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PositionBillStatusSummaryAction
#1HB185EnrolledThe Bicycle Friendly Delaware Act would update Delaware code in conformance with recommended changes to the Uniform Vehicle Code from both the National Committee on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (Rules of the Road Committee) and the League of Ameri...
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2017-06-30
Passed By Senate. Votes: 20 YES 1 NO
#2HB260IntroducedThis bill creates the Grant-In-Aid Committee. The Committee is a joint committee of the Senate and House of Representatives. The purpose of the Committee is to review requests for grant-in-aid and to develop the grant-in-aid appropriations bill.
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2017-06-29
Amendment HA 2 to HB 260 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
#3SB110PassedThis 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
#4HB236IntroducedThis bill removes the expiration date and designates Maypole dancing as the official dance of Delaware.
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2017-06-15
#5SB46PassedThis 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
#6HB120EnrolledThis Act requires health insurance policies to cover any medically appropriate drug approved by the FDA for the treatment of stage 4 metastatic cancer without requiring a patient to first prove that the patient failed to respond to a different drug o...
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2017-06-08
Passed By Senate. Votes: 20 YES 1 ABSENT
#7HB188PassedCriminal 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
#8HB92IntroducedThis bill provides that every member of the General Assembly or person elected to state office shall disclose as part of their financial disclosure if they have received more than $10,000 in the last 10 years due to the sale of land, development righ...
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2017-03-28
#9HB148IntroducedThis bill would allow Delaware residents two new deductions from personal income tax. The first is a deduction from taxable income of up to $2,500 for contributions to a 529 College Savings Plan. The second is a deduction from taxable income of up to...
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2017-06-27
#10SCR20EnrolledThis Concurrent Resolution establishes a task force to study the issue of the local extinction of species in Delaware and recommend solutions to reverse the present course. The task force is required to deliver its report no later than December 1, 20...
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2017-05-09
Passed By Senate. Votes: 20 YES 1 ABSENT
#11SB41PassedIn an effort to reduce overdose deaths relating to the growing epidemic of opioid addiction, this Act requires carriers to provide coverage for medically necessary inpatient treatment of alcohol and drug dependencies and prohibits carriers from impos...
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2017-05-30
Signed by Governor
#12HB24IntroducedThis 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
#13HB22PassedThis Act updates the requirements for Courts-Martial to ensure that all members of the Delaware National Guard receive due process through the military justice system. This legislation amends Title 20 to correct a constitutional defect in the current...
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2017-06-13
Signed by Governor
#14HB79IntroducedSection 1 of this Act updates Delawares existing Motor Voter Program to adopt an automatic voter registration process. Currently, when Delawareans apply for, renew, or replace a drivers license or identification card, they must choose to register to ...
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2017-03-16
#15HB213IntroducedThis bill creates a mechanism by which school boards may increase funds for a school district without a referendum.
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2017-06-06
#16SB14IntroducedThis 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
#17HCR11EngrossedThis resolution proclaims March 17, 2017 as "Phelan-McDermid Syndrome Awareness Day" in Delaware.
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2017-03-15
Passed By Senate. Votes: 20 YES 1 ABSENT
#18SB36PassedThis Act more effectively and efficiently clarifies the enforcement authority of the Department of Agriculture regarding livestock at large. The offenses will now be civil penalties rather than criminal fines, expenses for impoundment will be reimbur...
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2017-06-08
Signed by Governor
#19HB105PassedThis Act clarifies that the Director of the Office of Management and Budget has the authority to deposit Special Fund balances into the General Fund as a measure to control agency expenditures.
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2017-04-21
Signed by Governor
#20SB51EnrolledThis Act clarifies the definition of "subsequent offense" to mean a like offense occurring within 3 years of the former offense.
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2017-06-14
Reported Out of Committee (Public Safety & Homeland Security) in House with 6 On Its Merits
#21HB107IntroducedThis bill creates two new tax brackets at $125,000 with a rate of 7.10%, and $250,000 with a rate of 7.85%. Also, the bill provides a tiered reduction of the otherwise available itemized deduction based upon the individual's taxable income.
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2017-06-28
Amendment HA 1 to HB 107 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
#22HR10IntroducedThis House Resolution recognizes April 28, 2017, as Workers Memorial Day.
