Delaware Representative Peter Schwartzkopf [D]

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DEHB91Enroll
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This Act creates a new offense of Aggravated Criminal Mischief with enhanced penalties (class D felony) applicable when an individual knowingly damages or tampers with critical utility infrastructure intending to disrupt utility services. In recent y...
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2024-01-23
Passed By House. Votes: 39 YES 1 NO 1 ABSENT
DEHB276Enroll
75%
This Act is a follow-up to House Bill No. 201, as amended by House Amendment No. 3 and Senate Amendment No. 3, which was passed in 2023. That bill originally repealed the offense of Possession of a weapon in a Safe School and Recreation Zone, which w...
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2024-01-18
Passed By Senate. Votes: 15 YES 6 NO
DEHB235PassThis bill changes the time a holder of a license for the sale of alcoholic liquor for on-premises consumption may sell alcohol from 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 a.m.
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2024-01-11
Signed by Governor
DESCR104Engross
50%
This Concurrent Resolution recognizes January 9, 2024, as "Law Enforcement Appreciation Day" in the State of Delaware.
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2024-01-10
Passed In House by Voice Vote
DESCR103Engross
50%
This Resolution establishes the Delaware Aquaculture Task Force.
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2024-01-09
Passed In House by Voice Vote
DEHCR80Enroll
75%
This concurrent resolution expresses the State of Delaware General Assemblys concern for the loss of life in the Israel-Hamas war and calls on the legislature and the citizens of Delaware to recognize our common humanity and the shared strength of ou...
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2024-01-09
Passed By Senate. Votes: 17 YES 3 NOT VOTING 1 ABSENT
DESB6PassIn 1682 or 1683, the Sussex County Court, created by William Penn, created the land grant that is the subject of this Act (Warner Grant). As this Act describes, the Warner Grant consists of land in and adjacent to the City of Lewes largely consisting...
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2023-09-21
Signed by Governor
DEHB185PassThis legislation prioritizes recruitment and retention of State employees by removing the 3-month waiting period for the state to pay its share of premium or subscription charges for health care coverage under § 5202 of Title 29 for benefit eligible...
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2023-09-21
Signed by Governor
DESB125PassIn December 2022, 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 151st General Assembly in 2022 or a...
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2023-09-21
Signed by Governor
DESB192PassIn 2015, the General Assembly, in Chapter 28 of Volume 80 of the Laws of Delaware, designated as subsection (d) the last sentence of § 4201(c) of Title 11 regarding attempts to commit a felony listed as a violent felony (the last sentence). The clea...
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2023-09-21
Signed by Governor
DEHB202PassThis Act limits those individuals who may possess a firearm at a polling place on an Election Day to the following: (1) law enforcement officers, (2) commissioned security guards acting in their official capacity, (3) constables acting in their offic...
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2023-08-18
Signed by Governor
DEHB201PassAs of April 4, 2023, 74 people have been killed or injured by guns in schools this year in 13 separate school shootings. School shootings hit a record high in 2022 with 46 shootings, surpassing 2021s record of 42 shootings. In 2022, 43,450 children e...
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2023-08-18
Signed by Governor
DEHB85PassThis Act creates a special license plate for retired state legislators. This Act shall be known as "The Senator Margaret Rose Henry Act".
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2023-08-03
Signed by Governor
DEHB99PassThis Act, known as the Delaware Climate Change Solutions Act of 2023, follows the issuance of Delawares Climate Action Plan in 2021, and establishes a statutory target of greenhouse gas emissions reductions over the medium and long term to mitigate t...
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2023-08-03
Signed by Governor
DESB149PassThis Act would move the 2024 presidential primary election for major political parties from the fourth Tuesday in April to the first Tuesday of April.
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2023-07-21
Signed by Governor
DESB115PassThis Act continues the practice of amending periodically the Delaware Revised Uniform Partnership Act (the GP Act) to keep it current and to maintain its national preeminence. The following is a section-by-section review of the proposed amendments to...
