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PositionBillStatusSummaryAction
#1HB156EngrossedThis bill allows our wounded warriors or similar veterans' organizations who have been honorably discharged from the armed forces of the United States and have at least a 60% service-connected disability to be able to obtain a license to hunt, tr...
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2019-06-21
#2HB76IntroducedThis Bill requires the Department of Services for Children, Youth and Their Families ("DSCYF'') to have exclusive jurisdiction over all aspects of a childs care, custody and control when a child is convicted of a Superior Court offense. ...
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2019-06-19
Reported Out of Committee (Judiciary) in House with 6 On Its Merits
#3SB147EngrossedThis Act allows the Department of Safety and Homeland Security to share accident reports and the data in the reports with the Department of Transportation. This Act also allows the Department of Transportation to provide certain de-identified data fr...
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2019-06-21
Amendment HA 1 to SB 147 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
#4HB214IntroducedThis Act supports veterinarians in their effort to protect people from rabies and to ensure the welfare of animals.
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2019-06-24
Amendment HA 2 to HB 214 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
#5HB149EngrossedThis Act disqualifies an individual who obtained an overpayment of benefits through fraud from receiving future unemployment benefits until the total overpayment, penalties, and interest are repaid in full. This change does not apply to fraud overpay...
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2019-06-21
#6HB69PassedThis Act updates the membership of the Telecommunications Relay Service Advisory Committee to include the groups currently engaged in ensuring telecommunications relay services are provided to Delawareans who need relay services.
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2019-06-19
Signed by Governor
#7SB48PassedThis Act requires that bidders for public works contracts that are above a minimum value and required to provide the prevailing wage include approved craft training programs for journeyman and apprentice levels if the contract is not for a federal hi...
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2019-06-07
Signed by Governor
#8HB184IntroducedIn order to promote the development of pyrolysis and gasification facilities in Delaware and realize environmental benefits, this Act creates a classification of post-use polymers and other recoverable feedstocks and acknowledges their distinction fr...
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2019-06-18
Amendment HA 4 to HB 184 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
#9SB153EngrossedThis legislation is based on information technology (IT) recommendations of the Government Efficiency and Accountability Review (GEAR) Board established by Governor Carneys Executive Order Four. This act modernizes Chapter 90C of Title 29 of the Dela...
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2019-06-19
Reported Out of Committee (Telecommunication Internet & Technology) in House with 1 Favorable, 5 On Its Merits
#10SB45EngrossedUnder current law, the possession, use, or consumption of a personal use quantity of marijuana remains a crime for those under the age of 21 despite being a civil violation for adults. This Act makes the possession, use, or consumption of a personal ...
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2019-06-21
#11HB75IntroducedThis Act clarifies that the Department of Services for Children, Youth and Their Families (DSCYF) has exclusive jurisdiction over a juvenile's care, custody, and control for any juvenile until at least their 18th birthday. Further, this Act stipu...
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2019-06-19
Reported Out of Committee (Judiciary) in House with 6 On Its Merits
#12SB83EngrossedThis Act adopts the Physical Therapy Licensure Compact (Compact). The Compact benefits the public by improving continuity of care, increasing license portability for military spouses, and increasing access to physical therapy providers. Under the Com...
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2019-06-19
Reported Out of Committee (Sunset Committee (Policy Analysis & Government Accountability)) in House with 4 On Its Merits
#13HB170IntroducedThis Act increases the age requirement for compulsory school attendance in Delaware from 16 to 18 years of age. The age increase is phased in over a 2-year period; accordingly, there is a 1-year interim period where the compulsory school attendance a...
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2019-05-30
#14HB239EngrossedThis Act prohibits a pelvic, rectal, or prostate examination by a health care practitioner or professional on an individual who is anesthetized or unconscious. This Act provides exceptions and they are if informed consent is provided, the examination...
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2019-06-21
#15HB245IntroducedThis bill creates licensing for recovery housing, which is housing for individuals recovering from substance use disorders that provides a safe and supportive substance-free environment and that may include peer support and other recovery support ser...
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2019-06-20
#16HB133EngrossedThis Act amends the Delaware Governmental Accountability Act to make the annual budget process part of a performance management system of strategic planning, performance metrics and performance budgeting, dedicated to continuous process improvement t...
