Delaware Representative Quinton Johnson [D]

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DEHB245EnrollThis Act authorizes the Judiciary to spend existing Appropriated Special Funds, collected by Family Court, for preliminary costs associated with the planning, design and land acquisition of downstate Family Court facilities. This funding would be exp...
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2016-01-28
Passed by Senate. Votes: Passed 19 YES 1 NO 1 NOT VOTING 0 ABSENT 0 VACANT
DESB179EnrollThis bill prohibits housing discrimination based on source of income by adding “source of income” as a protected class under the Delaware Fair Housing Act and the Landlord Tenant Code. A person may still take into account sufficiency of i...
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2016-01-28
Passed by Senate. Votes: Passed 20 YES 0 NO 1 NOT VOTING 0 ABSENT 0 VACANT
DEHB275IntroBegin Synopsis Here
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2016-01-28
Introduced in House and assigned to Capital Infrastructure Committee
DESB174EnrollThis legislation creates a Drug Overdose Fatality Review Commission, similar to commissions that the state has in place to review child deaths and the deaths of domestic violence victims. The purpose of the Commission is to examine the facts and circ...
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2016-01-27
To House Health & Human Development Committee
DEHB235PassThe Delaware Competes Act reforms Delaware’s business tax code to incentivize job creation and investment in Delaware, to make Delaware’s tax structure more competitive with other states, and to support small businesses by making tax comp...
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2016-01-27
Signed by Governor
DEHB227IntroThis bill would permit Farm Wineries to make and sell mead and cider in addition to wine. The TTB (the Federal Agency in charge of regulating alcohol) considers mead and cider to be “wines” thereby creating some confusion when entities ar...
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2016-01-20
Reported Out of Committee (AGRICULTURE) in House with 1 Favorable, 7 On Its Merits
DEHB250IntroIn 2014, the Legislature passed a bill adding instances of “reported and recorded” bullying to the list of reasons why a child could be withdrawn from a choice or charter school before the expiration of the statutory minimum enrollment pe...
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2016-01-20
To House Education Committee
DEHB226IntroThis 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 firs...
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2016-01-13
Reported Out of Committee (ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT/BANKING/INSURANCE/COMMERCE) in House with 4 Favorable, 6 On Its Merits
DEHB222IntroThis bill updates the eligibility requirements for interment in the Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery by referencing the National Cemetery Administration Directive. It additionally provides that members of the Guard or Reserve are eligible and allo...
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2015-12-10
To House Veterans Affairs Committee
DEHB184PassThis bill establishes a mechanism for persons receiving special education services pursuant to an active Individual Education Plan until the age of 21 to receive license to drive.
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2015-10-20
Signed by Governor
DESB87PassThis bill creates a Port-of-Entry chapter for the Delaware Insurance Code. This will allow international insurance companies to use Delaware as its “Port-of-Entry” state into the U.S. market. This bill gives the Insurance Commissioner the...
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2015-08-13
Signed by Governor
DESB22PassThis bill allows first responders to use reasonable force to remove an animal confined in a motor vehicle under conditions likely to cause suffering, injury or death. The bill also allows a person removing an animal to use reasonable means to contact...
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2015-08-11
Signed by Governor
DEHB76PassThis bill implements the NAIC’s revised Standard Valuation Law (SVL). The revised model authorizes a principle-based reserve (PBR) basis for life, annuity and accident and health contracts. A PBR valuation is a reserve valuation that uses one o...
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2015-07-27
Signed by Governor
DESB151PassThis bill addresses informed consent for disclosing genetic information by adding those individuals authorized to access EMR and DHIN.
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2015-07-27
Signed by Governor
DESB120PassThe Regulatory Transparency and Accountability Act of 2015 improves Delaware’s regulatory environment for individuals and small businesses in several significant ways. First, it requires each agency to submit a “regulatory flexibility ana...
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2015-07-22
Signed by Governor
DESB113PassThe Regulatory Transparency and Accountability Act of 2015 improves Delaware’s regulatory environment for individuals and small businesses in several significant ways. First, the Act improves transparency by requiring each agency to submit a &#...
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2015-07-22
Signed by Governor
DEHB147PassOn June 14, 2012, Governor Jack Markell signed Executive Order No. 36 (“EO 36”) to help reduce impediments to economic growth and to improve the efficiency of state government. EO 36 requires each Executive Branch agency to periodically r...
