Delaware Representative Richard Collins [R]

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DEHB280PassThis bill creates a special license plate for World War II veterans.
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2020-02-10
Signed by Governor
DEHB295IntroThis 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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2020-01-30
To House Public Safety & Homeland Security Committee
DEHB179EngrossThis bill increases the fines for littering.
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2020-01-29
Reported Out of Committee (Environmental & Natural Resources) in Senate with 4 On Its Merits
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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2020-01-29
To House Appropriations Committee
DEHB265IntroThis Act fully exempts county property taxes and local school taxes for a disabled veteran with a 100% VA rated service-connected, permanent and total disability or for a disabled veteran who is receiving 100% disability compensation due to individua...
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2020-01-29
To House Appropriations Committee
DEHB238IntroThis Act permits a school district to conduct on the last day of January an optional unit count of pupils who enrolled after the actual unit count was conducted and certified by the Department of Education. A school district will qualify for one-half...
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2020-01-29
To House Appropriations Committee
DEHB281EngrossThis 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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2020-01-28
To Senate Transportation Committee
DEHB37IntroThis act restores the $500 senior real property tax credit.
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2020-01-22
Amendment HA 1 to HB 37 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
DEHB282IntroThis bill is the first leg of a Constitutional Amendment to require a 3/5 vote of each House of the General Assembly to enact a law that would enable a county to enact a tax or increase a tax rate above a rate currently authorized by state law.
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2020-01-21
To House Administration Committee
DEHCR69IntroRequesting the Division of Research, the Office of Management and Budget, and the Delaware Department of Technology & Information cooperate in creating a detailed and implementable plan to stream audio and video of all floor proceedings of the Ho...
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2020-01-16
To House Administration Committee
DESB205IntroThis Act requires that a former foster parent of a child be considered a preferential placement option for a child when the child is placed for adoption less than 13 months after the end of the foster placement.
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2020-01-15
To Senate Health & Social Services Committee
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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2019-12-19
To Senate Finance Committee
DEHB270IntroStands operated by children that serve or sell lemonade or other nonalcoholic beverages on a temporary, occasional basis are a summertime tradition for many children. This Act exempts a stand operated by a child from State, county, and municipal regu...
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2019-12-12
To House Economic Development/Banking/Insurance & Commerce Committee
DEHB156PassThis bill allows our wounded warriors or similar veterans' organizations who have been honorably discharged from the armed forces of the United States and have at least a 60% service-connected disability to be able to obtain a license to hunt, tr...
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2019-08-01
Signed by Governor
DESB5PassThis Act addresses the serious problem of individuals dumping large quantities of trash on public and private property, by:
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2019-07-29
Signed by Governor
DESB51PassThe Town Council for the Town of Millsboro determined that the way they award contracts should be improved. The amount that initiates the process is increased from $20,000 to $50,000 to better reflect the current cost of ordinary purchases that the T...
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2019-07-23
Signed by Governor
DEHB207PassThis Act expands the applicability of the Delaware Brownfields Development Program, Subchapter II, Chapter 91 of Title 7, by providing protection from liability for releases of regulated substances from underground storage tanks and aboveground stora...
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2019-07-23
Signed by Governor
DEHB235PassThis Act will prohibit political subdivisions of this State from requiring real estate licensees to obtain an additional business license or pay taxes in order to list property for sellers or represent buyers for the purchase of real estate.
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2019-07-23
Signed by Governor
DEHB247PassThis bill removes the 3 year sunset provision that was part of House Bill No. 53, as amended, enacted on May 10, 2018 of the 149th General Assembly. This will allow the on-going use of certain ground-based and hand-held sparklers.
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2019-07-23
Signed by Governor
DESB80PassThis Act changes the composition of the Council on Recreational Fishing Funding.
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2019-07-04
Signed by Governor
DESB129IntroThis Act exempts a number of nonprofit corporations from property taxation or assessment by a county or other political subdivision of the State.
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2019-06-30
Stricken in Senate
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
DEHCR58IntroThis concurrent resolution encourages the Department of Education to establish RAVE security systems in all public and charter schools.
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2019-06-27
Passed In House by Voice Vote
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
DEHB116EngrossImporters, 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 purc...
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2019-06-21
To Senate Judicial Committee
DESB136IntroThe purpose of the Bill is to protect farmers and ranchers from nuisance lawsuits filed by individuals who inhabit areas where agricultural operations lawfully exist, and who exercise nuisance actions to attempt to stop operation and production. This...
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2019-06-20
Reported Out of Committee (Agriculture) in Senate with 4 On Its Merits
DEHCR50EngrossThis joint resolution is designed to establish a task force to study and make findings concerning the recruitment and retention of volunteer firefighters.
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2019-06-18
Passed By Senate. Votes: 19 YES 2 ABSENT
DEHB240IntroIn 2009, New Hampshire was the first state to develop a statewide Gun Shop Project, reaching out to gun shops regarding the role they can play in suicide prevention. In the years since, at least 21 other states have implemented similar campaigns. Thi...
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2019-06-18
To House Health & Human Development Committee
DEHB31PassThis bill defines Street Rods to correspond with the same age requirement as used for antique motor vehicles, and would remove a fender requirement. Historically Street Rods are open-wheeled vehicles.
