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Vol. XXXI No. 45                                                                             218th Legislature Second Annual Session

 

     SENATE ACTION (QUORUM)

Nominations Received and Referred to SJU:

TO BE A MEMBER OF THE WATERFRONT AND AIRPORT COMMISSION ON NEW YORK AND NEW JERSEY:

      Matthew J. Carroll, of Ramsey, to replace Michael Murphy.

Nominations Withdrawn:

TO BE A MEMBER OF THE MORRIS COUNTY BOARD OF TAXATION:

      Mary E. Dougherty, of Morristown, to replace Benjamin Steltzer.

Bills Introduced/Without Reference/Given Second Reading:

S4343    Smith,B    Recycled food waste requirement-provides 2 year exemption for hospitals

Bills Introduced:

S4337    Cryan,J/Vitale,J    Inmate reentry services committee-each county required to establish   REF SHH

S4338    Cryan,J/Vitale,J    Inmates, reentry services-authorizes use of county welfaire funds   REF SHH

S4339    Thompson,S/Cruz-Perez,N+1    School districts located in historic communities-provide emergency St school aid   REF SED

S4340    Sacco,N/Stack,B    PFRS-enhances accidental death pension for surviving spouses, min. $50K annually   REF SSG

S4341    Singleton,T    Eviction Crisis Task Force-study recent trends in eviction actions against resid   REF SBA

S4342    O'Scanlon,D/Gopal,V    Defibrillators-NJT required to equip trains   REF STR

S4344    Greenstein,L    Public defender fees, inability to pay-municipal court provide applicant notice   REF SJU

S4345    Rice,R    Gunfire-sch-based mentoring in pub schools located w/in 1K feet, 3 yr pilot prog   REF SED

S4346    Rice,R    Complete Count Commission-changes expiration date to January 2021   REF SSG

S4347    Cryan,J/Sweeney,S    Nonprofit Security Grant Pilot Program-FY 2020 supplemental appropriation;$1M   REF SBA

Bills Reported from Committee/Given 2nd Reading:

A344    Murphy,C/McKeon,J+1    Individual Development Account Program-revises certain aspects   REP

A1028 Aca (1R)    Johnson,G/Pinkin,N+12    Police-establishes training program to prevent suicide by officers   REP

A1045 AcaSca (2R)    Houghtaling,E/Downey,J+5    Horse-boarding businesses-clarifies sales tax collection responsibilities   REP/SCA

A1604 ScaSca (2R)    Conaway,H/Murphy,C+1    Recreational Therapists Licensing Act   REP/SCA

A2183 Sca (1R)    Andrzejczak,B../Land,R+2    Music Therapist Licensing Act   REP/SCA

A2444/2656 AcsAca (ACS/1R)    Benson,D/Lampitt,P+10    Tobacco cessation benefits-provides Medicaid coverage   REP

A3670 AcaScaSca (3R)    Benson,D/Giblin,T+3    Stroke ready hospitals, acute-desig; estab Stroke Care Advisory Panel & database   REP/SCA
A3890 AcaAca (2R)    Houghtaling,E/Downey,J+7    Slow Down or Move Over, It's the Law Act-imposes motor vehicle penalty points   REP

A4529 Aca (1R)    Mazzeo,V/Armato,J+6    Superstorm Sandy-impacted homeowners, subjected to contractor fraud-reimb.   REP

A4803 Aca (1R)    Greenwald,L/Johnson,G+7    Victims of firearm & stabbing crimes-bill VCCO for counseling services   REP

A5023 Sca (1R)    McKnight,A/Mukherji,R    Signs not located in protected areas-exempts from DOT permitting requirements   REP/SCA

A5029 Aca (1R)    Sumter,S/Reynolds-Jackson,V+6    African-American women-study sexual and reproductive health   REP

A5248 AcsSca (ACS/1R)    Conaway,H/Mukherji,R+7    Health insurance plans cover essential health benefits-preserve requirements   REP/SCA
A5314 AcaSca (2R)    Zwicker,A/Milam,M+11    Social isolation-DHS required to study occurring in certain population groups   REP

A5432 AcaSca (2R)    Milam,M/Land,R    Menhaden purse seine fishery-establish individual transferable quota system   REP

A5500 Aca (1R)    Greenwald,L/Lopez,Y+1    Health benefits plan-expands rate, DOBI review process individual/small employer   REP

A5501 Aca (1R)    McKeon,J/Vainieri Huttle,V+7    Health benefits dependent coverage-requires coverage until child turns 26 of age   REP

Bills Reported from Committee/Given 2nd Reading: (cont’d)

A5504 AcsAca (ACS/1R)    Benson,D/Schaer,G    Health benefit carriers, certain large groups-applies 85% loss ratio requirement   REP

A5506 AcaAca (2R)    Tully,P/Danielsen,J    Basic & Essential health benefits plans-repeals statute authorizing offering   REP

A5507 Sca (1R)    McKeon,J/Conaway,H+6    Health benefits coverage-requires for certain preventive services   REP/SCA

A5839 Aca (1R)    Moriarty,P/Verrelli,A+2    Employee misclassification-penalties for State wage, benefit & tax law violation   REP

A5843    Speight,S/Verrelli,A+5    Employee misclassification-employers required to post notice   REP

