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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2014-04-10
Amendment SA 1 - Introduced and Placed With the Bill in Senate
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75%
DEHB56This bill sets certain regulations for motor vehicle data-reporting devices to prohibit the use by insurance companies of such data for anything other than consideration for premium discounts, requires disclosure to the insured of others who may gain...
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2014-04-10
Passed by House of Representatives. Votes: Passed 38 YES 0 NO 0 NOT VOTING 3 ABSENT 0 VACANT
Pass
100%
DEHB122This bill would allow farmers who have a farm vehicle that is used within a 20 mile radius of their farm to register their vehicle with DMV. The “FV” tag would replace the white plastic “Farm Vehicle” tags. The FV tag fee is $...
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2014-04-10
Signed by Governor
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75%
DESB81This bill clarifies confusing statutory language regarding the number of Heritage Commission members. It also makes both ex officio members voting members.
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2014-04-10
Passed by House of Representatives. Votes: Passed 37 YES 0 NO 0 NOT VOTING 4 ABSENT 0 VACANT
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75%
DEHB214This bill requires that hospitals, physicians and other health professionals provide information about Down Syndrome and Down Syndrome resources and support groups to parents who have received a prenatal or postnatal diagnosis of Down Syndrome. The D...
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2014-04-10
Passed by Senate. Votes: Passed 20 YES 0 NO 0 NOT VOTING 1 ABSENT 0 VACANT
Engross
50%
DEHB241This Bill defines tobacco substitute to include modern e-cigarettes, and prohibits a person from selling or distributing tobacco substitutes to minors. This Bill further prohibits minors from purchasing or receiving such tobacco substitutes. This Bil...
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2014-04-10
Passed by House of Representatives. Votes: Passed 36 YES 0 NO 0 NOT VOTING 5 ABSENT 0 VACANT
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75%
DESB178This bill transfers authority for state-approved motor vehicle accident prevention (defensive driving) courses from the Department of Insurance to the Division of Motor Vehicles. The Division of Motor Vehicles shall promulgate regulations in coordina...
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2014-04-10
Engross
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DEHB256This Act will make changes to Delaware’s law prohibiting Sexual Solicitation of a Child to ensure the safety of Delaware’s children from sexual predators, including the persons that promote sexual solicitation of a child and the persons t...
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2014-04-10
Passed by House of Representatives. Votes: Passed 37 YES 0 NO 0 NOT VOTING 4 ABSENT 0 VACANT
Intro
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DEHB287This bill establishes a set prevailing wage rate and eliminates the need for a survey based upon certain requirements.
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2014-04-10
Pass
100%
DEHJR14This Joint Resolution recognizes April 2014 as Autism Awareness Month.
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2014-04-10
Signed by Governor
Intro
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DEHB302This bill establishes a more efficient structure for the administration of Delaware’s campaign finance laws, establishes a mechanism for citizens to report possible violations, and gives the State Election Commissioner the resources necessary t...
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2014-04-10
Introduced in House and assigned to House Administration Committee
Intro
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DESB196This bill restores language to the Delaware Code that was inadvertently repealed in 2010 when SB 240 and HB 419 were enacted concurrently. This bill adds cats to the list of domestic animals that are protected under the dangerous dog law. Cats are do...
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2014-04-10
Intro
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DEHR28This resolution recognizes April 2014 as Distracted Driving Awareness and Enforcement Month.
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2014-04-10
Passed in House by Voice Vote
Intro
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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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2014-04-10
Introduced in House and assigned to Veterans Affairs Committee
Intro
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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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2014-04-10
Intro
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DEHB191This bill expands the business or occupation category of permissible absentee voters to include those who are unable to appear at the polling place “because of the nature of such person’s business occupation, including the business or occ...
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2014-04-09
Reported Out of Committee (HOUSE ADMINISTRATION) in House with 3 On Its Merits
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50%
DEHB208This bill assures that driver’s license addresses and voter registration addresses are the same.
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2014-04-09
Reported Out of Committee (ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES/ELECTIONS) in Senate with 4 On Its Merits
Engross
50%
DEHB209This bill aligns the filing requirements for both major and minor parties. It also harmonizes the deadline for a change in party affiliation throughout 15 Del. C. 2049(a).
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2014-04-09
Reported Out of Committee (ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES/ELECTIONS) in Senate with 4 On Its Merits
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75%
DEHB227To preserve judicial resources while still providing appropriate protections for minors, this legislation modifies the current requirement to appoint a guardian in all cases involving minors who receive money or property through settlements, bequests...
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2014-04-09
Passed by Senate. Votes: Passed 21 YES 0 NO 0 NOT VOTING 0 ABSENT 0 VACANT
Intro
25%
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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2014-04-09
Amendment HA 1 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
Engross
50%
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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2014-04-09
Engross
50%
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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2014-04-09
Intro
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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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2014-04-09
Reported Out of Committee (HOUSE ADMINISTRATION) in House with 5 On Its Merits
Intro
25%
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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2014-04-09
Reported Out of Committee (HOUSE ADMINISTRATION) in House with 5 On Its Merits
Intro
25%
DESB193This bill requires a mammography service provider to provide specific notice to a patient if that patient presents with dense breast tissue.
