Daily Report for 1/14/2021

Governor's Actions

No legislation is Signed by Governor Today

New Legislation Introduced

BillCurrent StatusSponsorSynopsisTitle
HB 69CommitteeShupeThis bill establishes a 2-year residential drinking water purification system pilot program to be administered through the Department of Health and Social Services with funding through the Drinking Water State Revolving Fund.AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 16 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO AUTHORIZING A PILOT PROGRAM TO ISSUE GRANTS FOR THE INSTALLATION OF RESIDENTIAL DRINKING WATER PURIFICATION SYSTEMS.
HB 71CommitteeRamoneThis 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.
HA 1 to HB 17PWBOsienskiThis Amendment makes a technical correction by deleting the number “4” which erroneously appeared in the original Bill text. 
SCR 2PassedBrownThis Senate Concurrent Resolution honors and recognizes the leadership and achievements of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and urges all citizens of the First State to participate fittingly in the observance of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day on January 18, 2021.HONORING THE LIFE AND WORK OF DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. ON THE OCCASION OF "DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. DAY".
SCR 3PassedLockmanThis resolution honors Vice President-elect Kamala D. Harris for her service and dedication to the United States of America and the inspiration she provides to women and people of color, and offers appreciation and support for her historic Vice Presidency.HONORING KAMALA DEVI HARRIS FOR HER SERVICE AND INSPIRATION TO THE STATE OF DELAWARE.

Legislation Passed By Senate

BillCurrent StatusSponsorSynopsisTitle
HCR 2PassedLonghurstThis House Concurrent Resolution honors Delaware's first responders and essential workers who have continued performing duties that are vital to the health, safety, and well-being of all Delawareans as we combat the COVID-19 pandemic.HONORING DELAWARE’S FIRST RESPONDERS AND ESSENTIAL WORKERS.
HCR 5PassedSchwartzkopfThis resolution honors President-elect Joseph R. Biden, Jr. for his service and dedication to Delaware, and offers appreciation and support in his Presidency.HONORING JOSEPH ROBINETTE BIDEN JR. FOR HIS SERVICE AND DEDICATION TO THE STATE OF DELAWARE.

Legislation Passed By House of Representatives

BillCurrent StatusSponsorSynopsisTitle
HCR 4PassedMatthewsThis Concurrent Resolution requests that the Secretary of the Department of Transportation provide a report within 30 days of final passage of this Concurrent Resolution to the President Pro Tempore of the Senate, Speaker of the House of Representatives, Controller General, Director of the Division of Research of Legislative Council, Governor, and Director of the Office of Management and Budget that includes the amount of funds needed to adequately repair and maintain subdivision streets within the Capital Transportation Program without reliance on the Community Transportation Fund.REQUESTING THE SECRETARY OF THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION TO PROVIDE A REPORT INCLUDING THE AMOUNT OF FUNDS NEEDED TO ADEQUATELY REPAIR AND MAINTAIN SUBDIVISION STREETS.
SCR 1PassedSokolaThis Concurrent Resolution provides for a Joint Session of the Senate and the House of Representatives to be convened for the purpose of announcing the vote for Governor and Lieutenant Governor of the State of Delaware. PROVIDING FOR A JOINT SESSION OF THE SENATE AND THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES FOR THE PURPOSE OF ANNOUNCING THE VOTE FOR GOVERNOR AND LT. GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE.

Senate Committee Assignments

Committee
Banking, Business & Insurance
Judiciary

House Committee Assignments

Committee
Administration
Corrections
Health & Human Development
Revenue & Finance

Senate Committee Report

No Senate Committee Report

House Committee Report

Committee
Economic Development/Banking/Insurance & Commerce

Senate Defeated Legislation

No Senate Defeated Legislation

House Defeated Legislation

No House Defeated Legislation

Nominations Enacted upon by the Senate

NomineeStatusCommission/BoardReappointment
Brittingham, ShawnConfirmedState Board of EducationNew
Green, DorrellConfirmedDelaware Interscholastic Athletic AssociationNew
Hodges, AmeliaConfirmedDelaware Interscholastic Athletic AssociationNew
Hubbard, KarrylConfirmedSecretary of the Department of LaborNew
Madrid, LindaConfirmedAlderman of the Town of Dewey BeachNew