Here’s What Happened Under The Gold Dome On Thursday

The New Jersey Statehouse and Capitol Building In Trenton

Here’s what happened under the Gold Dome on Thursday (December 5th):

 

Michael L. Testa, Jr. was sworn in as a member of the Senate for the 1st Legislative District.

 

SENATE ACTION (QUORUM)

 

Nominations Received and Referred to SJU:

TO BE A JUDGE OF THE SUPERIOR COURT:

Honorable James P. Wilson, J.S.C., of Plainfield.

Honorable Stephen J. Taylor, J.S.C., of Skillman.

Honorable Daniel R. Lindemann, J.S.C., of Wayne.

Honorable Jeffrey R. Jablonski, J.S.C., of Kearny.

Honorable Mitzy Galis-Menendez, J.S.C., of Cliffside Park.

Honorable Marlene Lynch Ford, J.S.C., of Seaside Park.

Honorable Angela White Dalton, J.S.C., of Howell.

Honorable Bradford M. Bury, J.S.C., of Watchung.

TO BE A MEMBER OF THE DELAWARE RIVER JOINT TOLL BRIDGE COMMISSION:

William E. Mandry, of Phillipsburg, to replace Garret Leonard VanVliet.

 

Nominations Withdrawn:

TO BE A MEMBER OF THE DELAWARE RIVER JOINT TOLL BRIDGE COMMISSION:

Philip J. Mugavero, of Phillipsburg, to replace Garret Leonard VanVliet.

 

Nomination Corrected Copy:

TO BE A MEMBER OF THE SITE REMEDIATION PROFESSIONAL LICENSING BOARD:

Michael J. Renzulli, of Upper Freehold Township *NOT* Robbinsville, to replace Constantine Tsentas.

 

Bills Introduced:

S4264 Pou,N William J Pascrell Jr. Highway-designates State Highway Route 19 REF STR

S4265 Bucco,A/O’Scanlon,D+1 Autistic person-voluntarily make notation on driver’s lic, ID card & MV registry REF STR

S4266 Corrado,K Opioid antidote, administered-require involuntary commitment REF SHH

S4267 Cruz-Perez,N State contract award-bidder ineligible to receive if current contract in dispute REF SSG

S4268 Pou,N Cable television-incl cert fees/charges for svc in advertised price to consumers REF SCM

S4269 Weinberg,L Marriage license application-revises form, permit changes in middle and surname REF SJU

S4270 Gopal,V Energy efficiency standards-adopt for general service incandescent lamps REF SEN

S4271 Gopal,V Community College Opportunity Grant program-extend to volunteer emerg responders REF SHI

S4272 Cruz-Perez,N Municipal Rehabilitation and Economic Recovery Act-extend economic recovery term REF SCU

S4273 Gopal,V Disabled person-DEP required to develop beach accessibility guidelines REF SEN

S4274 Greenstein,L Integrated Case Management Services Program-DHS take certain measures concerning REF SHH

S4275 Smith,B Class I renewable energy-allows BPU to increase cost to customers 2022 thru 2024 REF SEN

S4276 Corrado,K Agriculture Development Committee-farmland preservation purposes;$31.153M REF SEN

S4277 Greenstein,L CBT revenues to St. Agric Devel Committee-mun planning incentive farmland grants REF SEN

S4278 Greenstein,L CBT revenues to St. Agric Devel Committee-co. planning incentive farmland grants REF SEN

S4279 Smith,B CBT rev. to State Agric Devel Committee-non-profit organizations farmland grants REF SEN

S4280 Ruiz,M Domestic violence orders-requires to be issued in other languages REF SJU

S4281 Smith,B Piscataway Regional Day School-requires State to sell land and improvements REF SSG

S4285 Sarlo,P SPRS member, 9/11 WTC-provides death benefits to surviving spouses & children REF SBA

S4287 Pou,N Insurance group-submit Corporate Governance Annual Disclosure to DOBI REF SCM

S4288 Singleton,T Homestead property tax reimbursement-proportionate owner collect entire amount REF SCU

S4289 Sweeney,S/Thompson,S Tax levy cap adjustment 2020-2021 thru 2024-2025-sch. districts losing State aid REF SBA

S4296 Pou,N/Sweeney,S+1 Health service corporation-reorganize into a mutual holding company system REF SCM

S4305 Sweeney,S Lobbyists-disclose professional services and filings w/State regulatory agencies REF SSG

 

Bills Recommitted:

S4204 ScaSca (2R) Sweeney,S Wages and hour and unemployment status-concerns employment status of individuals RCM SLA

 

Bills Reported from Committee/Given 2nd Reading:

A268 Kean,S/Egan,J+2 P.I.C.K. Awareness Act-authorize special license plate to support recovery REP

A442 AcaSca (2R) Schaer,G/Freiman,R+4 Revenue Advisory Board-establish, provide consensus revenue forecasting advice REP

A1582 AcaAcsScaSca (ACS/2R) Conaway,H/Moriarty,P+9 Dietetics and Nutrition Licensing Act-establish REP/SCA

A2431 Acs (ACS) Benson,D/Jimenez,A+13 Prescr. drug coverage-health insurers prov plans that limit patient cost-sharing REP

A3979 AcsSca (ACS/1R) Lopez,Y/Vainieri Huttle,V+10 Dignity for Incarcerated Primary Caretaker Parents Act REP/SCA

A4493 Aca (1R) Pinkin,N/Conaway,H Sexually transmitted disease-expedite partner therapy for treatment REP

A4608 Sca (1R) Zwicker,A/Downey,J+3 Behavior Analyst Lic Act-produce socially significant human behavior improvement REP/SCA

A5037 AcaAca (2R) Pintor Marin,E/Speight,S+4 Drugs, counterfeit-enhance penalties REP

