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PositionBillStatusSummaryAction
#1HCR1EngrossedThis 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
#2SB6IntroducedThis Act increases the state employees' pension plan burial benefit from $7,000 to $10,000 effective July 1, 2016. This benefit has not been changed since July 2001.
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2018-03-28
#3HB351PassedIn December 2016, the federal Office of Child Support Enforcement issued final regulations titled "Flexibility, Efficiency, and Modernization in Child Support Enforcement Programs," 81 Fed. Reg. 93,492 (Dec. 20, 2016) (codified at 42 C.F.R ...
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2018-07-17
Signed by Governor
#4SB90PassedThis bill would allow for a student to participate in the Inspire Scholarship Program for eight continuous semesters instead of the current six. This would allow a student to use Inspire Scholarships for each of the semesters during a traditional col...
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2018-05-10
Signed by Governor
#5SB39PassedThis Act is the result of the recommendation made by the Joint Legislative Oversight and Sunset Committee in its review of the Board of Medical Licensure and Discipline ("the Board") that the Division of Professional Regulation amend applic...
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2017-07-21
Signed by Governor
#6SB255EngrossedThis Act prohibits the use and dissemination of information obtained from the machine readable zone of a driver's license or identification card issued by the Division of Motor Vehicles, with limited exceptions. This Act seeks to protect members ...
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2018-06-27
Reported Out of Committee (Telecommunication Internet & Technology) in House with 1 Favorable, 5 On Its Merits
#7SB51PassedThis 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
#8SB45PassedThis Bill adds 3,4-dichloro-N-[2-(dimethylamino)cyclohexyl]-N-methylbenzamide (U-47700) to Schedule I of the Uniform Controlled Substances Act. U-47700, also known as Pink, is a synthetic opioid recently encountered by law enforcement and public heal...
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2017-07-17
Signed by Governor
#9HB189PassedThe Advanced Wireless Infrastructure Investment Act creates a new Chapter 16 of Title 17 that will accelerate investment in mobile broadband infrastructure and ready the State for the next wave of economic development in the digital economy. In recog...
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2017-08-31
Signed by Governor
#10HB21PassedThis Act takes steps to ensure that individuals with disabilities are not denied access to organ transplant procedures based solely on their disability. Historically, individuals with disabilities have sometimes been denied access to life-saving orga...
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2017-09-13
Signed by Governor
#11HB381IntroducedThis 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
#12SCR69EngrossedThis Senate Concurrent Resolution creates a Delaware Youth Drug Prevention Curriculum Task Force to examine available drug prevention programs and to recommend a course of action to educate our youth about the dangers of drug, alcohol, and tobacco us...
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2018-06-28
Passed In House by Voice Vote
#13SB214PassedThe Division of Forensic Science (Division) produces numerous postmortem examination reports, autopsy reports, and laboratory reports annually. Given the high volume, and consistent with National Association of Medical Examiners accreditation standar...
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2018-07-23
Signed by Governor
#14HB25IntroducedThis Bill is the Fiscal Year 2018 Appropriation Act.
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2017-01-12
#15SB21PassedThis bill vests the authority for regulating seed in Delaware with the Delaware Department of Agriculture and repeals any inconsistent act or parts of acts.
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2017-06-08
Signed by Governor
#16HB343IntroducedModeled 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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2018-04-25
Tabled in Committee
#17HB46IntroducedCurrently the law requires that any person convicted of a crime identified under the section identifying sexual offenses, or offenses relating to children and incompetents must submit to DNA testing. The DNA testing is compiled and stored in the stat...
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2017-03-22
Tabled in Committee
#18SB24PassedThis Act removes the requirement that a psychiatrist be the physician who signs the written certification in support of an applicant's application for medical marijuana and adds anxiety to the list of debilitating conditions which a person can ha...
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2017-07-12
Signed by Governor
#19HB165EnrolledThis 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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2018-06-30
Defeated By House. Votes: 19 YES 21 NO 1 ABSENT
#20SB99PassedThis 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
#21SB96PassedThis 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
#22SCR60EngrossedThis Concurrent Resolution commends the 2018 Delaware State Teacher of the Year, Virginia Forcucci, and all of the District Teachers of the Year.
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2018-05-08
Passed In House by Voice Vote
#23HB255PassedThis Act establishes the ability of state and school district employees to use the donated leave program to donate and accept annual leave and sick time for use by employees in connection with the birth or adoption of a child under the age of 6 years...
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2017-09-29
Signed by Governor
#24SB61PassedThis Act clarifies the authority of the Joint Legislative Oversight and Sunset Committee ("Committee") to hold over entities unless or until certain conditions are met or modifications are made. This Act also provides the authority for the ...
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2017-09-29
Signed by Governor
#25HJR13PassedIn January of 2018 the federal government passed the Federal Register Printing Savings Act, which included a moratorium in calendar year 2019 on a fee paid by health insurance companies or health service corporations to the federal government. The St...
