Delaware Representative Ruth Briggs King [R]

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DEHB301EngrossThis Act allows the various at-large members of the Domestic Violence Coordinating Council to be appointed for 3-year terms and be eligible for reappointment. This change is requested by the Council.
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2018-04-25
Amendment SA 1 to HB 301 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
DEHB355EngrossThis Act allows an agency, as defined in § 6902 of Title 29, (agency) to accept electronic bid submissions and on-line bidding for contracts procuring material and nonprofessional services.
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2018-04-25
To Senate Elections & Government Affairs Committee
DESB174IntroThis Act permits an insurance company to apply for and receive a salvage certificate, clear of all liens, after payment of a total loss claim, if the insurance company has not been able to obtain the properly endorsed certificate of title.
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2018-04-25
To Senate Transportation Committee
DESB26EnrollThis Act creates a one-time $100 tax credit per unit for any business purchasing and placing an automatic external defibrillator in service in the State.
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2018-04-24
Passed By House. Votes: 41 YES
DEHB140EngrossThis non-punitive, public-health oriented bill seeks to codify certain sections of the federal law known as the Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act (CAPTA), as amended by the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act (CARA), that requires states ...
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2018-04-24
Passed By House. Votes: 41 YES
DEHB170EnrollThis legislation, the Angel Investor Job Creation and Innovation Act for Small Technology Companies, creates an incentive for qualified angel investors to invest capital in qualified Delaware small technology companies..
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2018-04-24
Laid On Table in Senate
DESB95IntroThis bill establishes a 20 year retirement for correction officers and specified peace officers within the State Employees Pension plan. The bill amends the multiplier prospectively for the calculation of pension benefits for correction officers and ...
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2018-04-24
Amendment SA 2 to SB 95 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
DEHB238IntroThis Act enables licensed veterinarians to exempt an animal from the mandated rabies vaccination, if the veterinarian determines the vaccine would endanger the animals health and a titer test has been administered to assist in determining the necessi...
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2018-04-24
[Hearing: Apr 25 @ 3:30 pm]
Amendment HA 1 to HB 238 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
DEHB322EngrossThis bill lowers the mayoral age requirement from 30 to 25. This change makes the Mayors age requirement consistent with that for City Councilmen. Under the City s Charter, if the Mayor resigns, dies or is unable to perform his/her duties, the Counci...
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2018-04-24
Passed By House. Votes: 39 YES 2 ABSENT
DEHB381IntroThis Act corrects the language regarding veterans who received a general discharge under honorable conditions to be consistent with federal law and makes the surviving spouses of eligible veterans eligible for assistance from the Delaware Veterans Tr...
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2018-04-24
To House Veterans Affairs Committee
DEHB385IntroThis Act places a constitutional limitation on base general fund operating appropriations. However, appropriations deemed as emergencies involving the health, safety, or welfare of the citizens of the State that are approved by three-fifths of the me...
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2018-04-24
To House Administration Committee
DEHB383IntroThis Act requires an owner/landlord to accept rental payments from a manufactured home owner/tenant and makes the failure to accept a rental payment a retaliatory act. This Act adopts a provision of the Delaware Residential Landlord-Tenant Code that ...
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2018-04-24
To House Manufactured Housing Committee
DEHB53EngrossThis bill allows ground-based and hand-held sparklers and certain other nonexplosive, nonairborne novelty items regulated by the federal government to be sold and used in the State. The bill does not legalize firecrackers, bottle rockets, aerials, or...
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2018-04-19
Amendment SA 1 to HB 53 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
DEHB165IntroThis 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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2018-04-19
[Hearing: Apr 25 @ 2:30 pm]
Amendment HA 1 to HB 165 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
DESCR50EngrossThis Resolution recognizes April 2018 as Child Abuse Prevention Month in Delaware.
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2018-04-19
Passed In House by Voice Vote
DESCR51EngrossThis resolution designates April 6, 2018 as National Tartan Day and commemorates the outstanding achievements and contributions made by Scottish-Americans to the United States.
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2018-04-19
Passed In House by Voice Vote
DEHB376IntroThis Act replaces House Bill No. 285 and, in so doing, removes provisions of House Bill No. 285 related to creating an order of relinquishment process for removing firearms or ammunition from an individual subject to a report from a mental health pro...
