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Governor Carney Vetoes House Bill 371

WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney on Tuesday vetoed House Bill 371, legislation that would remove all penalties for possession by a person 21 years of age or older of one ounce or less of marijuana and ensure that there are no criminal or civil penalties for transfers without remuneration of one ounce or less […]




Governor Carney Vetoes 5-Mile Radius Legislation that Limits Options for Wilmington Students

Governor: “This legislation unfairly excludes some of our most vulnerable students.” WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney on Thursday vetoed House Substitute 1 for House Bill 85, legislation that would remove the five-mile radius as an enrollment preference for Delaware charter schools, while excluding a number of students in the City of Wilmington. The following […]




Governor Vetoes Legislation That Would Criminalize Sexual Contact Between Consenting Adults

Governor Markell announced today he has vetoed House Bill 130, expressing concern the bill does not differentiate between the penalties for consensual and non-consensual sexual contact and that current Delaware laws address the behavior targeted by the bill.







 Pages Tagged With: "veto statement"

Governor Carney Vetoes House Bill 371

WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney on Tuesday vetoed House Bill 371, legislation that would remove all penalties for possession by a person 21 years of age or older of one ounce or less of marijuana and ensure that there are no criminal or civil penalties for transfers without remuneration of one ounce or less […]




Governor Carney Vetoes 5-Mile Radius Legislation that Limits Options for Wilmington Students

Governor: “This legislation unfairly excludes some of our most vulnerable students.” WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney on Thursday vetoed House Substitute 1 for House Bill 85, legislation that would remove the five-mile radius as an enrollment preference for Delaware charter schools, while excluding a number of students in the City of Wilmington. The following […]




Governor Vetoes Legislation That Would Criminalize Sexual Contact Between Consenting Adults

Governor Markell announced today he has vetoed House Bill 130, expressing concern the bill does not differentiate between the penalties for consensual and non-consensual sexual contact and that current Delaware laws address the behavior targeted by the bill.