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 12th):

 

SENATE ACTION (QUORUM)

Nominations Reported from Committee:

TO BE A JUDGE OF THE SUPERIOR COURT:

Honorable Thomas J. Shusted, Jr., J.S.C., of Cherry Hill.

Honorable Nesle Agustina Rodriguez, J.S.C., of Jersey City.

Honorable Christopher Damian Rafano, J.S.C., of South River.

Honorable Joseph W. Oxley, J.S.C., of Red Bank.

Honorable Katie Ann Gummer, J.S.C., of Rumson.

Joseph Adam Levin, of Margate.

TO BE A MEMBER OF THE BOARD OF THE HIGHER EDUCATION STUDENT ASSISTANCE AUTHORITY:

Beatrice H. Daggett, of Basking Ridge, to replace George Garcia.

TO BE A MEMBER OF THE MORRIS COUNTY BOARD OF TAXATION:

Mary E. Dougherty, of Morristown, to replace Benjamin Steltzer.

TO BE A MEMBER OF THE NEW JERSEY INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY UNIVERSITY BOARD OF TRUSTEES:

Richard M. Maser, of Sea Bright, to replace Anthony Slimowicz.

Norma J. Clayton, of Wildwood, Missouri, to replace Elizabeth Garcia.

Demetrios James Stamatis, of Mountainside, to replace Dennis Bone.

TO BE A MEMBER OF THE NEW JERSEY MARITIME PILOT AND DOCKING PILOT COMMISSION:

Brendan G. Roberts, of Brielle, to replace Stanley Wiklinski.

TO BE A MEMBER OF THE NEW JERSEY MOTOR VEHICLE COMMISSION:

Honorable Amy A. Mallet, of Tinton Falls, to replace Scott Kisch.

TO BE A MEMBER OF THE POLICE TRAINING COMMISSION:

  1. James Polos, of Highland Park, to replace John R. Sette.

TO BE A MEMBER OF THE STATE PLANNING COMMISSION:

Honorable Bruce A. Harris, of Chatham, to replace The Honorable Shing-Fu Hsueh.

Thomas K. Wright, of Princeton, to replace Marilyn Lennon.

Elizabeth A. Terenik, of Cape May Court House, to replace Michele Byers.

TO BE AN ADMINISTRATIVE LAW JUDGE:

Kim C. Belin, of Delran.

TO BE THE DIRECTOR OF THE DIVISION ON WOMEN:

Anna D. Martinez, of South Brunswick.

TO BE THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF THE DIVISION OF THE STATE LOTTERY:

James A. Carey, Jr., of Spring Lake Heights, to replace Carole Hedinger.

 

Nominations Withdrawn:

TO BE A MEMBER OF THE MORRIS COUNTY BOARD OF TAXATION:

William Kersey, of Wharton.

 

Bills Introduced:

S4316 Turner,S Closed captioning, on televisions in State buildings-display REF SSG

S4317 Cryan,J/Vitale,J County Jail Rehabilitation and Re-Entry Program-evaluate inmates needs REF SLP

S4318 Cryan,J/Vitale,J Medicaid enrollment course for inmates-requires DOC and DHS pre-enroll REF SHH

S4319 Cryan,J Firearm owner become resident-obtain purchaser ID card; firearm out-of-State reg REF SLP

S4320 Cryan,J Sales & use tax-increase from 6.625% to 7%; dedicates portion to NJT Corporation REF SBA

S4321 Pennacchio,J Dogs and cats-allows in restaurants if authorized by municipal ordinance REF SCU

S4322 Turner,S Gift card fraud-requires certain retailers to train employees REF SCM

S4323 Turner,S Students w/disab-sch security drills/emerg situations-req documentation of needs REF SED

S4324 Singleton,T MV surcharge-rev to Special Need Housing REF SCU

S4325 Corrado,K/Bateman,C Pet adoption fees-waived for certain military personnel and veterans REF SMV

S4326 Bucco,A Responsible School Violence Prevention, Preparation & Protection Pilot Program REF SLP

S4327 Gopal,V Vet student loan debt-exempts discharge thru fed Total & Permanent Disab process REF SBA

S4328 Gopal,V Chloe’s Pet Access Law-permits dogs in outdoor seating areas of restaurants REF SEN

S4329 Gopal,V Infrastructure Bank transportation projects-eliminates 5% down payment required REF STR

S4330 Pou,N Investing in You Promise Neighborhood Commission-establish REF SCU

S4331 Diegnan,P Drivers-req to watch video on rights and responsibilities when stopped by police REF STR

S4332 Greenstein,L Patrolman Billie D Ellis Memorial Highway-desig. portion of Rt 27 in Princeton REF STR

S4333 Corrado,K Cursive handwriting in public schools-requires instruction REF SED

S4334 Greenstein,L/Lagana,J.A. Planning for an Aging Population Task Force-establishes REF SHH

S4335 Pou,N/Scutari,N Toy guns and imitation firearms-prohibits certain sales REF SCM

