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The Agenda – June 6, 2023

The House and Senate are back today from a two week budget writing break. They were last in session on May 18. Both chambers will reconvene at 2 pm. It is now crunch time until the end of this year’s session on June 30. Expect lots of Consent Calendars on the Agendas from here on out.

HOUSE AGENDA – Aside from the posted agenda below, the House will also consider resolutions 1) acknowledging June 2023 as LGBTQ+ Pride Month in Delaware; 2) recognizing the Advocacy Efforts of the Youth-Led Kick Butts Generation Organization; 3) recognizing Freshwater Wetlands Day and 4) recognizing Gun Violence Prevention Week.

LegislationSponsorTitle
HB 99HeffernanAN ACT TO AMEND TITLES 7 AND 29 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO CLIMATE CHANGE.
HB 144BushAN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 19 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO WORKERS COMPENSATION
HB 146BushAN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 18 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO INSURANCE.
SB 56HansenAN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 26 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO THE PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION.
SB 68GayAN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 21 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO OCCUPANT PROTECTIONS.
SB 86SokolaAN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 21 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO THE RULES OF THE ROAD.
SB 89MantzavinosAN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 21 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO EQUIPMENT AND CONSTRUCTION OF VEHICLES.

SENATE AGENDA

LegislationSponsorTitle
SCR 21HansenDESIGNATING JUNE 9, 2023, AS “FRESHWATER WETLANDS DAY” IN THE STATE OF DELAWARE.
SB 6HuxtableAN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 7 OF THE DELAWARE CODE AND CHAPTER 108, VOLUME 62 OF THE LAWS OF DELAWARE, AS AMENDED BY CHAPTER 99, VOLUME 72 OF THE LAWS OF DELAWARE, RELATING TO CLARIFYING THE WARNER GRANT TRUST AND THE JURISDICTION OF THE COURT OF CHANCERY AS ARBITER OF DISPUTES REGARDING THE WARNER GRANT TRUST LAND.
SB 129WalshAN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 16 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO ANIMAL SHELTERS.
SB 106GayAN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 16 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO MATERNAL MENTAL HEALTH.
SB 117PettyjohnAN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 16 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO THE MEDICAL CARE OF POLICE DOGS INJURED IN THE LINE OF DUTY.
HB 104 w/ HA 1BushAN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 29 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO LAND USE PLANNING.
SB 121GayAN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 16 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO THE CHILD PROTECTION ACCOUNTABILITY COMMISSION
SB 122GayAN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 11, TITLE 16, AND TITLE 29 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO AUTHORIZED INFORMATION SHARING FOR CHILDREN.
SB 124GayAN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 16 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO THE REPORTING OF CHILD ABUSE AND NEGLECT.
SB 120BucksonAN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 9 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO EXPENDITURE OF REAL ESTATE TRANSFER TAX PROCEEDS.

