Daily Report for 4/16/2019

Governor's Actions

No legislation is Signed by Governor Today

New Legislation Introduced

BillCurrent StatusSponsorSynopsisTitle
SCR 32PassedMcBrideThis Senate Concurrent Resolution commemorates, on April 22, 2019, the 100th Anniversary of Easterseals, a leading advocate and service provider for children and adults with disabilities, veterans, older adults, caregivers and their families. The resolution further directs that the cupola atop Legislative Hall shall be lighted on the evening of April 22, 2019 with an orange light in honor of the Easterseals’ 100th Anniversary.RECOGNIZING THE 100TH ANNIVERSARY OF EASTERSEALS, A LEADING ADVOCATE AND SERVICE PROVIDER FOR CHILDREN AND ADULTS WITH DISABILITIES, VETERANS, OLDER ADULTS, CAREGIVERS AND THEIR FAMILIES.
SA 1 to SB 32PassedBrownThis Amendment makes the following changes to Senate Bill No. 32: 1. Identifies additional kinds of payments that are not prohibited. 2. Uses enforcement language that is consistent with other chapters in Title 6. 3. Clarifies that this Act does not modify any requirements under State or federal mental health parity laws. 

Legislation Passed By Senate

BillCurrent StatusSponsorSynopsisTitle
HB 20SignedVanderwendeThis bill raises the threshold limit requiring a Building and Loan Association to obtain federal deposit insurance from $7 million to $10 million dollars. This amount was last raised in 2005. The State Bank Commissioner is okay with this change.AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 5 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO BUILDING AND LOAN ASSOCIATION INSURANCE REGULATION.
HS 1 for HB 67SignedD. ShortThis bill provides changes to Section 25 of the City of Seaford Charter relating to tax assessments. The assessor will provide an alphabetical list of the assessment within 30 days of the assessment. The Tax Assessor has 45 days after the appeal hearing to make a recommendation. The Board of Revision's decision will be by certified mail to the property owner within 7 days of the meeting. It also reorganizes Chapter 27 of the City of Seaford Charter to make the process consistent with State Code and easier to follow. In addition, the changes allow the City of Seaford to collect a Lodging Tax of no more than 3 percent of the rent, in addition to the amount imposed by the State, for any room or rooms in a hotel, motel, or tourist home located within the boundaries of the City of Seaford. AN ACT TO AMEND THE CHARTER OF THE CITY OF SEAFORD RELATING TO TAXATION AND COLLECTION.
SB 56SignedParadeeThis Act modernizes the process and requirements for issuance of liquor licenses for off premises consumption. The current process and requirements do not consider population growth. Minimum distance requirements are enhanced while increases in population growth will now be considered to arrive at a safety and convenience balance. This Act also grandfathers existing licensees into the current process. AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 4 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO ALCOHOLIC LIQUORS.
SB 57SignedParadeeThis Act makes clear that a retail licensee may only purchase authorized product from an importer, also known as wholesaler, except that a retail licensee may purchase up to 20 gallons a day from a premises licensed to sell for off-premises consumption. This Act also clarifies that off-premises licensees may sell untapped kegs for off-premises consumption.AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 4 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO ALCOHOL LIQUORS.
HCR 31PassedGriffithThis resolution recognizes March 30, 2019 as Endometriosis Awareness Day in Delaware to help raise awareness, gain research, and show support to its sufferers.RECOGNIZING MARCH 30, 2019 AS "ENDOMETRIOSIS AWARENESS DAY" IN DELAWARE.
HCR 32PassedK. JohnsonThis resolution designates the month of May, 2019, as “Trauma Awareness Month” and calls upon Delawareans to educate themselves on the impact of trauma and promote awareness and resiliency in their families and communities.RECOGNIZING MAY, 2019 AS "TRAUMA AWARENESS MONTH" IN THE STATE OF DELAWARE.

Legislation Passed By House of Representatives

BillCurrent StatusSponsorSynopsisTitle
SCR 17PassedParadeeThis resolution designates April 16, 2019 as "Wesley College Day" in Delaware.DESIGNATING APRIL 16, 2019 AS " WESLEY COLLEGE DAY" IN DELAWARE.
HA 1 to HB 104PassedBentzThis Amendment adds a representative from the Delaware Healthcare Association to the Adult Mental Health Peer Review Commission and requires representatives of the mental health peer community to be certified in order to serve on the Commission. 
HA 1 to HB 102PassedK. WilliamsThis amendment correctly counts the number of members on the Human Trafficking Interagency Coordinating Council at 15 not 16. 

Senate Committee Assignments

Banking, Business & Insurance
Elections, Govt. & Community Affairs
Health & Social Services

House Committee Assignments

Natural Resources

Senate Committee Report

No Senate Committee Report

House Committee Report

No House Committee Report

Senate Defeated Legislation

No Senate Defeated Legislation

House Defeated Legislation

No House Defeated Legislation

Nominations Enacted upon by the Senate

No Records