Delaware Senator Brian Pettyjohn [R]

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DEHB237PassThis bill creates a new vehicle license plate promoting and supporting Keep Delaware Beautiful. This new non-profit organization, affiliated with Keep America Beautiful, has a mission of undertaking initiatives that will beautify Delaware and reduce ...
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2018-02-14
Signed by Governor
DESCR41EngrossThis Resolution designates March 2, 2018 as "Red Shirt Friday, American Legion Auxiliary Salute to our Military" in the state of Delaware.
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2018-01-25
Passed In House by Voice Vote
DEHB311IntroThe Board of Clinical Social Work Examiners (Board) has worked several years to amend Chapter 39, Title 24 of the Delaware Code to update the statute governing social work licensure and practice in this State. The Boards work has included collaborati...
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2018-01-25
To House Sunset Committee (Policy Analysis & Government Accountability) Committee
DEHB284IntroThis Bill would allow all on-premises licensees who sell a bottle of alcohol (other than beer) to place a cap on the bottle and allow patrons to take it home with them for consumption later. Delaware was one of the first states to recognize that it w...
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2018-01-24
Reported Out of Committee (Economic Development/Banking/Insurance/Commerce) in House with 1 Favorable, 8 On Its Merits
DESB146IntroThe continued existence and dissemination of a juvenile criminal record hampers an individuals ability to become a successful and productive member of society. These criminal records are a hindrance to employment, education, housing, credit, and mili...
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2018-01-24
Reported Out of Committee (Judicial & Community Affairs) in Senate with 4 On Its Merits
DEHB309IntroThis Act codifies the practice of the Joint Legislative Oversight and Sunset Committee to recommend the continuation of an agency unless or until certain conditions are met or modifications are made.
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2018-01-24
To House Sunset Committee (Policy Analysis & Government Accountability) Committee
DEHCR58EngrossThis resolution proclaims January 21 through 27, 2018 as National School Choice Week.
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2018-01-24
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
DESB147IntroImmunity from liability for individuals rendering emergency care is addressed in many sections of the Delaware Code. There are several separate statutes providing immunity for specific professions and even for lay individuals providing specific types...
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2018-01-23
[Hearing: Mar 7 @ 12:30 pm]
To Senate Corrections & Public Safety Committee
DEHB234IntroThis act clarifies that the felony of Possession of a Deadly Weapon by a Person Prohibited shall not apply to persons who are prohibited from possessing a deadly weapon solely by their possession of a personal use quantity of marijuana, when such pos...
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2018-01-17
Tabled in Committee
DEHB260EngrossThis bill creates the Grant-In-Aid Committee. The Committee is a joint committee of the Senate and House of Representatives. The purpose of the Committee is to review requests for grant-in-aid and to develop the grant-in-aid appropriations bill.
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2018-01-17
To Senate Finance Committee
DEHB297IntroThis Act decreases by 1% the rate of realty transfer tax to be received by the State, thereby returning to the rate that was applicable prior to August 1, 2017.
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2018-01-16
To House Revenue & Finance Committee
DESB67EngrossTobacco traffickers move black market contraband cigarettes or other tobacco products purchased from low tax states to be sold in higher tax states, facilitated by individuals or through organized groups. The potential financial gain of tobacco smugg...
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2018-01-10
Reported Out of Committee (Judiciary) in House with 4 Favorable, 6 On Its Merits
DESB84EngrossThis Act makes consistent the amount of time that the Court "looks back" to determine if the current offense is a second offense for the purposes of sentencing. This Act applies to Traffic offenses, but it would not be applicable to DUI cas...
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2018-01-10
Reported Out of Committee (Public Safety & Homeland Security) in House with 2 Favorable, 8 On Its Merits
DESB117EngrossThis bill allows a pellet gun, airbow, and most other air guns to be possessed and utilized for hunting in Delaware, however, it does not change the classification of airbows and higher powered air rifles as firearms. The bill also does not change th...
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2018-01-10
Reported Out of Committee (Judiciary) in House with 3 Favorable, 6 On Its Merits
DEHB293IntroThis Act replaces the prevailing wage survey method of setting the prevailing wage with a method based on payroll information currently being provided to the Department of Labor.
