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Governor Carney’s Week: Saturday, July 27 through Friday, August 2


Monday, July 29

Ribbon Cutting of Phase II and Groundbreaking of Phase III for Woodlawn Flats
This event is open to the press.

WHAT: Governor John Carney will attend a ribbon-cutting for phase II and groundbreaking for phase III of the Woodlawn Flats in Wilmington. The Flats are a multiphase housing project that is redeveloping Wilmington property from the early 1900s into quality affordable housing for low-income individuals and those with disabilities.

WHO: Governor John Carney
U.S. Senator Chris Coons
State Senator Elizabeth Lockman
State Representative Sherry Dorsey Walker
Mayor Mike Purzycki, City of Wilmington
Director Anas Ben Addi, Delaware State Housing Authority
Ben Lovell, Chairman of Woodlawn Trustees, Inc.
Dana Hanchin, President & CEO, HDC MidAtlantic
Winthrop Watson, President & CEO, FHLBank Pittsburgh
Tom Horne, President, JPMorgan Chase
Susan Frank, EVP Business Development, Cinnaire
Steve Clark, Executive Vice President, WSFS

WHEN: Monday, July 29, 2019
10:00 a.m.

WHERE: Woodlawn Flats
600 Block of Bancroft Parkway
Wilmington, DE 19805

 

Bill Signings – House Bill 130 and Senate Substitute 1 for Senate Bill 5

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WHAT: Governor John Carney will sign House Bill 130 with House Amendment 1 and House Amendment 5, and Senate Substitute 1 for Senate Bill 5 with Senate Amendment 1. House Bill 130 enacts a ban on stores providing single-use plastic bags at check-out beginning January 1, 2021. Senate Substitute 1 for Senate Bill 5 addresses the serious illegal dumping issues in our State and creates a Litter Investigation and Enforcement Fund.

WHO: Governor John Carney
Mayor Mike Purzycki, City of Wilmington
County Executive Matt Meyer, New Castle County
Jennifer Cohan, Secretary, Delaware Department of Transportation
Shawn Garvin, Secretary, Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control
State Senator Anthony Delcollo
State Senator Stephanie Hansen
State Senator Bryan Townsend
State Senator Trey Paradee
State Representative Gerald Brady
State Representative Kevin Hensley
Honorable Dee Durham, Plastic Free Delaware
Kathy Klein, Partnership for the Delaware Estuary
Advocates

WHEN: Monday, July 29, 2019
1:30 p.m.

WHERE: Partnership for the Delaware Estuary
110 South Poplar Street
Wilmington, DE 19801

 

2019 Little League Senior Softball World Series Opening Night Ceremonies

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WHAT: Governor John Carney will throw out the first pitch at the opening night ceremonies for the 2019 Little League Senior Softball World Series in Roxana, DE. Each year softball teams from various parts of the world gather in the Town of Roxana, located in Sussex County, for an exciting week of softball with the hopes of winning the Little League Senior Softball World Series Championship.

WHO: Governor John Carney
Elected Officials
Little League Softball teams

WHEN: Monday, July 29, 2019
4:30 p.m.

WHERE: Lower Sussex Little League Complex, Layton Field
34476 Pyle Center Road
Roxana, DE

 

Tuesday, July 30

Bill Signing – Senate Substitute 1 for Senate Bill 95

This event is open to the press.

WHAT: Governor John Carney will sign Senate Substitute 1 for Senate Bill 95. This bill makes changes to the Workplace Fraud Act and creates the Delaware Contractor Registration Act.

WHO: Governor John Carney
Secretary Cerron Cade, Delaware Department of Labor
State Representative Ed Osienski
State Representative Jack Walsh
Members of the General Assembly
Advocates

WHEN: Tuesday, July 30, 2019
2:45 p.m.

WHERE: Governor’s Office
Carvel State Office Building
820 North French Street
Wilmington, DE 19801

 

Bill Signing – Senate Bill 83

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WHAT: Governor John Carney will sign < href="http://www.legis.delaware.gov/BillDetail?LegislationId=47400" target="_blank">Senate Bill 83. This bill adopts the Physical Therapy Licensure Compact (“Compact”). The Compact benefits the public by improving continuity of care, increasing license portability for military spouses, and increasing access to physical therapy providers. Under the Compact, physical therapists and physical therapist assistants licensed in a Compact member state may obtain an expedited license allowing licensees to practice in another Compact member state.

WHO: Governor John Carney
State Representative David Bentz
State Representative Jack Walsh
Members of the General Assembly
Advocates

WHEN: Tuesday, July 30, 2019
3:00 p.m.

