Delaware Representative James Johnson [D]

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DEHB354EnrollThis Act makes the Delaware equal accommodation law internally consistent, correctly organized, and aligned with the Americans with Disabilities Act ("ADA").
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2018-06-20
Passed By Senate. Votes: 19 YES 2 ABSENT
DESB151EnrollBirth control use is nearly universal among women of reproductive age in the United States and is a key part of preventative health care for women. Access to birth control provides health benefits for women and children, improves women's ability ...
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2018-06-20
Reported Out of Committee (Health & Human Development) in House with 2 Favorable, 9 On Its Merits
DEHB407EngrossThis Act provides that all current employees, prospective employees, contractors and subcontractors of the Department of Labor with access to federal tax information shall be subject to appropriate background checks to ensure that the Department of L...
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2018-06-20
Reported Out of Committee (Labor) in Senate with 3 On Its Merits
DESB197EnrollThis Act provides mandatory expungement eligibility to individuals who were convicted of the possession, use or consumption of marijuana prior to Delawares decriminalization of these offenses. To be eligible for the mandatory expungement, the marijua...
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2018-06-20
Reported Out of Committee (Administration) in House with 2 Favorable, 3 On Its Merits
DEHB413IntroBefore the filing of a lawsuit, automobile insurance companies are currently not required to disclose liability coverage information to an injured claimant or the attorney representing that claimant. However, once a lawsuit is filed, this information...
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2018-06-20
[Hearing: Jun 26 @ 12:30 pm]
Amendment HA 1 to HB 413 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
DEHB419IntroUnmanned aircraft systems are capable of introducing contraband into detention facilities without undergoing correctional officer inspections. This bill seeks to prohibit the use of unmanned aircraft systems (drones) to introduce contraband into dete...
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2018-06-20
Reported Out of Committee (Corrections) in House with 5 On Its Merits
DESB221IntroThis Act is the first leg of a constitutional amendment that modernizes the Delaware Constitutions bail provision and clarifies the power of the General Assembly and the Courts to define certain felony offenses for which, or circumstances under which...
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2018-06-20
Defeated By Senate. Votes: 11 YES 8 NO 1 NOT VOTING 1 ABSENT
DESB228EngrossThis Act restores the Delaware Prescription Drug Payment Assistance Program (Program), which was eliminated in the Fiscal Year 2018 Annual Appropriations Act. This Act replaces Senate Bill 148 and makes the following additional changes:
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2018-06-20
Reported Out of Committee (Administration) in House with 4 On Its Merits
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
DESB235EngrossThis Bill is the Fiscal Year 2019 Appropriation Act.
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2018-06-20
Passed By Senate. Votes: 19 YES 1 NO 1 ABSENT
DESB258IntroThis Act revises the data collection procedures and authority of the Workers Compensation Oversight Panel (Panel) to ensure that the Panel is able to obtain the data necessary to perform its statutory duties, without infringing upon the authority of ...
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2018-06-20
Reported Out of Committee (Labor) in Senate with 3 On Its Merits
DEHB450IntroThere is a growing body of research regarding the detrimental effects to an individual and to society relating to the collateral consequences of arrests and criminal convictions. To name just a few, a criminal history is a significant barrier to obta...
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2018-06-20
Reported Out of Committee (Judiciary) in House with 3 Favorable, 2 On Its Merits, 2 Unfavorable
DEHB470IntroThis Act would permit the Superior Court to conduct an evidentiary hearing, upon motion from the Department of Services for Children, Youth & Their Families, before placing a child 16 years of age or older, in a secure detention facility pending ...
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2018-06-20
Reported Out of Committee (Corrections) in House with 5 On Its Merits
DESB263IntroThis Act amends the Delaware Governmental Accountability Act to make the annual budget process part of a performance management system of strategic planning, performance metrics and performance budgeting, dedicated to continuous process improvement t...
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2018-06-20
Reported Out of Committee (Finance) in Senate with 4 On Its Merits
DESJR5EngrossThis Resolution provides the official revenue, refund, and unencumbered funds estimates for Fiscal Year 2018.
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2018-06-20
Passed By Senate. Votes: 18 YES 3 ABSENT
DESJR6EngrossThis Resolution provides the official revenue, refund, and unencumbered funds estimates for Fiscal Year 2019.
