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147th General Assembly
House Bill # 187

Primary Sponsor: Osienski Additional Sponsor(s):    Rep. Keeley & Sen. Townsend
CoSponsors: Rep. Kowalko; Sen. Sokola
Introduced on : 06/11/2013
Long Title:AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 6 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO CHARITABLE SOLICITATIONS.
Synopsis of Orginal Bill:
(without Amendments)
This Act will require, among other things: (1) the registration of all charitable organizations soliciting in this State or engaging in solicitation activities directed to Delaware citizens and the annual disclosure of certain financial information relating to these entities; and (2) the registration of professional fund-raising counsel and professional solicitors soliciting in this State or engaging in solicitation activities directed to Delaware citizens and the annual reporting of certain financial information relating to these entities. The purpose of these regulations and the electronic compilation and publication of this information serves to provide the public with the tools and information sufficient to make informed decisions about which charitable purposes to support while also facilitating transparency and confidence in the sector; thereby creating a more robust philanthropic climate in Delaware. Armed with more information, the public and the Delaware Department of Justice will be able to more aggressively and proactively pursue charitable fraud.
Current Status: Substituted   On   05/14/2014
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Fiscal Notes/Fee Impact:F/N (Complete)
Amendments: HA 1 to HB 187 - PWB
HA 2 to HB 187 - PWB
Substituted Legislation for Bill :
Substitute bill ------->Substitutes
Committee Reports:
House Committee Report 01/29/14 F=1 M=6 U=1---->Committee Report
Fiscal Notes:
Fiscal Note------->Fiscal Note
Actions History:
May 14, 2014 - HS 1 for HB 187 - Assigned to Economic Development/Banking/Insurance/Commerce
May 14, 2014 - Substituted by HS 1 for HB 187
Jan 29, 2014 - Reported Out of Committee (ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT/BANKING/INSURANCE/COMMERCE) in House with 1 Favorable, 6 On Its Merits, 1 Unfavorable
Jan 23, 2014 - Amendment HA 2 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
Jun 13, 2013 - Amendment HA 1 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
Jun 11, 2013 - Introduced and Assigned to Economic Development/Banking/Insurance/Commerce Committee in House
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