Delaware Representative William Carson [D]

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DEHB56PassThis act names the Delaware portion of U.S. Route 301 between Route 1 and the Delaware Maryland State line as First Responders Memorial Highway.
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2019-09-13
Signed by Governor
DEHB275IntroThis bill permits the owner of a beer garden or food establishment to permit leashed dogs on licensed outdoor patios of food establishments and in beer gardens.
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2019-08-30
To House Administration Committee
DEHB113PassThis bill clarifies that Delaware law enforcement may enter into agreements to provide mutual assistance to other jurisdictions.
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2019-08-20
Signed by Governor
DEHB30PassUnmanned aircraft systems are capable of introducing contraband into detention facilities without undergoing correctional officer inspections. This bill seeks to prohibit the use of unmanned aircraft systems (drones) to introduce contraband into dete...
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2019-08-08
Signed by Governor
DEHB95PassThis Act expands the permitted uses of unclaimed electric cooperative capital credits to include investments in energy services for low income members and energy efficiency, renewable energy, battery storage, electrification and emerging energy techn...
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2019-07-31
Signed by Governor
DESB61PassState economic development officials pursue economic development opportunities that, if realized, would have significant impact on Delaware's future economic health and competitiveness. Such situations frequently require expeditious action and th...
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2019-07-31
Signed by Governor
DESB44PassThis Act makes the possession or consumption of alcohol by an individual under 21 years of age a civil offense. This Act also prohibits including information concerning a civil violation of the underage possession or consumption law on an individuals...
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2019-07-23
Signed by Governor
DEHB163PassIndividuals who volunteer their services through stand-alone EMS companies have been a valuable part of public safety to the citizens of the State of Delaware. To try to bolster the ranks of these volunteers, this bill exempts anyone applying for mem...
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2019-07-23
Signed by Governor
DESB137PassThis Act creates the crimes of unlawful possession of a drug masking product, punishable as a class A misdemeanor, and unlawful distribution, delivery, or sale of a drug masking product, punishable as a class E felony. Drug masking products are desig...
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2019-07-23
Signed by Governor
DESB147PassThis Act allows the Department of Safety and Homeland Security to share accident reports and the data in the reports with the Department of Transportation. This Act also allows the Department of Transportation to provide certain de-identified data fr...
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2019-07-23
Signed by Governor
DEHB231PassThis Act authorizes the Department of Agriculture to impose civil penalties consistent with the amounts imposed in other states when livestock have been found to have run at large on the public highways or on unenclosed land within the State. This Ac...
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2019-07-23
Signed by Governor
DESB168PassThis Act allows for the transfer of a particular parcel of land in Smyrna along Route 13. In the 147th General Assembly, the State was allowed to transfer this parcel of land, where a fire tower once stood, to the Town of Smyrna, but the land could o...
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2019-07-23
Signed by Governor
DEHB211PassThe purpose of the Bill is to change the requirement in the seed law for germination testing from 14 months to 9 months prior to sale.
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2019-07-17
Signed by Governor
DESB146PassThis Act authorizes the Department of Health and Social Services to transfer to the Town of Smyrna excess land around the Delaware Hospital for the Chronically Ill, which borders on Lake Como, for $1.00. The land shall be used to expand the size of t...
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2019-07-17
Signed by Governor
DEHB6PassThis bill streamlines the process by which the Department may incorporate into its regulations tidal finfish management measures that have been adopted and specified in a regional or federal fisheries management plan or rule. This bill also eliminate...
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2019-07-17
Signed by Governor
DEHB219PassThis Act allows the Department of Agriculture to establish fees that may be charged for participation in the Delaware Hemp program.
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2019-07-17
Signed by Governor
DESB178PassThe Act allows the Kent County Levy Court to impose a lodging tax not greater than 3% in Kent County.
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2019-07-17
Signed by Governor
DESB54PassThis Bill codifies Delawares compatibility with certain sections of the Federal Code of Regulations related to weight of vehicles and loads and commercial vehicle safety. Delaware enforces violations contained in the Code of Federal Regulations Parts...
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2019-07-04
Signed by Governor
DESB97PassThis Act ratifies the National Crime Prevention and Privacy Compact, 34 U.S.C. §40316 (formerly cited as 42 U.S.C. § 14616), a requirement that allows Delaware to join the Compact as a Party State. The Compact serves as the infrastructure by which ...
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2019-07-04
Signed by Governor
DEHB260PassThis Act provides supplementary appropriations to certain Grants-in-Aid for Fiscal Year 2020.
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2019-07-01
Signed by Governor
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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2019-06-30
Passed By House. Votes: 41 YES
DEHB257IntroThis bill establishes a health care provider loan repayment program for qualifying primary care clinicians to be administered by the Delaware Health Care Commission. Under the loan repayment program, the Health Care Commission may grant education loa...
