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Governor Carney’s Week: Saturday, August 10 through Friday, August 16


Saturday, August 10

Promotion Ceremony for Adjunct General Michael Berry

This event is open to the press.

WHAT: Governor John Carney will deliver remarks at a ceremony to promote Adjutant General, Brig. Gen. Michael Berry, to the rank of Major General in Dover.

WHO: Governor John Carney
Master General Michael Berry
Members of the Delaware National Guard

WHEN: Saturday, August 10, 2019
9:00 a.m.

WHERE: Legislative Hall
Front Steps
411 Legislative Avenue
Dover, DE 19901

 

Bill Signing – House Bill 128

This event is open to the press.

WHAT: Governor John Carney will sign House Bill 128. This bill extends the time period for which a member of the Delaware National Guard may receive funding for certain postsecondary education tuition and fees from 10 years after the date on which the member begins the first course for which funds are granted to 15 years after that date.

WHO: Governor John Carney
State Senator Dave Wilson
State Representative Bill Bush
State Representative Earl Jaques
Members of the General Assembly
Members of the Delaware National Guard
Larence Kirby, Executive Director, Delaware Commission of Veteran Affairs
Advocates

WHEN: Saturday, August 10, 2019
10:15 a.m.

WHERE: Governor’s Office
Legislative Hall
411 Legislative Avenue
Dover, DE 19901

 

Monday, August 12

Bill Signings – House Bill 124, House Bill 7, and Senate Bill 43

This event is open to the press.

WHAT: Governor John Carney will sign House Bill 124, House Bill 7, and Senate Bill 43, a package of legislation that seeks to remove employment barriers for Delawareans with a criminal history. The package will reduce the impact of criminal history on an applicant’s eligibility for licensure by the Boards of Massage and Bodywork; Plumbing, Heating, Ventilation Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Examiners; and Electrical Examiners. This legislation builds on efforts to help provide an opportunity for Delawareans who have served their time to positively contribute to their communities.

WHO: Governor John Carney
State Senator John Walsh
State Representative Ed Osienski
State Representative Melissa Minor-Brown
State Representative Kendra Johnson
Members of the General Assembly

WHEN: Monday, August 12, 2019
3:30 p.m.

WHERE: Delaware Tech’s Innovation and Technology Center
97 Parkway Circle
New Castle, DE 19720

 

Tuesday, August 13

Bill Signings – Senate Bill 161, House Joint Resolution 6, and House Bill 220

This event is open to the press.

WHAT: Governor John Carney will sign Senate Bill 161, House Joint Resolution 6, and House Bill 220 with House Amendment 1 and House Amendment 2. Senate Bill 161 will allow law-enforcement officers to share an individual’s identifying information with the Division of Substance Abuse and Mental Health if the officer suspects the individual is suffering from an overdose or a mental health crisis. House Joint Resolution 6 calls on the Behavioral Health Consortium to issue legislative and regulatory recommendations which would increase access to the total number of Medication Assisted Treatment prescribers among all providers. House Bill 220 adds coverage for Medication Assisted Treatment (“MAT”) for drug and alcohol dependencies to the mental health parity laws for health insurance.

WHO: Governor John Carney
Lieutenant Governor Bethany Hall-Long
Secretary Kara Odom Walker, Delaware Department of Health and Social Services
State Senator Stephanie Hansen
State Representative Ray Seigfried
State Representative David Bentz
Members of the General Assembly
Elizabeth Romero, Director, Division of Substance Abuse and Mental Health, Delaware Department of Health and Social Services
Advocates

WHEN: Tuesday, August 13, 2019
1:45 p.m.

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

 

Wednesday, August 14

Kingswood Community Center

This event is closed to the press.

WHAT: Governor John Carney will visit the Kingswood Community Center’s summer program in Wilmington. Students in the program receive one on one literacy support, as well as spending time swimming, taking cooking classes, learning to golf, and practicing computer skills.

WHO: Governor John Carney
Summer Program Students and Teachers

WHEN: Wednesday, August 14, 2019
3:30 p.m.

WHERE: Kingswood Community Center
2300 Bowers Street
Wilmington, DE 19802

 

Thursday, August 15

Bill Signing – Senate Bill 131

This event is open to the press.

WHAT: Governor John Carney will sign Senate Bill 131. This bill authorizes the State and its counties and municipalities to install and use vehicle height monitoring systems (“vehicle height monitoring system”) to assist in the enforcement of applicable State, county, or municipal law regarding motor vehicle size.

WHO: Governor John Carney
State Senator Darius Brown
State Representative Franklin Cooke
Members of the General Assembly
County Executive Matt Meyer, New Castle County
Colonel Vaughn M. Bond, Jr., Chief of Police, New Castle County
Advocates

WHEN: Thursday, August 15, 2019
10:00 a.m.

WHERE: Rosehill Community Center
19 Lambson Lane
New Castle, DE 19720





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