Delaware Representative Earl Jaques [D]

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DEHB34EngrossThis bill will allow a local school district board to delay new or changed rules, regulations, or administrative procedures from becoming effective during a school year once the school year has started. This will allow the rules, regulations, and pro...
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2015-07-01
Passed by House of Representatives. Votes: Passed 40 YES 0 NO 0 NOT VOTING 1 ABSENT 0 VACANT
DEHB11EnrollThis Bill, modeled after similar legislation enacted in Pennsylvania and West Virginia, clarifies paramedic immunity when consent to render care is unable to be obtained.
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2015-07-01
Passed by Senate. Votes: Passed 15 YES 0 NO 0 NOT VOTING 6 ABSENT 0 VACANT
DEHB27IntroThis bill requires all new school construction or major renovation to include the following features: an intruder alarm, bulletproof glass in entrance areas and interior doors and windows, and doors lockable with keys on both sides. Further, the bill...
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2015-07-01
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DESB29EnrollThis bill restores language to the Delaware Code that was inadvertently repealed in 2010 when SB 240 and HB 419 were enacted concurrently.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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2015-07-01
Passed by House of Representatives. Votes: Passed 40 YES 0 NO 0 NOT VOTING 1 ABSENT 0 VACANT
DESB57EnrollThis bill modernizes the abbreviated title of Advanced Practice Nurse (APN) to Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN), it updates the renewal and reinstatement requirements for advanced practice nursing licensure, and clarifies prescription requir...
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2015-07-01
Passed by House of Representatives. Votes: Passed 38 YES 2 NO 0 NOT VOTING 1 ABSENT 0 VACANT
DESB56EnrollThis bill establishes authority for the Department to file a petition with Family Court to compel an uncooperative parent or guardian to complete a drug or alcohol evaluation or mental health evaluation for themselves or to get a developmental screen...
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2015-07-01
Passed by Senate. Votes: Passed 21 YES 0 NO 0 NOT VOTING 0 ABSENT 0 VACANT
DESB53EnrollThis bill clarifies that a participating volunteer fire company or ladies auxiliary in the Delaware Volunteer Firemen’s Pension Plan has the ability to withdraw from the plan. As part of that withdrawal process the company or auxiliary would pa...
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2015-07-01
Passed by House of Representatives. Votes: Passed 40 YES 0 NO 0 NOT VOTING 1 ABSENT 0 VACANT
DESB58EnrollThe bill will codify the Newborn Screening Program, which screens infants for a number of metabolic, hematologic, endocrinologic, immunologic and certain structural disorders. This bill also clarifies that genetic information disclosed and obtained p...
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2015-07-01
Passed by Senate. Votes: Passed 21 YES 0 NO 0 NOT VOTING 0 ABSENT 0 VACANT
DESB61EnrollThis Act clarifies that school buses are not exempt from the requirement to stop at railroad grade crossings regulated by a traffic-control signal or at railroad grade crossings protected by crossing gates or flashing lights. Section 4163 currently i...
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2015-07-01
Passed by House of Representatives. Votes: Passed 40 YES 0 NO 0 NOT VOTING 1 ABSENT 0 VACANT
DESB62EnrollThis Act updates the minimum insurance coverage requirements for school transportation to reflect current industry standards.
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2015-07-01
Passed by House of Representatives. Votes: Passed 40 YES 0 NO 0 NOT VOTING 1 ABSENT 0 VACANT
DEHB89EnrollThis bill promotes public safety by authorizing wireless service providers to give call location information concerning the telephone of a wireless service customer to a requesting law-enforcement agency or public safety answering point. The request ...
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2015-07-01
Passed by Senate. Votes: Passed 19 YES 0 NO 0 NOT VOTING 2 ABSENT 0 VACANT
DESB94EnrollThis Act requires the Department to develop a regulation for the identification of a “military-connected youth”. The Act further provides that this identification is not a public record, is protected by the federal Family Educational and ...
