Delaware Representative John Mitchell [D]

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DEHB262IntroThis Act permits the Division of Motor Vehicles to assign special license plates for firefighters, auxiliary members, or volunteer ambulance members to vehicles owned by an artificial entity, including a corporation, company, association, firm, partn...
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2019-12-12
To House Public Safety & Homeland Security Committee
DEHB56PassThis act names the Delaware portion of U.S. Route 301 between Route 1 and the Delaware Maryland State line as First Responders Memorial Highway.
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2019-09-13
Signed by Governor
DESB78PassThis Act requires that the health education programs presented by the Department of Education include instruction on what it means to "consent" in the context of a sexual encounter.
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2019-09-10
Signed by Governor
DEHB275IntroThis bill permits the owner of a beer garden or food establishment to permit leashed dogs on licensed outdoor patios of food establishments and in beer gardens.
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2019-08-30
To House Administration Committee
DEHB113PassThis bill clarifies that Delaware law enforcement may enter into agreements to provide mutual assistance to other jurisdictions.
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2019-08-20
Signed by Governor
DESB63PassThe Delaware Equal Accommodations Law, Chapter 45 of Title 6 of the Delaware Code, prevents discrimination against people because of their race, age, marital status, creed, color, sex, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national orig...
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2019-08-20
Signed by Governor
DEHB7PassThis Bill modifies the impact of criminal history on an applicants eligibility for licensure and thereby removes certain barriers to employment. It gives the Board the discretion to grant a waiver of a felony conviction for a crime committed against ...
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2019-08-12
Signed by Governor
DEHB30PassUnmanned aircraft systems are capable of introducing contraband into detention facilities without undergoing correctional officer inspections. This bill seeks to prohibit the use of unmanned aircraft systems (drones) to introduce contraband into dete...
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2019-08-08
Signed by Governor
DESB92PassDelaware is one of only 3 states that does not offer some form of adult dental coverage through Medicaid (alongside Tennessee and Alabama).
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2019-08-06
Signed by Governor
DEHB95PassThis Act expands the permitted uses of unclaimed electric cooperative capital credits to include investments in energy services for low income members and energy efficiency, renewable energy, battery storage, electrification and emerging energy techn...
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2019-07-31
Signed by Governor
DESB182IntroThis 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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2019-07-31
To Senate Transportation Committee
DESB174IntroThis Act allows special investigators with the Department of Services for Children, Youth and Their Families to make arrests and render assistance to other police officers.
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2019-07-31
To Senate Judicial Committee
DESB184IntroThis Act clarifies Delawares driving under the influence (DUI) law related to intensive inpatient or outpatient drug and alcohol treatment for felony DUI offenders. The current law has resulted in differing interpretations regarding treatment; specif...
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2019-07-31
To Senate Transportation Committee
DEHB74PassThis bill enables a key component of the Take Care Delaware program, a partnership between law enforcement and schools to adopt a trauma-informed approach to children who have been identified at the scene of a traumatic event. The Take Care Delaware ...
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2019-07-26
Signed by Governor
DEHB92PassThis bill creates an Expanded Learning Opportunities Subcommittee as part of the Interagency Resource Management Committee (IRMC) to provide research, recommendations, and coordination regarding before and after school programs and summer learning op...
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2019-07-23
Signed by Governor
DEHB131PassThis bill reduces the required number of meetings that the Advisory Council on Video Lottery Planning and the Advisory Council on Charitable Gaming Planning must hold each calendar year and authorizes the Lottery Director to add certain sports lotter...
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2019-07-23
Signed by Governor
DESB137PassThis Act creates the crimes of unlawful possession of a drug masking product, punishable as a class A misdemeanor, and unlawful distribution, delivery, or sale of a drug masking product, punishable as a class E felony. Drug masking products are desig...
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2019-07-23
Signed by Governor
DESB156PassIn January 2019, the Code Revisors provided the General Assembly with a list of potential technical corrections that they identified as they revised the Delaware Code to reflect legislation that was enacted by the 149th General Assembly in 2018 or as...
