Daily Report for 10/26/2018

Governor's Actions

BillCurrent StatusSponsorSynopsisTitle
HB 20 w/ HA 1VetoedLynnThis Act authorizes the Family Court to interview children who are involved in Protection From Abuse proceedings.AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 13 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO CHILD INTERVIEWS.
HB 113 w/ HA 1 + SA 1VetoedBaumbachThis bill changes the earned income tax credit from nonrefundable to refundable. This bill creates a table for the percentage of earned income credit for tax years 2018 and after. Currently, if spouses file a joint federal return but separate State returns, only the spouse with the higher taxes due can use the State earned income tax credit. This bill eliminates that limitation starting with tax year 2018 and provides that the credit shall be divided equally between such spouses.AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 30 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO EARNED INCOME TAX CREDIT.
HB 268 w/ SA 1VetoedK. WilliamsThis bill converts the senior property tax credit from a credit against the school taxes imposed and collected at the county level to a means-tested refundable income tax credit to be administered by the Department of Finance, Division of Revenue. For eligible seniors who do not file a personal income tax because their income falls below the threshold set by the Code, the Division will issue a rebate in the amount for which that person is eligible. The Division is authorized to promulgate whatever forms or rules are necessary to administer this section. The tax credit will become effective as early as tax year 2019 upon certification by the Secretary of Finance that systems are in place for the Division of Revenue to administer the credit.AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 14, TITLE 29, AND TITLE 30 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO SENIOR PROPERTY TAX.

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