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

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HB156PassThis bill updates requirements for handguns used for deer hunting by adding a range and limit to allowable handgun calibers to accommodate changing handgun availability while maintaining public safety and handgun hunting efficacy. This bill also allo...
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2018-08-12
Signed by Governor
HB340PassThis bill makes several updates and clarifications to the Interactive Fantasy Sports bill signed into law on July 26, 2017. The updates reflect the assignment of the regulation and tax administration to the Division of Gaming Enforcement and the Divi...
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2018-08-10
Signed by Governor
HB439PassThis Bill authorizes the Thoroughbred Racing Commission to be a member of the new Interstate Anti-Doping and Drug Testing Standards Compact. Under the Bill the Thoroughbred Racing Commission would become a member of an interstate Compact with other p...
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2018-08-10
Signed by Governor
HB372PassThis Act makes it unlawful for a person to manufacture, distribute, sell, offer for sale, possess, purchase, or use a concentrated alcoholic beverage.
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2018-08-10
Signed by Governor
HB429PassCybersecurity attacks, including data breaches, corporate theft, and sabotage perpetrated by state and non-state actors throughout the world present unique threats to Delaware residents, governments, businesses, and critical infrastructure. Statewide...
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2018-08-10
Signed by Governor
HB432PassThe Division of Small Business, Development and Tourism was created by 81 Del. Laws ch. 49 and placed in the Department of State. This enactment transferred certain responsibilities for economic development, formerly in the Delaware Department of Eco...
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2018-08-10
Signed by Governor
SB208PassThis Act makes the following changes to the large public works contract procedures in subsection (c) and (d) of § 6962 of Title 29 for all State agencies:
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2018-07-25
Signed by Governor
SB233PassThis Act adds the requirement that vehicles stop at railroad signals for all on-track equipment.
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2018-07-25
Signed by Governor
SB175PassThis Act exempts the transfer of real estate acquired by foreclosure or deed in lieu of foreclosure from nonresident income tax withholding requirements.
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2018-07-25
Signed by Governor
HJR13PassIn January of 2018 the federal government passed the Federal Register Printing Savings Act, which included a moratorium in calendar year 2019 on a fee paid by health insurance companies or health service corporations to the federal government. The St...
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2018-07-25
Signed by Governor
SJR7PassThis Senate Joint Resolution authorizes and encourages the Delaware Department of Transportation to conduct a Work a Day Earn a Pay Pilot Public Works Jobs Program.
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2018-07-25
Signed by Governor
SB185PassThe year 2019 marks the 100th anniversary of the Delaware State Fair. This act allows the Department to issue a special license plate to honor this 100th anniversary.
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2018-07-25
Signed by Governor
SB246PassThis act provides greater flexibility for County and Municipal governments to enter into public-private partnerships for public lands. These agreements provide opportunities for the preservation of public land and limit the amount of government money...
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2018-07-25
Signed by Governor
HB342PassThis Act makes changes and adds clarifying language to the dealership licensing section of Title21. First, it allows for the suspension of a dealership license for violations of either Title 21 or Title 30 rather than the current requirement for viol...
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2018-07-23
Signed by Governor
SB213PassThis bill provides that the Commission must have at least 2 members from each of the three counties in Delaware. The bill also changes the requirement for 1 pediatrician member and 1 board certified family practice physician to licensed health care p...
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2018-07-23
Signed by Governor
HB303PassThis bill increases the annual assessment to each insurance company admitted or authorized to transact the business in Delaware from $750 to $900 for the costs of administration and operation of the Insurances Fraud Prevention Bureau.
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2018-07-23
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SB168PassAccording to the U.S. Bureau of Justice Statistics, an estimated 42% of all face-to-face contact between individuals and law-enforcement officers occurred during a traffic stop.
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2018-07-23
Signed by Governor
SB224PassSection 1 of this Act increases the aggregate amount of Neighborhood Assistance Tax Credits that can be approved in any 1 fiscal year from $500,000 to $1 million.
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2018-07-23
Signed by Governor
SB214PassThe Division of Forensic Science (Division) produces numerous postmortem examination reports, autopsy reports, and laboratory reports annually. Given the high volume, and consistent with National Association of Medical Examiners accreditation standar...
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2018-07-23
Signed by Governor
SB194PassThis bill makes the following changes to Delaware Statutory Trust Act (the Act) to keep it current and to maintain its national preeminence. The following is a section-by-section review of the proposed amendments of the Act.
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2018-07-23
Signed by Governor
HB474PassThis Act includes Probation and Parole Officers in the Department of Services for Children, Youth and their Families under the definitions of Law-Enforcement Officer under the Law-Enforcement Officers Bill of Rights.
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2018-07-23
Signed by Governor
SB247PassThis Act, consistent with longstanding practice throughout the State expressly recognized in the existing statute, clarifies the manner in which criminal justice agencies may inform the public of information related to arrests. In addition, this Act ...
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2018-07-23
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SB196PassThis bill amends various sections of the Delaware Uniform Commercial Code (the Act) to keep it current. The following is a section-by-section review of the proposed amendments of the Act.
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2018-07-23
Signed by Governor
SB238PassUnder current law, a person may deposit, for a fee, an original will with the Register of Wills in New Castle County for safekeeping. The person is not required to be a resident of New Castle County, but only the New Castle County Register of Wills i...
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2018-07-23
Signed by Governor
SB65PassConversion therapy is a practice or treatment that seeks to change an individuals sexual orientation or gender identity, including any effort to change behaviors or gender expressions or to eliminate or reduce sexual or romantic attractions or feelin...
