Delaware Representative John Mitchell [D]

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DEHB132PassThis bill corrects the duration of revocation to match § 4177C(d)(2) and will make it possible for all applicants who are required to participate in the Ignition Interlock Device program to be eligible to submit an application for an indigent plan. ...
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2018-02-14
Signed by Governor
DEHB295PassThis Act amends the Fiscal Year 2018 Bond and Capital Improvements Act to (1) authorize the Department of Transportation to use Community Transportation Funds for one-time reimbursements for various projects; (2) allow reprogramming of funds to suppo...
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2018-02-14
Signed by Governor
DEHB286PassEnactment of the Every Student Succeeds Act amended the Individuals with Disability Education Act (IDEA) by mandating that special education teachers must have obtained full certification and may not be working under emergency certifications. The Del...
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2018-01-29
Signed by Governor
DEHB204PassThis Act makes a number of changes to Chapter 21, Title 11 of the Delaware Code, with the goal of modernizing the pretrial process, reducing reliance on monetary conditions, improving the efficiency and outcomes for the criminal justice system, and e...
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2018-01-25
Signed by Governor
DEHB308EngrossThis Act removes the sunset provision contained in Volume 80, Chapter 412 of the Laws of Delaware (formerly House Bill No. 405, as amended, of the 148th General Assembly) that is set to expire the law on September 8, 2018. The purpose of Volume 80, C...
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2018-01-25
Passed By House. Votes: 40 YES 1 ABSENT
DEHB312IntroThis Act includes emergency medical technicians within the definition of employee under the County/Municipal Police/Firefighter Pension Plan.
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2018-01-25
To House Public Safety & Homeland Security Committee
DEHB310IntroThe 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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2018-01-25
To House Judiciary Committee
DEHB277EngrossThis Act extends the Delaware Manufactured Home Relocation Trust Fund until July 1, 2024.
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2018-01-24
Reported Out of Committee (Judicial & Community Affairs) in Senate with 4 On Its Merits
DEHB300IntroThis 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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2018-01-24
Reported Out of Committee (House Administration) in House with 2 Favorable, 1 On Its Merits
DESB149IntroThis legislation creates a fine for Coal Rolling, a practice that is often undetectable at the time of vehicle inspection due to the ability of an operator to change functions and increase emissions after passing inspection.
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2018-01-24
To Senate Transportation Committee
DEHB30IntroThis Act conforms Delawares deadlines for filing certain information returns to those established in the Internal Revenue Code. In an effort to combat identity theft and taxpayer fraud, federal filing dates were recently changed. For example, startin...
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2018-01-23
Stricken in House
DEHB102IntroThis bill increases the maximum annual corporation franchise tax in the amount of $60,000, from $180,000 to $240,000.
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2018-01-23
Stricken in House
DESB91IntroThis Act creates a requirement that lodging establishments with an appliance that emits carbon monoxide or an attached garage have working carbon monoxide detection devices in each dwelling or sleeping unit.
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2018-01-23
[Hearing: Mar 7 @ 12:30 pm]
Amendment SA 1 to SB 91 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
DESB141IntroThis Act includes Department of Transportation employees who work on interstate, expressway, arterial, and collector roads in the classification of employees who are eligible to receive hazardous duty pay.
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2018-01-23
Amendment SA 1 to SB 141 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
DESB147IntroImmunity 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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2018-01-23
[Hearing: Mar 7 @ 12:30 pm]
To Senate Corrections & Public Safety Committee
DESB129EnrollThis bill makes clear that farm equipment and implements of husbandry, including when being temporarily moved or transported by a manufacturer, dealer, business, or commercial transport company, shall not be subject to the weight requirements of Sect...
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2018-01-17
Reported Out of Committee (Agriculture) in House with 5 Favorable, 5 On Its Merits
DEHB296IntroThis bill creates a tax deduction of up to $2,500 for an individual or $5,000 for a married couple for contributions to a qualified 529A savings account, or "ABLE" plan - a special account for meeting the needs of certain individuals with d...
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2018-01-16
To House Revenue & Finance Committee
DESB139IntroThis Act requires that health insurance offered in this State provide coverage for fertility care services, including in vitro fertilization ("IVF") procedures, for individuals who suffer from a disease or condition that results in the inab...
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2018-01-10
To Senate Health, Children & Social Services Committee
DEHB179IntroThis Act permits State employees who are employed by the Delaware State Police or Delaware Capitol Police and work in a variety of job titles, all of which are more commonly referred to as "9-1-1 operators," to retire at 25 years without an...
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2018-01-04
Amendment HA 1 to HS 1 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
DEHB292IntroThis Act implements the recommendations of the March 2105 Autism Educational Task Force report regarding § 1332 of Title 14, the Program for Children with Autism and its Special Staff. Enacted nearly three decades ago, this law established a network...
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2018-01-04
To House Education Committee
DEHB287IntroThis Act replaces the term "Certificate of Performance" with "State of Delaware High School Diploma of Modified Performance Standards." Doing so provides the opportunity for schools to award students who meet the requirements of t...
