Delaware Representative Daniel Short [R]

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DESB262PassThis Act adopts the Uniform Law Commissions (ULC) Revised Uniform Law on Notarial Acts (Revised Uniform Law). As our State continues to recover from COVID-19, chief among the changes in the Revised Uniform Law relevant to our States current situation...
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2022-09-09
Signed by Governor
DEHB388PassThis act authorizes the application of funds from the Delaware School Safety and Security Fund, which is subject to available appropriations, for the retention of constables to be utilized by the LEAs.
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2022-09-09
Signed by Governor
DEHB479PassThis Act increases the civil penalty for violating the parking regulations in § 4180 from not less than $10 nor more than $25 to not less than $100 nor more than $500. This Act also increases the minimum fine for violating the requirements of Chapte...
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2022-09-09
Signed by Governor
DESB278PassThis substitute bill makes a technical correction to the bill.
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2022-09-08
Signed by Governor
DEHB309PassThis Act, modeled on similar laws in Virginia and Maryland, requires a health-care provider to provide notice to a patient at the time blood is drawn to perform a laboratory test for Lyme disease that explains the limitations of the test and instruct...
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2022-08-04
Signed by Governor
DESB300PassThis Act updates the mandatory reporting requirements for Delaware physicians with anxiety, depression, and other mental health challenges. These changes are necessary to ensure that physicians are able to seek treatment without undue stigma or fear ...
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2022-07-29
Signed by Governor
DEHB193PassThis 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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2022-07-27
Signed by Governor
DESB217PassHistorically, vehicles under the control of the Delaware State Fire Commission have been equipped with emergency lights. This bill amends Section 4106 to clarify and confirm that vehicles of the Delaware State Fire Prevention Commission are emergency...
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2022-07-27
Signed by Governor
DEHB365PassThis bill establishes the pilotage rates for the Pilots Association for the Bay and River Delaware for 2023, 2024, and 2025.
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2022-07-27
Signed by Governor
DESB288PassThis bill would create a pilot program whereby motorcyclists are permitted to use flashing headlights as a way to alert other drivers of their presence, without allowing the use of flashing lights that would otherwise be used on emergency vehicles. T...
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2022-07-27
Signed by Governor
DEHB183PassThis Act creates a process for the Commissioner of Elections to determine if a candidate or an incumbent elected official for a State or county elected office are residents of the district or area they represent or seek to represent.
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2022-07-22
Signed by Governor
DEHB426PassThis Act allows counties to use Realty Transfer Tax funds for recreational amenities and land preservation programs.
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2022-07-22
Signed by Governor
DESB188PassThis Act increases the $2,000 pension exclusion otherwise available for military pensioners under age 60 to $12,500, providing an incentive for military retirees under age 60 to locate in Delaware.
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2022-07-20
Signed by Governor
DEHB61Enroll
75%
This bill creates a special license plate for Combat Veterans.
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2022-06-30
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
DESB14Enroll
75%
This bill provides a mechanism to grant pension increases to retired State Employees, retired Judges, and retired New State police. This bill dedicates a minimum of 2.33% of payroll to be deposited annually to the Post Retirement Fund. This bill also...
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2022-06-30
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
DESB224PassThis Act raises the threshold limit requiring a building and loan association to obtain federal deposit insurance from $10,000,000 to $15,000,000. This threshold limit was last increased in 2019. The State Bank Commissioner does not oppose this chang...
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2022-06-30
Signed by Governor
DEHB324PassHouse Bill 214 enacted by the 148th General Assembly (80 Del. Laws c. 287) expanded the offense of Assault in the Second Degree to include the intentional assault of ambulance operators, rescue squad members, and nurses injured while performing work-...
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2022-06-30
Signed by Governor
DESB241Enroll
75%
This Act expands the Disabled Veterans School Tax Credit to include a deceased disabled veteran's surviving spouse. HB 214 with HA 1, passed by the 151st General Assembly, created the Disabled Veterans Property Tax Relief and Education Expense Fu...
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2022-06-30
Passed By House. Votes: 41 YES
DEHB376Enroll
75%
This Act authorizes the Delaware Burn Camp Corporation created by Subchapter VII to determine its own Board of Directors.
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2022-06-30
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
DEHB395Enroll
75%
This Act is the first leg of an amendment to the Delaware Constitution that would require legislators to remain domiciled in the districts they represent for the entirety of their term of office. Subsection (b) of this Act does not apply to sitting l...
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2022-06-30
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
DEHB425Enroll
75%
This bill makes needed changes to the Lyme Disease Oversight Board by adding 2 members including an infectious disease epidemiologist and a licensed veterinarian or entomology specialist.
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2022-06-30
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
DEHB423PassFederal law permits states to require federal firearms licensees (FFLs) to conduct background checks through a state agency, or point of contact, instead of directly through the National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS).
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2022-06-30
Signed by Governor
DESB317PassThis Act is identical to Senate Substitute No. 1 to Senate Bill No. 9, which establishes new formulas that a community owner is allowed use to increase rent in a manufactured home community. The requirements under this Act will be in effect for 5 yea...
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2022-06-30
Signed by Governor
DEHB490Enroll
75%
Delawares Motor Vehicle Statutes contemplate for vehicle obstructing traffic enforcement by law enforcement agencies. It is not always possible for law enforcement officers to enforce the right-of-way regulations in areas effectively due to a number ...
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2022-06-30
Passed By Senate. Votes: 18 YES 3 NO
DEHB478PassThis bill increases the annual earnings limit for pensioners in the State Employees Pension Plan who return to work in a non-pension creditable position to $40,000 for earnings received beginning in calendar year 2021.
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2022-06-30
Signed by Governor
DESCR125Engross
50%
This concurrent resolution proclaims Friday, October 28, 2022 as National First Responders Day in the State of Delaware.
