Delaware Representative Daniel Short [R]

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DEHB335PassThis Act establishes the Delaware School Safety and Security Fund to allow certain eligible public schools to partially or fully fund projects intended to improve school facilities and training relating to safety or security. The Department of Educat...
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2018-09-10
Signed by Governor
DEHB346PassThis Act establishes the High Needs Educator Student Loan Payment Program. The Program allows qualified applicants to apply for a payment from the State to the applicants lending agency, to pay a portion of the applicants student loan debt. The purpo...
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2018-09-05
Signed by Governor
DEHB403PassThis amendment removes the notary requirement for requests for absentee ballots in municipal elections.
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2018-09-04
Signed by Governor
DESB243PassSince 1973, § 9605(b) of Title 9 of the Delaware Code (§ 9605) has prohibited the recordation of instruments that restrict the sale, gift, transfer, assignment, conveyance, ownership, lease, rental, use, or occupancy of real property to or by any p...
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2018-09-04
Signed by Governor
DEHB465PassIn January 2018, the Code Revisors provided the General Assembly with a list of potential technical corrections that they identified as they revised the Delaware Code to reflect legislation that was enacted by the 149th General Assembly in 2017 or as...
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2018-09-04
Signed by Governor
DESB212PassThis Act increases the maximum tax credit available for owner occupied historic property by $10,000.
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2018-08-29
Signed by Governor
DEHB298PassThis bill creates a special license plate for honorably discharged veterans of the United States military.
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2018-08-28
Signed by Governor
DEHB380PassThis bill allows first-time home buyers to pay their portion of the realty transfer tax at the rate that was in effect prior to the increase that took effect on August 1, 2017. The credit is calculated as 0.5% of the first $400,000 in home value, wit...
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2018-08-28
Signed by Governor
DEHB437PassThis bill allows the background plates (animal welfare, farmland preservation, Marine Education Research and Rehabilitation Institute, Delaware Equine Council, and Keep Delaware Beautiful) issued by DMV to be displayed on trailers up to 26,000 pounds...
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2018-08-28
Signed by Governor
DEHB156PassThis 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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2018-08-12
Signed by Governor
DEHJR13PassIn January of 2018 the federal government passed the Federal Register Printing Savings Act, which included a moratorium in calendar year 2019 on a fee paid by health insurance companies or health service corporations to the federal government. The St...
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2018-07-25
Signed by Governor
DEHB294PassSection 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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2018-07-17
Signed by Governor
DEHB418PassSection 1 provides that unpaid taxes shall become first liens against property of the owner for a period of ten (10) years from the date of the assessment.
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2018-07-17
Signed by Governor
DESB204PassSection 1 through 4 of this Act establish interim standards and criteria in order to permit redevelopment projects to move forward while revised regulations are being drafted. The interim standards set forth in this Act would effectively "sunset...
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2018-07-11
Signed by Governor
DESB198PassThis 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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2018-07-11
Signed by Governor
DESB229PassThis Act acknowledges that the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control has been collecting natural resource data for years without the consent of the respective property owners. From the date of this Act forward, the Department must...
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2018-07-11
Signed by Governor
DEHB113EnrollThis bill changes the earned income tax credit from nonrefundable to refundable. This bill creates a table for the percentage of earned income credit for tax years 2018 and after. Currently, if spouses file a joint federal return but separate State r...
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2018-07-01
Passed By House. Votes: 37 YES 1 NO 3 ABSENT
DEHR24IntroSince its adoption in 2003, the Manufactured Home Owners and Community Owners Act ("MHOCOA"), Chapter 70 of Title 25, has proven to be an effective tool to protect the rights of tenants in manufactured home communities. During the years sin...
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2018-07-01
Passed In House by Voice Vote
DEHB355PassThis Act allows an agency, as defined in § 6902 of Title 29, (agency) to accept electronic bid submissions and on-line bidding for contracts procuring material and nonprofessional services.
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2018-07-01
Signed by Governor
DEHB414PassThis bill amends the Charter of the Town of Blades to allow annexation without a referendum only if the property to be annexed requests the annexation. Also, if a petition of over 10% of eligible voters requesting a referendum is submitted with 30 da...
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2018-07-01
Signed by Governor
DEHB483PassThis Act creates a training minimum wage and a youth wage that is not more than $0.50 less than the minimum wage rate that becomes effective January 1, 2019. The increase in the minimum wage to $8.75 is also effective January 1, 2019.
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2018-07-01
Signed by Governor
DEHB165EnrollThis Act permits wine producers holding a valid license within this State or another state to obtain a license and ship wine directly to Delaware consumers so long as it is done through a common carrier with a carrier permit. This Act requires that w...
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2018-06-30
Defeated By House. Votes: 19 YES 21 NO 1 ABSENT
DESB146EnrollThe 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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2018-06-30
Passed By House. Votes: 41 YES
DESB159PassThe Act made changes to motor vehicle franchising practices, by doing the following:
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2018-06-30
Signed by Governor
DESB144PassThis 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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2018-06-30
Signed by Governor
DEHB457PassThis bill provides for a residential electrician license. A residential electrician license allows for a person to conduct residential electrical work without having to be under the direct onsite supervision of a licensed master electrician, master e...
