Sponsored by Earl G. Jaques - Delaware (Current)

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DEHB13This bill prohibits a former member of the General Assembly from acting as a lobbyist for a period of one year after such person’s term of office ends. Any person who knowingly violates this section shall be guilty of an unclassified misdemeano...
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2014-09-04
Signed by Governor
Pass
100%
DEHB340These amendments to the Omnibus School Safety Act changes the date that schools are to be in compliance with the Act to September 2014 instead of September 2017. In addition, the amendment changes the requirement of school districts to conduct full s...
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2014-09-03
Signed by Governor
Pass
100%
DESB258This legislation declassifies a number of minor violations associated with wildlife, hunting, fishing and boating by changing them from Class C and Class D environmental misdemeanors to environmental violations. These environmental violations will no...
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2014-09-02
Signed by Governor
Pass
100%
DESB205This bill outlines procedures for dealing with Sudden Cardiac Arrest in student athletes. This legislation will be known as the Grace Firestone Act.
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2014-08-25
Signed by Governor
Pass
100%
DEHB260This bill adds to the existing crime of Violation of Privacy additional prohibited conduct related to the non-consensual dissemination of visual depictions containing nudity or sexual acts, conduct popularly referred to as “revenge porn”....
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2014-08-12
Signed by Governor
Pass
100%
DEHB279This bill includes uniformed paramedics as an employee for purposes of the Delaware County and Municipal Police and Firefighter Pension Plan.
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2014-08-12
Signed by Governor
Pass
100%
DESB192This Bill respectfully responds and reacts to the well-reasoned decision in the matter State of Delaware Insurance Coverage Office v. Rabrinda Choudry and Debjani Choudry, C.A. No. N12A-08-003 RRC and codifies the longstanding position of the State o...
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2014-08-06
Signed by Governor
Pass
100%
DESB185Delaware employment discrimination law applies to employers of 4 or more employees within the State for all protected classes (race; marital status; genetic information; color; age; religion; sex; sexual orientation; gender identity; national origin)...
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2014-07-31
Signed by Governor
Pass
100%
DEHB311During hearings of the Animal Welfare Task Force, established by Senate Concurrent Resolution 44 in the 146th General Assembly, members of the public expressed serious concern about the lack in standardized training and certification of Animal Contro...
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2014-07-31
Signed by Governor
Pass
100%
DESB201This bill clarifies the roles and authority of the Delaware Division of Public Health Office of Animal Welfare and Delaware Department of Agriculture. The Office of Animal Welfare was established to consolidate and coordinate companion animal program...
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2014-07-31
Signed by Governor
Pass
100%
DEHB33311(a), Article VIII, of the Delaware Constitution provides that “No tax … may be imposed or levied except pursuant to an Act of the General Assembly adopted with the concurrence of three-fifths of all members of each House.” A recen...
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2014-07-31
Signed by Governor
Pass
100%
DESB245This bill protects animals seized in criminal activity, cruelty and animal fighting from automatic humane disposition including breeding females and puppies. Delaware is one of only thirteen states who treat animals seized in this manner. This bill a...
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2014-07-31
Signed by Governor
Pass
100%
DESB260This Act would allow the Court of Common Pleas to provide incentives for participation in a Driving Under the Influence (DUI) Treatment Program. It is anticipated that this program, which will last a minimum of 9 months, will address offenders who ha...
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2014-07-31
Signed by Governor
Pass
100%
DEHB213This bill increases the premium tax on surplus lines from 2% to 3%. The proceeds from the increase will be used to fund medical coverage for retired State, County, and Municipal police officers and firefighters. The retirees must be retired from the ...
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2014-07-30
Signed by Governor
Pass
100%
DEHB335This bill converts one of the practical nursing board member positions on the Delaware Board of Nursing to a second advanced practice nurse board member position and clarifies that the now two advanced practice nurse board members must be from differ...
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2014-07-29
Signed by Governor
Pass
100%
DEHB416People First Language (“PFL”) legislation is part of a national movement to promote dignity and inclusion for people with disabilities. PFL specifies that the order of terms used to describe any individual places the person first, and the...
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2014-07-29
Signed by Governor
Pass
100%
DEHB358This bill explicitly recognizes the Psychological Clinical Science Accreditation System (PCSAS) and the American Psychological Association (APA) as qualifying accreditors of a psychology program for purposes of holding a professional license as a psy...