A5802 Aca (1R) Greenwald,L/Downey,J+16 Family planning services-makes FY2020;$9.5M REP

S48 Sca (1R) Pou,N/Turner,S+1 Juvenile incarceration and parole-imposes restrictions REP/SCA

S469 Singer,R/Gopal,V+1 P.I.C.K. Awareness Act-authorize special license plate to support recovery REP

S618 Scs (SCS) Gordon,R/Oroho,S+2 State revenue estimating and reporting processes-reforms annual REP/SCS

S974 Singleton,T/Kean,T+3 Spinal muscular atrophy-requires newborn infants be screened REP

S993 Sca (1R) Vitale,J Sexually transmitted disease-expedite partner therapy for treatment REP

S1155 Ruiz,M/Rice,R+1 Property, vacant and abandoned-requires registration with municipalities REP

S1865 Scs (SCS) Weinberg,L/Kean,T+1 Prescr. drug coverage-health insurers prov plans that limit patient cost-sharing REP

S2448 Sca (1R) Diegnan,P/Singleton,T+2 Veterans and their spouses-waives certain prof. and occupational licensing fees REP

S2449 Sca (1R) Diegnan,P+2 Veterans and their spouses-waives commercial driver license fees REP

S2540 ScsSca (SCS/1R) Greenstein,L/Cruz-Perez,N+1 Dignity for Incarcerated Primary Caretaker Parents Act REP/SCA

S2625 ScsSca (SCS/1R) Weinberg,L/Ruiz,M Dietetics and Nutrition Licensing Act-establish REP/SCA

S2776 ScsScs (SCS) Smith,B/Greenstein,L+2 Plastic carryout bags, polystyrene & single-use straws-prohibits use REP/SCS

S2897 Madden,F/Singer,R+1 Mold hazard-DCA required to establish procedures for inspection and abatement REP

S2930 Bucco,A/Beach,J+1 Insurance producer licensing fee-exempts honorable discharged mil veterans REP

S3023 Sca (1R) Greenstein,L+2 Probation officers-union officials who represent participate in union activities REP/SCA

S3099 ScaScs (SCS) Weinberg,L/Kean,T+1 Behavior Analyst Lic Act-produce socially significant human behavior improvement

REP/SCS

S3170 ScaSca (2R) Cryan,J/Pou,N+3 Plant closings, mass layoffs-incr. prenotification time & requires severance pay REP/SCA

S3357 Sca (1R) Cunningham,S/Weinberg,L+3 Liberty St. Park Protection Act; estab. Advisory Committee & DEP related actions

REP/SCA

S3457 Sweeney,S/Andrzejczak,B+5 Hooked on Fishing-Not on Drugs Program;$450K REP

S3471 ScsSca (SCS/1R) Andrzejczak,B/Greenstein,L+2 Drugs, counterfeit-enhance penalties REP/SCA

S3759 Sca (1R) Addiego,D/Corrado,K+1 Special education unit-create within Office of Admin. Law; require annual report REP/SCA

S3870 Sarlo,P Sewerage systems, municipal-authorize alternative procedure for sale to pub util REP

S3920 Sca (1R) Pou,N Manufacturing fac-concern provisions of energy by prov cert energy related taxes REP/SCA

S3954 Oroho,S/Singleton,T+2 Labor Law Enforcement-establishes office REP

S4024 Pou,N William Paterson University;$2M REP

S4035 Pou,N/Singleton,T+1 Thomas Edison State University;$1.7M REP

S4083 Weinberg,L/Lagana,J.A. Bright side Manor, Teaneck-fund capital improvement costs;$1.5M REP

S4103 Sca (1R) Sweeney,S/Weinberg,L+1 Family planning services-makes FY2020;$9.5M REP/SCA

S4200 Ruiz,M/Turner,S Breakfast or lunch, reduced price-State pay difference REP

S4204 ScaSca (2R) Sweeney,S Wages and hour and unemployment status-concerns employment status of individuals REP/SCA

S4219 Sweeney,S Public works projects-revises definition to permit project labor agreements REP

S4225 Sca (1R) Greenstein,L/Madden,F Employer tax law-concerns joint liability for payment REP/SCA

S4226 Madden,F State wage, benefit and tax laws-DOLWD post information of person who violates REP

S4227 Lagana,J.A./Greenstein,L+1 Employee misclassification-employers required to post notice REP

S4228 Lagana,J.A./Madden,F+1 Tax data sharing between State Treasury and DOLWD-concerns REP

S4229 Sca (1R) Madden,F Stop-work orders-issue against employer in violation of any State wage tax law REP/SCA

S4230 Madden,F Employee misclassification-penalties for State wage, benefit & tax law violation REP

S4285 Sarlo,P SPRS member, 9/11 WTC-provides death benefits to surviving spouses & children REP

S4289 Sweeney,S/Thompson,S Tax levy cap adjustment 2020-2021 thru 2024-2025-sch. districts losing State aid REP

 

Bills Referred/SBA:

A3670 AcaSca (2R) Benson,D/Giblin,T+3 Stroke ready hospitals, acute-desig; estab Stroke Care Advisory Panel & database

A5445 Sca (1R) Swain,L/Tully,P+7 Fentanyl-AG establish program to detect in State’s illegal drug supply

S3954 Oroho,S/Singleton,T+2 Labor Law Enforcement-establishes office

S4227 Lagana,J.A./Greenstein,L+1 Employee misclassification-employers required to post notice

S4228 Lagana,J.A./Madden,F+1 Tax data sharing between State Treasury and DOLWD-concerns

S4230 Madden,F Employee misclassification-penalties for State wage, benefit & tax law violation

 

Bills Received from Assembly/Concurrence w/Assembly Amendments/Given Second Reading:

