICA, EMS personnel will be able to respond across state borders within the provision of their duties on a short t...
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2017-09-15
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HB61PassThis 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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2017-09-14
Signed by Governor
SB66PassOn June 30, 2016, the Delaware State Senate adopted Senate Resolution No. 19 (S.R. 19), requesting the Delaware Department of Insurance (the Department) to examine the secondary market for life insurance policies and make recommendations for possible...
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2017-09-14
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HB45PassThis 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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2017-09-14
Signed by Governor
HB203PassThis Act directs the Division of Medicaid and Medical Assistance, Division of Public Health, and Office of Management and Budget Human Resources Management (the Agencies) to report to the General Assembly every 2 years the impacts and costs associat...
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2017-09-14
Signed by Governor
SB105PassPersons under age 18 must wear a helmet when operating or riding as a passenger on a bicycle, motorized skateboard or scooter, all terrain vehicle (ATV), off-highway vehicle (OHV), or electric personal assistive mobility device (EPAMD). See Title 21 ...
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2017-09-14
Signed by Governor
SB46PassThis legislation modernizes Delaware's Self-Service Storage Facility Act to account for the wide proliferation of online news and auction sites, as well as to establish frameworks for: (1) towing of certain property for which rent and other charg...
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2017-09-14
Signed by Governor
HB164PassThis bill dissolves the Human Trafficking Coordinating Council and reestablishes it as the Human Trafficking Interagency Coordinating Council. The bill establishes the members of the Council and the chair and vice-chair. The bill also requires that a...
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2017-09-14
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SB122PassThis Act fulfills recommendations made by the Joint Legislative Overview and Sunset Committee (JLOSC) by making amendments to the State Human Relations Commissions (the Commission) governing statute.
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2017-09-14
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HB21PassThis Act takes steps to ensure that individuals with disabilities are not denied access to organ transplant procedures based solely on their disability. Historically, individuals with disabilities have sometimes been denied access to life-saving orga...
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2017-09-13
Signed by Governor
HB64PassMothers who give birth to monoamniotic twins are often hospitalized as early as 26 weeks into the pregnancy due to the risk of complications of having twins share a single amniotic sack. Mothers who give birth to multiples of 3 or more often have the...
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2017-09-08
Signed by Governor
HB39PassThis 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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2017-09-08
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HB40PassThis 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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2017-09-08
Signed by Governor
HB122PassThis bill provides greater protection to correctional officers and other state employees who are assaulted in detention facilities by prohibiting assaults committed with a reckless state of mind.
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2017-09-08
Signed by Governor
HB123PassThis bill expands the list of felony-level contraband to include narcotics, prescription drugs, and items used to facilitate escape.
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2017-09-08
Signed by Governor
SB43PassThis Act regulates the practice of art therapy placing control of the profession under the Board of Mental health and Chemical Dependency Professionals and amending Chapter 30 of Title 24 by adding Subchapter V. Professional Art Therapists. The Art T...
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2017-09-08
Signed by Governor
HJR7PassHealth care spending in Delaware is higher than the national average and has historically outpaced the States economic and revenue growth, contributing to the States current structural deficit. To combat ever rising costs, this Joint Resolution autho...
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2017-09-07
Signed by Governor
HB188PassCriminal and administrative enforcement of laws and ordinances relating to the condition of real property and abatement of violations thereof is a significant expense of local governments. The growing number of vacant and abandoned properties has inc...
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2017-09-07
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HB187PassWith the implementation of land banks in the State of Delaware, an increasing number of vacant and abandoned properties will be brought to sheriffs sales. Many of these parcels will be dilapidated and require investment to render the house habitable....
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2017-09-07
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HB189PassThe Advanced Wireless Infrastructure Investment Act creates a new Chapter 16 of Title 17 that will accelerate investment in mobile broadband infrastructure and ready the State for the next wave of economic development in the digital economy. In recog...
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2017-08-31
Signed by Governor
HB81PassThis legislation revises § 5006 of the Insurance Code to track the National Association of Insurance Commissioners Model Holding Company Act with respect to the Commissioners power to examine insurers and have access to books and records of insurers...
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2017-08-30
Signed by Governor
SB77PassAs a result of the passage of the in Inland Bays Aquaculture Act, numerous ongoing concerns have been raised during subsequent public meetings and a public hearing. As a result of those meetings, the Secretary's Order No. 2016-W-0049 reduced the ...
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2017-08-30
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HB154PassCurrently, claims that arise at the death of the decedent are treated the same as claims that arise after the decedent's death. This bill changes how claims that arise at the time of decedent's death are treated by including them in the same ...
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2017-08-30
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HB212PassThis Act amends the Clayton Charter to provide more time between the deadline for filing requirements and Election Day.
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2017-08-30
Signed by Governor
SB123PassThis Act allows motor vehicles with a registered gross weight of 5,000 pounds or less to be assigned any type of number plate and motor vehicles with a registered gross weight of greater than 5000 pounds but less than 10000 pounds may be assigned any...
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2017-08-30
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HB87PassThis bill enhances Delaware's attractiveness as a captive insurance domicile by creating a streamlined and inexpensive regulatory regime for captive insurance companies that are dormant.
