Daily Report for 4/18/2018

Governor's Actions

No legislation is Signed by Governor Today

New Legislation Introduced

BillCurrent StatusSponsorSynopsisTitle
HA 1 to HA 1 to HB 331PassedKowalkoThis amendment provides an additional exception for parental consent in the case of emergency treatment or for the treatment associated with neuromuscular disabilities. 
HA 1 to HB 336PWBMiroThis amendment clarifies that this section applies to every public school and charter school and that the silent alarm system must be approved by the local board of education which has the responsibility to see that the requirements are complied with. Additionally, the silent alarm system may be activated by mobile phone. 
SA 1 to HB 170PassedBushwellerThis Amendment deletes House Bill No. 170 in its entirety and, therefore, becomes the Act. This Amendment differs from House Bill No. 170 by creating a 6-month holding period before tax credits can be claimed by investors, adds a description of qualified expenditures, and ensures that qualified investment dollars are spent in Delaware to spur job growth. This Amendment makes clear that this Act sunsets for purposes of tax years commencing on or after January 1, 2024. This Amendment also makes technical corrections to conform language from House Bill No. 170 to the standards of the Delaware Legislative Drafting Manual.  
HA 2 to HB 90PassedBentzThis amendment changes the effective date of the Act from January 1, 2020 to January 1, 2022. 
HA 1 to HB 342PassedMitchellThe amendment removes a conviction of a dealership employee as grounds for revoking or suspending a dealership license and limits this revocation or suspension to the conviction of a dealership licensee(s). It further amends the bill to remove the acts of buying or dealing in motor vehicles from a remote location as grounds for revoking or suspending a license. 
SA 1 to SB 7PWBMcDowellThis Amendment limits the burial benefit to police officers and firefighters who die in the line of duty. This Amendment also makes a technical correction. 

Legislation Passed By Senate

BillCurrent StatusSponsorSynopsisTitle
HB 284SignedGrayThis Bill would allow all on-premises licensees who sell a bottle of alcohol (other than beer) to place a cap on the bottle and allow patrons to take it home with them for consumption later. Delaware was one of the first states to recognize that it was important that patrons who purchase a bottle of wine have the opportunity to take the remainder of the bottle home with them rather than face the choice of drinking more than they should and driving, or leaving part of the bottle they had paid for at the premise.AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 4 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO THE REMOVAL OF PARTIALLY CONSUMED ALCOHOLIC LIQUORS FROM A PREMISE.
HB 328SignedOsienskiThis Act makes it a crime to fly an unmanned aircraft system to do any of the following: (1) Harass another person on private property. (2) Invade the privacy of another person on private property. (3) Violate or fail to obey a domestic violence protective order. A violation of a crime created by this Act is punished consistent with the existing penalties under § 1334 of Title 11, which are as follows: (1) An unclassified misdemeanor for a first offense. (2) A class B misdemeanor for a second or subsequent offense. (3) A class A misdemeanor if physical injury to a person or damage to property occurs as a result of a violation.AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 11 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO UNMANNED AIRCRAFT SYSTEMS.
HCR 73PassedB. ShortThis House Concurrent Resolution designates the week of April 23rd, 2018, as "Teach Children to Save Week" and encourages all citizens to teach their children to save.DESIGNATING THE WEEK OF APRIL 23, 2018, AS “TEACH CHILDREN TO SAVE WEEK” IN DELAWARE AND ENCOURAGING ALL CITIZENS TO TEACH THEIR CHILDREN TO SAVE.

Legislation Passed By House of Representatives

No Legislation Passed By House

Senate Committee Assignments

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Senate Defeated Legislation

No Senate Defeated Legislation

House Defeated Legislation

No House Defeated Legislation

Nominations Enacted upon by the Senate

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