Delaware Representative Earl Jaques [D]

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DEHB214PassThis Act supports veterinarians in their effort to protect people from rabies and to ensure the welfare of animals.
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2020-07-23
Signed by Governor
DEHB318PassThis Act requires the Department of Education to establish and implement a curriculum on the Holocaust and genocide for students in grades 6 through 12. Teaching the lessons learned from the Holocaust and other genocides helps cultivate the spirit of...
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2020-07-23
Signed by Governor
DEHB263PassThis Act requires that individual, group, and State employee insurance plans cap the amount an individual must pay for insulin prescriptions at $100 a month and must include at least 1 formulation of insulin on the lowest tier of the drug formulary d...
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2020-07-16
Signed by Governor
DESB223PassThis Act brings Delaware into compliance with the federal No Human Trafficking on Our Roads Act by creating a lifetime disqualification for a commercial diver license if the individual engages in human trafficking while using a motor vehicle.
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2020-07-16
Signed by Governor
DEHB347PassThis Act continues in effect a provision contained in the Sixth Modification of the Declaration of a State of emergency for the State of Delaware Due to a Public Health Threat issued on March 24, 2020 which allows the Director of Management and Budge...
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2020-07-16
Signed by Governor
DEHB346PassThis Act provides for voting by mail for the 2020 primary and general elections and special elections held under the provisions of Chapter 73 of Title 15 due to the emergency caused by COVID-19, a highly contagious virus. Voting by mail is an alterna...
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2020-07-01
Signed by Governor
DESB250IntroThis bill is intended to advance sustainable energy goals and initiatives in Delaware and to restore Delaware as a leader in renewable, sustainable energy. First, this Act builds on the Renewable Energy Portfolio Standards Act, which was first enacte...
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2020-06-30
Amendment SA 1 to SB 250 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
DESB240PassThis Bill is the Fiscal Year 2021 Appropriations Act.
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2020-06-30
Signed by Governor
DESJR3PassThis Resolution provides the official revenue, refund, and unencumbered funds estimates for Fiscal Year 2021.
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2020-06-30
Signed by Governor
DESJR2PassThis Resolution provides the official revenue, refund, and unencumbered funds estimates for Fiscal Year 2020.
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2020-06-30
Signed by Governor
DESB260PassThis Act provides supplementary appropriations to certain Grants-in-Aid for Fiscal Year 2021.
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2020-06-30
Signed by Governor
DESB194EnrollThis Act removes the requirement that applicants for a marriage license state their race as part of the application process. Delaware is one of a small number of states that currently requires this information. In October 2019, the United States Dist...
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2020-06-29
Passed By House. Votes: 41 YES
DESB191EnrollSince the 14th Amendment to the United States Constitution was adopted on July 9, 1868, with Delaware ratifying it in 1901, at least 15 states have added a provision to their state constitution that prohibits the denial or abridgement of equal rights...
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2020-06-25
Passed By House. Votes: 41 YES
DEHB350EnrollThis Act creates the crime of Aggravated Strangulation. A person is guilty of Aggravated Strangulation if the person is a law-enforcement officer, and while acting within the persons official capacity as a law-enforcement officer, knowingly or intent...
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2020-06-25
Passed By Senate. Votes: 16 YES 5 NO
DEHB229EnrollThis Act increases the non-refundable income tax credit from $400 to $500 for active members of Delaware volunteer fire, ambulance, or rescue service company or its auxiliary. This Act also makes technical changes to conform existing law to the stand...
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2020-06-23
Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
DESB241IntroThis Act provides supplementary appropriations to certain Grants-in-Aid for Fiscal Year 2021.
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2020-06-23
Defeated By Senate. Votes: 12 YES 9 NOT VOTING
DEHCR83IntroThis Resolution proclaims June 25th, 2020 as Korean War Remembrance Day.
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2020-05-29
To House Veterans Affairs Committee
DEHCR82IntroThis Concurrent Resolution recognizes the class of 2020s challenge faced due to the COVID-19 pandemic in Delaware
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2020-05-22
To House Education Committee
DEHB202PassThis bill creates a pilot program for the Red Clay School District to utilize external camera systems on their school buses to catch motorists that illegally pass school buses and to punish these motorists by issuing them a civil penalty. The purpose...
