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DEHB348EngrossThis Act redefines resident to mean one who is legally domiciled in the State for 10 years immediately preceding October of the pretax year. This change means that one must be domiciled in the State for 10 years before one who is over the age of 65 c...
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2018-05-10
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DEHB377EngrossThis bill permits a County government to impose and collect a lodging tax of no more than 3 percent on hotel, motel, and tourist home rooms located in the unincorporated areas of the County.
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2018-05-10
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DEHB366EngrossThis Act revises the crime of "unlawfully permitting a child access to a firearm," an existing class A misdemeanor under Delaware law. The offense is renamed "unsafe storage of a firearm" to place emphasis on firearm safety and pr...
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2018-05-10
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DEHB384EngrossThis bill removes an out-of-date provision in the Code that authorizes Kent County Government to employ a janitor or janitors for the care of the County Courthouse. The State purchased the Kent County Courthouse from Kent County in 2003.
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2018-05-10
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DEHB332EngrossThis bill mandates reporting by certain employees of broker-dealer or investment adviser firms who have a reasonable belief that financial exploitation of an eligible adult has occurred, been attempted, or will be attempted. Reporting will be to both...
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2018-05-10
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DEHB310EngrossThe Certification of Adoption of Sustainability and Transparency Standards Act (the Act) establishes a voluntary disclosure regime to foster dialogue around sustainability and responsibility among participating Delaware business entities and their va...
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2018-05-10
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DESB203IntroThis Act increases the penalties for certain offenses involving deadly weapons as follows:
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2018-05-08
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DEHB388EngrossSection 1 authorizes the disinterested members of the Town Council to determine if a council member meets the qualifications to be on council.
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2018-05-08
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DEHB379EngrossSection 1 clarifies the Towns nuisance and dangerous building abatement powers and requires property owners to pay for the abatement costs. This section further clarifies the Towns ability to grant franchises, licenses, and permits, and impose fees f...
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2018-05-08
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DEHB361EngrossThis Act removes § 617 Criminal Youth Gangs from the list of felonies designated as violent felonies and adds § 616 Gang Participation so that age is less of a factor in determining whether a violent felony was committed. In addition, this Act make...
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2018-05-03
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DESB163IntroThis Act prohibits the manufacture, sale, offer to sell, transfer, purchase, receipt, possession, or transport of assault weapons in Delaware, subject to certain exceptions. One exception relevant to individuals is that the Act does not prohibit the ...
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2018-03-22
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DESB162IntroConfessions 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. To accomplish...
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2018-03-20
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DESB23IntroSection 7042 of Title 25 of the Delaware Code lists the completion and cost of any capital improvements or rehabilitation work in a manufactured home community, as distinguished from ordinary repair, replacement, and maintenance, as a factor that may...
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2018-01-17
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DESB121IntroThis bill requires the Family Court of the State of Delaware to report adjudications of delinquency involving physical or sexual assault crimes, which are defined in this bill as they are in Title 31 of the Delaware Code, section 309, governing backg...
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2017-06-15
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DEHB125EngrossThis act will be known as the Extreme Crimes Protection Act.
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2017-05-10
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DESB60IntroCivil forfeiture laws represent one of the most serious assaults on private property rights in the nation today. Under civil forfeiture, police and prosecutors can seize your car or other property, sell it and use the proceeds to fund agency budgetso...
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2017-04-05
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DESB58IntroThis Act ensures victims of crime are afforded as much information as is available to assist them through the trial, sentencing, and post-conviction phases of a criminal case.
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2017-04-05
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DEHB20EngrossThis Act authorizes the Family Court to interview children who are involved in Protection From Abuse proceedings.
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2017-03-28
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DESB49IntroAn individual's housing status should not be a basis for discrimination. This bill establishes a "Homeless Individual's Bill of Rights" that provides rights to protections for individuals experiencing homelessness, including protect...
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2017-03-28
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DESB33IntroThis Act is a companion to Senate Bill No. 34. Senate Bill No. 34, in pertinent part, eliminates several aggravating factors under Delaware's controlled substances laws. This Act retains and codifies one of those aggravating factors, § 4751A(1)e...
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2017-03-16
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DESB34IntroThis Act addresses issues identified following the enactment of the Ned Carpenter Act, 78 Del. Laws, ch. 13, in 2011. Specifically, Sections 1 through 14 of this Act do the following:
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2017-03-16
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DESB8IntroThis Act makes the Wilmington city auditor an elected position beginning with the 2018 election. This Act also provides for the city auditor to serve a 4 year term and for vacancies in the office to be filled by Wilmington city council. Additionally,...
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2017-01-26
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