Here’s what’s on tap under the Gold Dome on Monday (March 20th):
SENATE SESSION 2:00 PM Senate Chambers
Committees at the Call of the Senate President:
A1463 [Lopez, Yvonne/Speight, Shanique], Pretrial release violations-clarify penalties; provide written notice to victim
A3494 [Dancer, Ronald S./Moriarty, Paul D.+2], License plate frame-allow to obscure certain parts of permanent/temporary plate
A4720 [Schaer, Gary S./Swain, Lisa+10], Holocaust & genocide instruction-distribute survey to school districts regarding
A4755 [Lopez, Yvonne/Moen, William F.+16], Homeless shelters-permit behavioral & mental health care provider operate within
A4772 [Verrelli, Anthony S./Egan, Joseph V.+4], Unemployment insurance benefits during labor disputes-concerns
A4836 [Speight, Shanique/Atkins, Reginald W.+5], Internet outage caused by cyberattack or disaster-develop emerg. response plan
A4889 [Coughlin, Craig J./DiMaio, John+1], Local govt. officers-remove req. that disclose address on financial statements
AJR38 [Stanley, Sterley S./Kennedy, James J.+2], Upcycling Day-designates April 16 of each year
S142 [Diegnan, Patrick J./Pou, Nellie+2], Business filing statutes-modernizes to incl. entity conversion and domestication
S553 [Zwicker, Andrew], Technology transfer duties-add to Commission on Science, Innovation & Technology
S660 [Oroho, Steven V./Gopal, Vin+28], Parking privileges-100% Disabled Vet. not req. to submit documentation to renew
S801 [Connors, Christopher J.], Dredging control reserve fund-authorizes municipalities to establish
S1438 [Singleton, Troy+3], Wage claim suit-allow unions file on behalf of workers regardless of affiliation
S1439 [Singleton, Troy+2], Govt. construction work, employer/contractor-register & submit payroll to DOLWD
S1810 [Ruiz, M. Teresa+1], Pretrial release violations-clarify penalties; provide written notice to victim
S2381 [Diegnan, Patrick J.+1], License plate frame-allow to obscure certain parts of permanent/temporary plate
S2459 [Ruiz, M. Teresa/Pou, Nellie+1], Translation of documents & svcs.-req St entity provide, 15 most common languages
S2788 [Stack, Brian P.], Carbon monoxide detectors in multiple dwellings-concerns S2824 [Vitale, Joseph F./Pou, Nellie], Health benefits plans, individual & small employer-revises various requirements
S2866 [Scutari, Nicholas P.], Elections Transparency Act-concerns campaign contribution limits & reporting req
S3005 [Bucco, Anthony M.], Warren E. Wilhide Interchange-desig Harter Road Interchange of Highway Rt 287 as
S3080 [Ruiz, M. Teresa/Burgess, Renee C.+19], Student Dropout Prevention Task Force-establishes
S3110 [Smith, Bob/Codey, Richard J.+8], Real property & flood notifications-req sellers & landlords make notifications
S3145 [Gopal, Vin/Greenstein, Linda R.+4], Holocaust & genocide instruction-distribute survey to school districts regarding
S3153 [Codey, Richard J.], Food waste-allow schools to receive and compost from other schools
S3215 [Sarlo, Paul A./Madden, Fred H.+2], Unemployment insurance benefits during labor disputes-concerns
S3261 [Burgess, Renee C./Scutari, Nicholas P.+3], Homeless shelters-permit behavioral & mental health care provider operate within
S3309 [Stack, Brian P./Scutari, Nicholas P.], Workers’ compensation fees-raises maximum for evaluating physicians
S3363 [Scutari, Nicholas P./Pou, Nellie], Local govt. officers-remove req. that disclose address on financial statements
S3417 [Greenstein, Linda R./Stanfield, Jean+1], Internet outage caused by cyberattack or disaster-develop emerg. response plan
S3437 [Cryan, Joseph P.], Grease-require person selling/transporting to possess documentation of origin
S3480 [Vitale, Joseph F./Pou, Nellie], Small Business Health Insurance Affordability Act-revises certain requirements
S3558 [Smith, Bob/Scutari, Nicholas P.], JRS member, deferred retir-permit to request reactivation of suspended annuities
S3578 [Testa, Michael L./Pou, Nellie], Real Estate Comm soliciting owners regarding home sale-req initial text message
S3724 [Ruiz, M. Teresa/Sarlo, Paul A.+2], Tuition aid grant, summer-authorize Higher Ed Student Assistance Authority award
SJR77 [Greenstein, Linda R.], Upcycling Day-designates April 16 of each year SJR100 [Johnson, Gordon M.], Civic Health Month-designates the month of August
Senate Budget and Appropriations Meeting 11:00 AM Committee Room 4, 1st Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ Chair: Sen. Sarlo, Paul A.