S358 SaAca (2R) Rice,R/Sumter,S Public office-establish database w/certain information about elected individuals

S761 ScaAcaAca (3R) Cunningham,S/Ruiz,M+19 Earn Your Way Out Act-devel. inmate reentry plan; establish information

S2564 ScaSaAa (3R) Turner,S/Singleton,T+6 Restorative Justice in Education Pilot Program-establish in Education Department

S3538 SaAca (2R) Singleton,T/Reynolds-Jackson,V+4 Asst housing accommodations, non-public rentals-expand provisions of

Discrim Law

 

Bills Received from Assembly/Concurrence w/Governor’s Recommendation/Given Second Reading:

A1220 w/GR (1R) McKeon,J/Vainieri Huttle,V+9 Drama Therapists and Dance/Movement Therapists Licensing Act

A3717 AcaScaSaAa w/GR (5R) Mukherji,R/Downey,J+12 Pharmacy benefit managers-proh retro reductions in claims payments to

pharmacies

A4904 AcaSa w/GR (3R) Mukherji,R/Quijano,A+20 Property taxes overdue-mun. proof of agency shutdown, budget impasse-no

interest

A5098 Aca w/GR (2R) Pintor Marin,E/Chaparro,A+5 Personal care services-establishes $18 hourly Medicaid reimbursement rate

 

Bills Received from Assembly/Referred to Committee:

A111 Aa (1R) DeAngelo,W/Danielsen,J+7 Combat Action Badge-authorizes special license plate REF SBA

A828 Land,R/Andrzejczak,B+8 Bronze Star-authorize special license plates REF STR

A1478 Aca (1R) Chaparro,A/Gusciora,R+3 Liquor license-permitted in theaters with 50 or more seats may apply REF SLP

A1796 McKeon,J/Eustace,T+13 Gay panic-proh. for murder defense; prev. reduction of murder in heat of passion REF SJU

A2606 DeAngelo,W/Holley,J+10 MVC database-check Social Security Admin. records and mark deceased persons REF SBA

A3160 Aca (1R) Lampitt,P/Giblin,T Cosmetology school clinics-permits charging fees for services rendered to public REF SCM

A3890 AcaAca (2R) Houghtaling,E/Downey,J+7 Slow Down or Move Over, It’s the Law Act-imposes motor vehicle penalty points REF SBA

A4954 Aca (1R) Quijano,A/Murphy,C+6 Emergency services personnel-revise requirements for counseling and support svcs REF SHH

A5087 Verrelli,A/Houghtaling,E+8 Labor and emp. law viol.-req business seeking to perform St contract to disclose REF SSG

A5434 Conaway,H/Murphy,C+5 9-1-1 sys. regionalization cost-fd. w/9-1-1 Sys., & Emerg Response Trust Fd Acct REF SLP

A5752 Benson,D/Freiman,R+6 Motor vehicles-authorizes operators to display electronic registration proof REF STR

A5802 Aca (1R) Greenwald,L/Downey,J+16 Family planning services-makes FY2020;$9.5M REF SBA

A5816 Quijano,A+1 Parole violations-decreases penalty REF SBA

A5817 Aca (1R) Mazzeo,V/Armato,J Casino key employee license & regis.-concerns drug offense disqualification REF SSG

A5823 Sumter,S/Tucker,C+10 Paroled person convicted of indictable offense-remove prohibition on voting REF SJU

AJR35 McKnight,A/Chaparro,A+10 Domestic Violence Services Awareness Week-designates third full week in March REF SJU

 

Bills Received from Assembly/Without Reference/Given Second Reading:

A133 DeAngelo,W/Houghtaling,E+9 Honorably discharged veterans-establishes special license plate

A2604 Aa (1R) DeAngelo,W/Thomson,E+13 Blue Alert System-estab.; apprehend person suspected of killing a police officer

A3101 Aca (1R) Jones,P/Benson,D+24 Arts, historical heritage & tourism-incr. minimum amount from hotel fee revenues

A4699 Moriarty,P/Burzichelli,J Soliciting clients-regulate annual report filing services, make cert disclosures

A5277 DeAngelo,W/Houghtaling,E Professional Boards-eliminates term limits for members

A5801 Aca (1R) Coughlin,C/Houghtaling,E Wage claims against subcontractors-concerns responsibility of owners

 

Bills Transferred:

S4033 Singleton,T High school coaches, employed in school districts-provide employee stability FROM SED TO SBA

S4260 Rice,R/Cunningham,S+1 Paroled person convicted of indictable offense-remove prohibition on voting FROM SJU TO SCU

 

Co-Sponsors Added:

S247 ScaSa (2R) (Bucco,A) Arts, historical heritage & tourism-incr. minimum amount from hotel fee revenues

S469 (Diegnan,P) P.I.C.K. Awareness Act-authorize special license plate to support recovery

S618 Scs (SCS) (Testa,M) State revenue estimating and reporting processes-reforms annual

S1155 (Cunningham,S) Property, vacant and abandoned-requires registration with municipalities

S1178 (Singleton,T) Design-Build Constr. Services Procurement Act-estab awarding contract procedures

S1499 (Pennacchio,J) Hudson Riv waterfront, pub access walkways-proh DEP req mitigation cert approval

S1648 (O’Scanlon,D) Liquor license-permitted in theaters with 50 or more seats may apply

S1961 Sca (1R) (Pou,N) Consumer Access to Health Care Act-elim advanced practice nurse to prescribe med

S2501 Sca (1R) (Bucco,A) Move over law-imposes motor vehicle penalty points for violation

S2609 (Weinberg,L) Gay panic-proh. for murder defense; prev. reduction of murder in heat of passion

S2668 (Corrado,K) Per Capita Library Aid;$10.5M

S2979 (Gopal,V) Hunger-Free Students’ Bill of Rights Act-school meal info be provided to parents