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2018-06-20
Passed By Senate. Votes: 20 YES 1 ABSENT
DEHB347EngrossThis Act strengthens the role and responsibilities of the Provider Advisory Board in regard to the implementation and enforcement of The Delaware Child Care Act.
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2018-06-19
To Senate Health, Children & Social Services Committee
DESB11EngrossThis Act relates to police and fire pension funds created under Title 18 of the Delaware Code. The General Assembly created a special fund in the hopes of ensuring adequate pensions for affected police officers and firefighters, and their surviving s...
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2018-06-19
Amendment HA 1 to SB 11 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
DESB177EnrollThis Act brings Delaware sex offender registration laws into compliance with the federal Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act ("SORNA") by standardizing the tier designation of sex offenders are assigned based upon offense of conv...
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2018-06-19
Passed By House. Votes: 39 YES 2 ABSENT
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
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
DEHB300PassThis bill makes it a crime to sell, transfer, buy, receive or possess a trigger crank or bump-fire device designed to accelerate the rate of fire of a semiautomatic rifle, making such weapon function more like an automatic weapon. A bump stock was us...
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2018-06-14
Signed by Governor
DEHB104IntroThe state is currently funding service providers at 75% of the market rate established in a 2014 study that was done by DHSS. This bill would mandate an increase in the rates paid to service providers according to the recommendations of the market st...
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2018-06-14
To House Appropriations Committee
DESB7EngrossThis Act provides county and municipal police and firefighters with the same pension burial benefit that is provided to state employees effective July 1, 2016. This Act is named for Wilmington Firefighters Captain Christopher M. Leach, Lieutenant Jer...
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2018-06-13
Reported Out of Committee (Revenue & Finance) in House with 7 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
DEHB351EngrossIn December 2016, the federal Office of Child Support Enforcement issued final regulations titled "Flexibility, Efficiency, and Modernization in Child Support Enforcement Programs," 81 Fed. Reg. 93,492 (Dec. 20, 2016) (codified at 42 C.F.R ...
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2018-06-13
Reported Out of Committee (Health, Children & Social Services) in Senate with 3 On Its Merits
DEHB362EngrossThis bill sets forth revisions to the Code related to Adult Protective Services. The bill updates language to reflect best practices and current names of agencies and class positions.
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2018-06-13
Reported Out of Committee (Health, Children & Social Services) in Senate with 3 On Its Merits
DESB169EngrossThis Act makes a technical correction to SB 169 by changing the designations of the new statutes and incorporates Senate Amendment No. 1 to Senate Bill No. 169.
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2018-06-13
Reported Out of Committee (Judiciary) in House with 11 On Its Merits
DESB181EngrossThis bill continues the practice of amending periodically the Delaware Revised Uniform Partnership Act (the "Act") to keep it current and to maintain its national preeminence. The following is a section-by-section review of the proposed ame...
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2018-06-13
Reported Out of Committee (Judiciary) in House with 2 Favorable, 7 On Its Merits
DESB182EngrossThis bill continues the practice of amending periodically the Delaware Revised Uniform Limited Partnership Act (the "Act") to keep it current and to maintain its national preeminence. The following is a section-by-section review of the prop...
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2018-06-13
Reported Out of Committee (Judiciary) in House with 1 Favorable, 9 On Its Merits
DESB180EngrossSection 1. Section 1 of this Act amends Section 102(a)(1) to provide that the name of a corporation must be such as to distinguish it from the name of any registered series of a limited liability company.
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2018-06-13
Reported Out of Committee (Judiciary) in House with 3 Favorable, 7 On Its Merits
DESB183EngrossThis bill continues the practice of amending periodically the Delaware Limited Liability Company Act (the "Act") to keep it current and to maintain its national preeminence. The following is a section-by-section review of the proposed amend...
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2018-06-13
Reported Out of Committee (Judiciary) in House with 5 Favorable, 5 On Its Merits
DEHB331EngrossThis bill creates regulations concerning the use, distribution and education of Benzodiazepine and Non-benzodiazepine Hypnotics. It require Practitioners to obtain consent from a minors parent or guardian prior to prescribing these drugs, and require...
