Delaware Representative John Mitchell [D]

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DEHB43PassThis Act extends the limited licensing exemption for adjusters, who are dispatched by insurers to the State after catastrophic events, such as hurricanes or tornadoes, to appraisers. This change will allow for the prompt appraisal and settlement of m...
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2021-09-17
Signed by Governor
DEHB103PassThis bill clarifies definitions relating to airbags, counterfeit supplemental restraint system components, nonfunctional airbags, and supplemental restraint systems, and prohibited trade practices.
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2021-09-17
Signed by Governor
DESB78PassSenate Bill No. 78 enhances the qualifications for an individual to serve as a member of a school board or the State Board of Education.
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2021-09-17
Signed by Governor
DEHB7PassThis Act makes permanent and temporary changes to the Adult Correction Healthcare Review Committee ("ACHRC") which is a committee that serves in an advisory capacity to the Governor, General Assembly and the Commissioner of the Department o...
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2021-09-17
Signed by Governor
DEHB121PassThis Act removes the October 5, 2021 sunset provision in Chapter 196, Volume 81 of the Laws of Delaware so that the rule of the road for bicycles approaching or entering intersections with 2 or fewer lane roads, § 4196A (c) of Title 21 of the Delawa...
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2021-09-17
Signed by Governor
DEHB132PassThis Act changes the definition of tavern from an establishment with a special space and accommodation for sale of beer by the glass for consumption on the premises to an establishment with a special space and accommodation for sale of beer and wine ...
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2021-09-17
Signed by Governor
DESB92PassCurrent law grants an active Delaware volunteer firefighter, active Delaware volunteer EMT, or life-member of a Delaware volunteer fire department who is a Delaware resident a free surf fishing vehicle permit each year. Current law allows an active D...
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2021-09-17
Signed by Governor
DEHB31PassThis bill repeals certain provisions in Title 11 relating to abortion including provisions which treat abortion differently than other medical procedures, and provisions which criminalize women and the sale of medical devices and medicines.
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2021-09-17
Signed by Governor
DEHB249PassThis Act creates a tuition reimbursement program for volunteer firefighters, similar to already existing programs for law enforcement officers and National Guard members. Pursuant to this program, active volunteer firefighters may be reimbursed for t...
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2021-09-17
Signed by Governor
DEHB81PassThis Act allows 2 or more microbreweries to share brewing equipment if the microbreweries maintain separate premises to sell their product to consumers and wholesalers.
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2021-09-15
Signed by Governor
DEHB5PassIf a community owner proposes a rent increase that exceeds the Consumer Price Index For All Urban Consumers in the Philadelphia-Wilmington-Atlantic City area (CPI-U), then the Delaware Manufactured Home relocation Authority is mandated to hold a fina...
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2021-09-15
Signed by Governor
DESB74PassThis Act relates to the police and fire pension fund provisions of Chapter 7, Title 18 of the Delaware Code. The Act clarifies that an eligible retiree must be alive on July 1 of each biennial payout year in order to receive the payment provided for ...
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2021-09-15
Signed by Governor
DEHB136PassThe Bill sets forth 8 factors a court must consider in determining a proposed relocation of a child for a period of 60 days or more in litigation involving custody or visitation. These factors include: (1) the nature, quality, extent, and duration of...
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2021-09-15
Signed by Governor
DEHB159PassThis act modifies the locations at which sheriffs sales may be conducted to provide the sheriffs with needed flexibility and to modernize the sheriffs sale process. The recent COVID-19 pandemic has revealed substantial inflexibility in 10 Del. C. § ...
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2021-09-15
Signed by Governor
DEHB173PassThis Act allows the parent or guardian of a military-connected student to preliminarily enroll the student by remote registration in a school district where the parent or guardian is in the active military of the United States or in full-time status ...