A5977 AcaSca (2R)    Greenwald,L/Downey,J    Regional Health Hub Program-replace Medicaid Accountable Care Org. Demo. Project   REP/SCA
S562 ScsScs (SCS)    Gill,N/Singleton,T    Health insurance plans cover essential health benefits-preserve requirements   REP/SCS

S626 ScaSca (2R)    Vitale,J/Diegnan,P+1    Health insurance policy-clarify prohibition on preexisting condition  exclusion   REP/SCA

S995 ScaSca (2R)    Vitale,J/Weinberg,L+4    Stroke ready hospitals, acute-desig; estab Stroke Care Advisory Panel & database   REP/SCA
S1575    Cruz-Perez,N/Singleton,T    Individual Development Account Program-revises certain aspects   REP

S1687 Sca (1R)    Cruz-Perez,N/Andrzejczak,B..+7    Music Therapist Licensing Act   REP/SCA

S1730 Sca (1R)    Weinberg,L/Oroho,S    Police-establishes training program to prevent suicide by officers   REP

S2081 ScaSca (2R)    Turner,S    Tobacco cessation benefits-provides Medicaid coverage   REP/SCA

S2501 Sca (1R)    Gopal,V+2    Move over law-imposes motor vehicle penalty points for violation   REP

S2555 Sca (1R)    Gopal,V/Ruiz,M    H1 visa held by parent-student qualify for in-State tuition prov criteria is met   REP

S2734 ScaSca (2R)    Singleton,T    Recreational Therapists Licensing Act   REP/SCA

S2856 Sca (1R)    Gopal,V/Oroho,S    Horse-boarding businesses-clarifies sales tax collection responsibilities   REP/SCA

S3150/3628 Scs (SCS)    Bateman,C/Greenstein,L+1    Timothy J. Piazza's Law-hazing; clarify conduct, incl. forcing alco consumption   REP/SCS
S3191 Sca (1R)    Gopal,V/Andrzejczak,B..+4    Superstorm Sandy-impacted homeowners, subjected to contractor fraud-reimb.   REP

S3332    Rice,R/Cunningham,S    Motor vehicle Surcharge Community Svc. Prog.-community svc. in lieu of surcharge   REP

S3374 Sca (1R)    Greenstein,L/Singer,R+6    Medicaid coverage-provides to eligible pregnant women for 365-day period   REP/SCA

S3467 Sca (1R)    Cunningham,S    Signs not located in protected areas-exempts from DOT permitting requirements   REP/SCA

S3522 Sca (1R)    Rice,R/Kean,T    African-American women-study sexual and reproductive health   REP

S3692 Sca (1R)    Cryan,J/Ruiz,M+8    Social isolation-DHS required to study occurring in certain population groups   REP

S3796 Sca (1R)    Andrzejczak,B..    Menhaden purse seine fishery-establish individual transferable quota system   REP

S3802 Sca (1R)    Pou,N/Weinberg,L    Health benefits dependent coverage-requires coverage until child turns 26 of age   REP/SCA

S3803 Sca (1R)    Pou,N/Ruiz,M    Health benefits coverage-requires for certain preventive services   REP/SCA

S3808 Sca (1R)    Singleton,T/Diegnan,P    Basic & Essential health benefits plans-repeals statute authorizing offering   REP/SCA

S3809 Sca (1R)    Pou,N/Lagana,J.A.    Health benefits plan-expands rate, DOBI review process individual/small employer   REP/SCA

S3812 Scs (SCS)    Cryan,J/Diegnan,P    Health benefit carriers, certain large groups-applies 85% loss ratio requirement   REP/SCS

S4188    Beach,J    Lindsay's Law-provdie tax benefits to organ and bone marrow donation & employers   REP

S4211    Cryan,J/Vitale,J    Victims of firearm & stabbing crimes-bill VCCO for counseling services   REP

S4227    Lagana,J.A./Greenstein,L+1    Employee misclassification-employers required to post notice   REP

S4228 Sca (1R)    Lagana,J.A./Madden,F+1    Tax data sharing between State Treasury and DOLWD-concerns   REP/SCA

S4230 Sca (1R)    Madden,F    Employee misclassification-penalties for State wage, benefit & tax law violation   REP/SCA

S4281    Smith,B/Diegnan,P    Piscataway Regional Day School-requires State to sell land and improvements   REP

S4282 ScaSca (2R)    Vitale,J    Regional Health Hub Program-replace Medicaid Accountable Care Org. Demo. Project   REP/SCA

S4286 Sca (1R)    Vitale,J    Child support, over age 19-clarifies procedures concerning collection   REP

Bills Combined:

S3628 Sca (1R)    Singleton,T    Anti-hazing policy-higher education institutions & nonpublic high schools adopt   COMB/W S3150 (SCS)

Bills Transferred:

A1044    Houghtaling,E/Downey,J+4    Homestead prop. tax reimb. claimant-examine info. system, verify prop. tax paid   FROM SCM TO SBA

A2183 Sca (1R)    Andrzejczak,B../Land,R+2    Music Therapist Licensing Act   FROM SCM TO SBA

A4463    Freiman,R/Egan,J+10    Electronic Permit Processing Review System-establishes   FROM SCM TO SBA

A4517    Wimberly,B/Speight,S+5    Eviction Crisis Task Force-study recent trends in eviction actions against resid   FROM SCM TO SBA

