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PositionBillStatusSummaryAction
#1SB19IntroducedSome students from disadvantaged backgrounds arrive at school lacking the same vocabulary and word recognition skills of their peers, putting them at a disadvantage when developing literacy skills in primary grades. In analyzing this disparity, studi...
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2017-01-24
#2HB39IntroducedThis Act extends Family Court's jurisdiction under Chapter 50, Title 16, over a youth who has a mental condition and requires services or treatment but is not amenable to or compliant with such services.
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2017-01-18
#3HB24IntroducedThis bill requires a conference with the parent or guardian of a student who has been absent without excuse for 5 days from school. A needs assessment will be performed to determine what supports or services will help the student and family improve s...
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2017-01-05
#4HB42IntroducedThis bill will allow defendants serving consecutive sentences, who were sentenced prior to the amendment of 11 Del. C. § 3901(d), to be allowed to petition the court to consider applying concurrent rather than consecutive sentences. This amendment t...
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2017-01-18
#5HB41IntroducedIn 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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2017-01-18
#6SCR2EngrossedThis Senate Concurrent Resolution continues the Motorcycle Rider Education Advisory Committee, which must meet at least quarterly to monitor the Motorcycle Rider Education Program, and assess the future needs of and recommend improvements to the Prog...
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2017-01-19
Introduced in Senate
#7HB29IntroducedThis 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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2017-01-05
#8HB27IntroducedSubchapter III, Chapter 68, Title 7 of the Delaware Code (Subchapter III) was originally enacted in 1982. In 1996, President Clinton signed the Bill Emerson Good Samaritan Food Donation Act, 42 U.S.C. § 1791 (Bill Emerson Act). The Bill Emerson Act ...
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2017-01-05
#9SR5EngrossedAppointing The Committee To Notify The Governor That The Senate Is Organized.
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2017-01-10
Introduced in Senate
#10SR4EngrossedRelating To The Office Of The Secretary Of The Senate.
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2017-01-10
Introduced in Senate
#11SR3EngrossedRelating To The Election Of The President Pro Tempore.
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2017-01-10
Introduced in Senate
#12SR6EngrossedAppointing A Committee To Notify The House Of Representatives That The Senate Is Organized.
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2017-01-10
Introduced in Senate
#13HJR1PassedThis Joint Resolution designates Sheri J. Knott as Bill Clerk of the House of Representatives and Dolores Michels as Assistant Bill Clerk of the House of Representative to serve at the pleasure of the House of Representatives.
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2017-01-10
Introduced in House
#14HB30IntroducedThis Act conforms Delawares deadlines for filing certain information returns to those established in the Internal Revenue Code. In an effort to combat identity theft and taxpayer fraud, federal filing dates were recently changed. For example, startin...
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2017-01-11
#15HJR3EngrossedThis Joint Resolution directs the Department of Education to present its plan for compliance with the new federal education law - Every Student Succeeds Act or ESSA at a meeting of the education committees of both chambers of the General Assembly pr...
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2017-01-11
#16HB32EngrossedThis 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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2017-01-11
#17HB31IntroducedThis bill authorizes the use of prize-linked savings accounts in the State of Delaware. These accounts have been used in a number of countries and several U.S. states to promote savings, especially among persons with low-income and first-time savers....
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2017-01-11
#18SB15IntroducedThis Bill is the Fiscal Year 2018 Bond and Capital Improvements Act.
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2017-01-12
#19HB34IntroducedThis bill expands the list of persons eligible to participate in the Ada Leigh Soles Memorial Professional Librarian and Archivist Incentive Scholarship Program to include employees of non-public libraries in Delaware that join the Delaware Library C...
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2017-01-12
#20HB43IntroducedThis 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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2017-01-18
#21HB46IntroducedCurrently 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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2017-01-19
#22HB45IntroducedThis Act clarifies (i) how personal jurisdiction shall be obtained over nonresident respondents in administrative proceedings brought by the Director of Consumer Protection pursuant to Section 2523, Title 29 of the Code, and (ii) the manner in which ...
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2017-01-19
#23HCR4EngrossedThis resolution proclaims January 22 through 28, 2017 as National School Choice Week.
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2017-01-19
Introduced in House
#24SB17EngrossedThis bill provides for research or transplantation of organs and other anatomical gifts as authorized under federal law among donors who have tested positive for exposure to HIV and intended recipients who have also tested positive for exposure to HI...
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2017-01-19
#25HB50IntroducedThis Act seeks to ensure that every public school in the State has a school nurse. This Act provides a mechanism to allow a district or a charter school that currently does not have a school nurse to receive state funds. This Act also permits a distr...
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2017-01-24
#26HB48IntroducedThis bill fixes a drafting error in Senate Bill 198 of the 148th General Assembly that inadvertently made it harder for juveniles to get mandatory expungements by adding the term violent misdemeanor as an excepting factor that would prevent a youth f...
