Bills Pending Delaware Senate Judicial Committee

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DESB152IntroThis Act amends Delawares laws regarding release of persons accused of crimes (Chapter 21 of Title 11 of the Delaware Code) as required in conjunction with the adoption of Senate Bill No. 151, which proposes a constitutional amendment to permit preve...
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2019-07-31
To Senate Judicial Committee
DESB40IntroDelawares existing Criminal Code was adopted in 1973 and was based on the Model Penal Code. Since that time, the Criminal Code has quadrupled in size and expanded to other parts of the Code without consideration to the general effects of the change o...
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2019-07-31
To Senate Judicial Committee
DESB52IntroDelawares existing Criminal Code was adopted in 1973 and was based on the Model Penal Code. Since that time, the Criminal Code has quadrupled in size and provisions related to crimes expanded to other parts of the Code without consideration to the ge...
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2019-07-31
To Senate Judicial Committee
DESB174IntroThis Act allows special investigators with the Department of Services for Children, Youth and Their Families to make arrests and render assistance to other police officers.
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2019-07-31
To Senate Judicial Committee
DEHB232EngrossThis Act would both raise the jurisdictional limit of the Justice of the Peace Court to $25,000 and allow Justice of the Peace to consider claims in excess of the jurisdictional limit where the underlying matter involves a commercial tenancy and poss...
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2019-06-21
To Senate Judicial Committee
DEHB116EngrossImporters, manufacturers, and dealers of "destructive weapons" are licensed and regulated under Federal law. Under existing Delaware law, importers, manufacturers, and dealers of destructive weapons are not permitted to deliver them to purc...
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2019-06-21
To Senate Judicial Committee
DESB39IntroIn 2017, 44,889 failure to pay capias issued for people who did not pay a fine, fee, cost, assessment, or restitution imposed for a non-felony offense. In the first 6 months of 2018, there were a total of 5,807 admissions to detention at all Level V ...
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2019-05-31
To Senate Judicial Committee
DESB130IntroConfessions are powerful evidence of guilt. This Act adopts the Uniform Law Commission's Uniform Electronic Recordation of Custodial Interrogations Act to promote truth-finding, promote efficiency, and protect constitutional values. The scope of ...
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2019-05-31
To Senate Judicial Committee
DESB99IntroThis Act is modeled after American Laws for American Courts legislation that has passed in Tennessee, Louisiana, Arizona, Kansas, South Dakota, Alabama, and North Carolina. The Declaration of Independence announced the formation of a new country that...
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2019-05-14
To Senate Judicial Committee
DESB36IntroThis Act adds testifying at a hearing held by a standing committee of the House of Representatives or Senate or joint committee of the General Assembly within the definition of swears falsely, which applies to Delawares perjury laws. This addition me...
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2019-03-14
To Senate Judicial Committee
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