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2023-07-17
Signed by Governor
DESB112PassThis Act continues the practice of amending periodically the Delaware Revised Uniform Limited Partnership Act (the LP 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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2023-07-17
Signed by Governor
DESB113PassThis Act continues the practice of amending periodically the Delaware Limited Liability Company Act (the LLC Act) to keep it current and to maintain its national preeminence. The following is a section-by-section review of the proposed amendments to ...
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2023-07-17
Signed by Governor
DESB114PassSections 1, 2, 3 and 4 of this Act amend §§ 152, 153, 157 and 160 of Title 8.
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2023-07-17
Signed by Governor
DEHR25Intro
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Relating To The Election Of The Speaker Of The House Of Representatives.
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2023-06-30
Passed In House by Voice Vote
DEHB215FailSection 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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2023-06-30
Defeated By Senate. Votes: 3 NO 18 NOT VOTING
DEHR20Intro
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This Resolution recognizes Thursday, June 29, 2023, as Staff Appreciation Day in the House of Representatives.
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2023-06-29
Passed In House by Voice Vote
DEHCR59Engross
50%
This Concurrent Resolution does all of the following:
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2023-06-29
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
DEHB212Engross
50%
House Substitute No. 2 to House Bill 212 prohibits manufactured home community owners from increasing rent if the rent was increased by 5 percent or more the previous year or rental period, instead permitting an increase capped at 3 percent. This Act...
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2023-06-28
To Senate Housing & Land Use Committee
DEHCR72Engross
50%
This concurrent resolution recognizes and honors the young women of Delaware participating in the 2023 session of Delaware Girls State.
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2023-06-27
Passed By Senate. Votes: 20 YES 1 ABSENT
DESB163Engross
50%
This bill updates the States charter school law to codify the original intent of charter schools to encourage the use of different and innovative or proven school environments and teaching and learning methods; provide parents and students with measu...
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2023-06-23
To House Administration Committee
DEHB89Engross
50%
Section 1 of this Act increases the standard deduction for personal income tax purposes of resident individuals and spouses of this State for tax years beginning after December 31, 2023. Section 3 of this Act increases the monetary filing thresholds ...
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2023-06-21
Amendment SA 2 to HB 89 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
DEHB104PassThe states pre-application process for land use process, known as PLUS, was created 20 years ago and has served to increase coordination among state and local agencies. In doing so, it has fulfilled its intent of providing predictability and consiste...
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2023-06-20
Signed by Governor
DEHB102PassThis Act expedites the issuance of a temporary entrance permit for commercial and economic development projects. The Act also makes technical changes to conform existing law to the standards of the Delaware Legislative Drafting Manual.
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2023-06-20
Signed by Governor
DEHCR65Engross
50%
This Resolution proclaims June 19, 2023. as Juneteenth National 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 approp...
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2023-06-15
Passed By Senate. Votes: 20 YES 1 ABSENT
DEHB203Intro
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With 60% of U.S. households living paycheck to paycheck, 40% of Americans having less than $300 in savings, 33% of Americans having saved nothing for retirement, 95% of Americans having not saved enough for retirement, and 87% of American teens admit...
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2023-06-14
Reported Out of Committee (Education) in House with 11 On Its Merits, 1 Unfavorable
DEHB210Intro
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This bill provides that public sales of real estate may occur via an online auction process.
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2023-06-14
Reported Out of Committee (Administration) in House with 5 On Its Merits
DESB173Intro
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The General Assembly previously restricted municipal, town, and city police departments from operating speed enforcement equipment outside of its corporate limits. This Act completely restricts the ability of municipal, town, and city police departme...
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2023-06-14
Reported Out of Committee (Judiciary) in Senate with 5 On Its Merits
DEHCR60Engross
50%
This Concurrent Resolution recognizes the young men participating in the 2023 session of Delawares Boys State and commends its sponsor, the American Legion Department of Delaware.
