Delaware Senator Bruce Ennis [D]

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DESB144EngrossThis Substitute Act implements certain recommendations adopted by the Lottery & Gaming Study Commission in 2015 and the Video Lottery Advisory Council in 2017, in recognition of significant changes in the regional gaming marketplace and the State...
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2018-06-22
To House Administration Committee
DESB200EngrossThis Act prohibits drilling for oil or natural gas in Delawares coastal zone and territorial waters and precludes DNREC from issuing any permits in connection with the development of offshore drilling infrastructure, whether proposed for Delaware ter...
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2018-06-22
To House Natural Resources Committee
DESB207EngrossThis Substitute Act does all of the following:
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2018-06-22
To House Natural Resources Committee
DEHB419IntroUnmanned aircraft systems are capable of introducing contraband into detention facilities without undergoing correctional officer inspections. This bill seeks to prohibit the use of unmanned aircraft systems (drones) to introduce contraband into dete...
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2018-06-22
Amendment HA 1 to HB 419 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
DESB225EngrossThis Act encourages prescribers and patients to use proven non-opioid methods of treating back pain by doing the following:
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2018-06-22
To House Economic Development/Banking/Insurance/Commerce Committee
DESB247EngrossThis Act, consistent with longstanding practice throughout the State expressly recognized in the existing statute, clarifies the manner in which criminal justice agencies may inform the public of information related to arrests. In addition, this Act ...
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2018-06-22
To House Public Safety & Homeland Security Committee
DESB263EngrossThis Act amends the Delaware Governmental Accountability Act to make the annual budget process part of a performance management system of strategic planning, performance metrics and performance budgeting, dedicated to continuous process improvement t...
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2018-06-22
To House Appropriations Committee
DEHB67IntroAs a public school safety measure, this bill requires that any door to a classroom will be equipped with a lock that can be locked from either side of the door. Many doors are currently not capable of locking from the inside. Locking the door(s) to a...
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2018-06-21
Stricken in House
DEHB357EngrossThe Department of Corrections sometimes has difficulty tracking sex offenders coming out of prison because overly restrictive local ordinances can severely restrict the availability of appropriate housing. Homeless sex offenders are less likely to co...
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2018-06-21
To Senate Corrections & Public Safety Committee
DEHB367EngrossThis is a housekeeping bill to codify the existing practices with administering the Municipal Street Aid program.
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2018-06-21
Reported Out of Committee (Finance) in Senate with 4 On Its Merits
DESB252EngrossThis amendment would allow for landing areas located in agricultural preservation districts to be used for agriculturally related aerial spraying and applications such as seeding, as well as spraying and applications under government programs such as...
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2018-06-21
To House Agriculture Committee
DESCR79EngrossThis Senate Concurrent Resolution directs the Department of Education, with the assistance of the Delaware Interscholastic Athletic Association, to promulgate regulations that permit coaches to coach student athletes out of season, with restrictions ...
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2018-06-21
Passed By Senate. Votes: 17 YES 1 NOT VOTING 3 ABSENT
DEHCR8IntroThis House Concurrent Resolution urges the President and Congress to enact legislation that would reinstate the separation of commercial and investment banking functions that were in effect under the Glass-Steagall Act.
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2018-06-20
Tabled in Committee
DEHB235EngrossThis bill encourages spaying, neutering, and vaccination in order to limit the number of unwanted cats and protect the public from rabies and other diseases carried by unvaccinated animals. The bill defines free-roaming cats and also free-roaming cat...
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2018-06-20
Reported Out of Committee (Health, Children & Social Services) in Senate with 3 On Its Merits
DEHB334EnrollThis Act authorizes the Insurance Commissioner to issue conditional certificates of authority to captive insurance company applicants, which authorizes the captive insurance company applicant to conduct business while the Insurance Commissioner compl...
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2018-06-20
Passed By Senate. Votes: 20 YES 1 ABSENT
DEHB354EnrollThis Act makes the Delaware equal accommodation law internally consistent, correctly organized, and aligned with the Americans with Disabilities Act ("ADA").
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2018-06-20
Passed By Senate. Votes: 19 YES 2 ABSENT
DEHB368EngrossThis Act creates the Green Alert Program to aid in locating missing members of the armed forces, including veterans, who have a physical or mental health condition that is related to their service. This Act is modeled after Delawares existing Gold Al...