S1441    Doherty,M/Madden,F    Homestead prop. tax reimb. claimant-examine info. system, verify prop. tax paid   FROM SCM TO SBA

S1687 Sca (1R)    Cruz-Perez,N/Andrzejczak,B..+7    Music Therapist Licensing Act   FROM SCM TO SBA

S3332    Rice,R/Cunningham,S    Motor vehicle Surcharge Community Svc. Prog.-community svc. in lieu of surcharge   FROM SLP TO SBA

S3407    Sweeney,S/Oroho,S+1    Beaver-removes statutory permit limitations for taking beavers   FROM SEN TO SBA

S3927    Oroho,S/Andrzejczak,B..    Electronic Permit Processing Review System-establishes   FROM SCM TO SBA

S4068    Diegnan,P    Emergency and amber warning lights, certain-concerns use   FROM STR TO SBA

S4109    Stack,B    Child-protection window guard law-strengthens provisions   FROM SCU TO SBA

S4188    Beach,J    Lindsay's Law-provdie tax benefits to organ and bone marrow donation & employers   FROM SHH TO SBA

S4272    Cruz-Perez,N    Municipal Rehabilitation and Economic Recovery Act-extend economic recovery term   FROM SCM TO SBA

S4281    Smith,B/Diegnan,P    Piscataway Regional Day School-requires State to sell land and improvements   FROM SSG TO SBA

S4315    Beach,J    Mail-in ballot procedure-creates fund to reimburse counties for cost   FROM SSG TO SBA

S4330    Pou,N/Singleton,T    Investing in You Promise Neighborhood Commission-establish   FROM SCU TO SBA

Bills Received from Assembly/Concurrence w/Assembly Amendments/Given Second Reading:

S2371 Aca (1R)    Singleton,T/Andrzejczak,B..+9    Volunteer firefighters, emergency responders-include in health benefits plans  

S2425 ScaAca (2R)    Singleton,T/Andrzejczak,B..+1    Common interest communities-revise law relating to  

S3067 SaAca (2R)    Ruiz,M/Singleton,T+6    Apprentice Assistance Support Services Pilot Program-establishes 5 year  

Bills Received from Assembly/Concurrence w/Assembly Amendments/Given Second Reading: (cont’d)

S3252 Aa (1R)    Greenstein,L/Stack,B+3    New Townhouse Fire Safety Act; requires automatic fire sprinklers system  

S3263 ScaAcaAa (3R)    Kean,T/Diegnan,P+2    Deaf and Hard of Hearing Advisory Council-revises and updates membership  

S3685 ScaAca (2R)    Sarlo,P/Singleton,T+17    Sci & engineering workforce-estab prog to incr participation of underrep student  

SJR34 ScaSaAca (3R)    Greenstein,L/McKeon,J+4    Commission on Drunk and Impaired Driving-establishes; reduce incidences  

SJR74 SaAca (2R)    Greenstein,L/Cruz-Perez,N+6    State correctional facilities-study sexual assault against inmates  

Bills Received from Assembly/Concurrence w/Governor's Recommendation/Given Second Reading:

A3726 AcaAcaSa w/GR (4R)    Gusciora,R/Kennedy,J+4    Food waste generators, large-required to separate and recycle waste  

Bills Received from Assembly/Referred to Committee:

A344    Murphy,C/McKeon,J+1    Individual Development Account Program-revises certain aspects   REF SBA

A491    Prieto,V/Jimenez,A+1    PFRS-enhances accidental death pension for surviving spouses, min. $50K annually   REF SSG

A1028 Aca (1R)    Johnson,G/Pinkin,N+12    Police-establishes training program to prevent suicide by officers   REF SBA

A2444/2656 AcsAca (ACS/1R)    Benson,D/Lampitt,P+10    Tobacco cessation benefits-provides Medicaid coverage   REF SBA

A4145    Jasey,M/McKeon,J+2    Municipal emergency management coordinators, non-resident-permits appointment   REF SLP

A4377 Aca (1R)    Benson,D/Land,R+5    Public Use Airports Task Force-estab; develop materials concerning capabilities   REF SBA

A4382 Aca (1R)    Pinkin,N/Lopez,Y+5    Architectural Paint Stewardship Act; paint producers implement or participate   REF SBA

A5238 AcaAa (2R)    Reynolds-Jackson,V/Timberlake,B+11    Student representative-be appointed to board of education of school district   REF SED
A5346 Aca (1R)    Verrelli,A/Reynolds-Jackson,V+3    Gift card fraud-requires certain retailers to train employees   REF SCM

A5511 AcaAca (2R)    Spearman,W/Jones,P+4    Snowmobile, all-terrain vehicle/dirt bike-revise penalties for illegal operation   REF STR

A5523    Lopez,Y/Tully,P+1    Used Car Buyer's Bill of Rights-establish new requirements for motor veh dealer   REF SCM

A5583 Aca (1R)    Pinkin,N/Lopez,Y+3    Greenhouse gases or hydrofluorocarbons-prohibits equipment containing   REF SBA

A5703 Aca (1R)    Jones,P/Benson,D+13    Human trafficking-pub. trans emp complete training course, handling & responding   REF SBA

A5821    Wimberly,B/Tucker,C+5    Pest infestation-prohibits certain demolitions without inspection   REF SCU

