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Darius J. Brown


District 2


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Darius J. Brown

Senator Darius Brown represents the Second Senate District which includes New Castle, Wilmington and Edgemoor. He is committed to expanding economic opportunity by creating pathways out of poverty through restorative justice, workforce competitiveness and infrastructure investment.

Senator Brown has sponsored landmark legislation, including the passage of The Equal Rights Amendment to the state Constitution, The CROWN Act, Juneteenth as a state holiday, and Law Enforcement Body-Worn Cameras. He also sponsored the Adult Expungement Reform Act and the Clean Slate Act to help remove barriers to education, employment and housing for more than 290,000 Delawareans leading the Wilmington News Journal to name him “one of the State house’s champions of criminal justice reform and racial equity.”

Senator Brown currently serves as chair of the Senate Elections & Government Affairs Committee, the vice chair of the Senate Judiciary, and a member of the Senate Labor and Veterans Affairs committees. He also holds a seat on the budget-writing Joint Finance Committee.

Legislative Service:

Senate, 2018 - present

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Legislative Highlights


Senate Bill 330


This Act provides that properties owned by the Riverfront Development Corporation of Delaware are exempt from taxation. The Riverfront Development Corporation of Delaware is an entity created by State law for purposes of planning and development of the area along […]

Senate Bill 115


This bill continues the practice of amending periodically the Delaware Revised Uniform Partnership Act (the “Act”) to keep it current and to maintain its national preeminence. The following is a section-by-section review of the proposed amendments of the Act. Section […]

Senate Bill 249


This Act establishes the Office of New Delawareans to help improve the lives and economic prosperity of those foreign-born individuals who come to Delaware and of all Delawareans generally. […]

Senate Bill 244


Under current Delaware law, if a labor dispute constitutes a lockout, employees are immediately eligible for unemployment benefits. Additionally, current law permits an individual to collect unemployment benefits beginning the third week of a labor dispute, other than a lockout. […]

Mentions


Senator Darius Brown reinstated to committee assignments

Senate President Pro Tempore Dave Sokola released the following statement today regarding Senate committee assignments: “Senator Brown has been reinstated as Chair of the Senate Judiciary Committee and as a member of the Capital Improvement Committee. As Pro Tempore, I […]