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2022-06-30
Passed In House by Voice Vote
DEHB152Engross
50%
In a case of first impression, the Superior Court ruled, contrary to "common knowledge" of Delaware Criminal laws, that criminal impersonation requires proof that a real person (a human being who has been born and is alive) has been imperso...
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2022-06-29
Reported Out of Committee (Judiciary) in Senate with 4 On Its Merits
DESCR112Engross
50%
This Concurrent Resolution recognizes September 2022 as "Prostate Cancer Awareness Month" in the State of Delaware
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2022-06-29
Passed In House by Voice Vote
DESB170Intro
25%
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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2022-06-23
Defeated By Senate. Votes: 7 YES 3 NO 11 NOT VOTING
DESB261Enroll
75%
This act streamlines the appointment process for the Delaware Nutrient Management Commission, expands the definition of dairy farmer to include all cattlemen, consolidates the appointment authorities, and simplifies the number of representatives.
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2022-06-23
Passed By House. Votes: 39 YES 2 ABSENT
DESB269Enroll
75%
This bill creates a special license plate for the Boy Scouts of America.
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2022-06-23
Passed By House. Votes: 39 YES 2 ABSENT
DEHB453Enroll
75%
This Act makes necessary updates to Delaware Code provisions codifying procedures related to the General Assembly to bring these provisions into compliance with current practice and to make technical corrections to conform existing law to the standar...
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2022-06-23
Passed By Senate. Votes: 20 YES 1 ABSENT
DEHB452Enroll
75%
This Act is the first leg of an amendment to the Delaware Constitution to make necessary technical corrections identified by the General Assembly's Division of Research. Specifically, these technical corrections consist of the following:
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2022-06-23
Passed By Senate. Votes: 20 YES 1 ABSENT
DEHCR102Engross
50%
This concurrent resolution recognizes and honors the young women of Delaware participating in the 2022 session of Delaware Girls State.
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2022-06-23
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
DESCR107Intro
25%
This concurrent resolution creates the School Violence Task Force to make findings and recommendations to ensure children feel safe travelling to and from school and within the school building for adequate learning to occur.
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2022-06-23
Introduced and Laid on Table in Senate
DEHB93Engross
50%
This bill creates the Grants-In-Aid Committee. The Committee is a joint committee of the Senate and House of Representatives. The purpose of the Committee is to view applications for grants-in-aid and to develop and recommend to the Joint Finance Com...
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2022-06-22
Reported Out of Committee (Elections & Government Affairs) in Senate with 5 On Its Merits
DEHB358Intro
25%
This Act decreases by 1% the rate of realty transfer tax to be received by the State, thereby returning to the rate that was applicable prior to August 1, 2017. This will be effective for documents recorded after July 1, 2022.
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2022-06-22
To House Appropriations Committee
DEHB416Intro
25%
This Act provides state employees 30 days of leave with pay to attend training camp or special duty on orders as members of the military reserve of the United States or the National Guard. This is an increase from 15 days leave with pay currently pro...
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2022-06-21
To House Appropriations Committee
DEHB437Intro
25%
This bill seeks to create the Expanded Protection for Our Communities and Homes (EPOCH) Grant Program through a one-time appropriation of $20 million. The grant money would be distributed to every Delaware police agency that chooses to participate. T...
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2022-06-21
To House Appropriations Committee
DEHB465Intro
25%
The Delaware Entertainment Job Act is intended to encourage jobs creation, artistic endeavors and investment in the film, television, esports and videogame industry in the State of Delaware, and the attendant benefits for the economy and job growth. ...
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2022-06-21
To House Appropriations Committee
DESB258Enroll
75%
This Act abrogates current Delaware law as it presently stands regarding available recovery for damages related to injured or deceased pets that are tortiously injured by a third party or a third partys animal. Under current Delaware law, including c...
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2022-06-17
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
DEHR25Intro
25%
This Resolution recognizes Thursday, June 16, 2022, as Staff Appreciation Day in the House of Representatives.
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2022-06-16
Passed In House by Voice Vote
DEHCR95Engross
50%
This Concurrent Resolution recognizes the young men participating in the 2022 session of Delawares Boys State and commends its sponsor, the American Legion Department of Delaware.
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2022-06-16
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
DEHB253Intro
25%
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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2022-06-15
Reported Out of Committee (Judiciary) in House with 4 Favorable, 3 On Its Merits, 2 Unfavorable
DEHB379Intro
25%
This Act Amends Title 10 of the Delaware Code by allowing automatic Expungement for Juveniles who choose to participate in the Juvenile Offender Civil Citation Program after one year of successful completion of the program. This Program was offered a...
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2022-06-15
Reported Out of Committee (Judiciary) in House with 9 Favorable
DEHB420Engross
50%
The states pre-application process for land use process, known as PLUS, was created 20 years ago and has served to increase coordination among state and local agencies. In doing so, it has fulfilled its intent of providing predictability and consiste...
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2022-06-15
Reported Out of Committee (Elections & Government Affairs) in Senate with 5 On Its Merits
DESB189PassThis 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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2022-06-14
Signed by Governor
DESB216PassThis Act allows the Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund Board to promulgate rules and regulations necessary or appropriate to implement or clarify the statutes related to the Standardbred Breeders Fund Program.
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2022-06-14
Signed by Governor
DESB236PassThis Act does the following:
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2022-06-14
Signed by Governor
DEHB330Enroll
75%
This Act renames the Claymont Regional Transportation at First State Crossing in Claymont, Delaware as the "Harris B. McDowell, III Transportation Center" after Senator Harris B. McDowell, III, the longest serving member of the Delaware Gen...
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2022-06-14
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
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