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2019-06-13
Signed by Governor
DEHB217IntroThis Act is intended to promote, maintain, and bolster the publics confidence in the integrity of State government, particularly as it relates to the employment of former members of the General Assembly within State government. This Act achieves this...
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2019-06-13
To House Administration Committee
DESB100IntroThis Act revises the shot and pellet size that is permitted for BB and air guns by increasing and defining the limit by an actual size. This Act also makes technical corrections to conform existing law to the standards of the Delaware Legislative Dra...
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2019-06-12
Reported Out of Committee (Judicial) in Senate with 3 On Its Merits
DEHCR47IntroThis concurrent resolution establishes a Task Force to investigate the cost of special education to include recommending strategies to improve cost efficiencies and outcomes for special education.
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2019-06-12
Reported Out of Committee (Education) in House with 5 Favorable, 10 On Its Merits
DESCR45EngrossThis resolution congratulates the class 2018-2019 Eagle Scouts for having attained the highest rank one can earn in the Boy Scouts of America.
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2019-06-11
Passed In House by Voice Vote
DESJR1IntroThis Senate Joint Resolution requires the Public Service Commission to conduct a comprehensive review of the Qualified Fuel Cell Provider tariff and Qualified Fuel Cell Provider facilities to identify and evaluate any options that may be available to...
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2019-05-31
To Senate Energy Committee
DESCR47EngrossThis Senate Concurrent Resolution recognizes Kevin Fitzgerald's achievement of being named 2018 Superintendent of the Year by the National Association of School Superintendents.
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2019-05-16
Passed By Senate. Votes: 20 YES 1 ABSENT
DEHB155IntroThis Act is the first leg of a Constitutional Amendment reflecting the recommendations of the Advisory Panel to the Delaware Economic and Financial Advisory Council (DEFAC) on Potential Fiscal Controls and Budget Smoothing Mechanisms established as p...
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2019-05-14
To House Administration Committee
DESB99IntroThis Act is modeled after American Laws for American Courts legislation that has passed in Tennessee, Louisiana, Arizona, Kansas, South Dakota, Alabama, and North Carolina. The Declaration of Independence announced the formation of a new country that...
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2019-05-14
To Senate Judicial Committee
DEHR8IntroThis resolution designates May 8, 2019 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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2019-05-08
Passed In House by Voice Vote
DEHB145IntroThis act is the first leg of a constitutional amendment that protects parental rights.
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2019-05-06
To House Administration Committee
DEHR7IntroThis amendment to the House Rules requires a three-fifths vote of the members of the House in order to suspend the House Rules.
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2019-05-02
To House Rules Committee
DEHB136IntroThis Act is the first leg of a constitutional amendment that would ensure that legislative business is conducted at a reasonable time during a special session to enable the public to monitor and participate in the legislative process.
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2019-05-02
To House Administration Committee
DEHB52IntroThe Act protects the life of the unborn child at a time when the potential for the child to survive outside the womb increases, especially with the advancement of medical procedures. Specifically, this Act repeals the current sections of the Delaware...
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2019-04-17
Tabled in Committee
DEHB16IntroThis bill adds the Department of Correction, Bureau of Prisons and Bureau of Community Corrections' vehicles to the list of "authorized emergency vehicles" identified in Chapter 41 of Title 21 that are afforded certain privileges when r...
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2019-04-11
Amendment HA 2 to HB 16 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
DEHB107IntroThis bill requires notification by certified mail when an owner's outstanding fines, penalties, and administrative fees exceed $500 and when the owner is subject to enhanced penalties. Notification as to the possible enhanced penalties is require...
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2019-04-04
To House Public Safety & Homeland Security Committee
DEHB21IntroThe language set forth in this statute would remove barriers for inmates who are students with disabilities and who have an Individualized Education Program (IEP) under state and federal law, when being considered for parole or a sentence modificatio...
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2019-03-06
Reported Out of Committee (Education) in House with 1 Favorable, 13 On Its Merits
DEHB53IntroThis Act requires a physician to offer a patient ultrasound imaging and auscultation of fetal heart tone services before terminating a pregnancy and provides civil and criminal penalties for the failure of a physician to comply with this requirement....
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2019-01-24
To House Health & Human Development Committee
DESCR8EngrossDesignating February 6, 2019 as "Ronald Reagan Day" in Delaware.
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2019-01-24
Passed By Senate. Votes: 20 YES 1 ABSENT
DESB21IntroThe Act protects the life of the unborn child at a time when the potential for the child to survive outside the womb increases, especially with the advancement of medical procedures. Specifically, this Act repeals the current sections of the Delaware...
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2019-01-24
To Senate Sunset Committee
DESB19IntroThis Act requires a physician to offer a patient ultrasound imaging and auscultation of fetal heart tone services before terminating a pregnancy and provides civil and criminal penalties for the failure of a physician to comply with this requirement....
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2019-01-24
To Senate Sunset Committee
DESCR1EngrossThis Concurrent Resolution recognizes January 9, 2019, as Law Enforcement Appreciation Day in Delaware.
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2019-01-15
Passed In House by Voice Vote
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