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2018-01-04
To House Education Committee
DEHB288IntroUnder this Act, two circumstances which currently subject alcoholic liquor license holders or individuals to fines will be permitted:
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2018-01-04
To House Economic Development/Banking/Insurance/Commerce Committee
DEHB185PassThe Bicycle Friendly Delaware Act would update Delaware code in conformance with recommended changes to the Uniform Vehicle Code from both the National Committee on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (Rules of the Road Committee) and the League of Ameri...
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2017-10-05
Signed by Governor
DEHB112PassThis Act allows professional licensing boards and commissions administered by the Division of Professional Regulation to recognize military education, training, and experience of all current and former military personnel when reviewing credentials an...
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2017-09-29
Signed by Governor
DEHB142PassThis Act will improve guidelines for training by school districts and charters as it pertains to School Resource Officers (SRO), their duties and training when interacting with students with disabilities. The limitations and prohibitions described in...
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2017-09-29
Signed by Governor
DEHB258PassThis bill allows for the donation of either sick leave or annual leave without having to do so in equal amounts. Additionally, a person can donate sick leave or annual leave but does not have to donate both.
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2017-09-29
Signed by Governor
DEHB15PassThis bill creates a requirement that all public high schools, including charter schools, shall offer at least one computer science course at the high school level by the 2020-2021 school year. Also, this bill creates a requirement that, by the 2018-2...
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2017-09-22
Signed by Governor
DEHB146PassThis bill will remove the requirement for signatures to be in pen and ink when provided for driver license, identification card, or registration application processes. Removing this provision enables the Division of Motor Vehicles to develop more eff...
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2017-09-21
Signed by Governor
DEHB265PassThe purpose of this bill is to make full time paid firefighters in volunteer fire companies in this State eligible to join the Delaware County and Municipal/Police/Firefighter Pension Plan.
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2017-09-15
Signed by Governor
DEHB61PassThis bill will add 4 new check-off donation boxes on the Delaware personal income tax return whereby individuals may choose to donate a portion of their tax refund, or designate an amount in addition to the tax they owe that will be transferred by th...
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2017-09-14
Signed by Governor
DESB46PassThis legislation modernizes Delaware's Self-Service Storage Facility Act to account for the wide proliferation of online news and auction sites, as well as to establish frameworks for: (1) towing of certain property for which rent and other charg...
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2017-09-14
Signed by Governor
DEHB164PassThis bill dissolves the Human Trafficking Coordinating Council and reestablishes it as the Human Trafficking Interagency Coordinating Council. The bill establishes the members of the Council and the chair and vice-chair. The bill also requires that a...
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2017-09-14
Signed by Governor
DEHB203PassThis Act directs the Division of Medicaid and Medical Assistance, Division of Public Health, and Office of Management and Budget Human Resources Management (the Agencies) to report to the General Assembly every 2 years the impacts and costs associat...
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2017-09-14
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
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
DEHB122PassThis bill provides greater protection to correctional officers and other state employees who are assaulted in detention facilities by prohibiting assaults committed with a reckless state of mind.
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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
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
DESB32PassThis Act establishes a procedure by which a mortgagee that changes its notice address from the notice address as provided in any mortgage or assignment of mortgage may, at its option, provide public notice of its new notice address.
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2017-08-30
Signed by Governor
DEHB181PassThis Act makes updates to how reports of child abuse and neglect are handled by the various members of the multidisciplinary team. The Act codifies the multidisciplinary team and case. The Act adds additional duties to the Investigation Coordinator, ...
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2017-08-30
Signed by Governor
DEHB206PassThis Act allows the Division of Motor Vehicles to issue a conditional license at the request of the Justice of the Peace for a Driving Under the Influence offender whose charge is still pending, but whose license has been suspended by the Division of...
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2017-08-30
Signed by Governor
DEHB216PassThis amendment to Section 8-200 of the Charter of the City of Wilmington raises some of the threshold amounts for bid requirements in the procurement process. The purpose of the amendment is to improve City of Wilmington procurement procedures, incre...
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2017-08-30
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
DEHB257PassThis bill increases the line of duty death benefits from $150,000 to $200,000 for those persons covered under Chapter 66, Title 18 of the Delaware Code. Additionally, the bill increases the maximum amount payable in any year from $30,000 to $40,000.
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2017-08-09
Signed by Governor
DESB40PassThis legislation adopts the NAICs Corporate Governance Annual Disclosure Model Act, and requires Delaware-domiciled insurers to provide to the Commissioner on an annual basis a summary of the insurers or insurance groups corporate governance structur...
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2017-08-02
Signed by Governor
DEHB229PassThis bill concerns sick leave payout for retired State Troopers who became reemployed in public education. Specifically, this bill adds language to the code that would treat retired State Troopers the same as other educational employees as it relates...
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2017-08-02
Signed by Governor
DEHB80PassThis Act replaces existing Chapter 83 of the Delaware Insurance Code and sets forth the permissible uses of credit information in rating personal insurance. This Act also prohibits insurance companies from increasing rates on current customers solely...
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2017-08-01
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
DESB64PassThis bill removes the requirement that the Governor must declare a State of Emergency before issuing a Level 1 Driving Warning.
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2017-07-21
Signed by Governor
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