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2018-07-25
Signed by Governor
#26SB85PassedThis Act draws attention to the types of discipline used in schools by capturing data about out-of-school suspensions and publishing that data, in an effort to help schools identify areas where the data regarding out-of-school suspensions indicates t...
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2018-07-11
Signed by Governor
#27HB62PassedThis Act amends the City of Harrington Charter to impose term limits on Mayor (2 terms) and Council Members (3 terms).
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2017-06-08
Signed by Governor
#28SB204PassedSection 1 through 4 of this Act establish interim standards and criteria in order to permit redevelopment projects to move forward while revised regulations are being drafted. The interim standards set forth in this Act would effectively "sunset...
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2018-07-11
Signed by Governor
#29HB284PassedThis 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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2018-05-29
Signed by Governor
#30HB456PassedThis Act amends Titles 14, 16, 17, 26, and 29 of the Delaware Code to prohibit the use of lead paints on outdoor structures such as bridges, water towers, playground equipment, highways, parking lots, and utility towers and poles, in order to protect...
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2018-08-29
Signed by Governor
#31SB46PassedThis 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
#32HB229PassedThis bill concerns sick leave payout for retired State Troopers who became reemployed in public education. Specifically, this bill adds language to the code that would treat retired State Troopers the same as other educational employees as it relates...
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2017-08-02
Signed by Governor
#33HB400EngrossedThis bill provides for election day registration for presidential primary, primary, special, and general elections whereas currently the deadline is the fourth Saturday prior to the date of the election. Moreover, same day registration at polling pla...
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2018-06-21
#34HB423IntroducedThis Act will permit engineers to obtain mechanics liens but only if improvements as contemplated by the engineering or architectural services provided are actually constructed or if the surveys or plans are actually approved by the governing authori...
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2018-05-30
#35SCR45EngrossedThis 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
#36HB1PassedThis 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
#37HB290IntroducedThis Act provides for the expense of State government after June 30, 2017, on a temporary basis as appropriated under the Fiscal Year 2017 Budget and for granting authority to continue appropriation lines in the Fiscal Year 2017 Budget, the Fiscal Ye...
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2017-06-29
#38SB69PassedSection 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
#39SB168PassedAccording to the U.S. Bureau of Justice Statistics, an estimated 42% of all face-to-face contact between individuals and law-enforcement officers occurred during a traffic stop.
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2018-07-23
Signed by Governor
#40SB72PassedThis bill continues the practice of amending periodically the Delaware Limited Liability Company Act (the "Act") to keep it current and to maintain its national preeminence. The following is a section-by-section review of the proposed amend...
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2017-07-21
Signed by Governor
#41HB421IntroducedThis bill changes when the interception of certain communications is lawful. Currently, if one party to the communication gives consent to the interception, such interception is lawful. This bill requires that both parties to the communication give p...
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2018-06-13
Amendment HA 1 to HB 421 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
#42HB454IntroducedThis Act promotes diversity of housing in Delaware by acknowledging that not all residential units warrant the same Voluntary School Assessment. Currently, single family residential subdivision projects are subject to the same per unit Voluntary Scho...
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2018-06-30
Stricken in House
#43HB242PassedVapor products, commonly known as e-cigarettes or vape products, are increasing in popularity. This Act adds a definition of vapor products to Chapter 53, Title 30 (regarding Tobacco Product Tax), includes vapor products as a type of tobacco product,...
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2017-07-03
Signed by Governor
#44HB369PassedThis Bill expands the offense of falsifying business records by including the act of altering or modifying and creating false medical records. Currently, no specific statute exists to prevent a person from falsely creating, altering, or modifying a m...
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2018-06-27
Signed by Governor
#45HB393PassedThis Bill updates the Delaware Viatical Settlements Act by amending the license and bond requirements for a viatical settlement provider or viatical settlement broker. The Act allows an applicant seeking licensure as a viatical settlement provider to...
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2018-07-23
Signed by Governor
#46SB91PassedThis Act creates a requirement that lodging establishments with an appliance that emits carbon monoxide or an attached garage have working carbon monoxide detection devices in each dwelling or sleeping unit.
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2018-07-23
Signed by Governor
#47SB113PassedThis bill authorizes the creation of a Delaware Voluntary Property Assessed Clean Energy (D-PACE) program to establish a clean energy financing program for the installation of energy efficiency technologies and clean energy systems for qualifying com...
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2018-08-29
Signed by Governor
#48HB3PassedThis 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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2018-06-30
Signed by Governor
#49SCR24EnrolledThis concurrent resolution recognizes the month of May 2017 as Healthy Vision Month in the State of Delaware.
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2017-05-04
Passed In House by Voice Vote
#50HB348PassedThis Act redefines resident to mean one who is legally domiciled in the State for 10 years immediately preceding October of the pretax year. This change means that one must be domiciled in the State for 10 years before one who is over the age of 65 c...
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2018-07-11
Signed by Governor
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