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2018-07-23
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SB181PassThis bill continues the practice of amending periodically the Delaware Revised Uniform Partnership Act (the "Act") to keep it current and to maintain its national preeminence. The following is a section-by-section review of the proposed ame...
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2018-07-23
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SB182PassThis bill continues the practice of amending periodically the Delaware Revised Uniform Limited Partnership Act (the "Act") to keep it current and to maintain its national preeminence. The following is a section-by-section review of the prop...
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2018-07-23
Signed by Governor
HB431PassThis Act requires long-term care facilities to offer the influenza vaccine to all employees with direct contact with patients. It also requires the facility to keep a record of a signed statement from each employee that the vaccine has been offered.
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2018-07-23
Signed by Governor
SB180PassSection 1. Section 1 of this Act amends Section 102(a)(1) to provide that the name of a corporation must be such as to distinguish it from the name of any registered series of a limited liability company.
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2018-07-23
Signed by Governor
SB91PassThis Act creates a requirement that lodging establishments with an appliance that emits carbon monoxide or an attached garage have working carbon monoxide detection devices in each dwelling or sleeping unit.
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2018-07-23
Signed by Governor
SB183PassThis bill continues the practice of amending periodically the Delaware Limited Liability Company Act (the "Act") to keep it current and to maintain its national preeminence. The following is a section-by-section review of the proposed amend...
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2018-07-23
Signed by Governor
HB362PassThis bill sets forth revisions to the Code related to Adult Protective Services. The bill updates language to reflect best practices and current names of agencies and class positions.
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2018-07-23
Signed by Governor
HJR12PassThe Delaware Department of Transportation currently uses a system to repair subdivision roadways in which a unit is dispatched only when a complaint is lodged with the Transportation Management Center. In order to avoid piecemeal repairs that waste v...
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2018-07-23
Signed by Governor
HB393PassThis Bill updates the Delaware Viatical Settlements Act by amending the license and bond requirements for a viatical settlement provider or viatical settlement broker. The Act allows an applicant seeking licensure as a viatical settlement provider to...
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2018-07-23
Signed by Governor
HB422PassThis Act dissolves the Delaware Interagency Council on Homelessness (DICH). The DICH has been an important venue for significant progress in addressing homelessness in Delaware. However, changes to the primary source of federal assistance for resourc...
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2018-07-23
Signed by Governor
HB367PassThis is a housekeeping bill to codify the existing practices with administering the Municipal Street Aid program.
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2018-07-17
Signed by Governor
HB418PassSection 1 provides that unpaid taxes shall become first liens against property of the owner for a period of ten (10) years from the date of the assessment.
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2018-07-17
Signed by Governor
HB351PassIn December 2016, the federal Office of Child Support Enforcement issued final regulations titled "Flexibility, Efficiency, and Modernization in Child Support Enforcement Programs," 81 Fed. Reg. 93,492 (Dec. 20, 2016) (codified at 42 C.F.R ...
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2018-07-17
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HB408PassThis Act amends the Workers Compensation Act to include a provision permitting Industrial Accident Board hearing notices and decisions to be sent by secure email with an electronic receipt in lieu of certified mail. This will save money for the State...
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2018-07-17
Signed by Governor
HB294PassSection 1 of this Act transfers from the Department of Safety and Homeland Security to the Department of Health and Social Services the responsibility for establishing, administering, adopting rules and regulations, and setting fees for courses of in...
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2018-07-17
Signed by Governor
HB404PassThe purpose of this Act is to clarify that registered agents in Delaware are obligated to comply with requirements, standards, guidelines, rules, regulations, and procedures as issued by the Secretary of State on matters involving filings submitted t...
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2018-07-17
Signed by Governor
SB192PassThis Act creates a special license plate to honor Delaware womens military service and commemorate the unveiling of the Delaware Womens Military Service Monument.
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2018-07-17
Signed by Governor
SB241PassThis Act provides the Delaware Interscholastic Athletic Association with the authority to establish fees for officiating.
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2018-07-17
Signed by Governor
HB318PassThis Act updates the Delaware Insurance Guaranty Association (DIGA) Act to more closely align it with the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) and National Conference of Insurance Guaranty Funds (NCIGF) Model Acts.
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2018-07-17
Signed by Governor
HB365PassCurrently, the age for wait staff to serve alcohol to a patron is 19 years old. This Act lowers the age of persons permitted to serve alcohol from 19 to 18 years of age for all establishments licensed for the on-premises sale and consumption of alcoh...
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2018-07-17
Signed by Governor
SB228PassThis Act restores the Delaware Prescription Drug Payment Assistance Program (Program), which was eliminated in the Fiscal Year 2018 Annual Appropriations Act. This Act replaces Senate Bill 148 and makes the following additional changes:
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2018-07-17
Signed by Governor
HB420PassThis Act grants legal guardians the standing to petition or oppose a petition to change minors' surnames.
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2018-07-17
Signed by Governor
HB184PassThis bill adds to the requirements for licensure as a River Pilot Apprentice that an applicant not have been convicted of a crime substantially related to the practice of river piloting. This bill empowers the Board of Pilot Commissioners to waive su...
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2018-07-11
Signed by Governor
SB151PassBirth control use is nearly universal among women of reproductive age in the United States and is a key part of preventative health care for women. Access to birth control provides health benefits for women and children, improves women's ability ...
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2018-07-11
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SB234PassCurrently, the ability of the Department to take licensure action (i.e., suspension, revocation, limitation) is, in certain cases, contingent upon the public school employer first taking employment action (i.e., dismissal, termination). The Departmen...
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2018-07-11
Signed by Governor
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