Delaware Representative Michael Ramone [R]

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DESB200PassThe Delaware Commitment to Innovation Act promotes research and development in Delaware and encourages employers to locate or retain their headquarters here. Section 1 of this Act provides for adjustment of the applicable threshold for the research ...
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2016-03-17
Signed by Governor
DEHB212IntroThis Bill will establish a tax credit for any business with operations in Delaware that hires a new full time employee in an amount that is equal to the amount of workers compensation and unemployment insurance payments that the employer makes on beh...
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2016-03-16
Amendment HA 1 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
DESB161IntroThis 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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2016-03-16
Reported Out of Committee (EDUCATION) in Senate with 4 On Its Merits, 1 Unfavorable
DEHCR56EngrossThis resolution recognizes the CAI/Easter Seals Volleyball Challenge on March 18-20, 2016, an event that raises funds for an organization providing services and support to people with disabilities or special needs and their families in Delaware.
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2016-03-16
Passed by Senate. Votes: Passed 19 YES 0 NO 0 NOT VOTING 2 ABSENT 0 VACANT
DEHB120IntroThis Act creates a Delaware Commission on Indian Heritage and Culture.
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2016-03-15
Stricken
DEHB124IntroThe Delaware Farmland Preservation Fund was created under the Delaware Agricultural Lands Preservation Act in order to conserve, protect, and encourage improvement of agricultural lands within the State. The Legislature has previously expressed its d...
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2016-03-15
Defeated by House of Representatives. Votes: Defeated 20 YES 17 NO 0 NOT VOTING 4 ABSENT 0 VACANT
DEHB265IntroThis Bill will add licensed child care centers within the definition of “School” as it applies to the section of the code making it a crime for any person who is a sex offender to reside or loiter within 500 feet of a “School”...
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2016-03-10
Amendment HA 1 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
DEHB245PassThis 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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2016-03-03
Signed by Governor
DESB40EngrossThis Act eliminates capital punishment, except for those convicted of first-degree murder before the effective date of this Act. The procedures for determining punishment, review of punishment, and method of punishment for first-degree murder related...
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2016-01-28
Defeated by House of Representatives. Votes: Defeated 16 YES 23 NO 0 NOT VOTING 2 ABSENT 0 VACANT
DEHB261IntroUnder existing law, when a child applies to enter a charter school, the burden is placed upon that charter school to contact the previous school district of the child to determine if the child was subject to expulsion. There are also children who are...
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2016-01-28
To House Education Committee
DEHB259IntroThis bill prohibits persons from performing an obstetrical ultrasound procedure unless such procedure is for a medical or diagnostic purpose. The FDA has raised concerns about the use of diagnostic ultrasound equipment for keepsake videos and views ...
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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
DEHB256IntroThis bill requires that any one-time settlement money that has a value to the state (after payments and distributions required by the terms of the settlement) of more than $2 million shall be deposited to the Transportation Trust Fund. This promotes ...
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2016-01-26
To House Transportation/Land Use and Infrastructure Committee
DEHB170IntroThe eligibility criteria for interment at the veterans’ cemetery are not current. This bill makes Delaware consistent with the National Cemetery Administration (NCA) Directive 3210 dated January 18, 2011. NCA requires that a state cemetery be f...
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2016-01-21
Stricken
DESB171IntroCurrently, all regular school districts, charter schools, and vocational schools are subject to audit by the Auditor of Accounts. This legislative authority is granted to the Auditor of Accounts in multiple sections of the Delaware Code which must be...
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2016-01-21
Reported Out of Committee (EDUCATION) in Senate with 6 On Its Merits
DESB181IntroThis Act allows designated caregivers to possess and administer, and minor qualifying patients to use, medical marijuana oil for minor qualifying patients on school busses and on the grounds of the preschool, primary, or secondary school in which the...
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2016-01-21
To Senate Health & Social Services Committee
DEHB167IntroThis Act improves the enforcement mechanisms related to Delaware’s campaign finance disclosure laws in four ways. First, this Act amends 8040, Title 15 to require that the Superior Court may not grant a certificate of election to a successful...
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2016-01-20
Reported Out of Committee (HOUSE ADMINISTRATION) in House with 5 On Its Merits
DEHB252IntroThis bill requires an elected official or other paid appointed official of this state or any county or political subdivision who is also employed by any state agency, education, or other institution, or any other political subdivision of this State t...
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2016-01-20
To House Administration Committee
DEHB243IntroUnder current federal and state regulations implementing the statewide assessment program, if a school or district has less than 95% of their students taking the state assessment, this can be used against the school or district as it pertains to acco...
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2016-01-19
Introduced in House and assigned to Education Committee
DEHR22IntroThis Resolution will require the Delaware Secretary of Education to propose options for the General Assembly to consider for adoption as Delaware law as it pertains to the decision by parents to opt their children out of statewide assessments. The Se...
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2016-01-14
Passed in House by Voice Vote
DESJR3PassThis Senate Joint Resolution recognizes the Salvation Army in Delaware on its 125th anniversary.