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2015-07-01
Passed by House of Representatives. Votes: Passed 39 YES 0 NO 0 NOT VOTING 2 ABSENT 0 VACANT
DEHJR6EnrollThis House Joint Resolution directs the DPAS II Advisory Committee to review and make recommendations to the current educator evaluation system. This Resolution also limits the State Department of Education’s ability to propose changes to certa...
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2015-07-01
Passed by Senate. Votes: Passed 21 YES 0 NO 0 NOT VOTING 0 ABSENT 0 VACANT
DEHB169EnrollThis legislation codifies that the Department of Transportation is permitted to use design-build contracting methodology for Transportation Trust Fund projects. In 1999, the General Assembly gave the Department the authority to conduct a pilot progra...
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2015-07-01
Passed by Senate. Votes: Passed 15 YES 0 NO 0 NOT VOTING 6 ABSENT 0 VACANT
DESB101EnrollThis Act creates a new Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (“APRN”) Committee to assist the Board of Nursing in the regulation of nursing practice consistent with the national Consensus Model for APRN regulation. Included in the Act are pr...
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2015-07-01
SS 1 for SB 101 - Passed by House of Representatives. Votes: Passed 35 YES 0 NO 5 NOT VOTING 1 ABSENT 0 VACANT
DESJR2EnrollThe amount of testing required of our students and educators has grown significantly in recent years. While the General Assembly recognizes the need to administer assessments that provide valid and reliable data about how Delaware’s students ar...
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2015-07-01
Passed by House of Representatives. Votes: Passed 38 YES 0 NO 1 NOT VOTING 2 ABSENT 0 VACANT
DEHB172EnrollThe Delaware Supreme Court, in State v. Barnes, Del. Supr., No. 52, 2014, Strine, C.J. (June 2, 2015) (Opinion), concluded that, based upon “the settled sentencing practices employed by courts, the Department of Correction, and the Board of Par...
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2015-07-01
Passed by Senate. Votes: Passed 12 YES 0 NO 2 NOT VOTING 7 ABSENT 0 VACANT
DESCR29EngrossThis concurrent resolution establishes the Behavioral and Mental Health Task Force to examine mental health in the State of Delaware and make recommendations for the improvement of services and the mental healthcare system. Author: Senator Hall-Long
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2015-07-01
Passed in House by Voice Vote
DESJR4EnrollWhile Delaware is deeply committed to preparing every child to reach his or her full potential and succeed in the new economy, the State will not be able to build a world-class education system for its children without modernizing the 70-year-old edu...
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2015-07-01
Passed by House of Representatives. Votes: Passed 40 YES 0 NO 0 NOT VOTING 1 ABSENT 0 VACANT
DEHB7EnrollIn 2010, the Legislature added the crime of Strangulation, a Class D or Class E felony, to the Delaware Code. This bill adds Strangulation to the list of violent felonies. As a result, the provisions of 11 Del. C. 2116 governing the revocation of ba...
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2015-06-30
Passed by Senate. Votes: Passed 19 YES 0 NO 0 NOT VOTING 2 ABSENT 0 VACANT
DEHB118EnrollThis bill expressly identifies that a mandatory reporter of child abuse or neglect cannot rely upon a person with less direct knowledge to call the hotline.
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2015-06-30
Passed by Senate. Votes: Passed 21 YES 0 NO 0 NOT VOTING 0 ABSENT 0 VACANT
DESB135EnrollThis Act prohibits non-essential idling of locomotives between 8 p.m. and 7 a.m.
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2015-06-30
Passed by House of Representatives. Votes: Passed 33 YES 4 NO 0 NOT VOTING 4 ABSENT 0 VACANT
DEHJR7EnrollRecognizing (1) that many of our educators are assuming greater levels of responsibility and demonstrating leadership in their classrooms and schools, (2) that our current educator compensation system does not reflect the work we value in our educato...
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2015-06-30
Passed by Senate. Votes: Passed 19 YES 1 NO 0 NOT VOTING 1 ABSENT 0 VACANT
DEHB177EnrollThis bill requires utilities to maintain a third party notification system that allows a customer to designate a third party to receive notice prior to a termination of service. This bill also specifically allows condominium and common interest commu...
