Delaware Representative William Carson [D]

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DEHB200PassMany of the States waters do not meet water quality standards to support their designated uses, such as for drinking, swimming or supporting aquatic life. The Clean Water for Delaware Act establishes a framework for assessing needs and planning and i...
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2021-07-22
Signed by Governor
DEHB56EnrollThis amendment repeals Title 16 § 7204 in its entirety. This particular section prescribes a practice that is typically unused and handled through a traditional warrant process by charging a previous section of this chapter brought by a law enforcem...
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2021-06-30
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
DEHB60EnrollThis bill increases the amount that a tenant may deduct from rent in order to have necessary work done on the rental premises if the landlord fails to repair or maintain the premises after proper notice. The original amount of $200 was selected at th...
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2021-06-30
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
DEHB59EnrollThis 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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2021-06-30
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
DEHB100EnrollThis Act establishes a mental health services unit for Delaware elementary schools. The unit is at a ratio of 250 full-time equivalent students grades K-5 for a full-time school counselor, school social worker, or licensed clinical social worker. Add...
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2021-06-30
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
DEHB5EnrollIf a community owner proposes a rent increase that exceeds the Consumer Price Index For All Urban Consumers in the Philadelphia-Wilmington-Atlantic City area (CPI-U), then the Delaware Manufactured Home relocation Authority is mandated to hold a fina...
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2021-06-30
Passed By Senate. Votes: 18 YES 1 NO 1 NOT VOTING 1 ABSENT
DEHB149EnrollThis Act provides a senior discount for residents and non-residents 62 years of age and older, for a conservation access pass, and a life-time conservation access pass for Delaware residents, 65 years of age and older, consistent with current senior ...
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2021-06-30
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
DEHB176EngrossThis Act clarifies the responsibilities of manufactured home community owners and homeowners for maintenance.
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2021-06-30
Referred to Out of Committee Status
DEHB180EngrossThis Act revises Chapter 70 of Title 25, which governs manufactured homes on rented lots in manufactured home communities, by adding disclosure requirements to the right of first offer process when the community owner decides to sell, transfer, or co...
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2021-06-30
Referred to Out of Committee Status
DEHB214EnrollThis Act creates the Disabled Veterans Property Tax Relief and Education Fund. Pursuant to this legislation, school districts are authorized to create a credit against school taxes for up to the full amount of school tax liability for property owned ...
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2021-06-30
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
DEHB211EnrollThis 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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2021-06-30
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
DESCR59EngrossThis resolution congratulates the class 2019-2020 Eagle Scouts for having attained the highest rank one can earn in the Boy Scouts of America.
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2021-06-30
Passed In House by Voice Vote
DEHB249EnrollThis Act creates a tuition reimbursement program for volunteer firefighters, similar to already existing programs for law enforcement officers and National Guard members. Pursuant to this program, active volunteer firefighters may be reimbursed for t...
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2021-06-30
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
DEHB251PassThis Act appropriates $221,121,200 to provide one-time funded projects through the Office of Management and Budget.
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2021-06-30
Signed by Governor
DEHB250PassThis Bill is the Fiscal Year 2022 Appropriations Act.
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2021-06-30
Signed by Governor
DEHJR6PassThis Resolution provides the official revenue, refund, and unencumbered funds estimates for Fiscal Year 2022.
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2021-06-30
Signed by Governor
DEHJR5PassThis Resolution provides the official revenue, refund, and unencumbered funds estimates for Fiscal Year 2021.
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2021-06-30
Signed by Governor
DEHB265PassThis Act provides supplementary appropriations to certain Grants-in-Aid recipients for Fiscal Year 2022.
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2021-06-30
Signed by Governor
DEHB57EnrollThis bill requires a landlord to provide 15 days written notice to a single room tenant prior to the termination of a rental agreement for any reason other than a material violation. This notice provision ensures that the tenant has time to find suit...