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2018-01-09
To House Administration Committee
DEHB294IntroSection 1 of this Act transfers from the Department of Safety and Homeland Security to the Department of Health and Social Services the responsibility for establishing, administering, adopting rules and regulations, and setting fees for courses of in...
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2018-01-09
To House Public Safety & Homeland Security Committee
DEHB179IntroThis Act permits State employees who are employed by the Delaware State Police or Delaware Capitol Police and work in a variety of job titles, all of which are more commonly referred to as "9-1-1 operators," to retire at 25 years without an...
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2018-01-04
Amendment HA 1 to HS 1 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
DEHB288IntroUnder this Act, two circumstances which currently subject alcoholic liquor license holders or individuals to fines will be permitted:
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2018-01-04
To House Economic Development/Banking/Insurance/Commerce Committee
DEHB112PassThis Act allows professional licensing boards and commissions administered by the Division of Professional Regulation to recognize military education, training, and experience of all current and former military personnel when reviewing credentials an...
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2017-09-29
Signed by Governor
DESB61PassThis Act clarifies the authority of the Joint Legislative Oversight and Sunset Committee ("Committee") to hold over entities unless or until certain conditions are met or modifications are made. This Act also provides the authority for the ...
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2017-09-29
Signed by Governor
DESJR3PassThis resolution honors our Gold Star Mothers and Gold Star Families by designating Delaware Route 202 to, Gold Star Highway Honoring Families of Fallen Service Members.
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2017-09-25
Signed by Governor
DEHB193PassThis Act authorizes teacher candidates who will participate in the alternative routes for teacher licensure and certification program hired after July 1 of a school year to fulfill the 120 hour seminar/practicum requirement prior to the start of the ...
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2017-09-21
Signed by Governor
DESB35PassThis Act enacts the Recognition of Emergency Medical Services Personnel Licensure Interstate Compact Act ("REPLICA"). With REPLICA, EMS personnel will be able to respond across state borders within the provision of their duties on a short t...
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2017-09-15
Signed by Governor
DEHB61PassThis bill will add 4 new check-off donation boxes on the Delaware personal income tax return whereby individuals may choose to donate a portion of their tax refund, or designate an amount in addition to the tax they owe that will be transferred by th...
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2017-09-14
Signed by Governor
DESB122PassThis Act fulfills recommendations made by the Joint Legislative Overview and Sunset Committee (JLOSC) by making amendments to the State Human Relations Commissions (the Commission) governing statute.
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2017-09-14
Signed by Governor
DEHB122PassThis bill provides greater protection to correctional officers and other state employees who are assaulted in detention facilities by prohibiting assaults committed with a reckless state of mind.
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2017-09-08
Signed by Governor
DEHB123PassThis bill expands the list of felony-level contraband to include narcotics, prescription drugs, and items used to facilitate escape.
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2017-09-08
Signed by Governor
DEHB189PassThe Advanced Wireless Infrastructure Investment Act creates a new Chapter 16 of Title 17 that will accelerate investment in mobile broadband infrastructure and ready the State for the next wave of economic development in the digital economy. In recog...
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2017-08-31
Signed by Governor
DEHB70PassUnder current educational standards, students are no longer required to be taught cursive writing and many schools have abandoned teaching cursive writing to students. As cursive writing is still an imperative skill in many professions, this bill mak...
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2017-08-30
Signed by Governor
DEHB183PassThis Act clarifies that the reviews of child and maternal deaths are confidential and may not be used in any proceedings. It ensures that the committees and panels who do the work on behalf of the Child Death Review Commission are protected.
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2017-08-30
Signed by Governor
DEHB182PassThis bill clarifies that the reviews of child abuse and neglect deaths and near deaths are confidential and should not be used in any proceedings. It ensures that the committees and panels who do the work on behalf of the Child Protection Accountabil...
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2017-08-30
Signed by Governor
DEHB181PassThis Act makes updates to how reports of child abuse and neglect are handled by the various members of the multidisciplinary team. The Act codifies the multidisciplinary team and case. The Act adds additional duties to the Investigation Coordinator, ...