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2019-06-21
#17SB67EngrossedThis Act reinstates the requirement that the Clerks of the Peace in each county maintain a registry of clergypersons or ministers who perform marriages in Delaware. Clergypersons or ministers of any religion desiring to perform wedding ceremonies mus...
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2019-06-12
Reported Out of Committee (Health & Human Development) in House with 7 On Its Merits
#18HB212IntroducedThis bill defines industrial landfill in conformity with the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Controls Regulations Governing Solid Waste. This bill also establishes a height restriction, or vertical limit, for an industrial landfill ...
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2019-06-20
Reported Out of Committee (Natural Resources) in House with 2 Favorable, 4 On Its Merits
#19HB10IntroducedUnited 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 the mid-twenties which makes juveniles especially prone to poor decis...
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2019-06-19
Reported Out of Committee (Judiciary) in House with 6 On Its Merits
#20HB31PassedThis bill defines Street Rods to correspond with the same age requirement as used for antique motor vehicles, and would remove a fender requirement. Historically Street Rods are open-wheeled vehicles.
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2019-06-13
Signed by Governor
#21HB58EnrolledThis act will increase the numbers of Delaware nursing students eligible for the nursing incentive program by allowing Delawareans pursuing nursing careers at non-profit hospitals located in Delaware to be eligible for the program.
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2019-06-06
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
#22HB54IntroducedThis bill ensures an ongoing and necessary funding source to DELJIS for the purpose of providing local law enforcement with connectivity, maintenance, and technical support for the CJIS system.
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2019-06-04
Stricken in House
#23HB59EngrossedThis Act requires the Secretary of the Department of Transportation to publish the transaction history for funds allocated to each member of the General Assembly under the Community Transportation Fund.
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2019-06-20
Reported Out of Committee (Finance) in Senate with 6 On Its Merits
#24HB55PassedThis Act includes the dollar amount of an Educational Support Professional of the Year award received by a State employee when determining the final average compensation used to compute the State employee's pension.
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2019-05-29
Signed by Governor
#25HB62PassedThis Act revises the Delaware Nursing Home Resident's Quality Assurance Commission by doing all of the following:
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2019-06-05
Signed by Governor
#26SB26EngrossedSections 1 and 2 of this Act make clear that an individual who is the subject of a false report is a victim and is entitled to restitution and the benefits of the Victims Bill of Rights.
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2019-05-30
#27SB23PassedThis Act changes the employee classification of the Office of Highway Safety (OHS) director position from merit to exempt. The Department of Safety and Homeland Security (Department) is requesting the change to make the Departments director position ...
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2019-05-29
Signed by Governor
#28SB27PassedThis Act, named the Share the Care Act, permits an individual employed by a personal assistance services agency to administer medications to an adult individual who resides in the individuals own home if a responsible caregiver does the following:
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2019-06-13
Signed by Governor
#29SB28PassedThis Act increases the penalties for parking in an area designated for a vehicle being used by an individual with a disability. For a first offense this Act increases the monetary penalty from $100 to $200. For a subsequent offense, this Act increase...
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2019-06-05
Signed by Governor
#30SB31PassedThe Department of Transportation is already authorized to issue multi-trip permits for pole and piling semitrailers and double-bottom vehicles, also known as twin trailers, on a monthly basis. This Act authorizes the Department to also issue the perm...
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2019-06-05
Signed by Governor
#31SB42PassedThis Act expands applicability of the Delaware State Fair Centennial Limited Edition Special License Plate to vehicles with a manufacturer's gross vehicle weight rating of up to 26,000 pounds, and clarifies that vehicles owned by artificial entit...
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2019-06-13
Signed by Governor
#32HB87IntroducedThis Act enables Kent County to establish regulations regarding property maintenance and penalties for violations of said regulations.
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2019-06-13
Amendment HA 3 to HB 87 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
#33HB91EnrolledThis Act updates the definition of hospital, raises the fees associated with hospital licensing, and imposes an additional fee for plan reviews prior to construction or renovation of hospitals.
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2019-06-05
Passed By Senate. Votes: 20 YES 1 ABSENT
#34HB93PassedThis Act tightens the role and responsibilities of the Division of Developmental Disabilities Services (DDDS) so that it more aptly aligns with the current state of the agency. This act also makes technical corrections to conform existing law to the ...