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2015-06-30
Passed by Senate. Votes: Passed 21 YES 0 NO 0 NOT VOTING 0 ABSENT 0 VACANT
DESB155IntroThis Act amends Delaware campaign finance laws to permit political parties to establish a segregated bank account, known as a building fund, to be used pay for telephone and other communications services and for the rental or purchase of equipment, o...
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2015-06-30
To Senate Administrative Services/Elections Committee
DESB44PassWhen the owner of a vehicle who qualifies for the following military license plates: Former Prisoners of War; Veterans with Disabilities; Veterans Formerly Missing-in-action; Delaware National Guard and Reserves; Purple Heart; Recipients of Medals or...
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2015-06-25
Signed by Governor
DEHB111EnrollAs more healthcare services continue to move into the community, it is necessary to clearly define the scope of services offered in community settings. This legislation will update the Delaware Code to clearly define the level of medication administr...
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2015-06-25
Passed by House of Representatives. Votes: Passed 40 YES 0 NO 0 NOT VOTING 1 ABSENT 0 VACANT
DESB79EnrollThis bill amends Section 4111 of Title 14 of the Delaware Code to establish policies and procedures that enable school districts, schools, teachers, and school staff to collect and use student data for appropriate educational purposes while ensuring ...
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2015-06-25
SS 1 for SB 79 - Passed by House of Representatives. Votes: Passed 40 YES 0 NO 0 NOT VOTING 1 ABSENT 0 VACANT
DESB83EnrollThis Act makes several changes to Title 10 and Title 11 of the Delaware Code relating to domestic violence. First, this Act amends 1045, Title 10 relating domestic violence protective orders to clarify the procedures related to the disposition of fi...
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2015-06-25
SS 1 for SB 83 - Passed by House of Representatives. Votes: Passed 26 YES 12 NO 0 NOT VOTING 3 ABSENT 0 VACANT
DEHB147EnrollOn June 14, 2012, Governor Jack Markell signed Executive Order No. 36 (“EO 36”) to help reduce impediments to economic growth and to improve the efficiency of state government. EO 36 requires each Executive Branch agency to periodically r...
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2015-06-25
Passed by Senate. Votes: Passed 21 YES 0 NO 0 NOT VOTING 0 ABSENT 0 VACANT
DESJR3EnrollThis Senate Joint Resolution recognizes the Salvation Army in Delaware on its 125th anniversary.
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2015-06-25
Passed by House of Representatives. Votes: Passed 40 YES 0 NO 0 NOT VOTING 1 ABSENT 0 VACANT
DESB22EnrollThis bill allows first responders to use reasonable force to remove an animal confined in a motor vehicle under conditions likely to cause suffering, injury or death. The bill also allows a person removing an animal to use reasonable means to contact...
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2015-06-24
Passed by House of Representatives. Votes: Passed 39 YES 0 NO 0 NOT VOTING 2 ABSENT 0 VACANT
DESB37PassThis 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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2015-06-24
Signed by Governor
DEHB4EnrollThis bill expressly prohibits employment discrimination based on surviving sexual assault, domestic violence, or stalking. Employers must provide reasonable accommodations, which may include re-purposing accrued leave originally designated for a diff...
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2015-06-24
Passed by Senate. Votes: Passed 21 YES 0 NO 0 NOT VOTING 0 ABSENT 0 VACANT
DEHB116EnrollThis bill was recommended by the Executive Order 45 Re-Entry Education Task Force. That task force was created to examine the present system and to make recommendations on how to best serve youth educationally as they leave juvenile justice secure fa...
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2015-06-24
Passed by Senate. Votes: Passed 21 YES 0 NO 0 NOT VOTING 0 ABSENT 0 VACANT
DEHB146EnrollDelaware is one of only a few states that does not charge a fee for educator licensure or for certifications. Delaware processes approximately 10,000 applications for licensure and certification each year, in addition to other processing requests for...