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2017-08-30
Signed by Governor
DESB98PassThis Act amends the Charter of the Town of Georgetown by establishing that registration of voters for municipal elections shall be administered and conducted by agreement with and pursuant to regulations promulgated by the Department of Elections for...
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2017-08-30
Signed by Governor
DESB99PassThis legislation eliminates front footage calculations as the sole method of collecting sewer assessments for county sewer users. It provides a broad list of possible methods of determining the amount of the sewer assessment for each property, includ...
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2017-08-30
Signed by Governor
DESB123PassThis Act allows motor vehicles with a registered gross weight of 5,000 pounds or less to be assigned any type of number plate and motor vehicles with a registered gross weight of greater than 5000 pounds but less than 10000 pounds may be assigned any...
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2017-08-30
Signed by Governor
DEHJR8PassThis Joint Resolution creates an Advisory Panel to the Delaware Economic and Financial Advisory Council (DEFAC) that is tasked with developing a report concerning the States historic budgeting practices, the need for reasonable restrictions on the us...
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2017-08-25
Signed by Governor
DEHB180PassThis Act revises HB 180 to reflect input from a wide group of stakeholders. This Substitute Act differs from HB 180 as follows:
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2017-08-17
Signed by Governor
DESB106PassThis Act creates a special license plate for members of the Delaware Chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation.
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2017-08-13
Signed by Governor
DESB3PassThis Act replaces the stillbirth certificate with a certificate of birth resulting in stillbirth, clarifies what documentation is required upon the occurrence of a stillbirth, and makes technical corrections to the Vital Statistics laws to accurately...
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2017-08-09
Signed by Governor
DEHB190PassThis Act, which shall be known as the Coastal Zone Conversion Permit Act, makes changes to the Coastal Zone Act (CZA), which has not been significantly updated since its enactment almost a half century ago. The CZA, enacted in 1971, has enabled Delaw...
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2017-08-02
Signed by Governor
DEHB80PassThis Act replaces existing Chapter 83 of the Delaware Insurance Code and sets forth the permissible uses of credit information in rating personal insurance. This Act also prohibits insurance companies from increasing rates on current customers solely...
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2017-08-01
Signed by Governor
DEHB77PassThis legislation authorizes the Department to operate its principal office in the Dover area and an additional branch office in Sussex County.
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2017-08-01
Signed by Governor
DEHB47PassThis bill removes the notary requirement for requests for absentee ballots. Delaware is the only state that requires a notary to authorize a voter's affidavit for an absentee ballot. In some cases, the potential voter may have to pay for the nota...
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2017-07-28
Signed by Governor
DESB39PassThis Act is the result of the recommendation made by the Joint Legislative Oversight and Sunset Committee in its review of the Board of Medical Licensure and Discipline ("the Board") that the Division of Professional Regulation amend applic...
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2017-07-21
Signed by Governor
DEHB76PassThis Act extends the Office of Foreclosure Prevention and Automatic Residential Foreclosure Mediation Program an additional two years, from January 18, 2018 until January 18, 2020.
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2017-07-17
Signed by Governor
DESB74PassThis Act fulfills recommendations made by the Joint Legislative Oversight and Sunset Committee. First, this Act adds language to establish the circumstances under which Trustees of the Delaware Agricultural Lands Preservation Foundation may be remove...
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2017-07-17
Signed by Governor
DEHB16PassThis bill will sunset the Delaware Estate Tax on December 31, 2017.
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2017-07-02
Signed by Governor
DEHB226PassRecognizing a fundamental economic change toward businesses that require innovation, The Honorable John C. Carney, Governor of the State of Delaware, issued Executive Order One on January 18, 2017 creating a Working Group of business and government l...
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2017-06-30
Signed by Governor
DEHB89EngrossSection 1 of this bill moves the date of primary elections for statewide office, county office, and municipal office to the fourth Tuesday in April, which is the date of the presidential primary (in presidential election years). The dates for submitt...
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2017-06-29
Reported Out of Committee (Elections & Government Affairs) in Senate with 3 On Its Merits
DEHCR49IntroThis concurrent resolution establishes the Medicaid Cost Efficiency Task Force to study and make findings and recommendations regarding Delawares Medicaid program.
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2017-06-29
To House Health & Human Development Committee
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