 

Bills Reported from Committee/Given 2nd Reading:

A1277 Tucker,C/Holley,J+5 Military veterans or homeless-hospitals and shelters prov info on svcs/resources REP

A1604 Sca (1R) Conaway,H/Murphy,C+1 Recreational Therapists Licensing Act REP/SCA

A1796 Sca (1R) McKeon,J/Eustace,T+13 Gay panic-proh. for murder defense; prev. reduction of murder in heat of passion REP/SCA

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

A3627 Munoz,N+1 Homestead property tax reimbursement-proportionate owner collect entire amount REP

A4822 Aca (1R) Wimberly,B/Tully,P+7 Tiny home occupancy-municipalities lease vacant municipal land REP

A4954 AcaSca (2R) Quijano,A/Murphy,C+6 Emergency services personnel-revise requirements for counseling and support svcs

REP/SCA

A5031 AcaSca (2R) Speight,S/McKnight,A+3 Hospital emergency department-ask person of childbearing age pregnancy history

REP/SCA

A5070 Sca (1R) Speight,S/Tucker,C+2 Parking tax-mun. impose, to fund projects to improve access to mass transit REP/SCA

A5315 Mazzeo,V/Land,R+1 Municipal liens on residential property-facilitates ID cert seniors/disab person REP

A5446 Aca (1R) Land,R/Reynolds-Jackson,V+10 Opioid deaths-concerns reporting REP

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

S206 O’Scanlon,D Vehicle, municipal-prohibits certain officials from using for private purposes REP

S349 Sca (1R) Cruz-Perez,N/Cunningham,S Emergency assistance recipients-permits temporary rental assistance REP/SCA

S823 Sca (1R) Scutari,N Alarm systems-regulates installation, maintenance and repair of low-voltage REP/SCA

S1003 Sca (1R) Vitale,J Flu vaccination-health care facilities offer and employees required to receive REP/SCA

S1505 Vitale,J+1 Child Abuse and Neglect Task Force-expands membership REP

S1732 Cryan,J/Lagana,J.A. Insurance Fraud Prev Act-clarifies violation results in loss of mv liab coverage REP

S1751 Sca (1R) Beach,J+1 Cosmetology school clinics-permits charging fees for services rendered to public REP/SCA

S2173 Sca (1R) Weinberg,L/Vitale,J Student, mandatory immunizations-clarifies statutory exemptions REP/SCA

S2326 Sca (1R) Smith,B+1 Service contracts w/automatic renewal-establish notification standards REP/SCA

S2609 Sca (1R) Lagana,J.A./Gopal,V+3 Gay panic-proh. for murder defense; prev. reduction of murder in heat of passion REP/SCA

S2629 Singleton,T/Gopal,V+1 Military veterans or homeless-hospitals and shelters prov info on svcs/resources REP

S2734 Sca (1R) Singleton,T Recreational Therapists Licensing Act REP/SCA

S2802 Diegnan,P Filial responsibility-repeals anachronistic sections of law REP

S3229 Sca (1R) Vitale,J/Cryan,J+5 Driver’s licenses & ID cards-creates 2 categories; MVC increase certain fees REP/SCA

S3252 Greenstein,L New Townhouse Fire Safety Act; requires automatic fire sprinklers system REP

S3368 Sca (1R) Singleton,T/Greenstein,L Emergency services personnel-revise requirements for counseling and support svcs

REP/SCA

S3408 Sca (1R) Singleton,T Tiny home occupancy-municipalities lease vacant municipal land REP/SCA

S3455 Sca (1R) Ruiz,M Hospital emergency department-ask person of childbearing age pregnancy history REP/SCA

S3507 Sca (1R) Ruiz,M/Rice,R+1 Parking tax-mun. impose, to fund projects to improve access to mass transit REP/SCA

S3523 Vitale,J/Diegnan,P+1 James Nicholas Rentas’s Law-revises NJ Smoke-Free Air Act REP

S3581 Singleton,T Business financing-proh contracts that contain confession by judgment provisions REP

S3698 Rice,R Disparity in Treatment of Persons w/Disab in Underrepresented Communities Comm. REP

S3715 Andrzejczak,B Municipal liens on residential property-facilitates ID cert seniors/disab person REP

S3741/4253 Scs (SCS) Weinberg,L/Vitale,J For-profit hospitals-report certain information to DOH REP/SCS

S3907 Sca (1R) Kean,T/Lagana,J.A.+2 Opioid deaths-concerns reporting REP/SCA

S3933 Sca (1R) Singer,R/Scutari,N+2 Charlie’s Law-prescription drugs and medications-furnish with disposal info REP/SCA

S4113 Vitale,J/Pou,N Insulin-health insurers required to limit copayments REP

S4165 Sca (1R) Rice,R University Hospital board of directors membership-increase from 11 to 13 REP/SCA

S4254 Sca (1R) Cunningham,S/Weinberg,L Hospital finances-expands DOH oversight REP/SCA

