Daily Report for 1/11/2018

Governor's Actions

No legislation is Signed by Governor Today

New Legislation Introduced

BillCurrent StatusSponsorSynopsisTitle
HA 1 to HB 283PWBBriggs KingThis amendment removes an unnecessary clause from the bill. The Merit Employee Relations Board of State Personnel Office is not applicable to school district employees. 

Legislation Passed By Senate

BillCurrent StatusSponsorSynopsisTitle
SB 127Out of CommitteeTownsendThis legislation corrects an inadvertent error in Delaware law that has permitted people younger than 18 years of age to vote in final-stage elections. People must be 18 years of age or older to be eligible to vote in a final-stage election such as general elections, special elections, school board elections, and school district referendums. However, people younger than 18 years of age can vote in any preliminary election, such as primary elections, if they will be 18 years of age at the time of the final-stage election.AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 15 RELATING TO VOTER REGISTRATION.
HCR 55PassedSchwartzkopfThis Concurrent Resolution provides for a Joint Session of the House of Representatives and the Senate to be convened for the purpose of hearing an address by the Honorable John C. Carney, Governor of the State of Delaware.PROVIDING THAT A JOINT SESSION OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES AND THE SENATE BE CONVENED FOR THE PURPOSE OF RECEIVING THE ANNUAL STATE OF THE STATE ADDRESS BY THE HONORABLE JOHN C. CARNEY, GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE.

Legislation Passed By House of Representatives

BillCurrent StatusSponsorSynopsisTitle
HB 134 w/ HA 1SignedJaquesThis Act establishes an Educational Support Professional of the year award program throughout the State. Through this legislation, the state will formally honor and recognize the work educational support professionals, such as paraprofessionals, food service workers, custodians, and secretaries do to enhance school communities in Delaware.AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 14 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO EDUCATIONAL SUPPORT PROFESSIONALS OF THE YEAR.
HB 260 w/ HA 2, HA 3CommitteeLonghurstThis bill creates the Grant-In-Aid Committee. The Committee is a joint committee of the Senate and House of Representatives. The purpose of the Committee is to review requests for grant-in-aid and to develop the grant-in-aid appropriations bill.AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 29 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO GRANT-IN-AID.
HA 2 to HB 260PassedHudsonThis amendment clarifies the parameters of the rules the committee shall develop. 
HA 3 to HB 260PassedLonghurstThis amendment changes the effective date of the Act from January 1, 2018 to January 1, 2019. 
HB 291SignedKeeleyThis Act clarifies that the representative appointed by the Secretary of the Department of Health and Social Services to the Human Trafficking Interagency Coordinating Council shall serve as the Council’s temporary chair for the purposes of organizing the initial meeting of the members. A permanent Chair and Vice Chair are to be elected at the first organizational meeting and shall be elected annually thereafter from among the members of the Council.AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 11 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO HUMAN TRAFFICKING.
HA 1 to HB 134PassedJaquesThis bill fixes technical errors and eliminates language that was not needed. 

Senate Committee Assignments

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House Committee Assignments

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Senate Committee Report

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House Committee Report

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Senate Defeated Legislation

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House Defeated Legislation

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Nominations Enacted upon by the Senate

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