Delaware Representative Earl Jaques [D]

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DESB21EngrossThis legislation will change the non-public schools date to submit their September 30 enrollment data from October 31 to October 5. This will allow for better coordination with the September 30 unit count for public schools and analysis of enrollment...
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2015-04-01
Reported Out of Committee (EDUCATION) in House with 1 Favorable, 8 On Its Merits
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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2015-04-01
DESB31EnrollThis bill repeals the sunset provision included in Chapter 214, Volume 78 of the Laws of Delaware, which will continue to enable the Teach For America (TFA) program to recruit and train teachers from Delaware schools and from across the nation to tea...
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2015-04-01
Passed by Senate. Votes: Passed 21 YES 0 NO 0 NOT VOTING 0 ABSENT 0 VACANT
DEHB48IntroThis Act is the second 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...
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2015-04-01
Reported Out of Committee (JUDICIARY) in House with 3 Favorable, 5 On Its Merits
DESB33EnrollAn Act To Amend Title 14 Of The Delaware Code Relating To Education And The Individualized Education Program.
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2015-04-01
DEHB60EngrossThis bill creates an Achieving a Better Life Experience (“ABLE”) Program in Delaware, to implement federal legislation enabling the creation of savings accounts with tax advantages similar to 529 accounts, designed to be used by persons w...
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2015-04-01
DEHB11EngrossThis 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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2015-04-01
DEHB58IntroIn 1981, the General Assembly set the current tax rate ceiling for the New Castle County Vocational Technical School District (“District”) at 13 cents on each $100 value of real property for the tax year 1982 and then provided for it to i...
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2015-04-01
Reported Out of Committee (EDUCATION) in House with 2 Favorable, 9 On Its Merits
DEHB64EngrossThis Act authorizes the use of Medical Orders for Scope of Treatment in Delaware. This document, a “DMOST form,” will allow Delawareans to plan ahead for health-care decisions, express their wishes in writing, and both enable and obligate...
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2015-04-01
DESB44IntroWhen 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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2015-04-01
Reported Out of Committee (HIGHWAYS & TRANSPORTATION) in Senate with 2 Favorable, 2 On Its Merits
DESCR11EngrossThis resolution endorses an expansion of naloxone access in Delaware’s schools.
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2015-04-01
Passed by Senate. Votes: Passed 21 YES 0 NO 0 NOT VOTING 0 ABSENT 0 VACANT
DEHB59EngrossThis Act makes changes to the state’s list of statutory violent felonies (“list”). First, the Act adds two crimes, felony Promoting Sexual Solicitation of a Child and felony Resisting Arrest with Force or Violence, to the list. Seco...
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2015-03-31
Passed by House of Representatives. Votes: Passed 41 YES 0 NO 0 NOT VOTING 0 ABSENT 0 VACANT
DEHB7EngrossIn 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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2015-03-31
Laid On Table in Senate
DEHB74IntroThis bill requires a utility provider to alert the homeowner’s association for any condominium or cooperative at least 72 hours before shutting off the service, in addition to notifying the occupants of the dwelling unit.
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2015-03-31
DEHCR16IntroThis resolution recognizes April 11th, 2015 as National Pet Day in Delaware.
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2015-03-31
Passed in House by Voice Vote
DEHB34IntroThis 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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2015-03-26
Amendment HA 2 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
DEHB30IntroThis bill provides State funding to kindergarten through third grade for basic special education. State funding already occurs for intensive and complex special education during these grades. Currently the basic special education funding runs from fo...
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2015-03-26
DESB6EnrollThis bill increases the penalty for committing terroristic threatening that causes evacuation of a building, place of assembly, or facility of public transportation from a class G felony to a class E felony.
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2015-03-26
Passed by House of Representatives. Votes: Passed 39 YES 0 NO 0 NOT VOTING 2 ABSENT 0 VACANT
DEHCR15EngrossThis Concurrent Resolution commends the 2015 Delaware State Teach of the Year, Megan D. Szabo, and all of the District Teachers of the Year.
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2015-03-26
Passed by Senate. Votes: Passed 21 YES 0 NO 0 NOT VOTING 0 ABSENT 0 VACANT
DEHB5IntroThis Act adds electronic smoking devices to the Clean Indoor Air Act and prohibits the use of electronic smoking devices in all public places where smoking is prohibited under current law.
