Here’s What’s On Tap Under The Gold Dome On Thursday

The New Jersey Statehouse and Capitol Building In Trenton

Here’s what’s on tap under the Gold Dome on Thursday (January 14th):

SENATE QUORUM 12:00 PM Senate Chambers

Committees at the Call of the Senate President

 

Senate Community and Urban Affairs Meeting 10:00 AM Chair: Sen. Singleton, Troy

Due to the public health emergency, the State House Annex remains closed to visitors and the public will not be allowed to attend the meeting in person. The Committee will take oral testimony on bills, by telephone and/or video, limited to three minutes.

If you are interested in testifying orally, you should fill out the SCU Registration Form located above on the ‘Register to Testify’ link. The form must be submitted by 3:00 pm., January 13, 2021. Committee contact information will be forwarded to you. The public is encouraged to submit testimony electronically in lieu of oral testimony.

Written testimony will be included in the committee record and distributed to the committee members. Written testimony should be submitted to OLSAideSCU@njleg.org.

A1229 [Schaer, Gary S./Mosquera, Gabriela M.+16], Homeless prevention programs- DCA make information available on its website

A1533 [Spearman, William W./Reynolds-Jackson, Verlina+5], Tenant-based voucher, reservation portion-person displaced due to housing devel.

A3593 [Timberlake, Britnee N./McKnight, Angela V.+4], Rental property-landlord prov. tenant w/notice of conditions, causing damage/haz

S878 [Cryan, Joseph P.+1], Rental property-landlord prov. tenant w/notice of conditions, causing damage/haz

S1010 [Lagana, Joseph A.], Alternative fuel vehicles-permits counties and municipalities to bond for

S1256 [Singleton, Troy], Volunteer firefighters, emergency responders-include in health benefits plans

S1925 [Codey, Richard J.], Affordable unit tenants-proh charging credit and criminal background check fees

S2051 [Weinberg, Loretta/Stack, Brian P.+8], Light frame residential construction- establish fire safety and protocols

S2161 [Turner, Shirley K./Singleton, Troy], Homeless prevention programs-DCA make information available on its website

S3244 [Singleton, Troy], Foreclosure Prevention Act-establishes; concerns mitigation of loss

S3321 [Stack, Brian P.], Tenant-based voucher, reservation portion-person displaced due to housing devel.

 

*Senate Economic Growth Meeting 11:30 AM Chair: Sen. Cruz-Perez, Nilsa I.

Due to the public health emergency, the State House Annex remains closed to visitors. The public may not attend the Committee meeting in person but may view and participate in the meeting via the NJ Legislature home page at https://www.njleg.state.nj.us/. The Committee will take oral testimony on bills, by telephone and video. If you are interested in registering your position with the Committee, please fill out the Registration Form located on the NJ Legislature home page under the applicable Committee heading. For those individuals who wish to testify, please check the box “Do you wish to testify?” on the Registration Form.

Instructions for testifying before the Committee will be forwarded to you after you submit your Registration Form. The form must be submitted by 3:00 PM, January 13, 2021. The public may also submit written testimony electronically in lieu of oral testimony. Written testimony will be included in the Committee record and distributed to the Committee members. Written testimony should be submitted to OLSAideSEG@njleg.org.

A4671 [Schaer, Gary S./Swain, Lisa+10], Utilities, pub & local-prov notice, available relief measures during coronavirus

S283 [Pennacchio, Joseph R.], Concerns baked goods sold at farm markets S3033 [Sweeney, Stephen M./Singleton, Troy], School & Small Business Energy Efficiency Stimulus Program-establish in BPU

S3186 [Singleton, Troy/Cunningham, Sandra B.], Urban Wealth Fund Pilot Program- establishes

S3192 [Singleton, Troy], Electric pub. utility-install/operate smart meter infra & tech; provide emp prot

S3289 [Singleton, Troy+1], Electric pub. util equip-replace over 36 mo period if sustained svc interruption

S3326 [Ruiz, M. Teresa], Utilities, pub & local-prov notice, available relief measures during coronavirus

S3335 [Ruiz, M. Teresa], Utility service, local & public-conduct study of coronavirus effect on service

S3364 [Sweeney, Stephen M.], Alco. bev. lic-permit licensees acquire from retail food store, bankruptcy asset

 

Senate Education Meeting 1:15 PM Chair: Sen. Ruiz, M. Teresa

Due to the public health emergency, the State House Annex remains closed to visitors. The public may not attend the Committee meeting in person but may view and participate in the meeting via the NJ Legislature home page at https://www.njleg.state.nj.us/. The Committee will take oral testimony on bills, by telephone and video.If you are interested in registering your position with the Committee, please fill out the Registration Form located on the NJ Legislature Home Page under the applicable Committee heading. For those individuals who wish to testify, please check the box “Do you wish to testify?” on the Registration Form.

Instructions for testifying before the Committee will be forwarded to you after you submit your Registration Form. The form must be submitted by 3:00 PM, 1/13/2021. The public may also submit written testimony electronically in lieu of oral testimony. Written testimony will be included in the Committee record and distributed to all the Committee members. Written testimony should be submitted to OLSAideSED@njleg.org.

A1625 [Lampitt, Pamela R./Jasey, Mila M.+15], STEM-devel outreach prog, encourage young women/minorities pursue career in STEM

S54 [Singer, Robert W.+1], School student w/severe allergies-require devel. of individualized care plan

S225 [Diegnan, Patrick J.+1], Concussion, student-return to regular activity prior to returning to competition

S990 [Weinberg, Loretta/Ruiz, M. Teresa+3], Science courses, various aspects of computer-school districts report to DOE

S2825 [Ruiz, M. Teresa], Loan redemption program-establishes for certain bilingual education teachers

S2826 [Ruiz, M. Teresa], Teacher cert-estab proc for issuance of limited cert of elig w/advanced standing

S2827 [Ruiz, M. Teresa+1], Teachers, public-biennially complete 2 hrs., cultural competence prof. devel.