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2018-06-30
Signed by Governor
DEHCR99EngrossThis Resolution recognizes the importance of the 2020 census and calls on state and local government to commit to a complete count. Federal dollars are often based on the population count of each state and it is vitally important to ensure that the S...
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2018-06-30
Passed By Senate. Votes: 19 YES 2 ABSENT
DESCR69EngrossThis Senate Concurrent Resolution creates a Delaware Youth Drug Prevention Curriculum Task Force to examine available drug prevention programs and to recommend a course of action to educate our youth about the dangers of drug, alcohol, and tobacco us...
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2018-06-28
Passed In House by Voice Vote
DEHB310PassThe 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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2018-06-27
Signed by Governor
DEHB411EnrollThis Act amends Delaware's existing continuity of government laws as required in conjunction with the adoption of House Bill No. 410, which completes the process to amend Article II, § 5 and Article XVII, § 1 of the Delaware Constitution to ado...
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2018-06-26
Passed By Senate. Votes: 20 YES 1 ABSENT
DEHB410EnrollThis Act is the second leg of a constitutional amendment that would alter the continuity of government provisions of the Delaware Constitution to enable the effective continuance of government following a variety of emergency situations. The first le...
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2018-06-26
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
DEHB336IntroThis Act requires each public school district to equip the schools within their respective jurisdictions with an adequate number of panic buttons that may be used to immediately alert local law enforcement authorities of a security threat at a school...
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2018-06-21
Stricken in House
DEHB459IntroThis Act requires insurers to check if an individual owes child support arrears before making a payment to the individual and permits the Division of Child Support Services to attach a lien to an insurance payment awarded pursuant to a settlement or ...
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2018-06-21
Amendment HA 1 to HB 459 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
DEHCR95EngrossThis concurrent resolution recognizes and honors the young women of Delaware participating in the 2018 session of Delaware Girls State.
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2018-06-21
Passed By Senate. Votes: 19 YES 2 ABSENT
DEHR33IntroThis Resolution recognizes Wednesday, June 21, 2018, as Staff Appreciation Day in the House of Representatives.
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2018-06-21
Passed In House by Voice Vote
DEHB444IntroSection 1 of this Act allows those licensed as importers to pay tax upon the sale of alcoholic beverages to customers, instead of the tax being due when the alcoholic beverages come to rest in the State of Delaware. Section 2 of this Act provides tha...
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2018-06-20
Amendment HA 1 to HB 444 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
DEHCR90EngrossThis resolution recognizes June 6, 2018 as the 74th anniversary of D-Day, when the Allied Troops landed at Normandy during World War II.
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2018-06-20
Passed By Senate. Votes: 20 YES 1 ABSENT
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
DEHCR34IntroThis concurrent resolution establishes a Task Force to investigate the cost of special education and make recommendations related to cost efficiency.
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2018-06-19
Amendment HA 1 to HS 1 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
DEHB468IntroThis Act creates the crime of wrongful use of voter registration information.
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2018-06-19
To House Administration Committee
DESCR74EngrossThis resolution proclaims June 19, 2018 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 acti...
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2018-06-19
Passed In House by Voice Vote
DESB133IntroThis Act acknowledges that the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control has been collecting natural resource data for years without the consent of the respective property owners. This Act further prohibits the dissemination of natura...
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2018-06-14
Stricken in Senate
DEHCR92EngrossThis Resolution recognizes the young men participating in the 2018 session of Delaware's Boys State and commends its sponsor, the American Legion Department of Delaware.
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2018-06-14
Passed By Senate. Votes: 19 YES 2 ABSENT
DEHB460IntroThis Act is the first leg of a Constitutional Amendment reflecting the recommendations of the Advisory Panel to the Delaware Economic and Financial Advisory Council (DEFAC) on Potential Fiscal Controls and Budget Smoothing Mechanisms established as p...
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2018-06-13
Reported Out of Committee (Administration) in House with 2 Favorable, 3 On Its Merits
DESB147PassImmunity 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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2018-06-12
Signed by Governor
DESB240IntroThis Act requires a physician to offer a patient ultrasound imaging and auscultation of fetal heart tone services before terminating a pregnancy and provides civil and criminal penalties for the failure of a physician to comply with this requirement....
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2018-06-09
To Senate Sunset Committee
DEHB448IntroThis act is the first leg of a constitutional amendment that protects parental rights.
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2018-06-07
To House Administration Committee
DEHB284PassThis 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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2018-05-29
Signed by Governor
DEHB170PassThis legislation, the Angel Investor Job Creation and Innovation Act for Small Technology Companies, creates an incentive for qualified angel investors to invest capital in qualified Delaware small technology companies..
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2018-05-24
Signed by Governor
DESB90PassThis bill would allow for a student to participate in the Inspire Scholarship Program for eight continuous semesters instead of the current six. This would allow a student to use Inspire Scholarships for each of the semesters during a traditional col...
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2018-05-10
Signed by Governor
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