HOUSE READY LIST

LegislationShort TitleSponsorLong Title
HB 8 -HA 1Clean Construction Preferences/Public WorksOsienskiAN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 29 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO CLEAN CONSTRUCTION PREFERENCES FOR PUBLIC WORKS.
HB 41 -HA 1Digital Right to Repair ActBriggs KingAN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 6 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO THE DIGITAL RIGHT TO REPAIR ACT.
HB 50Theft of Mail and Packages/Residential Dwelling/OffenseK. WilliamsAN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 11 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO THEFT.
HB 65 -HA 1Sloane Hajek Act of 2023/Bereavement LeaveHeffernanAN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 29 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO BEREAVEMENT LEAVE.
HB 73UI Overpayment Debts/Remove Stat. of LimitationsOsienskiAN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 19 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO CIVIL ACTIONS TO RECOVER OVERPAID UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS.
HB 87 -HA 1DE Ag. Production Assistance Program/CreateCarsonAN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 3 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO A DELAWARE AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTION INSURANCE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM.
HS 1 for HB 110Termination of Pregnancy/Ins. CoverageMinor-BrownAN ACT TO AMEND TITLES 18, 29, AND 31 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO INSURANCE COVERAGE FOR TERMINATION OF PREGNANCY.
HB 112Children under 12/Detention Facility/ProhibitChukwuochaAN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 10 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO JUVENILES.
HB 119Open Container/Alcohol/Bans in Motor VehiclesDukesAN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 21 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO RULES OF THE ROAD.
HS 1 for HB 121Seaford Charter ChangeD. ShortAN ACT TO AMEND THE CHARTER OF THE CITY OF SEAFORD RELATING TO THE CITY’S ABILITY TO AUTHORIZE ARTIFICIAL ENTITIES, LIMITED LIABILITY CORPORATIONS’ PARTNERSHIPS AND TRUSTS TO VOTE IN MUNICIPAL ELECTIONS HELD IN SEAFORD.
HB 127 -HA 1Counties/Fire Protection Fee/CreateBaumbachAN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 9 AND TITLE 25 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO COUNTY FIRE PROTECTION FEES.
HB 128PIT/New Tax BracketsBaumbachAN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 30 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO PERSONAL INCOME TAX.
HB 132Decedents’ Estates and Fiduciary Relations/UpdatesBushAN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 10, TITLE 12, TITLE 13, AND TITLE 18 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO DECEDENTS’ ESTATES AND FIDUCIARY RELATIONS.
HB 137Student ID Cards/CorrectionsGriffithAN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 14 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO PUPIL AND STUDENT IDENTIFICATION CARDS.
HB 138DE Educational Apprenticeship Program/EstablishK. WilliamsAN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 14 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO TEACHER APPRENTICESHIPS.
HB 139Town of Townsend/Charter ChangeSpiegelmanAN ACT TO AMEND THE CHARTER OF THE TOWN OF TOWNSEND.
HB 140End of Life Options/Terminally IllBaumbachAN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 16 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO END OF LIFE OPTIONS.
HB 141Criminal Background Check/Elected OfficialsMorrisonAN ACT TO AMEND TITLES 11 AND 15 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO CRIMINAL HISTORY BACKGROUND CHECKS FOR CANDIDATES FOR STATE AND COUNTY PUBLIC OFFICE.
HS 1 for HB 142LGBTQ+ Panic Defense/Precludes UseMorrisonAN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 11 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO CRIMES AND CRIMINAL PROCEDURE
HB 147Nonprobate Transfer of Real Estate/MechanismBaumbachAN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 12, TITLE 25, AND TITLE 30 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO THE UNIFORM REAL PROPERTY TRANSFER ON DEATH ACT.
LegislationShort TitleSponsorLong Title
HB 156Pet Insurance/Regulation FrameworkK. WilliamsAN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 18 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO PET INSURANCE.
HB 157Gift Cards/Original Packaging/PawnbrokerK. WilliamsAN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 24 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO PAWNBROKERS, SECONDHAND DEALERS AND SCRAP METAL PROCESSORS.
SS 1 for SB 1 -(HA 1)Housing/Right to Representation/Create/Tenants/EvictionTownsendAN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 25 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO THE RESIDENTIAL LANDLORD-TENANT CODE.
SB 3Const. Amend/1st Leg/Voting/DateBrownAN ACT PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO ARTICLE V OF THE DELAWARE CONSTITUTION RELATING TO VOTING.
SB 47JLOSC/Council on Libraries/UpdatesHoffnerAN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 29 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO THE COUNCIL ON LIBRARIES.
SB 48JLOSC/Council on Libraries/Delaware Public Library Technology Assistance Act/RepealHoffnerAN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 29 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO THE DELAWARE PUBLIC LIBRARY TECHNOLOGY ASSISTANCE ACT.
SB 49JLOSC/Governor’s Commission on Community and Volunteer Services/UpdatesHoffnerAN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 29 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO THE GOVERNOR’S COMMISSION ON COMMUNITY AND VOLUNTEER SERVICES.
SB 50JLOSC/Advisory Council on Walkability and Pedestrian Awareness/CodifyHoffnerAN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 2 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO THE ADVISORY COUNCIL ON WALKABILITY AND PEDESTRIAN AWARENESS.
SB 51 -(HA 1, HA 2, HA 3)Polystyrene Foam Containers/Single-Use Plastic Straws/Prohibits/Food EstablishmentsParadeeAN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 16 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO THE USE OF SINGLE-SERVICE PLASTIC IMPLEMENTS AND POLYSTYRENE CONTAINERS IN FOOD ESTABLISHMENTS.
SB 70Protection from Abus/Proceedings/Add to/Definition of Abuse/AnimalsPooreAN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 10 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO ANIMALS IN PROTECTION FROM ABUSE PROCEEDINGS.
SB 93Public Employment Relations Act/Amend/Written DecisionsWalshAN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 19 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO THE PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT RELATIONS ACT.
SB 98Health Care Provider Loan Repayment Grant Program/Dental Clinicians/DDS/DMDSPooreAN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 16 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO THE DELAWARE HEALTH CARE COMMISSION HEALTH CARE PROVIDER LOAN REPAYMENT PROGRAM.