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2021-06-29
Passed By House. Votes: 40 YES 1 ABSENT
DEHB218EnrollThis Act modernizes fishing, hunting, and trapping license and associated waterfowl and trout stamp specifications to include digital formats. This Act refines the definition of waterfowl consistent with the gamebird waterfowl definition in existing ...
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2021-06-29
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
DESB160EnrollThis allows a policy to be purchased by the Insurance Coverage Office to cover cancer for active Volunteer Firefighters, Paid Firefighters, Fire Marshals, Fire Instructors, Fire Police, EMTs, and Paramedics of the State of Delaware exclusive of those...
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2021-06-29
Passed By House. Votes: 40 YES 1 ABSENT
DESB2EnrollIn order to lower the cost of energy and accelerate the adoption of community-based solar photovoltaic systems in the State, this bill eliminates current barriers to such systems and sets up a regulatory process to be implemented by the Public Servic...
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2021-06-29
Passed By House. Votes: 38 YES 1 NO 2 ABSENT
DESCR60EngrossThis Senate Concurrent Resolution honors the Delaware Volunteer Firefighters Association for a century of service to the citizens of Delaware.
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2021-06-29
Passed In House by Voice Vote
DEHCR39EngrossThis Concurrent Resolution establishes a date for the Delaware Volunteer Firefighters' Association (DVFA) to report findings back to the 151st General Assembly.
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2021-06-29
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
DEHB61IntroThis bill creates a special license plate for Combat Veterans.
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2021-06-25
Suspension of Rules in House
DEHB221EnrollThis Act codifies procedure for the appointment of a County Administrator by the Kent County Levy Court and specifies the powers and duties of that position. Section 2 of the Act strikes Section 5001 of Title 9 relating to Kent County because it is a...
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2021-06-24
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
DESB29EnrollThis 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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2021-06-23
Passed By House. Votes: 39 YES 1 NO 1 ABSENT
DESB74EnrollThis Act relates to the police and fire pension fund provisions of Chapter 7, Title 18 of the Delaware Code. The Act clarifies that an eligible retiree must be alive on July 1 of each biennial payout year in order to receive the payment provided for ...
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2021-06-23
Passed By House. Votes: 41 YES
DESB189IntroThis bill increases the amount of the tax credit for active members of volunteer fire, ambulance and rescue service companies and their auxiliaries from $500 to $1,000.
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2021-06-23
Reported Out of Committee (Executive) in Senate with 3 Favorable, 3 On Its Merits
DEHB79EnrollThis Act provides that the amount of ordinary or disability pension payable to a 9-1-1 operator includes 2.45% of the 9-1-1 operator's final average compensation multiplied by years of service above 25 years, the same multiplier as applied to cor...
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2021-06-22
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
DEHB86EnrollThis Act provides increased funding for kindergarten through third grade students identified as eligible for basic special education services. Currently, basic special education is provided for students in fourth through twelfth grade who are identif...
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2021-06-22
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
DEHB21EnrollThis Act adopts the Advanced Practice Registered Nurse Compact. The Compact benefits the public by improving continuity of care, increasing license portability for advanced practice registered nurses, and increasing access to APRN care. Under the Com...
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2021-06-22
Passed By Senate. Votes: 20 YES 1 NO
DEHB141EnrollThis Act is a Companion Bill to House Bill No. 21. It aligns the Delaware Board of Nursing statute with the APRN Compact to advance APRN practice through elimination of barriers and improving access to care for Delawareans. The Act removes the requir...
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2021-06-22
Passed By Senate. Votes: 20 YES 1 NO
DESB96EnrollThis bill authorizes the Department of Agriculture to update the Delaware Commercial Fertilizer and Soil Conditioner Law of 1971. Changes to this law include updating language to align with current industry terminology and includes applicable languag...
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2021-06-22
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
DESB124EnrollThis Act amends the Charter of the Town of Smyrna ("Charter") to clarify the authority of the Town in certain areas and to improve the operations of the Town. Specifically, in this Act:
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2021-06-22
Passed By House. Votes: 41 YES
DEHB179IntroThis Act revises Chapter 70 of Title 25, which governs manufactured homes on rented lots in manufactured home communities, by revising the eligibility criteria for the lot rental assistance program by expanding the sources of income that qualify a ho...
