Delaware Representative Earl Jaques [D]

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DEHB79PassThis 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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2015-08-17
Signed by Governor
DESB135PassThis Act prohibits non-essential idling of locomotives between 8 p.m. and 7 a.m.
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2015-08-14
Signed by Governor
DESB22PassThis 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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2015-08-11
Signed by Governor
DESB29PassThis bill restores language to the Delaware Code that was inadvertently repealed in 2010 when SB 240 and HB 419 were enacted concurrently.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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2015-08-11
Signed by Governor
DEHB89PassThis 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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2015-08-07
Signed by Governor
DEHB46PassThis bill sets forth the rights of abused, neglected and dependent youth in DSCYF Custody.
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2015-08-05
Signed by Governor
DESB94PassThis 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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2015-08-04
Signed by Governor
DEHJR6PassThis 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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2015-08-04
Signed by Governor
DESB122PassAn 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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2015-08-04
Signed by Governor
DESJR4PassWhile 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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2015-08-04
Signed by Governor
DEHB148PassThe 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 Improv...
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2015-08-04
Signed by Governor
DESB61PassThis 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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2015-07-27
Signed by Governor
DEHB146PassDelaware 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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2015-07-27
Signed by Governor
DEHB172PassThe 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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2015-07-27
Signed by Governor
DEHB147PassOn 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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2015-07-22
Signed by Governor
DESB120PassThe 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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2015-07-22
Signed by Governor
DESB113PassThe 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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2015-07-22
Signed by Governor
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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2015-07-15
To Senate Education Committee
DESB56PassThis 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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2015-07-15
Signed by Governor
DESB58PassThe 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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2015-07-15
Signed by Governor
DEHB169PassThis 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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2015-07-15
Signed by Governor
DESJR2PassThe 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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2015-07-15
Signed by Governor
DEHB111PassAs 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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2015-07-10
Signed by Governor
DEHB118PassThis 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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2015-07-10
Signed by Governor
DEHB5PassThis 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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2015-07-07
Signed by Governor
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
Stricken
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
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
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
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
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
DEHB218IntroThis bill allows ground-based and hand-held sparklers and certain other nonexplosive, nonairborne novelty items regulated by the federal government to be sold and used in the State. The bill does not legalize firecrackers, bottle rockets, aerials, or...
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2015-07-01
Introduced in House and assigned to Public Safety & Homeland Security Committee
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
DEHB4PassThis 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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2015-06-30
Signed by Governor
DEHB119PassThis bill removes the prohibition on selling an alcoholic beverage to a person with a mental condition or mental disability. The prohibition is a vestige from the 1935 Code, predates enactment of the federal ADA and Delaware Equal Accommodations Law,...
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2015-06-30
Signed by Governor
DEHB116PassThis 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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2015-06-30
Signed by Governor
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
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
DEHB214IntroCurrently, for an assault to rise to the level of assault in the second degree against a nurse, the nurse must be rendering emergency care. This bill includes an assault on a nurse performing a work-related duty as a second degree assault.
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2015-06-30
Introduced in House and assigned to Public Safety & Homeland Security 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
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 f...
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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
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
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
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
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
DEHB207IntroThis is the first leg of a constitutional amendment that would increase the term of office for members of the House of Representatives to four years and members of the Senate to six years.
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2015-06-23
To House Administration Committee
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