S4255 Sca (1R) Cunningham,S/Weinberg,L Hospitals, certain-authorize DOH notify elected officials of financial distress REP/SCA

S4259 Pou,N+1 Safeguarding Against Financial Exploitation Act-establishes REP

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

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

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

S4282 Sca (1R) Vitale,J Regional Health Hub Program-replace Medicaid Accountable Care Org. Demo. Project REP/SCA

S4283 Sca (1R) Diegnan,P/Weinberg,L+5 Human trafficking-pub. trans emp complete training course, handling & responding

REP/SCA

S4286 Sca (1R) Vitale,J Child support, over age 19-clarifies procedures concerning collection REP/SCA

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

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

S4331 Diegnan,P Drivers-req to watch video on rights and responsibilities when stopped by police REP

S4332 Greenstein,L Patrolman Billie D Ellis Memorial Highway-desig. portion of Rt 27 in Princeton REP

S4335 Pou,N/Scutari,N Toy guns and imitation firearms-prohibits certain sales REP

SJR125 Sca (1R) Gopal,V/Codey,R+1 Obesity Care Week-designates the second week of October of each year REP/SCA

 

Bills Combined:

S4253 Cunningham,S/Weinberg,L Hospitals-expands reporting requirements COMB/W S3741 (SCS)

 

Bills Referred/SBA:

A1604 Sca (1R) Conaway,H/Murphy,C+1 Recreational Therapists Licensing Act

A3627 Munoz,N+1 Homestead property tax reimbursement-proportionate owner collect entire amount

S823 Sca (1R) Scutari,N Alarm systems-regulates installation, maintenance and repair of low-voltage

S2734 Sca (1R) Singleton,T Recreational Therapists Licensing Act

S3698 Rice,R Disparity in Treatment of Persons w/Disab in Underrepresented Communities Comm.

S4282 Sca (1R) Vitale,J Regional Health Hub Program-replace Medicaid Accountable Care Org. Demo. Project

S4283 Sca (1R) Diegnan,P/Weinberg,L+5 Human trafficking-pub. trans emp complete training course, handling & responding

S4286 Sca (1R) Vitale,J Child support, over age 19-clarifies procedures concerning collection

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

 

Bills Transferred:

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

 

Co-Sponsors Added:

S425 (Kean,T) Sexual Assault Evidence Submission Act-submit evidence to lab w/in 10 bus. days

S1648 Sca (1R) (Gopal,V; Testa,M) Theater liquor license-revises law

S2609 Sca (1R) (Gill,N) Gay panic-proh. for murder defense; prev. reduction of murder in heat of passion

S4114 (Corrado,K) Health care plans-offered by SEHBP and local boards of education

S4259 (Cardinale,G) Safeguarding Against Financial Exploitation Act-establishes

S4283 Sca (1R) (Bucco,A; Gill,N; Greenstein,L; Kean,T; Singer,R) Human trafficking-pub. trans emp complete training course,

handling & responding

 

Co-Prime Sponsors Added:

S4024 (Corrado,K) William Paterson University;$2M

S4189 (Kean,T) School meals, bill in arrears-clarifies school dist cannot restrict meal access

S4219 (Addiego,D) Public works projects-revises definition to permit project labor agreements

S4281 (Diegnan,P) Piscataway Regional Day School-requires State to sell land and improvements

S4283 Sca (1R) (Weinberg,L) Human trafficking-pub. trans emp complete training course, handling & responding

 

Third Prime Sponsors Added:

S4113 (Sweeney,S) Insulin-health insurers required to limit copayments

S4263 (Brown,C) Casino key employee license & regis.-concerns drug offense disqualification

 

REF SBA The Senate adjourned at 7:35 P.M. to meet again on Monday, December 16, 2019 (SESSION)

 

ASSEMBLY ACTION (QUORUM)

Bills Introduced:

A6081 Reynolds-Jackson,V/Sumter,S+2 Public contracting-req conduct periodic studies of racial and ethnic disparities REF ASL

A6082 Benson,D/Freiman,R DOT contracts-authorize for certain services w/o Department of Treasury approval REF ATR

A6083 Benson,D/Jones,P Bridge bond acts from 1989 and 1999-reappropriate unexpended funds REF ATR

A6084 Bramnick,J SPRS-raises mandatory retirement age from 55 to 60 REF ASL

A6085 Bramnick,J Mail-in ballot-complete ballot each year; repeals automatic vote-by-mail desig. REF ASL

A6086 Swain,L Motor vehicle accident-leaving scene, first degree crime if it results in dealth REF ALP

A6087 Timberlake,B Driving privileges and arrest-prohibits suspension for certain crimes & offenses REF AJU

A6088 Burzichelli,J Class I renewable energy-allows BPU to increase cost to customers 2022 thru 2024 REF AEN

AJR233 Wimberly,B/Murphy,C Suicide Prevention Week-designates calendar week that includes September 10th REF AHU

