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PositionBillStatusSummaryAction
#1HB219EngrossedThe 146th General Assembly gave the Department of Health and Social Services the authority to promulgate regulations and require accreditation for facilities that perform invasive medical procedures. The current terminology and definition of an invas...
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2018-05-10
#2SB157EnrolledExpedited partner therapy (EPT) is the clinical practice of treating the sex partners of patients diagnosed with a sexually transmitted disease without clinical assessment of the partners. In August 2006, the Centers for Disease Control and Preventio...
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2018-05-09
Reported Out of Committee (Health & Human Development) in House with 9 On Its Merits
#3HB309PassedThis Act codifies the practice of the Joint Legislative Oversight and Sunset Committee to recommend the continuation of an agency unless or until certain conditions are met or modifications are made.
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2018-05-09
Signed by Governor
#4HB355EngrossedThis Act allows an agency, as defined in § 6902 of Title 29, (agency) to accept electronic bid submissions and on-line bidding for contracts procuring material and nonprofessional services.
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2018-04-25
#5HB366EngrossedThis Act revises the crime of "unlawfully permitting a child access to a firearm," an existing class A misdemeanor under Delaware law. The offense is renamed "unsafe storage of a firearm" to place emphasis on firearm safety and pr...
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2018-05-10
#6SB91EngrossedThis 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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2018-05-09
Reported Out of Committee (Health & Human Development) in House with 8 On Its Merits
#7SB198IntroducedThis Bill eliminates the prohibition against hunting for deer on Sundays. Additionally, it maintains the applicable agency regulating public lands authority and discretion to regulate, including prohibition of, deer hunting on Sundays. Lastly, the bi...
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2018-05-08
#8HB376IntroducedThis Act replaces House Bill No. 285 and, in so doing, removes provisions of House Bill No. 285 related to creating an order of relinquishment process for removing firearms or ammunition from an individual subject to a report from a mental health pro...
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2018-05-01
Amendment HA 1 to HB 376 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
#9HB371IntroducedThis legislation makes two minor modifications to Delawares background check process for prospective employees and volunteers at child-serving entities. It: 1) clarifies that an employer who must first obtain a signed authorization from the prospecti...
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2018-04-25
Reported Out of Committee (Health & Human Development) in House with 10 On Its Merits
#10HB382IntroducedThis Act has the effect of renaming the Delaware Department of Transportation Welcome Center on Interstate 95 at 530 JFK Memorial Highway, Newark, Delaware as the "Biden Welcome Center" in honor of the Biden family. This gesture is made bec...
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2018-05-09
Reported Out of Committee (Transportation/Land Use and Infrastructure) in House with 3 On Its Merits, 1 Unfavorable
#11HB53PassedThis 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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2018-05-10
Signed by Governor
#12HCR81EngrossedThis Resolution recognizes Delaware's Byways Program as one of the best ways to experience Delaware's beauty.
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2018-04-26
Passed By Senate. Votes: 20 YES 1 ABSENT
#13HB310EngrossedThe Certification of Adoption of Sustainability and Transparency Standards Act (the Act) establishes a voluntary disclosure regime to foster dialogue around sustainability and responsibility among participating Delaware business entities and their va...
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2018-05-10
#14HB343IntroducedModeled 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
#15HB307EnrolledUnited States Supreme Court case law and scientific research has changed how we think about juvenile delinquency. We know now that an adolescents brain is not fully developed until his/her mid-twenties which makes juveniles especially prone to making...
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2018-05-03
Passed By Senate. Votes: 20 YES 1 NO
#16SB146EnrolledThe continued existence and dissemination of a juvenile criminal record hampers an individuals ability to become a successful and productive member of society. These criminal records are a hindrance to employment, education, housing, credit, and mili...
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2018-05-09
Reported Out of Committee (Judiciary) in House with 7 On Its Merits
#17SB209IntroducedDelawares existing Criminal Code was adopted in 1973 and was based on the Model Penal Code. Since that time, the Criminal Code has quadrupled in size and expanded to other parts of the Code without consideration to the general effects of the change o...
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2018-05-10
#18SB151IntroducedBirth control use is nearly universal among women of reproductive age in the United States and is a key part of preventative health care for women. Access to birth control provides health benefits for women and children, improves women's ability ...
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2018-05-02
Reported Out of Committee (Banking, Business & Insurance) in Senate with 3 On Its Merits
#19SB90PassedThis 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
#20HB356EngrossedThis Act allows the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control to lease historic structures on State public lands to individuals or corporate entities. The lessee would be required to renovate and maintain the structure up to the appli...
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2018-05-10
#21SCR55EngrossedThis Senate Concurrent Resolution commends the Delaware State Dental Society on the success of its 15th annual Give Kids a Smile Program and recognizes its continuing efforts to improve the dental health of Delawares children.
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2018-05-03
Passed In House by Voice Vote
#22HCR78EngrossedThis Concurrent Resolution supports the Wait Until Eighth Initiative which promotes awareness regarding risks associatied with smartphone use in young children.
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2018-05-03
Passed By Senate. Votes: 17 YES 2 NO 1 NOT VOTING 1 ABSENT
#23HB379EngrossedSection 1 clarifies the Towns nuisance and dangerous building abatement powers and requires property owners to pay for the abatement costs. This section further clarifies the Towns ability to grant franchises, licenses, and permits, and impose fees f...
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2018-05-08
#24HB383IntroducedThis Act requires an owner/landlord to accept rental payments from a manufactured home owner/tenant and makes the failure to accept a rental payment a retaliatory act. This Act adopts a provision of the Delaware Residential Landlord-Tenant Code that ...
