Assembly Voting Session on Legislation Addressing the Effects of the Covid-19 Pandemic on NJ

Assembly Voting Session on Legislation Addressing the Effects of the Covid-19 Pandemic on NJ

Measures Provide Relief for Renters, Municipalities and Hospitality Businesses

 

(TRENTON) – Among the legislation to be considered by the General Assembly at 11 a.m. on Thursday, May 14 are bills aiming to provide relief for municipalities’ budget concerns, worker assistance and hospitality businesses.

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.

Audio live stream of the voting session will be available: https://www.njleg.state.nj.us/media/live_audio.asp. Thursday’s full agenda can be found here.

The Assembly will act on the following bills:

 

A-3919 Aca   Calabrese, Clinton
/Spearman, William W.
/Murphy, Carol A.
   Extends certain permits during COVID-19 emergency.
A-3942 Aca   Mukherji, Raj
/Vainieri Huttle, Valerie
/Pintor Marin, Eliana
   Requires hospital to permit individual to accompany woman during childbirth.
A-3945 Aca   Murphy, Carol A.

/Chaparro, Annette

/Mukherji, Raj

  Extends eligibility for accidental disability and accidental death benefits to certain PFRS and PERS members who contract infectious diseases during public health emergency or state of emergency.
A-3959 AcaAca   Mukherji, Raj
/Vainieri Huttle, Valerie

/Reynolds-Jackson, Verlina

  Establishes NJ Hospitality Emergency Loan Program in EDA to provide no-interest loans to qualified small hospitality businesses.
A-3964 Aca   Quijano, Annette
/Coughlin, Craig J.
/Reynolds-Jackson, Verlina
/Johnson, Gordon M.
   Permits remote application for marriage and civil union license for patients with certain life-threatening symptoms during period of Executive Order 103 of 2020; eliminates waiting period.
A-3965 Aca   Moen, William F.
/Murphy, Carol A.
   Expands existing EDA loan program to include certain small producers and retailers of alcoholic beverages.
A-3966 AcaAcs   Burzichelli, John J.
/Freiman, Roy
/DiMaso, Serena
   Concerns delivery and sale of alcoholic beverages during declared state of emergency; exempts alcohol used by distillery in production of hand sanitizer from alcoholic beverage tax.
A-3969 Aca   Danielsen, Joe   Allows extension of certain local government timeframes; allows local governments to accept certain payments; allows local governments to conduct certain meetings remotely; adjusts certain property tax distribution and notice requirements.
A-3971 Aca   Benson, Daniel R.

/Coughlin, Craig J.

/DeAngelo, Wayne P.

  Authorizes the issuance of “coronavirus relief bonds” by municipalities and counties.
A-3996   Lopez, Yvonne

/McKnight, Angela V.

/Karabinchak, Robert J.

  Provides for waivers of contract penalties and modification of contract terms on public contracts between non-profit organizations and State agencies for failure to perform due to COVID-19 pandemic.
A-4126 Aca   Egan, Joseph V.   Permits local units and authorities to waive interest and lien enforcement for certain delinquent water and sewer utility payments during emergency circumstances.
A-4128 Aca   Verrelli, Anthony S.

/Mukherji, Raj

/Murphy, Carol A.

  Concerns participation in certain meetings by means of remote communication during state of emergency declared by the Governor.
A-4131 Aca   Karabinchak, Robert J.

/McKnight, Angela V.

/Vainieri Huttle, Valerie

  Requires DOH to establish sanitization guidelines for hotels operating in State.
A-4132 Aca   Taliaferro, Adam J.   Concerns benefits and leave provided to workers.
A-4157   Mukherji, Raj

/Johnson, Gordon M.

  Extends time period for filing and processing certain property tax appeals in 2020.
AR-154   DeCroce, BettyLou

/Vainieri Huttle, Valerie

/DiMaio, John

  Honors contributions of teachers and recognizes National Teacher Appreciation Week.
AR-155   DePhillips, Christopher P.

/DiMaso, Serena

/Vainieri Huttle, Valerie

  Urges US President and Congress to establish student loan forgiveness program for certain doctors, nurses, and emergency medical services employees.
S-1990

(A-2963 Aa)

  Weinberg, Loretta

/Lagana, Joseph A.

(Johnson, Gordon M.

/Tully, P. Christopher

/Swain, Lisa)

  Allows member of Board of Public Utilities to serve in unsalaried State government office.
S-2329 Aca

(A-3905 Aca)

  Ruiz, M. Teresa

/Vitale, Joseph F.

(Timberlake, Britnee N.
/Vainieri Huttle, Valerie
/Quijano, Annette)

 

  Revises requirements for cash assistance benefits under Work First New Jersey program; appropriates $17 million.
S-2332 Aca

(A-3956 Aca)

  Stack, Brian P.
/Sweeney, Stephen M.
/Corrado, Kristin M.
/Ruiz, M. Teresa

(Chaparro, Annette

/Mukherji, Raj

/Wimberly, Benjie E.)

 

  Establishes “2020 New Jersey Emergency Rental Assistance Program”; appropriates $100 million.
S-2344 Aca

(A-3970 Aca)

  Pou, Nellie
/Singer, Robert W.
/Vitale, Joseph F.

(Reynolds-Jackson, Verlina

/Quijano, Annette

/Zwicker, Andrew)

 

  Requires Medicaid and health insurance coverage for certain refills of prescription drugs during state of emergency.
S-2356

(A-3946)

  Cunningham, Sandra B.
/Kean, Thomas H.

(Jasey, Mila M.

/Caputo, Ralph R.

/Dunn, Aura K.)

 

  Provides relief to students receiving State financial aid to address special circumstances due to 2020 health state of emergency.
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