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2014-04-09
Intro
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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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2014-04-09
Intro
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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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2014-04-08
Reported Out of Committee (COMMUNITY/COUNTY AFFAIRS) in Senate with 4 On Its Merits
Pass
100%
DEHB159This bill prohibits a person from running as a candidate for more than one state, county or municipal office in the same election.
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2014-04-04
Signed by Governor
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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2014-04-03
Reported Out of Committee (PUBLIC SAFETY) in Senate with 4 On Its Merits
Engross
50%
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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2014-04-03
Intro
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DEHB263This bill is an attempt to ensure that every public school in the State of Delaware has a nurse. This bill provides a mechanism to allow public schools that currently do not have a school nurse to receive state funds. The bill also allows for a match...
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2014-04-03
Intro
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DESB189Legislative status for DE Senate Bill SB189
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2014-04-03
Intro
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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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2014-04-03
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DEHB139The Business Enterprise Program (BEP) of the Division of Health and Social Services, Division of the Visually Impaired, broadens economic opportunities for blind residents of Delaware by creating snack bars, cafeterias, and vending route facilities o...
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2014-04-02
Passed by Senate. Votes: Passed 21 YES 0 NO 0 NOT VOTING 0 ABSENT 0 VACANT
Intro
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DEHB273This bill changes the qualifying year for a street rod from 1949 to pre 1970.
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2014-04-02
Reported Out of Committee (PUBLIC SAFETY & HOMELAND SECURITY) in House with 11 On Its Merits
Pass
100%
DEHB259This bill removes the sunset provision from the public education unit count law adopted in the first session of the 146th General Assembly. The provision, previously set to expire April 1, 2012, was extended two years by legislation in the second ses...
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2014-03-27
Signed by Governor
Intro
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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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2014-03-27
Engross
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DEHCR38This concurrent resolution recognizes the month of March 2014 as National Nutrition Month and encourages all of this State’s citizens to learn and raise awareness about nutrition.
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2014-03-26
Passed by Senate. Votes: Passed 20 YES 0 NO 0 NOT VOTING 1 ABSENT 0 VACANT
Engross
50%
DEHCR41This resolution recognizes the valuable contribution that the Lions Clubs International make to our local communities, as well as the world at-large, by recognizing that March 26, 2014 is Delaware State Lions Day.
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2014-03-26
Passed by Senate. Votes: Passed 20 YES 0 NO 0 NOT VOTING 1 ABSENT 0 VACANT
Engross
50%
DESCR42This resolution recognizes March 25, 2014 as “Cerebral Palsy Awareness Day” in Delaware.
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2014-03-25
Passed in House by Voice Vote
Engross
50%
DESCR41This resolution acknowledges the accomplishments of United Cerebral Palsy of Delaware, Inc. upon their 50th anniversary.
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2014-03-25
Passed in House by Voice Vote
Intro
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DESB153This bill authorizes the Town of Kenton to transfer a parcel of land, previously transferred to the Town by the State, to the Veterans Watchmaker Initiative which aids veterans. If the Veterans Watchmaker Initiative does not use the property for its ...
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2014-03-21
Intro
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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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2014-03-19
Reported Out of Committee (ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT/BANKING/INSURANCE/COMMERCE) in House with 7 Favorable
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DEHB240The use of electric lights to attract fish while fishing was banned to control fishing harvest before the establishment of management measures such as fishing size and creel limits and closed seasons. The current law prevents the use of electric ligh...
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2014-03-19
Reported Out of Committee (NATURAL RESOURCES) in House with 6 Favorable, 1 On Its Merits
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DESB13In January 2011, the Office of the Long Term Care Ombudsman transferred from the Division of Services for Aging and Adults with Physical Disabilities (DSAAPD) to the Delaware Health and Social Services Office of the Secretary. These amendments reflec...
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2014-03-18
SS 1 for SB 13 - Passed by House of Representatives. Votes: Passed 39 YES 0 NO 0 NOT VOTING 2 ABSENT 0 VACANT
Intro
25%
DEHB236This bill allows a member of the Delaware National Guard to annually receive a surf fishing vehicle permit without charge.
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2014-03-18
Amendment HA 1 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
Intro
25%
DEHB261This bill requires an operator of an Internet website, online service, online application, or mobile application who has actual knowledge that a child is using its Internet website, online service, online application, or mobile application to permit ...
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2014-03-18
Engross
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DESB48This bill will create a process to have an eleven-member Commission appointed every ten years to redistrict the Senate and House of Representatives of the Delaware General Assembly. “The Redistricting Commission for the State of Delaware”...
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2014-03-13
Amendment HA 2 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
Intro
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DEHB248This bill amends the Delaware Code concerning commerce and trade by during a declared state of emergency and shortly thereafter prohibiting the unjustified overpricing of gasoline which is essential to the promotion of the general health, safety and ...
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2014-03-13
Intro
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DEHB255This bill would add information regarding veteran status to the Delaware Driver’s License or Identification Card upon request. This would eliminate the need for a veteran to carry a separate card or official discharge papers in order to prove t...
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2014-03-13
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