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2019-06-30
To House Health & Human Development Committee
DESB145IntroThis Act enhances 2 existing agricultural horse racing programs, the Delaware Standardbred Breeder's Program and the Delaware Certified Thoroughbred program, by providing additional funding. Under this Act, horsemen provide half of the additional...
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2019-06-27
To Senate Finance Committee
DEHB221EnrollThe bill makes any "police officer" employed by the State and its political subdivisions not currently under the jurisdiction of the Police Officers' and Firefighters' Employment Relations Act subject to it. The purpose of this bill...
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2019-06-27
Passed By Senate. Votes: 20 YES 1 ABSENT
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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2019-06-26
Reported Out of Committee (Public Safety & Homeland Security) in House with 7 On Its Merits
DESB16PassThis Act authorizes the Division of Motor Vehicles (Division) to issue special registration plates to motorcycle clubs without having to enact a special law for each request. A motorcycle club must have 50 applications for its special registration pl...
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2019-06-25
Signed by Governor
DEHB46PassThis Act creates a Delaware Manufactured Home Owner Attorney Fund ("Attorney Fund") by collecting a $0.50 monthly assessment per lot from manufactured home owners who rent a lot in a community governed by the Manufactured Home Owners and Co...
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2019-06-25
Signed by Governor
DEHB225PassThis Bill is the Fiscal Year 2020 Appropriations Act.
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2019-06-25
Signed by Governor
DEHB226PassThis Act appropriates $61,980,700 to provide one-time funded projects through the Office of Management and Budget.
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2019-06-25
Signed by Governor
DEHJR4PassThis Resolution provides the official revenue, refund, and unencumbered funds estimates for Fiscal Year 2020.
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2019-06-25
Signed by Governor
DEHJR3PassThis Resolution provides the official revenue, refund, and unencumbered funds estimates for Fiscal Year 2019.
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2019-06-25
Signed by Governor
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
DESB155IntroThis Act narrows the meaning of firearm for purposes of the Delaware Criminal Code by aligning the definition of firearm with the definition in federal criminal background check law.
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2019-06-19
Reported Out of Committee (Judicial) in Senate with 3 On Its Merits
DEHB168IntroThis Act increases the burial benefit upon the death of an individual receiving a pension under the State Employees Pension plan from $7,000 to $8,000.
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2019-06-18
To House Appropriations Committee
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
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
DESB42PassThis Act expands applicability of the Delaware State Fair Centennial Limited Edition Special License Plate to vehicles with a manufacturer's gross vehicle weight rating of up to 26,000 pounds, and clarifies that vehicles owned by artificial entit...
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2019-06-13
Signed by Governor
DESCR20EngrossThis resolution honors USO Delaware for their important and inspiring work supporting military members and their families.
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2019-06-13
Passed In House by Voice Vote
DEHB141PassNew daily persistent headache (NDPH) is a rare headache disorder characterized by daily and unremitting headaches that can last up to 3 days. Headache onset is abrupt and the throbbing, pressure-like pain is usually on both sides of the head. In orde...
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2019-06-13
Signed by Governor
DEHB144IntroHouse Bill 212 enacted by the 148th General Assembly (80 Del. Laws c. 287) expanded the offense of Assault in the Second Degree to include the intentional assault of ambulance operators, rescue squad members, and nurses injured while performing work-...
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2019-06-12
Amendment HA 1 to HB 144 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
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
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
DESB149IntroThis Act is the first leg of a constitutional amendment to establish the right to hunt and fish in Delaware. Twenty-one other states have preserved the rights of their citizens to hunt, fish, or trap wildlife. This Act is modeled after the constituti...
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2019-06-11
To Senate Executive Committee
DEHB23PassThis bill will add a new check-off donation box on the Delaware personal income tax return whereby individuals may choose to donate a portion of their tax refund, or designate an amount in addition to the tax they owe that will be transferred by the ...
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2019-06-05
Signed by Governor
DESB6IntroThis Act establishes that State government offices are to close when a National Day of Mourning is declared due to the death of a current or former President.
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2019-06-05
Reported Out of Committee (Finance) in Senate with 4 On Its Merits
DESB8PassThis Act eliminates the set bargaining unit classifications established in 19 Del. C. § 1311A(b) and allows exclusive representatives of bargaining units to work with the Secretary of the Department of Human Resources to organize or consolidate barg...
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2019-05-30
Signed by Governor
DEHB8IntroEmployment for formerly incarcerated individuals is a major barrier to transitioning and re-entering the community. The National Institute of Justice estimates that 60% of ex-offenders are jobless one year after their release. Improving access to emp...
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2019-05-30
Amendment HA 1 to HB 8 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
DEHB165IntroThis act will be known as the Extreme Crimes Protection Act.
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2019-05-16
To House Judiciary Committee
DEHB88PassThis legislation removes the automatic suspension of a drivers license for failure to provide proof of insurance. The Division of Motor vehicles will continue to suspend the registration of the uninsured vehicle. The removal of the automatic license ...
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2019-05-15
Signed by Governor
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