S3090 [Gopal, Vin/Lagana, Joseph A.+2], Retirement allowance, PFRS-provides after 20 years of service regardless of age
S3144 [Gopal, Vin/Singer, Robert W.+2], Medicaid, adult medical day care-increase per diem rate; suppl. approp. $3.6M
Pending Introduction and Referral:
S3732 (Gopal, Vin/Zwicker, Andrew), Provides additional State school aid to certain school districts; appropriates $102,784,455.
Senate Judiciary Meeting 10:00 AM
Committee Room 4, 1st Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ Chair: Sen. Stack, Brian P.
to be a member of the NJ Maritime Pilot and Docking Pilot Commission:
Dana M. Martinotti of Cliffisde Park to replace Jacob Shisha, for the term prescribed by law, ending 3 years from date of appointment.
to be a member of the Ocean County Board of Taxation:
Nicholas Montenegro of Brick to succeed himself, for the term prescribed by law, currently set to expire May 1, 2027.
to be a member of the Ramapo College of NJ – Board of Trustees:
Michael Ben-David of Franklin Lakes to replace Thomas Zelante, for the term prescribed by law, currently set to expire June 30, 2028.
to be a member of the State Board of Dietetics and Nutrition:
Laurel Santiago of Morristown for the term prescribed by law, ending 3 years from the date of appointment.
to be a member of the Stockton University Board of Trustees:
Amy Kennedy of Brigantine to replace Andy Dolce, for the prescribed by law, currently set to expire on June 30, 2028.
Stephanie Koch of Margate to replace Margaret Worthington, for the term prescribed by law, currently set to expire on June 30, 2027.
to be a Judge of the Division of Workers’ Compensation:
Richard J. Baldi of Wayne for the term prescribed by law, ending 3 years from date of appointment.
to be a Judge of the Superior Court:
Christie L. Bevacqua of Tinton Falls to succeed the Honorable James. J. McGann, following his retirement, for the term prescribed by law, ending 7 years from the date of appointment.
Scott C. Arnette, J.D. of Monmouth Beach to succeed the Honorable Vincent N. Falcetano, Jr., following his retiremnt, for the term prescribed by law, ending 7 years from the date of appointment.
to be a Judge of the Tax Court:
Michael Duffy of Lawrenceville to succeed the Honorable Joseph M. Andresini, for the term prescribed by law, ending 7 years from the date of appointment.
to be a member of the Horizon Blue Cross and Blue Shield, Inc. of NJ – Board of Directors:
Ralph Caputo of Nutley to replace Paul Juliano, for the term prescribed by law, currently set to expire November 1, 2025.
to be a member of the NJ Board of Public Utilities:
Marian Abdou of Basking Ridge to replace Dianne Solomon, for the term prescribed by law, currently set to expire October 3, 2024.
Christine Sadovy of Lambertville to replace Bob Gordon, for the term prescribed by law, currently set to expire March 15, 2023, thereafter, March 15, 2029.
to be a member of the NJ Turnpike Authority:
Raphael Salermo of Warren to succeed himself, for the term prescribed by law, currently set to expire February 14, 2024.
S2802 [Lagana, Joseph A.], Uniform Public Expression Protection Act-expedited motion for SLAPP dismissal
ASSEMBLY QUORUM 1:00 PM Assembly Chambers
Committee Group (A) Scheduled to meet Committee Group (B) Scheduled to meet
An individual interested in registering their position with the Committee may fill out the Registration Form located on the New Jersey Legislature Home Page under the applicable Committee heading. Witness slips also will be available in the Committee Room and written testimony will be accepted at the Committee Meeting
Assembly Aging and Senior Services Meeting 1:00 PM Committee Room 12, 4th Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ Chair: Asw. McKnight, Angela V.
A1196 [Jasey, Mila M./McKnight, Angela V.], Continuing care retirement community agreements-req. refund entrance fee w/in yr
A5173 [McKnight, Angela V./Speight, Shanique+2], Senior program services, certain community-concerns reimbursement levels
A5225 [McKnight, Angela V./Speight, Shanique+1], Palliative care benefits, community- based-provide coverage under
AJR188 [McKnight, Angela V./Atkins, Reginald W.+1], Menopause Awareness Month- designates September of each year
AJR214 [Atkins, Reginald W./Carter, Linda S.+1], Older Americans Month-designates May of each year
Assembly Appropriations Meeting Chair: Asw. Swain, Lisa
The Committee will not meet.