 

Bills Reported from Committee/Given 2nd Reading:

A211 Aca (1R) Chiaravalloti,N/Zwicker,A Public school teachers-loan redemption program REP/ACA

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

A491 Prieto,V/Jimenez,A PFRS-enhances accidental death pension for surviving spouses, min. $50K annually REP

A1028 Aca (1R) Johnson,G/Pinkin,N+5 Police-establishes training program to prevent suicide by officers REP

A1110 Aca (1R) Downey,J/Houghtaling,E+2 Hand or foot loss-increase workers’ compensation REP

A1487 Aca (1R) Burzichelli,J/Mosquera,G+5 Volunteer firefighters, emergency responders-include in health benefits plans REP/ACA

A1924 Aca (1R) Mukherji,R/Bucco,A+4 Insurance producer licensing fee-exempts honorable discharged mil veterans REP/ACA

A2444/2656 AcsAca (ACS/1R) Benson,D/Lampitt,P+5 Tobacco cessation benefits-provides Medicaid coverage REP/ACA

A3150 Acs (ACS) Lampitt,P/Timberlake,B+11 Fertility preservation services-mandates health benefits coverage REP

A3442 Aca (1R) Webber,J/Peterson,E+4 Asset forfeiture reporting and transparency requirements-establishes REP

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

A3851 AcaAca (2R) Conaway,H Common interest communities-revise law relating to REP/ACA

A3853 Aca (1R) Mazzeo,V/Lampitt,P+3 Teacher loan redemption prog., cert. field-redeem amounts to asst in failing sch REP/ACA

A3864 AcaAca (2R) Mukherji,R/Calabrese,C Low-income person-permits local units, auth and util to reduce water/sewer rates

REP/ACA

A4028 Bramnick,J/Downey,J Auto insurers-disclose policy limits upon attorney request REP

A4062 Lampitt,P/Quijano,A+2 School meal programs-Department of Agriculture promote REP

A4182 Taliaferro,A PFRS, SPRS-increases death benefit of active member & 50% to surviving children REP

A4260 Timberlake,B/Giblin,T+1 Toy guns and imitation firearms-prohibits certain sales REP

A4267 Aca (1R) McKeon,J/Space,P+2 Solid and hazardous waste, soil & fill recycling industries-concerns regulation REP

A4357 Murphy,C/Mosquera,G+5 Fire & EMS Crisis Intervention Services-establishes telephone hotline REP

A4377 Aca (1R) Benson,D/Land,R+5 Public Use Airports Task Force-estab; develop materials concerning capabilities REP/ACA

A4603 Aca (1R) Lampitt,P/Mukherji,R+1 Apprenticeship programs-CBT & income tax credits for businesses who participate REP

A4743 Aca (1R) Quijano,A/Mukherji,R+27 Driver’s licenses & ID cards-creates 2 categories; MVC increase certain fees REP/ACA

A4747 Aca (1R) Vainieri Huttle,V/Reynolds-Jackson,V+3 Human breast milk, pasteurized-requires Medicaid coverage for donated REP

A4807 AcaAca (2R) Benson,D/Bucco,A+5 Pass-through bus alt income tax-allows refundable income tax cred earning income

REP/ACA

A4843 Aca (1R) Wimberly,B/Karabinchak,R+2 High labor-demand industries-Work & Learn Consortiums, estab certificate program

REP

A5256 Carter,L/Kennedy,J+4 Raritan Valley Line-NJT, feasibility study on restoring one-seat ride, Manhattan REP

A5345 Aca (1R) Mukherji,R/Conaway,H+10 Sci & engineering workforce-estab prog to incr participation of underrep student REP

A5346 Aca (1R) Verrelli,A/Reynolds-Jackson,V+3 Gift card fraud-requires certain retailers to train employees REP

A5396 Vainieri Huttle,V/Quijano,A Civil union partner-obtain adoption judgement when parent listed on birth cert. REP

A5511 AcaAca (2R) Spearman,W/Jones,P+3 Snowmobile or all-terrain vehicle-enhances penalties for illegally operating REP/ACA

A5518 Aca (1R) Benson,D/Karabinchak,R+2 Alternative Fuel Vehicle Transportation Financing Commission-establishes REP

A5523 Lopez,Y/Tully,P+1 Used Car Buyer’s Bill of Rights-establish new requirements for motor veh dealer REP

A5583 Aca (1R) Pinkin,N/Lopez,Y Greenhouse gases or hydrofluorocarbons-prohibits equipment containing REP

A5663 McKeon,J/Pinkin,N+1 Qualified offshore wind project-expands definition REP

A5667 AcaAca (2R) Mukherji,R/Vainieri Huttle,V+2 Charlie’s Law-prescription drugs and medications-furnish with disposal info

REP/ACA

A5825 Moriarty,P/Benson,D+5 Cable television-incl cert fees/charges for svc in advertised price to consumers REP

