Delaware Representative Stephen Smyk [R]

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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
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
DESB80IntroThis Act replicates and extends to electric and natural gas utilities the same authority that has previously been granted to water utilities. This authority allows for the implementation of an interim rate mechanism already in existence for water uti...
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2018-04-19
Amendment SA 1 to SS 1 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
DEHB378IntroThis bill is intended to protect the privacy of law enforcement officers and their immediate family members by specifically exempting their personal identifying information from FOIA. The disclosure of private information of law enforcement and their...
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2018-04-19
To House Administration Committee
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
DESB147EnrollImmunity from liability for individuals rendering emergency care is addressed in many sections of the Delaware Code. There are several separate statutes providing immunity for specific professions and even for lay individuals providing specific types...
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2018-04-18
Reported Out of Committee (Public Safety & Homeland Security) in House with 3 Favorable, 5 On Its Merits
DEHB327EngrossThis Act is designed to address underage gambling offenses under § 4810 of Title 29 in a more efficient way.
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2018-04-18
Reported Out of Committee (Judicial & Community Affairs) in Senate with 5 On Its Merits
DEHB103EnrollThe Act amends Section 916 of Title 11 of the Code so that the statutory penalties for the crime of home improvement fraud increase as the amount of the loss to the victim increases, using the same scale applicable to Theft under Section 841 of Title...
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2018-04-17
Passed By Senate. Votes: 20 YES 1 ABSENT
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
DESB150EngrossThis Act reduces the membership on the Delaware Police Accreditation Commission from 16 members to 12 members. The Act also provides that: i) the Secretary of the Department of Safety and Homeland Security may not vote except to break a tie; and ii) ...
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2018-03-28
[Hearing: Apr 25 @ 2:30 pm]
To House Public Safety & Homeland Security Committee
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
DESB144IntroThis Bill implements certain recommendations adopted by the Lottery & Gaming Study Commission in 2015 and the Video Lottery Advisory Council in 2017, in recognition of significant changes in the regional gaming marketplace and the States desire t...
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2018-03-13
[Hearing: Apr 25 @ 2:30 pm]
Amendment SA 1 to SB 144 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
DESCR45EngrossThis Senate Resolution designates March as Eating Disorders Awareness and Prevention Month in Delaware and encourages the Department of Health and Social Services to research methods to prevent and raise awareness of eating disorders.
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2018-03-08
Passed In House by Voice Vote
DEHCR41EngrossThis resolution recognizes the month of June 2017 as General Aviation Appreciation Month.
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2018-01-25
Passed By Senate. Votes: 20 YES 1 ABSENT
DEHB234IntroThis act clarifies that the felony of Possession of a Deadly Weapon by a Person Prohibited shall not apply to persons who are prohibited from possessing a deadly weapon solely by their possession of a personal use quantity of marijuana, when such pos...
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2018-01-17
Tabled in Committee
DEHB260EngrossThis bill creates the Grant-In-Aid Committee. The Committee is a joint committee of the Senate and House of Representatives. The purpose of the Committee is to review requests for grant-in-aid and to develop the grant-in-aid appropriations bill.
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2018-01-17
To Senate Finance Committee
DESB105PassPersons under age 18 must wear a helmet when operating or riding as a passenger on a bicycle, motorized skateboard or scooter, all terrain vehicle (ATV), off-highway vehicle (OHV), or electric personal assistive mobility device (EPAMD). See Title 21 ...
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2017-09-14
Signed by Governor
DEHB122PassThis bill provides greater protection to correctional officers and other state employees who are assaulted in detention facilities by prohibiting assaults committed with a reckless state of mind.
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2017-09-08
Signed by Governor
DEHB123PassThis bill expands the list of felony-level contraband to include narcotics, prescription drugs, and items used to facilitate escape.
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2017-09-08
Signed by Governor
DEHB43PassThis bill clarifies that a Department of Correction's employee who has served for 25 years with at least 20 years as a correction officer is eligible to retire at 25 years.
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2017-08-30
Signed by Governor
DESB77PassAs a result of the passage of the in Inland Bays Aquaculture Act, numerous ongoing concerns have been raised during subsequent public meetings and a public hearing. As a result of those meetings, the Secretary's Order No. 2016-W-0049 reduced the ...
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2017-08-30
Signed by Governor
DEHB206PassThis Act allows the Division of Motor Vehicles to issue a conditional license at the request of the Justice of the Peace for a Driving Under the Influence offender whose charge is still pending, but whose license has been suspended by the Division of...
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2017-08-30
Signed by Governor
DESB99PassThis legislation eliminates front footage calculations as the sole method of collecting sewer assessments for county sewer users. It provides a broad list of possible methods of determining the amount of the sewer assessment for each property, includ...
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2017-08-30
Signed by Governor
DESB96PassThis Act amends the Charter for the City of Lewes to make residents who are not property owners or leaseholders in the City or in an area to be annexed ineligible to vote in a special annexation election. This Act also creates a new Section 40, provi...
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2017-08-30
Signed by Governor
DESB108PassSB 164 of the 148th General Assembly created a special license plate for professional paramedics and retired professional paramedics. This Act provides an additional officer, at the county level, to verify an applicant's eligibility for this spec...
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2017-08-30
Signed by Governor
DESB123PassThis Act allows motor vehicles with a registered gross weight of 5,000 pounds or less to be assigned any type of number plate and motor vehicles with a registered gross weight of greater than 5000 pounds but less than 10000 pounds may be assigned any...