WHERE: Governor’s Office
Carvel State Office Building
820 North French Street
Wilmington, DE 19801

 

Bill Signing – Senate Bill 121

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WHAT: Governor John Carney will sign Senate Bill 121 with Senate Amendment 1. This bill makes necessary changes to Delaware’s election laws based on the State’s purchase of new voting devices and establishes auditing requirements for the voting devices.

WHO: Governor John Carney
Anthony Albence, State Election Commissioner
State Senator Bryan Townsend
State Representative Paul Baumbach
State Representative David Bentz
Members of the General Assembly
Advocates

WHEN: Tuesday, July 30, 2019
3:45 p.m.

WHERE: Governor’s Office
Carvel State Office Building
820 North French Street
Wilmington, DE 19801

 

Bill Signing – Senate Bill 94

This event is open to the press.

WHAT: Governor John Carney will sign Senate Bill 94. This legislation allows persons who are not married but who are cohabitating to jointly adopt a child that is not theirs.

WHO: Governor John Carney
Secretary Josette Manning, Delaware Department of Services for Children, Youth, and Their Families
State Senator Bryan Townsend
State Representative Sherry Dorsey Walker
Members of the General Assembly
Advocates

WHEN: Tuesday, July 30, 2019
4:00 p.m.

WHERE: Governor’s Office
Carvel State Office Building
820 North French Street
Wilmington, DE 19801

 

Bill Signing – Senate Bill 87

This event is open to the press.

WHAT:Governor John Carney will sign < href="http://www.legis.delaware.gov/BillDetail?LegislationId=47444" target="_blank">Senate Bill 87. This bill designates the Bellanca Cruisair as the official historical aircraft of Delaware

WHO: Governor John Carney
State Senator Stephanie Hansen
State Representative Ed Osienski
Members of the General Assembly
Tim Slavin, Director, Division and Historical and Cultural Affairs
Advocates

WHEN: Tuesday, July 30, 2019
4:15 p.m.

WHERE: Governor’s Office
Carvel State Office Building
820 North French Street
Wilmington, DE 19801

 

Wednesday, July 31

Bill Signing – Senate Bill 143

This event is open to the press.

WHAT: Governor John Carney will sign Senate Bill 143. This bill enacts a separate fiduciary standard for the College Investment and ABLE plans under the Plans Management Board.

WHO: Governor John Carney
State Treasurer Colleen Davis
State Senator Trey Paradee
State Representative Krista Griffith
Members of the General Assembly
Shana Payne, Director, Higher Education, Delaware Department of Education
Advocates

WHEN: Wednesday, July 31, 2019
2:30 p.m.

WHERE: Governor’s Office
Tatnall Building
150 Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard, South
Dover, DE 19901

 

Bill Signing – House Bill 58

This event is open to the press.

WHAT: Governor John Carney will sign House Bill 58 with House Amendment 1. This bill will increase the numbers of Delaware nursing students eligible for the nursing incentive program.

WHO: Governor John Carney
Lieutenant Governor Bethany Hall-Long
State Representative Bryan Shupe
Members of the General Assembly
Shana Payne, Director, Higher Education, Delaware Department of Education
Sarah J. Carmody, Executive Director, Delaware Nurses Association

WHEN: Wednesday, July 31, 2019
2:45 p.m.

WHERE: Governor’s Office
Tatnall Building
150 Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard, South
Dover, DE 19901

 

Bill Signing – House Bill 174

This event is open to the press.

WHAT: Governor John Carney will sign House Bill 174. This bill establishes standards for data security for Title 18 licensees and standards for the investigation of and notification to the Commissioner of a cybersecurity event affecting Title 18 licensees.

WHO: Governor John Carney
Honorable Trinidad Navarro, Insurance Commissioner
State Senator Trey Paradee
State Representative Bill Bush
State Representative Krista Griffith
Members of the General Assembly

WHEN: Wednesday, July 31, 2019
3:00 p.m

WHERE: Governor’s Office
Tatnall Building
150 Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard, South
Dover, DE 19901

 

Thursday, August 1

Bill Signing – House Bill 156

This event is open to the press.

WHAT: Governor John Carney will sign House Bill 156. This bill will allow persons who have been honorably discharged from the armed forces of the United States and have at least a 60% service-connected disability to be able to obtain a license to hunt, trap, and fish in this State without charge.

WHO: Governor John Carney
State Senator Brian Pettyjohn
State Representative Timothy Dukes
Members of the General Assembly
Advocates

WHEN: Thursday, August 1, 2019
1:30 p.m.

WHERE: Governor’s Office
Rider Farm
34102 Rider Road
Laurel, DE 19956

 





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