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

The New Jersey Statehouse and Capitol Building In Trenton

Here’s what’s on tap under the Gold Dome on Thursday (February 20th) and Monday (February 24th):


ASSEMBLY QUORUM 1:00 PM Assembly Chambers

Committees at the Call of the Speaker


Assembly Telecommunications and Utilities Meeting 10:00 AM Committee Room 9, 3rd Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. DeAngelo, Wayne P.

A229 [DeAngelo, Wayne P./Wimberly, Benjie E.+1], Telecommunications company-prov prorated refunds, svc outages longer than 24 hrs

A312 [Danielsen, Joe/Mukherji, Raj+4], Public utility termination-provide customer certified letter 10 days prior

A1725 [Kennedy, James J./Benson, Daniel R.], Pub. util. & cable tv svc providers-notify public entities of svc discontinuance

A2101 [Swain, Lisa/Tully, P. Christopher+4], Public utilities infrastructure projects-provide notice prior to initiating

Pending Referral:

A2371 [Kennedy, James J./Pinkin, Nancy J.], Food waste generators, large-required to separate and recycle waste


Disparity in State Procurement Study Commission

Meeting 10:00 AM Committee Room 10,

3rd Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

NJ Law Revision Commission Meeting 4:30 PM

Commission Offices, 153 Halsey St., 7th Floor, Newark, NJ



Senate Select Committee on New Jersey Transit Meeting

11:00 AM Committee Room 4, 1st Floor,

State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Sen. Sweeney, Stephen M.

The Committee has invited New Jersey Transit Corporation President and CEO

Kevin Corbett and other New Jersey Transit employees to testify concerning

efforts to improve service, manage operations, upgrade infrastructure, implement various reforms and accurately identify capital and operating funding needs.



SENATE QUORUM 12:00 PM Senate Chambers

10:00 AM: Group (3) Committees scheduled to meet

1:00 PM: Group (4) Committees scheduled to meet


Senate Economic Growth Meeting 10:30 AM

Committee Room 1, 1st Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Sen. Cruz-Perez, Nilsa

S594 [Beach, James/Greenstein, Linda R.], Life Sciences Internship Challenge-creates program, tax credit to cert companies

S828 [Lagana, Joseph A./Greenstein, Linda R.], Public utilities infrastructure projects-provide notice prior to initiating

S1157 [Ruiz, M. Teresa], Emerging Technology Urban Grant Program in EDA-establishes

S1245 [Gopal, Vin], Equine-related farm employee housing with horses-establishes Right to Farm

SR27 [Kean, Thomas H.], Foreign-based companies-encourages to make direct investment in NJ


Senate Environment and Energy Meeting 10:00 AM

Committee Room 6, 1st Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Sen. Smith, Bob

S232 [Singleton, Troy/Weinberg, Loretta], Environmental permits in burdened communities-concerns

S331 [Smith, Bob/Codey, Richard J.+2], State House Complex-requires environmental sustainability plan

S337 [Smith, Bob/Greenstein, Linda R.], Sch dist bldgs-NJ infrastr Bank issue bonds

to finan cost-effective improvements

S349 [Smith, Bob], Electric veh. charging stations-developers offer option in new

home construction

S766 [Gopal, Vin], Chloe’s Pet Access Law-permits dogs in outdoor seating areas

of restaurants

S920 [Singleton, Troy], Cats and other animals-prohibits surgical declawing

S1016 [Smith, Bob], Neonicotinoid pesticides-directs DEP to classify as restricted

use pesticide


Senate Higher Education Meeting

Chair: Sen. Cunningham, Sandra B.

The Committee will not meet.


Senate Judiciary Meeting

Chair: Sen. Scutari, Nicholas P.

The Committee will not meet.


Senate Law and Public Safety Meeting 1:00 PM

Committee Room 10, 3rd Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Sen. Greenstein, Linda R.

S120 [Holzapfel, James W.+2], Firearm, loaded-incr criminal penalties w/in access of minors resulting in death

S551 [Codey, Richard J.], Municipal emergency management coordinators, non-resident-permits appointment

S700 [Ruiz, M. Teresa], Sexual assault training for law enforcement-expand scope

S746 [Gopal, Vin], Firearms-prohibits possession by person convicted of animal cruelty

S896 [Pou, Nellie], Juvenile legal representation-expands Office of Public Defender

S1661 [Greenstein, Linda R.], Prisoner reentry peer support hotline-establishes

SCR53 [Ruiz, M. Teresa/Cunningham, Sandra B.+1], Commission on Reentry Services for Women-establishes

SJR41 [Cruz-Perez, Nilsa/Addiego, Dawn Marie], Gun Violence Awareness Day-designates June 2 of each year


Senate Military and Veterans’ Affairs Meeting 1:00 PM Committee Room 1, 1st Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Sen. Gopal, Vin

S60 [Singer, Robert W./Singleton, Troy], Military Pro Bono Program-provide legal representation, active-duty service memb

S61 [Singer, Robert W./Singleton, Troy], Prof lic/application fees-concerns spouse/dependent of active duty servicemember

S170 [Corrado, Kristin M.+1], Veterans Assistance Grant Prog-estab nonprofit organizations, provide cert. svcs

S717 [Addiego, Dawn Marie/Singleton, Troy+1], Veteran, surviving spouse-provides income tax deduction

S913 [Connors, Christopher J.], Surviving spouse, cert blind or disabled vet-annual comp paid from date of death

S1002 [Vitale, Joseph F.], Postage for sending goods to Armed Forces-income tax credit for cost

S1235 [Turner, Shirley K.], Veterans, disabled-exempts from municipal parking meter fee payment

S1251 [Gopal, Vin], Birth certificate to military veteran-requires issuance of 1 free copy

Pending Introduction and Referral:

S1866 [Gopal, Vin], St. contracts for service-disabled veteran-owned business-estab price preference


Senate State Government, Wagering, Tourism & Historic Preservation Meeting

Chair: Sen. Beach, James

The Committee will not meet.