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2015-03-25
Amendment HA 2 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
DESB37IntroThis 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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2015-03-25
Reported Out of Committee (HEALTH & SOCIAL SERVICES) in Senate with 5 On Its Merits
DEHB14IntroAs 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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2015-03-24
DEHB46EngrossThis bill sets forth the rights of abused, neglected and dependent youth in DSCYF Custody.
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2015-03-24
DEHB12IntroThis bill seeks 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 tax to ...
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2015-03-24
DESCR10EngrossThis Senate Concurrent Resolution recognizes the week of April 12 through April 18, 2015, as “National Library Week”.
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2015-03-24
Passed in House by Voice Vote
DEHCR12EngrossThis 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 24, 2015 is Delaware State Lions Day.
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2015-03-24
Passed by Senate. Votes: Passed 21 YES 0 NO 0 NOT VOTING 0 ABSENT 0 VACANT
DEHB61IntroThis bill requires that all public meetings of the boards of education of public school districts, vo-tech school districts, and public meetings of charter schools’ boards of directors be digitally recorded and made available to the public on t...
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2015-03-24
DESCR9EngrossThis Senate Concurrent Resolution recognizes March 19th, 2015, as “Rare Disease Day” in Delaware.
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2015-03-19
Passed in House by Voice Vote
DESB29EngrossThis 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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2015-03-19
DEHB55IntroThis bill requires that the State Department of Education include in its ESEA Waiver Renewal Application a request to the U.S. Department of Education an additional year before incorporating the Smarter Balanced Assessment into its evaluations of tea...
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2015-03-17
DEHB21EnrollThis bill removes the $10 administrative fee for applicants requesting the Gold Star family special license plate in recognition of a close relative’s death while serving in the military.
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2015-01-29
Passed by Senate. Votes: Passed 21 YES 0 NO 0 NOT VOTING 0 ABSENT 0 VACANT
DESCR4EngrossThis Resolution requests that the Division of Motor Vehicles study and consider issuing optional digital driver’s licenses for Delaware motorists.
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2015-01-29
Passed in House by Voice Vote
DEHCR8EngrossThis House Concurrent Resolution recognizes February 2015 as “African American History Month.” It also requests that the Governor issue a proclamation declaring the same and encouraging the State agencies and all Delawareans to observe th...
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2015-01-29
Passed by Senate. Votes: Passed 21 YES 0 NO 0 NOT VOTING 0 ABSENT 0 VACANT
DEHCR7EngrossThis House Concurrent Resolution recognizes January 2015 as “School Board Recognition Month”.
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2015-01-29
Passed by Senate. Votes: Passed 21 YES 0 NO 0 NOT VOTING 0 ABSENT 0 VACANT
DEHJR2PassDespite the good-faith efforts of city, county, state, and federal law enforcement and other officials, Wilmington’s violent crime rate remains unacceptably high. This Joint Resolution establishes the Wilmington Public Safety Strategies Commiss...
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2015-01-29
Signed by Governor
DESCR2EnrollSYNOPSIS This Concurrent Resolution creates the Blind and Visually Impaired Education Task Force.
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2015-01-28
Passed in House by Voice Vote
DESB10EnrollThis Act makes technical changes to the Delaware Performance Appraisal System (DPAS) II Advisory Committee membership and meeting dates. Additionally, this Act clarifies language regarding the Committee’s duties in order to better provide advic...
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2015-01-27
DEHCR2EngrossThe current requested tax cap ceiling is based upon information formulated and detailed in a November 2013 report issued by the Tax Rate Review Committee for the Sussex Technical School District. This resolution will allow the Subcommittee to review ...
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2015-01-22
Passed by Senate. Votes: Passed 21 YES 0 NO 0 NOT VOTING 0 ABSENT 0 VACANT
DEHCR4EngrossThis Resolution proclaims the week of January 25 through January 31, 2015 as National School Choice Week in Delaware.
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2015-01-22
Passed by Senate. Votes: Passed 21 YES 0 NO 0 NOT VOTING 0 ABSENT 0 VACANT
DEHB13IntroThis 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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2015-01-15
Stricken
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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2015-01-14
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