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2018-06-13
Reported Out of Committee (Health, Children & Social Services) in Senate with 3 On Its Merits
DESB222IntroThis Act amends Delawares laws regarding release of persons accused of crimes (Chapter 21 of Title 11 of the Delaware Code) as required in conjunction with the adoption of Senate Bill No. 221, which proposes a constitutional amendment to permit preve...
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2018-06-13
Reported Out of Committee (Executive) in Senate with 5 On Its Merits, 1 Unfavorable
DEHB442IntroThis Act expands the Juvenile Civil Citation Program to provide law enforcement officers with the discretion to refer any first-time juvenile offender engaged in any misdemeanor-level behavior to the civil citation program, where the juvenile can be ...
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2018-06-13
Reported Out of Committee (Judiciary) in House with 1 Favorable, 7 On Its Merits, 1 Unfavorable
DEHB299IntroThis is the first leg of an amendment to the Delaware Constitution to provide equal rights on the basis of sex. There is no Equal Rights Amendment to the United States Constitution. While Congress passed the Amendment in 1972, it was not ratified by ...
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2018-06-12
Stricken in House
DEHB332EnrollThis bill mandates reporting by certain employees of broker-dealer or investment adviser firms who have a reasonable belief that financial exploitation of an eligible adult has occurred, been attempted, or will be attempted. Reporting will be to both...
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2018-06-12
Passed By Senate. Votes: 19 YES 2 ABSENT
DESB236IntroThis Act appropriates $49,167,700 to provide a $500 one-time salary supplement to full-time and part-time employees, to provide a $400 pension supplement to pensioners and provides one-time funded projects through the Office of Management and Budget.
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2018-06-12
Introduced and Laid on Table in Senate
DEHB399EnrollThis is the first leg of an amendment to the Delaware Constitution to provide equal rights on the basis of sex. There is no Equal Rights Amendment to the United States Constitution. While Congress passed the Amendment in 1972, it was not ratified by ...
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2018-06-08
Enact w/o Sign by Governor
DESB165EngrossThis Act permits private sector labor organizations and employers to enter into union security agreements to the full extent allowed under federal law.
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2018-06-06
Reported Out of Committee (Labor) in House with 8 On Its Merits
DEHB397IntroThis Act permits the Superior Court to consider petitions out of sequence where the Attorney General consents and the Court determines consideration to be in the interest of justice. To ensure this exceptional sequencing provision is employed judicio...
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2018-06-06
Reported Out of Committee (Judiciary) in House with 7 On Its Merits
DEHB372IntroThis Act makes it unlawful for a person to manufacture, distribute, sell, offer for sale, possess, purchase, or use a concentrated alcoholic beverage.
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2018-06-05
Amendment HA 1 to HB 372 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
DEHCR88EngrossThis Concurrent Resolution recognizes the National Coalition of 100 Black Women Inc., Delaware Chapter for its dedication to improving the lives of Black women and girls in Delaware through advocacy, civic engagement, and other community-building ini...
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2018-06-05
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
DEHB349PassThis Act creates a Delaware Commission on Irish Heritage and Culture.
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2018-06-01
Signed by Governor
DEHB306PassThis bill permits judges to utilize their discretion in determining whether a juvenile charged with possession of a firearm during commission of a felony should be transferred back to Family Court or remain in Superior Court. Prior to 2017, possessio...
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2018-05-24
Signed by Governor
DEHB307PassUnited States Supreme Court case law and scientific research has changed how we think about juvenile delinquency. We know now that an adolescents brain is not fully developed until his/her mid-twenties which makes juveniles especially prone to making...
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2018-05-24
Signed by Governor
DEHB327PassThis Act is designed to address underage gambling offenses under § 4810 of Title 29 in a more efficient way.
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2018-05-24
Signed by Governor
DEHB322PassThis bill lowers the mayoral age requirement from 30 to 25. This change makes the Mayors age requirement consistent with that for City Councilmen. Under the City s Charter, if the Mayor resigns, dies or is unable to perform his/her duties, the Counci...
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2018-05-24
Signed by Governor
DEHB345PassThis bill increases the 1-time fee from $35 to $50 for Delawares environmental license plates in order to increase revenue to improve the capacity of the Delaware Center for the Inland Bays and The Partnership for the Delaware Estuary to fulfill thei...
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2018-05-24
Signed by Governor
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