S3407 (Pennacchio,J) Beaver-removes statutory permit limitations for taking beavers

S3427 (Bucco,A) Children, youth & family services organizations-establish COLA

S3457 (Oroho,S; Pennacchio,J; O’Scanlon,D; Thompson,S; Testa,M) Hooked on Fishing-Not on Drugs Program;$450K

S3507 (Cunningham,S) Parking tax-mun. impose, to fund projects to improve access to mass transit

S3645 (Turner,S) Feminine hygiene products-school districts provide, cert schools; State pay cost

S3692 Sca (1R) (Gopal,V; Stack,B) Social isolation-DHS required to study occurring in certain population groups

S3845 (Bucco,A) Police trained in animal cruelty-exempts certain additional training courses

S4142 (Corrado,K) Veterans, late registration-higher education instit refund course tuition/fees

S4147 (Corrado,K) Conflict Resolution in Schools Commission-establishes

S4175 (Pennacchio,J) Life insur., State-sponsored-req DMVA partner w/National Guard offer Natl Guard

S4247 (O’Scanlon,D) Community Food Bank of NJ-establish criteria for distribution of FY2020 funding

S4260 (Turner,S) Paroled person convicted of indictable offense-remove prohibition on voting

S4265 (Kean,T) Autistic person-voluntarily make notation on driver’s lic, ID card & MV registry

SCR126 (Oroho,S) Historic places of worship-allow public funds to be used for preservation

 

Co-Prime Sponsors Added:

S618 Scs (SCS) (Oroho,S) State revenue estimating and reporting processes-reforms annual

S1777 (Oroho,S) Non-commercial announcements w/out public ads for bid-St. award single contract

S2625 ScsSca (SCS/1R) (Ruiz,M) Dietetics and Nutrition Licensing Act-establish

S4213 (Ruiz,M) Earned income tax credit program-expands eligibility, taxpayers age 18 qualify

S4214 (Ruiz,M) Earned income tax credit program-increases benefit amount from 40% to 50%

SCR126 (Bucco,A) Historic places of worship-allow public funds to be used for preservation

 

Third Prime Sponsors Added:

S4296 (Sarlo,P) Health service corporation-reorganize into a mutual holding company system

 

The Senate President has made the following Committee Assignments:

*Effective December 5, 2019

Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee:

Senator Brian P. Stack (33), to replace Senator Bob Andrzejczak.

Senator Michael L. Testa, Jr. (1)

Senate Labor Committee:

Senator Michael L. Testa, Jr. (1)

The Senate adjourned at 7:45 P.M. to meet again on Monday, December 9, 2019 (QUORUM, Committee Groups “3” and “4” scheduled to meet).

 

ASSEMBLY ACTION (QUORUM)

Bills Introduced:

A6014 Vainieri Huttle,V/Pinkin,N Climate Change Resource Center at Rutgers University-establish;$2M REF AEN

A6015 DiMaso,S Construction Lien Law-increases length of time to file certain lien claim forms REF ACE

A6016 Land,R/Milam,M+3 Active duty military-authorizes creation of license plates REF AMV

A6017 Reynolds-Jackson,V/Wimberly,B+2 Heat stroke in athletes at public schools-Ed. Commissioner distribute pamphlets REF AED

A6018 Spearman,W Inmate residential community programs-expands eligibility REF ALP

A6019 Swain,L/Vainieri Huttle,V Dogs and cats euthanized at shelters/pounds-DOH establish reduction REF AAN

A6020 Tully,P/Vainieri Huttle,V+1 Health care service firms-revise requirements for financial information reports REF ACO

A6021 Schaer,G Life insurance-prohibits stranger-originated REF AFI

A6022 Danielsen,J Cannabis-related businesses-creates certain protections for insurers REF AFI

A6023 Danielsen,J Motor vehicle compliance program-establish; police utilize license plate readers REF ALP

A6024 DeAngelo,W PFRS members-prov retirement allowance after 20 yrs of service regardless of age REF AAP

A6025 Murphy,C Disabled person-req restricted parking spaces located near youth athletic fields REF ATR

A6026 Lampitt,P/Vainieri Huttle,V Sexual assault training for law enforcement-expand scope REF AWC

A6027 Lampitt,P/Mukherji,R+1 Youth Suicide Prevention Advisory Council-prepare prevention instruction report REF AWC

A6028 Quijano,A Energy efficiency standards-adopt for general service incandescent lamps REF AST

A6029 McGuckin,G/Dancer,R DOE-release school districts software program used to calculate State school aid REF AED

A6030 Pinkin,N Legislative staff-provides 15 credits tuition-free per semester at 4 yr instit. REF AHI

A6031 Pinkin,N/DeAngelo,W Veterans, late registration-higher education instit refund course tuition/fees REF AHI

A6032 Vainieri Huttle,V/Verrelli,A Inmates-DOC & county correctional fac to provide w/medication-assisted treatment REF ALP

A6033 Dancer,R School districts located in historic communities-provide emergency St school aid REF AED

A6034 Dancer,R Horses, retired-directs sales tax revenue in claiming race to special fund REF ATG

A6035 Dancer,R CBT tax filings, certain-concerns timely report REF AAP

A6036 Dancer,R Automated sales suppression devices-criminalizes use to falsify records REF AJU

A6037 Dancer,R/Johnson,G MV driv lic-cooperative arrangements w/foreign countries, reciprocal recognition REF AHS

A6038 Dancer,R NJWELL program-requires State Health Benefits Comm. advertise & annually review REF ASL

A6039 Dancer,R Fire district capital projects and debt issuances-eliminates voter approval req. REF AHS