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2015-06-24
Passed by Senate. Votes: Passed 17 YES 4 NO 0 NOT VOTING 0 ABSENT 0 VACANT
DESB120EnrollThe Regulatory Transparency and Accountability Act of 2015 improves Delaware’s regulatory environment for individuals and small businesses in several significant ways. First, it requires each agency to submit a “regulatory flexibility ana...
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2015-06-24
Passed by House of Representatives. Votes: Passed 39 YES 0 NO 0 NOT VOTING 2 ABSENT 0 VACANT
DESB113EnrollThe Regulatory Transparency and Accountability Act of 2015 improves Delaware’s regulatory environment for individuals and small businesses in several significant ways. First, the Act improves transparency by requiring each agency to submit a &#...
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2015-06-24
Passed by House of Representatives. Votes: Passed 39 YES 0 NO 0 NOT VOTING 2 ABSENT 0 VACANT
DEHCR45EngrossThis Concurrent Resolution recognizes the contributions of Delaware’s African American military and civilian contributions to the World War One efforts of the United States.
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2015-06-24
Passed by Senate. Votes: Passed 21 YES 0 NO 0 NOT VOTING 0 ABSENT 0 VACANT
DESB148IntroThis Bill expands Delaware’s Public Assistance Code to provide urgent and preventive dental care for eligible Medicaid recipients who are pregnant or become pregnant while receiving assistance.
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2015-06-24
Reported Out of Committee (HEALTH & SOCIAL SERVICES) in Senate with 5 On Its Merits
DEHB79EnrollThis bill provides that a striped bass must be tagged by a commercial fisherman before it is landed or put on shore.
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2015-06-23
Passed by House of Representatives. Votes: Passed 40 YES 0 NO 0 NOT VOTING 1 ABSENT 0 VACANT
DEHB139EnrollThis Act provides for prudent flexibility in the ownership of professional corporations, in particular as it relates to certain medical professionals, and is intended to promote synergies in the delivery of healthcare statewide as professional corpor...
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2015-06-23
Passed by Senate. Votes: Passed 20 YES 0 NO 1 NOT VOTING 0 ABSENT 0 VACANT
DESB90PassThis Act adds intractable epilepsy to the list of debilitating medical conditions for which a physician may supply a written certification for medical marijuana. It also specifically adds disorders such as dystonia which are characterized by involunt...
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2015-06-23
Signed by Governor
DEHB148EnrollThe purpose of this bill is to create the Wilmington Education Improvement Commission as recommended by the recent report on Strengthening Wilmington Education, prepared by the Wilmington Education Advisory Committee. The Wilmington Education Improve...
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2015-06-23
Passed by House of Representatives. Votes: Passed 40 YES 0 NO 0 NOT VOTING 1 ABSENT 0 VACANT
DESB33PassAn Act To Amend Title 14 Of The Delaware Code Relating To Education And The Individualized Education Program.
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2015-06-18
Signed by Governor
DEHB96IntroThis 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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2015-06-18
To House Appropriations Committee
DEHB117IntroThis Act will create a funding source for students enrolled in Delaware public schools who are determined as low-income according to the Department of Education. This funding source will be in addition to the normal enrollment based funding provided ...
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2015-06-18
To House Appropriations Committee
DEHB144IntroThis bill codifies the annual funding of transportation of students of nonpublic, nonprofit elementary and high schools.
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2015-06-18
To House Appropriations Committee
DESB122EnrollAn Act To Amend Title 14, Chapter 10 Of The Delaware Code Relating To Education And The Reorganization And Changing Of School District Boundaries.
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2015-06-18
Passed by House of Representatives. Votes: Passed 36 YES 0 NO 3 NOT VOTING 2 ABSENT 0 VACANT
DEHB128IntroThis bill raises campaign contribution limits. Specifically, the individual limit for a statewide election goes from $1,200 to $2,000 and, for a non-statewide election, from $600 to $1,000. The bill also raises the limit of contributions from a party...
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2015-06-17
HS 1 for HB 128 - Amendment HA 1 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
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