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2017-01-24
#27SB20IntroducedThis Act is the second leg of a constitutional amendment that will limit the ability of the State to appropriate Transportation Trust Fund moneys to a purpose other than (1) capital expenditures on the public transportation system, including the road...
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2017-01-24
#28HB55IntroducedThis Act increases the age requirement for compulsory school attendance in Delaware from 16 to 18 years of age. The age increase is phased in over a two-year period; accordingly, there is a one-year interim period where the compulsory school attendan...
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2017-01-25
#29HB12IntroducedThis bill provides State funding to kindergarten through third grade for basic special education. State funding already occurs for intensive and complex special education during these grades. Currently the basic special education funding runs from fo...
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2017-01-05
#30HB11IntroducedThis Act removes the prohibition against receipt of Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF also referred to by the name Aid for Families with Dependent Children or AFDC) funds by persons convicted of a drug felony, so long as that person is ot...
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2016-12-15
#31HB21IntroducedThis 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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2017-01-05
#32HB38IntroducedThis bill places the same requirements for the issuance of non-potable well permits within existing areas where a water utility has been granted a Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity as those that currently apply to the issuance of a pota...
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2017-01-17
#33HB37EngrossedThis Act authorizes the Smyrna School District to convey to the Town of Smyrna property located in Kent County, and known as the School Administration Building, to be used by the Town for public purposes, including incorporating the building and prop...
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2017-01-17
#34HCR5EngrossedThis resolution extends the due date of the findings and recommendations report of the Task Force to Review Financial Management Procedures of Volunteer Fire Companies from January 31, 2017 to February 28, 2017.
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2017-01-24
Introduced in House
#35HB51IntroducedIn 2016, the Legislature provided a reimbursement for teachers employed in Delaware who had to pay the 1-time licensure fee. By using "teacher", we inadvertently excluded specialists including school media specialists, school counselors, sc...
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2017-01-24
#36HB47IntroducedThis bill removes the notary requirement for requests for absentee ballots. Delaware is the only state that requires a notary to authorize a voter's affidavit for an absentee ballot. In some cases, the potential voter may have to pay for the nota...
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2017-01-24
#37HB18EngrossedThis bill clarifies the General Assemblys intent last session in amending the states habitual offender law, specifically (a) that the changes made by the General Assembly were intended to affect minimum mandatory sentences, not sentences where judges...
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2016-12-15
#38HB40IntroducedThis 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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2017-01-18
#39HB59IntroducedThis bill clarifies that all journeyperson applicants of sufficient age who successfully complete any apprenticeship program approved by the Board, and successfully pass the final exam associated with the Board approved program, should be treated equ...
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2017-01-26
#40HCR1EngrossedThis resolution designates the week of February 18-25, 2017 as FFA Week in Delaware.
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2017-01-17
Introduced in House
#41SR2EngrossedRelating To The Rules Of The Delaware State Senate.
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2017-01-10
Introduced in Senate
#42HB15EngrossedThis bill creates a requirement that all public high schools, including charter schools, shall offer at least one computer science course at the high school level by the 2020-2021 school year. Also, this bill creates a requirement that, by the 2018-2...
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2017-01-05
#43SCR1EngrossedProviding For A Joint Session Of The House And Senate For The Purpose Of Announcing The Vote For Governor And Lt. Governor Of The State Of Delaware.
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2017-01-10
Introduced in Senate
#44HB22IntroducedThis Act updates the requirements for Courts-Martial to ensure that all members of the Delaware National Guard have due process. The Act clarifies the classifications of crimes under the code. The Act also strikes out irrelevant laws and laws that vi...
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2017-01-05
#45HB20IntroducedThis Act authorizes the Family Court to interview children who are involved in Protection From Abuse proceedings.
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2017-01-05
#46HB53IntroducedThis bill allows ground-based and hand-held sparklers and certain other nonexplosive, nonairborne novelty items regulated by the federal government to be sold and used in the State. The bill does not legalize firecrackers, bottle rockets, aerials, or...
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2017-01-25
#47HB56IntroducedThis 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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2017-01-26
#48SB18IntroducedThis Act requires public schools to begin their school year after Labor Day. There have been many economic impact reports done that show a positive impact from starting public schools after Labor Day. A report by the Virginia Hospitality and Travel A...
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2017-01-24
#49HB19EngrossedThis bill is a follow-up to House Bill No. 432, a change to the Town of Elsmeres charter, passed in the 148th General Assembly. HB432 removed a cap on the amount of indebtedness the Town of Elsmere could incur to meet current expenses. This bill clar...
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2017-01-05
#50HR1IntroducedRelating To The Election Of The Speaker Of The House Of Representatives.
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2017-01-10
Introduced in House
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