Delaware Representative Michael Ramone [R]

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DESCR8EngrossThis Senate Concurrent Resolution continues the Motorcycle Rider Education Advisory Committee, which must meet at least quarterly to monitor the Motorcycle Rider Education Program, assess future needs, and recommend program improvements.
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2015-04-23
Passed in House by Voice Vote
DEHB8PassDuring the 147th General Assembly, House Bill 346 was signed into law. House Bill 346, which codified the work of the HJR 17 Study Group to comprehensively update the state civil mental health laws, created a definition of psychiatrist which specific...
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2015-04-23
Signed by Governor
DESB34EngrossWhen 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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2015-04-23
Passed by Senate. Votes: Passed 20 YES 0 NO 0 NOT VOTING 1 ABSENT 0 VACANT
DEHB58EnrollIn 1981, the General Assembly set the current tax rate ceiling for the New Castle County Vocational Technical School District (“District”) at 13 cents on each $100 value of real property for the tax year 1982 and then provided for it to i...
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2015-04-23
Passed by Senate. Votes: Passed 17 YES 2 NO 1 NOT VOTING 1 ABSENT 0 VACANT
DESB37EnrollThis bill requires a mammography service provider to provide specific notice to a patient if that patient presents with dense breast tissue.
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2015-04-23
Passed by Senate. Votes: Passed 20 YES 0 NO 0 NOT VOTING 1 ABSENT 0 VACANT
DESB43EngrossThis bill reconciles general provisions applicable to Commissioners found in section 1991 with more specific provisions found in 10 Del. C. 511(a) and 1315(a) regarding the appointment of a commissioner when there is a vacancy in office and residen...
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2015-04-23
Amendment HA 1 to HA 1 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
DESCR12EngrossEstablishes April 25, 2015 as Engineering and Technology Education Day in the State of Delaware to emphasize the importance of technological literacy.
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2015-04-23
Passed in House by Voice Vote
DEHB104IntroThis Act places a constitutional limitation on base general fund operating appropriations. However, appropriations deemed as emergencies involving the health, safety, or welfare of the citizens of the State that are approved by three-fifths of the me...
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2015-04-23
DEHB103IntroThis bill removes a conflict in the Delaware Code relating to the duration of tax liens.
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2015-04-23
DEHB47EngrossThis 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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2015-04-22
Reported Out of Committee (ADULT & JUVENILE CORRECTIONS) in Senate with 2 Favorable, 4 On Its Merits
DESB22EnrollThis 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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2015-04-22
Reported Out of Committee (PUBLIC SAFETY & HOMELAND SECURITY) in House with 9 On Its Merits
DESB42EngrossThis 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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2015-04-22
Reported Out of Committee (ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT/BANKING/INSURANCE/COMMERCE) in House with 8 On Its Merits
DESB36EngrossAfter 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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2015-04-22
DESB29EngrossThis 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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2015-04-22
Reported Out of Committee (HEALTH & HUMAN DEVELOPMENT) in House with 8 On Its Merits
DEHB5IntroThis 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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2015-04-21
Amendment HA 3 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
DEHB32EngrossThis 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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2015-04-21
DEHB33EngrossThis 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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2015-04-21
DESB31PassThis bill repeals the sunset provision included in Chapter 214, Volume 78 of the Laws of Delaware, which will continue to enable the Teach For America (TFA) program to recruit and train teachers from Delaware schools and from across the nation to tea...
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2015-04-20
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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2015-04-16
DESB8PassSenate Bill 119 which passed the 147th General Assembly inadvertently omitted the exception for veterinarians and methadone clinics from dispensing more than 72 hours of a controlled substance.
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2015-04-02
Signed by Governor
DEHCR16EngrossThis resolution recognizes April 11th, 2015 as National Pet Day in Delaware.
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2015-04-02
Passed by Senate. Votes: Passed 20 YES 0 NO 0 NOT VOTING 1 ABSENT 0 VACANT
DESCR13IntroDelaware is the 4th most expensive state per capita in the country. This Senate Concurrent Resolution establishes a DEFAC Advisory Council on Spending to evaluate the spending aspect of the state’s budget. The DEFAC Advisory Council on Revenue ...
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2015-04-02
DESB56IntroThis 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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2015-04-02
DEHB59EngrossThis Act makes changes to the state’s list of statutory violent felonies (“list”). First, the Act adds two crimes, felony Promoting Sexual Solicitation of a Child and felony Resisting Arrest with Force or Violence, to the list. Seco...
