Daily Report for 6/20/2020

Governor's Actions

No legislation is Signed by Governor Today

New Legislation Introduced

BillCurrent StatusSponsorSynopsisTitle
SB 257LOTBrownJuneteenth National Freedom Day commemorates June 19, 1865, the date news finally reached African Americans in Galveston, Texas that Abraham Lincoln had issued the Emancipation Proclamation freeing slaves living in Confederate states. In 2000, Chapter 269 of Volume 72 of the Laws of Delaware designated the third Saturday in June as Juneteenth National Freedom Day, a special day to be commemorated in this State by appropriate ceremonies. This Act designates the third Friday in June, Juneteenth National Freedom Day, as a legal holiday. This Act also makes technical corrections to conform existing law to the standards of the Delaware Legislative Drafting Manual. AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 1 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO MAKING JUNETEENTH NATIONAL FREEDOM DAY A LEGAL HOLIDAY.
SS 1 for SB 239PassedWalshThis bill extends the effective date of the Delaware Contractor Registration Act to July 1, 2021, or upon promulgation of final regulations. The unprecedented nature of the COVID-19 pandemic facing Delaware and the nation necessitates moving the implementation of the law until July 1, 2021, or upon promulgation of final regulations. The bill also extends the effective date of changes to the Workplace Fraud Act to mirror the effective date of the Delaware Contractor Registration Act. This will facilitate enforcement and alleviate logistical issues with the implementation of the contractor registry.AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 168, VOLUME 82 OF THE LAWS OF DELAWARE RELATING TO CONTRACTOR REGISTRATION.
SB 253PassedEnnisThis Act ensures that the price protections for Delawareans related to price gouging put in place during the COVID-19 state of emergency do not cease immediately upon the lifting of the COVID-19 state of emergency, but instead continue for a short period of time during the COVID-19 recovery period. The COVID-19 recovery period runs until the sixty-first day following the termination of the COVID-19 state of emergency. This Act is intended to set the ceiling for what constitutes price gouging during the COVID-19 recovery period. This Act is written to give the Governor flexibility to carry out the legislative will of protecting Delawareans while not regulating price more than necessary given the market needs and conditions. If additional executive orders are issued to further ratchet down or slowly ease the transition back to normal operations, those are the protections that will be in effect during the COVID-19 recovery period. Sections 1 and 2 of this Act sunset on the sixty-first day following the termination of the COVID-19 state of emergency. Section 3 will not sunset to ensure that a violation of this Act occurring while the protections of this Act are in effect can be pursued after the expiration of this Act, the termination of the COVID-19 state of emergency, the termination of the COVID-19 recovery period, or the suspension of the protection of this Act by the Governor.AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 6 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO PRICE PROTECTIONS DURING THE COVID-19 RECOVERY PERIOD.
SB 254LOTLockmanThis Act ensures that the consumer protections for Delawareans related to residential mortgage foreclosure put in place during the COVID-19 state of emergency do not cease immediately upon the lifting of the COVID-19 state of emergency, but instead continue for a short period of time during the COVID-19 recovery period. The COVID-19 recovery period runs until the sixty-first day following the termination of the COVID-19 state of emergency. This Act is intended to set the ceiling for what restrictions may be placed on residential mortgage foreclosures during the COVID-19 recovery period. This Act is written to give the Governor flexibility to carry out the legislative will of protecting Delawareans while not regulating property more than necessary given the market needs and conditions. If additional executive orders are issued to further ratchet down or slowly ease the transition back to normal operations, those are the protections that will be in effect during the COVID-19 recovery period. This Act sunsets on the sixty-first day following the termination of the COVID-19 state of emergency. AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 10 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO RESIDENTIAL MORTGAGE FORECLOSURES DURING THE COVID-19 RECOVERY PERIOD.
SB 255LOTMcDowellThis Act ensures that the consumer protections for Delawareans related to summary possession and tenants holding over in rental units put in place during the COVID-19 state of emergency do not cease immediately on the lifting of the COVID-19 state of emergency, but instead continue for a short period of time during the COVID-19 recovery period. The COVID-19 recovery period runs until the sixty-first day following the termination of the COVID-19 state of emergency. This Act is intended to set the ceiling for what restrictions may be placed on summary possession and tenants holding over in rental units during the COVID-19 recovery period. This Act is written to give the Governor flexibility to carry out the legislative will of protecting Delawareans while not regulating property more than necessary given the market needs and conditions. If additional executive orders are issued to further ratchet down or slowly ease the transition back to normal operations, those are the protections that will be in effect during the COVID-19 recovery period. This Act sunsets on the sixty-first day following the termination of the COVID-19 state of emergency.AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 25 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO PROPERTY DURING THE COVID-19 RECOVERY PERIOD.

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