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2018-04-19
To House Administration Committee
DEHR27IntroThis Resolution recognizes April 15 to April 21, 2018 as National Volunteer Week.
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2018-04-19
Passed In House by Voice Vote
DESCR54EngrossThis Concurrent Resolution recognizes the success of the Delaware Health Information Network, a locally developed health information exchange, which has become a national model and continues to grow as an independent healthcare information technology...
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2018-04-19
Passed In House by Voice Vote
DEHB284EnrollThis Bill would allow all on-premises licensees who sell a bottle of alcohol (other than beer) to place a cap on the bottle and allow patrons to take it home with them for consumption later. Delaware was one of the first states to recognize that it w...
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2018-04-18
Passed By Senate. Votes: 19 YES 2 ABSENT
DEHB174PassThis Act raises the first offense of purchasing or obtaining a firearm for someone not legally qualified to own, possess or purchase one from a Class F to a Class E Felony. This change is to deter such "straw purchases" by making jail time ...
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2018-04-18
Signed by Governor
DEHB335IntroThis Act establishes the Delaware School Safety and Security Fund to allow eligible public schools to compete for grant awards to partially or fully fund projects intended to improve school safety or security. The Department of Education shall admini...
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2018-04-18
Reported Out of Committee (Education) in House with 1 Favorable, 11 On Its Merits
DEHB345EngrossThis bill increases the 1-time fee from $35 to $50 for Delawares environmental license plates in order to increase revenue to improve the capacity of the Delaware Center for the Inland Bays and The Partnership for the Delaware Estuary to fulfill thei...
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2018-04-18
To Senate Transportation Committee
DESB166IntroThis Act requires that feminine hygiene products be provided free of charge to individuals in custody at facilities operated by the Department of Correction and facilities operated by the Department of Services for Children, Youth and Their Families.
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2018-04-18
Reported Out of Committee (Elections & Government Affairs) in Senate with 5 On Its Merits
DEHB362IntroThis bill sets forth revisions to the Code related to Adult Protective Services. The bill updates language to reflect best practices and current names of agencies and class positions.
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2018-04-18
Reported Out of Committee (Health & Human Development) in House with 10 On Its Merits
DESB172IntroThis bill will increase the public transparency of education funding information by directing the Department of Education to:
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2018-04-18
[Hearing: Apr 25 @ 3:30 pm]
To Senate Education Committee
DESB171IntroIndividuals who are released from prison face many hurdles as they re-enter the community, including difficulty obtaining identification documents. Lacking identification imposes additional hurdles as these individuals attempt to find housing and emp...
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2018-04-18
[Hearing: Apr 25 @ 12:30 pm]
To Senate Corrections & Public Safety Committee
DESB51PassThis Act clarifies the definition of "subsequent offense" to mean a like offense occurring within 3 years of the former offense.
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2018-04-17
Signed by Governor
DESB84EnrollThis Act makes consistent the amount of time that the Court "looks back" to determine if the current offense is a second offense for the purposes of sentencing. This Act applies to Traffic offenses, but it would not be applicable to DUI cas...
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2018-04-17
Passed By House. Votes: 41 YES
DEHB380IntroThis bill allows first-time home buyers to pay their portion of the realty transfer tax at the rate that was in effect prior to the increase that took effect on August 1, 2017. The credit is calculated as 0.5% of the first $400,000 in home value, wit...
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2018-04-17
To House Economic Development/Banking/Insurance/Commerce Committee
DEHB373IntroThe Bill amends Title 4 to permit licensed Delaware craft distilleries, breweries, and wineries the ability to sell products produced by other Delaware craft distilleries, breweries, and wineries for on-site consumption, only. The products sold must ...
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2018-04-17
[Hearing: Apr 25 @ 2:30 pm]
To House Economic Development/Banking/Insurance/Commerce Committee
DEHCR72EngrossThis Concurrent Resolution recognizes April 10, 2018, as "Equal Pay Day".
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2018-03-29
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
DEHB73IntroThis bill requires an elected official or other paid appointed official of this state or any county or political subdivision who is also employed by any state agency, education, or other institution, or any other political subdivision of this State t...
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2018-03-28
Reported Out of Committee (House Administration) in House with 4 On Its Merits
DEHB294IntroSection 1 of this Act transfers from the Department of Safety and Homeland Security to the Department of Health and Social Services the responsibility for establishing, administering, adopting rules and regulations, and setting fees for courses of in...