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2015-07-22
Signed by Governor
DESB58PassThe bill will codify the Newborn Screening Program, which screens infants for a number of metabolic, hematologic, endocrinologic, immunologic and certain structural disorders. This bill also clarifies that genetic information disclosed and obtained p...
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2015-07-15
Signed by Governor
DESB167PassThis Act limits the ability of the 148th General Assembly to appropriate Transportation Trust Fund moneys to a purpose other than (1) capital expenditures on the public transportation system, including the road system, grants and allocations for inve...
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2015-07-15
Signed by Governor
DESB42PassThis bill: (i) clarifies but does not substantively alter the existing law regarding the permissibility of the terms of a governing instrument to vary the right of a beneficiary to be informed of the beneficiary’s interest in a trust for a peri...
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2015-07-10
Signed by Governor
DESB36PassAfter the General Assembly adopted a drafting procedure using strikethrough and underline, some inconsistencies and confusion about how amendments to bill should be drafted resulted. In the effort to update the Legislative Drafting Manual, the Divisi...
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2015-07-10
Signed by Governor
DEHB162PassThis bill adds up to 5 citizen members to the Board of Directors of the Center for the Inland Bays in order to include more citizen representation on the Board and to improve the Center’s capacity to procure and administer private moneys secure...
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2015-07-10
Signed by Governor
DEHB10PassStand By Me is an innovative financial empowerment program that has been operating within DHSS for the past two years. Stand By Me is designed as a partnership model, integrated into the culture and operations of businesses, educational institutions,...
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2015-07-09
Signed by Governor
DEHB5PassThis Act adds electronic smoking devices to the Clean Indoor Air Act and prohibits the use of electronic smoking devices in all public places where smoking is prohibited under current law.
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2015-07-07
Signed by Governor
DEHB140PassThis bill increases several revenue sources for the Transportation Trust Fund. The motor vehicle document fee is increased from 3.75% to 4.25%. The fee for late renewal of a driver’s license is increased from $1.15 to $10, and the fee for late ...
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2015-07-01
Signed by Governor
DEHB171EnrollThis bill establishes a Telecommunications Tax Modernization Review Group to study and make recommendations for establishing a future funding mechanism to replace the property tax on telecommunications equipment and addressing the projected decrease ...
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2015-07-01
HS 2 for HB 171 - Passed by Senate. Votes: Passed 21 YES 0 NO 0 NOT VOTING 0 ABSENT 0 VACANT
DEHB179EnrollThis 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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2015-07-01
Defeated by Senate. Votes: Defeated 9 YES 10 NO 1 NOT VOTING 1 ABSENT 0 VACANT
DESB160EnrollA Bond And Capital Improvements Act Of The State Of Delaware And Certain Of Its Authorities For The Fiscal Year Ending June 30, 2016; Authorizing The Issuance Of General Obligation Bonds Of The State; Appropriating Funds From The Transportation Trust...
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2015-07-01
SS 1 for SB 160 - Passed by House of Representatives. Votes: Passed 40 YES 0 NO 0 NOT VOTING 1 ABSENT 0 VACANT
DESB166EnrollThis Act is the first 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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2015-07-01
Enact w/o Sign by Governor
DEHB3PassThis bill requires that employers receiving contracts from the State shall certify in that contract that, in addition to already mandated fair business practices, the contractor shall ensure that its employees receive equal pay for equal work without...
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2015-06-30
Signed by Governor
DEHB2PassThis bill requires on-going sexual assault training for police officers and Deputy Attorney Generals in the Criminal and Family Divisions.
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2015-06-30
Signed by Governor
DESCR36EngrossThis concurrent resolution recognizes the need to raise awareness and encourage research of type 1 diabetes, in honor of Sadie Davis, who has been selected to represent Delaware at the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation’s 2015 Children’...
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2015-06-30
Passed in House by Voice Vote
DEHB15PassThis bill will make captive insurance companies subject to additional sections in Title 18. These additional sections will allow the Commissioner greater regulatory authority and will also clarify that those acting on behalf of the Commissioner for c...