S2829 [Ruiz, M. Teresa/Singleton, Troy], Male Teachers of Color Mentorship Pilot Program-establishes;$50K

S2830 [Ruiz, M. Teresa/Singleton, Troy], Educator preparation program-report passing rates of students, certain tests

S2833 [Ruiz, M. Teresa], Teacher Apprenticeship Prog-estab; offer stipends, education, & field experience

S2834 [Ruiz, M. Teresa], Teachers, prospective-mandates training on culturally responsive teaching

S2835 [Ruiz, M. Teresa], Teacher workforce-require compilation of data & issuance of annual reports

S2854 [Pou, Nellie], STEM-devel outreach prog, encourage young women/minorities

pursue career in STEM

 

*Senate Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens Meeting 1:00 PM

Chair: Sen. Vitale, Joseph F.

Due to the public health emergency, the State House Annex remains closed to visitors. The public may not attend the meeting in person, but may view and participate in the meeting via the NJ Legislature home page, at https://www.njleg.state.nj.us.

The Committee will take oral testimony by phone and video. If you are interested in registering your position with the Committee, please fill out the Registration Form located on the NJ Legislature Home Page under the applicable Committee heading. For those individuals who wish to testify, please check the box “Do you wish to testify?” on the Registration Form. Instructions for testifying before the Committee will be forwarded to you after you submit your registration form. The form must be submitted by 3:00 PM on January 13, 2021. The public may also submit written testimony electronically in lieu of oral testimony. Written testimony will be included in the Committee record and distributed to all the Committee members. Written testimony should be submitted to OLSAideSHH@njleg.org.

S523 [Vitale, Joseph F./Cryan, Joseph P.], Interstate Medical Licensure Compact-NJ enters into

S2191 [Weinberg, Loretta/Corrado, Kristin M.], Nursing services-establishes min. Medicaid reimbursement rates for private duty

S2506 [Gopal, Vin], Psychology Interjurisdictional Compact-enters NJ into

S2559 [Gopal, Vin/Gill, Nia H.+6], Telemedicine & telehealth-revise requirements for health insur/Medicaid to cover

S2943 [Codey, Richard J.], Tobacco product retailers-require to carry & offer tobacco use cessation product

S2956 [Ruiz, M. Teresa], Work First NJ program-revises certain req. related to cash assistance benefits

S3000 [Weinberg, Loretta], Pediatric providers in Medicaid-codify & establish network adequacy standards

S3031 [Sweeney, Stephen M./Vitale, Joseph F.+1], Nursing education/professional advancement-req. DOH establish programs

S3032 [Sweeney, Stephen M./Vitale, Joseph F.+1], Nursing homes-req. DOH develop infection control/prevention infra. improvements

S3142 [Lagana, Joseph A.], Epinephrine-expands access laws to include epinephrine nasal sprays

SJR28 [Weinberg, Loretta], Scleroderma Awareness Month-designates June of each year

SJR73 [Vitale, Joseph F.], Multiple System Atrophy Awareness Month-designates March

 

Senate State Government, Wagering, Tourism & Historic Preservation Meeting 10:15 AM

Chair: Sen. Beach, James

Due to the public health emergency, the State House Annex remains closed to visitors. The public may not attend the Committee meeting in person but may view and participate in the meeting via the NJ Legislature home page at https://www.njleg.state.nj.us/. The Committee will take oral testimony on bills, by telephone and video. If you are interested in registering your position with the Committee, please fill out the Registration Form located on the NJ Legislature Home Page under the applicable Committee heading. For those individuals who wish to testify, please check the box “Do you wish to testify?” on the Registration Form.

Instructions for testifying before the Committee will be forwarded to you after you submit your Registration Form. The form must be submitted by 3:00 PM, on Wednesday, January 13, 2021. The public may also submit written testimony electronically in lieu of oral testimony. Written testimony will be included in the Committee record and distributed to all the Committee members. Written testimony should be submitted to OLSAideSSG@njleg.org.

A1995 [Pinkin, Nancy J./Downey, Joann], Student exchange visitor placement org, international-register w/Secretary of St

A4810 [Pinkin, Nancy J./Vainieri Huttle, Valerie+11], Government Efficiency and Regulatory Review Commission-establish

S318 [Rice, Ronald L./Singleton, Troy], Public contracting-req conduct periodic studies of racial and ethnic disparities

S441 [Oroho, Steven V./Sarlo, Paul A.+2], Government Efficiency and Regulatory Review Commission-establish

S3114 [Greenstein, Linda R.], PERS Prosecutors Part-allow member to estab. purchased PERS credit at addl. cost

S3149 [Pou, Nellie], Student exchange visitor placement org, international-register w/Secretary of St

S3203 [Gill, Nia H./Greenstein, Linda R.], Early voting, in person-require for certain elections; makes appropriation

S3209 [Pou, Nellie/Scutari, Nicholas P.+1], Leg. memb. & probation officers-proh. disclosure of personal info., estab. crime

S3242 [Codey, Richard J./Sacco, Nicholas J.], Elective public office & cert political activity-bar cert pub officials for 3 yr

S3322 [Beach, James], Ballot drop boxes-allow co. bd. of elections determine location

by majority vote

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