A5832 Aca (1R) Verrelli,A/Greenwald,L+3 Inmates at State & County facilities-offer hepatitis B and hepatitis C testing REP

A5839 Aca (1R) Moriarty,P/Verrelli,A+2 Employee misclassification-penalties for State wage, benefit & tax law violation REP/ACA

A5840 AcaAca (2R) Carter,L/Moriarty,P Employer tax law-concerns joint liability for payment REP/ACA

A5843 Speight,S/Verrelli,A+4 Employee misclassification-employers required to post notice REP

A5854 Aca (1R) Pintor Marin,E/Speight,S+5 Lead service line replacements-municipalities adopt ordinance to enter property REP

A5855 Coughlin,C/Lampitt,P Breakfast or lunch, reduced price-State pay difference REP

A5860 Aca (1R) Speight,S/Pintor Marin,E+5 Domestic violence orders-requires to be issued in other languages REP

A5916 Aca (1R) Chiaravalloti,N/McKnight,A Hospitals, certain-authorize DOH notify elected officials of financial distress REP/ACA

A5917 Aca (1R) Chiaravalloti,N/McKnight,A Hospital finances-expands DOH oversight REP/ACA

A5918 Aca (1R) Chiaravalloti,N/McKnight,A Hospitals-expands reporting requirements REP/ACA

A5958 Spearman,W/Jones,P Municipal Rehabilitation and Economic Recovery Act-extend economic recovery term REP

A5961 Schaer,G Nursing services aid, nonpublic-support;$3M REP

A5970 Lopez,Y/Speight,S+22 Environmental infra. projects-amends list approved for long-term FY2020 funding REP

A5971 Mukherji,R/Pintor Marin,E+22 Environmental infrastructure projects-authorizes NJ Infra. Bank to make loans REP

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

A5981 Aca (1R) Holley,J/Quijano,A+3 Clean slate-revises expungement eligibility and procedures; render inaccessible REP/ACA

A6014 Aca (1R) Vainieri Huttle,V/Pinkin,N Climate Change Resource Center at Rutgers University-establish REP

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

A6049 Aca (1R) Conaway,H/Houghtaling,E+1 Community Food Bank of NJ-establish criteria for distribution of FY2020 funding

REP/ACA

A6056 Houghtaling,E/Downey,J+1 Code Blue alert-req when Natl Weather Svc predict 32 degrees Fahrenheit or lower REP

A6080 McKnight,A Tax levy cap adjustment 2020-2021 thru 2024-2025-sch. districts losing State aid REP

AJR64 Aca (1R) McKeon,J/Danielsen,J+2 Commission on Drunk and Impaired Driving-establishes; reduce incidences REP

AJR134 Aca (1R) Vainieri Huttle,V/Lopez,Y+2 Edna Mahan Correctional Facility for Women-study sexual assault against inmates

REP/ACA

S276 ScaAca (2R) Stack,B+1 Low-income person-permits local units, auth and util to reduce water/sewer rates REP/ACA

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

S782 ScaAca (2R) Sarlo,P/Scutari,N Hand or foot loss-increase workers’ compensation REP

S1683 ScaSaAca (3R) Smith,B/Greenstein,L+2 Solid & hazardous waste, soil & debris recycling industries-concerns regulations REP

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

S1832 SaAca (2R) Ruiz,M/Sarlo,P+4 Public school teachers-loan redemption program REP/ACA

S1963 Sca (1R) Diegnan,P/O’Scanlon,D+3 Asset forfeiture reporting and transparency requirements-establishes REP

S1966 Sweeney,S/Singleton,T+1 PFRS, SPRS-increases death benefit of active member & 50% to surviving children REP

S2133 Sca (1R) Cruz-Perez,N/Ruiz,M+3 Fertility preservation services-mandates health benefits coverage REP

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

S2371 Aca (1R) Singleton,T/Andrzejczak,B+4 Volunteer firefighters, emergency responders-include in health benefits plans REP/ACA

S2425 ScaAca (2R) Singleton,T/Andrzejczak,B+1 Common interest communities-revise law relating to REP/ACA

S2429 Scutari,N/Pou,N+1 Auto insurers-disclose policy limits upon attorney request REP

S2527 Ruiz,M/Turner,S School meal programs-Department of Agriculture promote REP

S2898 Madden,F/Sarlo,P+3 Fire & EMS Crisis Intervention Services-establishes telephone hotline REP

S3061 ScaScaAca (3R) Ruiz,M/Greenstein,L+2 Apprenticeship programs-CBT & income tax credits for businesses who participate

REP

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

S3246 ScaAca (2R) Sarlo,P/Singleton,T+4 Pass-through bus alt income tax-allows refundable income tax cred earning income

REP/ACA

S3422 Sca (1R) Singer,R/Kean,T+2 Code Blue alert-req when Natl Weather Svc predict 32 degrees Fahrenheit or lower REP

S3528 Scutari,N/Codey,R+3 Civil union partner-obtain adoption judgement when parent listed on birth cert. REP

