Delaware Representative John Mitchell [D]

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DEHB312PassThis Act includes emergency medical technicians within the definition of employee under the County/Municipal Police/Firefighter Pension Plan.
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2018-08-10
Signed by Governor
DEHB329PassThis Bill eliminates the prohibition against the mere possession of a body-gripping trap with a jaw spread in excess of 5 inches, while maintaining the prohibition against actually using one in Delaware. This modification is necessary because many li...
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2018-08-10
Signed by Governor
DEHB324PassThis Act requires that the Office of Child Care Licensing include application forms, the specific requirements to obtain a license, and due process provisions in regulations to ensure that child care providers have clear notice of what is required, t...
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2018-08-10
Signed by Governor
DEHB439PassThis Bill authorizes the Thoroughbred Racing Commission to be a member of the new Interstate Anti-Doping and Drug Testing Standards Compact. Under the Bill the Thoroughbred Racing Commission would become a member of an interstate Compact with other p...
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2018-08-10
Signed by Governor
DESB242PassThis Act creates Pay for Success contracts. A Pay for Success contract is an agreement between a State agency and either a program intermediary or an investor under which an investor will provide upfront capital to fund a service, program, or economi...
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2018-08-08
Signed by Governor
DESB91PassThis 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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2018-07-23
Signed by Governor
DEHB342PassThis Act makes changes and adds clarifying language to the dealership licensing section of Title21. First, it allows for the suspension of a dealership license for violations of either Title 21 or Title 30 rather than the current requirement for viol...
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2018-07-23
Signed by Governor
DESB181PassThis 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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2018-07-23
Signed by Governor
DESB182PassThis 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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2018-07-23
Signed by Governor
DESB180PassSection 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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2018-07-23
Signed by Governor
DESB183PassThis 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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2018-07-23
Signed by Governor
DESB214PassThe Division of Forensic Science (Division) produces numerous postmortem examination reports, autopsy reports, and laboratory reports annually. Given the high volume, and consistent with National Association of Medical Examiners accreditation standar...
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2018-07-23
Signed by Governor
DEHB431PassThis Act requires long-term care facilities to offer the influenza vaccine to all employees with direct contact with patients. It also requires the facility to keep a record of a signed statement from each employee that the vaccine has been offered.
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2018-07-23
Signed by Governor
DESB247PassThis Act, consistent with longstanding practice throughout the State expressly recognized in the existing statute, clarifies the manner in which criminal justice agencies may inform the public of information related to arrests. In addition, this Act ...
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2018-07-23
Signed by Governor
DEHB474PassThis Act includes Probation and Parole Officers in the Department of Services for Children, Youth and their Families under the definitions of Law-Enforcement Officer under the Law-Enforcement Officers Bill of Rights.
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2018-07-23
Signed by Governor
DEHB351PassIn 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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2018-07-17
Signed by Governor
DEHB367PassThis is a housekeeping bill to codify the existing practices with administering the Municipal Street Aid program.
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2018-07-17
Signed by Governor
DESB228PassThis 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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2018-07-17
Signed by Governor
DEHB326PassThis Act creates the Delaware Advance Scholarship Program (Program). The goal of this Act is to encourage Delaware students with intellectual disabilities to pursue studies for a comprehensive certificate or degree at a Delaware institution of higher...
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2018-07-11
Signed by Governor
DEHB113EnrollThis bill changes the earned income tax credit from nonrefundable to refundable. This bill creates a table for the percentage of earned income credit for tax years 2018 and after. Currently, if spouses file a joint federal return but separate State r...
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2018-07-01
Passed By House. Votes: 37 YES 1 NO 3 ABSENT
DEHB179EnrollThis 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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2018-07-01
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
DEHB259PassIn 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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2018-07-01
Signed by Governor
DESB149EnrollThis 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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2018-07-01
Passed By House. Votes: 41 YES
DEHB384PassThis bill removes an out-of-date provision in the Code that authorizes Kent County Government to employ a janitor or janitors for the care of the County Courthouse. The State purchased the Kent County Courthouse from Kent County in 2003.
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2018-07-01
Signed by Governor
DEHB392PassSection 1 of this Act provides that the Director of Revenue shall make tax returns available via the Internet on or before January 15 of each tax year.
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2018-07-01
Signed by Governor
DEHB403EnrollThis amendment removes the notary requirement for requests for absentee ballots in municipal elections.