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2017-08-30
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SB32PassThis Act establishes a procedure by which a mortgagee that changes its notice address from the notice address as provided in any mortgage or assignment of mortgage may, at its option, provide public notice of its new notice address.
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2017-08-30
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HB70PassUnder current educational standards, students are no longer required to be taught cursive writing and many schools have abandoned teaching cursive writing to students. As cursive writing is still an imperative skill in many professions, this bill mak...
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2017-08-30
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HB86PassThis bill corrects an unintended consequence of House Bill No. 15 of the 148th General Assembly, signed into law by the Governor on June 24, 2015, by preventing double taxation of premium ceded to a series captive insurance company or protected cell....
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2017-08-30
Signed by Governor
HB200PassThis bill sets a minimum reimbursement rate for home health care nursing services paid for by Medicaid-contracted organizations. The rate shall be at least equal to the rate set by the Division of Medicaid for equivalent services. Home care nurses an...
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2017-08-30
Signed by Governor
HB178PassThe children of parents who divorce or were never married often share a surname with only one parent, which may lead to confusion or hardship when schools, doctors, or others fail to recognize the childs connection with the parent with whom the child...
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2017-08-30
Signed by Governor
HB191PassThis act amends the Charter of the Town of Laurel so that the Mayor and members of the Town Council are only paid for meetings which they attend.
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2017-08-30
Signed by Governor
HB183PassThis Act clarifies that the reviews of child and maternal deaths are confidential and may not be used in any proceedings. It ensures that the committees and panels who do the work on behalf of the Child Death Review Commission are protected.
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2017-08-30
Signed by Governor
HB206PassThis Act allows the Division of Motor Vehicles to issue a conditional license at the request of the Justice of the Peace for a Driving Under the Influence offender whose charge is still pending, but whose license has been suspended by the Division of...
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2017-08-30
Signed by Governor
SB98PassThis Act amends the Charter of the Town of Georgetown by establishing that registration of voters for municipal elections shall be administered and conducted by agreement with and pursuant to regulations promulgated by the Department of Elections for...
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2017-08-30
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HB216PassThis amendment to Section 8-200 of the Charter of the City of Wilmington raises some of the threshold amounts for bid requirements in the procurement process. The purpose of the amendment is to improve City of Wilmington procurement procedures, incre...
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2017-08-30
Signed by Governor
SB99PassThis legislation eliminates front footage calculations as the sole method of collecting sewer assessments for county sewer users. It provides a broad list of possible methods of determining the amount of the sewer assessment for each property, includ...
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2017-08-30
Signed by Governor
SB68PassThe primary purpose of this bill is to provide for an increase in fees collected with annual hazardous chemical inventory reports submitted by facilities. The bill also makes certain technical corrections.
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2017-08-30
Signed by Governor
HB224PassCar theft was the primary impetus behind state codes prohibiting a motor vehicle owner to leave a car unattended with the keys in the ignition; a common habit to warm-up the vehicle during colder months. From 2013 to 2015, a total of 206 cars were st...
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2017-08-30
Signed by Governor
SB38PassFor purposes of clarity regarding Delaware's commitment to supporting Delawareans with disabilities, including military service-related disabilities, this Act codifies existing county-level tax exemptions. Absent this Act, Delaware will continue ...
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2017-08-30
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HB43PassThis 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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2017-08-30
Signed by Governor
SB96PassThis Act amends the Charter for the City of Lewes to make residents who are not property owners or leaseholders in the City or in an area to be annexed ineligible to vote in a special annexation election. This Act also creates a new Section 40, provi...
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2017-08-30
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SB108PassSB 164 of the 148th General Assembly created a special license plate for professional paramedics and retired professional paramedics. This Act provides an additional officer, at the county level, to verify an applicant's eligibility for this spec...
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2017-08-30
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SB82PassThis Act amends the Milford City Charter. The changes are comprehensive in nature and designed to amend and revise many of the outdated provisions dating back to the Act reincorporating the City of Milford in 1970. Many of the changes are technical i...
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2017-08-30
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HB182PassThis bill clarifies that the reviews of child abuse and neglect deaths and near deaths are confidential and should not be used in any proceedings. It ensures that the committees and panels who do the work on behalf of the Child Protection Accountabil...
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2017-08-30
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HB181PassThis Act makes updates to how reports of child abuse and neglect are handled by the various members of the multidisciplinary team. The Act codifies the multidisciplinary team and case. The Act adds additional duties to the Investigation Coordinator, ...
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2017-08-30
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HB169PassSection 1 of the Act (i) clarifies that the defined term agents, as used in chapter 33 of title 12, consistent with common usage of the term, includes all agents defined as such by the general law of agency; (ii) modifies section 3312 to provide that...
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2017-08-30
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HB252PassSection 1 of this Act enhances the States ability to collect delinquent taxes by (a) allowing for renewal of a judgment for unpaid taxes beyond the current 20 year limit for an additional term of 20 years, and (b) allows for recording of a judgment f...
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2017-08-30
Signed by Governor
HJR8PassThis Joint Resolution creates an Advisory Panel to the Delaware Economic and Financial Advisory Council (DEFAC) that is tasked with developing a report concerning the States historic budgeting practices, the need for reasonable restrictions on the us...
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2017-08-25
Signed by Governor
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