Daily Report for 5/29/2020

Governor's Actions

No legislation is Signed by Governor Today

New Legislation Introduced

BillCurrent StatusSponsorSynopsisTitle
HCR 83CommitteeShupeThis Resolution proclaims June 25th, 2020 as “Korean War Remembrance Day”.PROCLAIMING THE DATE OF JUNE 25, 2020, AS "KOREAN WAR REMEMBRANCE DAY".
HB 336CommitteeLonghurstThis bill creates the Public Employee Sexual Violence Act which allows public employees who have suffered sexual violence in the workplace the ability to file an action against the perpetrator and the employee even if the applicable statute of limitations has run. This Act defines sexual violence and provides when a public employee who suffered sexual violence by a supervisor may file suit against an employer. This Act will allow a public employee who was a victim of sexual violence 1 year from the effective date to file claims in Superior Court.AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 10 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO THE STATUTE OF LIMITATIONS FOR VICTIMS OF SEXUAL VIOLENCE.
HB 340CommitteeSpiegelmanDelaware’s Constitution does not currently require the Governor to inform the General Assembly in advance of issuing extensions to State of Emergency Orders or any executive order extending, amending, guiding or modifying a State of Emergency Order. In that the General Assembly is a separate branch of government, serving as a necessary check on executive power, these constitutional amendments require the Governor to inform the General Assembly no later than 24 hours prior to the issuance of a State of Emergency Order Beyond 14 days, including any executive order extending, amending, guiding or otherwise modifying a State of Emergency Order. In such circumstances the Senator Pro Tempore and the Speaker of the House shall convene four members of the General Assembly, one from each caucus of the House and Senate sitting on an appropriate House or Senate Committee, to review and consider the extension, amendment, guidance or modification to any State of Emergency Order.AN ACT PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO ARTICLES II AND III OF THE DELAWARE CONSTITUTION RELATING TO STATE OF EMERGENCY ORDERS.
HB 337CommitteeHeffernanThis Act mandates that the Department of Health and Human Services, in conjunction with the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control to establish Maximum Contaminant Levels for specific contaminants found in drinking water in this state. Such contaminants include PFOA and PFOS, which are man-made chemicals that have been used in industries in this state. These chemicals were found to be associated with increased risks of chronic diseases. The Environmental Protection Agency, thus far, has not established a maximum contaminant levels, but only health advisories. The establishment of maximum contaminant levels is essential in order to protect the health and safety of all Delawareans from dangerous contaminants in drinking water.AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 29 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO DRINKING WATER.

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