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2021-09-15
Signed by Governor
DEHB167PassThe National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has issued a final rule for odometer disclosure. NHTSAs final rule became effective January 1, 2021. The new rule extends the age of vehicles exempt from odometer disclosure from 10 years old...
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2021-09-15
Signed by Governor
DESB157PassDelawares Power of Attorney statute requires a notary to verify the signature on a document. Many financial institutions have difficulty having the customer appear before a notary for that notarization. There are several electronic signature verifica...
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2021-09-15
Signed by Governor
DEHB245PassThis bill changes the deadline for the General Assembly to reapportion and redistrict the State after each federal decennial census to within 120 days following receipt of the federal decennial census data for redistricting pursuant to Public Law 94-...
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2021-09-15
Signed by Governor
DESB122PassThis Act provides that the County Attorney of New Castle County, consistent with other department directors of New Castle County government, is appointed by the County Executive with the advice and consent of the New Castle County Council. Pursuant t...
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2021-09-10
Signed by Governor
DEHB213PassThis Act amends the Charter of the Town of Elsmere and Title 21 of the Delaware Code to create a Voluntary Assessment Center and establish procedures governing the creation and operation of the Center.
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2021-09-10
Signed by Governor
DESJR5PassThis Senate Joint Resolution creates a one-time, Toll Violation Amnesty Program (Amnesty Program) to provide a 3 month long opportunity for people to satisfy toll debt that is in collection from toll violations that occurred on I-95 and SR 1. The Amn...
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2021-09-10
Signed by Governor
DESB25PassChiropractic care is a drugless system of health care. It is uniquely positioned as a treatment for back pain and chronic headaches, which a peer-reviewed medical journal has indicated are alarming drivers of opioid-related deaths. Other peer-reviewe...
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2021-09-10
Signed by Governor
DEHB237PassCurrently, there are police officers in this State that are not covered by the Police Officers and Firefighters Employment Relations Act meaning that they do not possess the right of organization and representation. The purpose of this bill is to all...
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2021-09-10
Signed by Governor
DESB156PassThis Act requires that prevailing wages be paid to laborers and mechanics working on all University of Delaware construction sites or renovation projects that exceed a certain cost. The prevailing wages are set by the Delaware Department of Labor, Di...
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2021-09-09
Signed by Governor
DESB171PassThis Act provides additional procedures necessary to ensure that incarcerated individuals who were residents of Delaware immediately before their date of incarceration are counted for reapportionment and redistricting purposes at their last known res...
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2021-09-08
Signed by Governor
DESB181PassThis Act makes clear that the Town of Delmar, Delaware is a public employer for purposes of the Police Officers' and Firefighters' Employment Relations Act, Chapter 16 of Title 19 of the Delaware Code, and Chapter 16 of Title 19 applies to th...
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2021-09-07
Signed by Governor
DEHB100PassThis Act establishes a mental health services unit for Delaware elementary schools. The unit is at a ratio of 250 full-time equivalent students grades K-5 for a full-time school counselor, school social worker, or licensed clinical social worker. Add...
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2021-08-19
Signed by Governor
DESB117PassThis bill allows schools and school districts to submit an application to the Department of Education to have a school designated as a Purple Star School.
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2021-08-10
Signed by Governor
DESB125PassThis bill provides that the spouse and any child of a member of the active military service of the United States, who has been assigned to duty elsewhere immediately following assignment to duty in Delaware, shall be deemed to be an in-state resident...
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2021-08-10
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
DESB160PassThis allows a policy to be purchased by the Insurance Coverage Office to cover cancer for active Volunteer Firefighters, Paid Firefighters, Fire Marshals, Fire Instructors, Fire Police, EMTs, and Paramedics of the State of Delaware exclusive of those...
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2021-08-10
Signed by Governor
DEHB21PassThis Act adopts the Advanced Practice Registered Nurse Compact. The Compact benefits the public by improving continuity of care, increasing license portability for advanced practice registered nurses, and increasing access to APRN care. Under the Com...