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2023-06-14
Passed By Senate. Votes: 20 YES 1 ABSENT
DEHB221Intro
25%
This Act amends the requirements necessary for a premises to sell alcoholic liquors for off-premise consumption by removing the requirements for the alcoholic liquor to be sold with a purchase of food that costs at least ten dollars, or to be in ice ...
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2023-06-09
To House Economic Development/Banking/Insurance & Commerce Committee
DESB57PassIn Chiafalo v. Washington, 140 S.Ct. 2316 (2020), the United States Supreme Court made clear that states have the authority to remove or punish presidential electors who do not adhere to their obligation to vote faithfully for their parties candidate...
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2023-06-09
Signed by Governor
DEHB153Engross
50%
This bill permits political committees to make donations to any religious, charitable, educations or scientific organization exempt from Delaware income tax under Delaware tax laws or to any volunteer fire company.
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2023-06-07
Reported Out of Committee (Elections & Government Affairs) in Senate with 4 On Its Merits
DESB140Intro
25%
This Act would move the 2024 presidential primary election for major political parties from the fourth Tuesday in April to the first Tuesday of April. This Act would resolve any conflict between the presidential primary election and the Jewish holida...
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2023-06-02
Stricken in Senate
DESB97PassIn 1995, the General Assembly directed the Code Revisors to gender neutralize or otherwise ensure that a solely masculine or feminine designation never occurs unless it could only apply to one gender. The Code Revisors followed this direction and wor...
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2023-05-31
Signed by Governor
DESCR59Engross
50%
This Concurrent Resolution recognizes May 22, 2023 as National Maritime Day in Delaware.
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2023-05-18
Passed In House by Voice Vote
DESCR58Engross
50%
This Senate Concurrent Resolution designates the month of May 2023 as "Lyme Disease Awareness Month" in the State of Delaware.
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2023-05-18
Passed In House by Voice Vote
DESCR61Engross
50%
This resolution designates May 18, 2023 as "Global Accessibility Awareness Day" in the State of Delaware, affirms the importance of making the internet and technology accessible to all, and encourages expanded efforts to keep Delaware resid...
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2023-05-18
Passed In House by Voice Vote
DEHB140Intro
25%
This Act permits a terminally ill individual who is an adult resident of Delaware to request and self-administer medication to end the individual's life in a humane and dignified manner if both the individual's attending physician or attendin...
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2023-05-16
Reported Out of Committee (Health & Human Development) in House with 2 Favorable, 6 On Its Merits, 1 Unfavorable
DESCR57Engross
50%
This Senate Concurrent Resolution supports a forthcoming federal resolution recognizing Thomas Garrett as a heroic abolitionist.
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2023-05-16
Passed In House by Voice Vote
DEHCR39Engross
50%
This Resolution honors the contributions of the 6888th Central Postal Directory Battalion of the Women's Army Corps.
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2023-05-02
Passed By Senate. Votes: 20 YES 1 ABSENT
DESCR40Engross
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This Senate Concurrent Resolution celebrates the 100th Anniversary of the Delaware State Police and recognizes them for their service to the citizens of Delaware.
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2023-04-27
Passed In House by Voice Vote
DEHCR37Engross
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This Resolution recognizes the month of April 2023 as "National Donate Life Month" in Delaware.
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2023-04-27
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
DEHB100PassThis substitute bill, which makes only technical changes to the original bill, creates a special license plate for the Delaware State Police which will be displayed on the active fleet at the discretion of the Superintendent of the State Police for t...
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2023-04-26
Signed by Governor
DEHCR38Engross
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This Concurrent Resolution designates April 26, 2023, as "4-H Day" in the State of Delaware and calls upon Delaware's citizens to recognize the many contributions of the State's 4-H programs
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2023-04-26
Passed By Senate. Votes: 20 YES 1 ABSENT
DESB41Enroll
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This Act is the second leg of an amendment to the Delaware Constitution to make necessary technical corrections identified by the General Assembly's Division of Research. The first leg of this constitutional amendment was House Bill 452 of the 15...
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2023-04-25
Passed By House. Votes: 38 YES 3 ABSENT
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