Governor Murphy Takes Action on Legislation

New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy

He gave advance warning at his COVID-19 press briefing earlier today, and this afternoon, Governor Phil Murphy noted his absolute veto of the following bills:

A-3813/S-2292 (Burzichelli, Schepisi, Lampitt/Cardinale, Beach) – Permits use of virtual or remote instruction to meet minimum 180-day school year requirement under certain circumstances

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A-3841/S-2300 (Pintor Marin, Bramnick, Chiaravalloti/Diegnan, Sarlo, A.M. Bucco) – Automatically extends time to file gross income tax or corporation business tax return if federal government extends filing or payment due date for federal returns

Copy of Statement

A-3842/S-2282 (Greenwald, Taliaferro, Quijano/Ruiz, T. Kean) – Establishes Bridging the Digital Divide in Schools Grant Program in DOE to provide and expand access to technology and equipment for students in certain school districts

Copy of Statement

A-3846/S-2293 (Sumter, Chaparro, Quijano/Madden, Lagana) – Creates “Temporary Lost Wage Unemployment Program;” allows persons to claim for lost wages due to coronavirus disease 2019, and employers to pay wages to workers ordered under quarantine by licensed healthcare practitioner; appropriates $20,000,000

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A-3856/S-2297 (Downey, Wimberly/Gopal, Singer, Greenstein, Cruz-Perez, Pou, Ruiz, Addiego, C.A. Brown) – Makes FY 2020 supplemental appropriation of $10 million for healthcare and residential facility sanitation due to coronavirus disease 2019 outbreak 

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A-3857/S-2275 (Coughlin, Quijano, Speight, Jasey/Cryan, Singer, Turner, Singleton, Cruz-Perez, Ruiz, Addiego, Scutari, T. Kean, Bateman, C.A. Brown, O’Scanlon, Oroho) – Makes FY 2020 supplemental appropriations of $15 million for grants to food banks 

Copy of Statement

A-3858/S-2288 (Mukherji, Spearman, Zwicker/Greenstein, Vitale, Singer, Cruz-Perez, Ruiz, C.A. Brown) – Requires Commissioner of Human Services to issue supplemental cash assistance payments to Work First New Jersey recipients under certain circumstances; makes appropriation 

Copy of Statement

A-3864/S-2299 (Downey, Houghtaling, Swain/Greenstein, O’Scanlon, Gopal, Ruiz, Turner, C.A. Brown, Holzapfel, Singer, Singleton) – Authorizes notaries public to perform certain notarial acts remotely

Copy of Statement

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