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 today (January 21st):

SENATE QUORUM 12:00 PM Senate Chambers

Committees at the Call of the Senate President

 

*Senate Budget and Appropriations Meeting 1:00 PM Chair: Sen. Sarlo, Paul A.

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, limited to three minutes. 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 10:00 AM on January 21, 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 OLSAideSBA@njleg.org

A4478 [Vainieri Huttle, Valerie/Speight, Shanique+18], Nursing homes-estab addl. req. for DOH to assess sanctions & impose penalties

S1 [Sweeney, Stephen M./Gopal, Vin+3], Sharing of services-encourages; makes appropriations

S854 [Turner, Shirley K./Singleton, Troy+3], Laura Wooten’s Law-requires civics instruction in middle school

S887 [Sweeney, Stephen M./Greenstein, Linda R.+1], Prescription drug services, Medicaid-transition managed care to fee-for-service

S975 [Kean, Thomas H.+1], Trunk fighting-establish as animal cruelty offense and third degree crime

S1740 [Oroho, Steven V./Greenstein, Linda R.+2], Motor vehicle registration-req. MVC place notation indicating registrant is deaf

S2503 [Ruiz, M. Teresa/Cryan, Joseph P.+1], Strangulation assault-increases to crime of second degree

S2759 [Vitale, Joseph F./Madden, Fred H.+1], Long-term care facilities-estab addl. req., assess sanctions & impose penalties

S2789 [Vitale, Joseph F./Weinberg, Loretta+1], Long-term care facilities-revises licensure, operational, reporting requirements

S3091 [Addiego, Dawn Marie/Bateman, Christopher +1], Concrete products utilizing carbon footprint-reducing tech-concerns purchase/use

S3234 [Singleton, Troy/Bucco, Anthony M.+2], Paycheck protection prog. loan-allow deduction of certain expenses when forgiven

S3274 [Stack, Brian P./Sacco, Nicholas J], Palisades Cliffs Protection Act-limit height of new construction

S3305 [Smith, Bob/Oroho, Steven V.], Gross income tax credit, nonresid. building improvement-allows

 

*Senate Commerce Meeting 1:15 PM Chair: Sen. Pou, Nellie

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 1/20/2021.

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 OLSAideSCM@njleg. A3384 [McKeon, John F.], Uniform Voidable Transactions Act-renamed Uniform Fraudulent Transfer Act

A4246 [Verrelli, Anthony S./Benson, Daniel R.+9], Prof. & occup. license-expedite licensure for out-of-St individuals during emerg

S1559 [Scutari, Nicholas P.], Insurance Fair Conduct Act-unreasonable prices for business insurance

S1726 [Lagana, Joseph A./Pou, Nellie+4], Cosmetics products-prohibits sale when tested on animals

S2726 [Smith, Bob/Corrado, Kristin M.], Mutual savings bank holding company board of directors-concerns election

S2728 [Sweeney, Stephen M.], State Board of Examiners of HVACR Contractors-adds 2 members

S3066 [Pou, Nellie], Limited liability partnerships-permits use of alternate names S3093 [Gopal, Vin/Sweeney, Stephen M.+3], Pandemic-establish county-based mitigation plan, allow businesses operate during

S3145 [Greenstein, Linda R./Pou, Nellie], Applications for professional & occupational licensure-concerns names

S3171 [Pou, Nellie], Uniform Voidable Transactions Act-renamed Uniform Fraudulent Transfer Act

S3175 [Pou, Nellie], Prof. & occup. license-expedite licensure for out-of-St individuals during emerg

S3238 [Ruiz, M. Teresa/Pou, Nellie], Easy Enrollment Health Insurance Program- establishes

SR101 [Pou, Nellie/Gopal, Vin], Small businesses-urges residents to patronize once COVID-19 has concluded

 

Senate Environment and Energy Meeting 10:00 AM Chair: Sen. Smith, Bob

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 20, 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 OLSAideSEN@njleg.org.

A740 [Johnson, Gordon M./Conaway, Herb+5], Fuel cells-req State agencies in awarding contracts to consider when purch items

S83 [Bateman, Christopher/Codey, Richard J.+2], Jersey Native Plants Program- establish

S329 [Smith, Bob], Solar Roof Installation Warranty Program-establish, transfer $2M to fund program

S2605 [Smith, Bob/Bateman, Christopher], Utility-scale solar energy development- direct BPU to establish program

S2846 [Gopal, Vin], Fuel cells-req State agencies in awarding contracts to consider

when purch items

S3184 [Greenstein, Linda R.], Vehicle charging stations-prov. CBT and allows income tax installation deduction

For Discussion Only:

S2679 [Beach, James], Architectural Paint Stewardship Act; paint producers implement or participate

 

Senate Higher Education Meeting 10:30 AM Chair: Sen. Cunningham, Sandra B.

The Committee will receive testimony from invited representatives of institutions of higher education on the challenges their institutions face as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, including how institutions, staff, and students have been affected.

The representatives of institutions of higher education will provide testimony on the programs and initiatives that have been implemented in the current academic year to meet these challenges.

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/. For those individuals who are invited to testify, instructions for testifying before the Committee will be forwarded to you.

Institutions of higher education and the public may also 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: OLSAideSHI@njleg.org.

 

Senate Transportation Meeting 1:30 PM Chair: Sen. Diegnan, Patrick J.

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 20, 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 OLSAideSTR@njleg.org.

A5057 [Danielsen, Joe/Speight, Shanique+3], Infrastructure Bank-auth. to finance aviation & marine infrastructure projects

S1882 [Turner, Shirley K.], Military personnel-extend drivers lic, ID card & motor veh regis expiration date

S3190 [Smith, Bob/Bateman, Christopher], Infrastructure Bank-auth. to finance aviation & marine infrastructure projects

S3330 [Diegnan, Patrick J./Bucco, Anthony M.], MVC timeframe-extends for receiving certain documents issued by MVC

SJR17 [Madden, Fred H.], Persons w/Disabilities & Senior Citizen Transportation

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