Delaware Representative Earl Jaques [D]

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DEHB260IntroThis bill creates the Grant-In-Aid Committee. The Committee is a joint committee of the Senate and House of Representatives. The purpose of the Committee is to review requests for grant-in-aid and to develop the grant-in-aid appropriations bill.
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2017-06-23
To House Administration Committee
DESB127IntroThis legislation corrects an inadvertent error in Delaware law that has permitted people younger than 18 years of age to vote in final-stage elections. People must be 18 years of age or older to be eligible to vote in a final-stage election such as g...
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2017-06-22
To Senate Elections & Government Affairs Committee
DESB126IntroThis 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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2017-06-21
To Senate Education Committee
DEHCR39IntroThis concurrent resolution establishes a Task Force to study and make recommendations regarding the impact of consolidating school districts in the state of Delaware.
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2017-06-20
To House Education Committee
DEHB229IntroThis bill concerns sick leave payout for retired State Troopers who became reemployed in public education. Specifically, this bill adds language to the code that would treat retired State Troopers the same as other educational employees as it relates...
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2017-06-13
To House Education Committee
DEHB230IntroThis bill expands the population of war veterans who are eligible to be awarded a high school diploma.
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2017-06-13
To House Education Committee
DEHB226EngrossRecognizing a fundamental economic change toward businesses that require innovation, The Honorable John C. Carney, Governor of the State of Delaware, issued Executive Order One on January 18, 2017 creating a Working Group of business and government l...
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2017-06-13
To House Administration Committee
DESB114IntroThis bill updates existing laws under Title 16 by making corrections to terms used concerning the State Spay and Neuter Program, and members assigned to the Spay and Neuter Performance Review Committee, including the addition of a representative of a...
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2017-06-13
To Senate Health, Children & Social Services Committee
DEHB218IntroThis Act removes the ability of members of the Interagency Resource Management Committee to appoint designees to serve in their stead.
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2017-06-08
To House Education Committee
DESB112IntroThis Act creates the Delaware Student Entrepreneur Program Fund. The primary purposes of the Act are as follows: (1) To attract and retain high-skilled, entrepreneurs, including immigrants to the United States, that graduated from Delaware higher edu...
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2017-06-08
To Senate Elections & Government Affairs Committee
DEHB215EngrossThis bill eliminates the sunset provision on the at-store recycling program for plastic bags. The program established in 2009 included a sunset provision until 2014. In 2014, the General Assembly extended that sunset provision to 2017. This bill elim...
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2017-06-06
To House Administration Committee
DEHB213IntroThis bill creates a mechanism by which school boards may increase funds for a school district without a referendum.
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2017-06-06
To House Education Committee
DESB102EngrossThis Act consolidates Delaware law related to child abuse and child sexual abuse training and detection, suicide prevention, bullying, criminal youth gang detection, and teen dating violence and sexual assault into one subchapter of Chapter 41, Title...
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2017-06-01
To Senate Education Committee
DESB90IntroThis 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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2017-05-22
To Senate Education Committee
DESB87EngrossThis Act updates the school stability law for children in the custody of the Department of Services for Children, Youth and Their Families (DSCYF) following passage of the federal Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), which reauthorizes the Elementary a...
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2017-05-22
To Senate Education Committee
DESB86EngrossThis Act authorizes the Family Court to appoint an education decision maker for abused, dependent, neglected, and delinquent children and children in the custody of the Department of Services for Children, Youth, and Their Families under Chapter 25 o...
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2017-05-22
To Senate Judicial & Community Affairs Committee
DEHB184IntroThis 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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2017-05-17
To House Transportation/Land Use and Infrastructure Committee
DEHB183EngrossThis Act clarifies that the reviews of child and maternal deaths are confidential and may not be used in any proceedings. It ensures that the committees and panels who do the work on behalf of the Child Death Review Commission are protected.
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2017-05-16
To House Judiciary Committee
DEHB182EngrossThis bill clarifies that the reviews of child abuse and neglect deaths and near deaths are confidential and should not be used in any proceedings. It ensures that the committees and panels who do the work on behalf of the Child Protection Accountabil...
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2017-05-16
To House Judiciary Committee
DEHB5IntroThis Act is the first leg of an amendment to the Delaware Constitution to provide for equal rights. This amendment would advance human dignity and equality for all under the Delaware Constitution, and would correct a constitutional shortcoming. It su...
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2017-05-16
To House Administration Committee
DEHB181EngrossThis Act makes updates to how reports of child abuse and neglect are handled by the various members of the multidisciplinary team. The Act codifies the multidisciplinary team and case. The Act adds additional duties to the Investigation Coordinator, ...
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2017-05-16
To House Judiciary Committee
DEHB173EngrossThis bill brings animal control laws up to date with the office of animal welfare authority. The bill updates the dangerous dog law to allow for more thorough investigation prior to civil filings, add provisions for dogs that repeatedly attack or thr...
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2017-05-11
To House Health & Human Development Committee
DEHR13IntroThis Resolution recognizes the important work of school nurses and declares May 10, 2017 as "National School Nurse Day" in Delaware.
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2017-05-10
Introduced in House
DEHB168IntroThis bill eliminates the outdated provisions relating to mobile registration while maintaining the right of any person to register to vote at any county office of the Department of Elections.
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2017-05-10
To House Administration Committee
DESB81IntroAccording to the National Conference of State Legislatures, on average, an incarcerated parent with a child support order has the potential to leave prison with nearly $20,000 in child support debt, having entered the system with around half that amo...
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2017-05-10
To Senate Judicial & Community Affairs Committee
DEHB2IntroThis Act is the first leg of an amendment to the Delaware Constitution to provide for equal protection. This amendment would advance human dignity and equality for all under the Delaware Constitution, and would correct a constitutional shortcoming. I...