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2017-04-27
Passed In House by Voice Vote
#23HB158PassedThis bill creates a new type of liquor license for beer gardens. Beer gardens are outdoor venues that operate at least 5 months, of each year and are independent of any other licensed establishment. The licensing and operation of beer gardens provide...
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2017-07-17
Signed by Governor
#24HB178PassedThe children of parents who divorce or were never married often share a surname with only one parent, which may lead to confusion or hardship when schools, doctors, or others fail to recognize the childs connection with the parent with whom the child...
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2017-08-30
Signed by Governor
#25SCR19EngrossedThis resolution designates September 1, 2017 as Wesley College Day in Delaware.
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2017-04-25
Passed In House by Voice Vote
#26SCR24EnrolledThis 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
#27SB100IntroducedIndividuals who receive health care via Medicaid deserve the same dedication to treatment of substance abuse disorders as individuals who receive health care via private insurance. This Act extends the same access to treatment of a substance use diso...
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2017-06-15
Stricken in Senate
#28SR12EngrossedThis resolution marks the centennial of the birth of President John F. Kennedy and honors his memory and those of his brothers, Robert and Edward, and of their ally in the Civil Rights struggle of the 1960s, the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
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2017-06-06
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
#29HB222IntroducedThis Act would allow the Superior Court to issue a lethal violence protection order where a family member or a law enforcement officer can show that the respondent poses a danger to self or others by owning, possessing, controlling, purchasing or rec...
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2017-06-13
#30HB252PassedSection 1 of this Act enhances the States ability to collect delinquent taxes by (a) allowing for renewal of a judgment for unpaid taxes beyond the current 20 year limit for an additional term of 20 years, and (b) allows for recording of a judgment f...
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2017-08-30
Signed by Governor
#31HB265PassedThe purpose of this bill is to make full time paid firefighters in volunteer fire companies in this State eligible to join the Delaware County and Municipal/Police/Firefighter Pension Plan.
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2017-09-15
Signed by Governor
#32HB266IntroducedThis act allows Sussex County government to create Enterprise Zones within the unincorporated areas of Sussex County.
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2017-06-29
#33SCR38IntroducedThis 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
#34SCR3EngrossedThis Concurrent Resolution proclaims the month of April 2017 as Sikh Awareness and Appreciation Month in the State of Delaware.
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2017-03-16
Passed In House by Voice Vote
#35HB210PassedThis 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
#36HB26PassedThis act creates a special license plate for veterans of Operation Desert Storm.
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2017-04-04
Signed by Governor
#37HB122PassedThis bill provides greater protection to correctional officers and other state employees who are assaulted in detention facilities by prohibiting assaults committed with a reckless state of mind.
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2017-09-08
Signed by Governor
#38SB3PassedThis Act replaces the stillbirth certificate with a certificate of birth resulting in stillbirth, clarifies what documentation is required upon the occurrence of a stillbirth, and makes technical corrections to the Vital Statistics laws to accurately...
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2017-08-09
Signed by Governor
#39HB275PassedThis Substitute is the Fiscal Year 2018 Appropriation Act.
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2017-07-03
Signed by Governor
#40HB42IntroducedThis 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. Prior to June 30...
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2017-06-08
#41HB72IntroducedThis Act would remove the broad exemption that the University of Delaware and Delaware State University currently receive under the state Freedom of Information Act. In recognition of the sensitive nature of some records held by public universities, ...
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2017-03-09
#42HB12IntroducedThis 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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2017-01-19
#43HB29IntroducedThis 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
#44SR4EngrossedRelating To The Office Of The Secretary Of The Senate.
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2017-01-10
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
#45HR2IntroducedRelating To The Election Of Officers Of The House Of Representatives.
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2017-01-10
Passed In House by Voice Vote
#46HR1IntroducedRelating To The Election Of The Speaker Of The House Of Representatives.
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2017-01-10
Passed In House by Voice Vote
#47HB30IntroducedThis 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
#48HB33IntroducedThis 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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2017-03-15
#49HJR3PassedThis 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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2017-03-22
Signed by Governor
#50HB32PassedThis 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
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