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2019-06-05
Signed by Governor
#35HB92IntroducedThis bill creates an Expanded Learning Opportunities Subcommittee as part of the Interagency Resource Management Committee (IRMC) to provide research, recommendations, and coordination regarding before and after school programs and summer learning op...
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2019-06-05
Reported Out of Committee (Education) in House with 2 Favorable, 10 On Its Merits
#36SB51EnrolledThe Town Council for the Town of Millsboro determined that the way they award contracts should be improved. The amount that initiates the process is increased from $20,000 to $50,000 to better reflect the current cost of ordinary purchases that the T...
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2019-06-06
Passed By House. Votes: 41 YES
#37SB56EnrolledThis Act modernizes the process and requirements for issuance of liquor licenses for off premises consumption. The current process and requirements do not consider population growth. Minimum distance requirements are enhanced while increases in popul...
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2019-06-04
Passed By House. Votes: 26 YES 14 NO 1 NOT VOTING
#38SB57EnrolledThis Act makes clear that a retail licensee may only purchase authorized product from an importer, also known as wholesaler, except that a retail licensee may purchase up to 20 gallons a day from a premises licensed to sell for off-premises consumpti...
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2019-06-04
Passed By House. Votes: 40 YES 1 NOT VOTING
#39HB104PassedThis bill addresses the Behavioral and Mental Health Commission and functionally narrows its scope to peer review responsibilities. This peer review function provides independent oversight to Delawares mental health system without authority to force ...
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2019-06-05
Signed by Governor
#40HB95EnrolledThis Act expands the permitted uses of unclaimed electric cooperative capital credits to include investments in energy services for low income members and energy efficiency, renewable energy, battery storage, electrification and emerging energy techn...
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2019-06-13
Passed By House. Votes: 39 YES 2 ABSENT
#41HB98IntroducedThis act imposes a tax at the rate of 15% of the wholesale cost of a premium cigar. A premium cigar means any roll for smoking that is made entirely of tobacco with a wrapper, binder and filler that is 100 percent leaf tobacco, is hand rolled and con...
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2019-06-06
#42SB61EnrolledState economic development officials pursue economic development opportunities that, if realized, would have significant impact on Delaware's future economic health and competitiveness. Such situations frequently require expeditious action and th...
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2019-06-12
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
#43HB114EnrolledThis Bill raises the time periods for public access to individual vital records from 72 years to 80 years after the date of birth, and from 40 years to 50 years after the date of death or marriage.
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2019-06-20
Passed By Senate. Votes: 18 YES 2 NO 1 ABSENT
#44HB108EnrolledSection 1 of this bill amends the Charter of the Town of Milton relating to purchasing contracts. Specifically, the bill: raises the monetary thresholds to be more in line with the State of Delaware, Material and Non-Professional Service Purchase Thr...
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2019-06-19
Passed By Senate. Votes: 20 YES 1 ABSENT
#45HB112PassedThis Act allows the Division of Motor Vehicles to issue special Bicycle Friendly Delaware license plates.
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2019-06-05
Signed by Governor
#46HB113EnrolledThis bill clarifies that Delaware law enforcement may enter into agreements to provide mutual assistance to other jurisdictions.
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2019-06-18
Passed By Senate. Votes: 19 YES 2 ABSENT
#47HB109EnrolledThis Act amends the municipal Charter of the City of Newark as follows:
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2019-06-13
Passed By Senate. Votes: 18 YES 3 ABSENT
#48SB64PassedThis Act amends the Charter of Georgetown to give the Town Council the authority to impose and collect a lodging tax, as permitted by ยง 908 of Title 22.
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2019-06-19
Signed by Governor
#49SB66EngrossedThis Act enables the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control to employ Seasonal Patrol Officers without conferring on the seasonal patrol officers all the powers of investigation, detention, and arrest conferred by law on peace offi...
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2019-06-19
Reported Out of Committee (Natural Resources) in House with 1 Favorable, 5 On Its Merits
#50HB119EnrolledThe bill expands the qualified agencies authorized to receive grants approved by the Water Infrastructure Advisory Council to include non-profit corporations, such as the Diamond State Sustainability Corporation (DSSC), approved by Public Service Com...
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2019-06-19
Passed By Senate. Votes: 19 YES 1 NOT VOTING 1 ABSENT
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