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IS SHOPPING CD RATES WORTH YOUR EFFORT? Don’t Waste Time Running Around Looking for Good Rates and Service — Get Them From Us 1.20% APY*** *CERTIFICATE OF DEPOSIT **INDIVIDUAL RETIREMENT ACCOUNT 24-MONTH CD* /IRA** 1.30% APY*** *CERTIFICATE OF DEPOSIT **INDIVIDUAL RETIREMENT ACCOUNT 36-MONTH CD* /IRA** 1.40% APY*** *CERTIFICATE OF DEPOSIT **INDIVIDUAL RETIREMENT ACCOUNT 48-MONTH CD* /IRA** ***the annual percentage yield is accurate as of publication date and is subject to change without notice. $500 minimum deposit required to open and earn the apy. a penalty may be imposed for early withdrawal. Lewes Rehoboth 302 226 3333 communitybankdelaware.com 4 TUESDAY, APRIL 11 - THURSDAY, APRIL 13, 2017 NEWS Cape Gazette Legislative Wrap » Bill requires presidential tax returns Sen. Bryan Townsend, D-New- ark, introduced a bill March 21 that would require all candidates for president and vice president of the United States file copies of their federal tax returns with the Delaware Department of Elections. Senate Bill 28 would require the returns as a pre- requisite for appearing on the ballot in the general election. The bill has been assigned to Senate Elections & Government Affairs Committee. On March 28, an amendment adding language to include candidates for the United States Senate and United States House of Representatives was added. Bill helps Fund to Combat Violent Crimes Rep. John Mitchell, D-Elsmere, introduced a bill March 21 that would assess a $15 fine to any criminal or traffic defendant or any child adjudicated delinquent to help fund the Fund to Combat Violent Crimes. House Bill 84 passed the House March 30 and was then assigned to the Senate Judicial & Community Affairs Committee April 4. Bill levels pay gap for substitute teachers Rep. Sean Matthews, D-Tall- eyville/Claymont, introduced a bill March 23 allowing juniors and seniors majoring in educa- tion at a Delaware college or university to be paid $83 per day as substitute teachers. That rate is the same rate paid to those who hold a bachelor’s degree but not a teaching license. House Bill 88 has been assigned to the House Education Committee. Bill requiring DNA test for arrested gets tabled Rep. Joseph Miro, R-Pike Creek Valley, introduced a bill Jan. 19 that calls for any person arrested for a crime identified under the section of sexual offenses, or offenses relating to children and incompetents, will now be sub- ject to DNA testing. Currently the law requires that any person convicted for any of these spe- cific crimes must submit to DNA testing. House Bill 46 will also require testing of any individual who is currently incarcerated and convicted of a violent felony under Title 11. This act shall become effective upon the re- ceipt of a federal grant or upon a specific annual appropriation. The bill was tabled in the House Public Safety & Homeland Secu- rity Committee March 22. Bill updates storage facility act Sen. Bryan Townsend, D-New- ark, introduced a bill March 23 that modernizes Delaware’s Self- Service Storage Facility Act to account for the wide prolifera- tion of online news and auction sites. Senate Bill 46 also estab- lishes frameworks for towing of certain property for which rent and other charges are in default; use of information contained within property sold or other- wise disposed of; and contractual provisions relating to limits on the value of stored property and to late fees, as well as transpar- ency related to both. The bill was reported out of the Senate Banking, Business & Insurance Committee April 5. Bill extends foreclosure prevention program Rep. Helene Keeley, D-Wilm- ington South, introduced a bill March 15 extending the Office of Foreclosure Prevention and Au- tomatic Residential Foreclosure Mediation Program an additional two years, to Jan. 18, 2020. This would be the third extension the program has received since being enacted in 2012. House Bill 76 passed through the House March 30 and was then assigned to the Senate Continued on page 5