A package of bills that seeks to ensure all construction businesses are playing by the rules awaits Gov. Jack Markell’s signature after gaining approval in the Delaware House and Senate. All four pieces of legislation have the support of Associated Builders and Contractors’ Delaware Chapter and Delaware Building and Construction Trades Council. House Bill 270 would require contractors to obtain a business license within 30 days of winning a public works contract, as well as verify their subcontractors and independent contractors have licenses. Violations could result in civil penalties. House Bill 269 would require the Department of Finance to create a system for anonymously reporting individuals who fail to obtain business licenses. Under House Bill 271, the Division of Professional Regulation would have to notify the Department of Finance of anyone who practices without a license. House Bill 268 would ensure the Division of Motor Vehicles has proof of a valid business license before registering a company vehicle.