Bills Pending Delaware House Judiciary Committee

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DEHB264Intro

Recessed
This Act permits a person who has been the victim of non-consensual sexual conduct or non-consensual sexual penetration to apply for a sexual violence protective order if the person has a reasonable fear, based on specific conduct occurring contempor...
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2021-06-30
To House Judiciary Committee
DEHB253Intro

Recessed
This Act narrows the meaning of firearm for purposes of the Delaware Criminal Code by aligning the definition of firearm with the definition in the federal criminal background check law. The reference to a BB gun is no longer necessary because a BB g...
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2021-06-22
To House Judiciary Committee
DESB154Engross

Recessed
This Act repeals the outdated requirement for the Department of Services for Children, Youth & Their Families (DSCYF) to seek approval before mixing youth who have been adjudicated delinquent with youth who do not have a delinquency history in th...
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2021-06-18
To House Judiciary Committee
DESB144Engross

Recessed
This Act modernizes the hate crime statute and consolidates related offenses together with the hate crime statute in the Criminal Code.
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2021-06-16
To House Judiciary Committee
DEHB235Intro

Recessed
This Act is the Bill of Rights for Individuals Experiencing Homelessness to ensure that all individuals, regardless of housing status, have equal opportunity to live in decent, safe, sanitary, and healthful accommodations and enjoy equality of opport...
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2021-06-08
To House Judiciary Committee
DEHB231Intro

Recessed
This 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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2021-06-03
To House Judiciary Committee
DEHB152Intro

Recessed
In 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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2021-04-15
To House Judiciary Committee
DEHB139Intro

Recessed
In 2018, the General Assembly enacted House Bill No. 204 of the 149th General Assembly, Chapter 200, Volume 81 of the Laws of Delaware, ("HB 204"), with "the goal of modernizing the pretrial process, reducing reliance on monetary condi...
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2021-03-30
To House Judiciary Committee
DEHB118Intro

Recessed
Thirty-three states and the District of Columbia have established a process for compensating individuals who have been wrongly convicted. This Act creates such a process for Delaware.
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2021-03-17
To House Judiciary Committee
DEHB50Intro

Recessed
Recognizing 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
DEHB13Intro

Recessed
In 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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