Bills Pending Delaware House Judiciary Committee

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DEHB360IntroThis 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
DEHB356IntroThis 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
DEHB336IntroThis 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
DEHB332IntroThis 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
DEHB322IntroIn 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
DEHB305IntroThis Act is the first leg of an amendment to the Delaware Constitution to prohibit the imposition of the death penalty.
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2020-03-12
To House Judiciary Committee
DEHB299IntroThis act will be known as the Egregious Crimes Accountability Act. This Act revises Delaware's death penalty statute to ensure its compliance with the United States Constitution, as interpreted by the United State Supreme Court in Hurst v. Florid...
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2020-03-12
To House Judiciary Committee
DEHB272IntroRecently, the Department of Justice has dismissed misdemeanor charges of driving under the influence in the Court of Common Pleas in Sussex County and refiled the same misdemeanor charges in the Superior Court in Sussex County.
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2020-01-09
To House Judiciary Committee
DEHB215IntroThis act states that advocates for victims of domestic violence, domestic abuse, sexual assault, abuse by a caregiver, human trafficking, or stalking may not disclose any communication made by a victim to the advocate without express written consent ...
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2019-06-12
To House Judiciary Committee
DEHB204IntroIn a case of first impression, the Superior Court ruled, contrary to "common knowledge" of Delaware Criminal laws, that criminal impersonation requires proof that a real person (a human being who has been born and is alive) has been imperso...
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2019-06-11
To House Judiciary Committee
DEHB171IntroThis bill creates certificates of rehabilitation, an essential resource states can offer to support reentry, and promote public safety, by lifting statutory bars to jobs, licenses or other necessities such as housing that result from a conviction his...
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2019-06-03
To House Judiciary Committee
DESB26EngrossSections 1 and 2 of this Act make clear that an individual who is the subject of a false report is a victim and is entitled to restitution and the benefits of the Victims Bill of Rights.
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2019-05-30
To House Judiciary Committee
DEHB165IntroThis act will be known as the Extreme Crimes Protection Act.
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2019-05-16
To House Judiciary Committee
DEHB157IntroThis bill addresses the inequity that may occur when Family Court is asked to divide a non-covered pension by requiring the court to consider the ability or inability of the parties to earn Social Security and other factors which the parties may pres...
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2019-05-14
To House Judiciary Committee
DEHB153IntroUnder this Act, notice for a mediation conference must be made by registered or certified mail, with restricted delivery and return receipt requested, for any of the following Title 13, Family Court matters:
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2019-05-14
To House Judiciary Committee
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