A5832 Aca (1R)    Verrelli,A/Greenwald,L+5    Inmates at State & County facilities-offer hepatitis B and hepatitis C testing   REF SLP

A5839 Aca (1R)    Moriarty,P/Verrelli,A+2    Employee misclassification-penalties for State wage, benefit & tax law violation   REF SBA

A5843    Speight,S/Verrelli,A+5    Employee misclassification-employers required to post notice   REF SBA

A5860 Aca (1R)    Speight,S/Pintor Marin,E+6    Domestic violence orders-requires to be issued in other languages   REF SJU

A5977 AcaSca (2R)    Greenwald,L/Downey,J    Regional Health Hub Program-replace Medicaid Accountable Care Org. Demo. Project   REF SBA
A6024    DeAngelo,W/Chaparro,A    PFRS members-prov retirement allowance after 20 yrs of service regardless of age   REF SBA

Bills Received from Assembly/Without Reference/Given Second Reading:

A1924 Aca (1R)    Mukherji,R/Bucco,A+9    Insurance producer licensing fee-exempts honorable discharged mil veterans  

A4260    Timberlake,B/Giblin,T+3    Toy guns and imitation firearms-prohibits certain sales  

A5028    Mukherji,R/Conaway,H    James Nicholas Rentas's Law-revises NJ Smoke-Free Air Act  

A5084    Speight,S/Reynolds-Jackson,V+7    Property, vacant and abandoned-requires registration with municipalities  

A5259 Aa (1R)    Moriarty,P/Lampitt,P+13    Mobile service providers, commercial-prohibits disclosing customer's GPS data  

A5344    Mukherji,R/Vainieri Huttle,V+4    Veteran-establish uniform standards for acceptable proof of status for ID cards  

A5518 Aca (1R)    Benson,D/Karabinchak,R+4    Alternative Fuel Vehicle Transportation Financing Commission-establishes  

A5667 AcaAca (2R)    Mukherji,R/Vainieri Huttle,V+6    Charlie's Law-prescription drugs and medications-furnish with disposal info  

A5825    Moriarty,P/Benson,D+11    Cable television-incl cert fees/charges for svc in advertised price to consumers  

A5838 Aca (1R)    DeAngelo,W/Danielsen,J    Stop-work orders-issue against employer in violation of any State wage tax law  

A5840 AcaAca (2R)    Carter,L/Moriarty,P    Employer tax law-concerns joint liability for payment  

A5916 Aca (1R)    Chiaravalloti,N/McKnight,A    Hospitals, certain-authorize DOH notify elected officials of financial distress  

A5970    Lopez,Y/Speight,S+25    Environmental infra. projects-amends list approved for long-term FY2020 funding  

A5971    Mukherji,R/Pintor Marin,E+23    Environmental infrastructure projects-authorizes NJ Infra. Bank to make loans  

A5972 Aca (1R)    Pinkin,N/Benson,D+2    Infrastructure Bank's enabling act-makes changes  

Co-Sponsors Added:

S1155 Sa (1R)   (Turner,S)    Property, vacant and abandoned-requires registration with municipalities

S2668   (Singleton,T)    Per Capita Library Aid;$10.5M

S2835 Sca (1R)   (Lagana,J.A.)    Students w/depression-public schools required to administer written screenings

S2979   (Kean,T)    Hunger-Free Students' Bill of Rights Act-school meal info be provided to parents

S3374 Sca (1R)   (Lagana,J.A.)    Medicaid coverage-provides to eligible pregnant women for 365-day period

S3701   (Turner,S)    Youth Justice Transformation Act-appropriate annually;$100M

S4125   (Testa,M)    Government Efficiency and Regulatory Review Commission-establish

SCR85   (Singer,R)    Court decisions-proposes authorizing Legislature to invalidate

SR164   (Testa,M)    Senate Task Force on Government Efficiency and Regulatory-creates

Co-Sponsors Withdrawn:

S3701   (Pou,N)    Youth Justice Transformation Act-appropriate annually;$100M

Prime Sponsors Added:

S3927   (Oroho,S)    Electronic Permit Processing Review System-establishes

Co-Prime Sponsors Added:

S4211   (Vitale,J)    Victims of firearm & stabbing crimes-bill VCCO for counseling services

S4251   (Cryan,J)    Inmates-DOC & county correctional fac to provide w/medication-assisted treatment

Third Prime Sponsors Added:

S3150/3628 Scs (SCS)   (Singleton,T)    Timothy J. Piazza's Law-hazing; clarify conduct, incl. forcing alco consumption

S3701   (Pou,N)    Youth Justice Transformation Act-appropriate annually;$100M

Note to the 9/12/19 Digest:

Bills Introduced/Without Reference/Given Second Reading:

SJR151     Ruiz,M    Lation Clergy Day-designates first Saturday of October   SWR 2RS *NOT* REF SSG

Note to the 11/18/19 Digest:

Bills Introduced/Without Reference/Given Second Reading:


SR166    Ruiz,M    Breast milk, airlines-prohibit counting against carry-on limit or restricting   SWR 2RS *NOT* REF SHH

SR167    Ruiz,M    Breast milk, airlines-urges to change policies, carry-on limits   SWR 2RS *NOT* REF SHH

Notes to the 12/16/2019 Digest:

Bills Passed:

 

A1576 AcaSa (2R)    Conaway,H/Giblin,T+4    Flu vaccination-health care facilities offer and employees required to receive   (33-5)  *NOT* (32-5)

Concurrent Resolutions Placed On Desk:

ACR253   Tucker,C/Benson,D+2   Veterans' property tax deduction-extend to non-service in time of war

The Senate adjourned at 10:30 A.M. on Tuesday, January 7, 2020, to meet again on Thursday, January 9, 2020 (SESSION, Committees at the Call of the Senate President).