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2021-06-22
Amendment HA 1 to HB 179 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
DEHB253IntroThis Act narrows the meaning of firearm for purposes of the Delaware Criminal Code by aligning the definition of firearm with the definition in the federal criminal background check law. The reference to a BB gun is no longer necessary because a BB g...
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2021-06-22
To House Judiciary Committee
DEHB205IntroThis Act establishes the Delaware Expanding Access for Retirement and Necessary Saving (EARNS) program to serve as a vehicle through which eligible employees may, on a voluntary basis, provide for additional retirement security through a State-facili...
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2021-06-21
Amendment HA 2 to HB 205 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
DEHB80EnrollThis bill provides that for correction officers and specified peace officers, the amount of ordinary service or disability pension benefits given to state employees shall also include the following: (1) Before January 1, 2022, 2.45% of his or her fin...
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2021-06-17
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
DESCR52EngrossThis resolution honors USO Delaware for their important and inspiring work supporting military members and their families.
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2021-06-17
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
DEHB199IntroIn 2019, Delaware amended the state constitution to prohibit the denial or abridgement of equal rights under the law based on sex, and thereafter in 2020, race, color, and national origin were added. This Act is the first leg of a constitutional amen...
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2021-06-17
To House Administration Committee
DESB126EngrossThis Act prescribes specific fines for violating § 4134 of Title 21. Previously, a violation of § 4134 would have been subject to the penalties outlined in § 4205 of Title 21. The amount of the penalties in § 4205 are as follows: for a first offe...
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2021-06-16
Reported Out of Committee (Public Safety & Homeland Security) in House with 2 Favorable, 4 On Its Merits
DESB170IntroCurrently, Delaware law permits the display of a flag of the United States of America on a flagpole attached to a residential structure. The law also permits display on a flagpole on the premises, but only if the flagpole was installed prior to the t...
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2021-06-16
Reported Out of Committee (Elections & Government Affairs) in Senate with 4 On Its Merits
DESB67PassThis Act removes the exclusive jurisdiction of the Superior Court for offenses under § 4836 of this Title on the basis of the voluntary and involuntary exclusion lists. This would allow the Court of Common Pleas to hold jurisdiction over these offen...
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2021-06-15
Signed by Governor
DEHB193IntroThis bill seeks to provide the State Fire Commission with the authority to hear and resolve disputes filed by members of the public or fire companies with respect to firefighting activities by individual firefighters and fire companies. The Commissio...
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2021-06-14
Amendment HA 1 to HB 193 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
DEHB82EnrollThis bill seeks to amend sections of Chapter 66 concerning the Delaware State Fire Prevention by: imposing a timeframe on the Delaware Volunteer Firefighters Association to recommend nominate Commission members to the Governor; imposing a presumption...
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2021-06-09
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
DEHB8EnrollThis Act mandates that the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control and the Division of Public Health establish maximum contaminant levels for specific contaminants found in drinking water in this state. Such contaminants include PFO...
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2021-06-08
Passed By House. Votes: 40 YES 1 ABSENT
DEHB135IntroThis Act expands the eligibility for Line-of-Duty disability benefits to all firefighters or emergency medical technicians (EMT) who are a member of a volunteer or municipal fire department in this State or a designated first responder, including fir...
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2021-06-08
Amendment HA 1 to HB 135 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
DESB97EnrollThis bill authorizes the Department of Agriculture to update the Delaware Commercial Feed Law of 1967. Changes to this law include updating language to align with current industry terminology and includes applicable language from the most recent vers...
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2021-06-08
Passed By House. Votes: 41 YES
DEHB68PassThe National League of Families POW/MIA flag is a symbol of our Nation's concern and commitment to resolving as fully as possible the fates of Americans still prisoners, missing, or unaccounted for in all U.S. wars 36. U.S.C. § 902.
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2021-06-03
Signed by Governor
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