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2021-08-04
Signed by Governor
DEHB133PassThis Act changes the current evaluation system for all teachers from the former Delaware Performance Appraisal System II evaluation to a new Delaware Teacher Growth and Support System. The goal of this new evaluation system is to build a culture of p...
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2021-08-04
Signed by Governor
DEHJR3PassThis House Joint Resolution establishes the Legislative Building Committee for the purpose of studying and recommending a plan to address the technology, security, and space needs for Legislative Hall.
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2021-08-04
Signed by Governor
DEHB227PassThis Act adds child abuse in the third degree to the list of enumerated criminal offenses for which, if convicted, one is by definition considered a perpetrator of domestic violence for purposes of this Child Protection From Domestic Violence Act. Th...
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2021-08-04
Signed by Governor
DEHB86PassThis Act provides increased funding for kindergarten through third grade students identified as eligible for basic special education services. Currently, basic special education is provided for students in fourth through twelfth grade who are identif...
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2021-07-30
Signed by Governor
DESB91PassThis Act leverages technological advances to allow Family Court the flexibility to permit litigants to publish through a legal notices website established by the Court.
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2021-07-30
Signed by Governor
DEHB161PassThis Act adds an additional classification for surgical hospitals. House Bill No. 91 adopted by the 150th General Assembly (82 Del. Laws c. 73) revised the statutory definition of hospital and classified hospitals as either General, Long-term care, P...
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2021-07-30
Signed by Governor
DEHB91PassThis Act amends Delawares Consumer Fraud Act (Subchapter II, Chapter 25, Title 6 of the Code), to give Delaware consumers and businesses the protection against unfair acts or practices in commerce that the General Assembly intended to give them when ...
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2021-07-23
Signed by Governor
DEHB200PassMany of the States waters do not meet water quality standards to support their designated uses, such as for drinking, swimming or supporting aquatic life. The Clean Water for Delaware Act establishes a framework for assessing needs and planning and i...
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2021-07-22
Signed by Governor
DESB15PassThis bill provides for gradual increases in the Delaware minimum wage to $15 over a period of several years.
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2021-07-19
Signed by Governor
DESB72PassThis Act clarifies that discrimination against any person because of religion is illegal under Chapter 45 of Title 6, the Delaware Equal Accommodations Act. Religion and religious beliefs were always intended to be protected under the Delaware Equal ...
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2021-06-30
Signed by Governor
DESB5PassThis Act creates an automatic voter registration system at the Delaware Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV) and grants the State Election Commissioner the authority to implement automatic voter registration at other state agencies that already offer vot...
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2021-06-30
Signed by Governor
DESB89PassThis Act makes the following changes related to traffic control devices erected on order of the Secretary of the Department of Transportation (Secretary) limiting the size and weight of vehicles and loads permitted on a specific highway:
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2021-06-30
Signed by Governor
DEHB151Engross

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Sections 1 and 2 of this Act make clear that an individual who is the subject of a false report is a victim and is entitled to restitution and the benefits of the Victims Bill of Rights.
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2021-06-30
To Senate Judiciary Committee
DESB116PassThis 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 proposed amendme...
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2021-06-30
Signed by Governor
DESB114PassThis 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 amendments of the...
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2021-06-30
Signed by Governor
DESB115PassThis 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 amendments of t...
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2021-06-30
Signed by Governor
DESB113PassSection 1 of the Act amends § 160(c) to clarify that shares of a corporation's capital stock held by any other entity (whether a corporation or non-corporate entity) are not entitled to be either voted or counted for quorum purposes if the corpo...
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2021-06-30
Signed by Governor
DESB7PassThis substitute bill incorporates the provisions of Senate Amendment 2 to the original bill, including reiterating in the Whereas statements the existing law that requires persons arrested for a violent felony while out on bail awaiting trial for a p...
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2021-06-30
Signed by Governor
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