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2018-06-20
Reported Out of Committee (Veterans Affairs) in Senate with 3 On Its Merits
DESB176IntroThis Act creates a Prescription Opioid Impact Fund (Fund) through a prescription opioid impact fee (Fee) that is assessed on manufacturers of prescription opioids as follows:
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2018-06-20
Laid On Table in Senate
DEHB391EngrossThe Delaware National Guard is a crucial partner in the preparedness, planning and in conducting operations in the event of radiological incidents. This Acts modification to § 181 corrects an unintended flaw from a previous change to Title 20, affec...
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2018-06-20
Reported Out of Committee (Veterans Affairs) in Senate with 3 On Its Merits
DESB192EngrossThis Act creates a special license plate to honor Delaware womens military service and commemorate the unveiling of the Delaware Womens Military Service Monument.
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2018-06-20
Reported Out of Committee (Veterans Affairs) in House with 7 Favorable, 9 On Its Merits
DEHB401EngrossCurrently the US FDA is reviewing a New Drug Application (NDA) of a pharmaceutical product containing cannabidiol (CBD) to treat patients with rare pediatric seizure disorders. If approved, this drug will be required to be prescribed and dispensed li...
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2018-06-20
Reported Out of Committee (Health, Children & Social Services) in Senate with 3 On Its Merits
DESB198EngrossThis Bill eliminates the prohibition against hunting for deer on Sundays. Additionally, it maintains the applicable agency regulating public lands authority and discretion to regulate, including prohibition of, deer hunting on Sundays. Lastly, the bi...
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2018-06-20
Reported Out of Committee (Agriculture) in House with 7 On Its Merits
DEHB440EngrossHouse Substitute No. 1 for House Bill 440 differs from House Bill 440 only in that it locates the Overdose System of Care and the Overdose System of Care Committee in Chapter 97 of Title 16 instead of in Chapter 10 of Title 16.
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2018-06-20
Reported Out of Committee (Health, Children & Social Services) in Senate with 3 On Its Merits
DESB228EngrossThis Act restores the Delaware Prescription Drug Payment Assistance Program (Program), which was eliminated in the Fiscal Year 2018 Annual Appropriations Act. This Act replaces Senate Bill 148 and makes the following additional changes:
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2018-06-20
Reported Out of Committee (Administration) in House with 4 On Its Merits
DESB241EngrossThis Act provides the Delaware Interscholastic Athletic Association with the authority to establish fees for officiating.
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2018-06-20
Reported Out of Committee (Education) in House with 2 Favorable, 9 On Its Merits
DESB239EngrossThis Act addresses the serious problem of individuals dumping large quantities of trash on public and private property, by:
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2018-06-20
Reported Out of Committee (Health & Human Development) in House with 8 On Its Merits
DESB235EngrossThis Bill is the Fiscal Year 2019 Appropriation Act.
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2018-06-20
Passed By Senate. Votes: 19 YES 1 NO 1 ABSENT
DEHB464IntroThis bill ensures that necessary information is provided to the exclusive bargaining representative. This bill further aligns statutory language within Title 19.
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2018-06-20
Reported Out of Committee (Labor) in House with 10 On Its Merits
DESB251IntroThis Act creates a Delaware Manufactured Home Owner Attorney Fund by collecting a $0.50 monthly assessment per lot from manufactured home owners who rent a lot in a community governed by Manufactured Home Owners and Community Owners Act. The fund wil...
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2018-06-20
Amendment SA 1 to SB 251 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
DEHB474IntroThis Act includes Probation and Parole Officers in the Department of Services for Children, Youth and their Families under the definitions of Law-Enforcement Officer under the Law-Enforcement Officers Bill of Rights.
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2018-06-20
To House Public Safety & Homeland Security Committee
DESJR5EngrossThis Resolution provides the official revenue, refund, and unencumbered funds estimates for Fiscal Year 2018.
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2018-06-20
Passed By Senate. Votes: 18 YES 3 ABSENT
DESCR71EngrossThis Senate Concurrent Resolution supports the Ad Hoc Committee for Child Support Formula Review's proposed revision to Family Court Rule of Civil Procedure 506.