  ASSEMBLY ACTION (QUORUM)

Bills Introduced:

A6092    Burzichelli,J    Kiosks, automated service-imposes contribution requirements on use by employers   REF ALA

A6093    Spearman,W/Mosquera,G    Water systems, public-replace lead service lines at the customers expense   REF AEN

A6094    Danielsen,J/Pinkin,N+3    Piscataway Regional Day School-requires State to sell land and improvements   REF AAP

A6095    Murphy,C/Reynolds-Jackson,V    Injured worker who has reached maximum medical improvement-concerns employment   REF ALA
A6096    Munoz,N    Vote-by-mail ballot-county clerk send confirmation, different requested address   REF ASL

A6097    Holley,J    Private Vehicle Rental Modernization Act   REF AFI

A6098    McKeon,J    Federal home loan banks-revises effects of delinquency & insolvency proceedings   REF ARP

A6099    Speight,S/McKnight,A    Human Trafficking Commissioner-public awareness, post signs w/24 hour hotline   REF AJU

A6100    Wirths,H+1    Driver's licenses and non-driver ID card applicants-conduct wanted person check   REF ATR

A6101    Schepisi,H/DiMaso,S+21    Volunteer Emergency Responder Loan Redemption Program-establish   REF AHI

A6102    Kennedy,J/Pinkin,N    Recycled food waste requirement-provides 2 year exemption for hospitals   REF AAP

A6103    Verrelli,A    Prisoner reentry peer support hotline-establishes   REF ALP

A6104    Benson,D/Verrelli,A    State-employee service member on federal active duty-retention of vacation leave   REF ASL

A6105    Benson,D/Vainieri Huttle,V    Transportation network companies-share info., sexual misconduct investigation   REF ATR

A6106    Houghtaling,E/Reynolds-Jackson,V    CBT rev. to State Agric Devel Committee-non-profit organizations farmland grants   REF AAP

A6107    Mejia,P/Vainieri Huttle,V    Historic preservation projects and associated administrative expenses;$13.902M   REF AAP

A6108    Taliaferro,A/Karabinchak,R    CBT revenues to St. Agric Devel Committee-co. planning incentive farmland grants   REF AAP

Bills Introduced: (cont’d)

A6109    Armato,J/Calabrese,C    Agriculture Development Committee-farmland preservation purposes;$31.153M   REF AAP

A6110    Moriarty,P/McKeon,J    Recreation and conservation purposes including Blue Acres projects;$33.915M   REF AAP

A6111    Giblin,T/Mazzeo,V    State capital and park development projects;$36.143M   REF AAP

A6112    Freiman,R/Danielsen,J    CBT revenues to St. Agric Devel Committee-mun planning incentive farmland grants   REF AAP

A6113    Speight,S/Mukherji,R    Open space acquisition and park development projects;$77.450M   REF AAP

A6114    Carter,L/Murphy,C    Nonprofit entities develop lands for recreation & conservation purposes;$8.872M   REF AAP

A6115    Jasey,M    Regional school districts, limited purpose-coordinate w/constituent districts   REF AAP

A6116    DeAngelo,W    Joint meetings-renames as regional service agencies; grandfathers existing   REF AAP

A6117    Calabrese,C    Shared service agreements between local governments-include certain provisions   REF AAP

A6118    Greenwald,L    Economic & Fiscal Policy Review Commission-establish; provide ongoing review   REF AAP

A6119    Egan,J/Houghtaling,E    Public Works Contractor Registration Act-amends apprenticeship prog. definition   REF AAP

ACR254    Jasey,M/Mukherji,R    Higher education institution-take action to ensure rights for contingent faculty   REF AAP

AR286    Freiman,R/Tully,P    European cheese, imported-oppose tariffs imposed   REF AFI

AR287    Kean,S    Malachy McAllister-commends President Trump on stay of deportation   REF ASL

Bills Reported from Committee/Given 2nd Reading:

A422 Acs (ACS)    Mosquera,G/Jones,P+4    Online voter registration-estab a secure Internet website auth digital signature   REP/ACS

A544 Aca (1R)    Mazzeo,V/Houghtaling,E+1    Vineyards, wineries new-estab loan program and provide CBT and income tax credit   REP/ACA
A715    Gove,D/Rumpf,B    Disabled veteran-exempts from beach buggy permit fees   REP

A1268 Acs (ACS)    Tucker,C/Eustace,T+3    Veterans' property tax deduction and exemption-expand eligibility   REP/ACS

A1460 AcaAca (2R)    Benson,D/Moriarty,P+10    Service contracts w/automatic renewal-establish notification standards   REP/ACA

A1987    Sumter,S/Mukherji,R+7    Redistricting-incarcerated person be counted at residential address   REP

A2389 Aca (1R)    Schaer,G/Benson,D+1    Mental health screening service-concerns expansion of services by DOH   REP/ACA