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2020-05-01
Signed by Governor
DEHB238IntroThis Act permits a school district to conduct on the last day of January an optional unit count of pupils who enrolled after the actual unit count was conducted and certified by the Department of Education. A school district will qualify for one-half...
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2020-03-27
Amendment HA 1 to HS 1 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
DEHB175IntroThis Act allows any qualified voter evidencing a desire to vote by mail in writing to the State Elections Commission to vote by mail in primary, general, and special federal elections. The State Elections Commission shall administer the program, crea...
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2020-03-27
Amendment HA 3 to HB 175 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
DEHB325IntroThis bill adds nationally certified occupational therapists to the list of employees entitled to receive a salary supplement for receiving national certification and makes technical changes to the section consistent with the Delaware Legislative Draf...
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2020-03-27
To House Education Committee
DEHJR11IntroThis Joint Resolution directs the Secretary of the Department of Transportation to report to the President Pro Tempore of the Senate, Speaker of the House of Representatives, Controller General, Governor, and Director of the Office of Management and ...
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2020-03-27
To House Transportation/Land Use and Infrastructure Committee
DEHB314IntroThis bill requires that any general salary increase or one-time adjustments payable to public school employees likewise be payable to charter school employees. The bill also makes section 504A, Title 14 of the Delaware Code consistent with the Legisl...
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2020-03-12
To House Education Committee
DEHB307IntroThis bill amends Chapter 33, Title 18 of the Delaware Code by adding a new § 3370D to require coverage of an annual behavioral health well check.
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2020-03-12
To House Administration Committee
DEHB306IntroThis Act establishes a Behavioral Health Professional of the year award program throughout the State. Through this legislation, the state will formally honor and recognize the work behavioral health professionals, such as, school counselors, social w...
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2020-03-12
To House Administration Committee
DESB139PassIn an effort to ensure the safety and wellbeing of dogs, this legislation improves shelter and tether standards in hazardous weather conditions, including clarifying restrictions on outdoor housing and tethering for dogs during hazardous weather cond...
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2020-03-11
Signed by Governor
DEHB280PassThis bill creates a special license plate for World War II veterans.
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2020-02-10
Signed by Governor
DEHB277IntroThis bill establishes the crimes of possession of an unfinished firearm frame or receiver with no serial number, possession of and manufacturing a covert or undetectable firearm, possession of and manufacturing an untraceable firearm, and manufacturi...
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2020-01-30
Amendment HA 1 to HB 277 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
DEHB134IntroThis Act changes the term of a school board member from 5 years to 3 years and adds the requirement that each school board member is paid $100 per meeting attended by the Department of Education
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2020-01-29
To House Appropriations Committee
DESB126EngrossThis Act expands eligibility for Line-of-Duty disability benefits to paid firefighters who work for municipal fire departments and to fire service instructors and fire marshals who work for the State and for nonphysical disabilities.
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2020-01-29
To House Appropriations Committee
DEHB258IntroThis bill allows the Department of Correction to implement prison nurseries, which would allow women inmates that give birth during their time incarcerated the option of raising their infant up to the age of 18 months. Studies have shown that prison ...
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2020-01-29
To House Appropriations Committee
DEHB265IntroThis Act fully exempts county property taxes and local school taxes for a disabled veteran with a 100% VA rated service-connected, permanent and total disability or for a disabled veteran who is receiving 100% disability compensation due to individua...
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2020-01-29
To House Appropriations Committee
DEHB284IntroThis legislation allows the Delaware Commission of Veterans Affairs to employ the spouses of veterans and retains the stipulation that the Executive Director of the Commission must be a veteran.
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2020-01-29
Reported Out of Committee (Veterans Affairs) in House with 13 Favorable, 2 On Its Merits
DESB211IntroThe National League of Families POW/MIA flag is a symbol of our Nation's concern and commitment to resolving as fully as possible the fates of Americans still prisoners, missing, or unaccounted for in all U.S. wars 36. U.S.C. § 902.
