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HB 228

  • Delaware House Bill
  • 150th General Assembly (2019-2020)
  • Introduced in House Jun 21, 2019
  • Passed House Jun 20, 2019
  • Passed Senate Jul 01, 2019
  • Governor

An Act To Amend Title 9 Of The Delaware Code Relating To Taxes.

Abstract

This Act allows Sussex County, by duly enacted ordinance, to impose a local lodging tax of no more than 3 percent of rent on rooms in a hotel, motel or tourist home located in the unincorporated areas of the County. Such funds may only be used in Sussex County for the capital and operating costs of beach nourishment, waterway dredging, economic development, tourism programs, recreational activities, and water quality and flood control projects.

Bill Sponsors (14)

Peter C. Schwartzkopf

  • Democratic
  • lower
  • 14
Primary

Gerald W. Hocker

  • Republican
  • upper
  • 20
Primary

Ernesto B Lopez

  • Republican
  • upper
  • 6
Cosponsor

Brian Pettyjohn

  • Republican
  • upper
  • 19
Cosponsor

Nicole Poore

  • Democratic
  • upper
  • 12
Cosponsor

Bryant L. Richardson

  • Republican
  • upper
  • 21
Cosponsor

Laura Sturgeon

  • Democratic
  • upper
  • 4
Cosponsor

David L. Wilson

  • Republican
  • upper
  • 18
Cosponsor

Ruth Briggs King

  • Republican
  • lower
  • 37
Cosponsor

Timothy D. Dukes

  • Republican
  • lower
  • 40
Cosponsor

Ronald E. Gray

  • Republican
  • lower
  • 38
Cosponsor

Kendra Johnson

  • Democratic
  • lower
  • 5
Cosponsor

Edward S. Osienski

  • Democratic
  • lower
  • 24
Cosponsor

Daniel B. Short

  • Republican
  • lower
  • 39
Cosponsor

Votes


Jun 20, 2019

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Pass

House

Jul 01, 2019

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Pass

Senate

Actions


Jul 17, 2019

Office of the Governor

Signed by Governor

Jul 01, 2019

Senate

Suspension of Rules in Senate

Senate

Passed By Senate. Votes: 20 YES 1 NOT VOTING

Jun 21, 2019

Senate

Assigned to Finance Committee in Senate

  • Introduction
  • Referral-Committee
Finance

Jun 20, 2019

House

Passed By House. Votes: 34 YES 7 ABSENT

Jun 19, 2019

House

Reported Out of Committee (Administration) in House with 1 Favorable, 3 On Its Merits

  • Committee-Passage-Favorable
  • Committee-Passage
Administration

Jun 17, 2019

House

Introduced and Assigned to Administration Committee in House

  • Introduction
  • Referral-Committee
Administration

Bill Text

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