Delaware Representative Peter Schwartzkopf [D]

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DEHB59PassThis bill would allow a court of competent jurisdiction to dismiss minor equipment violations upon a showing that repair(s) have been made. The sections include inoperative horn, missing rear-view mirror, improper window tint, and inoperable headligh...
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2021-09-17
Signed by Governor
DEHB112PassThis Act corrects several technical and typographic errors in the Delaware Common Interest Ownership Act (the DUCIOA) and makes a number of non-controversial changes agreed upon by the Common Interest Community Advisory Council and representatives of...
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2021-09-15
Signed by Governor
DEHB156PassThis Act amends the Charter of the City of Rehoboth Beach to provide that the City Manager may delegate supervisory authority, including supervisory authority over the Citys Beach Patrol. This Act also clarifies that the City Manager has the authorit...
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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
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
DESB173PassThis Act is a comprehensive update to the Charter of Dewey Beach that makes both substantive and technical revisions to diminish instances of ambiguous language and eliminate the use of archaic terms and duplicative provisions.
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2021-09-15
Signed by Governor
DESB191PassThis Act amends the Charter for the City of Lewes by doing all of the following:
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2021-09-15
Signed by Governor
DESB194PassThe Delaware General Assembly incorporated the Board of Public Works of the City of Lewes (the BPW) in 1901 when it, separate from the Charter adopted for the City of Lewes, enacted the Charter of the BPW and empowered it to establish, control, and r...
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2021-09-15
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
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
DEHJR4PassThis Joint Resolution directs the Criminal Justice Council to establish and by November 2, 2021, publish integrity reports on the number of complaints made against police officers in each police agency in this State for the past 3 years, and at least...
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2021-08-23
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
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
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
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
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
DEHB222PassCurrently, blood lead level screening and testing rates are well below what the Division of Public Health would expect them to be based on the risk factors that determine when screening or testing is necessary.
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2021-06-30
Signed by Governor
DEHB28Enroll

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This bill increases the minimum amount of property damage that triggers the mandatory reporting of a vehicular collision to police from $500 to $2,000. This bill also increases the minimum amount of property damage requiring police agencies to invest...
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2021-06-29
Passed By Senate. Votes: 20 YES 1 ABSENT
DEHB131Enroll

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This Act implements the procedure for the notice of a proposed amendment to the Delaware Constitution authorized by the amendment to § 1 of Article XVI of the Delaware Constitution proposed by House Bill No. 130 by doing the following:
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2021-06-29
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
DEHB130Enroll

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This Act is the first leg of an amendment to the Delaware Constitution to enable the General Assembly to designate who is responsible for providing notice of a proposed amendment to the Constitution and how the notice is disseminated. This change giv...
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2021-06-29
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
DESB166Enroll

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Delaware has been irreparably harmed by the opioid crisis. In 2018, 400 people died of an overdose in Delaware, and in 2019, 431 people died of an overdose. Settlements from opioid distributors, manufacturers, and pharmacies are expected to provide s...
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2021-06-29
Passed By House. Votes: 41 YES
DEHB240Enroll

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This Act creates the Korey Thompson Student Emergency Housing Assistance Fund for the benefit of housing insecure undergraduate students at any college or university in Delaware and appropriates $90,000 to the Fund for FY2022. DSHA is charged with ad...
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2021-06-29
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
DEHR17Intro

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This Resolution establishes the Behavioral Health Crisis Care Task Force to study and make findings and recommendations regarding creating a behavioral health crisis care system in this State.
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2021-06-29
Passed In House by Voice Vote
DEHB170Enroll

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This Act allows counties to use Realty Transfer Tax funds to pay expenses related to assessments and reassessments of real property and associated improvements. Further, it permits New Castle County to expand potential referees of tax assessment appe...
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2021-06-24
Passed By Senate. Votes: 20 YES 1 NO
DEHCR32Engross

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This House Concurrent Resolution provides for an open redistricting process that allows for public participation in the 2021 redistricting process. Additionally, this House Concurrent Resolution calls for specific guidelines that the House of Represe...
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2021-06-24
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
DEHR16Intro

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This House Resolution requests each school district and charter school to release in a timely fashion a list containing the names and addresses of all graduating high school seniors to the Department of Education. The Department of Education is reque...
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2021-06-24
Passed In House by Voice Vote
DESCR51Engross

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This resolution raises awareness that the month of May is Melanoma and Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention Month in Delaware and celebrates ongoing research that lowers melanoma rates.
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2021-06-22
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
DESB12Enroll

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The purpose of this act is to open up The Delaware Student Excellence Equals Degree Act (SEED Act) to adult Delaware residents, who are not recent high school graduates. Currently, about 56% of Delawareans age 25-64 lack a post-secondary degree. This...
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2021-06-22
Passed By House. Votes: 40 YES 1 ABSENT
DEHB75Intro