ASSEMBLY SESSION 1:00 PM Assembly Chambers

Voting Session:

A242 [DeAngelo, Wayne P./Downey, Joann+1], Legal signature-clarifies person w/disab sign w/finger or other identifying mark

A270 [Armato, John/Mazzeo, Vincent], F-35 Joint Strike Fighter Jets-air quality studies, support campaign;$50K

A377 [Danielsen, Joe/McKeon, John F.], Cannabis-related businesses-creates certain protections for insurers

A492 [Webber, Jay/Houghtaling, Eric+3], Economic development subsidy-business loan overdue, prohibits awarding

A516 [Jimenez, Angelica M./Rooney, Kevin J.], EMT certification, certain out-of-State-provide reciprocity

A543 [Jimenez, Angelica M./Giblin, Thomas P.], Psychologist training requirements-revises

A702 [Sumter, Shavonda E./Mazzeo, Vincent+1], State info tech contracts-req software use to document contractor computer use

A703 [Sumter, Shavonda E./Mukherji, Raj+2], Probation officers-union officials who represent participate in union activities

A723 [Johnson, Gordon M./Wimberly, Benjie E.+3], Bus. for certification-prohibits disqual. of certain minority and women owned

A724 [Johnson, Gordon M./Vainieri Huttle, Valerie+6], False public alarms-includes crime as form of bias intimidation

A741 [Johnson, Gordon M./Conaway, Herb+4], Fuel Cell Task Force-establishes and increases use of fuel cells in State

A744 [Johnson, Gordon M.+1], Law enforce agency-prov internal affair/personnel file of police, other agencies

A745 [Johnson, Gordon M./Pinkin, Nancy J.+7], Transportation network company driver-pretending, fraudulent, criminalizes

A853 [Chiaravalloti, Nicholas/Karabinchak, Robert J.+9], Temporary businesses-prohibits municipal licensure of children operating

A860 [Chiaravalloti, Nicholas/Karabinchak, Robert J.+4], Supportive Technology for Individuals with Developmental Disabilities Task Force

A863 [Chiaravalloti, Nicholas/Johnson, Gordon M.+2], Bias intimidation offenses-requires AG report to FBI for hate crime statistics

A1104 [Murphy, Carol A./McKnight, Angela V.+4], Hunger-Free Students’ Bill of Rights Act-school meal info be provided to parents

A1145 [Freiman, Roy/Egan, Joseph V.+11], Electronic Permit Processing Review System-establishes

A1176 [Zwicker, Andrew/Freiman, Roy], Cardiac procedures, full service adult-DOH license certain qualifying hospitals

A1229 [Schaer, Gary S./Mosquera, Gabriela M.+11], Homeless prevention programs-DCA make information available on its website

A1263 [Schaer, Gary S./Johnson, Gordon M.], Life insurance, stranger-originated-prohibits act, practice or arrangement

A1296 [Mosquera, Gabriela M./Murphy, Carol A.+4], Complaints, public-State department required to provide a link on its website

A1369 [Benson, Daniel R./Zwicker, Andrew], Patrolman Billie D Ellis Memorial Highway-desig. portion of Rt 27 in Princeton

A1443 [DeCroce, BettyLou/Benson, Daniel R.+5], Suicide prevention training-required for mental health practitioners

A1459 [Moriarty, Paul D./Johnson, Gordon M.+3], Children’s products-prohibits sale containing lead, mercury or cadmium

A1630 [Lampitt, Pamela R./Greenwald, Louis D.+8], School meals, bill in arrears-clarifies school dist cannot restrict meal access

A1632 [Lampitt, Pamela R./Reynolds-Jackson, Verlina+7], School Meal Fund-sch district establish to assist student w/meal bill in arrears

A1993 [Pinkin, Nancy J./Benson, Daniel R.+1], Electric veh. charging stations-developers offer option in new home construction

A2116 [Tully, P. Christopher/Swain, Lisa+6], Fed. fds for St agencies-St Treasurer submit report to Leg identifying deadlines

A2775 [Houghtaling, Eric], Wineries on preserved farmland-pilot program authorizing special occasion events

ACR127 [Pinkin, Nancy J./Reynolds-Jackson, Verlina], 19th Amendment-commemorate 100th anniversary of passage of women’s right to vote

AJR28 [Giblin, Thomas P./Vainieri Huttle, Valerie], Eating Disorders Awareness Week-permanently designates last week in February

AJR30 [Murphy, Carol A./Mosquera, Gabriela M.+10], Domestic Violence & Legal Access Task Force-establishes; study unmet legal needs

AJR32 [Freiman, Roy/Zwicker, Andrew], Autoimmune Encephalitis Awareness Day-designates February 22 of each year

AR17 [Tucker, Cleopatra G./McKnight, Angela V.+2], Violence-declares public health crisis

AR38 [Conaway, Herb/Zwicker, Andrew+3], Hydrogen fuel cell vehicle-provide funding & incentives to promote usage

AR78 [Mosquera, Gabriela M./Moen, William F.+4], 2020 Census Complete Count Committees-urges counties and municipalities create

AR79 [Mosquera, Gabriela M./Holley, Jamel C.+4], Get Out the Count Week-designates March 12 thru 20; encourage full Census count

SCR39 [Greenstein, Linda R./Turner, Shirley K.+1], 19th Amendment-commemorate 100th anniversary of passage of women’s right to vote

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