Delaware Representative Daniel Short [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
DEHB21PassThis Act takes steps to ensure that individuals with disabilities are not denied access to organ transplant procedures based solely on their disability. Historically, individuals with disabilities have sometimes been denied access to life-saving orga...
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2017-09-13
Signed by Governor
DESB43PassThis Act regulates the practice of art therapy placing control of the profession under the Board of Mental health and Chemical Dependency Professionals and amending Chapter 30 of Title 24 by adding Subchapter V. Professional Art Therapists. The Art T...
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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
DEHB188PassCriminal and administrative enforcement of laws and ordinances relating to the condition of real property and abatement of violations thereof is a significant expense of local governments. The growing number of vacant and abandoned properties has inc...
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2017-09-07
Signed by Governor
DEHB187PassWith the implementation of land banks in the State of Delaware, an increasing number of vacant and abandoned properties will be brought to sheriffs sales. Many of these parcels will be dilapidated and require investment to render the house habitable....
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2017-09-07
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
DEHB81PassThis legislation revises § 5006 of the Insurance Code to track the National Association of Insurance Commissioners Model Holding Company Act with respect to the Commissioners power to examine insurers and have access to books and records of insurers...
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2017-08-30
Signed by Governor
DEHB86PassThis bill corrects an unintended consequence of House Bill No. 15 of the 148th General Assembly, signed into law by the Governor on June 24, 2015, by preventing double taxation of premium ceded to a series captive insurance company or protected cell....
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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
DESB42PassThis Act permits individuals to add their resident minor child and foster child to their existing motor vehicle insurance policies as additional drivers.
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2017-08-17
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
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
DEHB230PassThis bill expands the population of war veterans who are eligible to be awarded a high school diploma.
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2017-07-21
Signed by Governor
DESB1PassIn every December in the years 2010 through 2015, the Code Revisors provided the General Assembly with a list of potential technical corrections they identified as they revised the Delaware Code to reflect legislation enacted that year. While technic...
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2017-07-17
Signed by Governor
DESB4PassIn January 2017, 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 148th General Assembly in 2016. Whil...
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2017-07-17
Signed by Governor
DEHB88EngrossThis Act allows for juniors and seniors majoring in education at a Delaware college or university to be paid $83 per day as substitute teachers, the same rate paid to those who hold a bachelor's degree but not a teaching license. This will encour...
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2017-07-12
To Senate Education Committee
DEHB170EngrossThis 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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2017-07-12
To Senate Banking, Business & Insurance Committee
DEHB172EngrossThis Bill limits a health insurers right to overpayment recovery to two years from the date of the original payment. The time limit does not apply where there is fraud or other intentional misconduct, when overpayment recovery is initiated by a self-...
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2017-07-12
To Senate Banking, Business & Insurance Committee
DEHB231EngrossThis bill creates an Abandoned Cultural Property Act. The act allows museums to establish title to property that has been donated or left with the museum after any loan period has terminated and the lender cannot be found.
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2017-07-12
To Senate Banking, Business & Insurance Committee
DEHB279PassThis Act increases by 1% the rate of realty transfer tax to be received by the State.
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2017-07-03
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
DEHB175PassThis Act alters various fees assessed by the Delaware Secretary of State. The Act provides that most changes to the fees and taxes assessed will take effect on August 1, 2017; however increases to the maximum franchise tax and the late penalty for th...
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2017-07-02
Signed by Governor
DEHB197EnrollThis bill makes changes to the Delaware Professional Engineers' licensing chapter to:
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2017-07-02
Passed By Senate. Votes: 20 YES 1 ABSENT
DESCR33EngrossThis resolution creates the Administrative Law Improvement Task Force, which is charged with reviewing Delawares Administrative Procedures Act and other related statutes for the purpose of making recommendations to modernize Delawares administrative ...
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2017-07-02
Passed In House by Voice Vote
DEHR19IntroRecommending the Joint Finance Committee make designated changes to the state operating budget for Fiscal Year 2018 to provide appropriate funds to finance the FY 2018 Grants-in-Aid Bill.
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2017-07-02
Amendment HA 1 to HR 19 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
DEHCR50EngrossThis resolution recognizes November 2017 as Native American Heritage Month in Delaware.
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2017-07-01
Passed By Senate. Votes: 19 YES 2 ABSENT
DEHB207PassThis Act provides judicial economy in the disposition of Driving Under the Influence (DUI) offenses by providing a trial for misdemeanor DUI offenses only in the Court of Common Pleas. This Act permits the Justice of the Peace Court to accept guilty ...
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2017-06-30
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
DEHB272IntroThis Act provides supplementary appropriations to certain Grants-in-Aid for Fiscal Year 2018.
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2017-06-30
To House Appropriations Committee
DEHB273IntroThis Act will direct the first $8 million in auction proceeds received from the sale of emission allowances through the regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative and CO2 Emission Trading Program to be directed to the General Fund for the fiscal year 2018. T...
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2017-06-30
To House Appropriations Committee
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
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
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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2017-06-29
To House Education 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
DEHB232IntroThis Act is designed to centralize and modernize Delawares system for licensing its citizens to carry concealed deadly weapons. The current statutory scheme dates as far back as the Code Revision of 1974 and was not designed to handle the volume of a...
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2017-06-27
To House Appropriations Committee
DESCR31EngrossThis concurrent resolution establishes the Veterans Higher Education Task Force to study and make findings and recommendations regarding veterans access to higher education in Delaware.
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2017-06-23
To House Veterans Affairs Committee
DEHB243IntroThis bill is the direct result of the Delaware Financial Review of Volunteer Fire Companies Task Force Report of February 2017, created by House Concurrent Resolution 95 of the 148th General Assembly. The revised subsection (b) established in this Bi...
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2017-06-22
Amendment HA 1 to HB 243 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
DEHCR45EngrossThis concurrent resolution recognizes and honors the young women of Delaware participating in the 2017 session of Delaware Girls State.
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2017-06-22
Passed By Senate. Votes: 16 YES 5 ABSENT
DEHB38EngrossThis bill places the same requirements for the issuance of non-potable well permits within existing areas where a water utility has been granted a Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity as those that currently apply to the issuance of a pota...
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2017-06-21
Amendment SA 1 to HB 38 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
DEHR17IntroThis Resolution recognizes Wednesday, June 21, 2017, as Staff Appreciation Day in the House of Representatives.
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2017-06-21
Passed In House by Voice Vote
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
DEHCR37EngrossThis Resolution recognizes the young men participating in the 2017 session of Delawares Boys State and commends its sponsor, the American Legion Department of Delaware.
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2017-06-15
Passed By Senate. Votes: 19 YES 2 ABSENT
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
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