Assembly Commerce and Economic Development Meeting
2:00 PM Committee Room 16. 4th Floor, State House Annex, NJ Chair: Asw. Timberlake, Britnee N.
A1958 [Mukherji, Raj/Karabinchak, Robert J.+5], Hospitality franchise agreements- concerning
A3589 [McKnight, Angela V./Speight, Shanique+1], Barbering-create new level of license & apprenticeships; estab. instruct. limits
A5286 [Greenwald, Louis D./Pintor Marin, Eliana], Health benefits requirements-modify under certain economic development programs
For Discussion Only:
A5287 [Mukherji, Raj/Calabrese, Clinton], Ticket sales-estab requirements for fee disclosure/fees allowed for cert tickets
A5288 [Moen, William F./Mukherji, Raj+2], Ticket website operators-req to display cert information regarding availability
A5289 [Calabrese, Clinton/Moen, William F.+3], Ticket resale-require certain notice when redirecting consumers to website
AR179 [Speight, Shanique/Calabrese, Clinton+3], Ticket sale industry-urges Congress to respond to consolidation
Assembly Community Development and Affairs Meeting Chair: Asw. Sumter, Shavonda E.
The Committee will not meet.
Assembly Consumer Affairs Meeting 10:00 AM
Committee Room 13, 4th Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ Chair: Asm. Moriarty, Paul D.
A526 [Freiman, Roy/Calabrese, Clinton], Automatic renewal or continuous service offers-imposes certain requirements
A1545 [Moriarty, Paul D./Benson, Daniel R.+10], Telemarketers-provide name, address and phone number and company name
S921 [Bramnick, Jon M./Pou, Nellie+4], Telemarketers-provide name, address and phone number and company name
For Discussion Only:
A4522 [Moen, William F./McKnight, Angela V.], Solar panels installed in single-family home-concerns disclosure of information
Assembly Financial Institutions and Insurance Meeting Chair: Asm. McKeon, John F.
The Committee will not meet.
Assembly Health Meeting 10:00 AM
Committee Room 11, 4th Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ Chair: Asm. Conaway, Herb
A2770 [Stanley, Sterley S./McKnight, Angela V.+1], Restraining order-issue for situations where domestic viol statutes do not apply
A4805 [Freiman, Roy/Jaffer, Sadaf F.+1], Emergency mgt. & storage center, Hunterdon Medical Ctr.-build & operate;$3M
A5069 [Conaway, Herb/Speight, Shanique], Social media platforms-prohibits use of certain addictive practices or features
AJR70 [Lampitt, Pamela R.], Progressive Multiple Sclerosis Day-permanently designates March 28th
AR167 [Conaway, Herb], Social media-enact legislation, require parental consent for children under 16
A1943 [Haider, Shama A./Swain, Lisa+4], Domestic viol screening-obstetrical provider perform; prevent certain disclosure
A2526 [Murphy, Carol A.+1], Domestic viol victim-court order transfer billing responsibility of wireless no.
A2668 [Mosquera, Gabriela M./Lampitt, Pamela R.], Alimony-prohibits awarding to domestic violence offenders
A3730 [Stanley, Sterley S./Murphy, Carol A.], Children, counseling-permit court to order in households with domestic violence
A3808 [Lopez, Yvonne/Park, Ellen J.], Tenant, temporary/permanent restraining order- allow to change locks on unit
A4784 [McKeon, John F./Sampson, William B.+4], Catalytic converter on vehicle-req vehicle identification number be stamped on
A5188 [McKnight, Angela V./Stanley, Sterley S.+1], Automotive Anti-Theft Systems Task Force-establish
S1517 [Greenstein, Linda R./Gopal, Vin+6], Restraining order-issue for situations where domestic viol statutes do not apply
Assembly Higher Education Meeting Chair: Asw. Jasey, Mila M.
The Committee will not meet.
Assembly Housing Meeting 1:00 PM
Committee Room 9, 3rd Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ Chair: Asw. Lopez, Yvonne
A4102 [Lopez, Yvonne/Jimenez, Angelica M.], Affordable housing, for-profit entity- permit join with non-profit, jt insur fund
A5229 [Lopez, Yvonne/Wimberly, Benjie E.+1], Housing Choice Vouchers Program, federal, pre-application-continuously maintain
A5246 [Stanley, Sterley S./Atkins, Reginald W.+1], Affordable housing voucher program-expand funding for homeownership expenses
S2628 [Singleton, Troy+1], Affordable housing, for-profit entity-permit join with non- profit, jt insur fund
Assembly Law and Public Safety Meeting Chair: Asm. Spearman, William W.
