Delaware Representative Jesse Vanderwende [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
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
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
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
DEHB468Engross
50%
This bill allows for flashing lights to be placed upon trailers used by law enforcement for speed control purposes.
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2022-06-29
Reported Out of Committee (Corrections & Public Safety) in Senate with 6 On Its Merits
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
DEHB431Engross
50%
This bill creates a special license plate for Whitetails Unlimited.
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2022-06-21
Reported Out of Committee (Transportation) in Senate with 1 Favorable, 3 On Its Merits
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
DEHB393Intro
25%
This Act creates a $280 tax credit for resident individuals with $35,000 or less of taxable income in 2022. The purpose of this Act is to encourage persons to join the labor force and to treat employed, lower income individuals similarly to how House...
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2022-06-15
Amendment HA 1 to HB 393 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
DESB324Intro
25%
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 60 days, good governance requires participation by the Gene...
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2022-06-14
To Senate Executive Committee
DEHB332Intro
25%
This Act decreases the Contractor Registration Fee for contractors who do not have a state contract and have 10 or less employees from $200 per year to $100 per year.
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2022-05-19
Amendment HA 2 to HB 332 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
DESCR96Engross
50%
This Senate Concurrent Resolution recognizes April 18, 2022 as "National Line Worker Appreciation Day" in the State of Delaware.
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2022-05-04
Passed In House by Voice Vote
DESCR97Engross
50%
This resolution recognizes May 2 to May 7, 2022 as "Auctioneers Week" in the State of Delaware.
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2022-05-04
Passed In House by Voice Vote
DEHCR75Engross
50%
This Concurrent Resolution designates May 4, 2022 as "4-H Day" in the State of Delaware and calls upon Delaware's citizens to recognize the many contributions of the State's 4-H programs.
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2022-05-04
Passed By Senate. Votes: 20 YES 1 ABSENT
DESB279Intro
25%
This Act creates the Delaware Education Right to Know Act to give parents, guardians, and other education stakeholders more information and opportunities to evaluate public and charter school education in Delaware and to express concerns to school of...
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2022-05-03
To Senate Education Committee
DESB193Intro
25%
This 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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2022-04-12
Stricken in Senate
DEHCR53Engross
50%
This Resolution expresses the General Assembly's strong support for Ukraine in its war against the invasion by the Russian Federation (Russia) and for the severe economic sanctions imposed on Russia by President Biden's administration. This R...
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2022-03-08
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
DEHB326Intro
25%
This Act creates the Delaware Education Right to Know Act to give parents, guardians, and other education stakeholders more information and opportunities to evaluate public and charter school education in Delaware and to express concerns to school of...
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2022-03-08
To House Education Committee
DESB235Intro
25%
The 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. Specifically, this Act repeals the current sections of the Delaware...
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2022-03-03
To Senate Legislative Oversight & Sunset Committee
DEHB319Intro
25%
There are presently at least 30 states that have a statute defining and protecting parental rights, or case law that interprets parental interests as a fundamental right. Delaware has neither. This proposal is the first leg of a constitutional amendm...
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2022-03-03
To House Administration Committee
DEHB298Intro
25%
This Act authorizes a reduction in the realty transfer tax for senior Delaware residents who have resided in Delaware for at least 10 consecutive years prior to entering into a transaction to sell their primary Delaware residence. This reduction only...
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2022-02-11
To House Revenue & Finance Committee
DESB227Intro
25%
This Act generally requires a student athlete to compete for athletic teams or in sports associated with their biological sex, as determined at or near birth and based on the students birth certificate or other government record if a birth certificat...
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2022-02-11
To Senate Health & Social Services Committee
DESB19Intro
25%
This Act makes children with disabilities who attend homeschools eligible to receive speech language pathology and audiology services in the same manner as students who attend private schools.
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2022-01-18
Stricken in Senate
DEHB287Intro
25%
This Act increases the Senior Real Property Tax credit to $750 from $400 as authorized in the Appropriations Bill for fiscal year ending June 30, 2022, which effectively amended Title 29, § 6102(q)(3) from $500 to $400.
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2022-01-18
To House Administration Committee
DESCR64Engross
50%
This Concurrent Resolution recognizes January 9, 2022, as "Law Enforcement Appreciation Day" in Delaware.
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2022-01-13
Passed In House by Voice Vote
DESCR66Engross
50%
This concurrent resolution remembers and recognizes the life and service of former Delaware Governor Ruth Ann Minner.