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2015-06-24
Signed by Governor
DEHB194IntroThe expansion of modern drinking water distribution systems and wastewater collection systems by local governments and regulated utilities is of paramount importance to the protection and conservation of the water resources of Delaware. This bill enc...
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2015-06-23
Reported Out of Committee (TRANSPORTATION/LAND USE AND INFRASTRUCTURE) in House with 6 On Its Merits
DESB90PassThis Act adds intractable epilepsy to the list of debilitating medical conditions for which a physician may supply a written certification for medical marijuana. It also specifically adds disorders such as dystonia which are characterized by involunt...
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2015-06-23
Signed by Governor
DESB33PassAn Act To Amend Title 14 Of The Delaware Code Relating To Education And The Individualized Education Program.
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2015-06-18
Signed by Governor
DEHB39PassThe purpose of this bill is to decriminalize the possession or private use of a personal use quantity of marijuana. More specifically, persons who possess one ounce or less of marijuana shall be assessed a civil penalty that will not become part of a...
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2015-06-18
Signed by Governor
DEHB175IntroA unified sport is an athletic program that combines students with disabilities and students without disabilities to train and compete on the same team. The purpose of a unified sport is to build social inclusion through the platform of sports, and t...
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2015-06-17
Reported Out of Committee (EDUCATION) in House with 2 Favorable, 7 On Its Merits
DEHB161IntroAn Act To Amend Title 14 Of The Delaware Code Establishing The Parent Empowerment Education Savings Account Act.
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2015-06-11
Amendment HA 1 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
DEHB60PassThis bill creates an Achieving a Better Life Experience (“ABLE”) Program in Delaware, to implement federal legislation enabling the creation of savings accounts with tax advantages similar to 529 accounts, designed to be used by persons w...
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2015-06-10
Signed by Governor
DESB82EngrossSenate Bill 20 of the 147th General Assembly (79 Del. Laws c. 251) formally established the Prison Education program in Chapter 24 of Title 14 of the Delaware Code. Employees of the Prison Education program whose primary job location is within an ins...
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2015-06-10
Reported Out of Committee (CORRECTIONS) in House with 4 Favorable, 4 On Its Merits
DEHB40PassThis bill: (i) corrects a typo in 1917 of Title 18 relating to endorsement of contract, by changing “insurer” to “purchaser” to bring this section into alignment with 1914 of the same title; and (ii) changes the word “...
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2015-06-04
Signed by Governor
DESB95IntroThe Regulatory Flexibility and Transparency Act of 2015 improves Delaware’s regulatory environment for individuals and small businesses in several significant ways. Under the Act, whenever an agency proposes to adopt or amend a regulation that ...
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2015-06-02
Stricken
DESB96IntroThe Regulatory Flexibility and Transparency Act of 2015 improves Delaware’s regulatory environment for individuals and small businesses in several significant ways. Under the Act, whenever an agency proposes to adopt or amend a regulation that ...
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2015-06-02
Stricken
DEHB32PassThis bill allows the Delaware Transit Corporation to advertise on the back panels of bus shelters, in addition to the downstream panels currently authorized.
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2015-05-28
Signed by Governor
DEHB33PassThis bill clarifies the types of signs that are permitted to be erected in the State’s right-of-way by an outside entity, with department approval. The legislation provides consistency with federal regulations for outdoor advertising.
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2015-05-28
Signed by Governor
DEHB81PassThe Department of Education issues an annual Delaware Public Education Profile on all Delaware public schools. This bill adds the information pertaining to the role of the Title IX Coordinator and their contact information into the annual Education P...
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2015-05-28
Signed by Governor
DESCR6EngrossThis resolution places Delaware alongside several sister states--including Vermont, California, and Illinois--in calling for an Article V convention, following the United States Supreme Court's decision in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commissi...
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2015-05-14
Reported Out of Committee (HOUSE ADMINISTRATION) in House with 3 On Its Merits
DESB12IntroThis Act closes two significant loopholes in Delaware law in order to ensure that punishment for the illegal possession of firearms by violent persons is certain. First, by adding a definition for “convicted” or “conviction” ...
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2015-05-13
Amendment SA 1 - Introduced and Placed With the Bill in Senate
DEHR14IntroThis House Resolution recognizes May 11-15, 2015, as “Infrastructure Week” in the State of Delaware.
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2015-05-12
Passed in House by Voice Vote
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