The Committee will not meet.
Assembly Oversight, Reform and Federal Relations Meeting 1:00 PM Committee Room 14, 4th Floor,
State House Annex, Trenton, NJ Chair: Asm. Danielsen, Joe
A3976 [Speight, Shanique/McKnight, Angela V.+1], Legislative Enactment Oversight Committee-estab., ensure implementation of laws
A4797 [Karabinchak, Robert J./Benson, Daniel R.+6], Asphalt pavement, reclaimed- increase percentage used for local road projects
For Discussion Only:
A460 [Danielsen, Joe/Stanley, Sterley S.+1], Alcoholic bev retail license, inactive-allow mun to transfer, cert circumstances
A540 [Freiman, Roy/Calabrese, Clinton], Alcoholic beverages at farm markets- concerns certain sales
A3150 [McKeon, John F./Murphy, Carol A.+1], Alcoholic beverage license-permit issuance, cert municipalities w/shopping malls
A4251 [Danielsen, Joe/Freiman, Roy], Alcoholic beverages-estab special license to sell in shopping malls
Assembly Regulated Professions Meeting 1:00 PM
Committee Room 15, 4th Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ Chair: Asm. Giblin, Thomas P.
A582 [Karabinchak, Robert J./Mukherji, Raj+1], Crematories-allows for operation at location not on cemetary ground/funeral home
A2582 [Lampitt, Pamela R./McKnight, Angela V.+4], Cosmetology & Hairstyling, State Board-revises membership
A4499 [Park, Ellen J./Jasey, Mila M.], Professional license, Cosmetology & Hairstyling- modify languages; concerns exams
A4500 [Park, Ellen J.], Manicurist-prov option, satisfy req for licensure through apprent
Assembly State and Local Government Meeting 2:00 PM Committee Room 13, 4th Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ Chair: Asm. Verrelli, Anthony S.
A4498 [DeAngelo, Wayne P.+1], Retirement allowance, PFRS-provides after 20 years of service regardless of age
A4682 [Schaer, Gary S./Timberlake, Britnee N.+17], Service employees, certain-estab. employment protections during ownership change
A4690 [Murphy, Carol A.], Contracts, State-proh enter into, limits ability to install & run cert software
A5085 [Tully, P. Christopher], Govt. construction work, employer/contractor-register & submit payroll to DOLWD
A5176 [Coughlin, Craig J.], Reporting election results-require on night of primary and general election
A5179 [Verrelli, Anthony S./Murphy, Carol A.], Fire Life Safety Damper and Smoke Control System Inspection Verification Act
AJR194 [McKnight, Angela V./Speight, Shanique+5], Muslim Heritage Month- designates January, each year
AJR201 [Park, Ellen J./McKeon, John F.+4], Lunar New Year, annual-designates SJR105 [Pennacchio, Joseph/Stack, Brian P.+8], Muslim Heritage Month-designates January, each year
A5175 [Verrelli, Anthony S./McKnight, Angela V.], Gen Elect-change certain deadlines
Assembly Telecommunications and Utilities Meeting 10:00 AM Committee Room 15, 4th Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ Chair: Asm. DeAngelo, Wayne P.
The Committee will first receive testimony from invited guests concerning the implementation of potential security measures to protect the State’s critical infrastructure systems in light of recent attacks. Each invited guest is respectfully asked to provide the Committee with 15 copies of written testimony at the meeting. Immediately following all testimony:
A5020 [Moen, William F./Conaway, Herb], Low Income Household Water Assistance Prog-concerns from taking cert actions
Assembly Tourism, Gaming and the Arts Meeting 11:00 AM Committee Room 9, 3rd Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ Chair: Asm. Caputo, Ralph R.
A420 [Caputo, Ralph R./Benson, Daniel R.+1], Gambling Treatment Diversion Court Pilot Program-estab; administered by AOC
A5226 [Caputo, Ralph R./Wimberly, Benjie E.], Sports wagering partnerships-prohibit at public institutions of higher education
A5308 [Caputo, Ralph R./Jasey, Mila M.+2], Compulsive gambling-require school districts provide instruction on risks
AJR155 [Wirths, Harold J./Caputo, Ralph R.+2], Fishing and Boating Week-designates first full week of June each year
AR168 [Caputo, Ralph R./Kennedy, James J.+1], Pro-gambling advertisements- condemns overproliferation of