Here’s What Happened In Trenton On Monday

The New Jersey Statehouse and Capitol Building In Trenton

Here’s what happened in Trenton on Monday (January 23rd):


The Senate did not meet. The Senate will meet on Thursday, January 26, 2023 (QUORUM, Committee Group “3” scheduled to meet).




Bills Introduced:


A5087 Atkins,R/Wimberly,B Hotels for Housing- direct HMFA to establish grant program REF AHO

A5088 Atkins,R Wildlife crossings-estab program for construction on certain roads and highways REF ATR

A5089 Verrelli,A Mental health/substance abuse evaluation-req court prov cert defendants referral REF AJU

A5090 Verrelli,A Revolutionary War Park Study Commission-establish REF ATG

A5091 Jaffer,S/Atkins,R Health care svc funded by public employer-permit credit against contract cost REF AFI

A5092 Atkins,R/Wimberly,B License plate-requires MVC to issue only one REF ATR

A5093 Freiman,R/Schaer,G Multi-level marketing companies-estab penal for action relating to operation of REF AFI

A5094 Spearman,W Security officer companies-concerns licensing of REF ALP

A5095 Flynn,V/Munoz,N+2 Mammograms-lower age certain insurers are required to provide coverage for REF AFI

A5096 Wimberly,B Alcohol and substance use-replace statutory terms REF AHE

A5097 Freiman,R/Haider,S Tourism attraction trail sign program and historic site-establish in DOT REF ATG

A5098 Freiman,R/Spearman,W+2 Tourism regions and subregions, new-establish REF ATG

A5099 Egan,J Contracting powers, certain local entities-concerns related to redevelopment REF ASL

A5100 Freiman,R Tourism plans, reports, and marketing-concerns; eliminate Tourism Policy Council REF ATG

A5101 Danielsen,J Alcoholic beverages-adopt ordinance concerning consumption by pedicab passenger REF AOF

A5102 Danielsen,J Vehicle idling-impose restrictions REF ATR

A5103 McGuckin,G Board of Ed, members-req to attend meetings in person to be recorded as present REF AED

A5104 Piperno,M/Eulner,K Pretrial release-requires detention of defendant who violates conditions of REF AJU

A5105 Eulner,K/Piperno,M Michael Anthony Fornicola’s law-req hotels have automated external defibrillator REF ATG

A5106 Eulner,K/Piperno,M Cannabis or marijuana-estab. increased penalties for smoking on public beaches REF AJU

A5107 Piperno,M/Eulner,K Paratransit services-expands NJT Access link to include vet. health care fac;$1M REF AMV

A5108 Eulner,K/Piperno,M Debt, State-restricts authorization of new REF ASL

A5109 Piperno,M/Eulner,K Motorcycle road test-requires MVC waiver for certain veterans REF ATR

A5110 Piperno,M/Eulner,K Parents Bill of Rights Act-estab; proh. interfering w parent right to direct ed. REF AED

A5111 Eulner,K/Piperno,M Lineal relatives-exempts all transfers from the Transfer Inheritance Tax REF ACE

A5112 Piperno,M/Eulner,K Running bamboo-establish requirements for sale and planting REF AAN

A5113 Piperno,M/Eulner,K Military or vet owned business, supply materials/svcs-concerns certain contracts REF AMV

AJR214 Atkins,R/Carter,L Older Americans Month-designates May of each year REF ASE

AJR215 Danielsen,J/Stanley,S Social and Emotional Learning Day-designates March 10 REF AED AR173 Sauickie,A Inflation Reduction Act of 2022-realloc funds to increase active military pay REF AMV


Bills Reported from Committee/Given 2nd Reading:


A1588 Aca (1R) Moen,W/Jasey,M+1 Student diplomas-permits use of preferred names on REP

A2777 Freiman,R/Benson,D+5 Veteran suicide prevention public service announcements-DMVA receive vol contrib REP

A3142 Moen,W/Moriarty,P+4 Abandoned homes for homeless veterans-authorizes grants to purchase/rehab REP

A3867 Aca (1R) Murphy,C/Mukherji,R Fertility fraud-establishes crime; violation a sex offense under Megan’s Law REP

A4686 Aca (1R) Spearman,W+1 Motor vehicle, nuisance-prov for impoundment & allows municipalities to seize REP/ACA

A4770 Schaer,G+1 Lead in water, property providing childcare svc-install & maintain water filters REP

A4814 Moen,W Institutional financial aid-removes unexpected family contrib. from calculation REP


ACR140 Park,E/Jaffer,S+3 Korean veterans of Vietnam War-honors REP

ACR168 Tucker,C/DeAngelo,W VA State Home Construction Grant Prog-urge Governor to devel plan for applying REP

AJR171 Aca (1R) Mosquera,G/Lampitt,P+1 Week of the Young Child-permanently designates first full week in April REP/ACA


Bills Reported Referred/AAP:


A854 Acs (ACS) Tucker,C/Conaway,H+11 Veterans’ benefits-broadens elig. by eliminating req of serving during cert wars REP/ACS REF AAP

A4693 Aca (1R) Tully,P/Chaparro,A+1 Scientific Conference Grant Program-establishes;$250K REP/ACA REF AAP

A4852/1170 Acs (ACS) Reynolds-Jackson,V/Wimberly,B+2 Naloxone hydrochloride nasal spray-req. higher education instit. maintain supply REP/ACS REF AAP

A4923 Aca (1R) Tucker,C/Gove,D+1 Paramus & Menlo Park vet memorial homes-concerns converting portion of REP/ACA REF AAP


Bills Reported Referred/AHU:


A1471 Acs (ACS) Lopez,Y/Mosquera,G+3 Family day care providers in Grow NJ Kids-estab quality-based reimbursement sys REP/ACS REF AHU


Bills Reported Referred/AJU:


A4684 Spearman,W Juveniles adjudicated delinquent-req community svc where offense was committed REP REF AJU


Bills Combined:


A1170 Jasey,M/Calabrese,C+5 Opioid antidote-higher ed instit maintain supply; campus medical prof administer COMB/W A4852 (ACS)


Assembly Committee Re-Appointments:

Joint Committee on Economic Justice and Equal Employment Opportunity: Assemblyman Benjie E. Wimberly (35)

Assemblywoman Verlina Reynolds-Jackson (15)

Assemblywoman Gabriela M. Mosquera (4) Assemblywoman Britnee N. Timberlake (34) Assemblyman Antwan L. McClellan (1)


The Assembly adjourned at 7:00 P.M. to meet again on Thursday, January 26, 2023 (SESSION). Bills Passed Both Houses/Sent To Governor:



Bills Signed Into Law Since Last Session (1/19/2023):



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