S3574 Scutari,N/Kean,T+1 Raritan Valley Line-NJT, feasibility study on restoring one-seat ride, Manhattan REP

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

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

SJR74 SaAca (2R) Greenstein,L/Cruz-Perez,N+2 State correctional facilities-study sexual assault against inmates REP/ACA

 

Bills Recommitted:

A382 Aca (1R) Jimenez,A/Lagana,J.A.+33 Nursing home-establish minimum certified nurse aide-to-resident ratios RCM AAP

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

A3853 Aca (1R) Mazzeo,V/Lampitt,P+3 Teacher loan redemption prog., cert. field-redeem amounts to asst in failing sch RCM AAP

A4807 AcaAca (2R) Benson,D/Bucco,A+5 Pass-through bus alt income tax-allows refundable income tax cred earning income

RCM AAP

A4843 Aca (1R) Wimberly,B/Karabinchak,R+2 High labor-demand industries-Work & Learn Consortiums, estab certificate program

RCM AAP

A5345 Aca (1R) Mukherji,R/Conaway,H+10 Sci & engineering workforce-estab prog to incr participation of underrep student RCM AAP

A5518 Aca (1R) Benson,D/Karabinchak,R+2 Alternative Fuel Vehicle Transportation Financing Commission-establishes RCM AAP

A5840 AcaAca (2R) Carter,L/Moriarty,P Employer tax law-concerns joint liability for payment RCM AAP

A5854 Aca (1R) Pintor Marin,E/Speight,S+5 Lead service line replacements-municipalities adopt ordinance to enter property RCM AAP

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

RCM AAP

S1612 ScaAca (2R) Stack,B/Gopal,V+5 Nursing home-establish minimum certified nurse aide-to-resident ratios RCM AAP

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

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

RCM AAP

S3246 ScaAca (2R) Sarlo,P/Singleton,T+4 Pass-through bus alt income tax-allows refundable income tax cred earning income

RCM AAP

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

 

Bills Transferred:

A211 Aca (1R) Chiaravalloti,N/Zwicker,A Public school teachers-loan redemption program FROM AST TO AAP

A491 Prieto,V/Jimenez,A PFRS-enhances accidental death pension for surviving spouses, min. $50K annually FROM ASL TO AAP

A4028 Bramnick,J/Downey,J Auto insurers-disclose policy limits upon attorney request FROM AFI TO AAP

A4260 Timberlake,B/Giblin,T+1 Toy guns and imitation firearms-prohibits certain sales FROM ACO TO AAP

A5256 Carter,L/Kennedy,J+4 Raritan Valley Line-NJT, feasibility study on restoring one-seat ride, Manhattan FROM ATR TO AAP

A5523 Lopez,Y/Tully,P+1 Used Car Buyer’s Bill of Rights-establish new requirements for motor veh dealer FROM ATR TO AAP

A5663 McKeon,J/Pinkin,N+1 Qualified offshore wind project-expands definition FROM ATU TO AAP

A5825 Moriarty,P/Benson,D+5 Cable television-incl cert fees/charges for svc in advertised price to consumers FROM ACO TO AAP

A6049 Aca (1R) Conaway,H/Houghtaling,E+1 Community Food Bank of NJ-establish criteria for distribution of FY2020 funding

FROM AAN TO AAP

S1832 SaAca (2R) Ruiz,M/Sarlo,P+4 Public school teachers-loan redemption program FROM AST TO AAP

S2429 Scutari,N/Pou,N+1 Auto insurers-disclose policy limits upon attorney request FROM AFI TO AAP

S3422 Sca (1R) Singer,R/Kean,T+2 Code Blue alert-req when Natl Weather Svc predict 32 degrees Fahrenheit or lower FROM AHS TO AAP

S3574 Scutari,N/Kean,T+1 Raritan Valley Line-NJT, feasibility study on restoring one-seat ride, Manhattan FROM ATR TO AAP

 

Co-Sponsors Added:

A1028 Aca (1R) (Benson,D) Police-establishes training program to prevent suicide by officers

A1924 Aca (1R) (Murphy,C) Insurance producer licensing fee-exempts honorable discharged mil veterans

A3156 Aca (1R) (McKnight,A) Family justice centers-establish; provide coordinated assistance to crime victim

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

A3331 Aa (1R) (Speight,S) Devel disab individual forms-req to be available in languages other than English

A3801 (Chaparro,A; Mukherji,R; Jones,P) Per Capita Library Aid;$10.5M

A4013 (Giblin,T) Nonprofit hospital w/for-profit medical on-site provider-restore prop tax exemp

A4034 (Pinkin,N) Chloe’s Law-provides sales tax exemption for certain pet medications

A4062 (Pinkin,N; Murphy,C) School meal programs-Department of Agriculture promote

A4091 Aca (1R) (McKnight,A) Victim-Witness Advocacy Office-provide services to certain inmates

