Governor Murphy Takes Action on Legislation

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Governor Murphy Takes Action on Legislation

11/27/2023
TRENTON – Today, Governor Murphy signed the following bills into law:

S-146/A-3328 (Diegnan, Corrado/Haider, Benson, Park) – Requires certain transportation research to consider needs of individuals with physical, sensory, intellectual, and developmental disabilities

S-1553/A-4525 (Beach, Ruiz/Lampitt, Jaffer, Jasey) – Permits State Board of Education to authorize alternative teaching certificate

S-2369/A-4017 (Singer, Madden/Benson, McKnight, Reynolds-Jackson) 
– Establishes minimum NJ FamilyCare reimbursement rate for traumatic brain injury special care nursing facilities; establishes enhanced NJ FamilyCare reimbursement rate for nursing facilities under certain circumstances; makes an appropriation

SCS for S-2824/ACS for A-4294 (Vitale, Pou/McKeon, McKnight, Stanley) – Requires DOBI to conduct study on impact of certain changes to individual and small group health insurance markets

S-3782/A-5398 (Lagana/Kennedy) – Allows sale of malt alcoholic beverages in cans or bottles marked for deposit of another state

S-3976/A-4934 (Greenstein, Cruz-Perez/Benson, Moen, Wimberly) – Establishes Mobility and Transportation Innovation Pilot Program in DOT; appropriates $2 million

Governor Murphy conditionally vetoed the following bills:

SCS for S-524/ACS for A-1700 (Ruiz, Cunningham/Quijano, Mukherji, Atkins) – CONDITIONAL – Creates Mental Health Diversion Program to divert eligible persons away from criminal justice system and into appropriate case management and mental health services

Copy of Statement

S-2818/A-4394 (Turner/Kennedy) – CONDITIONAL – Establishes “Working Group to Study Pricing of Motor Fuels by Retail Dealers”

Copy of Statement

SCS for S-2848/A-4328 (Smith, Greenstein/DeAngelo, Karabinchak) – CONDITIONAL – Revises criteria for remote net metering program established by BPU

Copy of Statement

SCS for S-3038/ACS for A-4630 (Gopal, Greenstein/Calabrese, Mukherji, Moriarty) – CONDITIONAL – Establishes sales and events privileges for certain alcoholic beverage manufacturers

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S-3044/A-4716 (Diegnan, Greenstein/Stanley, Benson, Mukherji) – CONDITIONAL – Makes supplemental appropriation of $15 million to DEP for implementation of Electric School Bus Program

Copy of Statement

S-3153/A-4548 (Codey/Kennedy, Haider, Stanley) – CONDITIONAL – Authorizes schools to receive certain food waste from other schools, and provides exemption to such receiving schools from certain DEP permits, under certain conditions

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S-3480/A-5137 (Vitale, Pou/McKeon, Park, Murphy) – CONDITIONAL – “The Small Business Health Insurance Affordability Act”; revises certain requirements for individual and small employer health benefits plans

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SCS for S-3756/ACS for A5363 (Scutari, Sarlo/Schaer, Wimberly) – CONDITIONAL – Permits SHBP and SEHBP to award contracts for more claims administrators for each program plan; requires claims data and trend reports to be provided to certain persons

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S-3839/A-4061 (Greenstein, Steinhardt/Mukherji, Wirths, Space) – CONDITIONAL – Requires Commissioner of Corrections to institute 10-minute shift overlap in State correctional facilities; appropriates $13 million

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S-4011/A-5650 (Ruiz/Coughlin, Pintor Marin, Wimberly) – CONDITIONAL – Modifies New Jersey Community-Anchored Development Program

Copy of Statement

Governor Murphy absolute vetoed the following bill:

S-861/A-5460 (Zwicker, Steinhardt, Doherty/Freiman) – ABSOLUTE – Allows municipalities to conduct annual event for open burning of Christmas trees

Copy of Statement

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