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Governor Carney’s Week: August 12-18, 2017


Sunday, August 13

4th Annual Delaware Governor’s Cup Sporting Clay Classic

This event is open to the press.

What: Governor John Carney will attend the 4th Annual Delaware Governor’s Cup Sporting Clay Classic at Owens Station in Greenwood, DE.

Who: Governor John Carney
Secretary Michael Scuse, Delaware Department of Agriculture
Members of the General Assembly

When: Sunday, August 13, 2017
10:00 a.m.

Where: Owens Station Sporting Clays
12613 Hunters Cove Road
Greenwood, DE 19950

 

Bill Signing- Senate Bill 106

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What: Governor John Carney will sign Senate Bill 106. This bill creates a special license plate for members of the Delaware Chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation. Governor Carney will sign the legislation on Sunday, August 13th, at approximately 2:30 p.m. at the 4th Annual Delaware Governor’s Cup Sporting Clay Classic at Owens Station Sporting Clay Range in Greenwood, Delaware.

Who: Governor John Carney
Secretary Michael Scuse, Delaware Department of Agriculture
Secretary Shawn Garvin, Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control
Senator Brian Pettyjohn
Representative Dave Wilson
Representative Jeff Speigelman
Representative Harvey Kenton
Members of the General Assembly

When: Sunday, August 13, 2017
2:30 p.m.

Where: Owens Station Sporting Clays
12613 Hunters Cove Road
Greenwood, DE 19950

 

Monday, August 14

Tour of the Ronald McDonald House of Delaware

This event is closed to the press.

What: Governor John Carney will tour the Ronald McDonald House of Delaware in Wilmington. Since 1991, the Ronald McDonald House of Delaware has provided temporary residence to nearly 42,000 families of seriously ill or injured children receiving treatment at area hospitals.

Who: Governor John Carney
Pam Cornforth, President and CEO, Ronald McDonald House of Delaware

When: Monday, August 14, 2017
11:00 a.m.

Where: Ronald McDonald House of Delaware
1901 Rockland Road
Wilmington, DE 19803

 

Bill Signing-House Bill 226- Restructuring Delaware’s Economic Development

This event is open to the press.

What: Governor John Carney will sign House Bill 226 , a major piece of legislation that restructures Delaware’s economic development efforts, with a focus on supporting Delaware small businesses, innovators and entrepreneurs. He will also sign incorporation paperwork related to the creation of the Delaware Prosperity Partnership. Following the signing ceremony, Governor Carney and attendees will tour the Delaware Innovation Space as one of the stops on Governor Carney’s Jobs & Economy Tour.

Who: Governor John Carney
Representative Bryon Short
Senator Jack Walsh
Senator Brian Pettyjohn
Senator Greg Lavelle
Representative Bryon Short
Representative Lyndon Yearick
Representative Ruth Briggs King
Members of the General Assembly
Dr. Bill Provine – President and CEO, Delaware Innovation Space, Inc.
Dr. Mark Brainard – President, Delaware Tech and Co-chair of the Delaware Economic Development Working Group
Terry Murphy – CEO, Bayhealth and Chair of Delaware Business Roundtable

When: Monday, August 14, 2017
2:00 p.m.

Where: Delaware Innovation Space, Building 500
DuPont Experimental Station
200 Powder Mill Rd
Wilmington, DE 19803

 

Tuesday, August 15

Bill Signing- House Bill 257

This event is open to the press.

What: Governor John Carney will sign House Bill 257. This Bill increases the line of duty death benefits for individuals covered under Chapter 66, Title 18 of the Delaware Code.

Who: Governor John Carney
Representative John Mitchell
Members of the General Assembly
State Officials

When: Tuesday, August 15, 2017
10:00 a.m.

Where: Governor’s Office
Carvel State Building, 12th Floor
820 N. French Street
Wilmington, DE 19801

 

Bill Signing- Senate Bill 102

This event is open to the press.

What: Governor John Carney will sign Senate Bill 102. This Bill consolidates Delaware law related to child abuse and child sexual abuse training and detection, suicide prevention, bullying, criminal youth gang detection, and teen dating violence and sexual assault and develops a non-academic training program that coordinates the trainings school district and charter school employees are required to receive.

Who: Governor John Carney
Senator Margaret Rose Henry
Members of the General Assembly

When: Tuesday, August 15, 2017
10:30 a.m.

Where: Governor’s Office
Carvel State Building, 12th Floor
820 N. French Street
Wilmington, DE 19801

 

Bill Signing- Senate Bill 3-Lorenzo’s Law

This event is open to the press.

What: Governor John Carney will sign Senate Bill 3. This Bill replaces the stillbirth certificate with a certificate of birth resulting in stillbirth, clarifies what documentation is required upon the occurrence of a stillbirth, and makes technical corrections to the Vital Statistics laws to accurately reflect current practices.

Who: Governor John Carney
Senator Nicole Poore
Members of the General Assembly

When: Tuesday, August 15, 2017
11:00 a.m.

Where: Governor’s Office
Carvel State Building, 12th Floor
820 N. French Street
Wilmington, DE 19801

 

Bill Signing- House Bill 214

This event is open to the press.