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2019-07-23
Signed by Governor
DEHB246PassThis bill adds the intentional touching of another person with semen to the definition of sexual contact. By doing so, the act of a person intentionally touching another person with semen without consent becomes the crime of unlawful sexual contact t...
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2019-07-23
Signed by Governor
DEHB59PassThis Act requires the Secretary of the Department of Transportation to publish the transaction history for funds allocated to each member of the General Assembly under the Community Transportation Fund.
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2019-07-17
Signed by Governor
DESB75PassThis Act makes the following changes to provisions required in life insurance policies issued in this State:
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2019-07-17
Signed by Governor
DESB74PassThis bill makes modification to the New Economy Jobs Credit allowing qualified employers to pro-rate their job creation activity in the first certified year, ensuring the indexation of the salary threshold is conducted prior to the calendar year to a...
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2019-07-17
Signed by Governor
DESB93PassThis Act permits a horse racetrack to make and sell beer on the horse racetrack premises for consumption on or off the licensed premises. This Act also makes technical corrections to existing law.
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2019-07-17
Signed by Governor
DESB102PassThis Bill establishes the pilotage rates for the Pilots Association for the Bay and River Delaware for 2020, 2021 and 2022.
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2019-07-17
Signed by Governor
DESB101PassThe opioid epidemic spreading through Delaware has reached critical levels, with 210 fentanyl-related deaths in 2017. This legislation will update the schedule for Fentanyl analogues, consistent with language used by the Drug Enforcement Administrati...
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2019-07-17
Signed by Governor
DESB140PassThis Act will expand New Castle Countys limited authority to lease park land or land held in public trust to include leases for erecting, maintaining and operating wireless communications facilities. State law currently limits public land leases to t...
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2019-07-17
Signed by Governor
DEHJR5PassThis Joint Resolution recognizes the University of Delaware's Center for Environmental Monitoring and Analysis as the official repository of historical and real-time weather and climatological observations for the State of Delaware.
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2019-07-17
Signed by Governor
DEHB123PassThis Act allows the Public Guardian to act as a representative payee for Social Security benefits or as a VA fiduciary for Department of Veterans Affairs benefits. This Act also allows the Court to appoint a guardian with limited powers, to act as gu...
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2019-07-04
Signed by Governor
DEHB197PassThis Act is a recommendation following the comprehensive analysis of the Family Court Adjudicated Drug Court Program conducted by Family Court, the Department of Services for Children, Youth and their Families, the Department of Justice, and the Offi...
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2019-07-04
Signed by Governor
DEHB202EngrossThis bill creates a pilot program for the Red Clay School District to utilize external camera systems on their school buses to catch motorists that illegally pass school buses and to punish these motorists by issuing them a civil penalty. The purpose...
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2019-07-01
Laid On Table in Senate
DEHB38PassThis Act establishes in-person early voting in Delaware beginning January 1, 2022. Registered voters will be allowed to vote in-person during at least 10 days before an election, up to and including the Saturday and Sunday immediately before the elec...
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2019-06-30
Signed by Governor
DEHB49IntroThis bill changes the earned income tax credit from nonrefundable to refundable. For tax year 2020 and thereafter, the rate of the credit is in the amount of 5.9 %.
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2019-06-30
Stricken in House
DEHB229EngrossThis Act increases the non-refundable income tax credit from $400 to $500 for active members of Delaware volunteer fire, ambulance, or rescue service company or its auxiliary. This Act also makes technical changes to conform existing law to the stand...
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2019-06-30
Passed By House. Votes: 41 YES
DEHJR9EngrossThis Joint Resolution vacates the parkland dedication for Tax Parcel No. 19-009.00-011 ("the Property"), removing the restrictions on permitted uses for public parks, held in public trust as provided in the common law, including the restric...
