Delaware Representative Daniel Short [R]

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DESB92PassCurrent law grants an active Delaware volunteer firefighter, active Delaware volunteer EMT, or life-member of a Delaware volunteer fire department who is a Delaware resident a free surf fishing vehicle permit each year. Current law allows an active D...
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2021-09-17
Signed by Governor
DEHB226PassSubchapter III, Chapter 68, Title 16 of the Delaware Code (Subchapter III) was originally enacted in 1982. In 1996, President Clinton signed the Bill Emerson Good Samaritan Food Donation Act, 42 U.S.C. § 1791 (Bill Emerson Act). The Bill Emerson Act...
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2021-09-17
Signed by Governor
DEHB249PassThis Act creates a tuition reimbursement program for volunteer firefighters, similar to already existing programs for law enforcement officers and National Guard members. Pursuant to this program, active volunteer firefighters may be reimbursed for t...
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2021-09-17
Signed by Governor
DEHB81PassThis Act allows 2 or more microbreweries to share brewing equipment if the microbreweries maintain separate premises to sell their product to consumers and wholesalers.
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2021-09-15
Signed by Governor
DEHB136PassThe Bill sets forth 8 factors a court must consider in determining a proposed relocation of a child for a period of 60 days or more in litigation involving custody or visitation. These factors include: (1) the nature, quality, extent, and duration of...
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2021-09-15
Signed by Governor
DESB174PassThis Act amends the Charter of The Town of Milton. Specifically, this Act does all of the following:
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2021-09-15
Signed by Governor
DEHB82PassThis bill seeks to amend sections of Chapter 66 concerning the Delaware State Fire Prevention by: imposing a timeframe on the Delaware Volunteer Firefighters Association to recommend nominate Commission members to the Governor; imposing a presumption...
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2021-09-10
Signed by Governor
DEHB100PassThis Act establishes a mental health services unit for Delaware elementary schools. The unit is at a ratio of 250 full-time equivalent students grades K-5 for a full-time school counselor, school social worker, or licensed clinical social worker. Add...
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2021-08-19
Signed by Governor
DEHB48PassThis Act establishes a Health Care Provider Loan Repayment Program for new primary care providers to be administered by the Delaware Health Care Commission. Under the loan repayment program, the Health Care Commission may award education loan repayme...
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2021-08-10
Signed by Governor
DEHB214PassThis Act creates the Disabled Veterans Property Tax Relief and Education Fund. Pursuant to this legislation, school districts are authorized to create a credit against school taxes for up to the full amount of school tax liability for property owned ...
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2021-08-10
Signed by Governor
DEHJR3PassThis House Joint Resolution establishes the Legislative Building Committee for the purpose of studying and recommending a plan to address the technology, security, and space needs for Legislative Hall.
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2021-08-04
Signed by Governor
DESB127PassThe purpose of this legislation is to promote sustained economic growth and stability by establishing a fund to provide grants, loans or other economic assistance to businesses or public entities that invest in constructing, renovating or improving i...
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2021-07-27
Signed by Governor
DEHB200PassMany of the States waters do not meet water quality standards to support their designated uses, such as for drinking, swimming or supporting aquatic life. The Clean Water for Delaware Act establishes a framework for assessing needs and planning and i...
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2021-07-22
Signed by Governor
DEHB34PassThis bill removes the option of allowing notification to the public of candidates for Mayor and City Council by posting the names of such candidates in at least five (5) public places in the City rather than having this information published in a new...
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2021-06-30
Signed by Governor
DESB65Enroll

Recessed
Senate Bill No. 65 establishes the Focus on Alternative Skills Training Program ("FAST"). FAST will provide tuition assistance, to Delaware residents who have obtained a high school diploma, Diploma of Alternate Achievement Standards, or a ...
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2021-06-30
Passed By House. Votes: 40 YES 1 ABSENT
DESCR59Engross

Recessed
This resolution congratulates the class 2019-2020 Eagle Scouts for having attained the highest rank one can earn in the Boy Scouts of America.
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2021-06-30
Passed In House by Voice Vote
DEHB131Enroll

Recessed
This Act implements the procedure for the notice of a proposed amendment to the Delaware Constitution authorized by the amendment to § 1 of Article XVI of the Delaware Constitution proposed by House Bill No. 130 by doing the following:
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2021-06-29
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
DEHB130Enroll