A6040 Mukherji,R/Pintor Marin,E Fruit and vegetable donations-provides CBT and income tax credits for value REF AAN

A6041 Mukherji,R/Pintor Marin,E Women inmates-State/co. correctional facilities prov. menstrual hygiene products REF ALP

A6042 Mukherji,R Harrison’s Law-Sexual Assault Response Team-incl person, interact w/devel disab REF AHU

A6043 Mukherji,R Diaper changing stations-install in certain restrooms upon new construction REF AWC

A6044 Mukherji,R 911 accidental disabled retiree, surviving dependent-prov. health care benefits REF AHS

A6045 Mukherji,R/Lampitt,P Nurse-board of education employ in each school building w/in school district REF AED

A6046 Mukherji,R/Lampitt,P Psychiatrists who work in public schools-establish loan redemption program REF AHI

A6047 Mukherji,R/Chaparro,A Voting rights-allows persons on parole and probation to vote; prov. regis. asst. REF ASL

A6048 Mukherji,R/Chiaravalloti,N Ferry service commuting passes-provides temporary income tax credit REF ATR

A6049 Conaway,H/Houghtaling,E+1 Community Food Bank of NJ-establish criteria for distribution of FY2020 funding REF AAN

A6050 Verrelli,A/Reynolds-Jackson,V Incarcerated individual, former-prov. corporation business tax/income tax credit REF ALA

A6051 Verrelli,A Lead paint-concerns public nuisance suits; exempts AG from certain aspects REF AEN

A6052 Verrelli,A/Vainieri Huttle,V Substance use disorders in correctional facilities-develop peer counseling prog. REF ALP

A6053 Verrelli,A/Karabinchak,R+1 Student mental health assistance program-establish program to create REF AED

A6054 Tully,P/Swain,L+1 Lead service lines-requires certain residential developers to replace REF AEN

A6055 Space,P Hunting and fishing fees-refund for being denied access to State lands REF AAN

A6056 Houghtaling,E/Downey,J Code Blue alert-req when Natl Weather Svc predict 32 degrees Fahrenheit or lower REF AAP

A6057 Verrelli,A/Reynolds-Jackson,V Persons returning to work after imprisonment-DOLWD post opportunities on website REF ALA

A6058 Greenwald,L/Speight,S+1 County Jail Rehabilitation and Re-Entry Program-evaluate inmates needs REF ALP

A6059 Speight,S/Murphy,C+1 Inmates, reentry services-authorizes use of county welfaire funds REF ALP

A6060 Greenwald,L/Reynolds-Jackson,V+1 Medicaid enrollment course for inmates-requires DOC and DHS pre-enroll REF ALP

A6061 Reynolds-Jackson,V/Murphy,C+2 Inmate reentry services committee-each county required to establish REF ALP

A6062 McKeon,J Health service corporation-reorganize into a mutual holding company system REF AFI

ACR250 Jimenez,A/Mejia,P Keegan Landfill-Urge NJ Sports & Exposition Auth & DEP immediate action to close REF AEN

AJR231 Dancer,R Chiari Malformation Awareness Month-permanently designates September, each year REF AHE

AR281 Tully,P/Swain,L Religious organizations-DOL proposed rule clarifying civil right protections REF ALA

AR282 Swain,L/Pinkin,N Plastic straws and stirrers, disposable-encourages citizens to reduce use REF AEN

AR283 Swain,L/Pinkin,N Plastic straws and stirrers-encourages businesses to stop providing REF AEN

AR284 Mukherji,R/Chaparro,A Trauma informed employers-urges New Jersey businesses to become REF ALA

AR285 Space,P FBI-incl Uniform Crime Report September 11, 2001 attack in hate crime statistics REF AHS

 

Bills Reported from Committee/Given 2nd Reading:

A541 Aca (1R) Mazzeo,V/Jasey,M+2 Defaulted student loan-obtain court order REP/ACA

A1146 Aca (1R) Wimberly,B/Muoio,E+2 Investing in You Promise Neighborhood Commission-establish;$2M REP/ACA

A1997 Aca (1R) Sumter,S/Caride,M+1 Tuition and Aid Grant Study Commission-establish and make improvements REP/ACA

A2769 Aca (1R) Greenwald,L/DeAngelo,W HonorScholars Program-establishes, renames NJSTARS and repeals NJSTARS II

REP/ACA

A3680 Quijano,A Higher education institution budget-required to post on its’ website REP

A3836 Aca (1R) Gusciora,R/Schaer,G Higher Ed. Citizenship Equality Act-domicile for dependent student, St loan elig REP/ACA

A3853 Mazzeo,V/Lampitt,P+2 Teacher loan redemption prog., cert. field-redeem amounts to asst in failing sch REP

A3990 Aca (1R) Mukherji,R/Benson,D+1 H1 visa held by parent-student qualify for in-State tuition prov criteria is met REP/ACA

A4364 Aca (1R) Giblin,T/Caputo,R+4 University Hospital board of directors membership-increase from 11 to 13 REP/ACA

A4683 Aca (1R) Speight,S/Munoz,N+3 End-of-life planning/training-med facilities undertake as condition of licensure REP/ACA

A4685 Aca (1R) Speight,S/Pinkin,N+2 Palliative care for patients-requires emergency departments take cert. measures REP/ACA

A4843 Aca (1R) Wimberly,B/Karabinchak,R High labor-demand industries-Work & Learn Consortiums, estab certificate program

REP/ACA

A4990 Acs (ACS) Vainieri Huttle,V Hemophilia-comply with provisions regarding home treatment services REP/ACS

A5028 Mukherji,R/Conaway,H James Nicholas Rentas’s Law-revises NJ Smoke-Free Air Act REP

A5320 McKnight,A/Carter,L+1 Cosmetology and hairstyling or ancillary services-permits chair or booth rental REP