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2014-07-28
Signed by Governor
Pass
100%
DESB206Servicemembers have been afforded civil relief at the federal level under the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act, 50 U.S.C. App. 501 et seq. (the “SCRA”), or one of its predecessor statutes, since the Civil War. Similar to the purpose of th...
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2014-07-23
Signed by Governor
Pass
100%
DEHJR16This joint resolution dedicates and allows an area on the north side of the Legislative Mall to be used for the placement of a Delaware Fire Service Memorial to honor firefighters who lost their lives while serving the citizens of Delaware.
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2014-07-23
Signed by Governor
Pass
100%
DEHB301This bill clarifies and establishes procedures for how a contribution by means of a check from a joint bank account should be attributed.
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2014-07-22
Signed by Governor
Pass
100%
DEHB300This bill ensures that retaliation against an employee by an employer for refusing to engage in an offense under Chapter 80, Title 15 of the Delaware Code or reporting or participating in an investigation, hearing, trial or inquiry of an offense of C...
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2014-07-22
Signed by Governor
Pass
100%
DEHB280Delaware law enforcement agencies are currently limited to making arrests for cell phone and seatbelt violations to only when the offense occurs in the presence of the police officer. This bill adds these two violations to Title 21, Chapter 7, 701 a...
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2014-07-21
Signed by Governor
Pass
100%
DEHB296The bill allows professional licensing boards to recognize military education, training and experience when reviewing credentials and issuing licenses and aims to assist service personnel and their spouses in obtaining and/or renewing professional li...
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2014-07-21
Signed by Governor
Pass
100%
DEHB324The bill creates a special motor vehicle license plate for the purpose of honoring Delaware’s veterans.
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2014-07-21
Signed by Governor
Pass
100%
DEHB382This bill removes the 6-month limitation on the extension of Family Court Protective Orders in circumstances where there has been additional domestic violence since the entry of the original order, a violation of the order has occurred or where the r...
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2014-07-21
Signed by Governor
Pass
100%
DESB243This bill specifies that probation and parole officers are included in the definition of “law-enforcement officer” for the purposes of the Delaware Criminal Code in Title 11 of the Delaware Code.
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2014-07-21
Signed by Governor
Pass
100%
DESB182This bill creates a check box for donations to the Protecting Delaware’s Children Fund on the individual income tax return. All amounts designated to this Fund would be forwarded to the Delaware Community Foundation for use in public awareness ...
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2014-07-15
Signed by Governor
Pass
100%
DESB181This bill makes several changes to the Child Protection Registry. First, it provides the requirement for a hearing for every child prior to placement on the registry and requires the appointment of counsel. The bill reorganizes the Court findings req...
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2014-07-15
Signed by Governor
Pass
100%
DEHB331This Act removes the exemption from the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) and thus fully applies FOIA to the University of Delaware and Delaware State University. Currently FOIA applies to their Boards of Trustees and their documents relating to the ...
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2014-07-15
Signed by Governor
Pass
100%
DESB211This Act establishes a 30-day late renewal period for certified nursing assistants during which they may still work. Certifications renewed during the 30-day late renewal period will be charged a fee for late renewal rather than having to retake the ...
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2014-07-15
Signed by Governor
Pass
100%
DESB218This bill amends the definition of good cause to include reported and recorded acts of Bullying as previously defined in Delaware Code. This definition change would allow bullying along with the other factors currently listed under “good cause&...
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2014-07-15
Signed by Governor
Pass
100%
DESB230This bill expands the Child Protection Accountability Commission from 20 to 24 members. In so doing, it expands representation to include the Superintendent of the Delaware State Police; the Chair of the Child Death, Near Death and Stillbirth Commiss...
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2014-07-15
Signed by Governor
Pass
100%
DEHB373This Act makes substantial changes to Titles 18 and 19 of the Delaware Code designed to control the level of workers’ compensation premiums in Delaware. The most significant changes are (a) a 33% reduction in medical costs to the workers’...
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2014-07-15
Signed by Governor
Pass
100%
DESB229Section 1 of the Act would permit the state’s most severely cognitively disabled students, with the consent of their parents, IEP teams, and school districts, to receive special exemptions from taking either of the state’s standardized as...