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2022-01-13
Passed In House by Voice Vote
DEHB278Intro
25%
This Act requires personal income tax brackets to be annually adjusted for cost-of-living increases. This will prevent tax increases due to "bracket creep" caused by cost-of-living raises given to workers.
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2022-01-06
To House Revenue & Finance Committee
DEHB170PassThis 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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2021-09-30
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
DESB29PassThis Act enhances 2 existing agricultural horse racing programs, the Delaware Standardbred Breeder's Program and the Delaware Certified Thoroughbred program, by providing additional funding. Under this Act, horsemen provide half of the additional...
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2021-07-29
Signed by Governor
DESB106PassThis Act makes students who attend homeschools eligible for the same services for children with disabilities as students who attend private schools in a manner that allows federal funds to pay for the services. This Act is the result of discussions r...
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2021-07-29
Signed by Governor
DESB18Intro
25%
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
DEHB71Intro
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.
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2021-06-17
To House Appropriations Committee
DEHB191Intro
25%
This Act's purpose is to spur economic growth in Delaware and create new jobs by giving a portion of the State's revenue surplus back to the taxpayers. Specifically, this Act cuts (i) all personal income tax brackets by 10%, (ii) the corporat...
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2021-06-16
Amendment HA 1 to HB 191 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
DEHB49Intro
25%
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
25%
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
DESCR47Intro
25%
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
DEHB68PassThe National League of Families POW/MIA flag is a symbol of our Nation's concern and commitment to resolving as fully as possible the fates of Americans still prisoners, missing, or unaccounted for in all U.S. wars 36. U.S.C. § 902.
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2021-06-03
Signed by Governor
DEHB189Intro
25%
This Act codifies what valid forms of identification are to be included with the statement an elector must prepare to request an absentee ballot. It also allows for an elector submitting the statement by mail to include a clear photocopy of one of th...
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2021-05-18
To House Administration Committee
DEHB188Intro
25%
This Act makes fraudulent voting a class G felony level crime, with a fine of not less than $1,000 for a first offense or not less than $2,000 for a subsequent offense. Upon conviction, the person shall forfeit their right of suffrage for 5 years.
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2021-05-18
To House Administration Committee
DEHCR23Intro
25%
This Resolution requires the Department of Elections to review practices in Delaware and other states and make recommendations relating to verifying signatures on absentee ballots.
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2021-05-18
To House Administration Committee
DEHB187Intro
25%
This Act specifies the duty of election officers to establish the identity of a voter by requesting explicit forms of identification. Any citizen presenting themselves as a voter at a polling place, but who is unable to provide an acceptable form of ...
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2021-05-18
To House Administration Committee
DEHB154Intro
25%
This Act makes it an unlawful employment practice for an employer to discriminate against any individual because of their political affiliation or political belief.
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2021-05-12
Reported Out of Committee (Labor) in House with 1 Favorable, 7 On Its Merits, 1 Unfavorable
DEHB172Intro
25%
This Act temporarily eliminates the state's portion of the realty transfer tax for certain real estate closings for first time home buyers with a purchase price of $250,000 or less. The bill applies to a natural person home buyer whose gross inco...
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2021-05-06
To House Revenue & Finance Committee
DESCR42Enroll
75%
This resolution honors Corporal Keith Andrew Heacook and offers condolences to his family, colleagues, and community.
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2021-04-29
Passed By House. Votes: 41 YES
DEHB158Intro
25%
This Act creates a $500 tax credit applicable to individual personal income taxes for certain lower income, working poor, individuals. In the case of spouses filing a joint return, the tax credit is $1,000. If spouses file their Delaware taxes separa...
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2021-04-27
To House Revenue & Finance Committee
DESCR19Enroll
75%
This Concurrent Resolution recognizes September 2021 as "Prostate Cancer Awareness Month" in the State of Delaware
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2021-04-22
Passed By House. Votes: 40 YES 1 ABSENT
DESCR21Engross
50%
This Senate Concurrent Resolution recognizes April 18, 2021 as "National Lineman Appreciation Day" in the State of Delaware.
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2021-04-01
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
DEHB12Intro
25%
This Act fully exempts county property taxes and local school taxes for a disabled veteran with a 100% VA rated service-connected, permanent and total disability or for a disabled veteran who is receiving 100% disability compensation due to individua...
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2021-03-09
Reported Out of Committee (Veterans Affairs) in House with 11 Favorable, 9 On Its Merits, 1 Unfavorable
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