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2017-05-09
To House Administration Committee
DEHCR26EngrossThis resolution recognizes the week of May 8-12, 2017 as Teacher Appreciation Week.
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2017-05-09
Introduced in House
DEHB159IntroThis Bill confirms licensing requirements for school nurses are established by the Professional Standards Board, and evaluation criteria for school nurses are established by the District or Charter School.
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2017-05-09
To House Education Committee
DESCR25EngrossThis resolution continues to raise awareness that the month of May is Melanoma and Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention Month in Delaware and celebrates new research predicting lower melanoma rates.
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2017-05-09
Introduced in Senate
DEHB152IntroThis bill insures an ongoing and necessary funding source to DELJIS for the purpose of providing local law enforcement with connectivity, maintenance, and technical support for the CJIS system.
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2017-05-02
To House Public Safety & Homeland Security Committee
DESB50IntroDelaware's Community College System, operated by Delaware Technical and Community College (the College), plays a critical role in the State's economy by providing workforce development and transfer education that connects Delawareans with goo...
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2017-04-28
To Senate Finance Committee
DEHB149IntroThis Act creates the Complete Your Degree Grant Program. Under this program, state funds may be provided to help eligible students who have completed at least 30 credit hours return to school and complete an associate degree.
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2017-04-26
To House Education Committee
DEHB143EnrollThis bill removes a performance assessment requirement for new educators that is limiting Delaware schools' ability to recruit new educators from other jurisdictions that do not have this requirement. Approximately 45% of teachers hired annually ...
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2017-04-25
To House Education Committee
DESB62EnrollThis bill aligns requirements for initial licensure for school nurses to the unique role they play in Delaware public schools. It requires school nurses to hold a Bachelors Degree in Nursing (BSN) from an accredited college or university, maintain a ...
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2017-04-25
To Senate Education Committee
DEHB134IntroThis Act establishes an Educational Support Professional of the year award program throughout the State. Through this legislation, the state will formally honor and recognize the work educational support professionals, such as paraprofessionals, food...
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2017-04-13
To House Education Committee
DEHB133IntroThis bill would create an end date for the special filing deadline created by school board vacancies that arise after the second Friday in February. The new end date for these vacancies would be the first Friday in March. Any vacancies that arise aft...
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2017-04-13
To House Education Committee
DEHB139IntroThis bill allows the election cycle regarding contributions from political parties and political action committees to reset after the Primary Election as it does for other contributors.
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2017-04-13
To House Administration Committee
DEHR9IntroThis Resolution recognizes April 2017 as Autism Awareness Month.
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2017-04-06
Introduced in House
DESCR18EngrossThis Concurrent Resolution commends and congratulates the Secretary of Education Scholars for 2017.
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2017-04-05
Introduced in Senate
DESB59EnrollThis Act replaces the current multistate nurse licensure compact with an enhanced version. The enhanced Nurse Licensure Compact allows for registered nurses and licensed practical nurses to have one multistate license, with the privilege to practice ...
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2017-04-05
To Senate Sunset Committee
DESCR16EngrossThis Concurrent Resolution observes April 2017 as the 2017 Month of the Military Child and April 4, 2017 as the official Day of Recognition of the Military Child in the State of Delaware.
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2017-04-04
Introduced in Senate
DEHB114EnrollThe purpose of this amendment is to better protect the motorists of the State of Delaware by raising the minimum automobile bodily injury and property damage limits to reflect the current economic conditions. The minimum automobile liability limits h...
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2017-04-04
To House Economic Development/Banking/Insurance/Commerce Committee
DEHB112EnrollThis Act allows professional licensing boards and commissions administered by the Division of Professional Regulation to recognize military education, training, and experience of all current and former military personnel when reviewing credentials an...
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2017-04-04
To House Veterans Affairs Committee
DEHB1EnrollThis Act builds on some of the legislation passed by the 148th General Assembly that addressed the wage gap between men and women. When employers ask prospective employees for their wage or salary history, it perpetuates disparities in pay based on g...
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2017-04-04
To House Labor Committee
DESB56EnrollThis bill implements a portion of the federal requirements in the bipartisan Preventing Sex Trafficking and Strengthening Families Act to promote greater normalcy for youth in foster care. Specifically, it provides a limitation from liability provisi...
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2017-04-04
To Senate Judicial & Community Affairs Committee
DEHB125EngrossThis act will be known as the Extreme Crimes Protection Act.
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2017-04-04
To House Judiciary Committee
DEHB120EnrollThis Act requires health insurance policies to cover any medically appropriate drug approved by the FDA for the treatment of stage 4 metastatic cancer without requiring a patient to first prove that the patient failed to respond to a different drug o...
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2017-03-30
To House Economic Development/Banking/Insurance/Commerce Committee
DESJR1PassThis Joint Resolution opposes the cost allocation of the Artificial Island Transmission Project as unfair and unduly burdensome to the ratepayers of Delaware and urges PJM to join with Delaware in contesting the cost allocation in the proceedings pen...
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2017-03-30
Introduced in Senate
DEHB85EnrollThis bill eliminates the use of an enrollment preference for students living within a 5-mile radius of a charter school. This change was supported by a majority vote of the Enrollment Preferences Task Force established by House Bill No. 90 of the 147...
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2017-03-28
To House Education Committee
DEHB98EnrollThis Act establishes the ability to grant a waiver for participation in interscholastic sports when a child exercises the right for choice from one school to another school of choice provided the standards for the waiver are met. In addition, this Ac...
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2017-03-28
To House Education Committee
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