Daily Report for 1/20/2022

Governor's Actions

No legislation is Signed by Governor Today

New Legislation Introduced

BillCurrent StatusSponsorSynopsisTitle
HCR 46PassedSpiegelmanThis Concurrent Resolution recognizes January 27th, 2022 as International Holocaust Remembrance Day.RECOGNIZING JANUARY 27TH, 2022 AS INTERNATIONAL HOLOCAUST REMEMBRANCE DAY.
SCR 69PassedGayThis Concurrent Resolution urges the Secretary of the Navy to designate Philadelphia and both banks of the Delaware River as the site of the main celebration of the 250th birthdays of the United States Navy and United States Marine Corps in October and November 2025.URGING THE SECRETARY OF THE NAVY TO DESIGNATE PHILADELPHIA AND BOTH BANKS OF THE DELAWARE RIVER AS THE SITE OF THE MAIN CELEBRATION OF THE 250TH BIRTHDAYS OF THE UNITED STATES NAVY AND THE UNITED STATES MARINE CORPS IN OCTOBER AND NOVEMBER 2025.
HCR 44PassedK. WilliamsCholangiocarcinoma, also known as bile duct cancer, is a cancer that occurs in the bile ducts in or outside the liver. This Resolution recognizes February 12, 2022 as "World Cholangiocarcinoma Day" in Delaware.RECOGNIZING FEBRUARY 12, 2022 AS "WORLD CHOLANGIOCARCINOMA DAY" IN DELAWARE.
HCR 47PassedBaumbachThis House Concurrent Resolution recognizes February 28, 2022, as "Rare Disease Day" in Delaware.DESIGNATING FEBRUARY 28, 2022, AS "RARE DISEASE DAY" IN THE STATE OF DELAWARE.
SR 24DefeatedRichardsonThis Senate Resolution proclaims January 22, 2022 as ‘Sanctity of Human Life Day’ in Delaware.RECOGNIZING JANUARY 22, 2022 AS ‘SANCTITY OF HUMAN LIFE DAY’ IN DELAWARE.
HCR 50PassedS. MooreThis Resolution recognizes the 50th anniversary of the Middletown Area Chamber of Commerce.RECOGNIZING THE 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE MIDDLETOWN AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE.

Legislation Passed By Senate

BillCurrent StatusSponsorSynopsisTitle
HB 267SignedBushThis Act corrects an error in the drafting of Section 4, Chapter 69, Volume 83 of the Laws of Delaware, House Bill No. 164 of the 151st General Assembly, and makes the correction retroactive to the enactment of the law on June 30, 2021.AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 69 OF VOLUME 83 OF THE LAWS OF DELAWARE RELATING TO DECEDENTS' ESTATES AND TRUSTS.
SA 1 to SB 195PassedS. McBrideThis Amendment adds the Delaware State Librarian and certified school librarians as people the Department of Education may consult for technical expertise regarding the media literacy standards required under Senate Bill No. 195. 
HB 290 w/ HA 1, HA 2 + SA 1, SA 3SignedSchwartzkopfThis bill permanently removes the sunset provision of House Bill 1 to allow food and drink establishments who suffered great losses since March, 2020 due to the pandemic to continue to sell alcoholic beverages in transactions for take-out, curbside, or drive-through service and to use outdoor seating for serving of food and drinks so long as the licensee satisfies certain conditions. This bill also permanently provides the Commissioner the authority to temporarily suspend a license only if the Commissioner has reasonable grounds to believe that public's safety is at risk and there has been a violation of the law, and to hold hearings by electronic, telephonic, or remote means.AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 4 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO ALCOHOLIC LIQUORS.
SA 1 to HB 290PassedLopezThis amendment includes compliance with the Delaware Food Code as a requirement for any expansion of outdoor seating pursuant to § 524(f)(2) by an establishment that serves food. 
SA 3 to HB 290PassedSokolaThis amendment requires that, in addition to volume limitations, a restaurant sell a minimum of $10 of food as part of the take-out, curbside, or drive-through sale of alcoholic beverages. 

Legislation Passed By House of Representatives

BillCurrent StatusSponsorSynopsisTitle
HB 310SignedHeffernanThis Act amends the Fiscal Year 2022 Bond and Capital Improvements Act to (1) authorize the Department of Transportation to use Community Transportation Funds for one-time reimbursements for various projects; (2) redistribute Community Reinvestment Funds to the Department of Transportation; (3) clarify existing funds for Mental Health Services Units are to be distributed as a block grant; (4) authorize drainage project funds to be used for both the Meeting House Branch and Persimmon Park Place drainage projects; (5) reallocate funds for a shellfish aquaculture project; (6) reallocate funds from the Municipal Infrastructure Fund to the Delaware State Fair; (7) include repairs to the responsibilities of the Facilities Management Section; (8) authorize the Office of Management and Budget to acquire property for the Delaware National Guard; (9) authorize the Department of State to identify land for acquisition for the North Wilmington Library; (10) authorize the Office of Management and Budget to transfer a property to St. Anthony’s Community Center Inc.; (11) increase substitute pay to adjust for minimum wage increases; (12) reallocate funds from the Clean Water and Drinking Water State Revolving Funds to create a School Construction Market Pressure Contingency Fund; (13) reallocate funds from the Clean Water and Drinking Water State Revolving Funds for the Riverfront Development Corporation; (14) reallocate funds from the Clean Water and Drinking Water State Revolving Funds to the Urban Redevelopment program; (15) exempt the Delmar School District Parking Lot Project from prevailing wage requirements due to funding source; and (16) authorize local bond shares for the Appoquinimink School District.AN ACT TO AMEND THE LAWS OF DELAWARE RELATING TO THE BOND AND CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS ACT OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE AND CERTAIN OF ITS AUTHORITIES FOR THE FISCAL YEAR ENDING JUNE 30, 2022.
SCR 67PassedS. McBrideThis Senate Concurrent Resolution proclaims January 23, 2022, as "Maternal Health Awareness Day" in the State of Delaware. PROCLAIMING JANUARY 23, 2022, AS "MATERNAL HEALTH AWARENESS DAY" IN THE STATE OF DELAWARE.

Senate Committee Assignments

Banking, Business & Insurance
Elections & Government Affairs

House Committee Assignments

Health & Human Development
Public Safety & Homeland Security

Senate Committee Report

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House Committee Report


Senate Defeated Legislation

No Senate Defeated Legislation

House Defeated Legislation

No House Defeated Legislation

Nominations Enacted upon by the Senate

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