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2017-08-30
Signed by Governor
DEHB35PassThis bill sets forth a framework for the licensing, regulation and inspection of business establishments that provide massage and bodywork services. This bill places oversight of any business offering massage services in the hands of the Board of Mas...
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2017-07-26
Signed by Governor
DESB73PassThis Act provides clearer language concerning license requirements, gives licensees a much clearer understanding of prohibited acts, discipline and penalties; and grants the ability of the Professional Licensing Section to promulgate regulations, and...
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2017-07-21
Signed by Governor
DESB83PassThis bill amends the provisions related to board member compensation under Titles 24 and 28 consistent with a recent amendment to the Delaware Constitution raising the maximum compensation per calendar year from five hundred dollars per year to 1500 ...
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2017-07-21
Signed by Governor
DEHB93PassThis Act provides clearer language concerning security alarm business license and identification requirements for both businesses and individuals; gives vendors a clearer understanding of prohibited acts, discipline and penalties; and grants the Prof...
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2017-07-17
Signed by Governor
DEHB121PassThis bill makes the following amendments to the Charter of the Town of Milton:
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2017-07-17
Signed by Governor
DEHB98PassThis Act establishes the ability to grant a waiver for participation in interscholastic sports when a child exercises the right for choice from one school to another school of choice provided the standards for the waiver are met. In addition, this Ac...
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2017-07-17
Signed by Governor
DEHB201PassThis Act clarifies that after a physician-patient relationship has been properly established in accordance with this section, subsequent communications and treatment may be conducted as the doctor and patient deem appropriate. As with all practice of...
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2017-07-12
Signed by Governor
DEHR19IntroRecommending the Joint Finance Committee make designated changes to the state operating budget for Fiscal Year 2018 to provide appropriate funds to finance the FY 2018 Grants-in-Aid Bill.
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2017-07-02
Amendment HA 1 to HR 19 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
DEHR18IntroThis resolution commends the Police Unity Tour and its participants for honoring law enforcement officers who have died in the line of duty.
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2017-07-02
Passed In House by Voice Vote
DEHB272IntroThis Act provides supplementary appropriations to certain Grants-in-Aid for Fiscal Year 2018.
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2017-06-30
To House Appropriations Committee
DEHB273IntroThis Act will direct the first $8 million in auction proceeds received from the sale of emission allowances through the regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative and CO2 Emission Trading Program to be directed to the General Fund for the fiscal year 2018. T...
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2017-06-30
To House Appropriations Committee
DEHB205EngrossThis Act authorizes a court to impose as a condition of bail that a person charged with misdemeanor Driving Under the Influence not be permitted to drive a vehicle. This Act also allows the Justice of the Peace Court to retain jurisdiction to impose,...
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2017-06-29
Defeated By Senate. Votes: 10 YES 5 NO 2 NOT VOTING 4 ABSENT
DEHB259IntroIn 2006, Delaware enacted Jessicas Law, which requires first time offenders convicted of a specified sexual offense against a child under 14 years of age and individuals previously convicted of a Class A or B sexual offense in Title 11 and subsequent...
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2017-06-29
Reported Out of Committee (Judiciary) in House with 5 On Its Merits, 1 Unfavorable
DESB50IntroDelaware's Community College System, operated by Delaware Technical and Community College (the College), plays a critical role in the State's economy by providing workforce development and transfer education that connects Delawareans with goo...
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2017-06-21
Amendment SA 1 to SB 50 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
DESB124IntroThis bill appoints the Secretary of the Department of Safety and Homeland Security as Chair of the DPAC and removes the President Pro Tem and the Speaker of the House from the Commission. This bill also makes technical corrections in conformance with...
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2017-06-20
To Senate Executive Committee
DEHB41PassIn the 148th General Assembly, the state employees' pension law was amended by House Bill No. 363, as amended by House Amendment No. 1 to House Bill No. 363, to permit specified peace officers to retire at 25 years without any reduction. Specifie...
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2017-06-08
Signed by Governor
DEHB91PassThis Act would enhance the ability of the prescription monitoring program to make informed determinations as to prescribers who may be making extraordinary prescriptions of opiates or other controlled substances, and to refer such cases to law enforc...
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2017-05-30
Signed by Governor
DEHB56EnrollThis Act is the second leg of a constitutional amendment that would add the Chief Magistrate to the Court on the Judiciary. Like all judges within the state, the judges of the Justice of the Peace Court are subject to the jurisdiction of the Court on...
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2017-05-10
Enact w/o Sign by Governor
DEHB124IntroImporters, 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 purchasers in Dela...
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2017-05-10
Reported Out of Committee (Public Safety & Homeland Security) in House with 7 On Its Merits
DEHB125EngrossThis act will be known as the Extreme Crimes Protection Act.
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2017-05-10
To Senate Judicial & Community Affairs Committee
DEHR11IntroThis Resolution extends the due date of the final report of the Task Force to Review and Recommend Noise Control Laws in the State of Delaware from April 30, 2017, to June 30, 2017.
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2017-05-02
Passed In House by Voice Vote
DESJR1PassThis Joint Resolution opposes the cost allocation of the Artificial Island Transmission Project as unfair and unduly burdensome to the ratepayers of Delaware and urges PJM to join with Delaware in contesting the cost allocation in the proceedings pen...
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2017-03-30
Signed by Governor
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