Delaware Representative Earl Jaques [D]

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DEHB335PassThis Act establishes the Delaware School Safety and Security Fund to allow certain eligible public schools to partially or fully fund projects intended to improve school facilities and training relating to safety or security. The Department of Educat...
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2018-09-10
Signed by Governor
DEHB440PassHouse Substitute No. 1 for House Bill 440 differs from House Bill 440 only in that it locates the Overdose System of Care and the Overdose System of Care Committee in Chapter 97 of Title 16 instead of in Chapter 10 of Title 16.
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2018-09-10
Signed by Governor
DEHB346PassThis Act establishes the High Needs Educator Student Loan Payment Program. The Program allows qualified applicants to apply for a payment from the State to the applicants lending agency, to pay a portion of the applicants student loan debt. The purpo...
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2018-09-05
Signed by Governor
DEHB104PassThe state is currently funding service providers at 75% of the market rate established in a 2014 study that was done by DHSS. This bill would mandate an increase in the rates paid to service providers according to the recommendations of the market st...
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2018-09-04
Signed by Governor
DEHB292PassThis Act implements the recommendations of the March 2105 Autism Educational Task Force report regarding § 1332 of Title 14, the Program for Children with Autism and its Special Staff. Enacted nearly three decades ago, this law established a network...
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2018-08-29
Signed by Governor
DEHB368PassThis Act creates the Green Alert Program to aid in locating missing members of the armed forces, including veterans, who have a physical or mental health condition that is related to their service. This Act is modeled after Delawares existing Gold Al...
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2018-08-29
Signed by Governor
DESB172PassThis bill will increase the public transparency of education funding information by directing the Department of Education to:
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2018-08-29
Signed by Governor
DEHB456PassThis Act amends Titles 14, 16, 17, 26, and 29 of the Delaware Code to prohibit the use of lead paints on outdoor structures such as bridges, water towers, playground equipment, highways, parking lots, and utility towers and poles, in order to protect...
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2018-08-29
Signed by Governor
DEHB380PassThis bill allows first-time home buyers to pay their portion of the realty transfer tax at the rate that was in effect prior to the increase that took effect on August 1, 2017. The credit is calculated as 0.5% of the first $400,000 in home value, wit...
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2018-08-28
Signed by Governor
DEHB374PassThis bill adds glaucoma, chronic debilitating migraines, pediatric autism spectrum disorder, pediatric sensory processing disorder to the list of debilitating medical conditions which may qualify a person, upon certification by a physician, to be eli...
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2018-08-28
Signed by Governor
DEHB312PassThis Act includes emergency medical technicians within the definition of employee under the County/Municipal Police/Firefighter Pension Plan.
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2018-08-10
Signed by Governor
DESB208PassThis Act makes the following changes to the large public works contract procedures in subsection (c) and (d) of § 6962 of Title 29 for all State agencies:
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2018-07-25
Signed by Governor
DESB192PassThis Act creates a special license plate to honor Delaware womens military service and commemorate the unveiling of the Delaware Womens Military Service Monument.
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2018-07-17
Signed by Governor
DESB228PassThis Act restores the Delaware Prescription Drug Payment Assistance Program (Program), which was eliminated in the Fiscal Year 2018 Annual Appropriations Act. This Act replaces Senate Bill 148 and makes the following additional changes:
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2018-07-17
Signed by Governor
DESB241PassThis Act provides the Delaware Interscholastic Athletic Association with the authority to establish fees for officiating.
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2018-07-17
Signed by Governor
DEHB184PassThis bill adds to the requirements for licensure as a River Pilot Apprentice that an applicant not have been convicted of a crime substantially related to the practice of river piloting. This bill empowers the Board of Pilot Commissioners to waive su...
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2018-07-11
Signed by Governor
DEHB391PassThe Delaware National Guard is a crucial partner in the preparedness, planning and in conducting operations in the event of radiological incidents. This Acts modification to § 181 corrects an unintended flaw from a previous change to Title 20, affec...