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2014-07-15
Signed by Governor
Enroll
75%
DEHB317In 1999, House Bill 332 established new response time goals and certification standards for the delivery of basic life support and emergency medical services. In order to meet the new standards, volunteer ambulance companies needed to hire paid EMTs ...
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2014-07-01
Passed by Senate. Votes: Passed 20 YES 1 NO 0 NOT VOTING 0 ABSENT 0 VACANT
Enroll
75%
DESB207In 1999, House Bill 332 established new response time goals and certification standards for the delivery of basic life support and emergency medical services. In order to meet the new standards, volunteer ambulance companies needed to hire paid EMTs ...
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2014-07-01
Passed by Senate. Votes: Passed 21 YES 0 NO 0 NOT VOTING 0 ABSENT 0 VACANT
Enroll
75%
DEHB372This Bill expands line of duty death benefits to include individuals who die from a heart attack, stroke, or vascular rupture within 24 hours of on duty strenuous physical activity. This Bill further removes the statute of limitations on submitting a...
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2014-07-01
Passed by Senate. Votes: Passed 21 YES 0 NO 0 NOT VOTING 0 ABSENT 0 VACANT
Pass
100%
DESB244This bill expands the purview of the DPAS II Advisory Committee which serves to provide advice to the Secretary of Education and the State Board in the promulgation of regulations relating to DPAS II.
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2014-07-01
Signed by Governor
Pass
100%
DESB247This bill continues the current practice which allows school districts to hire qualified school nurses in a timely and appropriate manner. The bill keeps in place current language that requires applicants for school nurse to achieve a passing score o...
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2014-07-01
Signed by Governor
Enroll
75%
DEHJR15This resolution recognizes July 4th, 2014as the 75th anniversary of Lou Gehrig retiring from baseball and highlights awareness of Lou Gehrig’s disease in the State of Delaware.
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2014-07-01
Passed by Senate. Votes: Passed 20 YES 0 NO 0 NOT VOTING 1 ABSENT 0 VACANT
Engross
50%
DESCR65This resolution establishes an Autism Educational Task Force.
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2014-07-01
Passed in House by Voice Vote
Engross
50%
DEHB193This bill promotes the safety and welfare of the State’s citizens by making failure to wear a seat belt an independent civil violation. It would no longer be an aggravating circumstance for sentencing on other violations. There are still no mot...
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2014-06-30
Laid On Table in Senate
Pass
100%
DESB197Human trafficking is a global concern that affects the United States on federal, state, and local levels, and victimizes more than 27 million people worldwide. By 2012, human trafficking had become the second fastest growing criminal activity in the ...
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2014-06-30
Signed by Governor
Enroll
75%
DEHB315In 1999, House Bill 332 established new response time goals and certification standards for the delivery of basic life support and emergency medical services. In order to meet the new standards, volunteer ambulance companies needed to hire paid EMTs ...
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2014-06-30
Passed by House of Representatives. Votes: Passed 40 YES 0 NO 0 NOT VOTING 1 ABSENT 0 VACANT
Engross
50%
DEHB415This bill ensures that Truth in Sentencing provisions apply to Title 21 felony offenses.
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2014-06-30
Laid On Table in Senate
Intro
25%
DEHB423In 1999, House Bill 332 established new response time goals and certification standards for the delivery of basic life support and emergency medical services. In order to meet the new standards, volunteer ambulance companies needed to hire paid EMTs ...
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2014-06-27
Enroll
75%
DEHB344The 146th General Assembly established a study group pursuant to House Joint Resoultion No. 17 to examine and recommend changes to the State’s civil mental health laws. During the course of the Study Group’s work, it determined that while...
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2014-06-26
Passed by Senate. Votes: Passed 17 YES 3 NO 1 NOT VOTING 0 ABSENT 0 VACANT
Engross
50%
DESCR60Legislative status for DE Senate Concurrent Resolution SCR60
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2014-06-26
Passed in House by Voice Vote
Enroll
75%
DEHB232This is the first leg of a constitutional amendment that would expand the list of entities that may certify questions of law to the Delaware Supreme Court to include the highest appellate court of any foreign country and any foreign governmental agen...
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2014-06-25
Enact w/o Sign by Governor
Pass
100%
DESB219Delaware, like other states, is seeing a dramatic increase in heroin and opioid abuse and as a result is experiencing an increase in the number of people overdosing on these substances. This Legislation will increase the amount of the life-saving dru...
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2014-06-25
Signed by Governor
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