A3391 Acs (ACS)    DeCroce,B/Johnson,G    Criminal Injuries Compensation Act of 1971-makes various changes   REP/ACS

A3783    Eustace,T/Pinkin,N+2    Hazardous materials-owner/operator req. to have discharge response cleanup plan   REP

A3849    Moriarty,P/Lagana,J.A.    Public safety worker, killed on duty-elim. time limit on tuition benf for spouse   REP

A3926 AcaAca (2R)    Conaway,H/Lampitt,P+7    Students w/depression-public schools required to administer written screenings   REP/ACA
A4086 Aca (1R)    Vainieri Huttle,V/Lopez,Y    Correctional police officers-40 hrs in-svc training incl 8 hrs sexual misconduct   REP/ACA

A4473 Aca (1R)    Sumter,S/Mukherji,R+2    Probation officers-union officials who represent participate in union activities   REP/ACA

A4655 Aca (1R)    Armato,J/Vainieri Huttle,V+5    Apprenticeship course-provides tuition fee waiver   REP

A4657 Aca (1R)    Armato,J/Benson,D+1    Youth apprenticeship pilot prog-establish in Department of Education   REP

A4819 Acs (ACS)    Benson,D/Pinkin,N+24    Veh., plug-in electric-estab. goals, initiatives & prog to encourage/support use   REP

A5586 Acs (ACS)    Wimberly,B/Quijano,A+1    Juvenile incarceration and parole-imposes restrictions   REP/ACS

A5599    Freiman,R    Tax preparation software-prohibits charging fees for filing State tax returns   REP

A5827 Aca (1R)    Jasey,M/Caputo,R+2    School readiness & workforce development pilot prog-estab low-income households   REP

A6088    Burzichelli,J    Class I renewable energy-allows BPU to increase cost to customers 2022 thru 2024   REP

A6094    Danielsen,J/Pinkin,N+3    Piscataway Regional Day School-requires State to sell land and improvements   REP

A6102 Aca (1R)    Kennedy,J/Pinkin,N    Recycled food waste requirement-provides 2 year exemption for hospitals   REP/ACA

A6106    Houghtaling,E/Reynolds-Jackson,V    CBT rev. to State Agric Devel Committee-non-profit organizations farmland grants   REP

A6107    Mejia,P/Vainieri Huttle,V    Historic preservation projects and associated administrative expenses;$13.902M   REP

A6108    Taliaferro,A/Karabinchak,R    CBT revenues to St. Agric Devel Committee-co. planning incentive farmland grants   REP

A6109    Armato,J/Calabrese,C    Agriculture Development Committee-farmland preservation purposes;$31.153M   REP

A6110    Moriarty,P/McKeon,J    Recreation and conservation purposes including Blue Acres projects;$33.915M   REP

A6111    Giblin,T/Mazzeo,V    State capital and park development projects;$36.143M   REP

A6112    Freiman,R/Danielsen,J    CBT revenues to St. Agric Devel Committee-mun planning incentive farmland grants   REP

A6113    Speight,S/Mukherji,R    Open space acquisition and park development projects;$77.450M   REP

A6114    Carter,L/Murphy,C    Nonprofit entities develop lands for recreation & conservation purposes;$8.872M   REP

S371 Aca (1R)    Rice,R/Brown,C+2    School readiness & workforce development pilot prog-estab low-income households   REP

S376    Madden,F/Gopal,V+1    Public safety worker, killed on duty-elim. time limit on tuition benf for spouse   REP

S498 ScaSca (2R)    Vitale,J/Oroho,S+6    Criminal Injuries Compensation Act of 1971-makes various changes   REP

S589 ScaAca (2R)    Weinberg,L    Online voter registration-estab a secure Internet website auth digital signature   REP/ACA

S758    Cunningham,S/Cruz-Perez,N+1    Redistricting-incarcerated person be counted at residential address   REP

S1083 ScaSaAca (3R)    Cruz-Perez,N/Gopal,V+3    Vineyards, wineries new-estab loan program and provide CBT and income tax credit   REP/ACA
S1703    Connors,C/Holzapfel,J+4    Disabled veteran-exempts from beach buggy permit fees   REP

S1883 Sca (1R)    Weinberg,L/Lagana,J.A.    Hazardous materials-owner/operator req. to have discharge response cleanup plan   REP

S2532 Sa (1R)    Greenstein,L/Cruz-Perez,N+2    Correctional police officers-20 hrs in-svc training incl 4 hrs sexual misconduct   REP

S3063 ScaSca (2R)    Ruiz,M+3    Apprenticeship course-provides tuition fee waiver   REP

S3065 ScaAca (2R)    Ruiz,M/Singleton,T+2    Youth apprenticeship pilot prog-establish in Department of Education   REP

Bills Reported Referred/AAP:

A4819 Acs (ACS)    Benson,D/Pinkin,N+24    Veh., plug-in electric-estab. goals, initiatives & prog to encourage/support use   REP/ACS REF AAP

Public Hearing:

ACR253    Tucker,C/Benson,D+8    Veterans' property tax deduction-extend to non-service in time of war   (AMV)

Bills Transferred:

A422 Acs (ACS)    Mosquera,G/Jones,P+4    Online voter registration-estab a secure Internet website auth digital signature   FROM ASL TO AAP

