Delaware Representative Daniel Short [R]

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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
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
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
DEHB411EngrossThis 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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2018-06-19
Reported Out of Committee (Elections & Government Affairs) in Senate with 2 Favorable, 2 On Its Merits
DEHB414EnrollThis 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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2018-06-19
Passed By Senate. Votes: 20 YES 1 ABSENT
DEHB468IntroThis Act creates the crime of wrongful use of voter registration information.
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2018-06-19
To House Administration Committee
DESB239EngrossThis Act addresses the serious problem of individuals dumping large quantities of trash on public and private property, by:
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2018-06-15
[Hearing: Jun 20 @ 3:00 pm]
To House Health & Human Development Committee
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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2018-06-14
To House Appropriations Committee
DEHB335IntroThis 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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2018-06-14
was introduced and adopted in lieu of HB 335
DEHB310EnrollThe 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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2018-06-14
Laid On Table in Senate
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
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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2018-06-14
Amendment HA 1 to SS 1 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
DEHB418EngrossSection 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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2018-06-14
[Hearing: Jun 20 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Judicial & Community Affairs Committee
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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2018-06-14
To House Appropriations Committee
DEHB457EngrossThis 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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2018-06-14
[Hearing: Jun 20 @ 12:00 pm]
To Senate Sunset Committee
DEHB465IntroIn 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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2018-06-14
[Hearing: Jun 20 @ 2:30 pm]
To House Administration Committee
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
DEHB165EngrossThis 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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2018-06-13
Reported Out of Committee (Banking, Business & Insurance) in Senate with 4 On Its Merits
DEHB346EngrossThis 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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2018-06-13
To Senate Education Committee
DEHB410EngrossThis 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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2018-06-13
To Senate Executive Committee
DESB212EngrossThis Act increases the maximum tax credit available for owner occupied historic property by $10,000.
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2018-06-13
To House Revenue & Finance Committee
DEHB437IntroThis 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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2018-06-13
Reported Out of Committee (Public Safety & Homeland Security) in House with 2 Favorable, 7 On Its Merits
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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2018-06-13
Reported Out of Committee (Health & Human Development) in House with 2 Favorable, 10 On Its Merits
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
DESB243IntroSince 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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2018-06-13
[Hearing: Jun 20 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Judicial & Community Affairs Committee
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
DEHB355EnrollThis 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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2018-06-12
Passed By Senate. Votes: 19 YES 2 ABSENT
DESB204EngrossSection 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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2018-06-12
[Hearing: Jun 20 @ 4:00 pm]
To House Natural Resources Committee
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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2018-06-12
[Hearing: Jun 20 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Agriculture Committee
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
DESB229EngrossThis 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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2018-06-07
[Hearing: Jun 20 @ 4:00 pm]
To House Natural Resources 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
DEHB403IntroThis amendment removes the notary requirement for requests for absentee ballots in municipal elections.
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2018-06-06
Reported Out of Committee (Administration) in House with 1 Favorable, 4 On Its Merits
DEHB380EngrossThis 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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2018-06-06
Reported Out of Committee (Banking, Business & Insurance) in Senate with 1 Favorable, 2 On Its Merits
DEHCR90IntroThis 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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2018-06-06
Passed In House by Voice Vote
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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2018-05-30
Amendment HA 2 to HR 24 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
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
DESCR43EngrossDesignating February 6, 2018 as "Ronald Reagan Day" in Delaware
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2018-05-10
Passed In House by Voice Vote
DEHB415IntroRecognizing the beneficial value of being in nature and fishing, this bill expands the list of fishing license exceptions to include residents of long term care facilities who are accompanied by the facility's controlling person.
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2018-05-10
To House Natural Resources Committee
DESB205IntroThe Act protects the life of the unborn child at a time when the potential for the child to survive outside the womb increases, especially with the advancement of medical procedures. Also, there is substantial medical evidence that an unborn child is...
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2018-05-10
To Senate Health, Children & Social Services Committee
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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2018-05-09
Reported Out of Committee (Judiciary) in House with 7 On Its Merits
DEHB344IntroThe language set forth in this statute would remove barriers for inmates who are students with disabilities and who have an Individualized Education Program (IEP) under state and federal law, when being considered for parole or a sentence modificatio...
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2018-05-09
Reported Out of Committee (Education) in House with 1 Favorable, 12 On Its Merits
DEHB394IntroThis Bill requires motor vehicle insurance policies, under the personal injury protection provisions (PIP), to provide coverage for up to $500 per injured person extricated from a motor vehicle by an emergency medical services vehicle. Emergency medi...
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2018-05-09
Reported Out of Committee (Public Safety & Homeland Security) in House with 8 On Its Merits
DEHB390IntroThis bill requires the Department of Health and Social Services to create a vaccination risk assessment form to be used by veterinarians for dog, cat, and ferret vaccinations. An abbreviated form would be allowed for mass vaccination of pets events.
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2018-05-09
Tabled in Committee
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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2018-05-03
Stricken in House
DEHCR84EngrossThis concurrent resolution thanks the Career and Technical Student Organizations for their presentation of geraniums. This concurrent resolution also extends the General Assembly's best wished for continued success to these exemplary students.
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2018-05-02
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
DEHCR81EngrossThis Resolution recognizes Delaware's Byways Program as one of the best ways to experience Delaware's beauty.
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2018-04-26
Passed By Senate. Votes: 20 YES 1 ABSENT
DESB186IntroThis Act requires the Secretary of the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control to direct 35% of the funds from the auction of the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative CO2 allowances to the Sustainable Energy Utility and 30% of the fun...
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2018-04-26
To Senate Environmental, Natural Resources & Energy Committee
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