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2018-07-01
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
DEHB475PassThis Bill is the Fiscal Year 2019 Bond and Capital Improvements Act.
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2018-07-01
Signed by Governor
DESB139PassThis 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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2018-06-30
Signed by Governor
DESB165PassThis 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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2018-06-30
Signed by Governor
DESB171EnrollIndividuals who are released from prison face many hurdles as they re-enter the community, including difficulty obtaining identification documents. Lacking identification imposes additional hurdles as these individuals attempt to find housing and emp...
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2018-06-30
Passed By House. Votes: 40 YES 1 ABSENT
DESB232PassThis Act expands the total number of vice-chancellors on the Court of Chancery to 6 and makes technical corrections to conform existing law to the standards of the Delaware Legislative Drafting Manual.
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2018-06-30
Signed by Governor
DESB243EnrollSince 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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2018-06-30
Passed By House. Votes: 35 YES 6 ABSENT
DESCR78EngrossThis Senate Concurrent Resolution establishes a Veterans Sub-Committee of the Correction & Law Enforcement Committee of the States Behavioral Health Consortium.
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2018-06-30
Passed In House by Voice Vote
DEHB353EnrollSection 1 of this Act clarifies that the intent of Senate Bill No. 32 of the 149th General Assembly was to require mortgagees to file a statement of mortgagee address change when its notice address changed, not to require mortgagees to include each m...
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2018-06-28
Passed By Senate. Votes: 20 YES 1 ABSENT
DEHB416IntroThis Bill creates a tax exemption for non-profit owned swimming pools in New Castle County and Kent County. Sussex County has no similar exemption statute.
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2018-06-28
Amendment HA 2 to HB 416 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
DEHB104EnrollThe 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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2018-06-28
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
DESB216EngrossThis Act strengthens the shelter requirements for dogs that are kept outside by requiring the following:
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2018-06-28
To House Appropriations Committee
DESCR79EngrossThis Senate Concurrent Resolution directs the Department of Education, with the assistance of the Delaware Interscholastic Athletic Association, to promulgate regulations that permit coaches to coach student athletes out of season, with restrictions ...
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2018-06-28
Passed In House by Voice Vote
DEHB124EngrossImporters, manufacturers and dealers of destructive weapons are licensed and regulated under Federal law. Under existing Delaware law, importers, manufacturers and dealers of destructive weapons are not permitted to deliver them to purchasers in Dela...
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2018-06-27
Passed By House. Votes: 32 YES 7 NO 2 ABSENT
DEHB331EnrollThis 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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2018-06-27
Passed By Senate. Votes: 19 YES 2 ABSENT
DEHB310PassThe 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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2018-06-27
Signed by Governor
DEHB222PassThis Substitute Act incorporates House Bill No. 222, and also makes the following changes to House Bill No. 222:
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2018-06-27
Signed by Governor
DEHB368EnrollThis Act creates the Green Alert Program to aid in locating missing members of the armed forces, including veterans, who have a physical or mental health condition that is related to their service. This Act is modeled after Delawares existing Gold Al...
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2018-06-27
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
DESB177PassThis 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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2018-06-27
Signed by Governor
DESB202PassThis Act ensures that the spouses of those killed in the line of duty are able to receive benefits for the remainder of their lives regardless of future marital status. When a surviving spouse remarries, the surviving spouse's benefit is reduced ...
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2018-06-27
Signed by Governor
DEHB235EnrollThis 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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2018-06-26
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
DEHB440EnrollHouse Substitute No. 1 for House Bill 440 differs from House Bill 440 only in that it locates the Overdose System of Care and the Overdose System of Care Committee in Chapter 97 of Title 16 instead of in Chapter 10 of Title 16.
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2018-06-26
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
DEHB90EngrossThis bill establishes in-person early voting for the State of Delaware. Registered voters will be allowed to vote in-person for at least 10 days prior to an election, up to and including the Saturday and Sunday immediately prior to the election at lo...
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2018-06-21
To Senate Elections & Government Affairs Committee
DEHB292EnrollThis 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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2018-06-21
Passed By Senate. Votes: 19 YES 2 ABSENT
DEHB400EngrossThis bill provides for election day registration for presidential primary, primary, special, and general elections whereas currently the deadline is the fourth Saturday prior to the date of the election. Moreover, same day registration at polling pla...
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2018-06-21
To Senate Elections & Government Affairs Committee
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