SENATE READY LIST

LegislationShort TitleSponsorLong Title
SS 1 for SB 8Medical Debt/Prohibit/Health Care Facilites/Interest/Late FeesMantzavinosAN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 6 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO MEDICAL DEBT.
SS 2 for SB 42Pension Plan/State Employees/Burial Benefit/IncreaseBrownAN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 18 AND TITLE 29 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO BURIAL BENEFITS.
SB 45Labor/Unemployment Benefits/Lockout/Disqualification PeriodBrownAN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 19 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO UNEMPLOYMENT COMPENSATION.
SB 55 -(SA 1)Delaware Rare Disease Advisory Council/EstablishPooreAN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 29 OF THE DELAWARE CODE ESTABLISHING THE DELAWARE RARE DISEASE ADVISORY COUNCIL.
SB 66 -(SA 1)Public Health Emergency Planning Commission/Members/Add/UpdatesBucksonAN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 20 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO THE PUBLIC HEALTH EMERGENCY PLANNING COMMISSION.
SB 100Criminal Code/Drug Dealing/Possession/Add/Tier 3MantzavinosAN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 11 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO DESIGNATION OF VIOLENT FELONIES.
SB 104Crimes/Catalytic Converter/Theft/Separate OffenseWalshAN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 11 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO THEFT.
SB 116Physician Assistant Licensure Compact/AdoptS. McBrideAN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 24 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO A PHYSICIAN ASSISTANTS LICENSURE COMPACT.
SB 119Guardianship/Permanent Guardianship/Child/AmendGayAN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 13 AND TITLE 31 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO GUARDIANSHIP OF A CHILD.
SB 125Annual Technical Corrections Act/Code RevisorsSokolaAN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 3, TITLE 6, TITLE 9, TITLE 10, TITLE 11, TITLE 12, TITLE 13, TITLE 14, TITLE 15, TITLE 16, TITLE 18, TITLE 19, TITLE 20, TITLE 21, TITLE 24, TITLE 25, TITLE 29, AND TITLE 30 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS.
SB 126Refrigerants/State Building Code/Align/EPA/StandardsMantzavinosAN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 16 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO REFRIGERANTS.
SB 128Obstruction of Justice/Crime/CreateS. McBrideAN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 11 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO OBSTRUCTION OF JUSTICE.
HB 28Whitetails Unlimited/Special License PlateMorrisAN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 21 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO SPECIAL LICENSE PLATES.
HS 1 for HB 33Preschool Children with Disabilities/Increased FundingK. WilliamsAN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 14 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO FUNDING FOR PREKINDERGARTEN SPECIAL EDUCATION.
HB 63Raise Earnings Limit/State PensionersDukesAN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 29 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO EMPLOYMENT OF PENSIONERS.
HB 68 w/ HA 1Lookback Period/Clarifies/Law Enforcement TrainingBaumbachAN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 11 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO THE DELAWARE POLICE TRAINING PROGRAM.
HB 72Counties/Bidding Thresholds/RaiseDorsey WalkerAN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 9 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO COUNTY BIDDING THRESHOLDS.
HB 78 w/ HA 1, HA 2Catalytic Converter/Update DefinitionMorrisonAN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 21 AND TITLE 24 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO CATALYTIC CONVERTERS.
HS 1 for HB 83Oral Health Screening/Kindergarten StudentsK. WilliamsAN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 14 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO ORAL HEALTH SCREENINGS.
HB 89PIT/Update Standard Deduction/EITC UpdatesBaumbachAN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 30 OF THE DELAWARE CODE AND CHAPTER 118 OF VOLUME 83 OF THE LAWS OF DELAWARE RELATING TO PERSONAL INCOME TAXES.
LegislationShort TitleSponsorLong Title
HB 91 w/ HA 1Aggravated Criminal Mischief/Critical UtilityBushAN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 11 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO OFFENSES INVOLVING PROPERTY.
HB 107 w/ HA 1City of Seaford/Charter ChangeD. ShortAN ACT TO AMEND THE CHARTER OF THE CITY OF SEAFORD RELATING TO THE CITY’S ABILITY TO BORROW MONEY AND ISSUE BONDS.
HB 109 w/ HA 1Driver License Applicants/Over 18/Permit/1 YearMatthewsAN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 21 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO THE RULES OF THE ROAD.
HB 111 w/ HA 1DMV/Temp. Tags/90 DaysMatthewsAN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 21 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO REGISTRATION OF VEHICLES.
HB 113Background Checks/Federal Tax Information/AmendsOsienskiAN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 19 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATED TO UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE.
HB 120Speeding/90 MPH or more/Reckless DrivingCookeAN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 21 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO RULES OF THE ROAD.
HB 122State Nutrient Management Program/UpdatesCarsonAN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 3 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO NUTRIENT MANAGEMENT.
HB 131Real Property/Spouse/Tenant/InterestBushAN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 25 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO THE CONVEYANCE OF REAL ESTATE BETWEEN SPOUSES.