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2018-03-28
Reported Out of Committee (Public Safety & Homeland Security) in House with 9 On Its Merits
DEHB329IntroThis Bill eliminates the prohibition against the mere possession of a body-gripping trap with a jaw spread in excess of 5 inches, while maintaining the prohibition against actually using one in Delaware. This modification is necessary because many li...
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2018-03-28
Reported Out of Committee (Natural Resources) in House with 9 On Its Merits
DEHB317IntroThis bill protects non-profit organizations that accept and persons who donate wild game to non-profit organizations or provides services related to the processing of such donated wild game from certain types of liability.
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2018-03-28
Reported Out of Committee (Agriculture) in House with 8 On Its Merits
DEHB344IntroThe language set forth in this statute would remove barriers and unrealistic goals to offenders with learning disabilities when being considered for parole or a sentence modification. Requiring an offender with learning disabilities or a low IQ to co...
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2018-03-28
Reported Out of Committee (Education) in House with 9 On Its Merits
DEHB359IntroThis bill adds bump stocks and trigger crank devices to the list of firearms that may be safely removed from the community.
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2018-03-28
To House Public Safety & Homeland Security Committee
DESB133IntroThis Act acknowledges that the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control has been collecting natural resource data for years without the consent of the respective property owners. This Act further prohibits the dissemination of natura...
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2018-03-28
Reported Out of Committee (Environmental, Natural Resources & Energy) in Senate with 5 On Its Merits
DEHCR66EngrossThis House Concurrent Resolution designates March 27, 2018 "Girl Scout Day" in the State of Delaware.
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2018-03-27
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
DEHR24IntroSince its adoption in 2003, the Manufactured Home Owners and Community Owners Act ("MHOCOA"), Chapter 70 of Title 25, has proven to be an effective tool to protect the rights of tenants in manufactured home communities. During the years sin...
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2018-03-27
Amendment HA 1 to HR 24 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
DEHB343IntroModeled after legislation passed in New Jersey on August 8, 2013, this legislation prohibits a person named on the federal terrorist watchlist from purchasing, owning, possessing or controlling a deadly weapon or ammunition for a firearm within the S...
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2018-03-20
[Hearing: Apr 25 @ 2:30 pm]
To House Administration Committee
DEHB152IntroThis bill insures an ongoing and necessary funding source to DELJIS for the purpose of providing local law enforcement with connectivity, maintenance, and technical support for the CJIS system.
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2018-03-15
Stricken in House
DESB159IntroThis Act makes changes to motor vehicle franchising practices, by doing the following:
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2018-03-15
To Senate Banking, Business & Insurance Committee
DEHB341IntroThis Act is the first leg of a constitutional amendment that requires the General Assembly to wait 48 hours from the introduction of the budget appropriation bill, bond and capital improvement act, and act making appropriations for certain grants-in-...
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2018-03-15
To House Administration Committee
DESB156IntroThis Act amends § 2532 of Title 29, in the Not-for-Profit Healthcare Conversion Act, to ensure that the Attorney General has sufficient time to review a proposed not-for-profit healthcare conversion and, if appropriate, take action to protect the ch...
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2018-03-14
Reported Out of Committee (Health, Children & Social Services) in Senate with 4 On Its Merits
DEHR25IntroThis Resolution recognizes March 19th as Celebrating Women in Public Office Day in Delaware.
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2018-03-14
Passed In House by Voice Vote
DEHB184EngrossThis bill adds to the requirements for licensure as a River Pilot Apprentice that an applicant not have been convicted of a crime substantially related to the practice of river piloting. This bill empowers the Board of Pilot Commissioners to waive su...
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2018-03-13
Reported Out of Committee (Transportation) in Senate with 4 On Its Merits
DESCR31EnrollThis concurrent resolution establishes the Veterans Higher Education Task Force to study and make findings and recommendations regarding veterans access to higher education in Delaware.
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2018-03-08
Passed By Senate. Votes: 19 YES 2 ABSENT
DEHB288IntroUnder this Act, two circumstances which currently subject alcoholic liquor license holders or individuals to fines will be permitted:
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2018-03-01
Amendment HA 1 to HB 288 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
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