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2020-01-29
To Senate Veterans Affairs Committee
DEHB286IntroThis bill requires that inadvertent out-of-network services be included in individual and group health insurance policies as well as group and blank health insurance policies. This bill defines inadvertent out-of-network services are those services t...
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2020-01-29
Reported Out of Committee (Health & Human Development) in House with 8 On Its Merits
DESB208IntroThe intent of this Act is to reduce the amount of waste that ends up in the environment and to raise awareness of the need to properly dispose of balloons. To that end, this Act imposes a civil penalty for the violation of intentionally releasing 5 o...
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2020-01-29
Reported Out of Committee (Health & Social Services) in Senate with 1 Favorable, 2 On Its Merits
DEHB281EngrossThis bill increases the minimum amount of property damage that triggers the mandatory reporting of a vehicular collision to police from $500 to $2,000. This bill also increases the minimum amount of property damage requiring police agencies to invest...
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2020-01-28
To Senate Transportation Committee
DESB204IntroThis Act requires public schools to begin their school year after Labor Day. There have been many economic impact reports done that show a positive impact from starting public schools after Labor Day. A report by the Virginia Hospitality and Travel A...
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2020-01-23
To Senate Education Committee
DEHB200IntroMany of the States waters do not meet water quality standards to support their designated uses, such as for drinking, swimming or supporting aquatic life. The Clean Water for Delaware Act establishes a framework for assessing needs and planning and i...
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2020-01-22
To House Appropriations Committee
DEHB268IntroThis Act requires that individual, group, State employee, and public assistance insurance plans provide coverage for epinephrine autoinjectors for individuals who are 18 years of age or under and must include at least 1 formulation of epinephrine aut...
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2020-01-22
Reported Out of Committee (Health & Human Development) in House with 4 Favorable, 3 On Its Merits
DEHB73EnrollThis Act is a first leg of a constitutional amendment that would eliminate from the Delaware Constitution the limitations as to when an individual may vote by absentee ballot. This amendment to the Delaware Constitution provides that the General Asse...
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2020-01-16
Passed By Senate. Votes: 14 YES 5 NO 1 NOT VOTING 1 ABSENT
DEHB262IntroThis Act permits the Division of Motor Vehicles to assign special license plates for firefighters, auxiliary members, or volunteer ambulance members to vehicles owned by an artificial entity, including a corporation, company, association, firm, partn...
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2020-01-15
Reported Out of Committee (Public Safety & Homeland Security) in House with 9 Favorable
DEHB129IntroThis bill creates a mechanism by which school boards may increase funds for a school district both with and without a referendum. This bill also provides how certain school boards may levy real estate taxes.
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2020-01-14
Stricken in House
DEHB271IntroThe National League of Families POW/MIA flag, is "a symbol of our Nation's concern and commitment to resolving as fully as possible the fates of Americans still prisoners, missing, or unaccounted for in all U.S. wars" 36. U.S.C. 902. In...
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2020-01-09
To House Administration Committee
DEHB266IntroThis bill addresses an on-going problem relating to background checks for employees, volunteers, and contractors of child-serving entities. Currently, a person working a child-serving entity who obtains the required background check must undergo anot...
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2020-01-09
To House Public Safety & Homeland Security Committee
DEHB241PassThis bill expands the Employment First Oversight Commission by adding the Director of the Division for the Visually Impaired as a member, the Director of the Division of Substance Abuse and Mental Health, and other councils, committees, agencies, org...
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2019-09-20
Signed by Governor
DEHB56PassThis act names the Delaware portion of U.S. Route 301 between Route 1 and the Delaware Maryland State line as First Responders Memorial Highway.
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2019-09-13
Signed by Governor
DESB10PassThis Act is identical to Senate Bill No. 127 from the 149th General Assembly, which was passed by the Senate and reported out of the House Administration Committee. This Act corrects an inadvertent error in Delaware law that has permitted people youn...
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2019-08-12
Signed by Governor
DESB43PassThis Act modifies the impact of criminal history for applicants for licensure to the Board of Electrical Examiners (Board). Specifically, this Act:
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2019-08-12
Signed by Governor
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