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PositionBillStatusSummaryAction
#1HB188PassedCriminal and administrative enforcement of laws and ordinances relating to the condition of real property and abatement of violations thereof is a significant expense of local governments. The growing number of vacant and abandoned properties has inc...
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2017-09-07
Signed by Governor
#2SB122PassedThis Act fulfills recommendations made by the Joint Legislative Overview and Sunset Committee (JLOSC) by making amendments to the State Human Relations Commissions (the Commission) governing statute.
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2017-09-14
Signed by Governor
#3HB191PassedThis act amends the Charter of the Town of Laurel so that the Mayor and members of the Town Council are only paid for meetings which they attend.
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2017-08-30
Signed by Governor
#4HB28IntroducedAccording to the American Dental Association, approximately 1/3 of Americans face challenges accessing dental care, where access challenges include difficulty getting to a dental office and overcoming financial barriers. In order to increase access t...
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2017-01-05
#5SB105PassedPersons 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
#6SB46PassedThis legislation modernizes Delaware's Self-Service Storage Facility Act to account for the wide proliferation of online news and auction sites, as well as to establish frameworks for: (1) towing of certain property for which rent and other charg...
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2017-09-14
Signed by Governor
#7HB40PassedThis Act authorizes the Family Court to order the Department of Health and Social Services ("DHSS") to determine whether a child who is 17 years old or older and in the custody of the Department of Services for Children, Youth and Their Fam...
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2017-09-08
Signed by Governor
#8HB223IntroducedThis bill places restrictions on the placement of clothing bins. The bill requires a person who places a clothing bin on a property to first obtain a permit from the Department of Health and Social Services before placing the bin.
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2017-06-13
#9HB1PassedThis Act builds on some of the legislation passed by the 148th General Assembly that addressed the wage gap between men and women. When employers ask prospective employees for their wage or salary history, it perpetuates disparities in pay based on g...
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2017-06-14
Signed by Governor
#10SB32PassedThis Act establishes a procedure by which a mortgagee that changes its notice address from the notice address as provided in any mortgage or assignment of mortgage may, at its option, provide public notice of its new notice address.
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2017-08-30
Signed by Governor
#11HB7IntroducedRecognizing that a criminal charge can have lasting collateral consequences for a juvenile on employment and education opportunities, this bill raises the age in which a juveniles information, such as their name and mug shot, may be released by the s...
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2017-05-17
Reported Out of Committee (Judiciary) in House with 1 Favorable, 8 On Its Merits
#12SCR38IntroducedThis Concurrent Resolution requests an Opinion of the Justices of the Delaware Supreme Court regarding the proper construction of § 1, Article X of the Delaware Constitution and the constitutionality of laws establishing and maintaining Delawares fr...
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2017-06-29
Laid On Table in Senate
#13HB3IntroducedThis legislation requires that all full-time employees of the State, including employees of school districts, continuously in the employ of the state for at least one year, shall be eligible for 12 weeks of paid leave upon the birth or adoption of a ...
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2017-04-05
#14SB79PassedThis Act makes corrections and changes to Senate Bill No. 13 of the 149th General Assembly (81 Del. Laws, c. 1), which was signed February 2, 2017, as follows:
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2017-06-29
Signed by Governor
#15HB90IntroducedThis bill establishes in-person early voting for the State of Delaware. Registered voters will be allowed to vote in-person for at least 10 days prior to an election, up to and including the Saturday and Sunday immediately prior to the election at lo...
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2017-05-10
Reported Out of Committee (House Administration) in House with 1 Favorable, 3 On Its Merits, 1 Unfavorable
#16SB30IntroducedThis Act requires political committees to report a contributors occupation and employment information. This is already a requirement in federal campaign finance law. If only a contributors name and address are disclosed (without occupation and employ...