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2018-06-20
Passed By Senate. Votes: 20 YES 1 ABSENT
DESJR6EngrossThis Resolution provides the official revenue, refund, and unencumbered funds estimates for Fiscal Year 2019.
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2018-06-20
Passed By Senate. Votes: 20 YES 1 ABSENT
DEHB156EngrossThis 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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2018-06-19
To Senate Environmental, Natural Resources & Energy Committee
DEHB259EnrollIn 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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2018-06-19
Passed By Senate. Votes: 19 YES 2 ABSENT
DESB159EnrollThe Act made changes to motor vehicle franchising practices, by doing the following:
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2018-06-19
Passed By House. Votes: 40 YES 1 NO
DESB177EnrollThis Act brings Delaware sex offender registration laws into compliance with the federal Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act ("SORNA") by standardizing the tier designation of sex offenders are assigned based upon offense of conv...
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2018-06-19
Passed By House. Votes: 39 YES 2 ABSENT
DEHB396EnrollThis Bill amends the Charter of the Town of Smyrna in the following ways:
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2018-06-19
Passed By Senate. Votes: 19 YES 2 ABSENT
DEHB469IntroThis Act authorizes the Department of Transportation to use automated speed enforcement (ASE) systems to enforce speed restrictions within work zones on highways. The purpose of this Act is to increase safety for construction and maintenance workers ...
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2018-06-19
To House Public Safety & Homeland Security Committee
DESB219EngrossSince 1975, the Delaware Population Consortium has prepared a unified set of statewide population projections each year. These projections are used for a variety of purposes including capital planning, policy analysis, comprehensive planning, and tra...
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2018-06-15
[Hearing: Jun 27 @ 1:30 pm]
To House Administration Committee
DESB242EngrossThis Act creates Pay for Success contracts. A Pay for Success contract is an agreement between a State agency and either a program intermediary or an investor under which an investor will provide upfront capital to fund a service, program, or economi...
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2018-06-15
[Hearing: Jun 27 @ 1:30 pm]
To House Administration Committee
DEHB333EnrollIn 2017, HB 114 raised the minimum bodily injury and property damage liability limits set forth at 21 Del. C. § 2902(b)(2) from $15,000/$30,000/$5,000 to $25,000/$50,000/$10,000. However, HB 114 did not address the issue of combined single limits, a...
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2018-06-14
Passed By Senate. Votes: 16 YES 5 ABSENT
DEHCR91EngrossThis Concurrent Resolution honors the Army Warrant Officer Corps for their 100th anniversary on July 9, 2018.
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2018-06-14
Passed By Senate. Votes: 18 YES 3 ABSENT
DESB250IntroThis Act encourages and provides funding for the installation of detection equipment for deadly weapons, dangerous instruments, and other dangerous things at public, charter, and private schools.
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2018-06-14
To Senate Education Committee
DEHB179EngrossThis 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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2018-06-13
Reported Out of Committee (Finance) in Senate with 4 On Its Merits
DEHB312EnrollThis Act includes emergency medical technicians within the definition of employee under the County/Municipal Police/Firefighter Pension Plan.
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2018-06-13
Passed By Senate. Votes: 19 YES 2 ABSENT
DEHB342EngrossThis Act makes changes and adds clarifying language to the dealership licensing section of Title21. First, it allows for the suspension of a dealership license for violations of either Title 21 or Title 30 rather than the current requirement for viol...
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2018-06-13
Reported Out of Committee (Transportation) in Senate with 3 On Its Merits
DESB172EngrossThis bill will increase the public transparency of education funding information by directing the Department of Education to:
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2018-06-13
Amendment HA 1 to SB 172 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
DESB181EngrossThis bill continues the practice of amending periodically the Delaware Revised Uniform Partnership Act (the "Act") to keep it current and to maintain its national preeminence. The following is a section-by-section review of the proposed ame...
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2018-06-13
Reported Out of Committee (Judiciary) in House with 2 Favorable, 7 On Its Merits
DESB182EngrossThis bill continues the practice of amending periodically the Delaware Revised Uniform Limited Partnership Act (the "Act") to keep it current and to maintain its national preeminence. The following is a section-by-section review of the prop...
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2018-06-13
Reported Out of Committee (Judiciary) in House with 1 Favorable, 9 On Its Merits
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