A5335 Munoz,N/Vainieri Huttle,V Tuition aid grant-allows students to use during summer sessions REP

A5345 Aca (1R) Mukherji,R/Conaway,H+9 Sci & engineering workforce-estab prog to incr participation of underrep student REP/ACA

A5449 Aca (1R) Quijano,A Prescription drug pricing disclosure website-State Board of Pharmacy establish REP/ACA

A5561 Burzichelli,J Alarm company-prohibits local governments from imposing fines REP

A5702 Aca (1R) Wimberly,B/Reynolds-Jackson,V+4 Thomas Edison State University;$1.7M REP/ACA

A5751 Aca (1R) Benson,D Rutgers-New Brunswick Sch of Dental Medicine-Special Care Treatment Center;$250K REP/ACA

A5863 Aca (1R) Swain,L/Tully,P+1 Fair Play Act-allows collegiate student-athletes earn comp, use of name or image REP/ACA

A5978 Aca (1R) Greenwald,L/McKeon,J Health benefits-revises individual and small employer plans REP/ACA

A6007 McKeon,J Insurance group-submit Corporate Governance Annual Disclosure to DOBI REP

ACR228 Conaway,H/Vainieri Huttle,V+3 Alzheimer’s disease-urges Commissioner of Health to declare public health crisis REP

AJR169 Wolfe,D+1 Obesity Care Week-designates the second week of October of each year REP

AJR189 Verrelli,A/Reynolds-Jackson,V+1 State Commission on Urban Violence-establishes; study sources of violence in NJ REP

S700 ScaScaAca (3R) Ruiz,M/Cunningham,S Higher Ed. Citizenship Equality Act-domicile for dependent student, St loan elig

REP/ACA

S763 Aca (1R) Cunningham,S/Sweeney,S+6 HonorScholars Program-establishes, renames NJSTARS and repeals NJSTARS II

REP/ACA

S765 Aca (1R) Cunningham,S/Kean,T+3 Defaulted student loan-obtain court order REP/ACA

S770 Cunningham,S/Sweeney,S+7 Tuition aid grant-allows students to use during summer sessions REP

S775 ScaSa (2R) Cunningham,S/Sacco,N+2 Tuition and Aid Grant Study Commission-establish and make improvements REP

S1831 Sca (1R) Ruiz,M/Turner,S+2 Teacher loan redemption prog., cert. field-redeem amounts to asst in failing sch REP

S1834 Ruiz,M/Cunningham,S Higher education institution budget-required to post on its’ website REP

S2303 ScaSca (2R) Sweeney,S/Ruiz,M+1 High labor-demand industries-Work & Learn Consortiums, estab certificate program REP

S2389 Sca (1R) Singleton,T+1 Prescription drug pricing disclosure website-State Board of Pharmacy establish REP

S3116 ScaSaAca (3R) Ruiz,M+1 End-of-life planning/training-med facilities undertake as condition of licensure REP/ACA

S3117 ScaAca (2R) Ruiz,M Palliative care for patients-requires emergency departments take cert. measures REP/ACA

S3348 Scs (SCS) Weinberg,L Hemophilia, home health/pharmacy-comply with certain minimum practice standards REP

S3685 ScaAca (2R) Sarlo,P/Singleton,T+3 Sci & engineering workforce-estab prog to incr participation of underrep student REP/ACA

SCR164 Singleton,T/Madden,F+2 Alzheimer’s disease-urges Commissioner of Health to declare public health crisis REP

SJR51 Rice,R/Turner,S+4 State Commission on Urban Violence-establishes; study sources of violence in NJ REP

 

Bills Reported Referred/AAP:

A344 Murphy,C/McKeon,J Individual Development Account Program-revises certain aspects REP REF AAP

A3851 Aca (1R) Conaway,H Common interest communities-revise law relating to REP/ACA REF AAP

A4713 DeAngelo,W/Quijano,A New Townhouse Fire Safety Act; requires automatic fire sprinklers system REP REF AAP

A4747 Aca (1R) Vainieri Huttle,V/Reynolds-Jackson,V+2 Human breast milk, pasteurized-requires Medicaid coverage for donated

REP/ACA REF AAP

A4996 Lopez,Y/Johnson,G+5 Children, youth & family services organizations-establish COLA REP REF AAP

A5447 Wimberly,B/Reynolds-Jackson,V+3 Senior Cit. Tenant Protection Act-allow senior cit apply for rent increase limit REP REF AAP

A5667 Aca (1R) Mukherji,R/Vainieri Huttle,V+1 Charlie’s Law-prescription drugs and medications-furnish with disposal info

REP/ACA REF AAP

A5832 Aca (1R) Verrelli,A/Greenwald,L+2 Inmates at State & County facilities-offer hepatitis B and hepatitis C testing REP/ACA

REF AAP

A5916 Chiaravalloti,N/McKnight,A Hospitals, certain-authorize DOH notify elected officials of financial distress REP REF AAP

A5917 Chiaravalloti,N/McKnight,A Hospital finances-expands DOH oversight REP REF AAP

A5918 Chiaravalloti,N/McKnight,A Hospitals-expands reporting requirements REP REF AAP

A5977 Aca (1R) Greenwald,L/Downey,J Regional Health Hub Program-replace Medicaid Accountable Care Org. Demo. Project

REP/ACA REF AAP

AJR64 Aca (1R) McKeon,J/Danielsen,J+1 Commission on Drunk and Impaired Driving-establishes; reduce incidences REP/ACA

REF AAP

S2425 Sca (1R) Singleton,T/Andrzejczak,B+1 Common interest communities-revise law relating to REP REF AAP

S3159 Sca (1R) Weinberg,L/Greenstein,L Human breast milk, pasteurized-requires Medicaid coverage for donated REP REF AAP