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2018-07-11
Signed by Governor
DESB234PassCurrently, the ability of the Department to take licensure action (i.e., suspension, revocation, limitation) is, in certain cases, contingent upon the public school employer first taking employment action (i.e., dismissal, termination). The Departmen...
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2018-07-11
Signed by Governor
DESB165PassThis Act permits private sector labor organizations and employers to enter into union security agreements to the full extent allowed under federal law.
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2018-06-30
Signed by Governor
DESB139PassThis Act requires that health insurance offered in this State provide coverage for fertility care services, including in vitro fertilization ("IVF") procedures, for individuals who suffer from a disease or condition that results in the inab...
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2018-06-30
Signed by Governor
DEHB457PassThis bill provides for a residential electrician license. A residential electrician license allows for a person to conduct residential electrical work without having to be under the direct onsite supervision of a licensed master electrician, master e...
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2018-06-30
Signed by Governor
DESCR78EngrossThis Senate Concurrent Resolution establishes a Veterans Sub-Committee of the Correction & Law Enforcement Committee of the States Behavioral Health Consortium.
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2018-06-30
Passed In House by Voice Vote
DEHCR93EngrossThis House Concurrent Resolution designates June 27, 2018 Delaware Post-Traumatic Stress Injury Awareness Day and June is Delaware Post-Traumatic Stress Injury Awareness Month.
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2018-06-30
Passed By Senate. Votes: 19 YES 2 ABSENT
DEHCR94EngrossThis concurrent resolution recommends that the Government Efficiency and Accountability Review Board (GEAR) act upon recommendations made by the School District Consolidation Task Force regarding formal committees tasked with finding savings in the c...
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2018-06-30
Passed By Senate. Votes: 19 YES 2 ABSENT
DESCR79EngrossThis Senate Concurrent Resolution directs the Department of Education, with the assistance of the Delaware Interscholastic Athletic Association, to promulgate regulations that permit coaches to coach student athletes out of season, with restrictions ...
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2018-06-28
Passed In House by Voice Vote
DEHCR100IntroThis resolution commemorates the 100th anniversary of the Great War.
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2018-06-28
Passed In House by Voice Vote
DEHB310PassThe Certification of Adoption of Sustainability and Transparency Standards Act (the Act) establishes a voluntary disclosure regime to foster dialogue around sustainability and responsibility among participating Delaware business entities and their va...
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2018-06-27
Signed by Governor
DESB126EnrollThis Act provides school-based speech-language pathologists and audiologists who hold a current Certificate of Clinical Competence in speech-language pathology, (CCC-SLP) or audiology (CCC-A), issued by the American Speech-Language and Hearing Associ...
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2018-06-26
Passed By House. Votes: 40 YES 1 ABSENT
DEHB446IntroThis constitutional amendment removes outdated constitutional language related to voter qualifications. The voting age has been 18 since the 1970's under federal law which superseded state law.
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2018-06-26
Defeated By House. Votes: 26 YES 14 NO 1 ABSENT
DEHB67IntroAs a public school safety measure, this bill requires that any door to a classroom will be equipped with a lock that can be locked from either side of the door. Many doors are currently not capable of locking from the inside. Locking the door(s) to a...
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2018-06-21
Stricken in House
DEHB336IntroThis Act requires each public school district to equip the schools within their respective jurisdictions with an adequate number of panic buttons that may be used to immediately alert local law enforcement authorities of a security threat at a school...
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2018-06-21
Stricken in House
DEHB443PassThis Act permits the Secretary of the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control to renew or extend the term of a construction permit under certain circumstances.
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2018-06-21
Signed by Governor
DESB223EngrossThis Act adopts the Uniform Law Commissions Revised Uniform Athlete Agents Act (Revised Act), revising Chapter 54, Title 24 of the Delaware Code, which is based on the Uniform Law Commissions Uniform Athlete Agents Act (Uniform Act).
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2018-06-20
Reported Out of Committee (Sunset Committee (Policy Analysis & Government Accountability)) in House with 5 On Its Merits
DEHCR90EngrossThis resolution recognizes June 6, 2018 as the 74th anniversary of D-Day, when the Allied Troops landed at Normandy during World War II.