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2019-06-30
Passed By House. Votes: 41 YES
DEHJR7EngrossThis Joint Resolution vacates the parkland dedication for ± .22 acres of Tax Parcel No. 19-009.00-015, as depicted in the exhibit that accompanies this Joint Resolution, thereby removing the restrictions on permitted uses for public parks, held ...
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2019-06-30
Passed By House. Votes: 41 YES
DEHJR8EngrossThis Joint Resolution vacates the parkland dedication for ± .31 acres of Tax Parcel No. 07-039.30-002 (the Property), as depicted in the exhibit that accompanies this Joint Resolution, thereby removing the restrictions on permitted uses for publ...
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2019-06-30
Passed By House. Votes: 41 YES
DESCR63EngrossThis Concurrent Resolution confirms Mark J. Cutrona as the new Director of Research of Legislative Council.
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2019-06-30
Passed In House by Voice Vote
DEHB115PassThis Bill requires Podiatrists, Dentists, Doctors, Nurses and Optometrists who issue prescriptions to utilize electronic prescriptions except under certain exceptions.
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2019-06-27
Signed by Governor
DESB139EngrossIn an effort to ensure the safety and wellbeing of dogs, this legislation improves shelter and tether standards in hazardous weather conditions, including clarifying restrictions on outdoor housing and tethering for dogs during hazardous weather cond...
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2019-06-27
Reported Out of Committee (Health & Human Development) in House with 8 On Its Merits
DEHB221EnrollThe bill makes any "police officer" employed by the State and its political subdivisions not currently under the jurisdiction of the Police Officers' and Firefighters' Employment Relations Act subject to it. The purpose of this bill...
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2019-06-27
Passed By Senate. Votes: 20 YES 1 ABSENT
DEHCR52EngrossThis resolution urges the Director of the Delaware Division of Public Health to designate Alzheimer's Disease and other dementias as public health issues.
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2019-06-27
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
DESCR59EngrossThis Concurrent Resolution recognizes September 2019 as "Prostate Cancer Awareness Month" in the State of Delaware
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2019-06-27
Passed In House by Voice Vote
DEHCR59EngrossThis Concurrent Resolution acknowledges June as LGBTQA+ Pride Month and recognizes the 50th Anniversary of Stonewall.
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2019-06-27
Passed By Senate. Votes: 18 YES 1 NOT VOTING 2 ABSENT
DESCR65EngrossThe Department of Health and Human Services (DHSS) was established in 1970 by legislative enactment with a broad and crucial mandate: to supervise the health, well being, and life of Delaware citizens. In the decades since, the population of Delaware...
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2019-06-27
Passed In House by Voice Vote
DEHB114PassThis Bill raises the time periods for public access to individual vital records from 72 years to 80 years after the date of birth, and from 40 years to 50 years after the date of death or marriage.
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2019-06-26
Signed by Governor
DESB126EngrossThis Act expands eligibility for Line-of-Duty disability benefits to paid firefighters who work for municipal fire departments and to fire service instructors and fire marshals who work for the State and for nonphysical disabilities.
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2019-06-26
Reported Out of Committee (Public Safety & Homeland Security) in House with 7 On Its Merits
DEHR15IntroThis Resolution directs the Department of Transportation to make improvements to the administrative process of the collection of toll violations.
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2019-06-26
Passed In House by Voice Vote
DESB16PassThis Act authorizes the Division of Motor Vehicles (Division) to issue special registration plates to motorcycle clubs without having to enact a special law for each request. A motorcycle club must have 50 applications for its special registration pl...
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2019-06-25
Signed by Governor
DESCR55EngrossThis concurrent resolution recognizes the 100th anniversary of the American Legion Auxiliary in the State of Delaware.
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2019-06-25
Passed In House by Voice Vote
DESB159EngrossThis Act authorizes the Governor, Attorney General, Secretary of the Department, or General Assembly to request, and requires the Auditor of Accounts conduct or contract for, an audit of a charter school's business and financial transactions, rec...
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2019-06-25
To House Education Committee
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