Delaware Representative John Mitchell [D]

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DEHB259IntroIn 2006, Delaware enacted Jessicas Law, which requires first time offenders convicted of a specified sexual offense against a child under 14 years of age and individuals previously convicted of a Class A or B sexual offense in Title 11 and subsequent...
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2017-06-23
To House Judiciary Committee
DEHB257IntroThis 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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2017-06-22
To House Public Safety & Homeland Security Committee
DESB129IntroThis 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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2017-06-22
To Senate Agriculture Committee
DEHB258IntroThis 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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2017-06-22
To House Administration Committee
DEHCR43EngrossThis resolution proclaims June 19, 2017, 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 act...
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2017-06-20
Introduced in House
DEHB242IntroVapor products, commonly known as e-cigarettes or vape products, are increasing in popularity. This Act adds a definition of vapor products to Chapter 53, Title 30 (regarding Tobacco Product Tax), includes vapor products as a type of tobacco product,...
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2017-06-15
To House Revenue & Finance Committee
DEHB241IntroThis Act increases the States alcoholic beverage tax rates. The rate for beer increases by 2¢ per 12 ounce can. The rate for wine increases by approximately 3¢ per 5 ounce serving. The rate for spirits containing more than 25% ethyl alcohol...
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2017-06-15
To House Revenue & Finance Committee
DEHB235IntroThis bill encourages spaying, neutering, and vaccination in order to limit the number of unwanted cats and protect the public from rabies and other diseases carried by unvaccinated animals. The bill defines free-roaming cats and also free-roaming cat...
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2017-06-15
[Hearing: Jun 28 @ 12:00 pm]
To House Health & Human Development Committee
DESB121IntroThis bill requires the Family Court of the State of Delaware to report adjudications of delinquency involving physical or sexual assault crimes, which are defined in this bill as they are in Title 31 of the Delaware Code, section 309, governing backg...
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2017-06-15
To Senate Judicial & Community Affairs Committee
DEHB233IntroThis bill clarifies that the Division of Forensic Science can set reasonable fees in its regulations related to the issuance of any postmortem record, cremation permit, or statistics, which are services it currently provides at no cost. The collectio...
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2017-06-14
To House Public Safety & Homeland Security Committee
DEHB229IntroThis 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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2017-06-13
To House Education 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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2017-06-13
To House Judiciary Committee
DEHB223IntroThis bill places restrictions on the placement of clothing bins. The bill requires a person who places a clothing bin on a property to first obtain a permit from the Department of Health and Social Services before placing the bin.
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2017-06-13
To House Health & Human Development Committee
DESB118IntroThis bill would prohibit individuals with an adjudication of delinquency involving physical or sexual assault crimes against another child or an adult from being an employee, volunteer, or contractor for a child-serving entity. Such prohibition shall...
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2017-06-13
To Senate Judicial & Community Affairs Committee
DESB120IntroThis bill would prevent an employer operating a nursing facility or similar facility from employing or continuing to employ a person with an adjudication of delinquency deemed disqualifying by DHSS's regulations.
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2017-06-13
To Senate Health, Children & Social Services Committee
DEHB216IntroThis 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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2017-06-08
To House Administration Committee
DESCR26EngrossThis Concurrent Resolution recognizes June 2017 as LGBTQ Pride Month in the State of Delaware.
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2017-06-07
Introduced in Senate
DEHB80EngrossThis 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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2017-06-06
To House Economic Development/Banking/Insurance/Commerce Committee
DESB3EngrossThis 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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2017-06-06
To Senate Health, Children & Social Services Committee
DEHB203IntroThis 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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2017-06-01
To House Health & Human Development Committee
DEHB201EngrossThis Act clarifies that after a physician-patient relationship has been properly established in accordance with this section, subsequent communications and treatment may be conducted as the doctor and patient deem appropriate. As with all practice of...
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2017-06-01
[Hearing: Jun 28 @ 2:00 pm]
To House Economic Development/Banking/Insurance/Commerce Committee
DEHB199IntroThe Board of Pension Trustees has established policies and practices for the administration of the Delaware Public Employees Retirement System. Based on the recommendations of the Boards Best Practices review, this Act will codify some of these polic...
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2017-06-01
To House Administration Committee
DEHB204IntroThis 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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2017-06-01
To House Judiciary Committee
DEHB192IntroThis bill creates a special license plate for emergency medical services professionals.
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2017-06-01
To House Public Safety & Homeland Security Committee
DEHB206IntroThis 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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2017-06-01
To House Judiciary Committee
DEHB205IntroThis Act authorizes a court to impose as a condition of bail that a person charged with misdemeanor Driving Under the Influence not be permitted to drive a vehicle. This Act also allows the Justice of the Peace Court to retain jurisdiction to impose,...