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2015-04-01
DEHB60EngrossThis 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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2015-04-01
DESB13EnrollThis 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. Au...
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2015-04-01
SS 1 for SB 13 - Reported Out of Committee (CORRECTIONS) in House with 8 Favorable
DESB33EnrollAn Act To Amend Title 14 Of The Delaware Code Relating To Education And The Individualized Education Program.
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2015-04-01
DEHB11EngrossThis 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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2015-04-01
DEHB51EngrossThe 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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2015-03-31
DESCR10EngrossThis Senate Concurrent Resolution recognizes the week of April 12 through April 18, 2015, as “National Library Week”.
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2015-03-24
Passed in House by Voice Vote
DEHCR12EngrossThis resolution recognizes the valuable contribution that the Lions Clubs International make to our local communities, as well as the world at-large, by recognizing that March 24, 2015 is Delaware State Lions Day.
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2015-03-24
Passed by Senate. Votes: Passed 21 YES 0 NO 0 NOT VOTING 0 ABSENT 0 VACANT
DESB38IntroThis legislation is modeled after “Right to Try” legislation, which has been enacted in Colorado and Louisiana, awaiting gubernatorial action in Missouri, introduced in Minnesota, New Jersey and in the U.S. Congress government, and includ...
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2015-03-24
DEHB16PassSection 1 of this Act amends the definition of “restaurant”, as it relates to Delaware’s laws governing the sale and consumption of alcoholic liquors, to allow smaller restaurants, those with seating for at least 12 individuals, to ...
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2015-03-23
Signed by Governor
DEHCR10EngrossThis resolution recognizes the CAI/Easter Seals Volleyball Challenge on March 20-22, 2015, 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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2015-03-19
Passed by Senate. Votes: Passed 19 YES 0 NO 0 NOT VOTING 2 ABSENT 0 VACANT
DESCR9EngrossThis Senate Concurrent Resolution recognizes March 19th, 2015, as “Rare Disease Day” in Delaware.
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2015-03-19
Passed in House by Voice Vote
DEHB52IntroUnder current educational standards, cursive writing is no longer required to be taught to our students, and many schools have abandoned teaching it to their students. As cursive writing is still an imperative skill in many professions, this bill wil...
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2015-03-17
DEHB43IntroThis bill was previously recommended by the Joint Sunset Committee in the 147th General Assembly. The bill adds appointed members of the Cash Management Policy Board to the definition of “public officers.” This designation would subject t...
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2015-03-12
DESCR4EngrossThis Resolution requests that the Division of Motor Vehicles study and consider issuing optional digital driver’s licenses for Delaware motorists.
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2015-01-29
Passed in House by Voice Vote
DESB27IntroThis Act stops individuals convicted of certain crimes from collecting their State pensions.
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2015-01-29
DEHCR7EngrossThis House Concurrent Resolution recognizes January 2015 as “School Board Recognition Month”.
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2015-01-29
Passed by Senate. Votes: Passed 21 YES 0 NO 0 NOT VOTING 0 ABSENT 0 VACANT
DEHJR2PassDespite the good-faith efforts of city, county, state, and federal law enforcement and other officials, Wilmington’s violent crime rate remains unacceptably high. This Joint Resolution establishes the Wilmington Public Safety Strategies Commiss...
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2015-01-29
Signed by Governor
DESCR2EnrollSYNOPSIS This Concurrent Resolution creates the Blind and Visually Impaired Education Task Force.
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2015-01-28
Passed in House by Voice Vote
DESB17IntroThis Act repeals the Delaware Estate Tax as of July 1, 2015.
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2015-01-27
DEHCR2EngrossThe current requested tax cap ceiling is based upon information formulated and detailed in a November 2013 report issued by the Tax Rate Review Committee for the Sussex Technical School District. This resolution will allow the Subcommittee to review ...
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2015-01-22
Passed by Senate. Votes: Passed 21 YES 0 NO 0 NOT VOTING 0 ABSENT 0 VACANT
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” t...
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2015-01-20
DEHB26IntroCurrently only persons who are blind are exempt from hunting and fishing license requirements. This amendment will provide a hunting and fishing license exemption (not trapping) to all persons who have a severe, chronic mental or physical disability....
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2015-01-14
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