Daily Report for 3/27/2019

Governor's Actions

No legislation is Signed by Governor Today

New Legislation Introduced

BillCurrent StatusSponsorSynopsisTitle
HA 1 to HB 91PassedBentzThis Amendment makes clear that the Department of Health and Social Services has the authority to collect fees and fines, with such fees or fines being appropriated to the Department to defray operating expenses associated with implementation of the Chapter. 

Legislation Passed By Senate

BillCurrent StatusSponsorSynopsisTitle
HB 66SignedOsienskiThis legislation changes the requirement for the Department of Transportation to submit a Capital Transportation Program from annually to biennially.AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 29 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION.
SB 28SignedDelcolloThis Act increases the penalties for parking in an area designated for a vehicle being used by an individual with a disability. For a first offense this Act increases the monetary penalty from $100 to $200. For a subsequent offense, this Act increases the monetary penalty from $200 to $300. The offenses subject to these increased penalties are included without change in lines 4 through 27 to add context. This Act also makes technical corrections to conform existing law to the standards of the Delaware Legislative Drafting Manual.AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 21 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO PENALTIES FOR UNLAWFULLY PARKING IN AN AREA DESIGNATED FOR OR USING THE PRIVILEGES OF AN INDIVIDUAL WITH A DISABILITY.
HCR 18PassedK. WilliamsThis Concurrent Resolution designates the week of March 25-31, 2018, as “PUBLIC SCHOOLS WEEK” and calls upon Delawareans to support public schools.DESIGNATING THE WEEK OF MARCH 25 - 31, 2019 AS “PUBLIC SCHOOLS WEEK”.
HCR 17PassedBaumbachThis resolution recognizes the Delaware Restaurant Association for efforts towards better environmental practices in restaurants through the use of fewer plastic straws. The resolution also requires that the Delaware Restaurant Association track the progress of its voluntary approach to reduce the use of plastic straws and provide a report to the General Assembly by May 1, 2020.RECOGNIZING THE DELAWARE RESTAURANT ASSOCIATION FOR COMMITMENT TOWARDS A GREATER ENVIRONMENTAL SUSTAINABILITY AND EFFORTS ON A STRAW BAN POLICY.
HCR 20PassedQ. JohnsonThis resolution recognizes the 50th anniversary of the Delaware Contractors Association.RECOGNIZING THE 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE DELAWARE CONTRACTORS ASSOCIATION.

Legislation Passed By House of Representatives

BillCurrent StatusSponsorSynopsisTitle
SCR 27PassedMcBrideThis Senate concurrent resolution designates March 2019 as “Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month” in the State of Delaware.RECOGNIZING THE MONTH OF MARCH 2019 AS “COLORECTAL CANCER AWARENESS MONTH” IN THE STATE OF DELAWARE.

Senate Committee Assignments

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House Committee Assignments

Revenue & Finance

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Banking, Business & Insurance
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Health & Social Services

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Health & Human Development
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Senate Defeated Legislation

No Senate Defeated Legislation

House Defeated Legislation

No House Defeated Legislation

Nominations Enacted upon by the Senate

Castro, MariaConfirmedJustice of the PeaceNew
Fiske, BethanyConfirmedJustice of the PeaceNew
Hoof, BobbyConfirmedJustice of the PeaceNew
Horne, RandallConfirmedEnviromental Appeals BoardNew
Lopez, LolitaConfirmedTrustee of the Delaware Technical & Community College Board of TrusteesReappointment
Rodriguez, AngeliqueConfirmedIndustrial Accident BoardNew
Vodery, RodneyConfirmedJustice of the PeaceNew