A4267 Aca (1R) (Danielsen,J) Solid and hazardous waste, soil & fill recycling industries-concerns regulation

A4343 AcaAa (2R) (McKnight,A) School bus safety personnel-boards of education & school bus contractors employ

A4377 Aca (1R) (McKnight,A) Public Use Airports Task Force-estab; develop materials concerning capabilities

A4473 (Benson,D) Probation officers-union officials who represent participate in union activities

A4606 Aca (1R) (Pinkin,N) Global warming potential-measure impact of greenhouse gases

A4656 Aca (1R) (Pinkin,N; McKnight,A) Apprenticeships-establish task force to develop State-wide plan to diversify

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

A4710 Sa (1R) (McKnight,A; Murphy,C) Strengthening Gifted and Talented Education Act-establishes

A4807 AcaAca (2R) (Pinkin,N) Pass-through bus alt income tax-allows refundable income tax cred earning income

A4819 (Chaparro,A) Veh., plug-in electric-estab. goals, initiatives & prog to encourage/support use

A4843 Aca (1R) (Benson,D; Reynolds-Jackson,V) High labor-demand industries-Work & Learn Consortiums, estab certificate

A4903 Aa (1R) (Jasey,M; Jimenez,A; Spearman,W) Liberty St. Park Protection Act; estab. Advisory Committee & DEP related

A5074 (Pinkin,N; Danielsen,J) Babs Siperstein Transgender Day of Remembrance-renames

A5084 (Jasey,M; Jimenez,A; McKnight,A) Property, vacant and abandoned-requires registration with municipalities

A5091 AaAa (2R) (McKnight,A) Safeguarding Against Financial Exploitation Act

A5105 Aca (1R) (Pinkin,N; Moriarty,P; Timberlake,B; McKnight,A) Maximizing Employment for People with Disabilities Task Force-

establishes

A5145 Aca (1R) (Sumter,S) Plant closings, mass layoffs-incr. prenotification time & requires severance pay

A5191 AcsAcaAa (ACS/2R) (Jimenez,A) Driver’s license suspension-concerns certain crimes and offenses

A5235 (Mazzeo,V; Armato,J) Mary’s Law-concerns specialized, modified motor vehicles

A5324 (McKnight,A) Child, in prot category-may not be excluded from pub sch for immigration status

A5345 Aca (1R) (Reynolds-Jackson,V) Sci & engineering workforce-estab prog to incr participation of underrep student

A5346 Aca (1R) (McKnight,A) Gift card fraud-requires certain retailers to train employees

A5511 AcaAca (2R) (Speight,S) Snowmobile or all-terrain vehicle-enhances penalties for illegally operating

A5513 (Reynolds-Jackson,V; Vainieri Huttle,V) Meals on Wheels-provides for voluntary contributions on income tax returns

A5518 Aca (1R) (Chiaravalloti,N) Alternative Fuel Vehicle Transportation Financing Commission-establishes

A5564 Aca (1R) (Vainieri Huttle,V) Create a Respectful and Open Workspace for Natural Hair Act

A5814 (Karabinchak,R; Tully,P; Swain,L; Mejia,P; Sumter,S; McKeon,J; DeAngelo,W; Quijano,A; Jimenez,A; Giblin,T; Mukherji,R;

Chaparro,A; Lopez,Y) Health care plans-offered by SEHBP and local boards of education

A5843 (McKnight,A) Employee misclassification-employers required to post notice

A5857 (Timberlake,B) Postpartum depression screening-DOH develop and implement plan, improve access

A5860 Aca (1R) (Timberlake,B; Jimenez,A; Vainieri Huttle,V) Domestic violence orders-requires to be issued in other languages

A5922 (Reynolds-Jackson,V) Tobacco & vapor products-revise sale requirements; incr penalties for proh sales

A5923 (Reynolds-Jackson,V) Vapor Products Tax Act-revises licensure & operational req. for vapor businesses

A5968 (Wimberly,B) Repartations Task Force-establishes

A5971 (Pinkin,N) Environmental infrastructure projects-authorizes NJ Infra. Bank to make loans

A5973 (Vainieri Huttle,V) Personally ID information-Cybersecurity & Info Tech Office dev training material

A5984 (Vainieri Huttle,V) MV surcharge-rev to Special Need Housing

A6011 Aca (1R) (Vainieri Huttle,V; Pinkin,N; Zwicker,A) Paul’s Law-parent request individualized health plan, epilepsy/seizure

A6026 (Houghtaling,E) Sexual assault training for law enforcement-expand scope

A6045 (Caputo,R) Nurse-board of education employ in each school building w/in school district

A6046 (Vainieri Huttle,V) Psychiatrists who work in public schools-establish loan redemption program

A6058 (Vainieri Huttle,V) County Jail Rehabilitation and Re-Entry Program-evaluate inmates needs

A6060 (Vainieri Huttle,V) Medicaid enrollment course for inmates-requires DOC and DHS pre-enroll

A6069 (Vainieri Huttle,V) Bike/pedestrian safety-Hwy. Traffic Safety Div conduct public awareness campaign

A6081 (Verrill,A; Speight,S) Public contracting-req conduct periodic studies of racial and ethnic disparities

ACR57 (Jimenez,A) Veteran property tax deduction & exemption-extend to non-wartime veterans

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

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

AJR134 Aca (1R) (McKnight,A) Edna Mahan Correctional Facility for Women-study sexual assault against inmates

AJR187 (McKnight,A) Paraprofessional & School-Related Personnel in Our Schools Day-2nd Fri. of Dec.