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2017-04-26
Reported Out of Committee (Elections & Government Affairs) in Senate with 2 On Its Merits, 2 Unfavorable
#17SB49IntroducedAn individual's housing status should not be a basis for discrimination. This bill establishes a "Homeless Individual's Bill of Rights" that provides rights to protections for individuals experiencing homelessness, including protect...
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2017-03-28
#18SB13PassedThis Act continues the reforms enacted over the past 4 years by restructuring Chapter 11 of Title 12, and adopting in substance many provisions from the 2016 Revised Uniform Unclaimed Property Act promulgated by the Uniform Law Commission. In additio...
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2017-02-02
Signed by Governor
#19HB204EngrossedThis Act makes a number of changes to Chapter 21, Title 11 of the Delaware Code, with the goal of modernizing the pretrial process, reducing reliance on monetary conditions, improving the efficiency and outcomes for the criminal justice system, and e...
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2017-06-29
Reported Out of Committee (Judicial & Community Affairs) in Senate with 3 On Its Merits
#20HB155IntroducedThis Act removes the Department of Corrections authority to execute orders as to sentences of capital punishment and prohibits the Department from using lethal doses of drugs on those in its care. This Act also removes hanging as a method of executio...
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2017-05-02
#21SB63PassedSection 1 of this Act updates the Delaware Code relating to the Board of Nursing (Board) by eliminating conflicting definitions of an advanced practice registered nurse in the Code, correcting inaccurate cross-references, and eliminating references t...
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2017-07-17
Signed by Governor
#22HB258EnrolledThis bill allows for the donation of either sick leave or annual leave without having to do so in equal amounts. Additionally, a person can donate sick leave or annual leave but does not have to donate both.
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2017-07-01
Passed By Senate. Votes: 18 YES 3 ABSENT
#23HR18IntroducedThis 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
#24SR5EngrossedAppointing The Committee To Notify The Governor That The Senate Is Organized.
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2017-01-10
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
#25SB110PassedThis Act removes the Colonel of the New Castle County Police Department from the Delaware Emergency Medical Services Oversight Council ("DEMSOC") and replaces the Colonel with the Chief of the New Castle County Emergency Medical Services. I...
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2017-08-02
Signed by Governor
#26HB4PassedThis legislation amends the Delaware Code to establish the Department of Human Resources by transferring various divisions and other organizational units from the Office of Management and Budget to the newly established Department of Human Resources....
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2017-07-16
Signed by Governor
#27HB264IntroducedThis Act requires insurance companies to pay the insured the amount of the insurance company's offer of settlement which was rejected by the insured party. However, the amount remains subject to both parties' reservation or rights, claims, an...
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2017-06-27
#28SB28IntroducedThis legislation promotes transparency and integrity at the highest levels of our democracy, by requiring that all candidates for President and Vice President of the United States file copies of their federal tax returns with the Delaware Department ...
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2017-04-26
Reported Out of Committee (Elections & Government Affairs) in Senate with 3 On Its Merits
#29SB87PassedThis Act updates the school stability law for children in the custody of the Department of Services for Children, Youth and Their Families (DSCYF) following passage of the federal Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), which reauthorizes the Elementary a...
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2017-07-21
Signed by Governor
#30HB210PassedThis bill allows minors subject to debilitating medical conditions not specifically listed in § 4906A(b) the same petition process to have their condition considered as that allowed for adults.
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2017-07-21
Signed by Governor
#31SCR5EngrossedThis concurrent resolution calls on the Department of Transportation (DelDOT) to study and revise as appropriate, the emergency evacuation routes for the beach areas in lower Sussex County.
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2017-03-28
Passed In House by Voice Vote
#32HB143PassedThis Act removes the provisional license and re-establishes a 3 tiered licensure system. An initial license provides for two years for the initial licensee to obtain a passing score on an approved performance assessment. This Act provides for recipro...