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2018-05-02
Reported Out of Committee (Manufactured Housing) in House with 5 On Its Merits
#25HB387IntroducedThis bill changes the adjudication process from nonbinding arbitration to an administrative hearing. This change reflects the nature of the hearings that have occurred under this section. This bill also permits any party to request from Superior Cour...
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2018-04-25
#26HR28IntroducedThis House Resolution recognizes April 28, 2018, as Workers Memorial Day.
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2018-04-26
Passed In House by Voice Vote
#27SB185IntroducedThe year 2019 marks the 100th anniversary of the Delaware State Fair. This act allows the Department to issue a special license plate to honor this 100th anniversary.
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2018-05-09
Reported Out of Committee (Transportation) in Senate with 4 On Its Merits
#28SCR57EnrolledThis resolution commends the Food Bank of Delaware for its contributions toward ending hunger and resolving the root causes of poverty in the State of Delaware through its increased statewide impact.
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2018-05-01
Passed In House by Voice Vote
#29HCR82EngrossedThis resolution recognizes April 30th - May 5th, 2018 as Auctioneer Week in Delaware.
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2018-05-03
Passed By Senate. Votes: 20 YES 1 ABSENT
#30HCR83EngrossedThis concurrent resolution proclaims May 2018 as " Community Action Month" in the State of Delaware.
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2018-05-03
Passed By Senate. Votes: 20 YES 1 ABSENT
#31HB398IntroducedThis bill is a companion bill to House Substitute No. 1 for House Bill No. 344 and provides the authority for the Department of Education to prescribe the rules and regulations necessary to implement the Prison Education Program which provides educat...
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2018-05-09
Amendment HA 1 to HB 398 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
#32HB393IntroducedThis 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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2018-05-02
Reported Out of Committee (Economic Development/Banking/Insurance/Commerce) in House with 11 On Its Merits
#33HB408IntroducedThis Act amends the Workers Compensation Act to include a provision permitting Industrial Accident Board hearing notices and decisions to be sent by secure email with an electronic receipt in lieu of certified mail. This will save money for the State...
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2018-05-09
Reported Out of Committee (Labor) in House with 9 On Its Merits
#34SB193IntroducedThis Bill updates the State of Delawares False Claims and Reporting Act to make it compliant with the requirements of Section 1909 of the Social Security Act. Section 1909 of the Social Security Act provides a financial incentive for States to enact ...
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2018-05-03
#35SB192IntroducedThis Act creates a special license plate to honor Delaware womens military service and commemorate the unveiling of the Delaware Womens Military Service Monument.
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2018-05-09
Reported Out of Committee (Transportation) in Senate with 3 On Its Merits
#36HB412IntroducedThis Act amends § 918 of Title 5 of the Delaware Code, which sets forth limitations on pledging or hypothecating assets of banks and trust companies, to modernize these limitations to apply to the current practices of banks and trust companies while...
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2018-05-09
Reported Out of Committee (Economic Development/Banking/Insurance/Commerce) in House with 10 On Its Merits
#37SCR62EngrossedThis resolution declares the week of May 7-11, 2018 as National Teacher Appreciation Week.
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2018-05-08
Passed In House by Voice Vote
#38SR20EngrossedThis resolution proclaims May 8, 2018 as DACRO Day in Delaware.
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2018-05-08
Passed By Senate. Votes: 19 YES 2 ABSENT
#39SCR61EngrossedThis Concurrent Resolution recognizes Delawarean Steve Austin, recipient of the 2018 CFSI/Motorola Solutions Mason Lankford Fire Service Leadership Award.
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2018-05-09
Passed In House by Voice Vote
#40SCR56EngrossedThis resolution designates September 1, 2018 as "Wesley College Day" in Delaware.
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2018-05-03
Passed In House by Voice Vote
#41SCR60EngrossedThis 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
#42HCR86EngrossedThis concurrent resolution proclaims May 9, 2018, as Early Childhood Advocacy Day to affirm the importance of quality early learning for every citizen and every sector of our State, to celebrate the accomplishments of the past year, and to rededicate...
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2018-05-09
Passed By Senate. Votes: 19 YES 2 ABSENT
#43SCR63EngrossedThis resolution designates the week of May 6-12 as "National Nurses Week" in Delaware.
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2018-05-09
Passed By Senate. Votes: 19 YES 2 ABSENT
#44SCR64EngrossedThis concurrent resolution recognizes the month of May 2018 as "Healthy Vision Month" in the State of Delaware.
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2018-05-10
Passed In House by Voice Vote
#45SCR65EngrossedThis Concurrent Resolution recognizes the champions of the ALS cause and establishes May 2018 as "ALS Awareness Month" in Delaware.
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2018-05-10
Passed In House by Voice Vote
#46HCR87EngrossedThis House Concurrent Resolution recognizes the week of May 7 to May 14, 2018, as Travel and Tourism Week in Delaware.
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2018-05-10
Passed By Senate. Votes: 20 YES 1 ABSENT
#47SCR66EngrossedThis Senate Resolution designates August 4, 2018, as Barack Obama Day in the State of Delaware.
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2018-05-10
Passed In House by Voice Vote
#48SB101EnrolledEvery year, over 100 million animals are used as subjects of scientific and medical research, as well as for educational purposes. As recently as 2015, over 19,000 cats and over 61,000 dogs were used in research. In Delaware in 2015, 82 cats and 85 d...
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2018-05-08
Passed By Senate. Votes: 20 YES 1 ABSENT
#49HB165IntroducedThis 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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2018-04-25
Reported Out of Committee (Administration) in House with 1 Favorable, 4 On Its Merits
#50HB306EnrolledThis bill permits judges to utilize their discretion in determining whether a juvenile charged with possession of a firearm during commission of a felony should be transferred back to Family Court or remain in Superior Court. Prior to 2017, possessio...
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2018-05-03
Passed By Senate. Votes: 20 YES 1 NO
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