Daily Report for 1/4/2019

Governor's Actions

No legislation is Signed by Governor Today

New Legislation Introduced

BillCurrent StatusSponsorSynopsisTitle
HB 19CommitteeJaquesThis Act seeks to ensure that every public school in the State has a school nurse. This Act provides a mechanism to allow a district or a charter school that currently does not have a school nurse to receive State funds. This Act also permits a district to levy a tax under § 1902(b), Title 14, known as a "match tax", to assist those districts that hire a school nurse as a result of this Act to pay for the local share of that school nurse. AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 14 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO SCHOOL NURSES.
HB 26CommitteeBriggs KingThis Act is the first leg of a constitutional amendment that requires the General Assembly to wait 48 hours from the introduction of the budget appropriation bill, bond and capital improvement act, and act making appropriations for certain grants-in-aid bill, or any substantive amendment or substitute bill to such bills before voting on such legislation unless the General Assembly by a three-fourths vote waives this requirement. The purpose of this provision is to allow all interested persons, including legislators, a reasonable amount of time to review the three significant financial legislative acts before voting on such legislation. This restriction can be waived if three-fourths of each House of the General Assembly agrees to act in a shorter time period.AN ACT PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO ARTICLE II OF THE DELAWARE CONSTITUTION RELATING TO THE LEGISLATURE AND VOTING ON THE BUDGET APPROPRIATION ACT, BOND AND CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT ACT, AND ACT MAKING APPROPRIATIONS FOR CERTAIN GRANTS-IN-AID.
HB 27CommitteeBriggs KingThis bill allows real property tax itemized deductions to continue in Delaware notwithstanding recently enacted changes to federal income tax laws.AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 30 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO ITEMIZED DEDUCTIONS.
HB 32CommitteeRamoneThis Act decreases by 1% the rate of realty transfer tax to be received by the State, thereby returning to the rate that was applicable prior to August 1, 2017.AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 30 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO DECREASING THE REALTY TRANSFER TAX.
HB 33CommitteeRamoneThis proposed Constitutional Amendment establishes 20 year term limits for Representatives and Senators beginning with those terms of office elected during the general election of 2022. If a Representative or Senator serves 20 consecutive years in the same office, they would not be eligible for re-election at the next general election for that chamber. Any ineligible candidate would be able to run again for this seat in the general election that follows this term of ineligibility.AN ACT PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO THE DELAWARE CONSTITUTION RELATING TO THE TERMS OF SENATORS AND REPRESENTATIVES.
HB 25CommitteeMatthewsThis Act allows Civic Associations in unincorporated areas of New Castle County to create garbage collection districts for units in their subdivision or housing development and contract for garbage collection.AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 9 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO GARBAGE COLLECTION IN NEW CASTLE COUNTY.

Legislation Passed By Senate

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House Committee Assignments

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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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