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2017-06-01
To House Judiciary Committee
DESB95IntroThis bill establishes a 20 year retirement for correction officers and specified peace officers within the State Employees Pension plan. The bill amends the multiplier prospectively for the calculation of pension benefits for correction officers and ...
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2017-06-01
To Senate Finance Committee
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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2017-05-22
To Senate Corrections & Public Safety Committee
DEHB188EngrossCriminal 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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2017-05-18
To House Housing & Community Affairs Committee
DEHB189EnrollThe 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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2017-05-18
To House Transportation/Land Use and Infrastructure Committee
DEHB185EngrossThe 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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2017-05-18
To House Public Safety & Homeland Security Committee
DEHB179IntroThis Act permits State employees who are employed by the Delaware State 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 any reduction. Those employee...
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2017-05-16
To House Public Safety & Homeland Security Committee
DEHB174IntroThis Act raises the first offense of purchasing or obtaining a firearm for someone not legally qualified to own, possess or purchase one from a Class F to a Class E Felony. This change is to deter such "straw purchases" by making jail time ...
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2017-05-16
To House Public Safety & Homeland Security Committee
DEHB5IntroThis Act is the first leg of an amendment to the Delaware Constitution to provide for equal rights. This amendment would advance human dignity and equality for all under the Delaware Constitution, and would correct a constitutional shortcoming. It su...
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2017-05-16
To House Administration Committee
DEHB181EngrossThis 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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2017-05-16
To House Judiciary Committee
DEHB171IntroThis Bill amends the Board composition to provide that a slot may be filled by an audiologist or by a hearing aid dispenser which shall address the challenge in locating a hearing aid dispenser to serve on the Board. Further, this Bill adds a definit...
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2017-05-11
To House Administration Committee
DEHB164IntroThis 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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2017-05-09
To House Judiciary Committee
DEHB2IntroThis Act is the first leg of an amendment to the Delaware Constitution to provide for equal protection. This amendment would advance human dignity and equality for all under the Delaware Constitution, and would correct a constitutional shortcoming. I...
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2017-05-09
To House Administration Committee
DEHB161IntroThis bill requires the Department of Transportation to provide the General Assembly with an annual report for community transportation fund expenditures.
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2017-05-09
To House Transportation/Land Use and Infrastructure Committee
DEHB167EnrollCooking wine contains alcohol but has been exempted from alcohol regulation by the federal government (Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau) and many states as long as it contains no more than 20% alcohol by volume and no less than 1.5% salt, the...
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2017-05-09
To House Economic Development/Banking/Insurance/Commerce Committee
DESB69EngrossSection 1. Sections 1, 2, 5, 6, 7, 11 and 36 of this Act amend Sections 151(f), 202(a), 219(a), 219(c), 224, 232(c) and 364 of Title 8, respectively. Amendments to Sections 219, 224 and 232 and related provisions are intended to provide specific stat...
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2017-05-05
To Senate Elections & Government Affairs Committee
DESB72EnrollThis 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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2017-05-05
To Senate Banking, Business & Insurance Committee
DESB71EngrossThis 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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2017-05-05
To Senate Banking, Business & Insurance Committee
DESB70EngrossSections 1 and 7. These sections amend Sections 15-108(d) and 15-1102(a)(1)(a) of the Act to clarify and confirm the distinction between domestic partnerships and foreign partnerships and to make certain other conforming changes.
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2017-05-05
To Senate Banking, Business & Insurance Committee
DESB50IntroDelaware's Community College System, operated by Delaware Technical and Community College (the College), plays a critical role in the State's economy by providing workforce development and transfer education that connects Delawareans with goo...
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2017-04-28
To Senate Finance Committee
DEHB151IntroThis Act revises Delawares hate crime statute to make law enforcement, firefighters and emergency personnel protected classes. Nationwide we have seen unprecedented number of unprovoked attacks upon our first responders. This Act provides additional ...
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2017-04-27
To House Public Safety & Homeland Security Committee
DESB73EngrossThis Act provides clearer language concerning license requirements, gives licensees a much clearer understanding of prohibited acts, discipline and penalties; and grants the ability of the Professional Licensing Section to promulgate regulations, and...
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2017-04-27
To Senate Sunset Committee
DESB63EnrollSection 1 of this Act updates the Delaware Code relating to the Board of Nursing (Board) by eliminating conflicting definitions of an advanced practice registered nurse in the Code, correcting inaccurate cross-references, and eliminating references t...
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2017-04-27
To Senate Sunset Committee
DEHB148IntroThis bill would allow Delaware residents two new deductions from personal income tax. The first is a deduction from taxable income of up to $2,500 for contributions to a 529 College Savings Plan. The second is a deduction from taxable income of up to...
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2017-04-26
To House Revenue & Finance Committee
DEHB146EngrossThis 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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2017-04-25
To House Transportation/Land Use and Infrastructure Committee
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