Following through on a commitment made in his State of the State address to further reduce the red tape and spur business growth in the First State, Governor Markell signed three regulatory reform bills into law.
Governor Applauds General Assembly for Passing All 3 Administration Regulatory Reform Bills Unanimously
The Delaware Senate unanimously passed House Bill 147, which requires each Executive Branch agency to conduct an in-depth examination of the regulations on its books every four years—and to solicit public input in doing so.
Governor’s Statement on Unanimous Passage of 3 Regulatory Reform Bills Related to State of the State Proposals
Responding to proposals Governor Markell made in his State of the State address, the House of Representatives unanimously passed House Bill 147 to establish regular reviews of state regulations, while the Delaware Senate unanimously passed Senate Bill 113 and Senate Bill 120 to require that state agencies announce any additional burden that a new regulation would place on small businesses.