 

Second Prime Sponsors Added:

A1612 (Pinkin,N) Vehicle, municipal-prohibits certain officials from using for private purposes

A4956 (McKnight,A) Student enrollment-school district may request parent information from MVC

A4990 Acs (ACS) (McKnight,A) Hemophilia-comply with provisions regarding home treatment services

A5693 Aca (1R) (Danielsen,J) Emergency and amber warning lights, certain-concerns use

A5930 (Vainieri Huttle,V) Planning for an Aging Population Task Force-establishes

A5939 (Johnson,G) Anti-Semitism-adopts State definition

A5944 (Johnson,G) Alzheimer’s-health insurer cover positron emission tomography to diagnose

A5952 (Tully,P) Firearm owner become resident-obtain purchaser ID card; firearm out-of-State reg

A5957 (Vainieri Huttle,V) Medicaid coverage for certain school-based services-codifies and expands

A5968 (Timberlake,B) Repartations Task Force-establishes

A6042 (Downey,J) Harrison’s Law-Sexual Assault Response Team-incl person, interact w/devel disab

A6043 (Vainieri Huttle,V) Diaper changing stations-install in certain restrooms upon new construction

A6070 (Vainieri Huttle,V) Abortion laws, restrictive-prohibits expenditure of State funds

A6078 (DeAngelo,W) SPRS member, 9/11 WTC-provides death benefits to surviving spouses & children

AJR169 (Pinkin,N) Obesity Care Week-designates the second week of October of each year

 

Second Prime Sponsors Withdrawn:

A6082 (Freiman,R) DOT contracts-authorize for certain services w/o Department of Treasury approval

 

Third Prime Sponsors Added:

A2185 (Sumter,S) Menthol cigarettes-prohibits sale

A2705 Aca (1R) (Vainieri Huttle,V) Newborn Screening-revises program

A3331 Aa (1R) (McKnight,A) Devel disab individual forms-req to be available in languages other than English

A4062 (Timberlake,B) School meal programs-Department of Agriculture promote

A4602 Aca (1R) (Sumter,S) Apprentice Assistance Support Services Pilot Program-establishes 5 year

A4673 (Reynolds-Jackson,V) Driver’s license, restricted use-provide as alternative for license suspension

A4754 Aca (1R) (McKnight,A) Interscholastic Athletic Association heat participation policy-school dist adopt

A4837 AcaAa (2R) (McKnight,A) Deaf and Hard of Hearing Advisory Council-revises and updates membership

A5091 AaAa (2R) (Pinkin,N) Safeguarding Against Financial Exploitation Act

A5930 (Verrelli,A) Planning for an Aging Population Task Force-establishes

A5952 (Swain,L) Firearm owner become resident-obtain purchaser ID card; firearm out-of-State reg

A5957 (Mukherji,R) Medicaid coverage for certain school-based services-codifies and expands

A5968 (Reynolds-Jackson,V) Repartations Task Force-establishes

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

A6026 (Timberlake,B) Sexual assault training for law enforcement-expand scope

A6042 (Vainieri Huttle,V) Harrison’s Law-Sexual Assault Response Team-incl person, interact w/devel disab

A6045 (Vainieri Huttle,V) Nurse-board of education employ in each school building w/in school district

A6069 (Benson,D) Bike/pedestrian safety-Hwy. Traffic Safety Div conduct public awareness campaign

A6072 (Vainieri Huttle,V) Firearm owner become New Jersey resident-obtain purchaser ID card

A6083 (Freiman,R) Bridge bond acts from 1989 and 1999-reappropriate unexpended funds

AJR64 Aca (1R) (Vainieri Huttle,V) Commission on Drunk and Impaired Driving-establishes; reduce incidences

AJR233 (Vainieri Huttle,V) Suicide Prevention Week-designates calendar week that includes September 10th

 

The Assembly Speaker has made the following appointments:

*Effective December 6, 2019

New Jersey Commission on Holocaust Education:

Dr. Markus I. Barth, of Lawrenceville, replacing Ira Perlmuter. New Jersey Advanced Autonomous Vehicle Task Force:

Avi D. Kelin, Esq., of Newark.

 

The Assembly did not adjourn. The Assembly will meet on Monday, December 16, 2019 (SESSION).

Bills Passed Both Houses/Sent To Governor:

None

Bills Signed Into Law Since Last Session (12/9/19):

None

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