A544 Aca (1R)    Mazzeo,V/Houghtaling,E+1    Vineyards, wineries new-estab loan program and provide CBT and income tax credit   FROM AAN TO AAP
A715    Gove,D/Rumpf,B    Disabled veteran-exempts from beach buggy permit fees   FROM AMV TO AAP

A1268 Acs (ACS)    Tucker,C/Eustace,T+3    Veterans' property tax deduction and exemption-expand eligibility   FROM AMV TO AAP

A1987    Sumter,S/Mukherji,R+7    Redistricting-incarcerated person be counted at residential address   FROM ASL TO AAP

A3391 Acs (ACS)    DeCroce,B/Johnson,G    Criminal Injuries Compensation Act of 1971-makes various changes   FROM AJU TO AAP

A3783    Eustace,T/Pinkin,N+2    Hazardous materials-owner/operator req. to have discharge response cleanup plan   FROM ATR TO AAP

A3849    Moriarty,P/Lagana,J.A.    Public safety worker, killed on duty-elim. time limit on tuition benf for spouse   FROM AHI TO AAP

A4473 Aca (1R)    Sumter,S/Mukherji,R+2    Probation officers-union officials who represent participate in union activities   FROM AJU TO AAP

A5586 Acs (ACS)    Wimberly,B/Quijano,A+1    Juvenile incarceration and parole-imposes restrictions   FROM ALP TO AAP

A5599    Freiman,R    Tax preparation software-prohibits charging fees for filing State tax returns   FROM ACO TO AAP

A5741    McKeon,J/Pinkin,N    Solar renewable energy portfolio standards, net metering-revises law   FROM ATU TO AAP

A6088    Burzichelli,J    Class I renewable energy-allows BPU to increase cost to customers 2022 thru 2024   FROM AEN TO AAP

S376    Madden,F/Gopal,V+1    Public safety worker, killed on duty-elim. time limit on tuition benf for spouse   FROM AHI TO AAP

S498 ScaSca (2R)    Vitale,J/Oroho,S+6    Criminal Injuries Compensation Act of 1971-makes various changes   FROM AJU TO AAP

S589 ScaAca (2R)    Weinberg,L    Online voter registration-estab a secure Internet website auth digital signature   FROM ASL TO AAP

S758    Cunningham,S/Cruz-Perez,N+1    Redistricting-incarcerated person be counted at residential address   FROM ASL TO AAP

S1083 ScaSaAca (3R)    Cruz-Perez,N/Gopal,V+3    Vineyards, wineries new-estab loan program and provide CBT and income tax credit   FROM AAN TO
   AAP

S1703    Connors,C/Holzapfel,J+4    Disabled veteran-exempts from beach buggy permit fees   FROM AMV TO AAP

S1883 Sca (1R)    Weinberg,L/Lagana,J.A.    Hazardous materials-owner/operator req. to have discharge response cleanup plan   FROM ATR TO AAP

Bills Received from Senate/Concurrence w/Senate Amendments/Given Second Reading:

A442 AcaSca (2R)    Schaer,G/Freiman,R+8    Revenue Advisory Board-establish, provide consensus revenue forcasting advice   

A1478 AcaSca (2R)    Chaparro,A/Gusciora,R+8    Theater liquor license-revises law  

A1796 Sca (1R)    McKeon,J/Eustace,T+16    Gay/transgender defense-prev. criminal defendant from asserting to reduce charge  

S761 ScaAcaAcaSa (4R)    Cunningham,S/Ruiz,M+19    Earn Your Way Out Act-devel. inmate reentry plan; establish information database  

Bills Received from Senate/Referred to Committee:

S2448 Sca (1R)    Diegnan,P/Singleton,T+5    Veterans and their spouses-waives certain prof. and occupational licensing fees   REF AMV

S2449 Sca (1R)    Diegnan,P+4    Veterans and their spouses-waives commercial driver license fees   REF AMV

S3457    Sweeney,S/Andrzejczak,B..+6    Hooked on Fishing-Not on Drugs Program;$450K   REF AAN

S3759 Sca (1R)    Addiego,D/Corrado,K+3    Special education unit-create within Office of Admin. Law; require annual report   REF AHE

S3763    Addiego,D/Bateman,C+1    Joint meetings-renames as regional service agencies; grandfathers existing   REF ASL

S3888    Ruiz,M    Economic Redevelopment & Growth Grant Program-extends submission deadlines   REF ACE

S4024    Pou,N/Corrado,K    William Paterson University;$2M   REF AHI

S4066    Pou,N/Gopal,V    Health care service firms-revise requirements for financial information reports   REF ACO

S4285    Sarlo,P/Madden,F+3    SPRS member, 9/11 WTC-provides death benefits to surviving spouses & children   REF AHS

SCR185    Cunningham,S    Higher education institution-take action to ensure rights for contingent faculty   REF AHI

Bills Received from Senate/Without Reference/Given Second Reading:

S3170 ScaSca (2R)    Cryan,J/Pou,N+5    Plant closings, mass layoffs-incr. prenotification time & requires severance pay  

S4035    Pou,N/Singleton,T+2    Thomas Edison State University;$1.7M  

Co-Sponsors Added:

A544 Aca (1R)   (Rooney,K)    Vineyards, wineries new-estab loan program and provide CBT and income tax credit

