Bills Pending Delaware House Judiciary Committee

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DEHB67IntroThis bill closes a loophole in existing Delaware law by making it a crime for a person who is not otherwise legally eligible to own, possess, or purchase a firearm or ammunition to attempt to obtain same through fraud, deceit, or deception.
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2021-01-13
To House Judiciary Committee
DEHB56IntroThis amendment repeals Title 16 ยง 7204 in its entirety. This particular section prescribes a practice that is typically unused and handled through a traditional warrant process by charging a previous section of this chapter brought by a law enforcem...
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2020-12-18
To House Judiciary Committee
DEHB57IntroThis bill requires a landlord to provide 15 days written notice to a single room tenant prior to the termination of a rental agreement for any reason other than a material violation. This notice provision ensures that the tenant has time to find suit...
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2020-12-18
To House Judiciary Committee
DEHB50IntroRecognizing that a criminal charge can have lasting collateral consequences for a juvenile on employment and education opportunities, this bill raises the age in which a juveniles information, such as their name and mug shot, may be released by the s...
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2020-12-18
To House Judiciary Committee
DEHB60IntroThis bill increases the amount that a tenant may deduct from rent in order to have necessary work done on the rental premises if the landlord fails to repair or maintain the premises after proper notice. The original amount of $200 was selected at th...
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2020-12-18
To House Judiciary Committee
DEHB58IntroMost commonly, persons accused of subsection (a) of this section panhandling are homeless. Transferring such matters to the Court of Common Pleas allows persons so accused increased access to social services not available to them at the Justice of ...
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2020-12-18
To House Judiciary Committee
DEHB59IntroThis bill would allow a court of competent jurisdiction to dismiss minor equipment violations upon a showing that repair(s) have been made. The sections include inoperative horn, missing rear-view mirror, improper window tint, and inoperable headligh...
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2020-12-18
To House Judiciary Committee
DEHB27IntroThis Act, which takes effect on January 1, 2022, clarifies that the Department of Services for Children, Youth and Their Families (DSCYF) has exclusive jurisdiction over a juvenile's care, custody, and control for any juvenile until at least the ...
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2020-12-11
To House Judiciary Committee
DEHB26IntroThis Act requires the Department of Services for Children, Youth and Their Families ("DSCYF'') to have exclusive jurisdiction over all aspects of a childs care, custody and control when a child is convicted of a Superior Court offense. T...
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2020-12-11
To House Judiciary Committee
DEHB13IntroIn 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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2020-12-04
To House Judiciary Committee
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