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2018-06-20
Passed By Senate. Votes: 20 YES 1 ABSENT
DESCR74EngrossThis resolution proclaims June 19, 2018 as Juneteenth Independence Day in Delaware and encourages the people of Delaware to reflect upon the significant roles and many contributions of African Americans and to celebrate this day with appropriate acti...
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2018-06-19
Passed In House by Voice Vote
DEHB49PassThis Act requires all new school construction and schools undergoing major renovations to incorporate the following safety features: a secured vestibule to be used as the primary entrance to screen visitors, installation of ballistic resistant glass ...
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2018-06-14
Signed by Governor
DEHB300PassThis bill makes it a crime to sell, transfer, buy, receive or possess a trigger crank or bump-fire device designed to accelerate the rate of fire of a semiautomatic rifle, making such weapon function more like an automatic weapon. A bump stock was us...
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2018-06-14
Signed by Governor
DEHCR91EngrossThis Concurrent Resolution honors the Army Warrant Officer Corps for their 100th anniversary on July 9, 2018.
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2018-06-14
Passed By Senate. Votes: 18 YES 3 ABSENT
DEHB447IntroThis bill moves all police officers and firefighters employed by the State and its political subdivisions under the jurisdiction of the Police Officers and Firefighters Employment Relations Act. This bill allows all State merit employees to have full...
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2018-06-13
Reported Out of Committee (Public Safety & Homeland Security) in House with 10 On Its Merits
DEHB299IntroThis is the first leg of an amendment to the Delaware Constitution to provide equal rights on the basis of sex. There is no Equal Rights Amendment to the United States Constitution. While Congress passed the Amendment in 1972, it was not ratified by ...
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2018-06-12
Stricken in House
DEHB399EnrollThis is the first leg of an amendment to the Delaware Constitution to provide equal rights on the basis of sex. There is no Equal Rights Amendment to the United States Constitution. While Congress passed the Amendment in 1972, it was not ratified by ...
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2018-06-07
Passed By House. Votes: 35 YES 6 NO
DESB90PassThis bill would allow for a student to participate in the Inspire Scholarship Program for eight continuous semesters instead of the current six. This would allow a student to use Inspire Scholarships for each of the semesters during a traditional col...
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2018-05-10
Signed by Governor
DEHB415IntroRecognizing the beneficial value of being in nature and fishing, this bill expands the list of fishing license exceptions to include residents of long term care facilities who are accompanied by the facility's controlling person.
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2018-05-10
To House Natural Resources Committee
DESB26PassThis Act creates a one-time $100 tax credit per unit for any business purchasing and placing an automatic external defibrillator in service in the State.
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2018-05-09
Signed by Governor
DEHB390IntroThis bill requires the Department of Health and Social Services to create a vaccination risk assessment form to be used by veterinarians for dog, cat, and ferret vaccinations. An abbreviated form would be allowed for mass vaccination of pets events.
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2018-05-09
Tabled in Committee
DESCR59EngrossThis resolution proclaims May 2018 Cystic Fibrosis Awareness Month in Delaware.
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2018-05-09
Passed In House by Voice Vote
DESCR62EngrossThis resolution declares the week of May 7-11, 2018 as National Teacher Appreciation Week.
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2018-05-08
Passed In House by Voice Vote
DESCR60EngrossThis Concurrent Resolution commends the 2018 Delaware State Teacher of the Year, Virginia Forcucci, and all of the District Teachers of the Year.
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2018-05-08
Passed In House by Voice Vote
DEHB361EngrossThis Act removes § 617 Criminal Youth Gangs from the list of felonies designated as violent felonies and adds § 616 Gang Participation so that age is less of a factor in determining whether a violent felony was committed. In addition, this Act make...
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2018-05-03
To Senate Judicial & Community Affairs Committee
DEHB302PassThis Substitute Act incorporates House Bill No. 302, and also makes the following changes to House Bill No. 302:
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2018-04-30
Signed by Governor
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