SJR34 ScaSaAca (3R) Greenstein,L Commission on Drunk and Impaired Driving-establishes; reduce incidences REP/ACA REF AAP

 

Bills Transferred:

A5394 Moriarty,P Law Against Discrim-reaffirms & clarify; AG may initiate Superior court actions FROM AJU TO ASL

A5827 Jasey,M/Caputo,R+2 School readiness & workforce development pilot prog-estab low-income households FROM AHI TO AED

A5972 Pinkin,N/Benson,D Infrastructure Bank’s enabling act-makes changes FROM AFI TO AEN

S748 Diegnan,P+1 Dental assistant-adds 1 to NJ State Board of Dentistry FROM AHE TO ARP

 

Co-Sponsors Added:

A132 (Danielsen,J) Information literacy instruction-req. in curriculum of students grades K to 12

A461 (Holley,J) Adopted children-maintain religious upbringing when placed in family home

A693 (Johnson,G) Veteran’s property tax exemption-extends to tenant shareholders in co-ops

A854 (McKnight,A) Consumer Access to Health Care Act-elim advanced practice nurse to prescribe med

A1739 Aca (1R) (DeCroce,B) Drones equipped with weapon-creates fourth degree crime

A1995 (Danielsen,J) School library media specialist-requires certain ratios to students in pub. sch.

A2185 (Holley,J) Menthol cigarettes-prohibits sale

A3178 Aca (1R) (Holley,J) Menthol cigarettes/flavored electronic smoking device-prohibit sale/distribution

A3721 AcaAaAaAa (4R) (Tucker,C; Jones,P) Transient guest accommodation-auth. prohibition or regulation of rental space

A3845 (Houghtaling,E; Downey,J) Ensuring Transparency in Prior Authorization Act

A3850 (Vainieri Huttle,V) Insurance Fair Conduct Act-concerning unreasonable practices

A3872 (Verrelli,A) Prof & occupational bds-req standards, considering applicants w/crim hist record

A4364 Aca (1R) (Benson,D; Timberlake,B) University Hospital board of directors membership-increase from 11 to 13

A4412 Aca (1R) (Carter,L) Community Wealth Preservation Prog-expand access, purch prop from sheriff’s sale

A4685 Aca (1R) (Benson,D) Palliative care for patients-requires emergency departments take cert. measures

A4743 (Zwicker,A) Driver’s licenses & ID cards-creates 2 categories; MVC increase certain fees

A4747 Aca (1R) (Webber,J; McKnight,A) Human breast milk, pasteurized-requires Medicaid coverage for donated

A4819 (Zwicker,A; Armato,J; Mazzeo,V) Veh., plug-in electric-estab. goals, initiatives & prog to encourage/support use

A4996 (Speight,S) Children, youth & family services organizations-establish COLA

A5084 (Timberlake,B) Property, vacant and abandoned-requires registration with municipalities

A5259 Aa (1R) (Jimenez,A) Mobile service providers, commercial-prohibits disclosing customer’s GPS data

A5267 (Karabinchak,R) Minority & Women-owned businesses-estab. division to promote State contracting

A5342 Aca (1R) (Schaer,G) Nonprofit Security Grant Program-establishes

A5511 (Verrelli,A) Snowmobile or all-terrain vehicle-enhances penalties for illegally operating

A5513 (Benson,D) Meals on Wheels-provides for voluntary contributions on income tax returns

A5667 Aca (1R) (Thomson,E) Charlie’s Law-prescription drugs and medications-furnish with disposal info

A5685 (Karabinchak,R) Physicians license-provides average time to issue shall not exceed 51 days

A5726 (Mazzeo,V; Armato,J) Election workers-raise pay to $300 a day

A5822 (Downey,J) Defibrillators-NJT required to equip trains

A5827 (Houghtaling,E; Downey,J) School readiness & workforce development pilot prog-estab low-income households

A5828 (Houghtaling,E; Downey,J) Students w/disab-sch security drills/emerg situations-req documentation of needs

A5839 (Downey,J) Employee misclassification-penalties for State wage, benefit & tax law violation

A5845 (Giblin,T) Financial instit., foreclosed property-remove water svc lines that contain lead

A5857 (Houghtaling,E) Postpartum depression screening-DOH develop and implement plan, improve access

A5860 (Downey,J; Houghtaling,E) Domestic violence orders-requires to be issued in other languages

A5902 Aca (1R) (Caputo,R) Meal prog-sch dist take action to increase participation in free/reduced priced

A5903 (Downey,J) School Meal Fund-sch district establish to assist student w/meal bill in arrears

A5908 (Downey,J) Children 16 or younger-health insurance companies to cover lead screenings

A5925 (Houghtaling,E) Women Veterans Coordinator-establishes in DMVA

A6010 (Reynolds-Jackson,V; Timberlake,B) Cursive handwriting in public schools-requires instruction

A6011 (DiMaso,S) Paul’s Law-parent request individualized health plan, epilepsy/seizure disorder

A6017 (Vainieri Huttle,V; Caputo,R) Heat stroke in athletes at public schools-Ed. Commissioner distribute pamphlets

A6027 (Vainieri Huttle,V) Youth Suicide Prevention Advisory Council-prepare prevention instruction report A6049 (Murphy,C) Community Food Bank of NJ-establish criteria for distribution of FY2020 funding A6053 (Caputo,R) Student mental health assistance program-establish program to create A6054 (Vainieri Huttle,V) Lead service lines-requires certain residential developers to replace A6061 (Vainieri Huttle,V) Inmate reentry services committee-each county required to establish ACR81 (Armato,J; Mazzeo,V) Veterans’ property tax-incr. deduction to $1K; future deductions based on CPI

