Join the movement for a safer Delaware.

Posted on 01-24-2023

As a community, it is important that we come together to support legislation that will make our state a safer place for all of its residents. We are currently advocating for a number of bills in the legislature that address issues such as mail theft, school board transparency, and public safety.

By supporting these bills, we can take a stand against criminal activity, ensure that our schools are responsive to the needs of our communities, and promote transparency and accountability in government. Join us in this movement and take action by supporting these important legislative initiatives.

HB 39 – AN ACT TO CREATE THE EXPANDED PROTECTION FOR OUR COMMUNITIES AND HOMES GRANT PROGRAM.

Synopsis: This bill seeks to create the Expanded Protection for Our Communities and Homes (EPOCH) Grant Program through a one-time appropriation of $20 million. EPOCH grants could be used to recruit new officers; promote or encourage careers in law enforcement. Read more here

Status: In House Appropriations Committee   

Contact members of the House Appropriations Committee with your support

Chair: 
William J. Carson

Members:
Stephanie T. Bolden
Krista Griffith
Kimberly Williams
Ruth Briggs King
Kevin S Hensley
 
CLICK HERE to Tell Chairman Carson to Fully Fund HB 39

HS 1 for HB 34 – AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 14 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO SCHOOL BOARDS.

Synopsis: House Bill No. 34 requires school boards, including charter schools, to permit public comment on each agenda item presented for a vote at a school board meeting. Read more.

Status: Assigned to Senate Education Committee

Contact the Senate Education Committee with your support
Chair:
Laura V. Sturgeon

Vice-Chair 
S. Elizabeth Lockman

Members:
Kyle Evans Gay
Stephanie L. Hansen
Sarah McBride
David P. Sokola
Eric Buckson
Brian Pettyjohn
 
CLICK HERE to Tell Chairwoman Sturgeon to Vote HB 34 out of Committee.
HB 50 – AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 11 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO THEFT.

Synopsis: This Act creates a separate offense for the theft of mail, including packages, from a residential dwelling, regardless of the value of the property stolen.  Read more.

Status: Legislation has been voted out of Committee; now placed on the Ready List.

Contact the sponsors of this bill to show your support.

Primary Sponsor:
K. Williams

Additional Sponsor
Sen. Walsh

Co-Sponsor(s):
Sen. HockerPettyjohnRichardsonSokolaWilson
Reps. BoldenBushChukwuochaCookeHeffernanK. JohnsonMatthewsOsienskiRamoneD. ShortShupeMichael Smith
 
CLICK HERE to Share your Support for HB 50

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