A1695   (Auth,R)    Religious services-establish security program for 1 person to carry a handgun

A1904   (Sumter,S)    Mental illness-clarify law governing involuntary commitment incl substance abuse

A1987   (Jasey,M)    Redistricting-incarcerated person be counted at residential address

A3087 Aca (1R)   (Timberlake,B)    Terrorism-expands crime

A3783   (Schaer,G)    Hazardous materials-owner/operator req. to have discharge response cleanup plan

A3990 Aca (1R)   (Sumter,S)    H1 visa held by parent-student qualify for in-State tuition prov criteria is met

A4275   (DePhillips,C)    Woman Veteran-authorizes creation of license plates

A4753   (Kean,S)    Military spouse-extend validity of temporary instructional certificate to 1 year

A4800   (DiMaio,J)    Horse-authorizes creation of special license plate and commem. as State animal

A4894   (DePhillips,C)    Open Public Records Act Study Commission-creates

A5580 AcaAa (2R)   (Sumter,S)    Film & digital media content expenses-extend availability period for tax credits

A5726   (DiMaio,J)    Election workers-raise pay to $300 a day

A5750   (Holley,J; Reynolds-Jackson,V)    Integrated Case Management Services Program-DHS take certain measures concerning

A5777   (DiMaio,J)    Transient space marketplaces-authorizes municipalities to request certain info.



Co-Sponsors Added: (cont’d)


A5961   (Pintor Marin,E)    Nursing services aid, nonpublic-support;$3M

A5968   (Speight,S)    Repartations Task Force-establishes
A6094   (Freiman,R)    Piscataway Regional Day School-requires State to sell land and improvements
ACR253   (Dancer,R; Zwicker,A; Webber,J; Murphy,C; Danielsen,J; Jimenez,A; Space,P; Wirths,H)    Veterans' property tax deduction-extend to non-service  
   in time of war

Co-Sponsors Withdrawn:

A3850   (Vainieri Huttle,V)    Insurance Fair Conduct Act-concerning unreasonable practices

Second Prime Sponsors Added:

A3536   (Pintor Marin,E)    Emerging Technology Urban Grant Program-establish in EDA;$20M

A3761   (Calabrese,C)    Student w/disability-school district notify DOE, number placed out-of-State sch.

A5766   (Karabinchak,R)    MVC online services-prohibits charging fees

A6086   (Vainieri Huttle,V)    Motor vehicle accident-leaving scene, first degree crime if it results in dealth

Third Prime Sponsors Added:

A3087 Aca (1R)   (Quijano,A)    Terrorism-expands crime

A4388 Aca (1R)   (Timberlake,B)    Disabled person-DEP required to develop beach accessibility guidelines

A5896   (Caputo,R)    School buses equipped with GPS-establish pilot program

A6086   (Johnson,G)    Motor vehicle accident-leaving scene, first degree crime if it results in dealth
A6104   (Mukherji,R)    State-employee service member on federal
active duty-retention of vacation leave

A6105   (Mukherji,R)    Transportation network companies-share info., sexual misconduct investigation

Note to the 12/16/2019 Digest:

Concurrent Resolutions Placed On Desk:

ACR253   Tucker,C/Benson,D+2   Veterans' property tax deduction-extend to non-service in time of war

 

The Assembly adjourned at 5:16 P.M. to meet again on Thursday, January 9, 2020 (QUORUM, Committees at the Call of the Speaker).

Bills Passed Both Houses/Sent To Governor:

None

Bills Signed Into Law Since Last Session (12/19/2019):

P.L.2019, c.269.   S4154 Aa (1R)   Cunningham,S/Sweeney,S+11    12/18/2019   Clean slate-revises expungement eligibility and procedures; render  
   inaccessible
P.L.2019, c.270.   A5823    Sumter,S/Tucker,C+16    12/18/2019    Paroled person convicted of indictable offense-remove prohibition on voting
P.L.2019, c.271.   A4743 Aca (1R)    Quijano,A/Mukherji,R+32    12/19/2019    Driver's licenses & ID cards-creates 2 categories; MVC increase certain fees  

P.L.2019, c.272.   S3945 Sca (1R)    Cunningham,S/Gill,N+13    12/19/2019    Create a Respectful and Open Workspace for Natural Hair Act - CROWN Act   P.L.2019, c.273.   A1220 w/GR (1R)    McKeon,J/Vainieri Huttle,V+9    12/19/2019    Drama Therapists and Dance/Movement Therapists Licensing Act   P.L.2019, c.274.   A3717 AcaScaSaAa w/GR (5R)    Mukherji,R/Downey,J+12    12/19/2019    Pharmacy benefit managers-proh retro reductions in claims
   payments to pharmacies  

P.L.2019, c.275.   A5098 Aca w/GR (2R)    Pintor Marin,E/Chaparro,A+5    12/19/2019    Personal care services-establishes $18 hourly Medicaid
   reimbursement rate  

P.L.2019, c.276.   S1080 ScsSaAcaAcaAaSa (SCS/5R)    Turner,S/Scutari,N+8    12/20/2019    Driver's license suspension-concerns certain crimes and
   offenses  

P.L.2019, c.277.   A5802 Aca (1R)    Greenwald,L/Downey,J+19    1/2/2020    Family planning services-makes FY2020;$9.5M