What: Governor John Carney will sign House Bill 214. This Bill amends merit compensation bargaining units by allowing non-uniformed correctional employees, including correctional counselors, correctional administrative staff and similar occupations, to bargain over compensation. These correctional employees are presently the only correctional employees excluded from compensation bargaining.

Who: Governor John Carney
Representative Michael Mulrooney
Senator Bob Marshall
Members of the General Assembly

When: Tuesday, August 15, 2017
11:30 a.m.

Where: Governor’s Office
Carvel State Building, 12th Floor
820 N. French Street
Wilmington, DE 19801

 

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for the Rehabilitation of the Hearns Pond Dam

This event is open to the press.

What: Governor John Carney will deliver remarks at the Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for the Rehabilitation of the Hearns Pond Dam in Seaford. The Delaware Department of Transportation and Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control work together as state agencies to design, construct and inspect dams statewide. Hearns Pond Dam was damaged by severe storms in August of 2001 and June of 2006. As a result, DNREC funded a study to evaluate the condition and potential hazards of the dam and developed alternatives to bring the dam into conformance with Delaware Dam Safety Regulations.

Who: Governor John Carney
Secretary Jennifer Cohan, Delaware Department of Transportation
Secretary Shawn Garvin, Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control
Members of the General Assembly

When: Tuesday, August 15, 2017
2:30 p.m.

Where: Hearns Pond Dam
22539 Hearns Pond Road
Seaford, DE 19963

 

81st Annual Delaware Electric Cooperative Community Fair

This event is open to the press.

What: Governor John Carney will attend the 81st Annual Delaware Electric Cooperative Community Fair in Harrington.

Who: Governor John Carney
Members of the General Assembly
State officials
Delaware Electric Cooperative Members
Community Members

When: Tuesday, August 15, 2017
4:30 p.m.

Where: Delaware State Fairgrounds
18500 S. Dupont Highway
Harrington, DE 19952

 

Wednesday, August 16

Small Business Roundtable- Jobs & Economy Tour

This event is open to the press.

What: Governor John Carney will deliver remarks at the Small Business Roundtable with Senator Gerald W. Hocker in Bethany Beach, DE. This roundtable, a stop on Governor Carney’s Jobs & Economy Tour, offers the opportunity for engagement and discussions with small business owners in and near the 20th Senate District.

Who: Governor John Carney
Senator Gerald W. Hocker
Delaware Small Business owners
Community Members

When: Wednesday, August 16, 2017
12:00 p.m.

Where: Cottage Café
33034 Coastal Highway
Bethany Beach, DE 19930

Bill Signing-Senate Bill 111 and House Bill 220

This event is open to the press.

What: Governor John Carney will sign Senate Bill 111 and House Bill 220. Senate Bill 111 and House Bill 220 are bills related to the establishment of the Behavioral Health Consortium and the Addiction Action Committee, respectively.

Who: Governor John Carney
Lieutenant Governor Bethany Hall-Long
Senator Bryan Townsend
Representative David Bentz
Members of the General Assembly

When: Wednesday, August 16, 2017
3:00 p.m.

Where: Sun Behavioral Health
21655 Biden Avenue
Georgetown, DE 19947

 

Thursday, August 17

Bill Signing-Senate Bill 56 and Senate Bill 42

This event is open to the press.

What: Governor John Carney will sign Senate Bill 56 and Senate Bill 42. Both bills are related to supporting foster youth and their families in the State of Delaware.

Who: Governor John Carney
Secretary Josette Manning, Department of Services for Children, Youth and Their Families
Senator Brian Bushweller
Representative Bryon Short
Members of the General Assembly

When: Thursday, August 17, 2017
11:30 a.m.

Where: Murphey School
42 Kings Highway
Dover, DE 19901

 

Bill Signing-House Substitute 1 for House Bill 180

This event is open to the press.

What: Governor John Carney will sign House Substitute 1 for House Bill 180. This legislation requires additional protections for Delawareans whose personal information may be compromised in a computer breach, including requiring additional notifications and free credit monitoring services.

Who: Governor John Carney
Chief Information Officer James Collins, Delaware Department of Technology and Information
Representative Paul Baumbach
Senator Brian Pettyjohn
Members of the General Assembly

When: Thursday, August 17, 2017
2:45 p.m.

Where: University of Delaware, Evans Hall, Room 132
139 The Green
Newark, DE 19711

 

Friday, August 18

Tour of the PJM Interconnection Facility

This event is closed to the press.

What: Governor John Carney will tour the PJM Interconnection Facility in Audobon, PA.

Who: Governor John Carney
PJM Interconnection Representatives

When: Friday, August 18, 2017
10:30 a.m.

Where: PJM Conference and Training Center
2750 Monroe Boulevard
Audobon, PA 19403

 

Innovative Business Tour—The Mill—Jobs & Economy Tour

This event is open to the press.

What: Governor John Carney will meet with business leaders and tour The Mill in Wilmington, as one of the stops on Governor Carney’s Jobs & Economy Tour. The Mill provides a Co-working space for location-independent workers, entrepreneurs and early-stage startups.

Who: Governor John Carney
The Mill representatives

When: Friday, August 18, 2017
3:00 p.m.

Where: The Mill, Wilmington
1007 N. Orange Street
Wilmington, DE 19801




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