Delaware Senator Brian Pettyjohn [R]

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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
DESB61EnrollThis 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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2017-06-30
Passed By House. Votes: 41 YES
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
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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2017-06-29
Reported Out of Committee (Public Safety & Homeland Security) in House with 8 On Its Merits
DEHB260IntroThis 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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2017-06-29
Amendment HA 2 to HB 260 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
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
DEHB259IntroIn 2006, Delaware enacted Jessicas Law, which requires first time offenders convicted of a specified sexual offense against a child under 14 years of age and individuals previously convicted of a Class A or B sexual offense in Title 11 and subsequent...
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2017-06-29
Reported Out of Committee (Judiciary) in House with 5 On Its Merits, 1 Unfavorable
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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2017-06-28
To House Judiciary Committee
DESJR3EnrollThis 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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2017-06-28
Passed By House. Votes: 40 YES 1 ABSENT
DEHB253IntroThis Act extends the enrollment reduction requirements and clarifies that enrollment shall not exceed 1,250 students as of the 2017-2018 school year and each school year thereafter.
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2017-06-27
Reported Out of Committee (Education) in House with 11 On Its Merits
DESB131IntroThis Act requires that a board or commission created after the effective date of this Act submit the initial adopted rules and regulations pertaining to the licensure, maintenance, and standards of the board or commission to the Joint Legislative Ove...
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2017-06-27
To Senate Elections & Government Affairs Committee
DESR15EngrossThis Resolution recognizes June 27, 2017, as Staff Appreciation Day in the Delaware State Senate.
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2017-06-27
Passed By Senate. Votes: 17 YES 4 ABSENT
DEHB193EnrollThis 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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2017-06-22
Passed By Senate. Votes: 19 YES 2 ABSENT
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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2017-06-21
To House Judiciary Committee
DEHB237IntroThis 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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2017-06-21
Reported Out of Committee (Public Safety & Homeland Security) in House with 8 On Its Merits
DEHB254IntroThis bill changes the calculation of biweekly pay for State officials and employees to compensate for the 27th pay period that occurs approximately every 11 years. This calculation is used by the Federal government to fairly spread the impact of the ...
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2017-06-21
To House Administration Committee
DEHB143PassThis Act removes the provisional license and re-establishes a 3 tiered licensure system. An initial license provides for two years for the initial licensee to obtain a passing score on an approved performance assessment. This Act provides for recipro...
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2017-06-20
Signed by Governor
DEHB244IntroThis bill creates a 3-year exemption for DelDOT road construction from prevailing wage requirements. Also DelDOT will prepare cost study comparison reports for the Controller General's Office to compile and report to the General Assembly.
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2017-06-20
To House Administration Committee
DEHCR43EngrossThis resolution proclaims June 19, 2017, as Juneteenth Independence Day in Delaware and encourages the people of Delaware to reflect upon the significant roles and many contributions of African Americans and to celebrate this day with appropriate act...
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2017-06-20
Passed By Senate. Votes: 20 YES 1 ABSENT
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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2017-06-15
To House Judiciary Committee
DESB51EnrollThis Act clarifies the definition of "subsequent offense" to mean a like offense occurring within 3 years of the former offense.
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2017-06-14
Reported Out of Committee (Public Safety & Homeland Security) in House with 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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2017-06-14
To House Public Safety & Homeland Security Committee
DESB89IntroThis 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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2017-06-14
Reported Out of Committee (Judicial & Community Affairs) in Senate with 5 On Its Merits
DEHB156IntroThis bill updates requirements for handguns used for deer hunting by adding a range and limit to allowable handgun calibers to accommodate changing handgun availability while maintaining public safety and handgun hunting efficacy. This bill also allo...
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2017-06-13
Amendment HA 4 to HB 156 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
DEHB198IntroDelaware law currently prohibits sampling and sale of craft beer, distilled spirits, and wine at Farmers Markets or Agricultural Themed Events. The bill's intent is to sample, taste, offer limited purchase opportunities, and promote how local cra...
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2017-06-13
Reported Out of Committee (Agriculture) in House with 1 Favorable, 7 On Its Merits
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