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2017-06-20
Signed by Governor
#33SB10IntroducedThis Act increases the minimum wage required to be paid in this State by 50 cents a year beginning in 2017 and ending in 2020. After 2020, the minimum wage required to be paid in this State increases based on cost-of-living adjustments under the fede...
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2017-06-28
Amendment SA 2 to SB 10 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
#34SB69PassedSection 1. Sections 1, 2, 5, 6, 7, 11 and 36 of this Act amend Sections 151(f), 202(a), 219(a), 219(c), 224, 232(c) and 364 of Title 8, respectively. Amendments to Sections 219, 224 and 232 and related provisions are intended to provide specific stat...
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2017-07-21
Signed by Governor
#35HB110IntroducedThe Delaware Marijuana Control Act regulates and taxes marijuana in the same manner as alcohol. It allows adults over the age of 21 to legally possess and consume under 1 ounce of marijuana for personal use. It does not permit people to grow their ow...
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2017-05-10
Reported Out of Committee (Revenue & Finance) in House with 7 On Its Merits, 2 Unfavorable
#36HB187PassedWith the implementation of land banks in the State of Delaware, an increasing number of vacant and abandoned properties will be brought to sheriffs sales. Many of these parcels will be dilapidated and require investment to render the house habitable....
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2017-09-07
Signed by Governor
#37HB2IntroducedThis Act is the first leg of an amendment to the Delaware Constitution to provide for equal protection. This amendment would advance human dignity and equality for all under the Delaware Constitution, and would correct a constitutional shortcoming. I...
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2017-06-06
Stricken in House
#38HB176EnrolledThis bill gives local school boards or charter school boards more discretion on a case by case basis to suspend students for the possession of a deadly weapon other than a firearm in a Safe School or Recreation Zone. This bill is the result of a case...
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2017-07-02
Passed By Senate. Votes: 20 YES 1 ABSENT
#39HB26PassedThis act creates a special license plate for veterans of Operation Desert Storm.
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2017-04-04
Signed by Governor
#40HB29IntroducedThis bill establishes a writ of attachment of tax refunds and lottery winnings. This bill provides a procedure for interception of tax refunds and lottery winnings by the Department of Finance for judgments resulting from a breach of a residential or...
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2017-03-28
Amendment HA 2 to HB 29 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
#41SR4EngrossedRelating To The Office Of The Secretary Of The Senate.
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2017-01-10
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
#42SR3EngrossedRelating To The Election Of The President Pro Tempore.
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2017-01-10
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
#43HR3IntroducedRelating To Temporary Rules Of The House Of Representatives Of The 149th General Assembly Of The State Of Delaware.
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2017-01-10
Passed In House by Voice Vote
#44SR6EngrossedAppointing A Committee To Notify The House Of Representatives That The Senate Is Organized.
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2017-01-10
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
#45HR1IntroducedRelating To The Election Of The Speaker Of The House Of Representatives.
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2017-01-10
Passed In House by Voice Vote
#46HB32PassedThis act amends the Charter of the Town of Laurel to allow for tax abatements for a five year period on all improvements of properties, for all zoned properties, located within the Downtown Development District and establishing the condition that all...
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2017-03-28
Signed by Governor
#47SB15IntroducedThis Bill is the Fiscal Year 2018 Bond and Capital Improvements Act.
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2017-01-12
#48HCR1EngrossedThis resolution designates the week of February 18-25, 2017 as FFA Week in Delaware.
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2017-01-17
Passed By Senate. Votes: 18 YES 2 ABSENT 1 VACANT
#49HB36IntroducedAlthough minors are prohibited from purchasing tobacco, it is not technically wrong for a minor to possess or consume tobacco. This bill will make the possession, use, or consumption of tobacco by a minor subject to penalties relating to education an...
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2017-03-29
Tabled in Committee
#50SB14IntroducedThis Act eliminates the Delaware Compensation Commission in its entirety and makes necessary changes to the Delaware Code as a result.
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2017-01-18
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