Daily Report for 5/30/2018

Governor's Actions

No legislation is Signed by Governor Today

New Legislation Introduced

BillCurrent StatusSponsorSynopsisTitle
HA 1 to HB 403PassedYearickThis amendment changes the word "affidavit" to "statement" as it appears in the chapter relating to absentee voting in municipal elections. This change is consistent with last year’s changes for absentee ballots in state elections. 
HA 1 to HB 416PWBRamoneThis amendment makes technical clarifications. 
HA 1 to SS 1 for SB 80StrickenKowalkoThis Amendment adds definitions to Chapter 10 of Title 26 and adds a distribution system planning requirement to the distribution system improvement charge on electric and natural gas utilities. While energy supply rates have continued to decline, distribution system investments have continued to increase, driving significant annual rate increases. Distribution planning provides an opportunity for the PSC, and others, to gain insight into the infrastructure investment planning process and the needs that drive added infrastructure investment. This amendment also adds consideration of the impacts of energy efficiency, renewable energy, and potential new technologies to be considered in order to minimize investment and related customer costs.  
HA 1 to SS 1 for SB 85PassedLonghurstThis Amendment clarifies when a school must develop a plan to address the number of out-of-school suspensions, provides the Department of Education authority to promulgate regulations to implement this section, and corrects a typographical error. 
HB 421CommitteeLynnThis bill changes when the interception of certain communications is lawful. Currently, if one party to the communication gives consent to the interception, such interception is lawful. This bill requires that both parties to the communication give prior consent before the interception is lawful.AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 11 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO INTERCEPTION OF COMMUNICATIONS.
HA 1 to HB 404PassedM. SmithThis amendment removes language regarding exemptions from Chapter 101, Title 29, of the Delaware Code, the Administrative Procedures Act. 
HB 423CommitteeBaumbachThis Act will permit engineers to obtain mechanic’s liens but only if improvements as contemplated by the engineering or architectural services provided are actually constructed or if the surveys or plans are actually approved by the governing authority having jurisdiction or recorded.AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 25 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO MECHANICS’ LIEN.
HA 1 to HB 350PWBParadeeThis amendment eliminates “behavioral characteristics” from the definition of “biometric identifier.” This amendment includes an exception to the requirement that a person obtain an individual’s consent before acquiring, collecting, storing, using, or capturing the individual’s biometric identifiers or biometric information, if the purpose for acquiring, collecting, storing, using, or capturing the biometric identifiers or biometric information is a security purpose. This amendment clarifies that an agency of the State or political subdivision of the State includes a law enforcement agency. This amendment adds language inadvertently omitted from the original bill. This amendment deletes the Geolocation Privacy Protection Act.  
HA 1 to HB 368PassedViolaThis Amendment broadens the definition of "veteran" to include anyone who has served in the United States Armed Forces, including the National Guard or reserves. This Amendment also makes a technical correction. 
HA 1 to HB 393PassedB. ShortThis amendment revises House Bill No. 393 by removing the provisions amending the bond requirements for viatical settlement providers. This amendment also adds a sunset provision of 1 year after the bill’s effective date. 
HA 2 to HR 24PassedBriggs KingThis Amendment makes the following changes to House Resolution No. 24: 1. It clarifies that this Manufactured Housing Task Force should build off the work that has already been done to review and revise the Manufactured Home Owners and Community Owners Act. 2. It changes 1 Co-Chair to Vice Chair. 3. It clarifies the number of members necessary for quorum and to constitute a majority vote. 
HA 2 to HB 383PWBBriggs KingThis Amendment revises House Bill No. 383 by requiring that a receipt for a cash payment be provided within 7 days and making a violation of subsection (c) not a retaliatory act.  

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Senate Defeated Legislation

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