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This Act is the first leg of an amendment to the Delaware Constitution to enable the General Assembly to designate who is responsible for providing notice of a proposed amendment to the Constitution and how the notice is disseminated. This change giv...
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2021-06-29
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
DEHB218Enroll

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This Act modernizes fishing, hunting, and trapping license and associated waterfowl and trout stamp specifications to include digital formats. This Act refines the definition of waterfowl consistent with the gamebird waterfowl definition in existing ...
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2021-06-29
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
DEHB230Enroll

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Recent high-profile attacks on judges and their families are a constant reminder to those that choose public service that they may be doing so at the risk of their and their loved ones lives. The death of U.S. District Court Judge Esther Salas son, D...
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2021-06-29
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
DESB166Enroll

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Delaware has been irreparably harmed by the opioid crisis. In 2018, 400 people died of an overdose in Delaware, and in 2019, 431 people died of an overdose. Settlements from opioid distributors, manufacturers, and pharmacies are expected to provide s...
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2021-06-29
Passed By House. Votes: 41 YES
DEHB240Enroll

Recessed
This Act creates the Korey Thompson Student Emergency Housing Assistance Fund for the benefit of housing insecure undergraduate students at any college or university in Delaware and appropriates $90,000 to the Fund for FY2022. DSHA is charged with ad...
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2021-06-29
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
DEHCR39Engross

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This Concurrent Resolution establishes a date for the Delaware Volunteer Firefighters' Association (DVFA) to report findings back to the 151st General Assembly.
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2021-06-29
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
DEHB61Intro

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This bill creates a special license plate for Combat Veterans.
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2021-06-25
Suspension of Rules in House
DESB18Intro

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This Act allows retail dealers in Sussex County to sell gasoline that does not contain ethanol if the gasoline is being used in watercraft. Sussex County comfortably meets the National Ambient Air Quality Standard for ground level ozone and removing ...
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2021-06-24
Laid On Table in Senate
DEHB170Enroll

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This Act allows counties to use Realty Transfer Tax funds to pay expenses related to assessments and reassessments of real property and associated improvements. Further, it permits New Castle County to expand potential referees of tax assessment appe...
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2021-06-24
Passed By Senate. Votes: 20 YES 1 NO
DESCR45Engross

Recessed
This Senate Concurrent Resolution continues the Motorcycle Rider Education Advisory Committee, which must meet at least quarterly to monitor the Motorcycle Rider Education Program, and assess the future needs of and recommend improvements to the Prog...
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2021-06-24
Passed In House by Voice Vote
DEHR16Intro

Recessed
This House Resolution requests each school district and charter school to release in a timely fashion a list containing the names and addresses of all graduating high school seniors to the Department of Education. The Department of Education is reque...
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2021-06-24
Passed In House by Voice Vote
DESB189Intro

Recessed
This bill increases the amount of the tax credit for active members of volunteer fire, ambulance and rescue service companies and their auxiliaries from $500 to $1,000.
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2021-06-23
Reported Out of Committee (Executive) in Senate with 3 Favorable, 3 On Its Merits
DEHB253Intro

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This Act narrows the meaning of firearm for purposes of the Delaware Criminal Code by aligning the definition of firearm with the definition in the federal criminal background check law. The reference to a BB gun is no longer necessary because a BB g...
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2021-06-22
To House Judiciary Committee
DESCR52Engross

Recessed
This resolution honors USO Delaware for their important and inspiring work supporting military members and their families.
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2021-06-17
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
DEHB80Enroll

Recessed
This bill provides that for correction officers and specified peace officers, the amount of ordinary service or disability pension benefits given to state employees shall also include the following: (1) Before January 1, 2022, 2.45% of his or her fin...
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2021-06-17
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
DESB131Engross

Recessed
This Act lowers the tax rate for premium cigars from 30% to 15% of the wholesale price so that Delaware's tax rate is consistent with the tax rates for premium cigars in surrounding states. The tax rate in Maryland is 15% and there is no tax on p...
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2021-06-16
To House Revenue & Finance Committee
DESB126Engross