ACR85 (Jones,P; Mejia,P; Timberlake,B; Rooney,K) Natural resources, public-make State trustee; guarantee environmental rights

ACR208 (McKnight,A) Delaware River Basin wastewater-block rule, generated from hydraulic fracturing

ACR228 (Benson,D) Alzheimer’s disease-urges Commissioner of Health to declare public health crisis

ACR249 (Houghtaling,E) SNAP eligibility-condemns Trump Administration’s proposed rule limiting

AJR64 Aca (1R) (McKnight,A) Commission on Drunk and Impaired Driving-establishes; reduce incidences

AJR189 (Carter,L) State Commission on Urban Violence-establishes; study sources of violence in NJ

AR96 (Holley,J) Fossil fuel companies-urges legal action for harms caused by climate change

AR274 (Houghtaling,E) Sami’s Law-urges President & Congress to enact; regulate ride-share companies

 

Second Prime Sponsors Added:

A344 (McKeon,J) Individual Development Account Program-revises certain aspects

A1869 (Reynolds-Jackson,V) Affordable housing programs-estab guidelines for creditworthiness determinations

A5741 (Pinkin,N) Solar renewable energy portfolio standards, net metering-revises law

A5808 (Freiman,R) Insulin-health insurers required to limit copayments

A5860 (Pintor Marin,E) Domestic violence orders-requires to be issued in other languages

A5903 (Reynolds-Jackson,V) School Meal Fund-sch district establish to assist student w/meal bill in arrears

A5906 (Caputo,R) School Opening and School Closing Student Safety Task Force-establishes

A5908 (Reynolds-Jackson,V) Children 16 or younger-health insurance companies to cover lead screenings

A5964 (Quijano,A) Strangling victim, domestic violence-concerns pretrial detention

A5977 Aca (1R) (Downey,J) Regional Health Hub Program-replace Medicaid Accountable Care Org. Demo. Project

A5986 (Downey,J) Medical marijuana-permits authorization thru telemedicine & telehealth

A5989 (Vainieri Huttle,V) Mental health screening, annual-require health insurance coverage

A6010 (Dancer,R) Cursive handwriting in public schools-requires instruction

AJR221 (Downey,J) Sudden Infant Death Syndrome Awareness Month-designates October

AR278 (Downey,J) Suicide prevention & mental health crisis hotline-urges FCC designate 9-8-8

Third Prime Sponsors Added:

A1757 Aca (1R) (Timberlake,B) Discriminatory housing practices-inclusion of info. in Truth in Renting Guide

A4747 Aca (1R) (Mukherji,R) Human breast milk, pasteurized-requires Medicaid coverage for donated

A4778 (Calabrese,C) Non-driver photo ID-MVC establish process to apply through county clerks

A5335 (Jones,P) Tuition aid grant-allows students to use during summer sessions

A5676 (Mukherji,R) Mental Illness Diversion Program-divert elig. person to mental health services

A5808 (Vainieri Huttle,V) Insulin-health insurers required to limit copayments

A5857 (Downey,J) Postpartum depression screening-DOH develop and implement plan, improve access

A5860 (McKnight,A) Domestic violence orders-requires to be issued in other languages

A5863 Aca (1R) (Wimberly,B) Fair Play Act-allows collegiate student-athletes earn comp, use of name or image

A5902 Aca (1R) (Downey,J) Meal prog-sch dist take action to increase participation in free/reduced priced

A5903 (Caputo,R) School Meal Fund-sch district establish to assist student w/meal bill in arrears

A5904 (Downey,J) Child care expenses-allows gross income tax credit for portion

A5908 (Vainieri Huttle,V) Children 16 or younger-health insurance companies to cover lead screenings

A5925 (Downey,J) Women Veterans Coordinator-establishes in DMVA

A5949 (Dancer,R) Epinephrine, medically necessary-insurance cover for persons aged 18 or younger

A6010 (Caputo,R) Cursive handwriting in public schools-requires instruction

A6027 (Karabinchak,R) Youth Suicide Prevention Advisory Council-prepare prevention instruction report A6031 (Karabinchak,R) Veterans, late registration-higher education instit refund course tuition/fees A6032 (Caputo,R) Inmates-DOC & county correctional fac to provide w/medication-assisted treatment A6049 (Downey,J) Community Food Bank of NJ-establish criteria for distribution of FY2020 funding A6053 (Vainieri Huttle,V) Student mental health assistance program-establish program to create A6056 (Vainieri Huttle,V) Code Blue alert-req when Natl Weather Svc predict 32 degrees Fahrenheit or lower

ACR249 (Downey,J) SNAP eligibility-condemns Trump Administration’s proposed rule limiting

AJR189 (Sumter,S) State Commission on Urban Violence-establishes; study sources of violence in NJ

AJR221 (Houghtaling,E) Sudden Infant Death Syndrome Awareness Month-designates October

AR274 (Downey,J) Sami’s Law-urges President & Congress to enact; regulate ride-share companies

 

The Assembly Speaker has made the following Committee Assignments:

*Effective November 27, 2019

Assembly Commerce and Economic Development Committee:

Assemblywoman Aura K. Dunn (25)

Assembly Women and Children Committee:

Assemblywoman Aura K. Dunn (25)

 

The Assembly adjourned at 5:36 P.M. to meet again on Monday, December 9, 2019 (QUORUM, Committee Groups “C” and “D” scheduled to meet).

 

Bills Passed Both Houses/Sent To Governor:

None

 

Bills Signed Into Law Since Last Session (11/25/2019):

P.L.2019, c.268. S3075 Sca w/GR (2R) Weinberg,L/Ruiz,M+4 12/4/2019 Embryo storage facilities-requires DOH to regulate

and license

(Visited 581 times, 1 visits today)

News From Around the Web

The Political Landscape