HOUSE ROLL CALL

ChamberLegislationResultDateVote TypeYesNoNot VotingAbsentPDF
HouseHB 126Passed5/18/23 5:37 PMSM35006view
HouseHS 1 for HB 66Passed5/18/23 5:30 PMSM39002view
HouseHB 153Passed5/18/23 5:23 PMSM39002view
HouseHB 116Passed5/18/23 5:20 PMSM39002view
HouseSB 64 w/ HA 2Passed5/18/23 5:16 PMSM38102view
HouseHA 2 to SB 64Passed5/18/23 5:15 PMSMview
HouseSB 57Passed5/18/23 5:12 PMSM31802view
HouseHB 148Passed5/18/23 5:07 PMSM32702view
HouseSCR 58Passed5/18/23 3:19 PMSMview
HouseSCR 60Passed5/18/23 3:06 PMSMview
HouseHCR 53Passed5/18/23 2:27 PMSMview
HouseHR 13Passed5/18/23 2:27 PMSMview
HouseSCR 61Passed5/18/23 2:27 PMSMview
HouseSCR 59Passed5/18/23 2:27 PMSMview
HouseHCR 49Passed5/18/23 2:26 PMSMview
HouseHCR 48Passed5/18/23 2:26 PMSMview
HouseHR 9Passed5/18/23 2:26 PMSMview

SENATE ROLL CALL

ChamberLegislationResultDateVote TypeYesNoNot VotingAbsentPDF
SenateSCR 63Passed5/18/23 5:27 PMSM18102view
SenateSB 64 w/ HA 2Passed5/18/23 5:24 PMSM19002view
SenateSB 110Passed5/18/23 4:49 PM2/319101view
SenateSS 1 for SB 103Passed5/18/23 4:41 PMSM15501view
SenateSB 92Passed5/18/23 4:00 PMSM14421view
SenateHCR 49Passed5/18/23 3:43 PMSM20001view
SenateHCR 53Passed5/18/23 3:40 PMSM20001view
SenateSS 2 for SB 72Passed5/18/23 3:30 PMSM17301view
SenateHCR 48Passed5/18/23 3:11 PMSM20001view
SenateSS 1 for SB 87Passed5/18/23 3:00 PMSM20001view
SenateSCR 58Passed5/18/23 2:47 PMSM20001view
SenateSCR 62Passed5/18/23 2:43 PMSM20001view
SenateSCR 60Passed5/18/23 2:37 PMSM20001view

Finally, here are some recent social media posts from members of the General Assembly over the last two weeks.

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