Assembly to Act on Legislation Bolstering NJ Small Business Community

Assembly to Act on Legislation Bolstering NJ Small Business Community

 

Also to be Considered—Measures Combating Homelessness, Strengthening Consumer Protections & Investing in our Communities

 

 (TRENTON) – The full Assembly will convene Thursday, December 15 to consider measures to bolster the pandemic recovery of New Jersey’s more than 950,000 small businesses, address growing homelessness concerns, protect consumers, and invest in community infrastructures throughout the State.

The full board list can be found here and the session will be livestreamed here. The General Assembly will begin at 1:00 PM.

Thursday’s highlights include:

 

Legislation Supporting Small Businesses:
A-573

Karabinchak/ Freiman/ Calabrese/ Greenwald

 

Establishes expedited construction inspection program.
A-4748

Moriarty/ Haider/ Sampson

 

Enhances customer service experience with Business Action Center in Department of State by collecting and disseminating customer assistance metrics.
A-4749

Coughlin/ Swain/ Timberlake

 

Requires NJ Business Action Center to collect and produce certain information to assist small businesses.
A-4750

Jaffer/ Caputo/ Atkins

 

Vacant Storefront Registry Program; establishes public database of vacant commercial space for small businesses.
A-4751

Mosquera/ Speight/ DeAngelo

 

Establishes mentorship program for new businesses and start-ups.
A-4752

Tully/ Benson/ Chaparro

 

Promotes small business Internet presence.
A-4753

Freiman/ Park/ Lampitt

 

 

Allows cure period for businesses to address and resolve certain violations.
Legislation Combating Homelessness:
A-684

Verrelli/Chaparro/

Haider

 

Requires Homelessness Prevention Program agencies to remain open during public health emergency and mandates funding of additional agencies in certain counties.

 

A-4105

Lopez/Jimenez/

Quijano

 

Establishes Interagency Council on Homelessness.
A-4755

Lopez/Moen/

Speight

 

Permits behavioral and mental health care providers to operate within homeless shelters.
A-4756

Spearman/Wimberly/

Reynolds-Jackson

 

Requires training for homeless shelter staff on Children’s System of Care
A-4757

Jimenez/Tucker/

Atkins

Requires Resource Navigators to conduct surveys and report data related to homelessness in administering the Rental Assistance Navigation Program.

 

 

Legislation Strengthening Consumer Protections:
A-1198

Jasey/Reynolds-Jackson/McKnight

Establishes limits on transcript release restrictions at institutions of higher education and certain proprietary institutions.

 

A-1884

Tully/Swain/Moriarty

Requires telecommunications, cable television, and Internet service providers to allow service recipients to terminate service contracts following physician’s referral to long-term care facility.

 

A-3512

Conaway

 

Prohibits sale of certain diet pills and dietary supplements for muscle building to persons under 18 years of age under certain circumstances.

 

A-3913

McKeon/Danielsen/

Lopez

 

“Travel Insurance Act.”

 

A-4284

Moriarty/Jaffer/

Swain

Prohibits seller from imposing certain surcharge for credit card transactions; establishes certain notice requirements regarding surcharge.

 

A-4194/S-275

Reynolds-Jackson/

Timberlake/McKnight

Permits pharmacists to furnish self-administered hormonal contraceptives pursuant to a standing order, in accordance with protocols established by Board of Pharmacy and Board of Medical Examiners.

 

 

Legislation Investing in New Jersey Community Infrastructures:
A-4957

Jaffer/Kennedy/

Caputo

Appropriates $64.929 million from constitutionally dedicated CBT revenues for recreation and conservation purposes to DEP for State capital and park development projects.

 

A-4958

Chaparro/Lampitt/

Freiman

Appropriates $17,288,315 from constitutionally dedicated CBT revenues to NJ Historic Trust for grants for certain historic preservation projects and associated administrative expenses.

 

A-4959

Spearman/Reynolds-Jackson/Wimberly

Appropriates $53,249,310 from constitutionally dedicated CBT revenues to DEP for State acquisition of lands for recreation and conservation purposes, including Blue Acres projects, and Green Acres Program administrative costs.
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