Recessed
This Act prescribes specific fines for violating § 4134 of Title 21. Previously, a violation of § 4134 would have been subject to the penalties outlined in § 4205 of Title 21. The amount of the penalties in § 4205 are as follows: for a first offe...
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2021-06-16
Reported Out of Committee (Public Safety & Homeland Security) in House with 2 Favorable, 4 On Its Merits
DESB170Intro

Recessed
Currently, Delaware law permits the display of a flag of the United States of America on a flagpole attached to a residential structure. The law also permits display on a flagpole on the premises, but only if the flagpole was installed prior to the t...
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2021-06-16
Reported Out of Committee (Elections & Government Affairs) in Senate with 4 On Its Merits
DEHB49Intro

Recessed
This Act recognizes the statutory authority of the Governor to act in the event of an emergency or disaster. During protracted emergencies and disasters, particularly those lasting more than 30 days, good governance requires participation by the Gene...
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2021-06-15
Tabled in Committee
DEHB109Intro

Recessed
This 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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2021-06-15
Tabled in Committee
DEHB246Intro

Recessed
The purpose of this Act is to achieve 2 goals:
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2021-06-15
To House Economic Development/Banking/Insurance & Commerce Committee
DESCR53Engross

Recessed
This resolution designates October 18-24, 2021 as "Free Speech Week" in the State of Delaware.
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2021-06-15
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
DESB188Intro

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Of the 41 states with a state income tax, 21 states fully exempt military retirement pay from state income taxes and 16 states partially exempt military retirement pay.
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2021-06-15
To Senate Banking, Business & Insurance Committee
DEHB193Intro

Recessed
This bill seeks to provide the State Fire Commission with the authority to hear and resolve disputes filed by members of the public or fire companies with respect to firefighting activities by individual firefighters and fire companies. The Commissio...
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2021-06-14
Amendment HA 1 to HB 193 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
DESCR54Engross

Recessed
This Concurrent Resolution recognizes the young men participating in the 2021 session of Delawares Boys State and commends its sponsor, the American Legion Department of Delaware.
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2021-06-10
Passed In House by Voice Vote
DEHR14Intro

Recessed
This House Resolution in reference to Flag Day, June 14, 2021, honors the flag of the United States of America and the values it represents everyday.
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2021-06-10
Passed In House by Voice Vote
DEHB236Intro

Recessed
The constitutional requirement to create new legislative districts following the U.S. Census was intended to ensure equal representation at all levels of government. However, Delawares current process of redistricting is deeply flawed. It allows the ...
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2021-06-09
To House Administration Committee
DEHB8Enroll

Recessed
This Act mandates that the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control and the Division of Public Health establish maximum contaminant levels for specific contaminants found in drinking water in this state. Such contaminants include PFO...
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2021-06-08
Passed By House. Votes: 40 YES 1 ABSENT
DEHB135Intro

Recessed
This Act expands the eligibility for Line-of-Duty disability benefits to all firefighters or emergency medical technicians (EMT) who are a member of a volunteer or municipal fire department in this State or a designated first responder, including fir...
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2021-06-08
Amendment HA 1 to HB 135 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
DESCR46Engross

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This Concurrent Resolution recognizes the 50th anniversary of CHEER, a nonprofit organization that has provided seniors in Sussex County with critical services for half a century.
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2021-06-08
Passed By Senate. Votes: 20 YES 1 ABSENT
DESB172Intro

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Section 20 of Article I of the Delaware Constitution guarantees that a person has the right to keep and bear arms for defense of self, family home and state. Both the United States Supreme Court and the Delaware Supreme Court have recognized the righ...
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2021-06-08
To Senate Judiciary Committee
DESCR47Intro

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This concurrent resolution proposes the formation of the Registered Voter List Improvement Task Force. This 10-member group will review current laws and practices associated with compiling and maintaining Delawares registered voter list. The main obj...
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2021-06-08
Defeated By Senate. Votes: 6 YES 13 NO 2 ABSENT
DEHB46PassCurrently the Delaware Code does not permit alcoholic beverage license holders to brew hard seltzers or other non-malt based products that they are otherwise allowed to brew as a result of obtaining a Federal Brewers Notice. This Act permits Delaware...
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2021-06-03
Signed by Governor
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