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This Act is the final leg of a constitutional amendment that would eliminate from the Delaware Constitution the limitations as to when an individual may vote by absentee ballot. This amendment to the Delaware Constitution provides that the General As...
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2021-06-17
Laid On Table in House
DEHB80Enroll

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This bill provides that for correction officers and specified peace officers, the amount of ordinary service or disability pension benefits given to state employees shall also include the following: (1) Before January 1, 2022, 2.45% of his or her fin...
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2021-06-17
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
DEHB199Intro

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In 2019, Delaware amended the state constitution to prohibit the denial or abridgement of equal rights under the law based on sex, and thereafter in 2020, race, color, and national origin were added. This Act is the first leg of a constitutional amen...
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2021-06-17
To House Administration Committee
DEHB125Enroll

Recessed
Section 1 of this bill establishes the crimes of possession of an unfinished firearm frame or receiver with no serial number, possession of and manufacturing a covert or undetectable firearm, possession of and manufacturing an untraceable firearm, an...
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2021-06-15
Passed By Senate. Votes: 13 YES 8 NO
DESB60PassThis Act allows nurse practitioners and physician assistants to recommend medical marijuana for adult patients.
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2021-06-15
Signed by Governor
DESCR54Engross

Recessed
This Concurrent Resolution recognizes the young men participating in the 2021 session of Delawares Boys State and commends its sponsor, the American Legion Department of Delaware.
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2021-06-10
Passed In House by Voice Vote
DEHB242Intro

Recessed
This bill makes the deadline for the General Assembly to reapportion and redistrict the State consistent with § 2A of Article II of the Delaware Constitution which is within 120 calendar days following the official reporting of the federal decennial...
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2021-06-04
To House Administration Committee
DEHB83PassIn January 2020, 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 150th General Assembly in 2019 or as...
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2021-06-03
Signed by Governor
DEHB217Intro

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This Bill adds God's Way Ministries Inc. to the list of not-for-profit organizations exempt from real property taxation.
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2021-06-03
To House Housing & Community Affairs Committee
DEHB210Intro

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This Act permits wine producers holding a valid license within this State or another state to obtain a license and ship wine directly to Delaware consumers so long as it is done through a common carrier with a carrier permit. This Act requires that w...
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2021-05-20
To House Economic Development/Banking/Insurance & Commerce Committee
DEHB30Engross

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Section 1 of this bill moves the date of primary elections for statewide office, county office, and municipal office to the fourth Tuesday in April, which is the date of the presidential primary (in presidential election years). The dates for submitt...
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2021-05-18
To Senate Elections & Government Affairs Committee
DESCR31Enroll

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This concurrent resolution designates the month of May 2021 as "Lyme Disease Awareness Month" in the State of Delaware.
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2021-05-13
Passed By House. Votes: 39 YES 2 ABSENT
DEHCR25Enroll

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This Resolution recognizes May 17, 2021 as the 67th anniversary of Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka.
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2021-05-13
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
DEHCR22Enroll

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This Concurrent Resolution recognizes the month of April 2021 as "National Donate Life Month" in Delaware.
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2021-05-11
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
DESCR42Enroll

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This resolution honors Corporal Keith Andrew Heacook and offers condolences to his family, colleagues, and community.
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2021-04-29
Passed By House. Votes: 41 YES
DESB52PassSenate Bill No. 52 revises Chapter 26 of Title 14, regarding the Sussex County Vocational-Technical High School District (District). Senate Substitute No. 1 for Senate Bill No. 52 differs from Senate Bill No. 52 because it does not change the prefere...
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2021-04-13
Signed by Governor
DEHJR2Intro

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This 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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2021-03-25
Stricken in House
DEHB1PassFood and drink establishments suffered great losses since March, 2020 due to the pandemic including millions of dollars in lost sales and the loss of an tens of thousands of jobs in this State. This Act extends the provisions contained in HB 349 from...
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2021-03-23
Signed by Governor
DESB42PassThis Act suspends the educator evaluation system during the 2020-2021 school year and replaces it with an observation and feedback cycle that provides educators with coaching and support related to hybrid and remote learning practices. This Act provi...
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2021-02-16
Signed by Governor
DEHJR1PassThis Joint Resolution designates Sheri J. Knott as Bill Clerk of the House of Representatives and Dolores Michels as Assistant Bill Clerk of the House of Representative to serve at the pleasure of the House of Representatives.
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2021-02-10
Signed by Governor
DEHB65PassThis bill provides COVID-19 related relief to both claimants receiving unemployment benefits and employers who are assessed unemployment taxes, and extends the end date of the Secretary of Labors COVID-19 related rulemaking authority. Section 1 waive...
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2021-02-08
Signed by Governor
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