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2015-10-05
Signed by Governor
DEHB11PassThis Bill, modeled after similar legislation enacted in Pennsylvania and West Virginia, clarifies paramedic immunity when consent to render care is unable to be obtained.
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2015-09-30
Signed by Governor
DESB13PassThis bill confirms and establishes the authority of the Board of Parole to exercise discretion in reviewing the Risk Assessment Tier designation of an offender who was convicted of a registering offense prior to the enactment of Megan’s Law. Th...
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2015-08-17
Signed by Governor
DEHB130VetoThis bill creates a felony level offense for a person that is a health professional and in the course of providing professional health services to the victim, intentionally has sexual contact with the victim. This bill adds to the existing crime of u...
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2015-08-17
Vetoed 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
DESB29PassThis bill restores language to the Delaware Code that was inadvertently repealed in 2010 when SB 240 and HB 419 were enacted concurrently. This bill adds cats to the list of domestic animals that are protected under the dangerous dog law. Cats are do...
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2015-08-11
Signed by Governor
DEHB164PassSection 1 of the Act clarifies section 4915 of title 10. Current section 4915 expressly provides that IRAs described in Internal Revenue Code 408 and Roth IRAs described in Internal Revenue Code 408A are exempt from certain creditor claims. The Act...
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2015-08-07
Signed by Governor
DEHB163PassThis bill updates the Delaware Code with respect to self-proved wills that are executed in a foreign jurisdiction by providing that a will shall be treated as self-proved under Delaware law if such will was executed in a manner that it would be consi...
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2015-08-07
Signed by Governor
DESB138PassIndependent, high quality research regarding the safety and efficacy of medical marijuana is important to public and patient safety. This Act allows for rigorous scientific study to assess the safety, effects, and efficacy of cannabis and cannabis co...
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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
DESB34PassWhen a certified repair technician completes repairs to a customer’s vehicle, the technician’s best validation of the repair is to test drive the vehicle before returning it to the customer. Many times a customer’s vehicle’s r...
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2015-07-15
Signed by Governor
DESB56PassThis bill establishes authority for the Department to file a petition with Family Court to compel an uncooperative parent or guardian to complete a drug or alcohol evaluation or mental health evaluation for themselves or to get a developmental screen...
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2015-07-15
Signed by Governor
DESB105PassThis Act amends Section 938 of Title 5 of the Delaware Code to permit the transfer of fiduciary accounts that are administered in the State of Delaware by a banking organization or trust company that has a place of business in the State of Delaware, ...
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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
DESB165IntroThe purpose of this Act is to eliminate the potential for improper electioneering in schools being used as polling placed and to increase voter participation. To accomplish this purpose, this Act directs the Department of Elections to conduct all pub...
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2015-07-15
To Senate Education Committee
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
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
DESB102PassThis bill will bring Delaware into compliance with 23 U.S.C 164 pertaining to repeat DUI offenders. If found out of compliance with Section 164, the Federal Highway Administration will reserve 2.5% of the State’s federal highway funds as penal...
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2015-07-01
Signed by Governor
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
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
DEHB51PassThe Fund to Combat Violent Crimes was established by House Substitute No. 1 for House Bill No. 143 of the 146th General Assembly. The Fund is funded by an additional penalty of $15 levied upon individuals convicted of crimes. This bill ensures that c...
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2015-06-30
Signed by Governor
DEHB156PassThis bill continues the process of updating the Liquor Control Act to make it more consumer-friendly. The bill allows stores that sell alcohol to open at 8:00 a.m., instead of 9:00 a.m., on Fridays and Saturdays during the months of October, November...
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2015-06-30
Signed by Governor
DESB84PassThis bill would require that breastfeeding women be excused from jury service in the courts of the State of Delaware.
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2015-06-30
Signed by Governor
DEHB47PassThis Bill makes technical amendments to three sections of Title 11 of the Delaware Code that incorrectly refer to the Department of Correction as either the State Board of Correction or the Department of Health and Social Services. The Department of ...
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2015-06-25
Signed by Governor
DESB79EnrollThis bill amends Section 4111 of Title 14 of the Delaware Code to establish policies and procedures that enable school districts, schools, teachers, and school staff to collect and use student data for appropriate educational purposes while ensuring ...
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2015-06-25
SS 1 for SB 79 - Passed by House of Representatives. Votes: Passed 40 YES 0 NO 0 NOT VOTING 1 ABSENT 0 VACANT
DESB119EngrossThis Bill represents the recommendations of the Blue Ribbon Task Force on the feasibility of opening Family Court proceedings to the public. The Bill provides that paternity, divorce, property division and alimony hearings are presumed to be public p...
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2015-06-25
To House Judiciary Committee
DESCR35EngrossThis resolution establishes a task force to discuss and evaluate the most effective and efficient way to recycle organic waste within Delaware.
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2015-06-25
Passed in House by Voice Vote
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